Abena Akesseh

Web Developer | QA Engineer

(636) 706-1451

Highly motivated technology professional launching career as a software engineer with a passion in the quality control space. Experience in developing front end applications, manual and automated testing of Web Applications. Excellent knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle(SDLC), solid understanding of business requirements, software requirements specifications.

Becoming a Successful Leader Certified, Catalyst Information Center, 2021
Empathy and Emotional Intelligence At Work Certified, Berkeley, University of California, 2021
Exercising Leadership Certified, Harvard University, 2021
BSc Computer Science, MAY 2021, Webster University, Missouri, MO
Front End Languages: CSS3, HTML5, XML, Javascript, Bootstrap | Back End Languages: C++, C#, Java | Databases: MySQL, SQLite3, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Oracle Apex

Deployments: AWS EC2, Heroku | Task & Project Management: JIRA, Git | Methodologies: Agile, Test Driven Development, Pair Programing, DevOps, Automated CI/CD Strategy

Operating Systems: Windows Vista/7/8/10, Linux, Windows Server 2000/2003/2008/2012

Testing: Front End Testing, Automation Testing, Selenium, HP ALM, CSS3 Media queries

Office Tools: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook

IDEs: Visual Studio, Eclipse, NetBeans, BBEdit, Visual Studio Code, Sublime Text

ChurchMMS Ltd, Saint Louis, MO – Web Developer

Helped in the successful deployment of multiple products in the company.
Discussed, analyzed and strategized product designs with various stakeholders.
Enforce the Test Driven Development approach to improve software quality.
Resolved 100+ critical bugs in the product to improve performance and help the company to Go Live.
Works collaboratively with development during all stages of projects to provide in process testing results.
Executed sets of test cases and analysed results.
Document results of tests for the software development team.
Test current products and identify deficiencies.

Fast Track Academy,  St. Louis, MO – QA Engineer

Tested current product and identified deficiencies.
Designed, developed and executed automation scripts using open source tools.
Evaluate system performance, reproduce issues, and work with development to resolve identified problems.
Developed sets of performance tests that validate the various performance parameters of the projects.
Developed and executed comprehensive workflow test plans assuring overall quality of the product.
Responsible for the creation of tests to identify issues with software.
Identify any potential problems that users might encounter.

KeysKiss Online Store,  St. Louis, MO – Website Developer
SEPTEMBER 2020 – MAY 2021

Led the beginning and the successful deployment of the company’s two main products.
Discussed, analyzed and strategized product designs with various stakeholders.
Resolved critical bugs in the product to improve performance and help the company to go live.
Identifying problems uncovered by customer feedback and testing, and correcting or referring problems to appropriate personnel for correction.


Webster University

August 2017 - May 2021 Bachelor's Degree