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Project Lead | Ba & Qa Lead Resume

Washington, DC

SUMMARY:

10+ years of experience in Software Quality Assurance, Business Analysis, and Scrum Master; have extensive experience in implementing Agile Scrum, and Scrumban for Software Development and DevOps. Adept to forging strong relationships with business stakeholders, and product owners as well as leading test effort as the single point of contact and escalation for all testing and business requirements; expert in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Software Testing Life Cycle, Bug Management Life Cycle, and waterfall; provided leadership and guidance to business stakeholders, product owners, the development team, and external teams in all aspects of SDLC. Additional areas of expertise include test automation (UFT & Selenium), test strategy and test plan, and developing detailed mockups for functional requirements.

SKILL SUMMARY:

  • Test plan, Test strategy, Test Cases & Test coverage
  • Use Cases, and User interface specifications
  • Functional and non - functional requirements
  • UX Design developing mockups
  • Positive, Negative and Boundary testing
  • JIRA Administration
  • Smoke testing, and Integration testing
  • System testing, end-to-end testing
  • Test Automation framework - UFT and Selenium Webdriver (JUnit, TestNG, Serenity)
  • Functional testing, GUI Testing and Regression Testing
  • User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
  • Defect/bug tracking
  • Performance testing, load testing and stress testing
  • Behavior Driven Testing (BDT)
  • Database testing

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Requirements and Testing Tools: Balsamiq, Visio, HP UFT, HP Application Life Cycle Management (ALM) and Quality Center (QC), QuickTest Professional (QTP), Selenium Webdriver (TestNG), SoapUI, JMeter, TestDirector, TestLink, NeoLoad, JIRA, Confluence, Bugzilla, Draw.io diagram

Programming Languages Environments: Java, .Net, C/C++, VB, Python, JavaScript, ExtJS, Angular

Scripting Languages Environments: VBScript, JavaScript, Ruby, XML, HTML, DHTML, T-SQL, PL/SQL

Database: Oracle SQL, Ms Sql Server, MySql, DB2, Sparx

Operating Systems: Windows, Unix/Linux

Web/App Servers: IIS, Apache, WebSphere

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Project Lead | BA & QA Lead

Confidential, Washington, DC

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and report on two development teams that work closely with one another, keeping track of Accomplishments and daily tasks being done.
  • Acted as the Scrum Master and agile coach for agile implementation on DevOps projects.
  • Consulted upper management on implementing Confluence to go toward a dynamic reporting approach that integrates the different tools across multiple projects.
  • Actively manage the Product backlog and provide weekly recommendations to the Product Owner on direction and strategy of upcoming work.
  • Provided a proposal for test strategy integrating JIRA for full traceability matrix of requirements across all of the applications at GAO.
  • Provided full support in all aspects of the development life cycle such as conducting Test Readiness Review, UAT with business Stakeholders, Test Automation coverage, Production support and negotiating Acceptance Criteria with Product Owner and Stakeholders.

Scrum Master | Quality Assurance Test Lead | Senior Business Analyst

Confidential, Washington, DC

Responsibilities:

  • Structured the Project Epics and Stories in the JIRA tracking system so that tickets were organized from a Business Perspective, facilitating better requirements gathering and testing.
  • Work closely with the client and product owners to hold regularly scheduled pre-planning, bug review meeting, planning meetings which enabled the systematic opening and closing of sprints. This also allowed for better and more accurate sprint metric reporting.
  • Facilitate daily standup/daily scrum meetings, and Retrospective meeting with the team and product owners to discuss continuous process improvement.
  • Provided continuous walk-through of more technical user stories with the Product Owner to provide deeper understanding of tasks that can benefit the application.
  • Implemented Scrum methodology, and as the application matured moved the project to Scrumban framework.

Senior Business Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Actively manage and monitor planning board in JIRA, ensuring that sprint tasks are assigned and organized.
  • Gather and analyze requirements, and act as a liaison between the dev team and business stakeholders gathering feedback from each group to finalize requirements before development starts.
  • Work with Project Manager to establish process for coming up with requirements that are clear, detailed, cohesive, measurable, testable, and agreeable by everyone involved.
  • Incorporated the use of the Balsamiq Plug-in in requirements meetings to create and modify mockups in real time allowing users to visually understand what the final product would look like.
  • Work closely with Product Owner to demo new functionalities to business stakeholders, and other core teams to get feedback on new and existing functionalities.
  • Provide guidance to Product Owner and business stakeholders for analyzing requirements in order to get a level of effort from developers.

QA Test Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Manage overall Quality Assurance of the application and communications with other teams across GAO answer any QA related questions.
  • Work closely with the entire team to communicate testing schedule, so sprint work priorities is well defined.
  • Identify the scope of testing needed, and set up necessary testing artifacts such as test accounts and test data to perform various testing.
  • Manage and monitor the bug life cycle, identifying affected version, assignment and working closely with product owner to explain traceability to requirements, technical details and level of risk. This gives the product owner a better picture to define priority.
  • Work closely with the PM, developers, and Product Owner for production releases, reviewing and submitting QA testing reports.
  • Troubleshoot production issues, identifying severity, and communicating back to the Product Owner.
  • Provide leadership, guidance and training for testers, business stakeholders, product owner, UAT group and others in testing EMS application.
  • Worked with the Tech Lead to write NeoLoad test scripts for Performance testing, load testing and stress testing.

Senior Automation Engineer

Confidential, Washington, DC

Responsibilities:

  • Developed a Hybrid Automation Framework (Keyword and data driven) using automation test tool UFT and descriptive programming to effectively test functionalities with the goal to automate 60 percent of functional test cases. A keyword driven as well as a data-driven Framework is developed descriptively and generically for easy utilization across the application.
  • Linked the testing automation framework to ALM to provide testing results in ALM in addition to excel.
  • Presented automation demos to senior managements on the contract and government side.
  • Provided guidance and training to others on best automation practices.

Environment: Java, Ext-JS, JavaScript, JSON, VBScript, Oracle SQL, CSS, Apache Solr, Elastic, UFT, Selenium, QC, JIRA, Confluence, GitLab, Jenkins, NeoLoad, Balsamiq, Windows, MS Office

Senior QA Engineer

Confidential, Rockville, MD

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in developing high level documents such as Test Plan outlining the testing strategy for the application.
  • Conducted smoke and sanity testing of the application in QA environment prior to production release ensuring that the environment is stable for UAT testing.
  • Involved in Scheduling, Tracking, Reporting Status and Managing Issues for Testing using HP ALM.

QA Engineer

Confidential, Falls Church, VA

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed application to find out which modules and functions are suited for automation.
  • Created Test Case template with design steps for different scenarios to conduct functional, integration, regression, as well as back-end testing using HP ALM.
  • Identified areas of application where known exceptions needed to be handled using QTP Recovery Scenario Manager.

Automation Tester

Confidential, Rockville, MD

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in gathering and reviewing the business requirements for each Release.
  • Performed functional testing, regression testing, integration testing, system compatibility testing and User Acceptance testing.
  • Developed the automated test scripts from manual test cases for regression testing based on the requirement documents using QTP.

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