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Qa Lead Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Excellent client / interpersonal and communication skills. Have managed team members in different locations and worked with clients.
  • Excellent analytical skills, speedy ability to grasp knowledge and good problem - solving skills. Participated in various Joint Requirement Sessions / Workshops
  • Exposure to completed testing development life cycle based on waterfall project management methodology, iterative development cycles, Kanban and agile.
  • Performed functional testing of web based application in addition to client server desktop applications. Performed Smoke Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, GUI / User Acceptance Testing and Regression Testing.
  • Participated in complete defect management cycles and handling defect tracking and reporting process using i.e. Team Tracks, Quality Centre, TFS, MTM, Jira, Rally, Test Manager, Sharepoint. And incident management using Service Now.
  • Assisted with Device (Mobile) Testing for client specific applications. Performed testing on multiple client operating load sets in parallel. Have experience with Perfecto Mobile automation tool and Odin Axe Automation Tool
  • Performed database testing in BizTalk environment to check integration between two external applications. Adequate experience in writing SQL Queries
  • Responsibilities included drafting / designing Test Cases, preparing & following check lists, maintain traceability matrix for coverage, provided status to client and offshore teams, submitted weekly status reports, task allocation to teams, etc. Strong QA Team Lead experience in taking projects from requirements through test case execution and implementation
  • Flexible to adapt to changing environments. Involved in knowledge transitioning activities for peers and new team members. Have reported defects with full evidence, highlighted risk in application lacking readiness for release, have met deadlines & pressures.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

QA Lead

Tools: HP ALM, HP UFT, HP Sprinter, TFS, Service Now

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in the development of quality assurance and testing policies, standards and procedures for agile methodology
  • Worked with Product Owner, Scrum Master and Business Analyst to create product backlog, story points, velocity, burn-down charts, sprint reviews and retrospective meeting.
  • Fulfills all recruitment and onboarding responsibilities of new employees: screens, interviews, and hires candidates for positions within my team
  • Organizes and facilitates backlog grooming, sprint and release planning, daily stand-ups, retrospectives, demos, and other related meetings
  • Maintains relevant metrics that help the team see how they are doing, and leverage metrics to continuously improve the team's efficiency and performance
  • Reviews acceptance criteria submitted by the business analyst thoroughly to make sure it is accurately detailed (from the QA point of view) before proceeding forward with project
  • Co-ordinate in an Agile environment to make sure testing environments are up and running every sprint
  • Implements and manages initiatives to support QA testing activities including standards, strategies, and road-maps
  • Feasibility Analysis to pick up the stories for the Sprints to achieve the Sprint success by completing committed Automation
  • Handled Test Strategy for Regression Suite Identification that was used for creation of robust and extensive Regression test suite and Execution, sharing the Automated execution test results with the stakeholders
  • Test Case/Test Scenarios/Test Conditions Creation from Use Cases, Test Case Execution, Test Data Preparation, Test Environment Setup, Defect Verification and Management, Metrics
  • Created a lightweight hybrid automation framework with HP UFT 11.5, VB Script and using ALM and UFT connection.
  • Tools and Environments - HP UFT 11.5, HP ALM 11.00, HP Service Test, Rally, MS SQL Management Studio, SoapUI, Lotus Notes, TFS, SharePoint, Microsoft Test Manager.
  • Building standard repository for Reusable functions, Reusable application independent library functions, Application dependent library functions in VBScript for ATF application.
  • Well versed with both Agile and Kanban

Confidential

QA Lead / ALM Administrator / Automation Consultation

Tools: Used: HP ALM 11.0, QTP 11.0, Team Track, Team Foundation Server (TFS)

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the business requirement with regards to HP ALM 11 (Application Lifecycle Management) and Team Foundation Server (TFS) integration
  • Prepare Software Test Plan / Test Estimates / Test Cases / Traceability Matrix / Testing Reports, etc.
  • Assign responsibilities to team members; keep track of status and reporting to management the progress on daily basis; participate in defect triage meetings
  • Keep track of the requirements changes and making adjustments to schedule and efforts
  • Handling manual testing and automated testing in Quick Test Professional. Handled designing and coding in vbscript for QTP automation.
  • Carrying out admin activities on the HP ALM(User creation, Site Admin and Project Admin activities)
  • Responsible for user training on ALM 11 and associated test processes after implementation
  • Knowledge of HP Sprinter Functionality
  • Experience in leading initiatives/projects for use with HP
  • Experience with 11.x version of HP Quality Center/ALM premier edition
  • Utilize ALM change management / task list project for request assignments and prioritization.
  • Perform script/function library change management: version control and maintenance of scripts/functions.
  • Support Quality Center integrations with other software products.
  • Maintain user and vendor software lists, versions, and contacts.
  • Perform basic database functions such as query to validate test results.
  • ALM Test Plan Templates & Conversion
  • Create specific WORD & EXCEL templates that can be used to import into ALM.
  • Review existing excel test plans.
  • Map existing excel test plan imports into ALM.
  • Provide best practice guidance for test plan creation and management within ALM.

Confidential

Onsite Testing & Deployment Coordinator

Environment: UNIX, Java, HP QC

Responsibilities:

  • Act as the single point of contact between Development and Testers for iterations. Testing and deployment activities
  • Understand & document application functional requirements for doing knowledge transfer to offshore testing teams
  • Identify Training requirements
  • Provide estimate for testing tasks to PM / PMO
  • Prepare Software Test Plan / Test Cases / Traceability Matrix / Testing Reports, etc.
  • Distribute task to all testing team members and keep track of status and report in daily standup meetings
  • Track and report upon testing activities including testing results test case coverage required resources defects discovered and their status performance baselines etc.
  • Log project related issues in the defect tracking tool identified for the project. Also participate in defect triage meetings
  • Creating build packages for different environment e.g. QA / Staging, etc.
  • Keep track of the requirements changes and making adjustments to schedule and efforts
  • Attend weekly status meetings, conduct daily onshore-offshore meetings, PMO meetings, etc.
  • Enforce the adherence to the company's Quality processes and procedures

Confidential

Offshore Team Coordinator / Functional Tester

Tools: Used: HPQC (Quality Centre)

Responsibilities:

  • Interacted with Business / IT Development Teams to understand application functional requirements. Also coordinated knowledge transfer to offshore testing teams.
  • Test usage of ODS toolset on mobile devices to ensure the device is ready to use by engineer. Was solely responsible for device testing ( Windows mobiles) and approvals at client side
  • Test regular functional builds. Logging and tracking defects. Defects reporting and status reporting
  • Result capturing and analysis - Reporting using Business objects tool
  • Identified test requirement and checked if the test cases were complete to test the business functionality
  • Interacting with the onsite people and resolving the offshore issues
  • Worked in close vicinity at client location
  • Attended weekly status meetings, daily team standup meetings and other defect triage meetings.

Confidential

Automation Test Engineer

Tools: Used: HPQC (Quality Centre), HP QTP

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the client requirements
  • Involved in Preparation and Execution of Automation Scripts using QTP 9.1
  • Involved in Preparation and Execution of Regression Test Scripts
  • Involved in Preparation of Status Reports and the Scheduling of the work
  • Interaction with the Client in weekly telecom
  • Hands on experience in using test management tool (Quality Center)
  • Identify, Debug and clearly articulate software defects
  • Knowledge on VB script
  • Knowledge of Framework (Data Driven, Keyword Driven)

Confidential

Module Lead

Environment: Web Application, MS SQL Server 2000, Windows Server 2003

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the Clients Requirements from Functional Documents and Interactions
  • Reporting to the onsite coordinator about the status of the test activities on a daily basis.
  • Conducting peer reviews for all artifacts and deliverables to client
  • Preparation of Test Plan, Test Strategy and Traceability matrix
  • Reviewing and Writing of test scenarios and test cases
  • Test execution - Performed database validations in BizTalk which required basic knowledge of SQL and BizTalk and good understanding of RDBMS concepts
  • Identify, Debug and clearly articulate defects from database programs
  • Result capturing and analysis. Logging and tracking defects using HPQC. Defects reporting and status reporting.
  • Attended weekly status meetings and provide detailed status report to the client. Preparation of WSR for project. Responsible for tracking and reporting progress of testing and tracking issues to close before the beginning of UAT.
  • Interacting with the onsite people and resolving the offshore issues.
  • Tracking the project plan for critical path

Confidential

Module Lead

Environment: Web Application, MS SQL Server 2000, Windows Server 2003

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the client requirements. Documentation was also a part of the analysis and reporting process
  • Conducting peer reviews for all artifacts and deliverables to client
  • Preparation of Test Plan, Test Strategy and Traceability matrix
  • Development of the test cases and scripts
  • Reviewing of scripts
  • Test execution
  • Result capturing and analysis; Logging and tracking defects using HPQC. Defects reporting and status reporting.
  • Interacting with the onsite people and resolving the offshore issues.
  • Attended weekly status meetings and provide detailed status report to the client.
  • Task Status Reporting to the Project manager and onsite coordinator (daily & weekly)
  • Attended status meetings and provide detailed status report.Preparing Weekly Status report for the project
  • Sharing/Imparting knowledge with other team members

Confidential

Module Lead

Environment: Web Application

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing Artifacts. Understanding the client requirements by studying functional document
  • Preparation of Test Plan, Test Strategy and Traceability matrix
  • Development of the test cases and scripts - Identified test requirement
  • Reviewing and Writing of scripts
  • Test execution - Testing of Web Portal Application
  • Result capturing and analysis. Logging and tracking defects using HPQC. Defects reporting and status reporting
  • Task Status Reporting to the Project manager and onsite coordinator (daily & weekly)
  • Interacting with the onsite people and resolving the offshore issues
  • Attended weekly status meetings and provide detailed status report to the client
  • Sharing/Imparting knowledge with other team members. KT sessions / Training to team members on application functionality

Confidential

Manual Test Engineer

Environment: Window Application, C#, XML Database: MS Access

Responsibilities:

  • Testing of Desktop Application
  • Performed testing for different regional settings
  • Attending Design Sessions - Interacted with the Business Analysts and management in Study of requirements
  • Reviewing Artifacts; Impact analysis of the functional changes
  • Development of the test cases and scripts based on Use cases and Screen specs
  • Reviewing and Writing of test scripts
  • Test execution ; Result capturing and analysis
  • Logging and tracking defects using TeamTrack. Defects reporting and status reporting.
  • Performed Functional testing and Regression testing.
  • Task Status Reporting (daily & weekly)
  • Training new Team members

Confidential

Manual Test Engineer

Environment: Window Application, C#, XML Database: MS Access

Responsibilities:

  • Testing of Desktop Application.
  • Performed testing for different regional settings.
  • Attending Design Sessions - Interacted with the Business Analysts and management in Study of requirements.
  • Reviewing Artifacts; Impact analysis of the functional changes.
  • Development of the test cases and scripts based on Use cases and Screen specs
  • Reviewing and Writing of test scripts
  • Test execution ; Result capturing and analysis
  • Logging and tracking defects using TeamTrack. Defects reporting and status reporting.
  • Performed Functional testing and Regression testing.
  • Task Status Reporting (daily & weekly)
  • Training new Team members; Sharing/Imparting knowledge with other team member

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