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Qa Lead Resume

Atlanta, GA

SUMMARY:

  • To obtain a position that will utilize my knowledge and experience within an environment conducive to advanced opportunities and professional development.
  • Strengths include fifteen plus years of Information Technology experience, excellent leadership, communication, analytical, interpersonal organizational, and problem solving skills.
  • C++, Java, .Net, ERP solutions
  • HP/Mercury Interactive Suite of Tools ( ALM/Quality Center, QuickTest Professional/UFT), Effective Business Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Problem Solving and Decision Making, Powerful Teaching Techniques, and Instructing The Adult Learner

SKILL:

  • HP Quality Center/ALM
  • MS Project
  • Windows XP
  • QTP/UFT
  • Solution Manager
  • Work Space
  • Quick Test Professional
  • SAP
  • SQL
  • SharePoint
  • Success Factors
  • Unix
  • Rational ClearQuest/Case
  • SDLC/Methodology
  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt, Certified
  • Microsoft Office Professional
  • AIM/ Methodology
  • Oracle
  • Six Sigma Green Belt, In Progress eSQuARe

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Created the test strategy to outline high level deliverables for the program
  • Work with project team to define scenario based end to end and system integration test cases
  • Work with the project managers, developers and other technical leaders to establish time line and agree on a Test Plan for the projects
  • Develop test timelines for the target start and end dates for test execution
  • Prepared Business testing schedule and drive testing activities for designed timeline
  • Defined entry and exit criteria for next testing phase
  • Communicate the risks, issues and testing status for each test cycle
  • Facilitate the test script execution and defect analysis meetings, reporting testing metrics to the PMO and project team stakeholders
  • Drove conversations on testing tool selection, secured vendor and pricing

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Sr. SAP QA Testing Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the coordination of all phases of testing activities across the Human Resources Department, to include Payroll,
  • Learning and Recruiting Management, Recruitment Marketing and On Boarding, through Unit, System Integration and User
  • Acceptance Testing for the Corporate and International Systems Program
  • Prepared test strategy and drive the testing activities from onsite for Human Resource SAP/Success Factors Implementation
  • Create resource plans for project
  • Manage Project Plan according to testing timelines and coordinate with Project Managers to prepare testing deliverables
  • Maintain test plans for all testing phases and upload to SharePoint
  • Verify all testing artifacts are uploaded to the Horizon project site in ALM
  • Generate business test schedules
  • Monitor the testing progress and assist in resolving any testing issues, and provide senior management with regular updates of testing status
  • Generate progress reports of test execution and project summary as well as preparing analysis of quality
  • Facilitate defect triage sessions and providing burn - down analysis
  • Ensure defects are updated accurately and in a timely manner in Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)
  • Manage defect tracking process, defect reporting, and dissemination of QA information while leading the team through entire test executions, ensuring consistency in defect capturing

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Testing Execution Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring all areas of Network and Provisioning testing stays on track through System Integration Testing and User
  • Acceptance Testing for the Cloverleaf Program
  • Ensure that Master Test Plan is baselined, Joint Test Workshops, and Test Readiness Reviews are conducted
  • Work with the Project Managers to ensure The End to End Fall-Out Determination Matrix is completed
  • Verify all testing artifacts are uploaded to the Cloverleaf site in TDR
  • Monitor the testing progress and assist in resolving any testing issues
  • Ensure defects are updated accurately and in a timely manner in Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)
  • Deep Dive (defect analysis) after test completion.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Testing Defect Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for creating, communicating and maintaining the Enterprise Defect Management Process for Confidential and be the single point of contact for all Defect related inquiries for several Original Equipment Manufacturing Programs (OEM).
  • Used my SQA expertise to drive the defect review meetings for the State Farm and Confidential portfolios of Applications
  • Development, implementation, and maintenance of the defect management process
  • Manage all priority actions to resolution and ensure timely completion, using best practices
  • Work with Confidential customers and internal program managers to understand issues and scope them in VTI Product Release
  • Initiation of defect process for problems identified by IT Service Management and liaise with the Problem Management Team to bring clarity using both quantitative analysis to foster accurate communications with internal and external customers
  • Monitor defects and identify any that require increased focus and actions necessary to meet committed service levels
  • Use an escalation matrix appropriately to get appropriate level of focus from technical teams and management
  • Work with Vendor Management to include defect contractual standards in the SOW
  • Make Continuous improvements to the defect management process and making recommendations for improvement
  • Provide senior management with regular updates of testing status
  • Provide support and participate in the Change Control process, and policy documentation and enforcement
  • Present accurate defect reports to the IT leadership team to aid in release go/no-go decisions
  • Point of Contact with third party vendor supporting internal applications

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

IT Consultant/Test Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare test strategy and drive the testing activities from onsite for large Implementations across all projects
  • Manage Project Plan according to Testing timelines and coordinated with Project Managers to prepare testing deliverables
  • Manage off-shore resources(test team of 10) and track progress daily
  • Manage QA testing for multiple projects/products concurrently
  • Guide the business for implementing the AIM methodology leveraging testing best practices
  • Manage defect tracking process, defect reporting, and dissemination of QA information
  • Provide senior management with regular updates of testing status
  • Prepare & conduct Test Readiness reviews for all phases of test entry, which includes the Test plan, RTM, Test Cases, Test Scripts, Test schedule
  • Prepare & conduct Close-Out reports for all phases of test exit
  • Point of Contact with third party vendor supporting internal applications

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Enterprise Test Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared test strategy and drove the testing activities from onsite for large Implementations across all projects
  • Managed Project Plan according to Testing timelines and coordinated with Project Managers to prepare testing deliverables
  • Traveled to client site monthly to “kick-off” testing cycles and manage progress prior to “go-live’
  • Managed QA testing for multiple projects/products concurrently
  • Guided the business for implementing the AIM methodology leveraging testing best practices
  • Developed and maintain test plans for all Testing phases and uploaded to Workspace (document repository)
  • Manage defect tracking process, defect reporting, and dissemination of QA information
  • Provided senior management with regular updates of testing status
  • Workspace administrator; user access & roles, uploading test cases and all other PMO documentation
  • Documented quality assurance best practices to ensure compliance with company goals, standards and external SOX controls
  • Implemented workflow using Workspace for Reporting, tracking, and determine priority of reported bugs based on company (SLA)Service Level Agreement
  • Prepared & conducted Test Readiness review meetings for all phases of test entry
  • Prepared & conducted Close-Out reports for all phases of test exit
  • Point of Contact with third party vendor supporting internal applications

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Created manual/functional test cases, and performed functionality and regression testing of web applications
  • Identified and tracked defects utilizing Mercury Quality Center
  • Provided guidance and training to fellow team members as needed on test tools, processes, and procedures.
  • Worked with project teams to determine testing needs, testing timelines, schedules, and risks
  • Quality Center Administration; user account and project set up
  • Quality Assurance process implementation and improvement

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