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Quality Assurance Lead Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Certified Senior Quality Assurance Lead with a wide range of knowledge in the software industry with over 10 years of experience in Software Quality Assurance.
  • Proven technical and leadership skills involving managing, developing, and executing test planning to achieve quality objectives.
  • Experienced in Agile Testing methodology, user story validation, sprint and scrum progress
  • Dedicated to maintaining high quality standards and a team player
  • The establishment and maintenance of first - in-class Quality Assurance standards and procedures
  • Managed test planning and execution successfully on all projects
  • Improved testing productivity and maximized ROI utilizing test automation
  • Consistent meeting of QA deadlines for major software releases
  • Expert recommendations for software solutions for quality metrics and defect tracking management
  • Management and successful participation of quality reviews, acceptance testing, and communications regarding testing issues.
  • Expert interventions that minimized risk by preventing and isolating critical defects prior to major product releases.

SKILLS SUMMARY:

Operating Systems: Windows 7, XP, LINUX

Databases: Oracle, Microsoft SQL server

Programming Languages & Frameworks: SQL, C++, Java, C#, Visual Basic and VBScript, Microsoft .NET Framework and Visual Studio .NET;J2EE

Software & Testing Tools: TOAD for Oracle, Microsoft Office Suite, Oracle e-test suite (e-tester and e-load); HP Quick Test Professional and LoadRunner; HP Quality Center, PVCS Tracker, Microsoft Visual SourceSafe, Version1

Internet Browsers: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Quality Assurance Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Managing and leading QA consultants (both onshore and offshore)
  • Partnering with product owners and the business to ensure that functional requirements are well defined.
  • Ensuring applications are thoroughly tested and delivered according to requirements and work as expected.
  • Participation and coordination of production testing for major S&P Ratings application deployments.
  • Providing showcase to business and product owners of software to be released for production deployment

Confidential, New York, NY

Sr. Quality Assurance Performance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Conducting performance load/stress tests simulating production peak load to measure application performance and scalability.
  • Documenting and analyzing performance test results to validate application readiness and reporting performance metrics to senior management.
  • Participation and coordination of production testing for major application deployments.
  • Implementation of process improvement for performance testing standards and best practices.

Confidential, Yorktown Heights, New York

Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Gathering and identifying test requirements. Design, implementation, and execution of test plans and test scripts (manual and automated) for all phases of testing lifecycle.
  • Load/performance testing using Microsoft Application Center Test and Mercury Interactive’s Loadrunner. Testing .NET web forms and GUI automation using QuickTest Professional 8.0.
  • Identifying and documenting performance and transaction bottlenecks using Microsoft Application Center Test, SQL Query Analyzer, and SQL Profiler. Assisted development team to identify SQL queries that caused performance problems.
  • Documenting and providing QA metrics using TRACKGEAR QA defect management software. Defect tracking and verifying bug fixes for production deployment.

Confidential, New York

Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Gathering and identifying test requirements. Managed test team and test planning during system testing lifecycle.
  • Design, implementation, and execution of test plans and test scripts (manual and automated) for all phases of testing lifecycle.
  • Utilized Rational ClearQuest 7.0 for defect tracking and creating status reports.
  • GUI Automation testing using Empirix e-tester.
  • Testing and certifying bug fixes and software functionality for production deployment.
  • Provided customer support validating and prioritizing software defects for Confidential and Ameritrade clients.

Confidential, New York, NY

Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Gathering and identifying test requirements.
  • Utilized testing methodologies and tools (PVCS Tracker and Version Manager) for tracking system defects and creating status reports.
  • Provided user training to demonstrate system compliance with client requirements.
  • Participated in the delivery phase of test execution by developing test data, designing test scenarios and conditions, calculating expected results, and verifying that both functional and user requirements were met.
  • Senior QA Lead on all projects and managed test objectives for the following clients. Major projects included:
  • Test planning and implementation for major financial web application that gave customers ability to view the status of same day trades and post-trade reporting.
  • Test planning and implementation for major financial web application that matched investors with entrepreneurs.
  • Test planning and implementation for web application that enabled customers to buy/sell/trade baseball cards.

Confidential, New York

Software Configuration Manager/QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Testing software components for large-scale software project using Rational SQA Robot 6.0
  • Executed and designed manual and automated software tests for the following areas: GUI/data entry/window management/operating system compatibility/software installation/mouse navigation/macro testing.
  • Microsoft Visual SourceSafe administrator. Established version control for all source code using Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 6.0.
  • CD production and testing for deployment and marketing.
  • Designed and implemented new software build/configuration management process integrating Visual Basic 6.0, Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 6.0, InstallShield 5.5, and customized batch file programs.
  • Responsible for coding and testing of large-scale installation programs using InstallShield
  • Managing and creating technical documentation involving bug reports and fixes for new software releases.
  • Building test machines using different configurations for regression and usability testing.

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