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Nicholas Goolcharan

Full Stack Senior QA Analyst at Loblaw Companies Limited

Work experience

Aug 2014Present

Full Stack Senior QA Analyst

Loblaw Companies Limited
1. Agile Project Management (Scrum & Kanban) 2. Team Collaboration (Sprint Planning Meetings, Daily Standup, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective) 3. Metrics (Product Backlog, Sprint Backlog, Burndown Charts) 4. Prioritization 5. Dev Operations (GIT, Capistrano, Webistrano, Jenknis) 6. BDD Tests (NodeJS, Protractor, WebDriverJS, Selenium WebDriver API, Selenium Server, Jasmine, PageObject, Appium) 7. Performance Tests (Apache JMeter, PhantomJS & YSlow) 8. Web Scraping (NodeJS, PhantomJS, CasperJS, JQuery) 8. Bash Scripting 10. API Testing
Apr 2012Aug 2014

QA Analyst

Mosaic Sales Solutions,
1. Agile Project Management (Scrum & Kanban) 2. Unit Tests (Ruby, Rails, Rspec, Selenium, Webdriver, Cucumber, Watir, PageObject, FactoryGirl, DataMagic, Faker) 3. Performance Tests (Apache JMeter) 4. User Story Development 5. Test Case Development 6. API Testing
Aug 2008May 2012

QA Engineer

Netfirms
•Test Strategy, collaboration with engineering team and stakeholders in an agile environment, to outline objective, methods, total time and resources required. •Test Framework Design, engineered keyword, data-driven and hybrid framework to automate selenium tests on internal web application. •Triage, viability of product lifecycle issues/bugs being recorded, tracked, resolved and closed.
Jan 2008Jul 2008

Education Manager

Princess Cruises
•Program Development & Planning, implement and evaluate educational programming in accordance with the mission and goals of organization. •Training & Evaluation, develop training materials and conduct trainings. •Program Management, monitor day-to-day delivery of educational program to maintain or improve quality. •Financial Management & Planning, analyze and ensure educational programs exceeds organization's quota.

Education

20062008

Certificate

Centennial College
20052008

Ontario College Diploma

Centennial College
20032005

Dip

Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology

Skills

Agile Methodologies
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
HTML 5
PostgreSQL
Windows XP
Apache
Ruby
RSpec
Web Applications
Troubleshooting
OS X
Testing
WordPress
WebDriver
JUnit
QTP
Selenium
Windows 7
Scripting
Java
Databases
jQuery
Wordpress
Photoshop
SQL
XHTML
FTP
Operating Systems
Web Development
Unix
Linux
Windows
JavaScript
IPv4
PowerPoint
BBEdit
Shell Scripting
Word
Excel
TCP/IP
CSS
XML
Outlook
Windows 95
Mac OS X
MySQL
PHP
HTML
XP

Certifications

Foundations of Programming: Test-Driven Development

Foundations of Programming: Fundamentals

Foundations of Programming: Software Quality Assurance