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Quality Assurance Resume

Manchester, NH

SUMMARY / STRENGTHS
Excellent organizational, communication, problem-solving, and technical skills
Ability to prioritize and complete assignments to meet strict deadlines
Ability to work productively both independently or as a cooperative team member
Ability to lead others and delegate assignments while maintaining a hands-on approach
15+ years experience in Software Configuration Management and Release Engineering on Windows and distributed Unix servers
Experienced in project management, source control and CM control tools, configuration management, and software builds on Unix and Windows platforms

EDUCATION
BS, Computer Information Systems



PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE EXPERIENCE
C/C++, Fortran, Korn Shell, Ant/XML

SYSTEMS EXPERIENCE
Windows, UNIX

TOOLS EXPERIENCE
ClearCase, Surround SCM, TrueChange, PVCS, Test Track Pro, PVCS Tracker, SourceSafe

EXPERIENCE
August 2010 – Present: Quality Assurance, at Confidential,Manchester, NH
Process Engineering Change Orders for Quality System documents using Surround SCM for versioning and branching
Track Software Change Reports using PVCS Tracker database
Process & track software tool validations utilizing an Access database
Implementation of Project Quality System requirements
Provide training as required to project personnel
Perform internal audits of the design control process
Monitor the integrity of the Design History File
Report non-conformities to QA management


March 2010 – August 2010: Contractor – Confidential,
QA Tester, Confidential,Manchester, NH
Perform testing of software updates on a medical device.
Run test cases per requirements using various instruments and configurations

Jan. 2009 to July 2009: Contractor – Confidential,Portland, ME
Release Manager/Coordinator, Confidential,Falmouth, ME
Report weekly on all applications for two LOBs (Lines of Business) including testing environments, software versions, testing schedules, dependencies, and next code release, upgrade or database change
Participate in project management meetings
Chair data gathering meetings

Sept. 2005 to June 2008: Sr. Release Engineer, Confidential,Merrimack, NH

Create builds on Unix and Windows platforms using Ant and XML
Control source code, branches, labels and merges using ClearCase Source Control Tool
Install code into all environments from Development through Production
Create and maintain all build and install documentation
Train less experienced personnel on all aspects of job
Track all builds and installs
Track changes using ProSupport in Lotus Notes
Participate in Change Management meetings as a member of the Release team and backup to the Change Manager

Feb. 2005 to Sept. 2005: Sr. Software Configuration Manager, Confidential,Nashua, NH
Create, control, and update Configuration/Release policies and procedures
Monitor compliance of Configuration/Release policies and procedures
Control source code and documentation using Surround SCM version control tool
Track defects using Test Track Pro change request tool
Write all build documentation
Build C++ applications on a Windows platform using WISE build scripts
Modify WISE build scripts as required
Perform baseline audits on software received from BAE Systems to ensure proper incorporation into our source control tool
Participate in Configuration Control Board meetings

Oct. 2000 to Feb. 2005: Configuration/Release Engineer, Confidential,Lowell, MA
Develop Configuration/Release environment, flow, tool setup and documentation from the ground up
Integrate CM activities into their project plans and develop complete build environments.
Implemented software release management tools, designed and implemented a comprehensive build/release/installation environment, working with developers, project leads and QA staff.
Manage production implementations by creating implementation scripts, as well as coordinating and overseeing multiple groups who execute various tasks (build package installations, Unix SA functions, Windows Admin functions and Database Administration functions) for an online banking system
Create, control, and update Configuration/Release policies and procedures
Monitor compliance of Configuration/Release policies and procedures
Control source code and documentation using PVCS and TRUEchange version control tools
Write all build documents
Create and maintain automated build scripts
Build JAVA software applications on a Unix J2EE platform using ANT and make
Build C++ applications on a Windows platform using automated build scripts

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