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Software Testing Resume Template for Word
Dylan Flower123 Fake Street | City, State, Zip CodeE: email@example.com P: 000-000-0000Summary StatementDedicated and professional software tester with 10 full years of experience working in quality assurance and general software development. Excellent analysis, evaluation, and perception abilities, as well as a strong attention to small details for accurately identifying all problems and bugs quickly and effectively. Prioritize communication to collaborate with other testers and designers and precisely describe bugs to be eliminated.Skills • Quality assurance • Clear written and oral communication • Critical thinking and analysis • Attention to small details • Documentation • Test-case development • Highly organized and capable multitasker • Software proficiencyWork HistorySoftware Tester – Company Name – City, State – September 2014 – present • Review software to determine its function and accessibility, evaluating how successful the code is • Test specific functions to ensure they meet all expectations and fulfill specifications • Create detailed reports of all found bugs and issues, including instructions to replicate them and potential solutions • Implement programming fixes on the spot if the problem is simple enough to be tackled immediately • Interact with programmers and software developers to relay information about software development and issues • Evaluate the aesthetics of software, taking client instruction into consideration and making recommendations to designers • Improved bug elimination process to be 15 percent more efficientSoftware Quality Assurance Technician – Company Name – City, State – January 2009 – September 2014 • Troubleshot programs to identify areas in need of improvement and point out issues to programmers • Pushed programs to their limits to test their stability and make note of areas of weakness • Booted applications with multiple different hardware and operating systems to check for compatibility issues • Described problems to programmers and provided detailed reports for them to fix errors • Maintained a bug elimination rating of more than 90 percentAssistant Software Engineer – Company Name – City, State – May 2007 – January 2009 • Provided support to engineers, retrieving information and providing insight • Performed research upon request, writing detailed reports of findings • Retrieved tools, documentation, or other equipment quickly and precisely • Followed instructions accurately and efficientlyEducation and TrainingMaster of Science in Software Engineering – 2009University of Phoenix, City, StateBachelor of Science in Programming – 2007University of Phoenix, City, State