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Lead Quality Assurance Automation Developer Resume Profile

Summary of Skills

QA Skills

Test Strategy and Case Development Functional Specification Development Automation Infrastructure Framework Design and Development Automated Test Case Design and Development Traceability Matrix Unit/Integration/Functional/Regression/Beta/UAT/Performance/Load Testing Defect Tracking

Testing Software

Selenium Selenium WebDriver Selenium WebGrid Selenium IDE Selenium RC QTP OpenSTA WebLoad Professional LoadRunner Quality Center TMS Test Management System

Operating Systems

Microsoft Windows 3.1 7 Linux OSX

Defect Management Tools

Jira Rally Mantis Bugzilla

Project Management Tools

Basecamp SharePoint MS Project Jira Rally

Methodologies

Agile/Scrum Waterfall

Development Languages

C Visual Basic 6 .NET VBA SQL HTML XHTML ASP ASP.NET CSS 1-3 PHP JavaScript VBScript Java Limited LSL HTML5 Limited Perl Limited Drupal Joomla Wordpress

Databases

SQL Server 2008/2010 MySQL Access

Practices

SDLC SQA LAMP Object Oriented Analysis and Design Refactoring Documentation Change Control Project Management

Misc

Visual Studio 2010 Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Adobe Dreamweaver Adobe Acrobat Pro QAvimator Maya Paintshop Pro Vertus Fluid Mask Excel with VBA Access with VBA Word Sharepoint Visio Project Powerpoint Publisher Communicator Cisco Secure VPN Eclipse Aptana Netbeans Moodle HTTP Watch Fiddler PuTTY Wordpress mIRC Second Life

Experience

Confidential

Lead Quality Assurance Automation Developer

  • Pioneered the QA Automation team
  • Designed and developeda custom manual and automated Test Management System Data-Driven Automation Testing Architecture .
  • Trained and mentored new automation developers and testers.
  • Calculated and reported test metrics
  • Provided detailed test estimates to executives, management, and system engineers.
  • Developed and executed manual tests based on Functional Requirements and Design Specifications.
  • Developed and executed automated tests to verify application GUI and backend data.
  • Verified that web and mobile applications met the Product Requirements and Functional Design Specifications for web-based media applications such as Deal Chicken, USA Today, Content Monetization upgrades, and a plethora of various local news websites.
  • Maintained test data and results using the TMS.
  • Developed and tested under Agile methodology
  • Attended daily scrum meetings and sprint retrospectives
  • Aided in Sprint planning
  • Authored several QA Best Practices documents
  • Data-Driven Automation Test Architecture - Thinking Outside the Box
  • How to maintain an Efficient and Robust Regression Suite
  • How to Write Efficient Use Test Cases
  • Automation Developer's Handbook Selenium/C
  • Attended the Selenium Conference 2013
  • Submitted proposal for speaker at Quest Conference 2014 Qai Institute

Confidential

Lead Quality Assurance Analyst

  • Responsible for training and mentoring new QA team members
  • Held daily QA update meetings
  • Responsible for calculating and reporting test metrics to stakeholders
  • Wrote and executed detailed Test Plans
  • Wrote WebSphere Content Management WCM Authoring Instructions
  • Wrote and executed functional, system, load, and stress test cases for Luxottica's BLU Room, Doctors at Luxottica, and LuxOpticians IBM WebSphere Content Management WCM Virtual Portal Websites.
  • Responsibilities for writing and distributing release notes
  • Responsible for User Acceptance Testing.
  • Responsible for entering and tracking defects in Mantis Defect Tracker.
  • Tested under Agile Methodology

Confidential

Owner / Project Manager / QA Lead / 3D Modeling Animation / Texture Artist

  • Managed a team of developers and designers to successfully release Pixeltrix's virtual business productivity tools
  • Managed a team of developers and designers to successfully release 7 seasons of the Octoberville Game www.octoberville.com
  • Assisted the University of Illinois in the development of their virtual campus for online learning.
  • Responsible for the PHP/MySQL development in various projects for Movie Central
  • Full responsibility for bottom-line factors, including company vision, long-range strategic planning, project management, software and web development processes, training, quality assurance and coordinating work efforts. I manage global teams for various projects which included the management of offshore contractors.

Confidential

Application Developer / Quality Assurance Engineer Contractor

  • Developed and tested under the waterfall methodology
  • Designed and Developed AT T's Performance Data Platform PDP which inserts test data into the network and then analyzes the responses and network performance.
  • Designed and Developed AT T's High-Speed Decision Support System including tools for the Inter-AS Multicast Network and Router Resource Management.
  • Developed product test plans, test design specifications, detailed design documents as well as Integration, Unit, Regression, and System test plans and cases.
  • Responsible for executing test plans and reporting test metrics to stakeholders
  • Participated in risk-management to help determine best use of development and testing resources.

Confidential

Point-of-Sale Programmer POS / Quality Assurance

  • Lead front-end developer in a team that designed and implemented Frisch's custom POS System
  • Developed and implemented disaster recovery plan to ensure a smooth transition for product deployment
  • Produced front-end GUI and Data Collection interfaces using the MenuLink System
  • Produced back-end data storage using Oracle and SQL
  • Produced executive-level reports with Crystal reports
  • Introduced and applied Installation/Deployment and System Test documentation for the new POS product deployment
  • I was also part-time 2nd level help desk support

Confidential

Shipping and Receiving Manager / Application Developer / Asst. Network Administrator

  • Developed and Inventory Management System to supplement shortcomings in the inventory features of an accounting system the company had outgrown. The system would identify by title and title component, versus generic item, each of the components required to build a particular software package, thereby correcting an inflated inventory value problem within Peachtree Software.
  • Identified and resolved several problematic issues to ensure customer satisfaction and timely delivery of products.
  • Studied under the Network Administrator and eventually began assisting in the network administration tasks.

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