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Qa Lead Resume

New, JerseY

CAREER OBJECTIVE:

I would like to utilize my technical, analyst and management skills for achieving the target and delivering the best performance in the esteemed organization. I would like to implement my innovative ideas, progressive experience, skills and creativity for accomplishing and delivering a quality product in time.

TECHNICAL SUMMARY:

  • 14+ years of testing experience in BFSI domain in both Manual and Automation testing with good understanding of Test planning, Test Design, Test execution, Test Automation using selenium and Defect Reporting and Tracking.
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of different phases of Software Development Life Cycle(SDLC), Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC), Defect life Cycle, Agile and Scrum methodologies.
  • Experience in automation testing using Selenium Webdriver.
  • Sound knowledge on Ranorex automation tool.
  • Sound knowledge on Behavior driven development (BDD) using Gherkin language and Cucumber tool.
  • Expertise in development and maintenance of scripts using Tool like Selenium Webdriver, Java, TestNG.
  • Experience in working on Keyword Driven and Data Driven framework.
  • Executed test scripts on IE, Google chrome.
  • Proficient in writing complex SQL queries.
  • Conversant with onsite offshore model and have experience in coordinating with offshore testing teams.
  • Have extensive experience in managing testing team and managing good relationship with Client and development team.
  • Created a user manual for the web applications which helps Client to get familiar and successfully complete UAT.
  • Maintain requirement change versions to keep track of changes in Test Plan and scripts.
  • Problem Resolution Management (Issues, Risks, Defects, Enhancements, etc.)
  • Extensive experience in running various kinds of tests such as Unit Testing, Integration Testing(White Box), System Testing, Regression Testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Performance - Load & Stress Testing, Backend (Black Box) and Client/Server Applications Testing.
  • Extensive experience working with Business and Functional Requirements Team in analyzing and creating test plans for Insurance, Financial, Healthcare, Brokerage and E-commerce (B2B) applications.
  • Experience in writing Test Plans, Traceability Matrix, defining Test Scenarios and Test Cases based on business and functional requirements documented all phases of QA process.
  • In-depth participation in design reviews and requirement analysis with development team and the client.
  • Test coordination and post production warranty period support to business users.
  • Excellent team playing skills with the ability to successfully guide a team of test engineers.
  • Monitoring and Controlling the Testing Activities using the testing metrics as agreed with Client.
  • Timely escalation of critical issues and team requirements to the Client and Management.
  • Expert in using HP ALM, JIRA, Fogbugz, Clear Quest for reporting bugs.
  • Highly flexible and capable of learning new applications, Capable of business analysis and any new requirement analysis.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Methodologies: Agile, Waterfall

Programming Languages: C, C++, Java, SQL

Web Technologies: HTML, CSS, XML, XPath

RDBMS: MS SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle

Tools: Selenium, Ranorex

Test Management Tool: Test Director, HP ALM, JIRA, JAMA

Defect Management Tool: ClearQuest, FogBugz, HP ALM

Browsers: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari

Test Build & Integration Tools: Maven

Utilities: Eclipse, GIT

MS Office Tools: Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, Word

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

QA Lead

Confidential, New Jersey

Responsibilities:

  • Interacted with product owner, Project team members in analyzing the User stories and acceptance criteria.
  • Developed automation test scripts using DB selenium framework.
  • Maintained scripts in automation Tool like Webdriverwith TestNG using Java.
  • Modified the automation test scripts as per requirement changes for every release using Selenium Web driver.
  • Used Maven to define project structure, dependencies, build and test management.
  • Behavior driven development (BDD) using Gherkin language and Cucumber tool - Workshop is in progress to implement the framework.
  • Working with client to establish and maintain a consistent test methodology and to resolve questions during the testing process.
  • Analyzes, tests, and certifies application-specific software and performs ambiguity reviews of business requirements and functional specification documents.
  • Uses advanced knowledge of applications to provide technical assistance in identifying, evaluating, and resolving highly complex test problems.
  • Plans and directs quality assurance schedules and assignments, and monitors project status in comparison to cost/time projections.
  • Responsible for creating test status reports and share it with the senior management and act as a liaison between the testing team and the application team.
  • Actively participate with business users while UAT phase of the project.
  • Involved in Post production warranty period support to business users.

QA Lead

Confidential, New Jersey

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for handling the most complex quality assurance and test environment problems and issues at onshore.
  • Test Strategy, Test Plan preparation and review.
  • Guide the team in the creation, preparation, and conduct of quality assurance reviews and execution of test scripts.
  • Working with client to establish and maintain a consistent test methodology and to resolve questions during the testing process.
  • Analyzes, tests, and certifies application-specific software and performs ambiguity reviews of business requirements and functional specification documents.
  • Uses advanced knowledge of applications to provide technical assistance in identifying, evaluating, and resolving highly complex test problems.
  • Plans and directs quality assurance schedules and assignments, and monitors project status in comparison to cost/time projections.
  • Responsible for creating test status reports and share it with the senior management and act as a liaison between the testing team and the application team.
  • Actively participate with business users while UAT phase of the project.
  • Involved in Post production warranty period support to business users.
  • UAT sign-off, warranty period sign-off, project closure document.

QA Lead

Confidential, Boston

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with the Test Lead and get the Test Strategy, Test Plan prepared and reviewed
  • Guide the team in the creation, preparation, and conduct of quality assurance reviews and the development and execution of test plans and test scripts.
  • Working with client to establish and maintain a consistent test methodology and to resolve questions during the testing process.
  • Serve as a coordinator for all testing activities on a project.
  • Plan, organize, instruct and review the work of the testing team
  • Coordinate with onsite and offshore resources, set up meetings and guide them through the testing activities
  • Analyzes, tests, and certifies application-specific software and performs ambiguity reviews of business requirements and functional specification documents.
  • Researches new products and industry methodologies and facilitates the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards.
  • Plans and directs quality assurance schedules and assignments, and monitors project status in comparison to cost/time projections.
  • Document all phases of QA process. Directs and serves as a mentor to less experienced staff.
  • Responsible for creating test status reports and share it with the senior management and act as a liaison between the testing team and the application team.

Sr. QA Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Business Analysts to develop SIT Test Cases; load these Test Cases into Quality Center
  • Perform execution of SIT Test Cases, document results, log defects, and regression test defects found during SIT and UAT
  • Run Test Execution and Defect Reports on a scheduled basis
  • Track traceability of business requirements to Test Execution by linking Test Cases to Requirements in Quality Center
  • Manually performance testing the application
  • Extensive use of SQL to query TOAD and perform Data Validations
  • Identify detailed data requirements (i.e. records, accounts, files, tables, elements, etc.)
  • Maintain test execution folders within Quality Center
  • Provide support to the Supervisor as needed to maintain testing schedule and activities
  • Assist with root cause analysis of defects
  • Document risks and issues, and escalate appropriately to Supervisor
  • Optimize Regression test cases incorporating the Changes of FSD in IMS module.
  • Perform Functional and Regression testing of the core functionality pertaining to Inventory management system (IMS) and Delivery management system (DMS).
  • Preparation of Defect Reports using Rational Clear Quest and then verify the fix.
  • Testing of MT 535/MT537 messages and Inventory calculations including for the Min lot sizes for Japanese securities.
  • Involved in the environment check out activity which means testing one basic business cycle for the loan flow

Confidential

Test Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Writing test cases to the defined standard ensuring that adequate coverage is achieved within the test cases.
  • Reviewed the test ware prepared by the Testers for System Integration Testing
  • Execute test cases for Regression testing.
  • Bug reporting and communicating between developers through FogBugz
  • Reporting on test results in accordance with the defined standard.
  • Prepared and executed script using QTP

Environment: VB, Asp.net, SQL, COBOL,CRYSTAL REPORTS,QTP, FogBugz

Confidential

Test Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Interacting with the Business Analyst to get the requirements turned into Test Cases.
  • Analyzing the requirements and providing estimates for the same.
  • Prepared test data for manual input.
  • Preparation and Execution of Test cases.
  • Bug reporting and communicating between developers through Test director.

Environment: C#, ASP.NET, SQL, Windows NT/2K, Sybase 12.5, JSP2.0, Java Struts1.1, Weblogic 8.1, Test Director

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