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Sr. Qa Analyst Resume

New York, NY

SUMMARY:

  • A resourceful, self - motivated, results driven professional with over 8+ years experienced as a Manual Software Tester in web and client server based application using Waterfall and Agile/Scrum methodologies.
  • 11 months of experience in automation testing using Selenium automation tool, Java.
  • Possess exemplary planning skills and accustomed to operating under considerable pressure, remaining calm, effective, and prioritizing wisely.
  • With valuable transferable skills including analyzing data, paying attention to detail, working towards goals, and achieving results within tight deadlines.
  • Proficient in SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) methodologies such as Waterfall, Agile/Scrum including analysis, design and development including testing of software and Software Test life cycle (STLC) Requirement Analysis, Test Planning, Test case development, Test Environment setup, Test Execution, Test Cycle closure) and coordination with Development Team Logging and Tracking Defects.
  • Expertise to Review and analyze various kinds of Business Requirements Documents (BRD) and Functional Specification Documents (FRD) for completeness and testability.
  • Good experience in working with Project Managers and Business Analyst to gather information for requirements clarification and be able to provide estimates on new as well regression efforts.
  • Developed Test Plans, Test Strategy, Test Scripts, Test Designs, Test Cases, RTM (Requirement Traceability Matrix), Requirement Analysis Document, Technical Design Document, Test closure reportsand Test scenarios for Manual Testing and Automation Testing.
  • Experienced in developing the automated test script for regression test suite for nRDE (New Rating Data Entry) application by using Selenium tool.
  • Experienced in creating automation framework using Hybrid model framework and Data Driven frameworkto test web application. Thorough understanding of POM using page factory.
  • Experienced in working on Selenium WebDriver automation script in Java for cross browser testing. Used testing annotations to group the test methods and for cross browser.
  • Experienced of usingFirepath and Firebug plug-infor identifying all the web elements.
  • Experienced in performing Back-End Testing to maintain Data Consistency, Integrity and Accuracy SQL Server and Sybase Server using EMBARCADERO.
  • Experienced on sendingdaily status report (DSR) to the product manager and other stakeholders by configuring Jenkins.
  • Experienced on maintaining the Selenium and Java automation code and resources in the SVN source control.
  • Experienced on developing BDD and TDDscript with Cucumber and written step definition for Gherkn based features.
  • Recorded test using Selenium IDE and export test using Selenium RC.
  • Wrote Selenium script for taking screen shots and also used action class to perform mouse movement.
  • Involved in Defect Management meeting and conflict management meetings on daily basis.
  • Configured Jenkins built job for continues integration and also for regression testing.
  • Experienced in Manual Testing for both Front-end and Back-end processing. Have experience in developing and writing test conditions and scripts based on design of new or existing functionality.
  • Performed various types of testing such as Smoke Testing,Sanity Testing,Functional Testing, Integration Testing,System Testing, Regression Testing, Ad hoc Testing, Security Testing, Negative Testing, Boundary Testing and Cross Browser Testing, and user acceptance(UAT) testing as well.
  • Experience on different test design Techniques such as Boundary Value Analysis and Equivalence class Portioning.
  • Experienced in using HP Quality Center/ Application Life Cycle Management (ALM), MKS Integrity, APPM, JIRA forTest Cases design,defect tracking and management. Have knowledge of Rational Clear Quest, Bugzilla defect management tool.
  • Expert in performing back-end testing by developing SQL queries. Expertise in creating complex-queries, with various kinds of JOINS such as Inner Join, Left outer join, Right outer join and Full outer join.
  • Responsible for Developing, Maintaining and Compliance of quality assurance testing strategies, policies, procedures, standards, templates and governance.
  • Facilitate the resolution of project and QA issues and manage staffing matters such as recruitment and performance reviews for a team of QA professionals.
  • Performed various type of inspections and reviews on testing deliverables.
  • Communicate with Project Manager and Developers to prioritize deliverables, and create acceptance tests as part of the requirements.
  • Experience in Process Improvement to emphasize strategy & improve efficiency.
  • Extensive experience in Manual and basic on Automation testing of Client Server and Web Applications, Client Server and Mainframes Applications in multiple roles within QA Team.
  • Extensive experience of support production environment during the releases and production rollouts. Good hands on experience on Compatibility testing such as testing the web application on different platform such as Windows, Mac etc. Good hands on experience on cross browser testing such as IE versions. Safari, Google Chrome etc.
  • Proficient in writing and maintaining Test Plans, Strategies, Test Harness and Test cases by following efficient QA Methodologies.
  • Experience in working with cross-functional groups, different levels of management and liaison between system users, company management and development team.
  • Strong understanding on Web technologies and Programming languages, Web, Database and Application Servers and N-Tier Architectures.
  • Experience in reviewing the deliverable and conducting QA review meetings.
  • Experienced in all aspects of quality testing including process design and standards, effort estimation, resource forecasting and fulfillment, and task and risk management, functional, performance, regression and roll-back testing.
  • Basic knowledge of ETL testing. I learnt ETL testing from online documents and looking for the opportunity to get hands on experience on ETL testing.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Test Manager (MTM), developing and maintaining test artifacts including test plans and test scripts, both functional and non-functional that are authored and maintained within MTM.

TECHNICAL SKILLS HIGHLIGHTS:

Operating System: Linux, Windows 7, Windows 10.

Automation Tools/APIs: Selenium WebDriver, Selenium IDE, Selenium RC, Selenium Grid, Cucumber, TestNG, JUnit, Rally, SoapUI.

Development Methodology: Agile (Scrum), Waterfall

Artifacts: Test Plan, Test Case, RTM, Test Summary Report, Bug report, User Stories, Backlogs, Functional Specification Document, Business Requirement Document (BRD), Test Lab, Defect modules, Test Closure Report, User Manual, Scrum, Agile, Waterfall, SDLC, STLC, Defect life cycle, Test coordination, Production support, Database Testing, Black box Testing, Manual Testing, QA, Quality Analyst, Test Scripts.

Test Management: Quality Center (QC), ALM, MKS Integrity, APPM, JIRA

Defect Management: HP Quality Center, MKS Integrity, APPM, Bug tracker, JIRA, Mentis

Programming Languages: Java,C

Database/Database tools: SQL Server, Sybase Server, Oracle

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Sr. QA Analyst

Confidential, New York, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Developed the automated test script for regression test suite for nRDE (New Rating Data Entry) application by using Selenium tool.
  • Created automation framework using Hybrid model framework and Data Driven frameworkto test web application. Thorough understanding of POM using page factory.
  • Worked on Selenium WebDriver automation script in Java for cross browser testing. Used testing annotations to group the test methods and for cross browser.
  • Use Firepath and Firebug plugins for identifying all the web elements.
  • Performed Back-End Testing to maintain Data Consistency, Integrity and Accuracy SQL Server and Sybase Server using EMBARCADERO.
  • Sent daily status report (DSR) to the product manager and other stakeholders by configuring Jenkins.
  • Maintaining the Selenium and Java automation code and resources in the SVN source control.
  • Experience in developing BDD and TDD script with Cucumber and written step definition for Gherkn based features.
  • Recorded test using Selenium IDE and export test using Selenium RC.
  • Wrote Selenium script for taking screen shots and also used action class to perform mouse movement.
  • Involved in Defect Management meeting and conflict management meetings on daily basis.
  • Configured Jenkins built job for continues integration and also for regression testing.
  • Analyzed the Functional Requirement Documents (FRD), Business Requirement Documents (BRD) and Design documents to ensure that the system met all of the technical and business requirements.
  • Prepared detailed Test plan documents based on software requirements specifications and get it reviewed and signoff by the product owner
  • Involved in testing process (Software testing life cycle), designing and developing validation plans and test plan document.
  • Involved in Test Design i.e. prepared Functional, Smoke, Regression, E2E, Integration, System test cases and get it reviewed & signoff by the business to make sure that all the requirement has been captured in the test cases and nothing got missed.
  • Designed Requirement Traceability Metrics (RTM) against each FR to confirm the test coverage.
  • Executed Smoke, Functional, System, E2E, Regression test cases in every release and tracked the defect accordingly.
  • Worked closely with Business Analyst, Development team and Product owner in various phases of software lifecycle participated walkthrough meetings.
  • Participated in Release planning, Demo, Daily standup, Walk-through, peer Reviews and Defect Report meetings periodically.
  • Used Quality Center (QC), MKS Integrity, APPM project management tool for test case development, test cases execution and Defect logging.
  • Documented defects with detailed descriptions and supporting information. Participate in defect triage and assisted Development team in Defect Root Cause Analysis of defects.
  • Documented defects as per the guidelines clearly indicating the description, nature, expected results, actual results, priority, severity& additional supported information that referenced to respective business documents.
  • Worked extensively on Quality Center (QC) modules- Test Plan, Test Lab, Defects and Reports.
  • Performed Functional, Regression, Integration, Security and System, Smoke, End to End, Backend testing.
  • Actively involved in Daily Scrum, Sprint planning, Retrospective meetings. Actively provided my input in Retrospective meeting to show what goes wrong and what goes good in last release and Improvement areas.
  • Hands-on experience in creating, implementing and maintaining testing environments.
  • Involved in UAT testing with users to prepare their UAT scenarios and test cases. Also, prepared UAT test cases with the help of the BR provided by the business.
  • Ensure all work is carried out and documented in accordance with required standards, methods and procedures.
  • Verified the integration of various components in the application and executed end-to-end testing.
  • Ensures that team covers all the business functionalities and completes it within deadline.
  • Good interpersonal skills highly motivated towards goal and very strong team player.
  • Interacted with the development configuration and operation's team to ensure the quality of software to user expectations.

Environment: C#, ASP.Net, Java, XML, XSLT, Sybase Database, IIS, Manual Testing, Selenium RC, Selenium WebDriver, Jenkins, Soap UI, APPM (Project Management Tool), QC (Quality Center)

Senior Test Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Performed manual testing on SOCRAT, ALRA (Alternative Large Rating Action) application. I used MKS Integrity and APPM defect management tools for defect reporting.
  • Designed test cases and mapped test cases to functional & business requirements in excel sheet.
  • Performed Functional testing, Smoke testing, System testing, Integration testing, GUI Testing, Usability Testing, End to End Testing, Sanity Testing, Backend Testing and User Acceptance testing (UAT).
  • Analyzed the result log file for the failed test scripts in order to find the root cause of the issue & performed Defect Retesting post defect fix
  • Performed Compatibility testing such as Cross Browser Testing, Performance Testing (Stop Watch testing) for SOCRAT project as it was web based application.
  • Performed Compliance testing on the reports generated from the SOCRAT application and provided defect free report to European Union.
  • In SOCRAT project, I used basic commands of Linux to generate the reports and it’s also can be generated from frontend application.
  • Interacted with Developers, BA and Product Owner to discuss about ETA to fix the defects and discussed the road blockers if any.
  • Performed Back End testing for the applications by using SQL Server and Sybase database queries to make sure that the database reflects the updates/change, to verify the database Integrity.
  • Documented in accordance with required standards, methods and procedures defined by Moodys’.
  • Identified Risks, Road blocks and highlighted the issues during testing and report to stakeholders and enabled elimination of risks.
  • Responsible for overall teams’ performance and thereby meeting the deadline for the quality of the teams’ deliverable. Participated in planning and review meetings with teams.
  • Defined and assigned the testing activities among the team. Always kept track of the necessary tools/resources to execute the testing activities.
  • Assisted Test Lead and Project manager by effective daily, weekly and monthly reporting of the team’s performance and the progress.

Environment: C#, ASP.Net, Java, Script, XML, XSLT, Sybase Database, IIS, Manual Testing, APPM (Project Management Tool), MKS (Defect Management Tool)

Senior Test Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Worked closely with Business Analyst team to understand the business logics, processes and data workflow.
  • Prepared Test Plan Document and Test Strategy Documents based on my understanding of Business Requirement Documents.
  • Shared the“Test Plan Document & Test Strategy Documents” with BA, Stake holders and product Owner. Provided Walk Through of the test plan documents to BA, Product owner and Stakeholders to receive signoff from them.
  • Worked closely with Test Manager to finalize about what all resources such as QA head count, Hardware, Software resourcesrequired for software testing.
  • Developed functional test cases, Sanity test cases, Regression test cases, System test cases, E2E test cases.Provided Priority (P1, P2, P3) to each functional test cases. Test cases with P1 priority executed first and then P2, P3.
  • Executed all the test cases as perthe priority. Reported defects with severity and priority against each defect.
  • Participated in Defect Review Meetings, Walkthrough of testing procedures on daily basis.
  • Prepared Daily Status Report which included overall progress on the testing deliverables along with graphs and tables. Status reports included total number of test cases planned, number of test cases executed, total number of defect raised, total number of defect closed, number of deferred defects, number of cancelled defects, risks, road blockers issues etc.
  • Managed all phases of testing for assigned components ensuring test plans and test cases are completed and meet business requirements.
  • Executed the Test Scripts and worked with development team for investigating and correcting software bugs, deficiencies based on the testing results.
  • Carried out Regression Testing every time when changes are made to the code to fix defects, performance issue fix, functionality changes etc.
  • AnalyzedtheTest results, logged the bugs in MKS Integrityand focusing on the status. Updated defect status in MKS Integrity accordingly.
  • Performed automated test scripts execution for business scenarios, analyzed the issues and reported the findings to the development team.
  • Worked with an integrated team of developers, project managers, and business and testing analysts.
  • Participated in Release planning, Demo, Daily standup, Walk-through, peer Reviews and Defect Report meetings periodically.
  • Compared the database objects and the data output, snapshot of before and after, report the discrepancies and findings to the appropriate stakeholders
  • Prepared and tracked Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM) with the test cases developed.
  • Organized and managed demos (Show & Tell) to stakeholders.
  • Identified risks, highlighted issues during testing and reported to business stakeholders and enabled elimination of risks
  • Communicating and coordinating with the Onsite Team.
  • Prepared the user manual and training documents and publish it to user and IT team for future reference and Providing training to the end user and team after each release.

Environment: C#, ASP.Net, Java, Script, XML, XSLT, Sybase Database, IIS, Manual Testing, APPM (Project Management Tool), MKS (Defect Management Tool)

Sr. QA Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed Business Requirement Document (BRD), Change Requests (CR), Design and GUI Specifications in order to derive test plans, test data, test scenarios and test cases.
  • PreparedTest Plans and Test Cases into Excel Sheet for Functional and Regression Testing.
  • Executed test cases and procedures for Functionality Testing, Integration Testing, E2E test cases, Regression Testing, Smoke Testing, Sanity Testing, Database Testing, ad hoc testing, Exploratory Testing, System Testing, Positive Testing, Negative testing
  • Reported and Tracked defects using Bug tracker i.e. Mentis. I was responsible for keep track on defects and changing the status once its fixed or status changed by the development team.
  • Managed and updated the Requirement Traceability Matrix(RTM) to certify the coverage of the test cases.
  • Interacted with Developers, BA, Product Owner to follow up on Defects/Issues and update the ETA accordingly in the Mentis bug tracking tool.
  • Participated in various meetings such as Defect Review Meeting, Test Case Review Meeting, Requirement walk through meeting discussed Enhancement and Modification requests
  • Conducted Back-end Testing using Basic SQL Select Queries and Database Joins.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability to co-ordinate activities and work in a team environment to meet the deliverables.
  • Organized and manage demos (Show & Tell) to stakeholders
  • Identified risks, highlighted issues during testing and reported to business stakeholders and enabled elimination of risks.
  • Ensured all work is carried out and documented in accordance with required standards, methods and procedures.
  • Preparing the User manual and training documents at the end of the release and publish those documents to the user and team for future reference.
  • Provided training to the newly joined resources and make them comfortable with the application and Architecture.
  • Apart from daily activity I used to implement new process to improve the deliverables.
  • Prepared new format of status report to publish across the globe to reflect it in pictorial form.

Environment: PHP,Windows XP/ 7/8, MS SQL Server, Bug Tracker, Spell Check Tool

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