Dan R

Quality Assurance Specialist - 18 Years of Experience - Near 19131


Quality Assurance Specialist


Philadelphia, PA

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SUMMARY A highly accomplished and forward-thinking senior project manager, with extensive experience in a variety of industries, banking, property & casualty and cable technology, driving performance engineering and automation engagements. Proficient understanding of financial /managerial accounting. Managed a budgeting process to align with several product/service-platform structures. Engaging with multiple product owners who is responsible for overseeing/monitoring the expenses against assigned products. Translated common definition of Business as Usual (BAU) and Long Range Plan (LRP) to be leveraged for product scaling information established across projects. Recognized as a natural and effective leader capable of coordinating and directing all phases of multimillion-dollar varied domain projects, while managing and motivating on-shore and off-shore teams. Worked with functional teams for coordination of testing during UAT/QA lifecycles and projects. Possesses extensive experience QA coordination, performance testing and engineering, performance test process consulting, capacity planning, and end-to-end delivery of functional test projects, from conceptualization through implementation phase of turnkey transformation programs. Requirements Analysis Design, Planning, Execution, Monitoring and Improving Testing Processes. On-Boarding with IAM and Project Estimation Application Resilience Testing and Analysis Test Planning and Strategizing APM and Monitoring Solutions Service Virtualization Scalability Benchmarking Budgeting, Forecasting, and Estimation Risk Analysis and Management Continuous Integration and Deployment Test Process Consulting Defect Management Workload Modeling and Log Analyzers Manage high level communication strategy approaches with (Engineering Mngr Plant Mngr VP) building customer relationships for key project accounts. Responsibilities included: Currently leading business and monetization strategies for PPV Live Events, LLC networks (PayPerViewLiveEvents) (including AT&T, BellExpress, VU, Cablevision, Comcast, Cox Communications, DirectTV, DishTV, Indemand, MediaGeneral, TimeWarnerCable, Verizon, Roger's, Vibiquity) and Sonepar emerging digital and electrical platforms partners. Including identification of new business opportunities, creating and analyzing financial/operating models to support business case, and developing strategy and terms of agreements for Digital Media partnerships Structuring, launching and managing strategic partnerships with third parties in areas such as social media, second screen TV, content aggregation and other growing digital segments * Optimizing 10+ cross-company partnerships including evaluating monthly client data reports and engaging brand teams, other internal stakeholders, and clients to grow business. Road mapping company-wide digital sales priorities and lead efforts to fulfill new media monetization goals. Conducting market research and analyzing competitive environment to inform strategic business decisions Current Project: Sonepar- USA (Global market leadership in B-to-B distribution of electrical products and related services.) * Consistently provide ability to share approach / strategy in securing access and development of relationship with plant manager during implementations. * Managed agile project approaches by sprint story points / story boarding release planning and overall sprint planning for product launches with usage of Jira Cloud Enterprise. Developed user stories and epics in support of project requirements. * Developed and maintain numerous project KPI's i.e. timelines (On time completion percentage/ time spent/fte days vs calendar Days budget creation/line items/iterations quality: number of error effectiveness: number of project milestones completed with sign-off. Developed and performed admin duties for customized SharePoint repository sites. * Ran Jira TEMPO reports for resource planning and budget analysis. customizing time tracking reports * Provided Burndown chart analysis to clients and supported team to track the total work remaining and project the likelihood of achieving the sprint goal * Provided Velocity Analysis to track the amount of work completed from sprint to sprint. Helping team and clients foresee a way of determining their velocity and estimates against the work the team can realistically achieve in future sprints * Collaborating on company-wide professional development opportunities via employee resource groups. * Provide a multiple of varied web services including consultation domain registration research and set-up of hosting usability testing design site architecture content organization and editing coding database integration testing and site maintenance. Specializing in content management systems (CMS Made Simple / WordPress) and Magento eCommerce. * Supervising freelancers and contract employees assist with onboarding of new department members Performing pricing regression and market sizing analysis to provide strategic insight enabling sales * Experienced knowledge of SEO and SEM for external client existing site's content layout server infrastructure * Perform keyword market research on targeted markets searching habits. Created competition analysis reports analyzed existing data from server logs and created statistical analysis to project current search engine traffic patterns. Manage ethical/white-hat Search Engine Optimization techniques to produce solid high rankings for numerous keywords strategies development for new distribution opportunities (such as licensed video content on digital and mobile platforms) * Negotiating new business deals on emerging platforms (e.g. YouTube, Flipps Media Inc.) to exceed established sales goals and drafted legal terms for deal execution. Knowledgeable of IT systems application integration and ECM tools and programs (SharePoint Google Docs Documentum etc.) Forecasting adoption of new media products (e.g. broadband offerings VOD devices mobile video) for departmental education * Overseen website lifecycle deliverables for customized responsive websites while working website development * Generating internal data reports detailing the performance of licensed video content on digital and mobile platforms * Reviewed project budgets and resolved discrepancies requirements gathering oversaw project teams and client deliverables * Overseen a more efficient project tracking system by working with the project management software developer's that increased transparency on projects in the system and led to 35% faster delivery times virtually eliminated defects found during QA.


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