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Qa Lead Resume

Campbell, CA

SUMMARY

  • Over 7+ years in the IT industry and well - driven orientation on Quality Assurance.
  • Proficient in test designing, testing, automation and controlling the quality of the deliverables with sound technical skill set.
  • Proven excellence on analyzing the requirements and use of technical knowledge in accomplishing QA tasks.
  • Self-motivated personality who can mentor new team members, motivate and lead a team with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Reviewing and approving SDLC gate checks
  • Defining entry and exit criteria for every deliverable
  • Strong knowledge of Modern software mythologies like Agile-Scrum
  • Proficient in Software Testing of web based and Client-Server applications with full understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Quality Assurance Life Cycle in Financial and Insurance domains.
  • Experience in developing Test Plan, Test Strategy, Test Cases, Test Scenarios, Test Scripts, Test Metrics, and Test Reports.
  • Good understanding with Business Requirement Documentation (BRD), Functional Documentation and System Requirement Specification (SRS).
  • Working closely with product management teams to enforce quality checks supported by metrics
  • Proficient in System, Integration Testing and assisted in User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
  • Recommend, establish business case, and assist project manager and others in building acceptance of new proposed program modifications, methods, and procedures
  • Proficient in Black Box, System/Database, Interface, Functional, White Box, Regression,
  • Experience in Continuous integration tools like Cruise Control and Hudson
  • Performance, Smoke, Sanity, Ad-hoc, Automation Testing, Test Harness and End-to-End Testing.
  • Experience in requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM), SPM (Supported Platform matrix) and TPM (Test platform matrix)
  • Performed Data validation testing and verification.
  • Expertise in using tools Selenium, Selenium IDE, Selenium RC, WebDriver,Test Director/Quality Center 9.2, QTP 9.2, Win runner, JMeter, Jira and Test Track tools for Defect Tracking.
  • Expert in testing web applications utilizing QTP and Selenium.
  • Proficient in building test environments
  • Work with Quality Manager to plan and administer the system integrator certification processes
  • Proficient in protocols REST, HTTP, FTP, Testing Web Services.
  • Good at Oracle & SQL databases, PL/SQL, T-SQL, Joins, SQL Queries.
  • Familiar with the Concepts and Techniques of CMMI, ISO, and/or Six Sigma.
  • Good exposure to Automation framework development using Java as the programming language
  • Involved in full life cycle of the testing including Design Review, Functional Spec, Tech Specs, Test Planning, Test Case Development, Execution, Logging Defects, Defect Tracking, DefectReview,Release Testing, Smoke Testing and User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
  • Proficient in running automation test suites and providing accurate results
  • Proficient in maintaining Selenium and Jmeter test suites
  • Strong knowledge in preparing Acceptance criteria for all the user stories and features
  • Proficient in preparing technical documentation for the product / features
  • Strong domain knowledge in Enterprise content management systems
  • Strong working knowledge in Onsite - offshore models and collaborating with Quality and program managers to ensure quality standards are met
  • Strong knowledge in Digital Asset management systems
  • Proficient in test case auditing and test case refurbishment
  • Goal oriented professional with strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal and Organizational skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Languages: C, C++, CORE JAVA, Object Oriented Programming

Tools: Test Director, VMware Workstation, JIRA, VmLogix, DBVisualizer

Databases: SQL Server, Oracle, DB2

Application Servers: Tomcat, WebLogic

Web Servers: Apache, IIS, Application server clustering

Automation Tools: Selenium RC with Java, Jmeter, TestNG

Processes: GIP-Iterative Model, Agile Methodology-Scrum, IDP certified

Project Management: Atlassian Jira,Crucible

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Campbell, CA

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Acted as QA Lead controlling and driving the Quality of the Product.
  • Holds in depth product knowledge on VCM and CPS.
  • Actively participated in the new product overhaul and a significant feature called the Floatie
  • Reviewing design documents, mockups and visio specs and providing effective feedback to the UX teams and Product management teams
  • Prepared Acceptance Criteria for all the new feature User Stories that are developed by Scrum team.
  • Adhered to the IDP (Iterative Development Process), an internal process - Agile methodology.
  • Analyzing user stories and elaborated user stories for effective development thus helping in effective burn down of the product backlog
  • With a 1:7 ratio of QA to Developers in the Scrum actively contributed to Test Execution of all user stories and held the sole responsibility of both Quality and Testing together in the team.
  • Built QA configurations on various platforms with different application servers for testing.
  • Providing guidance for the development teams for things to be taken care and identifying JUnits
  • Automated Smoke Test suite in Selenium-Java using Selenium RC, WebDriver and maintained the suite by constantly updating it with new tests and any fixes to failures due to changes in the functionality.
  • Setting up Continuous integration environments with Cruise control and Hudson
  • Actively played the role of an interface between Feature team, Release QA and Integration QA.
  • Took ownership of stretch tasks like enablement of technical writers on the product, review of technical publications related material like message, tool tips and help texts. Helped UE engineers in developing UE mock-ups, flow of actions and placement of appropriate icons.
  • Considerably contributed to the Product Management in a typical Scrum Team.
  • Been Proactive in contributing to the better quality and better Usability through time-to-time feedback on mock ups, in depth & detailed acceptance criteria, suggestions and good number of addressed improvement tickets on the product.
  • Mentored fellow feature QA members for QA lead role & responsibilities in a Scrum Team.
  • Provided accurate estimates for the release QA teams for planning their test strategy
  • Provided test statistics to the higher management and stake holders helping them in the tracking the status of the product development and planning for GA (General availability)

Environment: Open Text WEM Suite (ECM), Oracle WebLogic 10,Oracle 11/ 10g, Sql Server 2005, Windows 2008, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.0, Ext JS4 ( Java Script Framework ), Selenium with Java, TextNG, XML

Confidential, Irvine, CA

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Acted as QA Lead controlling and driving the Quality of the Product.
  • Prepared Acceptance Criteria for all the new feature User Stories that are developed by Scrum team.
  • Adhered to the IDP (Iterative Development Process), an internal process - Agile methodology.
  • With a 1:6 ratio of QA to Developers in the Scrum actively contributed to Test Execution of all user stories and held the sole responsibility of both Quality and Testing together in the team.
  • Built QA configurations on various platforms with different application servers for testing.
  • Automated Smoke Test suite in Selenium-Java, maintained the suite by constantly updating it with new tests and any fixes to failures due to changes in the functionality.
  • Actively played the role of an interface between Feature team and Integration QA.
  • Setting up Continuous integration environments with Cruise control and Hudson
  • Took ownership of stretch tasks like enablement of technical writers on the product, review of technical publications related material like message, tool tips and help texts. Helped UE engineers in developing UE mock-ups, flow of actions and placement of appropriate icons.
  • Considerably contributed to the Product Management in a typical Scrum Team.
  • Been Proactive in contributing to the better quality and better Usability through time-to-time feedback on mock ups, in depth & detailed acceptance criteria, suggestions and good number of addressed improvement tickets on the product.
  • Mentored fellow feature QA members for QA lead role & responsibilities in a Scrum Team.

Environment: Open Text WEM Suite (ECM), Oracle WebLogic 10,Oracle 11/ 10g, Sql Server 2005, Windows 2008, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.0, Ext JS3.3 ( Java Script Framework ), Selenium with Java, TextNG, Jmeter for REST api testing, XML

Confidential, Austin, TX

Software Engineer - QA

Responsibilities:

  • Holds in depth product knowledge on VCM and RMM.
  • Developed acceptance criteria for new features in an aggressive scrum team with a 1:8 ratio of QA and Developers.
  • Held the ownership of Quality of the product being developed in the sprints.
  • Actively played the role of an interface between Feature team and Integration QA.
  • Collaborated information from various teams like Integration QA, Development team, UE team and Product management team for new feature analysis and development of detailed Acceptance Criteria.
  • Provided simple solutions and methods for testing complex business use cases on the new features.
  • Played excellent role in Test Execution & Defect Management during integrations and hardening sprints.
  • Performed Test Case Auditing, provided easy methods for test case designing and test management.
  • Automated Smoke and High level test cases using Selenium-Java.
  • Automated the REST layer using JMeter.

Environment: Vignette Content Management (8.0), Oracle WebLogic, Oracle 9 / 10g, Sql Server 2005, Windows 2003, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.0, Ext JS3.3 (Java Script Framework), Selenium with HTML, XML, JUnit, Jmeter for REST api testing

Confidential, Sunnyvale, CA

Software Engineer - QA

Responsibilities:

  • Documentation of the Test plan
  • Participation in User story design and details with Product Management
  • Co coordinating activities of entire team
  • Ensuring quality control measures like mandating Unit test cases and API tests for new features
  • Created and maintained Acceptance Criteria /Test cases using TestDirector.
  • Building Test configuration for testing with TPM as input
  • Test automation using Selenium and Jmeter
  • Providing clarification to the Development teams in coordination with PM teams
  • Preparing metrics which help the Release engineering teams
  • Preparing test estimates for test suite execution
  • Seminars on the importance of the project and impact areas.
  • Execution of manual test cases and reporting of bugs using JIRA
  • Updating of bugs and participating in bug triages.
  • Co-ordinated training activities in the team.

Environment: Vignette Content Management (7.6), Oracle WebLogic, Oracle 9 / 10g, Sql Server 2005, Windows 2003, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.0, Ext JS3.3 (Java Script Framework), Selenium with HTML, JUnit, Jmeter for REST api testing, Tomcat

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