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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Accomplished QA Engineer and leader, with 5 years of overall automation experience and 2 years of quality assurance automation / test methodology experience. Successful at delivering critical, multi-quarter features on time with the utmost quality. Passion to be constantly learning and expanding my skillset.

  • Testing Methodologies: Scale, Load, End-to-End, Integration/API, Unit, Accessibility, UAT, System, Security, Performance, Usability, Compatibility, Ad-hoc
  • Programming/Markup Languages: Javascript, Python, HTML CSS (Educational experience utilized Java and C++)
  • Project Management Software: Jira, Smartsheets, Salesforce
  • Database Experience: SQL (MySQL), SOQL
  • DevOps/CICD/Version Control: Jenkins, Git, Web hooks
  • Network Services: FTP, SFTP, SSH, SMTP, SSO
  • Leadership: Effective Communicator and Public Speaker, Strategic Planning, Operational Analysis, Team Building, Risk and Mitigation Analysis, Project Oversight
Work History
CEO/Startup Founder, 05/2022 - 11/2022
Advance Auto Parts , , Lehi, UT
  • Built productive relationships with 23 partners in technology (digital marketing firms, other development shops and SaaS companies) to support strategic business objectives.
  • Hired 8 candidates in total in sales, operations and finance to drive sales efforts and maximize efficiency and growth.
  • Developed key operational, marketing and sales initiatives, including utilizing technologies like Hubspot for operations, LinkedIn for marketing efforts through podcast and relationship building material, and sales initiatives by attending events like Silicon Slopes Summit, WeRoc, Sharehouse, and Tribehouse events to drive and maintain business growth.
  • LinkedIn content initiative consisted of 2 posts daily about technology and relationship skills, which grew my network from 500 to 2600 in months, with majority of content engagements being chief level employees or founders (55%).
  • Reviewed individual department performance through weekly standup meetings and worked with my leadership team to constantly evaluate and improve processes, procedures and practices.
Software QA Engineer II, 06/2020 - 06/2022
Adp , , Provo, UT
  • Promoted from Software QA Engineer I to Software QA Engineer II in 1 year, uncommon for an engineering position.
  • Mentored my team of QA Engineers and worked with management to implement processes improvements to raise efficiency across the organization including 6 custom scripts to improve reporting and everyday task completion utilizing Google, Jira, Salesforce, and internal APIs.
  • As the senior Quality Engineer on my team, took on the most complex projects, including migrating the entire front end framework from AngularJS to ReactJS.
  • Proposed and implemented development and testing improvements like automated on-call reminders and a weekly efficiency brainstorm with QA engineers across the organization to positively impact performance and morale of members on the team.
  • Developed automated tests based on the test plan using different technologies like javascript, python, selenium, jest and internal frameworks.
  • Managed projects and provided project time estimates through Jira.
  • Utilized modern testing methodologies (e2e, integration, unit, scale, performance, security, etc) to create full coverage test plans to ensure the utmost quality, and worked with the software engineers and managers for agreement and test plan sign off.
  • Used MySQL and Salesforce Object Query Language (SOQL) for ad hoc projects.
  • Worked with Unix CLI to adhere to security protocols, using SSH to gain access to internal systems and APIs.
Lead Automation Developer, 07/2017 - 06/2020
Clubcorp Club Operations, Inc. , , Provo, UT
  • Was a driving force to create a Lead Automation Developer position at Qualtrics, in which I developed custom scripts using Javascript (briefly dealing with NodeJS and AngularJS syntax) for implementation consultants.
  • Apart from my position as an Implementation Consultant II for Research services, I created and managed a technical team to support automation scripts that I created to increase team efficiency through automation.
  • Led team meetings and collaborated with technical team members on automations to be implemented.
  • Saved over 4,500 hours of implementation hours through my automations, saving Qualtrics approximately 200,000K in implementation costs.
Implementation (Technology) Consultant II, 07/2017 - 06/2020
Rose Printing Company , , Provo, UT
  • Promoted from Implementation consultant I to implementation consultant II.
  • Implemented SaaS technology for our largest, most high profile clients, including Firefox, Google, Smuckers, BMW and Uber.
  • Became the leader of Uber, which was our highest visibility, high profile implementation project at Qualtrics. Lead of team to discuss strategies for success and implemented complex, multi-quarter projects.
  • Became a technical resource for senior implementation consultants, given my reputation for delivering creative and complex solutions for clients, including integrating web intercept technologies into client websites.
  • Authored custom training documentation and led in-person trainings for clients.
  • Worked with engineering to set up custom SFTP and SSO implementations for clients.
  • Utilized Salesforce to track and assign projects to myself and other teammates (briefly used Smartsheets before switching to Salesforce).
Product Specialist, 06/2016 - 06/2017
Company Name , , Provo, UT
  • Became a technical expert in integrating web intercept implementations onto customer websites.
  • Maintained record of daily individual activities, behaviors and pertinent incidents for patient analysis and assessment, including being a technical resource for the implementation of a new chat product feature for clients to increase customer satisfaction and department efficiency.
  • Troubleshot SMPT issues for clients and worked with engineering to mitigate blacklisting issues.
  • Worked with Engineers to get bugs and outages taken care of within SLAs.
  • Trained and provided coaching to 10+ junior team members.
Bachelor of Applied Science: Major: Technical Sales, Minor: Computer Science, Expected in 04/2016
Weber State University - Ogden, UT
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  • 3.93 GPA (Summa Cum Laude)
  • Awarded the Mr. Mac Full Ride Scholarship for GPA to the #1 Engineering School (non PHD) in Utah, #75 in the Nation for involvement in extracurricular activities like DECA, and relationships with professors and students.
  • International Champion: Sales Presentations - DECA Competition - Orlando, Florida - 2016
Associates of Applied Science: , Expected in 08/2014
LDS Business College - Salt Lake City, UT
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  • 4.0 Student
  • Dean's List
  • DECA student
  • Full Tuition Scholarship Recipient

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School Attended

  • Weber State University
  • LDS Business College

Job Titles Held:

  • CEO/Startup Founder
  • Software QA Engineer II
  • Lead Automation Developer
  • Implementation (Technology) Consultant II
  • Product Specialist


  • Bachelor of Applied Science
  • Associates of Applied Science

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