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David Lovelady

David Lovelady

Senior Test Analyst at MBNA, Bank of America

Location
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Industry
Information Technology and Services
Current
  1. Bank of America
Previous
  1. UKAR formerly Bradford and Bngley Building Society,
  2. Nationwide Building Society,
  3. Bank of America
Education
  1. Liverpool John Moores University
Websites
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Bank of America

Bank of America

Senior Test Analyst

– Present

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Background

Summary

I have 8 years experience in Software Testing performing Test Analyst and Test Lead roles successfully. My recent experience has been in the Finance and Ecommerce industries.

I am ISEB certified and have excellent experience of using Quality Centre.

Experience

Senior Test Analyst

Bank of America
– Present (1 year 4 months)

Test Analyst

UKAR formerly Bradford and Bngley Building Society
(1 year 1 month)

Test Analyst

Nationwide Building Society
(1 year 1 month)Swindon

Voyager is a multi million pound project which will see Nationwide move away from building its own core banking, savings and mortgage products on legacy Unisys to the latest version of SAP's banking platform.

I am currently working in the Acceptance Test Team for Interest, Tax and Charges on Current Accounts.

I have received training in SAP GUI and all testing activities are being performed in Quality Centre.

Test Lead

Bank of America
(1 year 6 months)

Test Lead of Ecommerce.

On four projects, I was responsible for the following activities of their System/User Acceptance Test phases;

Requirement Analysis
Test Planning Activities
Test Data Preparation
Test Documentation Production
Test Execution
Defect Management

Project 1 - Implementation of new Laser Card functionality for Irish Online Card Services customers.

Project 2 - Redesign of all customer journeys on Online Card Services

Project 3 - Implementation of a new Content Management System that would allow a more efficient way to manage enhancements of over 400 applications.

Project 4 - Mobile Rendering; the five main customer journeys Online Card Services were made more User Friendly to iPhone, Android and Windows 7 customers.

On all projects, Agile methodology was applied. Close communication with UI, Development, Project Management and Strategic Partner Business Analysts.

Test Analyst

Thales Transport and Security Systems
(11 months)Cheadle

Acquired SC Clearance to work on UK National Identity Scheme Programme to test the end-to-end technical solution to enrol Biometrics and issue applicants with Identity Cards.

System Integration Test Team, working closely with the customer; IPS (Home Office).

Worked on site to perform with User Acceptance, Performance and Operational Acceptance Testing.

Test Scripting
Test Execution
Defect Management

Testing Activities were performed in JIRA and Quality Centre

Test Lead

Sony Ericsson
(5 months)Birchwood

Test Lead of team of 15 Media/DRM expert testers based in 3 countries (UK, India and Japan)

Chaired daily meetings with all team members using the SCRUM last 24 - next 24 approach

Delegated test activities between multiple ongoing projects .

Maintained an energetic working enviroment, through times when employers were informed of redundancies.

Test Analyst

Sony Ericsson
(2 years 7 months)Birchwood

Performed various test activities on multiple ongoing projects.

Predominantly testing web and media applications.

Test Execution
Test Documentation
Defect Management

All test activities were performed in Quality Centre

Software Test Engineer - Defect Triager

Sony Ericsson
(4 months)

Worked in a vibrant and highly efficient team to reduce a major backlog of defects. Directing over 6000 defects to their relevant development group to fix, ensuring they were ranked correctly and contained all relevant information. This role helped me understand the importance of high quality defects and how maintaining that high quality can save the business time and therefore money.

Languages

  1. French

Skills

  • Quality Center
  • Web Testing
  • Test Execution
  • ISEB
  • Manual Testing
  • LoadRunner
  • Test Planning

Education

The Liverpool Bluecoat School

IT, French, Maths & PE

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