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Sr. Qa Lead Resume

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Fifteen years of professional experience in Information Technology with extensive experience in Project Management, Software Quality Assurance Methodologies and Testing in Banking, Retail and Insurance sectors.
  • Three years Project Management experience.
  • Ten Years of onshore/offshore experience.
  • Ten years of strong experience as Team Lead in effectively managing small to large teams
  • Five years of Infrastructure Testing Experience.
  • Three Years of experience in BI Applications.
  • Three years of Data warehouse Testing.
  • Experience in Data Migration testing.
  • Ability to write Complex Test Plans, Test Cases, Test Scripts, Test Scenarios, Test Procedures, Test Data, Test Validation Matrix, Test Coverage Matrix and Requirement Analysis
  • Has thorough understanding of QA Framework and Rational Unified Process.
  • Experience in managing the execution of technical/functional/process design, construction, integration and implementation of Large / Small projects
  • Organized session and created appropriate materials to help QA engineers with their project execution.
  • Well versed with SDLC models like Waterfall, Iterative and Agile.
  • Develop Testing Best Practices for TTS MPD and Stores department.
  • Involved in peer review of test cases, Test Pool meetings and Impact analysis
  • Created test procedures for PCRs (project change requests) and SCRs (system change requests
  • Performed Risk analysis and mitigation strategies.
  • Expertise in Business Functionality, Use Case Specifications, Risk Analysis, Requirements Management, Documentation, Configuration Management, Change Management and Build Verification.
  • Highly motivated, detail oriented, has ability to work independently and as a part of the team with Excellent Technical, Analytical and Communication skills.

TECHNICAL SUMMARY:

TOOLS: HP Quality Center 8.2, Mercury Tools 6.0/7.0/7.6 (TestDirector, WinRunner), Rational (ClearQuest), PVCS 2.8.1, QTP 8.2/10.0, TOAD 7.5.2, SQL Station 4.1, Command Center 8.1, Power Tern Enterprise 8.8.1, SQL Server Management Studio 9.0

OPERATING SYSTEMS: DOS, Linux, UNIX, Win 98/00/XP//NT

LANGUAGES: C, C++, Java 2.0, COBOL, JCL, TSL.

DATABASE: Oracle 7, 8i, 9i, SQLServer, Sybase, DB2 and MS - Access.

INTERNET TECH: HTML, XML, Java Script, VBScript, ASP, JSP Java Beans, RMIFTP, Perl, TCP/IP, J2EE environment

WEB SERVER: Java Web Server, BEA WebLogic, IBM WebSphere, IIS.

MIDDLEWARE: SeeBeyond, MQ Series.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Sr. QA Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Performed various duties like create Test Plans, conduct Test Plan reviews, Test Schedule reviews, assist in writing test cases and coordinate defect meetings.
  • Involved in gathering business requirements from Business Users.
  • Lead and guided the testing team.
  • Created Test Data and test scripts for various test scenarios
  • Created On-Boarding document.
  • Created Test Closure report for each release.
  • Extensively worked on data validation using SQL
  • Participated in walkthroughs with System analysts, Business analysts, UAT and Development teams
  • Involved in co-ordination with off shore resources, assigning work and validating deliverables.

Environment: ASP .NET, SQL Server, SSRS, SSIS, MS-Word, MS-Excel, Microsoft Project and Share Point.

Program QA Lead

Confidential, Richfield, MN

Responsibilities:

  • Performed various duties like create Test Plans, conduct Test Plan reviews, Test Schedule reviews, assist in writing test cases and coordinate defect meetings.
  • Suggested aggressive testing strategies based on the short deadlines and multiple products delivery schedule. Tested Deployment and assisting the development team during deployments.
  • Established cross-functional relationships between various teams to collaborate on test processes and testing activities.
  • Provided QA estimates for the project.
  • Created end to end scenarios for Integration Testing

IT PMO QA Lead

Confidential, Eagan, MN

Responsibilities:

  • Established cross-functional relationships between various teams to collaborate on test processes and testing activities.
  • Perform critical analysis of requirements, in order to write extensive test strategy and test procedures.
  • Managed all testing components for multiple systems including execution of test cases, issue tracking and resolution.
  • Work collaboratively with team members throughout the organization to obtain information needed to produce deliverables and developed the Master Test Strategy/Plan.
  • Integration testing of different modules.

Environment: Java, JSP, J2EE, Web Services, Oracle, SQL Server, Windows XP, MS-Visio, MS-Word, MS-Excel, Share Point, HP Quality Center, and QTP.

Project Manager/ Sr. QA Lead

Confidential, Bloomington, MN

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintaining the releases/ upgrades across all the environments.
  • Coordinated the deployments across the Program.
  • Prepared and reviewed the deployment plans with other teams.
  • Worked with developers to identify the tasks involved in the deployments (infrastructure and functional releases).
  • Coordinated inter-project dependencies with other projects.
  • Created Project Plans in Microsoft Project.
  • Tracked Actual time vs. Expected time for each task.
  • Provided the project status to Director.
  • Data Migration Testing from SQL to Oracle
  • Involved in testing during the building environments (Dev, Test, Train and Prod)
  • Fault Tolerance Testing
  • Created Test Strategies for Infrastructure Upgrades
  • Created QA Standards for the Confidential Testing Team.
  • Trained and Guided the QA Team in QA Methodologies, and testing processes.
  • Actively involved in UAT in identifying Test Scenarios and Test Cases.
  • Estimated the time frames and resources needed for the projects at different phases of testing.
  • Created and implemented Master Test Plan.
  • Worked with BA’s to create requirements that are traceable.
  • Developed and maintained Traceability Matrix.
  • Coordinated with testing team to create end to end scenarios for Integration testing.
  • Coordinated with other application teams for Integration Testing.
  • Tested the Confidential database after Data Migration process.
  • Data Cleansing using Trillium.
  • Created Defect Management process.
  • Conducted daily defects meeting during System Testing phase.
  • Created ‘Test Results’ Report to track the Project status.

Environment: Java, JSP, J2EE, XML, Oracle, SQL Server, Tibco CIM, Tibco Business Works, Trillium 12.0, Windows XP, MS-Visio, MS-Word, MS-Excel, DB Visualizer, Microsoft Project, Share Point, HP Quality Center, TestDirector, and QTP.

Program QA Lead, QA Lead

Confidential, Minneapolis, MN

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in complete project software development life cycle (SDLC) and Quality Assurance Life Cycle (QALC).
  • Involved in gathering business requirements from BUC’s and documenting business process flows.
  • Developed, presented, and implemented test plans.
  • Lead and guided the testing team.
  • Reported periodic project status and updates to the QA Manager.
  • Coordinated between TTS ( Confidential Technology Services) and BPC’s (Business Process Consultants).
  • Developed and executed Test Cases and Test Sets using Test Director.
  • Automated Test Scripts using Win Runner.
  • Created Test Coverage matrix to trace the requirements.
  • Performed Integration Testing of different modules.
  • Validated the XML data files.
  • Created Test Environment and Test Data.
  • Performed Smoke Testing of applications as entrance criteria for development builds.
  • Executed Test Sets and tracked the defects using Test Director.
  • Tested the data extraction, transformations and data loading.
  • Performed Backend testing and Data Integrity testing at every stage of business flow using SQL queries.
  • Created Defect management process.
  • Communicated weekly status to the Project Manager via a status report.
  • Created defect reports for the daily defect meetings.
  • Coordinated with the offshore development team on a daily basis regarding development progress and defect resolution progress.
  • Coordinated with the offshore testing team with regard to test case execution and defect tracking.
  • Organized System Testing kick off meeting to set the procedure for the testing.
  • Actively attended meetings with the team and other groups to evaluate the progress and performance of the application.

Environment: Java, JSP, J2EE, XML, .NET, Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, SeeBeyond, Windows XP, PVCS Tracker, MS-Visio, MS-Word, MS-Excel, Power Tern Enterprise, Toad, Command Center, Quality Center, Test Director and Win Runner.

QA Analyst

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Developed Test Plan and overall Test Strategy for the programs.
  • Developed Test Cases and Test Scripts for System and UAT Testing.
  • Test Cases were designed based on Requirements in Test Director.
  • Participated in Business Analysis, Requirement Analysis and Data Analysis.
  • Generated automated test scripts using WinRunner.
  • Recommended continuous process improvement, maintained QA standards and artifacts.
  • Validated the data by using SQL.
  • Developed Test Summary Reports and participated in GO / NO-GO meetings.
  • Performed Risk Analysis based on Defect Severity and Priority
  • Coordinated with Business, Providers, Project Managers and Developers.
  • Used Mercury TestDirector for defect tracking.

Environment: TestDirector, WinRunner, WebFocus 5.2.1/5.2.3 , Dashboard, Report Caster, Resource Layout painter, MRE, UNIX, DB2, Windows 2000.

System Administrator & Web Master

Confidential, NM

Responsibilities:

  • Maintained heterogeneous network of approximately 70 Linux & Windows workstations and 100 users.
  • Responsible for maintaining, assessing vulnerability and enhancing several major releases of a network based intrusion detection system (NIDS).
  • Maintained several software packages, including Mentor Graphics, Saber, World Wide Web server and clients.
  • Maintained various web servers, Apache, IIS w/Cold Fusion.
  • Configured and administered Check Point Firewall.

Environment: Windows 98/2000, Linux 7.2, Apache Server, IIS, IP Chains, HTML, Flash, and Dreamweaver.

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Confidential, NM

Responsibilities:
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Work involved assisting students in lab for programming, and grading the lab assignments and exam papers.

QA Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in testing Client-Server, AS/400 and Mainframe applications.
  • Involved in analyzing the applications and development of test cases.
  • Applications are tested manually and by using SQA Suite.
  • Involved in testing databases and generating automated test scripts using SQA Robot.

Environment: Visual Basic, SQL Server, MS-Word, Ms-Excel, MVS, JCL, CICS, COBOL, DB2, Cobol/400, CL/400, SQA Manager, SQA Robot, SQA Admin

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