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Qa Lead Resume

CAREER OBJECTIVE:

To prove myself dedicated & energetic to work in a globally competitive environment on challenging assignments, and to be associated with an organization where there is an ample of opportunity for growth & development and to widen spectrum of knowledge while offering career advancement and professional growth.

SUMMARY:

  • Trained and Certified in CSM (Certified Scrum Master) from Scrum Alliance.
  • Have valid H1B visa and working in USA from 3.6 years.
  • Have 11+ years of experience in Development, software QA/Functional & Automation / Agile environment with globally distributed, cross - functional teams.
  • Worked and interacted effectively with USA, MEXICO and UK teams from USA.
  • Provided daily communications, scrum notes, sprint reviews reports, project retrospectives, and regular snapshots of project velocity and budget burn rate.
  • Involve and facilitated Agile and Scrum meetings, which included Sprint Planning, Daily Scrums or Stand-ups, Sprint Check-In, Sprint Review & Retrospective.
  • Team designed and trained to follow Kanban or Scrum based on project or user story.
  • Have 5 years of Mainframe testing and application/functional testing experience.
  • Have 6 years of mainframe development experience.
  • Involved as onsite counterparts to ensure smooth delivery of projects from the India team.
  • As a Project lead involved with full system development and QA lifecycle experience, including designing, developing and implementing test plans, test cases and test processes fueling swift corrective actions, significant cost savings and fault-free audits.
  • Hands-on technology professional accustomed to working in complex, project-based environments. Multifaceted experience in QA software testing, software development and support for user-acceptance testing.
  • Actively involved in functional/Application testing.
  • Experience in development, enhancement & maintenance projects and worked on operating systems OS/390, using software COBOL, JCL, DB2, VSAM and CICS.
  • Involved in all phases like Analysis, Coding, testing, Maintaining, support and code review walk thru & RD walk thru, using various on IBM S/390 under the MVS operating system.
  • Having the conceptual and technical knowledge regarding complete system development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Zeal to learn new technologies.
  • Good Understanding on Retail Business processes
  • Have Excellent Oral and written Communication skills

DEV SKILLS SUMMARY:

Platform: IBM S/390

Operating System: OS/390, MVS/XA, MVS/ESA

Languages: VSCOBOL II, JCL, SQL.

Rdbms: DB2

Subsystems: TSO, CICS

Utilities: ISPF, QMF, SPUFI, VSAM, Platinum DB2, File-aid DB2

Tools: CHANGMAN, ENDEVEOR, XPEDITOR, FILE-AIDABEND-AID, SAR, LOG ANALYZER, TELONXD CONNECT DIRECT, EZYEDIT, PVCS, PEREGRINE

QA SKILLS SUMMARY:

  • Test Plans, Cases & Processes
  • Functional Requirements
  • Scripting & Documentation
  • Regression & Negative Testing
  • UI & Compatibility Testing
  • Data Interface & Migration Testing
  • Performance/Load/Stress Testing
  • Testing Automation knowledge
  • Defect/Bug Tracking using JIRA and HPALM
  • Test Strategies & Coverages
  • QA & QC Standards
  • IBM Mainframe DB2 REST Tableau Java
  • Unix Cassandra API Dbevear Anjular JS
  • IBM Datastage Informix Web SQL Assistant COBOL
  • Teradata Postman JCL
  • Redis SOAP UI SQL
  • Hadoop CICS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

QA lead

Responsibilities:

  • Initiated the quality assurance tasks from scrum masters, product owners and successfully delivered the project task on time.
  • Worked with business users and Product owner during UAT testing.
  • Involved in Implementing standards and technologies, defining QA methodology.
  • Defined issues and risks and oversaw the design and processes and best practices across testing life cycle to improve through output, communication and on - time delivery of projects in an Agile development environment.
  • Participated in QA team and Bug tracking or Defect Review meetings. Maintained and monitored the error log for all issues identified using JIRA and HPALM.
  • Participated in all meetings planned for particular release and obtain necessary technical requirement for manual and automation testing. Such meetings includes, design review, test execution timeline etc.
  • As a QA Lead, participated in walk through for the evaluation of the test plan with the design, development and product owner/business team.
  • Effectively represented as QA lead in sprint planning, grooming, retrospective, testing efforts estimations, and various cross functional status meetings and reported to the QA Manager.

SKILL: JCL, Platinum DB2, SPUFI/QMF, File-Aid, Teradata, HPALM, JIRA, SQLAssistant, Selenium, Web testing, SOAPUI, Cassandra DB, Mango DB, Informix, IBM data stage, Functional testing, Postman, Unix, Hadoop, FileZilla.

Environment: IBM OS/390, windows

Test lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in unit testing for batch Jobs and JCL.
  • Involved in functional testing.
  • Business requirement understanding Test case preparation review and Execution.
  • Writing SQL scripts for test cases Interaction with Developers and BA for issues faced and queries.
  • Test Management using HP Application Lifecycle Management. (HPALM)Test Database management and Housekeeping
  • Preparing traceability matrix of the project and Preparing Test Plan, Test Report, Defect report.
  • Data refresh and Data backup in Test database.
  • Running jobs in test environment.
  • Involved in functional testing
  • At this level individual monitors and escalates risks to lead / PM, checks for schedule adherence to all milestones.
  • Onsite-Offshore Coordination and Status reporting

SKILL: JCL, Platinum DB2, SQL, File-Aid, Teradata, HPALM, SQL Assistant, Mainframe and Functional Testing.

Environment: IBM OS/390, WIRE

Test Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Requirements Gathering & Understanding.
  • Analysis and Design (High level & Low Level).
  • Coding, Development and Review.
  • Preparation of test plans and test scenarios
  • Preparing and Execution of the Test Cases
  • Unit testing, Functional testing, System testing, Defect fixing and Post Production Support.
  • Raising defects and ensuring that the observation/bugs are communicated to the design/development team.
  • Developing project - specific tools. Onsite-Offshore Coordination and Status reporting

SKILL: JCL, Platinum DB2, SPUFI/QMF, File-Aid, Teradata, HPALM, SQL Assistant, Mainframe and Functional Testing

Environment: IBM OS/390 WIRE

Test Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in unit testing for batch Jobs and JCL.
  • Business requirement understanding Test case preparation review and Execution.
  • Writing SQL scripts for test cases Interaction with Developers and BA for issues faced and queries.
  • Test Management using HP Application Lifecycle Management. (HPALM)Test Database management and Housekeeping
  • Preparing traceability matrix of the project and Preparing Test Plan, Test Report, Defect report.
  • Data refresh and Data backup in Test database.
  • Running jobs in test environment.
  • Involved in functional testing
  • At this level individual monitors and escalates risks to lead / PM, checks forschedule adherence to all milestones.

SKILL: JCL, Platinum DB2, SQL, File-Aid, Teradata, HPALM

Environment: IBM OS/390 WIRE

Test Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in unit testing for batch and online programs.
  • Prepared test cases for both positive and negative scenarios of the programs.
  • Conducted regression testing and performed exhaustive test for programs.
  • Done performance testing to ensure significant improvement in the program performance.
  • Involved in unit testing and system integration testing for the development and enhancement programs.
  • Involved in documentation and prepared unit test plans and unit test Results.
  • Involved in Enhancement as per the client requirement for retail business application.
  • Responsible for developing any enhancement related work.
  • Involved in tech spec document walk thru and code reviews walk thru.
  • Code Review and testing for the changed modules.
  • Developing new batch programmes based on the requirement.
  • Migrated apps Cobol program to Cobol and implemented successfully.
  • Involved in tech spec document walk thru and code reviews walk thru.
  • Code Review and testing for the changed modules.
  • Interaction with the onsite co-ordinator for raising any issues or concerns related to the Project on daily basis.
  • Learnt new language like apps Cobol.
  • Involved in refreshing the data base like load and unload.

Operating System(s): MVS

SKILL: COBOL,JCL,DB2,APS COBOL

Environment: IBM OS/390

Analyst Programmer/Test Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in development, maintenance and testing of online and batch programs.
  • Performed regression testing for both online and batch process.
  • Prepared test cases and extecuted.
  • Prepared test plans and test results.
  • Involved in analysis for batch programs as per business tech spec and preparing LLD and Pseudo code for the same.
  • Involved in Enhancement as per the client requirement for securities business application.
  • Interaction with the onsite co-ordinator for raising any issues or concerns related to the Project on daily basis.
  • Involved in sending the reports successfully through FTPs to the various vendors.
  • Responsible for developing any enhancement related work.
  • Involved in tech spec document walk thru and code reviews walk thru.
  • Code Review and testing for the changed modules.
  • Developing new batch programmes based on the requirement.
  • Enhancing the system as per the change requested by the clients.

Operating System(s): MVS

SKILL: COBOL,JCL,DB2

Environment: IBM OS/390

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