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Abel Talaveron Estevez

Customer Solutions Test Manager at Colt Technology Services

Profileimage by Abel TalaveronEstevez Customer Solutions Test Manager at Colt Technology Services from Barcelona
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  • Languages: English (Full Professional) | Spanish (Native or Bilingual)
  • Last update: 19.02.2014
Profileimage by Abel TalaveronEstevez Customer Solutions Test Manager at Colt Technology Services from Barcelona
Test Planning, Quality Center, User Acceptance Testing, Quality Assurance, Test Management, Testing, Agile Testing, ISTQB, System Integration Testing, Manual Testing, Regression Testing, Defect Tracking, Performance Testing, Test Execution, System Testing, Integration Testing, Agile Methodologies, Test Strategy, Test Automation, Test Cases, JIRA, Requirements Analysis, Software Quality Assurance, Project Delivery, ISEB, Pega PRPC, QTP, Selenium, Functional Testing, Exploratory Testing, Waterfall, SOA
Colt Technology Services
Customer Solutions Test Manager
01.2014 - today
Responsible for the overall quality of the solutions provided to both internal and external Customers.

Ensure that integrated Computing and Networking solutions meet customer expectations throughout the management of System and Integration testing, UAT and Customer acceptance testing.

Based on the service or solution delivered, functional, automation and/or performance testing is required.

Dealing with new technologies as Cloud solutions and agile infrastructures.
1001-5000 employees

Comet Global Consulting
Test Manager
06.2012 - 01.2014
Account: Verizon Wireless
Program: Implementation of a Decisioning platform with the use of Pega PRPC NBAA

So far 3 projects have been implemented so my role consists on ensuring the quality of the Operational maintenance of these projects along with the management of the new projects with the use of Agile methodologies.

My daily tasks consist of effort estimation, resource management, test planning, testing reports, risk and issue management, test strategy definition, test process improvement, testing tools strategy and team members mentoring.

I am responsible of the quality of the software delivery across different test teams involving Unit, System, Integration testing and UAT.
Information Technology and Services
201-500 employees

Comet Global Consulting
Test Team Lead
08.2010 - 05.2012
Projects: BSkyB

Tasks as a Test Analyst:
- Analyse Business Requirements
- Create Test Plans
- Defect Management

Tasks as a Test Team Lead (in addition): (since 01/09/11)
- Create Status Reports
- Attend project calls & lead test calls
- Estimate testing effort
- Manage up to 7 resources and 6 projects
- Test project delivery manager
- Take test project lead responsibility amongst other test teams
- Risk and issue management

Within BSkyB I've been promoted to Test Team Lead.
Computer Software

Test Lead Senior / Software QA Specialist
11.2006 - 08.2010
Projects: Panda Software / Panda Security, Caixa d'Enginyers, Telefonica, Ancert, Caixa Penedes, Agbar, Diputació de Barcelona, Grifols, S21Sec, MundoSenior...

- Prepare technical proposals for new projects
- Project Management: Risk analysis, effort and task planning with MS Project, organise meetings, create deliverables, create business presentations...
- Pre-sale actions
- Leading and executing end to end manual and automated functional and performance/stress testing projects
- TMap (more extended than ISTQB) methodology. 2010 certified

Knowledge in IT projects in terms of QA: requisites management, application validation, performance testing, QA processes management, change management, software life cycle...

Within Sogeti I've been promoted from: Test Engineer Senior, Test Lead and, finally, Software Control & Testing Specialist
Information Technology and Services
15 days notice and willing to travel occassionally

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