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Qa Lead Resume

Chicago, IL

SUMMARY:

  • Over 15+ years of strong IT experience. Involved in complete Software life cycle Analysis, Design, and Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Client/Server, Web and Distributed applications. Authoritatively documented GUI, Client/Server and Web testing methodology for successful QA Testing, Planning and Implementation.
  • Experience in Automated and Manual QA Testing. Motivated and industrious with sound business judgment and solid work ethics.
  • Proven ability to perform successfully in a variety of technical disciplines and to learn the latest technologies
  • Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC) experiences include Test Planning, Test Analysis, Test Design, Construction and Verification, Testing Cycles, Final Testing, Implementation and Post Implementation.
  • Extensive experience in drafting Test Flows, Test Plans, Test Strategies, Test Scenarios, Test Scripts, Test Specifications, Test Procedures and Test cases & Test Status Reports.
  • Experience in User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Performance Testing, GUI Testing, Functional Testing, System Integration Testing, Regression Testing, End - to-End, Data Driven and White Box testing.
  • Proficient in analyzing Business Requirements, System Requirements, Functional Requirement specification (FRS), Design Documents, Use Case Specifications (Use Cases), UML diagrams, Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM) and performing Gap Analysis, Impact Analysis, Process Analysis and designing prototypes to design the test flows.
  • Used Test Director and Quality Center for management of test plan, test design, test execution and defect log phase. Rational Quality Manager for management of STLC including requirements gathering, risk analysis, project planning, scheduling, testing, defect tracking, management and reporting.
  • Extensive Experience in Health Care Industry.
  • Good experience with Mercury & Rational Tools.
  • Experienced in testing under UNIX, Mainframes and WINDOWS XP/ NT/2000 environments
  • Expertise in reporting Tools like Crystal reports and Business Objects XI R2.
  • Proficient in writing SQL queries to perform data driven tests and involved in front-end and back-end testing. Strong knowledge of RDBMS concepts. Developed SQL queries in Oracle database, SQL Server database and Sybase database to conduct Database testing.
  • Validation includes Row Counts at source & Target, DDL’s, Constraints, Referential Integrity, Formats, Default values, business logics etc.
  • Good Familiar with all Data warehousing tools like Informatica, Data stage, AB Initio, Oracle Data Integrator, Business Objects, Congo’s, OBIEE etc.
  • Efficiently performed load testing, stress testing and performance testing using Load Runner by scripting VUser scripts for multiple users, multiple transactions at rendezvous points. Performed User Interface testing using QTP, Win Runner record and play back.
  • Experience in IBM Rational Suite for maintaining test requirements, test flows using Requisite Pro, automate tests using Rational Functional tester, Defect tracking using Rational Clear Quest, version control using Rational Clear Case.
  • Expertise in requirement analysis, test design and performed - Smoke, GUI, Functional, System, SOAP Web service, REST Web Service, Database, Interface, ad-hoc, browser compatibility, Regression Testing and UAT testing of Client/Server Application and Web based applications
  • Efficiently performed Defect Tracking using various tools like Quality Center, Test Director, Rational Clear Quest, PVCS Tracker, Bugzilla.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Test Analysis: Functional Requirement Gathering & Analysis, Analyzing Business Rules, Test Flows, Test Planning, Causal Analysis of Defects, System Change Request, Impact Analysis

Test Management: Test Director, Quality Center, Rational Quality Manager, Traceability Matrix for Requirements and Defects.

Testing Methodologies: Water Fall Model, RUP and Agile

Testing Tools: Selenium,QuickTestPro9.5/9.2/8.0,WinRunner 9.2/9.0/8.0/7.5 , LoadRunner9.2/9.0/8.0, TestDirector9.0/8.0/7.5, Quality Center9.0/8.2

ETL Tools: Informatica 7.1/8.x, Data Stage 7.5/8.1

Reporting Tools: Business Objects XI R2, Crystal reports

Data Modeling tool: ERWIN, Microsoft Visio

Database Management: Oracle 10g/9i/8i, MS SQL Server 2000/2005, IBM DB2, Sybase12.0/11.0, MS Access, Rapid SQL, TOAD,PLSQL Developer, ODBC

Scheduling tools: Control M, Autosys, TIDAL, Mainframes OPC Scheduler

IBM Rational Suite: Rational Clear Quest 7.1/7.0.1,Rational Clear Case7.1/7.0.1,Rational manual tester, Rational test manager.

Bug Reporting: Rational Clear Quest, Test Director, PVCS tracker, Bugzilla,TFS,JIRA,HP QC

Version Control: Source Gear Vault, PVCS Tracker, Rational Clear, Visual Source Safe 2005, Control Version System CVS

Operating Systems: Windows XP/NT/2000/ Win7, DOS, AIX UNIX, LINUX

MS Suite: MS Office 2000/2003/2007 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), MS Visio, MS Project

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Chicago, IL

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Frequently communicated test progress, test results to Project Managers, Development Managers and Product Owners (Test Execution, Defect Reports).
  • Participated in weekly status meetings, conducted walkthroughs, documented proceedings. Modified and maintained test cases with changes in application interface and navigation flow.
  • Mentoring the team for day to day release activities (includes pre-release and post release activities).
  • Setting up End-to-end testing schedules with vendors and business owners.
  • Produced Project Status Reports & held project meetings with the team and client to ensure that project is on track.
  • Assisted business users in defining UAT test cases and plans; Maintained test cases and data
  • Responsible for identification and analysis of Functional Requirements which involves extensive interaction with Business Analysts.
  • Develop Test Strategy, Test Estimation, Identify Test Scenarios, and Create Test Cases and Test Data.
  • Used Test Manager tool for requirement management, test planning, scheduling, executing test cases, managing and tracking defects.
  • Coordinated with Development and Quality Assurance teams to ensure timely completion of deliverables.
  • Execute Test Case, Defect Management and Reporting.
  • Mentoring new team members Allocation and supervision of assignments to the team.
  • Manage the testing activities of the QA team members, and present the status to the Client QA Manager
  • Involved in writing SQL queries for ETL testing
  • Supported resource allocation and estimation efforts for the team. Assigned duties and tasks for day to day activities
  • Created Shell scripting for test execution
  • Creation and updating of Smoke test pack and Regression suite.
  • Involved in Regression Testing, Integration Testing, UAT.
  • Product demo and presentations to QA team and other teams.
  • Involved in testing using waterfall& Agile Methodology.

Environment: Clear quest, .Net Applications, Visual studio, SQL Server, Oracle, ALM, Notepad ++, Ultra edit, FILEZILLA, Microsoft SQL Manager Studio 2012, Unix.

Confidential, West Chicago, IL

Senior QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Checkout Remediation and Redesign: Involves revamp of entire checkout procedure including both front end and functionality changes on ww.toyotabusinessclass.com website.
  • Frequently communicated test progress, test results to Project Managers, Development Managers and Product Owners (Test Execution, Defect Reports).
  • Participated in weekly status meetings, conducted walkthroughs, documented proceedings. Modified and maintained test cases with changes in application interface and navigation flow.
  • Mentoring the team for day to day release activities (includes pre-release and post release activities).
  • Setting up End-to-end testing schedules with vendors and business owners.
  • Produced Project Status Reports & held project meetings with the team and client to ensure that project is on track.
  • Assisted business users in defining UAT test cases and plans; Maintained test cases and data
  • In depth experienced in Manual Testing, Black Box Testing, Positive Testing and Negative Testing, White Box testing and service-oriented Architecture Testing.
  • Responsible for identification and analysis of Functional Requirements which involves extensive interaction with Business Analysts.
  • Develop Test Strategy, Test Estimation, Identify Test Scenarios, and Create Test Cases and Test Data.
  • Used Test Manager tool for requirement management, test planning, scheduling, executing test cases, managing and tracking defects.
  • Coordinated with Development and Quality Assurance teams to ensure timely completion of deliverables.
  • Execute Test Case, Defect Management and Reporting.
  • Mentoring new team members and Interns. Allocation and supervision of assignments to the team.
  • Manage the testing activities of the QA team members, and present the status to the Client QA Manager
  • Involved in ETL process by SSIS, SSRS packages.
  • Involved in writing SQL queries for ETL testing
  • Supported resource allocation and estimation efforts for the team. Assigned duties and tasks for day to day activities
  • Creation and updating of Smoke test pack and Regression suite.
  • Involved in Regression Testing, Integration Testing, UAT.
  • Participated in the creation of application’s Test Planning, Test Scripts, Testing, Defect Reporting and Management
  • Identified test cases to automate and automated those test cases using Selenium WebDriver, TestNG
  • Writing the test cases/scenarios as per the BR for all the web services end points
  • Creating the test suite for all the Web service operations in the SOAP UI/Postman test tool
  • Product demo and presentations to QA team and other teams.
  • Involved in testing using waterfall& Agile Methodology.

Environment: Team foundation Server, .Net Applications, Visual studio, SQL Server, Oracle, Postman, Microsoft Test Manger tool, Notepad ++, Ultra edit, FILEZILLA, Microsoft SQL Manager Studio 2012, Jenkins, Selenium, Eclipse, SharePoint, Confluence.

Confidential, Beaverton, OR

Senior Quality Test Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Developing and maintaining test strategies
  • Created automated test scripts using Jmeter
  • Performing all aspects of QA best practices, staff coordination and communications, conduct functional, system and integration testing
  • Participate in weekly meeting with the management team and walkthroughs
  • Performed smoke testing, security testing, GUI testing
  • Performed performance, load and stress testing
  • Test cases defect tracking and test result reporting using Jira.
  • Involved in testing using Agile Methodology.
  • Involved in Web service Testing.
  • Participated in Scrum meeting, Sprint planning meeting, Test planning meetings, group meeting and team meetings

Environment: HP QC, Visual Source Safe 6.0 & Microsoft Share Point portal 2.0, Oracle 11g, Search Engine, JMeter, Connect All, JIRA

Confidential, OR

Sr.Quality Test Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Hands-on QA Analyst responsible for coordinating and performing functional and data-related testing .
  • Worked extensively on Member Conversion from four Legacy systems for states( OR, WA,UT and ID) to FACETS 4.81.
  • Unit Tested 837 (Institutional, Dental, and Professional), 835, 270/271, 276/277, 820, and 277U transactions with TSO, ISPF, and File Aid.
  • Validated Blue Exchange integration with Edifecs commerce desk, which manage the transaction compliance for all participants. And also involved in Testing EDI 270/271
  • Involved in writing Test plans, cases and Test Scripts for Healthcare Claims EDI X12 837 and performed Test Execution on it.
  • Validated compliant batch X12 270/271 transactions, which comes in to the Transaction manager, which is in CPSS.
  • Validated Inflow of the batch 270/271 will allow trading partners to inquire on multiple Medicaid recipients within a single transaction, versus the interactive limit of inquiring on only a single recipient
  • Participated in Scrum meeting, Sprint planning meeting, Test planning meetings, group meeting and team meetings
  • Involved in testing using Agile Methodology & Water fall.
  • Responsible for writing the Test Cases and Test Scenarios based on the Functional Specification and technical Specification and documented in Test Manager.
  • Tested the 837 Institutional and Professional Claims and 835 payments for HIPAA Compliance
  • Tested member conversion from Mainframe Legacy systems to facets 4.X
  • Tested the Import BHCS CDHP (Common direct health Plan) Enrollment.
  • Involved in project planning, coordination and implemented QA methodology .
  • Developed, executed and documented highly complex test plans and test cases for business-related application running on multi-tiered platforms.
  • Planned, coordinated, and monitored project levels of performance and activities to ensure project completion before or On-Schedule.
  • Involved in the review of requirements with functional manager and technical specialists
  • Created an end-to-end integrated test script that meets business functionality.
  • Defect detection, reporting and tracking was done using Rational clear quest.
  • Updated defects report to expedite the system test process time.
  • Involved in the meeting with SME (subject matter experts) and Technical Lead and Project Director.
  • Participated in the test environment setup and in ensuring that the facilities, test tools and scripts are in place to successful perform the required testing effort
  • Developed test cases and scripts for Functionality , Security and GUI Testing .
  • Conducted Load testing to generate the load on the server by creating Database User scripts
  • Database integrity testing by executing SQL statements.
  • Performed extensive Regression Testing for subsequent versions of the application using Rational Tool.
  • Involved in Configuration testing .
  • Used Rational Manual Tester for documenting the test scripts
  • Used Rational Test Manager to track, analyze and document the Test Plan.
  • Participated in various meetings and discussed Enhancement and Modification Request issues.

Environment: Windows XP,Windows 7, MS Visio, MS Access, MS Word, MS access, MS power point, SQL server,Unix,Mainframe, Oracle 8i& 11g, Sybase, Onyx, TriZetto FACETS FACET 4.31,4.41,4.61,4.81, Rational Test Manager, IBM Rational Manual Tester, Rational ClearQuest, Web logic,Crystal reports, JavaScript, HTML and Lotus Notes, Lotus Same time connect, Snag It 8.2.3, Ultra Edit text editor, Reflection IBM.

Confidential

QA Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Created and maintained test plan from functional specification and technical specifications in Release Definition area in Lotus Notes.
  • Involved in writing test case matrix , summary grids, summary reports.
  • Compile list of test cases for testing in test case matrices.
  • Formulate test cases in TMS (Test Management System), proprietary software built with the intention of housing test cases for regression testing.
  • Used Rational Test Manager to create and maintain Test Requirements.
  • Involved in backend testing of Facets database.
  • Integrated HIPAA functionality for standard transactions using Facets.
  • Used SQL queries to check the data in the backend also.
  • Generated reports using the Crystal reports .
  • Run batch processes to generate flat files and validate the data in flat files against database.
  • Attend regular meetings with developers about the unclear topics in the Technical spec.
  • Sending request to PVCS for migration of code in QA environment after verifying modules version, release # and date.
  • Verifying the module versions in the installation plan and back out plan.
  • Performed Defect Tracking using Rational Clear Quest.
  • Retesting the application after getting new version of the module.
  • Created test report .
  • Mentoring and building skills in more junior members of the QA team.

Environment: Facet 4.21, Oracle, Sybase, UNIX, Citrix, J2EE, Business Objects, Windows 2000/XP, Apache Tomcat, PVCS Tracker, Rational Clear Quest.

Confidential

QA Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Created and maintained test plan from functional specification and technical specifications in Release Definition area in Lotus Notes.
  • Involved in writing test case matrix , summary grids, summary reports.
  • Compile list of test cases for testing in test case matrices.
  • Formulate test cases in TMS (Test Management System), proprietary software built with the intention of housing test cases for regression testing.
  • Used Rational Test Manager to create and maintain Test Requirements.
  • Involved in backend testing of Facets database.
  • Integrated HIPAA functionality for standard transactions using Facets.
  • Used SQL queries to check the data in the backend also.
  • Generated reports using the Crystal reports .
  • Run batch processes to generate flat files and validate the data in flat files against database.
  • Attend regular meetings with developers about the unclear topics in the Technical spec.
  • Sending request to PVCS for migration of code in QA environment after verifying modules version, release # and date.
  • Verifying the module versions in the installation plan and back out plan.
  • Performed Defect Tracking using Rational Clear Quest.
  • Retesting the application after getting new version of the module.
  • Created test report .
  • Mentoring and building skills in more junior members of the QA team.

Environment: Facet 4.21, Oracle, Sybase, UNIX, Citrix, J2EE, Business Objects, Windows 2000/XP, Apache Tomcat, PVCS Tracker, Rational Clear Quest.

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