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Senior Test Engineer Resume

Annapolis Junction, MD

SUMMARY:

Senior IT professional with years of experience in Systems Engineering/Testing and a proven track record in delivering quality technical solutions while providing leadership and applying innovative approaches to achieving success.

SKILLS:

Operating System: Windows, Linux, Solaris Testing Methodology Waterfall, Iterative, Agile

Manual Testing: Black/White Box, System/Integration, User Acceptance, Regression, Performance, Data Interface, etc.

Testing Tool: Borland Silk Test, Mercury WinRunner, Rational Performance Tester, Rational Functional Tester

Test Management Tool: Mercury Quality Center, Rational Test Manager, Rational Quality Manager, VersionOne

Defect Tracking Tool: PVCS Tracker, Serena TeamTrack, Rational ClearQuest, Mozilla Bugzilla, JIRA

Computer Language: FORTRAN, C, C++, J2EE, Java, JavaScript, Python, XML, HTML, ASP.net, JSP

Web Technology: WSDL, Web services (WebLogic), HTTPS, Tomcat, Apache

Repository: Subversion, SharePoint, Star Team. GitLab

Graphical / Database: AutoCAD, Oracle, DB2, SQL (Golden, QList, TOAD, DbVisualizer)

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Annapolis Junction, MD

Senior Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Determine, develop, and execute test strategies that support the execution of test plans, test cases and data creation.
  • Validate functional, system, and performance requirements of software applications (User Interfaces, Web Services, API’s).
  • Performed Section 508 Compliance testing to meet Confidential requirements.
  • Propose changes in order to improve software testability.
  • Analyze test results to identify, document, and report root causes for test failures by working with the development team and the defect tracking system (JIRA).
  • Participate in the agile development process, from user stories evaluation and design through testing and rollout to ensure that the product meets business needs and that system and software requirements are verifiable and quantifiable.
  • Collect metrics and make recommendations to improve product reliability, performance, quality assurance best practices and processes.

Confidential, Annapolis Junction, MD

Senior Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Support dual project teams to help translate functional requirements into executable tests.
  • Design software QA methods and procedures for use by test and development teams to ensure all systems meet minimum end user requirements.
  • Develop/update Section 508 compliance processes and documentation based on industry and federal government best practices, standards, and guidelines.
  • Work closely with the system engineers and development team to ensure effectiveness and quality of the components and systems developed.
  • Perform system, functional, and regression testing of product releases.
  • Perform 508 compliance testing on applications utilizing various test tools, such as JAWS, WAVE, etc.
  • Develop and maintain test plans, checklists, and test reports. Report software defects using JIRA.
  • Provide feedback to the project team on testing results, issues, risks, and other action items.
  • Demonstrate ownership and accountability through self - directed task management.

Confidential, Annapolis Junction, MD

Senior Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Supported dual project teams and provided functional and empirical analysis related to the design, development, implementation, and test of software applications, including, but not limited to, development software and product software.
  • Assisted in the configuration of the test VM environments.
  • Performed end-to-end dataflow analysis for COTS and GOTS products used within customer systems, in addition to, understanding tasking and targeting platforms used by the customer.
  • Modified and executed scripts for testing. Validated all dataflows to and from deployed (and test) systems, from the field system through customer back-end repositories.
  • Assignments included: analyzing requirements, writing test plans, maintaining a variety of specialized test procedures for a wide range of complex virtual simulation software, executing test procedures, and writing test reports.

Confidential, Columbia, MD

Senior Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Performed technical planning of dataflows, requirement analysis and verification, system integration and test, verification and validation, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for enterprise-wide cross domain boundary services and systems (analyses are performed at all levels of total system product, to include concept, design, and test).
  • Supported the Government with the logical and systematic translation of customer or product requirements into integrated systems solutions.
  • Worked with various Layer 7 protocol used in testing applications.
  • Supported the Government with ensuring that the test design and documentation are accurate and test conclusions and recommendations are fully supported by test results.

Confidential, Annapolis Junction, MD

Test/Process Improvement Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for providing test leadership experience related to the Confidential program.
  • Developing of testing strategies and plans; coordinating test management activities including tool selection and managing the team assigned to testing; preparing and managing integrated test plans and schedules; delivering the test activities on time and within budget while meeting all quality objectives; reporting on the testing status, identifying and resolving the test project issues and risks, and ensuring effective test project improvement feedback; managing internal and client resources assigned to testing and quality assurance; interacting with internal and client cross-functional teams from architecture, development, infrastructure and business stakeholders to establish, enforce, and facilitate an integrated and successful approach to testing engagements; working with other senior members in creating methodology guidance, test criteria/standards, and quality practices/processes; developing the plan of bringing together the information on priorities, dependencies, impacts, projects, resources, timescales, monitoring and control; and providing leadership for test design and guidance during test specification development.

Confidential, Laurel, MD

Senior Systems Engineer/Test

Responsibilities:

  • Planned and orchestrated the Integration and Test activities and scheduled for a major high-visibility acquisition effort which included the coordination and integration of multiple components from disparate development efforts to deliver an integrated set of end-to-end capabilities.
  • Assisted Confidential & Confidential Lead in organizing and coordinating with Confidential & Confidential stakeholders (PM, developers, SWIT, development and operational testers, etc.) to plan, implement, and execute test strategies.
  • Oversaw the writing of test plans/test cases from requirements documentation in support of test strategies.
  • Provided system testing expertise to include TEMP and other test documentation, subsystem interface testing and software module testing.
  • Assisted with identifying, designing, and implementing appropriate test environments for executing test strategy.
  • Supervised program testing (DT& Confidential and OA). Supported Operational Test conducted by, Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC), a third party test authority.
  • Developed and maintained test schedules. Analyzed test data sets and determine expected outcome from the tests.
  • Identified, documented, and tracked defects. Supported the software configuration management process.
  • Developed test reports based on test results and analysis.
  • Supported the Program Manager and program Lead System Engineer with test related acquisition milestone documentation and other mission needs.
  • Worked with other test organizations to support Confidential & Confidential program integration.
  • Participated in Confidential & Confidential WIPT and/or Integrated Test Team meetings as needed to ensure proper coordination of Confidential & Confidential activities.

Confidential, Annapolis Junction, MD

Senior Lead Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Tested SIGINT system applications to meet requirements in an Agile environment.
  • Developed and implemented test plans/test strategies, traceability matrices, procedures, and reports.
  • Produced all test documentation in accordance with Confidential standards.
  • Tested other systems at the user interface, component, integration, system, end-to-end, and regression levels.
  • Modified and executed JAVA scripts for testing.
  • Documented test results and maintain test plans, test environments, and test event checklists for each test cycle.
  • Provided feedback to the project team and Government Program Manager (GPM) on test results and defects.
  • Worked with project leads to coordinate and prioritize tasks for sprint planning and setting schedules
  • Updated application usage metrics weekly. Supported Operational Test conducted by, Virtual Analytic Integration Laboratory (VAIL), a third-party test authority.

Confidential, Annapolis Junction, MD

Senior Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Tested SIGINT system applications to meet requirements for various programs.
  • Produced test plans/test cases.
  • Documented test results for corrective actions, reporting, and audits.
  • Produced all test documentation in accordance with Confidential standards.
  • Worked with team to coordinate and prioritize tasks via backlogs for sprint planning and setting schedules.
  • Ensured builds and baselines reflect accurate versions of software related to test phases.

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