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Qa Test Lead Resume

Downingtown, PA

SUMMARY:

  • Software Quality Assurance Engineer & Technology Lead with 12 years of experience in execution of projects from Offshore and Confidential Onsite USA .
  • Team Player, Self - Starter, Passionate about technology, Avid Learner and extremely quick to capture new technology/concepts with ease.
  • 4+ years of experience and Team leading experience in Video Testing using STBs.
  • 6+ years of Experience as a QA Lead comprising Effort Estimation for providing solutions, Resource allocation, Knowledge Transitions, Mentoring Team to maximize the level of team productivity towards achieving common goals.
  • Experience in both Telecom 5 years & 4 months and Cable 4 year & 6 months domains.
  • Hands-on Experience on Performance testing tools like HP Load Runner, J meter, SOAP UI and Load UI.
  • Hands-on experience in testing TV content (On Demand, Guide, STBs (Legacy MOTO, Cisco, DTA and X boxes), Live TV, Video Streaming and Remote DVR)
  • Hand-on experience in adding and provisioning the STBs to billing (both AMDOCS and CSG).
  • Manual Testing skills include performing GUI, Regression, Functional, Integration, System, Black box, Sanity, Performance, Usability, User Acceptance and Compatibility Testing
  • Good experience in Cable, OSS/BSS, Video Domain.
  • Hands on Experience in Backend Testing (Web services testing /DB Testing/analyzing Server Logs)throughout the QA career
  • Good Experience in Functional Testing with Complete SDLC understanding with Waterfall and Agile/Scrum Methodology.
  • In Depth knowledge in Test Management tools like HP Quality Center/ALM, Rally, JIRA, MTM and Defect Status reporting with strong presentation skills.
  • Involved in the entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Software Test Life Cycle (STLC) from Requirements Gathering through Implementation and Maintenance.
  • Good Experience in working on Development, Maintenance and Testing projects.
  • Well versed in Manual Testing, Testing Methodologies, Product Development cycles and processes involved in developing and executing Test Strategies, Test Plans, Test Case Templates, Test Execution and Software Deployment/Release processes.
  • Experience in Backend Testing using SQL queries, generating the reports to ensure the data integrity and validate the business rules.
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, communication and organizational skills with the ability to work independently or in a group.
  • Successfully completed AWS Technical Professional Online Certification.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Front End Testing: Web Testing, J2EE & Ajax Apps, VB, Desktop Applications.

Test Automation Tools: Selenium, HP Quick Test Professional QTP, HP Unified Functional Testing, Jenkins, JMeter, Load Runner, and HP Performance Center.

Test Management: Quality Center, Rally Dev, JIRA

Languages: Oracle PL/SQL, Visual Basic 6.0, Shell Scripting.

Operating systems: Windows XP, 7, 8, UNIX, Ubuntu 10.04

Databases: Oracle 10g, SQL/PLSQL

Project Management: Estimations, Resource Allocation, Team management, Status Reporting, Defect Prevention & Causal Analysis, CM)

SDL: Waterfall, Agile

RDBMS: Oracle 9i, PL/SQL, MS Access, Oracle SQL Developer 2013

Testing Tools: HP Quality Center, HP Application Lifecycle Management.

Bug Tracking Tools: Bugzilla, Clearquest, HP Quality Center.

Development Tools: Net beans, Eclipse.

Version Control: MS Visual Source Safe, ClearCase.

Scripting Languages: JavaScript, VB Script, XML, HTML, UNIX

Browsers: Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator, Firefox, MAC Safari, Google Chrome.

SKILLS AND EXPERTISE:

  • J2EE Application Development
  • Front-end Development
  • Functional Testing
  • Regression Testing
  • Load Testing
  • End-to-end Testing
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Quality Management
  • SQL
  • HP Application Lifecycle Management
  • Jenkins
  • HTML
  • Jmeter
  • Load Runner
  • JIRA
  • XML
  • UNIX
  • JavaScript
  • Rally
  • Legacy ARRIS and CISCO Set Top Boxes
  • CSG ACSR
  • Putty
  • Wireshark
  • Filezilla
  • XML marker
  • Tcpdump
  • VOD
  • DAC

DETAILED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Downingtown, PA

QA Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Perform both manual and automation testing on the various DAI components and other third party components.
  • Developing Test plans, test cases design and test execution and LOE for various DAI components and new releases.
  • Interacted with the engineering leads and vendors for bug reviews and participated in QA meetings.
  • Planning, Scheduling and Tracking of Test Automation and Manual Testing.
  • Perform End-to-End Testing, Functional, Regression and UAT testing.
  • Taking initiatives regarding Process, Metrics Collection and Automation.
  • Verifying Server logs for issues and initiate discussions to analyze and resolve them with respective teams or vendors.
  • Developing Load Runner scripts and uploading them to HP QC for Performance testing on all the servers.
  • Maintained and version controlled the Automated scripts using Subversion.
  • Maintaining the Test Environments.
  • Guiding and mentoring team members.
  • Preparation of Test Summary Reports for major Releases.
  • Track and report upon testing activities, including testing results, test case coverage, required resources, defects discovered and their status, performance baselines, etc.
  • Assist in performing any applicable maintenance to tools used in Testing and resolve issues if any.
  • Log project related issues in the defect tracking tool identified for the projects.
  • Perform static testing Confidential beginning of every release to validate the environments.
  • Defect Analysis and Management/Co-ordination using HP ALM 11.0.
  • Onsite calls and Scrum Meetings and coordination with offshore team.

Environment: PLEX servers, FreeWheel CMS(Campaign Management System), DAC, VCP, selenium test case execution, Jenkins management and scheduling, QTP automated test case execution, Amdocs, CSG systems, Rumba, Cisco legacy STBs, Arris legacy STBs, SVN, GIT, Windows, HP QTP, Selenium, UNIX, HP Performance Center,ALM, Jmeter, Load runner.

Confidential, Downingtown, PA

QA Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Perform both manual and automation testing on the various LSA components like INVIDI Adapter, BDMS, and Advatar Adapter.
  • Validating different types of both MOTOROLA and CISCO legacy STBs for LSA functionalities
  • Validating TV content (On Demand, Guide, STBs (Legacy MOTO, Cisco, DTA and X boxes), Live TV, Video Streaming and Remote DVR whenever there is a new guide release.
  • Perform static testing Confidential beginning of every release to validate the environments.
  • Managing and installations of the new releases of the client applications.
  • Perform Functional, Regression and UAT testing.
  • Developing and validating QTP scripts for Regression testing.
  • Mentored new engineers and guided the offshore testing and the automation team
  • Supported the Automation team by setting up test environments for testing the scripts and run the scripts for major releases
  • Develop Health Check Tool of all the servers and sending Health Check Report emails on a daily basis to ensure that all the servers and the third-party systems are up and running.
  • Identified and triaged the issues from Customer care team/Employees and different test teams.
  • Prioritized defects from different test Teams (UAT and End to End Teams) with the Product Team, defect tracking using JIRA and communication to CARE on fixed Issues.
  • Creating and verifying the quality standards and the test procedures for site designed to attain quality deliverable.
  • Recording the bugs and other project related issues in HP ALM.
  • Onsite calls and Scrum Meetings and coordination with offshore team.

Environment: INVIDI Adapter, BDMS, and Advatar Adapter, Jenkins management and scheduling, QTP automated test case execution, Amdocs, CSG systems, Rumba, Cisco legacy STBs, Arris legacy STBs, SVN, Windows, HP QTP, Selenium, UNIX, Shell Scripting, XML, HP Performance Center, Jmeter, Load runner.

Confidential

QA Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Executed Selenium-Java scripts in multiple platforms using selenium Grid.
  • Automated the Regression Test suite for the Production feature using selenium web driver.
  • Performed API Testing Using Jmeter and Rest Client.
  • Performance testing using Jmeter.
  • Customized the regression test suites and involved in creating, reviewing new test cases to cater to the new functionalities and tested the functionalities across major web browsers.
  • Key contributor to the team and suggested improvements in existing Process in the Retrospect meetings in lieu of improving the performance and success of the project.
  • Preparing Test Methodology document and Test strategy document, Timeline analysis for testing phases.
  • Performed cross browser testing to make sure the fixes made are working fine across multiple browser versions (Chrome, Firefox, IE and Safari).
  • Suggested, Implemented and reported monitoring solutions for the Product Team thereby helped in proactively identifying production issues and decision making in enhancing the application with better User experience.
  • Formulated and helped developing a Triage tool which helped Teams to troubleshoot and suggest solutions for Production Issues effectively.

Environment: Windows, HP QTP, Selenium, UNIX, Shell Scripting, SOAP UI, XML.

Confidential

Technical Analyst and Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare High Level Design documents and detailed Adapter Mapping Level specifications.
  • Software development and code maintenance.
  • Participating in Requirement Gathering and Design review of user stories.
  • Execute Unit Testing and System Integration Testing.
  • Preparing IST, STP plans and test summary reports for each work release.
  • Test case execution status reporting.
  • Knowledge Transfer to new resources.
  • Onsite-offshore co-ordination and communication

Environment: Windows, UNIX, Java, J2EE, Shell Scripting, SOAP UI, SQL Server, VXML, SRGS, SISR, VSS.

Confidential

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Managing the testing team with six members.
  • Deploying the code on the DSL-test server and coordinating testing process.
  • Installation and Maintenance of Microsoft IPTV Personal Server.
  • Setup, Installation and maintenance of IPTV Lab.
  • Maintaining Oracle Test Database.
  • Installation and maintenance of Bugzilla (Tool for Bug Tracking).
  • Installation and maintenance of Tomcat Servers for Test Environment.
  • Status Reporting.
  • Knowledge Transfer to new resources.
  • Onsite-offshore co-ordination and communication.

Environment: Windows, UNIX, Shell Scripting, SOAP UI, SQL Server, XML, Share point, Quality Center, Jmeter, Load Runner.

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