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Qa Lead Resume

Jersey City, NJ

SUMMARY:

  • Around 17 years of diversified experience in Information Technology
  • Around 11 yrs of extensive banking and financial services experience as IT Business/Data Analyst
  • Around 14 yrs in Quality Assurance
  • Around 8 years of diversified experience in Software Development
  • Around 9 years of experience of working with offshore teams.
  • Around 11 yrs in Financial Industry
  • Knowledge of Python development
  • Worked in UNIX platform
  • Around 9 Yrs in ETL and 15 yrs in SDLC methodology
  • Effectively define and utilize metrics and reports to manage QA efforts
  • Providing effort estimates for project schedules for QA team
  • Providing leadership, performance feedback, mentoring, career development to team members
  • Review test estimates/schedules for completeness and accuracy and work with Project Management to align expectations on schedules
  • Balance resources the need for multiple concurrent projects
  • Build cross - team alignment around quality objectives and the steps to achieve them
  • Manage to completion concurrent ad hoc and project related test requests
  • Experience in testing applications manually as well as using the automated testing tools like ALM, Jira

FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE:

Trade life cycle/event, Derivatives, Equities, FX Spots & Forwards, Fixed Income Instruments, Money Market Instruments, Mutual Funds, Regulatory Reporting, Collateral Management, Market data feeds, Post-trade processing, Reference data

DETAILS ON EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Jersey City, NJ

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Testing data from upstream system Carbon, Neon, Mercury in Quartz platform using Sandra DB
  • Validating Data at Pledge Processing
  • Validating Data at downstream system Musketeer, BTM, Intrader, Impact etc
  • Validating SWIFT data
  • Manual and Automated testing of Collateral pledge processing done using QZFit
  • Automated OTCBI - RQV workflow using Python

Confidential, North Brunswick, NJ

QA Regulation

Responsibilities:

  • Interact with project stake holders, conduct analysis and document testing scope, functions, capabilities
  • Manage test schedules, track and monitor distribution of work & effectively communicate test progress
  • Ensure successfully supporting the needs of the business community
  • Experience in presenting the test status. Metrics, Risks, Mitigation and improvement plans to stake holders
  • Implementing procedures and standards to ensure continuous use of best practices
  • Provided regular status reporting to management teams on test processes and QA activities (coverage, quality metrics and improvements
  • Writing complex SQL queries for searching and reconciling data for end to end testing
  • Used Unix scripts and Autosys jobs to process the trades
  • Extensively used XML and STV files
  • Used data from Calypso, Fidessa, Bloomberg and other front office trading application
  • Creating Project Plans for QA, Test Strategy, Test Plan and writing test cases

Confidential, Jersy City, NJ

Sr. QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Identify and mitigate project and/or test risks with escalation/delegation of issues to appropriate members of the project team
  • Participate in all phases of the project life cycle e.g. requirements review/analysis, test planning, test execution, and test reporting and assessment.
  • Drive best practice, quality standards, operating efficiencies, and process and product improvements in the range of products
  • Review the test artifacts and support team in delivery
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on daily/weekly basis
  • Track, investigate and resolve any issues during the project execution.
  • Wrote complex SQL queries for reconciling data
  • Worked in Autosys, Tibco, Informatica ETL process testing
  • Coordinating and working in a Production support team
  • Creating Project Plans for QA, Test Strategy, Test Plan
  • Perform Business analysis in order to support Market Risk reconciliation processing between Front Office and Back office

Confidential, Manhattan, NY

Project Test/QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Complex SQL queries for reconciling data
  • Trade analysis using MS Access
  • Coordinating and working in a Production support team
  • Worked in Autosys, Tibco, Informatica ETL process testing
  • Creating Project Plans for QA, Test Strategy, Test Plan
  • Perform Business analysis in order to support Market Risk reconciliation processing between Front Office and Back office

Busuness Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Business users to clarify business requirements and project objectives for the Central Funding desk for the following asset classes:
  • Interest Rate SWAPs
  • FX Forwards
  • Equity Derivatives
  • Commodity Derivatives
  • Credit Default SWAPs
  • Design processes to reconcile Risk data from various trading systems with accounting/sub ledger data
  • Gather and documents requirements and business rules in order to provide technology group with clear and specific functional requirements
  • Work with business and technology partners to increase the data quality for reconciliation
  • Analyze Front Office/Risk and Back Office Accounting/Sub Ledger data to create new or enhance existing reconciliation processes
  • Work closely with developer and QA/DVA resources to ensure that project is developed, tested, and deployed to Production in a timely and accurate matter
  • Provide walk through sessions to business users to introduce any new process or enhancement of existing ones in order to obtain sign off on the requirements
  • Support User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
  • Create Procedure Documents, Functional Requirement Documents, Data and Process flow diagrams
  • Provide ongoing analytical support

Confidential

Project Test/QA Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating with Claims and Premium Stake holders
  • ETL using Ab Initio - Data Reconciliations of Premium and Claim
  • Complex SQL queries for reconciling data - Source, Warehouse and Datamart
  • Analysis of data between Cognos and Terradata databse
  • Interacting with Technical, Business and Project Management Team
  • Coordinating with the development and Business analysis team.
  • Worked on data warehouse, business functionality data quality performance
  • Data Load: Parameters setting Validation, Initial Data Load
  • Created and executed Test Cases, added Requirements, created traceability matrix in ALM/Quality Center
  • Created Metrics for managing the projects and reporting to higher management
  • Created Traceability Metrics for tracking requirement
  • Design and implement SDLC policy and procedures

Confidential, Manhattan, NY

Project Test/QA Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating with Risk Managers across the globe
  • Worked on data warehouse, ETL using Informatica
  • ETL - Data Reconciliations of Credit and Market Risk
  • Analyzing data using Excel Pivot table
  • Worked on data warehouse, business functionality data quality performance
  • Data Load: Parameters setting Validation, Initial Data Load
  • Worked on Web Service Mocking to simulate the functionality of a Web Service in SoapUI
  • E2E Business - UI and Interface Testing, Maintenance Data Feeds - Regression
  • Slicing and dicing of data using OLAP cube
  • Testing equity feeds develop strong metrics based reporting for the following asset classes
  • Creating Project Plans for QA, Test Strategy, Test Plan
  • Created Metrics for managing the projects and reporting to higher management
  • Created Traceability Metrics for tracking requirement
  • Work closely with team to ensure all deliverables are prioritized & executed to meet project plans
  • Creating process and templates for project plans, test strategy for TCOE

Confidential, Hopewell, NJ

Project Test/QA Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating with Client Project managers and Stake holders
  • Created and executed Test Cases, added Requirements, created traceability matrix in Quality Center
  • Coordinating with the development team.
  • Creating Process and Methodology for Testing team
  • Mange test cycles and develop strong metrics based reporting
  • Creating Project Plans for QA, Test Strategy, Test Plan
  • Created Metrics for managing the projects and reporting to higher management
  • Created Traceability Metrics for tracking requirement
  • Work closely with team to ensure all deliverables are prioritized & executed to meet project plans, tracking defect in Jira
  • Worked on data warehouse, data conditioning, data mining and performed different level of testing in ETL running the automation scripts.
  • Worked on Web Service Mocking to simulate the functionality of a Web Service in SoapUI
  • Work to deadlines, on multiple tasks, and operate with general supervision and guidance.
  • Worked on data warehouse, ETL using Informatica
  • Interface with end-user to understand requirements and technical documentation
  • Manage and lead a team of QA Leads/Analysts (both onshore and offshore)
  • Work cross-functionally across the HUBs to provide comprehensive test strategies and plans for an entire business unit
  • Manage and track actual progress against multiple test plans
  • Effectively manage resource allocation for both onshore and offshore across multiple initiatives
  • Ensure overall quality of test cases written and executed
  • Effectively communicate testing status of multiple projects to Executive Management
  • Develop and report key testing metrics to measure quality of the project and quality of overall QA effort

Confidential, Westport, CT

QA Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing day to day testing activities for Collateral Management, Portfolio Management and Accounting Management
  • Coordinating with the development team.
  • Creating Project Plans for QA
  • Creating Test Strategy, Test Plan
  • Created Metrics for managing the projects and reporting to higher management
  • Created Traceability Metrics for tracking requirement
  • Work closely with team to ensure all deliverables are prioritized & executed to meet project plans
  • Created and executed Test Cases, added Requirements, created traceability matrix in Quality Center
  • Design and implement SDLC policy and procedures
  • Conduct gap analysis of the SDLC

Confidential, Manhattan, NY

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing day to day testing activities for Legacy A2 and customization of Odyssey
  • Coordinating with development, test, infrastructure and business users
  • Review and validate requirements definitions
  • Define test scenarios, test scripts and expected results to ensure proper coverage and disclosure of defects based on business reqs and use cases.
  • Data conditioning and Data mining, running the whole ETL cycle in Websphere
  • Created and executed Test Cases, added Requirements, created traceability matrix in Quality Center
  • To manage and govern an offshore + onsite team of testers.
  • Manage the relationship between QA and the Business users
  • To ensure QA Processes and Framework are followed within the QA Team
  • Creating Project Plans for QA
  • Created Metrics for managing the projects and reporting to higher management

Confidential,Manhattan, NY

QA Manager, On-Shore Co-ordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing day to day testing activities for all applications
  • Managing and working closely with offshore team of 20.
  • Coordinating with the development team.
  • Creating Project Plans for QA
  • Worked with Equity, Derivatives, Bond, Fix Protocol engine
  • Created Metrics for managing the projects and reporting to higher management
  • Created Traceability Metrics for tracking requirement
  • Hands-on experience in integration and system testing
  • Worked on data warehouse, ETL using Informatica
  • Work closely with team to ensure all deliverables are prioritized & executed to meet project plans
  • Created and executed Test Cases, added Requirements, created traceability matrix in Quality Center
  • Design and implement SDLC policy and procedures
  • Planning for the SIT and UAT release testing.
  • Providing technical leadership and mentoring to testers
  • Working on Manual testing using Test Director.
  • Developing and implementing methods for improving functional and system integration testing
  • Performed Automated Regression testing in SIT and UAT environment
  • Wrote tools for testing data warehouse, ETL using Informatica.
  • Managed performance including testing, monitoring, planning for performance business scenarios
  • Conduct gap analysis of the SDLC
  • Managing the implementing and administration of testing tools
  • Responsible for tracking and controlling status of all BofA THUB department testing activities, including provision of management status reports
  • Responsible for planning of all functional testing activities, including providing testing effort estimates to project managers
  • Created Test Plans, Test Cases, Test Scripts and Test Reports in Test Director.
  • Building QA Team from the scratch
  • Managing team of 24, including off-shore resources.
  • Overseeing day to day testing activities for all applications
  • Work closely with team to ensure all deliverables are prioritized & executed to meet project plans
  • Creating Project Plans
  • Created and executed Test Cases, added Requirements, created traceability matrix in Quality Center
  • Maintained improvement process of the SDLC
  • Providing technical leadership and mentoring to ITT testers
  • Created Metrics for managing the projects and reporting to higher management
  • Working on Manual testing using Quality Center
  • Worked on data warehouse, ETL using Informatica.
  • Developing, implementing, and enforcing operating procedures and controls for the ITT and HBUS Technology Service department
  • Working on Automated testing using Quick Test Pro 8.0/WinRunner 8.0
  • Developing and implementing methods for improving functional and system integration testing
  • Responsible for tracking and controlling status of all ITT and HTS department testing activities, including provision of management status reports
  • Working on Performance testing using Performance Center 8.0
  • Responsible for planning of all functional testing activities, including providing testing effort estimates to project managers
  • Created Test Plans, Test Cases, Test Scripts and Test Reports in Quality Center

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