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Test Architect Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Extensively worked 10+ Years as a Software Test Engineer, Test Architect, Project, Test Coordinator, Application Support, Automation development, Manual Testing, Tech Lead and Project Manager catering to Web based, Middle ware and Client - Server Applications. In additional to this also played vital role for the deliverables in various stages of black box testing like- ST, SIT, CIT and UAT.
  • Excellent understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) with emphasis on Black Box testing, functional testing, GUI testing, system testing, regression testing, security testing, load and performance testing of Web and Client/Server based applications.
  • Worked with various companies providing expertise, training and support on the effective use of QA tools and practices. Involved in all the phases of QA Testing process.
  • Writing, executing different Validation plans, Test Plans, Test scripts, Scenarios, Test Reports and Test cases with well-organized test steps.
  • Exclusive experience on Automation Testing-QTP & Parasoft SOA.
  • Extensively used ice Scrum open source agile project management tool for the project execution.
  • Having hands on experience in Order Management, Fulfillment, Assurance and Billing.
  • Gained exposure to Analysis, design and implementation of testing phases.
  • Solid experience in Test Planning, Formulating Test Environment and Requirements Traceability Matrix.
  • Expertise in Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC) and Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and also work experience in DevOps, Agile, waterfall Model and V Methodologies.
  • Strong exposure in Telecom (OSS/BSS) Domain.
  • Experience in effective customer interaction by participating in the meetings and diff forums.
  • Prepare and provide up-to-date IBU-level reports to senior management on weekly basis to highlight HTR, resource Utilization, Billability, Revenue earned etc.
  • Good exposure in Banking domain, Performance Testing and ETL Testing.
  • Skilled at developing and reviewing test plans, test cases and test data for the relational database and effectively communicating with technical and non-technical personnel.
  • An effective communicator with excellent relationship building & interpersonal skills. Strong analytical, problem solving & multitasking abilities. Possess a flexible & detail oriented attitude.
  • Prior working experience with Jenkins, Rally Dev tool, API testing tools a plus.
  • Having good knowledge on AWS, Micro Services Testing, Android and iOS Interfaces.
  • Extensive experience with testing processes, activities, and deliverables for standard like AGILE, RUP, and V-model
  • Good Hands-on knowledge in PeopleSoft HCM 9.2, Oracle Financial R12 and Oracle FUSION HCM Cloud 12.0 (Foundation HR, Compensation and Talent).
  • Good Hands-on knowledge in Robotic Process Automation - UiPath, Blue Prisim & Automation Anywhere

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

B2B, Internet Applications, WebSphere, WebLogic, Web Services, SOAP, ASP, JSP, Python, Client Server, Windows 95/98/NT/2000/2003/XP/Vista, Window Server, DNS, DHCP, Active Directory, Solaris, Unix, Linux, Mac, DB2, ODBC, Oracle, PL/SQL, SQL Server, Progress, Access, HTML, SGML, MS Office, MS Project, XML, Java, J2EE,Java Script, EJB, C++, Visual Basic, Visual Source Safe, SVN, Clear Case Lotus Notes, QA Partner/Silk Test, SQA Team Test, QA Run, Selenium, Load Runner, Bugzilla, JIRA, Rational Rose, HP Quality Center (QC & ALM), HP Quick Test Pro (QTP), AWS, PeopleSoft HCM 9.2, Oracle Financial R12, Oracle FUSION HCM Cloud 11.9, OTBI, OBIEE, Citrix, VMWare Seibel (CRM), HP OV, Oracle, MS SQL, Tibco, Cramer, Toad, Informatics, Business Objects, Microsoft Azure, HP Test Data Management, IBM - InfoSphere Optim Test Data Management, HP Test Data Management, TestRail, Crystal Reports, BMC Remedy, RQM (Rational Quality Manager), Aquastudio,Contivo5.2,TIBCO,GRM,XMLSpy,SVN,ParasoftSOA11G,Rally,UTM,TDP, WDC and Share Point ETL

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Test Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Requirements gathering and System analysis.
  • Architecting, developing, and maintaining an innovative test automation system for the organization
  • Involved in discussion with line of business for gathering and analysis of business requirements for DevOps methodology.
  • Point of contact to the client from Manual/Automation team.
  • Worked with software testing methodologies with all phases and stages of testing desired (Functional, System, Automation, Regression, Data Validation.
  • Develop all lines of QA documentation including Test Plans, Test Cases, Traceability Matrices
  • Define automated test criteria, designs & develops the organization Test Automation framework and develops automated tests for all functionality that meets specified automation criteria
  • Works closely with the application architect to develop a solid testing solution, working towards the future state of the application architecture
  • Leads complex test automation efforts using Parasoft and Java for Agile software projects and identifies innovative solutions to solve complex test API problems
  • Works collaboratively in a team-based Agile environment with other technical staff and business owners and subject matter experts that follow the industry standard Scrum methodologies.
  • Partner with Agile Release planning for new functionality, resolve defects, and in corporate error injection test methodologies
  • Develop, implement and maintain quality and test procedures, processes and best practices for QA.
  • Develop and maintain test plan and test cases with associated test data based upon functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Identify test automation opportunities to improve efficiency and effectiveness of test services.
  • Contribute to test automation scripting standards and best practices.
  • Understand SOA Reference Architecture.
  • Elicit & understand SOA testing requirements.
  • Write automation scripts and participate in peer reviews.
  • Develop a repeatable process for designing, developing, and executing scripts.
  • Conduct tests, document and analyze test results and present findings to development teams.
  • Report and document defects found during test cycles. Participate in defect prioritization sessions.
  • Work with development teams to instill testability into development practices.
  • Provide test services for support activity and work with release management to assure product release quality.
  • Communicate timely status, including any potential risks/issues to the appropriate teams to ensure completion of all deliverables within schedule, budget and quality constraints.

Details Skills Used: Aquastudio, Contivo5.2, TIBCO,GRM,Java,XMLSpy,SVN,ParasoftSOA ORCALE 11G,Rally,UTM,TDP,Quality Center, WDC and Share Point

Confidential, SCHAUMBURG - IL

Project Lead/QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with Release Managers, Project Managers, Deployment managers Development & QA leads to identify test environment needs for AT&T upcoming programs and releases.
  • Managing and scheduling the use of Test Environments based on the needs of all stakeholders. Working as SME for Non-Prod infrastructure.
  • Working on E2E test environment planning, Procurement, environment allocations and assignments. Implement new, improved process initiatives.
  • Planned downtime on environment to stakeholders, working with them to minimize impact on test schedule.
  • Creating new environments as per requirements. Develop environment strategy for future. Ensuring maximum availability of test environments.
  • Coordinating activities to automate the setup and configuration of test environments.
  • Monitoring, Tracking release environment upgrades and delivery of test environments for releases.
  • Defined deployment schedules with Project, Application teams and Release Management and Testing team.
  • Ensuring Environment trackers, allocations, rainbow charts, planning docs are up to date.
  • Ensuring environment build and deploy schedule is up to date and program level processes are followed. Ensuring high quality of test environments.
  • Ensuring the environments running on right codes and in sync with all backend application codes. Ensuring IRM is followed.
  • Providing ongoing support for test environments.
  • Monitoring, reporting the availability of test environments is according to plan. Effective Information management for all users of environment.
  • Reporting to Confidential leadership for any risks, dependencies or unresolved issues.
  • Checking daily environment status and sending outage notifications if any.
  • Plan the reuse for post-production testing environment or decommission of environment when testing is complete.
  • OSS/BSS.
  • Responsible for all test environments including DEV, SIT and UAT.
  • Collaborating the development of project plans, schedules, closing infrastructure needs.
  • Developing KPIs to track efficacy of test environment delivery efforts.
  • Tracking releases, upgrades and changes to the test environments as per the requests.
  • Coordinating with DBAs team for Data refresh activities.
  • Experience with data sub-setting in complex integrated environments.
  • Coordinating with Infrastructure team for hardware requirements.
  • Troubleshoot connectivity issues with other application interfaces.
  • Monitoring and guarantee up-time and availability of the test environments

Details of Skills used: SQL, Oracle, HP ALM QC

Confidential

Environment: /Release Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the end to end Delivery - build deployments and post deployments health’s of all live website.
  • Monitor the availability of the environment according to plan.
  • Track releases, upgrades and changes to the development and test environments.
  • Log, coordinate and resolve environment defects.
  • Plan the reuse or decommission of environment when testing is complete.
  • Coordinate test environment configuration, deployment and test activities required to provide a stable test platform.
  • Ensure monitoring of environments is conducted.
  • Communicate hardware requirements to Infrastructure Management.
  • Deployment Manager - Ensuring that hardware and software systems are fully deployed, implemented and functioning.

Details of Skills used: Java/J2EE, Port lets, Oracle, HP ALM QC, HP UNIX, Linux.

Confidential

Integration Manager

Details of Skills used: HP ALM QC, SQL Server, Windows, UNIX.

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the new CR/Demand Stories.
  • Assisting Delivery Manager for successful CR delivery.
  • Work with the Confidential Manager for better understanding of release timeliness with focus to testing phases.
  • Flows-up the outstanding defects - track the defects from the time it is logged till closure in minimal cycle time.
  • Manage disagreement / conflict between Tester and the Development teams for early resolution.
  • Initiate changes Requests by involving process team in defect fix.
  • Monitor defect movement for faster fix (Status: New to Open, Open to Pending Delivery …. Fixed to closed)
  • Work closely with Testing and Development teams for faster defect fixes.
  • Timely escalations to avoid schedule slippages.
  • Prepare the status, defect report.

Confidential

Project Lead/QA Lead

Details of Skills used: Cramer 4.0, Windows, UNIX, Quality Center, SQL Server, VSS

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in application Requirement gathering sessions.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in building professional collaborations.
  • Ability to execute the functional aspects of a test plan.
  • Ability to facilitate smooth and timely code / process promotes to test environments
  • Interaction with client about the daily, weekly and monthly status of the project related activities.
  • User Acceptance Testing UAT - Test plan, inclusive of creating test cases and scenarios based on system requirements and design documentation.
  • Provide support to interfacing applications for End-To-End Testing.
  • Provide support for UAT (User Acceptance Testing) and validate the UAT defects before defects are delivered to UAT environment

Confidential

Project Lead/QA Lead

Details of Skills used: Java J2EE, Oracle and HP QC, ETL, Windows XP, Cirtix.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in application Requirement gathering sessions.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in building professional collaborations.
  • Ability to execute the functional aspects of a test plan.
  • Ability to facilitate smooth and timely code / process promotes to test environments
  • Interaction with client about the daily, weekly and monthly status of the project related activities.
  • User Acceptance Testing UAT - Test plan, inclusive of creating test cases and scenarios based on system requirements and design documentation.
  • Provide support to interfacing applications for End-To-End Testing.
  • Provide support for UAT (User Acceptance Testing) and validate the UAT defects before defects are delivered to UAT environment

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