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Test Automation Engineer Resume

Washington D, C


  • 6+ years of experience in Software Testing, creating Test Plans, executing Test Scripts, automating Test Cases, tracking Defects and Report Generation.
  • Expertise in Business Requirements and Functional Specification documents with business users and development team to understand the architecture and functionality of the application.
  • Proficient in both Manual and Automation testing of the applications.
  • Extensively experienced in all SDLC models like Water Fall, Agile, and V - model.
  • Experienced in performing different test types, QA Methodologies: Black Box, Front-End and Back-End, Stress & Load, Regression, Configuration, Functional, Installation & Integration, and User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
  • Experienced in both manual testing and Automation testing using HP testing tools such as ALM/ Quality Center.
  • Proficient in managing the testing process using HP ALM/ Quality Center.
  • Experienced in using HP ALM/ Quality Center to communicate and coordinate software bug fixes, change requests, supports high level of communication among the testers, developers and managers.
  • Good Knowledge in creating detailed bug reports, pass-fail reports and comparison charts using ALM/Quality Center.
  • Proficient in writing SQL queries and executing procedures to perform back end testing for the expected results.
  • Strong Knowledge in using the HP Automated Tools like HP ALM/Quality Center and JIRA for defect Tracking Tool.
  • Solid expertise in automated testing tools suite - QTP/ UFT and good exposure to SOA automation testing using SOAP UI tool.
  • Experienced in developing Descriptive programming for Key-word driven Testing using QTP/UFT.
  • Good Skill at writing, maintaining & updating VBScript in QTP/UFT to perform functional, Data driven, Modular & Regression Testing.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, communication skills and interpersonal skill.
  • Excellent research and mentoring skills and ability to learn new tools and technologies quickly.


Operating System: Windows, Linux/Unix

Scripting Languages: VBScript, SQL, HTML, XML

Database: Oracle, DB2, Microsoft Access

Testing Tools: HP QTP, HP UFT, HP Quality Center, HP ALM, JIRA, TOAD

Testing Environment: .NET, SQL, XML, HTML, HTTP, DB2, VBScript, Java, C, J2EE, DHTML, Toad and PL/SQL

Other Applications: MS Office, MS Excel, PowerPoint References available upon reque


Confidential, Washington, D.C

Test Automation Engineer


  • Performed QA processes collaborating with the development team for ensuring high quality software releases using Agile and Scrum methodologies.
  • Involved in writing Manual Test Cases and Test Scripts.
  • Coordinated with System Analyst, Project Manager, to setup the pre-testing and testing environment to execute the scripts.
  • Involved in Manual Functionality Testing, GUI Testing for objects tables, texts and object pages.
  • Worked with various kinds of testing, such as Exploratory, Smoke box, Regression, Integrated, System, Backend validation, End to End, UAT.
  • Executed automated Test cases in ALM and reported defects in JIRA.
  • Detected, reported and tracked defects using HP ALM.
  • Conducted the defect report in HP ALM.
  • Created and maintained detailed Test cases to perform various types of testing in Test Plan module of ALM.
  • Wrote complex SQL queries and executed them.
  • Used PL/SQL Queries to perform Back End Testing for Oracle data bases.
  • Involved in developing descriptive programming using VB Script in UFT.
  • Created Generic functions, Modular tests, and Data-driven frameworks using VB Scripts for UFT.
  • Transformed manual Test cases into functional and regression Test scripts with automation tools using UFT.
  • Involved in developing scripts using descriptive programming in UFT.
  • Conducted initial testing manually and executed later phase using automated tools.
  • Involved in the review meetings to ensure the QA Project Plan schedules were adhered to and the critical path activities meet the deadlines.
  • Participated in enhancements meeting to distinguish between bugs and enhancements.
  • Attended weekly status meeting and provided detailed status report.

Environment: VB Script, XML, HP ALM, UFT, Java, J2EE, Java Script SQL Server, MS Office, Windows, SOAP UI, UNIX.

Confidential, Wilmington, DE

Test Engineer


  • Provided clear concise feedback to development team on recurring errors both on an individual and team basis.
  • Worked closely with users and program developers to ensure that the application development met the user expectations.
  • Developed user guide for business users for software training and deployment process.
  • Supported project managers in executing and coordinating QA and defect management activities.
  • Involved in whole SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) of the application by doing Integration, smoke, Functional, Regression, System and User acceptance testing.
  • Managed the testing process using Quality Center/ALM to manage the requirements and Test cases and had a clear traceability between them.
  • Documented the defects using Quality Center/ALM and tracked them to completion by communicating and coordinating with the development as well as the support group.
  • Used Quality Center/ALM for defect reporting and tracking and prioritizing defects and enhancement requests after base lining the requirements.
  • Developed SQL Queries to query the database to test the back end process of the application.
  • Conducted GUI and Black Box Testing using QTP/UFT and interacted with developers to resolve issues.
  • Used QTP/UFT for automating manual test cases for regression testing and for storing, execution of test cases and reporting results.
  • Worked on migration of automated testing tool used for creating policies to QTP/UFT.
  • Used Checkpoints, Descriptive programming and Data Driven Test Scripts in QTP/UFT.
  • Participated in User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
  • Reported to all team members with Daily Status to track the updates in testing.

Environment: HP Quality Center/ALM, QTP/UFT, VBScript, Java, Java Script, MS SQL Server, Web Services, Windows, UNIX.

Confidential, New York, NY

Software Tester


  • Analyzed requirements, system design and prepared test strategy according to its needs.
  • Documented Test plans and Test cases based on the solution definition documents and use case documents.
  • Involved in preparing Test plans that included Testing strategies, Test scripts and Test data for Integration, Functional, User, Security requirements of the application.
  • Analyzed modules and designed Test scenarios and Test scripts in both Windows and UNIX environment.
  • Involved in developing detailed Test plan, Test cases and Test scripts using Quality Center for Functional, Security and Regression Testing.
  • Used Quality Center to track and report system defects and bug fixes.
  • Worked as Quality Center administrator to maintain users, groups, domain, projects, and policies.
  • Involved in Back end testing to check for data and application integrity by writing SQL queries.
  • Created Test input requirements and prepared the Test data and Test scripts in QTP for data driven testing.
  • Developed automated test scripts in QTP to expedite regression testing.
  • Extensively worked with QTP to create, manage and execute test sets.
  • Involved working as part of a team to analyze data from customer and providing documentation and reports.
  • Documented and reported bugs found during test execution.

Environment: TOAD, Oracle, SQL Server, Quality Center, QTP, Java, Java Script, Windows, HTML, Agile, MS Office, UNIX, MS Excel.

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