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Agile Coach/ Sr. Software Quality Assurance Tester Resume

OBJECTIVE:

I’m a detail - oriented and experienced Scrum Master and Automation Software Test Engineer with a stellar record of corporate client satisfaction. Proven achievement in bringing projects to completion ahead of schedule and under budget. Exceptional communication skills as a teacher and mentor to junior engineering staff and trainees. An experienced Scrum Master with a proven record of accomplishment of delivering high-quality software, on-time and within budget. Demonstrated ability to motivate, organize, lead and coach Scrum teams across multiple locations, with a verifiable track record of managing complex projects while delivering on time, under budget and above expectations. I’m seeking a challenging position as a Scrum Master/Software Tester Engineer in a well reputable company that has a dedicated, diverse, and high-performing workforce where I can put my unique talents, skills and abilities to good use.

SUMMARY:

  • 6+ years of experience as Scrum Master and Software QA Analyst in Banking and Education.
  • Scrum/Agile Project Management tools such as Jira/Greenhopper , Rally, VersionOne
  • Manual Testing with knowledge of software development methodologies, testing methodologies, QA strategy, process and tools
  • All phases of Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC)
  • All phases and in-depth knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle
  • ScrumAgile software development methodologies
  • Review and documentation of detailed test plan specifications, creation and execution of test scripts, test scenarios, test cases, and analysis and reporting of test results based on feature/requirement specifications
  • Integration testing, User Acceptance testing (UAT), Functional testing, End-to-End testing, Usability testing, Client/Server testing, Positive and Negative testing, Regression testing, Smoke testing, System testing, Graphic User Interface (GUI), Security testing, Performance testing, and Traceability matrix
  • Manual testing for both client/server as well as Web-based applications including Cross-browser compatibility testing
  • Writing test plans and test cases
  • Reporting and creating defects in Team Foundation Server (TFS), Microsoft Test Manger, HP Quality Center/ALM 11, Jira and Bugzilla
  • Using SQL to perform Backend testing on SQL Server databases
  • Providing status of test execution, escalated defects and issues in timely manner

SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS), Microsoft Test Manager, HP Quality Center/ALM 11, Jira, Bugzilla
  • Telerik Test Studio, Confluence Team collaboration software
  • GIT, Smart SVN
  • Windows 10 / Windows 7/XP/Vista
  • C++, Java, Ruby on Rails
  • XML, HTML,XHTML, XSLT
  • SQL Server management studio, MS Access
  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, MS SharePoint, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome
  • SOA, SOAP, WSDL, RESTFUL

EXPERIENCE:

Agile Coach/ Sr. Software Quality Assurance Tester

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Helped enable the team to self-organize by teaching planning, stand-up and demo ceremonies for the team.
  • Worked closely with the Product Owner to enable them to elaborate user stories with acceptance criteria and scenarios.
  • Coached the team in how to manage an overall release plan, velocity forecast with agile metrics through standard agile tooling such as JIRA
  • Supported coordination of work with delivery partners, Scrum Masters and helps remove impediments for the team
  • Drove continuous improvement and self-organizing behaviors of the team through active coaching
  • Promoted and educated the entire organization to understand AGILE principles
  • Designing and Importing Automaton / Manual test case in Telerik Test Studio
  • Writing Release notes communicating bug fixes and new feature in Confluence.
  • Reported the bugs into Jira bug-tracking system; verified bugs fixed
  • Training New hires, Process engineers and Mechanical engineers
  • Prepare preliminary and final reports daily for each review and email reports to corresponding departments and managers. Record results within monthly QA report

Agile coach/ QA Tester

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and developed Use Cases, Activity Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams, and Collaboration Diagrams.
  • Assist project managers with the development of project schedules.
  • Conducted workflow, process diagram and gap analyses to derive requirements for the automation process.
  • Participated in Bug-Review meetings with software developers, QA engineers, managers, suggested enhancements to the existed application from business perspectives, provided solutions to existing bugs.
  • Test the user stories for accuracy and compliance to ensure acceptance and validation of stories
  • Strong testing Quality Assurance experience within Agile environment.
  • Coached waterfall teams through the transition process of becoming a mature agile team.
  • Worked on HP Quality Center to trace the requirements, wrote the test cases in the test plan and track then defects in the defect module.
  • Created Custom Entities, Custom attributes for individual Business Units in team Dynamics CRM as per the Business Process

Scrum Master/ SR. QA Tester

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Executed test cases in accordance with standards and specifications
  • Removed impediments or guided the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
  • Facilitated discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
  • Worked closely with product owner to prioritize product backlog.
  • Conducted performance benchmarking to reference phones and drive testing using mobile logging tools in live networks
  • Tested mobile handsets during launch, collected results, reported problems found, and generated reports upon test completion
  • Performed wireless modem testing for voice and data calls
  • Validated handset performance in live network environment using field testing
  • Identified, analyzed, and documented defects in MTM, questionable functions, errors, and inconsistencies in handset behavior

SOFTWARE tESTER

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Designed Test Cases in the test cases management tool Test Rail
  • Performed functional, GUI and device compatibility testing on different devices including smartphones and tablet computers
  • Conducted regression testing
  • Reported the bugs into Jira bug-tracking system; verified bugs fixed
  • Created and delivered effective presentation about the testing methodology used
  • Tested application behavior under various interruptions: battery strength level (full/medium/low), incoming calls, SMS, video calls

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