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## BIO |   | | </<h2>Area of Expertise **Operating Systems** ·         Win 3.1, 95, 98, 98SE, Me, NT4.0 Server, NT4.0, Workstation, 2000 Pro, 2000 Server, 2000 Data Center Server, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Solaris 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, Macintosh System 8.0, 9.0, OSX, Linux Redhat, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 8.0, 9.0, 2.1AS, WS2.4.1, HP/UX System 11.11, 11.5, AIX **Databases** ·         Oracle 8.1.7, 9i, 9ii, MS SQL 7.0, 2000, DBII 7.0, 7.2, 8.0, Sybase 12.0, 12.5, Informix **Languages** ·         HTML, CSS, DHTML, JSP, JAVA, XML, ASP, TSL, Visual Basic, VB Script, C#, FTP, Shell Scripting, Batch, JDBC, Telnet, SQL Plus, ANT,  JavaScript, PERL, XSLT **Tools and Utilities** ·         Winrunner, Astra Quick Test, Empirix Web Test, JUItest, Junit, NUNIT, NCOVER, HTTPunit, HTMLunit,  Jwebunit, PL/SQL Developer, Test Director, PVCS Dimensions 7.2, 8.0, Cruise Control, Anthill,  Clarify, VSS, Perforce, MS Office, Visio Technical, Poser, Bryce, Dream Weaver, Flash, Freehand, Fireworks, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, Netbeans, Exceed, Putty, Visual Slick Edit, Install Anywhere, Clover, Maven, Jetspeed, Jprobe, Toad, Drive Image, Partition Magic, Ghost, cygwin, Jmeter, Jcoverage, Cocoon **Web Servers and Proxies** o        BEA §         Weblogic Server 5.0, 6.0, 7.0 and 8.1, §         WLCS, and WLPS 3.2, 3.5, 4.0, 7.0 §         WLP 4.0, 7.0, 8.1 §         WLW 7.0, 8.1 §         WLS ClusterProxyServlet 7.0, 8.1 o        Microsoft IIS, Apache, Sun One, (I Planet, NES) o        Oracle Application Server 9 o        Apache Tomcat | Professional experience | **2004 - Current                         ** SQA Manager §     Managed SCM, Automation, the SQA Lab, and Load and Performance testing Teams §     Created, and put into use, a multi platform Automated Test Framework §     Created, Executed and Maintained automated tests using the following tools §      Junit, Httpunit, Jmeter, ANT, Jwebunit, JuiTest, and Winrunner §      Used Jcoverage and Jprobe for code coverage analysis §     Automated the build process putting continuous builds in place using the following §      ANTHILL, ANT, PVCS Dimensions §     Conducted ongoing internal trainings for the SQA team, A few of the topics include the following, §      Httpunit, Junit, Jwebunit §      Ant, Shell Scripting §      OOP, JAVA, SWING, JSP §      J2EE, Tomcat, WLS, OAS §      Oracle, SQL | | Professional experience | **2001 – 2004         BEA Systems                ** Senior Software Test Team Lead §     Acting Manager §     Led various teams of testers through 5 major releases §      Identify areas to test and delegate accordingly §     Created automated frameworks to run multiple tests on various platforms automatically on multiple configurations with auto-reporting to a live results web application using the following tools/applications §      ANT, Junit, JUItest, Winrunner, LoadRunner, HTTPunit, Jprobe §     Created J2EE Applications utilizing BEA features and services to conduct various types of testing. §     Performed unit testing, stress testing, load testing, performance testing, and end to end testing on features in various areas under test. §     Configured complex configurations on a regular basis §      Solaris 2.8, and 2.9 clusters with BEA Platform §      Windows 2000, and XP clusters with BEA Platform §      Linux RedHat 7.3, 8.0, 9.0, and AS2.1 clusters with BEA Platform §      IIS, Apache, Sun One, and WLS proxies §     Installed and tested on following OS / configurations §      Solaris 2.8, 2.9, Linux RedHat 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 8.0, 9.0, AS2.1, Mac OS9, OSX, HPUX System 11.5, Windows 98, Me, 2000 Pro, XP, 2000 Server, 2000 Advanced Server. §Oracle 8.1.7, 9i, 9ii, MS SQL 7.0, 2000, DBII 7.0, 7.2, 8.0, Sybase 12.0, 12.5 §     Prepared, and provided training on multiple areas to other employees BEA Systems –  Accomplishments §     ***Optimized efficiency of service pack testing team. *** §      Concluded that the automated tests were lacking an adequate framework to run all these tests and report during off hours. I designed, and created a framework that achieved the following, §     Installed daily installer/build §     Ran all automated tests of all types §     Sent report summaries in email and posted results to a live location §      Upon completing the framework and setting it into place, I analyzed the Service Packs test suites with their team members, and we designed and created additional tests that were sorely needed to assure a high quality release.  §      In conclusion, Automating the running and reporting of the Service Pack teams tests during off hours, allowed the testers to focus on additional testing that could not be designed / executed due to time constraints previously. §     ***Saved company money by investigating and implementing better, low cost alternative tools and utilities.*** §     Concluded that our company was spending too much money on tools and utilities that were costing our department high licensing costs and fell short of our requirements. §     For testing Web Applications without JavaScript, I implemented an open source tool – ‘HTTP unit’. The tool is free, and runs on all windows / unix based platforms. §     For testing Web Applications containing JavaScript, I created my own testing tool. The tool records and saves scripts that are made up of JavaScript commands. §     For testing SWING GUIs, I located a low cost tool JUItest. §     In conclusion, by switching to low cost or open source alternatives for some of our testing needs, our department was able to save a large amount of money, and better meet the needs of our testing requirements with the new tools. | | Professional experience | **2000 – 2001         SHL Group                     Boulder, CO** SQA Manager §     Created testing team from the ground up, created following §      Bug tracking software using JSP and MySQL §      Automated test framework §      Continuous Build Environment §      Manual test scripts §     Led team to design, create and execute various tests for ASP/HTML Applications §     Designed, created and executed automated tests |
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