fxgo qa team lead resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Quality Assurance professional with over 12 years of experience testing electronic trading software with a passion for process improvement, project management and test automation. Over six years experience leading the FXGO QA team and five years experience testing Mortgage, CDS, and IRS trading workflows in TOMS.

  • Continuous Quality Improvement
  • Leading, mentoring and developing teams
  • Project Management
  • Software Development Life Cycle
  • Automated Testing Frameworks
  • Cross-Functional Team Collaboration
  • Test Plans and Test Methodologies
  • Software Documentation Review
  • Workload Prioritization
  • Regulated Trading Venues
  • Black Box Testing
  • Defect Tracking and Reporting
Work History
FXGO QA Team Lead, 01/2014 to Current
Bloomberg LPCity, STATE,
  • Revised and implemented weekly software release procedures to provide better transparency among all stakeholders and further reduce defects from reaching production.
  • Lead, managed and help prioritized projects and tasks in JIRA among the team comprised of 9 QA Analysts and 1 QA Engineer.
  • Managed weekly release calls to coordinate final Go/No Go sign off for all features releasing to production each week.
  • Advocated to obtain and implement proper test environments (BETA/QA) to better isolate and identify defects early and to improve stability of weekly execution of automated scripts.
  • Starting with no documented regression tests, lead the team in building hundreds of FX electronic trading workflow scripts covering tens of thousands of unique tests to ensure the quality of software releases each week.
  • Worked with the team to analyze MIFID II requirements to enable FXGO to operate as a multi Lateral Trading Facility (MTF).
  • Extensive experience interviewing, hiring, and providing training and development to new QA hires
  • Co-product managed to develop new features for our in-house, proprietary automated test tool (ASW) leveraged by over 300 internal users.
  • Provided in-depth Automated Script Writer (ASW) training to other QA and Eng teams across the firm and assisted them to develop their own test infrastructures.
  • Experienced in writing writing test scenarios using Gherkin syntax and implemented templates to improve the process of creating user acceptance tests and track progress on individual projects.
  • Adopted a 'Shift Left' strategy among our Product, Engineering and QA (three amigos) teams to ensure QA is consistently engaged early in projects during requirements gathering.
  • Managed a complete re-write of our automated test inventory when our trading applications had significant changes in software infrastructure.
TOMS QA Analyst, 04/2009 to 12/2013
Bloomberg LPCity, STATE,
  • Analyzed new feature requirements and developed test plans to support various TOMS trade workflows including those for Mortgages, CDS and IRS.
  • Created and maintained scalable automated UI regression tests to ensure the highest level of quality and mitigate risk prior to weekly code releases.
  • Closely collaborated with our Product and Engineering teams throughout the software development life cycle.
  • Analyzed Dodd-Frank requirements to build comprehensive testing to support derivatives trading on our Swap Execution Facility (SEF).
  • Reported and tracked defects in BETA and consistently performed post mortem analysis on client reported bugs in production.
  • Periodically reviewed the current state of regression to ensure our Eng and Product teams remained apprised of recent tests added to the test inventory.
  • Shared best automation test practices among the team that improved stability and efficiency of our tests.
Professional Pharmaceutical Representative, 01/2003 to 12/2007
Johnson & JohnsonCity, STATE,
  • Devised and implemented customer specific pre and post call selling approach that evaluated and addressed the practitioners’ perspectives and the institutions philosophies within compliance guidelines.
  • Consistent top 10% sales performer while promoting products from a wide range of therapeutic areas including pain management, gastrointestinal, anti-infectives and antipsychotics.
  • Leveraged clinical studies and marketing aids to support the case for the value proposition when selling.
  • Developed and maintained a territory coverage plan that maximized selling time among medical professionals within the target sales territory.
  • Analyzed business analytics to recognize territory opportunities, strengths, and trends, to monitor the effectiveness of business plans.
  • 2006 Regional Business Director Award for outstanding sales results in multiple products.
Marketing Communications Analyst, 06/2001 to 12/2002
Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies Of Johnson & JohnsonCity, STATE,
  • Supported the Duragesic and Sporonox brand teams by managing all advertising and promotion materials including medical studies, websites, brochures, and branded goods.
  • Prepared all promotional materials for submission to the weekly Legal Medical Review Board to ensure all branding was in-scope and FDA compliant.
  • Managed the budget between the Brand teams and Marketing Communications department.
Bachelor of Arts: Economics & Political Science, Expected in to University of Rochester - Rochester, NY

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School Attended

  • University of Rochester

Job Titles Held:

  • FXGO QA Team Lead
  • TOMS QA Analyst
  • Professional Pharmaceutical Representative
  • Marketing Communications Analyst


  • Bachelor of Arts

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