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RssInnovative Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

A highly accomplished technical leader, process engineer, trainer, implementer with extensive test process management and leadership, offering creative solutions which exceed business goals and improve return on investment.

Quality Assurance Specialist

Roswell, GA

About Me

Industry:

Information Technology

Occupation:

Quality Assurance Specialist

Highlights:

• Implemented modular testing process, tool standards, training, and metrics using industry standard HP testing tools to improve test coverage. • Led Flexible Spending Account of 7 associates including test team assignments, project tracking, metrics gathering, and project test report for production software release meetings improving documented test case coverage to meet project deliverables and schedules. • Minimized maintenance and rework which reduced the cost of ownership for automation test scripts. • Improved utilization of the modular test approach to execution of 59,000 test cases utilizing 35% automation in spring 2008. The testing team consisted of 7 FTE and the scheduled duration for functional and regression covered 139 days. • Increased the automation utilization to 55% from 35% during the summer 2008 test cycle as compared to spring 2008 release.

Ideal Companies:

Oracle, McKesson, HP
 

Education level:

High School/GED

Will Relocate:

No

Location:

Roswell, GA

Work Experiences

3/2006 - 3/2009

AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING

Individual Contributor

  • Responsible for conception, design, implementation, and mentoring of a Software Test Management solution, used by one of the world’s largest providers of business outsourcing solutions in a Agile software development environment. Further responsibilities included leading the testing effort, interfacing with off-shore testing associates, administration and customization of HP Quality Center, process improvement, metrics, manual test case planning, and automation of functional data driven scenarios utilizing HP Quick Test Pro (QTP).

12/1999 - 1/2006

MCKESSON PROVIDER TECHNOLOGIES

Individual Contributor

  • Acted as a focal point in supporting the testing organization in the nation’s largest Medical Information Corporation for the Enterprise Imaging Group Quality Assurance in both traditional waterfall development, and moving to an Agile development methodology. Provided key input to the software testing process, requirements definition process, selection of corporate standard testing tools from Mercury/HP, and the integration support of HP Quality Center to Rational Requisite Pro (Requirements Management) and Rational ClearQuest (Defect/Issue management).

2/1999 - 10/1999

CONNECT IMAGING

Director / VP

  • Responsible for engineering support and the software development of Medical Imaging software for diagnostic interpretation of radiology images for a small medical corporation.

7/1997 - 1/1999

PARAMETER DEVELOPMENTS INC

Individual Contributor

  • Assignments included technical support, installation, marketing, and response to request for proposals for a small medical device company. Activities included end user support 24X7, software requirement specification, system testing, system installation, and software coding.

11/1991 - 6/1997

VA MEDICAL CENTER

Individual Contributor

  • Computer Specialist 1996-1997 Worked as member of the Information Resource Management team in deployment of server and desktop computer systems in a local and wide area network. Utilized Novell networking and assisted in implementation of one of the first VA Windows NT network schemes. Directly responsible for supporting Radiology Medical Imaging system, voice dictation, and the radiology information system. Supervisor, Radiology Service 1991-1996 Supervised and trained a staff of three individuals to support the Medical Imaging system and radiology information system. Assisted the chief technologist and radiology administrative office in staffing schedules and supplies for the department. Provided budgeting figures to the administrative officer to assist in planning for future expansion of the medical imaging system. Supported the radiology information system, office automation system, and voice dictation system for the radiology department.

Education

1983

High School/GED Degree

Holmen High School

  • High School Degree

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