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Qa Automation Test Lead/engineer Resume

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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Sr.QA Automation Lead/Engineer with strong Technical, People Management and leadership skills with an earned reputation of delivering mission critical and complex projects on time.
  • 10 + years of strong professional software testing experience in the area of client - server Retail and BFS web applications.
  • 8+ years of experience in QA Automation (Web application & Web Services)
  • Testing experience includes both manual & automation testing
  • Strong hands-on experience in design and execution of automated test scripts
  • Strong hands-on experience in setting up, enhancement and maintenance of several Test automation frameworks like Keyword Driven, Data driven, Page object model and Hybrid.
  • Strong hands-on expertise in design and maintenance of automation test scripts using Selenium-WebDriver 2.52 and TestComplete for web applications.
  • Strong hands-on expertise in design and maintenance of Web services automation test scripts using ReadyAPI 2.0.1(SoapUI NG Pro)
  • Strong Expertise in Automating Web Application testing using Cucumber - WATIR for web application testing(BDD).
  • Strong Expertise in performance testing of REST APIs using JMeter-Maven-Jenkins framework.
  • Hands on experience in performance testing using HP Load runner and Confidential Rational performance tester and performance testing of Web Services(RESTAPI) using JMeter.
  • Designing Test cases using Gherkin (acceptance test cases), Element Locators, WebDriver Methods, Java Programming features and JUnit Annotations.
  • Strong experience in Java Programming, Selenium Web Driver and JUnit.
  • Experienced in developing scripts with Java, Ruby, JScript & VB scripting.
  • Experience in Functional, Integration, System, UAT, and Performance & Smoke testing.
  • Experienced with entire STLC and good at SDLC.
  • Experienced on Agile Methodology
  • Developed and Implemented Test suites, which include features like BDD, Data Driven, Database Checks, Batch, and Functions.
  • Experienced in design of Automation Framework and guidelines.
  • Strong hands on experience in SQL and Oracle database.
  • Experience working in Investments, Trading, Wealth management, Compliance and other BFS solutions.
  • Expertise in performance testing of REST API’s using JMeter tool.
  • Expertise in ETL Testing using Informatica 9.1 tool.
  • Hands on knowledge using build tools like Maven and Gradle.
  • Hands on knowledge using Jenkins for continuous integration.
  • Knowledge of other Test Management Tools like Zephyr, Quality Center, Confidential Clear Quest, Version One, JIRA, Microsoft TFS, Rational Team Concert.
  • Certified in Oracle Java Certified Professional, CSTE-QAI, ISTQB, HP-QTP, and HP-QC.
  • Experience in leading team of 6 to 12 members.
  • Knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma process and methodologies.
  • Effective defect tracking and reporting to improve communications and reduce delay.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Languages: JAVA, Ruby, Jscript, VB Script, gherkin, SQL, XML

Testing Tools: TestComplete12, ReadyAPI 1.7.0, Quality Center 11.0 ALM, Cucumber-JVM, Watir-Cucumber (Ruby), Selenium 2.0 Web Driver, SOAP UI 4.5.2, Informatica 9.1, Rational Manual Tester, Microsoft Test Manager, Rational Performance Tester, Rational Clear Case, Rational Clear Quest, JMeter 2.2.3

Test Strategies: Integration, System, Regression, User-Acceptance, Database, Performance, Web services and Black Box testing.

Databases: ORACLE 11g/10g/9i, Teradata, Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio

Operating Systems: Windows 95/98/2000/NT/XP

Browsers: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Fire Fox, Safari and Google Chrome

Applications: MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, Access), MS Visio, MS Project

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

QA Automation Test Lead/Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Working as Functional test lead - work & manage team of 7 Onshore resources and 8 offshore QA personnel.
  • Created & Setup Hybrid Automation framework(POM-TestNG) from scratch using Selenium WebDriver - - TestNG.
  • Designed and executed automated test scripts using Selenium Web driver 2.52
  • Upon organizational decision, migrated and implemented new Keyword driven testing framework for web application automation testing using TestComplete12
  • Designed and executed automated test scripts using TestComplete 12.Re-designed the previously designed Selenium Tests and migrated to TestComplete.
  • Designed and executed automation test scripts using ReadyAPI 2.0.1 (SoapUI NG) for web services testing especially for REST API’s.
  • Involved in creation and setting up Data driven framework for automation of webservices using ReadyAPI.
  • Involved extensively in Integration testing of Upstream and Downstream systems
  • Tested XML BODs using XMLSpy and ION as part of integration testing.
  • Added test scripts for Data conversion activities using SoapUI.
  • Designed and maintained manual test cases using Zephyr tool which integrates with JIRA tool.
  • Interacted extensively with Business, Architect designers, Technical team to understand the project requirements and design and performed complex analysis of requirements and system specifications to come up with
  • Interacted extensively with Business, Architect designers, Technical team to understand the project requirements and design and performed complex analysis of requirements and system specifications to come up with a Test plan, Test Strategy, planning, design and execution of Automation of applications.
  • Conduct QA Standup meetings/ Team meetings/ Demo sessions to vendors and various clients
  • Involved in CD and CI activities by working closely with DevOps teams.

Environment: & Testing Tools: Java, Scala, Angular JS, Git Labs, Jenkins, Maven, Jira, Git Bash, REST APIs, Postman, ReadyAPI (SoapUI NG Pro), Selenium-WebDriver, TestComplete, JMeter, Eclipse, IntelliJ, AWS Cloud, Amazon Linux, XML Spy, Zephyr

Confidential, Boston

Senior QA Automation Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Introduced Watir-Cucumber tool for design and execution of automated acceptance tests written in a behavior driven development (BDD) style to support agile process.
  • Interacted extensively with Business, Architect designers, Technical team to understand the project requirements and design and performed complex analysis of requirements and system specifications to come up with a Test plan, Test Strategy, planning, design and execution of Automation of applications.
  • Trained team of 4 resources in Watir-Cucumber tool.
  • In a short span of 3 months, successfully delivered the project defect free with 90% of the PBIs being automated using Cucumber tool.
  • Kicked off process for Continuous Integration configuration with Jenkins (which is still in POC state)

Environment: & Testing Tools: Watir-Cucumber(ruby), Net Beans IDE, Microsoft Test manager, SQL Server, .Net Framework 4.5, Urban Turtle, MS SharePoint Portal Server, MS Word, MS Excel

Confidential, Minneapolis

Senior Automation Engineer/Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Leading QA Automation team of 5 members (Onshore/Offshore).
  • Design and Scope of Automation Testing
  • Co-ordination with Partner Integration Teams for all integration efforts.
  • Requirements Analysis with business partners.
  • Extensively automated most of the stories in all the releases for KYCM and HRCA applications using Cucumber tool.
  • As part of new request from clients to support applications on various browsers, we started to migrate our scripts from Cucumber to Selenium Web driver & Junit.
  • Performed extensive POC for the implementation of Selenium Web driver as an automation tool for Regression scripts and convinced clients
  • Developed a Hybrid Framework and developed Functions using Java Programming.
  • Reporting of Test Automation Suite through Excel Sheet to stake holders.
  • Automation of Test Data with SQL & Macros.
  • Training team members on new feature and automation execution.
  • Used jxl package to interact with excel libraries.
  • Used JUnit as the framework. Used Firebug as the tool to get the x-path.
  • Testng.xml is used as automation suite.
  • Created and executed test scripts using Java Programming.
  • Worked on Agile Methodology delivery of software using hybrid of Scrum and Extreme Programming, involved in Resource Planning, Iteration planning, Project Sizing and Assignments, Participated in Iteration planning sessions
  • Acted as Subject Matter Expert (SME) and worked constantly with offshore QA team members. Maintained high standards of software quality within the team by establishing good practices. Identify and encourage areas for growth and improvement within the team.
  • As a Team Lead, managed and motivated a small team of 3 and helped them with Regression and Functional testing. Distributed activities in such a manner as to achieve the best possible results and work in an efficient manner.
  • Monitored the Team activities, scheduling and assigning the tasks and publish the testing status and defect reports.
  • Performed automated testing by creating custom test harnesses and back-end scripts and data validation inputs/Outputs for KYCM application using Selenium-Web driver and have also designed and created BDD style automated test scripts using Watir - Cucumber framework.
  • Performed ETL testing for some of the data ware house stories using Informatica 9.1.
  • Co-ordinated UAT testing efforts, participated and provided useful feedback in retrospective meetings
  • Performed Web Services testing by using SOAP UI 4.5.2
  • Setting up test data on Main Frame/Hogan, DB2 & SQL Server for QA and UAT environments.
  • Periodically Updating testing status to PMO, QA managers & Stakeholders

Environment: & Testing Tools: Version One, JIRA, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point, MS Visio, MS SharePoint Portal Server, Watir - Cucumber, Selenium 2.0 Web driver, Soap UI 4.5.2, Informatics 9.1, Java, Ruby, HTML, TestNG

Confidential, Minneapolis

Senior QA Automation Engineer/Lead

Responsibilities:

  • One of the three members to start and introduce Watir - Cucumber tool to Confidential Wealth management to support Regression test suites.
  • Involved from the beginning of set up of the tools and framework at Wells.
  • Developed a BDD Framework using cucumber and automated many of the manual regressions and also in parallel supported the ongoing development projects in automating and managing scripts using tool with the help of offshore team.
  • Worked as an Onshore Test Lead to handle 2 Automation Projects from onshore and trained 3 offshore resources in the tools and process.
  • Extensively created and automated test scripts.
  • Learned SOAP UI 4.5.2 for web services testing.
  • Supported business teams extensively in UAT and set up of test data for their testing needs.

Environment: & Testing Tools: Version One, JIRA, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point, MS Visio, MS SharePoint Portal Server, Watir - Cucumber, Soap UI 4.5.2, Java, Ruby, HTML.

Confidential, Minneapolis

Onshore QA Technical Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Extensively tested the applications, both manually and by automation.
  • Coordinated with Business SME’s to analyze Requirements, Use cases.
  • Prepared Test Cases, Test conditions based on the Functional Specifications and Technical Design Documents.
  • Working with cross functional teams, to ensure common understanding of requirements. On numerous occasions identified gaps in business and system requirements which have led to considerable savings.
  • Mapped Test Conditions, Test Cases to Requirements to generate Traceability Matrix.
  • Conducted vigorous backend testing using SQL statements
  • Used Quick Test Professional 8.0 for Functional and Regression testing of application
  • Tested User interfaces Objects like Applets, Views, Forms etc., as per the requirements.
  • Involved in the Integration Testing, System Testing, UAT Testing, Regression Testing
  • Configured and Monitored Scenarios for Performance/Load Balancing tests
  • Extensively involved in Post-Production activities.
  • Coordinated with developers to resolve the defects.
  • Interacted with the Developers and Business Analysts on a regular basis to resolve issues
  • Discussed issues on various bugs and attached screen shots of defective screens using HP quality Center.
  • Tested applications in different environments (production, development, Stage and Mock).
  • Involved in setting up the parallel productions for performing Unit testing.
  • Performed Integration testing of different modules and applications.
  • Performed Cross browser testing on various browsers and various operating systems
  • Conducted a POC on Selenium IDE and Selenium RC to evaluate cross browser testing capabilities.

Environment: Quick Test Pro, Quality Center, Java, Adobe Flex, DB2, DB Visualizer, SQL, Unix, Windows XP, Oracle, Selenium IDE, Selenium RC

Confidential

QA Offshore Engineer/Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Extensively tested the applications, both manually and by automation.
  • Coordinated with Business SME’s to analyze Requirements, Use cases.
  • Prepared Test Cases, Test conditions based on the Functional Specifications and Technical Design Documents.
  • Mapped Test Conditions, Test Cases to Requirements to generate Traceability Matrix.
  • Conducted vigorous backend testing using SQL statements
  • Used Quick Test Professional 8.0 for Functional and Regression testing of application
  • Tested User Interfaces Objects like Applets, Views, Forms etc., as per the requirements.
  • Involved in the Integration Testing, System Testing, UAT Testing, Regression Testing
  • Configured and Monitored Scenarios for Performance/Load Balancing tests
  • Extensively involved in Post-Production activities.
  • Coordinated with developers to resolve the defects.
  • Responsible for Test Director bug tracking.
  • Interacted with the Developers and Business Analysts on a regular basis to resolve issues
  • Discussed issues on various bugs and attached screen shots of defective screens using Test Director
  • Tested applications in different environments (production, development, Stage and Mock).
  • Involved in setting up the parallel productions for performing Unit testing.
  • Developed and executed Test Cases and Test Sets using Test Director.
  • Performed Integration testing of different modules and applications.

Environment: & Testing Tools: Quick Test Pro, HP Quality Center, Load Runner, MS Excel, SQL, Unix, Windows XP, Oracle 8x

Confidential

QA Performance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for writing and executing of Test plans, Test cases based on the business requirements of the web based application.
  • Designed new and updated existing automated test scripts using RFT tool for Panorama application
  • Executed the automated scripts for regression testing purposes.
  • As a Performance Testing engineer was involved in the discussion with Customer to understand and identify the business scenario and understands the scope.
  • Involved in Preparing the Performance Test Requirement with details about Test Environment Hardware/Software specification and details about the key business process.
  • Responsible for Installing Rational Performance Tester v8.1, creating scripts, execution and analysis of test results at remote locations (India).
  • Recorded the scripts using Web protocols and debugged errors during scripting and fixed those errors by Enhancing with Correlation and Parameterization.
  • Executed the test for various loads and recorded the response time. He was also involved in Diagnosis the performance test results.

Environment: Rational Performance Tester, Rational Team concert, Clear quest

Confidential

QA Test Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • As a Test engineer involved in the study and analysis of test requirements specifications for the project.
  • Involved in providing the inputs in preparation of the Test plan and Test strategy for the project.
  • Extensively involved in designing the Test Objective Matrix and Requirement traceability matrix and test cases.
  • Involved in the test execution and shared the test summary report.

Environment: & Testing Tools: Rational Test manager,Rational manual tester, clear Quest

Confidential

Performance Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • As a Performance Test engineer involved in the preparation of performance test requirement with details about test environment Hardware/Software specification, communication matrix and details about the key business process.
  • Recorded the scripts using Web protocols and prepared/enhanced the test scripts using Parameterization and correlation and executes the test for various loads and recorded the response time and shared the test results.
  • Evaluated Jmeter tool capabilities.

Environment: & Testing Tools: Load Runner, MS Excel, MS word

Confidential

Test Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • As a Test engineer involved in the study and analysis of test requirements specifications for the project.
  • Involved in providing the inputs in preparation of the Test plan and Test strategy for the project.
  • Extensively involved in designing the Test Objective Matrix and Requirement traceability matrix and test cases. He was also involved in the test execution and shared the test summary report.

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