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Senior Qa Engineer Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Around 19 years of Information Technology experience in the Education, Financial & Banking, Media & Entertainment, Retail, and Telecom domains.
  • Experience working with Windows, Mac OS, iOS, Android and all browser flavors
  • Highly accomplished individual with outstanding record of success providing IT Project/program management, PMO support, Onsite/Off - shore technology management, Process definition and implementation.
  • Extensive background in mentoring and motivating test teams to deliver under extreme time, schedule and budget constraints.
  • Extensive experience in writing test plans, test cases and doing risk analysis prior to product releases
  • Experienced in Agile software development methodology, particularly scrum
  • Self-motivation and willingness to do what it takes to get the job done

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Big Data/Hadoop: Cloudera Manager, Hue Interface, MapReduce, Pig, Oozie, Hive, HBase, HDFS, Impala

AWS: Amazon EC2, Redshift, S3, EMR

GUI: Visual Basic, Visual Source Safe, Microsoft Office, MS Visio and MS Project

Operating Systems: MS-DOS, TPF, Windows 95/98/NT/XP

Languages: COBOL, PL/SQL and TSL

Databases: RDS, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server, MS Access, DB2 and IMS DB

Telecom Products: SONET, ATM, T1 (DS1), T3 (DS3), LAN, CISCO Router, STS1, STS3C, STS12C, STS48C, OC3, OC12, OC48, OC192, VT1, EC1, Add/Drop Multiplexing, Access and Transport products - FLM150, FLM600, FLM2400, FLASH150 ADX, FLASH600 ADX, FLASH2400 ADX, FLASH192, FLASHWAVE and FLASHWAVE OADX

Testing Tools: Quality Center, WinRunner, Test Director, Starteam and Vantive

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Senior QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of comprehensive test plans and test cases based on the stories assigned in a specific sprint
  • Interact with the product owners for understanding the product and dev teams for the implementation
  • Testing on Android and iOS devices and web applications
  • Document and communicate all test results in JIRA
  • Testing all aspects of new and enhanced feature development
  • Involved in automation testing using Selenium
  • Involved in the production release testing
  • Facilitate regression and integration test cycles
  • Participate in daily scrum meetings for updates identify and analyze defects and test results
  • Verify event logs from the tablets to make sure specific events are fired
  • Collaborate with developers to resolve issues discovered during the QA process
  • Communicates critical issues and status updates in a timely manner, both laterally and up the chain
  • Testing on Hadoop/Big Data environment using Hive, Pig, Oozie, Impala on Cloudera framework for analytical data accuracy
  • Developed Oozie workflows to Sqoop data from source, processing Pig Scripts and export data to Amazon RDS for Data Analytics and Jaspersoft Reporting
  • Used Hive to create external tables using the text/sequence files in the HDFS
  • Used Hive and Impala to query data

Environment: iOS platform (Mac and iPads), Android (ASUS tablets), Android File Manager, JIRA, Confluence (for documentation) Selenium, qTest and Zephyr, HDFS, Hive, Pig, Oozie, Sqoop, Impala, Amazon RDS, S3

Confidential

Senior QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Smoke, Functional, Regression, User Acceptance, Exploratory and Ad-hoc testing to make sure the quality requirement for the application is met
  • Daily construction and execution of SQL queries to validate Financial data in multiple MS-SQL Databases
  • Working with various integration teams (mainly with Great Plains - an accounting software) to validate the data integrated with the system is accurate
  • Working closely with Business Analysts and Development team to design and execute Functional Test cases to satisfy Business level requirements
  • Involved in deploying and testing the application in a standalone (time machine) and virtual cloud environments to simulate real-time scenarios
  • Developing test plans, test suites and test cases for Web and back end systems in Microsoft Team Foundation Server (Microsoft Test Manager)
  • Testing the user stories and report bugs in the TFS (Team Foundation Server)
  • Working with stakeholders and customer teams during Integration and User Acceptance Test Phases
  • Trained new team members on the application

Environment: Windows 7, Microsoft Test Manager, Team Foundation Server (TFS), MS SQL Server

Confidential, Norcross, GA

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Managing project end-end - reviewing & analyzing requirements, design, implementation, QA and delivery.
  • Leading & guiding the team for developing Test Approach, Test Process, Test Methodology and Test Cases
  • Performing manual test execution and mentored the testing team for successful test execution.
  • Working closely with the client in managing the expectations, gathering information & setting up environment and deliveries through meetings and proper communication channels.
  • Coordinating and facilitating demonstrations and walk-through of the application for the client at various stages of the project progress.
  • Working closely with the team of 65 onsite and offshore resources (development and QA) in different geographical locations, through email, conference calls and meetings.
  • Performing SOA / Web Service testing using SoapUI
  • Developing QA project plans and documenting traceability matrix and reports.
  • Assessing risk and managing contingency plans, leading project teams to meet project objectives, related project goals, functionality and implementing development plans.
  • Preparing and delivering project status reports to stakeholders. Effectively managing change orders with client.
  • Worked with the T1 vendor to setup the network infrastructure for the company. Assisted the internal networking team to setup the firewall and VPN in the CISCO router to communicate with other locations.

Environment: Windows XP, MS Project, MS-Visio, JIRA, SVN and Vantive

Confidential, Alpharetta, GA

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Managed the projects end to end - from planning to implementation and delivery, managing client‘s expectations.
  • Coordinated and facilitated demonstrations and application walk-through at different stages of the project progress.
  • Managed a team of 28 onsite and offshore resources through daily stand-up meetings, email communication and documentation
  • Responsible for recruiting, guiding and managing project staff.
  • Planned and managed projects with emphasis on client delivery and production schedule.
  • Prepared and delivered project status reports, highlighting risk areas and achievements.
  • Conducted team meetings and apprised the team of the risks, and managed action plans.
  • Worked with the client SMEs / PMs on the information and environment required for the project implementation and delivery. Managed change orders with client.

Environment: Windows XP, MS Project, MS-Visio, Starteam and Vantive

Confidential, Cleveland, OH

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Developed Test Plans, Test Scenarios, Test Cases, Test Reports and Documentation
  • Developed QA schedules and managed the QA activities for the team offshore
  • Involved in the SEI CMM Level 3 processes and developed procedures
  • Performed Manual testing, Load testing, Integration testing, Performance testing, Regression testing & supported User Acceptance testing for various applications.
  • Developed Test Data Matrix for test cases, prepared test plans and test strategy documentation

Environment: Windows 98/NT/2000/XP, MS Project, Test Director, MS-Visio and Rational ClearQuest

Confidential, TX

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Performed Manual testing, Load testing, Integration testing, Functionality testing (configuration, accounting and security testing), Performance testing, Regression testing & User Acceptance testing of the FLEXR GT application.
  • Major responsibilities include: writing test plans, test data matrix, test scripts and test cases based on requirement specification, peer review of documents, executing test scripts, defect reporting and documentation.
  • Hands on experience testing NMS/EMS, SONET/SDH and DWDM equipments.

Environment: VC++, Windows NT/95/98/2000, Rational ClearQuest, Visual SourceSafe and Telecom Network Elements

Confidential, TX

Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Performed Manual Testing, Load testing, Integration testing, Performance testing & User Acceptance testing.
  • Performed Stress Testing using SQA Robot and Load testing using Mercury LoadRunner
  • Major responsibilities were writing test plans, test scripts, executing test scripts, defect reporting and result documentation.
  • Reported bugs into the bug tracking database (Rational ClearQuest)

Environment: Windows NT, COBOL, CICS, DB2 and JCL on MVS/VSAM and Rational ClearQuest

Confidential, TX

Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Worked closely with the development team to understand the implementation of new functionality
  • Major responsibilities were writing test plans and test scripts based on the Product Requirements Specification and executing test scripts, defect reporting and result documentation in Test Director.
  • Performed Manual Testing, Load testing, Integration testing, Performance testing & User Acceptance testing.

Environment: Windows NT, AS/400, Rumbaugh, WinRunner and Test Director

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