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									                                   TROY NEWTON
                                  me@troynewton.org

TECHNICAL SKILLS

     Extensive experience developing automated tests using a variety of tools (C# / NUnit,
      WatiN, WinRunner)
     Test-oriented development in C# under the .Net framework
     Comprehensive use and manipulation of SQL Server, Oracle, and MySQL
      databases
     Testing thick clients and web clients under various operating systems and browser
      configurations
     Installation and configuration of different Microsoft Windows and Red Hat Linux
      operating systems
     Experience using various UNIX variants (Solaris, AIX, HPUX, and variants of Linux)
     Education in Java object-oriented programming
     Experience in physically assembling computer systems and peripheral components

JOB EXPERIENCE

  Oracle Corp.                                                 May 2010 – Present
     Senior QA Engineer
     Currently working.

  Fiserv, Inc.                                              Feb. 2006 – May 2010
     Senior QA Analyst
     Worked as a key member of a geographically diverse QA team. Expanded my QA
     experience into online banking and bill payment services and applications. Primary
     activities included:
      End-to-end testing for a market-leading online banking product (funds transfers,
         secure messaging, balance/transaction alerts) using a variety of tools and
         browsers
      Test automation using C# and WatiN with the NUnit test framework
      Extensive validation of test data and activities performed in a SQL Server
         database
      Performed QA team lead activities such as creating schedules, gathering and
         communicating project metrics, and assigning resources
      White and black box testing of a new bill payment warehouse (from the UI
         through the back-end processing)

  Pacific Crest Technology                                      Mar. 2003 – Dec. 2005
     Automation Team Lead
     Responsible for leading a small team in the creation, execution, and maintenance of test
     plans using Mercury WinRunner and TestDirector tools. Primary responsibilities:



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             Training four new QA team members in the use of TestDirector and WinRunner
              for regression test automation of PowerBuilder and web-based (JSP) applications
             Administration and maintenance of a Mercury Interactive TestDirector Enterprise
              server
             Creating, updating, and maintaining automation project schedules
             Creation of TSL (Mercury’s test scripting language) function libraries for
              streamlining the test automation process
             Creation and debugging of Oracle PL/SQL queries and stored procedures for
              extracting data and creating reports

   Merant (now Serena)                                           Sept. 1999 – Jan. 2003
      Software QA Analyst                                        Sept. 2001 – Jan. 2003
      Carried out the creation, execution, and automation of test plans using WinRunner test
      automation software.
       Creation, execution, and maintenance of both automated and manual test plans
         for CM (Configuration Management) software
       Testing CM web clients using various browsers and versions such as Netscape
         (4.07, 4.08, 4.5, 6.0) and Internet Explorer (5.0, 5.5, 6.0) on Windows and UNIX
         operating systems
       Tracking of project progress, creating and maintaining project schedules,
         generating weekly status reports
       Acting QA team lead for minor projects
       Responsible for assuring quality of mainstream CM software (PVCS Tracker,
         PVCS Version Manager, and PVCS Dimensions I-Net)
       Expertise in using defect tracking and version management tools

       Software QA Intern                                      Sept. 1999 – Sept. 2001
       Responsible for the creation, execution, and maintenance of test plans based on
       functional specifications.
        Installation and setup of IIS, iPlanet, and Apache web servers for testing
        Testing different browsers and versions such as Netscape (4.07, 4.08, 4.5) and
          Internet Explorer (5.0, 5.5, 6.0) on Windows and UNIX operating systems for CM
          web client application testing
        Creation, execution, and maintenance of manual test plans

EDUCATION

   Associate of Science – CIS, Portland Community College, Portland, OR
   March 2003
      Classes in database management and SQL queries, stored procedures, triggers
      Some education in Java programming:
          Java Swing GUI creation
          Database connectivity (JDBC and JNDI)
          Web Applications using Tomcat (Java servlets)
          Enterprise Java Beans
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             Achieved “Dean’s List” and “President’s List” awards several terms for
              excellent grades




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