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Qa Analyst Resume

Virginia Beach, VA

SUMMARY:

  • Over six years of software quality analyst on large diversified projects, including manual/automation test case execution, defect tracking, test plan/test case creation and management, and requirements analysis.
  • Experienced with domain such as Retail/eCommerce and Telecommunications.
  • Experienced with Review meetings to identify Ambiguities in functional requirements.
  • Experienced in developing Test Plans and Test Cases for different types of software testing.
  • Proficient in both Manual and Automated Testing Tools such as QTP, Soapui.
  • Extensive knowledge of SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) and STLC methodologies.
  • Hands on experience working with different modules of Quality Center such as Requirements, Release, Test Plan, Test Lab, Test Cycle, Defects and Dashboard.
  • Experience in testing Web Services (SOA, API).
  • Experienced in various types of testing including Sanity Testing, Smoke Testing, Functionality Testing, Performance Testing, Volume Testing, Unit Testing, Integrated Testing, System Testing, Positive and Neg a tive Testing, Security Testing, Stress Testing, Load Testing and Regression Testing of Stand alone, Web Based and Client - Server applications
  • Performed Back End Testing by executing SQL queries.
  • Involved in maintaining Test Matrix and Traceability Matrix and performed Gap Analysis
  • Performed User Acceptance Testing ( UAT ) manually.
  • Participated in design walkthroughs and verified QC Test Scripts and results.
  • Experience in creating various types of reports during test execution process such as Test Execution Status/Summary, Defect Injection rate, Requirement Coverage, # of Defects by Severity, # of Defects by Status etc. Through Test Lab, Defect and Requirement module of Quality Center.
  • Effective Time Management Skills and consistent ability to meet client deadline.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Good team player with excellent communication skills, vendor experience and ability to lead, manage, coordinate and work independently in a time sensitive environment.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Defect Tracking Tools: Rational ClearQuest, Test Director.

Operating Systems: UNIX, Windows NT/2000/XP

RDBMS: SQL Server, Oracle.

Business Applications: Microsoft Office Suite - MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.

Operating Systems: LINUX, UNIX, Windows, Android, Blackberry OS, IOS

SDLC: Waterfall, Agile, Spiral, RUP.

Project Management Tool: MS Project.

Testing Tools: Quick Test Professional (QTP), Win Runner, SOAP UI

Bug Reporting Tools: Test Director, Quality Center, Rational Clear Quest, Ab-Initio, (ETL tool)

Databases: Oracle, MS Access, MS SQL Server

Operating Systems: UNIX, Windows 98, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Virginia Beach, VA

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed the objectives and scope of each stage of testing process from the Test plan.
  • Interacted with business analysts to gather the requirements for business and performance testing.
  • Prepared Test Plan and Test Cases in accordance with the Business Requirements.
  • Performed Manual Testing to check on major functionality of AUT.
  • Validated the Web Services (SOAP) both Request and Respond Messages.
  • Involved in validating SOAP XML specifications as per the standards.
  • Responsible for Unit testing, System Testing, Performance testing, Load and Stress testing, Security Testing, Usability Testing, Compatibility Testing, User Acceptance Testing, Smoke and Regression testing
  • Organized and managed all phases of the software testing process, including planning tests, executing tests, and tracking defects.
  • Involved in fixing the script issues and handling exceptions of the scripts using Rational functional tester
  • Performed back-end testing using SQL queries on the Oracle database.
  • Used SQL statements to check data integrity and data validation.
  • Performed Sanity Testing and Smoke Testing of the application.
  • Conducted GUI Testing and Regression Testing of the application using Rational Robot.
  • Performed Regression, System and User Acceptance Testing using Rational Robot
  • Performed Functionality testing using Rational Test Manager.
  • Performed Security Testing in Rational Test Manager using Positive and Negative Testing to ensure appropriate user authentications
  • Performed Front-End Testing and Back-End Testing to ensure data consistency.
  • Actively participated in enhancement meetings and was responsible for weekly status updates, troubleshoot new releases and production issues.
  • Functionally validated Web Services delivered in SOAP XML format as provided in specification document
  • Interacted with developers to report and track bugs using Rational Clear Quest..

Environment: Java, J2 EE, HTML, Clear Quest, Rational Robot, MS SQL Server, SOAP UI, SOA, Rapid SQL, Etc

Confidential, Richmond, VA

Sr. QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Developed Test Plans, Test Cases to test the Screens and workflows for Quality Assurance.
  • Participated in the Manual vs. Automated testing decision-making process.
  • Created and managed system testing schedule
  • Provided test team status reports on weekly basis to the project manager.
  • Tested manually as per the specification documents.
  • Worked on various sprints and actively participated in the SCRUM meetings.
  • Gathered requirements for the integration of POS system with the supply chain system
  • Tested various versions of handheld devices to perform cross platform and browser compatibility testing.
  • Validate Data Grid and Data Tables for expected results during Unit Testing cycle using SQL queries
  • Responsible for testing of inters system Integration test/interfaces/pair testing
  • Preparing and executing test cases for functional, Integration, UAT and regression testing
  • Involved in set up test lab with various desktops/machines that had different HW/SW configuration and operating system to perform POS compatibility testing.
  • Validated data and ensured that all the transactions being run on POS are being stored correctly in the database
  • Extensively worked with BPT module of Quality Center in order to derive automation scripts with the help of SMEs and Business Analysts.
  • Authored, maintained and updated Integration test procedures
  • Performed Functionality testing during various phases of the application and analyzed the results using QTP.
  • Reviewed extensive SQL Queries with complex multi-table joins and nested queries.
  • Involved in reviewing complex SQL queries, views, functions and stored procedures and spotting issues before/during code migration.
  • Performed Database testing using SQL queries
  • Created and executed scripts manually for Functionality testing
  • Executed test cases through Quality Center and reported defects in Quality Center.
  • Conducted GUI, Backend, Data Driven and Security Testing.
  • Conducted regression testing on new builds/versions.
  • Developed and executed test cases test Scenarios and followed-up defects using Quality Center.
  • Tracked defects using Quality Center.
  • Arranged weekly team meeting to assign testing tasks and acquisition of status reports from individual team members.
  • Conducted Bug review meeting to discuss resolution of issues.

Environment: Windows, POS Registers, Quality Center, SQL, QTP, Services Oriented Architecture (SOA), C#, .NET XML, J2EE, UNIX

Confidential, Bellevue, WA

Quality Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Developed Test Plans, Test Cases to test the Screens and
  • Ability to work using cross functional using agile Methodology.
  • Converted Business Requirements and Design Documentation into Test Cases and Test Scripts.
  • Created description object with specified properties and values during run time, to use instead of logical names in test scripts.
  • Performed Web testing to check for broken links in a page.
  • Performed Regression Testing, Functional, UAT and Ad-hoc testing.
  • Design, analyze and performed Integration and wrote System requirements on different leading
  • Rigorously tested SQL’s implementation of existing code.
  • Used Quality Center bug tracking tool to analyze & capture bugs, track and manage dashboard any type of updates for project release.
  • Prepared automated scripts for Maintenance and Regression testing using QTP.
  • Followed the Agile Methodology to emphasize on real time communication over written documentation.
  • Used Agile Methodology to minimize risk by implementing software development in short time boxes or iterations.
  • Performed backend testing for data validation using SQL Queries.
  • Performed Web Testing to check for broken links in a page.
  • Performed Acceptance, Usability, Cross-Platform and Regression Testing during different stages of the application development.
  • Used Quality Center to store Test Plans, Test Cases, Test Scripts and for bug tracking.
  • Categorized bugs based on the severity and interacted with developers to resolve them.
  • Extensively used Microsoft Office Suite of products for documentation and data interpretation.
  • Participated in Triage Meetings, weekly status meetings with IT and business people.

Environment: Manual Testing, Mercury Quality Center, SQL, MS Office Suite, UAT, Windows, QTP

Confidential, San Antonio, TX

Sr. QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Create Test related documents such as Test Plan, Test Scenario, and Test Cases throughout the STLC.
  • Provided test team status reports on weekly basis to the project manager.
  • Involved in manual testing.
  • Participate in Requirement & Design Document review session
  • Evaluate requirements & design docs from a quality testability standpoint
  • Actively participated Agile and scrum meetings, review and developed test scenarios.
  • Followed Agile Methodology to emphasize on real time communication over written documentation.
  • Performed validations regarding Check-in/out functionality for web based applications.
  • Performed Functionality testing during the various phases of the application and analyzed the results
  • Conducted System testing, Regression testing, GUI Testing and Cross Browser compatibility testing during the releases and interacted with the developers to resolve any technical issues
  • Created VB test scripts for functional and regression testing
  • Manage test coverage based on risk analysis
  • Experience with recovery scenario
  • Inserted Check Points to check the broken Links, Text, and standard properties of objects
  • Conducted GUI/Usability Testing and Black Box Testing according to specifications.
  • Performed data driven testing and parameterization
  • Tested all hardware and ensured that all combinations of hardware connected to POS are responding properly
  • Involved in creating output values using QTP.
  • Created test cases manually to perform different types of testing such as positive/negative, functional/regression, interface, black box, white box, performance testing, smoke/sanity testing, etc.
  • Reviewed extensive SQL Queries with complex multi-table joins and nested queries.
  • Performed Backend testing to validate the data using SQL queries
  • Created and maintained SQL Scripts and Unix Shell scripts to perform Backend testing on the oracle database.
  • Wrote complex SQL queries in TOAD to perform Backend testing.
  • Updated database tables to manipulate data and to ensure that the new data is being transferred to POS when it is restarted
  • Performed root cause analysis regarding any bugs/issues found during testing
  • Involved in reviewing complex SQL queries, views, functions and stored procedures and spotting issues before/during code migration.
  • Created and maintained SQL Scripts and Unix Shell scripts to perform back-end testing on the oracle database.
  • Performed Database testing using SQL queries
  • Created and executed scripts manually for Functionality testing
  • Executed test cases through Quality Center and reported defects in QC.
  • Conducted GUI, Backend, Data Driven and Security Testing.
  • Conducted regression testing on new builds/versions.
  • Developed and executed test cases test Scenarios and followed-up defects using Quality Center.
  • Tracked defects using Quality Center.
  • Arranged weekly team meeting to assign testing tasks and acquisition of status reports from individual team members.
  • Conducted Bug review meeting to discuss resolution of issues.

Environment: Windows, Quality Center, SQL, Pl/SQL, QTP, Services Oriented Architecture (SOA), XML, J2EE

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