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Principal Quality Assurance Engineer Resume

Rockville, MD


Twelve plus years of experience in the field of Software Quality Assurance Testing with diversified skills in Manual and Automated Testing of web based and client/server applications. Tasks included analyze and understand the requirements, create test planning, create test case and perform reviews, create requirement traceability matrix, generate test analysis report to the management. Perform the role of a Scrum master to facilitate the daily scrum meetings and ensure team is following the process and practices to execute the Sprints. Overall manage the development team as a Quality Assurance lead to integrate quality into the design and work products.

  • Extensively involved in all the phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Extensively involved in Agile process and helped team to conduct the sprints in an efficient manner.
  • Experienced in manual testing as well as automated testing using Mercury Quick TestPro, LoadRunner, WinRunner, Quality Center, Test Director, Selenium, Aptest, TFS.
  • Expertise in analysis of Software Requirement Specifications and development of Test Plans, Test Scripts, Test Cases and Test Analysis Report for both Client Server and Web Applications.
  • Extensive experience in Functional, Regression, Integration, System testing, Smoke Testing, Usability, load, stress, volume, performance and stability testing.
  • Good communication and presentation skills and able to adapt new technology quickly.
  • Self - starter with strong work ethic and skills in time management, client relationship and ability to adapt and learn new things quickly.
  • Expertise in problem solving and bug tracking reports using Bug Tracking tools Quality Center, TestDirector, Jira, TFS.
  • Organized, attention to detail, self-motivation, personable, multi-focused and ability to meet project milestones and deliverable dates.
  • Enjoy working collaboratively with testers, developers and other team members in testing complex projects and in the overall enhancement of software product quality.
  • Expertise in problem solving and tracking bug reports using bug-tracking tool.
  • Highly committed, enthusiastic, creative team player possess good interpersonal and communication Skills.
  • Leading the testing team to follow the detail process and provide suggestions, guidance to implement the proper method.



Principal Quality Assurance Engineer

  • Performed all types of testing on .Net software and provided end to end support on delivering the quality product
  • Analyzed the requirements, user stories to identify the scope of the assigned project and created detailed Test Strategy
  • Worked with BA to create the user stories
  • Performed as an SME in several EHB modules e.g. TATS, ESV, GAAM, PRGACT, POM, Reports, FTCA, Enterprise modules and provided extensive support to the team on key business knowledge
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a business and quality assurance lead and has successfully showcased the aptitude to switch roles and responsibilities as the need arise
  • Involved in client meetings to analyze the key business scenarios and answered the questions for clarification
  • Worked closely with development team in Requirement Analysis/Impact Analysis process and identified the needed effort for the testing team
  • As a Test Lead identified the required metrics to achieve inherent goal for the test team
  • Worked closely with the testing team to provide required knowledge on business domain, skills and processes and identified the gaps to implement a productive environment
  • As a Test Lead mentored the junior testers with the required knowledge, conducted knowledge transfer sessions on domain knowledge, processes, tools
  • As a Test Lead overall involved to create a fun and conducive environment for all resources to get the maximum throughput
  • Developed and implemented automated testing using Selenium
  • Architected and implemented agile QA processes and practices, including defect and test management
  • Coordinate efforts among dependent product development teams
  • Responsible for all aspects of running a small web site and web application
  • Maintain data analysis and modeling, business intelligence architectures, report development
  • Involved in UAT, created UAT scripts, UAT test data and provided support to the UAT users
  • Involved in delivering the client deliverables (Test Summary Report, 508 compliance report, DRE)
  • Volunteered in corporate CMMI certification to provide the required artifacts from the assigned project

Environment: Jama Contour, Jira, Selenium, .net, XML, MSSQL, MS Windows, Aptest, TFS, Fiddler, Load runner, XML, Jaws


QA Engineer

  • Performed all types of testing on desktop and server software
  • Created and executed test plans and test case using Quality Center and for bug tracking
  • Involved in Requirement Analysis process
  • Developed and implemented automated testing using Quick Test
  • Architected and implemented agile QA processes and practices, including defect and test management
  • Coordinate efforts between product development teams
  • Responsible for all aspects of running a small web site and web application
  • Maintain data analysis and modeling, business intelligence architectures, report development

Environment: Quality Center, Bugzilla, Quick test, XML, UNIX, PostgresDatabase MS Windows.

Confidential, Rockville, MD

Test Analyst

  • Analyzed, reviewed user requirement specification and functional specifications of the application.
  • Developed Test plan and test cases based on User Requirement specifications and Functional Requirement Specification.
  • Performed functional testing using Quick Test Professional.
  • Maintained the automation scripts for enhancements and modifications to perform regression testing.
  • Enhanced and modified automated scripts for several complex scenarios by adding programming logic.
  • Developed LoadRunner VuGen script and create Controller Scenario for Volume and Stress testing.
  • Created Test Scenarios on LoadRunner controller for Baseline, Stress, Volume and Soak testing.
  • Responsible for weekly status updates showing the progress of the Automation testing effort and open issues to be resolved.
  • Interaction with business analysts and developers to resolve the technical issues so as to meet the client’s requirement for a better quality software product.
  • Attended periodic meetings, teleconferences on problem resolution.

Environment: Windows, VB Script, LoadRunner, QuickTest Pro and Quality Center.

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