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Qa Automation Engineer Resume

Alpharetta, GA

SUMMARY:

  • I am a QA Automation Engineer with over thirty years of software testing management, automation development, and testing experience.
  • My desire Confidential present is to continue my growth as an automation engineer and contribute to the automation goals of an organization like yours.
  • My automation experience has been quite varied through the years, and most of it has been accomplished while simultaneously managing large teams. For example:
  • I built a C#/Selenium framework for testing a credit reporting web application used by internal and external customers;
  • I helped architect and build a proof - of-concept web testing framework in Java, Selenium, and Cucumber;
  • I built a Java application simulation that interfaced with numerous back-end Confidential systems that proved key in Confidential ’s ability to enter the long-distance market;
  • I built a Perl-based data submission and validation subsystem of an automated testing tool that increased the amount of team tests executed by 1200%;
  • I built a set-top box stress framework to isolate hardware instability and reboots.
  • To me, automation is about what and why; the how is typically a distant second.
  • My experience shows that if I can find a hook into something, I can be very creative in what can be done in the realm of automation.
  • I have experience in both waterfall and Agile delivery (with CSM, CSPO, CSP certifications).
  • Plus, in multiple Senior QA Manager roles I have proven myself skilled Confidential team management and test strategy creation.
  • My consulting experience puts me Confidential ease working with customers and stakeholders.
  • I trust these qualities, plus the detailed descriptions in my resume will convince you that I am an extremely viable candidate for your role.

OBJECTIVE:

Senior QA automation role in a forward-thinking company that understands the key role which automated testing plays in the timely creation of superior products and solutions.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Development: C#, Selenium, Visual Studio, Cucumber, Java, SOAP, REST

Applications / Tools: Jira, MS Office, HPQC

Testing: Test strategy creation, Test planning, System integration, Risk-based testing, Automated testing, Integration testing, System testing, User acceptance testing, Defect tracking & resolution, Services testing, Database testing, Manual Testing

Methodologies: Agile, Scrum, BDD, Waterfall

Management: Team management, Coaching, Test project management

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Alpharetta, GA

QA Automation Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • QA lead architecting framework and automating tests in Selenium / Visual Studio / C#.
  • Agile and QA evangelist working to help others be more than they thought they could be.
  • Continuous improvement champion.

Confidential, Fairburn, GA

QA Automation Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Self-prescribed sabbatical to pursue technical and non-technical projects.
  • Studied and worked with music technology and recording on Apple’s iMac/Logic platform.
  • Trained technically to further my automation skills with Java, Cucumber and Selenium.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

QA Automation Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Led test strategy and planning effort for integrating applications and processes of an acquired boutique hotel chain into the support systems of a major hospitality company.
  • Managed client and company test effort for major Michigan utility, rolling out ABB Service Suite / SAP upgrade to field support team.
  • Created Test Strategy, work plan and resource loading for master schedule.
  • Managed assembly (string) and system integration test efforts.

Confidential, Alpharetta, GA

QA Automation Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Initiated re-direction of automation efforts from QTP-based, post-build regression testing to Selenium/Cucumber-based, in-sprint BDD testing.
  • Led 80-person Audit Transformation ( Confidential ) functional test organization responsible for Audit Tool of the Future (ATF) and Research Tool of the Future (RTF), with activities comprising application testing, system integration testing, user acceptance testing, and production validation testing in an Agile environment.

Confidential, Roswell, GA

QA Automation Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Developed test framework (Java, Cucumber and Selenium) to leverage BDD for new application development.
  • Spearheaded automated testing with Cucumber and Selenium within Agile development directive in new IT org.
  • Built and led 17-person test and development staff responsible for automation framework development and supply chain application testing, comprising mainframe, web services, Java, and browser-based applications.
  • Worked to define enterprise-wide Agile transition for GM as it in-sourced a worldwide IT portfolio and built a new IT organization.
  • Coached staff and Scrum teams on how to make the transition from waterfall to Agile.
  • Led / participated in daily stand-ups, retrospectives, grooming sessions, sprint demos, and release and sprint planning meetings.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

QA Automation Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Developed functional, performance and stability / stress test software tools (Java, Perl, UNIX shell scripting).
  • Led team responsible for analysis and planning of all video projects entering the Enterprise QA organization.
  • Led test effort for Cox TV Connect (over-the-top OTT video to iPad, iPhone) initial release, and shared in team corporate-wide Technology Vision award.
  • Performed requirements analysis, created work estimates, defined test strategies, created project plans, and managed intelligent process application.
  • Developed test strategies for the top 2011 and 2012 video initiatives.
  • Developed end-to-end test work plans for multi-app, multi-vendor solutions.
  • Implemented, managed, evangelized Jira tool for video department issue tracking.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

QA Automation Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Developed requirements, use cases for enterprise level auction management application.
  • Defined functional and load test approach for website stabilization SOW.
  • Created data models, state transition diagrams.
  • Assisted development team in creating system design.
  • Performed acceptance testing.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

QA Automation Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Led virtual functional test team testing web-based data services ordering platform.
  • Defined test approach, led test plan development, scheduled resources, tracked defects, provided status to sponsors, and planned and led user acceptance test with external customers.
  • Developed requirements, use cases and data model for Confidential .com upgrades.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

QA Automation Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed automated test tool (VBA/Perl), increasing test case coverage by 1200%.
  • Developed Java-based multiple-app simulation and testing tool.
  • Built and managed diverse, multi-location, 18-person testing and development team for C++/XML API.
  • Led team through successful CMM Level 2 and 3 certifications.
  • Planned, executed, controlled aggressive project schedules for multiple releases in a publicly-monitored, regulated arena.
  • Managed schedules, project artifacts, customer expectations.
  • Trained, mentored test teams on all SDLC test-related activities.
  • Integration-, product-tested XML and EDI pre-order and order processing functions.
  • Architected, rolled-out initial CLEC test bed.
  • Conducted requirements development sessions for e-commerce, wholesale gateways.
  • Led architecture (J2EE/Oracle) and authored proposals for CSOTS upgrade and DARTS reporting system.
  • Created use cases, data diagrams, requirements documents.
  • Coordinated customer business teams and project teams.
  • Served as SME for development, QA, technical support teams.
  • Managed multiple high-risk enterprise projects.
  • Managed Clarity, LENS upgrades.

Confidential, Gilbert, AZ

QA Automation Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Functioned as client liaison for Intel warehouse management application.
  • Led requirements development sessions, creating use cases and data diagrams.
  • Created test strategy, test plans, executed test cases.
  • Managed application implementations and acceptance testing Confidential client sites.

Confidential, Phoenix, AZ

QA Automation Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed, developed C++ Advanced Intelligent Network (AIN) OSS features.
  • Designed, developed Pascal, i80x86 assembly for Class 5 switch enhancements.
  • Defined, led OSI level 3 integration testing of GTD-5 ISDN.
  • Created, executed test strategies, test approaches, test plans, test cases for call processing, switch maintenance, circuit-switched data features.
  • Conducted requirements planning and development sessions for Class 5 switch enhancements.
  • Created use cases, data diagrams, requirements documents.

Confidential, Scottsdale, AZ

QA Automation Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed, developed software for FFT and digital filter for advanced seeker.
  • Designed, developed Pascal, M68x assembly and BASIC software.

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