Quality Assurance Test Lead
Lead quality assurance (QA) tester for complex discounting, pricing and commissioning web applications.Coordination with all impacted parties, including business analysts, project managers, development teams and clients/users, during all phases of system development life cycle (SDLC).
·Performed coordinated interface testing with 2 internationally developed quoting applications, resulting in $650M increase in quoted revenue, $104M increase in closed revenue for EOY07 - EOY08, and a reduction of production defects by 72%.
·Designed and developed standardized EXCEL templates for ~15 new discount programs and authored>3000 corresponding functional and pricing test cases for System Integration Test / User Acceptance Test
·Individually performed 95% of the progression testing workload for every release and detected/documented >400 defects in Mercury Quality Center repositories while training and leading a team of 3-5 international testing resources, facilitating daily testing status calls with global development team to expedite resolution and collecting testing metric data to compose daily status reports for upper management
·Solely responsible for verifying monthly production release implementations and reporting results
·Identified opportunities for test case automation and savings; increased the percentage of regression automated test cases from 0% to 60%
·Ensured integrity of the testing strategy by performing all testing activities on time, within budget and in accordance with the level of quality dictated by the corporation and client expectations