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Onshore Test Lead Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Holding H1B VISA, valid till August 2019
  • 10+ years of experience in Software Testing Life Cycle Methodologies including Data warehouse testing, Functional, Mainframe, User Acceptance, Test Data Management, Agile in Banking and Health Care domain.
  • Strong track record in project delivery from Planning to closure
  • Worked on projects in waterfall and agile methodology
  • Rich experience in Banking and Financial domain
  • Proficient and SME in Mortgage - Loan Processing System and Card Payments
  • Proficient Experience in ETL, Mainframe and Big Data Testing.
  • Experience in working with multiple vendors and geographically distributed teams

KEY DOMAIN AND TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE:

Domain: Banking and Health Care

Technical: Data warehouse, Functional, Regression, MAINFRAMES and BIG DATA Testing

Operating System: Windows XP, Windows 2007

Database: SQL, Netezza, Oracle, Hive, Teradata

Mainframe: Unix, Putty,TS2

Reporting Tool: Cognos,Tableu

Testing Tools: QC 9.0, QC 10.0, JIRA

Big data: Hadoop, Spark

TOTAL WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Onshore test lead

Responsibilities:

  • User stories committed to in an iteration are accepted in that iteration
  • Progress is constantly being made and completed iteratively
  • Story point estimates are provided as a team
  • Tasks are broken out and estimated by hours when necessary
  • Time is charged to the appropriate task for accurate burn down
  • Roadblocks are reported as soon as possible
  • At least 2 iterations worth of backlog user stories are available
  • Highest priority user stories are brought into an iteration if capacity allows
  • Team is implementing process improvements
  • Process improvements and impediments are tracked and communicated
  • Communicate work completed yesterday, work planned for today, any roadblocks
  • Listen to teammates and help when possible
  • Communicate and understand vision
  • Estimate user story complexity compared to base user story
  • Provide high level estimates on cost and hours back to product owner
  • Complete task estimates and charge time to tasks as they’re worked
  • Understand backlog prioritization and vision
  • Know what user stories will be brought into current iteration if capacity allows
  • Ask questions if user stories are not understood
  • Understand changes in vision or expectation provided by Product Owner
  • Mentoring a team of 3 people from onshore by allocating daily tasks based on deliverable deadlines and reporting back to the delivery lead
  • Do a detailed analysis on the Rejected defects and Post Production Defects and take corrective measures to avoid the same in future
  • Prepare Lesson Learnt Document after each release

Confidential

Onshore test lead

Responsibilities:

  • User stories committed to in an iteration are accepted in that iteration
  • Progress is constantly being made and completed iteratively
  • Story point estimates are provided as a team
  • Tasks are broken out and estimated by hours when necessary
  • Time is charged to the appropriate task for accurate burn down
  • Roadblocks are reported as soon as possible
  • At least 2 iterations worth of backlog user stories are available
  • Highest priority user stories are brought into an iteration if capacity allows
  • Team is implementing process improvements
  • Process improvements and impediments are tracked and communicated
  • Communicate work completed yesterday, work planned for today, any roadblocks
  • Listen to teammates and help when possible
  • Communicate and understand vision
  • Estimate user story complexity compared to base user story
  • Provide high level estimates on cost and hours back to product owner
  • Complete task estimates and charge time to tasks as they’re worked
  • Understand backlog prioritization and vision
  • Know what user stories will be brought into current iteration if capacity allows
  • Ask questions if user stories are not understood
  • Understand changes in vision or expectation provided by Product Owner
  • Mentoring a team of 15 people from onshore by allocating daily tasks based on deliverable deadlines and reporting back to the delivery lead
  • Do a detailed analysis on the Rejected defects and Post Production Defects and take corrective measures to avoid the same in future
  • Prepare Lesson Learnt Document after each release

Confidential

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in Database Testing, and Test Data Management. Independent handling of intermediate releases. Responsibilities include
  • Identifies high risk areas specific to a project
  • Performing thorough analysis of business specifications
  • Preparing generic test data templates for reuse.
  • To ensure data reservations throughout the testing life cycle
  • Preparing Test Plan document and Test Evaluation Summary Document.
  • Participate in Status and Vendor meetings to report test progress and discuss other issues like Schedule, adherence to Quality, scope of testing, etc.
  • Validating the Triggered Jobs in Unix and checking the log files if any issues and Monitoring the Batch
  • Interact directly with the Client to report daily progress, discuss deadlines and analyze issues.
  • Coordinated with multiple vendors from geographically distributed teams for a successful development, testing and deployment of a single project

Confidential

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • To understand the Client requirements for new enhancements or modification to existing functionality.
  • Identifies high risk areas specific to a project
  • To prepare test plans, test scripts and traceability matrix, so that the requirement is covered on Positive, Negative and Additional scenarios.
  • Self-review and Peer-review the deliverables prepared.
  • Create and Execute the Scripts, record the test results and track defects.
  • Validating the Triggered Jobs in Unix-Mainframe System and checking the log files if any issues.
  • Database verification using SQL
  • Handling release calls, UAT and Production defect calls.
  • Supporting adhoc requests apart from planned activities.
  • Risk management, identification, mitigation and contingency plan for potential risks.

Confidential

Test Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in Database Testing, and Test Data Management. Independent handling of intermediate releases. Responsibilities include
  • Performing thorough analysis of business specifications
  • Preparing generic test data templates for reuse.
  • To ensure data reservations throughout the testing life cycle
  • Preparing Test Plan document and Test Evaluation Summary Document.
  • Responsible for Test planning, Review and Execution.
  • Reporting and closing the defects using Quality Center defect tracking tool.
  • Validating the Triggered Jobs in Unix and checking the log files if any issues and Monitoring the Batch as part of Mainframe Testing
  • Participate in Status and Vendor meetings to report test progress and discuss other issues like Schedule, adherence to Quality, scope of testing, etc.
  • Interact directly with the Client to report daily progress, discuss deadlines and analyze issues.
  • Coordinated with multiple vendors from geographically distributed teams for a successful development, testing and deployment of a single project

Confidential

Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • To understand the Client requirements for new enhancements or modification to existing functionality.
  • To prepare test plans, test scripts and traceability matrix, so that the requirement is covered on Positive, Negative and Additional scenarios.
  • Self-review and Peer-review the deliverables prepared.
  • Execute the Scripts, record the test results and track defects.
  • Documents and validates problems and defects found during testing
  • Assigning the daily task to the team members and following up for the completion of assigned work.

Confidential

Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Package Creation
  • Data Capture and Restore activities (Data Unloads, Data Loads)
  • Forecast Validation and JCL Scan
  • Batch Monitoring and Reporting Abends. In Mainframe TS2
  • Reading the Design specifications and understanding functional flow
  • Conducting meetings with Designers to understand the Application features
  • Generating End-to-End Test cases for the prescribed Test Scenarios which includes
  • Through understanding of the Scope of testing and the functionalities to be tested.
  • Generating test cases according to test plan.
  • Arranging review of the Test Cases with various Teams and implementing the comments.
  • Executing the Test Cases.
  • Conditioning data required for scripts.
  • Performing Sanity check and verifying the Performance of the systems.
  • Executing the test cases, raising defects and following it up with the Component teams.
  • Interaction with various Development & Vendor Teams for defect analysis and rectification.
  • Interact directly with the Client to report daily progress, discuss deadlines and analyze issues.
  • Participate in Status and Vendor meetings to report test progress and discuss other issues like Schedule, adherence to Quality, scope of testing, etc.
  • Perform the entire flow of testing from Test Case generation, Test Execution, Defect recording and Result reporting.
  • Mentoring a team of 3 people and allocating daily tasks based on deliverable deadlines.
  • Do a detailed analysis on the Rejected defects and Post Production Defects and take corrective measures to avoid the same in future
  • Educate the team on the analysis done on the Post Production Defects
  • Prepare Lesson Learnt Document after each release
  • Acted as DP anchor of the team - conducting (DP) Brainstorming sessions, preparing DP plan/reports.

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