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Principal Qa Engineer Resume

SUMMARY

  • 11+ years of experience in Software Quality Assurance and Testing with an excellent record in driving & delivering quality software solutions through continual innovation in testing processes, tools & techniques.
  • Experience in defining the testing scope and managing the testing expectations from other stakeholders.
  • Expertise in preparing Test Plans, Test Strategy document and Test Requirement documents.
  • Expertise in building Web Services Automation frameworks using SOAP UI.
  • Experience in Selenium Web driver.
  • Test Management experience which includes Estimation (Poker planning), Sprint Planning and Sprint Retrospective.
  • 4 years of experience in Agile Methodology (Certified Scrum Master).

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Platforms: Windows, Linux, Unix

Domains: Retail, eCommerce, Telecom, Gaming, HealthCare

Architecture: Client/Server, Enterprise, Three - tier, Web, SOA

Languages: C, C++, Java

Methodologies: V Model, Agile

Testing Techniques: Acceptance (UAT), Regression, Functional, System/Integration (SIT), Usability, Compatibility, Installation, Localization, Exploratory

Testing Tools: HP/Mercury Quality Centre, Test Director, JIRA, SPIRA, DevTrack, DevTest, Selenium WebDriver and SOAP UI

Databases / Tools: Oracle (RDBMS), SQL Server, Access, Toad, Mongo DB, Couch base

Project Management: Microsoft Project, Excel

Content Management: Microsoft Commerce Server, Disney Content Editor

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Principal QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing Test Plans for Confidential Security applications.
  • Prepare Test Scenarios/Cases for Confidential products.
  • Executing Test Scenarios/Cases.
  • Test Automation web-services using SOAP UI
  • Test Automation using Selenium web driver to automate web based jobs.
  • Involve in Sprint Planning and Sprint Retrospective meetings.
  • Discuss with Scrum Master/Product Owner in ordering user stories/bugs to Sprints.
  • Discuss with Dev and QA Team and split user stories into sub tasks.
  • Attend Daily stand up meetings and drive the progress of the QA Team.
  • Create/Review and execute Test scenarios & Test cases for Component and Integration testing.

Confidential

Sr. Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Involved from Discovery phase of the project which includes Requirements gathering, Tools identification and process implementation.
  • Train resources on Agile and Test Driven Development.
  • Involve in Sprint Planning and Sprint Retrospective meetings.
  • Discuss with Scrum Master/Product Owner in ordering user stories/bugs to Sprints.
  • Discuss with Dev and QA Team and split user stories into sub tasks.
  • Attend Daily stand up meetings and drive the progress of the QA Team.
  • Create/Review and execute Test scenarios & Test cases for Component and Integration testing.
  • Coordinate with Onsite team and different product line teams in understanding the application/issues.
  • Involved in UAT Confidential the end of each Sprint.
  • Prepare Metrics and contribute to Process DB.
  • Prepare Automation framework using Selenium.

Confidential

Sr. Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Involve in Sprint Planning and Sprint Retrospective meetings.
  • Discuss with Scrum Master/Product Owner in ordering user stories/bugs to Sprints.
  • Discuss with Dev and QA Team and split user stories into sub tasks.
  • Attend Daily stand up meetings and drive the progress of the QA Team.
  • Create/Review and execute Test scenarios & Test cases for Component and Integration testing.
  • Coordinate with Onsite team and different product line teams in understanding the application/issues.
  • Prepare Test Execution Status Reports and Defect Reports from SPIRA.
  • Involved in UAT Confidential the end of each Sprint.
  • Prepare Metrics and contribute to Process DB.

Confidential

Sr. Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Understand the product and its features thoroughly.
  • Develop and execute test cases in Agile framework.
  • Participate is estimation (planning poker).
  • Create and maintain Test Data.
  • Involve in UAT and Participate in Demo Confidential the end of each Sprint.
  • Report defects and discuss details with Scrum Master/Product Owner.
  • Review the test cases written by Team members.
  • Provide training to new members in the team.
  • Created Automation framework using Selenium.
  • Involved in Automating Regression Test cases.

Confidential

Sr. Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for preparing Test Plan documents for Functional, Integration, UAT phases
  • Create/Review and execute Test scenarios & Test cases for Ad-Registry end-to-end functionalities and verified the results.
  • Coordinate with Onsite team and different product line teams in understanding the application/issues.
  • Prepare the Test Execution Reports, Daily Summary Reports & Weekly Summary Reports.
  • Status reporting and Metrics preparation .

Confidential

Sr Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Gather and analyzed business/Product requirements and technical specifications to write and execute test plans and test cases.
  • Involved in Black box (functional), System Integration, configuration and UAT (User Acceptance Testing).
  • Execute, Maintain and Monitor the Regression cycles after all releases.
  • Created Requirement Tractability Matrix (RTM) by tracking testable business requirements and corresponding test cases for each client application.
  • Worked closely with Business analysts and developers in trouble shooting critical defects and regression tested impacted modules of the application after defect fix.
  • Create and maintain test data needed to accurately test specific projects.
  • Report defects and discuss details with Project managers.
  • Review team member’s work
  • Transition and Hand over to onsite team/ Status reporting.
  • Client interaction and status meetings
  • Other Administrative task related to team management
  • Involved in Automating Regression Test cases using Selenium Web Driver.

Confidential

Sr Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Gathered and analyzed business/Product requirements and technical specifications to write and execute test plans and test cases.
  • Involved in Black box (functional), System Integration, configuration and UAT (User Acceptance Testing).
  • Created Requirement Tractability Matrix (RTM) by tracking testable business requirements and corresponding test cases for each client application.
  • Worked closely with Business analysts and developers in trouble shooting critical defects and regression tested impacted modules of the application after defect fix.
  • Create and maintain test data needed to accurately test specific projects.
  • Executing Sanity and Regression test cases for patch and GA Releases.
  • Report defects and discuss details with Project managers.
  • Review the test cases written by Team members.
  • Provide training to new members in the team.
  • Participate in reviews, and make recommendations for product improvements.
  • Participation and contribution to technical communications within the team and with other groups associated with specified project.

Confidential

QA / Module Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct Manual and automated testing on Telecom products.
  • Develop new test cases and procedures from requirements to ensure thorough testing of new enhancements.
  • Create and maintain test data needed to accurately test specific projects.
  • Create Test Environment in HP, Windows and Solaris.
  • Create Weblogic domain and install the deployments in Weblogic Server.
  • Executing Sanity and Regression test cases for patch and GA Releases.
  • Involved in executing test cases for Automation testing (Ant Tool).
  • Report defects and discuss details with Project managers.
  • Review the test cases written by Team members.

Confidential

Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Writing test Scenarios, Test cases.
  • Executed System Test Cases to check the functionality of the application.
  • Involved in creating and executing test cases for component testing (BizTalk server).
  • Involved in unit testing of Biztalk orchestrations by parsing xml.
  • Report defects and discuss details with Project managers.
  • Review the test cases written by Team members.

Confidential

Senior Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Writing test cases and reporting the defects in Test Director 7.6.
  • Performing Adhoc Testing, Functional testing, regression testing.
  • Report defects and discuss details with Project managers.
  • Creation and maintenance of Test Reports & Test Data.
  • Executed System Test Cases to check the functionality of the application.

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