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Sr. Qa Tester Resume

Jersey City, NJ


  • Software Test Analyst with 7+ years of experience in software testing Web and Client/Server Applications across multiple platforms. Maintain in - depth knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle, Agile & Waterfall methodology, QA process and tools. Able to develop detailed test documentation and procedures, including test plan, test scenario, test cases and Defect Reports. Good experience in various domains such as Ecommerce, Banking, Financial services and Healthcare with Business and Functional Knowledge.
  • Proficiency in implementing Water Fall / Agile ( SCRUM ) Methodology by analyzing requirement specifications and responsible for developing Test Plan, Test procedures and Test Matrices.
  • Expertise in documenting defects with high level of detail, accuracy and informative recreation steps using HP ALM/Quality Center and JIRA.
  • Well-versed in various types of System testing, Smoke/Sanity testing, Regression testing, Integration, Functional, Performance testing and as Automation testing.
  • Hands-on in interacting with RDBMS with SQL queries for Back-end Testing and to verify the data loads in ETL process, validate and compare UI functionalities and reports with Database.
  • Assisted resolving Production issues and working alongside with Support and Implementation team.
  • Experience in FIX, XML connectivity of Electronic Trading system and Full understanding of financial products such as Equity, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Fixed Income and Capital markets.
  • Experience in analyzing and troubleshooting FIX Logs with Linux Command line in Integration testing.
  • Interacted with Business Analyst, SME’s, Developers and off-shore QA Teams in Root Cause Analysis.
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills and desire to excel, fast learner, hardworking and versatile team player. Ready to respond to unplanned demand.


Testing Tools: HP Quality Center /ALM software, JIRA, MS Excel (advanced) HP QTP/ UFT, VeriFIX, Selenium Web Driver

Operating System: Windows, Unix/Linux, Mac

RDBMS: SQL Server, Oracle

Languages: HTML, XML, FIX messages, VB script, Java

Types of testing: Manual Testing, UI Testing, Regression Testing, Black Box Testing, Ad-hoc testing, Smoke Testing, Sanity Testing, Positive Testing, Negative Testing, Performance Volume Testing.


Confidential, JERSEY CITY, NJ

Sr. QA Tester


  • Organize and Participate in on-shore and off-shore meetings with Business analysts and developers, concentrating on equity components of OX|XTEND Trading Platform.
  • Assess and analyze user stories, Business Requirements (BRD), Functional Requirements (FRD) and participated in Sprint planning, Review Sessions & Scrum Meetings.
  • Read and analyze FIX Log to interpret format and different tag combinations.
  • Verify Trade Booking/Post Trade feed flow as part of algorithmic trading platform.
  • Execute data validation within Trade Life Cycle, including Pre-Trade, Actual-Trade and Post-Trade for all out coming orders and all incoming messages, such as acknowledges, rejects and allocation confirmation.
  • Verify PTF Trade details such as: CUSIP, Price, Size, trade date, settlement date using SQL.
  • Conduct UI testing, Functional testing, Regression Testing and verified the results with expected results using Traceability Matrix to ensure that Test coverage is complete for various functional modules of application.
  • Perform Bug Triage and Defect tracking using ALM.
  • Identify, Log and prioritize defects, performed Root Cause Analysis to provide suggestions regarding process improvements and to avoid repeattive issues.
  • Share Daily Status Reports with all the team members, Team Leads, Managers and Clients.
  • Write SQL Queries to retrieve data for a specified set of test requirements, applying grouping(netting), filtering conditions, verify calculations of reports and transaction handling.
  • Create and Execute scenarios and playlist in VeriFIX to perform End-to-End testing as well both Functional and Performance testing with FIX messages for Trade Life Cycle.
  • Collaborate closely with Business Analysts and Project Manager to discuss and collect business requirements.
  • Work closely with QA team in a fast paced and challenging environment, hold discussion meetings prior to sprints, conduct Knowledge transfer or trainings to other/new members of the team.

Confidential, NEW YORK, NY

QA Analyst


  • Analyzed the user requirements by Interacting with system architect, developers and business users.
  • Evaluated Bond fixed income trading system's features and prepared detailed Test Scenarios and Test cases for Functional, Regression, End-to-End testing under Agile Methodology.
  • Wrote scripts inserting checkpoints and using Descriptive Programming in QTP.
  • Read and analyze Fix Log to interpret format and different tag combinations.
  • Conducted data validation on the source feed files that were generated in UNIX environment
  • Conducted Functionality testing during various phases of the application.
  • Performed database validation using SQL queries using SQL Server Management Studio.
  • Used JIRA for bug reporting and tracking, also followed up with development and Product Management team to verify bug fixes, and document ticket statuses and other deliverables.
  • Responsible for Test Analysis Report (TAR) at the end of each release with detailed deliverables, results and status reports during each sprint.
  • Updated Reports and dashboards to display the status of test coverage including the number of test cases passing, failing or pending.
  • Interacted with developers, users and various members of the team to discuss issues, resolved defects and set priorities. Involved in Meetings and attended various conference calls at different levels from QA, Developers and Clients.
  • Communicated interactively with Business Analyst, Developers and off-shore QA Teams in Root Cause Analysis and throughout application life cycle.
  • Communicated with developers on suggestion of enhancements and possible risks of defects based on test result and requirements analysis.

Confidential, NEW YORK, NY

QA Analyst


  • Reviewed design documents & business requirements to learn the function and scope of the application. Followed Agile methodology in development and having daily Scrum calls.
  • Conducted Functionality testing during various phases of the application.
  • Managed testing process, scheduled batch tests, logged and tracked defects using JIRA.
  • Developed SQL queries to test the data after executing transactions like upload processing and check Processing in batches.
  • Developed test cases to validate the Patients medical records, including process and data flow, reports, and interfaces to stores system;
  • Performed End-to-End testing for the Electronic claim submission application.
  • Used HP Quality Center for bug tracking & verified the bug fixes.
  • Attended Weekly Status Meetings and Production Status meetings.
  • Coordinated and controlled testing through the entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Manually performed Back-End testing by writing SQL queries.
  • Track and report upon testing activities, including testing results, test case coverage, required resources, defects discovered and their status, performance baselines, etc.
  • Involved in Test execution-using Test Director and Quality Center.
  • Performed in preparation of Requirement Traceability Metrics (RTM), Software Metrics, Defect Report, and Weekly Status Reports.
  • Developed testing scripts and functions for regression tests using the Quick Test Pro.
  • Database Testing using SQL Queries SQL Server and performed Database testing including data integrity and data validation testing.
  • Expert in developing complex SQL Queries, with various kinds of joins.

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