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Sr Qa Engineer Resume

Arlington, VA

SUMMARY:

  • Around 8 years of experience in Information Technology with emphasis on Software Testing/Quality Assurance. Strong experience in Quality - Assurance testing of web based and client/server applications in the varied domain and also test automation of client/server and web based Applications using QTP / UFT.
  • Strong knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies such as Agile, SCRUM and waterfall models and TDD.
  • Strong knowledge of all phases of software testing life cycle including test strategy preparation, test plan development, test case creation, test execution and bug tracking
  • Expertise in creating Test Plans and Test Cases to ensure quality and test all the business requirements
  • Experienced with different Testing Methodologies and proficient in following Agile Methodology and writing Stories, reporting bugs, participating in Sprint Grooming sessions, Sprint Planning Sessions, Sizing and Committing to the Stories and giving feedback in the Retrospective meeting for each Sprint
  • Experience in working together with Developers during the Sprints, attending design review sessions, conducting test case review meetings, participating in Daily Stand-Up meetings, creating reports
  • Experience in Integration Testing, System Testing, Acceptance Testing, Regression Testing, Sanity Testing, Database Testing and Browser compatibility testing.
  • Bounds of experience in different types of testing like Black box testing, Unit testing, Functional testing, GUI testing, System testing, Regression testing, UA testing, Integration testing and Performance testing
  • Experience in Functional Testing of Client Server and Web Application.
  • Leadership and team member roles in creation and execution of Test cases, Test strategies, Test Plans and Test Closures.
  • Achieved expertise in Manual and Automation testing and have good working knowledge of Testing Tools like ALM, JIRA, Selenium, QTP, TFS
  • Test Automation Experience in HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT/QTP) for creating, maintaining, and debugging complex and innovative scripts for frameworks such as Data-Driven and Hybrid Framework.
  • Developed and maintained custom library, error handling, recovery scenarios, reporting methods, descriptive programming and repository management using QTP/UFT for Automation framework.
  • Proficient in writing VBScript from scratch using UFT/QTP for functional testing to in corporate new code change and enhancements.
  • Experienced in developing QTP/UFT test scripts to support Regression Testing.
  • Highly proficient in preparation of weekly status reports using Quality Center/ALM.
  • Good experience in testing SOAP Web Service and RESTful services using SoapUI
  • Experience in Data warehouse Testing like Data loads, Extract, Data Accuracy, Transformation, completeness, Data Integration using Informatica, Datastage, Unix, Oracle and other data sources.
  • Has immense working experience with writing SQL queries to perform backend testing and retrieving and comparing data from database using TOAD, SQL developer
  • Experience in working with MySQL database using TOAD for data validation testing.
  • Knowledge of Defect Reporting and Defect Tracking tool like JIRA Agile and BUGZILLA and Test management tool like Version One, HP ALM (Quality Center)

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

SDLC Methodology: Agile / scrum methodology, waterfall methodology, TDD

Analytical Tools: HP QTP / UFT, Driven Automation Framework, VB

Document Management: Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM), User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Data Driven testing

Testing: Functional Testing, Regression Testing, Compatibility Testing, Backend Testing, System Testing, Smoke Testing, Integration Testing

Web Services: Soap UI

Database: SQL, TOAD, Oracle

Testing Tools: JIRA, HP ALM, HP Quality Center, Rational Clear Quest, Team Foundation Server TFS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential - Arlington, VA

Sr QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Followed Agile methodology (participated in sprint daily scrum, planning, review meetings) for application implementation and testing.
  • Participation in all sprints planning to discuss on the QA story points listed in JIRA.
  • Conducting test case review walk through and formal meetings with Business analysts.
  • Attended daily sprint planning, sprint review meetings to discuss about the sprint backlogs, work progress, and outstanding issues and resolving any impediments for development team.
  • Documented all established traceability between the Business Requirements, Use Cases, Business Rules, Activity Diagrams and Test Scenarios.
  • Prepared daily/ weekly status reports on Test case execution, defects, RTM etc.
  • Involved in planning test execution activities, defect reporting and analyzing test metrics.
  • Developing Test Plan, Test Strategy and provide estimation timelines based on the story points.
  • Developing Test Scenarios, Test Cases and performing test execution and maintaining defects in HP ALM Test Management Tool.
  • Extensively worked on Team Foundation Server (TFS) for Requirement Management, Defects tracking, review and analyzing
  • Experienced in creating, enhancing and maintaining high-end test scripts for various functional and regression testing using UFT and VBScript.
  • Developed UFT automation Hybrid framework from scratch for new application and existing application.
  • Involved in conducting Functional, Integration, System, and Regression testing using QuickTest Pro.
  • Enhanced test scripts using various utilities provided in UFT (i.e. inserting standard check points, synchronization points, regular expressions, database checkpoints, bitmap checkpoints, output value parameters and parameterization).
  • Build automated test suites and execute a complete test strategy including verification of functionality, performance, security and scalability.
  • Created checklist and executed Smoke Testing for build acceptance.
  • Participated in compatibility testing for various browsers (IE, Fire Fox, SAFARI) and mobile platforms as OS platforms (Windows, MAC)
  • Participated and coordinated with Functional Testing, Regression Testing, Compatibility Testing and Backend Testing using HP Quality Center.
  • Worked closely with QA Lead and/or QA Manager and ensured regular communication throughout the project.
  • Provided timely status reports to QA Lead and/or Project Manager.
  • Tested data flow between various applications via batch jobs and Real Time Web services using SOAP UI.
  • Involved in Smoke Testing, Regression Testing and User Acceptance Testing.
  • Written SQL queries using SQL Developer to access database for backend testing.
  • Performing back-end/database testing to ensure data validity by developing SQL Queries.
  • Performed Oracle back-end testing extensively using SQL & TOAD, wrote and executed SQL Quires against Oracle database testing.
  • Generated reports (defects and test case execution) on daily basis to track the progress of the project.
  • Reviewed the defects with concerned developers and Business Analysts.
  • Conducted meetings and walk through with users and junior team members to discuss the defect management process in Quality Center and Clear Quest
  • Used HP Quality Center to log defects and track resolution till the closing of defect after retesting.

Environment: Agile / scrum & waterfall methodology, HP QTP / UFT, Data Driven Automation Framework, Test Case, Test Plan, Test Scenarios, Requirement Traceability Matrix, JIRA, Functional Testing, Regression Testing, Compatibility Testing, Backend Testing, HP ALM, TFS, System Testing, Smoke Testing, Integration Testing, HP Quality Center, SOAP UI, TOAD, SQL, UAT, Clear Quest

Confidential - Atlanta, GA

QA Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Worked in an agile environment with an ability to accommodate and test the newly proposed changes at any point of time during the release.
  • Analyzed and reviewed Business Requirement Document, High Level Design & Low-Level Design Documents to prepare effective Test Plans.
  • Identified the scope of testing and defined project testing strategy including functionality to be tested, necessary configurations or dependencies, assumptions, and risk evaluations for the project.
  • Attended daily standup meeting/daily scrum to discuss about the work progress and any outstanding issues.
  • Performing Test planning, estimating execution and identifying the test criteria, test data according to the Requirements.
  • Created Test Plans, Test Cases and Test Strategies based on Business Requirements Documents, Business Rules and Design documents.
  • Entered Test Scenarios, Test Cases and Expected Results in test management tool, Version One.
  • Used HP ALM for maintaining the Test Plans, Test Cases and Test Execution.
  • Analyzing the scope of automation in the regression suite.
  • Automating the eligible Regression test scripts by HP UFT accessing from Citrix box to access remote servers having the software installed.
  • Experienced in creating, enhancing and maintaining high-end test scripts for various functional and regression testing using UFT and VBScript.
  • Enhanced test scripts using various utilities provided in UFT (i.e. inserting standard check points, synchronization points, regular expressions, database checkpoints, bitmap checkpoints, output value parameters and parameterization).
  • Executed a complete test strategy including verification of functionality, performance, security and scalability.
  • Performed Smoke and Functional testing on every build of the application.
  • Involved in Cross platform, cross browser testing and Mobile platforms (IOS and Android).
  • Performed Input validations, User interface validations, browser compatibility and navigation testing.
  • Communicated with the development team and created periodical status reports (Bars, Charts and Graphs) using HP QC.
  • Attended the daily Bug review meetings, weekly status meetings, walkthrough meetings and interacted with Business Analysts and Developers to resolve Defects.
  • Developed and executed test cases for EWS (Enterprise Web Services) /XML / SOAP and RESTFul services using SoapUI tool.
  • Updated WSDL file as needed for Endpoint, Tested request and response XML. Added Assertions to validate the response xml with database.
  • Performed ETL testing for EBCDIC flat file format to Stage tables and SSRS Reports.
  • Constructed various stored procedures and complex SQL queries to verify data, indexes, null value checks, missing fields, row count difference & incorrect flag values in tables and views.
  • Written and executed SQL queries and Joins, Group By clause, having clause etc. to validate the data.
  • Performed Functional, Integration, Regression, End-to-End and UAT testing of the application.
  • Coordinated with UAT for business acceptance testing.
  • Utilized the defect tracking system of HPALM to report defects in a clear and precise manner, describing the scenario, expected outcome and actual outcome.

Environment: Agile / scrum & waterfall methodology, HP QTP / UFT, Data Driven Automation Framework, Test Case, Test Plan, Test Scenarios, Requirement Traceability Matrix, Functional Testing, Regression Testing, Compatibility Testing, Backend Testing, System Testing, Smoke Testing, Integration Testing, EWS (Enterprise Web Services) /XML / SOAP, RESTFul, HP ALM, ETL, SQL, UAT, HP ALM

Confidential - Franklin, TN

QA Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding and analyzing Business requirements and design specification and determine the scope of testing.
  • Involved between Agile and Waterfall approaches depending on project specifics and client goals, creating detailed project road maps, plans, schedules and work breakdown structures.
  • Analyzed requirement documents and created epic and Issues/User stories in JIRA.
  • Review requirement documents and implemented the details to write test plan, Test scenario, and test case.
  • Actively participated in scrum meetings, representing QA efforts within sprints.
  • Actively participated in business requirements, technical discussions and data modeling meetings from QA front.
  • Designed Comprehensive Test Plans, Detailed Test Cases & Test Scenarios to test the applications from an end-to-end perspective and collected the required test data.
  • Developed and executed test plans, test cases based on the business/technical requirements using HP ALM.
  • Worked closely with team lead and attended Stand-up Sessions to understand and analyze the Deliverables like Business Requirement Documents, System Requirements Specifications, Use Cases, Mock-ups and the Actual Applications
  • Conducted Test cases/Test Plan review meeting with project management team for approvals.
  • Prepared Traceability Matrix to demonstrate the test coverage through requirement vs. test scripts.
  • Executed manual test cases, tracked and logged the defects using Quality Center. Prepared test data for positive and negative test scenarios for functional testing as documented in the test plan.
  • Selected the Test Cases to be automated and performed functional testing of the front end using UFT and created Data Driven Framework.
  • Involved in developing and executing automated test scripts to support testing requirements using Quick Test Professional (QTP) / UFT.
  • Managed multiple shared object repositories.
  • Involved in creating data driven tests by using parameterization.
  • Created QTP / UFT scripts with reusable and external Actions and, called functions in Actions.
  • Implemented Synchronization using Sync and Wait Property methods.
  • Implementation of Regular expressions and parameterized checkpoint properties.
  • Performed Regression Testing and Integration Testing to verify complete health of the system and different functionalities together
  • Executed manual and automated test cases and Generated reports and graphs after execution.
  • Tested all the ETL process developed to fetch the data from various feeds into the data warehouse.
  • Performed Back End Testing using base and complex SQL Queries, Functional testing, Regression Testing User Acceptance Testing
  • Prepared pre-conditioned data for negative and positive testing of the application
  • Used SQL queries to perform data integrity testing and backend testing of the application
  • Performed Database testing by executing the SQL queries.
  • Extensively involved in working for the Database Upgrade Project from SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server 2008.
  • Development and Execution of SQL queries to check the database and checking the data integrity in accordance with business standards of the company.
  • Developed process documents, user's manual and defect logging process to support UAT testing
  • Supported UAT testing and created defect guide lines documents for users using Quality Center
  • Performed Defect reporting, Analyzing and Tracking using JIRA.

Environment: Agile / scrum & waterfall methodology, HP QTP / UFT, Data Driven Automation Framework, Test Case, Test Plan, Test Scenarios, Requirement Traceability Matrix, Functional Testing, Regression Testing, Compatibility Testing, Backend Testing, System Testing, Smoke Testing, Integration Testing, HP ALM, HP Quality Center, ETL, SQL, UAT, JIRA

Confidential - New York, NY

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Used Agile Methodology to minimize risk by implementing software development in short time 'boxes or iterations.
  • Analyzed functional requirement document and technical requirement document and technical specification document.
  • Interactions with Business Analysts in gathering and analyzing Testable Requirements from set of Business requirements.
  • Participated in daily Standup, Backlog review, Sprint review, Sprint Planning, Retrospections.
  • Associated Test Cases to requirements in order to ensure that all the functional requirements have been covered using Requirement Traceability Matrix and Test Matrix
  • Actively participated in User Story Review meetings and identified the key Test Scenarios.
  • Attended Daily Scrum meetings to assess the testing progress and review the accomplishments, targets and understand the issues.
  • Maintained Traceability Matrix using Rally.
  • Attended requirements analysis meetings and bridge the gap between the business requirements and software design for the team
  • Developed Test cases, Test procedures and executed functional Test scripts for these applications.
  • Created Data driven scripts for adding multiple customers, checking the accounts for different users, applying for loans etc.
  • Performed in End to End Testing exercises making technique in a joint effort with QA Test Management, Test design, checking everyday exercises, leading scrum gatherings, Creating Test Scenarios, Test cases, Execute Test cases, Report bugs and Project Reporting.
  • Wrote QA Test Plans, test cases, performed manual tests and documented results. Used Team Foundation and Blue print for Smoke testing that verified Mockups against Business Requirements.
  • Performed Manual and Automation Testing on both Client-Server and Web-based application
  • Involved in entire QA Life Cycle, which includes Designing, Developing and Execution of the entire QA Process and documentation of Test Plans, Test Cases, Test Procedures and Test Scripts
  • Designed automation test scripts with multiple actions in Quality Center
  • Worked on Cross Browser testing by testing the website on different browsers like Chrome, IE and Firefox.
  • Enhanced and created UFT/QTP scripts using reusable actions, parameters and check points.
  • Responsible for creating manual test cases and deciding the candidates for Automation such as DDT test cases using QTP.
  • Various Checkpoints were created in the test script to verify the correct functionality of the application.
  • Involved in functionality, regression testing, integration testing, exploratory testing and system testing. Involved in creating and executing the automation test scripts using the tool QTP.
  • Ensures that the existing functionality is working properly by performing regression testing with QTP / UFT Scripts.
  • Written SQL scripts for validating the data loaded by the ETL processes.
  • Tested several Data stage ETL jobs and ran on UNIX for loading purpose and checking the log files
  • Developed SQL Queries in Oracle SQL PLUS Utility for checking the Data Transaction and Database Integrity
  • Developed SQL queries for back-end testing.
  • Developed and maintain Functional, Integration, Security, Conversion and UAT Test Plans
  • Developed Test Scenarios and Test cases for Data Conversion, Functional, Integration, Security and UAT testing.
  • Used Quality Center to report the bugs found during testing and to document the test scripts.

Environment: Agile / scrum & waterfall methodology, HP QTP / UFT, Data Driven Automation Framework, Test Case, Test Plan, Test Scenarios, Requirement Traceability Matrix, Functional Testing, Regression Testing, Compatibility Testing, Backend Testing, System Testing, Smoke Testing, Integration Testing, Rally, ETL, SQL, UAT, Quality Center

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