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Qa Automation Lead Resume

Madison, WI

SUMMARY:

  • 10+ years of experience in manual and automation testing.
  • Expertise in creating test strategy and test plans, including entry and exit criteria for all test phases.
  • Leading QA manual and automation teams while being an individual contributor.
  • Firm believer and advocate to software quality needs to be built in from beginning of SDLC.
  • Bringing along a self - starter, analytical mindset, team player, natural curiosity, ownership, and motivated attitude.
  • Creation of test automation framework from scratch.
  • Well-versed in maintain and modifying existing automation frameworks.
  • Agile / Scrum framework with story pointing, prioritization, technical use stories mapping for QA.
  • Ensuring complete test coverage for projects and against business/function requirements.
  • Strong Experience in API, GUI, Functional, Regression, System Integration, UAT, and Usability testing.
  • Ability to deliver reliable test automations to multiple releases simultaneously.
  • Train, guide, and support user community during UAT.
  • Skillful communicator, competent in forging partnerships with internal and client teams.
  • Certified Scrum Master.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Platforms: Desktop, Mobile and handheld computers, Client / Server, Cloud & Web, Backend, Windows, UNIX

Domain: Insurance (Auto), Retail (Back office, Replenishment, Receiving s)

SDLC: Agile (scrum), Waterfall, Iterative

Tools: Quality Center (HPALM), Jira, TFS, Selenium Web Driver, Appium, TestNG, Maven, Jenkins, Soap UI

Programming Languages: Java, Groovy, Python (basic)

Data Base: Informix, Cassandra, Teradata, SQL Server, Oracle

COTS: MS Office

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

QA Automation Lead

Confidential, Madison, WI

Responsibilities:

  • Resource forecasting and onboarding.
  • Lead test efforts and SQA activities on the project.
  • Resource allocation and task management.
  • Design, maintain and enhance automation framework for testing webapps on desktop and mobile devices.
  • Lead API testing team along with hands on of Web Services, SOA, XML, SOAP, and REST API's.
  • Lead frontend automation testing team for automating smoke and regression suit of the application under test.
  • Monitor and lead efforts for test data management and test environments.
  • Work closely with Project managers, Business owners, and other project team members for status report and day to day monitoring activities.
  • Review defects raised by offshore; provide additional information to development teams.
  • Ensure all sign-offs on deliverables are met.
  • Provide high level / detail updates on status of work in meetings / scrum calls.
  • Risk Management with the Mitigation and Contingency Plan with the inputs from Delivery Team.
  • Track project / release delivery health with the burn rate; Conduct periodic Demand Management for the portfolios.
  • Weekly Status report to client.

Project Lead Application Testing

Confidential, Bentonville, AR

Skill set: HP Quality Center, Jira, Selenium Web Driver, Selenium GRID, Appium, Cassandra, Lean Kit, Java, Informix, SQL, UNIX / Linux, MC40 handheld, TC70 handheld.

Responsibilities:

  • Resource forecasting and onboarding.
  • Lead test efforts and SQA activities on the project.
  • Project budget management, resource allocation and task management.
  • Designed and Developed Automation test strategies and built automation framework.
  • Clarify functionality KT/ Clarifications to Offshore Team.
  • Work closely with Project managers, Business owners, and other project team members for status report and day to day monitoring activities.
  • Monitor and lead efforts for test data management and test environments.
  • Review defects raised by offshore; provide additional information to development teams.
  • Ensure all sign-offs on deliverables are met.
  • Provide high level / detail updates on status of work in meetings / scrum calls.
  • Hold defect Triage Meetings and defect resolutions.
  • UAT Support.

Sr. Test Engineer

Confidential, CT

Skill set: Windows, Quality Center 10.0, QTP 11.0

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding SRS and writing quality test cases for all the areas involved in the project.
  • Responsible for executing test cases for the different components in the project.
  • Manual testing of all the components involved in the project. These were SQL 2005 Database, Web site, Standalone applications.
  • Functional Testing, Regression testing, and Performance testing.
  • Performed the data driven tests that deal with different sets of data.
  • Running BVT and Bug Logging in QC.
  • Weekly Status Meetings with client.
  • Assigning team daily work items, preparing test plans for the intermediate test passes.
  • Detailed Weekly and daily reporting to the client through PC.
  • Keeping track of all the issues coming in the Production Support and assigning them to respective module leads in the project to get that work done on time.

Test Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Write, maintain and execute test cases that validate the acceptance criteria of requirements.
  • Status reporting to test leads and managers.
  • Request for clarification of doubts and attend KT meetings.
  • Assist with managing bugs through the bug/triage process.
  • Identify, document, and reproduce defects in software and systems.
  • Obtain, modify, and maintain data required for testing.
  • Support activities; such as, patches and Tier III support.
  • Creating test plans as they relate to Feature Functionality Implementation.
  • Creating test cases with clear test objectives using Action Based Tests.
  • Collaborating with other team members to understand requirements and technical implications as follows: iteration planning, estimating/reporting and accepting the criteria definition.

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