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Sr Qa Engineer (automation) Resume

ChicagO

SUMMARY:

  • Has 14 plus years of Information Technology experience working in diversified industries managing and developing QA systems, staff, both domestic and international, in multiple industries.
  • Certified Scrum Master & ISTQB Certified tester.
  • Working as a QA Manager and SQA lead/ SME for Domestic and Global offshore projects with Software Development Life Cycle Knowledge with complex processes established in Agile, and classic linear/ waterfall methodologies, with complete life - cycle responsibility and accountable for the delivery of many large-scale enterprise implementations, and conversion projects of high complexity developed with high risk and high visibility.
  • Build, Mentor and Coach Test Teams, Lead and Work with Global Teams (On Shore, Off Shore), QA Methodology / Processes, Budgeting, IT / QA Vendor Management & Coordination.
  • Creating End to End Test Strategy, Test Plans, Test cases, Impact Analysis & requirements gathering
  • Build and coordinate testing relationship with IT & Business stakeholders to strategize testing deliverables, Final Test Report.
  • Responsible for System Integration Testing (SIT), User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Regression Testing, Web service API testing, Mobile testing (Device Anywhere), Salesforce Testing, Performance testing, Test Estimations and Schedule, ETL Testing (SSIS/SSRS packages), Digital Testing, Enterprise Test Standards, Quality Metrics, Documenting Requirements.
  • Hands on experience in TIDE (Selenium Wrapper), Certify 6.3, Load Runner 9.5, Performance Centre9.5.2, Quality Centre, UFT, Selenium WebDriver and WinRunner 7.6 automation tools.
  • Good experience to Descriptive Programming, Keyword Driven Framework, Recovery Scenario, VB Functions, Reusable Actions and Synchronization in QTP.
  • Participated in Requirements review and supported User Acceptance and Production Verification Testing and on creating Traceability Matrix between Requirements and Test Cases using HP Quality Center (QC).
  • Proficient in creating automation script from scratch. Sound knowledge of developing different type of framework like Module driven, Data driven and Hybrid framework.
  • Testing experience with applications developed in Java/J2EE, .Net, Client server applications.
  • Ability to drill down on results, Server logs and observe potential performance bottleneck & recommending Performance improvements. Capable of publishing testing completion reports, Performance analysis reports, delivery check lists for performance optimization.
  • Defect Management, Release Management Process, Test Data Management, Build Testing COEs, Involved in Test Automation Framework and Strategy, Change Management, Risk Mitigation Plan and Knowledge and Experience in Content Management System (CMS).
  • Strong knowledge about USA health care IT domain and worked in Payer, Provider, Clinical IT, Pharmacy benefits, Membership & Eligibility and Claims related projects.
  • Expert in Aligning Business needs with IT Quality Assurance Solutions, particularly strong in Collaboration, Relationship Management, Team Building and general business acumen. A strategic thinker who can plan and initiate IT Quality initiatives, process changes & technology to support corporate objectives.
  • Experience in performing Backend Testing. Experience in back-end testing using TOAD, SQL queries, and generating reports to ensure Data Integrity and validate business rules.
  • Ability to Collect Test metrics on regular basis and working on gathering Test input data.
  • Experience in Web Testing technologies - XML, HTML and Java Script
  • Excellent in communication, strong in decision making and organizational skills.
  • Excellent in analytical, problem solving and communication skills.
  • Well versed with Project Management, Resource Allocation and Test Management.
  • Confidence in working individually, in team and with interpersonal skills. Possess thorough knowledge of all the phases of QA Testing.
  • Flexible and versatile to adapt to any new environment, technology, work on any project. Ready to relocate and quick learner.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

SDLC Methodologies: Agile, Waterfall

Agile Tool: Version One, Rally, JIRA

Operating Systems: Windows, Unix

Programming Languages: SQL, UNIX Shell Scripts, VB Script, COBOL II, JC.

Web Technologies: HTML, CSS, Java Script, XML, WSDL, HTTP, Web API / Web Services API Testing

Databases: Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server 2014Test Architecture: V - Model, SOA

ALM Tools: SOAP UI, HP ALM, HP Quality Center, SQuIDS, Action Remedy Systems, Lotus Notes

Automation Framework: Keyword Driven, TestNG

Automation Tools: TIDE(Selenium Wrapper), CERTIFY, UFT/ Quickest Professional-QTP, Load Runner9.5, Selenium WebDriver

Middleware/CS: Web Sphere, Weblogic, Apache and IIS, TOAD, Microsoft Office, .Net, Java/J2EE, Microsoft Project, Visio, Web Services, Mobile Testing (iOS and Android) (Device Anywhere)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Chicago

Sr QA Engineer (Automation)

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, execute and maintain comprehensive Test suites, scripts using TIDE (Selenium Wrapper automation tool) using Java/TFWEB script.
  • Work closely with software developers, architects, and other QA engineers to deliver high quality products in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Help evolve the Agile process and ensure product quality, robustness, scalability and consistency.
  • Mentor team members in an active and growing environment.
  • Work in an Agile team environment with daily Scrum standup and weekly Backlog refinement
  • Develop Test Cases, Test Scripts and Test Suites.
  • Manage daily activities that ensure quality and timely product delivery.
  • Write clear, concise technical specifications and documentation.
  • Create and communicate test automation and QA status reports.
  • Develop, maintain and use tools and utilities in functional, system and ad-hoc test scenarios.
  • Identified Testing scope for various IT Projects. Responsible for preparing MTP (Master Test Plans) or Test Strategy, Test Cases and Traceability Matrix reports
  • Interacted with Business Systems Analyst, Technical Systems Analyst, DBA and PM to understand the requirements
  • Analyzed Business Requirements document, Mapping document, PDM (Physical Data Model) and TDD (Technical Design document) to design the test cases/testing scripts and test scenarios
  • Plan and organize the knowledge transfer to the Offshore team and self
  • Collect the queries related to the requirements and get them resolved by the business person (e.g. the client, business analyst, product manager or project manager) assigned to the project
  • Plan, organize and lead the testing kick-off meeting
  • Estimate the test effort and team (size, skills, attitude and schedule), Create the test schedule (tasks, dependencies and assigned team members)
  • Identify any test metrics to be gathered and communicate with the client or on site/ offshore team members, as required.
  • Review the test cases and test data generated by the Offshore Test team and get them to address the review comments
  • Track the new/ updated requirements in the project and modify testing artifacts accordingly
  • Get information on the latest releases/ builds from the development team/ the client
  • Assign tasks to the Offshore Test team based on the software test plan
  • Check the status of each assigned task daily and resolve any issues faced by the team members with their tasks
  • Understanding Nonfunctional requirements from business, Analyzing critical Business scenarios and service level agreement objectives and guiding the team on Scripting and execution.
  • Responsible to verify Web services API request, response data validations in REST, SOAP protocols using SOAP UI.
  • Worked on Testing of Web Application which uses Restful Web services, XML and JSON features.
  • Track the assigned tasks with respect to the software test plan and the project schedule
  • Defect Management: Review defect reports and assign valid defects to the relevant developer/ development manager and assign returned defect reports and assist the concerned Software Test Engineer, as required and ensure the resolved defects are re-tested
  • Consolidate and report test results to the concerned stakeholders, Be approachable and available to the Offshore Test team, as required by them
  • Update the software test plan, as required, and ensure that the test cases are updated by the Offshore Test team, as required
  • Plan, organize and lead team meetings and ensure action is taken based on the team discussions
  • Understanding Nonfunctional requirements from business, Analyzing critical Business

Scenarios and service level agreement objectives and guiding the team on Scripting and

Confidential

Program Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, execute and maintain comprehensive Test suites, scripts.
  • Work closely with software developers, architects, and other QA engineers to deliver high quality products in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Help evolve the Agile process and ensure product quality, robustness, scalability and consistency.
  • Mentor team members in an active and growing environment.
  • Work in an Agile team environment with daily Scrum standup and weekly Backlog refinement
  • Develop Test Cases, Test Scripts and Test Suites.
  • Manage daily activities that ensure quality and timely product delivery.
  • Write clear, concise technical specifications and documentation.
  • Create and communicate test automation and QA status reports.
  • Develop, maintain and use tools and utilities in functional, system and ad-hoc test scenarios.
  • Identified Testing scope for various IT Projects. Responsible for preparing MTP (Master Test Plans) or Test Strategy, Test Cases and Traceability Matrix reports
  • Interacted with Business Systems Analyst, Technical Systems Analyst, DBA and PM to understand the requirements
  • Analyzed Business Requirements document, Mapping document, PDM (Physical Data Model) and TDD (Technical Design document) to design the test cases/testing scripts and test scenarios
  • Plan and organize the knowledge transfer to the Offshore team and self
  • Collect the queries related to the requirements and get them resolved by the business person (e.g. the client, business analyst, product manager or project manager) assigned to the project
  • Plan, organize and lead the testing kick-off meeting
  • Estimate the test effort and team (size, skills, attitude and schedule), Create the test schedule (tasks, dependencies and assigned team members)
  • Identify any test metrics to be gathered and communicate with the client or on site/ offshore team members, as required.
  • Review the test cases and test data generated by the Offshore Test team and get them to address the review comments
  • Track the new/ updated requirements in the project and modify testing artifacts accordingly
  • Get information on the latest releases/ builds from the development team/ the client
  • Assign tasks to the Offshore Test team based on the software test plan
  • Check the status of each assigned task daily and resolve any issues faced by the team members with their tasks
  • Understanding Nonfunctional requirements from business, Analyzing critical Business scenarios and service level agreement objectives and guiding the team on Scripting and execution.
  • Initiating discussion with platform team, get the performance Test strategy reviewed and get the sign-off.
  • Responsible to verify Web services API request, response data validations in REST, SOAP protocols using SOAP UI.
  • Worked on Testing of Web Application which uses Restful Web services, XML and JSON features.
  • Track the assigned tasks with respect to the software test plan and the project schedule
  • Defect Management: Review defect reports and assign valid defects to the relevant developer/ development manager and assign returned defect reports and assist the concerned Software Test Engineer, as required and ensure the resolved defects are re-tested
  • Consolidate and report test results to the concerned stakeholders, Be approachable and available to the Offshore Test team, as required by them
  • Update the software test plan, as required, and ensure that the test cases are updated by the Offshore Test team, as required
  • Plan, organize and lead team meetings and ensure action is taken based on the team discussions
  • Understanding Nonfunctional requirements from business, Analyzing critical Business

Scenarios and service level agreement objectives and guiding the team on Scripting and

Confidential

QA Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Identified Testing scope for various IT Projects. Responsible for preparing MTP (Master Test Plans) or Test Strategy, Test Cases and Traceability Matrix reports
  • Interacted with Business Systems Analyst, Technical Systems Analyst, DBA and PM to understand the requirements
  • Analyzed Business Requirements document, Mapping document, PDM (Physical Data Model) and TDD (Technical Design document) to design the test cases/testing scripts and test scenarios
  • Plan and organize the knowledge transfer to the Offshore team and self
  • Collect the queries related to the requirements and get them resolved by the business person (e.g. the client, business analyst, product manager or project manager) assigned to the project
  • Plan, organize and lead the testing kick-off meeting
  • Estimate the test effort and team (size, skills, attitude and schedule), Create the test schedule (tasks, dependencies and assigned team members)
  • Identify any test metrics to be gathered and communicate with the client or on site/ offshore team members, as required.
  • Review the test cases and test data generated by the Offshore Test team and get them to address the review comments
  • Track the new/ updated requirements in the project and modify testing artifacts accordingly
  • Get information on the latest releases/ builds from the development team/ the client
  • Assign tasks to the Offshore Test team based on the software test plan
  • Check the status of each assigned task daily and resolve any issues faced by the team members with their tasks
  • Understanding Nonfunctional requirements from business, Analyzing critical Business scenarios and service level agreement objectives and guiding the team on Scripting and execution.
  • Initiating discussion with platform team, get the performance Test strategy reviewed and get the sign-off.
  • Responsible to verify Web services API request, response data validations in REST, SOAP protocols using SOAP UI.
  • Worked on Testing of Web Application which uses Restful Web services, XML and JSON features.
  • Track the assigned tasks with respect to the software test plan and the project schedule
  • Defect Management: Review defect reports and assign valid defects to the relevant developer/ development manager and assign returned defect reports and assist the concerned Software Test Engineer, as required and ensure the resolved defects are re-tested
  • Consolidate and report test results to the concerned stakeholders, Be approachable and available to the Offshore Test team, as required by them
  • Update the software test plan, as required, and ensure that the test cases are updated by the Offshore Test team, as required
  • Plan, organize and lead team meetings and ensure action is taken based on the team discussions
  • Understanding Nonfunctional requirements from business, Analyzing critical Business

Scenarios and service level agreement objectives and guiding the team on Scripting and

Confidential

QA Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Extensively involved in Business Analysis and requirements gathering
  • Studying functional requirement specifications, technical design documents and related artifacts
  • Participated in BRD walkthroughs and analyzed business requirements, design document and prepared requirement review report
  • Converted business requirements into test objectives
  • Involved in Data analysis and prepared required test data for validation of test cases
  • Create Test Approach and Test Closure Documents.
  • Extensively used HP Quality Center for Test management and execution of test cases.
  • Generated Test Metrics showing the number of test cases executed, number passed, number failed and number left to execute in weekly meetings
  • Preparing and updating all business stakeholders regarding project status with daily reports
  • Coordinating with offshore project team members to achieve project goals through status meetings and reviews
  • Conducting Regression Testing whenever some code module is changed
  • Participation in peer reviews of test artifacts.
  • Responsible for periodic updating of Test Plans and Test Cases as per Requirement Specifications and Business rules
  • Daily Status, Stand-up Meetings, Scrums with Business, Development, and Test team to report the test status planned, accomplished, and issues
  • Driving daily Defect/Bug review meetings with business, environment and development team to understand the problem and setting the severity levels and get resolutions for defects logged by team
  • Performed Sanity Testing, Integration Testing, Regression testing, User acceptance testing (UAT) and System testing
  • Involved in entire Software Development Life Cycle(SDLC)
  • Responsible to verify Web services API request, response data validations in REST, SOAP protocols using SOAP UI.
  • Worked on Testing of Web Application which uses Restful Web services, XML and JSON features.
  • Build and coordinate testing relationship with IT & Business stakeholders to strategize testing deliverables.
  • Define and streamline testing processes across multiple test phases including System, UAT, UI/Browser
  • Coordinate and work with external vendors to establish QA processes, tools, resources etc.
  • Build and provide QA resource planning estimation for both manual, automation resources IT Leadership
  • Test Strategy preparation for projects under each release.
  • Test Plan creation for each project in Quarterly/Monthly releases
  • Provide estimations
  • Facilitate SIT QA kickoff meetings/Discussions
  • Facilitate daily meetings during SIT phase for the issues resolutions.
  • Defect Management: Own defect resolution/ tracking & reporting for each project and coordinate with internal/external teams
  • Coordinate with internal/external development and architect resources for the data setup prior to SIT & arranging the environment configuration access.
  • Involved in testing web & mobile applications using SOAP UI, Device Anywhere for Mobile app.
  • Designed Tests Using keyword Driven Methodology for selected areas.
  • Enhancing the Test Scripts for Global Execution.
  • A clear hand shake from SIT to UAT by providing the scenarios which was covered and which is not during SIT with the open defects details if any.

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