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Sr. Automated Test Engineer Resume

SUMMARY

  • Skilled management professional with over seventeen years of wide - ranging technical testing experience including wireless, backend, web and client/server systems.
  • Hands on experience in creating and maintaining test labs with hardware and software upgrades for large projects
  • Experienced in building and growing test teams from the ground up growing from manual testing to automated testing using Eclipse and RFT, developing a team environment, policies, and procedures.
  • Excellent Documentation and presentation skills coupled with training brown bags at client sites
  • Excellent record in developing a work environment that attracts, retains, and builds team members working together toward a common goal.
  • Full complement of skills in management, leadership, testing and the software development lifecycle, and testing processes.
  • Gulf War Veteran
  • Experienced in the technical industry and highly regarded by management and staff.
  • Great skill in implementation of communication with developers to enhance the relationship between testing teams and development teams.
  • Instituted weekly status meetings to evaluate and enhance production quality within the development team.
  • Highly effective in empowering, motivating, and bringing out the best in employees thereby building quality in the overall human capital initiative.
  • Excellent human relations skills - direct, fair, and empathetic - created an exciting environment in which people want to work.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • SOA Suite
  • COTS
  • XML and HL7 messaging
  • Windows NT 4.0 Network Administration for Domain Users
  • LAN’s
  • PVCS Tracker
  • Test Director
  • Star Team
  • Visio
  • Crystal Reports
  • MS Project
  • Microsoft Office 97/2000/XP (Word
  • Excel
  • Access
  • PowerPoint)
  • Microsoft SQL Server 7/2000
  • Oracle
  • Microsoft Outlook 97/98/00/XP
  • Visual Source Safe 5.0
  • Rational Test suite (RRC
  • RTC
  • RQM
  • RFT) testing tools
  • Virtual Network Connection (VNC)
  • Citrix
  • Symantec Norton Ghost
  • ProComm
  • Pc Anywhere
  • Clarify
  • MS DOS 6.22 and below
  • Windows NT4.0 Server & Workstation
  • Windows 95/98/Me/2000Pro/XPHome/XP Pro
  • FTP
  • NetBIOS
  • IPX/SPX
  • TCP/IP and NetBEUI
  • Dell Dimension
  • Optiplex
  • CD-Writer
  • HP
  • Quality Center
  • Compaq Servers

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Sr. Automated Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Agile Development Approach
  • SOA Suite, COTS
  • MAC OS
  • Git Repository
  • Ruby/Cucumber test scripts creation
  • Creating test automated test scripts using Eclipse/JUnit
  • Annotation to identify the test methods.
  • Assertions for testing expected results.
  • Test runners for running tests.
  • Organizing test suites containing test cases.

Confidential

Sr. Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Agile development process with 2 week cycles.
  • Attend daily Sprint Stand up meetings
  • Attend Bi-monthly Sprint Planning sessions
  • Attend Bi-monthly customer deployment reviews
  • Create test plans, test cases, functional specifications, project schedules, and scenarios, using system requirements as defined by the customer and developer Use Cases.
  • CDC Cloud SS project
  • Creating test automated test scripts using Eclipse/JUnit
  • Annotation to identify the test methods.
  • Assertions for testing expected results.
  • Test runners for running tests.
  • Organizing test suites containing test cases.
  • Writing test cases/scripts for HL7 and XML data files
  • Back-end data testing/validation using PostgreSQL
  • Requirements Matrix Traceability
  • Defect vetting and reporting
  • Mirth channel and translation testing
  • Automated jUnit File testing for Structure, Rules, Content and Database Persistence

Confidential - Reston, VA

Sr. Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • VA HAPE ICD-10 Project
  • Created Test Suites
  • Wrote VA Medical application test cases/scripts for UFT and IV&V (Suite Testing)
  • Tested VA Medical application test cases/scripts for UFT and IV&V (Suite Testing)
  • Requirements Matrix Traceability Reporting
  • Defect vetting and reporting
  • Risk reporting
  • Change Request reporting

Confidential

System Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Agile Development Approach
  • Conducted daily SCRUM Stand-Up meetings
  • Attended Bi-weekly sprint planning and burn down list meetings
  • Utilized The Rational Tools Suite
  • Used Target Process to manage and track User Stories.
  • IV&V services to the VA on its Chapter 33 LTS (Long Term Solution) project for the new rules within the post 9/11 GI Bill.
  • The IV&V team utilizes a scientific approach to all aspects of the SDLC and STLC, by using a scientific approach we are able to minimize the subjectivity of IV&V and ensure a more objective foundation which improves the overall quality of the application developed and delivered to the client.
  • IBM Rational Test Suite (RRC, RFT, RQM, RTC) lead the effort to transition from manual testing to automation using RFT.
  • Rational Functional Tester (RFT) to develop and maintain Automation Scripts and suites this greatly increases the efficiency of the IV&V testing.
  • Rational Quality Manager (RQM) to execute and track manual and automated test cases, utilizing the adaptor to enable the ability to execute automated test scripts/suites via the internet from anywhere in the world.
  • Participated in integration testing, stress testing, and system performance testing, including development of Sprint/System/Regression test plans and collection and analysis of test results.
  • Supported and worked on integration of applications and upgrading software to latest version.
  • Experienced testing web based applications. Experienced with manual and automated testing processes.
  • A Strong understanding of the SDLC, particularly software testing processes and techniques. Cross-browser testing.
  • Created test plans, test cases, functional specifications, project schedules, and scenarios, using system requirements as defined by the customer and developer Use Cases.
  • Identified software defects and ensure functionality of all aspects of the software.

Confidential

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development of test plans, test cases, test scripts and the execution of regression, functional and system tests.
  • Participate in integration testing, stress testing, and system performance testing, including development of test plans and collection and analysis of test results.
  • Support and worked on integration of applications and upgrading software to latest version.
  • Demonstrate experience testing web based applications. Experience with manual and automated testing processes.
  • A Strong understanding of the SDLC, particularly software testing processes and techniques. Cross-browser testing.
  • Created test plans, test cases, functional specifications, project schedules, and scenarios, using system requirements as defined by the customer and developer Use Cases.
  • Identify software defects and ensure functionality of all aspects of the software.
  • Create test plans, test cases, functional specifications, project schedules, and scenarios.
  • Assist product support and Product Managers with call escalation.
  • Handle all aspects of major release testing, such as integration, manual, performance and regression testing and user acceptance testing.
  • Utilizing SQL Query Analyzer and Enterprise manager to perform command-line SQL and database management techniques taking full advantage of Sybase database capabilities to perform DB verification.
  • Testing the security features of the applications

Confidential

Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in the development of test plans, test cases, test scripts and the execution of regression, functional and system tests.
  • Participated in integration testing, stress testing, and system performance testing, including development of test plans and collection and analysis of test results.
  • Provided guidelines to test team members
  • Supported and worked on integration of applications and upgrading software to latest version.
  • Utilized command-line SQL and database management techniques, to take full advantage of Sybase database capabilities for data validation and verification.
  • Used Share point to update team and testing status. Primary focus on manual testing, but some performance testing.
  • Used Rational Robot and Test Manager for scripting and play back, also used Clear quest as the defect tracking tool.
  • Automated regression and stress testing activities where possible.
  • Attended requirements reviews and design reviews to provide QA representation.
  • Established objective quality release methods.

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