Freelance Quality Assurance Freelancer & Software Tester

Location:Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
2 Skills
QA tester with over 12 years hands on experience in Test Process Improvement, Manual and Automated Tests, Certified tester with the Canadian software testing board

Professional Experience

•Good understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Project Life Cycle, Defect Life Cycle, Configuration Management, and Change control management, Establishing and reporting test matrix.
• Extensive experience testing end to end systems and embedded systems, including test strategies, test plans, test estimates, test cases, test scripts, defect management and exit strategy planning
• Successfully deployed multiple business solutions in Healthcare, Insurance, Telecommunications, Information Technology, Energy and E-Commerce domains while working with fortune 500 companies and Government establishment.
• Experienced in web functional test includes site navigation, external links, streaming content, images, forms submission, Ajax functionality, exception handling, state maintenance, search functionality, e-commerce transaction handling, printing web pages
• Cross Browser Compatibility Testing conducted website usability testing responsiveness, ease of use, caching behavior, configurability, localization
• Website compatibility test with different browsers, operating systems, mobile platforms, runtime modules, such as Flash, screen sizes.
• Competitive Assessment Head-to-head comparisons with competitors' web site
• Website Test Automation Development of automated smoke tests for regression testing
• Website Load Testing Simulated loads using typical user interaction scenarios
• Mobile web clients in an on-line financial transactional environment - Using multiple devices on live accounts, we access your mobile commerce site to verify transactions function as expected and complete successfully. Your client application can be functionality tested from end to end, and those tests can be automated for best ROI on your test investment.
• Website Test Automation – Development of automated smoke tests for regression testing
• Knowledgeable of complete software development life cycle (SDLC) and well versed with the Software Engineering and Project Management methodologies like traditional Waterfall, Iterative, JAD and Agile methodologies
• Positioned for elimination of 3 legacy systems with annual savings of over $1 million
• Completed three major implementations for reference dimensions over two years
• Conducted interviews and facilitate meetings with technical and business executives to derive/validate performance goals and business functions and processes.
• Responsible for generating business process descriptions that document business requirements, business rules, business procedures by using Open Text ProVision.
• Experienced providing business UAT support for system implementations, business process reengineering projects, and other large-scale change initiatives.
• Lead the planning, walkthrough and inspection meetings to establish and validate the overall readiness of the business to adopt to system implementations
• Prepared test scripts to validate the stability of builds deployed into the QA environment during the Product Compliance test phase
• Participated in review of business and functional requirements that serve as the basis for test case
• Implemented UAT model and strategy Completed UAT Readiness checklists in partnership with Project Managers and IS&T to confirm all systems and users are prepared for testing
• Gave status reports utilizing standardized templates for areas including UAT kick off presentations, UAT script/ test suite, and Writing and preparation status report and issue creation.
• Monitored Status Reporting Utilize tools to support automation of testing for high-volume, security, and regression level transactional UAT efforts