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Quality Assurance Lead Resume

MN

SUMMARY:

  • Successful 9.3 years of productive experience in Software Quality Assurance Testing with extensive working experience on all phases of SDLC including Waterfall and Agile test methodologies - BDD, TDD, Kanban, Scrum and implementing Automation testing using Cucumber, SOAP UI, Selenium WebDriver and HP UFT, Database Testing using SQL queries, Black Box and Grey Box testing of Web Services and GUI applications.
  • Expertise on Software Testing Lifecycle process and its deliverables (Requirement Analysis, Test Estimation, Test planning and strategizing, Test Case Design, Test Case Execution, Defect Management and Test Closure reporting).
  • Experience in creating and maintaining test plans and writing feature use cases in BDD test environment using JAVA, JUnit and GHERKIN on Cucumber.
  • Hands-on experience in Open Source Tools - Cucumber, Selenium WebDriver, Jenkins, Maven, TestNG and Junit. Built and configured Jenkins slaves for parallel job execution.
  • Experience in setting up QA Integrated environments using DevOps tools. Built automated deployments and smoke tested in CI/CD (Continuous Integration and Delivery) Pipeline using Maven and Jenkins
  • Experience in developing a devised end-to-end test automation framework including Keyword-Driven, Hybrid and Page Object model POM framework design using JAVA-Cucumber, SOAP UI and HP UFT.
  • Extensive working knowledge in Automation testing, manual testing, System Integration testing, GUI Software testing, Backend testing, Black-box testing, Functional testing and Regression testing
  • Strong knowledge on the SOA architecture which includes SOAP Web Service and RESTful Web Service.
  • Expertise in back-end database testing by writing and executing SQL Queries to validate the transformation rules.
  • Expertise in Automation Testing using tools like SOAP UI, SOAP NG Pro, Cucumber, Selenium2.0, HP QTP/UFT.
  • Versatile knowledge in DevOps Build and Deployment tools like Maven and Jenkins.
  • Extensive experience in Black Box, Grey Box and White Box testing of SOAP and REST Web Services.
  • Expertise in Functional testing and Defect Management using tools like JIRA, HP ALM 11, Rally and AOTS.
  • Experience in working with Mainframe tools like CICS, CA7 Scheduler, SPUFI, and SCHED 7.
  • Experience in writing SQL queries on Oracle RDBMS database and CQL queries in Cassandra Datastax.
  • Experience in JMS ActiveMQ, IBM MQ and RabbitMQ functional and regression testing.
  • Analytical experience in Distributed systems, Unix/Windows/Mainframe Environments and Web Services involving DB2 and MS SQL 2005 back end databases.
  • Hands on experience in using the following Tools - IntelliJ, Notepad++, Editplus, Toad, XMLSpy, JSON Viewer, VPN, Putty, Ultra Edit, winSCP.
  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, global exposure towards client interaction and ability to perform independently by self-driven motivation or as a part of the team.
  • Robust experience on the entire Software Testing Life cycle and Defect Life cycle process.
  • Actively participate in meetings pertaining to Requirements gathering, User stories grooming and planning, Test strategizing, scrum calls, test estimation, Defect management triage calls.
  • Research Oriented, motivated, proactive, self-starter with strong work ethic skills to quickly understand client’s business needs and domain model.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Automation Testing Tools: SOAP UI, SOAP NG Pro, Cucumber, Selenium 2.0, HP QTP/UFT 10

Functional Testing and Defect Tracking Tools: HP ALM 11, Rally, Atlassian JIRA, IBM RTC, AOTS

DevOps Build and Deployment Tools: CI/CD Pipeline - Maven and Jenkins

Development and Code Repository Tools: IntelliJ, Informatica s ActiveVOS 9.2.4, XML Spy 2015, Red Hat JBoss Fuse, GITHub, SVN

Database Tools: Oracle SQL developer, Oracle Toad, Cassandra CQL

Test Methodologies: BDD, TDD, Agile- Scrum and Kanban, Waterfall

Technologies/Framework: Web Services/API, Mainframe, Java, ATG, Spring

Scripting Languages: Groovy scripting, VB Scripting

Utilities: Putty, SPLUNK Monitoring, Ultra Edit, Notepad++, Bluezone Mainframe Emulator, Microsoft Office applications

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, MN

Quality Assurance Lead

Responsibilities:
  • Developed automated and manual test cases for all the user stories tagged for a particular sprint cycle.
  • Prepared and maintained Feature sets and step definitions using Groovy and BDD methodology in Cucumber.
  • Tested the End to End flow of the Checkout functional requirements planned for each Sprint involving two week iteration.
  • Performed Grey Box testing throughout the testing phase using APIs to identify potential issues and raised bugs in JIRA and tracked them to closure.
  • Wrote SQL queries to the database to retrieve and validate order information from upstream and downstream applications.
  • Configured Mock services to validate JSON requests and responses.
  • Developed build and deployment of automation scripts and scheduled to run the scripts on daily basis.
  • Established a weekly reporting activity and review meeting with leadership to highlight key focus areas and recommendations to communicate with their teams and/or stakeholders.
  • Monitored production logs for any SPLUNK alerts and acted immediately in resolving the production issues.
  • Participated and provided updates in the integrated defect triage call every day and opened chat rooms to coordinate between various applications and service layers.
  • Participated in required meetings to offer recommendations and promoted best practices.
  • Prepared Weekly Defect Trend, Release Defect Trend Reports on weekly basis.
  • Performed Defect Prevention and Root cause analysis activities for all those Defects raised during a release.
  • Documented comprehensive Test Strategy, Test Plan, Test Cases and Test Closure Report as part of QA deliverables as per the standard template of the client’s release management process.
  • Performed User Interface Testing on the Confidential website and validated the GUI elements for its intended functionality.

Confidential, Richfield, MN.

Quality Assurance Lead

Responsibilities:
  • Developed automated and manual test cases for all the user stories tagged for a particular sprint cycle.
  • Prepared and maintained Feature sets and step definitions using Groovy and BDD methodology in Cucumber.
  • Tested the End to End flow of the Checkout functional requirements planned for each Sprint involving two week iteration.
  • Performed Grey Box testing throughout the testing phase using APIs to identify potential issues and raised bugs in JIRA and tracked them to closure.
  • Wrote SQL queries to the database to retrieve and validate order information from upstream and downstream applications.
  • Configured Mock services to validate JSON requests and responses.
  • Developed build and deployment of automation scripts and scheduled to run the scripts on daily basis.
  • Established a weekly reporting activity and review meeting with leadership to highlight key focus areas and recommendations to communicate with their teams and/or stakeholders.
  • Monitored production logs for any SPLUNK alerts and acted immediately in resolving the production issues.
  • Participated and provided updates in the integrated defect triage call every day and opened chat rooms to coordinate between various applications and service layers.
  • Participated in required meetings to offer recommendations and promoted best practices.
  • Documented comprehensive Test Strategy, Test Plan, Test Cases and Test Closure Report as part of QA deliverables as per the standard template of the client’s release management process.
  • Performed User Interface Testing on the Confidential website and validated the GUI elements for its intended functionality.

Confidential, Richardson, TX.

Quality Assurance Lead

Responsibilities:
  • Created Test Strategy, Test Plan, Test Cases and Test Closure Report as part of QA deliverables as per the standard template of the client’s release management process.
  • Participated in Business Requirements discussion and framing the requirements along with Business team.
  • Sent out daily Test Execution reports to relevant stakeholders of the project.
  • Lead an offshore team of 5 members through the complete Full life cycle testing phases of this project.
  • Wrote and executed SQL queries to extract reports from Oracle database.
  • Performed functional testing of Web services using SOAP and Rest request, configuring web services using WSDL file or URL in SOAP UI and create XML requests using XSD schema and debugging XPATH validation errors and perform functional validation.
  • Maintained Rally for Task allocation and tracking the tasks to closure. Logged the defects in Rally for each Sprint testing and track it to closure.
  • Wrote and executed manual test cases, performed white box testing on the ActiveVOS BPEL process and validation of SOAP and REST services functionalities.
  • Validated database and rule engine functional requirements and also performed requirement gap analysis.
  • Built robust automation regression suite for functional testing using SOAP NG Pro.
  • Wrote basic Groovy scripts in SOAP UI test cases for invoking API calls and validating the request and response attributes.
  • Lead E2E functional testing and participated in defect review meetings, provided issue resolutions & regular status updates.
  • Performed smoke/sanity testing, PVT and monitored code deployments.
  • Wrote basic Perl script for file comparison and output generation.
  • Validated Feed files by FTP’ing the files using PUTTY or winSCP.
  • Validated email templates sent to Customers after they place orders through Confidential &T website and configured Messaging services and listeners in ActiveVOS.
  • Performed GUI Validations on a web application developed on Java platform.
  • Created monthly release document with the list of code entities that would be deployed to production.
  • Performed User Interface (Customer Interaction) testing on the GUI pages for its business logic and system design in the OCE Queue, Order details, Search and Escalation Pages.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Quality Assurance Lead

Responsibilities:
  • Created Test Plan following Confidential release documentation process and aligned the test execution schedules with Mainframe Batch cycle window
  • Lead an offshore team of 5 members through the complete Full life cycle testing phases of this project.
  • Involved in Business analysis, requirements gathering, test estimation, test planning and strategizing.
  • Created QTP test scripts for performing automation testing on mainframe report comparison and functionality validations.
  • Used Putty Ultra Edit Tools to perform the report comparison and generated the compared results as a HTML Report.
  • Created HP ALM test cases for performing manual testing.
  • Used physical Check scanning machine (Panini) to process Checks and tested the OCE online application using the scanned images of checks.
  • Lead this project through the waterfall model of testing, following the Release calendar.
  • Performed web security testing on the online application.
  • Performed functional testing and tracked the test execution results and Defects.
  • Coordinated Defect Triage calls as a part of Defect management lifecycle.
  • Created the Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM) and evaluated Test Coverage in Quality center.

Confidential

Software Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Created Test Plan, Test Cases and Test Closure Report as part of QA deliverables as per as per the Confidential Release Calendar.
  • Worked with a team of 8 members through the complete Full life cycle testing phases of this project.
  • Involved in preparation of detailed analyzing the business and system requirement specification documents.
  • Wrote QTP Automation test scripts for checking the Mainframe job execution status and GDG file generation status in Bluezone Mainframe Emulator utility.
  • Performed Back officer Decision making for check processing using CICS application.
  • Created HP ALM test cases and executed test cases using Sprinter using batch mode.
  • Preformed Defect lifecycle activities including logging defects, participation in defect review meetings, provide issue resolutions & regular status updates.
  • Using SYMCOR’s TRIPS online application validated the check processing related functionalities.
  • Submitted mainframe jobs, validated JCL, monitored the mainframe job execution using CA7 Scheduler and coordinated between various applications participating in a particular release as per the Release calendar.
  • Accessed files in different environments through LPAR logical partitions.
  • Validated Datasets - flat files, VSAM and GDGs

Confidential

Software Test Engineer

Responsibilities:
  • Prepared test plan, and test cases during the requirement analysis phase.
  • Performed test execution and defect logging and tracking.
  • Involved with onsite coordination, planning and managing day- to-day activities, and interaction with client to facilitate smooth implementation of the release.
  • Prepared and executed SQL queries to validate the business rules.
  • Participated in defect review meetings and provided issue resolutions & regular status updates.
  • Coordinated with Automation engineer in object repository and application walk through.

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