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Test Manager / Test Lead Resume

Salisbury, NC

SUMMARY:

  • Confidential has 17+ years of IT experience with primary experience in Data warehousing technologies and ETL & BI Testing.
  • Experience in client interfacing, handling client’s expectation and involved in project initiation, planning, execution, resource allocation and meetings.
  • Involved in preparation of SOW, project plan, project status reports, risks and Issues.
  • Experience in streamlining the Testing Process, methodology and QC Services framework.
  • Hands on experience in test strategy, test plan, test execution, test review and metrics collection.
  • Set up Test Library (Regression Test cases) for the Commercial Data warehouse and also come up with a process to update system life cycle test cases for the ongoing projects and production bug fixes.
  • Set up metrics framework aiming to measure production defects in Factory Development Delivery, in an effort to monitor and improve the quality of deliverables. Residual Defect Density and Defect Detection Efficiency metrics were tracked for projects executed and corrective/preventive actions taken appropriately.
  • Used Platinum Tool (Cognizant in - house built automation tool) components for one of the upgrade projects and brought value add of 20% time savings in test execution. TASQ, Data Comparator, Impact Analyzer, Data Profiler are the few components explored and used.
  • Experience in conducting QA assessment and providing road map to improve the QA maturity
  • Experience in using BRAVO Tool (Big Data QA Framework Automation tool) with Source Data Analyzer, Data Ingestion QA & Data Lake processing QA
  • Experience in Agile Methodology
  • Experience with Hadoop ecosystem (Sqoop, Hive, HBase)
  • In depth understanding of HDFS architecture
  • Have conducted training in Unix at the organization academy level and for project team members
  • Hands on experience in administrating and using the Test Management Tool HP ALM Quality center for test planning, test execution and defect management.
  • Expertise in providing ETL and Business Intelligence solutions with strong hands on experience in Informatica, DataStage, BO, Cognos, MSTR, DB2, Oracle SQL, PL/SQL, Teradata & MS SQL Server.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Technology: Data warehousing

Domain Exposure: Banking & Financial Services, Health Care, Life Science and Retail

ETL / BI Tools: DataStage, Informatica, Business Objects, Cognos & MSTR

Databases: Oracle, DB2, SQL Server & Teradata

Test Management Tools: Test Director & HP ALM Quality Center

Scheduling Tools: ControlM & Zeke

Other Utilities: TOAD, WinSQL & PL/SQL Developer, Ambari

Programming Languages: VB 6.0, ASP.net, Java, HTML & XML

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Salisbury, NC

Technology: DataStage, Unix, DB2, Query Surge & HP ALM Quality Center 11

Test Manager / Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for coming up with Program Test Process & Strategy
  • Prepare Test Scenarios and Test Cases (Manual and Automated) which need to be executed after build. Any existing test scenario / case will be re-used
  • Provide test metrics to client stake holders on periodic basis
  • Conduct meetings with support team to arrive priority for test cases
  • Ensure QMO templates are used for all testing artifacts
  • Responsible for status report walkthrough with stakeholders
  • Coordination with offshore testing team on regular basis to mange to client deliverables
  • Coordinate with different stakeholders to arrive at the optimum solution for issues faced during the execution at the triage
  • Verifying transformation logic implemented between source and target
  • Ensure Defect logging and triaging are happening as appropriate
  • Preparation of detailed testing status report, participate in project review meetings with all stockholders

Confidential, Mooresville, NC

Technology: Informatica, Unix, Oracle 11g, DB2 & HP ALM Quality Center 11

Test Manager / Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for coming up with testing timelines, test strategy, test plan, test summary and test handover
  • Attend stage gate meeting and ensure that testing milestones are met
  • Provide test metrics to client stake holders on periodic basis
  • Conduct meetings with support team to arrive priority for test cases
  • Responsible for status report walkthrough with stakeholders
  • Coordination with offshore testing team on regular basis to mange to client deliverables
  • Coordinate with different stakeholders to arrive at the optimum solution for issues faced during the execution at the triage
  • Preparation of detailed testing status report, participate in project review meetings with all stockholders
  • Taking care of change management and ensuring code sync up in all upper testing environments
  • Execute test cases and do the functional validation
  • Conduct defect triage meeting
  • Responsible for release management and ensure that deployment tasks are being reviewed and code is getting promoted to production is in sync with lower environments

Confidential, East Hanover, NJ

Technology: Oracle 11g & Quality Center 10

Project Manager / Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for SOW preparation, project plan, etc., during scope & seek phase
  • Conduct meetings with support team to finalize the CDW subject areas/modules
  • Conduct meetings with support team to arrive priority for test cases
  • Responsible for status report walkthrough with stakeholders
  • Coordination with offshore testing team on regular basis to mange to client deliverables
  • Preparation of detailed testing status report, participate in project review meetings with all stockholders

Confidential, East Hanover, NJ

Technology: DataStage 8.5, Oracle 11g, Unix, SAS 9.2, Quality Center 9.2 & ControlM 7.1

Project Manager / Test Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for SOW preparation, tollgate review, project plan, etc., during scope & seek phase
  • Responsible for status report walkthrough with stakeholders
  • Responsible for all ICE methodology document deliverables
  • Preparation of estimation, test strategy and test scenarios
  • Responsible for arriving at the optimum tool for comparison of tables between current and upgraded system
  • Responsible for release management strategy
  • Responsible for setting up VSS for this application
  • Responsible for setting up Quality Center tool for test management
  • Involved in test cases review of all modules and walk through with business to get the test case sign off for each modules
  • Coordination with offshore testing team on regular basis to mange to client deliverables
  • Preparation of detailed testing status report, defect report, participate in project review meetings with all stockholders
  • Task allocation for offshore team and close monitor on their daily testing activity progress
  • Participated in daily sync up with development and testing team to discuss about defects, open issues and prioritizing defect fixes
  • Involved in business spot check defects review, analysis, retest and track it to closure

Confidential, East Hanover, NJ

Technology: DataStage 7.5, Siperian, Oracle 10g, Unix & Quality Center 9.2

Project Manager / Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for SOW, project plan, tollgate review, etc.,
  • Responsible for status reports walk through
  • Preparation of RTM, test strategy, test plan and business test scenarios
  • Responsible for LLD, test cases, test results, test summary report, defect report and SOPs
  • Walkthrough business test cases with business users and get sign off
  • Preparation of SIT and UAT timelines
  • Responsible for Quality Center set up for test management
  • Responsible for QA environment set up
  • Conduct defect triage meetings

Confidential, East Hanover, NJ

Technology: DataStage 8.5, Oracle 11g, Unix, Quality Center 9.2 & ControlM 7.1

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the requirements
  • Responsible for task allocation for team and close monitor on their daily testing activities progress
  • Preparation of Estimation and RTM
  • Preparation and review of test strategy, test scenarios and test cases
  • Preparation of weekly status report
  • Conduct defect triage meetings
  • Submission of test evaluation summary report

Confidential, East Hanover, NJ

Technology: DataStage 8.5, Oracle 11g, Unix, SAS 9.2, Quality Center 9.2 & ControlM 7.1

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the requirements.
  • Responsible for task allocation for team and close monitor on their daily testing activities progress
  • Preparation of Estimation and RTM
  • Preparation and review of test strategy, test scenarios and test cases
  • Preparation of weekly status report
  • Set up Quality Center for test management
  • Conduct defect triage meetings
  • Walk through of test results with business users
  • Coordinate with third party vendors for receiving the source files
  • Prepare mismatch report between Legacy and CDW system
  • Submission of test summary reports

Confidential, East Hanover, NJ

Technology: DataStage 7.5, Oracle 10g, Unix AIX 5, SAS 9.2 & ControlM 6

Test Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Prime responsibility for test deliverables for the project
  • Involved in understanding requirements from various project teams
  • Involved in meeting with clients for technical discussions and contract of new projects and new business
  • Co-ordinate with onsite and offshore team for entire testing activities
  • Involved in preparation and review of estimation, test strategy, test plans, test cases/ scripts
  • Responsible for task allocation for team and close monitor on their daily testing activities progress
  • Review test coverage document by analyzing the requirements and deriving test scenarios and traceability matrix
  • Preparation of project status report - weekly & monthly updates and escalating issues whenever and wherever needed to the senior management
  • Participated in project meetings and represent all QA disciplines to the project and escalate to senior management
  • Conducted and collected various metrics for analysis and participated in project management review meetings
  • Conducted and mentored knowledge sharing session for team
  • Peer review on testing activities and test cases developed by team.

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