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Test Lead Resume

PROFILE:

  • Ten years of results driven and diversified IT industry experience in Software Testing and Maintenance of Client/server and Web based Applications.
  • Experience in leading and managing teams. Handled multiple roles - Onsite coordinator, TDM Consultant, Test Lead, Test Analyst and Test Engineer.
  • Expertise in successful execution and delivering large and complex projects to various Clients.
  • Proficient in functional, negative, regression, system integration (SIT), user acceptance (UAT), and browser compatibility testing.
  • Excellent knowledge and working experience in with Test estimation, Test planning, test execution and test results analysis.
  • Extensively worked on creating OPTIM Access definitions, Relationships, Column maps, Table maps and performing extracts, conversions, exports/imports, inserts/loads.
  • Excellent knowledge and working experience in Data Sub setting, Masking and Archiving using IBM OPTIM and Info sphere Discovery.
  • Considerable exposure in automated testing tools like QTP, Load Runner and Quality Center.
  • Strong background in software for Retail, Banking, Insurance, ERP, Procurement and Health Care.
  • Good communication and presentation skills, self-starter, quick learner, team lead\team player.
  • Prepared Test Cases and Test scripts employing industry standard testing methodology, Defect tracking and reporting to improve communications and reduce delay.
  • Hands on experience with all phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Extensive Mainframe testing experience in Banking and Retail Domains.
  • Good Hands on experience in ETL Testing.
  • Having Good Experience in PRODUCT Testing.
  • Having Good Experience in SoapUI and JMETER.
  • Analyzing Business Requirements.
  • Having Good Experience in Test Closure preparation.
  • Good understanding on Test Driven Development, Behavior Driven Development and Acceptance Test Driven Development
  • HP Certified QTP, Load Runner, Quality Center Professional
  • Good Knowledge on HP Application Lifecycle Management (HP ALM)
  • Good Knowledge on automation scenarios for testing .net code
  • Two + years of experience using SpecFlow and QTP
  • Hands on and Expertise in managing large teams.
  • Having Onsite experience (Onsite coordination/Client Interaction) working at Client Locations.
  • Worked in Agile Delivery methodologies also.
  • Coordinating and representing Triage calls

SKILLS:

Automation Tools: QTP,Load Runner, SpecFlow, Test Director

Operating Systems: Mainframe, AS 400, Windows and Unix

Mainframes: JCL, CA-7, $AVRS, PROJCL

Web Servers: IIS, Apache

TDM tool: IBM Infosphere OPTIM 9.1/11.3, ILM, Grid Tools,Data Privacy, TOAD, Infosphere, Discovery

Conf. Management Tools: VSS, WinCVS, Rational Clearcase.

Bug Tracking Tools: Quality Center, Microsoft Bug Tracker, Problem Tracking Report, JIRA

Management & Reporting Tools: IBM’s - TAC Flash Report, ART Tool, EIS, RADF

Other Tools: FileZilla, Dbvisualizar, JMETER, .Net RFT, Putty, QMFRFHUTIL, Queryman, RSA and HP ALM

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Data Masking with sensitive (PHI) data on distributed systems (IBM DB2, Oracle and SQL server...etc.)
  • Designing Test Scenario, Test Case and Test Scripts as well as Test Data Preparation
  • Reporting and tracking Defects.
  • Provide enterprise wide IBM-Optim solution for test data management and Data Masking
  • Data Masking on different platforms (Mainframe z/OS, Windows...etc.)
  • Data analysis, extraction and sub-setting
  • Used Grid tools for Data Masking and Archival.
  • Ensure that standards and governance, as set out by the Confidential TDM and CIP teams are adhered to and enforced
  • Make recommendations for compliance based on their experience and knowledge of security principles and practices, and governing laws, regulations, and industry standards
  • Identify resource conflicts, influence and facilitate course corrections to fulfil key project milestones
  • Analyzing and verifying test results, providing status and progress reports.
  • Ensure the project issues and risks are resolved on time
  • Updating and Tracking defects. Working through defect life cycle and work with defect management in support of defect tracking, prioritizing and impact analysis.
  • Track the testing and reporting activities like test summary report, test case coverage, required resources, defects summary.

Environment: Mainframes, Optim, HPALM, JIRA, TOAD

Confidential

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Assess and resolve overall Engagement Risks & Issues.
  • Participate in the User Experience sessions along with Business Analysts with the Business stakeholders, to make sure that the requirements are testable in terms of Quality Assurance stand point.
  • Status Reporting to management.
  • Test Script review.
  • Preparation of high level Test Scenarios and Review.
  • Support the End to End Testing Activities for each Sprint.
  • Handling internal technical issues with this projects and co-ordinating with Development team to fix it.
  • Reporting and tracking Defects through Jira and track to closure when the defects are fixed.
  • Coordinating and Ensuring the review High level test scenarios and Test Cases written by the Team for a Sprint and provide necessary comments to make sure appropriate test coverage.
  • Preparation of Test Plan and Test Strategy.
  • Identifying the Scope of Testing for a Sprint by coordinating with the relavent stakeholdres and delegation of work to team members.
  • Tracking and follow up of Assumptions, constraints, risks and issues related to the testing project.
  • Co ordinating and representing Triage calls
  • Producing Test Summary Reports for Customer sign offs.
  • Co ordinating preparation of help documents and giving KT sessions(Cross functional Knowledge Transfer sessions) to team members/new joinees as necessary.
  • Being proactive in getting the System & Integration Test Cases reviewed by the Product Owner and to get the approval/signoff for the Test Plan/Test Strategy.
  • Participating in Sprint Review, Sprint Planning, Sprint Stand-Up and Retrospective Meetings as a QA Lead.

Environment: Net, SQL Server, Jira, Forge, SVN, SpecFlow.

Confidential

Test Lead and On-site Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing the testing effort by analyzing the requirements of project
  • Ensure proper work planning and effort distribution amongst all team members
  • Preparing in detail status reports of execution
  • Sharing understandings with Onshore Team and/or Client and developers as and when required
  • Designing Test Scenario, Test Case and Test Scripts as well as Test Data Preparation
  • Ensure proper review is done of all the existing testing artifacts.
  • Execution of Test Cases
  • Analyzing the Test Results
  • Executing Batch test cases
  • Responsible for Data Extract, Transform and Load and load the source data to target.
  • Provide enterprise wide IBM-Optim solution for test data management and Data Masking
  • Responsible to test data mapping as per DLD.
  • Writing the queries to validate the results.
  • Responsible to validate production data.
  • Used Grid tools for Data Masking and Archival.
  • Preparing Test Plan and Test Strategy for all the releases.
  • Using Jmeter to get and update the records in MDM & Using Filezilla for FTP.
  • Validation of Match and Merge Rules and Survivorship in the IBM WCC MDM Hub
  • Checking whether the Standardization&Validation Rules of ETL Datastage are working fine or not
  • Preparing Test Closure Document upon completion of testing.
  • Defect Tracking using HP ALM
  • Ensure the timely delivery of different testing milestones

Environment: Jmeter, Filezilla, Putti, DBVisulizar, OPTIM, HP ALM, Web Services

Confidential

Test Lead and On-site Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Leading and managing offshore teams.
  • Guiding, helping and providing required inputs to offshore team members to understand the application by coordinating the work with Onsite Subject Matter Experts.
  • Responsible for developing key testing work products like Master Test Plan, System Test Plan, Test Report and Detailed Test Plan based on risks and acceptance criteria agreed with the Client.
  • Participate in the requirements gathering sessions along with Business Analysts with the Business stakeholders, to make sure that the requirements are testable in terms of Quality Assurance stand point.
  • Provide Test Estimation based on the complexity of the requirements and schedule/project plan of the Client.
  • Reviewing and analyzing requirements for testability and usability by consulting App Dev staff with regards to system functionality and BA staff with regard to business procedure.
  • Assisting in validating system functionality by creating and executing end-to-end functionality tests at the system level
  • Liaoning with the Project team and the Business customers.
  • Resolving the issues, concerns with in the team by listening to the team.
  • Analyzing and verifying test results, providing status and progress reports.
  • Ensure the project issues and risks are resolved on time
  • Updating and Tracking defects. Working through defect life cycle and work with defect management in support of defect tracking, prioritizing and impact analysis.
  • Track the testing and reporting activities like test summary report, test case coverage, required resources, defects summary.
  • Involving in stringent reviews of Test Cases to ensure high quality deliverables.
  • Ensuring all the deliverables are on time and delivered with Quality to the Client and adhering to agreed SLOs and SLAs with the Client.

Environment: ESB, SQL Developer and SoapUI, .Net

Confidential

Test Lead and On-site Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Leading and managing offshore teams.
  • Responsible for developing key testing work products like Master Test Plan, System Test Plan, Test Report and Detailed Test Plan based on risks and acceptance criteria agreed with the Client.
  • Participate in the requirements gathering sessions along with Business Analysts with the Business stakeholders, to make sure that the requirements are testable in terms of Quality Assurance stand point.
  • Provide Test Estimation based on the complexity of the requirements and schedule/project plan of the Client.
  • Reviewing and analyzing requirements for testability and usability by consulting App Dev staff with regards to system functionality and BA staff with regard to business procedure.·
  • Resolving the issues, concerns with in the team by listening to the team.
  • Analyzing and verifying test results, providing status and progress reports using Quality Center 10.0.
  • Ensure the project issues and risks are resolved on time
  • Updating and Tracking defects in Quality Centre. Working through defect life cycle and work with defect management in support of defect tracking, prioritizing and impact analysis.
  • Track the testing and reporting activities like test summary report, test case coverage, required resources, defects summary.
  • Involving in stringent reviews of Test Cases to ensure high quality deliverables.
  • Ensuring all the deliverables are on time and delivered with Quality to the Client and adhering to agreed SLOs and SLAs with the Client.

Environment: AS400, RX Claim, RX Support, .Net

Confidential

Test Lead and On-site Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Assess and resolve overall Engagement Risks & Issues
  • Institutionalize Demand Forecasting with Wal-Mart
  • Maintain IBM - Delivery Team Governance
  • Participate in the requirements gathering sessions along with Business Analysts with the Business stakeholders, to make sure that the requirements are testable in terms of Quality Assurance stand point.
  • Status Reporting to management
  • Preparation of high level Test Scenarios and Review.
  • Support the End to End Testing Activities for each release in the UAT (USER ACCEPTANCE TEST) Environment
  • Handling internal technical issues with this projects and co-ordinating with Development team to fix it.
  • Reporting and tracking Defects through Quality Center and track to closure when the defects are fixed.
  • Coordinating and Ensuring the review High level test scenarios and Test Cases written by the Team for a Release and provide necessary comments to make sure appropriate test coverage before we accept the release into test phase.
  • Responsible to assign the task for the team members in RTC
  • Preparation of Test Plan and Test Strategy for SMS
  • Identifying the Scope of Testing for a Release by coordinating with the relavent stakeholdres and delegation of work to team members.
  • Planning & estimating the efforts for each phase of test cycle based on project/release plan.
  • Tracking and follow up of Assumptions, constraints, risks and issues related to the testing project.
  • Co ordinating and representing Triage calls
  • Producing Test Summary Reports for Customer sign offs.
  • Co ordinating preparation of help documents and giving KT sessions(Cross functional Knowledge Transfer sessions) to team members/new joinees as necessary.
  • Coordinating and Ensuring the review High level test scenarios and Test Cases written by the Team for a Release and provide necessary comments to make sure appropriate test coverage before we accept the release into test phase.
  • Being proactive in getting the System & Integration Test Cases reviewed by the Product Specialists and to get the approval/signoff for the Test Plan/Test Strategy.
  • Liase with developers, designers & Clinical experts to clarify on design issues and problems faced by the team members while test identification & test execution.
  • Responsible to assign the task for the team members in RTC
  • Preperation of Test Plan and Test Strategy for CSOS

Environment: Java, J2EE, .Net(front end), IBM AIX, Web sphere Application Server, IBM DB2, MQ Series, Message Broker, IBM Mainframe, Teamworks,Ilog, HP QTP, HPQC, IBM QMF, IBM RFHUtil, IBM RSA, Putty, SpecFlow

Confidential

Test Lead and On-site Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Following up the Component Owners for defect resolution and for early visibility of defect fixes in forth coming releases.
  • Preparing Test Execution reports at the end of Test Cycle and circulate it to the WM management for necessary sign offs.
  • Identifying the Scope of Testing for a Release by coordinating with the relavent stakeholdres and delegation of work to team members.
  • Creating and executing Test Cases
  • Planning & estimating the efforts for each phase of test cycle based on project/release plan.
  • Tracking and follow up of Assumptions, constraints, risks and issues related to the testing project.
  • Co ordinating and representing Triage calls
  • Producing Test Summary Reports for Customer sign offs.
  • Co ordinating preparation of help documents and giving KT sessions(Cross functional Knowledge Transfer sessions) to team members/new joinees as necessary.
  • Coordinating and Ensuring the review High level test scenarios and Test Cases written by the Team for a Release and provide necessary comments to make sure appropriate test coverage before we accept the release into test phase.
  • Being proactive in getting the System & Integration Test Cases reviewed by the Product Specialists and to get the approval/signoff for the Test Plan/Test Strategy.
  • Liase with developers, designers & Clinical experts to clarify on design issues and problems faced by the team members while test identification & test execution.
  • Responsible to assign the task for the team members in RTC
  • Managing the defects in HPQC during the complete defect life cycle process.
  • Reporting the outstanding defects and their status to the client on a daily basis.
  • Preperation of Test Plan and Test Strategy for PUT

Environment: J2EE, SpecFlow, HP QTP, HPQC, IBM QMF, IBM RFHUtil

Confidential

Test Lead and On-site Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing the Test Environment (Data capture and scheduling) including updating the Data Capture model packages.
  • Updating the Testing Information Document (TID)
  • Creating and executing Regression Test Cases (In Mainframes and IE based environment).
  • Monitoring the ICAT/PRDR/INTG Cycles and fixing the abends.
  • Closing of defects in Quality Center/tickets in USD
  • Involved in DB2UNLOADS and DB2LOADS
  • Involved in CSYNC and PSYNC
  • Involved in EMER cleanup
  • Creating Change Orders to schedule jobs
  • Responsible for JJSCAN and PROJCL
  • Preparing Job Stream Document
  • Preparing the Release ABEND log
  • Status Reporting to Test Manager
  • Preparing RCA Document
  • Provide enterprise wide IBM-Optim solution for test data management and Data Masking
  • Interacting with on-sight client and coordinators
  • Interaction with development and Business teams.
  • Allocating and assigning work to other team members.

Environment: Mainframes (JCL, CA-7, VSAM, ENDEAVOR, $AVRS, PROJCL, FILE-AID), Quality Center,OPTIM,Citrix

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