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Mechelle Wulff 1-360-562-5313 2700 Allen Street #B203 Kelso, WA 98626 mwfd46cc@westpost.

net OBJECTIVE To obtain a challenging and rewarding position with a company who is interested in utilizing my extensive background and experience to its fullest po tential. SUMMARY Sixteen years' experience in Information Technology with a focus on Qua lity Assurance software testing covering all areas including, but not limited to ; Assist development in Unit Test, Functional, Integration, System, Regression and User Acceptance Test. Successfully developed and implemented a new QA depart ment within IT. Expert in defect tracking and project management. Develop test plans, test cases by gathering functional specification and business use cases. Work closely with business, clients, project managers, developers, and executive s to acquire daily updates, defect priorities and IT concerns during a highly vi sible and critical project. Experience in developing project timelines, allocate resources, estimate time on tasks and provide timely updates to IT and executiv es until projects are complete. Expert in testing Retail, Supply Chain, Replenis hment, Inventory, Purchasing, Distribution and web. Strong knowledge of SDLC. ACCOMPLISHMENTS 2005 Promoted to Senior Quality Assurance Manager by Autobytel, Inc. 2002 "Certificate of Recognition" for Outstanding QA Team Leadership 2001 Completed Leadership Social Styles and Versatility Training presented by Mi crosoft Great Plains 2001 Completed Systems Testing and QA Techniques Seminar 2001 Promoted to Quality Assurance Manager by Microsoft Great Plains 2000 Award "Excellence in Quality" presented by Solomon Great Plains 1996 Promoted to Senior Quality Assurance Analyst by Island Pacific Systems 1990 Promoted to Executive Assistant by the President Island Pacific Systems 1989 Administration/Clerical front office Promoted Island Pacific Systems SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS 16 years in Quality Assurance Includes 7 years in Quality Assurance Management Expert testing Retail, Supply Chain, Inventory Control, Distribution, Web and S earch Engine apps Strong understanding of SDLC, QA best practices, test strategy, test planning an d test case development Review and signoff on functional design specs and use cases for test plans and t est case development Expert in defect tracking and project management tools Experience developing and implementing process and procedure for QA departments Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Compuware Track Record and Rationa l defect tracking software Solid communication skills able to interact with all levels of IT departments an d executives Experience testing Mainframe, Client-Server and Web-Based applications 4 years telecommute and manage team across US Able to remain calm in stressful situations, during interruptions and multi-task ing Some Health Care experience Technical experience in testing .Net, Java, VB, C+ and RPG SQL query analyzer 1 year Office Administration filing, phone, data entry A/P, A/R 1 year Executive Assistant taking confidential notes, book travel, schedule meet ings and assist in his time management

7 years Admin for staff responsible for interviews, exit interviews, hiring, sal ary, and training for in house projects WORK EXPERIENCE Oct 2003 - Nov 2007 AUTOBYTEL, INC. (Automotive Web Search Engine), Irvine CA Sr. Quality Assurance Manager (Manage QA department & Release Control Department ) * Build new QA department, develop and implement software quality assurance pro cess and procedure for QA best practice * Have strong relationships with project management, developers, business and a ll levels of IT * Work with project management on large and highly visible projects acquiring up dates from all IT staff working on the project, so we can maintain the timeline, any back long with defects and raise any red flags * Attend executive/management meetings for QA and project update status meetings . * Develop and implement test plan and test case documentation for QA staff utili zation * Manage QA on all projects including enhancements, new products and defects * Work closely with management, executives, project managers, developers and bus iness * Cost analysis and organizing implementation with consultants on Test Automatio n * Analysis and implementation of defect tracking across the company and provi ded defect metric and status reports * Conducted hiring, exit interviews and performance evaluations and all administ ration * Knowledge of mainframe, client server, web based and SQL technologies Sept 2000 - April 2003 MICROSOFT GREAT PLAINS (Supply Chain), Costa Mesa, CA Quality Assurance Manager * Develop and implement test plan & test case documentation for QA staff * Planning cost analysis for my team, tools and salaries * Tested highly visible projects for Microsoft including working with business a nd client until the client is satisfied with business req. * Tested large projects for Replenishment, Inventory and Supply Chain * Manage QA/Consultants on all projects including enhancements, new products and bugs * Attended change control meetings to review all defects for priority and fixes * Developed all internal project plans, timelines and allocate resources for pro jects including requirement phase, development and QA resources * Worked closely with Sr. Management and Executive staff * Conducted hiring, exit interviews and performance evaluations including all ad ministration Jan 1991 - Sept 2000 ISLAND PACIFIC SYSTEMS (Supply Chain, Retail), Newport Beac h, CA Sr. Quality Assurance Analyst * Sr. Tester for a large manufacturing Retail, Supply Chain software company for 10 years * Tested Inventory, Finance, Purchasing, Replenishment, Physical Inventory and D istribution * Develop detailed test plans and test cases * Review technical and functional design requirements for test planning * Defect tracking and reporting * Conducted functional, integration and regression testing across all applicatio

ns * Performed in-house and off-site training to customers on certain applications * Compliance with departments standards, processes and procedures * Worked closely with development staff 1986 - Retail Outlet Merry Go Round Education: San Juan High School, Sacramento, CA AA, Irvine, CA Leadership Social Styles and Versatility Training, Microsoft Great Plains Systems Testing and QA Techniques Training