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Senior Qa Lead Resume

SUMMARY:

A dynamic, hard - working and enthusiastic professional with 11 years of experience in Testing web and client- server applications and ETL with strong foundations on QA concepts and process in Business Analysis. Proven leadership abilities in working as a team, handling multiple tasks, really motivated and always ready to learn new things. Worked on a wide range of projects / applications in the Financial and Insurance domain. Expertise in Data Warehousing in ETL tools such as Informatica PowerCenter, IDQ, Oracle, Teradata, OBIEE and Manual testing. Specialized on business requirement specifications gathering and design. Good knowledge on Hadoop. Have a good experience working in both Agile and Waterfall methodology

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Technical leadership
  • ETL Testing
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Team management and leadership
  • Test Process Methodology
  • Functional Testing
  • Use Case development
  • PL/SQL testing
  • Test Artifacts development
  • Hadoop
  • Agile
  • BI Reports

TECHNOLOGIES:

  • Informatica Powercenter 9.5.1
  • HP ALM 12.53
  • Clear Case
  • Sqoop
  • IDQ
  • Oracle 11g
  • Weblogic
  • Clear Quest
  • OBIEE
  • Teradata 15.0
  • PUTTY 0.64
  • Mainframe
  • TFS
  • JIRA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Senior QA LEAD

Technology: Data Warehousing, ETL, AGILE, Informatica 9.5.1, OBIEE, Data Mart, IDQ, HP ALM 12.53, Teradata 15.0

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Senior QA LEAD

Technology: Data Warehousing, ETL, Informatica 9.5.0, OBIEE, Data Mart, IDQ, HP Quality Center 11.00, Oracle 11g

Confidential

QA Manager

Technology: ETL, Informatica, Mainframe, Web, Mobile, Quick base, Clear Case

Confidential

QA Manager

Technology: Database, Mainframe, Web, Mobile, Quick base, Clear Case

Confidential

QA Lead

Technology: Web and Client Server Applications, Java, Dot Net, VB Dot Net, Mercury Quality Centre 9.3

Confidential

Senior Engineer - QA

Technology: J2EE, Linux and Web Logic Server, Mercury Quality Centre 9.2

Responsibilities:

  • Formulated and defined system scope and objectives using knowledge of information technology and acted as a liaison between client and technical solutions/support groups, using strong communication skills to elicit, document, analyze and validate business processes, systems and solution/enhancement requirements
  • Understanding, analyzing, refining and classifying requirements/specifications
  • Designing project artifacts such as Test Plan, Test Strategy and Test Reports
  • Analyze the impacts, risks when a change request is raised
  • Analyzing data feeds from upstream and to downstream applications
  • Impact analysis on the integration with third party applications on processing the data from/to internal applications
  • Design Test Cases, Traceability Matrix, Test Reports in in HP ALM
  • Conduct Test Cases review call with the Business, Developers and QA SMEs
  • Create Traceability Matrix through linking requirement to a test case and respective defect in case of failure in HP ALM
  • Address the findings raised during requirements review and maintain versioning of the document through HP ALM
  • Authority in providing sign-off to clients on estimation, system and regression testing deliverables from quality standards for production implementation
  • Generate test summary and Defect summary reports end of each sprint from HP ALM
  • Provide suggestion or thoughts to the client on “COST REDUCTION” in a quarterly basis, through automation improvements, development of web based tools for manually done process
  • Plan and direct deliveries by managing Onsite Team and Offshore engineers, including Associate QA Leads, Senior QA Engineers and Associate QA Engineers overseeing Integration and System Test (IST) Planning and execution.
  • Handle and manage customer expectations, coordinate and manages activities in order to ensure quality as per STLC (software Testing Life Cycle) standards
  • Interact frequently with Client and Business on business requirement and scope management of the projects from inception to implementation
  • Responsible for Risk management of the project throughout the project life-cycle phases. Risk management includes, identifying, analyzing and prioritizing the risks and identifying risk mitigation and contingency strategies
  • Planning and utilizing project resources through PlanView application
  • Mentoring the team frequently and providing formal and informal feedbacks to them on their performances. Also suggests workable action plans to address positively. Shares recommendation for promotion with higher management and HR
  • Validate estimation to size of the project based on the scope provided and also validate the estimation done by Onsite and Offshore teams
  • Involve in SQARB (Software Quality assurance Review Board) process to review the test artifacts developed by other QA Teams and provide good guidance and expert comments to enhance the quality of the artifact as well as the approach

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