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Test Lead/scrum Master Resume

SUMMARY:

  • 10+ Years of experience in Manual testing, Requirement gathering and analysis in IT following AGILE methodology.
  • Experience in leading a team of 7 - 10 members using Agile technology methods, planning the testing lifecycle for a build and delegating task to team members.
  • Responsible for Test-case design, Test Strategy, Test Planning, Test Environment readiness, Regression testing.
  • Experience testing various features around cable TV such as VOD, EPG, DVR, RDVR, Parental Control, PPV etc.
  • Familiarity using the DAC and DNCS to upgrade/flash the set top boxes with new code which includes OS, APIs and app etc.
  • Developed Weekly and Biweekly test status report template at portfolio level.
  • Experience in performing testing for both Front End GUI applications.
  • Experience in writing Test Plan, Test Cases and Test Matrix.
  • Experience in System Testing, Functional Testing, GUI Testing, Regression Testing, User Acceptance Testing in Cable and Mobile Technology.
  • Experience testing GUIs and CRM applications like Siebel.
  • Well versed in use of defect tracking tools like Quality Center, Test Director and Rational Clear Quest.
  • Automating various modules using IEX and preparation of Test status reports and maintaining project test documents for cable TV projects.
  • Experience in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) process specifically the Waterfall Model.

TECHINICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: Windows XP Professional/NT, Mac OS X 10.6 and UNIX Cable

Technologies: DVB broadcasting, MPEG, STB, Satellite and Terrestrial broadcasting for European markets.

Testing Tools: Mercury Tools, Soap UI, Jira, Win Runner, Quick Test pro, Load Runner, Rational Tools and Test Director.

Test Report Tools: HP Quality Center 9.2, Rational Clear Quest, Testlink, Bugzilla, ChangeSynergy, Clarify, Test Central and IQMen, RTC.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Test Lead/Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the testing scope of the project from initiation through deployment.
  • Interact with business analysts and development teams to capture requirements.
  • Estimate the effort, create end to end test strategy, and document in a master test plan.
  • Lead and mentor QA analysts as they create artifacts for the test life cycle, including preparations of test plans and conditions, review requirements, test design, performing tests to meet Master Test Strategy.
  • Coordinate and manage the schedules for quality and testing environment refreshes and assure environment integrity
  • Prepared estimations for testing effort, test plans and test cases based on functional specifications in accordance with Agile principles.
  • Work with development, support and training teams for hosting the peer review meetings.
  • Host the scrum call every day with multiple applications QA leads.
  • Responsible for work planning, assignment, tracking and problem resolution.
  • Responsible for p reparation of test data for integration testing.
  • Responsible for all the tools installation/troubleshooting while system and environment is down.
  • Involved in creation and maintenance of the Test cases and Report generation.
  • Update the project team if any risks are involved and work towards mitigating the risks.
  • Used ALM Quality Center to report defects, and manage those defects to closure.
  • Prepared defect metrics and defect report for the test manager.
  • Contributed my analysis in weekly meetings with the management team and development teams.

ENVIRONMENT: HP Application Lifecycle Management 11.52, My TC, IFA, Transaction Portal, Windows NT/2000/XP

Confidential

Test Lead (coordinator) - DEVQA

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the testing scope of the project from initiation through deployment.
  • Interact with business analysts and development teams to capture requirements.
  • Estimate the effort, create end to end test strategy, and document in a master test plan.
  • Lead and mentor QA analysts as they create artifacts for the test life cycle, including preparations of test plans and conditions, review requirements, test design, performing tests to meet Master Test Strategy.
  • Coordinate and manage the schedules for quality and testing environment refreshes and assure environment integrity
  • Prepared estimations for testing effort, test plans and test cases based on functional specifications in accordance with Agile principles.
  • Work with development, support and training teams for hosting the peer review meetings.
  • Responsible for work planning, assignment, tracking and problem resolution.
  • Responsible for p reparation of test data for integration testing.
  • Perform different types of transactions in OMNI - T301/027, T881, T895 etc
  • Involved in creation and maintenance of the Test cases and Report generation.
  • Update the project team if any risks are involved and work towards mitigating the risks.
  • Execute the testcases for all the below mentioned applications:
  • Used Quality Center to report defects, and manage those defects to closure.
  • Prepared defect metrics and defect report for the test manager.
  • Contributed my analysis in weekly meetings with the management team and development teams.

ENVIRONMENT: Omni Station 5.8, DISCO 6.0,Transaction Portal, IWC, Plan Analyzer, Teradata 13.1, Windows NT/2000/XP, HP Quality Center.

Confidential

DEVQA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Interact with business analysts and development teams to capture requirements.
  • Prepared estimations for testing effort, test plans and test cases based on functional specifications in accordance with Agile principles.
  • Convert business use cases requirements to test cases. Then manage and execute test scripts based on those test cases.
  • Prepared test data for integration testing.
  • Download the contact sheet for valid PIN numbers provided by the development team.
  • Perform various transaction validations in DISCO and contact and make sure those changes are reflected in Corporate Work Flow(CWF - Mainframes) and EXPAG UI.
  • Update the project team if any risks are involved and work towards mitigating the risks.
  • Execute the test cases for all the below mentioned applications including CRM:
  • DISCO, CONTACT, SIEBEL - 30 day confirmation letter, INSTCRMJ2EE changes, Mutual Funds,ACES,NPIN generation etc.
  • Used Quality Center to report defects, and manage those defects to closure.
  • Prepared defect metrics and defect report for the test manager.
  • Contributed my analysis in weekly meetings with the management team and development teams.

ENVIRONMENT: DISCO 6.0,CONTACT,EXPAG, Siebel, SQL Assistant, Teradata 13.1, Windows NT/2000/XP, HP Quality Center.

Confidential, Charlotte, NC

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Interact with business analysts and development teams to capture requirements.
  • Prepared estimations for testing effort, test plans and test cases based on functional specifications in accordance with Agile principles.
  • Coordinate and manage the schedules for testing efforts.
  • Convert business use cases requirements to test cases. Then manage and execute test scripts based on those test cases.
  • Prepared test data for system testing, regression testing and UAT testing.
  • Performed SIT, Regression and UAT testing.
  • Involved in creation and maintenance of the Test Matrix and Traceability Matrix.
  • Used Quality Center to report defects, and manage those defects to closure.
  • Prepared defect metrics and defect report for the test manager.
  • Contributed my analysis in weekly meetings with the management team and development teams.
  • Running autosys jobs, Verifying Logs.
  • Experience in validating shell script using Unix commands

ENVIRONMENT: Windows NT/2000/XP, HP Quality Center.

Confidential, Downingtown, PA

QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze requirements for the preparation of test plans, test procedures and test cases in accordance with Agile principles.
  • Created test cases for verifying the functionality of the application manually.
  • Extensive Manual Testing of Product and Features.
  • Conducting Regression testing on new builds/versions.
  • Performing Functional, Regression, Usability, User Acceptance Testing for mobiles(Iphone/IPAD/Android).
  • Involved in submission of modification reports, preparation of schedules for meeting the deadlines, configuration tests.
  • Conducted Positive and Negative testing to ensure the behavior of application.
  • Involved in creation and maintenance of Test Matrix and Traceability Matrix.
  • Reported bugs in Quality Center.

ENVIRONMENT: Apple iTunes, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard,Android, Windows NT/2000/XP, QuickTime X, HP Quality Center.

Confidential, Downingtown, PA

QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Understand the business requirements and the flow of the application.
  • Setup the QA environment and create multiple test accounts for mobile testing purposes.
  • Work with system analysts and Application developers to create and maintain testing requirements in Quality Center.
  • Perform mobile testing for the rdvr feature and the caller-id feature on STBs to communicate through mobile phones.
  • Created Integration, System, User Acceptance and Performance Test Plans.
  • Created and executed test scripts using LoadRunner.
  • Performed data driven testing using LoadRunner.
  • Configured different Sling boxes and CISCO routers for automation testing using QTP.
  • Involved in Backend testing of the application using SQL queries
  • Reported bugs in Quality Center.

Environment: Windows 2000, WinRunner, LoadRunner, Quality Center, PLSQL, UNIX, QTP, Oracle 9i, SIP, VoIP, XML, HTML, Putty, BACC.

Confidential, Charlotte, NC

QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Create and execute Integration, System, Regression, User Acceptance and Performance Test Plans in accordance with Waterfall Methodology.
  • Setup the environment for mobile testing for all the platforms tested.
  • Maintaining the test case database, tracking and updating the reports.
  • Expertise in testing the copyright features like copy-once, twice, never through Macro vision, CGMS-A.
  • Testing for production defects, to check if its repeating in SIT environment.

Environment: Windows 2000, Win Runner, Load Runner, Quality Center, PLSQL, UNIX, QTP, Oracle 9i, SIP, VoIP, XML, HTML, Putty, Java.

Confidential, Fort Washington, PA

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Handling the Entrance and Exit meetings for VOD portals and Brandings.
  • Creation of Test Plans, Test Reports, Tracking the bugs in accordance with Agile principles.
  • Responsible to sign off the product out of SQA.
  • Planning and execution of test cycle and resources.
  • Maintaining the test cases database, tracking and updating the reports.

Environment: Windows 2000, Jira, Test Director, VLPS, ITV Axioms, AM, MDSSeaDAC, VLMM, FE, EM

Confidential

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Writing System Integration and testing test cases.
  • Attending review meetings, created test plans and test strategy documents according to Waterfall methodology.
  • Setting up the testing environment for flashing the image.
  • Raising CRs and Bug verification follow ups.
  • Performance testing using VB scripts based tool called Test Quest Professional.
  • Uploading the test cases after every phase using Test Central Installing HP servers on Linux using the user manual written by the development team.
  • Creating databases for test suite and populating the entries in the databases using MySQL front.
  • Performance testing using the scripts developed by development team using the Load Runner.

Environment: Windows 2000, MySQL front, QTP, UNIX, Load Runner, Test Central, IQmen, WinRunner, QTP, Oracle 9i, SIP, VoIP, XML, HTML, Putty.

Confidential

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the integration team of 5 members (AGILE Technology).
  • Create scrum reports for everyday Stand-Up meetings.
  • Understanding requirements to create Estimations and Test Strategies according to Agile methodologies.
  • Managing testing projects and working at client sites.
  • Building testing team (Manual, Automation-Performance and Automation-Functional team)
  • Implement processes and procedures for QA.
  • Timely and quality delivery of each major and minor release.
  • Developed and Enhanced automation standards and design and scripts for Adhoc, Load, Automation and Regression testing.
  • Delegate the tasks between Integration team in France and India.
  • Download new builds everyday from the FTP server and perform Sanity testing.
  • Assign the test team with different testing modules as part of the Regression testing once they are passed from sanity testing phase.
  • Hiring candidates for my project and training them.

Environment: Windows 2000, Java, UNIX, Test Director, ACC BCC simulators, SBI, Media Pilote, Bugzilla, IEX, VB scripting, Confidential Scheduler.

Confidential

Technical Support Officer

Responsibilities:

  • Networking: Troubleshoot and Setup Home\small-office networks and Connections to the Internet .
  • Applications: Troubleshoot issues with the in-Built applications of Windows XP like Internet Explorer 6.0 and Windows Media Player.
  • Analysis of trends and changes in the technical aspects of the calls and providing feedbacks to the clients .
  • Hardware: Provide support limited to installation and un-installation of the Drivers for a specific device and troubleshooting specific errors arising out of device driver incompatibilities, corruption or wrong installation.
  • Provided process oriented feedback to improve customer experience and problem resolution.

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