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Senior Software Test Specialist Resume

Columbia, MD

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Eleven Years of significant experience in Information Technology with expertise in Quality Assurance, Automation using Mercury Tools, Win Runner, Load Runner, QTP and IBM Rational Tools.
  • Experienced in Data Analysis, System Analysis, Design Development, ETL, Corporate Data Warehousing, Leading and working with integrated teams.
  • I have experience writing Project Proposals, Project Plans, Test Plans, Test Execution and Test Summary Reports.
  • I have tested Client/Server and Web Applications using End to End, Front End, Sanity, Smoke, System, Functionality, Multi - User, Security, Database, Regression and Backend Testing.
  • Experienced in Release Management procedures of software applications and working with software development teams.
  • Conducted Defect Triage, I hold working knowledge of Financial and Pharmaceutical applications.
  • I have experience in Database projects and applications working with UNIX, Oracle 8i/9i/10g supporting C, C++ and Visual Basic environments and writing SQL, PL/SQL queries.
  • I am detail oriented with a strong drive for quality.
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • I am a motivated leader and team player with solid work ethics.
  • I have knowledge of creating database backups in Oracle and windows server databases and restoring databases from backups.
  • Including cold, hot, archived log mode and No archive log mode backup.
  • I can use DB configuration assistant to create a DB, Handle Parameter Files, Alert Logs, manage Tablespaces, Create and manage roles, manage and revoke privileges.
  • I have experience using Jaws to conduct 508 Testing.

AREAS MASTERED:

  • Quality Assurance
  • SDLC
  • HP ALM
  • Front End Testing
  • UAT
  • AGILE
  • IBM Rationale
  • Requirements Testing
  • Automation
  • SCRUM
  • Load Runner
  • Backend Testing
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Project Plan
  • QTP
  • Performance Testing
  • Project Scope Analysis
  • Test Plan
  • Rational Robot
  • Defect Identification
  • Risk mitigation
  • Use Cases
  • XML
  • Defect Triage
  • Team Leadership
  • Test Cases
  • ETL Workflows
  • Test Readiness Report
  • Proposal Writing
  • Defect Tracking
  • SQL Queries
  • Test Execution Reports
  • CMMI Appraisals
  • Defect Triage
  • Data Model
  • Test Summary Reports

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

SOFTWARES: Windows| MAC OS| UNIX| Linux| MS-DOS | SELENIUM | IBM Rational Testing Suite| Loadrunner | QTP | TOAD | Informatica 9.1.0 | SSH Tectia 6.1.4.83 | JIRA | DevTrack | Test Director| Rational Rose | DOORS | Atlassian | Selenium | Oracle | DB2 PL/SQL | MS Access | DB2 | MS Office | MS Internet Explorer | Netscape Communicator | Mozilla Firefox | Chrome | Safari | Java | XQuery | JavaScript |Perl | HTML | XML | Python | Mobile platforms | IOS

LANGUAGES: C|C++|Visual Basic |VB Script |XML|SQL | Java

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Columbia, MD

Senior Software Test Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Creating the Test Plan in accordance with CMS SDLC CMMI Level 4 guidelines.
  • Creating the Test Cases in accordance with CMS SDLC CMMI Level 4 guidelines.
  • Designed the Test Execution strategy in accordance with CMS SDLC CMMI Level 4.
  • Conducted Front End and Backend Testing.
  • Verified Data Base values against the Front end using Complex SQL inner Join quires.
  • Created Complex SQL Right outer join and Left Outer Join queries.
  • Analyzed the DB tables and the Schema Data Work Flow to Verify Data integrity.
  • Identified and Triaged System Flaws and Defects.
  • Attended and facilitated project meetings.
  • Tested Application Software, Created Test Cases, Executed test Cases, Report Defects, follow up on defects and Retest them once fixed.
  • I was put in charge of the ESRD ETL (Extract Transform Load) Testing Project.
  • I completed the ETL Testing Project successfully.
  • Started the ETL Testing process from scratch, I helped setup the ETL Testing environment, which included the Informatica Server Testing account for the entire QA Team, Unix server Testing account for the entire QA Team, DB server account for the entire QA Team.
  • Learned the ESRD ETL Requirements, ESRD DB schema, Informatica, SSH Tectia.
  • Selected a team four ETL testers, reporting to me, I trained them in the ESRD ETL Requirements, ESRD DB schema, Informatica, SSH Tectia. Then divided the ETL tasks between the testers and myself.
  • Successfully started, executed, oversaw, managed and completed the Testing of ESRD ETL process.
  • Conducted testing on the rest of the application as well.
  • Prepared ESRD ETL and User Interface Test Cases based on the CMS CMMI Level 4.
  • Conducted Testing based on Agile and Scrum Methodologies.
  • Uploading Requirements in ALM.
  • Generating Automated RTM from the HP ALM suite.
  • Generating Test Case Execution Reports during testing cycle and advising the Test Manager on how better to optimize the test cycle execution.
  • Helped Create a Test Suite for QTP automation Test Scripts.
  • Used Jaws to conduct 508 Testing.
  • Helped Create Algorithms for automation test Scripts in QTP.
  • Created Test Cases in SOAP UI.
  • Used jQuery in testing HTML Webpage testing in JavaScript as part of Unit testing.
  • Facilitated Team Brain Storming Sessions for Optimal Testing Strategy.
  • Cultivated a healthy relationship with the Development team to enhance the Defect Triage.
  • Guided the work of the technical teams
  • Training team members in RTM generation.
  • Training team members in Back-end testing.

Confidential, Windsor Mill, MD

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Creating the Test Plan in accordance with CMS CMMI Level 3 guidelines.
  • Created Test Case Specifications in accordance with CMS CMMI Level 3 guidelines.
  • Created Test Case Execution strategy in accordance with CMS CMMI Level 3.
  • Actively participated in the company winning CMMI Level 3 appraisal.
  • Completed the ETL/EFT testing of the product successfully.
  • Learned the ETL/EFT pertaining Business Requirements and trained the QA team for it.
  • Conducted testing using Agile work methodology.
  • Implemented Development and Testing cycles based on Sprint and Scrum Techniques.
  • Articulated project goals to the testing team.
  • Designed the Testing strategy based on the project’s business goals.
  • Managed the QA team write test scenarios, test cases and technical testing workbooks.
  • Analyzed and gave updates on the Business Requirements to the BA team.
  • Solved various project issues like staffing, budget limitations, technical matter, scope creep.
  • Conducted End-To-End Testing on the entire application.
  • This included EFT Testing, UI Testing, Back-end Testing and UAT.
  • Created Automated Test Scripts using Selenium.
  • Created a Test Suite Using Selenium.
  • Attended and Facilitated Daily Testing Status Meetings as Test Manager.
  • Created and delivered daily Test Progress reports to the management.
  • As a Test Manager Interfaced with the GTL (Government Task Lead) and presented the Test Plan and Strategy to the client.
  • Met with the GTLs team on a Bi-weekly basis to update them on the testing efforts.
  • As a Test Manager Maintained and established Cordial relationship with the development group to coordination and Sync Development and Testing tasks.
  • Engaged the Testing Team in Daily meetings to keep the Team abreast of the latest details.
  • Mentored and trained subordinate testers to bring their skill sets up to standard.
  • Setup Daily Testing SCRUM meetings.
  • Executed Test Cases and Scenarios in SOAP UI.
  • Created Daily Test Cycle Execution Reports for management.
  • Created UAT Test Plan.
  • Helped the Company set up and win the SDLC CMMI level 3 Certification.
  • Created the Testing portion for a new Business Project Proposal.

Confidential, Columbia, MD

Senior Software Tester/Deputy Test Lead/Full Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed and updated the Business Requirements.
  • Creating the Test Plan in accordance with CMS SDLC CMMI Level 4 guidelines.
  • Creating the Test Case Specifications in accordance with CMS SDLC CMMI Level 4 guidelines.
  • Designed the Test Case creation and Execution strategy in accordance with CMS SDLC CMMI Level 4.
  • I was put in charge of the ESRD ETL (Extract Transform Load) Testing Project.
  • I completed the ETL Testing Project successfully.
  • Started the ETL Testing process from scratch, I helped setup the ETL Testing environment, which included the Informatica Server Testing account for the entire QA Team, Unix server Testing account for the entire QA Team, DB server account for the entire QA Team.
  • Learned the ESRD ETL Requirements, ESRD DB schema, Informatica, SSH Tectia.
  • Selected a team four ETL testers, reporting to me, I trained them in the ESRD ETL Requirements, ESRD DB schema, Informatica, SSH Tectia. Then divided the ETL tasks between the testers and myself.
  • Successfully started, executed, oversaw, managed and completed the Testing of ESRD ETL process.
  • Conducted testing on the rest of the application as well.
  • Prepared ESRD ETL and User Interface Test Cases based on the CMS CMMI Level 4.
  • Conducted testing on ESRD Measures Engine, including back-end validation.
  • Managed Day to Day testing activities as Test Lead.
  • Attended and Facilitated Project Status and Testing Status Meetings as Test Lead.
  • Created and Reported Testing Matrix Reports as Test Lead to Management.
  • As a Test Lead Maintained and established Cordial relationship with the development group to coordination and Sync Development and Testing tasks.
  • Engaged the Testing Team in Daily meetings to keep the Team abreast of the latest details.
  • Mentored and trained subordinate testers to bring their skill sets up to standard.

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