Experienced software tester with over ten years of software development experience; experienced QA Lead, Analyst, and Tester performing API, functional, database, regression, accessibility and UI testing of web-based applications for web, mobile, and desktop applications; experienced in sales, enrollment, invoicing, payment, data collection, and reporting systems across a wide variety of industries including agriculture, retail, insurance, health care, staffing, home mortgage, and security.
|Platform:||Windows 7, Windows 10, Linux Ubuntu, Mac OS, Android, iOS|
|Browsers:||IE11, Edge, Chrome, Firefox, Safari|
|CI / CD:||Jenkins, Bitbucket, Git, Subversion|
|Cloud:||Azure Data Factory, Portal, and Storage Explorer|
|IDE:||Visual Studio 2015|
|Applications:||Atom, GitHub, Microsoft Office 365, Power BI, Publisher, Visio, Visual Studio Code|
|Databases:||SQL Server, mySQL, Oracle|
|DBMS:||SQL Server Management Studio, MySQL Workbench, phpMyAdmin, Oracle SQL Developer, PL/SQL Developer|
|Languages:||HTML, SQL, XML|
|Methodologies:||Agile Scrum / Kanban|
|Testing Tools:||Atlassian JIRA, Confluence; Azure DevOps, SharePoint; ALM/Quality Center; Test Track Pro; Postman; Fiddler; NetTool; MobileLabs; Selenium IDE; TalkBack, VoiceOver, Jaws; XMind, Mindmup, Coggle|
Performed manual testing on a Kanban team building features for professional security monitoring; tested DIY IoT security devices for monitoring and alarm / dispatch purposes; tested hybrid mobile security applications using both a simulator and actual devices; participated in backlog grooming of user stories; created test cases based on acceptance criteria; identified test data; performed API, database, exploratory, functional, and UI testing in multiple environments using custom simulators and physical devices; analyzed test results, recorded defects and conducted bug regression; deployed new builds for testing via Jenkins and promoted builds to upper environments; screened resumes for other QA candidates.
Performed manual testing on a Scrum team of 3-5 developers building payment features for a mobile sales application which processes 25% of annual sales revenue in just a two-week period—over $1 billion in revenue; performed backlog grooming of user stories; identified test data; created test cases, executed tests, analyzed results, recorded defects and conducted bug regression; executed weekly release testing of web and mobile applications; identified/consolidated tests for automation; managed defects using Microsoft Test Manager; participated in all Scrum ceremonies.
Performed ambiguity review of business requirements; executed manual system integration and regression testing of web applications; created test cases based on business requirements and functional specifications; generated test data; executed tests, analyzed results, recorded defects, and conducted bug regression; managed defects using Quality Center; communicated test status.
Performed manual testing on a Scrum team building features for an online job board catering to employers and job seekers; participated in backlog grooming of user stories; created test cases based on acceptance criteria; executed manual functional and regression testing of mobile and web applications; analyzed test results, recorded defects, and conducted bug regression; updated Selenium IDE test scripts; managed defects using Quality Center; participated in all Scrum ceremonies.
Sr. Software QA Tester
BCSSI (now GDIT)
Feb. 2010 – Aug. 2011
West Des Moines, IA
Performed ambiguity review of business requirements; executed manual functional, database, regression, and stress testing of web-based data submission and reporting applications; maintained/updated test cases based on business requirements and detailed design; analyzed test results, recorded defects, and conducted bug regression; managed defects using Test Track Pro; communicated test status to QA Lead
Sr. Software Tester
IFMC (now Telligen)
Mar. 2007 – Jun. 2009
West Des Moines, IA
Performed ambiguity review of business requirements; developed test plans, test traceability, test scenarios, and test cases based on business requirements, functional specifications, use cases, and GUI design; generated test data; directed test execution, defect reporting, status reporting, and bug regression for each test cycle; performed manual functional, regression, GUI, and content testing of web-based applications; managed defects using Test Track Pro and Quality Center; coordinated with overall project team to mitigate risk and impact of changes to project milestones and schedule; scheduled software releases to QA environment with deployments team; coordinated with a 3rd Party Vendor to conduct IV&V testing; served as a Subject Matter Expert to Production Support for application issues in Production
- Des Moines Area Quality Assurance Association (DAQAA) Oct. 2010 – Present
- Vice President / Treasurer, DAQAA Board of Directors, Jan. 2016 – Present
- Communication and Marketing Chair, DAQAA Board of Directors, Jan. 2014 – Dec. 2016
- Agile Iowa Jul. 2012 – Present
- Des Moines Web Geeks Mar. 2013 – Present
- Iowa .NET User Group Jul. 2013 – Present
- Central Iowa Java Users Group 2013 – Present
- Communications Chair, Jan. 2020 – Present
- At-Large Board Member, Jan 2019 – Dec. 2019
- Association for Software Testing Jun. 2017 – Present