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Qa Lead Resume

Atlanta, Ga


  • Over 13 years in the field of Software Quality Assurance and Project Management.
  • Always expressing the desire to drive the best in software quality through a continuous learning process and integration of quality components throughout all phases of software development. Also, works to ensure the philosophy is spread throughout an organization that “Quality is everyone’s responsibility.”


  • Quality Process Improvement
  • QA Training
  • Agile Development
  • Mentorship
  • Multi - Industry Exposure
  • Software Testing
  • Gaining Buy-In via a Top-Down Approach


Confidential, Atlanta, GA

QA Lead

  • Started QA process for expanding business needs
  • Integrated quality principles into Scrum and Kanban based teams to help facilitate a cleaner end product
  • Helped to introduce Rally as a means for User Story management and defect tracking
  • Responsible for release management to multiple environments through use of Goverlan and Octopus Deploy
  • Testing backend API and Web Services through the use of SOAPUI
  • Testing SEO content and tags using Fiddler and Screaming Frog
  • Website automation through use of Selenium IDE
Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Quality Assurance/Project Manager (Contract)

  • Created testing process for small business consulting team in an Agile environment
  • Guided efforts to gather requirements and set velocity expectations for multiple projects using Trello
  • Maintained overview of team progress in accomplishing Sprint stories throughout life of project
Confidential, Alpharetta, GA

Quality Assurance Team Lead (Contract)

  • Led testing for applications developed by Offshore team
  • Assisted primary testers with their QA practices on LT.com and Gemini application
  • Began Automation efforts for Gemini to help improve the overall dependability and confidence in the quality of the product for the company.
Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Sr. QA Engineer (Contract)

  • Led Mobile testing effort for iOS operating systems for company product
  • Established company wide field test through the establishment of training documents, feedback web forms, and formal training sessions to instruct new users on the use of the applications.
  • Creation of new processes to guide the QA efforts for the company now and ensuring the scalability into the future for more growth
  • Walmart - Bentonville, AR 3/2011 - 5/2012
  • Store Systems


Sr. Engineer, QA


  • Oversaw the QA practices on multiple projects through relationships with business customers and executives to meet time and budget constraints.
  • Quality Project Manager for teams of 20+ vendors for Point of Sale and Business Intelligence systems
  • Managed project budgets for up to $2.5 million
  • Balanced resources for 18-25 projects at any given time
  • Main point of communication between business customers and technical QA personel
  • Conducted reviews and debriefed upper management on successes and failures of projects and established ways to improve going forward
  • Worked to reduce overall spending on resource allocation through establishment of better onshore/offshore models
  • Hand picked by Director to establish change in the practices of the POS application area
  • Promoted within 1 year based on results driven approach
  • Picked by Management to go through Leaders In Training to become the next level of future management
Confidential, Alpharetta, GA

QA Analyst III

  • Previously responsible for the quality testing of the Clinical Notes and Security areas of the McKesson PracticeChoice Electronic Medical Records solution.
  • Worked in conjunction with PMO to initiate and design defect resolution process for Beta and live product launch for support and operations
  • Part of the cross -functional team to develop the process for rollout of new product launch
  • Gathered requirements and writes documentation for new development to be done for each Sprint
  • Responsible for developing and documenting new QA processes along modifying existing processes
  • Responsible for interviewing and training new Quality Analysts brought onto the project in all aspects including processes, tools, and procedures
Confidential, Norcross, GA

QA Analyst

  • Initiated, executed, and completed project to create company automated tests for build verification and regression using VSTS
  • Led efforts to change defect tracking solution from a proprietary software to VSTS
  • Led testing of new Cardiac Dashboard project
  • Creates test plans to test multiple modules of company software package.
  • Tests vendor interfaces structured in XML & HL7 formatting
  • Conducts backend verification testing of DB values and Stored Procedures using SQL Server 2005
Confidential, Norcross, GA

QA Engineer III

  • Lead QA on the Rentals.com product line.
  • Responsible for resource planning and allocation of QA team to new and existing features.
  • Responsible for handling all customer issues that required specific IT interaction
  • Led efforts to acquire new issue management software solution
  • Created test plans and test cases using Quality Center in an Agile Development Environment
  • Created company automated regression and stress tests using QTP
  • Led coordination of new code pushes to various development environments and production environment.
  • Conducted backend data validation using SQL Server in a client/server environment
Confidential, Atlanta, GA

QA Engineer

  • Quality Lead for the EarthLink Online Store, which is the main customer facing application
  • Took ownership of and led quality initiatives to rebrand Online Store
  • Quality Lead for change of Spritle, the main company Registration software
  • Responsible for both manual and automated testing of Sales and Registration software using SilkTest
  • Led weekly meetings of changes to Online Store and conducts bug review meetings for each release
  • Responsible for testing multiple applications on the top Corporate Priority List
Confidential, Seattle, WA

QA Engineer


  • Assisted in planning and creation of new Autobot Automation framework through use of C# and XML, which was adopted by the company as their standard for automated testing.
  • Software Tester on the WWTE (Private Label) brand of Expedia.com.
  • Responsible for manual and automated testing and maintenance of over 300 individual sites, in over 6 different languages.
  • Primary Tester for all changes made to Private Label sites on a weekly basis through the Sitesup and Hotfix process.
  • Created test plans and performed test cases based on product specifications, for all features placed in new website releases.
  • Maintained a SQL Server Database of all site information in order to keep track of all changes and for automation variables to be derived from.
  • Conducted Test Area Reviews (TAR) for other members of the product development team in order for other testers and developers to be able to pose questions about testing methods.
  • Planned for functional, implementation, and regression testing for all features through the complete SDLC in a client/server environment.

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