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Senior Qa Analyst Resume

Chicago, IllinoiS

CAREER SUMMARY:

  • A Take - Charge Hands-On Seasoned Quality Assurance Test Professional who has experience leading one (1) to over fifty+ (50+) onshore/offshore teams on various projects across multiple platforms.
  • Supported clients immediate and long-term business needs by delivering a wide array of consultative testing services.
  • Collaborated with cross-functional team members to execute on milestones and deliverables on time and within plan / budget.
  • Lead and attended inspection reviews onsite and by teleconferencing.
  • Created test cases using requirements, uses cases, wireframes, functional specifications, master decks, sitemaps, and flat files.
  • Created, executed, and updated test cases.
  • Created, reviewed, and updated test strategies, and test plans.
  • Lead the efforts as Defect Manager and hosted defect meetings.
  • Reported defects, created and provided metrics on defects resolution turnaround, and the retesting of defects using QC and other defect tracking tools.
  • Validated all deliverables from other team members for approval.
  • Created regression test baselines using defects to establish the testbed for Regression testing manually and automated.
  • Determined the testing approach throughout each phase to ensure that full testing coverage was executed (Integration, Functional, System, Regression, UAT, Navigational, Exploratory, and Usability) prior to Deployment.

EMPLOYMENT SUMMARY:

Confidential, Chicago, Illinois

Senior QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Actively participated in developing and executing Functional and System testing (manually) using ALM.
  • Uploaded test cases and entered the AM Requirements into ALM.
  • Created the Requirement Traceability Matrix.
  • Reviewed AM Requirements to make sure that there were test cases for each Requirement that would provide full testing coverage of the new functionality for Asset Management.
  • Worked with the AM Functional Lead throughout all testing phases using a modified Six Sigma/Waterfall methodology testing approach.
  • Followed the Project Management timeline to make sure that all deadlines for testing were delivered on time and within budget.
  • Created and executed tested cases.
  • Created, logged and retested defects.
  • Worked with AM Lead executing AM Queries.
  • Attended all defect, staff and team meetings remotely and onsite.

Confidential, Chicago, Illinois

Senior QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Actively participated in leading, developing and executing functional and system testing of a suite of knowledge management software products.
  • Analyzed functional requirements to determine software application testing requirements.
  • Coordinated system testing and production implementation verification with I/S staff.
  • Developed testing strategy and assisted in test execution as needed.
  • Acted as assistant Project Manager, managing testing activities.
  • Presented the test plan to the team and client (UAT Testing) for approval.

Confidential, Columbia, South Carolina

Test Designer - Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Actively participated in leading, developing and executing Test Matrices.
  • Analyzed functional requirements to determine software application testing requirements.
  • Coordinated system testing and production implementation verification with I/S staff and Customer testers.
  • Assisted with test execution as needed.
  • Oversaw testing walkthroughs and JAD sessions.
  • Presented the test plan to the team and client (UAT Testing) for approval.
  • Reviewed I/S test results prior to Customer testing.
  • Actively participated in the development of Test Plans, Defect Management oversight and facilitated effective communications with the customer during System and Quality testing.
  • Participated in the design phase of projects to ensure that new or modified functions were developed using correct testing methodology.
  • Lead efforts associated with testing.
  • Attended all sessions with customers, planned and assigned projects to team members.
  • Completed reports and provided status reports to upper management.
  • Performed testing duties which involved reviewing test d Confidential, reviewing test case, and monitoring results.

Confidential, /Augusta, Georgia

Senior QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Lead RSI Consultant on multiple, concurrent outsourcing projects testing complex website and enterprise applications.
  • Worked with the Business Analyst to translate business requirements into test requirements.
  • Ensured that the business requirements and test scenarios were understood and verified that the systems functioned as intended.
  • Developed test plans and manual test scenarios and scripts using Quality Center/ALM.
  • Assisted in estimating the testing effort for the project plan.
  • Collaborated with business representatives, Business Analysts, and Development teams to provide feedback on the testability of requirements and design specifications.
  • Presented the Test Plan and Test Scenario documentation for review by the team.
  • Participated in product functional reviews, test specifications, documentation and release note review. Performed and manage manual system, integration, regression, user acceptance testing. Lead the daily Defect Management meetings.
  • Documented testing defects with proper level of detail and retest for compliance.
  • Adhered to test management processes, procedures, and standards.
  • Followed the SDLC and testing methodologies in place.

Confidential, Charlotte, North Carolina

Quality Assurance Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Participated and worked with Project Specialists in requirement and design specification reviews.
  • Participated in Sprint Planning meetings to discuss potential Sprint Backlog items that would be implemented during the next Sprint.
  • Developed, reviewed, and executed test cases and user stories.
  • Published documentation using the WIKI.
  • Designed and implemented best practices to make the software more testable.
  • Wrote comprehensive test plans including smoke, acceptance, and of software components and web sites .
  • Provided status updates on testing progress including percent tested and percent of test remaining.
  • Consulted with IT Management, staff, and internal clients throughout the QA project lifecycle utilizing advanced problem-solving skills.
  • Participated defect management meetings.
  • Created defects and retested defects using the pass/fail method.
  • Entered and maintained defects using TestTrack (a defect tracking tool) for all teams.
  • Maintained and reported the status of test scripts executed (pass/fail) and defects associated with each test script to upper management.
  • Learned the complexities of the primary software system and key integrations to aide in the analysis of potential problem areas.
  • Reviewed software documentation to ensure technical accuracy, compliance, completeness, and to mitigate risks. Provided consistent communication and report status to Manager as requested.
  • Reviewed PA-DSS Compliance and Certified engines (Servers) on credit cards (charge, debit, gift cards, etc.) through Confidential Processing Services.

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