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Sr. Qa Engineer Resume

Gaithersburg, MD

SUMMARY:

  • Over 9 years of extensive hands on experience in diversified fields of the Software Development Life Cycle, specialized in Quality Assurance Process, Verification, Validation, Testing, Reporting, Software Implementation, Windows based Networking and Oracle Database Administration across multiple platforms and able to perform both manual and automated software testing experience, seeking a challenging career as Senior Software Tester / Test Automation Engineer.
  • Experience in working with Agile (SCRUM), Waterfall model, and V - model development model.
  • Well versed with Functional Testing, Regression Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, Smoke Testing, User Acceptance Testing, Load and Performance Testing.
  • Validation application, services in commercial environments using citrix XenApp.
  • Expertise in review an analyzing user story, product backlog, use cases documents.
  • Expertise in conducting peer reviews, technical reviews and procedure walkthroughs.
  • Experience in bug tracking and bug reporting using RALLY, JIRA, HP ALM and HP Quality Center.
  • Demonstrate capabilities in developing Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM) and Test Analysis Report (TAR).
  • Experience in automated testing using industry standard tools: ALM/ HP Quality Center, Quick Test Professional, Unified Functional Testing (UFT).
  • Experience in writing SQL Queries, extract data from SQL Server and Oracle.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively and independently to commit towards achieving dynamic goals.
  • Expertise in developing, test Scenarios, preparing test data, and creating bug documentation.
  • Experience in effectively present technical information to various audiences ranging from the client, developer to project manager.
  • Experience in developing QTP keyword, data driven automation Framework.
  • Ability to interact with developers and product analysts regarding testing status and maintaining detail QA documentation.
  • Flexible and versatile in adapting to any new technology and environments.
  • Organized, attention to detail, able to manage multiple projects while meeting project milestones and deliverable dates.
  • Self-starter with strong work ethic and skills in time management, client relationship and ability to adapt new things quickly.
  • Experience in building, troubleshooting and supporting personal computers, networking.
  • Excellent problem solving skills and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Experience in web service testing using tools SoapUI, LISA.
  • Enjoy working collaboratively with testers, developers and other team members in overall enhancement of software product quality.
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, communicational and leadership skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating System: Windows server 2008 R2, 7/8/Vista/XP, VM Ware, Mac OS, UNIX

Application: Citrix, Rally, Mercurial, SVN, MS Office, SharePoint

Language: HTML, XML, SQL, VBScript, C, Java, PHP

Testing Tools: ALM, Quality Center, QTP, LISA, LoadRunner, JIRA, JIRA-Agile

Database: Oracle, MS Access, SQL Server, mySql

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Gaithersburg, MD

Sr. QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed requirements to prepare Test scheduling, Test Planning, Test strategy and Test Procedure.
  • Conducted Automation/manual testing using the standards, guidelines and structured methodology in B2B applications.
  • Prepared test strategy, with advanced QTP automation framework.
  • End to end execution of automated scripts, Test Result analysis.
  • Performed mobile testing on iPhone and Android App.
  • Lead offshore QA team and conduct meeting weekly.
  • Work closely with support team to resolve customer issues.
  • Manually tested many of the functionalities to ascertain the validity of smoke testing.
  • Performed Regression testing of SOAP/REST Web Services using SoapUI, LISA.
  • Testing extensive backend testing using SQL Queries to retrieve the data from the database.
  • Submitting testing reports for discovering software bugs reporting bugs and verifying bug fixes.
  • Attending review meetings with Business Analysts, Developers and end users to understand and test according to their requirements.
  • Closely interacted with the developers in fixing the bugs.
  • Provide timely feedback to developers as bugs are found using JIRA.
  • Performing verification validation on commercial environment using Citrix app.
  • Manually retest the application functionality after any modification or update on the application.
  • Measure performance in current version with previous versions of application using Load runner.
  • Priorities as per client requirements, ensuring accuracy and deadlines were met.
  • Attended daily scrum and weekly status meeting, and create notes for meeting-minutes.
  • Prepared daily and monthly status reports and sent to the upper Management.
  • Conduct sprint planning based on new and backlogged requirements.

Environment: JIRA, RALLY, QTP, TEAMCITY, J2EE, HP ALM, Load Runner, SoapUI, LISA, VB Script, Java, Oracle, SQL, TOAD, SharePoint, SVN, Mercurial.

Confidential, Gaithersburg, MD

Sr. Software Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Involve in gathering/analyzing the System Requirement Specification (SRS), Functional Requirement Specifications (FRS) software design document, Use cases and any project related documents.
  • Interface with business owners and Subject Mater Expert (SME) to understand Use Case, User Story, Activity Diagrams, screen mock-ups, acceptance criteria and UI documents.
  • Conduct review meetings of test design, test readiness and test completion.
  • Design and develop Test Scenario/Test Cases for various Business Process.
  • Provide timely feedback to developers as bugs are found.
  • Manually retest the application functionality after any modification or update on the application.
  • Gather and analyze tests logs, defects and implement final test summary reports.
  • Involve in System Testing, UAT Testing, Regression Testing, Functional Testing and Performance Testing.
  • Facilitated defect review meetings involving all stakeholders to review defects, identify severity and set priorities as per client requirements, ensuring accuracy and deadlines were met.
  • Conduct sprint planning based on new and backlogged requirements.
  • Create test data for validating scenarios based on functional requirements specifications.
  • Involve in proactively communicate to development team regarding the status and potential impacts on the delivery date and/or expected quality of the tasks and/or the projects.
  • Use descriptive programming logic to customize QTP automation script.
  • Performed Front End and Functionality Testing using QTP.
  • Develop automation test scripts using VB script for the GUI, functional and regression testing using QTP.
  • Write custom functions and descriptive programming to develop test scripts using VB script.
  • Maintain main repository and function libraries.
  • Develop QTP automation framework to maintain regression testing.
  • Automated test scenarios for GUI, Functionality and performed data driven testing on the application inserting different data using QTP.
  • Involved in maintaining and uploading the QTP Scripts to Quality Center.
  • Captured Test Cases and Test Results in Quality Center and documented and prepared the release notes as part of the project deliverables.
  • Designed Performance test scenarios using LoadRunner, performed Stress & Volume Testing, and analyzed the results.
  • Participated in peer reviews of functional specifications, application previews, and test plans/test cases.
  • Involved in writing and executing SQL queries for Backend Testing.
  • Use QC for issue tracking and project tracking for software development teams to improve code quality.
  • Participate in design Walkthroughs and Inspection meetings to review Test scripts and results.

Environment: QTP, Quality Center, Load Runner, VB Script, Oracle, TOAD, SharePoint, SVN, MS Excel.

Confidential, New York

QA Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed requirements to prepare Test scheduling, Test Planning, Test strategy and Test Procedure.
  • Involved in testing process, designing and developing validation plans and test plan document.
  • Attending daily scrum and weekly status meeting, and create notes for meeting-minutes.
  • Conducted and participated in internal QA meetings, Status Calls, Release meetings with onsite and offshore teams regularly and interacted effectively with cross blocks.
  • In ALM Test Planning, test designing, test Analysis, test Execution, and Defect Reporting and Tracking.
  • Preparing Traceability Matrix to review the requirements and Test Case coverage.
  • Perform peer reviews for test cases and test results prepared by other team members.
  • Created and modified test data and expected results to be used for validation and verification.
  • Performed Regression testing of Web Services using SoapUI tool on REST based web application.
  • Performed Backend Testing, wrote complex SQL queries.
  • Performed cross-browser testing for the UI web interface application.
  • Maintained the automation scripts for enhancements and modifications to perform regressing testing using QTP.
  • Developed and executed Test cases/scripts, and tracked defects using HP ALM.
  • Prepared daily and monthly status reports and sent to the Client and upper Management.
  • Participated and Initiated Team meetings on a regular basis and involved in active discussion in order to improve the testing quality by better strategies and testing approach.

Environment: Quality Center, QTP, Oracle, UNIX, .NET, VB Script, Visual Basic, TOAD, SQL, LoadRunner, HTML, XML.

Confidential, Oaks, PA

Software QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in understanding of functionality and design of different applications based on the Requirement Specification Document.
  • Captured Test Cases and Test Results and documented and prepared the release notes as part of the project deliverables.
  • Investigated Software bugs and Interfaced with developers to resolve technical issues and reporting the bugs to all concerned.
  • Investigated requirements and interfaced with developers to resolve issues and reporting the issues to all concerned. Outstanding issues are documented and managed.
  • Reviewed the requirement and design documents, ensure that requirements are clear and testable.
  • Reviewed software Test plan for defining test scenarios and writing manual and automated test scripts
  • Maintain Requirement Traceably Matrix (RTM) after developing and updating Test Cases.
  • Analyzed and identified defects, and logged defects with detailed specification.
  • Analyzes test results to ensure existing functionality and recommends corrective action.
  • Worked with Users and Business Analysts to define and design test scenarios and test data.
  • Created the Regression Test cases and automated the script using QTP for the purpose of regression testing.
  • Developed automated Test Scripts using Quick Test Professional (QTP) for various Business function of the application.
  • Write/upgrade QTP scripts (VBScript) and custom functions to validate application functionalities.
  • Performed Regression Testing of various releases and enhancements in QTP Data Driven Framework
  • Written the test cases for most of the modules of the application and created the automated test scripts using QTP.
  • Used the data driven testing and database accessing techniques to support the scripts.
  • Wrote SQL queries to test Data Integrity, Referential Integrity and performed Database Testing for the Application.
  • Extensively used SQL Queries to verify the data from the database.
  • Actively participated in Review meetings and walkthroughs and prepared the defect progress reports during defect meetings.

Environment: VB, Quick Test Pro, SQL Server, UNIX, MS Office, Windows XP.

Confidential, New York, NY

Software Test Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Created and managed test cases and detailed test procedures for administered software tests.
  • Determined acceptance criteria and recorded software test results.
  • Executed functional, regression, and end-to-end testing as required on GUI and Web-based applications.
  • Installed new builds to QA test servers, configured test machines in order for the installation process of builds to execute correctly.
  • Documented and tracked software defects.
  • Involved in analyzing and writing test plan in accordance with business requirements.
  • Performed Front-End and Functionality testing.
  • Extensively used SQL Queries to perform Back End Testing.
  • Rational Requisite Pro was used for management the requirements.
  • Participated in weekly meeting and discussed modification request with management team.

Environment: MS Windows, VBScript, SQL, MS SQL Server, Oracle, HTML, TCP/IP.

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