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Qa Lead Resume

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Around 14 years of experience in Software Testing (Manual, Automated, Performance and Mobile Automation).
  • 3+ years of experience in Managing Testing projects. Executed projects from Project Initiation to Production launch
  • Currently working as Senior QA Engineer at Confidential managing QA efforts and tracking to the plan as per project timelines.
  • Very good experience in managing a group of 25 QA Engineers.
  • Consult and enable business partners from customer requirements gathering to reporting thus improve data accuracy and decision making.
  • Propose projects with resource and timeline estimates that reduce client cost and cycle time significantly.
  • Good experience in QA Estimations, Resource Planning, preparing Test Schedule and Scope, Test Strategy, Test Planning, Test case creation, Test case execution and Defect logging.
  • Specialized in SOA Middleware Web services, Cloud, Mainframes, Java & Web - based QA Testing
  • Very good experience in QA Automation testing tools such as QTP, Win Runner, Parasoft SOATest 6.2, iTKO/CA LISA 9.1, Selenium, Quality Center 10.0.
  • Extensive experience in SOA Testing, White box Testing, API Testing, Functional testing, Automation Testing, Regression Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, Data Migration(ETL process) and Database Testing.
  • Having knowledge of Android App Development, Testing and Deployment.
  • Experience in designing and development of QTP Automation Framework.
  • Performance testing of applications using CA Lisa and Parasoft SOATest and good knowledge of using JMeter.
  • Knowledge of CLIA documentation standards and 21 CFR Part 11 standards
  • Extensive experience in Project Management, Quality Management, Bug Processing and Defect Analysis activities
  • Knowledge of AngularJS testing framework with NodeJs, Protractor and Selenium Webdriver
  • Knowledge on IoT, Cloud Architecture, AWS(EC2, S3, ElastiCache, RDS) etc.
  • Expertise in Data Driven Testing and developing Compiled Modules.
  • Comprehensive knowledge on SDLC process, Agile Methodologies and QA Life Cycle process.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure
  • Strong Interpersonal Communication skills, Quick learner and pragmatic team player with a combination of business acumen and technical skills.
  • Strong computation, Analytical, Problem solving, Team Handling, Timely decision making skills.
  • Works with CA team in alpha testing of latest releases of Lisa versions.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Platforms: Windows 98/ NT/ 2000/ XP, UNIX, LINUX

Databases: Oracle 8i/9i, SQLite, MongoDB

Languages: C, C++, VC++, ABAP/4, HTML, HTML5, Java, Android

Testing Tools: WinRunner 7.6, QTP 8.2/9.0, Parasoft SOATest 6.1, Quality Center 10.0, iTKO/CA LISA 8.0.1, Selenium, Zephyr, jmeter, BlazeMeter

Testing Frameworks: Junit, TestNG, Protractor AngularJS

Defect Tracking: BugBase, Prolite, Oracle BugDB, JIRA

Scripting Tools: Python, JavaScript Unix Shell Scripting

CI Tools: Jenkins

Build Tools: Apache Ant, Maven

ERP: SAP R/3, Oracle 11i Financials- AR.

Project Planning Tools: Microsoft Project, JIRA, Rally

Miscellaneous Tools: MS Office Tools, SharePoint, Eclipse IDE, XMLSpy, TFS, Crystal Reports etc.

Log Monitoring: Splunk

S/W Management: SVN, PerForce, Stash, Git

SDLC: Waterfall, Agile, Kanban, SAFe

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

QA Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Start Build and operate QA COE with Onsite/offshore model
  • Understand the Payroll processing application and documentation
  • Analyzing Business and Technical Requirements and Preparing Test Requirements
  • Release & Environment Management Activities
  • Budgeting, Resource planning
  • Quality management and improvement activities using Jira(Structures, Zephyr), Confluence, etc...
  • Managing, Leading & Tracking the Onsite and Offshore teams
  • Managing Functional, Regression, Middleware, Automation and Performance teams
  • Develop Test Strategy, End-to End Test plan and review various Test cases developed by offshore teams using Jira
  • Providing to offshore teams
  • Review Test Cases written by offshore teams in Zephyr
  • Bug Processing and Defect Analysis using Jira
  • Defect Prevention activities

Confidential, San Diego

SOA Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Understand the enterprise architecture of Confidential Bank and identify the gaps and areas of complexity where Confidential Virtualize can be implemented and utilized.
  • Solid Quality Assurance experience including strategy planning, reporting and metrics analysis including experience managing and building test processes and frameworks; architecting, designing and delivering solutions using iTKO LISA.
  • Experience in configuring Confidential for enterprise platform implementation.
  • Discussion with the Enterprise Architecture to get the overall architecture of the system to define and standardize the process for implementing service virtualization and SOA testing using Confidential tool.
  • As an Confidential Service Virtualization Consultant, developed solutions for virtualizing various services (MQ, SOAP (HTTP/HTTPS) & REST/JSON) and components for various teams at Confidential Bank.
  • Worked on developing virtual models for 3rd party vendors like Fiserve, eFunds, Experian, Mutual Mobile etc.
  • Co-ordinate and conduct various types of SOA testing for different projects which includes WebServices, REST Services, JSON services, MQ workflows, etc. using iTKO LISA.
  • Co-ordinate and conduct Performance testing for different projects which includes WebServices, REST services etc. using iTKO LISA.
  • Worked on creating custom Data protocol handlers/extensions, custom filters, externalizing VSE responses etc.
  • Experience in configuring queues in IBM MQ Explorer.
  • Created LISA Scripts to record/virtualize services effectively.
  • Worked on different execution modes like Image Validation and Dynamic.
  • Distributed Installation of LISA Components (VSE, Registry, Multiple Simulators, Co-ordinators on Windows based servers.
  • Knowledge on LISA Server Administration & License management.
  • Trouble shooting installation issues, Agent installation issues and LISA Maintenance - Upgrades Issues.
  • Deployed test suites using CVS dashboard, monitoring and verification of results.
  • Create/Maintain Test Automation suites for regression testing and performance testing and Interpretation of Test Results and Performance metrics etc.
  • Build, Validate and Deploy HTTP/HTTPS Models, MQ/JMS Models from live recording, WSDL and from req/responses pairs for end to end testing and made test environment available 24/7.
  • Experience in building Mobile solutions using latest version of Lisa 9.0.1 for android applications.
  • Testing of Confidential Bank Android based Mobile application using Selenium WebDriver and Appium technologies
  • Alpha Testing of Confidential Bank Android based Mobile application with non-prod verison of CA Lisa tool to certify the new version of CA Lisa
  • Performance Testing of Confidential Bank IPad and Android applications using CA Lisa tool

Types of Testing: White box Testing, Functional Testing, Regression Testing, and End-to-End testing, Performance Testing.

Application Environment: Java, XML, JSON, APIs, SOAP, REST, Web Services, SQL, Oracle, IBM MQ, Android, Selenium Webdriver etc.

Confidential, San Diego

Senior QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in providing overall solution options based on Business Requirements. Proving estimates to the efforts involved to the probable tasks.
  • Participate in analysis, design, development, testing, and implementation of Confidential components.
  • Use QA best practices in verification and validation of various applications for the Confidential project.
  • Developing Automation Test Scripts for REST, SOAP Webservices, Java APIs, using Java with Eclipse IDE in TestNG framework.
  • Executing build scripts with Maven, Jenkins
  • Perform Functional, Regression, and Automation testing of the applications for Confidential .
  • Prepare test plans, test cases, test execution reports, defect reports, test closure reports etc.
  • Monitoring logs using Splunk.

Types of Testing: White box Testing, Functional Testing, Regression Testing, and End-to-End testing.

Application Environment: Java, XML, APIs, SOAP, REST, Web Services, SQL, Oracle, Mule ESB etc.

Confidential, Seattle

Senior QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in providing overall solution options based on Business Requirements.
  • Participate in analysis, design, development, testing, and implementation of Virtual components for Confidential Project.
  • Use QA best practices building and deploying of virtual models, end-to-end using Confidential virtualize for the Confidential Project.
  • Building a QA Framework and Test Strategy for virtualization of Webservices in Confidential Project.
  • Train Confidential employees in using Confidential Virtualize tool.
  • Perform Regression, Automation testing of the applications using virtualized models.
  • Prepare test plans, test cases, test execution reports, defect reports, test closure reports etc.

Types of Testing: White box Testing, Functional Testing, Regression Testing, and End-to-End testing.

Application Environment: Java, XML, SOAP, REST, Web Services, TIBCO, APIs, SQL, Oracle, ESB etc.

Confidential, San Diego

Senior QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in providing overall solution options based on Business Requirements. Proving estimates to the efforts involved to the probable tasks during the Software Development Lifecycle.
  • Participate in analysis, design, development, testing, and implementation of Confidential components using Oracle Fusion Middleware products and QA tools such as Oracle SOA Suite 11g, BPEL PM, OSB, WebLogic Server Java/J2EE, iTKO LISA, HP Quality Center.
  • Use QA best practices in verification and validation of various applications for the Confidential project.
  • Building a QA Framework and Test Strategy for testing various applications for the Confidential project.
  • Train Confidential employees in using tools such as HP Quality Center, iTKO LISA, JUnit, XMLSpy etc., which are used for Test Management and Test Automation
  • Developing Automation Test Scripts, Performance Test models using iTKO LISA.
  • Develop virtual models and end-to-end models for testing applications for Confidential using Confidential Virtualise and Confidential Pathfinder tools.
  • Perform Functional, Regression, Automation, and Performance testing of the applications for Confidential .
  • Prepare test plans, test cases, test execution reports, defect reports, test closure reports etc.
  • Participate in testing & deploying the developed SOA applications to development, staging and production environments.
  • Monitoring logs using Splunk.

Types of Testing: Functional Testing, Regression Testing, Performance Testing, System Testing and End-to-End testing.

Application Environment: Java, XML, SOAP, REST, Web Services, TIBCO, APIs, SQL, Oracle, ESB etc.

Confidential, Dayton

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Participating in Business Review meetings
  • Analyzing Business and Technical Requirements and Preparing test Requirements
  • Providing Cost & Effort estimations
  • Create test schedule and preparation of scope documents
  • Release & Environment Management Activities
  • Budgeting, Resource planning
  • Quality management and improvement activities
  • Managing, Leading & Tracking the Onsite and Offshore teams
  • Managing Functional, Regression, Middleware, Automation and Performance teams
  • Interaction with client
  • Develop Test Strategy, End-to End Test plan and review various Test Plans developed by offshore teams
  • Providing to offshore teams
  • Review Test Cases written by offshore teams
  • Prepare Automation framework using Parasoft SOATest Tool.
  • Bug Processing and Defect Analysis
  • Defect Prevention activities
  • Perform Data Migration testing on data from Legacy to new databases.

Types of Testing: SOA Testing, Automation Testing of SOA Services, UI Testing, Functional Testing, Regression Testing, End-to-End testing, Data Migration Testing.

Application Environment: Java, J2EE, XML, SOAP, WSDL, HTML, HTML5, JSP, APIs, REST, Oracle, SQL Server, TIBCO, Web Services etc.

Confidential, Charlotte

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Gather all the Functional requirement documents from the business.
  • Assists the offshore team with all the required information from the business.
  • Coordinates with the development team for the updates regarding the environment setup, access to applications and its credentials.
  • Participates in resolving the issues of the team.
  • Involvement in reviewing the Test Strategy, Test Plan, Test Cases, Execution Report, Defect Report and Closure Report.
  • Verification, problem resolution, and approval of coding changes that impact testing
  • Ensures that detail Test Plan documents are written
  • Ensures the proper test data is captured or created with the assistance of the Development Lead
  • Assists in development of test cases
  • Leads test plan and test case/script reviews
  • Participates in sign-off and approval of all test phases.

Type of Testing: Regression Testing, Manual Testing, Functional Testing.

Application Environment: JAVA, J2EE etc.

Confidential, Minneapolis

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Performing In-Depth Analysis of the Software Requirements and imparting Knowledge Transfer to the team members
  • Interacting directly with clients at on-site and working with offshore team.
  • Review the use cases written by the Business users
  • Preparing Test Cases based on the Requirements /Design Document/ Uses Cases
  • Reviewing Test cases prepared by offshore team.
  • Reviewing automated test scripts developed by offshore team.
  • Working directly with clients for test cases and automated test scripts sign-off.
  • Executing Test Cases and maintaining Test Logs
  • Defect Tracking
  • Report defects in the client software i.e Merant Tracker
  • Addressing the clarifications asked for the bugs posted, if required by the client.
  • Tracking the status of the bugs.
  • Verify the defects are reproducible on the earlier version and report whether breakage is there or not.
  • Closing the bugs if the issues are solved.
  • Preparing various status reports eg: Defects Report, Daily/Weekly status report and Consolidated status report. Etc.
  • Also performed testing on various patches and hot fixes for the application after release.

Type of Testing: Regression Testing, Manual Testing, Functional Testing, Database Testing.

Application Environment: JAVA, J2EE etc

Confidential, Phoenix

Offshore QA Lead, Hyderabad-INDIA

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating the offshore team.
  • Task Scheduling & Allocation, Conducting Review Meetings, Status Reporting.
  • Preparation of Test Cases, Test Scripts and Test Steps.
  • Reviewed the test cases written by the offshore team as whether they are following the format given by the client
  • Automating the test plans using QTP 8.2.
  • Identification of the regression set for automation.
  • Developed test scripts for automation with Quick Test Professional for Regression, Functional, Data driven Testing.
  • Creating the object repository and functional library.
  • Stabilizing and executing the Automated Test Scripts
  • Preparation of knowledge transfer documents.
  • Defect logging and tracking in Quality Center 9.0, BugBase.
  • Report defects
  • Addressing the clarifications asked for the bugs posted, if required by the client.
  • Tracking the status of the bugs.
  • Verify the defects are reproducible on the earlier version and report whether breakage is there or not.
  • Closing the bugs if the issues are solved.
  • Preparing the various status reports.
  • Participating in daily status calls with on-site team and updating them and about the status of work.
  • Participation in weekly and monthly video calls and updating the onsite as well the client about the progress of work.

Type of Testing: Regression Testing, Automation Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing

Application Environment: JAVA, J2EE, Ajax etc

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