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Test Lead Resume

CharlottE

SUMMARY:

  • Over 12 years of relevant experience in test leading inclusive of 6 years to deliver in agile teams and over 1.5 year as Scrum Master.
  • Seasoned in preparing test strategy, test plans, effort estimations, schedule tracking and test reporting.
  • Resourceful in creation, review, execution of test cases, test scenarios, defects reporting and tracking till closure
  • Experienced in onsite and offshore coordination, mentoring the team and stakeholder’s management
  • Highly experienced in system, integration, regression, user acceptance testing UAT
  • Experienced in coordinating UAT activities by collaborating with various stakeholders
  • Web services testing using SoapUI
  • Over 3 years of experience in automation using Selenium and QTP
  • Planning the efforts for releases by estimating user stories and scheduling them across sprints, tracking the delivery.
  • Conducting sprint planning, retrospective meetings and demonstrations of final deliverables to stakeholders.
  • Domain experience in financial derivatives, test automation, online advertisement, process instrumentation and banking.

AREAS OF STRENGTH:

  • Managing the team throughout the Software Testing process.
  • Leading the team for the creation of test plans, test cases, scenarios, and test execution.
  • Allocating tasks based upon project requirements and skill set. Ensuring task completion as per timelines and adherence to quality process guidelines.
  • Guiding team members, ensuring all parameters and performance benchmarks are met.
  • Conducting team meetings to brainstorm positive & negative scenarios, with regard to business requirements
  • Providing scope, resource and time estimates for testing projects
  • Creating documents like traceability matrix, defect trend charts and metric reports.
  • Providing test status and progress reports as appropriate to top management.
  • Leading UAT activities for test planning, designing, execution, defects triage and updating user manuals
  • Conducting user story analysis and efforts estimation
  • Accountable for sprint planning, scheduling, tracking and retrospective meetings
  • Managing the scrum delivery by coordinating between product owner and scrum team
  • Looking into status reporting to management and product team
  • Demonstrating user story implementations
  • Conducting retrospective meetings
  • Good understanding of test automation framework requirements
  • Working knowledge of automation using Selenium and QTP

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating System: Windows 7

Languages: Java, SQL

Web Services: SoapUI

Agile Tools: JIRA Agile, HP - ALM

Test Automation: Selenium, Quick Test Professional

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Charlotte

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Requirements analysis and efforts estimation.
  • SIT planning, designing, execution, test reporting
  • Web Services testing using SoapUI tool
  • SIT and UAT test coordination
  • Defects reporting and triage till closure

Environment: Java, J2EE, Oracle

Testing Tools: HP ALM, SoapUI

Confidential, Battle Creek, MI

PLM Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding existing processes, tool and solutions
  • Designing of test strategy for the proposed solution
  • Efforts estimation and tools selection
  • Coordination between onsite, offshore and consulting teams
  • Sprint planning, testing and defects management
  • Product demo to various stakeholders

Testing Tools: HP ALM, JIRA AGILE

Confidential

Test Lead UAT

Responsibilities:

  • User story analysis and efforts estimation.
  • UAT planning, designing, execution for user stories
  • Coordination with end users for review of test cases, test data, scheduling and test execution
  • Defects reporting and triage till closure
  • Demonstration of user story implementations to stakeholders

Environment: Java, J2EE, Oracle

Testing Tools: HP ALM, JIRA AGILE, Selenium

Confidential

Scrum Master / Senior Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • User story analysis and efforts estimation.
  • Sprint planning, scheduling and tracking.
  • Managing the scrum delivery by coordinating between product owner and scrum team.
  • Status reporting to management and product team.
  • Developed test scripts using Selenium Web driver, executed automated test scripts & analysed the results
  • Demonstration of user story implementations.
  • Proficient use of HP ALM to manage the software testing process
  • Helping agile team to understand the requirements.
  • Review the test artefacts and implementation of testing process.
  • Review of developed features, test plans, test cases, user manuals
  • Coordinate the sprint demonstrations

Environment: Java, J2EE, spring, IBatis, JQuery, Oracle

Testing Tools: HP ALM, JIRA AGILE, Selenium

Confidential

Test Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing the detailed project plan with specific milestones
  • Managing project activities in order to achieve the progress in line with plan
  • Deliverables are being completed in time to complete the tasks in planned cost targets and quality
  • Training and mentoring for the team in order to achieve expected results
  • Coordination and communication between various stakeholders across distributed team
  • Managing changes to the project without adversely affecting the stated milestones and deliverables
  • Timely reporting of project progress to the stakeholders

Environment: C#, Dot net

Confidential

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • User story analysis and efforts estimation.
  • Designing and review of test plans, test cases, user manuals.
  • Defects reporting, review, prioritization and tracking
  • Helping business users for writing and executing acceptance tests and defects

Environment: Java, Oracle

Testing Tools: HP ALM

Confidential

Lead Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Had been responsible for conducting requirements analysis and efforts estimation.
  • Managing and execution of testing activities inclusive of design and implementation of testing process, test plans, test strategies, test cases
  • Development and execution of automated test cases using VSTE 2010.
  • Webservices testing using SoapUI
  • Played a pivotal role in defects prioritization and tracking.
  • Facilitated recruitment and appraisals.

Environment: ASP.NET with C#, .net 4.0, NUNIT, Rhino-mocks

Testing Tools: VSTE, OnTime, SoapUI

Confidential

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • User story Analysis and efforts estimation.
  • Sprint planning, scheduling and tracking.
  • Managing the scrum delivery by coordinating between product owner and scrum team.
  • Status reporting to management and product team.
  • Demonstration of user story implementations.
  • Developed the reusable functions in QTP using VB script.
  • Automate some of the critical functionality using QTP scripts.
  • Helping team to understand the requirements.
  • Design and implementation of testing process.
  • Review of developed features, test plans, test cases, user manuals.
  • Development and review of automated test cases using QTP.
  • Defects prioritization and tracking.
  • Facilitate recruitment and appraisals.

Environment: Java, EJB, Db4o, Jboss, C++, COM, VB, C#, Web services hosted on Apache

Testing Tools: QTP, Rally

Confidential

Lead QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to Vice President-Testing Services and leading a team of 7.
  • Managing Testing and QA activities inclusive of design and implementation of testing process, test strategies and test plans.
  • Providing training and mentoring to Team Members on testing processes and tools.
  • Contributing to talent hiring & appraisals of team members.
  • Merit of consistently delivering defect-free products (almost zero priority 1 production issues).
  • Generated 6-7 leads, which were successfully converted into orders.
  • Distinction of attaining Outstanding Performance grade from all the customers, without any complaints or concerns being reported.

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