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Qa Lead Resume

Richmond, VA

SUMMARY:

  • To continue my career with an organization that will utilize my Quality Assurance skills and experience to benefit mutual growth and success.
  • About 9 + years of experience in the IT industry with emphasis on Software Quality Assurance.
  • Expertise in performing Manual and Automation testing.
  • Possesses sound knowledge of Functional testing, GUI testing, System testing, Regression testing, User Acceptance and End to end testing.
  • Performed functional and regression testing using QTP as an Automation tester to find and track the defects that are the after effects of code changes which could possible break the system.
  • Experience in Establishing QA Assurance Procedures and Standards to meet QA Standards, proficient in writing Test Plans, Documenting the Testing Procedures and writing in - depth Test Cases to meet the Testing Cycle.
  • Experienced in reviewing and documenting system Test Plans and creating Functional and System Test Cases based on the application’s features, and client's requirements.
  • Expertise in all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and contributed immensely in the Planning, Design, Execution and Analysis of Software Applications.
  • Experience in writing and executing automated test scripts for System testing using Quick Test Professional.
  • Expertise in using Quality Center management tool, analyzing requirements of the application, preparing the test plans and running the test cases and effective defect management.
  • Proficiency in working with different SDLC models - Agile (SCRUM), V-Model and Waterfall.
  • Good experience and expertise in coding and debugging Test Script Language (TSL) and automated testing of various products of financial systems.
  • Expertise in performing Gray box testing background using complex SQL queries.
  • In depth knowledge of back-end data validation on relational database systems.
  • Worked on different application frameworks: front end, client based middleware, back-end.
  • Worked extensively on writing test conditions, test scripts, test summaries and automated testing of the test conditions for various releases of the client.
  • Expertise in Problem solving and creating Bug Reports using Bug Tracking Tools like Quality Center and Rational Clear Quest.
  • Excellent Communication skills, Documentation Skills, Team problem solving ability, Analytical and Programming skills in High speed, Quality conscious and Multitasking environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and writing skills, good work ethics and ability to work well in a team or in individual environment.
  • Strong will to learn and apply new technologies coupled with effective communication and leadership skills, excellence in problem solving, logical & analytical skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: Windows XP, Windows7, IBM z/OS, UNIX

Languages: Java, C, C++, Visual Basic, SQL, PL/SQL, JavaScript

Databases: ORACLE 11i/11g, SQL Server

Scripting Tools: VBScript, Shell Scripts, JavaScript

Business Objects: Report Design, Oracle

Web Servers: Microsoft IIS, Apache, Sun Java system Web Server.

Web Related: HTML, DHTML, JAVASCRIPT, VBSCRIPT

Testing Tools: Quality Center (QC), Quick Test Pro (QTP), Rational Requisite Pro, Rational Quality Management, Rational Clear Quest.

Domain Expertise: Integrated Eligibility, HealthCare, Virginia Case Management System.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Richmond, VA

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed the functional specification document for testing the application, as well as preparation and execution of Test Cases according to the business analysis document specifications.
  • Worked in early stage of project to establish plans, standards and procedures that will add value to the development effort and satisfy the constraints of the project. Derived requirements are allocated to system components.
  • Analyzed business requirements, Functional Documents Specification, Use Cases and project related documents to get a better understanding of the system from both technical and business perspectives.
  • Working as a Test Lead for Individual Support Plan (ISP ), Support Package Modules.
  • Designed, developed and executed test plans, test cases and test procedures.
  • Prepared Requirement Traceability Matrix to verify the functional specifications and test cases.
  • Framed the test strategy and the test scenarios and coordinating with onsite and remote team maintaining the work status of QA live runs and procedures, participating in the releases.
  • Performed back-end testing and used SQL queries to validate the record-set.
  • To test database efficiency used SQL queries to retrieve data from the database (inner joins, outer join, group by, order by etc.).
  • Created and updated the test cases in Team Foundation Server (TFS) and managing of test cases pertaining to the modules and scenarios.
  • Identified critical test-cases to be executed during smoke testing and documented them using (TFS) .
  • Create, execute, and maintain automated test scripts to validate that systems are fit for purpose;
  • Identify, analyze and report test results for automated test scripts;
  • Reported, tracked and verified of bugs and bugs fixes.
  • Coordinated with the Developers regarding the Defects raised and Retested them against the application.
  • Participated in User Acceptance Testing (UAT), coordinated with clients for better quality, developed user acceptance test plans and test cases, and coordinated user acceptance testing.
  • Improved the flexibility of the test scripts by Parameterization and data table method to conduct data driven test to handle the scenarios requiring multiple sets of data.
  • Participated in periodical progress review meetings with the Stakeholders, business line managers, developers and QA team members.

Environment:: Windows 7, UNIX, MS Office 10, TFS, SharePoint, BO (Business Object) 11.2, XML, SQL Developer, Oracle 10g.

Confidential, Richmond, VA

QA Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Created new system and functional test cases according to the business requirements and functional specifications; updated existing test cases for various releases as required
  • As a Client side UAT Tester, during the UAT testing phase work with end users and help them to explain different test scenarios, set up test data and also help in execution and issue replication
  • Assigning tasks to other team members and tracking their progress.
  • Generate and develop end to end scenarios for overall system integration testing
  • Attending daily status checkpoint meetings and discuss about the current status, issues blocking test automation development progress, defects, plans made to advance further.
  • Executing test cases, logging defects and reporting test results.
  • Set up and manage test environments for both software development and test teams.
  • Used SQL Queries to verify data from the database by querying and updating data for benefit calculations in Scenarios and performed Backend Testing for benefit calculations validity.
  • Attending meeting with team members, developers, business analysts and managers.
  • Developed in Manual and Automated testing of the front-end application.
  • Involved in testing the applications during Smoke testing, System testing and Regression testing.
  • Linked the Test requirements and procedures in Rational Quality Management (RQM)
  • Utilized Clear Quest as a Defect tracking tool for tracking the Defects and generating Defect status and reports.
  • Updated the test cases on Rational Quality Management (RQM) and managing of test cases pertaining to the modules and scenarios.

Environment: Agile Scrum, Windows 7, IBM Rational Quality Manager, IBM Clear Quest, eRoom(Central Repository of project), Oracle SQL Developer.

Confidential, PA

QA Tester/Sub Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed business requirements and project related documents to get a better understanding of the system from both technical and business perspectives.
  • Designed, developed and executed test plans, test cases and test procedures.
  • Prepared Requirement Traceability Matrix to verify the functional specifications and test cases.
  • Framed the test strategy and the test scenarios and coordinating with onsite and remote team maintaining the work status of QA live runs and procedures, participating in the releases.
  • Created new system and functional test cases according to the business requirements and functional specifications; updated existing test cases for various releases as required
  • Worked with the test lead to prepare test execution plan
  • Worked to establish test plan, standards and procedures that will add value to the development effort and satisfy the constraints of the project
  • Assigning tasks to other team members and tracking their progress.
  • Report issues to the Test lead every day; generate daily test metrics for status reporting
  • Travelled to client site during the UAT testing phase to work with client UAT testers .
  • Generate and develop end to end scenarios for overall system integration testing
  • Identify scenarios for regression testing for various M&O and Enhancement releases
  • Attending daily status checkpoint meetings and discuss about the current status, issues blocking test automation development progress, defects, plans made to advance further.
  • Executing test cases, logging defects and reporting test results.
  • Used SQL Queries to verify data from the database by querying and updating data to performed Backend Testing.
  • Executed vast amount of SQL queries to test the integrity of the database using SQL Developer
  • Mentoring and training team members on new and complex functionalities of the application.
  • Attending meeting with team members, developers, business analysts and managers.

Environment: Windows 7, IBM Clear Quest, SharePoint (Central Repository of project), Oracle SQL Developer.

Confidential, Baltimore, MD

Software Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed the functional specification document for testing the application, as well as preparation and execution of Test Cases according to the business analysis document specifications.
  • Worked in early stage of projects to establish plans, standards and procedures that will add value to the development effort and satisfy the constraints of the project. Derived requirements are allocated to system components.
  • Analyzed business requirements and project related documents to get a better understanding of the system from both technical and business perspectives.
  • Designed, developed and executed test plans, test cases and test procedures.
  • Prepared Requirement Traceability Matrix to verify the functional specifications and test cases.
  • Framed the test strategy and the test scenarios and coordinating with onsite and remote team maintaining the work status of QA live runs and procedures, participating in the releases.
  • Performed back-end testing and used SQL queries to validate the record-set.
  • To test database efficiency used SQL queries to retrieve data from the database (inner joins, outer join, group by, order by etc.).
  • Created and updated the test cases in Quality Center and managing of test cases pertaining to the modules and scenarios.
  • Identified critical test-cases to be executed during smoke testing and documented them using Quality Center.
  • Developed the automated test script using QTP and VB script for the web and desktop based Client server application.
  • Used Quality Center to execute test automation script.
  • Create, execute, and maintain automated test scripts to validate that systems are fit for purpose;
  • Identify, analyze and report test results for automated test scripts;
  • Reported, tracked and verified of bugs and bugs fixes.
  • Coordinated with the Developers regarding the Defects raised and Retested them against the application.
  • Participated in User Acceptance Testing (UAT), coordinated with clients for better quality, developed user acceptance test plans and test cases, and coordinated user acceptance testing.
  • Executed regression and data driven testing on the system using Quick Test Professional (QTP).
  • Utilized Mercury QTP to design, code, and maintain large data-driven scripts to perform new order processing and existing order modification.
  • Improved the flexibility of the test scripts by Parameterization and data table method to conduct data driven test to handle the scenarios requiring multiple sets of data.
  • Developed Descriptive Programming, Custom Functions and maintained Local and Share Object Repository in QTP.
  • Inserted several Checkpoints like Standard Checkpoints, Text Checkpoints, Bitmap Checkpoints, and Database Checkpoints in the Test Scripts to verify application properties and functionalities.
  • Involved in script development using VB scripting with QTP.
  • Participated in periodical progress review meetings with the Stakeholders, business line managers, developers and QA team members.

Environment:: Windows XP, UNIX, MS Office 10, QTP10.00, QC 10.00, SharePoint, BO (Business Object) 11.2, XML, SQL Developer, Oracle 10g.

Confidential, Columbia, MD

QA Software Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in the creation of project framework, including: defining standards, best practices and testing procedures, creating functions, establishing naming conventions; contributed in the test plan composition.
  • Created new and updated existing test cases according to the business requirements and functional specifications.
  • Created test plan and test cases to perform functional and non-functional testing
  • Worked extensively on inbound transaction set 834 (Benefit Enrollment & Maintenance) Claims Adjudication EDI (837), Remittance (835), Claims Status (276/277).
  • Involved in backend testing using SQL queries and verified the EDI data transactions in the database.
  • Executed vast amount of SQL queries to test the integrity of the database using TOAD.
  • Tested XML application and validated data using SQL.
  • Performed extensive manual testing on all modules of this application using Smoke tests during the initial stages and then moving to lower priority test cases.
  • Worked on different shells (graphic and command line) of UNIX for file and data management.
  • Performed Data Driven Testing by extracting data from an Oracle Database.
  • Performed backend data validation using SQL and found out a major bug relating missing data or rows due to client oracle connection timeout.
  • Scripted nested SQL queries to extract and compare data between tables on different project databases.
  • Performed regression testing using QTP to find and track the defects that are the after effects of code changes which could possible break the system.
  • Used QTP to test the business logic of the product is correctly coded into the application.
  • Conducted Functionality and Regression testing during the various phases of the application using QTP.
  • Extensively used of descriptive programming to register objects and create user defined functions and added them to function library for reusability.
  • Extensively used Mercury Quality Center to state requirements, test cases, test runs for every iteration and link the defects with requirements. Utilized Mercury Quality Center to document issues found during the test automation process, suggested appropriate solutions and prioritized defects for resolution in coordination with the development team.
  • Defects were tracked, reviewed, analyzed and prioritized using a web based tool - Quality Center.
  • Arranged Weekly Status meeting with Development and Management teams to discuss bugs and interfaced with dev team to escalate issues.
  • Conducted User Acceptance Testing (UAT) with users and helped users in UAT testing.
  • Reporting Daily status on Testing progress and Bug tracking.

Environment:: Windows XP, UNIX, QTP 9.0, QC 9.0, SharePoint, XML, TOAD

Confidential, VA

Software Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed the Business Requirements Document (BRD), developed Test cases and Test scripts for the application under test Designed, developed and executed test plans, test cases and test procedures based on the functional specifications.
  • Prepared Requirement Traceability Matrix to verify that all stated and derived requirements are allocated to system components.
  • Involved in preparing the Test conditions, Test Cases, Test Scenarios, and Test Data.
  • Developed in Manual and Automated testing of the front-end application.
  • Involved in testing the applications during Smoke testing, System testing and Regression testing.
  • Linked the Test requirements and procedures in Quality Center.
  • Utilized Quality Center as a request tracking system for tracking the Defects and generating reports.
  • Updated the test cases on Quality Center and managing of test cases pertaining to the modules and scenarios.
  • Used TOAD SQL/SQL DEVLOPER browser to write SQL queries for validating constraints, indexes.
  • Performed Data Validation and Data Integration for Back End Testing using SQL Queries manually.
  • Executed regression and Key word driven testing on the system using Quick Test Professional (QTP).
  • Utilized Mercury QTP to design, code, and maintain large data-driven scripts to perform new order processing and existing order modification.
  • Performed Functional, Regression, Integration and End to End testing using Quick Test Pro (QTP).
  • Developed Automation Scripts using QTP.
  • Participated in User Acceptance Testing (UAT), coordinated with clients for better quality.
  • Developed user acceptance test plans and test cases, and coordinated user acceptance testing.
  • Attended the weekly Project Meetings and discussed the issues raised according to their priority level.

Environment:: Windows XP, MS Office 10, QTP 10.00, QC 10.00, SharePoint, XML, SQL Developer, Oracle9i.

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