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Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer/consultant Resume

Boston, MA

SUMMARY:

QA Engineer with over 15 years of experience testing real time and Web based applications in .Net and Java environments. I have substantial experience testing several software applications including Long Term Care Insurance, Health Care, Medical Education, Transportation, Financial, Federal and State Taxes.

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES:

Internet: Web/Java/.Net/Jboss/J2EE/.Net/XML/HTML/WebLogic

Platforms: Windows 7/XP/2000/NT/98/95/3.1, Macintosh, VAX/VMS, IBM/MVS, DOS

Databases: MSSQL Server 2005/2000/7, Sybase 12, Oracle 8i & 9i

Test Tools: Rational Robot, MS - Test

Bug Reports: Rational ClearQuest, SQA Manager, Bugzilla, TestTrack Pro, ASP.NET

Languages: VB, PASCAL, C, BASIC

Tools: MS-Office, Visual Studio, SharePoint, pcAnywhere, VNC Viewer, SnagIt, Lotus 1-2-3

WORK EXPERIENCE:Confidential, Boston, MA

Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer/Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Performed functional, integration, regression, and performance tests in a Web environment for Confidential application.
  • Translated functional specifications, use cases, and business requirements into detailed test plans/test cases.
  • Updated, reviewed, and revised test cases to ensure efficient and accurate testing coverage. Created test data for various testing scenarios. Wrote and ran SQL queries.
  • Logged defects and enhancements in Issue Tracker. Worked with Developers to prioritize defects. Verified bug fixes.
  • Worked closely with Business Analysts, Developers, and Users to obtain product information.
  • Participated in requirements and design specification reviews.
  • Provided Project Manager time estimate for QA tasks.
  • Mentored new QA Engineers.

Confidential, Brookline, MA

Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer/Software Documentation Specialist/Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Performed functional and regression tests for a Web-based Pharmacy information management application.
  • Developed and executed test plans and test cases.
  • Created test data.
  • Communicated test results to Software Engineers.
  • Documented bugs and recommended corrective actions. Verified bugs.
  • Wrote User’s Manual.

Confidential, Boston, MA

User Acceptance Software Tester/Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Performed beta test in a Web environment for Educational application.
  • Reviewed functional requirements.
  • Developed, maintained, and executed test plans and test cases. Created test data. Documented test results.
  • Reported defects encountered during testing. Verified defects.

Confidential, Boston, MA

Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer/Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Performed functional, integration, regression, and performance tests in a Web environment for Long Term Care Insurance application.
  • Reviewed business requirements and recommended improvements.
  • Wrote, revised, and executed test plans.
  • Created test data for test cases.
  • Documented status of test results.
  • Coordinated walk-thru meetings with QA Engineers/Business Analysts to review test plans.
  • Identified, reported, and verified bugs.
  • Attended daily defect meeting.
  • Presented recommendations to better define and manage the scope of business/system issues.
  • Developed and tracked testing metrics for status report.
  • Provided support for medium to large business/system projects.
  • Trained clients and QA/Business Analysts.

Confidential, Boston, MA

Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer/Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Performed functional, integration, and performance tests in a Web environment for Medical Education application.
  • Reviewed functional specifications and product requirements.
  • Executed and updated test plans and test cases. Recorded test results.
  • Documented and verified bugs and future requests utilizing TestTrack Pro.
  • Worked closely with QA and developers to resolve problems.

Confidential, Milton, MA

Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer/Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Performed User Acceptance Test on Web and Mainframe environments for Fixed Income/financial application.
  • Reviewed business requirements, functional specifications, unit, and system test plans and provided recommendations.
  • Developed, executed, and revised test plans and test cases.
  • Designed and maintained testing issue lists.
  • Wrote and retested bugs encountered during testing.
  • Communicated testing issues and problems to QA managers and developers.

Confidential, Cambridge, MA

Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer/Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Performed functional, regression, and performance tests for a Private Portfolio/Wealth Management application in a Web environment.
  • Reviewed functional specifications, business requirements, UI design documents and provided feedback.
  • Developed and executed test plans and test cases. Provided estimate for projects.
  • Interacted with developers and product management to resolve problems. Worked closely with UI Software Engineer and made recommendations on improving XML-driven User Interface.
  • Reported and verified defects utilizing Bugzilla Bug Tracking System.
  • Wrote Release Note. Updated User’s Manual.
  • Installed PL/SQL Developer. Installed desk software for and set up Oracle 9i databases.
  • Configured XML files. Wrote and ran SQL statements.

Confidential, Cambridge/Newton, MA

Team Leader / Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Performed functional, integration, regression, performance, and stress tests in client/server and Web environments for Clinical Care applications.
  • Reviewed functional specifications and business requirements and made recommendations. Developed and revised test plans and test cases. Executed test cases in MSSQL, SYBASE, and ORACLE databases. Wrote and ran SQL statements.
  • Developed and implemented automated test scripts utilizing Rational Robot.
  • Acted as a Team Leader for several projects. Developed and maintained project plans. Assigned projects and defects to QA members. Assisted QA members with training materials and reviewed their test plans.
  • Utilized Rational ClearQuest to document, verify, and track bugs.
  • Installed software in test environments. Installed desk software for MSSQL, ORACLE, and SYBASE databases. Built MSSQL 2000 database from conception to completion. Wrote document on how to set up MSSQL 2000 Databases, import system data into databases, create user Ids, backup, and restore databases.
  • Received on-the-spot Award in Recognition of Outstanding Individual Performance.

Confidential, Boston, MA

Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer/Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Performed Y2K and conversion tests in a Windows NT client/server environment.
  • Tested performance requirements of overall product quality to ensure adequate response times.
  • Coordinated and conducted key User interviews. Developed and implemented User Acceptance test plans.
  • Utilized SQA Manager to report and track bugs.

Confidential, Medford/Boston, MA

Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer / Business Analyst Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Performed conversion and Y2K tests utilizing Confidential ’s Trust Accounting System in a client/server environment.
  • Created and implemented business and User Acceptance test plans. Coordinated users’ testing.
  • Provided full QA support to internal and external users for quality related issues on several projects including EBR statements. Developed project plan schedule.
  • Wrote conversion procedures and User documentation.
  • Identified and documented defects. Verified fixes for reported problems.

Confidential, Boston, MA

Internet Tester and Research Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Tested certain areas of Internet.
  • Performed extensive research.
  • Collected and organized information for a book.

Confidential, Somerville, MA

Quality Assurance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Performed automated and manual tests in Windows, DOS, and Macintosh for Federal/State Income Tax software.
  • Developed and executed automated test scripts. Wrote and implemented test plans and test cases for manual testing.
  • Utilized Louts Notes to report errors encountered during testing.
  • Verified installation on all PC-based products.

Confidential, Boston, MA

Quality Assurance Engineer/Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Performed integration and regression tests in a UNIX environment for Portfolio and Accounting Systems.
  • Analyzed data from each of the relational databases to ensure compliance regulations were met. Researched business needs for compliance system on Windows and Oracle forms.
  • Developed and executed test plans.

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