Quality Assurance professional with 5 years' manual and automated experience testing client-server and web-based applications. Experience translating user stories, acceptance criteria, and defect resolutions into test cases. Demonstrated understanding of test plans, with attention to detail and the personal initiative to work through questions. Strong communication, documentation, planning, and decision-making skills.
Agile/Scrum Testing and Processes
Test Plans, Cases, and Processes
Functional Requirements Scripting and Documentation
Integration and Regression Testing
UI and Database Testing
Test Strategies and Coverages
Business Test AnalystJan 2016 to Current Berkley Technology Services － Urbandale, IA
Integral member of agile team dedicated to supporting and implementing enhancements for property and casualty insurance underwriting system (BUS).
Develop, create, modify, and execute test cases based upon business needs/requirements and associated user stories, epics, acceptance criteria, and assumptions.
Find and triage system defects, retest fixes, and document conditions and results.
Coordinate quarterly regression and solidification testing efforts for BUS team.
Sr. Engineering Project AssistantAug 2010 to Nov 2015 ROCKWELL COLLINS － Cedar Rapids, IA
Exercised sound judgment in troubleshooting and developing solutions to engineering process issues.
Entrusted to accurately interpret and communicate highly complex trends that formed the basis for determining international asset allocation.
Prepared precise, high-quality internal and customer presentations.
Lead weekly meetings with domestic and international attendees ensuring crucial commercial project milestones were on task.
QA AnalystJun 2010 to Aug 2010 Athene － West Des Moines, IA
Conducted manual and automated testing for life and annuity transaction system initiatives.
Led quality efforts for implementation of Workday HRIS system.
Prepared daily project status reports and management review reports.
Worked closely with business analysts and developers to quickly resolve identified problems.
Testing Specialist II QA LeadAug 2004 to Feb 2010 ADP － West Des Moines, IA
Created master test plan and test strategy for QA support of HR, health, and welfare benefits system.
Spearheaded system test case planning, creation, and execution.
Facilitated user acceptance and regression testing as required working in tandem with business; lead all testing phase efforts.
Communicated test progress, test results, and other relevant information to project stakeholders and management.
Associate Business AnalystAug 2001 to Aug 2004 ADP － West Des Moines, IA
Responsible for requirements gathering, analysis, and design of products/solutions that supported business needs.
Worked closely with vendors/internal teams during design stage to ensure products/solutions would meet business needs.
Defined, developed, and managed the necessary collateral and artifacts for the team to use during development.
Ensured new system products/features met the business needs and requirements; coordinated integration and user acceptance testing.
Education and Training
MBA, Business AdministrationRegis University － Denver, COBusiness Administration
BA, HistoryUniversity of Iowa － Iowa City, IAHistory
HP Quality Center, HP Quick Test Professional, IBM Rational Quality Manager, JIRA, SQL, Sharepoint, TFS, XML