Ben Weese

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Work Experience

Ameritas (Lincoln, NE)

Ameritas is a insurance company for Life, Dental, and Hearing

QA Consultant (April 2019 - Present)

Driving the business by owning responsibility for Information Technology quality assurance and quality control. Act as a Q.A. professional to ensure quality in all project activities and deliverables. The focus for this role is on defect prevention and continuous improvement. QA is responsible for creating an end-to-end test plan; executing the plan and managing all activities in the plan to ensure that all the objectives are met and that the solution works as expected. Perform testing on solutions with respect to functionality, performance, reliability, stability and compatibility with other legacy and/or external systems.

Essential Job Functions Develop, write, and communicate test plans. Responsible for developing and executing tests for assigned work Coordinate testing efforts across multiple projects; reviewing all testing standards; and escalating concerns to the Principal Quality Analyst or Manager. Oversee defect lifecycle Participate in production verification and checkout. Provide input into planning, designing, and executing tests for manual testing Provide training, mentoring, and guidance to other team members Determine and develop the testing approach to solutions Research requirements and validate proposed approaches Conduct reviews ensuring testability, accuracy, and consistency of requirements, technical designs and test grids Organize and facilitate testing risk analysis Identify opportunities for continuous improvement within the QA/QC domain

MacPractice (Lincoln, NE)

MacPractice is a medical software company for Mac computers.

Quality Assurance Technical Lead (Team Lead) (July 2018 - April 2019)

QA Technical Lead creates a technical vision for the QA department and may take on roles of the manager when needed. The Technical lead needs to keep up with how QA is testing to stay in touch. The Technical Lead focuses on the technical aspect of QA and helps with technical debates. They help to train and support the QA team as well as help them grow by finding new tools, creating trainings, and writing technical documentation. The Technical Lead also takes on task and tools as assigned such as the build system, learning and implementation of automated test for API and UI.

  • First QA doing Automated Testing
  • API Testing
  • UI Testing
  • Testing reports

Quality Assurance Analyst (August 2017 - July 2018)

Agile Testing EHR software for Macintosh computers. Writing test plans and then impending the test plans. Working in several squads or scrum style teams to help produce better designs and product by putting in tickets.

  • Automated testing Research and Demo
  • Trainings

Quality Assurance Team Lead (August 2014 - August 2017)

Agile Testing EHR software for Macintosh computers. Writing test plans and then impending the test plans. Working in several squads or scrum style teams to help produce better designs and product by putting in tickets. Managing employees time sheets and providing support for QA. Run static analysis on the code and fix issues pointed out by the analysis.

  • Created Trainings
  • Added Static Analysis
  • First QA to fix bugs
  • Got name in Software Developer box

Quality Assurance Analyst (September 2013 - August 2014)

Agile Testing EHR software for Macintosh computers. Writing test plans and then impending the test plans. Working in several squads or scrum style teams to help produce better designs and product by putting in tickets.

Education

Iowa State University (August 2005 - December 2008)

Studied Software and Computer Engineering

Bellevue University (January 2009 - March 2015)

Finished Batchelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems