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ISTQB certified automation test engineer who seeks to use his software development/software testing background to
streamline the testing process and improve efficiency where possible. Extensively travelled with a deep appreciation of
diversity and multiculturalism, I can leverage my understanding of different cultures, tact and diplomacy to widen
business opportunities, improve relationships and achieve win win outcomes. Undertook various contracting work
whilst pursuing undergraduate/postgraduate studies in electronic engineering and computer science from 2006 2013,
now seeking permanent employment in testing/QA with stability and opportunities for long term growth.
3 years test automation experience (JUnit/NUnit/Squish/Selenium/Apache JMeter)
3 years software development experience across OOP languages (Java/C++/C#/Python)
Web testing experience (Selenium IDE/Selenium WebDriver/Apache JMeter)
Defect tracking experience (Bugzilla, JIRA, Apache Bloodhound)
Understanding of testing strategies (White box/black box, system, regression, GUI, load, functional/non functional)
Understanding of software development models (SDLC/STLC/Agile/TDD)
Wrote, executed and maintained manual and automated test cases/test plans
Setting up test environments, developing automated tests, maintaining automated test suites, analysis of results
Independent Testing Professional, Melbourne, Australia
Software Test Engineer

Wrote, executed and maintained automated test cases/test suites written in Java/C#/Python
Undertook automated testing of web applications using the Selenium automation framework
Completed miscellaneous works in software development/software testing on a freelancing basis
Undertook 20 25 hours of self study per week into open source tools and the ISTQB syllabus

Topcon Precision Agriculture, Adelaide, Australia

Software Test Engineer

April 2014 Present

June 2013 November 2013 (Contract)

Performed automated GUI regression testing using a combination of commercial and in house testing tools
Contributed to creating an automated test environment to test a suite of real time embedded systems
Executed tests, logged and evaluated the results, documented deviations from expected behaviour
Wrote, executed and maintained automated test cases written in Python
Adapted planning of test execution based on test results and progress

February 2012 December 2013: University of Adelaide Postgraduate Computer Science student
University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
Software Developer/Tester, Wearable Computer Lab

Codesigned a Bluetooth data recorder that monitored, recorded and stored medical data
Reviewed system requirements, design specifications, test plans, test cases and related documentation
Liaised with key high value internal and external stakeholders on all aspects of software testing
Undertook functional/non functional testing to satisfy stringent QA standards
Provided feedback on what should be automated, to what degree and how

University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia

Software Developer/Tester, Defence and Systems Institute

March 2010 December 2010 (Contract)

Undertook application development in C# for real time embedded systems

Undertook manual and automated testing of regression systems
Suggested suitable metrics for measuring test progress and evaluating the quality of the testing
Reviewed software requirements/use cases/test cases, executed test, logged results and reported defects

eLabtronics, Adelaide, Australia

Software Developer/Tester

February 2011 August 2011 (Contract)

July 2009 September 2009 (Contract)

Developed and tested embedded systems using PIC micro controllers

Replicated hardware and software defects for further analysis
Ensured all test activities for projects are completed on schedule to enable milestones to be met

February 2006 December 2010: University of South Australia Electronics Engineering student

The University of Maryland, College Park (Online correspondence)

Commencement February 2015

Software Security

Australia and New Zealand Testing Board

October 2014

ISTQB Certified Tester, Foundation Level (CTFL)

International Knowledge Measurement (Software Quality Assurance)

The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia

February 2012 December 2013

Graduate Diploma of Computer Science

The University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia

October 2014

Overall score of 89/100, scored higher than 98% of all test takers in the module

February 2006 December 2010

Bachelor of Electronics and Communications Engineering (H2A)


Recognised for voluntary and social work at Adelaide Government House (2009)

Represented the University of South Australia against Flinders University and Adelaide University at the
2009 IET Rex Johns Prize

Adelaide University Staff Student Committee (Postgraduate Rep): 2012 2013

Engineers Without Borders (Volunteer): March 2013 December 2013

Available upon request