University of Massachusetts/Lowell: 2010
B.S. in Information Technology, GPA 3.93

Paylocity: May 2016- present
Quality Assurance Lead

Helping an HCM and Payroll software company transition from a monolithic to a services-based architecture.

  • Testing API functionality with Postman
  • Creating automated API tests with Newman and Specflow
  • Writing Powershell scripts for automated build testing
  • Testing API gateway in Sentinet
  • Integrating automated testing with Team City and Octopus

Next Step Living: July 2015- March 2016
Senior Software Engineer in Test

Responsible for all testing on a new application that pairs HVAC service providers with homeowners.

  • Writing back-end integration tests in Java
  • Writing automated UI tests in Protractor
  • Creating API tests with Runscope
  • Creating visual tests with Applitools
  • Running automated tests with Sauce
  • Monitoring text execution in Jenkins
  • Performing manual testing on all product features

Intygral: Sept 2012- July 2015
Quality Assurance Manager

Designed and managed all of the automated and manual testing for both the old and new software platform for a company that helps insurance agencies manage their customer engagement.

  • Wrote back-end integration tests using Java
  • Created load tests using SoapUI
  • Wrote automated UI tests using Protractor 
  • Developed front-end integration tests using Selenium Webdriver
  • Wrote and executed manual tests on both the current and new versions of Intygral's software
  • Managed manual tests and test plans using Confluence
  • Logged issues and verified bug fixes using JIRA
  • Trained and mentored one QA engineer

Verivo Software: Jan 2010- Sept 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer

Performed software testing for a company that enables businesses build, deploy, and manage mobile applications.

  • Tested smartphone and tablet applications in an Agile environment
  • Served as feature testing expert for application features such as QR Code Control, Signature Control, Packaged Configuration, Control Drilldown, Media Caching, Guest Access Integration, and Device Contact Integration
  • Mentored new team members, creating test suites and assigning tasks to the team
  • Created and ran manual tests using DevTest 
  • Wrote clear, well-documented bug descriptions using DevTrack and JIRA
  • Used MS SQL to search databases and server logs

Vlingo: Aug 2009- Dec 2009
Quality Assurance Intern

  • Performed software testing for a company that creates voice recognition software for mobile phones.
  • Conducted smoke, function, regression, and acceptance testing of Vlingo's software on BlackBerry devices
  • Used UNIX command line to read server logs
  • Used MySQL to search server database
  • Reported bugs through JIRA


Kristin Jackvony

Software Test Engineer