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Qa Lead Resume

Tampa, FL

SUMMARY:

  • Senior Software Quality Assurance Professional with over Fourteen years of core expertise in Manual, Automation, Web services, Data base testing including five plus years of Test/QA Lead experience
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Excellent domain knowledge in Banking, Retail, E - commerce, Retail and Health care.
  • Highly efficient in complex, Agile (scrum), V-Model, Waterfall, Dynamic, Onshore-Offshore project environments.
  • Create & Maintained test plan and schedule. Create Test Strategy, Test effort estimations, Resource utilization plan based on project scope & requirements Analyze requirements with PO and SME and document the acceptance criteria on stories
  • Excellent working knowledge on Test Management tool like Test Director, ALM and TFS
  • Very good experience in handling Change controls and tracking them properly for implementation in all QA activities.
  • Good working knowledge on SQL server, Oracle and Netezza databases.
  • Good working knowledge in Web services (SOAP and REST) testing using SOAP UI/PRO and Groovy
  • Excellent knowledge on ACH, Wires, Transfers, Quick Pay, Bill Pay, Loans, Batch Processes and supporting applications like Teller applications.
  • Plan, design, build and maintain test automation frame works (Data driven, Keyword and Hybrid).
  • Expert in QTP automation using VB script and Descriptive programming.
  • Hands on working knowledge in Java and Selenium Web Driver.
  • Implemented Page Objects, Data Driven, Keyword Driven, Hybrid automation frameworks using Selenium WebDriver, JAVA
  • Hands on working knowledge on Cucumber frame work
  • Knowledge on SUN Identity Management
  • Liaising with business analysts to ensure QA testing requirements are appropriately identified and documented on Project Plan.
  • Ambitious and hardworking with commitment to excellence. Effective communication skills, good leadership ability in organizing and coordinating teams to deliver quality products.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Domains: Excellent domain knowledge in Banking, Loans, Retail and E-commerce domains.
  • Test Management.
  • Defect Management.
  • Change Control Management.
  • Software Quality Assurance.
  • Configuration Management.

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY:

Operating Systems: Windows, Mac OS X.

RDBMS: Oracle 8i, MS-Access, DB2 and Netezza.

Microsoft tools: MS-Word, MS-Excel, Visio (MS Office 2010).

Languages: C, Java, Groovy, SQL.

Front-end Tech: HTML, VB Script.

Automation Tools: QTP 8.0, Selenium Web Driver, SOAP UI Pro

Test management tool: Quality Center11 - (ALM)

Project management tool: Chorus

Defect tracking tool: ALM (QC-11), Test Director 7.6 (Mercury), Support Track (Avaya)Service Manager (BMP), Team foundation server-TFS (Microsoft)Clear Quest, Jira

CM Tool: SharePoint, Key stone (SVN Tortoise)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Tampa, FL

QA Lead

Defect Mgmt. tools: ALM

Automation tools: Selenium, Java

CM Tool: Share Point

Database: Oracle and DB2

Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities included analysis business requirements, functional requirements, overall design, use-case analysis, risk analysis, test plan development, test case generation, requirement tractability matrix (RTM), and documentation.
  • Working on planning, monitoring, and control of the testing activities and tasks to the team.
  • Involved in testing HIPAA EDI Transactions and mainly focused on 834 (Enrollments).
  • Implemented automation framework using Selenium WebDriver and JAVA.
  • Developed modular frame work and then extended this to data driven frame work
  • Integrated TestNG to framework to make use of the powerful functionalities (Annotations, prioritized execution and Grouping)
  • Used log4j and Extent reports for orderly logging the events of test runs.
  • Used Log4j and screenshots mechanism for debugging and to generate logs
  • Integrated Apache POI with the framework to make use of powerful excel functionality
  • Used Maven and ANT to build and run the Selenium automation framework. Configured Maven for Java automation projects and developed Maven Page Object Model (POM).
  • Integrated Page Factory and Page object model to the existing frame work
  • Used most of the Java OOPS concepts in the framework.
  • Tested in a distributed test execution environment using Selenium GRID
  • Integrated Automation scripts (Selenium WebDriver API) in Continuous Integration tools (Jenkins) for nightly batch run of the Script.
  • Attended Change Request Meetings to ensure products and changes are fully documented for further Test changes.
  • Prepared Test Scenarios by creating Mock data based on the different test cases.
  • Worked as a Batch coordinator to make sure the test data is converted according to the test scenarios defined.
  • Evaluate test results and running the defect triage meetings.
  • Capture data for metrics and also generate defect reports.
  • Provide regular QA status updates to relevant stake holders.

Confidential, St. Petersburg, FL

QA Lead

Defect Mgmt. tools: Quality Center and Jira

Automation tools: SOAP UI, Selenium WebDriver and JAVA

CM Tool: SharePoint

Database: Oracle and Netezza

Responsibilities:

  • Continually integrated the code base with automated builds and functional-level regression tests
  • Plan/Track the data flow in End to End Testing
  • Prepare and finalize the test data and track the data in down streams and validate the flush codes in DW tables
  • Validated the data flow from UI to Database and making sure data is stored in proper tables.
  • Updated the data in the Database tables to prepare test data for negative scenarios.
  • Validated the data flow from Oracle Database to Netezza after the API transfer.
  • Tested both .Net and Java services using SOAP.
  • Data driven testing, Assertions, Service mocking, Setting and retrieving properties at project, test Suite and Test case level. Conditional execution of scripts using Groovy scripting.
  • Used different test steps in SOAP UI (Delay, Groovy, Property, Database, Manual, Run test Case step and Assertions)
  • Integrated ANT with SOAP UI, executed test suites and generated JUNIT HTML reports
  • Tested REST services
  • Coordinated testing in different environments like QA and UAT and provided sign offs for the release. Done End to End testing and worked on regression suite automation
  • Worked with the Scrum master to analyze and decompose the stories in the scrum
  • Helped in creating and maintain the Sprint Backlog, and Task Board
  • Demonstrate the product at the end of each Sprint — during the Agile Sprint Review
  • Attend all Agile Scrum meetings
  • Provided the feedback on Agile scrum in Retrospectives
  • Executed automation scripts to make sure regression bed is intact because of the new features added
  • Collaborate and share knowledge and experience among the Team, Product Owner, Scrum Master and Stakeholders
  • Test case automation using Cucumber test automation tool and Gherkin scripting language
  • Worked on Automating the smoke test bed with WebDriver and Java
  • Created test cases using Element locators and Selenium WebDriver methods
  • Enhanced test cases using Java Programming features and TestNG annotations
  • Conducted Data driven testing with the help of Apache POI
  • Performed cross browser testing using Selenium Grid

Confidential, St. Petersburg, FL

QA Specialist

Defect Mgmt. tools: ALM and PMF

Environment: PEGA PRPC (Pega rules process commander)

CM Tool: Share Point

Responsibilities:

  • Validated a regulated system to ensure accurate and reliable operation for its intended use.
  • Documented and tested different qualification (Installation, Operational and Performance) as per protocol document guidance.
  • Created the test plans which enforce the acceptance criteria of features
  • Worked on keeping all test plans and cases updated to changing requirements. Documenting the changes in deviation log
  • Requirement analysis and creating test scripts based on the requirements
  • Review of test cases with peers and BA for completeness
  • Maintaining the traceability by mapping the test scripts to requirements
  • Execution of identified scripts for release and logging the deviations in HP ALM
  • Handled defect triaging for timely disposal of defects
  • Timely, accurate and related metrics and status sharing to management/stakeholders
  • Worked with the Scrum master to analyze and decompose the stories in the scrum
  • Helped in creating and maintain the Sprint Backlog, and Task Board
  • Demonstrate the product at the end of each Sprint — during the Agile Sprint Review
  • Coordinated testing in different environments like QA and UAT and provided sign offs for the release. Done End to End, Functional and Regression testing.
  • Attend all Agile Scrum meetings and provided the feedback on Agile scrum in Retrospectives

Confidential, St. Petersburg, FL

QA Lead

Defect Mgmt. tools: Quality Center and Jira

Automation tools: SOAP UI, QTP

CM Tool: SharePoint

Database: Oracle and Netezza

Responsibilities:

  • Created the test plans which enforce the acceptance criteria of features
  • Worked on keeping all test plans and cases updated to changing requirements
  • Continually integrated the code base with automated builds and functional-level regression tests
  • Installation of product (Client) in different environments
  • Installed web servers, database servers and web clients
  • Validated the data flow from UI to Database and making sure data is stored in proper tables.
  • Updated the data in the Database tables to prepare test data for negative scenarios.
  • Validated the data flow from Oracle Database to Netezza after the API transfer.
  • Hosted the web apps in Tomcat
  • Tested both .Net and Java services using SOAP
  • Worked with the Scrum master to analyze and decompose the stories in the scrum
  • Helped in creating and maintain the Sprint Backlog, and Task Board
  • Demonstrate the product at the end of each Sprint — during the Agile Sprint Review
  • Attend all Agile Scrum meetings
  • Provided the feedback on Agile scrum in Retrospectives
  • Executed automation scripts to make sure regression bed is intact because of the new features added
  • Coordinated testing in different environments like QA and UAT and provided sign offs for the release. Done End to End, Functional and Regression testing.
  • Collaborate and share knowledge and experience among the Team, Product Owner, Scrum Master and Stakeholders

Confidential, Tampa, FL

Test Lead

Defect Mgmt. tool: QualityCenter 11 (ALM)

Automation tool: QTP, SOAP UI

CM Tool: Share Point

Responsibilities:

  • Documentation Review - Review documents related to assigned work stream. Provide overview of the work stream project impacts in the weekly QA internal meetings. During the test design phase, to review and provide feedback to any test scenarios written by team members.
  • QA Internal Meetings - Provide work stream status updates. Discuss areas of concern/issues, milestones, deliverables, work stream resourcing, status reporting, daily script execution plan, etc. Meet with Program Lead for more detailed discussions when needed.
  • Issue Tracking - Discuss/track issues and questions related to work stream. These can be discussed in the internal QA meetings or Reach out to work stream dev. leads and also defect triage calls.
  • Requirements Upload - Responsible to upload work stream requirements to QC and ensure all requirements are mapped as we get into scripting.
  • Involved in Test scenarios creation and do a peer and lead review of the scenarios for completeness. Created Scenarios for End to End and UAT testing
  • Script execution - Manage script execution of team including assignments, ensure scripts are updated with daily status of execution, defect linking, and blocking /unblocking scripts.
  • Involved in smoke, functional, system and regression testings.
  • Defect Management - During QA, review work stream defects and to track/manage them. Ensure timely re-testing of defects and script updates. QC 11 (ALM) is used as defect management tool.
  • Participated in the defect triage calls and ensured that all the blocking and critical defects are handled in a timely manner.
  • Good working knowledge on SQL and used to retrieve the requested data from data base.
  • Reviewed documentation for the assigned work stream. Updated QA lead with questions/issues for clarification.
  • Based on the decided scripting standards and templates, create the milestones for test scenarios and test scripting. Ensured that all scripts written are mapped back to requirements. Provide daily status updates to the QA lead.

Confidential, Ann Arbor, MI

Senior QA Engineer

Defect Mgmt. tools: Support Track, Jira, Team foundation Server.

CM & PM tool: Share Point, Key Stone, Chorus.

Responsibilities:

  • Establish Project Estimates.
  • Manage QA team task allocations to ensure successful delivery (on-time and expected quality)
  • Conduct knowledge transfer sessions.
  • Plan test execution.
  • Track and Monitor Project quantitatively.
  • Evaluate test results.
  • Provide regular QA status updates to relevant stake holders.
  • Capture data for metrics and also generate defect reports.
  • Plan, design, build and maintain test automation frame works to automate the regression suite

Confidential

Senior QA Engineer

Defect Mgmt. tools: Test Director

CM & PM tools: Share Point

Responsibilities:

  • Review of design documents.
  • Preparation of test cases based on functional documents.
  • Preparation of test plan.
  • Preparation of test summary reports, defect summary reports.
  • Used data driven automation frame work concepts
  • Read excel data in to custom QTP data tables using functions
  • Used a smart driver script to navigate through the parameterize the test data variables by using VB script arrays
  • Descriptive programming, ordinal identifier and regular expressions are used to identify dynamic automation objects. For other standard web objects used shared object repository.
  • Built QTP function libraries (QFL) to handle application flow.
  • Used loops, conditional if statements, select case statements to handle application logic.
  • User defined environment variables used as global data to exchange between main test action and QTP function library.

Confidential

Senior QA Engineer

Defect Mgmt. tools: Test Director

Automation Tool: QTP 8.0

CM & PM tools: Share Point

Responsibilities:

  • Review of design documents.
  • Preparation of test cases based on functional design documents.
  • Execution of test cases and posting of bugs, test lab set up in the test director.
  • Used data driven automation frame work concepts
  • Read excel data in to custom QTP data tables using functions
  • Descriptive programming, ordinal identifier and regular expressions are used to identify dynamic automation objects. For other standard web objects used shared object repository.
  • Built QTP function libraries (QFL) to handle application flow.
  • User defined environment variables used as global data to exchange between main test action and QTP function library.

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