Work History

Work History

Senior Validation Analyst

Apr 2009 - Present
Abbott Informatics
  • Manage and lead 4 validation verification teams, consisting of a total of 12 testers and writers, tasked with the successful release of Forensics, Public Health, Environmental and Quality Manufacturing and LIMS software products.
  • Supervise creation of product documentation, ie, user manuals, release notes, test cases, traceability matrices, test summary reports, validation plans, etc.
  • Test release candidates given by development team.
  • Ensure requirements are met and all issues are found before releasing software for QA approval and release to customers.
  • Manage resources required for project completion, on time and within budget.
  • Assign team members to individual projects.
  • Create technical documents such as SOP's and Work Instructions.
  • Create test cases, functional requirement specifications,  traceability matrices, design change requests, design reviews, etc.
  • Take Product Manager and Developer requirements and design documents and create test cases to make sure software is bug free and ready for release.
  • Work with developers and project managers to report/solve issues found during testing.
  • Complete verification testing by running test cases based the validation plan.
  • Create variety of software release documents such as Validation Plans, Test Summary Reports and Release Notes for various test stages.

Hewlett Packard Representative

Marketsource
  • Increased Hewlett Packard profits and product/brand awareness by training Office Depot, Circuit City, Best Buy, Brandsmart, Costco and Walmart floor employees on product benefits, making them more likely to recommend HP products.
  • Trained on why to sell HP products over the competition through PowerPoint presentations or one-on-one in-aisle hands-on product training.
  • Interacted with customers in order to promote Hewlett Packard products over competition.
  • Upsold approximately 75% of customers interacted with.
  • Resulted in stores carrying more HP products allowing HP to have more choices over competition.

Education

Education

Bachelor of Science, Computer Science

Florida Atlantic University

Technical Skills

Microsoft Office products, Windows Vista 7, 8 and 10, C, C++, C#, SQL, Javascript