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Senior Business/quality Assurance Lead Resume

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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Overall 8 years of experience in Business Analysis (BA) and Software quality assurance (QA). Proven experience in requirements gathering, analysis and design of increasingly complex projects in diversified industry sectors including Trading, Finance & Corporate Compliance, Wealth Management, Corporate Banking. Functioning as a Senior Business Analyst with a rigorous background in the full lifecycle of business analysis activities including process mapping, scope definition, requirements definition, functional design, implementation and user training with strong documentation skills.
  • Experience with testing applications manually with client /server applications, testing the integration and implementation of large - scale systems in web based Applications.
  • Efficient in carrying out the responsibilities of Requirement Gathering, Decomposition and Analysis
  • Facilitated JAD (Joint Application Development) sessions. Adept in identifying business requirements and documenting critical user requirements through analysis
  • Worked actively with trading teams, floor brokers from the trading floor while actively testing the rate feeds for different maturity periods from vendors like Reuters.
  • Ability to identify root causes and derive corrective actions to meet short and long term business requirements using resourceful approaches
  • Highly analytical in developing the methods and measures to meet requirements and solve any issues that arise during the project
  • Managed multiple simultaneously running IT projects from early inception through successful implementation.
  • Proven track record in maintaining successful customer/client interaction with an in-depth understanding of business-system’s functionality and technicality
  • Experience in creating and maintaining the Requirements definition documents that includes Business requirements Specifications and Functional requirements Specifications
  • Worked projects/products build on Agile model of SDLC
  • Strong knowledge of the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) models
  • Performed planning and development of Test Plans, Test Cases and Test Scenarios to meet product’s business requirements
  • Participated with the QA team in maintaining a hierarchy of requirements, Test cases and defects
  • Experienced in Manual Testing of client/server and web based applications using structured methodologies.
  • Involved in Unit Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, Sanitary Testing, Regression Testing, Ad hoc Testing.
  • Conducted Backend Testing to make sure Oracle, MS SQL Server Data Consistency.
  • Conducted Data Warehouse testing by validating the data transform from different sources to new data warehouse with the help of ETL Tools
  • Test cases created within HP Business Process Testing executed in Quality Center
  • Having good knowledge on SOA Environment
  • Conducted white box testing in .Net, Java environment.
  • Worked on User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and prepared necessary documents.
  • Worked on Onsite/Offshore model.
  • Excellent Oral and Written communication skills with track record of successful task completion under tight deadlines.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Tools: Rational Rose, Mercury Test Director, HP Quality Center.

Software Engineering: Rational Unified Process (RUP), UML, dealing with Use cases and Use case diagrams, Class/ State diagrams, Entity Relationship Diagrams, Agile methodology, Waterfall method, V modeling

RDBMS: MS Access, MS SQL Server 2005, MYSQL, Oracle9i/10g

Version Managers: Visual SourceSafe, Team Foundation Server, Versionone

Scripting Language: VB script, Python

Languages: Java/J2ee, C, C++, HTML, JSP, XML, PHP, Visual Basic.net, Visio

Reporting Tools: Business Object, Micro Strategy, Crystal Report, Test Log, Business Intelligence Report

Operating Systems: Windows XP/2000/NT/98, UNIX, UBUNTU, Red Hat Linux

Networking: TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, SMTP, POP3, IMAP, SNMP, DHCP, ARP

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, DC

Senior Business/Quality Assurance Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in Analyzing Business Documents and Gathered Requirement Fact Sheet from Clients and verified the Requirements with Business Analyst.
  • Highlighted various requirements gaps to the business users during Analysis phase, which resolved the issues at earlier stage.
  • Worked actively with trading teams, floor brokers from the trading floor while actively testing the rate feeds for different Maturity periods from vendors like Reuters.
  • Created Test Case, Test Plan Document for Project Modules Cases using HP Quality Center.
  • Performed Integration and system testing of different modules of the application.
  • Participated in various meetings and discussed enhancement and modification request issues.
  • Performed Parameterization for using various data to test the application
  • Conducted Backend Testing using MS SQL Server 2008 Queries.
  • Involved in XML, XSD Validation against Application UI, Backend, and XSD
  • Performed different integration testing in Staging and Migration Environments.
  • Created Positive, Negative Scenarios for various testing in different environments.
  • Conducted Data Base Testing (Back End Testing) using creating SQL and PL/SQL Coding as per customer requirement.
  • Created integration Testing document and verified standards.
  • Conducted various malfunction testing to verify the consistency of the Existing System.
  • Logged Defects using HP Quality Center.
  • Prepared Test metrics using HP Quality Center during Test Case development & Test Case Execution phase.
  • Worked on QA, Migration, End to End, Production Mirror Environments.
  • Worked on Production Support for QA patches.
  • Worked on various Browsers (Internet Explorer, Firefox Browsers) to verify the compatibility Testing.
  • Worked on Onsite/Offshore model.

Environment: MS SQL Server 2008, .Net (VB.net, C#.net, Asp.net), XML, XSD, QC 9.2, Windows XP.

Confidential

Quality Assurance/Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in analyzing the user/business requirements, functional specifications and use case documents to create the Test Plans and Test cases for System testing.
  • Converted the user requirements in to functional requirements for Integration, System, User Acceptance testing.
  • Performed Data Integrity Testing by executing SQL statements to make sure the data is integrated and correctly functioned.
  • Ensured Data Consistency for the entire software application
  • Involved in documenting and resolving testing issues in the testing environment.
  • Responsible for writing Test Case Design, Test flows and Test Performance documents, using Quality Center 9.2
  • Involved in documentation as to how to maintain and run scripts for future enhancements
  • Conducted Data Base Testing (Back End Testing) using creating SQL and PL/SQL Coding as per customer requirement.
  • Verified that data is transformed correctly according to various business requirements and rules using ETL Tools.
  • Verified that all projected data is loaded into the data warehouse without any data loss and truncation using ETL Tools.
  • Verified that ETL application appropriately rejects or replaces with default values and reports invalid data.
  • Worked on Onsite/Offshore model
  • Created integration Testing document and verified standards.
  • Analyzed the Traceability Matrix Using MS Excel and Quality Center Requirements
  • Written Manual Test Script in Quality Center and Executed
  • Created Reusable Script, Recovery Scenario, Debugging Steps for Business Process Testing Scenario
  • Involved in Business Process Testing as per customer perspective, and had interaction with Clients Customers
  • Involved in Test Execution and verification of the Test Script Executed
  • Conducted functional tests and executed test cases to validate the ad hoc reporting/Querying features.
  • Defects were tracked, reviewed, and analyzed using Quality Center
  • Created Function Libraries for most of the Repeated functionality of Oracle applications
  • Worked mostly in previous version of the Current build release’s CR (Change Requests) and identified the problem.
  • Created and Tested Reports using Business Objects, manual test case written in Quality Center.
  • Involved in implementing QA methodology and Test Metrics.
  • Prepared a detail test schedule and test metrics on a weekly basis to know the status of the application.
  • Involved in XML, XSD Validation against Application UI, Backend, and XSD using Stylus Studio.

Environment: ORACLE 10g (SQL* Plus, PL/SQL), XML, XSD, QTP, HP Quality Center 9.2, Stylus Studio, Windows XP

Confidential

Quality Assurance/Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Co-ordinated with different market representatives to gather requirements and document the same to avoid any gaps in the Requirement.
  • Worked on testing the Portfolio maintenance of clients, Pricing policy and other modules
  • Analyze business functional requirements, involved in creating Test Plan documents.
  • Assigned work to Team members and get things done every day, Reported to PM daily basis
  • Worked assigned and managed offshore Team as Lead for Offshore Team
  • Conducted Usability Testing against requirements and verified against requirements
  • Created Complex SQL Queries to verify the User Credential information.
  • Worked on UAT Documents and Test Cases, had interaction with End Users.
  • Involved in Issue Tracking and Reporting to Project Manager.
  • Created PL/SQL Procedure and function as part of Back end Testing
  • Involved in Onside/Offshore Model and created working environment for Offshore team.
  • Conducted Data Base Testing in Oracle, MS SQL Server and reported to management
  • Created and implemented testing process for Agile methodology
  • Conducted Cross Browser testing in IE, Fire Fox, Google Chrome, Opera Browsers.
  • Worked on Existing Automation Win Runner Scripts
  • Created Regression Testing Design Document and Conducted Regression Testing.
  • Conducted API Testing as part of Migration and Integration Testing
  • Involved in User Acceptance Testing Document preparations
  • Verified backend Testing and monitored Data Base Activities using Monitoring Tools
  • Identified and Created Function Libraries for repetitive Functionality
  • Conducted the Defect Tracking Team meeting to identify the Defect Source and allocated to concern person
  • Created test cases using Quality Center and Test Log.

Environment: Linux/Unix, XML, XSD, XPATH, XSLT, MS SQL Server 2005, HP Quality Center 9.2, Windows XP

Confidential, NY

Quality Assurance/Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared Test Plan and Test cases based on the system Requirements/Business requirements.
  • Expertise in creating Test case and Requirements Trace ability Matrix using Quality Center
  • Involved in all Testing phases includes System, Regression and UAT Testing.
  • Assigned work to Team members and Received Report for the week and Submitted to PM
  • Managed Offshore team and deliverables
  • Involved in White Box Testing in Client Side validation Coding
  • Generated Test Analysis Reports and Graphs using Quality Center.
  • Experience with different Interface systems supporting our application and working with End-to-End testing.
  • Had meetings with different state representatives to gather the knowledge and provide Knowledge Transfer to Our Team members about US jurisdiction rules for Confidential filings.
  • Worked on Agile methodology and designed documents for the implementation of Agile methodology.
  • Conducted functionality and interface testing of the application.

Environment: HP Quality Center, VersionOne

Confidential

Quality Assurance/Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for understanding the functional and business requirements of the system
  • Created Use Cases/Wireframes based on the high level requirements
  • Highlighted various requirements gaps to the business users during Analysis phase, which resolved the issues at earlier stage.
  • Suggest quality related processes to ensure the system stability
  • Prepared Scenario Outlines and Test Cases using HP Quality Center.
  • Preparing Test metrics using HP Quality Center during Test Case development & Test Case Execution phase.
  • Organized Defect Review meetings with following Stakeholders (Business sponsors, Developers and Program Managers)
  • Written SQL to modify the data set which enables testing with different scenarios.
  • Logged the errors and coordinated efforts with the development team to solve the problems using Quality Center.
  • Analyzed test results, recorded defects encountered while test execution and tracked them to their closure.
  • Conducted knowledge transfer to the peer group on application flow and functionality.
  • Supported User Acceptance Testing activities.
  • Experience with different Interface systems supporting our application and working with End-to-End testing.
  • Evaluated and released multiple application development initiatives with respect to Quality Assurance.
  • Attend conference calls with stakeholders to understand the activity of teams with the delivery dates and client requirement.
  • Ensured Client confidence and slippage of issues by serving as onsite coordinator during critical phases of the project.
  • Functioned as the Onsite / Offshore coordinator and Team Lead. Participated in business, client and status meetings.
  • Detected, reported and tracked defects using HP Quality Center. .
  • Conducted the defect report using Document Generator in HP Quality Center.
  • Interacted with the developers to report and using HP Quality Center.
  • Conducted Regression Test after the bugs are fixed.

Environment: HP Quality Center, Team Foundation Server (TFS), MySQL.

Confidential

Quality Assurance/Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Translated business needs into high level scenario outlines to confirm business specifications.
  • Prepared Test Cases using HP Quality Center.
  • Created Reusable components using Quality center to reduce the test case writing time.
  • Tested the State Interface by creating XML using InfoPath and feeding them as input to Web Service.
  • Executed the Test Cases and logged the defects using HP Quality Center.
  • Preparing Test metrics using HP Quality Center during Test Case development & Test Case Execution phase.
  • Created SQL to modify the XML CLOB stored in database, so that different types of combinations were tested which proved to be difficult to change the data in front-end application.
  • Conducted Daily calls with State authorities to analyze the results.
  • Provide Knowledge Transition to offshore Team.

Environment: HP Quality Center, Visual Source Safe (VSS), SQL, Microsoft Office InfoPath.

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