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Vice President Operations Resume

SUMMARY:

IT professional, with extensive hands - on experience in Project Management, Sprint Methodology, Quality Assurance & Quality Control (QA/QC), Risk Management, Requirements Analysis, Test Automation, System Design, and Software Deployment across a broad collection of technologies. Demonstrated management success in all stages of the SDLC and has pioneered the use of metrics, data analysis, business analytics, and analysis tools to streamline project execution and deliver quality products. Excellent manager and mentor for test engineers and managers alike. Strong domain experience in complex, n-tiered, diverse systems, and has been successful managing and participating in projects incorporating Agile, waterfall, prototype, test-driven, DevOps, TaaS, SaaS, data-driven, behavior-driven, CICD, and results-driven test methodologies.

SKILLS:

Specialties: Project Management, Quality Management, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, System Test, Automation, Integration Test, User Acceptance Test, SDLC, Production Support, Metrics and Process Improvement, ITIL, Agile Projects, and CI/CD.

Tools: Defect tracking, requirements, ALM, automation, performance, and data analysis tools such as the Rational Suite, TestComplete, Selenium, RestAPI, Jenkins, Rally, Jira, Remedy, Bugzilla, Doors, ClearQuest, Blueprint, SVN, RequisitePro, QTP, WinRunner, LoadRunner, and Splunk.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

Confidential

Vice President Operations

Responsibilities:

  • Planning, directing and coordinating operations in support of fiscal growth
  • Proposal writing and strategic evaluation support for contracts valued at 150+ Million
  • Formulating policies and strategic plans for future business development
  • Improving operational efficiency in business development processes and procedures
  • Enhancing and developing guidelines for personnel evaluations and recruitment procedures

Confidential

Test and Automation SME

Responsibilities:

  • Agile Methodology Strategic Planning and Tactical Quality Artifact Sprint Development and Review cycles
  • Enhanced Scrum Planning through advanced test execution and automation analysis
  • Improved Project Quality Process and Policy Guidance
  • High-level Sprint Planning and Development of the lean Enterprise Automation Framework
  • Development of robust Metrics models supporting comprehensive Quality Measurements of 150+ Systems and 135 test personnel
  • In-Sprint Testing and Automation Execution progress reporting to the Government Authority on a daily basis
  • System of Record Test Tool Technical Stack Regulation, Support, and Integration
  • Development of advanced Automation Code Review templates for TestComplete, SoapUI and Selenium automation scripts
  • Continuous Identification and Improvement of Agile Best Practices for the Test and Automation Frameworks
  • Root Cause Analysis, Troubleshooting and reporting of Project Failures
  • Acted as a communication conduit between the Project and the Government Authority
  • Direct support to realize the goals of the SQAD System Test Branch (STB) and Test Automation Branch (TAB)

Confidential, Washington D.C.

Test Lead - RQA

Responsibilities:

  • Large-scale tech implementation experience
  • Strong client relationship skills
  • Participated in daily Sprint meetings and demonstrations of verification features
  • Pioneered new In-Sprint test strategies and Splunk analysis metrics for measuring performance across enterprise components
  • Established comprehensive search and browse capability verification methods
  • Managed the creation of automated Test Scripts and developed an efficient post-execution reporting methodology
  • Managed the team’s use of ALM and tools (such as Rally and Jira) for defect tracking and resolution
  • Design Sprint testing scenarios for usability testing
  • Enhanced Sprint test strategies for automation and manual testing
  • Conduct the testing, and analyze the results
  • Interact with the clients to better understand the product requirements
  • File test cases and test results in appropriate repository as requested by the client.

Environment: s: Windows NT, UNIX, Apache Hadoop, Merlin, openNms, Couchbase, Functional MFS, Zookeeper

Software: Splunk, JavaScript Object Notation (JSON), MySQL, Jira, Confluence, JMeter, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Office, HP Performance Center, Rally

Confidential, Herndon

Test Manager - BAE IT - Applications Lifecycle Management

Responsibilities:

  • Authored test strategies for review by executive sponsors and project management
  • Validated test environment strategies across the project
  • Managed risk assessment and drove mitigation procedures
  • Large-scale tech implementation experience
  • Strong client relationship skills
  • Design testing scenarios for usability testing
  • Develop test strategies for automation and manual testing
  • Conduct the testing, and analyze the results
  • Interact with the clients to better understand the product requirements
  • File test cases and test results in appropriate repository as requested by the client.
  • Expanded the capability of summary project-level testing metrics
  • Drove compliance and quality assurance of test artifacts for key controls
  • Developed a tailored testing approach to support multiple system test and UAT environments incorporating workflow, business reporting, functional and system validation

Environment: s: Windows NT, ORACLE 9i databases, UNIX

Software: IIS, MS SQL Server, Informix SQL, Toad, Clear Quest, Clear Case, Mercury Test Director 8.0, Load Runner 10, Blueprint Requirements Center, HP Quality Center 10; HP ALM 11.5; PeopleSoft: HRMS9.1/CRM/ Payroll 9.1/ECM/EDCR; Oracle’s Siebel CRM and Partner Portal (SQL), Microsoft SharePoint

Confidential, Herndon

Functional UAT Test Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed the development of specific, business-focused test scripts, and test data to verify the Oracle Sub Ledger Service functionality.
  • This included hands-on test case execution, back-end data validation (using Toad and SQL scripting), and the verification of financial reporting.
  • Coordinated and resolved defects using ClearQuest.
  • Test Manager responsible for all aspects of quality assurance, quality control, and requirements management for the Applications Lifecycle Management group.
  • Developed and championed test strategies for review by executive sponsors.
  • Created new requirements management processes and artifacts in support of the lines of business.
  • Managed risks and developed and applied the necessary mitigation strategies.
  • Managed, developed, and drove the project-level testing metrics.
  • Pioneered new corporate wide compliance and quality procedures against test artifacts.
  • Managed test engineer activities across multiple projects and portfolios.
  • Drove stress and load testing execution utilizing HP LoadRunner
  • Technical management and functional guidance for the PeopleSoft upgrade from version 8.4 to 9.0.
  • The modules impacted include AP, AM, GL, PO and ePro. It also includes overall management for the UAT test team members.
  • Developed test strategies for review by executive sponsors.
  • Developed and managed the usage of project-level testing metrics. Developed and managed a custom testing approach to support multiple system test and UAT environments incorporating workflow, paycheck cycles, purchasing, business reporting, functional and system validation

Environment: s: Windows 2000, Windows NT, ORACLE 9i databases, UNIX

Software: Rational RequisitePro, ClearQuest, PeopleSoft Financials, Quick Test Pro and Quality Center

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