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Charles F R.
SW Colyer Way
Seasoned postgraduate professional, technical QA practitioner.
Proficient in QA, audits, test planning development, methods, tools and scripts for enterprise and client software and firmware
years experience in Software QA, test and validation using a diverse range of tools and methodologies, including Agile,
ISO and SEICMM Level
Specialized in developing and implementing thorough tests and strategies, using a combination of manual testing and
Proficient in tools and processes to identify important defects, and mentoring others in them
Operating Systems: WindowsX/NT/K/XP/.net/Vista; DOS; Solaris, HPUX, Linux/Bash, Ksh, Csh, EFI
Test Tools: Rational Test Studio, Perl, Silk Test Test, Silk Performer; Jtest, Purecoverage, Test Director
QA/CM Tools: Clearcase, Visual SourceSafe, PVCSVM, RCS/CVS, IBMCMVC , ClearQuest
Mindteck, Inc., Enola, PA
October – December
Validation Engineer, Consultant at client site in Hillsboro, Oregon
Validating that third party components Java and C conform to security and quality criteria.
Arris Group, Inc., Beaverton, OR
Senior QA Engineer
Developing and executing manual test plans for broadband network control system, especially billing system.
• Developing and executing manual test plans for broadband network control system, especiallybilling system. I was in charge
of testing the subscriber billing subsystem for the Serve Assure Enterprise product.
In the field this manages millions of subscribers and customer premises devices e.g. modem, TV Settop boxes.
To add, delete, change or move devices around the network.
New data was imported using Java JMQ which processed XML messages from the import module to the validation module,
and then on into various tables in an Oracle database.
The processes ran on Solaris unix hosts Sparc and x.
Project involved adding and changing data validation rules implemented in java.
Testing was done manually, manipulating data in tables, and monitoring Java processes, troubleshooting error log messages
and java exceptions to find root causes.
• Test tools used included JIRA, Clearcase, Clearquest, SQL, unix commands. Also tested error handling applications
implemented in Webtop and Netcool.
Comsys, Lake Oswego, OR
Developing and executing manual test plans for web based training evaluation system NWEA
Environment: SQL Server, SQL Server Management Studio and Web based statistical system for uploading,
scoring, analyzing and reporting student test results and trends, for individuals, classes, schools and districts developed
tests for most of the system.
Testing Microstrategy/Crystal Reports reporting system.
Trizetto, Portland, OR
QA Automation Engineer
Maintain QTP based automated web site testing system.
Developed perl scripts to create data sets
• The company produces web based software systems for employers to manage their medical insurance plans as
benefits to employees.
• The QTP test harness had been previously developed and was data driven using Excel sheets.
• Also ran regression tests using spreadsheets to vary test inputs. Other tools used included Perforce for version
control. Linux and Oracle database.
Merrill Lynch U.S. Mortgage Servicing Technology, Beaverton, OR
Software QA Engineer
Develop and run tests for complex SQL Stored Procedures, Unix and .net GUI applications
Testing included .net applications, Cognos project and Crystal Reports projects.
Numerous small releases validated with Agile lifecycle approach, using JIRA
SQL queries and data validation using MS Query Analyzer
Intel, Hillsboro, OR
Sr. Test Engineer
Developing outsource test plan for new product using Windows Vista
Validation of device drivers NIC, Sata, Audio, Video for Vista on Intel motherboards
Testing compatibility of BIOS with rd party Syam remote network administration application
USBank, Gresham, OR
Sr. Test Analyst
Develop and manually execute tests of check/deposits and statements images retrieval system
Used RUP Use Cases and Wireframes to develop test cases, test scenarios and test data sets