Brad W

Quality Assurance Specialist - 20 Years of Experience - Near 84014


Quality Assurance Specialist


Centerville, UT

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SUMMARY Innovative, energetic Quality Assurance Engineer with experience in Project Management, Development and Requirements Analysis, which gives me a unique understanding of what each department has to accomplish and the pressures they have to deal with. I have also worked with teams from India, South America, Ireland and China. This knowledge has made it much easier to communicate intelligently and more productively with the various departments and cultures in a global economy. Proven track record of reducing testing expenses and increasing organizational efficiency and effectiveness with best practices Skilled at defining strategic and departmental objectives with executive management and executing the objectives organization-wide Possess excellent communication, leadership, analytical and problem solving skills with a strong focus on customer and employee satisfaction. KEY QUALIFICATIONS * Extensive experience creating and executing Test Plans and Test Cases based on product requirement documents and interaction with the broader team * Extensive experience in performing real-world testing to isolate problems * Experience automating test cases using a variety of tools and methods * Extensive experience assisting in building processes while performing hands-on testing and script writing for "Agile" code releases * Excellent aptitude for technology and a self-starter attitude * Extensive experience in Ad-hoc testing. * Ability to creatively and efficiently plan, organize and execute independent verification and validation of product functionality, load and/or performance or similar test types and report results * Extensive experience in creating test reports for internal and external customers * Extensive experience analysing and addressing escalated support issues * Experience using automated testing tools to write and execute regression testing suite * Ability to perform black box and white box testing on web-based applications * Proven experience in using black box testing methods to validate UI and system functionality * Experience in test automation using Microsoft Team Foundation Server and Visual Studio 2015, Selenium WebDriver Framework using C# and Python * Extensive experience logging defects and working closely with development team in the defect resolution and retest process * Ability to provide technical leadership, vision, direction, and mentoring when needed * Experience applying different software testing techniques, such as equivalence class partitioning, boundary value testing, pairwise testing, etc. * Extensive experience logging defects and working closely with development team in the defect resolution and retest process * Experience with software version control systems, such as Git, Perforce, CVS, and Team Foundation Server. * Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the Company * Excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills * Report status and appropriate continuous improvement metrics * Extensive experience creating weekly reports on carefully-chosen testing metrics, including test results, new test case identification and code coverage * Extensive experience in providing updates and information on the team's progress in meetings or through regular email contact and/or reports to group selected to receive them * Extensive experience working closely with SCRUM Masters, Business Analysts, Project Managers, * Developers and Business Owners refine requirements and to negotiate QA workloads as needs fluctuate