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Lead Qa Engineer Resume

Hastings, MN

SUMMARY:

  • Around 8 years of experience in Software Testing and QA.
  • Developed automation scripts using Selenium WebDriver and used Selenium IDE for open source web application testing.
  • Experienced with Manual as well as Automation Testing methodologies
  • Experienced in Mobile Testing, performed manual and automation testing for the number of web projects across multiple browsers (IE, Firefox, Safari and Chrome) and mobile devices (Android, iOS)
  • Hands - on experience with application installation using .apk, .ipk and HOCKEY third party tool.
  • Experienced with log file investigation and LOGCAT tool.
  • Used Emulator, Fiddler web proxy in mobile testing projects.
  • Experienced in Web based testing including GUI Testing, Regression Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, Performance Testing, Stress Testing, Functional Testing and Unit Testing
  • Firm knowledge of different phases of Software Testing and Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) including Agile Methodology and Waterfall
  • Effectively applied testing knowledge in various phases of STLC such as Requirements Analysis, Effective Test Case Creation, Test Case Execution and Documentation
  • Experience in writing Test Plans, defining Test Cases, developing and maintaining Test scripts, analyzing the results of scripts, interaction with developers in fixing the errors
  • Reported and tracked defects in TFS and worked with development team to resolve
  • Pro-actively introduced Automation Testing method to reduce manual efforts which ultimately helped in delivering project before proposed deadline
  • Ensured version control of all test objects developed and QA test environments used - Updated QA test execution status as a part of routine test status updates
  • Conducting Regular meeting with the Team over project related information sharing and suggestions in improving the team's productivity.
  • Collaborated with other team members for knowledge sharing and query resolution during project implementation
  • Maintained and enhanced existing automation test scripts which are used during development and QA cycles.
  • Managed team of 4 members to successfully deliver the project within deadline
  • Experienced in leading and mentoring individuals to maximize levels of productivity
  • Effectively communicated test reports, status to higher authority, onsite coordinator and client
  • Successfully delivered project within a month using Agile Testing methodology, and managed well in all phases as a single resource

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Languages: Java, C, TSL (Test Script Language), SQL, HTML, CSS

Scripts: VB scripting, Shell scripting, batch.

Automation tools: Selenium Webdriver, Selenium IDE, WinRunner, Nest Auto Test, UWSC and JMeter

Operating System: Windows, Mac OS X, UNIX.

Database: MySQL

Development methodology: Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, Kanban

Tools: and Utilities: Redmine, SVN, TFS, Xmind, GIT, ClearQuest, soap-ui, trac, perforce, Jenkins

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Hastings, MN

Lead QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Automated test cases using Selenium Webdriver in JAVA for web application.
  • Good experience in Selenium IDE.
  • Successfully created and executed the automation scripts to ensure quality of the software
  • Experienced in using Robot Framework.
  • Maintained the Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM).
  • Reviewing the Test Cases Prepared by the Team Members.
  • Monitored the Test Execution Progress and Managed the Issues during Test Execution.
  • Defect Management (Tracking and Reporting).
  • Experienced in different types of testing for e.g. black box testing, white box testing, grey box testing, functional testing, regression testing, UAT Performance testing.
  • Actively participated in scrum meetings, reviews and developed test scenarios.
  • Owned and maintained all the testing documents/deliverables in configuration management tool.
  • Attended Daily stand-up meetings. Developed Test Plan and Test cases based on the user stories (Functional requirements).
  • Performed functional testing, regression testing.
  • Written UNIX commands for processing files in Unix server
  • Promoted to serve as lead QA tester, overseeing quality-assurance testing and teams for client software and systems development projects.
  • Performed system, unit, performance, load, regression, stress and data interface testing.
  • Provided client and developer teams with detailed reports on quality metrics, identified bugs/flaws and recommended fixes.

Confidential, VA

Lead QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Experienced in different types of testing for e.g. black box, testing white box testing, grey testing, functional, regression, UAT Performance testing.
  • Developed automation scripts using WinRunner.
  • Created QA documentation including QA reports, actively participated in QA and project status meetings.
  • Analyzed business requirements, software requirements specification to create test plan and test cases for manual and automated testing.
  • Pro-actively introduced Automation Testing method to reduce manual efforts which ultimately helped in delivering project before proposed deadline
  • Responsible for database testing using SQL Queries in MS SQL Server.
  • Defining the Quality Defect Management process.
  • Good experience with TestNG.
  • Analyzed the issues by looking at the UNIX log files, able to read.
  • Mentored project resources and took ownership of the newly developed QM materials, concepts and processes.
  • Done automation with selenium webdriver for web applications.
  • Prepared defect analysis report and done root cause analysis for the same.
  • Created automation scripts for performance testing
  • Evaluated application system's stability and performance by reviewing monitoring data and recommended solutions for improvement.
  • Identified security issues and risks as well as developed mitigation plans.
  • Developed and interpreted security policies and procedures.
  • Analyzed data to identify areas for improvement in quality system.

Confidential

Senior QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in creation and review of Test Plan, Test cases, Requirement Traceability Matrix, and Test Data for all the releases.
  • Hands-on experience on mobile testing, automation and software quality assurance
  • Familiarity with iPhones and android operating systems and applications
  • Used .ipk, .apk files and third party tool Hockey App for installation
  • Experienced with log file investigation and LOGCAT application
  • Collaborated with all teams within the agile environment.
  • Identified issues before they became problems and collaborated to fix them.
  • Tested release candidates updates and third party app updates for apps on multiple operating systems and devices.
  • Performed GUI testing and End-to-End testing.
  • Updated automation script execution status to Dev and QA teams
  • Guided the development of in-house tools, as needed.
  • Created and executed test plan for delivering product within deadline.
  • Thoroughly understood Functional Requirement Specification document and created Mindmap based on requirements using Xmind software.
  • Hosted and attended meetings to understand client requirements.
  • Performed manual testing (Smoke Testing, functional testing and integration testing).

Confidential

QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Created and maintained existing automation scripts for Load testing using Borland SILK Automation tool.
  • Actively participated in project status meetings and suggested solutions.
  • Analyzed business requirements, software requirements specification to create test plan and test cases for manual and automated testing.
  • Created and executed test cases to verify the functionality of the application based on requirements.
  • Involved in testing application on different mobile Platform such as iOS, Android devices and multiple browsers (IE, Firefox, Safari and Chrome)
  • Attended meetings to understand client requirements.
  • Increased productivity by initiating use of automation.
  • Performed database testing using SQL Queries in MS SQL Server.
  • Performed manual testing (Smoke testing, functional testing, integration testing).
  • Reported defects in TFS, helped development team to re-produce defects.
  • Tracked defects, prepared defect tracking reports defect logs, generating test summary report.
  • Reported progress and regular status to higher authorities.

Confidential

QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed System Requirement and Business requirement documents and created test cases and test scripts.
  • Created and executed test cases.
  • Involved in self review and Peer review.
  • Performed GUI testing, functional testing, Integration testing and regression testing.
  • Performed manual testing and responsible for tracking and logging defects using quality center.
  • Sending the Daily Status Reports, Functionality coverage reports to the higher authority
  • Interacted with development team to sort out the issues and defects.
  • Attended review meetings and walkthroughs.
  • Participated in the weekly team meeting to discuss the upcoming work, schedules and status
  • Developed automation scripts using WinRunner
  • RTM: Developed traceability matrix between the requirement document and respective test cases for survey management to ensure all requirements were covered.
  • Responsible for End of the Day Report to the Project Managers.

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