Profile

 

Tamara is a Certified Test Consultant (ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst and Test Manager, TMap ® and Prince2 foundation) with a bachelor management degree and extensive ICT training. In addition to testing she started with requirements engineering five years ago. Besides coordinating, organizing, and analyzing, her strength lies in user-, management- and testing support. She is results-oriented while striving for the best quality. Her passion for testing lies in the fact that she can bring the quality of products and processes to a higher level. She is a straightforward, communicative and social person with a flexible and hands-on mentality. She is full of confidence and stress resistant. Her foresight and creative mind enable her to trace and solve problems easily. Eager to learn and grow she enjoys taking on a challenge.

 

 

 

Education

 

Bachelor’s Degree in Wildlife Management

 

2002

 

 

 

Specialized Training & Courses

TEFL English teacher

TEFL Express

2013

Scrum (open assessment)

Scrum.org

2013

UML/ Smart Use Cases

NS

2011

Test Frame

Logica

2011

ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst (certified)

Improve Quality Services BV

2010

ISTQB Advanced Test Manager (certified)

Improve Quality Services BV

2010

HP Quality Center Basics

Test Value

2009

Prince2 Foundation (certified)

Getronics PinkRoccade

2009

Requirements Engineering

KZA

2008

Essentials in communication and presentation

SenS Force

2008

ICT Training (Basics Mainframe, Database Management and Data Modeling, JAVA Foundation (Object Oriented Programing) and Oracle SQL Basics)

Testvalue/ Dátaaccent

 

2008

Risk Management

Test Value

2008

Project Communication

Test Value

2008

Project Based Working

Test Value

2008

Risk and Requirements Based Testing

KZA

2008

ISTQB Foundation (certified)

TestAbil

2008

TMAP (certified)

TestAbil

2008

PersonnelView (certified)

Allshare

2008

Composer (E-HRM application) (certified)

Allshare

2008

 

Languages

Dutch

Native

English

Fluent

French

Moderate

German

Basic

Spanish

Basic

 

Work Experience

 

Period

August 2013 – present

Organization

ILT: Environmental and Transportation Inspectorate (Government; Public Sector)

Project

Web based register for inspections concerning organizations, people, objects and permits (BPO-V)

Role

Senior Test Consultant (Scrum Master, Test- and Requirements Analyst)

Responsibilities:

  • Scrum Master;
  • Solving of impediments;
  • Set up and execution of component-, system- and user acceptance tests on the web application including analysis of  message exchange between systems (BPO-V, Holmes);
  • Set up and execution of automated tests (regression testing);
  • Risk analysis: set up, monitoring and coverage of risks when implementing new software;
  • Setting up and improving Requirements;
  • Writing user manuals and technical guides;
  • Monitoring and managing of findings;
  • Produce progress reports, release advice reports and detailed test reports.

Testing

Component-, system- and user acceptance testing. Regression and automated testing

Methods & Techniques

Scrum, Agile, Tmap, ISTQB

Tools

Selenium IDE, SoapUI, JIRA, Excel, PgAdmin (Java, JQuery, html, Bootstrap, ElasticSearch)

Hardware/ Software

Web based register for inspections concerning organizations, people, objects and permits (BPO-V) and Holmes, Postgres Database

 

 


 

Period

October 2010 – July 2013

Organization

Dutch Railway Company (Public Transport)

Project

  • Realization EastWest Components: Gates, validator’s and RFID travel card. In cooperation with supplier East-West in France;
  • Service and Security Center: nationwide application which accommodates the ground plans of all Dutch Railway Stations including all gates, emergency buttons, cameras, fire alarms, information columns. In cooperation with supplier Ferranti in Antwerp;
  • Gateline Emergency Unit (GEU): to ensure the gates open in case of emergency;
  • Project Customer Interaction Center (CIC; KPN/ Newtel): Application for the Service and Security Center to be able to handle emergency calls, information calls and fire alarms.

Role

Senior Test Consultant (Test Coordinator and Test Analyst)

Responsibilities:

  • General coordination of test team;
  • Reviewing requirement documents;
  • Approval of functional requirements/specifications based on testability;
  • Deliver approved system phase test plans, test scripts and test scenario’s;
  • Set up logical and physical test cases using functional requirements/ specifications;
  • Execution of test cases regarding component-, system integration- and functional acceptance testing
  • Recording findings according to procedure;
  • Delivery of detailed test reports;
  • Ensure the correct and timely resolution of test results;
  • Internal reporting towards test management and Stakeholder Steering Committee.

Testing

Component-, system integration- and  user- and functional acceptance testing.

Methods & Techniques

TMap, ISTQB, TestFrame, DTAP, Boundary Value Testing, Condition/Decision coverage

Tools

ClearQuest, JIRA, Excel, CardTool TLS, SoapUI

Hardware/ Software

EastWest Gates and Validators, RFID travel card (Radio Frequency Identification), Fyra-Upgrade Validator (Hispeed), Pulse Generator/ Barcode Reader (Hispeed), Gateline Emergency Unit (GEU;Thales NL), Customer Interaction Center (CIC; KPN/ Newtel), Service and Safety Center (Ferranti), SOA, RTAP and SQL databases

 


Period

June 2010– October 2010

Organization

T-mobile (Telecom)

Project

Realizing the processing of (online) orders with paperless delivery and digital contracts

Role

Medior Test Consultant (Test Engineer)

Responsibilities:

  • Creating consistent and business approved logical and physical functional test cases and test scripts using functional requirements/ specifications;
  • System integration-, chain and functional acceptance test execution;
  • Reporting, documentation and management of findings conform procedure;
  • Providing input for detailed test report according to procedure;
  • Translating business (system) requirements to (non) functional requirements and specifications;
  • Bridge between the project, the business (commerce, acceptance, functional management) and the ICT functional design.

Testing

System integration-, chain and Functional acceptance testing

Methods & Techniques

Exploratory Testing, Error guessing, Boundary Value Testing, TMap

Tools

TOAD Oracle, HP Quality Center, SOM, TIBCO, OPStool, SAP CRM, TAS

Hardware/ Software

Ordering website, AMP Logistics Tablet, Oracle Database


 

Period

February 2009 – April 2010

Organization

Province of the South of Holland (Government; Public Sector)

Project

Company-wide implementation of a new e-HRM web-based application Phase 1

Role

Medior Test Consultant (Test Coordinator, Test Analyst, Test coach and Issue Manager)

Responsibilities:

  • Replacement and support of Test Coordinator;
  • Deliver approved system phase test plans, test scripts and test scenario’s;
  • Set up of logical and physical test cases;
  • Execution of test cases regarding functionality and user acceptance;
  • Recording and monitoring of findings;
  • Delivery of test reports;
  • Internal reporting towards Project Management and Stakeholder Steering Committee;
  • Establish, monitor and cover the risks of the implementation of the new system;
  • Coaching, assisting and tutoring of users and testers during Functional and User Acceptance Test (FAT/ UAT);
  • System specialist;
  • Monitoring of planning;
  • Issue Management.

Testing

Functional and User Acceptance Test (FAT/ UAT);

Methods & Techniques

TMap, Exploratory testing, Error Guessing, Boundary Value testing

Tools

MS Office, IDMS

Hardware/ Software

PersonnelView, Composer, SQL database


 

Period

October 2008 – October 2009

Organization

Allshare B.V. (E-HRM, Financial)

Project

Development, deliverance and implementation of E-HRM (web based) application (PersonnelView (ESS, MSS, payroll))

Role

Junior Application- and Test Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Coaching and facilitating clients of ADP (Payroll) and Province of the South of Holland with the implementation of PersonnelView.
  • Setting up and executing test processes

Testing

System Testing, Functional Acceptance Testing (FAT), User  Acceptance Testing (UAT),

Methods & Techniques

TMap

Tools

Toad Oracle

Hardware/ Software

MS Office, PersonnelView, Composer, SQL Database