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Qa Architect /lead Resume

Washington, DC

SUMMARY:

  • Over 16 years of experience in the IT industry as a QA Engineer/QA Lead/QA Architect, System Analyst/Scrum Master for various business Projects.
  • Total exposure and experience in every phase of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Expertise in Agile/Scrum Methodology and Release Management Process
  • Testing and Project Analysis Experience in Enterprise, Telecom, Banking, Health Care, Retail, Finance, Mortgage, Liquidity & Fixed - Income and Social-Networking Domains
  • Expertise in leading day-to-day scrums, Retrospectives, building Project roadmaps, Project Scope and building Project Reports
  • Experience in testing Sales Force Application
  • Experienced in Developing Test plans/Test Cases (Manual / Automated), Test procedures, Test Scripts and Test strategy
  • Experience with implementation and integration testing of customer relations management solutions for Salesforce
  • Extensive working experience on Functionality Testing, GUI Testing, Regression Testing, Stress Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, User Acceptance Testing, Database Testing, Black Box Testing, Peer-to-Peer Testing, API Testing, Load Testing, Web services Testing and Well acquainted with the Bug Life Cycle and Debugging Approach.
  • Proficient in using SQL, PL/SQL, UNIX Shell Scripting, VB Script and Java Scripting.
  • Having good experience with writing and executing test Scripts using Selenium,
  • Experience in Testing HTML5 web Applications Using Selenium Web driver by developing Hybrid Frame Work
  • Developed Customized functions to support the Data-driven frame work in Selenium
  • Working Experience with IBM RIT Automation Test Tool and CUCUMBER a Ruby based Test Tool for BDD
  • Experience with Testing TIBCO Message based services using GEMS
  • Experience in creating and Validating the XML files based on the defined XSD’s with the help of XML SPY
  • Experience with Jenkins in building the Code, and debugging the code/server issues related to deployments
  • Experience with GitHub, SVN, PERFORCE and MAVEN Code Repository Tools
  • Experience in generating the Data/ETL Reports using QTP (Vb Script) based on the XML source and XSD’s
  • Experience with testing Mobile Applications on I-phone, Android, I-pad and other feature phones
  • Having well experienced in test management tools Quality center, TFS, Confluence and Test Manager, Rally, Jira etc.
  • Experience with Code Deployments, Monitoring Logs using Splunk & Putty for issue debugging; changing and configuring the Source Code Config & Property Files.
  • Proficient with Test Environment Server Restarts, Server Configurations and Server Stats using Putty.
  • Proficient in Testing Web services using SOAP UI, POSTMAN, Curl Shell and other REST Clients
  • Experience in Cost-Benefit evaluation of the Tools for the Project and expertise in Implementing and training the teams with new Agile techniques as a part of continuous Agile Process Improvement
  • Provided leadership and guidance to team members on the process of utilizing specifications to facilitate human resources-related data exchanges
  • Experienced in interacting with business users and executives to identify their needs, gathering requirements and authoring Business Requirement Documents (BRD), Functional Requirement Document (FRD), Use Case Diagrams, Activity Diagrams and Sequence Diagrams
  • Coordinated with the stakeholders, Application Vendor, Clearinghouses and project key personnel to gather functional and non-functional requirements
  • Become familiar with new technologies, Operating Systems, applications in order to maintain an awareness of technological advance.
  • Outstanding organizational skills including ability to multi-task prioritize and manage increasingly complex issues with integrative thinking, communicating skills and recognized for being a valued team player

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating System: Windows XP/2000, Windows Vista and Windows NT, Linux, Unix, Macintosh

Languages: Java, SQL, PL/SQL, XML, JSON, HTML, CSS, Angular JS, Ruby on Rails

Scripting Languages: VB Scripting, Shell Scripting, Java Scripting, PERL, Groovy Scripting

RDBR RDBMS: Oracle 9i, Oracle 11g, SQL Server

Functional Testing Tools: Quick Test Professional 11, Load Runner 7.6, SOAP-UI, Curl Shell, Selenium, Fiddler, IBM RIT, Protractor, POSTMAN

Defect Tracking Tools: Quality Center, Jira, Rally, Test Track Pro, TFS, Test Manager, Pivotal Tracker, Kanbanize, Test Link

Other: GitHub, MS Office, Confluence, Huddle, Toad, Konnex, Fiddler, Splunk, Jenkins, SVN, Maven and Perforce, Salesforce, AWS, Cloud, Tableau, CMS, CRM, SalesForce

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Washington, DC

QA Architect /Lead

Environment: JSON, Ruby on Rails, Web services, UNIX, MySQL, Windows, AWSLINUX, Selenium, GitHub, Cucumber, Rabbit-MQueue, ESB, XML, PHPIBM-CURAM, Sales Force

Responsibilities:

  • Designed Selenium Frame Work to Feed the Data live into CURAM application
  • Developed code in Java to pull the data live into CURAM application
  • Verified Salesforce integration with Database systems
  • Designed Selenium Frame Work to test Salesforce integration with applications like Marketo and other frontend applications.
  • Verified Salesforce workflows by creating Accounts, Pricing Opportunities, Pricing Quotes, Order opportunities, Order quotes, Cases, Invoices, and Revenue Transactions etc.
  • Architected and Developed Complex Selenium scripts to support the HAVEN Project integration
  • Performed requirement Analysis and reviewed them with cross teams
  • Designed Cucumber-Selenium Frame Work to test the Haven Application
  • Performed Web services Testing using multiple tools like POSTMAN, Rest Client and SOAP-UI
  • Conducted meetings with QA team members to track the progress on Testing.
  • Conducted training sessions to share the knowledge with team members
  • Conducted Demos of Live Data Feed to CURAM application to Confidential Executive Director and other Management.
  • Coordinated with Dev Manager on daily basis to track the progress of Application Development and Testing efforts.
  • Provided leadership and guidance to team members on the process of utilizing specifications to facilitate human resources-related data exchanges
  • Prepared Test plans, Test Scenarios and Test Scripts as per functional, Business requirements
  • Executed Smoke, Functional, Regression, Integration and UAT Tests in Test and Integration Environments
  • Generated complex SQL scripts to validate data against the JSON Source
  • Conducted weekly bug prioritization meetings weekly QA Sprint Planning sessions
  • Developed QA Road map to meet the release deadlines and milestones

Confidential, Washington, DC

QA Lead/ Architect

Environment: JSON, Ruby on Rails, Web services, UNIX, MySQL, Windows, AWSLINUX, ETL, Data warehousing, Tableau, Selenium, Protractor, Angular JS, GitHub, HL7, AIMS, EMR, Cucumber, EPIC, IOS, Android

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented Automation frameworks that best suits the projects
  • Reviewed the Unit Test and Automation code form UI and Testing teams
  • Used Apex data loader for uploading bunch of data to Salesforce
  • Worked on profiles and permissions for granting or restricting access to various features in Salesforce.
  • Prepared Test plans, Test Scenarios and Test Scripts as per functional, Business requirements
  • Coordinating the Releases to Test Integration and Production Environments
  • Communicating with Third Party Clients to prepare integration test plans
  • Managed a team of 6 members which includes both Manual and Automation Testers
  • Conducted weekly bug prioritization meetings weekly QA Sprint Planning sessions
  • Developed QA Road map to meet the release deadlines and mile stones
  • Conducted test case walkthroughs and review sessions
  • Conducted walkthroughs with team members and assigned tasks to team members.
  • Participated in leadership & management team meetings giving valuable suggestions for technology implementation
  • Executing functional, Regression and Integration test cases on IOS and Android devices
  • Simulating Android and IOS Platform through browser for testing local builds
  • Validated RESTFUL web services through POSTMAN
  • Conducted one-on-one meetings with team members, to know and solve their issues which helped in boosting their productivity at work
  • Planning and Building Automation Test sweets for IOS and Android platforms
  • Executed Smoke, Functional, Regression, Integration and UAT Tests in Test and Integration Environments
  • Generated complex SQL scripts to validate data against the JSON Source
  • Worked with different ETL tools for Validating Data integrity, reliability and correctness.
  • Involved in Data Modelling and worked with data architects.
  • Executed SQL queries to validate the Data in the back-end using Toad
  • Validated Tableau reports using Automation (selenium & cucumber) and manual techniques the
  • Debugged the code/server issues related to deployments to fix the deployment issues
  • Used cucumber and selenium web driver to automate manual test cases for Continuous integration
  • Used VI Editor to Modify Config and Property Files on the Test Servers
  • Used Protractor to automate Angular JS Frontend applications
  • Used JMeter for performance/load testing the tableau reports AND Sidekiq jobs
  • Involved in hardware testing while performing validation on complex health care applications
  • Involved in budget allocation to the projects for new hiring of QA resources
  • Involved in meetings with Product Mangers, Developers and business users for project planning and implementing different QA methods
  • Conducted Knowledge Transfer Sessions with the Support Team, Developers and Business Team from Time to Time to share the Knowledge
  • Conducted Demos to the Business Team and Product Owners

Confidential, Washington DC

Lead QA

Environment: XML, Java, Web services, UNIX, Oracle, SQL, WindowsLINUX, JBOSS, Apache, QTP, SOAP-UI, SVN, TIBCO, Rational Test Bench, XML- SPY, EMS, ETL, Selenium, Cucumber

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared Test plans, Test Scenarios and Test Scripts as per functional, Business requirements
  • Coordinating the Releases to Test and Integration Environments
  • Communicating with Third Party Clients to prepare integration test plans
  • Conducted walkthroughs with team members and assigned tasks to team members.
  • Executed Smoke, Functional, Regression, Integration and UAT Tests in Test and Integration Environments
  • Generated Oracle SQL scripts to validate large scale data against the XML Source
  • Executed SQL queries to validate the Data in the back-end using Toad
  • Generated the ETL Reports using QTP Automation Scripts (Vb Script) based on the XML source and XSD’s
  • Extensively used Jenkins to Deploy the code in to Test Servers and Test Integration Servers
  • Debugged the code/server issues related to deployments to fix the deployment issues
  • Generated IBM RIT Automation Test Scripts to Test the Functionality of the Application based on the XML Source Files, and TIBCO Messages
  • Used CUCUMBER a Ruby based Test Tool to create BDD Scenarios, step definitions and feature files
  • Generated Oracle SQL scripts to retrieve data from the CLOBS and other Data Tables of the Data-store (IDS)
  • Performed Test Environment Server Restarts, Server Configurations and Server Stats using Putty through UNIX Commands
  • Used VI Editor to Modify Config and Property Files on the Test Servers
  • Used SVN to check-in and check-out RIT Automation Test Scripts
  • Modified Uldd files as a part of Uldd conversion into CDM format testing
  • Validated Data in Uldd+ files using manual testing methods
  • Participated in creating CDM File formats from ULDD+ Files
  • Created and Validated the XML files based on the defined XSD’s with the help of XML SPY
  • Validated the XML Schemas which referenced to Single XSD and Multiple XSD’s
  • Validated the XSD’s developed by the Architecture Team to point any issues in the attribute and data definitions
  • Verified ULDD business rules and Created Rule(s) and Context and linked them in the DB
  • Developed a good command over the XSD’s which helped in creating XML files and XML messages
  • Worked with Lewtan and SBO who are Third Party vendors for the Project for the Functional and Integration Test Plans and Test Scenarios
  • Used Quality Center and Rally for Test Script executions and Defect Tracking Tools
  • Generated Shell Scripts to transfer the XML files from one server to the other server
  • Monitored the Logs using Splunk & Putty for issue debugging to help Dev Team in quicker resolutions of the defects
  • Configured the Source Code Config & Property Files to integrate two servers for File transmissions
  • Prepared Test Data for the Team to satisfy the Test Needs
  • Verified RESTFUL web-services using Fire-Fox Rest Client and other HTTP Clients
  • Conducted Knowledge Transfer Sessions with the Solution Architects, Developers and Business Team from Time to Time to share the Knowledge
  • Conducted Demos to the Business Team and Product Owners
  • Involved in meetings with QA Mangers, Developers and business users for project planning and implementing different QA methods.
  • Performing server level tests during the code deployment for the server level QA sign off
  • Extensively worked on Execution of automated scripts, analyzing the results, enhancing the scripts
  • Assisting the development team, Technical Infrastructure Team, during the integrated releases and major implementations

Confidential, Washington, DC

Lead QA

Environment: XML, Java, CMS, Web services, UNIX, Oracle, SQL, Windows, Mac-OS, LINUX, JBOSS, Apache, CQ5, Grinder, SOAP-UI, Mainframes, SVN, Selenium

Responsibilities:

  • Developed test cases to validate data migration, and user interface functionality of Confidential applications
  • Leading the Offshore Team in India and Responsible for weekly status, attend the bridge meetings showing progress and future testing efforts
  • Coordinating the Code Releases to the Production and pre-production server in the role of Release Manager
  • Communicating with Third Party Clients to prepare integration test plans
  • Prepared Test plans, Test Scenarios and Test Scripts as per functional, Business requirements
  • Extensively worked on handling the application response to prepare the different sets of data for testing purpose and Coordinating and tracking testing progress status to Project Management.
  • Executed SQL queries to validate the Data in the back-end using Toad
  • Involving in Code Deployments to Production site and Is a part of continues integration team to implement daily deployments
  • Writing SOAP Messages/Queries to test XML Requests and Responses.
  • Writing Requirements Traceability Matrix and mapping the Requirements to Test cases
  • Performing server level tests during the code deployment to production for the server level QA sign off
  • Performed web applications and Mobile Applications testing
  • Executing and enhancing the Automated Scripts in Selenium
  • Performed Mobile Applications Testing on I-phone, Android, I-pad and other feature phones
  • Developed Cross browser, web-application and Mobile Application Automation scripts in Selenium
  • Used emulators and simulators to test Mobile Apps on different platforms and browsers
  • Implemented Data driven Automation Framework and Migrated to Selenium Web Driver
  • Verified Database Using Selenium Web Driver and used Assertions and Annotations in Selenium web driver
  • Developed Customized Xls-Reader jar file to Read and write the data from Xls to the Selenium
  • Used TestNg framework with selenium for developing and executing the Automation scripts
  • Developed Cross browser, web-application and Mobile Application Automation scripts in Selenium
  • Testing web2.0 applications using Agile and Scrum Methodologies and web services Through SOAP UI
  • Performing Functional, Regression, UI and Integration testing on Java Applications
  • Writing Curl Commands to send XML requests and retrieve Responses
  • Assisting the development team, Technical Infrastructure Team, during the integrated releases and major implementations and Coordinating with Developers for Defect analysis and debugging.
  • Building the newly developed code to Test Environment using cruise controller
  • Involved in meetings with Project Mangers, Developers and business users for project planning and implementing different QA methods.
  • Provided leadership and guidance to team members on the process of utilizing specifications to facilitate human resources-related data exchanges

Confidential, Rockville, MD

Sr.QA Engineer

Environment: Oracle 11g, Linux, Windows XP, .Net, Pro*C, Java, PL/SQL, Oracle - Gateway, MS SQL Server 2000, Windows 2000

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in business requirements gathering with key stake holders
  • Reviewed business requirements and technical specification documents, attended change request meetings to document changes and implemented procedures to test changes.
  • Created test strategy by involving other QA members, users, technical team and progress is maintained through Confidential project plan.
  • Wrote Requirements Traceability Matrix and mapped the Requirements to Test cases.
  • Developed test cases to validate data migration, and user interface functionality on Forms.
  • Generated Oracle SQL scripts to validate large scale data migration from existing system to new environment.
  • Conducted Integration Testing to ensure the current existing functionality between PURS and other systems viz. Data Warehouse, ERM (Enterprise Resource Management), Navision, etc.
  • Conducted user interface testing on 150+ Forms, and .Net web pages to ensure that the current existing functionality of PURS and the new features are accurate and working fine.
  • Involved in the performance testing by gathering and verifying statistics for Oracle and Network administrators.
  • Conducted weekly review meeting with management, users and technical team members.
  • Extensively communicated with developers using bug-reporting tool Test Track Pro.
  • Coordinating with Developers for Defect analysis and Bugs reported to developers.
  • Actively participated in all types of Reviews like Requirement, Test Cases and Defects.
  • Performed Functional, Regression, UAT and Integration testing on Oracle Forms and .Net web pages
  • Assist with user testing of systems, developing and maintaining quality procedures, and ensuring that appropriate documentation is in place

Confidential, Chicago

Test Lead

Environment: SharePoint 2010, Silverlight 4, Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 R2, Visual Studio 2010 XML, Java, CMS, Web services, TFS, Load Runner

Responsibilities:

  • Leading the Onsite Test Team and Coordinating with Test Team from India and Test Team at the Client
  • Collecting Business Requirements and understanding the Business flow from the Client
  • Understanding the source code written by Development team for Testing
  • Building, Packaging and Deploying the solution using Visual Studio on Local Machine for Testing Purpose
  • Debugging the Deployment issues on local machine with the help of Developers
  • Creating Webpage on Share point for Testing PIN Functionality
  • Creating Users, and Granting Permissions to the Users on the Share Point for Testing PIN Functionality
  • Preparing Test Plan, Test Data and Test strategy for Functional, and Security Testing
  • Developing different sets of test cases (Functional and Security Testing)
  • Preparing Test Scenarios to test user interface functionalities of Dashboard System Integrated with PIN System
  • Coordinating with developers for bug fixing and debugging
  • Participated in UAT Testing on client environment
  • Communicating with Clients to prepare integration test plans
  • Worked with performance Team in analyzing the load tests using Load Runner
  • Validating and analyzing the bugs reported by the UAT team
  • Training and guiding the Client side team on Functional behavior of the Application
  • Running BVT, Functional, Integration and System Test cases on every build release
  • Involved in Demoing the Application to the Client Team.
  • Filing suggestions, enhancements and new requirements from the Client into the TFS
  • Conducted walkthroughs with team members and assigned tasks to team members.
  • Writing Requirements Traceability Matrix and mapping the Requirements to Test cases
  • Assisting the development team, Technical Infrastructure Team, during the integrated releases and major implementations

Confidential, Redmond, Chicago

Test Lead

Environment: SharePoint 2010, Silverlight 4, Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 R2, Visual Studio 2010 XML, Java, CMS, Web services, TFS

Responsibilities:

  • Leading the Onsite Test Team and Coordinating with Test Team from India and Test Team at the Client
  • Developing BVT Test Suites
  • Preparing Test data for testing Dashboard Application Functionalities
  • Preparing Test Plan and Test strategy for Functional, GUI, Integration, System and Regression Testing
  • Developing different sets of test cases (Functional, GUI, Integration, System and Regression)
  • Preparing Test Scenarios to test user interface functionalities of Dashboard Application
  • Running BVT and Regression Test Suites on every new build
  • Coordinating with developers for bug fixing and debugging
  • Participated in UAT Testing on client environment
  • Validating and analyzing the bugs reported by the UAT team
  • Training and guiding the Client side team on Functional behavior of the Application
  • Running Functional, GUI, Integration and System Test cases on every build release
  • Creating and running web performance tests in TFS
  • Creating BVT and other Test Reports on every new build
  • Attending weekly status Meeting and Triage meetings
  • Running Manual Test cases using Test Manager.
  • Involved in Demoing the Application to the Client Team.
  • Filing suggestions, enhancements and new requirements from the Client into the TFS
  • Communicating with third-party clients for planning integration tests and reporting third party application

Confidential, Memphis, TN

Sr. Test Analyst

Environment: XML, QTP, Quality Center, UNIX, Oracle, SQL, Window 2000

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared Test plan, Test Scenarios and Test Scripts as per functional, Business requirements
  • Extensively worked on handling the application response to prepare the different sets of data for testing purpose.
  • Developed Test Scripts for functional testing, prepared test results and bug reports documents.
  • Wrote SQL queries for retrieving the data and validate the data from the database.
  • Developed Test Process/Strategy and Plan test cycles and cycle content
  • Involved in meetings with Project Mangers, Developers and business users for project planning and implementing different QA methods
  • Coordinating with Developers for Defect analysis and Bugs reported to developers.
  • Coordinate and track testing progress problem reports status to Project Management.
  • Responsible for weekly status, attend the bridge meetings showing progress and future testing efforts
  • Exposure to various different UNIX servers to validate the outputs and writing SQL statements to validate the output in the different databases
  • Involvement in writing and modifying UNIX scripts and other SQL validation scripts, and writing scripts in SQL/PLSQL to validate the outputs
  • Developed the Automated test scripts for different modules using Quick test professional 8.2 and uploading the scripts in Quality center.
  • Extensive use of Shared Object Repository by maintaining the naming conventions.
  • Extensively worked on Execution of automated scripts, analyzing the results, enhancing the scripts
  • Conducted walkthroughs with team members and assigned tasks to team members.
  • Provided training on testing methodology - how to turn requirements into test scenarios and test scripts.
  • Provided leadership and guidance to team members on the process of utilizing specifications to facilitate human resources-related data exchanges.
  • Investigating software defects and interacting with developers to resolve technical issues

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