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Qa Lead/ba Resume

MN

SUMMARY:

  • A forward thinking, capable and committed QA Manager with over 14 years of experience with a proven ability to meet agreed deadlines, co - ordinate testing activities and define testing methodologies. Extensive international experience of working across geographies. Having versatile experience of management and consulting with first class executive leadership, technical and communication skills.
  • Managing and delivering large programs/projects testing with teams spread across geographies
  • Providing customized and focused testing strategies for diverse sectors including Travel, Retail, Investment Banking, Insurance, Energy, and Manufacturing.
  • Proficient in hands on and leading strategic activities like
  • Test Center of Excellence Roll-out
  • Test transformation and optimization
  • Test Management and Automation Tools
  • Agile Testing
  • Experience in developing and executing test process, planning and estimation, test cases for multiple types of testing i.e. system testing, user acceptance, regression etc.
  • Expertise in generating test status reports, defect management and reporting
  • Well-Versed with tools like Rally,HP ALM/Quality Center, JIRA, Bugziila, Selenium,QTP

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

QA Lead/BA, MN

Responsibilities:

  • Developing and implementing end-to-end testing strategy.
  • Managing functional/ integration/user acceptance testing effort
  • Defining data migration testing strategy
  • Defining user stories for required functionality
  • Defect Management and reporting metrics and status.

Confidential

Testing Manager and Senior Quality Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Understand business and IT priorities and provide customer-specific testing solutions and roadmaps
  • Test Center of excellence Roll-Out
  • Define and implement testing strategy for large testing programs
  • Recruit, supervise, mentor project teams and conduct performance appraisals
  • Develop in house test solutions, frameworks and participate in pre-sales

Confidential

QA Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Developing and maintaining test methodology.
  • Managing integration/automation/Performance /user acceptance testing effort
  • Managing Environment and Data strategy
  • Reviewing test plans for projects involved
  • Coordinating the work of test teams and monitoring their performance.
  • Compiling test metrics for management.
  • Implementing risk-based test approach for changing deadlines and Identify test approaches that optimize the delivery schedule.

Test Transformation Assessment

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Assessment of as-is Testing function for Global Wholesale Banking division
  • Identified optimization opportunities and designed prioritized recommendations
  • Recommended Organization transformation roadmap grouped in work streams
  • Performed assessment on as-is IT organization and its testing needs
  • Recommended improvement tracks and roadmap
  • Conceptualized and designed Target Operating Model
  • Defined new Organization structure and Roles/Responsibilities
  • Managed the Confidential Pilot implementation Program
  • Built strategy for global roll out of process centric methodology
  • Designed Process Framework for Confidential
  • Defined and rolled-out processes, procedures, templates, checklists, guidelines.
  • Defining Metrics and Dashboard framework
  • Conducted trainings and workshops, road shows to formalize and roll-out the new Testing Center of Excellence
  • Defined Regression Optimization Strategy
  • Implemented Orthogonal Array based test design technique for test optimization
  • Gather testing requirements for orthogonal array based test design
  • Mentored all testing staff and BAs in Orthogonal Array - based Test Design

Test Organization Transformation

Confidential, Mellon

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed current organization structure, testing practices, extent of automation for AST division
  • Recommended future state QA model in terms of organization, Governance model, vendor engagement, process improvement roadmap.
  • Reviewed current process capabilities, tools utilization and organization structure
  • Reviewed existing processes / practices for major projects and small enhancements
  • Recommended a QA strategy in terms of alignment with SDLC, hand-offs, roles,responsibilities
  • Provided detailed Testing Organization Transformation Strategy & Roadmap
  • Review existing processes / practices, work products related to testing such as Test plans, Test cases / Scripts, Test log, defect tracking and closure mechanism
  • Conduct Gap Analysis on the “As-Is” process compared to industry best practices
  • Recommend a scalable QA framework and methodology

Testing Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the System, Integration and Regression Test effort for all Maximo customizations
  • Prepare the Master Test Plan
  • Setup the Test Case Framework in Quality Center
  • Coordinating activities of developer, tester and infrastructure/environment teams

Test Automation Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Managing QA automation team of 6 people and planning the Test strategy for various releases.
  • Managing and Point to Point Test with various other upstream and downstream applications.
  • Design and Enhance various Layers of a Modular Automation Framework
  • Configuration Management of the Test Scripts using Perforce

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