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Sr. Qa Analyst Resume

St Paul, MN

PROFILE SUMMARY:

  • 11+ Years of industry experience in the area of Software Testing (Manual and Automation) with a solid understanding of Test Planning, Test Design, Test Execution and Defect Reporting and Tracking.
  • Expertise in Understanding and Analyzing Test Requirements, Tracking changes and maintenance of Test Requirements.
  • Familiar with all phases of Software Development Life Cycle and Software Test Life Cycle.
  • Extensive work experience on Functionality Testing, GUI Testing, Regression Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, User Acceptance Testing, Interface Testing,BlackBoxTesting, Usability Testing, Ad - Hoc and End to End testing.
  • Expertise in creating test cases from requirements document, use cases and from a prototype or an existing application.
  • Experience in testing Web Services and API testing (SOAP and REST) using SOAP UI.
  • Well versed with Test Documentation (Test Scenario, Test Case, Test Data, Defect Report, and Test Metrics).
  • Possess expert level of understanding of WSDL, XSD Schema, XML documents for Web Services Testing.
  • Experience in using Maven for build automation.
  • Extensive experience with web technologies like HTML, JavaScript.
  • Proficient in SQL Queries, Stored Procedures and PL/SQL programming using Oracle&MS SQL Server databases.
  • Experience in using version control tools like Tortoise SVN, and CVS.
  • Knowledge on Jenkin continuous integration tool.
  • Proficient in devising all the artifacts of testing such as Test Scenarios, Test Cases, Defect Reports and Test Summary Report.
  • Experience in implementing Agile methodologies like SCRUM.
  • Having Knowledge in Six Sigma Concepts.
  • Great team-management skills, efficient performance in a team as well as independently.
  • Possesses strong problem analysis skills with ability to follow project standards and procedures as per client specifications.
  • Good Experience in Health Care, Retail and ERP and EAM products.

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE:

Operating Systems: Windows, Linux

Languages: C, Java

Databases: Oracle, SQL Server

Web Services: SOAP Web Services, RESTful Services, WSDL

Testing Tools: SOAP UI, Selenium

Defect Tracking Tools: JIRA, HP Quality Center, RTC,Test Director.

Web Technologies: HTML, Javascript, XML and JSON

Web/Application Servers: Mainframes

Build/Deployment tools: Ant, Maven and Jenkins

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, St Paul, MN

Sr. QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed the user/business requirements and functional specs documents. Involved in meetings for preparing test plans based on Business Requirements Document (BRD) and System Requirement Specifications (SRS).
  • Involved in Daily SCRUM meetings and AGILE/Scrum Methodology for the overall Project
  • Involved in the preparation of Master Test Plan specifying an overview of testing approach, Testing strategy, roles, responsibilities and its scope.
  • Created the traceability matrix between requirements and test cases.
  • Performed Manual Testing to test the application on multi browser testing on IE, Firefox, Google Chrome and Safari.
  • Identifying the requirements from use cases, PFDs & Business Object Model (BOM)
  • Writing functional, integration & regression test cases
  • Testing the Stage tables, Target tables for Initial Load/Conversion Data of the application migrating from MMIS (Legacy System) to MPSE
  • Writing SQL queries for testing Initial Load & Converted Data
  • Integration testing of the Systems from MPSE UI to MMIS.
  • Using Rational Team Concert (RTC) to log the defects.

Confidential, Golden Valley, MN

Sr. QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed the user/business requirements and functional specs documents. Involved in meetings for preparing test plans based on Business Requirements Document (BRD) and System Requirement Specifications (SRS).
  • Involved in Daily SCRUM meetings and AGILE/Scrum Methodology for the overall Project
  • Involved in validating major releases by running the System Tests and Regression Tests by using Selenium
  • Worked in Agile methodology, Attended daily stand up meetings to review User Stories.
  • Attending sprint plan meetings every two to four weeks to review the user stories.
  • Developed Test Plan and Test cases based on the user stories (Functional requirements) using the HP Quality Center.
  • Executed Test cases and complete QA testing life cycle.
  • Reported the defects. Involved in complete defect life cycle from creating new defect, assigning to responsible developers based on the module, retest, close and reopen etc.
  • Execute SQL queries to validate data.
  • Tracked the defects with developers, created detailed information for each defect with valid log files.
  • Escalated issued with Team Leads, Technical architects and Project Manager based on the need.
  • Tested Web Services, Validated Request and Response XML, SOAP Calls, Restful calls and WSDL using SOAPUI tool.
  • Validated End Points in WSDL File, XML Schema.
  • Added data related assertions to validate response XML in Web Services.
  • Generated test coverage report and defect tracking report.
  • Interacted with off shore team to resolve defects and functional issues of the application.
  • Extensively used Quality Centre / HP ALM for test planning, bug tracking and reporting.
  • Uploaded Business requirements, test scenarios, test cases and defects to Quality Center.
  • Used SQL to verify that all conditions in the transformation logic have been covered.
  • Validated Source to Target mappings. Worked with developers and end users to resolve issues that are found in the data, mapping document.
  • Compared the source tables with the target tables for data base testing.
  • Coordinated and assisted in the development and execution of User Acceptance Test Cases (UAT Testing) for business line users.

Confidential

QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in Business Requirement Analysis, Functional Requirement Analysis, Overall Design, Use-Case analysis.
  • Developed Test Plans, Test Scripts and Test Cases using Test Director.
  • Performed End-to-End testing manually and was associated with User Acceptance Testing.
  • Actively involved in Ad-Hoc, Functionality and integration tests.
  • Validated web services manually and through automation using SOAP UI.
  • Performed functional testing manually and constructed positive and negative test scenarios as per requirements
  • Tested extensive backend testing using SQL Queries to retrieve the data from the database for data integrity.
  • Maintained detailed test logs and reported test results in Test Director.
  • Responsible for entering bugs into an automated bug management system and performing regression tests after the bugs were fixed.
  • Participated in test plan and test cases review meetings.
  • Interacted with developers for status of the bugs andre-tested the fixed Bugs.
  • Problem reporting and tracking through the use of Test Director (Quality Center)
  • Worked on Oxygen XML Editor to modify the XSDs i.e. to add new Elements to the Noun or remove Elements etc. for testing purpose.
  • Extensively involved in SIT & UAT phases.
  • Performed Usability testing.

Confidential

QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Attended review meetings with Business Analysts, Developers to understand and test according to their requirements
  • Involved in developing Test plan and Test scripts using the business documents in Test Director.
  • Maintained detailed test logs and report test results in Test Director
  • Participated in test plan and test cases review meetings.
  • Responsible for Backend testing by running SQL statements.
  • Interacted with developers for status of the bugs and doing regression testing after fixing the bugs.
  • Analyzed the defects and categorized them based on severity.
  • Involved in various documentation tasks such as daily status reports, weekly progress reports, Requirements traceability Matrix (RTM) and defect logs
  • Involved in Unit testing using Jenkins debugging tool.
  • Extensively involved in User Acceptance testing and system testing.
  • Performed Interface testing.
  • Performed Usability testing.

Confidential

QA Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Attended review meetings with Business Analysts, Developers to understand and test according to their requirements
  • Involved in developing Test plan and Test scripts using the business documents in Test Director.
  • Maintained detailed test logs and report test results in Test Director
  • Participated in test plan and test cases review meetings.
  • Responsible for Backend testing by running SQL statements.
  • Interacted with developers for status of the bugs and doing regression testing after fixing the bugs.
  • Analyzed the defects and categorized them based on severity.
  • Involved in various documentation tasks such as daily status reports, weekly progress reports, Requirements traceability Matrix (RTM) and defect logs
  • Extensively involved in User Acceptance testing and system testing.
  • Performed Interface testing.
  • Performed Usability testing.

Environment: Java, Web Services, QTP, Jira, Apache Subversion (SVN), Test Manager, Quality Center, JMeter, SQL Server, Oracle, XML, TOAD, Jboss.

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