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Qa Lead Resume

CA

SUMMARY:

  • Over 12 years of IT Experience that includes over 8 years of QA Experience in writing Test Plans, Test Strategies, Involved in Test support and Executions.
  • Very good Experience in Functional Testing, Regression Testing, Systems integration Testing, User Acceptance Testing(UAT), browser compatibility Testing, and Database Testing and 6+ years of Development experience in focusing on Development, Migration, Enhancement, Production Support and Maintenance projects in mainframe technologies. Major Strengths:
  • Experience in leading clustered Testing teams in creating Test Scenarios for Integration Testing.
  • Coordinated with Multiple Teams on End to End Test Case Design, Test Execution and Test Data needs.
  • Experience in Working Agile Environment and SCRUM teams
  • Good working experience in Test planning, Test Coverage Matrices, Test Design, Test Execution and Test results analysis.
  • Extensive experience in Insurance domain for Workers Compensation.
  • Strong Knowledge in Software Architectures like Client - Server, n-Tier, Service Oriented Architecture and Web Services (SOAP, WSDL).
  • Ability to test backend applications by writing SQL and PL/SQL statements.
  • Good Communication skills and experienced in interacting with large number of Application Teams.
  • Experienced in Pre and Post Production support for Applications across multiple locations and businesses. (In Testing regards)
  • Strong knowledge in quality procedures (SEI CMM level 5) during life cycle of projects.
  • Good working experience and knowledge in SDLC
  • Experience in working with Onsite/Offsite and Offshore Model.
  • Worked as a Production support personnel, which includes On-Call support for Critical batch Cycle.
  • Experience in full life cycle of testing like gathering the requirements, scope estimation, preparation of Detail test plans, Reviews, Scripting, Maintaining everything in Test Director, Preparation of Batch Calendars, Execution, Preparing the screen-dumps with high quality, uploading the results in Test Director, Preparation of Detail Test Results, Signoff Procedures
  • Hands-on Experience with Quality Mercury Center Tools like Test Director, Clear Quest and QTP.
  • Developed automated scripts and set the QA Environment for Manual Testing as well as for automation.
  • Developed User Defined functions to support the automated scripts. Used the Data Driven testing and database accessing techniques to support the scripts.
  • Good Knowledge in debugging tools like Xpeditor

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating systems: Win 95, 98, 2000, XP & WinNT, UNIX, Linux, MS-DOS

Environment: Client Server applications, Mainframes

Web Technologies: HTML, DHTML, HTTPS, WS-SAML, XML, XSLT.

Scripting Languages: Java script, VB Script, Ruby, Python, UNIX Shell Scripting

Languages: COBOL, JCL, CICS, SQL, PL/SQL, HTML, C, C++, Java, .Net

Databases: Oracle, SQL Server (2000, 2005 and 2008), DB2, TOAD, DB Visualizer, IDMS

Testing Tools: Mercury QC (Test Director), Microsoft TFS, JIRA, Mainframes Vision Plus, QTP, Win runner, HP Load Runner, Selenium, HP Service Test, Jenkins, Gherkins, Maven, TestNG, Clear Quest, Rspec

Mainframe: TSO / ISPF, IBM Utilities, SPUFI, Hummingbird 3270 Emulator, QMF, CA7, Changeman, CA-7, Expeditor, Endeavor

Other Tools: MS-OFFICE (Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio), FTP, NDM, QMF, VSAM, File-Aid, In sync

Web Service Testing tools: SOAP UI, ReadyAPI, SOAP SCOPE, HP Service Test, Parasoft SOA, ITKO Lisa, Green Hat Tester (IBM Rational Integration Tester), WSDL, and XML schema.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, CA

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Work in aggressive AGILE environment. Participate in Daily standup Agile SCRUM meetings, Sprint Planning, Review, and Retrospective Sessions.
  • Review and understand the Product Backlog Items, User Stories, design and execute test cases using Product backlog (PBI) and Business requirements.
  • Crete Test Plan and Test Strategy for Functional and Application Integration testing.
  • Discuss and review Business Requirement Documents (BRD’s) and User Stories created by BA’s with Development & Test Teams to identify Test Scope.
  • Understand User Stories created by BA team and create test cases to Validate functionality of the developed Application.
  • Create Test data suitable for Application Integration Testing.
  • Developed Test Plans, Test Scenarios, Test cases, Test Strategies, Test Scripts and Test reports for Manual as well as Automated testing
  • Designed / implemented Automation Framework for Selenium
  • Analyzed Automation Test Scenarios, Finalized the Test templates suitable for Automation and developed the scripts using Selenium
  • Developed and maintained Functional Libraries, Object repositories and Descriptive programs
  • Created reusable actions using selenium with TestNG for existing test case and Unit tests
  • Worked on Automation of Mobile Apps using Appium.
  • Report Bugs found during the execution of the test cases through QC 10, ALM 12.
  • Driving the Bug Triage meetings (for test) with client and development team
  • Worked closely with Development team and Production Support Team whenever required and maintained the Test Environment
  • Performed REST API testing using Java
  • Configured Maving Project for REST API Regression Suite
  • Involved in preparation of UAT testing Check list and provide support during UAT Testing.
  • Create Load & Performance Test Scripts for Application Integration Testing.
  • Integrated Automation scripts (Selenium WebDriver API) in Continuous Integration tools (Jenkins) for nightly batch run of the Script. Created Project plan on Jenkins, configured scheduled using Cron job.
  • Performed browser testing in Android and Iphone devices.
  • Extensively used complex SQL queries to perform data integrity testing and for Back-End Database Validation
  • Performed GUI Testing and Cross Browser compatibility testing during the releases and interacted with the developers to resolve any technical issues using Selenium Web driver.
  • Involved in Creation of Selenium scripts and creation of Test data and Script Parameterization
  • Developed Selenium Tests using Page library in Framework. Collected feedback on Run Failures and reported bugs to Engineers in the product development team.
  • Worked as Test Lead, involved in Analysis, Test Plan preparation, System Testing, Integration Testing, End to End Testing and Regression Testing. Review documentation to understand testing requirements, test environments and objectives.

Environment: Selenium IDE/RC/Web Driver, Cucumber, Appium, Python, Jenkins, Maven, TestNG, REST API,SOAPUI, RIT, Angular JS, Dot Net, TFS, Oracle 9i, SQL Server 2000, Windows XP, MQC, QC ALM 12.

Confidential, CA

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Developed System Test Plans and Test Cases after reviewing the business requirements document and technical specification documents.
  • Responsible for Business Requirement Analysis, Use-Case analysis.
  • Followed Agile Test Process.
  • Worked closely with Analyst to create Test Cases and Test Data.
  • Maintain requirements and trace to Test Cases in HP Quality Center.
  • Developed Automated Functional Test Scripts in GH Tester.
  • Created Regression Test Suite in GH Tester for each Service.
  • Conduct System, Integration, Functional and Regression, Smoke and Shakeout Tests.
  • Performed various web services testing using GH Tester/ Rational Integration Tester.
  • Performed Data Driven Testing using GH Tester/ Rational Integration Tester.
  • Performed Tibco iProces testing using GH Tester/ Rational Integration Tester.
  • Performed REST API testing using Java
  • Configured Maving Project for REST API Regression Suite
  • Performed GUI manual testing.
  • Manually verified iProces tasks.
  • Investigate functional defects and interact with developers to resolve technical issues.
  • Responsible for Regression testing after bug fixes and verified those fixes.
  • Participated in defect review meetings with the team members.
  • Monitored HP Quality Center to close defects as and when developers provide fix.

Environment: HP Quality Center, Clear Quest, Green Hat Tester(IBM Rational Integration Tester),SOAPUI, WSDL,REST, XML, Tibco, iProces, Oracle and DB2

Confidential, Fort Worth, TX

Quality Assurance Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Writing and executing software System test plans and Test cases. These Scripts were developed after reviewing the business requirements document, and technical specifications document.
  • Participate in design, walkthrough, code review and defect review meetings.
  • Responsible for Business requirement Analysis, Use-Case analysis.
  • Followed the AGILE methodology development process.
  • Rally is used for requirements definition and requirements management.
  • Crated User Stories and corresponding Iteration Tasks for that User Story.
  • Create High level Test Plan development, Test Case generation, Test script Preparation.
  • Developed test cases for Web Services.
  • Performed Web Services functional testing using SoapUI.
  • Monitoring Web logic web application server.
  • Validated Web Services API test cases in SoapUI.
  • Involved in SOA regression frame work.
  • Conduct System, Integration, Functional and Regression Tests.
  • Perform database verifications using SQL queries to validate test data.
  • Involved in White Box Testing and Unit Testing.
  • Manually test End-to-End Testing.
  • Track issues, bugs in JIRA.
  • Running and executing UNIX scripts and verified log files to track issues.
  • Verify the "fixes" for the reported bugs.
  • Monitored JIRA to close defects as and when developers provide fix.
  • Investigate software defects and interact with developers to resolve technical issues.
  • Responsible for Regression testing after bug fixes and verified those fixes.
  • Conduct Test case review meetings & obtain formal acceptance before starting execution.
  • Directly worked with the development team to resolve problems and provide technical content for product documentation.

Environment: JIRA, Soap UI, Oracle, Rally, Web Service (WSDL), REST, Java, UNIX, Sabre

Confidential, CA

GH Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Developed System Test Plans and Test Cases after reviewing the business requirements document and technical specification documents.
  • Responsible for Business Requirement Analysis, Use-Case analysis.
  • Followed Agile Test Process.
  • Worked closely with Analyst to create Test Cases and Test Data.
  • Maintain requirements and trace to Test Cases in HP Quality Center.
  • Developed Automated Functional Test Scripts in GH Tester.
  • Created Regression Test Suite in GH Tester for each Service.
  • Conduct System, Integration, Functional and Regression, Smoke and Shakeout Tests.
  • Performed various web services testing using GH Tester.
  • Performed Data Driven Testing using GH Tester.
  • Created Scheduler Task to execute Smoke Test Suite everyday morning.
  • Performed Tibco iProces testing using GH Tester.
  • Analyzed test results to ensure existing functionality.
  • Performed GUI manual testing.
  • Manually verified iProces tasks.
  • Investigate functional defects and interact with developers to resolve technical issues.
  • Responsible for Regression testing after bug fixes and verified those fixes.
  • Participated in defect review meetings with the team members.
  • Monitored HP Quality Center to close defects as and when developers provide fix.

Environment: HP Quality Center, ClearCase, ClearQuest, Green Hat Tester, JMS, WSDL, XML, Tibco BW&BE, iProces, Oracle and DB2.

Confidential, VA

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Writing and executing software System test plans and Test cases. These Scripts were developed after reviewing the business requirements document, and technical specifications document.
  • Responsible for Business requirement Analysis, Use-Case analysis.
  • Telelogic DOORS is used for requirements definition and requirements management.
  • Followed the AGILE methodology development process.
  • Participated SCRUM Meetings.
  • Create High level Test Plan development, Test Case generation, Test script Preparation.
  • Maintain requirements and trace to Test Cases in HP Quality Center.
  • Developed automated test scripts and enhanced the scripts with VB script as necessary for functionality testing using Service Test.
  • Developed test cases for Web Services.
  • Performed Web Services functional testing using HP Service Test.
  • Monitoring Web logic web application server.
  • Involved in SOA Test Frame Work.
  • Validated Web Services API test cases in HP Service Test and SoapUI.
  • Involved in SOA regression frame work.
  • Executed Get and Post scripts of REST API using SoapUI.
  • Participate in design, walk through, code review and defect review meetings.
  • Conduct System, Integration, Functional and Regression, Smoke and Shakeout Tests.
  • Tested various web applications and verified the GUI, Performance, Hyperlinks.
  • Perform database verifications using SQL queries to validate test data.
  • Involved in White Box Testing and Unit Testing.
  • System testing of the entire applications along with team members.
  • Manually test End-to-End Testing.
  • Involved in batch cycle testing in Enterprise Event Gateway (EEG).
  • Worked with DB2 to test database integrity.
  • Wrote SQL Queries to retrieve the data from various Tables and tested the database.
  • Track issues, bugs in Defect tab (HP Quality Center).
  • Running and executing UNIX scripts and verified log files to track issues.
  • Report bugs, Email notifications to the developers using the HP Quality Center.
  • Verify the "fixes" for the reported bugs.
  • Monitored HP Quality Center to close defects as and when developers provide fix.
  • Investigate software defects and interact with developers to resolve technical issues.
  • Responsible for Regression testing after bug fixes and verified those fixes.
  • Conduct Test case review meetings & obtain formal acceptance before starting execution.
  • Directly worked with the development team to resolve problems and provide technical content for product documentation.

Environment: HP Quality Center, HP Service Test, Soap UI, Oracle, JIRA, DOORS, Convergys, Amdocs, Web Service (WSDL), REST (WADL), Java, J2ee, JUnit, Putty, WINSCP, UNIX, Cruise Control(CC), Web logic Server.

Confidential, IA

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Writing and executing software System test plans and Test cases. These Scripts were developed after reviewing the business requirements document, and technical specifications document.
  • Responsible for Business requirement Analysis, Use-Case analysis.
  • Tele logic DOORS is used for requirements definition and requirements management.
  • Create High level Test Plan development, Test Case generation, Test script Preparation.
  • Maintain requirements and trace to Test Cases in HP Quality Center.
  • Created data driven test through QTP.
  • Developed automated test scripts and enhanced the scripts with VB script as necessary for functionality testing using QTP.
  • Wrote Automation scripts using QTP.
  • Participate in design, walkthrough, code review and defect review meetings.
  • Conduct System, Integration, Functional and Regression Tests.
  • Tested various web applications and verified the GUI, Performance, Hyperlinks.
  • Created JCLs and involved in Batch flow process Created all kind datasets (VSAM, FLAT, and GDG) as and when required.
  • Working extensively on Insync, File Master for Creating, Verifying and Comparing files.
  • Involved in doing File compares by using tools like Superc, File Aid, File Master & Batch JCLs, and Created Compare JCLs for comparing of files during Parallel Testing process.
  • Modified the JCLs and JCL parameters to run the jobs in test environment during system test of the several programs.
  • Manipulating the datasets using the File Aid and extracting data from production using batch JCLs.
  • Performed Data Validation of the data flow from the front-end to the back-end.
  • Involved in Database Testing by writing SQL Queries using Joins, Unions and Sub queries for reporting services.
  • Manually test End-to-End Testing.
  • Track issues, bugs in Defect tab (HP Quality Center).
  • Report bugs, Email notifications to the developers using the HP Quality Center.
  • Verify the "fixes" for the reported bugs.
  • Monitored HP Quality Center to close defects as and when developers provide fix.
  • Investigate software defects and interact with developers to resolve technical issues.
  • Responsible for Regression testing after bug fixes and verified those fixes.
  • Conduct Test case review meetings & obtain formal acceptance before starting execution.
  • Directly worked with the development team to resolve problems and provide technical content for product documentation.

Environment: HP Quality Center, QTP, VB Script, IBM Mainframes, MQ MVS/ESA, IBM-OS390/ZOS, TSO / ISPF, COBOL, CICS, DB2, VSAM, JCL, Hummingbird 3270 Emulator, IMS-DB, MS-VSS, DB2L, BMCDB2, DB2I/QMF, FAIMS and ENDEVOR.

Confidential, Tampa

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Actively participated in creating requirements traceability matrices, and test plans.
  • Involved in developing test case inventory, and detailed test cases for manual testing.
  • Performed Security, User Interface and Functionality, and Boundary Testing.
  • Managed requirements in Mercury Quality center.
  • Created test cases for Regression testing.
  • Created Test Plans, Test cases, and Test Scripts for some of the modules of the application.
  • Written positive, negative test case and conducted tests as needed.
  • Performed Black box testing for the application reported the defects using Test Director.
  • Used Test Director to track and report system defects and bug fixes. Written modification requests for the bugs in the application testing on.
  • Involved in SOA Test Frame Work.
  • Validated Web Services API test cases in SoapUI.
  • Involved in SOA regression frame work.
  • Monitoring Apache tomcat web application server.
  • Protocol Based Http Basic authentication to Message based WSX509 identity Bridging.
  • Protocol based Http Session cookie to message based WS-SAML identity bridging.
  • Applying the SQL scripts to the test database and execution of the scripts on the Database.
  • Worked closely with Analyst to create test cases and test data.
  • Participated in defect review meetings with the team members. Used MS-Word and Microsoft Excel for documentation.
  • Participated in User Acceptance Test (UAT), Documented procedures and guiding the users in verifying various transactions on the System.
  • Involved in preparing Exit Letter that involves the overall summary of the testing done.

Environment: ASP.NET, VB.NET, C#, IIS, Mercury Quality Center 9.0, QTP, VB Script, Web Services, Soap UI 1.6, XML, HTTPS, WS-SAML, VMware LINUX, SQL Server, SQL Server Management Studio, Apache Tomcat Web App Server.

Confidential, Tampa

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Interacted with developers and studied the specifications provided by the analyst to develop a better understanding of the application
  • Analyzed and defined testing methodologies for the SDLC (Software development life cycle).
  • Analyzed system requirements, developed & executed detailed Test plans, Test cases and test data, Test scripts for testing the Functionality and Integration of the different modules.
  • Managed requirements in Mercury Quality center.
  • Test cases created based on Use cases following CMM guidelines.
  • Actively participated in creating requirements traceability matrices.
  • Involved in writing Test cases and developing Test scripts using Mercury Quality center.
  • Created different test cases like System test cases, Functionality test cases, and end-to-end test cases.
  • Performed manual testing of the application web pages.
  • Tested the backend SQL Server database using SQL queries.
  • Used SQL Server Management Studio to connect Database
  • Tested XML Web Services using Soap Scope
  • Written positive, negative test case and conducted tests as needed.
  • Participated in bugs and enhancement review meetings, assigning the bugs and enhancement request to the developers and follow up.
  • Worked closely with Analyst to create test cases and test data.
  • Reported the defects to the developers using the Quality center.
  • Investigate software defects and interact with developers to resolve technical issues.
  • Responsible in providing regular test reports to the management.

Environment: ASP.NET, VB.NET, C#,IIS, Mercury quality Center 9.0, QTP, VB Script, Web services, SoapUI, SoapScope, XML, Websphere, Windows XP, SQL Server, SQL Server Management Studio.

Confidential, Warren, NJ

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared strategies to test Data Migration from Legacy System (Oracle) to SQL Server 2000.
  • Developed Test Plan and Test Procedures.
  • Involved in setting up the test environment
  • Performed Database/Backend testing using SQL Queries/Stored Procedures to verify that the correct data was getting mapped to the correct tables.
  • Validated enumeration translation tables were correctly converted from legacy system.
  • Wrote SQL Queries using TOAD to validate the data in Oracle database.
  • Developed and executed Test cases based on business requirement of the application
  • Responsible in executing the test cases for various testing stages like Functional Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing and Regression Testing.
  • Involved in preparation of Test Logs and Exception Documents.
  • Performed Positive and Negative testing for system validations.
  • Documented defects using the Rational ClearQuest and verified fixes.
  • Attended meetings with the Project Managers and Business in the team during the QA testing cycles to discuss goals set versus status of tasks completed by volume

Environment: Rational RequisitePro, Rational Test Manager, Rational ClearQuest, QTP 9.0, VB Script, Websphere, Microsoft SQL Server 2000 - SQL Query Analyzer, ASP.NET, VB.NET, C#, IIS, Oracle 9i, TOAD, C++, Caliber RM 7.0, Altova XMLSPY Professional Edition, Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 6.0, NUnit-Gui 2.2.6, Beyond Compare, Paul Bunyan.

Confidential

Test Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Tested and implemented changes made to Database design in mainframe environment.
  • Assisted with user testing of systems, developing and maintaining quality procedures, and ensuring that appropriate documentation is in place. Conducted User Acceptance Testing.
  • Executed training workshops to staff on database usage
  • Created user documentation for the Database
  • Release activities and Reviews.
  • Execute tape cut exercises.
  • Created test JCL’s for unit testing.
  • Involved in batch programming with COBOL
  • Feeding input for collections activity on front end and verification at backend.
  • Handled PC collections using UNIX shell scripts
  • Performed Manual Testing and Data Integrity/Back-End Testing by executing SQL Statements and tracked defects using Test director & attended Bug-Review meetings
  • Preparing the Detail Test Plan, Detail Test Scripts, Batch Calendar, Run Plan, Traceability Matrix and scope estimations
  • Preparing high quality screen dumps and maintain them in Test Director
  • Perform peer reviews for test cases and test results prepared by other team members
  • Experience in manual execution of test scripts and or creation of defect reports using clear quest
  • Preparing the Detail Test Report at the end of project
  • Involved in UAT and SIT
  • Supported Production Verification Testing (PVT) after the project went LIVE

Environment: IBM Mainframes, COBOL, JCL, IDMS, ADSO, FTP, NDM, UNIX, IBM Utilities, TSO / ISPF, Clear Quest.

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