Simeon R.

Test Manager

415 dollar
6 ans

Mon expérience

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TIF GroupAugust 2019 - November 2019

TIF group is a Medium sized online travel insurance company based in the Kings Hill area within
Duties and responsibilities:
* Exploratory tests on the different travel insurance sites and platforms
* Creating scenarios for web API testing using Postman
* Creating Manual test scripts and test plans
* Getting familiar PyCharm and Pytest
* Setting up Selenium Webdriver to be used with the IDE: Pycharm
* Using fiddler to conduct thorough testing on mobile apps, tablets and desktop site
* Using browser-stack to allow for cross-testing on different mobile and tablet platforms
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Daily MailMay 2019 - August 2019

Duties and responsibilities:
* Executing regression test packs and checklists daily
* Worked on in house CRM using it to manipulate data for testing on both website and mobile apps
* Dealing with many live releases per week into the live production
* Using fiddler to conduct thorough testing on mobile apps, tablets and desktop site
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Sitekit LtdMarch 2019 - May 2019

to be used for QA team to conduct regression testing

Senior Test Analyst [Short term Contract]
Working on a NHS project which was in the process of digitalising the NHS `red book' which traditionally is book used by pregnant '' females and mothers of new born babies. The focus of the project was to continue to support the digital `''e-
Redbookprocess and allow for easier interaction between mother and her child's NHS records.

Duties and responsibilities:
* Exploratory testing where required
* In-depth Analysis of HTML headers (Send and receive) and web traffic
* Strong communication with developers who were based in different cities which truly helped to meet project deadlines
* Backend testing was 70% and frontend 30%
* Conducting API testing where required in order to ensure in depth testing was done.
* Creating a test strategy and plan which allowed for improved testing to be performed
* Regular daily meetings both in office and remotely with all levels of stakeholders
* Providing reports to senior management's on the progress of testing which allowed for stakeholders to keep updated on a regular basis
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FSB technologyJuly 2018 - January 2019

Duties and responsibilities:
* Being the only Test analyst in the company I was tasked with the role of ensuring continuous testing was done on the 25 different client websites for both mobile and desktop and the mobile app.
* Building the QA platform from scratch which has helped to dramatically reduce the number of bugs found by clients or customers
* Liaising with CTO and programme manager - explaining my plan on how to improve quality assurance in the team
* Creating a test process and strategy which helped to ensure quality assurance is maintained in the team which in return as contributed to a decrease in customer complaints
* Taking ownership of test management and setting up and managing the test management tool TestRail and integrating it with JIRA
* Delivering test summary reports and defect reports to stakeholders frequently
* Liaising with CTO and programme manager - explaining my plan on how to improve quality assurance in the team
* Providing test estimations to assist in effective agile project planning
* Creating test scripts and test suites to be executed for many different projects
* Involved in projects from inception to release to live production - ensuring that products were thoroughly tested before going live to customers
* Improved defect management by organising the way defects were raised leading to an increased rate in which defects were being fixed
* Backend testing was conducting using a mixture of the Backoffice [Custodian] and testing on API using postman
* Continuously . planning new ways to improve the efficiency of testing on the many different sites for both the back and front end
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Ladbrokes CoralAugust 2017 - April 2018

Duties and responsibilities:
* During the first 2 months of starting the role I Improved both the existing test process and the test scripts to improve both test efficiency and test coverage. As a result, this led to a 50% increase in defects found.
* Writing test scripts and test scenarios to be used to do both UAT and A/B testing involving the optimisation and personalisation experiences of visitors behaviour on the mobile app and web site.
* Conducting tests on desktop website ' and mobile application [ios and android - native and hybrid) platforms [tablet and mobile phone]

* Involved in releases on a weekly basis for the different brands (Ladbrokes, coral, gala bingo), where smoke testing was conducted and engagement in experiences.
* Being the only dedicated QA to this project for the first 7 months I was always busy communicating with different stakeholders including the end user's and providing up-to-date reports to senior management when required.
* Involved in meetings to discuss the new optimisation experiences to be pushed out to customers on the different brand sites (Ladbrokes, coral and gala bingo).
* Liaising with developers and project managers within Ladbrokes-coral brands and 3 party client: Qubit (Analytic rd

Optimisation) on a daily basis
* Designing a test plan and test strategy mostly for my own personal use but also shared with test manager.
* Estimate Test effort on a Story basis BDD
* Defect management: improving existing defect reporting and ensuring defects clearly written and communicated at all levels.
* Worked with cross-functional teams to ensure quality throughout the software development lifecycle.
* Handing over my knowledge and experience to the new permanent test analysts.
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Tungsten NetworkNovember 2016 - February 2017

Duties and responsibilities:
* Successfully designed regression test packs to be used for manual execution
* Manual execution of regression test packs on the various salesforce projects
* Raising and tracking defects using JIRA - finding these defects helped greatly in the success of release of the project.
* Reviewing UAT test scripts, where I raised any issues found in order for the UAT test scripts to be at a high level of quality.
* Attending Scrum meetings
* Attending Sprint planning meetings and Sprint Retrospectives
* Participating in sprint planning and estimation of user stories
* Reviewing User Stories and Interpret Acceptance Criteria to create Tests
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Merlin Entertainments GroupMay 2016 - September 2016

Working on a project which was in early stages of a large business transformation programme involving a replacement of a ticket verification system on more than 100 physical sites.

Duties and responsibilities:
* Executing test scripts on the online store, POS terminals and MPOS (mobile point of sale) devices
* Creating new manual test scripts
* and editing existing test scripts
* Raising and tracking defects using JIRA
* Executing Regression test packs
* In-depth Verification testing was involved on the various sites
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Smart GamingNovember 2015 - March 2016

Working on 2 projects for this online gambling company which involved testing on both mobile and web applications.

Duties and responsibilities:
* Creating an easy to follow test plan
* Manually testing on Casino Mobile applications (inc. Native mob apps) and .net apps
* Testing on payment gateway - in which I was involved in testing the integration between client app and the different payment gateways
* Introduction in the use of APPIUM to run automated test scripts
* Testing on both android and iOS platforms (for Live roulette and casino games)

* Performing both functional and non-functional testing on web applications (Agile environment), API for payment
* Testing RESTful APIs
* Writing test scenario's (Textual stories) in cucumber form for execution on web and mobile applications
* Testing on mobile applications that were already live and were never previously tested by a Tester and I raised
more than 130 defects.
* Raising and tracking defects using JIRA
* Liaising with developers in both the London and Bulgaria office in order to help them resolve defects.
* Creating and maintaining a Kanban board an online resource and then eventually using JIRA
* Discussions with both the CEO and CTO on the progress of the testing process and difficulties that need to be
solved to ensure testing can run smoothly.
* Provided daily feedback to the CTO on testing progress and about the defects found.

my sisterJanuary 2015 - May 2015

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BSkyBMarch 2014 - January 2015

Working on an exciting project involving a new Electronic Programme Guide where I was responsible for conducting User acceptance testing on Set Top Box platforms.

Duties and responsibilities:

* Conducting functional software testing where I was carrying out exhaustive testing on reference Set Top Box
platforms to ensure any new functionality or STB platform behaves as described in the requirements specification.
* Manually executing test scripts within Quality Center against an Electronic Programme Guide and interactive
* Creating new test scripts and editing existing test scripts [Manually]
* Manual execution of Regression test packs on Set Top Box (STB) platforms
* Raising and tracking defects using JIRA
* Reviewing test documentation (scripts/ software details) to ensure test instructions are clear prior to commencing
* Attending test planning meetings, as required to help minimise problems experienced during testing.
* Participating in sprint planning and estimation of user stories.
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Ash GamingSeptember 2012 - October 2013

for junior colleagues

Quality Assurance Analyst

Working for Ashgaming, an interactive gambling and betting games development company. Working on a range of game projects involving: automation, mobile testing and desktop testing.
Duties and responsibilities:

* Researched different automation testing tools, frameworks and technologies. Which I then used to recommend to
the Test manager a selection of tools which I felt were the best fit for the company.
* Involved in automation testing when the automated test framework was first implemented by developers. Spending
2-3 months using Jbehave to create automated test scripts [Textual stories] for web/desktop game applications and executing these test scripts using Selenium webdriver. The test scripts were successfully used as a template to be used to execute new game applications.
* Manually testing mobile game applications on iOS, Android and window systems using various different tablets and
smart phones. An Agile approach was used to test these applications and working closely with HTML5 developers was the norm.
* Involved in manually testing desktop/web game applications (Flash/Java) where the focus was on integration testing
between the different gaming platforms (such as: GTS, William hill, Open bet, Finsoft). Smoke and exploratory testing on game releases and new game applications respectively.
* Manual execution of regression test packs using and updating the regression test pack using Test link to suit the
change in business requirements.
* Raising and tracking defects using the bug tracker software Mantis and liaising with Java/HTML5 and flash
developers to discuss defects.
* Attending scrum meetings with the project team
* Collect bug statistics for several games (mini and desktop games) in each testing stage. These bug statistics were
used by the test manager for planning.
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Wincor NixdorfFebruary 2012 - June 2012

Working on an interesting project for Morrison where the main emphasis was on regression testing and partially System
Integration Testing. Executing regression test packs against numerous point-of-sale terminals and self-service kiosks.

Duties and responsibilities:

* Manual execution of regression test pack and using Quality Center to record the results
* Detecting defects and raising defects to developers via Quality Center
* Prioritising, managing and tracking defects in QC
* Maintaining and updating test scripts in quality center
* Assisting in system support for system integration testing.
* Assisting in the creation of the main Test Plan
* Creating manual test scripts
* Assisting in the creation of a Traceability matrix with a senior test analyst
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Barclay'sSeptember 2011 - January 2012

Working on several projects in Barclays which involved manually executing test scripts on Barclay's Interactive Voice
Response system and another project where I was executing test scripts against Barclays IPhone app.

Duties and responsibilities:

* Model test plans: test conditions, test scripts expected results
* Assist in the development of the Test Plans
* Attend defect meetings
* Peer review of test conditions and test scripts and rework
* Execution of test conditions and test scripts and rework
* Execution of test cycles
* Raising, tracking and maintenance of defects using Quality Center
* Preparation and maintenance of test data
* Daily status reporting during execution to the test team lead
* Manage day to day execution for System Integration Testing
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Target GroupJuly 2011 - September 2011

Working with Target group the UK's leading provider of software and outsourcing solutions to financial services and insurance companies. Working on a project consisting of manual testing on a complex Insurance system.
Duties and responsibilities:

* Executing regression test scripts to meet daily targets
* Updating and maintaining outdated test scripts
* Detecting defects and writing up defects found
* Providing adequate feedback to the developers and business analyst regarding defects
* Attending scrum meetings with testers in the team and business analysts
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GamesysMay 2011 - July 2011

Working with Gamesys which is an online gambling company with a very competitive and agile environment where deadlines were tight. Involved in various projects where the main focus was on functional and front end testing on the
company's web applications.

Duties and responsibilities:

* Regression and smoke testing (Manual and Automated)
* Creating test scenarios using the cucumber testing tool
* Writing and executing automation test scripts using Watir and Cucumber
* Detecting defects and using bug tracker software (Bugzilla) to raise and track these bugs
* Preparing detailed test plans for each sprint and providing realistic estimates to project leader
* Providing adequate feedback to the developers within my team regarding defects
* Working in an Agile environment and attending scrum meetings

Mes compétences

Software testing

Watir, Integration testing, Smoke testing, Mobile Testing, User Acceptance Testing, Exploratory testing, Appium, Regression testing, Manual testing, Functional testing, Cucumber, Test Analyst, Test Planning, JBehave, Software testing, SoapUI


interpersonal and organisational skills, Backend testing, System Integration Testing, continuous testing, Systems Integration, existing defect management, Microsoft Access, Microsoft .NET Technology, Carer, GCSE Qualifications > GCSE, Senior Test Analyst, industry~it, Macromedia Flash, Application testing experience, B Testing, Selenium > Selenium WebDriver, Manually testing, regression test checklist, Self-motivated, GNVQ > GNVQ ICT, depth testing, qualified Test Analyst, traditional and agile testing, automation testing, Front End, Set Top Box, Quality Assurance Analyst, exhaustive testing, Software Development Life Cycle, Defect Management, Scrum Methodology, Custodian, thorough testing, STB, Desktop Testing, Mentor, Project Team Skills, conducting User acceptance, ISTQB-ISEB Certified Tester, Project Planning, Scrum Methodology > Sprint Planning, A Levels/Grades > A Levels, Automatic Testing, IT Consultancy, system support, Business Transformation

Environment of Development




Analysis methods and tools

Kanban, Agile Methodology, JIRA, Bugzilla, Mercury Quality Center

IT Infrastructure



API, Mantis, Test management





Mes études et formations

Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, Network Communications - Kingston University2007 - 2011

A Levels, ICT, Biology, Business Studies - Coulsdon College2004 - 2006

GCSE, Math's, English - Ernest Bevin College1998 - 2003