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Sr.uat Analyst Resume

Mclean, VA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Ten years of Quality Assurance experience in all aspects of testing Client/Server, GUI and Web based applications in .NET and Java environments on Windows platform.
  • Strong experience in Manual and Automation testing, and using testing tools like UFT, Test Director, ALM and IBM Rational tools.
  • Well versed in Testing methodologies, processes involved in developing and executing Test strategies, Test plans, Automated Test scripts and strong knowledge of Software Development Life cycle.
  • Experience in both Agile and Waterfall development methodologies.
  • Extensive experience in User Acceptance testing.
  • Extensive experience in defect management, status presentation and test data preparation.
  • Extensive experience in creating, modifying XML files for Web services testing using tools like XMLSPY and SOAPUI.
  • Good communication skills to maintain productive work relationships with management, clients, team members and other groups
  • Experience in backend and data integrity testing through SQL queries in database.
  • Strong ability to lead teams, prioritize tasks, track test status, review automation scripts, responsible for the timely delivery of the test efforts and reporting to senior management.
  • Extensive experience in leading and coordinating QA activities on multiple projects across diverse technologies, platforms and geographical locations.
  • Experience working on projects involving external Vendors, Service providers and offshore teams.
  • Experience in Training and mentoring both onsite and offshore QA team(s).
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, research and analysis, organizational, problem solving and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in a team environment and be able to deliver under tight schedules and pressures.
  • A quick learner of new ideas, processes, concepts and Detail - oriented with a strong drive for quality.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: Windows 7, Windows 98/NT, Windows XP, LINUX, UNIX and DOS

Languages: C, C++, JAVA, XML, HTML, DHTML, OOPS, Use Cases, SDLC

Database: SQL Server, DB2, SQL, TOAD, PL/SQL, Oracle, SQL Developer client for database & Microsoft Access. IBM Data Studio, Sybase

Defect Tracking Tools: JIRA, ALM, IBM Rational Clear quest, PVCS Tracker, Bugzilla

Scripting Languages: Java Script, VB Script, Shell Script and TSL.

Requirement Management Tools: JIRA, ALM, Test Director, Quality Center, IBM Rational Quality Manger (RQM), DOORS

Testing Tools: UFT, ALM, SOAP UI, PVCS Version Manager, IBM Rational Clear Case

Content Management: Vignette, EPIC, Oracle SQL

Application Servers: WebSphere, Web Logic Servers, JBoss

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, McLean, VA

Sr.UAT Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Actively participate in complete software lifecycle of requirements gathering, analysis, design and testing of the project using Agile Software Development methodology.
  • Worked with business team to ensure requirements are understood and implemented according to specifications.
  • Create, review and maintain test plans, test cases and test scripts from requirement documentation, technical specification documentation and/or business scenarios.
  • Create/Execute tests for various LP Access methods like LPO (Loan Prospector Outreach), LPcom, S2S, W2W, D2W and LPInside on windows10.
  • Responsible for verifying error messages based on data received from BCVS and checking the connectivity from LPA to BCVS income service through feedback certificate.
  • Actively involved in integration and end-end testing with other downstream systems.
  • Performed database testing using SQL to check data validation and data integrity.
  • Verified the EDS calculated values to LPA to be displayed on the feedback certificate and feedback messages.
  • Responsible for End to End testing for Income Verification, Asset R&W, Finicity vendor integration with LPA, BCVS and EDS on windows10.
  • Develop regression test scripts based on potential impact of new functionality or changes.
  • Execute business test scenarios, document test results, perform analysis and identify potential impacts.
  • Provide management with reports on problem resolutions and test progress.
  • Partner with other IT staff in working through issues/defects and resolution.
  • Responsible for overall testing metrics & analysis, as well as status reports to upper management.
  • Ensure testing is completed within established timeframes and that objectives conform to the user requirements.
  • Effectively communicate issues and concerns to appropriate parties based on analysis and defects.

Environment: HP ALM 11.53, windows10, Oracle, Sybase, UNIX, Version1, Doors, Toad, Rapid SQL, Soap UI and XMl spy

Confidential- Ellicott City, MD

Sr. Quality Assurance Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in business meetings with client to understand system requirements
  • Developed detailed test cases in ALM by referring to the wireframes and functional design documents
  • Mapped Requirements to the Test cases and defects, and generated Requirement Traceability Matrix
  • Participated in daily triages with Confidential client to monitor the progress of testing efforts
  • Estimate the QA time lines and Level of effort (LOE) for each module and testing requirements.
  • Involved with establishing the QA policies, procedures, processes and test strategies.
  • Involved in requirement meetings with Confidential Product owner and product managers to clarify the application functionality; Used JIRA for day to day tracking and reporting agile tasks.
  • Collaborated with the project team for Sprint planning meetings, to identify tasks, and provide estimates.
  • Conducted peer review of Confidential requirement documents, test case documents, and test reports to ensure they meet Confidential documentation requirement & CMMI level 3.
  • Created various testing documentation, including test cases, test scenarios, test metrics, defects, test summary reports, etc.; wrote test cases in ALM, executed them, and rose defects in ALM, to ensure that all requirements are timely and accurately tested
  • Worked closely with development team to report application bugs and ensure the fixes are ready for validations; conducted 508 compliance testing and reported accessibility issues.
  • Participated in daily Agile standup meetings, system related walkthroughs and overviews sessions.
  • Coordinated UAT test data readiness to support UAT and Independent testing teams.
  • Conducted test data preparation with test user profiles, using CSV, XML, XL test data files.
  • Participated in daily scrum meetings to negotiate which stories the team will tackle that sprint.
  • Involved in Change Requests Controls to ensure that no unnecessary changes are made, that all changes are documented, and that resources are used efficiently.
  • Performed extensive backend database testing, using MySQL tool to validate data integrity.

Environment: Java 2.0, Spring MVC, JBoss, jUnit, Maven, HP ALM, JIRA, MySQL Enterprise, SQL Workbench.

Confidential - Reston, VA

Sr. User Acceptance Tester (UAT)

Responsibilities:

  • Owns all aspects of quality assurance testing of NLR Production Support applications.
  • Participated in business meetings with client to understand system requirements, product and business
  • Participate in Requirements walkthrough and Logical & Physical Data models’ walkthroughs.
  • Create various testing documentation, including test plans, test cases, test scenarios, test metrics, defects, test summary reports, etc.; and participate, as needed, in Confidential test case walkthroughs.
  • Work with Business analysts to ensure that all requirements are timely and accurately tested.
  • Review work products and deliverables to make sure that compliance of procedure are met.
  • Developed detailed test cases in ALM by referring to the system requirements, Change Request Documents, prepared test data for UAT
  • Participated in daily triages with Confidential client to monitor the progress of testing efforts

Environment: Java, JSP 10.2, XML, HTML, Micro strategy 10.2, DB2, IBM data Studio, ALM, DOORS, Gentran

Confidential - Reston, VA

Sr. User Acceptance Tester (UAT)

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in UAT test plan and UAT test strategy for HAMP application.
  • Worked with Business Analysts to understand the detail business process and application functionality.
  • Worked closely with Business Analysts/Subject Matter Experts to create test Scenarios from Business Requirement documents.
  • Generated the Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM) using ALM to validate business requirements and ensured all requirements were covered in testing.
  • Designed test cases and prepared positive and negative test data using Excel, XML and CSV files and for End-to-End Scenario based testing.
  • Identified and created test data for UAT testing.
  • Tested both upper and lower bound edits to validate system edits using CSV, XML & GUI interface.
  • Performed database testing using SQL in order to check data validation and data integrity.
  • Extensive XML testing for Schema (xsd) and business rules validation.
  • Performed end-to-end testing and browser compatibility testing manually.
  • Used HP ALM for planning, test scheduling and test execution.
  • Initiate and involved in root cause analysis for open issues/defects.
  • Reported the UAT Defects to the developers using the Clear Quest.
  • Provided metrics and project planning updates for the testing efforts to QA Lead.
  • Provided leadership in project estimate/schedule, test iterations, and release validation.
  • Maintained daily communication with management team to discuss the defect report.
  • Managed project requirements, testing metrics, and reports for the QA dashboard to effectively communicate test status to the test team and management

Environment: ALM, Clear Quest, Altova XML Spy, DOORs, J2EE, SQL, Oracle, TOAD and Windows.

Confidential - Ellicott City, MD

Sr. Quality Assurance Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in business meetings with client to understand system requirements
  • Developed detailed test cases in ALM by referring to the wireframes and functional design documents
  • Mapped Requirements to the Test cases and defects, and generated Requirement Traceability Matrix
  • Participated in daily triages with Confidential client to monitor the progress of testing efforts
  • Estimate the QA time lines and Level of effort (LOE) for each project and testing requirements.
  • Involved with Establishing the QA policies, procedures, processes and test strategies.

Environment: Java 2.0, Spring MVC, JBoss, JUnit, Maven, HP ALM, HP UFT, MySQL Enterprise, SQL Workbench.

Confidential - Ellicott City, MD

Sr. Quality Assurance Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in business meetings with client to understand system requirements
  • Developed detailed test cases in JIRA by referring to the wireframes and functional design documents
  • Collaborated closely with business users, stake holders, clients on regular basis to discuss issues and risks involved and to identify critical scenarios
  • Mapped Requirements to the Test cases and defects, and generated Requirement Traceability Matrix
  • Executed test scenarios on multiple browsers and identified issues are logged in JIRA
  • Performed Smoke testing, System testing, Integration testing and Regression for 14.1 and 14.3 release in different environments
  • Responsible for the facilitation of User Acceptance Testing, 508 testing and getting sign-off
  • Participated in daily triages with Confidential client to monitor the progress of testing efforts
  • Worked closely with the Development team to debug and resolve the major issues
  • Demonstrated exclusive knowledge in testing Micro Strategy reports using SQL developer for validations
  • Validated data export using XML and CSV files to open payment system

Environment: Java 2.0, JSF, jiBX, JMS, ibatis, Oracle, jUnit, ant, JIRA, SQL Developer Tool.

Confidential - Bethesda, MD

Sr. Quality Assurance Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Owned all aspects of quality assurance testing for Marriott Reservations and Bookings Applications such as Marriott.com, PURE, and e-Confirmations systems.
  • Led QA team and served as the primary QA contact for Business stakeholders and responsible for overall quality of the applications involved in all phases of SDLC.
  • Involved with Establishing the QA policies, procedures, processes and test strategies.
  • Led the efforts for Test Estimation, Planning, Scheduling, Execution and Metrics reporting.
  • Participated in Business requirement discussions and usability initiatives.
  • Conducted Interface Testing with third-party product such as AVAYA to check computer telephony integration and data handling; and modified Request and Response XML files using SOAPUI for System Integration with Marriott Rewards.
  • Performed Backend testing by extensively using SQL queries and TOAD to verify database integrity.
  • Provided validation support for all Infrastructure releases like Linux migration, WAS8, Win7 upgrade, Oracle upgrade and JRE Version upgrades.
  • Coordinated with the business, visual QA, automation and content management and external vendors.
  • Developed test scenarios, test cases for required level of testing including Functional, Regression, End to End test and User Acceptance testing for eConfo system.
  • Closely worked with Language Translation groups for the resolution of content translation issues for multiple Global Languages; performed multi device and multi browser testing.
  • Directed e-Confirmation test activities to ensure compliance with user specs and adhered to documentation process as per Marriott Process Quality Management standards
  • Managed and tracked all the confirmation emails generated during the test activities and used RQM as repository to create, execute and Maintain test scripts.
  • Performed web based testing and compatibility testing to ensure cross browser functionality.
  • Performed Functional, Integration, System, Regression and Security testing on the application to validate the new and existing functionality.
  • Responsible for coordination with the Automation team to crate and execute the test scripts.
  • Responsible for conducting the Rewards and Marsha outage testing to verify the security of the application’s transaction process.
  • Prepared the requirement traceability matrix to cover all the business requirements and business logic.

Environment: Java, WebSphere, Linux, Windows, Oracle, Rational Clear Case, Rational Clear Quest, RQM, SQL, TOAD, XML, AVAYA, CTI (Computer telephony Integration), mainframe, Soap UI, Vignette Content, Management System, Test Manager, Quality Manager, HTML, JAVA, Multiple browsers (IE, 7, 8,9; Fire Fox, Chrome, Safari, Mobile)

Confidential

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on Purchasing (PO), Accounts Payable (AP), Asset Management (AM), and General Ledger (GL) modules of the PeopleSoft application.
  • Responsible for creation of test cases, and test procedures using Quality Center 9.2/Test Director.
  • Developed scripts for different scenarios using Win Runner.
  • Used GUI, Bitmap, and Web Text checkpoints in Win Runner scripts for validation.
  • Closely worked with Developers to fix the defects and resolve the production issues.
  • Tested Interface load files, Payment (pay cycle), and Payment Posting in PeopleSoft 8.0 and 8.9.
  • Involved in setting up test platform to test the application under both PeopleSoft 8.0, and PeopleSoft 8.9 to compare the system functionality after migration.
  • Completed testing and documentation and analyzed, reported, and kept track of defects.
  • Used PVCS Version Manager as a version control tool.
  • Provided test results and Weekly Status report to the Senior Management.

Environment: PeopleSoft 8.0, PeopleSoft 8.9, PS-Query, SQR, TOAD, Quality Center 9.2, Test Director 8.0, PVCS Version Manager, PVCS Tracker, Windows NT/XP, UNIX

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