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Qa Lead Resume

Chicago, IL

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • 7 ½ years of Information Technology experience in the Software Testing with solid experience in Manual/Automated Testing on ecommerce/Web based, Database, Client/Server, Data Warehousing Applications on Windows, LINUX and UNIX environments.
  • Excellent understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Software Test Life Cycle (STLC), System Life Cycle Methodology (SLCM) and Test Methodologies from project definition to post - deployment documentation.
  • Strong experience in QA Methodologies (Waterfall and AGILE) and Structure Testing.
  • Expert in analyzing (reviewing) the business, technical and functional requirements to develop the Test plans, Test cases, Test Scripts, Use Cases and Test strategies.
  • Testing skills include performing Regression, Integration, Functional, System, Database, end to end testing, volume and stress testing as well as development, execution, Test specifications and Test scenarios.
  • Good experience in SQL (TOAD, SQL Developer) for testing database integrity
  • Expert in working with SQL in Oracle database
  • Testing of application using Waterfall and Agile methodologies.
  • Actively interacted with the development team in resolving the testing issues.
  • Performed manual testing of web and client server application using HP Quality center and IBM Clear Quest
  • Good experience in SQL (TOAD, SQL Developer) for testing database integrity
  • Expert in Black box testing and Knowledge with White box testing.
  • Dealing with many third-party vendors to achieve their business needs with quality standards.
  • Experience with HP Quality Center, IBM Clear Quest & Mercury Test Director Defect module.
  • Developed and maintained automated test scripts, analyzed defects in applications.
  • Experience relocation and configuration of PCs and test equipment.
  • Solid analytical and dynamic troubleshooting skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating System: MVS, Windows2000/XP, Sun Solaris, AIX, HP-UNIX.

Programming Language: C, C++, C#, VB.Net, ASP.Net, JavaJ2EE, SQL, PL/SQL

Database: Oracle 8i/9i/10g/11i and SQL Server 2000, MS AccessDB2:

Database Tools: SQL *Plus, TOAD and SQL Developer

Data ware house Tools: Data stage, Business Objects, Cognos Reports

Scripting Languages: Java and VB Scripts, Shell Scripting, KSH, TSL, SQA Basic

GUI: Visual Basic, Developer 6, Developer/2000.

Web technologies: HTML, DHTML, XML

Web Server: IIS 4.0/5.0, NES, Apache, Java Web Server

Application Server: Web logic 6.1/7.0, Web Sphere 4.0/6.0, SOAP UI

Browsers: Internet Explorer, Firefox Mozilla, Netscape Navigator

Version Control: Clear Case, Visual Source Safe

Testing Tools and Methodologies: Quality Centre 9.2 and 10.0, PVCS Tracker, Clear QuestWin runner, QTP, Test Manager & Test Director, MindReef, Oracle 11G, Rally, Jira:

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Chicago, IL

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Working alongside product owners to understand business need and desired outcome, working alongside developers and business analysts to understand features and functionalities
  • Preparation of test estimation, test plan, test case design, test execution, reporting of defects using Quality Center, verifying defect fixes and reporting test progress.
  • Manually tested the whole application before going for automated testing
  • The responsibility of the QA Production Support team is to test the application for enhancements and defects fixes to ensure business continuity, and to regression test after every build, which is typically quarterly.
  • Responsible for creating the end-to-end system scenarios as part of both commercial Trading and personal Trading testing.
  • Created the strategy document that defines the test environment, phase of testing, entrance and exit criteria into the different phase of testing.
  • Trained the new team members in T+2 business rules
  • Conducted Defect review meeting with Dc Exit, Infra Modernization, Svn to GitHub Migration, SSl Certificate Migration, Trade Settlements, Pre-Settlements teams
  • Maintained the test logs, test reports, test issues, defect tracking using Quality Center.
  • Involved in preparation of Requirement Traceability Metrics (RTM), Defect Report, and Weekly Status Reports using Quality Center.
  • Conducted Daily stand up meeting with internal team members
  • Created/modified and maintained the reports
  • Performed database validation
  • Coordinating with Offshore team and assigning work.
  • Discussed with Project Team, Subject Matter Experts and Business Analysts and resolved the issues as per the mutual consensus and to the satisfaction of the end users.
  • Assisted performance testing team to identify and design performance test scenarios.

Environment: Manual Tester, Rally, Fitness, Jira, Autosys, Unix, Perl, Java 7.0, SVN, Github, Oracle 11G, Sybase Database, Python, WMQ, Ems

Confidential, Perrysburg, OH

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and execute test cases using test plans and functional specifications.
  • Participate in all phases of the test cycle, including Integration/System Testing, Performance Testing, Regression Testing, User Acceptance Testing, etc.
  • Provides leadership to develop test plans from design and requirements documents, consolidates scenarios, test cases and other input contributed by other team members.
  • Prepared Test Strategy document
  • Prepared Requirement document
  • Participate in software requirement, specification, and design reviews.
  • Develops test scenarios using manual testing tool such as ALM
  • Analyze software designs in conjunction with the development team to ensure that all ramifications of the changes or additions have been discovered.
  • Manage testing schedule and communicate testing progress.
  • Perform deliverables tracking and reporting as assigned.
  • Monitors progress of testing efforts within the team to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Provide technical guidance to QA team on how to test complicated feature

Environment: Manual Tester, ALM, PeopleSoft, SAP Netweaver Identity management, Microsoft AD server, MySQL

Confidential, Rosemont, Illinois

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed business requirement document and the technical specifications
  • Interacted with developers to understand the application functionality and navigation flow.
  • Involved in Software Development life-cycle and Test Life Cycle of the project from requirements gathering to transition using Agile/Scrum Methodology.
  • Developed Test Cases based on the Requirement documents.
  • Involved in writing Test Plans and Test Strategies.
  • Created traceability matrix between requirement and test cases and document the application, data associated in each test case.
  • Performed Integration and Regression testing of the application.
  • Interacted with Business Analysts and developers to resolve defects.
  • Involved in backend testing for validation testing
  • Performed Integration Testing, Security Testing, Positive & Negative Testing.
  • Involved Testing PRISM, and TIBCO applications
  • Performed ETL Testing
  • Executed Shell Scripts
  • Written complex SQL queries for Data Validation
  • Mapped Test Cases to Requirements(traceability Metrics
  • Involved in peer reviews and team walkthroughs for the projects.
  • Executing, Reporting and Tracking the defects through ALM
  • Executed Regression Testing
  • Performed end to end UAT

Environment: Manual Tester, Mercury Quality Center 9.2, ALM, SQL, PL/SQL, Oracle9i, TOAD, Windows 2000/ XP/7, LINUX, TIBCO, Shell Scripts, HTML, XML, JAVA, J2EE, JSP,MS Office ToolsConfidential, West Des Moines, Iowa

Confidential

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed business requirement document and the technical specifications
  • Interacted with developers to understand the application functionality and navigation flow.
  • Involved in Software Development life-cycle and Test Life Cycle of the project from requirements gathering to transition using Agile/Scrum Methodology.
  • Developed Test Cases based on the Requirement documents.
  • Involved in writing Test Plans and Test Strategies.
  • Created traceability matrix between requirement and test cases and document the application, data associated in each test case.
  • Performed Integration and Regression testing of the application.
  • Interacted with Business Analysts and developers to resolve defects.
  • Involved in backend testing for validation testing
  • Performed Integration Testing, Security Testing, Positive & Negative Testing.
  • Participated in daily and weekly meetings with the development and SMEs for project status.
  • Executed Regression Testing using Mind Reef
  • Involved in peer reviews and team walkthroughs for the projects.
  • Executing, Reporting and Tracking the defects through ALM and Quality Center 9.0
  • Involved in testing Web services and XML with tool called ‘SOAP UI’.
  • Responsible for building complex Request XMLs for HTTP-based SOAP-based services based on the client requirements.
  • Validating Request and Response XMLs based on the mapping documents.
  • Involved in manual testing of FIX message logs, outputs and error files during test on different UNIX boxes.
  • Created Shell scripts to automate UNIX Box test tasks.
  • Involved in testing Tibco Rendezvous Transport message tags at upper and lower Tibco bus levels.
  • Mapped Test Cases to Requirements(traceability Metrics)

Environment: Manual Tester, Mercury Quality Center 9.2, ALM, Mind Reef, SOAP UI, Web Services, Clear Case, SQL, PL/SQL, Oracle9i, TOAD, Windows 2000/ XP/7, LINUX, TIBCO, Shell Scripts, HTML, XML, JAVA, J2EE,JSP,MS Office Tools

Confidential, FL

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed business requirement document and the technical specifications
  • Interacted with developers to understand the application functionality and navigation flow.
  • Involved in Software Development life-cycle and Test Life Cycle of the project from requirements gathering to transition using Agile/Scrum Methodology.
  • Developed Test Cases based on the Requirement documents.
  • Involved in writing Test Plans and Test Strategies.
  • Created traceability matrix between requirement and test cases and document the application, data associated in each test case.
  • Performed Integration and Regression testing of the application.
  • Used Rational Clear quest for Bug reporting, Tracking and defect Management.
  • Interacted with Business Analysts and developers to resolve defects.
  • Involved in backend testing for validation testing to check front-end and database systems using SQL commands.
  • Performed Integration Testing, Security Testing, Positive & Negative Testing.
  • Participated in daily and weekly meetings with the development and SMEs for project status.
  • Expertise working on LINUX environment.
  • Monitoring the logs and check the process status on LINUX ENV.
  • Involved in developing database queries for Backend Testing
  • Involved in functionality testing of web pages using different types of browsers like IE, Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox
  • Worked on Clear Case for version Controlling

Environment: Manual Tester, Clear Quest, Clear Case, SQL, PL/SQL, Oracle9i, TOAD, Windows 2000/ XP/7, LINUX, TIBCO,HTML, XML, JAVA, J2EE,JSP,MS Office Tools

Confidential, RICHMOND, VA

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed business requirement document and the technical specifications
  • Interacted with developers to understand the application functionality and navigation flow.
  • Developed Test Cases based on the Requirement documents.
  • Involved in writing Test Plans and Test Strategies.
  • Created traceability matrix between requirement and test cases and document the application, data associated in each test case.
  • Performed Integration and Regression testing of the application.
  • Involved in managing defects and testing process using Clear Quest.
  • Interacted with Business Analysts and developers to resolve defects.
  • Involved in backend testing for validation testing to check front-end and database systems using SQL commands.
  • Performed Integration Testing, Security Testing, Positive & Negative Testing.
  • Participated in daily and weekly meetings with the development and SMEs for project status.
  • Involved in testing of web services using SOAP UI and Broken links for enhancements.
  • Worked on AGILE Methodologies.
  • Involved in developing database queries for Backend Testing
  • Created, optimized, reviewed, and executed Oracle SQL test queries to validate transformation rules used in source to target mappings/source views, and to verify data.
  • Involved in functionality testing of web pages using different types of browsers like Netscape, IE on different versions
  • Worked on Clear Case for version Controlling

Environment: Manual Tester, Clear quest, Clear Case, SOAP, Web Services, SQL, PL/SQL, Oracle9i, TOAD, Windows 2000/ XP/7, LINUX, TIBCO,HTML, XML, JAVA, J2EE,JSP,MS Office Tools.

Confidential, MONROE, MI

QA Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed Business and Functional Requirement Documents for Quality and Completeness.
  • Executed test cases to test end to end of application.
  • Performed Integration, System and Regression testing of the application.
  • Involved in managing defects and testing process using Quality Center
  • Interacted with developer to resolve application Defects.
  • Manually tested the whole application before going for automated testing
  • Performed Positive, Negative, Navigational, end-to-end, UAT and User Interface Testing.
  • Prepared Test Data for Various Scenario’s
  • Manually tested XML batch files and made sure that the order is in complete status and appears in Database.
  • Involved in backend testing for validation testing to check front-end and database systems using SQL commands.
  • Executed SQL Queries using TOAD for Data Mapping & Back-end Verification
  • Worked on Clear Case for version Controlling.
  • Involved in testing the same application in Windows and Unix O/S.
  • Involved in Manual Testing
  • Involved in Developing and Executing test cases for Web front-end testing of the application
  • Tested POS web Applications using different types of browsers like Netscape, IE on different versions
  • Prepared reports on daily status to the project lead and project manager.

ENVIRONMENT: Manual Testing, Quality Center, Clear Case, JAVA, J2EE, JSP, XML, Oracle, SQL, TOAD, Windows XP, LINUX, MS Office Tools.

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