- Coventry, GB
- £12 /hr
- Available now
I'm a fulltime employee working as a software test engineer. I possess a Computer Science degree, and have worked 2 years in the IT support industry and over 3 years in themore...I'm a fulltime employee working as a software test engineer. I possess a Computer Science degree, and have worked 2 years in the IT support industry and over 3 years in the software testing industry. I would like to get into freelance testing for small applications, as I am already a BETA tester for Nokia and Microsoft.
I have several years experience in general office admin, from using ms office since primary school to writing test scripts and performing system testing on a major national grid project. I am efficient in using ms office which includes, ms word, excel, access, powerpoint and publisher.
Area Covered: West Midlands
Industry: Information Technology
Summary: Software tester/analyst with extensive commercial experience within the utility industry. Possessing industry standard qualifications and skills covering all aspects of the system development and testing lifecycle. Highly organised, versatile and results-oriented team player with an energetic approach to testing. Seeking a challenging career in software testing.
Job Title: Software Tester
Description: Software, firmware and hardware testing on electronic tagging and tracking systems.
Job Title: Shop Floor Assistant
Company: Asda Supermarket
Description: Role Description: My duties include stocking shelves and providing a high quality of customer service. My responsibilities include rotating stock and ensuring the aisle is presentable. This is a part-time job.
Job Title: Software Tester/ Test Analyst/ Test Team Lead/ Systems Engineer
Company: Serck Controls (Schneider Electric)
Description: Successfully completed testing on a major gas utility project, creating and testing test scripts for the DNCS project for the National Grid. Implementing a Distribution Network Control System (DNCS) which provides key real time and business process support for Great Britain’s gas distribution infrastructure. Carried out several types of testing including systems integration, user acceptance, interface, FAT, script, regression, mimic, interface, security, SCADA, web and performance testing. Co-ordination of regression testing and performance testing, including setting up client/server environments. Liaising with the development team to ensure tests are meeting the functional requirements. Created regression, security and manual performance test documents. Carried out in-depth fault analysis and solution finding whilst working on-site. Created FDS and similar documents whilst working in small teams. Supported Go Live on several sites. Defect management including reporting and updating faults on the System Incident Report (SIR) Database, JIRA and HP Quality Centre. Promoted to Test Team Lead, managing a test team of 10 testers.
Job Title: Remote Software Support
Company: Indigo Retail Holdings
Description: Role Description: Call logging on 'Tesseract' and providing remote software support for 'Back Office', 'Retail Controller', 'Retail POS', 'CCTV Controller' and Windows 2000 and XP operating systems. Supporting 500 sites with multiple users on a very busy helpdesk. Providing hardware and software support ensuring SLA's and performance targets are achieved. Hardware support includes servers, desktop computers, printers, modems, HHTs, DCUs, etc. Software support includes 'Softoptions Development' programs including the above, stock management, shift reconciliation, etc. Dialling into sites remotely using broadband or dial-up connections using VNC Quickdesk, Symantec PC Anywhere and dial-up networking. Preparation of servers and desktop computers. Carried out several on-site installations. Escalating calls to the required level of support. Creating statistical reports using SQL and Crystal Reports.
Job Title: 1st Line Support
Company: JBC Computers Ltd
Description: : Obtained full training in computer building, upgrading, maintenance, fault finding, diagnosis and rectification. Installation of operating systems, including Windows 95, 98, 2000, XP and Server 2003. Network administration, management and configuration, including Novell NetWare and NT network installation. Structured cabling, hubs, bridges, switches and routers. Configuring of TCP/IP and IPX/SPX protocols. Desktop support. Installing and configuring MS Office, Anti- virus software, Windows Server 2000/2003 (Including DHCP, DNS), Exchange 2000, Active Directory, Linux and NT4.
Job Title: Processed Administration
Company: Coventry Building Society
Description: Role Description: Acquired full training on 'Focus' and 'CBS Sales system'. Received training for opening accounts, processing applications and cashing in cheques. Carried out administration duties. The role involved entering data accurately and paying attention to personal and financial detail.
Education Summary: November 2009
Foundation Certificate in Software Testing
Microsoft Professional Certificate (MCP)
70-270 Installing, Configuring and Administering Windows XP Professional
November 2006- February 2007
JBC Computers Ltd. Stoneleigh House, Earlsdon Street, Earlsdon, Coventry, CV5 6EJ
City and Guilds:
Level 2 Diploma for IT Practitioners
Level 3 Diploma for IT Practitioners
September 2003 - June 2006
BSc (Hons) Computer Science. 2:1
For my final year project I created a Blockbuster Rental System, using MS Access and Visual Basic for Applications. This involved researching, analyzing, designing and implementing a relational database program.
CCNA 1 and 2.
September 2001 - June 2003
Caludon Castle School & 6th Form.
Double Business- C, Computing- D
September 1996 - June 2001
Caludon Castle School & 6th Form
9 GCSE's at C and above, including English, Maths and Science.
Software test lead/team lead