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Qa Lead (manager) - Testing Resume

SUMMARY

  • QA Lead/Test Lead with 12+ years of proven/track record of delivery, test management, international experience, strong strategic vision and demonstrated ability to inspire/mentor QA teams, executive leadership, negotiating and communicating skills.
  • Capable of providing authoritative guidance and advice to both in house and third party test teams. Utilize my Knowledge, skills and contribute to the growth of the organization.
  • Experience across multiple types of testing i.e. User acceptance (UAT), System integration (SIT) and Regression
  • Exposed with web based and client/server applications
  • Expertise in Creating comprehensive Test Plan, Test Strategy, Understanding document, Test Scenario, Requirement Traceability Matrix, Test Case Execution Report, Failed Test Cases Analysis Report (RCAs), System Test Report, Sizing / Efforts Estimation and Ambiguity document on the Project Requirement
  • Experience of working on Business, Technical and Functional Requirements
  • Knowledge in databases and web services Testing
  • Involved in build deployment in SQA environment in different servers like Apache Tomcat, JBoss, and Oracle Weblogic server
  • Good Understandability in Software Developments Life Cycle, Software Testing Life Cycle and Agile Methodologies
  • Can translate business processes into clear and comprehensive test scenarios.
  • Knowledge of MS office tools including MS Project, PowerPoint and Visio
  • Exposure on automation tools such as Selenium and Performance tool - Silk Test.
  • Actively maintain awareness and understanding of current developments and best practice in test
  • Excellent experience in create/update/review test plans
  • Making sure that all testing plans comply with company guidelines, standards and regulations
  • Experience in working with distributed (offshore) testing teams. (Onsite/offshore model)
  • Working experience of QA best practices and testing methodologies.
  • Managing QA practice handling around 10-15 resources
  • Experienced in setting up of testing team and work on multiple projects simultaneously with aggressive schedules.
  • Experience of client facing roles with extensive experience of executive-level stakeholder management.
  • Managed Selenium Automation QA Team and delivered the quality deliverables on time without any open issues.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, results-driven environment and applies problem solving skills to regularly meet the deadlines.
  • Strong influencing and Communication skills. Self- motivated, work well in a team structure or independently.
  • Strong interpersonal skills-networking, building relationships, teamwork.
  • TcoE (Testing Center of Excellence) core team member in previous organization.
  • Involved in Testing RFP (Request for proposal) Preparation for various clients.
  • Involved in preparation of testing activities slide deck for sales presentations

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Operating System: Windows Family, Linux, HP Nonstop Server (Tandem)

Databases: MS SQL 2008,MySQL, Oracle, HP Tandem (SQLCI) PostgreSQL 1.18.1, SQL Explorer

Bug Tracking Tools: JIRA 3.13#33, Bugzilla (Testopia)

Test Automation Tools: Knowledge in Silk Performer, Jmeter, Selenium (Beginner Level)

Test Management Tools: Quality Center 10.2, HP-Quality Center(ALM) 11.52

Testing Tools: SOAPUI 3.5, Postman web service

Tools: PATHCOM, OUTSIDE VIEW 8.1C

Data warehouse - Tools: MicroStrategy reports (MSTR), ORP Report Generator

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

QA Lead (Manager) - Testing

Responsibilities:

  • Handling major releases and multiple patch releases by act as a single point of contact for testing related activities in a process area or work stream. Ensures adequate test resource coverage and facilities.
  • Leads the design and creation of the overall testing strategy, test plan, test cases for testing the project/activity
  • Facilitates building and executing the System Integration Testing (SIT), Customer Integration Lab (CIL) Testing and Regression Testing.
  • Participate in requirements specification discussions/reviews
  • Actively works with teams to complete root cause analysis (RCA) in order to proactively improve processes, reduce risk, eliminate defects and show stoppers
  • Manage and validate all test artifacts/documentation
  • Facilitates communication upward and across project teams, including project status, estimations, defect show stoppers, impact of defects on customers; risk of specific software changes and release readiness.
  • Take ownership of job interviews for positions within the team. Carry-out regular performance reviews for the team
  • Effective communication, organizational skills and strong time management skills
  • Thorough knowledge of Quality Assurance & Management processes and procedures
  • Experience with managing 10+ software testers
  • Manage Stakeholders Expectations. Act as liaison between business partners and system developers. Report on Project Performances
  • Involved in parallel Release
  • Involved in Agile Scrum test methodology
  • Effectively handling 10 to 15 member SQA team members
  • Ensure high productivity and ability to motivate

Confidential

Lead Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Handling major releases and multiple patch releases by act as a single point of contact for testing related activities in a process area or work stream. Ensures adequate test resource coverage and facilities.
  • Leads the design and creation of the overall testing strategy, test plan, test cases for testing the project/activity
  • Acting as SME for 9-1-1NET emergency services project and supporting the requirements gathering
  • Facilitates building and executing the System Integration Testing (SIT), Customer Integration Lab (CIL) Testing and Regression Testing.
  • Participate in requirements specification discussions/reviews
  • Actively works with teams to complete root cause analysis (RCA) in order to proactively improve processes, reduce risk, eliminate defects and show stoppers
  • Manage and validate all test artifacts/documentation
  • Facilitates communication upward and across project teams, including project status, estimations, defect show stoppers, impact of defects on customers; risk of specific software changes and release readiness.
  • Take ownership of job interviews for positions within the team. Carry-out regular performance reviews for the team
  • Effective communication, organizational skills and strong time management skills
  • Thorough knowledge of Quality Assurance & Management processes and procedures
  • Experience with managing 15+ software testers
  • Manage Stakeholders Expectations. Act as liaison between business partners and system developers. Report on Project Performances
  • Involved in parallel Release
  • Involved in Agile Scrum test methodology
  • Effectively handling 10 to 15 member SQA team members
  • Ensure high productivity and ability to motivate

Confidential

Lead Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Act as a single point of contact for testing related activities in a process area or work stream. Ensures adequate test resource coverage and facilities.
  • Leads the design and creation of the overall testing strategy, test plan, test cases for testing the project/activity.
  • Ensure high productivity and ability to motivate
  • Facilitates building and executing the System Integration Testing (SIT), Customer Integration Lab (CIL) Testing and Regression Testing.
  • Participate in requirements specification discussions/reviews
  • Actively works with teams to complete root cause analysis (RCA) in order to proactively improve processes, reduce risk, eliminate defects and show stoppers.
  • Manage and validate all test artifacts/documentation.
  • Facilitates communication upward and across project teams, including project status, estimations, defect show stoppers, impact of defects on customers; risk of specific software changes and release readiness.
  • Take ownership of job interviews for positions within the team. Carry-out regular performance reviews for the team
  • Effective communication, organizational skills and strong time management skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of Quality Assurance & Management processes and procedures
  • Experience with managing 3+ software testers.
  • Manage Stakeholders Expectations. Act as liaison between business partners and system developers. Report on Project Performances.

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