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  1. Saadat R.

    Saadat R.

    QA Expert - Security & Penetration Testing Specialist

    Pakistan - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 25

    SKILL SUMMARY ABOUT ME Being an Independent Software Quality Assurance & Testing personnel and full time freelancer, I have delivered testing analysis, design, and execution, reporting, fixes and follow-up services to my offshore clients all over the world particularly in USA, Canada, UK, France, Europe, Middle East, Russia, Japan, Australia etc. My specialties are ¤ MSc in COMPUTER SCIENCES with Specialization in Software Quality Assurance ¤ More than 11 years of hands on QA, QC, Manual & Automated Testing experience ¤ Vast experience in Automation Testing using Selenium Webdriver, MS CodedUI, LoadRunner, TestNG, Telerik WebAii etc solutions ¤ Extensive experience in Web, Desktop & Mobile Application Testing ¤ Extensive experience in Agile/Scrum/Kanban/Lean methodologies ¤ Extensive Experience of Security & Penetration Testing (Ethical Hacking) ¤ Great experience of Leading the QA Team, Writing test plan, Test Cases using requirement specifications, user stories, and system understanding ¤ 100% flexible, can work in any time zone 1 – REQUIREMENT ANALYSIS & UNDERSTANDING 2 - COMMUNICATIONS 3 – TEST PLANNING & DOCUMENTATION 4 – TESTS DESIGN 5 – QA DOCUMENTATION 6 – TEST EXECUTION I have performed extensive Manual & Automated testing for a wide range of almost all kind of Mobile, Web, RIA, Desktop Apps. I have always organized deliverables in a complete, clear, of good quality, and in timely manner. I perform different combinations of following testing types: 7 – TESTING TYPES ¤ Functional, Integration, System ¤ SOA, Web Services, 3rd Party API ¤ Boundary Value Analysis, Destructive, Structural ¤ GUI, UX, Usability, Accessibility ¤ Cross Browser, OS/ Platform/ Device ¤ Regression, Sanity, UAT, Exploratory ¤ Cookie, Session, User Authentication ¤ Security & Penetration for Mobile & Web apps ¤ Database, Multilingual ¤ Performance, Load, Stress ¤ BlackBox, GrayBox, WhiteBox ¤ Installation, Configuration, Software & Hardware Compatibility 8 – DATABASE SKILLS ¤ Sound expertise of Databases i.e. MySQL, MS SQL Server, ORACLE, PostgreSQL, MS Access, SQL, and related technologies ¤ Reviewed DB Schemas for improvements ¤ Performed Data Verification & Validation, Data Mapping, Feed Scheduling of DB Apps using SQL Scripts ¤ Involved in Performance Testing, Query Optimization, counting # of Data Reads on the pages ¤ Used SQL queries to evaluate and validate loaded/ imported data from external sources 9 – DEFECT REPORTING & ANALYSIS ¤ Defect Reporting with thorough Details & Reproduction Steps along with Screenshots, Screen-casts/ Videos, Images, Scripts etc. ¤ Defect Analysis based on Test Metrics ¤ Defect Summaries with Module-wise Metrics ¤ Status Reports, Quality Metric Reports, SQA Analysis Report 10 – FIXES AND FOLLOW-UPS ¤ Tested critical Bug Fixes and coordinated with developers ¤ Engaged in Release Setup/ Notes/ Support/ Follow-Up and testing the Release Delivering Process ¤ Coordinated with clients upon New Fixes and Change Requests 11 – QA AUDITS ¤ Reviewed Business Requirements, FS, and CRS Documents ¤ Design, Code Review, Project Plan, Design, Training Audits ¤ Verification & Validation Audits ¤ Review for QA artifacts like Test & Validation Plans, Test Cases and Data Validation SQL scripts

    $12.50 /hr
    414 hours
    5.00
  2. Robert C.

    Robert C.

    TIBCO Consultant & E-Commerce Architect

    United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    Good Day and thank you for taking a moment to read my profile! I started working in IT about four years ago as a technical support representative for Simple Helix, a Magento specialist web hosting company. From there, I had the opportunity to spend a year as a Network Analyst for a local, carrier class, ISP before moving on to a position as a Linux Systems Engineer with a Magento development firm. In the present, I work as an Applications Engineer with a focus on the TIBCO stack, most notably AMX, BusinessWorks, EMS, and SilverFabric. I have a very strong background in Linux/Unix administration and have worked extensively with CentOS, Red Hat, and Debian. I've worked with networks from a physical perspective, as a NOC Technican, as well as logical perspective troubleshooting complex application issues. Over the past few months I've taken the opportunity to learn to code in Java and I've recently attended Red Hat training for JBoss EAP 6. I'm a CPTE (Certified Penetration Testing Engineer) and would happily pursue projects as an E-Commerce Architect, Systems Engineer, TIBCO Engineer, JBoss Administrator, entry-level Programmer, or entry-level Ethical Hacker. I am available for new jobs immediately outside of US business hours.

    $33.33 /hr
    474 hours
    4.86
  3. Stamatis Kekes

    Stamatis Kekes

    Senior system administrator and PHP - C - Perl developer

    Greece - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 2

    Very skilled Unix system administrator, with lot of experience in Linux ( Centos, Redhat, Fedora, Ubuntu, Debian, Gentoo, Slackware ), Solaris, xBSD ( FreeBSD, OpenBSD), vpn ( openswan - ipsec, openvpn, l2tp, pptp ), clustering ( LInux Virtual Server, Linux HA, vrrp, Solaris Cluster ), cloud computing, load balancing ( f5, haproxy ), VoIP ( asterisk ), databases ( MySQL, PostgreSQL), LDAP, web services ( Apache, Nginx, varnish ), security ( penetration testing, firewall policy design ), control panels ( CPanel, Plesk, Virtualmin, Ensim ), Virtualization ( VMWare Virtual infrastructure - VSphere, amazon EC2 ). As for Developing I am very experienced in C, PHP, Perl, javascript, ajax and many more to list.

    $16.67 /hr
    1,779 hours
    4.64
  4. Tushar K.

    Tushar K.

    Development and Testing

    India - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 9

    5+ years of extensive experience in Manual and Automated testing of Client/Server, N-tier Distributed Architecture, Web-based, Mobile and Desktop Applications with focus on System Analysis, Verification and Validation. As a Quality Assurance and Principal Quality Control Consultant, over the years I have tested a wide range of web based, client-server, windows-based and multimedia applications, mobile applications. - Expertise in Manual and Automation Testing on Web based and Software applications. - Efficient in Smoke Testing, Black-box-testing, Regression-testing, Functional-testing, Usability-testing, Database-testing, User acceptance-testing,Load Testing,Security Testing, Cross-browser Testing - Checking compliance with requirements, finding defects, logging and tracking them, performing validations of fixes and regressions, logging enhancements, creating documents/tools to improve the testing processes - Expertise in all stages in testing SDLC (i.e,Scheduling, Test design which includes test case design, test execution, testreporting by using test summary report then analysis of the found defects). - Expert in Security Testing of web applications to test Web Security Vulnerabilities. - Well dressed with the MySQL to do back-end testing of web applications. Hands on experience of Test Planning with effective skills of Test Case development along with Scenario Matrix. - Tools: QTP, Selenium(Open sources), Mantis So, you will have all necessary information to make your application the most stable, functional and user-friendly.

    $11.11 /hr
    457 hours
    4.94
  5. --- Serhiy Chernikov ---

    --- Serhiy Chernikov --- Agency Contractor

    Team Lead\Lead QA Engineer\Business Analist

    Ukraine - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 14

    • QA lead\Project Lead with more than 8 years of IT experience. • Excellent knowledge of development, testing activities: planning and control, analysis and design, implementation and execution development, test closure activities. • Good theoretical and practical knowledge of development, testing methodologies. I'm proficient in all of testing types and most software development methodologies (RUP, Agile, AUP, Waterfall).

    Associated with: QA group, Global Network Solutions

    $16.67 /hr
    475 hours
    4.79
  6. Zhu WenQi

    Zhu WenQi

    PHP Mysql Javascript Developer, Penetration Tester,Shanghai China

    China - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 4

    Over the last 7 years, I have developed a wide range of websites using HMTL, Ajax , PHP, and MySQL including sites for startup companies and small businesses. I have developed a CRM named Online Management System (OMS) for an insurance company. The main functions of the CRM are capture leads from multi campaigns, make PDF quotation according to different insurance options, track leads' sale progress, a basic report function. I also have developed a platform,both frontend and backend, which is named TAP (The Advocacy Platform). TAP is a gamified marketing platform which delivers research, user generated content, and most importantly transforms consumers into true authentic Brand Advocates. Advocacy campaigns via TAP have delivered key message recall of 40-50% at 1/10th of TV media cost. Fueled by a community of over 125,000 women in the top 20 cities in China, TAP has delivered 5 million brand 'missions' since January 2012 for key clients such as Reckitt Benckiser, P&G, Kimberley Clarke, J&J, GSK, and Fonterra. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new website development project, and I am seeking opportunities to build websites from the ground up for you or your business.

    $25.56 /hr
    64 hours
    5.00
  7. Nitin K.

    Nitin K.

    QA Manager -Expert Software Tester- Web , Windows, Mobile Apps

    Australia - Tests: 6

    • An ISTQB certified, Test Professional with around 8 years of testing experience, in client-server, windows, mobile and web applications in Agile environment in Financial Services • A flexible and pragmatic approach to testing at all times in line with Agile (Scrum) and Waterfall development methodologies • 3 years of practical experience working in Agile (iterative software development methodology) environment and in scrum teams managing full QA efforts on the projects • Adroit in collaborating with stakeholders, to ensure successful on-time project releases • Expertise in test management • Actively involved in daily stand-ups, team meetings, sprint planning, grooming meetings and sprint retrospectives • Mentoring, coaching and developing team members to their full capacity • Experienced in performing Integration, Exploratory, Functional, GUI, Regression, Usability, Smoke, ETL Data Migration, Cross Browser Compatibility, System Integration (SIT) and User Acceptance Testing (UAT) • Expertise in manual testing and exposure to automation testing • Exposure to test tools like Microsoft Test Manager, Team Foundation Server (TFS), Test professional, QTP, Selenium Web-driver, HP QC, NUnit, SOAP UI etc • Expertise in constructing & modifying SQL queries and implement database driven/backend testing (SQL Server 2005 & 2008) • Highly motivated, focused and self directed quality oriented professional with excellent organizational skills combined with good interpersonal and strong communication skills (verbal and written) • Excellent in collaborating with colleagues, customers and business stakeholders • A result oriented, hardworking professional with commitment , a quest and zeal to learn and apply new technologies and undertake challenging tasks • Possess team approach; adept in performing in critical situations with strict deadlines and multiple deliverable • Strong desire to quality, test to break attitude and a thorough approach to responsibilities • High attention to detail with a focus on quality and continuous improvement Should you require further information, don’t hesitate to contact me. Looking forward to hear from you soon!

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  8. Devin Cox

    Devin Cox

    Project Manager/ Programmer

    United States - Tests: 1

    I have 19 years’ experience in managing complex, enterprise level projects from initiation through closing Especially adept at developing and managing project scope in a manner that mediates the balance between stakeholder expectations and budgetary limits Conducting customer churn analysis, clearly communicating and implementing the results, thereby increasing customer retention Conducting both Qualitative and Quantitative Risk Analysis to increase value and decrease negative risk Introducing security policies and procedures to bring any company from a point of zero compliance to 100% Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance.

    $56.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  9. Daniel Stahlnecker

    Daniel Stahlnecker

    IT Security Consultant

    United States

    Experienced with IT industry’s best practices in the security program, project, and risk management areas including NIST Special Publications, Federal Information Processing Standards, Federal Information Security Management Act, NISPOM, DITSCAP, and International Standards for Organization 27001, HIPAA, Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, GLB, Visa CISP SEC Rules, PCI-DSS, NASD Rules, and NYSE Rules. Including extensive experience in a variety or project management methodologies (PMP BoK, Prince2, Scrum, Agile, Waterfall, etc.) Outstanding leadership and team building skills resulting in effective working relationships and top performance among staff. Extensive project management experience in turning security concepts and ideas into delivered solutions. An excellent communicator between technical and business units who can translate complex information into easily understood terms.

    $33.33 /hr
    3 hours
    0.00
  10. Shahzad Mumtaz

    Expert Penetration Tester, Web Developer, Programmer

    Pakistan - Tests: 1

    I am a Security and Web engineer with over 10 years of hands on industry experience and a Master degree in "Information and communication security". Some experience and areas of my expertise are listed below - Penetration testing (Web & Network) of some major Telco's in Middle East region. - Penetration testing + Open source distro Backtrack/Kali linux + Nmap, Maltego, Nessus, Zap, w3af, Metasploit, Armitag, Vega ... - Web Development + Payment Gateways and integration + PayPal, Sage, Barclay, ... other banks and gateways + PHP, HTML, XML, CSS, javaScript, jQuery, ... + MySQL, MS-SQL Server + NetBeans, Eclipse, MS Visual Studio, Photoshop, Dreamweaver + Apache, Microsoft IIS

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00