Senior QA Tester | Prior IBM Mainframe development experience | 20+-Years Record of Proven Results
Senior QA Tester with full system development life cycle experience, including designing,
developing and implementing test plans, and test cases
Solid experience in front end UI testing as well as back end testing
Qualification includes 6 years of QA Software Testingand 20+ years in Application software development
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Prior Customs and Border Protection experience
Unix, scripting and Autosys
Senior Software Quality Assurance Tester , 09/2011 to Current Freddie Mac – MClean, VA
Participated in three project teams - Legacy Remediation (LR), Corporate Data Warehouse (CDW) Quality Reports, and Broker Price Opinion (BPO) - as a Software Quality Assurance Tester.
Analyzed Requirements, created, and executed (SIT) manual and automated test cases to uncover, identify and document software problems and their causes
Wrote SQLs based on business requirements and design
Created test data and RTM
Conductedformal and informal Test Plan and Test Results reviews with Team Lead and Project Team
Assisted business area during UAT and E2E
Interim job while in non-IT profession, 06/2009 to 08/2011 Self Employed – Ashburn, VA Held non IT related work (house remodeling and
event photographer) to support my family of wife and four college age children.
Through God's Grace we were able to meet all our financial obligations, effectively
utilize my time to further develop my QA Tester skills (enrolled and attended
several computer classes at the NOVA community college), and provide spiritual
leadership to our four children to successfully pursue their individual career
interest in the Medical and Educational professions.
Software Quality Assurance Tester, 07/2005 to 05/2009 Customs and Border Protection (CBP) – Tysons Corner, VA Team member of the CBP Automated Commercial Environment (ACE)
application Modernization Project team as a Software Quality Assurance Tester.
Created test cases to validate Business, Design, and Performance requirements
Conducted test plan and test results review with Project Team
Documented software defects using bug tracking system and reported defects involving program functionality, output, online screen and content to software developers
Worked with development team to recreate and resolve defects
Mainframe Developer, 07/2000 to 06/2005 Customs and Border Protection – Alexandria, VA Developed and maintained the Automated Export application
system using a development tool (Cool Gen) in an IBM mainframe environment
using CICS, DB2, DB2 SQL and MQ.
Mainframe Developer, 06/1995 to 06/2000 Advanced Technology Resource, Inc – Arlington, VA
Worked as a Cool Gen developer supporting several Clients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Claim Management
Patent Trademark Office Business - Patent Exam
Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) System
Naval Transportation & Financial Systems - FACTS
Department of Social Services - FAMIS Project
Mainframe Developer, 03/1994 to 05/1995 Department of Education – Arlington, VA Developed and implemented the Department of Education application system for managing defaulted loans for 8000+ schools, 30,000+ lenders and 100+ guaranty agencies.
Senior IEF Consultant, 11/1992 to 02/1994 Price Waterhouse – Milwaukee, WI Served as a team member for the Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) Project as a IEF Developer
Assisted team members in Business System Development (BSD) and project implementation.
Business Analyst, 02/1989 to 10/1992 Mobil Oil Corporation – Dallas, TX Completed Business Area Analysis for the Customer Business Area
Systems Programmer / Analyst, 01/1982 to 01/1989 Texas Instruments – Dallas, TX Served as an application maintenance developer for the Chart of Accounts, Currency Ledger, Organizational Database, Human Resource and Facility systems applications
Bachelor of Arts: System Analysis, Dec. 1981 University of Texas - Arlington, Texas
Associate of Applied Science: Data Processing, May 1978 State University of New York - Alfred, New York