In Feb 2013 I obtained ISTQB Advanced accreditation in testing. In Feb 2014 I attended the Installation and Configuration of Windows 2012 Server Course and in Feb 2015 I obtained the Agile Certified Tester Certification (CAT).
Period: August 2017 – May 2018
Company: AIRBUS DEFENCE AND SPACE
Job Title: FV Implementation Engineer
Gaining knowledge of Space Industry and SW FV processes while working on the Solar Orbiter project as an implementation engineer participating in preparation, implementation, execution and anomaly investigation of functional automated tests on simulated and real test benches covering Attitude and Orbit Control (AOCS) and Failure Detection and Recovery (FDIR) functional areas. The main tasks include:
- Automated test sequence preparation and execution (written in the Elisa scripting language)
- Test procedure preparation and execution
- Anomaly investigation and defect reporting
- Preparation and participation in pre-test and test-ready reviews
- Writing post-test reports and participation in post-test reviews
Period: February 1999 – July 2017
Company: Fujitsu Services
Job Title: Senior Software Developer/Designer/Tester
January 2016 - July 2017 Environment Support Engineer on the Post Office Account.
The main responsibilities are:
Day to day support of Test Environments.
Provide technical support to the functional test team.
Monitor/test the integrity of the test environment during the release upgrades.
Tools used: Linux, Unix and NT Scripting, Batch Scheduling, FTP/SFTP, RDP and Unix Telnet and Putty, SQL Developer.
December 2014 till December 2015 Senior Functional Test Engineer on a Home Office Project.
The main responsibilities included:
Produce and maintain all relevant documentation (Test Plans, Test Exit Reports, Test Scripts,Test Metrics).
Perform test analysis from design and integration documentation.
Execute tests, raise and manage defects.
Create/Maintain SQL scripts and reports to interrogate the systems and databases in order to analyse cause of defects.
Tools used: Quality Centre, Source Safe, PVCS, SQL Developer, SQL Server Management Studio, SQL Plus, Active Directory, Group Policies.
August 2011 - November 2014 Senior Infrastructure Tester on a Home Office Project, which involved testing the documented installation process for new and upgraded software systems supplied to the Home Office (hardware, account administration, email and bespoke software elements). The main responsibilities included:
Perform test analysis from design and integration documentation.
Produce/maintain high level Test Plans and low level Scripts and Test Exit Reports
Test the installation, and configuration of servers, workstations and peripherals as well as regression of all installations.
Raise and manage defects in Quality Centre, work with other teams to manage defects to a conclusion.
Perform user acceptance testing with customer witnesses.
Tools used: VMware, RES Wisdom, RES PowerFuse, Active Directory, DNS, Sanctuary, PVCS, Quality Centre, Silk, GPO and Citrix Thin Client, SQL Server Management Studio.
July 2004 - August 2011 Senior Software Developer in Defence
From 2010 for a year I worked on the latest enhancement set to the Management Information System project, delivering a set of ORACLE FORMS V10g, PL SQL packages, and WordML and XSLT stylesheets.
From 2009 for a year I extended my skills into .Net technologies: developing and testing forms using Visual Studio 2005 and C#. While working for Special Projects I was exposed to APT methodology, Use and Test Cases and JIRA system.
From 2004 for 5 years I worked on the development of a Management Information System, where I further specialised in the following Web technologies: XML, HTML, XSLT, WordML and CSS. I participated in the design and development of enhancements to the reporting part of the system. I attended customer workshops to identify their requirements, and documented the database changes and modules design using the appropriate ADBM design documentation. I also developed and unit tested the agreed changes using the Web technologies listed above.
From 2003 for a year I designed, built and tested a standalone system using MS-ACCESS. The system was successfully used to aid rollout management of a large number of laptops to users on a government project.
March 1999 - July 2003 Senior Software Developer in Oracle Centre of Excellence
I worked as a Senior Software Developer on a variety of Oracle projects as a PL/SQL designer/developer. I was involved in gathering and documenting user requirements, as well as the design, development and testing of Oracle Databases, PL/SQL Modules and Oracle Forms.
Period: December 1991 – February 1999
Job Title: Senior System Analyst/ Developer
Responsibilities: Together with a team of developers, I designed, developed and implemented a Management Information System and its connectivity to other systems, with ongoing maintenance of modules, forms and reports developed using Oracle tools (SQL Loader, SQL, Reportwriter V1, Forms3 and DataQuery).
I also worked on a Pharmacy Stock Control project. Main duties included designing and writing programmes in Cobol on an ICL 2955 mainframe using Cobol, IDMS, TP, DDS.
Education: Bachelor of Art with OU – Dec 1992
HNC in Computer Studies (part time) SELTEC College – May 1987
Certificate of Proficiency in English
‘A’ level in Maths, History and Polish
Accreditations: ISTQB Advanced accreditation in testing – obtained in Feb 2013
Agile Certified Tester - obtained in Feb 2015
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