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Test Team Manager Resume

VA

SUMMARY:

  • Strong software testing experience working in Waterfall and Agile development processes
  • Extensive experience in running various kinds of tests including functional, risk - based, exploratory, regression, system, user acceptance, and smoke tests
  • Comprehensive knowledge of software testing, methodologies, standards, and terminology
  • Hands on experience in developing test related documentation, executing testing strategies, and interpreting test results
  • Experience is coupled with outstanding work ethic, positive attitude and greater client/customer satisfaction

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Waterfall and Agile Methodologies
  • IBM Rational (Rational Quality Manager (RQM)
  • Rational Team Concert (RTC)
  • TestManager
  • ClearCase
  • ClearQuest
  • RequisitePro
  • Robot)
  • JIRA
  • PVCS Dimensions
  • SoapUI v4.4.6
  • HTML
  • Oracle DBMS
  • SQL
  • SQL*Plus
  • PL/SQL
  • TOAD
  • Oracle Developer/2000 (Forms 5.0
  • 6i
  • Reports3.0
  • 6i)
  • Cognos Reports
  • ColdFusion
  • Star team 4.2
  • Informatica PowerMart / Powercenter (v5.12
  • 6.2)
  • Quest Central for DB2
  • Microsoft Dynamics Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Familiar with Visual Studio 2010
  • Visual Studio Test Professional 2010 and Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2010

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, VA

Test Team Manager

Responsibilities:
  • Managing daily activities of Independent Test Team
  • Performing independent system testing of Person Authentication Service (PAS) Federal Student Aid (FSA ID) application
  • Creating test cases for Regression Testing, Independent System Testing, and User Acceptance Testing (UAT) based on project documentation (i.e. PAS Detailed Requirements, PAS User Interface Specifications, etc.)
  • Creating and maintaining the following documents:
  • Project Management Plan
  • Master Test Plan
  • Independent System Test Plan
  • Defect Management Reports
  • Independent System Test Summary Report
  • Reviewing and providing input for Test Readiness Reviews (TRR) for independent system testing and UAT
  • Participating in Requirements meetings
  • Participating in TRR for independent system and user acceptance testing
  • Creating test data for the independent system and user acceptance testing using Data Utility Tools
  • Collaborating with FSA Project Manager and FSA Test Manager to provide updates to the project schedule
  • Using Microsoft SharePoint to store, tracking and maintaining test documents, defects, and issues for independent system and user acceptance testing
  • Providing weekly and monthly reports to the FSA and Harmonia management
  • Participating in Production Readiness Review (PRR)
  • Supporting FSA Test Manager in leading UAT (team of over 20 testers):
  • Working with FSA management, development and business teams to ensure testability of test cases
  • Creating and maintaining UAT Test Case Assignment Sheet and UAT Test Case Completion Status
  • Working with FSA Test Manager, FSA Project Manager and development team to track and resolve issues
  • Providing daily status to FSA Senior Project Manager

Confidential, VA

Test Team Manager

Responsibilities:
  • Managed daily activities of Independent Test Team
  • Performed independent risk-based testing of Data Challenges and Appeals Solution (DCAS) application
  • Created test cases for Independent Risk-Based Testing (RBT) and User Acceptance Testing (UAT) based on project documentation (i.e. DCAS Detailed Requirements, DCAS Solution User Manual, DCAS Detailed Design Document, etc.)
  • Created and maintained the following documents:
  • Independent Risk-Based Test Plan
  • User Acceptance Test Plan
  • Test Readiness Review Checklist
  • Defect Management Reports
  • RBT and UAT Summary Report
  • Lessons Learned Documents
  • Integrated Master Schedule (IMS)
  • Participated in TRR and PRR for risk-based and user acceptance testing
  • Participated in Integration Project Team (IPT) meetings providing updates on progress of risk-based and user acceptance testing
  • Participated in personnel performance evaluation
  • Collaborated with FSA Test Manager to provide updates to the project schedule
  • Provided weekly and monthly reports to the FSA and VeriSolv management
  • Supported FSA Test Manager in leading UAT:
  • Worked with FSA management, development and business teams to ensure testability of test cases
  • Created and maintained UAT Test Case Assignment Sheet and UAT Test Case Completion Status
  • Worked with FSA Test Manager and development team to track and resolve issues
  • Provided daily metrics on test cases and test completion to FSA Senior Project Management

Confidential, Washington,DC

Test Team Lead

Responsibilities:
  • Managed daily activities of Independent Test Team
  • Performed independent system testing of Person Authentication Service (PAS) Federal Student Aid (FSA ID) application
  • Created test cases for Independent System and User Acceptance Testing (UAT) based on project documentation (i.e. PAS Detailed Requirements, PAS User Interface Specifications, etc.)
  • Created User Acceptance Test Plan and System Test Plan
  • Created User Acceptance Test Summary Report and Plan and System Test Summary Report
  • Reviewed and providing input for Test Readiness Reviews (TRR) checklist for system and user acceptance testing
  • Participated in TRR for system and user acceptance testing
  • Participated in Integration Project Team (IPT) meetings providing updates on progress of system and user acceptance testing
  • Created test data using Data Utility Tools
  • Collaborated with FSA Project Manager and FSA Test Manager to provide updates to the project schedule
  • Using Microsoft SharePoint to store, tracked and maintained test documents, defects, and issues for system and user acceptance testing
  • Provided weekly reports to the management
  • Participated in Production Readiness Review
  • Supported FSA Test Manager in leading UAT (team of over 25 testers):
  • Worked with FSA management, development and business teams to ensure testability of test cases
  • Created and maintained UAT Test Case Assignment Sheet and UAT Test Case Completion Status
  • Worked with FSA Test Manager, FSA Project Manager and development team to track and resolve issues
  • Created test data for UAT using Data Utility Tools
  • Provided daily status to FSA Senior Project Manager

Confidential, VA

Functional Analyst

Responsibilities:
  • Performed integration testing of Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record (VLER) Data Access Service (DAS) application. VLER DAS is a suite of middleware applications that is used to transport information between health and benefits data consumers and producers inside and outside of VA
  • Participated in Load and Performance testing
  • Participated in User and Technical Stories’ reviews
  • Created test scenarios based on User and Technical Stories
  • Used Microsoft SharePoint to store, track and maintain test documents and results

Confidential, Washington, DC

Senior Software Tester

Responsibilities:
  • As a part of functional test team, worked in agile performing functional, regression, and smoke testing of V e t er an s Relat i ons hi p M anag em ent C ust o me r R ela t i onsh i p M an a g eme nt/ U ni fi e d D esk t op (V R M CR M/ UD ) application that i s ba sed on t h e Mi c roso ft Dy nam i c s C us t om er Re l a ti on sh i p Manag em ent (CR M) p l a t fo r m
  • Worked closely with Business Analysts and Development team while reviewing customer defined user stories and discussing the issues
  • Created and executed test cases based on customer approved user stories using Rational Quality Manager (RQM)
  • Developed and tracked testing results using Rational Team Concert (RTC)

Confidential,Washington, DC

Test Team Lead

Responsibilities:
  • Performed analysis and testing of the Veterans Administration Time and Attendance System (VATAS) project; Documented and tracked testing results using Rational ClearQuest; Designed and executed test cases using Rational TestManager

Confidential,VA

Test Team Lead

Responsibilities:
  • As a manager of the Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) test team, provided daily guidance, administrative and technical support; Conducted independent testing of web-based, client/server and mainframe applications;
  • Defined the scope of testing within the context of each release and coordinated test efforts related to transitioning of the various applications from development to production;
  • Worked closely with project managers and the development teams to understand business and organizational requirements; Communicated test progress, test results, and other relevant information to project stakeholders and management

Confidential,Washington,DC

IV&V Tester

Responsibilities:
  • As a part of an experienced IV&V testing team worked individually or with a software development team, performing analysis and testing of the data migration for the iFECS (Integrated Federal Employees’ Compensation System) using IBM Rational Test Suite tools.
Confidential, VA

Tester - Analyst

Responsibilities:
  • Worked in a CMMI Level 2 Testing Unit, created test plans and test scripts according to life cycle documents. Being a part of Informatica Powermart Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) data management team used the Dynacom download facility, Informatica PowerMart / Powercenter and ORACLE utilities (TOAD) to convert data from mainframe to an Oracle database server.

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