Sheila V

Quality Assurance Specialist - 19 Years of Experience - Near 20171


Quality Assurance Specialist


Herndon, VA

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Key Qualifications: Summary of Qualifications/Experience: * Over 17 years of experience in the Information Technology industry as a Proven Senior Process Analyst/Quality Assurance professional with demonstrated strengths in Process Management (PMO), Quality Control (QC), Quality Assurance (QA) Risk Management, Business Analyst/Requirements Management & Change Management for Software Implementations. Managed an outsourced team of 12 testers. * Successfully completed several client onsite User Acceptance Testing (UAT) * 4 years of Risk Management for the CRM Project at the Veterans Admin (VA) * 12 years in a leadership role as a Senior QA/PMO SCRUM Lead & Requirements Analyst - Managed Quality Assurance utilizing Agile and Waterfall System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies. Used Agile Tool VersionOne for Requirements Management Iteration planning & defect tracking. Trained on new tool proposed for the team - Atlassian's JIRA Software for Agile Development & Defect Tracking. * 15 years as a QA/Requirements Analyst - Performed Gap Analysis on legacy system requirements and updated backlog used for creating new system requirements and Use Cases for Testing. Worked closely with the customer and PMO to support Requirement Analysis & Quality Assurance for Service Requests (SR's) Developed Detailed Test scripts using User stories, updated the Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM) - Using Rational RequisitePro v. 7.0 & Rational Team Concert (RTC) Managed Project risks and Business Requirements in an Agile Methodology Environment. Managed and reported Defects using JIRA & several Defect Tracking tools - Rational ClearQuest DevTrack and Remedy Change Management Tool * Excellent with Excel, Power Point & other MS Products * 4 Years working closely with the proposal teams to write and Review QA Sections for contract renewals & new contracts. * Configuration/Change Management for all the Proposal Management tools i.e. Win Center Decision Lens & & SharePoint Administration Summary of Certifications/Training * CMMI for Development - v1.2 CMMI for Services - v1.3 * Configuration Management (CM) Practitioner Training & MS Projects Basics 2010 * Introduction to Project Management (PMP) * ISO 9001 - QA Auditor * Internal Scrum Master Training