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Test Lead Resume

San Jose, CA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Having eight years of diverse experience in Software Quality Assurance with a thorough knowledge of System, Functional, GUI and Regression testing methodologies.
  • Working knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), having thorough understanding of various phases like Requirements Analysis, Design, Development and Testing.
  • Strong technical knowledge of QA process in Software Testing Life Cycle STLC and its phases like Functional, Regression, Integration, Performance, E2E and User Acceptance Testing.
  • Understanding and interpreting requirement specifications, Design and implement high level testing strategies.
  • Expertise in preparing Estimates for the testing efforts per release cycle, preparing Test Strategy, Test Plans and coordination between multiple stake holders including Business Analysts, IT Architects, Development team, Testing team, Release Management team for System Integration, Progression, Regression and User Acceptance testing.
  • Extensive experience in reviewing and understanding of Business & Functional requirements and writing Test plans, designing Test scenarios and manual Test cases to support quality deliverables.
  • Sound knowledge on Oracle Applications modules.
  • Good experience in Oracle apps Supply Chain Module testing.
  • Proficient in Manual Testing and in usage of Automation Tools such as Mercury Interactive (HP) QTP, Quality Center, Application Lifecycle Management.
  • Participated in QA Meetings sessions with Development teams and Business Analyst to communicate and clarify new Requirements and Projects reviews.
  • Good experience in Web service testing
  • Well experienced in Project Management role and E2E Test Coordination between multiple cross - functional teams both onsite and offshore during multiple releases.
  • Expertise in MS Excel and MS PowerPoint presentations.
  • Experienced in working with multiple teams and maintain project WIKI pages.
  • Maintenance of Test matrix and Traceability matrix and generating daily status reports.
  • Experience in SQL queries to perform Backend testing and data mining.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to interact with people at all levels, good communication and presentation skills. Capable of quickly learning new technologies and adapting to a new environment.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista/Win 7 and UNIX

Languages/Web Technologies: HTML, XML, JavaScript, Java, SQL, Perl

Database: Oracle 11g/10g, MS SQL Server 2000, MySQL

Testing Tools: QTP, HP ALM, Test Director, SOAP UI, XML SPY, Bugzilla

Bug Tracking Systems: Team Track, Clear Quest, JIRA

DB Tools: Toad, SQL Developer, SQL*Plus

ERP Applications: Oracle Applications R12, 11i

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, San Jose, CA

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in requirement gathering sessions along with Business and IT teams for each release.
  • Involved in BR100/MD50 reviews with IT team on all functional clarifications.
  • Preparing Test plans, coordinating with multiple track leads on all the test deliverables, daily execution baselines and instance stabilization issues.
  • Responsible for designing and executing End to End scenarios from order to cash and procure to pay until the invoice generation and EDW validations along with BI reporting.
  • Efficient coordination with business and IT teams for test deliverables reviews and sign offs
  • Coordination between multiple X-functional tracks while sales orders creation including Standard, Invoice Only, Promotional, Try and Buy, Trade In and RMA for the optimum utilization of orders for testing purpose
  • Coordination between multiple supply chain tracks (PLAN, MAKE, Deliver) until the orders shipment process and closure.
  • Responsible for identifying test data by writing SQL queries using TOAD
  • Tracking daily execution vs planned, defect status tracking until closure.
  • Coordinating with Release management team on the testing milestones, test instance stabilization issues, instance downtimes.
  • Communicating with business management and UAT teams on the project status, highlighting the issues with order creation, partner, DB links, instance stability, major road blocks, code drop timelines, mitigation plans in case of lagging with planned execution and defect resolution.
  • Coordination with offshore on onsite/offshore daily activities.
  • Supporting SOX team with required test data.
  • Involved in Change Control Board meetings for all the upcoming CRs and providing test estimate to the team.
  • Publishing daily News Letter, execution status update in weekly Program status meetings, calling out risks and mitigation plans.
  • Worked on keeping Enterprise document management, WIKI/Web-ex social pages up-to-date as per the ongoing activities documented.
  • Understand the domain and project needs and represented teams in leadership meetings.

Environment: Oracle Applications R12, Win 7, TOAD, Oracle client 11g, HP ALM.

Confidential

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Identifying the scope and participating GBP\tracks, conducting the meetings with all QA leads, tracking deliverable status, preparing dashboards depending on the status and communicating the status to project management.
  • Prepared QA Strategy and Test Plan for all quarterly and monthly releases.
  • Extensively involved with Release Management team in Release planning activities till project closure.
  • Involved in testing with the process flow of Supply Chain Module with knowledge in other Modules like OM, MDM, I2C, Tax and GL.
  • Responsible for orders delivery hybrid and non hybrid using Oracle R12 Order management CG1 across all cross functional teams and business stake holders
  • Simulated all the messages from Cisco Partners.
  • Planning Pre-go live and post go live activity like Resource planning, KT Planning, Outage schedules, Co-coordinating, Code Migration activity and finally Instance Stabilization activity.
  • Facilitating BAT/UAT/DM teams with test case uploading defect logging, attributes set ups and status filters/graphs in HP Application Lifecycle Management.
  • Developed SQL queries in TOAD to extract data from ALM database in the required format.
  • Coordination with offshore on onsite/offshore daily activities.

Environment: Oracle Applications R12, 11i, Windows 7, TOAD, Oracle client 11g, HP QC.

Confidential, NJ

Sr. QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding SOA modules and testing the SOA module using SOAP UI through WSDL.
  • Validating the Request and Response XML in WSDL using SOAP UI.
  • Created test suite with the web service test cases in SOAP UI.
  • Testing the BPEL components of business services using Web Sphere BPC Explorer.
  • Developed SQL queries to test the Backend functionality of the application.
  • Performed Smoke, Functional, Regression and System Validation Testing for Iterations.
  • Tested applications compatibility on different versions of Internet Explorer, Mozilla and Netscape.
  • Performed End to End system testing and worked closely with Cross Flow QA teams.
  • Worked closely with Developers and Business Analysts to nail down the conflict defects and get the resolution.
  • Involved in different kinds of meetings with the developers, team members to discuss about the Test entry criteria, Test exit criteria, status of testing and statuses of the defects
  • Involved and participated the application demo’s session with others teams to understand the other application functionality.
  • Communicated the test status on Weekly/daily basis to the higher management
  • Responsible for Preparing the Test Analysis Report to higher management once the System Testing is completed.

Environment: Windows XP, J2EE, Web sphere Application Server, Web sphere Process Server, SOAP UI, BPC Explorer, BPEL, EJB, JSF, Oracle10g, TOAD and Quality Center.

Confidential, NJ

Sr. QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with Business users and development teams to understand requirements and to figure out the scope of test strategy.
  • Developed detailed Test Plan, Identified Test Scenarios based on the BRD and Use Cases.
  • Reviewed Test Scenarios with Business and Development team to make sure that all scenarios covered and updated test Scenarios as per the business and dev comments.
  • Involved in writing test cases for two modules based on Test Scenarios and updated as per review comments from Test lead and manager.
  • Analyzed User requirements and attended Change Request meetings to document changes and implemented procedures to test changes.
  • Used Quality Centre for defect logging and for tracking test results.
  • Created and manipulated the test data in test environment to test the specific scenarios.
  • Analyzed User requirements and attended the Change Request meetings to document changes and updated test plan accordingly.
  • Used QTP while doing regression testing for Iterations. Created and maintained the data and file uploads sheets that are used by the script in QTP.
  • Performed Integration testing with various teams.
  • Performed Browser Compatibility Testing of the Web Application.
  • Performed extensive Database Testing by writing complex SQL Queries.
  • Involved in Production support during Normalization period.
  • Involved and lead a medium size End-to-End execution team.
  • Conducted weekly team meeting to discuss the Issues and testing progress.
  • Worked with Release Management team to timely co-ordinate the migrations when release happens.
  • Coordinated and communicated the whole QA effort by effectively working with different teams

Environment: Windows XP, Oracle, J2EE, QTP, Quality Center.

Confidential

QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed Business Process Flow charts from BRD for understanding the functionality flow and interacted with the client for further clarification on the system
  • Developed detailed Test Plan, Test scenarios, Test Case Documents based on the BRD.
  • Involved in review meetings with onsite team on Test case development.
  • Performed Integration testing with various teams.
  • Executed test cases manually to verify the system functionality as per user requirement.
  • Used MS Excel features for different stages of testing the application.
  • Used Team Track for tracking down various defects and for reporting them to the development team (Bug Report)
  • Coordinated with testing team on test case execution status and defect summary.
  • Involved in Coordinating the testing activity with the development team
  • Developed/Updated the test cases based on changes in the requirement specifications.
  • Compatibility testing on various platforms to ensure the same functionality across all the operating systems
  • Keep track of bugs and perform regression testing for every build
  • Used QTP while doing regression testing for Iterations.
  • Created and maintained the data and file uploads sheets that are used by the script in QTP.
  • Involved in End-to-End testing of the application.
  • Supported User Acceptance testing in setting up environment, data creation and execution.

Environment: Windows NT, HTML, Java, Oracle, QTP, Team Track

Confidential

QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for verification, validation, testing and technical documentation, as an integrated tester.
  • Involved in developing Test Plan for the entire application and developed test cases for various modules based on the Use Cases.
  • Developed Test cases for User and Admin portals of the web application.
  • Tested mobile application as well as web application.
  • Involved in peer review of test documents such as test plan and test cases.
  • Coordinate and implemented the QA Process and Methodologies.
  • Involved in Smoke, Functional and Regression Testing for the modules and enhancements of Case Central V4 and End-to-End testing of the application.
  • Tested application compatibility on Windows 95/98/NT4.0/2000 using different versions of Internet Explorer.
  • Conducted Acceptance testing for every new build that is delivered to QA testing.
  • Reporting the bugs using Team Track.
  • Identification of functional effected areas for the regression testing using build notes.
  • Performed regression testing for the application.
  • Performed cross browser testing and test security privileges of the application using browsers like Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer.
  • Responsible for sending out defect reports and test status on daily basis to the Manager.
  • Responsible for creating the Test Summary Report once the testing is completed.
  • Modified test cases as per the new Enhancements.

Environment: Windows NT, ASP.Net, VB, Oracle, Team Track.

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