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Sr. Automation Engineer Resume

Washington, DC


  • 5 years of IT experience in the field of Software Quality with expertise in Automation and Manual Testing.
  • Expert using Selenium, Webdriver Java API.
  • Expert developing automation testing framework using selenium, webdriver by following java.
  • Designed Automation test framework by following Model, View and Controller approach.
  • Expert in Testing Life Cycle (TLC): Including Risk Analysis, Planning Process, Test Design, Performing Test, Defect Tracking, Management and Test Reporting.
  • Flexible and able to work with multiple priorities and collaboratively with Development, Business and QA team.
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with peers and non - technical personnel.
  • Experience with Agile Scrum and Waterfall and TDD (Test Driven Development) methodology.
  • Experience in implementation of Test Plans, Designing, Developing the Test Procedures and Test cases for the projects developed using GUI Tools, Client/Server and UNIX. Writing Test Scripts for Client/Server, Web applications using Java, VB, SQL etc.
  • Well versed in all stages of testing and SDLC implemented using Waterfall, Iterative and Agile Methodologies etc.
  • Experience in Business Functionality Testing, User Interface testing, Unit testing, Integration Testing, Black Box Testing, End-to-end Testing, Manual Testing, UAT Testing, Regression Testing, Performance Testing, Documentation and Reporting.
  • Experience in reviewing of business requirements and design documentation for completeness and testability.
  • Ability to create test cases with or without business requirements and design documents.
  • Ability to execute and manage test cases; enter and manage defects to completion.
  • Excellent experience in Software Testing in Client Server Application and Web based application using Manual Testing Techniques and Automated open source Testing Tools.
  • Flexible and willing to adjust to operational pressures, often at short-notice.
  • Strong time management, organization, and prioritization skills.
  • Demonstrate ownership of all assigned tasks and projects, delivering status updates to management and stakeholders regularly. Includes escalating issues and risks as appropriate.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as a member of a team.
  • Strong expertise in establishing QA policies, procedures, strategies, metrics, developing appropriate process and team to ensure the quality of products.
  • Good knowledge of all stages of software developmental life cycle (SDLC) and software testing life cycle (STLC), software developmental methodologies like waterfall model, V model and Agile methodologies.
  • Hands on Experience in preparing Test Plan, Test Strategy, Test Cases, and Test Scenarios, Test Data and Test Execution.
  • Experience in database query manipulation. SQL, PL/SQL statements, stored procedures, and triggers.
  • Experienced in working closely with the clients and the project managers to analyze the client requirements and build project specification.
  • Experience in Performance, Database Testing, Functional Testing, Stress Testing, Regression Testing, Smoke Testing, System Testing and Unit Testing.
  • Professional experience in designing Test Cases and Test Scripts for Windows, Java, Oracle and UNIX environments.
  • Expertise in analyzing the results and reporting suggestions and defects.


Programming Languages: JAVA, VBScript

Project/Test Management Tools: HP Quality Center, Trac, Jira, Bugzilla

Functional Test Automation Tools: Selenium IDE, Selenium RC, WebDriver, Selenium Grid, WebDriverBackedSelenium, Quick Test Pro

Performance Testing tools: JMeter, HP load Runner

Web Debugging Tool: Firebug, Firepath, Xpath, Xpather

IDE: Eclipse

Test Framework: JUnit, testNG

Build Tool: Ant

Operating Systems: Linux, Windows, Mac

Databases: Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, MS Access

Application: MS Office


Confidential, Washington, DC

Sr. Automation Engineer


  • Designed and Developed automation script using Selenium and webdriver.
  • Automation of functional testing framework for all modules using Selenium and webdriver.
  • Verified requirements coverage by conducting walkthrough meetings of Test plan and scenarios with business analysts, project manager and test supervisors.
  • Created Master Test plan, Test strategy, critical scenarios and Test Scripts and schedule for testing.
  • Performed necessary requirements inspection, design inspection, Test plan and case creation, Test environment / data setup, testing and reporting during various phases of the Testing life cycle.
  • Created traceability matrix and mapped requirements to Test Cases.
  • Executed test cases manually to verify the expected results worked with technical designers and architects to understand the requirements for a test environment setup.
  • Created scripts for Regression, Security, GUI, Integration and Database testing.
  • Interacted with Developers and management to identify and resolve technical issues.
  • Conducted GUI, Functional, Front-end back end testing and reviewed pages for content problems, graphics problems and link verifications.
  • Performed Smoke Testing to make sure all the Test Channels and Test Environment is working as desired.
  • Performed back-end testing using SQL queries in Oracle database.
  • Created SQL scripts to test the stored procedures by sending different sets of input parameters.
  • Ran SQL queries to performed database validation according to the business logic.
  • Developed Integration and System test cases using Quality Center.
  • Tracked and reported defects into Quality Center and notified management with details.
  • Written, executed Test cases, and documented defects in the Quality Center.
  • Solved day-to-day problems of the team arising due to functionality and validation issues.
  • Analyzed root-cause for defects and documented.
  • Partnered with the Software Development and Program Management teams to investigate and resolve product defects.
  • Managed software defect information, interacted with Business users to fix severity and priority of issues.
  • Attended daily Scrum Meetings.
  • Participated in weekly project status meeting and updated the testing Progress.

Confidential, Jersey City, NJ

Automation Engineer


  • Reviewed business requirements and technical specification documents.
  • Analyzed use cases, functional requirements to writing detailed Test plans and Test cases.
  • Performed specification analysis, created test cases, test plans, tested software applications, and logged defects, worked with development team in resolving defects and assisted in production issues resolution & re-testing.
  • Collaborated with business analysts to understand and help clarify requirements and assess testability.
  • Reviewed and Walked-through High Level requirements, Detailed Requirements and design documents.
  • Designed High Level Test Cases or Scenarios that map back to High Level Requirements and Use Cases.
  • Designed Detailed Functional, Integration, and System Test Cases that map back to detailed requirements.
  • Searched for, collected, and organized test data referenced from test cases.
  • Conducted Test Case Walkthroughs to achieve consensus on Test Case correctness & completeness.
  • Executed and managed functional, integration, and system test cases.
  • Recorded and managed defects.
  • Assisted BA by providing test cases for use at the User Acceptance Test Level.
  • Regression test cases were automated using Selenium, WebDriver, WebDriverBackedSelenium.
  • Defect testing and exploratory testing/Adhoc testing was performed after each build.
  • Performed UI testing, Database testing after reviewing the story cards and database diagram.
  • Provided back end testing for data validation using SQL.
  • Extensively executed SQL Queries on database tables to verify the database.
  • Involved in testing the database and data validation using SQL Queries.
  • Performed Back-End Testing, database table manipulations of relational database systems by writing complex SQL queries manually.
  • Created and enhanced numerous test scripts to handle changes in the objects, in the tested application’s GUI and in the testing environment using Selenium .
  • Took part in Triage Meetings with the required parties after defect analysis to prioritize defect resolution. Test Cases were executed in Trac .
  • Utilized Trac for tracking test requirements, test plans, defects and communicating them among the team members and developers.
  • Reported the Coverage status of test performed on the daily/weekly basis.
  • Run the Automated Regression suite and analyzed results and file bugs

Confidential, Hartford, CT

QA Analyst


  • Analyzed business requirements, business rules, created test plan and detailed test cases for projects.
  • Reviewed and updated Requirements Traceability Matrices (RTM) that satisfy all required project’s test conditions.
  • Executed Test cases and participated actively in system testing and regression testing for the Web Based application as well as the Windows based application.
  • Worked with the QA Manager in developing Responsibility Matrices for the Team Members periodically.
  • Attended Business reviews and Functional walkthroughs and identified the functional problems in the Application under Test.
  • Distributed work amongst the Team and coordinated the team.
  • Validated the data in the database by using SQL quarries.
  • Performed Backend Testing by Executing SQL Queries against Oracle and SQL database.
  • Extensively used SQL to perform Data integrity testing and checking the integrity of UI data with Database Data.
  • Used SQL and PL/SQL Query to test the Database updates and Modifications.
  • Responsible for creating automation script with QTP using VB Script for conducting functional and regression testing on saelsforce.com and various other projects.
  • Used Descriptive Programming of QTP to code the operation of objects that appear in dynamic data frames, whose property changes and not always matches.
  • Enhanced the script by inserting checkpoints for checking objects, pages, Text and tables in the website Using QTP.
  • Executed Regression test suite on each build and for different states using QTP.
  • Developed user defined function, check points, datasheets, and Object repository using QTP.
  • Guided the Team for their day to day activities and preparing them to reach the deadlines.
  • Preparation and Review of End-to-End Test Scenarios/Test Cases, Coverage matrix and Test Data.
  • Used Clear Case as configuration management tool to track the status of the requirement.
  • Created test cases and executed different releases using Rational Test Manager and validated the actual results against the expected results.
  • Documented project related work and new findings for future reference and to make the new comers and junior members’ job easier.
  • Actively participated in Teleconferencing with the clients, sponsors and end users every week regarding the progress of the project.
  • Led the team to perform User Acceptance Test.
  • Managed the project activities on a daily basis and conducted meetings with the managers on a weekly or bi-weekly basis.
  • Responsible for the Team performance, and preparing & submitting the graphs and metrics to the higher management.
  • Participated in UAT support and interacted with clients to help to do theirs testing done in UAT.

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