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Sr Qa Analyst Resume

Los Angeles, CA

SUMMARY:

  • Over nine years of experience in Information Technology, that includes experience in Software Quality Assurance Testing in WEB BASED AND CLIENT SERVER APPLICATIONS.
  • Executed manual and automated test cases in a distributed and varied environment including web services, client/server, and database applications.
  • Extensive working experience in Black box, Gray Box, White Box, Functionality, Back - End, Regression, Performance, and UAT testing and understands the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) .
  • Expertise in Manual and Automation testing using testing tools Win Runner, Test Director, Quality Center, QTP, Rational Robot, Clear Quest, Selenium and Silk test.
  • Written technical documents and conducted presentations for any new functionalities introduced in the applications.
  • Extensive database testing experience including ORACLE, DB2, SQL SERVER using SQL NAVIGATOR, TOAD.
  • Strong working/testing knowledge on UNIX, WINDOWS and Mainframe platforms.
  • Strong working/testing knowledge on FINANCIAL, AUTOMOBILE TELECOM, HEALTHCARE applications developed using VB, Java, C, C++, C#, Siebel, Perl.
  • Strong ability to handle highly complex applications.
  • Expertise in preparing the Test Proposals, Test Plan, Test cases and Test Reports based on the System Requirements and Design documents
  • Strong Ability to understand business and technical requirements.
  • Strong ability to work independently and on a team.
  • Extensively tested different types of reports such as Crystal Reports and Brio reports.
  • Strong skills with software QA methodologies.
  • Extensive experience working in a fast paced environment.
  • Very creative and self learner.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Testing Tools: Win Runner, QTP, Load Runner, Quality Center, Rational Robot, Rational, Clear Quest, Rational Clear Case, Silk Test

Database(s): Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, MS Access

Operating Systems: WINDOWS, UNIX, MAC, DOS, Hummingbird Exceed 6.1

Packages: MS - Word, MS - Excel, VISIO, MS POWERPOINT

Languages: Java, UNIX, SQL, PL/SQL, C, C++, VB 5/6, XML, ASP, Perl

Scripting: Shell Scripting, TSL, Java Script, VB Script, PL/SQL Browsers, Intranet I.E, Netscape, Microsoft Outlook Data Warehousing Brio Reports (Hyperion), Crystal reports

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Sr QA Analyst

Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

Responsibilities:
  • Extensively conducted smoke test, regression test as well as functionality test on the application. Used White Box, Grey Box as well as Black Box testing types to test the application s. Worked extensively with Business Analysts to understand the requirements. Reported bugs / defects through HP Quality Center . Executed test scripts, maintained Test results and Test data. Worked closely with developers for understanding the code and easier bug solving. Tested every piece of requirement against database by writing SQL queries. Mentored junior testers and new hires. Was involved in attending meetings to understand the requirements. Worked closely with other members of the team in case of functionalities needing a team effort. Worked with iSeries team for testing certain functionalities that required interaction with the iSeries server. Performed cross browser testing on the application. Conducted XML testing using SOAP UI for testing web services. Tested HTML tags to ensure appropriate data is sent to customers. Created scripts using Selenium tool and ran the scripts on various browsers. Trouble shot generated scripts on Selenium. Worked on leading functionalities and created estimates and timelines for testing. Hands on experience testing large databases. Worked in Agile environment.

Environment: SQL, Java /J2EE, HTML, Junit, Selenium, Quality Center, AS400, API, SOAP UI

Sr QA Analyst

Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

Responsibilities:
  • Worked closely with Business Analysts to understand the requirements. Extensively conducted smoke test, regression test as well as functionality test on the application. Used WHITE BOX as well as Black BOX testing types to test the application. Developed test plans, test cases and test data according to business requirements using TFS. Worked closely with developers for easier bug solving. Tested every piece of requirement against database by writing SQL queries. Was involved in testing reports on SharePoint as well as production servers. Ensured thorough testing of priority one items or urgent issues that needed to be deployed to production. Worked closely with other members of the team in case of functionalities needing a team effort. Primarily worked on HTML tags to ensure that the appropriate data is sent across the environment. Effectively communicated to share product and testing knowledge across configuration, development, and test teams. Supported UAT testing by making presentation to the users and troubleshooting difficulties. Performed unit testing on the application. Performed API testing as part of the regular testing effort. Used QTP scripts to run smoke test on applications before proceeding to test further. Developed and followed well-defined Test procedures. Worked on UNIX shell scripts for testing the interface to application. Analyzed and resolved lot of issues related to different functionalities. Worked in Agile environment.

Environment: Java script, API, SQL, Junit, SOAP UI, HTML, UNIX, PEARL scripts, XML, TFS, QTP, SharePoint

QA Analyst/Business Analyst

Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with project leads extensively to understand the requirements of the project. Extensively conducted smoke test, regression test as well as functionality test on the application. Used BLACK BOX testing types to test the application on JAVA platform. Worked with the UAT group to verify the product. Developed comprehensive test plans and test cases according to business, functional, and technical requirements using Quality Center .Also used QC for writing defects. Experience creating complete system testing suites. Assisted marketing with different test scenarios to present them to the upper management.. Provided product testing and enablement expertise across configuration, development and test teams. Provided bug prevention or proactive testing through product specification reviews. Demonstrated mastery of writing and executing test plans, verifying results and escalating defects appropriately. Used effective communication to share product and testing knowledge across configuration, development, and test teams. Developed and followed well-defined Test procedures. Analyzed and resolved lot of issues related to different functionalities.

Environment: Java, HTML, XML, ASP, UNIX, Quality Center, QTP, Oracle

Sr QA Analyst

Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with project leads extensively to understand the requirements of the project. Used QTP (VB Scripts) to write scripts for testing functionalities in the unit. Conducted Cross-platform testing through all phases of the product development life cycle including WINDOWS and MAC environment. Extensively conducted smoke test, regression test as well as functionality test on the application. Used BLACK BOX, WHITE BOX and GRAY BOX testing types to test the application on C/C++ platforms. Worked on testing satellite connectivity and Bluetooth feature on GPS system. Updated the GPS H/W according to company installation standards. Extensively developed Test Plans, Test Cases based on the requirements document. Worked with developers to understand the source code and its effect on the behavior of the unit. Analyzed and interpreted test data and prepared technical reports for use by engineering and management personnel. Extensively tested MAP UPDATES on different models by using the different route methods. Traffic, AAA, POI functionalities were also tested on different units. Communicated with customer service department regarding installation issues and software defects that users face. Used UNIX commands to test background processes. Followed Agile (SCRUM) methodology of work. Used SQL Navigator extensively to write queries in PL/SQL and test the database. Conducted Performance testing on the unit using QTP. Extensively found out critical bugs before releasing the product. Extensively conducted field tests to verify the behavior of the unit in real time environment. Prepared time estimates and schedules for testing activities. Used Clear Quest to check the quality of application during each phase of the development cycle and also extensively used it keep track of the release in which a feature, enhancement, or bug fix appears. Used Clear Case for version control of the product. Worked extensively on Hand Held products which helped in creating Geocache, Waypoints, Trails and tracks. Provided guidance to different team members thereby managing certain ongoing projects within the company. Extensively tested ‘NAVTEQ’ map on the GPS unit. Documented Test Coverage, Defect reporting Matrices and Test results and escalated issues/bugs with management for development for resolution. Analyzed and resolved lot of issues related to certain complex functionalities with the developers.

Environment: C++, QTP, Clear Case, Clear Quest, SQL Navigator, shell scripting in UNIX environment, PEARL, Windows XP, MS-Word, MS-Excel

Senior QA Analyst

Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with business analysts to understand the requirements of the project. Found out complex defects within the application. Manually tested certain functionalities of the application until it reaches a stable state. Extensively conducted smoke test, regression test as well as functionality test on the application. Extensively written Test Plans, Test Cases based on the requirements document. Extensively used Clear Quest to log defects and maintain work areas and also to check the quality of application during each phase of the development cycle. Used Clear Case as a version control tool. Extensively tested Reports for certain parts of the application. Worked in production development environment. Worked on up-gradation from Oracle 9i to Oracle 11i. Used SQL Navigator to write queries and test the UI and the database. Extensively tested different types of reports developed in Brio (Hyperion) and SQR. *Also worked with Data Warehousing team to gather requirements from them for testing one of the reports. Used XML recording technique to automate database portion of the application. Provided training and work direction to other members of the team. Was responsible for reviewing and reporting project process state and performance to the manager. Analyzed and resolved lot of issues related to certain complex functionalities with the developers and analysts. Used Mainframe to extract certain data pieces for testing reports.

Environment: JAVA, SQL Navigator, ASP,VB, Windows XP, Rational Robot, Clear Quest, Clear Case, Lotus Notes, MS-Word, MS-Excel, Brio reports, Mainframe

Senior QA Analyst

Confidential,New York City, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Worked closely with managers and team members for a good application understanding. Extensively wrote test plans and test cases based on the requirements specification for the project. Extensively conducted manual tests on the Confirm documents of Hewitt. Compared the output data with the input data provided in the form of excel sheet. Used SQL Navigator to write queries and test the database. Extensively tested the application based on the test scripts that were given by the client Hewitt for variations in input data.

Environment: UNIX Processes running in the background for printouts, Access Database

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