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Software Tester Resume

New York, NY

OBJECTIVE:

Over 4 years experience in Software Testing, which includes Web - based Applications in Windows, seeks a technically challenging position as a Software Tester/Analyst based on strong analytical background, extensive experience in Business requirement analysis, Manual Testing, Automation Testing, and QA Methodologies.

SUMMARY:

  • Professional experience in Software Testing, Integration Testing, Functional Testing, System Testing, Regression Testing, Black Box Testing, Smoke Testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), End-to-end testing, Browser compatability testing, Mobile testing and Quality Analysis in Web based and client/server applications.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) & Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC).
  • Understanding User Requirements, Documenting Test Plans, Preparing Test Cases, Execution Of Test Cases to verify application functionality against business requirements, with manual testing and automated test tools.
  • Expertise in development of Test Cases and Defect Tracking using HP Quality Center/ALM.
  • Experienced with build/deployment tool using GO.
  • Analyzed Business & functional requirement documents and recognized test scenarios.
  • Participated in implementing Test Plans and Test Cases built on high-leveled and detailed design.
  • Experienced in Development Methodologies like Waterfall and Agile Methodology
  • Participated in Meetings and Walkthroughs, interacted with other development team members to better understand system functionality in order to improve testing quality
  • Prepared Test Data for system testing as per the specifications
  • Performed Database Verification and Validation testing using SQL queries
  • Strong presentation skills and the ability to communicate at different levels within the organization with Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Testing Methodologies: Agile, Scrum, Iterative, waterfall

QA Tools: HP ALM/Quality Center, HP QTP(Quick Test Professional)

Web Technologies: HTML, XML, VB, JAVA

Databases: MS Access, SQL Server, Oracle

Operating Systems: Windows 7/ XP/ 8, MAC OS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, New York, NY

Software Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in gathering user requirements, analyzing requirements and developing the Test Plan, and Test Cases.
  • Involved in peer reviews of the team’s test plans and test cases.
  • Prepared Requirement Traceability matrix (RTM), Test data and Test reports.
  • Worked with development teams to investigate and correct software bugs and deficiencies based on testing results.
  • Performed GUI, Smoke, Ad-hoc, Functional, System, Integration, Regression, Back-end, and UAT Testing.
  • Assisted developers with the test files and test data.
  • Collaborated with developers as needed to isolate root cause of defects.
  • Conducted Manual Testing of the system; prepared and managed test cases using HP ALM/Quality Center.
  • Used Quality Center as the test repository and for executing the test cases and scripts and logging & generating various reports and graphs for further analysis.
  • Recorded defects and test management using Quality Center.
  • Involved in Back end testing using SQL queries.
  • Created, updated and maintained QTP Regression.
  • Responsible for creating and enhancing Test scripts by Creating Checkpoints, and Output values using Quick Test Professional.
  • Conducted Data Driven Testing using parameterization in QTP to test the application with different sets of data.
  • Used to coordinate with development team for Bug fix issues.
  • Responsible for tracking the defect ownership through the SDLC phases.
  • Provided Subject Matter Expertise, to include test planning and identifying data.
  • Involved in Results review meetings and Walkthroughs.

Environment: Manual Testing, QTP, Quality Center/ALM, Rally, Test Complete, GO, MS Outlook

Confidential, New York, NY

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Identify the Test Scenarios based on the Business Requirement Document (BRD) and obtain sign-off of the Test Scenario document from the respective business owners
  • Defined and implemented Testing Practices including Test procedure and SCRUM Testing Process Workflow using Agile QA methodology
  • Verify all projects have undergone at least two complete cycles of testing (all test cases executed) for the final release testing milestones
  • Logging and tracking defects and measuring the testing effort and the quality of the software by creating reports in Quality Center
  • Monitor releases and builds going out to production and track production bugs over time
  • Performed System Testing before the application went into staging & production
  • Attended Bug Review Meetings and weekly stand-up meetings.
  • Trouble shooting of customer issues on daily basis
  • Creation of Requirements to Test cases traceability in Quality Center for each release.
  • Used different joins on the tables to retrieve information from different tables in database to check the database on a regular basis using SQL queries
  • Motivated the teams to trouble shoot the issues to find out the root cause in order to reduce the turnaround time for testing cycle

Environment: QTP 10, Quality Center 10.0, IBM Rational Suite, XML, HTML,Windows, MS Outlook

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