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Software Tester/qa Engineer Resume

Woodbridge, VA

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Statistics

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

Software Tester/QA Engineer, Confidential, May 2010 - December 2011
ENVIRONMENT/STANDARDS: Windows 7, .NET, SQL Server, QTP, Agile Methodology, Sharepoint, Visual Studio 2010, Team Foundation Server
Activities included:

  • Providing Quality Assurance and Test Engineering expertise on Jenzabar EX, a windows and web-based application used by over 700 higher-learning institutions
  • Writing test plans and test cases to support each phase of testing
  • Executing test cases and writing and processing bug reports
  • Assisting with Test and Evaluation standards, techniques, processes, and templates
  • Serving as a Test lead and mentoring junior testers

Software Tester/QA Engineer, Confidential,January 2006 - December 2009
ENVIRONMENT/STANDARDS: Windows XP, SharePoint, QTP, Minitab, .NET, SQL Server, MS-Access,
Activities included:

  • Performing System Engineering assessments for the Defense Information System Agency (DISA), and providing feedback on more than 150 DISA programs
  • Providing Quality Assurance and Test Engineering expertise
  • Analyzing and creating requirements, specifications, RTMs, and test cases
  • Capturing and documenting program Best Practices and Lessons Learned collected during the assessments

Lead Software Tester/QA Engineer, Confidential, July 2005 - December 2005 (contractor)
ENVIRONMENT/STANDARDS: MS-Windows, Netscape, IE, Java, .NET, HTML, Test Director, CMMI, IEEE, ISO 9000
Activities included:

  • Developing a Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) model tailored to the specific requirements of the USMC's Marine Ammunition Knowledge Enterprise (MAKE) system, with a particular focus on Quality Assurance
  • Providing instruction on Quality Assurance techniques, and performing basic Quality Assurance duties
  • Writing and organizing Quality Assurance guidelines and standards
  • Participate in JAD sessions and gather user feedback to provide a better product
  • Offering guidance and providing advice for Process Improvement across all phases of the SDLC

Lead Software Tester/QA Engineer, Confidential,May 2003 - June 2005 (contractor)
ENVIRONMENT: MS-Windows, Netscape, IE, HP UNIX, QTP, TCL, Java, HTML, XML, Oracle, SQL/PL-SQL, Test Director, WinRunner
Activities included:

  • Analyzing and reporting all bugs, inconsistencies, and lack of functionality in AOL's International Registration, a Windows and web-based software application used by the International community to register for AOL's products
  • Performing system, regression, and integration testing
  • Developing test plans and writing test cases/scripts
  • Creating and executing SQL statements to verify data in database
  • Using UNIX commands to copy, remove, edit, and analyze TCL files
  • Using VMWare to perform virtual testing

Software Tester/QA Engineer, Confidential,March 2002 - May 2003 (contractor)
ENVIRONMENT: MS-Windows, Netscape, IE, Visual Basic, C++, Java, HTML, Oracle, SQL/PL-SQL,WinRunner, LoadRunner, Test Director
Activities included:

  • Analyzing and reporting all bugs in RiskNet, a UNIX and web-based software application used by Company Counterparties to manage risks
  • Performing system, regression, integration, and UAT testing
  • Developing test plans and writing test cases
  • Creating/testing SQL queries and stored procedures to verify data in Oracle DB
  • Automating test cases using WinRunner

Lead Software Tester/QA Engineer, Confidential, March 1999 - December 2001 (contractor)
ENVIRONMENT: UNIX(HP), Netscape, IE, C++, Java, HTML, Oracle, SQL/PL-SQL, WinRunner, Test Director, PVCS Tracker
Activities included:

  • Locating and reporting all defects in LSP, a UNIX and web-based application used to track local and long distance "resale" customers who subscribe to MCI
  • Performing all aspects of testing including system, regression, interface, and integration testing
  • Verifying Y2K compliance in LSP and all interfacing systems
  • Developing test plans, and writing test cases
  • Using SQL to write scripts, verify data, modify data, and execute procedures

Lead Software Tester/QA Engineer, Confidential,March 1998 - March 1999 (contractor)
ENVIRONMENT: MS-Windows, Netscape, IE, Visual Basic, C++, Java, HTML, Oracle, SQL, CRM Modules
Activities included:

  • Reporting all bugs, inconsistencies, and lack of functionality in Commanders Clipboard, a Windows and web-based application used by the US NAVY to track equipment and personnel
  • Performing system, regression, and integration testing
  • Writing test plans and test cases

Software Tester/QA Engineer, Confidential,February 1997 - March 1998
ENVIRONMENT: MS-Windows, MS-Access, SQL Server, SQL, Lotus Notes, PVCS Tracker
Activities included:

  • Locating and reporting all bugs, defects, and lack of functionality in ATS, a Windows-based application coded in MS-Access used by auditors to determine invoice and claims issues
  • Performing system, regression, integration and interface testing
  • Developing test plans and procedures
  • Designing test matrices and writing test cases
  • Interviewing and evaluating job candidates

Software Tester/Computer Programmer, Confidential, January 1995 - January 1997
ENVIRONMENT: MS-Windows, MS-DOS, Delphi, C/C++, Oracle, PVCS Tracker, PVCS CM tools
Activities included:

  • Designing, developing, and testing modifications to SABRES, a Windows application written in 'C' and SQL used to inventory ships for the US NAVY
  • Designing and executing test plans and procedures
  • Writing test scenarios and developing test cases
  • Developing, writing, and reviewing code specification requirements
CERTIFICATES AND HONORS

Certificate of Completion, WinRunner intermediate training class, 2001

Certificate of Completion, Introduction to Telecommunications training class, 1997

Certificate of Completion, Cellular Engineering training class, 1997
Certificate of Completion, WinRunner beginner's training class, 1997
Certificate of Completion, ISO 9000 training class, 1997
Certificate of Completion, The Exceptional Supervisor training class, 1996
Certificate of Completion, SEI CMM training class, 1995

Virginia Tech Alumni Association Scholarship, 1990-1991 References Available upon Request

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