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Sqa Engineer Resume

Santa Clara, CA

SQA Engineer


  • Experienced in testing web based software applications in Agile environment
  • Good understanding of software development and software testing life cycles
  • Formal training in manual black box testing, test automation and information technology
  • Academic knowledge of software testing tools and techniques
  • Experience writing test documentation such as test suites, test cases, test matrices, check lists
  • Experience of using test automation tools
  • Enjoy learning new tools and technologies
  • Excellent analytical, communication and problem-solving skills
  • Fantastic at discovering software defects and reproducing them
  • Familiar with Section 508 Compliance
  • US Citizen


Platforms: Windows 7/Vista/XP, Mac OS 6
Mobile Platforms: Windows Mobile, iPhone OS, Android OS
Programming: HTML, XML, JavaScript, SQL, Flash
Test Automation: Selenium, QTP, LoadRunner
Networking: TCP/IP, FTP, HTTP(S), Internet, Intranet
Virtualization: VMWare Server
Bug Tracking: Elementool, JIRA
Browsers: MS Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, Safari


  • Certificate in Software QA
  • Fundamentals of Computer Technology
  • Test Automation with Selenium
  • Test Automation with QTP and LoadRunner
  • Mobile Application Testing
  • Testing of Web Application
  • SQA Programming with UNIX

Project Management
BS in Civil Engineering


2011 - Present Software QA Consultant @ Confidential, Belmont, CA

  • Testing multiple web based Aplia (Cengage Learning) products (eBooks for colleges and universities).
  • Responsible for detailed browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome) and platform compatibility testing of the applications in Virtual Desktop environment.
  • Creating and managing tasks and reporting bugs using JIRA bug-tracking system.
  • Performing functional, regression, accessibility, and smoke testing of the applications.
  • Attending meetings with developers, managers, leads and other QA department members to discuss test plans, requirements, features, functionalities and schedules of company products under the test.
  • Providing progressive test status report to the Sr. QA Manager and team Lead.
  • Utilizing Tail for Win32formonitoring response from company servers and locating exceptions in applications.

2011 Software QA Consultant @ Confidential, San Francisco, CA

  • Tested web application (development and live stages).
  • Performed usability and functional testing of:
  • user account creation for collection of gift money,
  • invitation of friends to events (including Facebook® friends),
  • planning of travel including air and hotel reservation (via Expidia® and TravelNow.com®),
  • fund collection for charities or for personal travel from groups of users and/or friends,
  • gifting of money to others via private money account or PayPal® account,
  • posting on personal page or friends' pages on myTab® and Facebook®.
  • Performed regression, acceptance and GUI testing.
  • Provided browser and operating system compatibility testing.
  • Reported software defects using Elementool® bug-tracking system.
  • Tracked problem reports and monitored their status until fitting resolution.
  • Participated in daily defect review meetings with remote development team.

2009 - 2010 SQA Tester @ Confidential, Mountain View, CA

  • Tested multiple web sites designed for insurance brokerage offering Life, Personal (auto, home, umbrella), and Commercial Lines (General Liability, Workers Compensation) of insurance.
  • Responsible for testing both customer and insurance broker (producer) interfaces.
  • Studied the business requirements and assisted the team in clarifying contradictory requirements.
  • Emphasized testing of the WEB-based quotation forms for 14 lines of insurance. Tested all the forms for functionality, performance, usability, boundary conditions, valid/invalid input, data retention, etc.
  • Created, maintained, and executed test cases for the project utilizing specifications, requirements, and other available documentation.
  • Validated data entered into the backend database from on-line forms.
  • Cross-browser (IE, FF, Chrome, Safari) and cross-platform (Window XP, MAC) testing.
  • Utilized knowledge of HTML and JavaScript to identify bugs at the source code level.
  • Reported software bugs into Mantis. Followed up with reported problems until resolution.
  • Worked closely with offshore development team and California-based QA team.
  • Executed structured and ad hoc tests against new weekly releases.


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