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Software Tester Resume

SUMMARY

  • I'm a professional consultant with several years of Systems Analysis, Quality Assurance, and Quality Control experience within the Telecommunication, Government and Banking industries.
  • Major strength are in the areas of Software testing using unit, system, regression testing to test applications before product is released into production, Test - Director for manual testing, defect tracking and Load-Runner to predict system behavior and performance by using multiple virtual users, development in all phases of the project life cycle, development of system documentation including test scripts, test processes based on functional requirements, defect reporting.
  • Additional skills are in configuration management, operations, staffing, and customer problem solving. Effectively communicates with all levels of management when delivering products or solutions to clients.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Hardware: IBM System/390 Mainframe, Sun, Intel Based PCs

Operating Systems: OS/390, UNIX, PALM, Microsoft ® Windows

Computer Languages: XML, UNIX, C, AWK, SED, FTP, Scripts, Vi editor, SQL, SQL Plus, JCL, ISPF, File-Aid, IBM Utilities.

RDBMS: SQL Server BASE, DB2, Oracle

Applications: Microsoft Office Suite

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Software Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Develop test cases from user requirements for the Land Border Manifest (FAST) project; coordinate test environment usage with developers and DB2 administrators; coordinate test data management strategy; assess automation efforts; evaluate automated testing tools; and assist with test data identification. In these capacities, I was responsible for executing test cases and providing test status and metrics to critical project members.
  • Gather user requirements and organized it into related sub-sets. Explored each requirement in relationship to others. Examined requirement for consistency, omissions, and vagueness and prioritizes requirements based on the needs of the customer.
  • Performed web-based application testing via GUI and batch application testing through XML.

Confidential

Lead /QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for hosting meeting with end users or customers to review requirements; analyze requirements specification; write test plans; write detailed test procedures; create test data; create Path Analysis Diagrams, create Table of Paths, create Data Tables, Test Scripts, perform baseline testing; perform software integration testing; perform systems integration testing.
  • Establish various Incremental Test Levels: Functional Testing, System Testing, Regression Testing, Stress Testing, Load testing and User Acceptance Testing. Experienced with Client Server and Web Testing.
  • Responsible for assisting in defining the software process for both management and engineering activities and integrated into a standard software process for the organization.

Confidential

Lead /QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Developed and administered test plan containing aspects of the Property Inspection Application project allowing lender to enter property inspections via Palm utilizing XML.
  • Designed UNIX Scripts (Sun Solaris) to automate testing of client/server application and validate Backend interfaces and functionality.
  • Created test plan (MS Office) and coordinated the testing and QA actions necessary to identify software/system defects (Clear Quest) and adherence to business specifications.
  • Wrote detailed test cases that were used for validating (front-end/backend - White box / Black box) the application (MS Access).
  • Communicated clearly with development group during status meetings the urgency about solving problems and meeting deadlines.
  • Maintained project timeline (MS Project) and resource allocation worksheets.
  • Used Load Runner (v7.5) to predict system behavior and performance by using multiple virtual users.
  • Used Test Director to maintain project database of tests that covered all aspect of application's functionality.
  • Performed the Full WEB test Cycle: unit testing, string testing, integration testing, system testing, regression testing, and acceptance testing utilizing Web Logic server.

Confidential

Lead Analyst/QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Identified the essential process change by analyzing customer needs and informing customer on disposition of requirement based on customer participation throughout development phase.
  • Worked closely with Client, Developers and Analyst to reproduce, isolate and resolve product anomalies and design issues through a series of interviews.
  • Gathered and documented client business requirements for application functionality and back-end system (DB2) integration.
  • Performed System server/client software component installation and developed Installation guide.
  • Responsible for creating all documentation required for client functional and system requirement.
  • Designed and executed test plans for billing application software; worked with Product Managers, Project Managers, and development team during the design, development and test phases of the software development life cycle.

Confidential

Lead Analyst/QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assisting in defining the software process for both management and engineering activities and integrated into a standard software process for the organization.
  • Responsible for testing the migration of a client server application using Oracle and UNIX (Solaris) to the WEB running on WebLogic server.
  • Provided quality assurance by meeting with developers, clients to ensure the accountability of the overall software to planned requirements located in Caliber and PVCS Manager.
  • Responsible for the quality of high performance scalable internet-based solutions and executing regression testing, integration testing and white box testing.
  • Created thorough technical/functional test plans/scripts and performed QA testing of end used application.
  • Designed UNIX Scripts to automate testing of client/server application and validate Backend interfaces and functionality.
  • Participated in Conference Room Pilot walk-through which provided an opportunity to get feedback from clients on the proposed system.

Confidential

Lead Analyst/QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Designed, developed and executed functional test for a highly complex B2B E-Commerce application.
  • Tested WEB application using CORBA at the backend and JSP at the front end, which used JAVA (Object Oriented), JavaScript and HTML running on WebLogic and Apache server.
  • Error specific to CORBA, Java, JavaScript were written up as defects in PVCS Tracker.
  • Worked closely with clients, developers to reproduce, isolate and resolve product anomalies or design issues.

Confidential

SR. QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Planned in developing of test plans for WEB based (Status-Pro) integrated reporting via XML technology and tracking tool which offered end users a way of tracking orders through the order process.
  • Developed various test cases and test scripts (Win Runner/ Test Director) for testing WEB based application on a distributed WEB testing environment.

Confidential

SR. QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for performing manual as well as automated testing for application, development of test scripts, test plans, and test cases. Manually produced an average of 500 consumer invoices: The production of these invoices included identification of consumer activity, service products and verification of accurate access charges using Confidential 's tax rates.

Confidential

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Participated with the transition team which was responsible for migrating the billing test environment from UNIX (Oracle) to the mainframe (DB2).
  • Reviewed functional and design specifications, developed test strategies and test plans, conducted testing of the applications including integration, system (acceptance), regression, performance, stress testing, and then verified results on Windows NT, 98, and UNIX platforms.

Confidential

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Coded and tested software-using Oracle SQL*Plus, UNIX shell scripts, GUI applications within a HP UX operating system.
  • Conducted test runs on HP-UX and HP-UX pre-production machines to insure integrity is retained and run times are improved.
  • Provided needed coordination between development, test and production groups when implementing new or modified system into production.
  • Responsible for overseeing the migration of executable component transfer from one environment to another (i.e. development to testing, testing to production).
  • Reviewed requirements and specification documents, planning testing for projects and creating test plans and executing them.
  • Responsible for the creation and verification of test cases and creation of test data, and designed corporate Intranet websites.
  • Assisted with implementing improvements on CM processes and procedures in order to become SEI/CMM level 2 compliant in that arena.

Confidential

Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Tested software in client/server and Window-based-applications, knowledge of software techniques including the use and recommendation of automated testing tools.
  • Assisted by putting into process in place to make Local Billing Solutions SEI/CMM level 2 compliant and to meet ISO 9000 SQA guidelines.
  • Created and maintained several UNIX based development and test environments.
  • Projected system capacity and performance enhancement requirements on the Dec Unix machines.
  • Produced vital statistics for weekly and monthly tracking reports to deliver to upper management.
  • Performed analysis on complex problems that affect the billing cycle and system integrity and provided recommendations to development teams and management.
  • Participated in the development transition team, which was responsible for migrating the billing test environment from UNIX to the Mainframe.
  • Assisted in implementing Confidential 's Local service and coordinated support resources to maintain system stability.
  • Coordinated and lead weekly Change Control meeting with all levels of staff throughout Confidential 's Local service division to obtain information regarding required change implementation.
  • Maintained the production release promotion processes via PVCS.
  • Provided 2nd and 3rd level support for Confidential 's Local service billing applications in multi-system architecture (i.e. midrange and mainframe).

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