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Sameer Zaman

Sameer Zaman

QA Analyst

WestJet

Calgary, Alberta

QA Lead

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WestJet

QA Analyst

• Ran all integration, data verification, and end-to-end testing of new Loyalty and Identity application for
WestJet Guests.
• Executed testing of Batch files from RBC and Sabre as they transitioned through the Loyalty application.
• Ran daily defect triage meetings with key stakeholders to prioritize and address severity of issues to be
handled by Development team.
• Executed DB testing with IBM's Tivoli: Integration Management software to verify data integrity throughout
the system
• Tested Environmental integrity through SOAP UI function calls.
• Received Intel training for PCI Tokenization utility to be incorporated into new booking & e-commerce engine. Created reference material based upon training to be added to QA knowledge base
• Created test plan and strategy for new Enterprise Notification Solution (ENS) which would notify guests of important timely information regarding their flights via email and SMS.
• Organized and ran regular QA team stand-ups, allowing for team to get in sync with project work and
environmental issues.
• Planned, Created, and Executed Test strategy for new internal Learning Management System (LMS) from SuccessFactors.
• Coordinated UAT with Business testers as well as planned and ran defect triage meetings with external vendor and internal team members.

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Career medium 05

Shaw Communications

QA LEAD - Online Experience Team (ONEX)

Setup QA department and team for the Online Experience Group

Setup QA best practices and strategies and presented and implemented for test team as well as the greater Online team as a whole

Mentored team members, creating opportunities or facilitating projects and other team members to work with test team providing news experiences to be added to their personal skills' portfolio

Created automation test scripts with Selenium, StoryQ, Visual Studio and C#

Coordinated QA efforts for Online Experience, T3, and ITSD.

Planned and tested Shaw's mobile app offerings (iOS, Android, BB).
Manual & Automated testing.

Established QA best practices and minimum standards of excellence.

Created and documented Web Deployment Knowledge Base repository.

Stepped in and filled role of Busniess Analyst for Shaw Wifi project in order to meet SOX compliance

Career

Critical Mass

QA Specialist - Consulting (5 week contract)

Blackboard (formerly Elluminate)

QA Team Lead

Elluminate

Quality Assurance: Team Lead

Reported to the Quality Assurance Manager

Responsible for successfully leading the testing effort throughout QA projects

Lead QA projects through Estimation, test case writing, test execution, reporting and post mortem

Mentored junior QA engineers to improve autonomy

Helped provide direction in establishing QA processes

Career medium 04
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Career medium 05

Zi Corporation

Product Line Management: Product Specialist

Product Manager for QixLinks Tool

Preformed on-going competitive analysis of competition’s offerings

Provided product assessment to upper management

Preformed market opportunities assessment

Became Product Specialist by developing expertise in company’s complete suite of interface solutions

Career

Zi Corporation

Quality Assurance Analyst

Created test plans, test cases and test reports

Conducted product testing and defect analysis

Coordinated and lead testing between Canadian, Chinese, and Swedish offices

Regularly interfaced with Project Managers/Developers on features for up-and-coming mobile technologies

Interfaced with Software Development and R&D Groups to analyze product designs and capture test requirements for next generation software

Became the resident user expert for mobile telecommunication devices, familiar with Nokia and Sony Ericsson products and their Symbian & UIQ operating systems

Provided configuration management support and product delivery preparation to customers for proactive risk assessment and mitigation plans

Career medium 03
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Canadian Parking Association

Marketing and Communications Assistant

The University of Calgary

Bachelor of Arts, Communications

ASD