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Ron
ron_todaro@yahoo.com
904-234-8920
14109 Inlet Dr.
Jacksonville, FL 32225
Business Analyst
23 years experience W2
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Summary

  • Extensive experience over the last 25 years in roles as Project Manager, Business Analyst, Test Manager and QA Analyst.
  • Working in both traditional and Agile environments, responsibilities include managing projects, change management, leading requirements gathering sessions, developing business/technical requirements and preparing/executing all aspects of testing.
  • Widespread work relationships with external vendors, and constant interaction with all levels of technical and non-technical users up to and including senior management.
  • This combined experience has enhanced analytical, organizational, management and communication skills. Industries include financial services (banking, mortgage, collections), healthcare and related services, government, telecommunications and insurance.

Experience
QA Tester
Information Technology
Oct 2018 - Jan 2019
  • Working closely with BA's, reviewed requirements, created traceability matrix, wrote/ executed test scenarios.
  • Executed Smoke, System and UAT testing on Guidewire insurance application.
  • Performed peer review of other team member scenarios.
  • Used ALM to create and execute test cases. Worked with development team to validate database.
  • Used SharePoint as a document repository for test approvals.
  • Time off (family care)
Guidewire HP ALM Quality Assurance UAT
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PM/Business Analyst
Information Technology
Dec 2017 - Apr 2018
  • Created and updated XML spreadsheet documents used for insurance ratings on Guidewire/GameChanger.
  • Worked with the Business team to test and debug issues with the rating documents.
  • Provided successful handoff to the Business team.
  • Used SharePoint as a document repository for documentation.
Guidewire MS SharePoint Business Analysis
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Project Manager/Business Analyst
Information Technology
Apr 2017 - Jun 2017
  • Based on the requirements created and ran test scripts for a disease system used by all Florida counties. developers opened and retested defects using Test-Track.
  • Performed SQL queries validate test results.
  • Provided status reports. (Enhanced Resource Centers)
Project Management SQL Business Analysis
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QA Analyst - LPS/Black Knight
Information Technology
Oct 2013 - Apr 2014
  • Working in an Agile environment, tested a new MSP mortgage application.
  • Attended daily scrums to review status.
  • Worked with developers on unit testing each change.
  • Reviewed requirements then created system test scripts.
  • Executed system testing using Rational RQM application and validated data with SQL queries.
Quality Assurance SQL System Testing
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Business Analyst/PM
Banking/Financial
Nov 2012 - Sep 2013
  • As the liaison with the Business partners, determined needs, wrote requirements, facilitated JAD sessions and participated in design walkthroughs.
  • Documented target and future state workflows using Visio.
  • Created project schedules, communication plans and 4-block reporting to management.
  • Used SharePoint as a document repository.
MS SharePoint MS Visio Business Analysis
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Business Analyst
Information Technology
Aug 2008 - Mar 2009
  • BA/PM/QA - RT Consulting
  • Wrote business requirements to add new lines of business to the application, updated UI documents and participated in design walkthroughs.
  • Documented system workflows using Visio.
  • Prepared test scripts using Quality Center and ensured traceability and used SQL to query the database.
Business Analysis SQL HP QC
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QA Analyst
Information Technology
Aug 2007 - Dec 2007
  • Prepared test strategy documents.
  • Used query tools to write SQL queries and set up test data and validate test results.
  • Performed application testing on GUI, WEB and IVR and coordinated releases for user acceptance testing.
Quality Assurance SQL
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Project/QA Manager
Information Technology
Apr 2005 - Jul 2007
  • Worked in an Agile environment for data cleanup/conversion for a system migration. Created white paper documents to review the team's recommended conversion strategy.
  • Wrote requirements, use cases and design documents, and used SQL to review data.
  • Reviewed system changes and created release schedules/notes. Worked with development team to implement.
  • As Interim QA Manager, managed a team of 5 testers and was liaison with outside vendor. Responsible to ensure releases were tested, documented and implemented.
Agile Methodology Project Management Quality Assurance SQL
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QA Analyst
Information Technology
Aug 2003 - Jun 2005
  • Prepared test strategy documents.
  • Managed testing effort and used query tools to run SQL queries and set up test data.
  • Performed application testing, ensured traceability with requirements and coordinated UAT releases.
Quality Assurance SQL UAT
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Business Analyst - Space
Aug 2003 - Aug 2003
Business Analysis
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QA Analyst
Information Technology
Aug 2002 - Mar 2003
  • Participated in updating technical specifications from business requirements and helped in problem resolution.
  • Prepared test strategy documents, test scenarios, managed testing effort and ran SQL queries.
  • Performed WEB and IVR application testing. Ensured traceability with requirements.
Quality Assurance SQL
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Business Analyst
Information Technology
Sep 2001 - Aug 2002
  • Facilitated requirements gathering sessions wrote requirements with use cases owned issues log organized walkthroughs prepared project schedules and estimates.
  • Wrote change requests, participated in design reviews and reviewed test strategies for the projects.
  • Maintained spreadsheet of projects and facilitated weekly meetings to track project status with team.
Business Analysis Requirements Gathering
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QA Analyst
Feb 1999 - Mar 2001
Quality Assurance
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QA Analyst
Mar 1998 - Feb 1999
Bell, CA
Quality Assurance
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Edit Skills
Non-cloudteam Skill
Education
Accountancy
Concordia University
Related Courses
Various MIS classes,
RUP, Req PRO, UML outside study,
Classes in Computer Based Info Systems,
Certifications
Certificate in Computer-Based Information Systems courses
Skills
Analysis
2018
20
Quality Assurance
2019
30
SQL
2017
27
Documentation
2019
25
Software Testing
2019
25
Business Analysis
2018
24
System Testing
2014
21
Microsoft Excel
2019
20
UAT
2019
18
Agile Methodology
2007
12
MS Visio
2013
11
Auditing
2017
8
Project Management
2017
8
Compliance
2017
5
Training
2017
3
SDLC
2018
15
BSA
2018
10
Project Planning
2017
6
HP QC
2009
5
Oracle
2012
3
Quality Control
2012
3
Vendor Management
2012
3
Guidewire
2019
2
IVR
2007
2
MS SharePoint
2018
2
Technical Specifications
2001
2
Business Requirements
2018
25
HP ALM
2019
1
Requirements Gathering
2002
1
Change Management
0
1
Process Improvement
2008
1
Languages
English, Fluent/Bilingual
French, Fluent/Bilingual
Italian, Basic
Spanish, Basic