Analytical, client-focused and detail-oriented QA analyst with over 3 years of experience testing Web-based and Client/server applications. I have lead testing projects using Waterfall SDLC methodology focusing mainly on Functional and Automated testing. Documented track record of enhancing client satisfaction and streamlining testing efficiencies using my knowledge of SDLC and software testing principles. Skilled QA Analyst with high energy and integrity who is able to contribute effective and efficient solutions that help the business achieve desired solutions. Qualifications Critical Thinking Functional Testing Project/Test Management (Waterfall SDLC) Test Management (Waterfall SDLC) Test Scripting - Manual Process Improvement Writing and executing SQL queries Team leadership Accomplishments Test and production environment support outside of business hours, which led to the successful implementation of full a database transition of 16.7 billion records from IMS and DB2 databases to Oracle. Led efforts to transition functional manual test scripts to automation test scripts, resulting in 75% of regression script suites being automated. Increased productivity by streamlining junior tester training time using revamped team training process and reference materials. Increase tester CTFL certification rate by 25% by designing in house training material, instructing testers in CTFL certification material, and conducting practice exams. Achieved a 150% increase in employee engagement in the LGBT ERG, stimulating growth in the company's positive impact on the community.
Windows, MS Office Suite
IMS Mainframe system
Oracle SQL Developer, IBM Data Studio
Programming languages: Java, C++
SQL (Structured Query Language)
April 2014 to Current
AccentureSan Antonio, TXSenior Test Analyst
QA, and SME for client loan origination and disbursement system reports generation.
Local functional team lead tracks team status, trains team members, and reviews team deliverables Streamlines testing using requirements documents to build efficient test strategies that identify risks and clearly define test scenarios and test cases.
QA test planning, design and execution for a project that seamlessly migrated 16.7 billion records from IMS and DB2 databases to a new Oracle Infrastructure.
Reduced manual test execution timeline by leading efforts to transition from 100% manual testing to 75% automation test scenario coverage.
Prevented the introduction of multiple critical and major issues in the production environment by identifying critical software bugs during testing using industry standards based upon risk and frequency of occurrence in Jira.
Improved the productivity of functional team through the use of a structured review process and individualized efficiency goals.
Cut team test execution time for major projects by creating SQL query statements to verify test data using an Oracle database.
Enhanced client relations by providing high quality service to the client during test script reviews, walkthroughs and deliverable update processes.
Condensed test planning and scripting timeline by increasing production test team involvement in the design of DD, GD, RCA, and RDD documents.
Ensured timely delivery of test plans, scripts and results by attending project meetings, communicating with the project team, identifying issues that may prevent meeting deadlines and providing consistent testing status reports.
November 2012 to March 2014
AccentureSan Antonio, TXTest Analyst
QA for client loan origination and disbursement system reports generation, efficiently completed functional testing.
Minimized tester environment management errors through the creation of detailed documentation and reference material on test environment management.
Overhauled junior tester training process and built testing reference materials, increasing team productivity and efficiency by augmenting junior tester knowledge and decreasing senior tester time spent providing explanations.
Tested and supported the migration of 50 million records from IMS to DB2 database systems, improving system accuracy and efficiency.
Coordinated with geographically dispersed team members to successfully complete test release cycles ahead of deadlines.
Delivered expedient high quality test plans, scripts and results during major and maintenance releases, including expedited UAT issues outside of business hours.
August 2007 to April 2009
Rensselaer Career Development CenterTroy, NYAdministrative Assistant
Represented the career center during meetings with recruiters and students in the interview center.
Developed fresh and new presentation material for job fair seminars.