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Qa Lead Resume

Walker, MI

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Around 10 years of diversified experience in software industry as QA Lead, Manual Tester and Automation Tester
  • Currently working as QA/QE Lead at client location working on different projects
  • Good working experience in various domains such as Merchandising, Supply Chain and Capital Markets applications developed in different technologies for the prestigious clients
  • Strong knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) as well as Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC) and the Role of QA in different testing methodologies like Agile and Waterfall
  • Extensive experience in establishing and implementing standards, procedures and methodologies based on Quality standards like ISO and CMMI levels
  • Proven experience in Functional Testing, Integration Testing, Performance Testing, Database Testing, System Testing, Regression Testing, Sanity Testing, Smoke Testing and User Acceptance Testing
  • Solid experience in Test Management tools like HP ALM/Quality Center, JIRA, Pivotal Tracker and Microsoft VSTS
  • Hands on experience in creating Test Plans, Test Strategy, Test cases, Test Designs, Test Analysis, Test data
  • Hands on experience in gathering and analyzing Product Test Requirements and converting them to Test Scenarios and Requirement Traceability Matrix
  • Hands - on Experience in Generating Dashboards from QC/ALM, Microsoft VSTS, preparing Daily, Weekly and Monthly Status Reports and Defect Status Reports to report the status of the ongoing projects to the Stakeholders
  • Experience in developing Automation strategies and designing Automation test scripts.
  • Experienced with frameworks such as TestNG, Cucumber (BDD), Robot Framework, Data-driven, Keyword-driven and Hybrid
  • Having extensive experience in Selenium Automation with Java, protractor for Angular JS and Robot Framework
  • Hands on Experience in Cucumber, Jenkins, JAVA, GitHub technologies-based automation projects
  • Experience in validating RESTful services using Postman
  • Worked on distributed test automation execution on different environment as part of Continuous Integration Process using Jenkins
  • Monitoring the Non-Functional Testing activities such as Implementation, Back-out, Monitoring, Security, Batch Performance Testing and Job Scheduling involving DBA, Development and Security Teams
  • Had experience on Angular JS and JAVA and used Slack for team interaction
  • Experience in handling Multiple projects with Offshore-Onshore Model including work assignment, coordination, interviewing, mentoring and providing training for the team
  • Collaborate as part of the scrum team in grooming user stories and development of acceptance criteria for the user stories with good working knowledge in Agile Methodology (Scrum)
  • Coordinate with Data Modelers, Business team, internal, external stakeholders and gathers data for analysis
  • Able to work under tight deadlines and rapidly changing priorities with proactive, creative & focused approach to business needs with high analytical skill and team playing skills
  • Flexible and versatile to adapt to pristine environment and work on any challenging project

TECHNICAL PROFILE:

Test Management Tools: HP ALM/Quality Center, JIRA, Pivotal Tracker and Microsoft VSTS

Database: Teradata, Oracle, DB2, MS SQL server and MySQL

Automation Tools: HP QTP/UFT, Selenium Web Driver, Cucumber, Jenkins, Puppet, Protractor, Robot Framework

Build Automation Tools: Maven, Jenkins, CICD Pipeline

Programming Languages: C and Java

Scripting Languages: JavaScript and Angular JS

Web Technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, VBScript, XML

IDEs: Eclipse, IntelliJ, PyCharm

Operating systems: UNIX, Mac and Windows XP/7/10

Software Methodologies: Waterfall, Agile and Extreme XP

Other Tools: GIT HUB, RESTful, Teradata SQL Assistant, Microsoft SQL Server, DB Visualizer, Putty, IBM Zypher Passport, Microsoft Office Products (Visio, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MPP), MS Access and Notepad++

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

QA Lead

Confidential, Walker, MI

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze Business Requirements Documents and System Requirements Specification to develop new QA procedures and recommend changes for effective testing process
  • Participate in Program Increment planning and involve in identifying user stories for sprints, Risks involved, Team dependencies, Load and Capacity of the team
  • Attend daily scrum calls to update the status and bi-weekly grooming for upcoming sprints
  • Responsible for environment configurations, data setup, Test closure Report and application installations and testing schedules
  • Conduct PO review with Business to ensure the system is designed as expected
  • Review the Test Cases with Business to make sure all the scenarios covered
  • Identifying the risks and timely communication of the risks and suggesting the solution without impacting the project timelines
  • Develop and maintain the bi-weekly report of Quality Data and report to Project Management to have the visibility of defect trends and identify areas of improvement
  • Expertise in analyzing the requirements and provide efforts estimation to the management for the Merchandising projects
  • Involved in Test case preparation, Test data preparation, Test case reviews and approval etc.
  • Defect and Requirements Management using Microsoft VSTS and Microsoft Test Manager
  • Monitor the Non-Functional Testing activities such as Batch Performance Testing and Job Scheduling
  • Attend iteration planning meetings to brainstorm the requirements and perform estimation
  • Participating in sprint retrospective meetings at the end of every iteration to discuss on the best practices and lessons learnt to adopt and improve in future requirements
  • Use Microsoft Teams, Slack and Skype for communication
  • Perform End-to-End Testing activities to verify integration of systems and proper data flow
  • Developing Automation test cases using Robot framework
  • Validating Web services and XML using Postman
  • Coordinating both development and QA offshore-onshore teams to accomplish testing goals
  • Identifying repetitive tasks, time taking tasks and suggesting and implementing automation tools using Robot framework to benefit the Project

TECHNOLOGIES /SKILLS USED: Microsoft VSTS, MY SQL Server, Selenium WebDriver, Java, IntelliJ Idea, PyCharm, Robot Framework, Microsoft Test Manager, Git, Slack, RESTful, Windows 10

QA Lead

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze Business Requirements Documents and System Requirements Specification to develop new QA procedures and recommend changes for effective testing process
  • Responsible for environment configurations, data setup, user accesses to the team members, preparation of master test plans, test cases, and application installations and testing schedules
  • Conducting review meetings and presentations with Business users for Master Test Plan and Test Strategy and involving in Design Review Meetings
  • Lead process improvement activities to identify and resolve quality related issues across organizational boundaries
  • Review the Test Cases & Requirement Traceability Matrix and suggest with improvements in the test case preparation for all the scenarios covered
  • Develop and maintain the daily/weekly/monthly report of Quality Data and report to Project Management to have the visibility of defect trends and identify areas of improvement
  • Leading defect triage meetings and track the defect to proper closure
  • Establishing structured QA and QC processes, and test standards
  • Expertise in analyzing the requirements and provide efforts estimation to the management for the Merchandising projects
  • Creating Master Test Plan, Test Approach and Test Summary Report for Code Approvals
  • Involved in Test case preparation, Test data preparation, Test case reviews and approval etc.
  • Defect and Requirements Management using HP ALM
  • Monitor the Non-Functional Testing activities such as Implementation, Back-out, Monitoring, Security
  • Production Support and coordinating with different teams across organizations for post implementation validations
  • Attending iteration planning meetings to brainstorm the requirements and perform estimation and scheduling in consultation with Confidential
  • Performing End-to-End Testing activities to verify integration of systems and proper data flow
  • Developing Selenium test cases in JAVA using Junit & TestNG framework
  • Participate in UAT with end users to provide them technical guidance and data set up needs.
  • Leading multiple offshore teams, assigning the task and reviewing the deliverables and reporting status/issues to client.
  • Identifying automation of repetitive tasks, time taking tasks and suggesting and implementing tools using VBA to benefit the Project
  • Paired with Developer for the past 1.5 years and doing coding on Angular JS and Java
  • Developing automation scripts using Protractor framework

TECHNOLOGIES /SKILLS USED: HP ALM 12.01, Pivotal Tracker, JIRA, IBM DB2, MS SQL Server, Selenium Web driver, Protractor, JAVA, Angular JS, RESTful, Windows 7, Windows 10, Teradata SQL Assistant, DB Visualizer

QA Lead

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Gathering Business Requirements Documents and System Requirements Specification to develop new QA procedures and recommend changes for effective testing process.
  • Preparation of master test plans, test cases, and testing schedules and conducting the reviews.
  • Involving in Functional Testing, Regression Testing, Smoke Testing, End to End Testing and Adhoc Testing
  • Lead process improvement activities to identify and resolve quality related issues across organizational boundaries.
  • Review the Test Cases & Requirement Traceability Matrix and suggest with improvements in the test case preparation for all the scenarios covered.
  • Prepare Daily Status Report, Weekly Status Report and Metrics Effort
  • Identifying the risks and timely communication of the risks and suggesting the solution without impacting the project timelines.
  • Establishing structured QA and QC processes, and test environments.
  • Defects Management, Requirements Management using HP ALM & QC.
  • Prepare Understanding Document of complete flow

TECHNOLOGIES /SKILLS USED: HP QC 10, Teradata, Oracle, DB2 and Mainframe

Sr. Quality Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Interacting with client for project updates and query resolution
  • Gathering and understanding client requirements and configuring tool based on requirement provided by the client
  • Assisting the Test lead in preparation of test strategy and effort estimation
  • Involved in Test case preparation, Test data preparation, Test case reviews and approval etc.
  • Raising the defects, tracking for its closure and preparation of defect report.
  • Analyzing work requests from Onsite.
  • Reporting the progress of the Project on Daily/ Monthly basis to Team Leader and Onsite Counterparts.
  • Involved in Integration testing, Regression Testing, execution of Test cases, capturing, reviewing and analyzing test results.
  • Attending weekly project checkpoint meetings and addressing issues related to test activities.
  • Coordinating with the Team members on task to be done.
  • Preparation of Test Summary Report

TECHNOLOGIES /SKILLS USED: HP QC 9.2, Data Stage, Data Mart, Oracle, DB2 and Sybase, UNIX, Windows XP

Quality Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Understand the functionality of the application through Requirement documents.
  • Preparing test artifacts/scenarios and test cases
  • Test Case Execution in Quality Center.
  • Reporting Test Results and logging defects in QC.
  • Initiating Onsite calls for requirement understanding, queries and status reporting
  • Involved in preparation of RTM
  • Shared Business knowledge to team members
  • Involved in Functional Testing, Regression Testing and End to End Testing
  • Prepared Understanding document

TECHNOLOGIES /SKILLS USED: QuickBase and Windows XP

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