Hello, I'm S*****

I am a seasoned software test engineer with 15+ years of program management and IT experience in the SaaS and cable television sectors. Recognized for demonstrating a natural aptitude for overseeing IT vendor contracts including website development, hosting, IT operations, and application development teams, as well as for administering the development of innovative software systems and applications, I have a verifiable history of contributing directly to company growth and expansion throughout my career. Professional focal points include risk and issues management, team building, staffing development, software testing and engineering, and consulting. Delivering superior administration on the latter areas of expertise requires utilization of effective communication skills, negotiation skills, as well as business acumen, software systems analysis, and project management to support efficiency and maximum returns. Currently, I am the Program Manager with EXXTER. Under my leadership, I have worked to streamline the financial planning process effectiveness by 35% through the development and execution of a capital budget cycle designed to ensure the accuracy and data integrity of all transactions. I also manage multi-functional teams as well as serve as a contributor and mentor for the Program Management Office. In addition, I liaise with senior leadership, stakeholders, and design and development teams to ensure the companys technological support structure is driving the business forward with minimal expenditures. Colleagues describe me as a progressive, driven, down-to-earth, technical, and managerial expert who can be relied on to offer superior program solutions that deliver profitable results on time and under budget.


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Skill Index

I am skilled in...

Onshore & offshore management
263
Strong Leadership.
152
SQL
140
Project Meetings
137
Technical Hiring
89
Assurance Testing
76
Software Testing
39
It Project Management
26
QA web Testing
16
Provide test results.
19

Industry Density

Top 5 Industry Experience, Expressed in Percentages

Information Technology and Services

99%

Medical Device

1%

Career History

Current

HEAD OF QA AND PROGRAM MANAGER @ (HIDDEN)

January 01, 2018 - Current

Role Description

Orchestrate the development of the Program Management office; formulated project management processes including those related to requirements management, change control, and user acceptance testing. Redesign vendor policy to improve quality assurance and detect risks and issues at earlier stages of the project; oversee all contracts for IT vendors including website development, hosting, IT operations, and application development. Oversee multi-functional teams and serve as a contributor and mentor for the Program Management Office with up to 20 resources; administer development of innovative software systems and applications. Guide all services, resources, and project planning for large, scalable enterprise solutions supporting the ability to drive transformational change in both business and technology leadership roles. Optimize project management processes through the implementation of a new business case template, enhancing project visibility to determine project status for executive decision making. Streamline financial planning process effectiveness by 35% through the development and execution of a capital budget cycle designed to ensure the accuracy and data integrity of all transactions.

Responsibilities:

  • * Orchestrate the development of the Program Management office; formulated project management
    processes including those related to requirements management, change control, and user
    acceptance testing.
    * Redesign vendor policy to improve quality assurance and detect risks and issues at earlier
    stages of the project; oversee all contracts for IT vendors including website development,
    hosting, IT operations, and application development.
    * Oversee multi-functional teams and serve as a contributor and mentor for the Program
    Management Office with up to 20 resources; administer development of innovative software
    systems and applications.
    * Guide all services, resources, and project planning for large, scalable enterprise solutions
    supporting the ability to drive transformational change in both business and technology
    leadership roles.
    * Optimize project management processes through the implementation of a new business case
    template, enhancing project visibility to determine project status for executive decision
    making.
    * Streamline financial planning process effectiveness by 35% through the development and
    execution of a capital budget cycle designed to ensure the accuracy and data integrity of all
    transactions.

Skill Strengths (Breakdown in Percentages)

  • It Project Management (50%)

  • Testing (25%)

  • Technical Hiring (25%)

2015

LEAD SOFTWARE TEST ENGINEER @ (HIDDEN)

May 01, 2015 - October 01, 2015

Role Description

Ran end-to-end testing for Prologis internal products including Prologis Map and Global Data Warehouse Management System. Managed Onshore and off-shore software engineer team that monitored system performance. Assisted with daily standup meetings, analyzed function requirements, and managed test case preparation and execution using HP ALM to meet company needs. Executed interactive and compatibility testing, and responsive UI testing using iPads and PCs. Oversaw test data for regression testing and enhanced scripts for reusability and modularity. Implemented and completed functional, performance, backend, user acceptance, and system integration testing. Offered management support for resource allocation, training and mentoring, and interviewing. Ensured Quality Assurance compliance and adherence according to policies and procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • * Ran end-to-end testing for Prologis internal products including Prologis Map and Global Data
    Warehouse Management System.
    * Managed Onshore and off-shore software engineer team that monitored system performance.
    * Assisted with daily standup meetings, analyzed function requirements, and managed test case
    preparation and execution using HP ALM to meet company needs.
    * Executed interactive and compatibility testing, and responsive UI testing using iPads and
    PCs.
    * Oversaw test data for regression testing and enhanced scripts for reusability and modularity.
    * Implemented and completed functional, performance, backend, user acceptance, and system
    integration testing.
    * Offered management support for resource allocation, training and mentoring, and interviewing.
    * Ensured Quality Assurance compliance and adherence according to policies and procedures.

Skill Strengths (Breakdown in Percentages)

  • QA web Testing (50%)

  • Onshore & offshore management (50%)

Project Description

Ran end-to-end testing for Prologis internal products including Prologis Map and Global Data Warehouse Management System. Managed Onshore and off-shore software engineer team that monitored system performance. Assisted with daily standup meetings, analyzed function requirements, and managed test case preparation and execution using HP ALM to meet company needs. Executed interactive and compatibility testing, and responsive UI testing using iPads and PCs. Oversaw test data for regression testing and enhanced scripts for reusability and modularity. Implemented and completed functional, performance, backend, user acceptance, and system integration testing. Offered management support for resource allocation, training and mentoring, and interviewing. Ensured Quality Assurance compliance and adherence according to policies and procedures.

2009

LEAD SOFTWARE TEST ENGINEER, BACKEN @ (HIDDEN)

March 01, 2009 - February 01, 2015

Role Description

Served as a senior test lead in the complete STLC process for companys web-based procurement and reporting system. Certified compliance with Quality Assurance standards according to objectives and policies. Delegated responsibilities to a team of four software test engineers and monitored performance. Assessed user requirements, providing Quality Assurance insight on changing requirements and documents, and implementing procedures for test changes. Utilized Salesforce, Jira, and Rally to monitor, capture, and communicate project issues. Operated FTP and SSH to transfer data to and from client server. Confirmed correct system behavior with multiple data values for regression testing, and optimized scripts for reusability and modularity. Managed completion of functional, performance, backend, user acceptance, system integration, and end-to-end testing effectively. Consulted with management on resource allocation, training, and interviewing

Responsibilities:

  • * Served as a senior test lead in the complete STLC process for company's web-based procurement
    and reporting system.
    * Certified compliance with Quality Assurance standards according to objectives and policies.
    * Delegated responsibilities to a team of four software test engineers and monitored
    performance.
    * Assessed user requirements, providing Quality Assurance insight on changing requirements and
    documents, and implementing procedures for test changes.
    * Utilized Salesforce, Jira, and Rally to monitor, capture, and communicate project issues.
    * Operated FTP and SSH to transfer data to and from client server.
    * Confirmed correct system behavior with multiple data values for regression testing, and
    optimized scripts for reusability and modularity.
    * Managed completion of functional, performance, backend, user acceptance, system integration,
    and end-to-end testing effectively.
    * Consulted with management on resource allocation, training, and interviewing.

Skill Strengths (Breakdown in Percentages)

  • Onshore & offshore management (50%)

  • Project Meetings (25%)

  • SQL (25%)

2008

LEAD SOFTWARE TEST ENGINEER @ (HIDDEN)

October 01, 2008 - December 01, 2008

Role Description

The Lakewood-based medical device manufacturer was recently spun off by Gambro AB, a multinational health care company based in Sweden.

Responsibilities:

  • * Produced test cases using quality center based on software requirement specifications.
    * Contributed to execution of test runs for medical hardware systems as well as tracked and
    analyzed bugs using track web software.
    * Performed test scenarios executing with embedded UNIX environment software.
    * Used FTP and SSH for transferring test results from device to test server effectively.
    * Examined requirements, designed documents, and conducted tests as specified in test cases.
    * Noted and reported arising problems and issues and completed a problem report.

Skill Strengths (Breakdown in Percentages)

  • Testing Hardware (50%)

  • Embedded Systems (25%)

  • Provide test results (25%)

Project Description

Produced test cases using quality center based on software requirement specifications. Contributed to execution of test runs for medical hardware systems as well as tracked and analyzed bugs using track web software. Performed test scenarios executing with embedded UNIX environment software. Used FTP and SSH for transferring test results from device to test server effectively. Examined requirements, designed documents, and conducted tests as specified in test cases. Noted and reported arising problems and issues and completed a problem report.


LEAD SOFTWARE TEST ENGINEER @ (HIDDEN)

January 01, 2008 - August 01, 2008

Role Description

The Colorado Department of Labor & Employment connects job seekers with great jobs, provides an up-to-date and accurate picture of the economy to help decision making, assists workers who have been injured on the job, ensures fair labor practices, helps those who have lost their jobs by providing temporary wage replacement through unemployment benefits, and protects the workplace - and Colorado communities - with a variety of consumer protection and safety programs.

Responsibilities:

  • * Produced test cases using Quality Center based on software requirement specifications.
    * Authored automation scripts using QTP and completed test cases using QC tracking bugs using
    Track Web.
    * Generated and implemented multiple database queries, ensuring changes improve performance in
    Oracle from Teradata.
    * Participated in system reviews presented by development and analysis team members.
    * Created a detailed System Test Project Plan, ensuring review by appropriate parties including
    development and Quality Assurance.
    * Determined arising problems and discrepancies from expected results and compiled a problem
    report.

Skill Strengths (Breakdown in Percentages)

  • SQL (50%)

  • Onshore & offshore management (25%)

  • Status Reporting (25%)

Project Description

Produced test cases using Quality Center based on software requirement specifications. Authored automation scripts using QTP and completed test cases using QC tracking bugs using Track Web. Generated and implemented multiple database queries, ensuring changes improve performance in Oracle from Teradata. Participated in system reviews presented by development and analysis team members. Created a detailed System Test Project Plan, ensuring review by appropriate parties including development and Quality Assurance. Determined arising problems and discrepancies from expected results and compiled a problem report.

2007

LEAD SOFTWARE TEST ENGINEER @ (HIDDEN)

January 01, 2007 - January 01, 2008

Role Description

McKesson is the oldest and largest healthcare company in the nation, serving more than 50% of U.S. hospitals and 20% of physicians. We deliver one-third of all medications used daily in North America with operations in more than 16 countries

Responsibilities:

    1. Web based Testing
    2. Onshore and Offshore Coordination


    Skill Strengths (Breakdown in Percentages)

    • Software Testing (50%)

    • Project Meetings (25%)

    • Provide test results. (25%)

    Project Description

    Ran end-to-end testing for Prologis internal products including Prologis Map and Global Data Warehouse Management System. Managed Onshore and off-shore software engineer team that monitored system performance. Assisted with daily standup meetings, analyzed function requirements, and managed test case preparation and execution using HP ALM to meet company needs. Executed interactive and compatibility testing, and responsive UI testing using iPads and PCs. Oversaw test data for regression testing and enhanced scripts for reusability and modularity.

    2003

    MANAGER, SOFTWARE TEST ENGINEER @ (HIDDEN)

    March 01, 2003 - January 01, 2007

    Role Description

    SaaS based company

    Responsibilities:

      • Leadership Skills
      • Testing
      • QA Methodology.

    Skill Strengths (Breakdown in Percentages)

    • Strong Leadership. (50%)

    • Assurance Testing (25%)

    • Technical Hiring (25%)

    Project Description

    Arranged and managed product acceptance testing for set-top boxes according to standards and policies. Monitored and oversaw Quality Assurance standards according to project objectives and company processes. Designed Test Strategy and Test Plan Master Plan which has been followed to be the Standard Process to be followed. Managed Onshore and off-shore software engineers to ensure objective alignment and oversee daily processes; trained and coached new hires on best practices. Facilitated daily standup meetings, analyzed functional requirements, and handled test case reviews and execution successfully. Attained relevant code from Stash, changing and swapping branches as necessary using Git command lines in Terminal to compile and install latest iOS and Android apps. Authenticated user story implementation completion based on acceptance criteria. Produced and submitted reports to senior management according to current business requirements. Appointed to point of contact of development test team, liaising with developers, other testing teams, scrum master, Business Analyst, design team, and product owners. Employed Jira and Test Rail to monitor, capture, and manage project issues effectively. Conducted and completed interactive and compatibility testing, and responsive UI testing using an iPad and PC. Managed test data for regression testing and enhanced scripts for reusability and modularity. Implemented functional and performance testing, user acceptance testing, and system integration testing successfully.

    Education History

    Awards & Certificates

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