Brad Volland - Video Presentation

►Developed a video presentation using CamStudio of user interface (UI) automated software testing scripts using Visual Studio in CSharp (C#) for windows and web application.

http://youtube.com/user/bradvolland 

Summary

Results-oriented software test engineer with expertise in developing user interface (UI) automated software testing frameworks using Visual Studio (VS), Selenium, Eclipse, and HP Quick Test Professional (QTP). Exceptional experience performing automated and manual GUI testing, web performance testing, load testing, writing test scripts, using Visual Studio (VS), C Sharp (C#), Team Foundation Server (TFS), MS Test Manager, HP Quality Center (QC), QA methodologies, and software development lifecycle (SDLC).

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

Eclipse

Developed automation software testing framework using Eclipse too test web base applications.

Web load test

Used Visual Studio Ultimate to develop and perform automated web load test.

Web performance testing

Used Visual Studio Ultimate to develop and perform automated web performance test.

Selenium

Developed a software automation testing framework for an application too test chrome, IE, and Firefox browsers using Selenium IDE and Selenium WebDriver.

Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)

►Used Microsoft Team Foundation Server to perform agile software development, agile software testing, automated builds, serving as the backend to MS Visual Studio.  

Microsoft Test Manager

►Defined, designed, developed manual test cases using Microsoft Test Manager used to perform software testing.

National Instruments (NI) Teststand Testing

►Developed and updated test scripts using National Instruments (NI) Teststand to software requirements specification (SRS).

Electronic Control Module (ECM) Testing

►Perform electronic control module (ECM) embedded software testing using Peak-Systems (PCAN-View) for viewing, sending, and recording CAN data traffic. ►Perform multiplex messaging (MUX) embedded hardware and software testing on electronic control module (ECM) using Controller Area Network (CAN) based tools CANalyzer and CANoe, Ford software tools, oscilloscope, fluke, and power supply to vendor requirements.

Visual Studio Automated Test

►Designed structured user interface (UI) automated test cases using Visual Studio (VS) in C Sharp (C#) for web base and windows base software products.    

Quality Center (QC)

►Designed structured automated test cases and test suites for reusability using Quick Test Professional (QTP) in Quality Center (QC). ►Designed and maintain structured manual test cases for reusability using Quality Center (QC). ►Develop, review, and execute test plans using Quality Center (QC) and Excel to ensure a 98% accuracy rating.    

UNIX

►Performed UNIX admin configuration task and maintenance for six servers used for telecom switches.  Used UNIX to load software and testing on Ericsson telecommunication switches.  Performed real-time software integration test and networking using Sun Work-Stations, X-Windows, and UNIX operating systems.

VBScript

►Wrote VBScript software test code using Quick Test Professional (QTP) in expert view to automate scripts, functions and programs to perform automated testing.

ASP.NET

►Wrote patches using ASP.NET to maintain and resolve customer issues in web applications tool.

Microsoft SQL

►Modified and ran SQL stored procedures to troubleshoot and write patches to resolve coding errors in customer web base tool.

WinRunner

►Used WinRunner to develop automated testing framework for Nortel customer web application tools which was coded in VB.  Create scripts, functions and programs to perform automated testing.

Quick Test Professional (QTP)

►Used Quick Test Professional (QTP) to develop an automated testing framework used to test a windows application tool for Nortel customers.  Coded Quick Test Professional (QTP) using expert view and VBScript to create scripts, functions and programs to perform automated testing. 

Work History

Work History
2013 - Present

Sr. QA Software Test Engineer

Blue Pillar

·Designed structured user interface (UI) automated test cases using Visual Studio (VS) in C Sharp (C#) for web base software products used to perform software testing.

·Participated in Agile software development in Scrum, sprint planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, backlogs, release planning, demos, and other Scrum related meetings.

·Defined, designed, developed manual test cases using Microsoft Test Manager used to perform software testing.

Technical Environment: Visual Studio (VS) Ultimate 2013, Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2012, Selenium WebDriver, Selenium IDE 2.5, Eclipse IDE, Nunit 2.6.3, Xamarin Stodio 5.0, MySQL, TestNG, Microsoft Test Manager 2012, Firebug, Scrum methodology.

Nov 2010 - May 2013

Senior Software Test Engineer

LHP

·Designed structured user interface (UI) automated test cases using Visual Studio (VS) in C Sharp (C#) for web base and windows base software products.

·Developed and updated test scripts using National Instruments (NI) Teststand to software requirements specification (SRS).

·Performed CAN multiplex messaging (MUX) hardware and software testing on electronic control module (ECM) using Peak-Systems (PCAN-View), Ford software tools, oscilloscope, fluke, and power supply to vendor requirements.

·Defined, designed, developed manual test cases using Dynamic Object-Oriented Requirements System (DOORS) software tool to link all software requirements specification (SRS).

Technical Environment: Visual Studio (VS) 2010, Windows 7, National Instruments (NI), Peak-Systems (PCAN-View), Dynamic Object-Oriented Requirements System (DOORS).

2009 - 2010

Sr. QA Analyst

Interstate Batteries

·Developed and maintain individually web base automated testing scripts using HP Quick Test Professional (QTP) in expert view VBScript to test Interstate Batteries web application.

·Performed software verification methodologies including functional, regression, and unit acceptance testing (UAT) of various application releases using HP Quick Test Professional (QTP) and HP Quality Center (QC).

Technical Environment: HP Quick Test Professional 9.2, HP Quality Center (QC) 9.2, Windows XP, SQL Server 2005, XML, PVCS Tracker, Excel, Vmware Vsphere Client 4.0, TOAD Oracle 10.

Nov 1997 - Nov 2008

Software Test Engineer

Nortel

· Performed automated GUI testing using HP Quick Test Professional (QTP) and HP WinRunner tools.  Wrote detailed test plans using Excel to maintain quality standards for Nortel products. Wrote software patches and maintained ASP.NET software for telecommunication base customer tools.

Technical Environment: Quick Test Professional 9.2, 9.5, 10.0, WinRunner 7.5, 7.6, 8.0, 8.2, Windows XP, ASP.NET 1.1, Visual Studio 2005, SQL, MS ACCESS, XML, Remedy, PVCS Tracker, Excel.

Jul 1995 - Nov 1997

CS Engineer

Ericsson

·Performed integrated testing, maintained client servers, developed detailed test plans, and procedures which provided 98% customer satisfaction.

Technical Environment: UNIX, Perl, Windows 98, X-Windows, MS-DOS, Ericsson Switching Network.