highlights of qualification

 • Over 22 years of software testing experience specializing in automated testing of multi-tier mainframe/client-server financial, telecommunications, scientific and          e-commerce applications

• Extensive management and hands-on experience of test methodologies, developing project plans, project schedules, test plans, requirements traceability matrices, test procedures, and test summary reports

• Performed various roles ranging from test analyst to test architect for small and large scale projects

• Wide range of knowledge with performing automated testing in a mainframe and client-server environment that include requirements management, test management, test data management, functional testing, and performance testing

• Understands the full lifecycle, the challenges, and the associated mitigations of transitioning from manual testing to automated testing

• Experienced in the use of agile approaches, including Extreme Programming, Test-Driven Development and Scrum.

• Experience with testing applications built in a 2-tier, 3-tier, and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) environment

• Led several proof of concept efforts which entailed the evaluation various automated test tools developed by HP-Mercury, IBM, Merant, and Borland, to name a few

• Developed hardware, software, and budgetary requirements for the build-out of client-server test environments that will support the implementation of automated testing tools

• Conducted several interviews of prospective test engineers to staff testing efforts at various client sites

• Excellent organizational and analytical skills with a proven ability to manage projects within the allocated budget and schedule

• Self-motivated and willingness to take on challenging roles; tough assignments; and work to tight deadlines