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Qa Analyst Resume

Charlotte, NC

SUMMARY:

  • Result oriented Software QA Analyst with more than 6 years’ experience in a manual testing environment and recent experience in automation.
  • Seeking a position as Software QA Analyst Engineer/ Tester in the competitive information technology industry, to utilize my skills and abilities that offers professional growth while being resourceful, innovative, and flexible.
  • In - depth knowledge of QA testing procedures, testing cycles, and quality assurance testing.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of software quality assurance methodologies, multiple technical platforms, and web server environments.
  • Solid history of discovering errors, resolving defects and ensuring clients expectations are met with high quality software solutions.
  • Extensive knowledge of application development methodologies, quality assurance planning and development techniques.
  • Experience using industry standard software and tools and developing test plans and Quality Control validation check lists to authenticate the quality of software releases.
  • Strong experience in Agile Scrum and waterfall methodologies of software lifecycle.
  • Experience in Manual and Automation testing and development in client/server and Web Application with strong knowledge with QA practices and methodologies.
  • Experience in System testing, functional testing, and supporting UAT testing, turning data into information.
  • Work closely with core development team and business team during all phases of SDLC.
  • Experience in Defining, Developing the testable requirements from technical specification, identifying inter-dependencies and maintaining test scripts using JIRA.
  • Experience in recording and tracking defects through JIRA and Zephyr.
  • Ability to interact with cross-functional teams and worked closely with Business Analysts, System Analysts, and Developers to track down the requirements.
  • Effectively participate in defects resolution, propose and design retest scenarios/cases/scripts, maximizing work practices.
  • Expertise in writing test strategy documents, estimates, status reports, accountability deck, capacity planning, and manual/automation test scenarios/cases/scripts.
  • Involved in promoting repeatability, reusability (created regression test bed), efficiencies and cross-training to facilitate the development and maintenance of a matrixed organization.
  • Provided guidance for creating and maintaining test data for regression testing.
  • Worked on different types of testing including System, Integration, End to End and black box testing, functional testing, regression testing in STLC.
  • Good programming skills in Java, SQL and experience in RDBMS including MS SQL Server and Oracle Databases.
  • Extensively used Oracle SQL *Plus command prompt and Oracle SQL Developer to write and execute SQL Queries against Oracle Database.
  • Experience in writing and executing SQL queries to perform Data Validation and Back end testing of databases to check the integrity of data.
  • Expertise in developing, documenting and executing test cases manually and generated Automation Scripts using Selenium WebDriver with Java, TestNG tool.
  • Experience in developing and executing automation Functional Positive, Negative, and Regression testing using Selenium.
  • Possess strong analytical, problem solving, commitment, organizational, presentation and detail oriented testing skills.
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently as well as in team environment. .
  • Able to adjust priorities to multiple demands and unanticipated events as wells as adjust decisions and actions to new information.
  • Attended daily scrum meetings, weekly retro meetings, back-log grooming, planning, maintain task boards.
  • Prepared and presented multiple sprint demos to product owner and team.
  • Versatile team player with excellent technical documentation and communication skills.
  • Ability to easily shift priorities, multi-tasking and capable of producing quality work with minimal supervision, while meeting designated timelines.
  • Ability to up-to-date with new technologies, operating systems, automated testing tools, etc. in order to maintain an awareness of technological advances.
  • Experienced in maintaining documentation of test results to assist in debugging and modification of software.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Test Management Tools: JIRA, Zephyr, ALM, and TargetProcess.

Automation Testing Tools: Selenium WebDriver with JAVA, TestNG.

RDBMS: Oracle Database, MS SQL Server and MYSQL

Database Access Tools: Oracle SQL Developer, SQL *Plus Command Prompt and TOAD.

Programming Languages: JAVA, SQL

Application Server: IIS and Apache Web Server

Mobile Platforms: Android, iOS, Windows Phone

Operating Systems: Windows 10/8, Windows Server 2012/2014

Virtualization: VMware Workstation and Oracle Virtual Box

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES:

QA Analyst

Confidential, Charlotte, NC

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborated with development teams start to finish of SDLC to deliver best-in-class technical solutions for our product.
  • Developed a formal Quality Engineering Framework by applying an understanding of company software testing methodologies, quality standards, and internal and external controls.
  • Coordinated with developers and QA engineers to develop a wide variety of tests including backend tests, UI automation and code review.
  • Effectively collaborated with various teams during all phases of SDLC to establish the appropriate test strategies for all products, including: testing scripts, test cases, and testing suites.
  • Participated and guide tool selection, strategy, and innovation across the organization while advocating for best practices and growth in testing discipline
  • Designed and developed Test Scenarios, Test Cases and steps for various Business Processes covering both positive and negative testing requirements.
  • Performed Manual Testing of web-based applications and used JIRA for Project and Test management purpose.
  • Used JIRA and Zephyr for creating and documenting Test Plans and Test Cases and register the expected results.
  • Configured connection between MS Excel and JIRA to store requirements and test cases
  • Extensively used SQL *plus and Oracle SQL Developer tools to access and manipulate Oracle database and validated back-end testing.
  • Isolated test cases for manual and automated testing and also established a regression test suite, both manual and automation, to assure the stability of AUT.
  • Generated Test Cases (Test Scripts) using Selenium Element locators and WebDriver API Commands.
  • Enhanced Test cases using Java Programming.
  • Debugged Test Cases and fixed errors to develop robust scripts.
  • Executed Test Cases periodically and provided test results to the management.
  • Created Test Cases (Test Scripts) using Selenium Webdriver, Java and TestNG Annotations.
  • Parameterization, Synchronization and define Test results.
  • Cross Browser Testing e.g. executed test cases against various browsers like Mozilla Firefox, Google chrome, IE and Safari.
  • Tracked defects and selected Test cases for re-testing and regression Testing.
  • Generated automated defects, metrics, and reports.
  • Submitted Bug Reports using JIRA systems
  • Involved in Daily Agile Scrum meeting, Weekly Sprint Review Meetings with various teams as required for better understanding the business requirement, software specification.
  • Utilized JIRA and Zephyr to track, report, and manage defect throughout the test cycle and attended Defect Status Meeting on daily basis during testing cycle.
  • Communicated with Application Developers, Project Manager and other Team Members on Application testing status.
  • Created metrics, evaluated, and provided reporting on effective test coverage to management.
  • Made recommendations to improve product reliability, performance, and quality assurance best practices and processes.
  • Attended and contribute to team and other essential non-team meetings, stand-ups, or retrospectives.

Environment: ASP.NET, VB.NET, C/C++, HTML, DHTML, VB, SQL Server, TCP/IP, Windows 7/8.1/10, IIS, MS Exchange Server, HP ALM, Quality Center, and IE.

Software Test Specialist

Confidential, Mooresville, NC

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in all software development lifecycle phases by applying and sharing an in-depth understanding of company and industry methodologies, policies, standards, and controls.
  • Developed, configured, modified integrated business and/or enterprise application solutions within various computing environments by designing and coding component-based applications using various programming languages including Java.
  • Facilitated implementation and maintenance of business and enterprise software solutions to ensure successful deployment of released applications by packaging solutions for deployment.
  • Supported systems integration testing (SIT) and user acceptance testing (UAT) by providing insight to testing teams in order to ensure the appropriate depth of test coverage.
  • Developed and execute test plans and test cases for new features.
  • Worked across team to solidify acceptance criteria for user stories and functional requirements.
  • Actively worked on documenting and triaging issues across our platform, taking ownership of bug reporting and validating solutions
  • Maintained testing database by tracking defects and regression tests
  • Extensively used SQL *plus and Oracle SQL Developer tools to access and manipulate Oracle database and validated back-end testing.
  • Manually executed test cases and updated test results accordingly using JIRA.
  • Contributed to the design and development of automated testing frameworks and libraries
  • Conducted automated GUI, Functional and Regression using Selenium WebDriver with JAVA, and TestNG.
  • Used various scripts enhancements mechanism to develop error free, robust scripts.
  • Configured TestNG with Selenium WebDriver for better reporting purposes.
  • Created and enhanced Test Cases (Test Scripts) using Element locators, WebDriver methods, Java programming concepts and TestNG Annotations.
  • Created Data driven Tests and Running through framework.
  • Utilized JIRA to track, report, and manage defect throughout the test cycle and attended Defect Status Meeting on daily basis during testing cycle.
  • Communicated with Application Developers, Project Manager and other Team Members on Application testing status.
  • Worked with cross functional teams to ensure quality throughout the SDLC.
  • Organized and completed work within established timeframes under minimal direction of a supervisor, periodically providing updates of completion status.

Environment: .NET, Java/J2EE, VBScript, JIRA, Selenium WebDriver, Oracle 12c, Oracle SQL Developer, TOAD, IIS, and Windows Server.

Software Test Engineer

Confidential, Charlotte, NC

Responsibilities:

  • Performed composite analysis of business requirements and system specifications.
  • Created comprehensive test plans, test scenarios, and other needed documentation to ensure high quality QA deliverables and accurate projected timelines.
  • Conducted test planning on assigned projects and ensured all needed test artifacts (test plans, test scripts, traceability matrix, etc.) were produced in the needed timeframe with expected quality.
  • Tracked all testing plans, results, and defects within a test management tool.
  • Utilized JIRA for track, report and manage defects throughout the test cycle and attended Defect Status Meeting on daily basis during testing cycle.
  • Analyzed defects and troubleshoot them accordingly and identify root causes.
  • Attended weekly Project Status Meeting with Development team and QA Manager, and worked closely with QA Manager to define Test Scope and constraints.
  • Performed backend testing to validate the data using Oracle SQL Developer and added SQL queries to the required Test cases.
  • Wrote SQL queries using SQL *Plus to validate backend functionality of the application.
  • Worked with developers during development life cycle and provide continues feedback
  • Effectively logged, tracked, and verified resolution of software and specification defects.
  • Ensured that all defects are logged and resolved prior to production deployment.

Environment: .NET, Java/J2EE, VBScript, ALM, HP UFT, Oracle 11g, MS SQL Server 2008, SQL, Oracle SQL Developer, Windows Server 2008 and IIS.

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