QA Chapter Lead - Vice President @ JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Director / Founder @ Bellchambers Consultancy Limited
Ifield Community College
A quick learning agile software tester/test automation engineer with 6+ years experience of testing, a passion for new technology, and a strong desire to automate as much as possible. Doesn’t mind getting stuck in where traditional testers fear to tread, be that development, devops, or anything else that enables teams to deliver business value as soon as
A quick learning agile software tester/test automation engineer with 6+ years experience of testing, a passion for new technology, and a strong desire to automate as much as possible. Doesn’t mind getting stuck in where traditional testers fear to tread, be that development, devops, or anything else that enables teams to deliver business value as soon as possible.
Test Engineer @ From April 2015 to Present (9 months) London, United KingdomDirector @ Experienced provider of software QA consultancy and software testing. From October 2013 to Present (2 years 3 months) Agile QA Engineer @ Tester in an agile team working on automated and manual testing of a card payment gateway/processor. Using Cucumber / Java / Selenium Webdriver for testing the web portal, and JMeter for testing REST API’s. From November 2014 to April 2015 (6 months) Agile QA Engineer @ Software developer in test in an agile team working on a greenfield project for the Home Office. Developing the test automation framework from the ground up using Cucumber / Jasmine / Java /Selenium Webdriver, and implementing automated tests for each story. Also involved in setting up and maintaining the CI (Jenkins) environment and build process. From February 2014 to October 2014 (9 months) BDD Automation QA Engineer @ Tester in an agile team working on a large IBM websphere e-commerce integration project. Primarily working with BA’s to write & develop Cucumber tests and the java based fixture code behind them using a business driven development (BDD) approach. Tools used include: Jira, Jenkins, Confluence, Selenium, Vagrant, CentOS. From October 2013 to December 2013 (3 months) Engineer.Software/QA Engineering @ Tester in an agile team (2 week sprints) working on testing enhancements and bugfixes to Cisco's linux (CentOS) based cloud web security service. Using tools such as JMeter for load testing, VMware/Putty for virtual environment management, and Jira for tracking stories/bugs. From October 2012 to October 2013 (1 year 1 month) London, United KingdomSoftware Tester @ Manual and automated testing/test planning of the Sage payment gateway/credit card processing and all of the backend tools that support this. Maintaining/updating the Java/JUnit based Selenium server regression test suite. Raising defect reports through Jira, general Jira administration, reporting test completion & progress to management. From August 2011 to October 2012 (1 year 3 months) London, United KingdomQA Engineer @ Lead tester for the company’s CRM software aimed at the membership/charity sector (GUI front-end, oracle/SQL server back-end, and ASP.net web services). Identifying test conditions from functional specifications, creating test cases. Manual testing, raising defect reports through Jira, reporting test completion & progress to management. From August 2010 to July 2011 (1 year) London, United KingdomSystem Tester @ Creating and executing test plans for the company’s java based electricity industry software. Manual testing, raising bug reports. Verifying end user raised bugs. Putting together and applying new builds, Linux and Windows environment configuration management. From April 2008 to July 2010 (2 years 4 months) Milton Keynes, United KingdomHelpdesk Administrator @ Call logging, answering e-mails from clients, 1st line support of the company's royalty administration software. Installation of applications, SQL Server, Oracle. Verifying client raised bugs. From July 2005 to April 2008 (2 years 10 months) London, United Kingdom
BA (Honours) Politics, Philosophy and Economics @ The Open University From 2015 to 2019 Ifield Community College From 2000 to 2004 Paul Bellchambers is skilled in: Testing, Test Planning, SQL, XML, Regression Testing, JIRA, Linux, Selenium, Software Quality Assurance, Test Cases, Java, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Office, Windows
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