Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Proficient Quality Analyst with 5 years experience handling and resolving critical quality problems using research abilities. Strong analytical, organizational and planning abilities. Consistently works with minimum supervision. Independent and self-directed.

  • Professional five years of experience as Professional Quality Assurance Analyst in the fast paced and diverse Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) environments with advanced combination of Manual and Automated testing experience of complex server, web-based and desktop applications
  • Comfortable with working in Agile-Scrum and Waterfall environments
  • Expertise in Smoke/Sanity, GUI, Functional, End-to-End, Back-End, Integration, Regression and Performance/Volume testing of desktop application and/or web based
  • Collaborated with Software Development Management and Cross-Function teams to review and analyze new Product Specifications, Business Requirements and Technical Documents
  • High level of expertise in Software Test Life Cycle (STLC) starting from creating of Test Strategy, Test Plan, and Test Scenarios to execution of complex Test Cases and dealing with software defects
  • Proficient in creating Requirement Traceability Matrix to assure all requirements are covered by test cases
  • Experience in documenting descriptive tests and defects utilizing HP ALM or JIRA tools for Agile
  • Highly efficient in writing SQL queries to access databases and implement Back-end testing
  • Solid knowledge of Capital Market and Financial Instruments, excellent understanding of equity and options trading, ETF and mutual funds, fixed income trade flows
  • Excellent Analytical skills and Domain knowledge in testing Trade Order Management System (OMS) and Electronic Trading Systems throughout the whole Trade Life Cycle, from trade creation to settlement of a trade
  • Proficient in analyzing and comparing captured data against extracted FIX logs by manipulating Linux commands to test the integrity of stored data from front end and back end
  • Performed End-to-End testing with automated scenarios and playlists using VeriFIX to simulate Exchange/brokers or Client-side sessions.
  • Analyze and root cause defects and to ensure delivery of high-quality software solutions
  • Great Team-player, Experience of working closely with developers, project managers and BA’s.
  • Platforms :Windows, Unix / Linux
  • Languages: SQL, Python, XML, HTML, FIX protocol
  • Tools: MS SQL Server, Jira , VeriFIX, Selenium WebDriver (Python) Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
02/2020 to Current QA Analyst Digital Operative | Del Mar, CA,
  • Review and analyze user stories, create,execute and maintain detailed test plans and test cases. Analyze business requirements, design documents for completeness and testability.
  • Create and execute SQL scripts used for test validation
  • Participate in grooming sessions, stand up meetings and sprint retrospectives meetings to receive updated business information and exchanging current working stages with different teams.
  • Utilize technical skills for back-end testing like troubleshooting and navigating Shell commands in Linux environments and creating SQL queries to check data quality in Database.
  • Assist automation team on debugging scripts and discussed regressions scripts to enhance testing scope.
  • Gained financial and technical knowledge testing fixed income products like bonds, treasuries etc.
  • Perform execution of test cases, test scripts, capture test results, test metrics and report them.
  • Identify and track system defects, Perform root cause analysis of the defects and work with the development team to resolve them.
  • Perform and coordinate system verification and validation test activities utilizing various tools such as HP Quality Center/Application lifecycle Management.
  • Perform Quality Assurance testing activities to ensure the applications and products and/or releases are in compliance with the Quality Assurance standards of the organization.
02/2017 to 12/2019 QA Analyst Digital Operative | San Diego, CA,

Fixed Income Investments – web-based application for an investor to minimize losses due to factors that affect the overall performance of the financial market in which he is involved. The application does the calculation of historical values and possibilities of market risk. The system provides services at risk management with fixed income as well as separately managed accounts providing a customized approach to investing needs.


  • Worked in fast-paced Agile environment as part of QA team with focus on Fixed Income Trading workflow.
  • Analyzed Business Requirement Documents (BRD) and Functional Specification Documents to determine which documents were important for functional and system testing.
  • Participated in creating and maintaining test plans, test scenarios, test cases and requirement traceability.
  • Performed GUI, Functional and Regression testing of the application.
  • Utilized MS SQL Server to construct complicated and simple queries using Joins and other clauses for Backend/Database testing.
  • Used MS Excel for data comparison, data cleansing, data converting and calculation of yield and spread using VLOOKUP functions, formulas and filtering.
  • Wrote and executed tests and employed JIRA for logging, editing and tracking Defects.
  • Compared trade's FIX messages for RFQ: new order, acknowledgment, execution, cancellation, allocation.
  • Tracked and escalated unresolved and high-priority defects.
  • Participated in root cause analysis for defects and provided process improvement suggestions to eliminate future occurrences of similar defects.
  • Parameterized the test scripts to run with different sets of data.
  • Participated in stand up, daily meetings to have a discussion on any new enhancements, requirement changes and the overall status of executed test cases.
03/2016 to 01/2017 Software QA Tester Hearth & Home Technologies | Prior Lake, MN,

Online Banking Services - web based application developed to open, manage and maintain personal accounts. Also helps customers to perform online transactions including checking balances, tracking recent transactions and deposits, receiving paperless statements, transferring funds, etc.


  • Involved in developing a comprehensive test plan for the testing process
  • Coordinated with the development team to identify Functional Areas and Test Scenarios that needed to be tested
  • Attended walkthrough meetings for reviewing the testing process with the QA team, Developers, Projects Managers and Business Analysts
  • Performed sanity, smoke, GUI/Usability and Functionality testing on the application.
  • Performed manual execution of the test cases to verify the expected results
  • Investigated defects and interacted with developers to resolve technical issues
  • Identified and reported application issues using JIRA, ensured issue/problem resolution and timely communication between Developers and the Lead QA Analyst
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1997 Master's | Russian Language And Literature Samarkand State University, Samarkand, GPA:
  • Minor in Technology

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