for Test Lead/Test Manager roles.
Available 1st October 2018, on completion of current RBS
Led the testing of new Credit Cards functionality to Customers
(Paperless statements, Instalment Lending) delivered via Interent
Banking and the RBS Mobile app. Initially a hands-off role which became
more technical as issues were resolved.
Co-ordinated with multiple platforms within RBS (CCI, eBanking,
Data & Analytics, Accounting AI, Datapower, Signing Service,
Co-ordinated with external partners: TSYS, Infracast.
Designed, built and executed Test cases within P3M/Agile
Commissioned Test Data collections, synchronised across many platforms.
Managed dependency lists, traceability, Test design and case building.
Technology: Jira/Zephyr, Quality center, Mainframe Z/OS, Excel VBA, Citrix
Test lead in RBS's Data & Analytics department, responsible
for Data Quality (DQ). Data from a sample of 50 source systems we
assessed using 1000 Rules running under Informatica's IDQ. Results, and
Reference data captured by an Oracle/Apex front end, were transformed
and loaded to a DataMart, and analysed by Qlikview reports. ETL and
Housekeeping were performed by Informatica's Powercenter.
Led a team of 4 test Analysts to specify and perform System Testing and
SIT (Integreated Testing) and NFT (Loadrunner, batch)
Security cleared to work with production data.
Designed, built and executed Test cases within Agile TDD
Built Automation tools including a database comparison (SQL) and
Spreadsheet comparison (Excel VBA).
Technology: Informatica Powercenter, IDQ, Powerexchange, Linux
Awk, Vi, HP/SA, Scp, sftp, Connect/Direct, Mainframe Z/OS, Excel VBA,
Master Data Management project. Informatica- and SAP-based, both
online. Led a team of 4, Built and ran tests, introduced automated
testing (Fitnesse) . Reporting to Stakeholders + Metrics.
Technology: Informatica Powercenter, Hub, Realtime, IDD. Java Jboss JMS
MQ Oracle DB, Oracle BPM. Agile BDD VersionOne.
Quality center GIT Subversion PERL SQL Developer. Fitnesse
FitLibraryWeb Dbfit. Soap-UI web services XSLT.
Reworking of CRM. Designing System tests + Integration with Arbor
billing, then building automation scripts and running. Agile BDD
environment using Selenium, Fitnesse (Spider fixture, Fit and DBfit).
Junit framework tests built from Selenium. Continuous Integration
testing via nightly builds.
Technology: Fitnesse FitLibraryWeb Dbfit
Selenium Chordiant CRM Arbor Billing Jira
Quality center GIT Subversion Java Ruby Apache Oracle
DB Toad SQL Developer Java Beans Eclipse Maven Ant.
Very large scale Data Migration of Credit cards customers from RBS
to TSYS, and Insurance data from Mainframe/Vsam to multiple to Oracle
10i, then Integration with multiple third parties.
|Script design and
|Set up Sys Test environments.
Built and tested
encryption (PGP and AES256)
|Built testing tools to parse and
(VBA/Excel, Shell script, Awk, Python).
IBM, Cobol. DB2 SQL.
IBM Datastage, Oracle, Toad, Excel, SQL, XML, Oxygen, Xsd, Schematron,
PGP , TS/2, MS Access 2010, IBM PasPorte (Linux).
SHL deliver web based cost effective e-procurement, and other
psychometric testing to blue chip clients worldwide. 24 hrs
availability to support global time zones. Key Responsibilities:
· Delivered UAT on 4 projects simultaneously. · Data migration testing
from previous platform.
· Managed Automated regression testing, Daily on 4 environments
including a Model Office.
· Responsible for the test process, Execution and Environment
· Project Management: Defect Management and supplier management (x4)
· Managed a 22-strong offshore team (Hexaware, Chennai). Quality Center
v9.0 for tracking execution and managing defects. Technology: C#,
Apache, SQL/Server, IIS, Windows XP+2003+Vista, Windows 7,
QuickTestPro, Quality Centre, VirtualPC (similar to Vmware).
Prepared a feasibility study into load testing a documentation
database for the Welsh Government. (Service Oriented Architecture
SOA CORBA/IIOP with a Smalltalk client) Key
Responsibilities: Assessed the feasibility of tools including
Silkrunner, IBM Facilita, Compuware, and others.
Assessed Vuser types
including Java, Web, Sockets, Web services & Orb · Built basic
Initially Telelogic but IBM took over. An Agile (BDD) software
house, the market leader in Requirements Management (RM) with tools
such as Doors, Web Access, and Focal Point. Agile development similar
to Openup. Responsible for defining, planning, managing and controlling
the test process, as well as managing the test teams. Successfully
delivered nine projects in 18 months, typically two in parallel,
maximum six. Key Responsibilities:
· Responsibility for the delivery of Testing on Web services and SOA
under Windows and Unix (Solaris and Red Hat).
· Introduced Structured test design methodology (ANSI/IEE based) and
· Responsible for Environment setup.
· Managed Performance testing ; built a capacity model using
volumetrics. Web, Sockets and Custom/API vuser scripts.
· Coaching and Mentoring of staff
· Line Management of all testing staff · Helped two projects to become
more agile, and introduced TDD for a third. · Used Quality Center v9.5
for building and executing test cases, tracking to requirements, and
managing defects. Technology: ISO9001, Java, C#, Weblogic, Oracle,
Toad, VIA/Webspher/MQ, XML Spy, Windows XP+2003+Vista+2000+NT, ,
Solaris, Redhat Linux 4/5, Synergy, Oracle, Citrix, Loadrunner,
Winrunner, QuickTestPro, Quality Centre, Vmware. Integration partners:
Quality Centre, Rational Clearcase, Clearquest, Rose. Installshield.