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Sr. Automation Analyst Resume

SUMMARY:

  • 14 years of IT Industry with strong testing & development experience in Insurance, Healthcare, Telecom,Financial domains including various full SDLC/Agile/Testing life cycle implementations and had an extensive work experience with Software Quality Assurance, Manual Testing, Database testing and Creation of test plan, test strategy, test cases .
  • Having around 10 years of Testing (QA) experience and performed different QA roles like QA Analyst, Senior QA Analyst, Automation Analyst and Tester in Healthcare, Financial & Telecom domains.
  • Good Knowledge in Functional Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, Performance Testing, Sanity Testing, Smoke Testing, Regression Testing, Ad - hoc Testing, User Acceptance Testing and End to End Testing.
  • Developed/established quality assurance measures and testing standards for new applications, products and/or enhancements to existing applications throughout their development/product lifecycles
  • As a QA Consultant worked with Project Managers, Business partners, Systems analyst, Architects, Project leads in evolving Monthly Release Strategies, Testing timelines, Managed deliverables and end to end testing activities.
  • Strong analytical skills, reliable, goal-focused, highly motivated and quick learner. A great team player, with ability to partner with colleagues at all levels and adapt well to fast paced environments. Valuable blend of systems and business process analysis, testing and implementation, organizational development and technical training.
  • Demonstrated strengths in developing and establishing quality assurance standards and measures for information technology services within organizations and gathering/analyzing data in support of business cases, proposed projects, and systems requirements. Selected competencies and accomplishments include:
  • Experience with analyzing, designing, development, and maintenance of Internet, Intranet, Client Server and Object Oriented applications built on .NET Framework /ASP 3.0,3.5
  • Experience in VB.NET, ASP.NET, C# .Net, WCF, ADO.NET, ASP3.0, ADO, VBScript, JavaScript, CSS, XML, XSLT, ActiveX EXE/DLL,SQL performance tuning, Win forms and Visual Source Safe.
  • Having strong knowledge in Data Warehousing concepts and good knowledge on ETL tool Datastage.
  • Having good knowledge on Autosys & Team Foundation Server.
  • Experience in testing Desktop, Web Based and Mobile Applications developed in various platforms.
  • Expertise in testing applications developed in .NET, C#, PHP, Java using Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL as backend and thorough understanding of Bug life cycle.
  • HP Certified Professional(QC9.2)
  • Experienced programmer in full life cycle project development. Leverage testing knowledge acquired to be productive instantly in testing department. Make suggestions to improve requirements and ensure testability.
  • Experience working in UNIX and Windows environment.
  • Experience in Using Quality Center / Clear Quest / Bugzilla / CVS / VSS / Requisite pro extensively for Establishing Traceability to Requirements, Test Cases, Defect tracking and reporting.
  • Expertise in analyzing business user requirements and extensive knowledge in gathering and understanding BRD (Business Requirements Document), SRS (Software Requirement Specifications) and Use cases.
  • Strong technical background with excellent communication and interpersonal skills facilitate the communication of detailed technical information and providing technical assistance to customers, systems, and management and/or external sources.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating systems: Windows Vista/XP/2000/2003 Server, UNIX, Linux 4.0

IDE/ Tools/Utilities: Toad, Putty,Auto Sys, My SQL Admin, UltraEdit, SOAP UI, Visual Studio, VSS, MS-Visio, Toad, SQL Server Management Studio

Languages: C, C++, Java, .Net,VB, PHP, SQL

Project Management and Version control Tools: RQM 2.1. 3.0, HP ALM, Quality Center 8.0,9.0,11,12,12.3, Microsoft Test Manager 2010, MS Office, Rational Requisite Pro, Ace Project, ALM TFS, VSS, WinCVS, JIRA, VersionOne, Confluence, WinSCP, Putty, Hudson, DIET, MKS, Duck Creek Author, DynamSoft

Web Technologies: ASP.NET, MVC Razor, C#.Net, VB.NET, HTML AJAX, CSS, XML, XSL, XSLT, HTML, CSS, PHP

Oracle8i /9i/10g, db2, My: SQL, MS-SQL Server 2000, 2005, 2008,PostgreSQL

Testing Tools: Rational Clear Quest, Bugzilla, Quick Test Pro

Scripting Languages: Java Script, VB Script, JQuery, HTML, XML

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Sr. Automation Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and configure test automation networks and execute regression automation tests for every sprint & corporate releases in different test environments.
  • Create automation frameworks and develop automated tests using Quick Test Professional to ensure consistency.
  • Apply, design and develop automated testing strategies and build automated testing frameworks.

    Analyze and verify best automated test approaches and execute regression, acceptance, integration, smoke, installation and system testing.

  • Creating tests case / suites for dependent and independent business modules with validations, using objects from repository
  • Coordinate with product management, developers and support engineers to deliver stable enterprise software products.
  • Estimate test accurately and coordinate with team members for work activities.

    Reporting defects/issues found during the execution of the automated regression suite to manual test leads/business analysts/developers for analysis of root cause.

  • Trying to automate the scenarios that are left as non-feasible by old peers to improve the percentage of automation
  • Doing peer-reviews/code-reviews within the team to make sure all the automation framework standards are maintained across the project
  • Enhancing the scripts with relatively new framework design, if the code is very old
  • Responsible to create test plan/strategies for automated tests across different environments.
  • Had an excellent knowledge of the software architecture within projects
  • Communicating results to sprint masters, stakeholders and project members
  • Able to train new colleagues and coaching them to understand the application & existing framework & the automated test scripts.

Environment: Windows 7, Windows 10, Quality Center8.x, 11.0, 12.21,QTP 9.0, UFT 14.0, VB Script, TOAD

Confidential

Sr. QA Analyst

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing test scenarios, test cases for different projects like HCR, Open Enrollment, Renewal Re Design for fucntional testing activities.
  • Responsible for communicating testing status with Business or IT areas as needed
  • Defect Management-Responsible to conduct Defect Triage Call to track the defect data and follow-up with the defects through their lifecycle till closure.
  • Invoved in HCR, Open Enrollment, Renewal Re Design project in both fucntinal, regression, E2E testing activities.
  • Performed root cause analysis of all defects and improved test delivery excellence.
  • Responsible for designing of Functional and End-to-End System Test scenario’s and Test scripts for manual testing.
  • Reporting defects and verifying closure of defects in IBM Rational Quality Manager by executing the test scenarios related to those defects.
  • Responsible for user scenario development, high-level use case definition, user and task analysis to capture, develop and document user case requirements into detailed documentation.
  • Responsible for documentation update or modification of test plans with respect to any CR’s version changes.
  • Responsible for keep tracking of the various versions of design documents in Share Point for future references.
  • Able to meet aggressive deadlines and responsible for handling multiple projects.
  • Responsible for training junior level quality analysts in the team.
  • Having strong knowledge and responsible for writing SQL queries over db2
  • Having knowledge in reading the log files & understanding the errors and correcting those errors,in this process sometimes needed to extensively communicating with SME’s, BA’s & developers inorder to correct the errors in the log files.
  • Interacting with BA’s to understand the exact functionality of the CR’s they are working with in order to develop the complete coverage of testcases.
  • Responsible for defining the regressive testcases for the CR’s with which I worked and updating them in the RQM.
  • Responsible in creating the Test data for BA’s
  • Responsible for clearly documenting the defects according to departmental standards and communicate back to software engineering teams.

Environment: MainFrame, Share Point, DB2, MS Sql Server, Oracle Sql Developer, Java, IBM Rational Quality Manager, Clear Quest, UltraEdit, SOAP UI.

Confidential

Sr. QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of estimation for testing effort by working collaboratively with Project Managers, Leads etc for all the applications. Ensure all solution delivery is smooth, on time and in expected quality.
  • Responsible for communicating testing status with Business or IT areas as needed
  • Defect Management-Responsible to conduct Defect Triage Call to track the defect data and follow-up with the defects through their lifecycle till closure.
  • Act as a Single point-of-contact for Validation communications, monitoring and resolution for applications supported.
  • Performed root cause analysis of all defects and improved test delivery excellence.
  • Responsible for designing of Functional and End-to-End System Test scenario’s and Test scripts for manual testing.
  • Reporting defects and verifying closure of defects in IBM Rational Quality Manager by executing the test scenarios related to those defects.
  • Responsible for user scenario development, high-level use case definition, user and task analysis to capture, develop and document user case requirements into detailed documentation.
  • Responsible for documentation update or modification of test plans with respect to any CR’s version changes.
  • Responsible for keep tracking of the various versions of design documents in Share Point for future references.
  • Able to meet aggressive deadlines and responsible for handling multiple projects.
  • Responsible for training low level quality analysts in the team.
  • Having strong knowledge and responsible for writing SQL queries over Oracle database in order to query different types of Clients, Groups, Products, Classcode, Network Id, COP’s etc.
  • Having knowledge in reading the log files & understanding the errors and correcting those errors,in this process sometimes needed to extensively communicating with SME’s, BA’s & developers inorder to correct the errors in the log files.
  • Responsible for maintaining the Corporate Test Copy Package to run and copy the groups from production to different test environments for the entire team.
  • Involved in updating the tables in backend by writing some insert & update queries.
  • Interacting with BA’s to understand the exact functionality of the CR’s they are working with in order to develop the complete coverage of testcases.
  • Responsible for identyfing the regression testcases for the CR’s with which I worked and updating them in the RQM.
  • Responsible in creating the Test data for BA’s
  • Responsible for clearly documenting the defects according to departmental standards and communicate back to software engineering teams.

Environment: Power Builder,MainFrame, Share Point, DB2, MS Sql Server, Oracle Sql Developer, Mainframe, IBM Rational Quality Manager, Clear Quest, UltraEdit, SOAP UI.

Confidential

Sr. QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for designing of Functional and End-to-End System Test scenario’s and Test scripts for manual testing.
  • Reporting defects and verifying closure of defects in MS Test Manager 2010 by executing the test scenarios related to those defects in MS Test Manager.
  • Responsible for writing SQL queries over MS Sql database cube in order to compare the data results with front end.
  • Responsible for executing ETL testing on raw data to compare the calculations of different gaming result values manually with the one developed my developers in the application.
  • Responsible for user scenario development, high-level use case definition, user and task analysis to capture, develop and document user case requirements into detailed documentation.
  • Responsible for documentation update or modification of test plans with respect to any SRS & FRS version changes.
  • Responsible for creating test suites for cross browser functionality & executed the test cases on different browsers.
  • Responsible for deploying the application on Mac Book & executing all the test scenarios over the Mac Book and responsible for the maintainence of Demo website upto date so that the management team can show the product demos using the Mac Book.
  • Responsible for keep tracking of the various versions of design documents in Share Point for future references.
  • Learned TFS and implemented successfully for the team to share the code files, test scripts, mom’s and different versions of SRS & FRS.
  • Having knowledge in setting up the TFS for the team and accessing it for different purposes.
  • Responsible to maintain test libraries, databases, and test environments on various servers.
  • Able to meet aggressive deadlines and responsible for handling multiple projects.
  • Having strong knowledge and responsible for writing SQL queries over MS Sql database in order to query different types of front end results to diagnose data issues.
  • Performs quality audits to ensure standards, procedures and methodologies are being followed.
  • Responsible for deploying the QA & UAT environments on different servers once developers release the bug fixes in the development environment.
  • Responsible for clearly documenting the defects according to departmental standards and communicate back to software engineering teams.

Environment: MS Test Manager 2010, Silver Light, Share Point, MS Sql Server, MS Visual Studio, ALM Team Foundation Server.

Confidential

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for designing of Functional and End-to-End System Test scenario’s and Test scripts for manual testing.
  • Reporting defects and verifying closure of defects in JIRA by executing the test scenarios related to those defects in Mercury Quality Center.
  • Responsible for developing the automation script for Risk Management GUI testing which is one of the functionality of Plato.
  • Responsible for defining testing scope, test plan approach, and assumptions.
  • Accessed Linux using Putty to test the application on Linux servers and having good knowledge of UNIX commands.
  • Reviewed product requirements, functional/design specifications to determine, and prepare Manual/Automated test cases.
  • Having good knowledge on FIX protocol messages.
  • Interacts with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and development teams to identify and refine test requirements. Responsible for performing API testing, functional, regression and UAT testing.
  • Engaged with QTP team in providing them with datasheets for execution of the automation scripts designed.
  • Participated in automation team to identify set of migration tests, checking wether they run correctly, working within infrastructure, focusing on developing/testing these automation buckets to be executed.
  • Served as mentor to train less experienced QA team members & responsible for clarifying the doubts they face when executing the scenarios.
  • Responsible for documentation update or modification of test plans with any SRS & FRS changes.
  • Responsible to maintain test libraries, databases, and test environments on various servers.
  • Able to meet aggressive deadlines and responsible for handling multiple projects.
  • Ability to use Confluence to check-in submitted hourly client builds.
  • Having the ability to learn quickly and retain and apply the knowledge across multiple scenarios.
  • Having strong knowledge and responsible for writing SQL queries in order to query different types of symbols over different exchanges.
  • Having strong knowledge in debugging the logs for the bugs raised when executing the test scripts and attaching them to the defects.
  • Responsible in communicating status of test progress and results to QA Manager.

Environment: Quality Center8.x, 11.0, QTP9.0, JIRA, VB Script, WinScp, Putty, MS Sql Server, X-ming, UNIX.

Confidential, Waukegan,IL

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for designing of Functional and End-to-End System Test scenario’s and Test scripts for manual testing.
  • Reporting defects and verifying closure of defects in DIET by executing the test scenarios related to those defects in Mercury Quality Center.
  • Involved in analyzing and scope resolution of the DIET entries of the project and developing the couse of action for DIET entries of multiple projects.
  • Accessed Linux using Putty to test the application on Linux servers and having good knowledge of UNIX commands.
  • Responsible for documentation update or modification of test plans with respect to any SRS & FRS version changes.
  • Responsible for keep tracking of the various versions of design documents in MKS for future references.
  • Responsible to maintain test libraries, databases, and test environments on various servers.
  • Able to meet aggressive deadlines and responsible for handling multiple projects.
  • Having strong knowledge and responsible for writing SQL queries over Oracle database in order to query different types of cases and MedDRA dictionary words to diagnose data issues.
  • Performs quality audits to ensure standards, procedures and methodologies are being followed.
  • Serves as a liaison with offshore and vendors for the functional testing and reviewing the quality of their deliverables for acceptance.
  • Responsible for Check in & Check out of the source files and SQL Scripts in MKS.
  • Responsible for clearly documenting the defects according to departmental standards and communicate back to software engineering teams.

Environment: Mercury Quality Center8.x, DIET, MKS, WinScp, Putty, Oracle-9i, Moxilla Firefox, IE, UNIX.

Confidential, Aliso Viejo,CA

QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for preparation of Functional and End-to-End System Test scenario’s and Test scripts for manual testing.
  • Involved in implementing automation Hybrid framework for JAVA based window application.
  • Performed server testing on REDHAT Linux server release 5.4
  • Maintaining test automation scripts in Quality Center and executing batch execution of script from Quality center to save test results and generate test results report.
  • Performed Backend Testing using SQL queries.
  • Managed a team and generated reports from Quality Center for reporting to management.
  • Performing functional, regression and system testing.
  • Reporting defects and verifying closure of defects in Mercury Quality Center and Bugzilla.
  • Involved in data preparation and collection for execution of Test scripts.
  • Using WinCVS to maintain Test scenarios, Test scripts and other testing documents.

Environment: Quality Center, QTP, Bugzilla, VB Script, and WinCVS, J2EE, UNIX

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Verification of Data Ware house application web reports by executing queries in SQL Server 2005 & cubes in Visual Studio 2005.
  • Creation and execution of functional test scripts using automation keyword framework in Quick Test Pro 8.2 using VB Script language.
  • Worked on Visual Source Safe to store Use cases, test cases and version control documents.
  • Responsible for execution of manual test cases before writing test scripts on staging and production environment.
  • Execute smoke testing of modules every time on staging before deploying it to production environment.
  • Managed small QA team for successful implementation of QTP test scripts and reviewed testing activities.
  • Used Quality Center as test management tool and Rational Clear Quest as bug tracker. Prioritize bugs for resolution in project meetings with Client.

Environment: SQL Server 2005, VB Script, J2EE, UNIX, Quick Test Pro9.2, VSS, Quality Center, Rational Clear Quest.

Confidential

.Net Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in the analysis, design, development and testing stages of the Project from the requirements gathered from the users.
  • Involved in the development of generating an Excel file by reading XML, CSV files.
  • Identified different functionalities on projects, services and batch process. Implemented on iterations basis.
  • Designed and developed Web Forms using ASP.NET 3.5 and C#.
  • Worked on development of XML Web services.
  • Used TFS for source code control and configuration management.
  • Created User controls and master pages for reusability.
  • Created modal popup windows using jQuery. Utilized jQuery for client side validation.
  • Developed Data Layer using ADO.NET to communicate with MS SQL Server.
  • Extensively worked on Ajax controls tool kit.
  • Developed reports using SQL Server Reporting Services.
  • Developed SQL stored procedures, Triggers, Functions, and Views for Data Access.

Environment: C#, ASP.NET 3.5, ADO.NET , ASP, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, SSRS, XML, MS-Excel, MS SQL 2008

Confidential

.NET Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Interacted with prospective users to generate System Requirement.
  • Involved in designing Branding Pages in Asp.net
  • Performed Systems Analysis & Design.
  • Designed tables in back end database in SQL Server 2005.
  • Involved in Data Base table design, writing Stored Procedures & Functions for retrieving & persisting data.
  • Involved in fixing bugs by debugging the application.

Environment: ASP.Net 2.0, C#.Net, AJAX, SQL Server 2005, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, HTML, MS SQL Server 2005, Stored Procedure, and VSS (version control)

Confidential

.NET Applications Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Developed Web Forms Using ASP.NET & VB.Net.
  • Used Java Script for validating client side data entry web screens.
  • Developed the components for middle tier (Business Layer) using VB.Net.
  • Developed Reusable Classes using VB.Net.
  • Developed Data Layer using ADO.NET to communicate with MS SQL Server.
  • Improved the application performance using stored procedures and connection pooling and Memory management.
  • Developed Custom User Controls To reduce the Complexity in User Interface Coding and provide better look and feel.
  • Used Visual Source Safe for version control.

Environment: .NET Framework 2.0,VB.NET, ASP.NET, XML/XSLT, Windows XP, SQL Server2005, HTML, Java Script, VSS 6.0.

Confidential

Trainee/ Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Interacted with prospective users to generate System Requirements
  • Customized the oscommerce applications to give consistent look and feel
  • Designed and customized database structure as per the requirements
  • Implemented pay pal payment gateway
  • Configured SSL certificate
  • Involved in fixing bugs by debugging the application

Environment: PHP, MySql, oscommerce, Apache server, Paypal Payment gateway integration .

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