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Qa Analyst Resume

Pittsburgh, PA


  • Solutions - focused QA Analyst with 4+ years of professional experience; high-level proficiency with QC toolsets; and a foundation in Java, Advance SQL, Linux/Unix, and monitoring tools.
  • Expertise in Smoke Testing, Backed end Testing, Black Box/White Box Testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Functional Testing, Positive/Negative Testing, Regression Testing, GUI Software Testing, Ad-hoc Testing, Boundary Value Testing.
  • Developed ETL designs with extensive use of aggregators, lookup, update strategy, router, and joiner transformations.
  • Highly skilled in relational and non-relational databases with extensive experience in writing SQL queries.
  • Excel in creating test plans and writing/running test scripts to pinpoint software defects, report defects, track bugs, close open defects and validate functionality. Serve as a value-adding member of QA teams.
  • Experienced in Web Service testing and execution of automated functional test scripts.
  • Expert using open source bug tracking tool HP Quality Center, HP Application Lifecycle Management and HP Nonstop.
  • Experienced in complete software development life-cycle (SDLC) process from gathering requirements, preparing design documents, test cases for testing and change request.
  • Execution of Test Scripts, Requirement Traceability Matrix, Defect Tracking, and Custom Report Generation.
  • Experience working in Agile methodology as well as Waterfall methodology.
  • U nderstanding of Hadoop architecture, Hadoop Distributed File System, and various components such as HDFS, Name Node, Data Node, Job Tracker, Resource Manager, Task Tracker, Node Manager, YARN, and MapReduce concepts.
  • Possess good leadership and managerial skills, trained, mentored new associates to achieve our goals and targets.
  • Exposure in administrative work like troubleshooting system and administration PC configuration.
  • Analyzed business requirements, system requirements, and data mapping requirement (BRD, FRD, CR) specifications interacting with client, developers, and QA team.
  • Quick and eager learner, effective team player with strong communication skills.


  • SQA Testing & Methodologies
  • Test Strategies & Coverages
  • Functional Requirements
  • Test Plans, Cases & Processes
  • UI & Compatibility Testing
  • Database & ETL Testing
  • Defect/Bug Tracking
  • Requirement Analysis
  • Regression & Negative Testing
  • Project & Change Management
  • Documentation & Reports


Software: Putty, Eclipse, Informatica PowerCentre 9.1, Pentaho, SAS, UNIX/LINUX, Windows, SAP, Tableau, MS Office, MS Excel, Visual Studio, MS Visio, MS Project Professional

Programming/Scripting Languages: C, C++, C#, JAVA, .NET, PHP, JavaScript, XML, HTML, and CSS

Databases: MS Access, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, DB2, MySQL

Automation Tools: Selenium IDE, Web Driver

Test Management Tools: Quality Centre, ALM

Bug Reporting Tools: ALM, Quality Center, JIRA, BugZilla

Big Data Ecosystems: Hadoop, MapReduce, HDFS, Spark, Hive, Apache Mahout


Confidential, Pittsburgh, PA

QA Analyst


  • Understanding the Design and functionality documents.
  • Designing Test Plans, Test cases for manual and automation testing.
  • Using Python, Jasmine,Protractor, Catalyst for writing automation scripts.
  • Performing unit, system, integration, sanity and performance testing.
  • Designig Test Plans and Test Cases for Screenshot testing, Accessibility Testing.
  • Using aXe, Wave, Dev Tools for Accessibility Testing.
  • Helping other teams in converting intergration test cases into automation for a new platform.
  • Daily screening of incoming company Feedback reports.
  • Manage incoming reports and be a source of information for the character of the reports.
  • Escalate emergent issues to PM and/or Dev team.
  • Domain expert on the actual usage of the UIs they own.
  • Advocates for product excellence by guarding against regression in critical user journeys and explaining the impact of bugs on user experience
  • Top Daily Responsibilities:
  • Screen all incoming bugs for severity and missing information.
  • Escalate high priority bugs to SWEs for immediate triage
  • Release/regression testing.
  • Thorough feature testing for new features in both staging and production before they are released to alpha users.


System Engineer


  • Documented and developed new functionality and designed test strategies, test scripts to uncover, identify and document software problems and their causes and prepared test data.
  • Carried out extensive Backend Testing to ensure proper backup and restoring of data by writing SQL queries.
  • Knowledge of debugging, normalizing the data and in tuning the performance of the system.
  • Recognized for developing excellent test cases and rapidly discovering defect. Reported defects to the developer b y identifying software flaws, saving hundreds of thousands of dollars.
  • Reported about 250 accepted defects to the developer, out of which 85% were very high priority.
  • Analyzed business requirements, system requirements, and data mapping requirement, interacting with client, developers, and QA team.
  • Implemented the whole life cycle of QA methodology starting from planning, capturing, creating, executing reporting, and tracking the defects using Quality Center.
  • Responsible for updating and maintaining the Quality Center, for all the defects found during functional and regression testing and follow up of the bug life cycle.
  • Experience with conducting and running defect triage meeting with development team, on-site team, and testing team.
  • Performed SAP TM, CRM, and ERP testing to test the business flow. Interacted with clients, participated in client consulting.
  • Worked on SOA architecture, done service testing using SoapUI and JMS test client tools.
  • Involved in design and implementation of Selenium WebDriver automation framework for smoke and regression test suites (TestNG and Maven).
  • Maintained Test Logs and Test Summary Reports and mentored the team to use HP-QC/HP-ALM.


Software Tester


  • Effectively written test cases which fulfilled 100% business requirements.
  • Created Test Scenarios for System testing and Regression testing.
  • Developed applications for performing CURD operation on employee details of a company using UNIX as front end, ORACLE as database and Python as back end. Tested web applications on Firefox and Internet Explorer.
  • Verified and Validated the Data using SQL queries. Developed Test Plans, Test scenarios, Test strategy and Test Reports.
  • Completed the testing for each roll-out before time for Authorization testing (Security testing) on HPQC.
  • Designed webpages with HTML and CSS to understand the concepts of scripting.

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