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Qa Lead, Onsite And Offshore Coordinator Resume

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SUMMARY:

  • 10+ years of experience in software services primarily focused on Software Testing/Quality Assurance
  • Extensive experience (5+ years) in Test Automation using Java/Junit/Selenium, CA DevTest and Confidential UFT/VB Script
  • Highly Experienced in System Testing, Functionality Testing, User Interface Testing, Unit Testing, Regression Testing, Compatibility Testing (with different environments), Exploratory Testing, Ad hoc Testing, and Other Black Box testing types
  • Good experience in Database/ETL Testing and in using SQL and PL/SQL for Data Base Testing activities.
  • Hands - on experience in SCRUM and XP agile methodologies. Worked in Test Driven Development (TDD) practice. Good working experience with BDD testing tools like JIRA, Selenium, Maven, and Cucumber-Gherkin
  • Hands-on experience in ‘DevOps’ and CI/CD processes and in using SVN/GitHub & Jenkins for test automation activities
  • QA skills include Business Requirements Analysis, Business Requirements Traceability, Test Plan Preparation, Test Strategy Preparation, Test Scripts/Test Cases development and execution for application testing, Test Reports/Defect Reports Preparation, Test Metrics Preparation, etc.
  • Very good experience in Software Development Life Cycles like Agile SCRUM Development Methodology, Waterfall Model, V-model and RAD model
  • Roles delivered such as QA Lead, Senior QA Engineer, and Onsite & Offshore Coordinator
  • Hands on experience with UNIX/LINUX based environments and in using Shell Scripts
  • Experienced in testing RESTful web services using REST-clients like Firefox Poster & Chrome Postman and validating XMLs and JSONs
  • Domain experience in Banking, Insurance and Retail sectors
  • Possess prestigious industry certifications - ISTQB, Oracle 11g SQL, INS021 by AICPCU
  • Well acquainted with tools like PuTTY, DB Visualizer, Teradata SQL Assistant, WinSCP, IBM-DB2 Command Editor, Passport PC to Host, F-Secure SSH, TOAD SQL Editor, Postman, etc.
  • Exposure with QA Principles, SEI CMMI levels and ISO 9001

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Test Automation (Selenium/Junit/DevTest/HPUFT)
  • BDD Test Automation (JIRA/Selenium/Maven/Cucumber)
  • Functionality Testing
  • User Interface Testing
  • Compatibility Testing
  • Exploratory Testing
  • Regression Testing
  • Ad hoc Testing
  • Agile SCRUM/XP
  • Business Requirements Analysis
  • Requirements Traceability
  • Testing Strategy
  • Test Planning
  • Leading Testing Teams

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, GA

QA Lead, Onsite and Offshore Coordinator

Environment: Java, Python, DHTML, Tomcat Apache, Oracle, DB2, EDI, EAI, MQ, Java Batch, RESTful web services, PCF, GitHub, Jenkins, Teradata DCM, BTEQ, Pivotal Tracker, JIRA, Gherkin, Cucumber, Maven, Selenium, CA DevTest, Sauce Labs, Confidential ALM, Google Postman, etc.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in all the SCRUM events i.e. Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, Sprint Planning and Sprint Retrospective and provide necessary inputs
  • Analyze the user stories in the product backlog and help Product Owner and SCRUM master in building the sprint backlog
  • Analyze user stories in the sprint backlog and develop test cases and test automation scripts accordingly
  • Develop BDD test automation framework using Selenium, JIRA, Gherkin Acceptance Criteria, Maven and Cucumber
  • Involve in preparing test cases/ CA DevTest test scripts based on the User Stories, Data mapping documents and Data Model diagrams for Teradata BTEQ validations
  • Create Jenkins jobs for test scripts to run as part of Smoke and Regression testing whenever there are deployments
  • Make sure that GitHub repositories have all the latest test script code
  • Involve in DevOps and CI/CD processes implementation meetings and make sure that test team is executing activities is in line with DevOps and CI/CD processes
  • Involve in test execution and in validating the user stories in sprint. Report the execution results and defects.
  • Validate data tables (Staging & Target) for data completeness, data transformation, data quality, performance and scalability. Analyze failure logs for root causes
  • Validate BI reports like SKU Performance cards, Store/DC Sales Forecast, Annual Rate of Sales, Safety Stock Metrics, DC Fill Rate Metrics, etc.
  • Work along with developers in developing unit (Junit) test scripts first as part of XP-TDD practice
  • Involve in Test Plan preparation for various Releases in the project
  • Analyzing the previous business scenarios, regression testing scenarios and data driven testing scenarios and developing test scripts using Selenium and Java
  • Participate in Defect Triage meetings and suggest technical teams on fixing the defects
  • Guide the off-shore team in all the testing activities and monitor & review the work orders executed at off-shore
  • Coordinate with onsite client managers and participate in status & process improvement meetings

Confidential, KY

QA Lead, Onsite and Offshore Coordinator

Environment: Java, AJAX, PHP, Java Script, DHTML, Tomcat Apache, Oracle, EAI, EDI, LINUX, JIRA, Gherkin, Cucumber, Maven, Selenium etc.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare the test plan for releases based on the requirements, AsIs and ToBe documents
  • Write acceptance criteria in gherkin format for user stories in JIRA. Coordinate with business team to write acceptance criteria
  • Participate in all the SCRUM events i.e. Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, Sprint Planning and Sprint Retrospective and provide necessary inputs
  • Prepare test cases/Selenium test scripts to validate acceptance criteria in user stories
  • Involve in developing the BDD automation framework using JIRA, Gherkin, Cucumber, Maven, Selenium and Java
  • Review the test cases/Selenium test scripts prepared by the team and guide the team for 100% test coverage
  • Make sure test team maintains the RTM in HPALM also
  • Guide the team about the testing techniques like Boundary Value Analysis, Equivalence Partition, Decision Diagrams, Exploratory Testing, etc. to make sure all the functionality is tested accurately
  • Prepare and Maintain the test data
  • Prepare the Test Reports, Defect Reports, Analysis Graphs & Dashboard pages and share the testing details with Steering Committee
  • Involve in test cases execution and test scripts execution
  • Participate in Defect Triage meetings and suggest technical teams on fixing the defects
  • Guide the off-shore team in all the testing activities and monitor & review the work orders executed at off-shore

Confidential

Team Lead, Onsite and Offshore Coordinator

Environment: Teradata (BTEQ and DataMover), Abinitio, Micro Strategy, Linux, etc, Selenium, QC, Teradata SQL Assistant, Linux to run JOBs (BTEQ scripts) and WinSCP

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze business requirements/user stories and participate in feasibility analysis
  • Prepare the test plan/test strategy based on the finalized user stories/requirements
  • Preparation of test cases and Selenium test scripts based on the user stories/requirements, Data mapping documents and Business Rules
  • Identify/Prepare test data to execute test cases/test scripts for functionality validations. Involve in test data management
  • Validate data tables (Staging DB & Target DW) for data completeness, data transformation, data quality, performance and scalability. Analyze failure logs for root causes
  • Integration testing to ensure process functions well with other upstream and downstream processes
  • Validate BI reports like SKU Performance cards, Store/DC Sales Forecast, Annual Rate of Sales, Safety Stock Metrics, DC Fill Rate Metrics, etc.
  • Develop Selenium/Java scripts for regression testing and execute the scripts in every sprint
  • Involve in requirements traceability, test scripts execution, defect logging, and test reporting using Confidential -QC
  • Participate in defect-triage meetings with business and technical teams
  • Identify the root cause of the issues and suggest technical teams on fixing/enhancing the system behavior
  • Guide the off-shore team in all the testing activities and monitor & review the work orders executed at off-shore
  • Coordinate with onsite client managers and participate in status & process improvement meetings

Confidential

Team Lead, Onsite and Offshore Coordinator

Environment: Java, Oracle, IBM Mainframes & DB2, Teradata,Tomcat Apache, Manhattan WMS, MQ, EAI, Abinitio, Linux, QC, DB Visualiser (SQL), IBMDB2-DB2COPY1, JMeter, JVisualVM, MQMON, Firefox Poster

Responsibilities:

  • Study, evaluate and analyze Business Requirements, Functional Specifications, Use Case documents, etc. as part of system design activities
  • Coordinate with technical team during technical specification documentation, during system design activities and during system implementation
  • Prepare Test Plan, Test Strategy, Test Reports, Defect Reports, Test Metrics, etc. for different on-going system releases
  • Maintain Requirements Traceability, Test Scripts Development, Test Scripts Execution, Defect Logging, Test Monitoring and Test Reporting using Confidential -QC
  • Test Data creation and Test Data Management
  • Monitor and review work orders executed from off-shore
  • Generate reports - Defects and statuses

Confidential

Team Lead

Environment: Microsoft CRM Dynamics 2011, Microsoft SQL Server, QC, QTP, SQL Server Management studio (T-SQL)

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate and analyze CRM Business Requirements and Functional Requirements to plan testing activities (Test Plan preparation) and to develop test scenarios/test scripts (using QTP)
  • Functional Testing, User acceptance testing, End-To-End (Happy path) Testing and Regression Testing of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011
  • Database Testing activities like Data Storage, Data Retrieval, Database Design and Data Manipulation validations. Involved in writing SQL queries for Database testing
  • Test Reports, Defect Reports & Test Metrics
  • Maintain traceability of Requirements with designs, test scenarios and test cases
  • Liaise with Design architects, Solutions architects, Business Analysts and Developers for requirements clarifications and ambiguity reviews

Confidential

Team Lead

Environment: Java, Oracle, HTML, DHTML, XML, JSP, ASP, Servlets, J2EE, Confidential -QTP, VB Script, Confidential -QC & TOAD

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate and analyze Business Requirements, Functional Specifications, Use Case documents, etc. for identifying, planning and developing test scenarios/test scripts as part of Quality Assurance.
  • Develop and standardize test automation frame work.
  • Develop new test scripts using QTP/VB Script and update the existing test scripts as per the new business requirements/releases.
  • Execute test scripts and analyzing the test results.
  • Writing SQL/PLSQL statements and executing them towards Data Base Testing activities like Data Storage, Data Retrieval, Data Base Design and Data Manipulation validations.
  • Test Plan, Test Strategy, Test Reports, Defect Reports, Test Metrics, etc.
  • Maintain Requirements Traceability, Test Scripts Development, Test Scripts Execution, Defect Logging, Test Monitoring and Test Reporting using Confidential -QC.
  • Liaise with Design architects, Solutions architects, Business Analysts, Developers, for application requirements and ambiguity reviews.
  • Involved in technical discussions with onsite team and executing the tasks at offshore.
  • Monitor and Review work orders executed from off-shore.
  • Train new team members about the Application, Test Automation Frame Work & Data Base Testing process.

Confidential

Test Engineer and Offshore Lead

Environment: Guidewire PC, J2EE, Oracle, Mainframe CICS - DB2, Confidential -QTP, Confidential -LR, VB Script, Test Director, TOAD

Responsibilities:

  • Test Automation Transition, and helped Confidential in cleaning up the test scripts and re-building the Test Automation Framework using Confidential -QTP and VB Script.
  • Update existing test scripts and involved in developing new test scripts/test cases wherever new test scenarios exist.
  • Develop script input test data files, execute test scripts and analyze the test results.
  • Execute the Performance test scripts using Confidential -LR, analyze results and report the tests.
  • Involved in Test Automation-QTP, Functionality testing, Integration testing, Regression testing, etc.
  • Using SQL/PLSQL, involved in verifying data storage and data consistency in Confidential ’s data base systems and involved in validation of data from Source Tables to Target Tables.
  • Estimate testing timeframe for Production Maintenance Releases.
  • Assign work orders to off-shore team members, and monitoring & reporting the status.
  • Involved in the discussions of work orders, defect reports and status reports with onsite manager and team.
  • Review work of junior team members and mentor them
  • Involved in discussions with QA team and in deriving quality metrics for the team.

Confidential

QA Engineer and Lead

Environment: Java, Oracle, HTML, DHTML, XML, JSP, ASP, Servlets, J2EE, Tomcat Apache, Confidential -QTP, VB Script, VSS, Teamtrack

Responsibilities:

  • Successfully handled Confidential Digital Service’s major projects like Group Rooms, Memory Books, Home Prtinting, POD Architecture, Album Organization, Dynamic Pricing, Product Dispersion, Order Entire Album, etc.
  • Participated in walkthroughs of requirements, documenting specifications, writing test plans and test case documents.
  • Interacted with business managers, product managers, project managers, co-developers and co-testers to analyze and document user requirements.
  • Functionality testing, User acceptance testing, Performance testing, Integration testing, Regression testing, Cross-Platform testing, Configuration testing, etc.
  • Worked with Unix Shell scripts & Perl scripts.
  • Monitor server applications running on UNIX and involved in database testing by writing and executing SQL queries.
  • Develop and standardize the Confidential -QTP Test Automation Framework.
  • Analyzing the business scenarios, regression testing and data driven testing scenarios and developing test scripts using VB Script and Confidential -QTP.
  • Develop test scripts using function procedures, sub procedures, actions, etc.
  • Execute the test scripts and analyzing the results.
  • Coordinated with onsite automation team regarding automation work assignments.
  • Daily and weekly project reports that include test metrics and status reports.
  • Issues’ resolution by interacting with developers and project managers.
  • Handled solely 5 Rolling Releases and 12 Content Releases.
  • Estimate QA timeframe for these Rolling Releases and Content Releases.

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