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May 2008Present

Software QA Engineer

  • Used agile methodologies to test an exciting and new Ruby on Rails web application.
  • Automated manual test cases using Watir (Web Automated Testing in Ruby) tes scripts and Cucumber.
  • Used Subversion and GIT version control systems to manage code and
  • documents.
  • Used Capistrano for deployment tasks to various environments.
  • Performed functionality, performance, and regression testing.
  • Worked with Mongrel and Thin - Ruby application servers.
  • Performed development tasks using TextMate.
  • Utilized Rake to automate tasks and setup testing environment.
  • Used Firebug to debug and inspect DOM elements.
  • Used Rails script/console and IRB console for testing and developing tasks.
  • Tracked bugs and milestones with Unfuddle, a project management tool.
  • Managed test plans and test cases using Test Run, a web application.
  • Composed screen casts of application bugs with Jing.
  • Communicated with team members using Campfire.
  • Tracked application error logs to find bugs.
May 2007Dec 2007

Quality Assurance Intern

America Online
  • Intern on the Email Product Development Team
  • Received Quality Assurance Requests (QARs) for various projects from developers which were installed and tested in QA environment.
  • Developed scripts using Perl to make QA testing more efficient.
  • Used Bug Logging and Tracking application to discover and document software defects.
  • Worked with the development team to resolve software defects.
  • Set up and deployed new builds into the QA environment using Unix and BEA Weblogic for QA testing.
  • Searched the error logs in Unix to locate software defects.
  • Executed and tested various test plans.
Aug 2005May 2007

Quality Assurance Intern

  • Experienced in QA testing methodologies and testing techniques.
  • Maintained/Tested various web based applications.
  • Tested cell phone content and applications in QA, production, and development environments.
  • Wrote, reviewed and updated test cases and test plans
  • Performed functionality, interface, and regression testing of cell phone applications.
  • Responsible for writing/updating documentation of various projects.
  • Reported all bugs discovered to central bug reporting system.
  • Worked with Software Development Team to locate and troubleshoot software problems.
  • Provided project status to team lead.
  • Tested various client applications/content for companies such as Verizon, Cingular, and AT&T.
  • Experienced in using Wireless Application Protocol.
  • Experienced with Qualcomm's Binary Runtime Environment for Wireless (BREW) platform for cell phone handsets


Sep 2005May 2008


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About Farooq

Farooq is really excited to be part of such a great team here at VisualCV and the awesome opportunity that it is providing him to grow in his career by learning so many new things. While attending George Mason University and earning a degree in Systems Engineering, he also worked at Real Networks and America Online.In his free time Farooq enjoys spending time with family and friends, learning about the latest technology, working out at the gym and working on his Honda Civic Si. He plans on traveling around the word to learn and benefit from the different people and cultures.

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