Release Management Specialist resume example with 11+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Motivated and results-driven Senior Software Test Engineer/Test Lead with 13+ years of extensive experience in Information Technology, of which 7+ years of experience in Automation with full system development lifecycle experience, including designing, developing, and implementing test plans and test processes. Proven ability to identify business needs and develop valuable solutions to improve accuracy and process efficiency seeking an opportunity to drive business effectiveness through automation.

Developed enterprise-wide test automation strategies that optimize processes and drive growth. Highly effective at organizing data and implementing successful approaches. Proven achievement in bringing projects to completion ahead of schedule and under budget. Experienced in training team members and completing full program reviews at all stages of development. Demonstrated success as a team leader and project manager.

  • Programming/Scripting/Framework : Core Java, Spring Boot (Basics), Spring Jdbc Template
  • API Automation Libraries/Tools : SoapUI, Rest Assured
  • Build Tool : Apache Maven
  • Databases Tools : Oracle, SQL Developer++,
  • Planning, Teamwork
  • Behavior Driven Development : Cucumber, Selenium
  • Code Quality Analysis tool : SonarQube, Apache Maven Checkstyle,
  • Agile Tools / Defect Monitoring : Rally, JIRA, HP Quality Center
  • Agile, Designing, Object-oriented, UNIX shell scripts
  • Business Systems
  • Project Management
  • UI Automation Libraries/Tools : Selenium, Chrome Developer Tool, Firebug, XPATHChecker, Adobe Pulse Digital Debugger
  • Mutation Tools : PIT
  • Automated Pipeline Tool : Jenkins, GO Pipeline
  • IDE/Editors : IntelliJ, Eclipse, Notepad++
  • Project Management
  • Unit Test Framework : Junit, TestNG
  • Spring Batch/Linux Automation : Jcraft
  • Version Control Tools / Clients : SVN, GIT, GitHub, Bitbucket, Tortoise GIT/SVN
  • Load Automation Tools : JMeter
  • Quality Assurance
  • Organizational Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Change Management
  • Test Strategies And Test Plan Creation
  • Program management expertise
  • ServiceNow
  • PowerBI
Work History
Release Management Specialist, 06/2022 to Current
Realtor.ComChicago, IL,
  • Devised and implemented processes and procedures to streamline operations.
  • Developed effective improvement Automation Reports on ServiceNow with goals and specifications for releases.
  • Schedule the release readiness reviews before deployment and milestone reviews after each release.
  • Create plans for the implementation and deployment as per the release schedule.
  • Plan and give weekly updates on the release activities
  • Schedule the CAB meetings to discuss the release schedules with the team and find roadblocks, if any.
  • Maintain documentation related to procedures on build and release, various notifications lists, and dependencies.
  • Constructing a release calendar for the different projects to have a centralized view of all releases.
  • Manage and mitigate risks and resolve issues regarding release quality and schedule.
  • Continuously monitor projects that has global impact and provide reports about their progress.
  • Ensuring all team members are adhering to engineering best practices as well as enforcing Production Support Readiness.
  • Managed time efficiently in order to complete all tasks within deadlines
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in managing projects from concept to completion
Senior Software Quality Assurance Technical Lead, 01/2020 to 06/2022
Verizon Media (Former Oath)Baltimore, MD,
  • Contributed in development of Technical and Quality Product Specifications after collecting Merchandising inputs.
  • Coordinated activities with QA and Product team and participated in post-implementation reviews by providing input related to technical design of new testing applications/systems and architecture.
  • Liaised between quality control and other departments and contractors, providing project updates and consultation.
  • Determined root cause of deviations and non-conforming results and implemented appropriate corrective and preventive actions throughout product development process.
  • Recorded and organized test data for report generation and analysis.
  • Created accurate and efficient test scripts to manage automated testing of certain products and features.
  • Consulted regularly with internal QE team members on application development project status, new project proposals and software-related technical issues.
  • Increased and improved knowledge in automation testing and tools such as READYAPI, SOAP UI by engaging in all available trainings and seminars.
  • Designed and developed automation scripts using open source tools and reviewed all test cases and test scripts for quality and identified additional areas to review..
  • Reviewed requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback.
  • Debugged code and located root causes of problems by reviewing configuration files and logs.
  • Used Dev Ops tools like JENKINs to run test cases on pipeline.
  • Exposure of bug tracking and task management software's such as JIRA and HP ALM.
  • Established company automation methodology, frameworks and tools by monitoring emerging test automation frameworks, technologies and best practices for useful developments..
  • Trained developers and quality assurance team members in automation programs and processes.
  • Identified appropriate situations for implementing test automation, accounting for situations where automated testing was counterproductive.
  • Planned and devised cohesive test plans for internal projects.
  • Updated and maintained project documentation for detailed recordkeeping.
  • Documented and executed detailed test plans and test cases and summarized and logged audit findings for reporting purposes.
  • Conducted data review and followed standard practices to find solutions.
Senior Software Engineer in Test, 09/2014 to 01/2020
Anveta.IncCity, STATE,

Client: Barclays

  • Member of Apply component team where involvement was in tool evaluation and designing solution to new spring batch-based application
  • Established best practices and innovative solutions to enhance production rates and quality of outputs
  • Maintained, debugged and optimized automation programs
  • Performed needs and gaps analysis procedures and detailed data reviews to optimize implementation
  • Reviewed all test cases and test scripts for quality and purposely looked for additional areas to review
  • Trained developers and quality assurance team members in automation programs and processes
  • Successfully delivered organization -wide training on Mutation Testing and Java API's like Jcraft
  • Implemented SonarQube on test code and helped integrate suites with Jenkins
  • Responsible for creating multiple utilities using Java API's to minimize test data preparation time
  • Involved in analyzing business needs and understanding scope of test coverage
  • Used SVN/Stash as Source code Version control
  • Writing functional test cases in cucumber feature files which will help TE to run test cases
  • Performed Object Oriented Analysis Design to design required objective for Application
  • Implemented various data and system validation procedures
  • Participated in application development process and code reviews
  • Need to write Unit test cases and functional test cases to support applications
  • Used Activity Monitor to optimize queries and enhance performance of test coverage on services
  • Implemented contract test framework using spring cloud contract libraries to avoid contractual failures with other dependent systems
  • Implemented integration test framework for command and query-based application to verify component functionality during project build
  • Created automation jobs to run system test in Jenkins CI pipeline after build & deployments
  • Closely work with release and configuration teams during regular APPLY releases
  • Implemented Database validation framework using Spring JDBC to validate DB during credit card application process
  • Created Apply service regression suite to run against legacy SOAP and REST services
  • Wrote UNIX shell scripts to validate logs during application process to capture sensitive data and unknown exceptions in back end
  • Developing UI automation framework, which can be used by other CAD teams to validate their UI screens
  • Development of smoke test job, which will run after every DEV deployments to make sure faulty code is not promoting to QA environment
  • Crimson report validation against sprint stories and release tags.
  • Lead and motivate a collaborative team comprising of Tech leads, QA Managers, SME’s, Automation Resources and Testers, utilizing a range of project methodologies
  • Develop, review and manage well-defined work plans, financial plans, staffing plans, health/status metrics, risk & issue tracking.
  • Delivered Key implementations for BCUS in the APPLY or OTHER areas.
  • Implement Automation Frameworks, Strategies and provide customized solutions for improved ROI and automation savings
Software Developer, 06/2010 to 10/2013
VINtek.IncCity, STATE,
  • VINtek.Inc is leading Electronic Lien & Title company
  • This e-lending Project is aimed at Clients (Banks and other Organizations) who save their Loans and Title Information in VIntekTime application and E-lending application which have been build using Java and SQL database
  • Responsibilities:
  • Member of Software development team tasked with development and expansion of Loan and Collateral information Using SQL and involved in development of UI for other clients like BOA
  • Involved in analyzing business needs, system and database designing
  • Used CVS as Source code Version control
  • Performed Object Oriented Analysis Design to design required objective for Application
  • Implemented various data and system validation procedures
  • Participated in application development process and code reviews of database objects
  • Uploading of periodic data from Secured FTP sites
  • Performed Encryption and Decryption of files from PGP to Text format
  • Used Activity Monitor and SQL Profiler to optimize queries and enhance performance of database servers
  • Participated in development of automating all Import and Export Jobs those are processed by UI to upload data on UI where client have been provided Login credentials to verify data that was uploaded on Systems
  • Exchanged public keys with client to generate file in PGP format where file is encrypted in PGP format when it is uploaded on FTP server
  • Used FTP server login credentials provided by user to upload files on FTP server after job is being processed through Job scheduler
  • Designed Adobe Forms that were processed by DMV through VINtek and POA forms for different states using Adobe Life Cycle Designer
  • Re-Designed XDP forms using Adobe Life Cycle Designer and fields were auto populated when documents were generated through UI
  • Extensive working on Change and work requests coming through Bugzilla for development of current UI
  • Implemented server-side task using JBOSS and XML
  • Setting up logical/physical backups for newly created databases
  • Imported data from MS Access and MS Excel to SQL Server
  • Used Redgate tool to compare production and Test Database
  • Documented how to do Production Updates and also current working layout of user interface using Use Cases
  • Developed and implemented Server maintenance plan
  • Implemented Use Cases for developing all new features of existing UI
  • Liaised with project management and development teams to identify and control, and automation opportunities to improve overall access to information
  • Developed test plans and test procedures
  • Documented MS SQL Server database design, and E-R relationships between tables and Views using MSViso
  • Involved in all Production Updates and active team member in taking challenging tasks
  • Knowledgeable of relational database and implementation within database management system
  • Created business requirements documents for several platforms for VINtek
  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, Amazon - Nov 03, 2025
  • ITIL Foundation in IT Service Management, PeopleCert - Feb 19, 2026
Master of Science: Project Management, Expected in 07/2019
Harrisburg University of Science And Technology - Harrisburg, PA
Master of Science: Computer Science, Expected in 05/2010
University of Northern Virginia - Manassas, VA

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School Attended

  • Harrisburg University of Science And Technology
  • University of Northern Virginia

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  • Release Management Specialist
  • Senior Software Quality Assurance Technical Lead
  • Senior Software Engineer in Test
  • Software Developer


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