Skills

What I bring with me to any project ...

Summary

I have a deep knowledge of managing both small and large scale testing projects and is a member of the British Computer Society and the UK Test Management Forum.

Areas of expertise

  • Leading test teams across integration, systems and UAT phases of complex projects
  • Highly experienced in developing programme test strategies and test planning
  • Implementing effective defect management processes and reports
  • Skilled in coordinating end users and 3rd party suppliers
  • Managing off-shore test resources
  • Excellent experience with risk based testing principles and best practice

Industry sectors

  • Banking
  • Financial services
  • Postal services
  • Sports
  • Defence
  • Government
  • Telecommunications
  • Media
  • Retail
  • Construction
  • Insurance

Test management tools

  • HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)
  • Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)
  • Microsoft Project
  • Selenium

Languages

  • PHP
  • SQL
  • Visual Basic for Applications
  • Javascript
  • C
  • PERL

Office tools

  • Microsoft Excel (especially using the macros for reporting and visualisation purposes)
  • Microsoft Office

Environments

  • Unix/Linux
  • Windows