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Stb Tester Resume

Denver, CO

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Set - Top Box Tester with over 6 years of experience in Information Technology domain with expertise in automated/Manual testing, for both functional and non-functional testing, Experienced working with developers and generating test cases, strong working knowledge in SDLC process and related methodologies such as RUP and Agile. Experienced configuring setup box using Scientific Atlanta DNCS Headend.
  • Experienced in Enhanced Binary Interchange format (EBIF), Time Warner AD Server. Experienced using ALM & Rational Suite for maintaining test plans, test cases, test execution, defect management, a result oriented enthusiast, with highly developed, communication, analytical, decision-making and leadership skills, with ability to master new technologies, manage multiple tasks while following through from start to completion in a fast paced environment.
  • Experience in STLC from requirement/design review, to the test reporting phase
  • Strong understanding about creating process workflows, Software Requirement Specifications, use cases, test plans and test cases
  • Expertise in analyzing Business Specifications, Use Cases, Workflows and develop Test Cases
  • Extensive experience in Functional, Integration, Software Acceptance testing
  • Configured the new set-top boxes for testing through various available connection configurations
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Tested the basic functionalities, including Guide, VOD, PPV, Digital Video Recording etc.
  • Extensively used UAT testing and Sanitation testing to confirm that the added functionality and features work efficiently.
  • Performed the audio/video output testing through different connections like HDMI, DVI, S-video , Component and composite.
  • Performed EAS testing on different Set top boxes
  • Configured various parameter settings to perform DOCSIS testing
  • Interacted with developers and other team members to discuss and resolve defects based on priorities
  • Performed GUI, Functional, Regression and compatibility Testing.
  • Experience Testing STB BootLaoders from multiple vendors and Manufacturers.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating System: Windows, Linux, Unix, CentOS

Manual and Automation Testing: QTP, HP ALM, Selenium

Web Development: XML, HTML, CSS

Defect Tracking Tools: Load Runner, Quality Center (QC), ALM

Database and Reporting: Microsoft SQL Management Studio, MS Visio, MS Project, MS Office, ScienceLogic, Splunk

Programming Language: Java, VBScript, C#,JavaScript,python,JSON

Servers: SQL Server, MS Access,PL SQL

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Denver, CO

STB Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Setting up test environment for various set top boxes and troubleshooting the hardware related issues.
  • Worked in DOCSIS (Data Over Cable Services Interface Specification) Set-top Gateway Network
  • Setup and configure test environments for Set-top Box and extensively tested manually as per Test Plan .
  • Performed firmware validation on multiple set-up boxes.
  • Developed Test Cases and documented the Test Log to ensure that test cases reflect user needs based on the System Requirement Document.
  • Wrote test cases and executed them manually from HP Quality Center to test the application for its functionality and compatibility
  • Tested High Definition features consisting of Premium Channels and HD Movies on Demand.
  • Tested the hardware components by co-simulating the python firmware code and HDL Hardware models.
  • Worked with different types of ports such as RF , HDMI , S-Video , Composite Video , and Component Video to verify set top boxes are working properly for different HDTV and Digital Television.
  • Verified Settings menu, Quick Access Menu, Guide Menu , and Grid Listings for Set Top Box.
  • Performed integration test between the cable modem and Customer Premises Equipment using the DOCSIS Configuration file.
  • Verified functionality like Digital Video Recording (DVR), Parental Control, Video on Demand (VOD), and Pay Per View (PPV) for set top box.
  • Worked with the Project Manager to track and manage all change activities that occur throughout the development lifecycle using Rational ClearQuest

Environment: SSH, TCP/UDP, SOAP, DNCS, HTTP, NetCrypt, VOD, DNCS, Linux

Confidential, California

STB Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Wrote python script to test the set-up Box channel change and overlap performance.
  • Created Traceability metrics mapping Functional and Business Requirements with Test Cases.
  • Developed System Test Cases to Testing Checklist Requirement and delegation of module wise system testing
  • Tested new Set Top Boxes through various available connection configurations .
  • Performed Zapping, Long-descrambling, and signal test to test the performance of the set-up boxes.
  • Performed Integration Testing of the CPEs to eliminate false faulty units.
  • Performed Functional and Integration testing (manual and automated) for modules and conducted Regression testing.
  • Worked with different types of ports such as RF, HDMI, S-Video, Composite Video, and Component Video to verify set top boxes are working properly for different HDTV and Digital Television.
  • Performed Integration Testing of the DVB-C and IP-based SetUp boxes.
  • Tested the MAX CPEs address range for bridging operations.
  • Created extensive test plans detailing environments, variables, controls, exit criteria, objectives, dependencies and overall test strategy on
  • Executed all Test cases involving functional, positive, negative, load, stress as outlined in the test plan.
  • Performance testing on cable modems connected to multiple Customer Premises Equipment.
  • Performed integration test between the conditional access servers and the STBs with POD/CableCard
  • Performed Integration Test between modem and Customer Premises Equipment using DOCSIS Configuration file.

Environment: VMware, TCP/UDP, SOAP, DNCS, HTTP, Python, Integration.

Confidential -Florida

Sr. QA Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Actively involved in setting up test environment for various set top boxes and troubleshooting the hardware related issues.
  • Tested the DVR functionalities manually such as instant recording, scheduled recording, time-shift buffer and controlling live TV.
  • Performed manual testing on Parental Control features that enables adults to easily block entire channels or specific programs based on the time of day, channel and rating.
  • Tested HD on Demand features consisting of selected Channels
  • Tested the basic functionalities, including Guide, VOD, PPV, Digital Video Recording.
  • Conducted Positive and Negative test cases.
  • Tested the Diagnostics screens and Different aspect ratio by changing the output resolution from STB and TV.
  • Attended monthly meetings to interact with different department leads to discuss the progress and issues of assigned task and interchange the ideas for enhance the efficiency of testing
  • Strong command on all the different types of audio and video connections including component, composite, HDMI, s-video and DVI for set top box.
  • Wrote Java Program for Automation Testing and ran overnight automated script.
  • Verified features like Dual Tuner and PIP for set top box.
  • Used Scientific Atlanta Set Top Box (2200, 3100, 3250, 4250, 8000 and 8300).
  • Verified bugs identified in production releases of Dish Network
  • Tested HD on Demand features consisting of selected Channels

Environment: VOD, UNIX, QPSK, OCAP, DNCS, DRM Servers, Python

Confidential, Detroit, MI

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for writing Test Plan , Test cases , for product optimization and product itemization for the Deals Engine and analyze requirements
  • Tracked and reported defects using QUALITY CENTER
  • Wrote and modified VB scripts for Regression Testing with QTP
  • Performed GUI check, Bitmap Check and Text validation Checks with QTP .
  • Solid understanding of different SDLC methodologies including Agile, RUP
  • Experience working on test cases and analyzing the test results in the HP QC
  • Responsible for carrying out manual testing like Integration, Regression testing during various phases of test cycles
  • Interacted with developers and other team members to discuss and resolve defects based on priorities
  • Participated in Source to Target mapping (STM) requirement testing to carry successful implementation of data migration and systems migration projects.
  • Responsible for working with application team in UAT and Production Release
  • Involved in System, Integration and Regression Testing
  • Wrote and Executed SQL Queries to ensure data accuracy for the data.

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