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Software Qa Engineer Resume

Harrisburg, PA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Over 7 years of progressive experience in the field of Information Technology, with a strong emphasis in Software Quality Assurance/Quality Control & Testing on Web based and Client server applications.
  • Excellent testing experience in all phases and stages of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC) with good working knowledge of testing methodologies, disciplines, tasks and resources.
  • Good knowledge with the Agile and water fall model methodology in the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Proficient in the area of Reviewing Requirements, Analyzing Business Specifications, Documentation, Test Plan Creation, Test Cases Development & Execution and Defect Tracking & Defect Reporting of projects. Strong experience in performing Manual Testing.
  • Strong expertise in performing various testing such as: Functional Testing, GUI Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, Regression Testing and User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
  • Excellent experience in preparation of Test Plan, Scenario Matrix, Test Data, Test Cases, System Test Scripts, Test Reports, Test Results. Handled the responsibility of developing Critical Test Plans which defines the test approach, test technique and test strategies.
  • Expertise in Issue verification and Closure with hands in managing build tests, following bug descriptions, identifying bugs, researching bugs, reproducing bugs and finding the workarounds. Good team player and also have the ability to work independently in time sensitive environment.
  • Self - starter and ability to adapt and learn new things quickly. Strong Analytical and Problem Solving Skills with Object Oriented working style. Excellent Communication, Presentation and Interpersonal Skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Quality Center (QC-ALM), Relation Quality Management, JIRA,Clear quest, Oracle, SQL Server, SOAP-UI, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point, MS Outlook.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Harrisburg, PA

Software QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in Defining and Analyzing the Testing Requirements based on application functionality. Gathered Test Data Requirements for data conditioning from Business Units to test total application functionality.
  • Prepared Test Plans and wrote Test Cases for both positive and negative scenarios and mapped the same to requirements.
  • Created Test Scripts for Manual Testing of application with RQM. Executed Test Scripts manually with RQM and analyzed the test results.
  • Work on Agile with Scrum methodology throughout the project.
  • Created test scenarios for System Testing and Regression Testing. Used Test Director to submit and manage defects and attended meetings with developers in resolving the same.
  • Involved in User Acceptance Testing (UAT) with application users and answered the Quality Assurance questions to UAT and Training Team.
  • Executed Test cases before and after bug fixes for each build for QAT & UAT.
  • Interacted with developers regarding priority of bugs and updated the status test execution result and of bugs once they are fixed.
  • Strong expertise in performing various testing on interface side.

Environment: Windows 7, Relational Quality Management (RQM), Clear Quest (CQ), MS Excel, Oracle and SOAP UI.

Confidential, Santa Fe, NM

QA Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Headed the Data group as a Test Coordinator and partnered in the SDLC lifecycle implementation for an ‘Iterative approach’ - SIT, Pre-UAT, UAT, Production and month-end reconciliation or check-outs.
  • Involved in verification and testing of Reference data, Data standards, System and Business rule accurateness in STAR.
  • Used Quality Center extensively for maintaining requirements, creating traceability matrix and defect tracking purposes.
  • Generated Post Execution Reports using Quality Center.
  • Developed automation of test cases using Quick Test Pro to perform Regression Testing for different versions of application.
  • Worked with Users to gather test and documentation requirements and liaised with technology counterparts to coordinate test effort.
  • Work on Agile with Scrum methodology throughout the project.
  • Worked closely with Business Owners and Subject Matter Experts (SME) to create requirements and business documentation
  • Involved in analyzing, documenting, testing, managing and translating detailed and Ad-hoc requirements.
  • Tested End and to End scenarios with Data ware house
  • Developed FRDs, Use Cases and UAT hand-off and sign-off documents
  • Mentored Management metrics and documentation for UAT
  • Worked on verification and analysis of inbound enhancements to the System and the coordinated the End to End Outbound impact testing
  • Analyzed requirements to develop and implement Test Plans for Release and Ad-hoc testing
  • Developed Manual and partially automated Test scripts for Data verification
  • Efficiently analyzed huge volumes of data from the Warehouse and reviewed Data Quality
  • Worked on running Batch scripts in automation
  • Carried out month-end checkouts in Production and validated the STAR Error Reporting modules
  • Conducted ad-hoc testing for Source related updates in SIT, UAT and Production

Environment: JIRA, Windows XP, Oracle 10g, TOAD, XML Spy, Web Services, XML

Confidential, Austin, TX

QA Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in Defining and Analyzing the Testing Requirements based on application functionality. Gathered Test Data Requirements for data conditioning from Business Units to test total application functionality.
  • Prepared Test Plans and wrote Test Cases for both positive and negative scenarios and mapped the same to requirements.
  • Created Test Scripts for Manual Testing of application with Quality Center (ALM). Executed Test Scripts manually with ALM and analyzed the test results.
  • Work on Agile with Scrum methodology throughout the project.
  • Created test scenarios for System Testing and Regression Testing. Used Test Director to submit and manage defects and attended meetings with developers in resolving the same.
  • Tested Web page presentation manually for different browser compatibility.
  • Executed Test cases before and after bug fixes for each build for UAT. Verified SQL Server database information by employing SQL queries using joins for data accuracy and consistency.

Environment: HP Quality center 9, Windows 7, Oracle 10g, TOAD, XML Spy, Web Services.

Confidential

Quality Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in developing the Test Strategy and helped developing QA Test plans for Functional, Integration and System Testing.
  • Used Quality Center for requirement analysis, scheduling and generating test cases. Prepared drafts of user documentation, which included problem resolution and introduction of new functionalities.
  • Involved in the documentation of the Functional/Technical Specifications with the intense use of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Performed queries to the database using SQL to check successful Transaction.

Environment: Test Manager, HP Quality center 9, Web Services.

Confidential

QA tester

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in writing Test Plan by analyzing and reviewing business requirements. Analyzed system design specifications to develop Test Cases.
  • Involved in Manual Testing, Smoke testing, Functional Testing, User Interface Testing, System Testing and Integration Testing on the application.
  • Involved in User Acceptance Testing and End to End testing of the application. Wrote simple SQL queries for retrieving the data from tables for manual testing.
  • Defects were tracked, analyzed and documented using Test Director.
  • Kept track of the documents like Test Plan, Test Cases, Result Scripts and Defect Log Reports. Involved in meetings with development team for Knowledge Transfer.

Environment: Test Director, MS SQL Server.

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