(555) 432-1000,
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Senior Test Engineer with over 14 years of experiences in software testing and support. Skilled in functional, integration, regression testing, Agile process, and developing both exploratory and automation test.

  • Strong Problem Solver
  • Highly Flexible and Adaptable
  • Collaborative Team Player
  • Organized and Detail-Oriented
  • Results and Deadline-Driven
  • Cross-Functional Team Collaboration
  • Test Program Development
  • Manual Testing
  • Test Procedure Documentation
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Testing Analytics
  • Script and Scenario Design
  • Defect Tracking and Reporting
  • Automated Testing Frameworks
  • Scenarios and Use Cases
  • Time Management and Prioritization
  • Teamwork and Positive Attitude
  • Continuous Learning
  • Team Mentoring
  • White Box Testing
  • Software Defect Documentation
  • Software Development Tools: JIRA, Confluence
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Programming Languages: Java, C#
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Continuous-Integration Testing
  • Training and Onboarding
  • Scrum Methodology
  • iOS and Android Testing
  • Bug Tracking and Resolution
  • Version Control Systems: Git
  • Agile Best Practices
  • Black Box Testing
  • Test Plans and Test Methodologies
  • Passionate about Quality
  • Software Functionality Feedback
Education and Training
North Carolina Wesleyan College Rocky Mount, NC Expected in 12/2001 Bachelor of Science : Computer Information System - GPA :
East Carolina University Greenville, NC Expected in 06/1995 Associate of Arts : Mathematics - GPA :
Northwestern Mutual - Senior Test Engineer
Minneapolis, MN, 04/2014 - Current
  • Authored and maintained test cases and scripts for both manual and automated testing.
  • Performed regression tests for each build in order to check defect resolutions and overall software performance.
  • Investigated and reproduced defects and documented problems in [Software].
  • Conducted manual and automated tests in alignment with specifications and regulations and reported results.
  • Evaluated test results and generated reports for development teams.
  • Performed root cause analysis of problems, documented faults in tracking system and generated daily reports.
  • Mentored less experienced testers to improve performance, assess compliance and train on software like [Name].
  • Implemented quality assurance testing methodologies and controls.
  • Assessed project scope and defined requirements for testability.
  • Integrated Agile software delivery methodology into all testing phases to expedite and enhance final product releases.
  • Verified development and maintenance of regression test suites, analyzing compliance with prescribed standards and alignment with outcome tolerances.
  • Set up automation frameworks, tools and methodology to assist future users and streamline automation.
  • Created manual system-level test plans for [Type] products, outlining related procedures and advising on necessary diagnostic tools.
  • Collaborated with cross-functional engineering teams to support holistic approaches to [Software] development.
Caterpillar - Development Tester
Sumter, SC, 02/2008 - 04/2014
  • Designed and updated test cases to complete consistent manual tests.
  • Monitored project progress and quickly addressed problems to complete testing on schedule.
  • Oversaw user acceptance testing and reporting to review software use by consumers in real-world scenarios.
  • Assigned test jobs to team members and evaluated performance.
  • Identified issues and bugs using [Type] and [Type] testing and verification tools.
  • Updated requirements traceability matrix to document requirement ID, type, description and test case status.
  • Documented identified defects using [Software] and helped developers complete further testing and resolve issues.
  • Produced test scripts for new automated software testing rounds.
  • Collaborated with management to establish testing plans develop improvement strategies.
  • Documented test findings by logging data in [Software] for further review by [Job title].
  • Maintained detailed recordkeeping and updated project documentation to compile reports.
  • Assessed products against design requirements and customer demands.
  • Reviewed configuration files, logs and sections of code to complete debugging and locate breakdown sources.
  • Tracked software bugs and detailed all information regarding findings and resolution techniques in documentation for [Job title]s.
  • Checked software programs for usability, functionality and design issues.
  • Communicated with [Type] and [Type] departments regarding defects and [Type] issues and implemented effective solutions.
John Deere - IT Analyst
City, STATE, 10/2005 - 02/2008
  • Troubleshot and resolved problems with programs and systems.
  • Troubleshot malfunctions with systems and programs to pinpoint root cause of issues and restore.
  • Observed staff to study daily tasks regarding information processing and performance to better understand business system needs.
  • Expanded systems with new features and structural components.
  • Formulated and designed computer systems using data modeling, information engineering and structured analysis.
  • Developed and managed project plans while providing status updates to management.
  • Maintained quality-focused performance benchmarks and schedules when directing project teams.
  • Explored new technologies and tools that quality assurance team could use for testing purposes.
  • Trained end-users in best practices to minimize errors and protect key data.

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