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Qa Engineer Resume

Monroeville, PA

SUMMARY:

  • 7+ years of diversified Software Quality Assurance experience including Systems Analysis, design, Development, testing and implementation of Client/Server, Unix, windows and web based Applications and Data warehousing applications with Functional Testing .
  • Excellent working knowledge of Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC) and Defect Life Cycle with emphasis on Testing and requirement gathering phases.
  • Involvement in the software development life cycle (SDLC) and its stages. Integration of QA into the overall product development lifecycle. A very good understanding of Agile methodology
  • Expertise in using TFS to open bugs, create tasks and user stories, initiate change requests
  • Extensive Knowledge of IBM Rational RequisitePro for use case management.
  • Experienced in defect tracking and test management tools like HP ALM, IBM Rational Clear Quest, Bugzilla, Team Forge and Rally
  • Expert in different types of testing that includes Regression, Functional, Integration, System, Sanity, Smoke, exploratory, Performance, Stress, System, back-end and UAT Testing. developed and executed a complete end-to-end test strategy for assigned projects and features including verification of functionality, performance and scalability.
  • Experience in developing and executing queries for SQL server and Oracle databases for back end testing.
  • Experienced in creating Requirement Traceability Matrix to ensure comprehensive test coverage of requirements.
  • Extensive knowledge of web Service testing using SOAPUI.
  • Experience in interacting with business analysts, product owners, developers, people from Regulatory affairs, technical support & help them base line the requirement specifications.
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, communication, coordination, problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Performed testing on various browsers, Operating Systems, iOS and android devices
  • Effective in executing multiple tasks and assignments. Dedicated team worker, high in energy, work ethics and commitment with capability to handle new technologies and situations.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Testing tools:: Mercury Test Director, HP Quality Center, IBM Rational Quality Manager, IBM RequisitePro 7.1, Team foundation Server, CA agile central - Rally, SOAP UI

Defect Tracking: Quality Center, Rational Clear Quest, Team Forge, Bugzilla, TFS and Rally

Databases: MS-SQL Server 2012/2008 R2/2005, Oracle 9i/8, MS AccessMS Suite: MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), MS Visio

Operating Systems::Windows, UNIX, LINUX, MAC

SDLC Methodologies:: Agile Development, HighRUP, RAD, Waterfall

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Monroeville, PA

QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Actively involved in detail planning for sprint backlog to meet the requirement of product backlog.
  • Create and execute feature test script using excel and upload under release folder in TFS
  • Created and execute formal test using HP (ALM) as well as reviewed and approved formal tests created by team member.
  • Performed Integration testing, Smoke testing and Regression testing
  • Worked closely with Business users, to develop an understanding of projects and continuously refine the test strategy and processes to increase customer satisfaction and success with project.
  • Proficient in creating projects and test suites in SoapUI using WSDL files.
  • Created request XMLs for positive and negative test cases and verified data in response XMLs to be in accordance with backend tables.
  • Create bridge for any gaps and differences between the testing team and the dev team and form a clean two-way interface channel
  • Prepared risk mitigation plans in case there are any delays are foreseen
  • Wrote and execute SQL queries using MS SQL Server Management Studio to validate data
  • Used foundation server (TFS) and Rally to report bugs, maintain PBI’s, acceptance criteria for feature, create new work items for team and track daily progress in stand-up meeting
  • Participated in Sprint Retrospective and Sprint Review meeting with stakeholder and demonstrate live product

Environment: TFS, HP ALM 11, SQL Server 2008, MySQL, Microsoft Windows, IOS Platform, VM ware Documentation Tools: MS Office - MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SnagIt 12.

Confidential, Pittsburgh, PA

QA Analyst/Business Technical Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and Implemented detailed Test Plans and Test Cases according to the business requirements and functional specifications
  • Performed manual testing and provided QA Process (Test plan, Test cases, Training materials) for various modules
  • Performed Functional, System, Negative, Smoke & Regression testing
  • Developed test scripts for functionality and data driven tests in RQM
  • Documented and monitored defects in ClearQuest with extensive comments and screenshots
  • Worked with the Business and Development team to resolve issues quickly
  • Provided Status reports to managers with weekly updates
  • Attended Requirement reviews and Daily Status meetings to provide more effective ways of testing
  • Defined, coordinated, and communicated test strategies, including creation of test plans
  • Conducted peer reviews for better understanding and more extensive testing

Environment: IBM Rational Quality Manager 2.0.0.1, SQL Server 2005, MySQL, Microsoft Windows, UNIX, Documentation Tools: MS Office - MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SnagIt 10.

Confidential, Tampa, FL

QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed design/functional specifications and develop detailed test plans.
  • Created test cases for functional, integration, regression, and UAT testing and Government acceptance testing (GAT) using Quality center.
  • Worked on 834 outbound and inbound process for member enrollment, Audit and change files validation.
  • Developed SQL Queries for Back-end Testing/database testing.
  • Run long Batch jobs by using Autosys and Informatica and track them by using Informatica workflow manager and workflow monitor.

Environment: HP Quality Center 11.5, Oracle 10g, MySQL, Microsoft Windows, UNIX, Documentation Tools: MS Office - MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SnagIt 10, Informatica power center 8.1.1, SQL+ETL (Informatica)

Confidential, Pittsburgh, PA

IT Testing & Quality Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Performed Creation of test plans, procedures, and scripts using IBM Rational RQM and ReqPro to support the evolving software provided in multiple releases
  • Developed test strategies and test procedures for interface testing with other systems. This will include selecting specific test cases for interface testing
  • Worked on to Create and Edit test Execution Records (TER’s) and Views using Rational Quality manager.
  • Writing Defects in IBM Rational ClearQuest and attend daily meetings with defect coordinator, Business analyst, Test Team lead and Application Developer to follow up with defects until it get resolved
  • Performed import requirements to the test plan and link Requirements to Test cases via RequisitePro integration
  • Responsible for associating requirements to a specific CR in ClearQuest using RequisitePro Web and ClearQuest web.

Environment: IBM Rational Quality Manager 2.0.0.1, SQL Server 2005, MySQL, Microsoft Windows, UNIX, Documentation Tools: MS Office - MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SnagIt 10.

Confidential, San Antonio, TX

QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed the Business Requirement Document to understand the process and write Test Plan and Test Cases.
  • Conducted Smoke testing, Functional testing, Regression testing, Integration testing, and Data validation testing.
  • Extensively worked on backend testing using SQL queries to verify the data. Reported the bugs, Email notifications to the developers using the Quality Center.

Environment: Windows NT/XP, UNIX, Oracle 10g, PL/SQL, Mercury Testing Tools, Quality Center

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