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Software Test Engineers perform product testing and collaborate with other departments to make sure software systems are delivered in time and respect requirements. Based on our collection of resume samples, these employees perform activities like defining required tests, running tests, gathering test data, identifying defects, and providing feedback to developers. Successful resume examples for Software Test engineers showcase the following qualifications: programming skills, software testing expertise, attention to details, accuracy, and teamwork. Most Software Test Engineers hold a degree in a relevant field like software engineering or information technology.

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Software Test Engineer

Led six-person product-quality team in development and execution of test scenarios and cases for all coding projects, increasing productivity by 40%

  • Managed product-testing data for three development teams worldwide for various internal clients, resulting in lowest project delinquency rates in three years
  • Developed and implemented quality assurances metrics to measure performance of Quality Assurance team and to calculate completed assignments
  • Won award for participating in corporate events
  • Received Excellence Award for exceptional leadership
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Mathematics And Computer Applications
MA
Master of Arts
MA
Master of Arts
2

Lead Software Test Engineer

Led a small group of software testers on verification activities on every phase of SDLC for 3 International Space Station software components on an automated testing environment designed for the project. Analyzed the software requirements for black-box testing in a simulated environment, wrote test procedures for these requirements, developed test scripts (in C and TCL), scheduled test activities, prepared test plans, wrote test bench certification procedures and scripts in Perl, supported readiness reviews, coordinated run for records (RFR), and wrote test reports.

  • Sustained a 96% on-time completion rate for software tests by effectively managing assignments and schedules, and balancing tester work load.
  • Developed creative testing methods using knowledge in Embedded, Integration, and System Tests, which resulted in extensive software testing.
  • Developed, enhanced and maintained common automated test scripts written in C/TCL to help the group, which significantly reduced errors and time, freeing up testers' time for other tests.
  • Developed automated test scripting standards, test review checklists, and test execution procedures which significantly reduced review and execution time.
  • Prepared formal test lab preparation procedures in conjunction with Software Quality and DCMA organizations which significantly reduced run for record preparation times.
  • Conducted formal verification tests and collected data on operator errors, test execution times, and other test related data which helped the group to plan future testing activities.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
MS
Computer Engineering
3

Software Test Engineer

Reviewed radio requirements with developers to verify they were box testable. Wrote and executed tests based on these radio requirements.

  • Performed user interface system and regression testing for various radios for Commercial Government Industrial Service Sector (CGISS).
  • Organized field tests to determine radios' capability while in real world scenarios.
  • Team leader for group of test engineers and developers in testing XTS-5000, XTS-2500 and Astro Spectra Plus radios for Patriarch 6.0 project.
  • Coordinated and resolved testing issues that engineers in Penang, Israel, and Toronto encountered.
  • Created plans and tests for new features incorporated into radios such as native language and type 1 secure encryption.
  • Reviewed radios' requirements with developers to determine their testability.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Computer Science
4

Software Test Engineer

Technologies used: Transact SQL, SQL Server 6.5, IIS 5, Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator, HTML

  • Reviewed Business Requirements, Functional Specifications, and Detailed Design documents (including UML).
  • Updated test plans, created test cases and test scenarios for assigned functional areas (including Transact SQL queries for data validation).
  • Executed test cases.
  • Logged and regressed bugs.
  • Maintained 12 servers used by the test team (including setup, configuration and change management).
  • Performed setup and BVT testing with each build
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
MS
Information Systems Management
5

Software Test Engineer

Experience in testing features like Device updates and Microsoft Policy Customization tests on Windows 7 Phones

  • Created and executed test cases for Microsoft Policy Customization.
  • Experience with test automation, WTT and Product Studio.
  • Analyzed logs generated reports and identified failures.
  • Identified bug trends and participated in general QA initiatives
  • Maintain a consistent look and feel throughout all mobile application properties
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
MA
Computer Applications
6

Software Test Engineer

Responsible for Test Planning-Preparation-Execution, Defects Analysis, and Reporting to the client

  • Successfully delivered 7 releases involving SIT, Regression Testing, UAT
  • Created various project specific valuable assets such as knowledge transfer (KT) documents, Test Plan, Requirement Traceability Matrix, Defect Summary Reports, Test Strategy and Lessons Learnt documents
  • Created daily, weekly and monthly business stakeholder status reports and conducted presentations and walkthrough sessions
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Information Technology
MS
Information Systems
PhD
Public Health Departments
7

Software Test Engineer, Tech Lead

Performed Integration & Regression testing between Carecast and Picis CareSuite, LastWord & Picis CareSuite, and with the IDX version of CCOW and the Web Services Test Client.

  • Wrote updates to the Picis Integration Installation Document, identified and corrected deficiencies in the procedure.
  • Developed a test plan and procedures for testing the HL7 messaging between Picis CareSuite and Carecast.
  • Prepared & presented the Carecast Core Concepts class to 15 new Test Engineers, reducing ramp-up time by a month.
  • Mentored new QA employees, and taught Testing Methodologies. Updated the New Hire Manual, which reduced questions to the test team by 50%.
  • Wrote documentation for test processes, resulting in a more effective and easier to use checklist, cutting execution time from 2 hours to 20 minutes.
  • Developed Best Practice tool for testing third party interfaces: Created a concise Install Evaluation Document.
  • Chaired a weekly Test Forum focused primarily on tester education.
  • Edited a monthly QA Newsletter, covering testing tips, education, information about local professional organizations, and updates regarding testing activities.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
8

Software Test Engineer

Performed Black Box, Regression and System Testing on software packages for 3G, GSM, CDMA and LTE mobile devices to identify the visible and critical defects in release cycle; reported and tracked change requests in JIRA.

  • Prepared test plans, wrote test cases and verified test cases documented by the QA team pertaining to specific features in the system.
  • Executed Sanity Testing to check the applications at high level to identify and fix any critical issue.
  • Identified defects in Over the Air (OTA) upgrade process and retested the builds before the final release of the software.
  • Performed software testing to measure Key Performance Indicators to improve the performance of the applications.
  • Conducted formal and informal product design reviews throughout the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules and potential issues.
  • Demonstrated methodical, detail-oriented approach to all assignments while adhering to compressed timelines.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BE
Information Technology
MS
Information Technology And Management
Project Management
9

Senior Research, Design, and Development Software Test Engineer - Geoscience

Managed special projects for initiating and standardizing processes used in Petrophysical Testing of next generation MWD/LWD acquisition software.

  • Ensured resulting measurements for use in providing petrophysical solutions by providing specifications for MWD/LWD acquisition software field testing program.
  • Enhanced site utilization of time-limited resource by coordinating beta site logistics and initial setup for MWD/LWD beta testing.
  • Organized Flow Loop test procedures validating system integration of the MWD/LWD acquisition components, ensuring early detection of defects before release into expensive field test environment.
  • Increased development efficiency by performing senior level petrophysical QC of MWD/LWD components, using Agile methodologies, enabling development team in focusing on defects in real time.
  • Improved quality by mentoring development team members in petrophysical knowledge and operations procedures.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Physics
10

Senior Software Test Engineer

Worked as a senior software test engineer for [company name] messaging clients on handsets, named as lead engineer for multiple products.

  • Tested [company name] email, instant messaging, SMS and MMS clients for Symbian and Series 40 phones.
  • Created, reviewed, and executed SMTP, POP, IMAP, Blackberry Connect, Lotus Notes and Intellisync mail/PIM test cases
  • Administered Intellisync, Exchange, Lotus Notes, Groupwise, and BES servers.
  • Reviewed requirements and UI specifications.
  • Mentored new hires and interns.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Computer Sciences
MS
Computer Sciences

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