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Qa Lead Resume

Raleigh, NC


  • 11+ years of Quality Assurance, Analysis and Development experience
  • Managed and led testing teams (onsite and offshore) - IT and Business
  • Highly proficient in Agile and Waterfall environments
  • Excellent team management, planning, decision-making, analytical, problem solving, mentoring and training skills
  • Consistently recognized as a high performer based on results delivered - Game Changer Award in Aug 2015 and Excellence in Action Award in June 2016


Project Planning: MS Project, MS Visio, MS Excel, MS PPT, Clarity (Time Sheet)

Agile Tools: JIRA

Test Artifact Management: HP ALM, Test Director

Automation: Fitnesse, JAVA, QTP/UFT, VB Script Oracle 12.c(SQL Developer), PL SQL, SQL Server, KShell scripts, DDL, DML, C, C++, XML, Java, Visual Basic, HTML, CGI /PERL, JSP, ETL - Informatica and Job Scheduler - CONTROL M, Version Control System - GIT Stash, GIT Bash, Jenkins (Making and Deploying Builds)


QA Lead

Confidential, Raleigh, NC

  • Managed cross functional testing teams involving both SIT and UAT
  • Analyzed and improved existing test strategies, introduced automation as needed, identified and resolved environment dependencies, planned for risks and contingencies
  • Recruited, led, mentored and trained the testers (IT and Business)
  • Planned and managed the testing phase - through Go-Live - including production validation
  • Facilitated QA meetings, defect triage meetings and SIT and UAT check-ins
  • Set KPIs; prepared Gantt charts, Burn charts, defect aging and requirements coverage analysis graphs
  • Conducted end to end test planning and data preparation sessions, evaluated test coverage, identified gaps, facilitated demos, acted as a liaison between SIT and Business testers, participated in vendor meetings
  • Consistently delivered quality results - met deadlines, zero critical/high/medium issues post go-live
  • Worked closely with Project Management, Development and Business teams - planned for resources, reviewed requirements, prioritized tasks, identified and mitigated risks, provided for contingency

QA Lead

Confidential, Charlotte, NC

  • Game Changer Award in Aug 2015 and Excellence in Action Award in June 2016
  • Led the test automation effort for a project - led product evaluations and created POCs in - AQT, ICEDQ, Fitnesse, JAVA, VBA Scripts; designed automation framework
  • Led QA activities - back-end and web based applications - managed testing activities across teams (onsite and offshore), conducted defect triage meetings, validated and created test plans and test cases (manual and automation scripts), validated requirement coverage, identified test strategies, tracked CM tickets into production
  • Strong experience with scrum ceremonies - sprint planning, daily stand-ups, sprint retrospectives, sprint refinement, sprint review and demo
  • Worked with the business team to ensure acceptance criteria was well defined and met
  • Periodically presented/demoed to business team, assisted business with UAT testing and acquired Sign Offs
  • JIRA - Created testing stories & tasks, tracked tasks through sprint, story pointing
  • Applications - Oracle12.c, JAVA 1.8, Scheduler - Control M, ETL Informatica 9.1, JIRA, GIT STASH, GIT BASH, SourceTree, Unix KShell Scripting, AQT 10, Fitnesse, Excel VBA Scripting, HP Quality Center, Jenkins Build Server
  • Testing- Smoke, System, Functional, Regression, Integration, Unit, Configuration, UAT

Systems Analyst

Confidential, IL

  • Responsible for functional testing applications on Confidential mobile devices - phones and tablets. Manual and automation testing. Applications - calling, messaging, launching different browsers, video, camera, Bluetooth, music player, web page
  • Lead QA efforts for certain phone Apps and features
  • Reported on test execution and defect status
  • Automated tests include - writing /recording test scripts using VB scripts in UFT, Data Driven and Keyword Driven tests
  • Validated, created and execute the test cases, analyzed requirements coverage, tracked execution, managed defects from inception to resolution.

Environment: Microsoft office, Test Director, Quality Center, UFT, DDTS, Jira, Radio COM, KPI, PST, RSD Lite, RSD General, QCAT, QXDM, QPST, W2bi, UTS Client, CTS, Unix and Oracle, Android Phone and Tablet. The system application language is development with C++ and Java


Confidential, WI

  • Used ALM software tool to track the builds and create test cases during development and testing
  • Interacted with business users, collected business requirements, created test scenarios
  • Designed and developed the web based system using Java, Servlets, JSP, Oracle
  • Performed GUI tests using WinRunner and tracked the defects in TestDirector
  • Performed integration, and unit testing, created and executed test scripts and test cases

Confidential, Milwaukee, WI

Research Assistant

  • Implemented and tested an imaging software for the university’s Dental, University Advancement, and the Law School departments
  • Gathered requirements, created test cases, performed system and functionality testing
  • Designed processes, implemented software, provided end user support and user training

Senior Systems Associate


  • Designed and developed computer-based learning solutions for a US-based publisher Taught C++, Visual Basic, Sybase, Visual C++, Visual Java, UNIX, HTML.
  • Designed, conducted and evaluated assignments, exams, and seminars, provided system support for a PC lab

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