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Qa Lead Resume

Richardson, TX

SUMMARY:

  • Over 9 years of experience in Quality Assurance/Testing and Analysis with emphasis on GUI testing, Regression Testing, System Testing, Functional Testing, End2End and Web services (SoapUI) testing, white box testing, black box testing and User Acceptance Testing of Web, Client/Server applications.
  • Strong understanding of QA principles, QA process, and software development life cycle - Waterfall & Agile(SCRUM) methodologies.
  • Strong knowledge about USA health care IT domain and worked in Provider, Clinical IT, Pharmacy benefits, Membership & Eligibility and Claims related projects and also on capital market domain.
  • Full life cycle experience in testing process (Requirements, Test Plan, Test Design, Test Cases preparation, Test Execution and Test Reports).
  • Proficient in analyzing the Business Requirements, System Requirement Specifications (SRS), Functional Requirement specification (FRS), Design Documents to formulate Test Plans, Test Strategies and Test Cases.
  • Extensively involved in Business Functional Testing, Backend Testing, System Testing, Cross-Browser Testing and Regression Testing.
  • Well versed in variety of testing concepts & methodologies and tools.
  • Possesses excellent skills in Bug Reporting using Quality Center 9.0/10.0 & HP ALM.
  • Experience in testing XML request/responses to third party interfaces and Web Services via SoapUI.
  • Experience in participating Scrum meetings, Sprint/Iteration Planning meetings & Retrospective meetings.
  • Experience in working closely with Core Development team, Business Analysts and Business team during all phases of SDLC.
  • I have worked as a QA lead and produced high quality deliverables individually as well as with team.
  • Very Good experience in Agile Tools like Version One, Rally & JIRA.
  • Knowledge in Automation Testing Tools.
  • Knowledge in validating Restful API responses with JSON.
  • Expertise in Creation and Maintenance of Test Strategies and Test Planning.
  • Good experience in writing and executing SQL queries to perform Back-end Testing.
  • Very good Communication skills in both written and verbal.
  • Excellent experience in managing the whole testing process using HP Interactive Test Management tool.
  • Very good at handling Onsite-Offshore model projects.
  • Good Experience in testing Applications which are built on J2EE environment and Microsoft technologies.
  • Experience in documenting defects with high level of detail and informative recreation steps.
  • Experience in testing Mobile Applications by using Device Anywhere and Perfecto Mobile emulators.
  • Ability to work independently without constant supervision and ability to respond to changing priorities in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, commitment, organizational, presentation and detail oriented testing skills.
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently as well as in team working towards achieving “Results”.
  • Effective time-management and participation in estimation activities.
  • Ability to multi-task very efficiently along with meeting stringent deadlines and ability to assess and risk and quality measures based on testing outcomes.
  • Received several accolades from clients and higher management for delivering quality products.
  • Experience in recording and tracking defects through HP ALM.
  • Provided guidance for creating and maintaining test data for regression & future releases.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Test Reporting Tools: Test Director 7.x / HP Quality Center 8.2/9.0/10.0/ ALM, Rational Clear Quest.

Testing Tools: QTP 9.1,SoapUI

Agile Tools: Version One, Rally, JIRA

RDBMS: Oracle 7.x/8i/9i/10g /11g, MySQL, SQL Server 2000

RDBMS: Tools Toad, PL/SQL Developer

Operating Systems: UNIX/Solaris, Windows

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Richardson, TX

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed functional requirements/User stories and translated requirements into written test plans, detailed test cases by following Agile/SCRUM process.
  • Gone through Epics in JIRA for better understanding of the User Stories on the enhancements.
  • I have been a key member in the Team and Interacted with Business Analysts to understand the new enhancements of the applications.
  • Involved in creating test cases for System and Integration testing based on User stories.
  • I have involved in main tasks include requirement analysis, test strategy, test cycle planning, estimations, test plan review and test execution review while team is under optimized waterfall.
  • Involved in Onsite-Offshore co-ordination activities and have experience in delegating test execution tasks to testing team at Off-shore and track those tasks.
  • I have Mentored and trained new team members in the team.
  • Have Involved in identifying Regression test suite test cases for different releases.
  • Involved in production implementation support when there was a need.
  • Found many critical show shopper defects during execution of each System testing.
  • Raised incidents using Servicenow Tool as per project needs such as User Stories not synching to ALM for traceability.
  • I have assisted QA Manager in different team activities like providing daily, weekly and monthly test Status reports.
  • Hosted WebEx meetings with developers and BAs for the application Walk-thru purposes.
  • Involved in Smoke Testing the various applications before starting the Test cases execution process and updated the status on the Smoke testing to concerned persons.
  • Extensively used JIRA system for Agile process like sub-task creation, test cases effort estimated hours etc. involved in all sprint ceremonies like sprint Grooming, Planning, Stand-up & Retrospective meetings.
  • I have acted as a Scrum Master, when there was a need.
  • Received several accolades from business team for identifying potential issues.
  • Provided feedback to Analysts and Developers on test results.
  • Organizing and storing reference information about tests and test cycles in HP ALM and extensively used HP ALM in the testing process.
  • Requirements from the Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM), were traced to test cases. Requirements are managed through HP ALM.
  • Assigning the testing tasks to other team members/offshore resources and track the status.
  • Reviewed and provided feedback on Test scenarios, cases, and data to Offshore resources as well as to Onshore team members.
  • Assisted development team members in test data needs.
  • I have involved in data set up for System, Integration, and Regression Testing..
  • Experienced in using web traffic inspection tools such as fiddler.
  • Analyzed results using fiddler tool and reporting bottlenecks for various scenarios.
  • Responsible for API testing using SOAP UI and postman tools.
  • Assisted Service Virtualization team in identifying and understanding various API's consumed by Customer Associate (CA) Portal.
  • Assisted SCRUM Master in closing sprint.
  • Shared test execution reports with core QA team for reporting at project level to the Upper Management Team.
  • Presented Sprint Demo's to team and business users at the end of the Sprint for sprint approval.
  • Assisted other teams as needed, when there is a need for completing of sprints within the testing timelines.
  • Interacted with the developers on various critical defects & reproducing defects.

Environment: JIRA,HP ALM, XML, JDK1.7.x, J2EE, Spring MVC 3.2.13,Angular 4, Weblogic Application Server 11g, Windows NT/XP.

Confidential, Coppell, TX

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Involving in the Onsite, Offshore co-ordination activities in the project.
  • I have been involved in: Preparing the Detailed Test plan, Test Conditions, Test Cases and Test Data for the Unit testing, System testing, Regression testing, Integration testing, Enterprise.
  • Determined test strategies based on requirements and developed the test cases.
  • Extensively used HP ALM during the testing process.
  • Have experience in creating ELV's for the projects.
  • Have very good knowledge on capital market domain.
  • Provided QA estimates for overall project and provided status reports to upper management.
  • Representing the QA team in various meetings with key stake holders to discuss status, defects for my functional area, impact analysis and provide inputs to project deadlines at both project and release level.
  • Hosting daily defect calls and following up with the concern teams on resolution.
  • Worked on providing Maintaining Project portfolio management tools by updating all project details.
  • Understanding the business & technology of the client system for providing them with quality deliverables.
  • Creating guidelines for executing manual regression tests, automated tests. Worked closely with SME’s to make sure that test cases and test strategy cover every aspect to catch defects at initial stages of testing.
  • Responsible for API testing using SoapUI and Postman tools.
  • Implementing standard methodologies like Peer Review Process, Test Readiness Process and Test Case Standards.
  • Worked with team to update and execute test scripts for product features based on requirements.
  • Continuously monitoring the changes to the test case priorities based on changing project delivery priorities.
  • Ability to write SQL queries with strong knowledge of Oracle.

Environment: HP ALM, JDK1.6.x, J2EE,Weblogic Application Server 11g, Windows NT/XP.

Confidential, Richardson, TX

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Determined test strategies based on requirements and developed the test cases.
  • Involved in creating test cases for System and Integration testing.
  • Involved in identifying Regression test suite test cases for different releases.
  • Good knowledge in Testing for all the 5 states according to the state rules for each state in the enrollment process.
  • Versatile in using various applications for Individual.
  • Found many critical show shopper defects during execution. enrollment
  • Very good knowledge in enrolling process using an XML file and modifying XML to fit the requirements.
  • Good Knowledge on enrolling an app thru 834 files for on exchange apps.
  • Assisted Team Lead and Team members in different team activities like team trainings etc.
  • Hosted WebEx meetings with developers and BA for the application Walk-thru purposes.
  • Had been a key member in the Team.
  • Interacted with Business Analysts to understand the functionality of the applications.
  • Involved in Smoke Testing the various applications before starting the Test cases execution process and updated the status on the Smoke testing to concerned persons.
  • Extensively used Quality Center 10.0 and HP ALM in the testing process.
  • Assisted various team members and different teams in the creation of the test data.
  • Interacted with the developers on various critical defects.
  • Follow-up with Change Management team in requesting the change order for various functionalities and used them to close some the defects.
  • Updated daily status on Test cases execution to Team Lead.

Environment: Quality Center 10.0,HP ALM, XML, JDK1.6.x, J2EE, Weblogic Application Server 11g, ASP.Net, C#,Windows NT/XP

Confidential, Richardson, TX

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Determined test strategies based on requirements and developed the test cases.
  • Involved in creating test cases for System and Integration testing.
  • Hosted WebEx meetings with developers and BA for the application Walk-thru purposes.
  • Interacted with Business Analysts to understand the functionality of the applications.
  • Involved in Smoke Testing the various applications before starting the Test cases execution process and updated the status on the Smoke testing to concerned persons.
  • Extensively used Quality Center 10.0 in the testing process.
  • Assisted Montana team in the creation of the test data.
  • Tested the following Integration points within the BCBSMT Portal for Providers. (www.bcbsmt.com)
  • Member Inquiry Service for membership information.
  • CINQ - Blue Chip Claims Inquiry Service.
  • BINQ - Blue Chip Benefits & Utilization Inquiry Service.
  • MIS - Member Inquiry Service.
  • PCRS - Provider Claims Reporting Service.
  • Interacted with the developers on various defects.
  • Attended Daily Defect Calls and assisted all the team members in closing and recreation of the defects.
  • Follow-up with Change Management team in requesting the change order for various functionalities and used them to close some the defects.
  • Assisted Team Lead and Team members in different team activities.
  • Updated daily status on Test cases execution to Team Lead.
  • Tested BAM Mobile Applications by using Device Anywhere and Perfect to Mobile emulators.
  • Worked with Load & Performance team for developing their load & performance test scripts.

Environment: Quality Center 10.0, SoapUI, JDK1.6.x, J2EE, Weblogic Application Server 11g, ASP.Net, C#, Windows NT/XP and Solaris.

Confidential, Richardson, TX

QA Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Determined test strategies based on requirements and developed the test cases.
  • Involved in creating test cases for System and Integration testing.
  • Performed Manual Testing in accordance with the test plans and test cases.
  • Conducted functional and regression testing during the various phases of application development.
  • Participated in scrum meetings to ensure that the business rules have been addressed properly.
  • Extensively used Quality Center for defect tracking and reporting, also followed up with the development team to verify defect fixes and updated defect statuses.
  • Interacted with developers to report and track bugs and discussed potential bug fixes.
  • Involved in the Database Testing by Submitting, Maintaining and Executing SQL Queries.
  • Involved in testing Shift Management Module completely.
  • Involved in testing Account Management (Create Accounts with Vehicles, Create Accounts with Vehicles along with Toll Tags, Toll Tags Transfers (Intra & Inter), Vehicle Transfer, Merge accounts, Update Account & Vehicle Information) functionalities.
  • Involved in testing IFACE functionality and involved in testing Invoicing Module functionality.
  • Positive and Negative Testing was performed for this application.
  • Verified Log files in UNIX Systems.
  • Responsible for Web services XML testing using SoapUI tool.
  • Responsible for providing the regular test reports to the management.
  • Involved in the Verification and Validation during the Project Life Cycle.
  • Attended Change Request meetings and implemented Procedures to test changes.
  • Monitored Quality Center 10.0 to close the defects as and when developers fix the bugs/reject the defects.

Environment: Quality Center 10.0,SoapUI, PL/SQL Developer 8.0.3.15, Oracle 11g, JDK1.6.x, J2EE, Weblogic Application Server 10.3.4.0, Windows NT/XP and Solaris.

Confidential, Carlsbad, CA

QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed complete scenarios for manual and automated testing of the application.
  • Involved in developing test plans and test cases depending on specifications of the application and testing strategies.
  • Determined test strategies based on requirements and developed the test plans, test cases and executed the test scripts.
  • Created and maintained test scripts using Mercury Quick test pro. for Regression Testing
  • Performed regression and functional testing using Quick test professional by creating and updating automation test scripts.
  • Conducted functional and regression testing during the various phases of application development.
  • Involved in creating test cases and test scripts for System and Integration testing
  • Involved in creating complete test data for smoke testing as well as the data for the business users for the UAT testing.
  • Responsible for creating automated scripts for all the critical business processes and maintaining them throughout the development phases to accommodate new functionality and other changes.
  • Provided extensive application training to the business users.
  • Maintained and organized the complete UAT testing including UAT scripts and test data for end users.
  • Performed data integrity testing by executing SQL statements.
  • Prepared Traceability Matrix for mapping test cases to the Functional Specifications and User Requirements.
  • Used Quality Center for defect tracking and reporting, also followed up with the development team to verify defect fixes and updated defect statuses.
  • Interacted with developers to report and track bugs and discussed potential bug fixes.

Environment: Quality Center 9.2, SoapUI, Microsoft Office tools, Oracle 10g, Windows NT/XPRedHat Linux.

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