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BOUCHRA ATOUBI GALLUCCIO 415 Fourth St.

* Mamaroneck, NY 10543 835-0877

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An accomplished Business-minded Senior QA Director with dynamic success building and managing QA teams that lead complex global enterprise technical solutions t o streamline processes, exceed global business expectations and increase profita bility. CAREER ACHIEVEMENTS * Unprecedented hands on experience building, training and managing QA teams in different business environments including: insurance, retail, finance, hospitali ty, online advertising and publishing. * Over 15 years of QA experience in full life cycle Quality Assurance including System test, Regression, Integration, Functional, Automation, security and Perfo rmance testing. * Successfully applied Automation tools and techniques to reduce Testing Cost an d time-to-market using QTP and Service Test from Mercury. Automated up to 58% of Starwood's CRS regression suite. * Manage all administration aspects of global multi location QA teams including: Governance, budgeting, prioritization, vendor's management, resource allocation s and risks/issues management. * Dynamic record of global sourcing strategies and solutions, devising and direc ting offshore, near shore, and onshore teams for optimization of efficiencies, c osts, and end results. * Over 15 years of QA experience designing and implementing test strategies, tes t plans, test cases/scripts, test reporting and metrics for better functional / non functional coverage and performance tracking. * Significant expertise in full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) including : inception, planning, design, development, testing, release and implementation PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE SR. DIRECTOR, ENTERPRISE QA September 2007 - Present STARWOOD HOTELS AND RESORTS WORLD WIDE White Plains, NY One of the world's largest hospitality ownership, management and franchise organ izations running hotels, resorts, residences and vacation ownerships with over 1 000 properties worldwide. Direct and lead the strategic roadmap and daily operations for the Global QA and Release Management practice accountable for new business development, client en gagements and growth, resource allocation, training, and general administration. * Responsible for 50+ Test Analysts/Engineers including FTEs, on-shore and offsh ore contractors for a global user support, managing a $5.2M budget. * Introduced client review and status sessions, connecting with the business sta keholders, capturing a strong trust and confidence in the quality of the IT prod ucts and services ultimately leading to additional business. * Spearheaded the certification of a $150M SOA Central Reservation System, a 5-y ear project, capturing enhanced revenue management of rate plans, inventory and promotions, integrated with field and customer applications including Property M anagement Systems, web sites and other 3rd party channels. * Successfully planned and executed a $400K Automation project that covered the regression test script for new and existing systems up to 58%, reducing executio n time and resources and improving QA and development coverage quality. Using a mixture of QTP, Service Test and Java Tools. * Upgraded present and future performance team capabilities and strategies, recr uiting and mentoring strong team members capturing a significant reduction in pe rformance issues ultimately enhancing SLAs. * Raised awareness to Executive Level Management regarding the critical Business Analyst discipline and co-designed the process into the SDLC methodology.

VICE PRESIDENT OF SQA & MANAGING DIRECTOR August 2003 - July 2007 SWISSRE Armonk, NY A global reinsurer with focus on risk transfer, risk retention financing, and as set management. Managed the global Quality Assurance Operations including Resource Management, a nd Project management for reinsurance applications, ensuring industry standards and best practices for the integrity of the software, and liaison between develo pment, business owners and SCM teams. * Managed 40+ Test Analysts/Engineers, both on-shore and offshore across 5 geogr aphic locations, 4 SQA Delivery Managers, and a $4.7M budget. * Slashed QA budget by 50% by establishing and executing a co-sourcing strategy involving an onshore/offshore model reducing labor expenses and increasing disci pline Maturity level. * On a multi-year, multi-million dollar, Business Process Re-engineering (BPR) p rogram for the world's largest reinsurance company, certified the Business Of th e Future (BOF) applications that drive the operations of the company's Life and Health reinsurance division. The BPR program allowed the company to migrate oper ations from several legacy systems to one unified platform. * Increased personnel usage by 20%, eliminated duplication, improved communicati ons and builds upon prior events using a centralized interactive development str ategy and creation of a testing strategy, plan documents, and assessment and imp lementation guidelines. * Produced a 25% decrease in development and implementation costs by combining t he user training, business walkthroughs, and user acceptance testing, resulting in a collaborative approach and capturing early feedback on business requirement s. SR QA ENGINEER & QA MANAGER April 1998 - April 2002 SOLBRIGHT New York, NY A software development company providing automated Internet marketing software. Led the QA Operations and Projects accountable for training, testing strategy an d execution, and bug tracking including full functional, regression, and cross p latform testing for the e-business advertising and financial software, backend s erver and Internet-environment testing. * Authored the Test Plan Strategy documents and test case scenarios for complex web applications * Facilitated daily QA bug meeting with the Development and Project Management G roups, assessing project status, client issues, and resolutions in a timely mann er. * Conducted Internet-environment testing including transaction testing between S olbright's software and 3rd party advertising engines such as DoubleClick DART*, NetGravity and Accipiter AdManager. * Continuously updated and supported the Intranet QA web page, generated QA Grou p status reports, and performed application log monitoring using Unix log files and running scripts. * Performed backend server testing with validation in Oracle using database chec kpoints and running SQL statements. AD TECHNOLOGY ADMINISTRATOR & QA TESTER December 1997 - April 1998 THEGLOBE New York, NY An Internet start-up founded in 1994 providing a social networking service. Participated in the development, administration, testing, and implementation for all theglobe.com sites and partner sites accountable for ad tags, functional, r egression, and cross platform testing, and administration of Accipiter Adservers . * Collaborated with the Traffic and Production Departments, designing and implem enting ad-tags with rich media ads and ads targeting using HTML and JavaScript, and updating and maintaining ad tables in Oracle. * Facilitating campaigns in DoubleClick and Accipter, creating target and filter s, troubleshooting ad problems, and running campaign reports and stats.

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE PROJECT MANAGEMENT, AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE OF MOROCCO, Rabat, Morocco, 1994 - 19 97 EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT BS, COMPUTER SCIENCE & MATHEMATICS AS, PHYSICS UNIVERSITY OF HIGH TECHNOLOGY Rabat, Morocco TRAINING * Completed Best Practice Project Management I & II training. * Completed the Hospitality Service Culture training. ASSOCIATIONS * Member, Zonta International Association, a global organization of executives a nd professionals working together to advance the status of women worldwide throu gh service and advocacy. PLATFORMS AND TOOLS * QA EXPERTISE: FUNCTIONAL TESTING, AUTOMATION TESTING, PERFORMANCE TESTING, RE LEASE MANGEMENT, AND TOOLS ADMINISTRATION * SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT LIFE CYCLE (SDLC): RUP - RATIONAL UNIFIED PROCESS AND BSE - BUSINESS SYSTEM ENGINEERING * OPERATING SYSTEMS: MICROSOFT WINDOWS 95/98/2000/NT/XP AND MAINFRAME TSO ISPF * DATABASES: MICROSOFT ACCESS, DB2, IDMS, SQL AND ORACLE * SCM TOOLS: CVS * TESTING PRODUCT SUPPORT: HP MERCURY TOOLS (QUALITY CENTER SUITE, QTP, SERVICE TEST, LOAD RUNNER) AND IBM RATIONAL TOOLS * LANGUAGES: PASCAL, C, HTML, JAVASCRIPT, AND ORACLE SQL * PRODUCTIVITY: MICROSOFT POWERPOINT, WORD, ECEL, VISIO, AND PROJECT. LANGUAGES SPEAKS, WRITES AND READS FLUENTLY: ENGLISH, FRENCH AND ARABIC