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Senior Software Qa Consultant Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Quality Assurance lead with over 18 years of IT experience including experience in the areas of training, support, and telephony.
  • Skilled in designing infrastructure and implementing technology to support large user groups, supporting users at corporate headquarters as well as multiple remote locations, and effectively managing Quality Assurance staff.
  • Proven ability to translate business needs into technology requirements that support the company’s business objectives and to successfully manage all phases of IT projects from needs analysis and requirements definition to vendor selection, implementation, and training.
  • Extensive experience in analysis and design of testing methodologies
  • Proven success in the development of automated scripts and manual test procedures to meet an organization's business needs
  • Excellent communication, analytical and problem - solving skills
  • Established history of developing effective relationships with technical staff as well as management

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE:

  • PCs, servers, Cisco routers
  • VB 6.0, Visual C/C++
  • Java, Perl
  • PVCS Tracker, SourceSafe
  • SQL Server, Access, Oracle
  • WinRunner
  • Sybase
  • Informatica
  • HTML, XML
  • Familiarity with Linux and Unix
  • Quality center
  • SQL for developers
  • CMMI (Capability Maturity Model Integration)
  • Rational Quality Manager
  • Agile development/test methodologies
  • COBOL
  • DB2
  • TestDirector
  • MS Office, MS Project
  • Toad for Oracle
  • Cisco routers
  • IBM Rational Clear Quest
  • MQ Configuration
  • Oracle 11G
  • SOATEST
  • SOAPUI
  • IBM Mainframe
  • CICS (Customer Information Control System)
  • Test case development
  • Gateway Server
  • IBM Rational Clear Case
  • QTP
  • (SDLC)Software Development Life Cycle
  • ETL
  • Rational Functional Tester
  • Rational Performance Tester
  • GREENPLUM Database 4.2
  • HP LoadRuner

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Senior Software QA Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for planning, architecture and design, as well as deployment of effective test suites for in-house product development process, software application development environments.
  • Utilizing my analytical and problem-solving skills to help validate, verify, communicate, and resolve systems/software application as well as issues uncovered during informal and formal testing processes.
  • Identified areas of potential impact as well as associated risks in order to maximize the quality of final products and initiatives.
  • Organized testing framework and ensured that test functions were performed on defined processes.
  • Coordinated with product teams and ensured that all automated solutions were delivered on time and were of optimal quality.
  • Created and maintained Test Scripts for JAVA API
  • Created and maintained Test Scripts for ETL
  • Created and maintained Test Scripts for the CDR database
  • Performed GUI testing, Functional testing, Integration testing, Regression testing, Ad -hoc testing, Negative testing, End to End testing, User Acceptance testing on multiple Confidential projects
  • Test and validate the ETL process
  • Involved in testing Web services and XML with tool called ‘SOAP UI’ and SOATest I have been using this tool to locate WSDL file on internet, create Test cases, run them, do load testing, security testing.
  • Analyzed application requirements and created the Test Strategy and Test Plan and worked closely with Developers for the Confidential Affordable Care Act (ACA) Coverage Data Repository (CDR) project
  • Tested database interfaces with java application on WebSphere and WebMethod, and ETL
  • Provided support and developed metrics for testing automation.
  • Collaborated functional automation network with GUI automation.
  • Assisted various teams on work of various automation projects and developed product lines.
  • Developed and executed test plans and prepared their strategies.
  • Involved in testing Web services and XML with tool called ‘SOAP UI’, I have been using this tool to locate WSDL file on internet, create Test cases, run them, do load testing, security testing
  • Created and maintained Test Scripts for JAVA API using SOAPUI
  • Worked as a lead in my team, like training my co-worker, sending the status report to my managers in my team, for critical issues communicated with the developer and business, and wrote test plan for the projects
  • Performed GUI testing, Functional testing, Integration testing, Regression testing, Ad -hoc testing, Negative testing, End to End testing, Load testing, User Acceptance testing on multiple projects.
  • Used Query Analyzer to query the SQL database.
  • Wrote Test Scenarios, Test cases in excel sheet and imported them to RQM
  • Tested database interfaces with java application on WebSphere and WebMethod, and ETL
  • Supported the design and development of a test strategy to perform environment and system integration validation; including ETL, using Informatica, Java Data Access, and web services technology
  • Designed, documented and executed test scenarios on the IBM Mainframe to test the backend system of the Confidential
  • Test and used PostgreSQL to query, Loading and Unloading Data to GREENPLUM Database 4.2
  • Detected bugs and logged and classified them based on the severity
  • Generated Automated Test Scripts for Regression testing using QTP and executed the Test Scripts.
  • Interacting with the developers on a regular basis for application updates and enhancements.
  • Created Epic, user stories and task Throughout the Agile Life Cycle for each sprint
  • Participated in the daily scrum meeting for each sprint to deliver the project status
  • Updated Product and Sprint Backlog
  • Created the defect process and procedure for the Confidential Affordable Care Act (ACA) Coverage Data Repository (CDR) project
  • Created Peer Review process and procedure for the Confidential Affordable Care Act (ACA) Coverage Data Repository (CDR) project
  • Created the Defect board Review process and procedure for the Confidential Affordable Care Act (ACA) Coverage Data Repository (CDR) project
  • Created the Development Integration Testing Plan for the Confidential Affordable Care Act (ACA) Coverage Data Repository (CDR) project
  • Created the Development System Integration Testing Plan for the Confidential Affordable Care Act (ACA) Coverage Data Repository (CDR) project
  • Test The Confidential Affordable Care Act (ACA) Coverage Data Repository (CDR) project
  • Worked with development team to build out test scripts/harnesses in Java
  • Supported the design and development of a test strategy to perform environment and system integration validation; including ETL, using Informatica, Java Data Access, and web services technology
  • Reported bugs using the Clear Quest
  • Reviewed test documentation written by other employees.
  • Participated in Technical Review Board meetings to discuss major issues or problems with the test the Confidential Affordable Care Act (ACA) Coverage Data Repository (CDR) project
  • Created QTP scripts with Local and Shared Object repositories and maintained them in Object Repository Manager.
  • Created Scripts using custom VB script functions by creating external function library.
  • Handle exceptions using Recovery Scenario Manager.
  • Interacting with the developers on a regular basis for application updates and enhancements.

Confidential

Senior Software QA Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Public Trust Clearance Approved.
  • Analyzed application requirements and created the Test Strategy and Test Plan and worked closely with Developers
  • Created and maintained Test Scripts Used Rational Clear Quest to manage defects and comments
  • Developed Test Plan, Test Cases, Test Scripts and Test Scenarios from business, technical and functional requirement documents (FRD)
  • Created end-to-end scenarios for Functional, Integration and Regression testing.
  • Tested and created test procedures for the Decennial Response Integration System (DRIS).
  • Tested the DRIS, UK and Canada system at component. Performed Black Box Testing, Regression Testing, User Acceptance Testing, Smoke Testing, Boundary Testing, Positive and Negative Testing.
  • Run SQL queries on SQL for developer on Oracle DB for Backend Testing.
  • Primary Lead on multiple baseline installations of the DRIS, UK and Canada system. Consisting of:
  • Oracle Installations (RAC, Data Guard, Oracle Client, Clustering, Replication)
  • FloWare Server, FloWare Administrator, and FloWare Map Builder Applications.
  • DRIS Custom Installs:
  • MQ Configuration
  • AQ Tool
  • CFU Application
  • Applications for the DRIS system
  • Soft Trac Scanning Software Consultant
  • User Creation tool for Active Directory
  • Installation Lead Responsibility
  • Recorded metric installation times.
  • Reported installation issues and other service start issues for builds.
  • Trained new employees on installation of the DRIS system.
  • Worked closely with development on resolving bug fixes and patch installation issues concerning the DRIS system.
  • Reported bugs using the Clear Quest, and Clear Case applications.
  • Performed complex queries concerning response data from Oracle 11g database
  • Tested Phase 1 implementation of the Field Data Collection Automation. Worked closely with other companies to implement the solution. Successful Phase 1 result.
  • Responsible for maintaining integrity of the Segment Test Lab:
  • Maintained IBM Servers
  • Ensured Databases were fully functional
  • Maintained Lab Workstations
  • Maintained the Segment version of the DRIS and UK system.
  • Applied Patches
  • Review test documentation written by other employees.
  • Lead for executing the Exception Scenarios needed for the DRIS, UK and Canada projects
  • Main Patch Installer for the UK and Canada Solution Linux and Windows.
  • Assisted in the successful testing of the DRIS system for the UK Dress Rehearsal Production Test run in Manchester, UK.
  • Participated in Technical Review Board meetings to discuss major issues or problems with the test system and 2010, 2011 production systems.
  • Monitor the security of the DRIS systems
  • Conducted network vulnerability assessment.
  • Conducted routine social engineering tests and clean-desk audits

Confidential

TEST ENGINEER SR PROFESSIONAL

Responsibilities:

  • Designed, documented and executed test scenarios, for CROWNWeb internet-based applications, complete manual testing of weekly builds .Developed test plans based on project requirements and functional test cases, update technical documents such as requirements, test cases and functional documents concurrently. Tracked defects throughout the development and testing cycles utilizing Quality Center 8.2, Prepared and delivered final test reports to test team managers.
  • Test the Defense Department’s Web-based, health information system
  • (Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application (AHLTA)
  • Developed Prepare, execute and report results. Execute functional test cases and performed integration system testing on the AHLTA-Mobile application.
  • Complete manual testing of daily builds - using test procedures, regression, negative and black box testing. Ad-hoc evaluation to ensure that the strictest quality standards are met.
  • Documented and executed functional test cases, regression, negative and black box testing for AHLTA or Theater system, test and validations the Backend system of AHLTA and Theater applications, on Windows 2000 and Windows XP platforms.
  • Review other tester’s test cases and test plans when required to ensure complete coverage.
  • Responsible for validating database changes implemented on the different databases in the AHLTA and Theater product and verify successful implementation of applications
  • Update technical documents such as requirements, test cases and functional documents concurrently. Tracked defects throughout the development and testing cycles utilizing PVCS, Visual SourceSafe 6.0 and Smart TP tool. Prepared and delivered final test reports to test team managers.

Confidential

Senior Software QA Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Designed, documented and executed test scenarios for client server and internet-based applications
  • Complete manual testing of weekly builds
  • Developed test plans based on project requirements and functional test cases for Farebox (on UNIX workstation), TVM and gates
  • Tracked defects, action items and open issues from initiation to closure
  • Developed and maintained Hummingbird and MTA Web Repository Reports
  • Led the testing team and provided expertise in the area of software testing.
  • Performed integration, system, acceptance and regression testing

Confidential

Senior Software QA Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Lead small team of seven testers. Participated in and managed numerous full life-cycle software development projects as a team lead
  • Complete manual testing of weekly builds
  • Designed documented and executed test scenarios for client, server and internet-based applications.
  • Developed test plans based on project requirements and system specifications for S&R applications.
  • Managed, maintained and executed automated scripts utilizing Test Director 7.2i.
  • Developed and executed functional test cases and performed integration, system, acceptance and regression testing for all stages of web applications (e.g. Java, Jsp, Oracle) for multiple projects simultaneously on Windows NT, XP and windows 2000 platforms.
  • Developed SQL queries on SQL2000 to test data validations and verifications
  • Updated technical documents such as requirements and functional documents concurrently.
  • Tracked defects throughout the development and testing cycles utilizing Merant’s PVCS and test director tool. Prepared and delivered final test reports to project managers.
  • Supported testing activities through review of test plans, cases and test results, resulting in improved and effective test cases and plans
  • Reviewed and approved additional project plans and work products and assisted in the definition of the project's processes such as launching and completing projects within allocated budget and time.

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