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Software Quality Assurance Engineer Resume

Phoenix, AZ

SUMMARY:

Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer with 9+ years of experience supporting critical IT projects in the financial services sector, and 2+ years of leading a team of 4 QA Engineers looking for a challenging opportunity as an Quality Assurance Manager. I am a flexible, self - motivated, self-directed, and self-starter Engineer with ability to work both independently and as a team member.

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Created, Maintained Automation Framework.
  • Auditing Test Case and Automation Scripts.
  • Tracking Automation Development, Code Coverage.
  • Quality Assurance Management, Scorecard Development.
  • Facilitating Knowledge Sessions for QA Automation.
  • 100% regression automation by leading 4 QA Engineers.
  • Managed day-to-day activities of QA team, delegated tasks.
  • Tracked success, retrospectives, and deadlines.
  • Defect Logging, Reporting, Tracking, and RCA.
  • Collaborating/coordinating with offshore teams in India.

SKILLS:

  • Java, Selenium, Cucumber, web-driver, Jenkins, Linux, SQL, SOAP UI, Jmeter, Jira, Maven, TestNG.
  • Hands-on client/server, web-based applications, UI, Web-service (SOAP, REST ) Automation.
  • Manual and Functional Testing. Regression, UI Automation, Test Data Creation and Maintenance.
  • Experienced in Agile and Waterfall.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Phoenix, AZ

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Leading a team of Four QA Engineers.
  • Reduced release cycle from 4 weeks to 2 weeks by achieving 100% Regression automation.
  • Achievement (continued)
  • Enabled Engineers to write Function and Regression automation in an Engineering discipline.
  • Created Automation Framework and founded Engineering based Regression Automation suite.
  • Converted Use-cases documented in Excel to code written in Java and BDD.
  • Started from zero automation, and led to Production Validation after each release.
  • Undertakings
  • Continuous Integration and Deployment CI/CD ( Java, Jenkins, Maven, GIT, TestNg, Cucumber).
  • Created Vision Statement, Recommended Automation Framework, Processes, performed POC.
  • Hired Four QA Engineers to form an Automation QA Scrum Team.

Confidential, Scottsdale, AZ

Senior Software Customer Quality Assurance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • 100% automation after each code-drop, thereby delivering weekly releases.
  • Quality Gatekeeper: Certified builds for production installs.
  • Experienced in all phases of testing life-cycle including use cases analysis, test design, execution, and automation.
  • Undertakings
  • Collaborated with software developers, architects, business, vendors to understand, resolve ambiguity and analyze use cases, PRD’s, Confidential ’s and deliverables for the release.
  • Customer first mentality while creating and maintaining QA documents, test cases, test plans, test data and scripts.
  • Managed automation scripts, test environment. Conducted end-to-end, integration tests across multiple domains.
  • Weekly reporting of execution, blockers, defects, and risk mitigation.

Scrum Master

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Propagating team successes, failures, learnings, course-corrections, and risks to upper management.
  • Undertakings
  • Led a team of six engineers and two product owners in US, and coordinated with offshore teams in India.
  • Facilitated daily stand-ups, sprint planning, reviews, and retrospective meetings.
  • Managed multiple priorities, initiatives, delivery requests and provided cross vertical support and logical solutions while mitigating risks. Documented team's progress, blockers, and successes ensuring visibility to stakeholders.

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