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Sr. Automation Lead Resume

Atlanta, GA

SUMMARY:

  • Over 15 years of IT experience with focus on Software Quality Assurance on business application systems for Finance, Retail, Telecom, and Insurance industries.
  • Expert in analyzing requirements, preparing test estimates, creation of test procedures, test data and test cases that cover the best scenarios.
  • Real time exposure to all areas of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) from Business Analysis to Development, Testing, Deployment and Documentation.
  • Wrote User Acceptance Test (UAT) Plans and User Acceptance Test (UAT) Cases.
  • Performed Database, Functional, Integration, System, Regression, User Acceptance, Load testing and Black Box testing.
  • Extensive experience in using automated tools like UFT, SOAP UI, Quality Center/ALM, Load Runner and Selenium.
  • Proficient in Querying and testing RDBMS such as Oracle, SQL Server Using SQL, PL/SQL for data integrity.
  • Extensive experience in UNIX environments, proficient at creating and modifying UNIX shell scripts.
  • Successfully tested projects developed in .NET, J2EE, AJAX on Windows based platforms.
  • Expert in Analysis of Problem Severity, Defect Tracking system and Defects Reporting system.
  • Actively participated in Bugs Triage meetings, Team meetings and Process Improvement meetings and Reported Periodic Status of the project to the Project Manager and the Client.
  • Interacted efficiently and effectively with Development team and Business Team.
  • Performed end to end testing in web based application.
  • Experience in successfully coordinating and leading teams of testers.
  • Managed team of onsite and offshore testers.
  • Proven success in managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proficient at supervising activities, day - to-day tasking and mentoring medium to large project teams.
  • Possess strong communication and writing skills, excellent analytical and logical skills and able to work under pressure as a team or as an individual
  • Good interpersonal skills, result oriented, hard working with a zeal to learn new technologies and stay in touch with the current computing & testing trends in IT sector.

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Sr. Automation Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for creating tasks in Microsoft TFS and assigned appropriate tasks to individual testers.
  • Created test cases in Task Manager and wrote queries in TFS for all assigned tasks.
  • Worked on all AGILE projects and communicated team status in daily SCRUM meetings.
  • Created Hybrid Keyword driven framework using Selenium Web driver.
  • Created Junit framework from scratch using Java to test all regression test cases.
  • Created Object repository in Selenium Web driver using Java to identify all the elements in the page.
  • Created modular framework which helped all the users and testers to run automation without issues.
  • Performed web service testing of all post pay and pre pay payments using SOAP UI.
  • Performed database validation using Selenium Web driver.
  • Created ANT file and integrated it with Jenkins which would trigger Selenium scripts for each new build.
  • Created framework in HP UFT/QTP for Pay Go GUI application.
  • Trained all manual QA testers on how to run Selenium Web driver scripts using Eclipse.
  • Prepared Test data and trained UAT users on how to validate the application.
  • Involved in tracking the project status throughout the testing phase.
  • Assigned tasks to manual testers and prepared project status report for top management.
  • Lead the team of manual and automated test engineers.

Technical Environment: Microsoft TFS, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Test Manager, SOAP UI, Selenium Web driver, Java, Jenkins, ANT, HP UFT/QTP

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Automation Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of the Test Strategy and guiding the team.
  • Involvement in the System Test Plan Preparation and Requirements Streamlining.
  • Involvement in Preparation of Test Procedures, Test Scenarios, Cases and Test Data.
  • Responsible for GUI and Functional Testing, using Black Box Testing Techniques.
  • Involvement in Test Execution, Results Analyzing and Defect Reporting using HP ALM
  • Involvement in RTM Preparation.
  • Involved in Automation Infrastructure Development using Selenium.
  • Created Test cases Using Element locators and Selenium Webdriver methods.
  • Enhanced Test cases using Java programming features and JUnit Annotations.
  • Execution of Selenium Test cases and Reporting defects.
  • Conducting Data driven testing, cross browser testing and parallel test execution.
  • Enhancing the Test Scripts for Global Execution.
  • Involvement in solving Environmental problems along with Technical Support People.
  • Involved in Regression Testing using Selenium
  • Created automation scripts for database validation using HPUFT
  • Mentored both offshore and onsite team on how to run automation test cases
  • Provided Test Estimates for various phases of the project
  • Tracked the progress of the test team through weekly status reports

Technical Environment: HP ALM, SQL, XML, Selenium Web driver, Java, HP UFT/QTP Maternity Gap

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

QA System Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Lead multiple manual and automated projects across teams.
  • Created template for Manual test cases to export it to QC/ALM.
  • Reviewed Manual tests cases written by both onsite and offshore testers.
  • Lead AGILE projects successfully and prepared daily status report for top management.
  • Created data driven framework in Selenium and tested all webpage checkpoints.
  • Used Selenium Web driver for automating the reports in chrome browser.
  • Automated order management application using Selenium web driver.
  • Used Java coding extensively for automating the application using Selenium.
  • Created the structure for Merchandising in HP ALM and trained all the team members on how to use the tool.
  • Involved in helping all the teams across Merchandising on how to setup their project and application in ALM
  • Served as an ALM/QC Admin for all the different groups across Merchandising and resolved various issues in HPALM.
  • Responsible for creating Automation Framework using QTP/UFT for all of Merchant Reports.
  • Created an automation script using QTP which would connect to the OLAP Cube and validate the data against the report.
  • Created the structure for storing Object Repositories and Function Libraries of QTP/UFT in ALM.
  • Served as a mentor for PBI team and helped them to design the automation framework in QTP/UFT for Order Management application.
  • Created complex SQL query in HP ALM to get the summary of progress of all manual test cases.
  • Trained offshore testers on how to run Automated Scripts.
  • Helped tools team for Performance center migration.
  • Created VUGEN scripts for merchant reports and analyzed the results.
  • Used Parameterization and correlation in all of my VUGEN scripts.
  • Created Rendezvous point in VUGEN for each set of transaction.
  • Helped PBI team for validating VUGEN scripts.
  • Used SOAP UI to validate web services in XML.
  • Created test cases in SOAP UI to test all web services.
  • Managed team of onsite and offshore testers across all projects.
  • Involved in creating budget and roadmap for the fiscal year.
  • Lead the team of automated and manual test engineers.

Technical Environment: QTP/UFT 12, Load Runner, HP ALM, SQL, XML, Selenium Web driver, SOAP UI

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

QA Automation Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for end to end testing of My Verizon application.
  • Involved in creating a detailed System Test Plans, Test Cases and Test Scripts for different modules in the Application according to the Business Requirement Documentation.
  • Created QTP scripts for Post pay and Pre pay functionality.
  • Created a framework in QTP which would test starting from registering a customer, adding features to their phone until the customer pay their bill online.
  • Lead a team of QA Engineers through the entire Project Life Cycle. Verified the Project Goals met current and long term corporate objectives
  • Involved in testing the payment of bills for the Confidential customers.
  • Involved in Functional, Black box, Integration, System, User Acceptance and Performance Testing.
  • Performed Functional and Regression Testing using QTP and its several features including GUI Map, Synchronization points, and Check Points, Functions, Data Driven Tests and Parameterized scripts.
  • Designed SQL queries for Testing and Report Generation according to the provided specifications.
  • Tested API calls for data usage of various service plans.
  • Created QA Project Plans for all phases of the Project Life Cycle for Test Resources
  • Successfully proposed a new QA lab providing a unified test bed.
  • Used Quality Center to log all the test cases/scripts and generate a daily status report.
  • Extensively used web services (SOAP) to exchange the data between different applications.
  • Responsible for testing the Application against Oracle server for data validity.
  • Used Putty to monitor application logs in UNIX platform to identify Errors and Exceptions.
  • Validated Customer related information in the Database after the migration from 9i to 10G.
  • Tested the Applications compatibility on different browser versions of IE, Firefox and Safari.
  • Lead various internal projects like Alltel Conversion, Friends & Family, Usage Controls and My Verizon 2.0 and was responsible in generating status reports using Quality Center and reported them to Project Stake Holders
  • Performed Accessibility, Functionality, Integration, GUI, Regression, Usability and System testing.
  • Tracked the progress of the test team through weekly status reports

Technical Environment: QTP, Load Runner, Quality Center, XML, SQL, UNIX

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Sr.QA Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for testing the Wholesale Management System and Dealer Access System applications.
  • Performed requirement gathering, created test strategy and prepared test cases.
  • Create and generate QTP test scripts for different test scenarios to cover various aspects of project functionality in a GUI based web application.
  • Created VBScripts in QTP from scratch for loan validations and credit checking.
  • Created all the Business Objects Reports in QTP
  • Used BPT in Quality Center for all web based Dealer Access System Application.
  • Involved in creating the framework from scratch for Integration scripts in QTP.
  • Performed regression and smoke testing in QTP.
  • Mentor QA engineers in performing test automation with QTP
  • Used Load Runner to create the VuGen scripts for both smoke and integration testing.
  • Used Controller Scenario to add Vusers and monitor Response Times.
  • Profiled the performance at the backend in UNIX environment.
  • Performed regression testing in Load Runner for the updated PORTAL-LESS Environment.
  • Created scripts for all the Billing Summary Reports in QTP
  • Tested Billing statements functionality and prepared Test cases
  • Configured test environment and created the strategy for product development and certification. Also responsible for test data, scheduling automated/manual tests, approving the results, creating documentation and tracking systems updates.
  • Imported Loans and Quality Certificate in XML.
  • Exported General Ledger Electronic Banking in XML and Fixed Length.
  • Performed Credit Validations.
  • Tested Quality Certificate for Loans.

Technical Environment: QTP, Load Runner, Quality Center, XML, SQL, UNIX

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