Jake Ferm is a graduate of Augsburg College where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and a minor in Mathematics. He joined Fishbowl Solutions in 2016 as a Software Consultant II. He is Mindbreee Enterprise Certified and is focused on developing quality software products to exceed customer’s expectations. Jake has 6 years of experience as a software consultant and a strong ability to multi-task, adapt to shifting priorities, and consistently meet deadlines.

QAT Skills

Team Foundation Server
Quality Center
SDLC methodology
Load Testing
Web Performance Testing
Test Manager
Coded UI
Test Complete
Test Studio

Development Skills

SQL Server
Active Directory
Windows Phone Development
Windows 10 Development

Areas of Specialization

Oracle Webcenter
Automation Testing
Functional Testing
CI Testing
Integration Testing
Mobile Testing
Mobile Development
Web Development
Risked-Based Testing
Test Case Creation

Work Experience

Magenic Technologies

Tax & Audit Industry, Automation Architect, 06/2019 – Present

  • Architecting automation solution of service and UI tests
  • Implementing MAQS (Magenic Automation Quick Start) with custom drivers
  • Integration with DEV releases to validate deployment

Technology: C#, MAQS, Azure DevOps Services

Fishbowl Solutions

Door Security Industry, Software Consultant, 06/2016 – 06/2019

  • Implemented new taxonomy in WebCenter Content
  • Server administration uptime for customers
  • Integrated with multiple applications to transfer Digital Asset Management

Technology: Java, Jacascript, CSS, Mustache, Intradoc, SOAP, JSON, Agility AQL, Pentaho

Multiple Industries, Mindbreeze Software Consultant, 09/2018 – 06/2019

  • Implemented Mindbreeze Enterprise search software for clients
  • Created custom search implementations
  • Provided software support

Technology: Java

Multiple Industries, Software Consultant, 09/2017 – 02/2018

  • Upgraded multiple environments from Oracle WebCenter 11g to 12c
  • Quick upgrade timeline for multiple environments
  • Worked on upgrades for multiple clients simultaneously

Technology: Java

Insurance Industry, Software Consultant, 07/2016 - 09/2017

  • Oracle WebCenter Content
  • Oracle WebCenter Portal
  • Implemented custom portal for Intranet
  • Implemented Fishbowl Solution’s “Portal Solution Accelerator” and “Single Page Application” frameworks.
  • WebCenter Content custom component development

Technology: VS Code, Javascript, Groovy, Mustache, Java

Magenic Technologies

Business Consulting Industry, Sr. Test Engineer, 11/2015 - 06/2016

  • Tool evaluation against KendoUI and Angular web application
  • Implementation of Selenium automation solution
  • Azure Virtual Machine implementation for Web Server, DB, and automation machines
  • Continuous Integration automation implementation with development
  • Unique Identifiers process integrated with development
  • Performed test case reviews against business requirements
  • Performed manual test execution

Technology: Visual Studio, TFS, Test Manager, SQL, C#, Selenium, Web API, Azure, Selenium Grid

Banking Industry, Architect, 8/2015 - 06/2016

  • Architecture re-structure to improve stability and performance
  • Automation structural changes based on available permissions
  • ADSF authorization implementation through web services
  • Implementation of coding standards
  • Manage test engineers and provide assistance

Technology: Visual Studio, TFS, SQL, C#, Selenium, Selenium Grid

Mobile Industry, Sr. Test Engineer, 7/2015 - 8/2015

  • Tool comparison against multiple mobile test automation suites
  • Created white paper

Technology: Xamarin, Device Anywhere, AWS, Google Device Lab

Lumber Industry, Lead Consultant, 8/2015 - 10/2015

  • Performed tool evaluation for automated testing against various tools
  • Implemented automation framework using Selenium
  • Implemented test case creation process
  • Implemented automation development process

Technology: TFS, Visual Studio, Selenium, C#, NUnit

Transportation Industry, Lead Consultant, 1/2015 – 6/2015

  • Lead team of off-shore testers
  • Created automation suite for smoke tests
  • Performed exploratory testing
  • Requirements analysis

Technology: TFS, Visual Studio, Test Manager, Selenium, SQL, C#

E-Commerce Industry, Test Engineer, 6/2014 – 11/2014

  • Updated an existing EDI solution to operate in a cloud-based environment
  • Developed automation framework to create EDI files and run tests
  • Ran and documented performance metrics
  • Debugged code to create documentation how-to’s

Technology: Amazon Web Services, .NET, Windows Services, WS_FTP, RssBus AS2

Medical Industry, Test Engineer, 5/2014 – 6/2014

  • Performed automation tool assessment for applications under test
  • Developed automation framework to work against cross applications
  • Proposed an automation solution
  • Reviewed and analyzed QA process
  • Worked on various medical applications

Technology: Visual Studio, TFS, Selenium, QTP, C#, Telerik TestStudio, TestComplete, SikuliX, Ranerox

Business Consulting Industry, Test Engineer, 4/2013 – 2/2014

  • Performed manual testing for Silverlight web client and Outlook add-in
  • Developed tests cases pertaining to new business requirements
  • Worked with SQL 2012 running test scripts
  • Implemented an automation solution using Telerik TestStudio and TestComplete
  • Assisted the project with test case review and improvement suggestions
  • Defect and test case reporting with tracking in TFS
  • Performed ad-hoc testing thought different user interfaces

Technology: Visual Studio, TFS, Test Manager, SQL, C#, Telerik TestStudio, TestComplete

Financial Industry, Tester, 8/2012 – 3/2013

  • Mobile development testing for a large financial company
  • Wrote and executed test cases for multiple mobile platforms
  • Wrote and executed regression test cases
  • Assisted the team with test case review and improvement suggestions
  • Interacted with client’s off-shore developers
  • Logged defects and reported to development team

Technology: Quality Center, Device Anywhere, iOS, Android

Educational Institute, Tester, 4/2012 - 8/2012

  • Implemented automated test cases from manual tests using Test Manager
  • Responsible for documentation of Coded UI and Selenium standards
  • Responsible for training / demoing other team members in Coded UI
  • Presented presentation on Coded UI with multiple browsers
  • Interacted with off-shore developers
  • Created reporting application for TFS for automated test runs

Technology: C#, Coded UI, Selenium, XML, Visual Studio, Test Manager, Excel, TFS