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Software Test Analyst Resume

Charlottesville, VA

SUMMARY

  • Extensive knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), and Software Test Methodologies.
  • Experience in analyzing the System Requirement Specification (SRS), Functional Requirement Specifications (FRS), Software Design Documentation (SDD), and Use cases diagram.
  • Experience in Waterfall Model, V - Model and Agile (SCRUM) development methodologies.
  • Expertise in writing, executing, and maintaining System Test Plans, Test Cases, Test Scenarios.
  • Experience in automated testing using HP-Mercury Quick Test Pro, Quality Center and Load Runner.
  • Expertise in problem solving and bug tracking reports using Bug Tracking tools Quality Center, JIRA and Test Director.
  • Experience in conduction peer-review meetings.
  • Experience document reviews and meetings to evaluate documents, plans, code, requirements, and specifications.
  • Well versed with Relational Databases (RDBMS).
  • Extensive experience in developing SQL queries for backend-testing, knowledge of ORACLE and SQL Server, and Access database.
  • Experience in back-end and integration testing using SQL PLUS and TOAD to ensure data consistency on front-end with backend database.
  • Knowledge of Capability of Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) levels.
  • Experienced in maintaining Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM).
  • Experienced in tracking and logging Defects with high level of detail, accuracy and informative recreation steps.
  • Ability to convey technical concepts to non-technical and end clients.
  • Performed structured walkthroughs, Peer Reviews meeting, and testing to carry out verification and validation process.
  • Self-motivated, team oriented, have strong communication skills and the ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Experience in working in highly dynamic and challenging environment.
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision, establishes priorities, meet project milestones and deliverable dates.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Language: Visual Basic, HTML, SQL

Testing Tools: HP Quality Center, QuickTest Professional, JIRA, TFS, TestDirector and LoadRunner

Platforms: Microsoft Windows 2000, 95, 98, XP, VISTA, and Windows 7, UNIX

Applications: MS Office

Databases: Oracle, SQL Server

508 Compliance Testing Tool: JAWS and WAVE

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential - Charlottesville, VA

Software Test Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed Project planning, Status reporting, document review and defect entry verification.
  • Developed a detailed Test Plan based on software requirements specifications
  • Wrote & execute Test Cases for each functionality based on product functional specifications using TFS
  • Participated in Walk-through, Peer Reviews and Defect Report meetings periodically
  • Investigated software bugs and interacted with developers to resolve technical issues using TFS
  • Interaction with business analysts and developers to resolve the technical issues so as to meet the client’s requirement for a better quality software product.
  • Attended periodic meetings, teleconferences on problem resolution.
  • Interacted with developers to resolve technical issues and investigated software faults.
  • Attended walkthrough meetings with the System Analysts, Project Managers and Developers.
  • Extensively performed Functional Testing and End to End Testing.
  • Filled in for Lead QA in their absence to continue with the testing progress.
  • Managed team and distributed work based on team members strong points.
  • Imported and exported scripts in TFS
  • Gathered and analyzed user/business requirements and developed System test plans.
  • Generated Test cases and traced them to the relevant Functional Requirement Document (FRD).
  • Participate and Review Business Requirements and Design Specifications and provide technical and usability feedback.
  • Performed Integration Testing to verify integration between different modules in the System.

Environment: Visual Studios, SQL Server, HTML, .NET, Windows

Confidential - Rockville, MD

Software Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Worked closely with the project team to discuss the application design, development and testing aspects and involved in various stages of the project from requirements through implementation.
  • Involved in designing and developing validation plans and test plan document.
  • Developed a detailed Test Plan based on software requirements specifications
  • Analyzed Project planning, Status reporting, document review and defect entry verification.
  • Wrote & execute Test Cases for each functionality based on product functional specifications
  • Performed Regression testing on the application for testing validity of functionality in different versions of the application.
  • Participated in Walk-through, Peer Reviews and Defect Report meetings periodically
  • Interacted with the development team and the Business Application group on a regular basis to analyze the requirements and to understand the GUI of the application being developed.
  • Extensively involved in running manual tests on the applications.
  • Manually tested the GUI interface of the application.
  • Develop, manage and execute test cases in central test repository HP Quality Center.
  • Investigated software bugs and interacted with developers to resolve technical issues using Defect Tacking system JIRA
  • Extensively used SQL Queries to check the integrity of the data and to perform Back End Testing.
  • Use TOAD for data verification and data validation in Back-end database.
  • Conducted end-to-end test of the application manually
  • Performed Integration Testing to verify integration between different modules in the System.
  • Maintained the automation scripts for enhancements and modifications to perform regression testing
  • Enhanced and modified automated scripts for several complex scenarios by adding programming logic.
  • Develop checklist for 508 compliance testing.
  • Used JAWS® screen reader for web accessibility testing.
  • Used WAVE) to aid humans in the web accessibility evaluation process for 508 compliance testing.
  • Interaction with business analysts and developers to resolve the technical issues so as to meet the client’s requirement for a better quality software product.
  • Attended periodic meetings, teleconferences on problem resolution.
  • Interacted with developers to resolve technical issues and investigated software faults.
  • Attended walkthrough meeting with the System Analysts, Project Managers and Developers.

Environment: HP Quality Center, JIRA, SQL Server, TOAD, HTML, VSS, ASP, .NET, JAWS, WAVE, Windows

Confidential, NY

Software Test Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Gathered and analyzed user/business requirements and developed System test plans.
  • Generated Test cases and traced them to the relevant Functional Requirement Document (FRD).
  • Participate and Review Business Requirements and Design Specifications and provide technical and usability feedback.
  • Prepared Test Cases by analyzing functional requirement specification document.
  • Generated Test cases and traced them to the relevant FRD.
  • Wrote SQL queries to test Data Integrity, Referential Integrity and performed Database Testing for the Application.
  • Analyzed system requirements and developed Test Plans, involved in developing Test Scripts for manual testing.
  • Developed, Test Cases and Test Scripts, Testability matrix, Traceability matrixes, and Detailed Test cases.
  • Created test cases and test scenarios using Quality Center.
  • Interacted with developers to report and track bugs using Quality Center.
  • Involved in importing all the test cases reports in to Quality Center Databases.
  • Developed automated test scripts using Descriptive Programming, Custom Functions on Quick Test Professional (QTP)
  • Performed Integration and User Acceptance test.
  • Identified and documented all the defects and root-cause analysis to ensure application software functionality for present as well as future builds.
  • Interacted with developers to resolve technical issues and investigated the bugs in the application.
  • Worked with Users and Business Analysts to define and design test scenarios and test data.
  • Created the Regression Test cases and automated them for the purpose of regression testing.
  • Developed and maintained automated test scripts to support regression testing and participated actively in system testing and regression testing.
  • Used the data driven testing and database accessing techniques to support the scripts.
  • Used Quality Center for bug tracking and reporting, also followed up with the development team to verify bug fixes and update bug status.
  • Extensively performed Functional Testing and End to End Testing.
  • Managed and executed test cases and logged defects in defect reporting tool Quality Center
  • Responsible for Backend testing by writing and executing SQL statements.
  • Involved in writing Test cases depends on test scenarios.
  • Automated test scenarios for GUI, Functionality and Regression Testing using QuickTest Professional.
  • Executed all automated test procedures to ensure the quality of the developed application. .

Environment: VB, C, HP Quality Center, Java, Quick Test Pro, Oracle, .NET, SQL

Confidential

Software Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Investigated the Software bugs and interfaced with developers to resolve technical issues.
  • Executed Test Cases using different testing techniques like Positive Testing, Negative Testing, Stress testing.
  • Performed Functionality Testing and GUI Testing.
  • Gathered test requirements by coordinating with design and development teams.
  • Participated in review, progress meetings to monitor the progress of the testing process.
  • Performed Backend testing by extensively using SQL queries to verify the integrity of the database.
  • Participated in weekly meetings with the management team and walkthroughs.
  • Test Director was used to create the test plan, store test cases and run the test sets.
  • Involved in writing and implementation of the Test Plan, various Test Cases and Test Scripts.
  • Regularly following up with Development Team to discuss discrepancies identified during testing.
  • Used Test Director for bug tracking and reporting, also followed up with the development team to verify bug fixes and update bug status.
  • Created and filed various office documentation using MS Office applications.
  • Performed execution of test cases manually to verify the expected results.
  • Meet with the developers and technical content writers on a regularly to update the test documents
  • Developed & executed Test scenarios for User Acceptance Testing.
  • Designing and Executing Test Cases in Test Director.
  • Defects were tracked, reviewed, analyzed and compared using Test Director.

Environment: VB, Java, XML, TestDirector, Oracle, J2EE

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