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Senior Qa Consultant Resume

Washington, DC

SUMMARY:

  • Fourteen plus years of experience as a QA Auditor/Lead/Software Test Engineer seeking a permanent or consulting position with a promising, growing, stable, prestigious, high tech organization to contribute the value of my diverse technical, business acumen and professional experience in designing, developing, implementing and executing Test Design Specifications, Test Case Specifications, Test procedures using both manual procedures and automated testing tools in a Web based, Client/Server, and Mainframe Environment while offering me a challenging milieu of opportunity and growth.
  • Adept at managing testing activities and handling team dynamics to ensure quality products delivery which enriches the customer business
  • Worked as a senior QC/QA/Test Lead on large scale testing efforts, organized, attention to detail, self - motivation, personable, multi-focused, employer dedication and ability to prioritize along critical path, meet project milestones and deliverable dates. Also excel at testing from a customer mindset
  • Proven negotiation and collaboration skills amongst various levels across the enterprise.
  • Proficient in problem solving, decision-making skills coupled with the proven ability to work independently or as a member of a team successfully
  • Experienced in AGILE (scrum) methodology implemented it as a QA Scrum master.
  • Served in a role as the main liaison between QA, Warranty Business, and other I.T. teams.
  • Excellent in preparing impact analysis, effort estimations, staff planning & QA roadmap.
  • Ability to quickly get involved in unknown areas and draw logical conclusions combined with the ability to make and support sometimes unconventional decisions.
  • Experienced in UAT testing and training end user
  • Experienced with Federal and financial projects
  • Solid experience in Mercury Interactive Selenium, Quick Test Pro, Load Runner, Quality Center/ Test Director, Jira.
  • Expert with SOAP UI in web service testing
  • Expert in analysing requirement document and come up with Functional, Integration, and Regression test strategies test cases.
  • Expert in enhancing, writing, executing and analyzing UAT, Database Checkpoints, and Data Driven Test Scripts for all the projects using Quick Test Professional
  • Excellent programming skills and experience with Unix Shell Scripts, VB Script, Test Script Language, SQL, PL/SQL
  • Experienced in Testing Data Migration/ETL Applications
  • Strong working experience in FICAM, SharePoint, Active Directory, LDAP, Clear Trust authentication
  • Designed and developed test strategy, test plan for SharePoint application
  • Expericed in KRONOS (Attendance, Paycode, Pay rules and Schedule) and PeopleSoft HRMS application testing
  • Assisted with CMM Level 5 assessments.
  • Expert in creating report at the end of testing phase for upper management

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Software Testing Tools: Mercury Interactive Win Runner, Load Runner, Test Director, QC, Jira, Quick Test Professional, Astra Quick Test, Astra Load Test, Burp, Tamper Data, JAWS.

Operating Systems: Solaris, Unix, Windows XP/2000/NT/98/95, DOS, Alpha VAX.

Databases: Oracle 11i/10g/9i/8i/8.0, Active Directory, Microsoft SQL Server2000/7.0, DB2, MS Access, SQL Loader.

Applications: Alpha VAX, MS Office, Visio, Norton Utilities, Anti-Virus software, PeopleSoft, Microsoft Project.

Browser: Internet Explorer, Netscape, AOL.

Reporting Tools: Crystal Reports.

Communication: FTP, TCP/IP, Telnet.

Application Server: WEBLOGIC, APPACHE, IIS

Languages: C, C++, Java, Visual Basic, COBOL.

Scripting Languages: VB Scripts, TSL Scripts, Unix Shell Scripts, SQL, PL/SQL

Others: PVCS Tracker, Rational Clear Quest, Requisite Pro, SOUP UI, Clear Case, UML, HTML, DHTML, MS Office, TOAD, Borland Star Team, Tibco, BURP.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

Senior QA Consultant

Confidential, Washington, DC

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for working for multiple QA project tasks, timelines and reporting and drove the projects to completion
  • Analyzed requirements document and came up with test plan and test cases
  • Reviewed QA work plan and collaborate with team to meet Confidential compliance like security, document format, and reports standard
  • Designed and developed test strategy, test plan for SharePoint application
  • Executed test cases with different scenarios SharePoint applications
  • Used ALM to create test cases and test report
  • Executed Manual Test Cases by using positive and negative data inputs
  • Tested GIS mapping to verify different location of Incidents and Accidents
  • Validated data for different Cognos reports.
  • Continuously escalated potential issues, road blocks and risks and openly discussed all potential issues
  • Worked closely with Development team to discuss the design and testing aspects of the applications to design the Test plans
  • Planned and designed automation test plan to implement selenium IDE and webdriver
  • Made presentation and discussed with management to implement selenium for automation
  • Conducted the internal / external reviews, inspections, QC assessments & walkthroughs
  • Prepared LOE, test readiness & test coverage analysis documents
  • Hold meeting to discuss various issues and possible solutions with test and development team
  • Created multiple types of report like TR, TAR, DR for the stake holders

Environment: JAVA Angular JS, ASP.Net, SharePoint, Cognos, ALM, HP(Quick Test Professional 9.2, Quality Center- ALM), WebService, HTML, DHTML, XML, Oracle 10g/9i.

Senior Lead Consultant (BA/QA)/ Lead Auditor (QA)

Confidential, Gaithersburg, MD

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing for multiple QA project tasks, timelines and reporting and drove the projects to completion
  • Managed, organized, and distributed work to the test team and update the manager
  • Audit/Review/ Analyzed QA (TEMP, Test case, TAR, User stories), Software Design, ICD, Architecture documents for multiple Census projects.
  • Asses/Audit multiple QA projects and step in to collaborate with team and come up with plan to meet the Census standard to achieve the goal.
  • Created MAR (Master Assessment Report) for the upper management.
  • Analyzed the Business requirement (FRD) Functional Requirement Document and Design documents standard procedures followed to develop Test Plan, Test procedures and Test cases
  • Attended Walkthroughs and Peer Review meetings with Business Operations, Analysts, and Design & Development teams
  • Represent QA team in daily Agile Scrum meeting for different projects
  • Lead QA team in Agile planning, Grooming, Retrospective meeting
  • Communicated with Product owner for different user stories aspect
  • Implement overall Agile processes in QA team
  • Interviewed end users and come up with proper requirement and designed it.
  • Experienced with testing in various environments including ASP.NET, TFS environment
  • Analyzed requirements for COTS product like KRONOS, PeopleSoft, SAP Business Object and come up with test plan to test report
  • Worked and lead the team members to provide test objective to verify the Data warehouse testing
  • Identified and recommended changes to established practices and policies
  • Monitor a system's compliance with established IT security requirements
  • Continuously escalated potential issues, road blocks and risks and openly discussed all potential issues with the management team to enable early risk management and resource adjustment
  • Involved in gathering requirements from the Business people and from the Client.
  • Desinged test plan, testcases for KRONOS (Paycode, pay rules and schedules)
  • Indentified and executed regression test case for KORNOS application
  • Designed testdata and Integration and fuctional test scenarios for different modules of KRONOS application
  • Experience in emerging and current technologies including GIS/Cloud/SOA/Web services
  • Contributed highly in key decisions on system testing and the development of reusable Modules
  • Created test scenarios for system security certification and accreditation requirement
  • Managed and architected security project and test plan and implemented in production.
  • Interviewed end users for SharePoint application and come up with proper requirement
  • Designed and developed test strategy, test plan for SharePoint application
  • Lead the UAT team to implement SharePoint application in the production
  • Serve as a representative on IT issues on work groups and task forces
  • Created Business Intelligent test report at the end of testing process
  • Created report at end of testing phase

Environment: KRONOS, SAP BO, SharePoint, HP(Quick Test Professional 9.2, Quality Center- ALM), Selenium, UNIX, C#, Java, Java Script, ASP.Net, TFS, Active Directory, LDAP, FICAM, BEA WebLogic, Adobe Form Server, HTML, DHTML, XML, SOAP UI, Oracle 10g/9i, Toad 9.0, PL/SQL, MS Project 2003, MS Visio 2003, Jira.

Senior QA Analyst

Confidential, Bethesda, MD

Responsibilities:

  • Assumed responsibility managing for multiple QA project tasks, timelines and reporting and drove the projects to completion
  • Responsible for developing QA work plans, establishing technical objectives, taking tasks to completion
  • Interfaced with senior management for reporting on project and program milestones and presented project needs and technical knowledge
  • Experienced with Agile (Scrum) in the environment
  • Represent QA team in daily Scrum meeting for different projects
  • Interviewed end users and come up with proper requirement and designed it.
  • Experienced with testing in various environments including ASP.NET, TFS environment
  • Analyzed requirements for different COTS product like OBIEE, FICAM, IAM, and come up with test plan to test report
  • Identified and recommended changes to established practices and policies
  • Monitor a system's compliance with established IT security requirements
  • Continuously escalated potential issues, road blocks and risks and openly discussed all potential issues with the management team to enable early risk management and resource adjustment
  • Involved in gathering requirements from the Business people and from the Client.
  • Review of manuals/methods to design, develop and execute automated test cases using QTP.
  • Managed designed Functional and Integration testing by interviewing End User
  • Contributed highly in key decisions on system testing and the development of reusable Modules.
  • Worked closely with Development team to discuss the design and testing aspects of the applications to design the Test plans.
  • Contributed design the Automation Test Plan and Strategy.
  • Created performance test scripts and run it using HP Load Runner.
  • Created test scenarios for system security certification and accreditation requirement
  • Managed and architected security project and test plan and implemented in production.
  • Experience in emerging and current technologies including GIS/Cloud/SOA/Web services
  • Implemented IAM and Active Directory for single sign on for internal and external user
  • Created data and tested web service with SOAP UI.
  • Interviewed end users for SharePoint application and come up with proper requirement
  • Designed and developed test strategy, test plan for SharePoint application
  • Lead the UAT team to implement SharePoint application in the production
  • Created test harness “seed data” for different external application OBIEE, FICAM and SharePoint
  • Prepare briefings and presentations to high-level management officials on IT issues.
  • Serve as a representative on IT issues on work groups and task forces

Environment: Java, ASP .net, TFS, SharePoint, Serena business mashup, HP(Quick Test Professional 9.2, Win Runner 9.2, Load Runner 9.0),, UNIX, C#, Java, Java Script, Active Directory, LDAP, IAM, FICAM,BEA Weblogic, Adobe Form Server, HTML, DHTML, XML, SOAP UI, Oracle 10g/9i, Toad 9.0, PL/SQL, MS Project 2003, MS Visio 2003.

Senior QA Analyst

Confidential, Herndon, VA

Responsibilities:

  • Taken responsibility for multiple QA project tasks, timelines and reporting and drove the projects to completion the management team to enable early risk management and resource adjustment
  • Identified and recommended changes to established practices and policies
  • Continuously escalated potential issues, road blocks and risks and openly discussed all potential issues with
  • Involved in gathering requirements from the Business people and from the Client.
  • Review of manual/methods to design, develop and execute automated test cases using QTP.
  • Designed Functional and Integration testing by interviewing End User
  • Contributed highly in key decisions on system testing and the development of reusable Modules.
  • Worked closely with Development team to discuss the design and testing aspects of the applications to design the Test plans and wrote test cases using the MS Excel.
  • Design the Automation Test Plan and Strategy.
  • Design the Test Automation Framework.
  • Created the Framework Structures both in Quality center and File System.
  • Created Test Templates in QTP and Data Script (MS Excel).
  • Designed the Core Engine (Function Libraries) of the Framework.
  • Wrote the code of the Framework in VB Scripts from scratch.
  • Created the User Guide and Installation document for the Framework.
  • Taught the other team members how to use the framework and debug the Data Script including Shared Object Repositories.
  • Build a small application using VB.NET to schedule the test run from the File System.
  • Created Power Point presentation for the Framework.
  • Continued enhancing the Framework to bring it up-to-date to make it capable of testing all the functionality of the AUT.
  • Responsible for creating SQL complex queries to validate backend database changes, deletes, and updates.
  • Responsible for identifying and developing and executing Customer Acceptance Testing (CAT) test cases and scenarios

Environment: QTP, Load Runner, Quality Center, HTML, XML, Java, J2EE, JSP, JDBC, Java add-ins, MS Office, MS Frontpage’98, UNIX, Oracle 10G (SQL, PL/SQL), Build Manager

QA Lead

Confidential, Rockville, MD

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for multiple QA project tasks, timelines and reporting and drove the projects to completion
  • Responsible for developing QA work plans, establishing technical objectives, assigning tasks and managing
  • Interfaced with senior management for reporting on project and program milestones and presented project needs and technical knowledge
  • Meet with customers to understand the need and wrote requirements and review with them
  • Identified and recommended changes to established practices and policies
  • Escalated potential issues, road blocks and risks and openly discussed all potential issues with the management team to enable early risk management and resource adjustment
  • Interviewed candidates and identified potential testers & test leads
  • Conducted the internal / external reviews, inspections, QC assessments& walkthroughs
  • Trained the new team members on the applications and quality best practices
  • Prepared LOE, test readiness & test coverage analysis documents
  • Involved/ monitored the test bed, and responsible for the time management and logistics of the team
  • Experienced in emerging and current technologies including SOA/Web services
  • Continuously interacted with project managers, development teams, and subject matter experts to review business requirements and design specifications and developed test plans/strategies and helped the team to prepare test scripts for Functional, SIT, SAT, IST Data Migration, and Security testing
  • Evaluated and recommend software testing tools for efficient and accurate application testing to meet project milestone to assure predetermined project delivery dates
  • Designed (MUC) Misuse Cases) to verify Security testing
  • Designed/Redesigned test cases and test scenarios to verify software functionality and software security
  • Created data (Abusive inputs, SQL attacks and XSS scripts) for Security testing
  • Redesigned test approach to close the security issues
  • Configured and designed Burp Security tool to run Security test cases
  • Used Tamper Data (IE/ Firefox) to verify Data integrity in the backend
  • Created test scenarios, developed and maintained end to end test scripts then prepare for automation
  • Enhanced VB scripts and analyzing UAT, Database Checkpoints, User defined function, and Data Driven Test Scripts for all the projects using Quick Test Professional
  • Developed automated test scripts defining simple to complicated scenarios with positive and negative scenarios to test the functionality, security, recovery and reliability of the application with QTP
  • Performed Regression Testing of various releases and enhancements in QTP Data Driven Framework
  • Co-ordinate defect tracking and test management using CM tools (Clear Quest, Star team, QC)
  • Developed processes for QA department across development life cycle with a process improvement team
  • Collaborate with developers as needed to isolate root cause of defects
  • Developed test metrics, traced the bugs, use cases and requirements to the defects for the management using DOORS, QC and Clear Quest
  • Verified data from the back end using TOAD and Oracle to make sure the related tables got populated
  • Created test report for the upper management

Environment: Windows 2003, UNIX, C# .Net 3.5, ASP.NET 2, Java, Java Script, Clear Trust, Active Directory, LDAP, EMC Documentum 5.3, BEA Weblogic, Adobe Form Server, HTML, DHTML, XML, XSLT, CSS, Oracle 10g/9i, Toad 9.0, PL/SQL, DQL, DFS 6.1, IIS 6.0, Visual Studio 2008, MS Project 2003, MS Visio 2003, HP(Quality Center 9.2. Quick Test Professional 9.2, Win Runner 9.2, Load Runner 9.0), Star Team 10.1, DOORS 8.0.

Senior QA Tester

Confidential, Washington, DC

Responsibilities:

  • Managed, organized, and distributed work to the test team and update the manager
  • Analyzed the Business requirement (FRD) Functional Requirement Document and Design documents standard procedures followed to develop Test Plan, Test procedures and Test cases
  • Attended Walkthroughs and Peer Review meetings with Business Operations, Analysts, and Design & Development team
  • Responsible for writing test scenarios to create test scripts based on requirements and use cases
  • Created Traceability Matrix (RTM) mapping Test Cases with Requirements and Use Cases
  • Mapped requirements form the Requisite Pro to test cases in the Rational Test Manager
  • Responsible for the execution of the test cases, analysis of the test results and maintenance of Test matrix
  • Extensively used SQL queries to validate the data in the Oracle database using querying tools Toad
  • Executed Manual Test Cases by using positive and negative data inputs
  • Tested the application for user workflow under several scenarios by running Batch Scripts sequentially and calling scripts within parent scripts
  • Executed the test cases manually and reported the defects if any in Rational Clear Quest and keep track of defects and maintained weekly Test Metrics document
  • Used Rational Test Manager to create and document the Master Test Plan using specifications from the Business Requirements
  • Attended Change Request Meetings (CRM) to document changes and implemented procedures to test changes
  • Responsible for executing Daily Interfaces and Scheduler Jobs using AUTOSYS
  • Responsible for scheduling and executing the ETL Scripts thru AUTOSYS
  • Responsible for evaluating all production UNIX scripts during the project enhancement. Whenever Daily auto jobs failed then executed several ETL scripts manually and checks the log files for jobs status
  • Responsible for validating the data in the Datamart (Financial and portfolio Management) Tables
  • Responsible for creating, generating and analyzing reports using Micro Strategy and Panagon Report Manager Tool
  • Responsible for setting up the test environments in different test regions using different data schemas
  • Involved in the migration of the Online Payment, Electronic Billing (EB) and Electronic Correspondence (EC) functionality from eDocs version 1.9 to version 4.3
  • Responsible for developing scripts to migrate data to Oracle 9i from other different data sources (Oracle 8i, Legacy CDDTS, FFEL and PERKINS)
  • Lead the EDI process for loan payment
  • Responsible for converting Test Manager Scripts in to PDF files using Crystal reports
  • Responsible for verifying the GUI screens developed in Siebel
  • Responsible for creating SQL complex queries to validate backend database changes, deletes, and updates
  • Responsible for identifying and developing and executing Customer Acceptance Testing (CAT) test cases and scenarios

Environment: Rational test tools (Clear quest, Req Pro, Test manger) Crystal Reports, MS Word, MS Excel, XML, Toad, Oracle9i, SQL server, DB2, Microsoft Exchange Server, JAWS, Windows XP, J2EE, JSP, BEA Web Logic8.1, Apha VAX, Sun Solaris 8.

Software Tester

Confidential, Gaithersburg, MD

Responsibilities:

  • Manage test suits, defects status, automated testing tools, and the test environments
  • Design and write test case/script for manual testing and test Automation
  • Analyze test results to determine the state of the application development process
  • Lead and organize the test team to set the project milestone to meet deliverables
  • Hold meeting to discuss various issues and possible solutions with test team
  • Meet the QC/ Testing department roles in the IT Project Management Process to assure and maintained CMM level 3
  • Evaluate and recommend software testing tools for efficient and accurate application testing to meet project milestone to assure predetermined project delivery date
  • Co-ordinate defect tracking and test management using CM tools (Clear Quest, Clear Case)
  • Create different views (Dynamic, development) in CM tool and implement it according to the need of the project
  • Reviewing business requirements and functional specifications
  • Design test plans and rewrite test cases in changing CR’s in the project using Pegasus 8.51 and run it
  • Redesign test cases and test scenarios to verify software functionality
  • Suggest and implement test automation for style sheet, reports, data driven test using Quick Test Pro
  • Create test scenarios, develop and maintain end to end test scripts then prepare for automation
  • Create test data in Pegasus and run it in the back end then transmit it to web service gateway after validation to process it in the application
  • Use Tibco middle wire to compare schema codes for validation of the elements and perform White box testing to verify codes and fix it
  • Processed data in Abinitio and validate it from XML FORMS map it to Mainframe DB2 database
  • Write SQL to retrieve data from PROD/ ATS and test it
  • Involve in AQT testing in client environment- define bugs and discuss possible solution with client
  • Initiated knowledge based repository system for the IT department

Environment: Mercury Interactive Quick Test Pro, Clear Quest, Clear Case, Requisite Pro., Crystal Reports, MS Word, MS Excel, XML, Oracle9i, DB2, Microsoft Exchange Server, Windows NT, Humming Bird, Eclipse, J2EE, PVCS Tracker, Abinitio, Pegasus8.51, Sun Solaris 8,Tibco.

Senior Software Tester/Lead

Confidential, RESTON, VA

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in the implementation of PeopleSoft HRMS. The testing encompassed individual application module testing, full integration testing of all modules, database testing, performance testing. Performed system testing and platform testing of the People Soft HR module. Involved in testing the customized online Panels, Menus, SQR and Crystal Reports. Used SQL and PS Query to test the Database updates and Modifications.
  • Writing and executing Test Plans/Test Cases following Tech-Specs.
  • Using WinRunner/Quick Test Pro extensively to automate testing to test the functionalities of the application and using the scripts for Regression Testing in multiple projects.
  • Specifying testing requirements, planning tests, designing test steps, generating test templates, calling test with parameters, creating requirement coverage, executing tests using the Test Lab, and adding, matching, updating, prioritizing & mailing defects, monitoring the test process by generating the test reports& graphs using Test Director.
  • Imported code from QTP and run it in Loadrunner to do the performance and stress testing of the application.
  • Set up different LR monitor on servers to find the bottleneck.
  • Analyzed and reviewed the reports with developers and network engineers to solve the bottleneck.
  • Generated 1000 VUsers to test the stress on the application.
  • Developing test metrics, traced the bugs, and requirements to the defects for the management.
  • Participate and report statuses in all test related project team meetings.
  • Collaborate with developers as needed to isolate root cause of defects.
  • Test Designing of optimization of PeopleSoft HR/Oracle environments that supports 5,000+ employees.
  • Substantial experience in writing and executing Test cases and Test Scripts for PeopleSoft application, mentoring customer's staff, working with overall team to meet project goals.
  • Developing processes for QA department across development life cycle with a process improvement team.
  • Mentoring new employees in QA processes and reviewing new employees.

Environment: Mercury Interactive Win Runner, Quick Test Pro, Test Director, Clear Case, Requisite Pro., PeopleSoft, Crystal Reports, MS Word, MS Excel, XML,PVCS Tracker, PeopleSoft, Microsoft Exchange Server, Windows NT and Windows 2000.

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