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Dave Richardson

QA Test Automation Engineer @ Zions Bank

n/a DECEASED 7/2019

Kaysville, Utah

Ranked #80 out of 1,609 for QA Test Automation Engineer in Utah

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Dave Richardson's Work Experience

Zions Bank

QA Test Automation Engineer

United States

Verisys Corporation

Senior QA Engineer

November 2016 to October 2017

Greater Salt Lake City Area

Hewlett-Packard

QA Test Automation Engineer

September 2012 to September 2015

Fort Collins, Colorado Area

Dave Richardson's Education

Weber State University

Bachelor’s Degree, Computer Science, 2.9

1976 to 1980

Roy High School

graduated from high scool, n/a

1971 to 1975

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About Dave Richardson's Current Company

Zions Bank

Zions Bank; Nov 2017 – Present; QA Test Automation EngineerSkills:• Automate testcases developed using Java Junit, JMeter and SoapUI. UI tests developed with Java selenium webdriver,headless chrome, and execution with selenium grid. Soap and Rest api test cases and test suites developed and executed with SoapUI. (aka ReadyAPI)• Performance tests developed and executed with Jmeter. Http get/post...

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QA Test Automation Engineer @ Zions Bank Zions Bank; Nov 2017 – Present; QA Test Automation EngineerSkills:• Automate testcases developed using Java Junit, JMeter and SoapUI. UI tests developed with Java selenium webdriver,headless chrome, and execution with selenium grid. Soap and Rest api test cases and test suites developed and executed with SoapUI. (aka ReadyAPI)• Performance tests developed and executed with Jmeter. Http get/post with Pass/Fail asserts.• Agile test test environment using Rational as the tools for managing stories and tasks, and test results. United StatesSenior QA Engineer @ Verisys Corporation * Develop effective test plans and test cases in TestRail. Automate tests with Ruby/Rails rspec, JMeter and python. Developing automated tests for MySQL databases and ElasticSearch indices with large data search/lookup challenges. Test and validate complicated elastic search queries. I love test automation of javascript web apps and rest API’s, using javascript and REGEX with Jmeter.* I have a passion for developing automated test suites that cover the story acceptance criteria with “use cases” to find as many defects as possible before product is shipped to customers.* I also have a passion for performance testing, and love to develop tests that break the application under load or stress. (Valid tests not just throw a brick in the washer)* I have a strong customer focus, and desire to find as many defects as possible before the product is shipped. My goal is to have developers and product owners say and believe “I trust that tester”. Put my self in the shoes of the customer and find bugs.* I’m a very good “agile” team player and love to work closely with the scrum master, PO, Dev’s and other QA members. If we get to work with customers I like interacting/assisting the PO to help define acceptance criteria for upcoming sprint stories. From November 2016 to October 2017 (1 year) Greater Salt Lake City AreaQA Test Automation Engineer @ Hewlett-Packard Hewlett-Packard; Sept 2012 – Sept 2015 ; Senior QA Automation Engineer• Lead multiple project teams of other software quality assurance engineers responsible for all stages of quality assurance for complex products and platforms, including testing strategy, analysis, coding, results evaluation, and proposed corrective actions.• Developed and supported automated end-to-end solution tests for next generation Cloud System and Converged Infrastructure management products.• Developed automated testing systems using commercial tools, scripts and data sets.• Defined scope and objectives of all levels of QA testing.• Participated in all aspects of testing, including functional, regression, load and system testing.• Managed and expanded relationships with quality assurance partners on software and firmware design and development.• Reviewed and evaluated designs and project activities for compliance with quality assurance guidelines and standards; provided tangible feedback to improve product quality and mitigate failure risk.• Provided domain-specific expertise and overall software quality assurance leadership and perspective to cross-organization projects, programs, and activities.• Drove innovation and integration of new technologies into projects and activities in the software quality assurance organization.• Worked with engineering managers, software developers and QA engineers to test integrated features and tools.• Provided guidance and mentoring to less- experienced staff members.• Worked closely with product development engineers to understand the product and develop comprehensive test cases to insure full product coverage.• Identified dependencies and requirements for ongoing test development.• Debugged and triaged tests and product failures as necessary.• Developed, maintained and enhanced automated test infrastructure.• Drove quality into the product at every phase of development.• Met or exceeded company quality standards.Tools: UFT, Python From September 2012 to September 2015 (3 years 1 month) Fort Collins, Colorado AreaSr QA Test Automation Engineer @ Life Cycle Engineering Inc • Design and develop test automation suites for VBMS project. ( Veterans Benefit Management System )• Smoketest and functional test script development using Selenium (web-driver) Page Objects developed with Java as an agile scrum team tester. Attended daily standups, wrote testcases and scripts for functional user stories.• VBMS Web services test automation using SoapUI to automate WSDL web service request/response validation. SoapUI mockservice development.• VBMS performance and load testing using HP Loadrunner developing measurable VBMS transaction virtual user scripts.• Designed and developed test automation data suite and test data generation within a test driven test framework. From May 2011 to September 2012 (1 year 5 months) charleston, scSr Software QA Engineer @ InterbankFX With HP UFT, I created test automations as follows:• Before preparing test cases analyzed the application to find out the testing needs.• Prepared the testing Infrastructure: based on testing needs created those resources, resources like, shared repository, function library etc.• Built Test Cases: created test scripts containing actions to be performed while testing. Added object repositories with the test function libraries. Used checkpoints to hit corner cases.• Enhanced Tests: by making use of checkpoints, broadening the scope of tests, added logic and conditions to test for checking purpose.• Debugged, ran and analyzed tests: debugged the test so that it works without interruption. Ran these tests and analyzed the test results generated by UFT• Reported Defects: sent the bug reports to the development team. From September 2008 to May 2011 (2 years 9 months) Agile QA Engineer @ LANDesk Software • I developed test automation cross platform for Windows, Linux (RedHat, SLES), Solaris and HP-UX• Software was developed using Java/J2EE technologies, C++, C#, and Flex for the UI/Presentation layer.• Databases were PostgreSQL, Oracle 10g and MS SQL server 2005. • Developed test automation for Flex builder 3.0. • Developed automation for Java servlets and web services. • Developed tests using SOAPUI and Python for web services automation (WSDL), JMeter for https functional and load testing and HP UFT for UI automation. • Technologies being used with the platform included, JBI ( Java Business Integration), ESB ( Enterprise Service Bus ), Apache ServiceMix and Flex using Flexbuilder 3.0. From June 2008 to September 2008 (4 months) Senior R&D QA test engineer @ Ingenix • Senior R&D QA test engineer with large product teams, developing testing and QA test case design and development.• Used QTP/UFT and Loadrunner to develop tests for load/stress testing as well as acceptance testing.• Successful planning and completion of all work to meet deadlines with excellent test coverage and quality.• Recognized as an expert in application and network management, configuring and troubleshooting network topologies with both intranet and internet infrastructures.• Very creative with driving key solutions for complex processes with abilities to learn new technologies troubleshoot/analyze data and quickly apply/implement solutions.• Work well under time constraints, can quickly develop and execute test plans and documents with excellent written and oral/communication skills.• Can work very well, independently with minimal supervision. Very good team player.• Developed/tested with large/small teams in Agile Extreme Programming environments on Win32 and Unix platforms From October 2005 to June 2008 (2 years 9 months) Greater Salt Lake City AreaQA Engineer @ Tomax Retail.net • I designed and developed automated test suites using HP’s Loadrunner automation tool.• Tests include load and performance testing for the automated tests with thousands of virtual user’s performing millions of transactions. Developed Oracle SQL Stored Procedures as part of the automated test suite• Developed Linux and Solaris system tools to provide process statistics for automated load testing. Supported a transaction-based product of over 1 million lines of code; worked with customers to troubleshoot problems at point of sale.• Debugged difficult customer related problems, worked with customers to resolve and re-create problems with a large database application involving a very intense transaction based solution. From May 2005 to October 2005 (6 months) Greater Salt Lake City AreaSoftware developer @ Creative Net Designs Software developer, C#, .NET.Developed websites for commercial turnkey applications. From October 2002 to May 2005 (2 years 8 months) Fort Collins, Colorado AreaSoftware Developer/Technical Marketing @ Hewlett-Packard • I developed test automation for the HP OpenView family of products• Strong failure analysis skills, quickly able to diagnose root cause failures and work with customers to resolve these issues• Consulted with R&D as well as Marketing staff to resolve customer related product issues and maintain a high-level of customer satisfaction.• Strong multi-tasking skills, able to work well with other functions, R&D, Marketing, Support, customers in large team settings.• Very creative and solution oriented, can look at any hardware/software problem and generally develop a solution that will meet customer’s needs.• Consulted with customers to insure solutions meet customer needs as well as project, team, and staff cost limitations.• Developed and managed software system testing procedures, software development, and documentation. • Promoted and secured beta-customer agreements coordinated and managed installation of product directly with customers.• Provided pre-sales and post-sales technical support for key customers.• Designed and developed worldwide advanced training curricula for flagship product, HP OpenView Network Node Manager.• Educated large-scale companies during hands-on site visits.• Created 5 invention patents related to HP OpenView and Network Management From February 1987 to October 2002 (15 years 9 months) Fort Collins, Colorado AreaSoftware Developer @ TRW TRW • Redondo Beach, CA • 6/1981 to 2/1987AeroSpaceSoftware DevelopersI developed software packages for the B1 bomber avionic system. Contributed to the success of a software productivity project and increased productivity by 10% with measured results. Was a team member of a large team of 20 engineers and worked very effectively with excellent teamwork and individual contributions. Member of the Technical Staff (MTS). Developed software in avionics and defense programs including test software. Developed software for Cruise missile program and B1 Bomber project. NSA and Top Secret Clearances. EDUCATION From June 1981 to February 1987 (5 years 9 months) redondo beach, caQA test automation engineer @ C.R. England • Develop manual effective test plans and test cases. Automate tests with Visual Studio in C# using NUnit test framework for .net applications. Developing AngularJS ng test automation with Protractor.• I have a passion for writing great testcases that cover the happy and negative scenarios for complete coverage and then automating those tests into continuous integration smoketests as well as deeper automated regression test suites.• I also have a passion for performance testing, and love to develop tests that break the application under load or stress. (Valid tests not just throw a brick in the washer)• I have a strong customer focus, and desire to find as many defects as possible before the product is shipped. My goal is to have developers and product owners say and believe “I trust that tester” From December 2015 to November 2016 (1 year) Salt Lake City, Utah


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