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Functional Test Lead Resume

Cleveland-oH

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • 13 years 6 months of extensive IT experience with 10 years dedicated to QA Test Lead, Sr. QA Analyst and Test Automation Developer roles. My experience is in analysis, design, development, testing (Unit, SIT, UAT and Production Validation), tracking, monitoring and execution of projects. Excellent customer relationship, conducting status meetings, offshore coordination and customer reviews.
  • Experience in Testing the Investment Banking, Credit cards, Retail, Digital Applications and Insurance project areas
  • Testing Experience in development and maintenance of Legacy applications (Banking and Insurance applications)
  • Full life cycle experience in Quality Assurance, including system, integration, database, performance, GUI, Functional, Regression, Unit testing, User Acceptance, Smoke testing, Load Testing, Sanity testing and production validation testing of web - based applications.
  • Hands on experience with all phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Software Test Life Cycle (STLC) and also have Exposure to Agile process and methodologies.
  • Well conversant with software testing methodologies including developing Test plans, Test scenarios, Test cases, Test procedures, Test reports and documenting manual and automation tests.
  • Experience on Training team on Agile/Sprint Process
  • Experience on Evaluating and recruit the people to Internal and external teams
  • Over 7 years of testing experience of applications using HP Tools like Rational Tools (Test Manager, Clear Quest, Manual tester), Quality center, Microsoft Visual Studio - Test Manager and Jet Brains Ruby Mine (Cucumber and Ruby)
  • Over 7 years of experience in requirements, functional & technical specifications, designs, coding/ testing/test support activities, performed & supported all the roles in the SDLC
  • Worked extensively on Cobol, JCL, VSAM, DB2, CICS, REXX, SPUFI, TSO/ISPF, File-aid, DF Sort and IBM File Manager.
  • Good knowledge tools like Xpeditor & CA Intertest.
  • Worked extensively on querying tools like Cogno’s Impromptu & TOAD
  • Good experience on Configuration Management tools like Change Man & Endeavor.
  • Good knowledge in using MS office (MS Word, MS power point, MS Excel, MS Access and Share point).
  • Good experience in gathering business requirements by discussing with business users.
  • Good interpersonal and time management skills.
  • Good leading experience of 10 - 15 team members both onsite and offshore members.
  • Good communication, quantitative, analytical skills and ability to work either individual or as a member of a team.
  • Completed DB2 certification in 2006

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: : MVS, ZOS, Windows, DOS and UNIX.

Languages:: RUBY, YAML, JAVA, COBOL, JCL, REXX, SQL and PL/SQL.

Databases:: DB2, VSAM, ORACLE and MS-Access, SQL Server.

OLTP:: CICS.

Tools: & Utilities: Cucumber, Selenium IDE, Watir-Webdriver, Selenium-Web driver, RSpec, Active Record, Page Object, Rake, Team Foundation Server(TFS), Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, Microsoft Test Manager(MTM), SOAP UI, Quality Center (QC), JIRA, Zena Scheduler, Reflections, Ad Tempus, TOAD, Cognos Impromptu, Change Man, Endeavor, Rational Suite, Rational Team Concert, Putty, SnagIt, WinScp, Rally, Git, IntelliJ, Gradle, Git bash

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Cleveland-OH

Functional Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in project to understand the business needs and objectives of the system and interacted with the end users.
  • Carried out Function, Regression testing of the application.
  • Responsible for documenting Test cases in ALM using BPT process.
  • Prepare test scenarios in Gherkin.
  • Closely worked with respective personnel to nail down the bugs.
  • Validated the Page-layout assignment and Record type assignment for different profiles
  • Worked on Cases, Accounts, Contacts, Settlements, Check request, Person Accounts Page Layouts, Lookup Fields, Standard Related Lists, Tab and defined dependent picklist.
  • Actively participated in Sprint ceremonies and proposed solutions when required.
  • Automating the scripts using selenium on Intellij IDE.

Confidential

Sr. QA Analyst/Test Automation Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Extensively used RubyMine IDE to develop efficient DRY Ruby automation code
  • Described Gherkin scripts using Cucumber automation framework in feature files
  • Defined new step definitions and reused existing step definitions to keep the code DRY
  • Developed automation code that parses various CSV and Excel spreadsheets into YAML files and compare the values to database records
  • Followed good version control practices with timely commits and SVN pulls using Tortoise SVN and RubyMine integrated VCS
  • Created Jenkins jobs on Jenkins slave nodes as part of Continuous Integration and Agile software development
  • Worked in fast paced Agile environment with bi-weekly iteration cycles
  • Used Rational Team Concert to track and complete assigned tasks within an iteration and log timely errors/defects to appropriate team members for resolution
  • Used Rational Requirements Composer software to understand project deliverables such as Use Cases, and other artifacts such as Business Requirements, Information Requirements and Data Mapping documents
  • Test case Preparation, Test Execution and Defect Management using HP ALM.
  • Participating in Show and tell meetings where in providing demo to Process owners and stakeholders.
  • Participating in Sprint Retrospective meetings and providing the good, bad and better things that had happened in the sprint that is just completed.
  • Used HP ALM (QC) tool for Test Management purposes
  • Testing SOAP and REST services using SOAP UI

Confidential

Sr. QA Analyst/Test Automation Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Attending 3-Amigo meetings and getting the clarifications on user stories
  • Attending daily stand up meetings with Scrum team and providing updates on the Cards status and any impediments if there are any.
  • Preparing test cases for user story scenarios with all the preconditions updated.
  • Test case Preparation, Test Execution and Defect logging using HP ALM.
  • Participating in Show and tell meetings where in providing demo to Process owners and stakeholders.
  • Participating in Sprint Retrospective meetings and providing the good, bad and better things that had happened in the sprint that is just completed.
  • Used HP ALM (QC) tool for Test Management purposes
  • Developed the Automate test cases using Jet Brains RUBY MINE and test case execution.
  • Worked on Incident, Knowledge, Problem, Action Item, Change modules and tasks under those and verification of email and SMS notifications

Confidential

Test Lead/ Automation Test Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Attending the Sprint planning meetings at the start of the sprint and providing inputs from testing team on how many cards (user stories) can be scripted and tested for a particular sprint.
  • Attending user story reviews meetings and providing estimations of cards
  • Attending daily stand up meetings with Scrum team and providing updates on the Cards status and any impediments if there are any.
  • Assigning cards to offshore team, explaining what is expected to do and making sure that the work is done by offshore team.
  • Acting as Anchor by updating the status of offshore team during the daily stand up meetings.
  • Preparing test cases for user story scenarios with all the preconditions updated.
  • Testing web applications on the Microsoft ASP.Net Framework.
  • Test Plan preparation, Test case Preparation, Test Execution and Defect logging using Microsoft Test Manager (MTM).
  • Test execution in different browsers and mobile (iOS and Android) as well.
  • Involved in exploratory test execution activities.
  • Sending request and validating the response in SOAP UI.
  • Participating in sprint review meetings where in providing demo to Product owner and stakeholders.
  • Participating in Sprint Retrospective meetings and providing the good, bad and better things that had happened in the sprint that is just completed.
  • Used Team Foundation Server (TFS) tool for Work Item Management/tracking purpose.
  • Used Team Foundation Server (TFS) for Build Version Control for Automation Scripts.
  • Developed Automate test cases using Jet Brains RUBY MINE and test case execution.
  • Create new step definitions to implement Gherkin and understand how step definitions fit within the automation framework. Review of existing step definitions to prevent repetitive or single-use steps.
  • Create new Page Objects and identify appropriate objects for automation. Both Input & Expected data classes (YAML) can be written/updated as well as called for implementation in automation scripts.
  • Proper implementation of data creation & management across multiple test environments according to Data Management documentation
  • Execute test cases and report results, collect metrics around testing, and create and manage testing schedules.

Confidential

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in Kick off meetings.
  • Scope discussions.
  • Understanding the requirements.
  • Interface process screens design and testing by discussing with SMEs.
  • QA Estimates preparation and provided to PM.
  • Staffing Profile & Tasks assignments to team.
  • Test Plan Preparation and walk-through with all project stake holders.
  • Discussions with Requirements, Design & development teams.
  • Review the Test cases & Execution results in Quality Center.
  • Ensure the traceability matrix
  • Project weekly/Daily test execution matrix preparation.
  • Weekly status report preparation to client.
  • Weekly timesheet (PPM) submit to client.

Confidential - Columbus

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in Kick off meetings.
  • Scope discussions.
  • QA Estimates preparation and provided to PM.
  • Test Plan Preparation and walk-through with all project stake holders.
  • Staffing Profile & Tasks assignments to team.
  • Regression Test cases identification.
  • Discussions with Requirements, Design & development teams.
  • Review the Test cases & Execution results.
  • Validated/reviewed the automation test cases written in QTP.
  • Project weekly/Daily test execution matrix preparation.
  • Weekly status report preparation to client.
  • Weekly time sheet (PPM) submit to client

Confidential - Pittsburgh, PA

Sr. Test Analyst/POS Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for getting knowledge transfer from SME’s to get functional overview on entities.
  • Supported test activities associated with Product Point of Sales.
  • Developed relevant test strategies and plans and attended test case reviews with clients.
  • Utilized SQL and validation tools to evaluate test results.
  • Capturing the business criticality, scope and frequency of execution of those test scenarios by discussing with SME/BA’s.
  • Discussions with Requirements, Design & development teams.
  • Defect management Using JIRA
  • Daily status report to project management

Confidential

Sr. Test Analyst/Mainframe Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for performing system integration testing, regression testing in various applications in two portfolios of CMB (Stock Record (MSSB) and Retail).
  • Currently involved in functional testing of MSSB project in Stock Record and MGSB screen enhancement in Retail.
  • Review of all the deliverables of the change requests from business users
  • Review the changes (RFC’s-Compliance) which are installing on PROD in Stock record and Retail portfolio.
  • Issues raised on non-compliance RFCs, validated once build close the issues and provided GCOTINTM approval.
  • Track, Analyze and Report release related failures and upload into SharePoint.
  • Automated a regression suite using REXX.
  • Co-ordinate with offshore on project activities & project deliverables.
  • Conducting regular meetings and walkthroughs during each phase of the SDLC process
  • Preparing weekly status report

Confidential, USA

Sr. Test Analyst/Mainframe Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in test plan preparation.
  • Involving in requirement discussions held by requirements team and open issue on requirements in clear quest
  • Understanding the requirements in Use Cases. Preparing/Reviewing the Test conditions/Scenarios.
  • Walk through the test plan with all stake holders
  • Preparing/Reviewing scripts in Manual tester/RTM.
  • Script Execution, evaluation and test status reporting
  • Involved in the Test bed pull, data extraction, identification and conditioning
  • Involved in specialized testing namely VRU testing, NICE recording, Windows eyes for Hearing impaired, Help content testing using interwoven
  • Coordinating with the Offshore & Clients
  • Interacting with multiple vendors for inputs on specific use cases
  • Defect management Using Clear quest. Version controlling using Clearcase
  • Estimation of PCR and Applying the PCR changes
  • Extract data(accounts) from VSAM files to flat files using DYL programs for load testing,
  • Preparing Weekly status report

Confidential

Sr. Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Daily application monitoring
  • Preparing weekly status report for offshore and sent to onsite
  • Preparing weekly ticket status report to helpdesk
  • Sending daily job status report to helpdesk
  • Working on Change requests
  • Use REMEDY in Analyzing and Solving Problems related to tickets for Change Requests/ Enhancements

Confidential

Sr. Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of Change Requests/ Enhancements
  • Conducting unit testing and System testing
  • Facilitating Integration and User Acceptance Testing
  • Develop Cobol programs in DB2 and Unit testing of programs
  • Perform internal reviews of other programs
  • Enhancement of Cobol programs

Confidential

Sr. Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of FSD, STP for the new business enhancements.
  • Involved in coding Remote Stored Procedures
  • Code Walkthroughs and streamlining the code for better performance with the help of the Coding Checklist.
  • Involved in Unit Testing, System Testing and involved in IQA
  • Preparation of Unit Test Plan
  • Doing a peer review of the deliverables and documenting the defects
  • Debugging the errors caused during passing parameters and execution of RSP using VBDemo.

Confidential

Sr. Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing Program specifications
  • Coordinating with team members and PL
  • UTP and UTR preparation
  • Conducting peer reviews
  • Unit testing using CA-INTERTEST, XP Editer

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