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Qa Analyst Resume

Bethesda, MD

SUMMARY

  • A results - oriented QA professional with over five years of experience in manual and automated testing of multi-tiered and web-based applications.
  • Expert in gathering and analyzing requirements, writing test plans, building test cases, setting up test environments, executing test cases, creating bug documentation, and analyzing test results.
  • Comfortable in customer-facing roles.
  • Solid understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Software Test Life Cycle (STLC).
  • Experience in working with Agile and Waterfall development methodologies.
  • Expertise in defining and developing quality assurance test plans and test cases by analyzing business/technical requirements, system design documents and use case documents
  • Expertise in developing test scenarios, preparing test data, executing test scripts, linking requirements to test cases, creating bug documentation, and reporting test summary.
  • Experience in manual and automation testing using industry standard testing tools such as HP Quality Center, Test Director, Quick Test Professional, JIRA, and LoadRunner
  • Specialized in Integration, Smoke, Functional, System, Positive, Negative, Regression, Performance, Load, Stress, Endurance/Soak, and User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
  • Strong leadership, self-starter, positive attitude, personable, great organizational skills, attentive to detail, and self-motivated.
  • Versatile team player with excellent interpersonal and technical documentation skills.
  • Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Capable of interpreting and transforming data models, business use case diagrams, environment and data needs into testing deliverables
  • Effective in using QA tools including bug/defect tracking.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in effectively presenting technical information to various audiences including the client, developer, and project manager.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks independently as well as collaboratively with team members in testing complex projects.
  • Ability to prioritize to meet project milestones and deliverable dates.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

SDLC Practices: Agile, Waterfall

Roles Performed: QA Analyst, UAT Tester

Operating Systems: MS DOS, Windows Vista/XP/NT/2000, LINUX, UNIX

Browsers: Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox Mozilla, Safari

Applications: MS Office Professional, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS SharePoint, Postman, Eclipse, SQL Server Management Studio

Testing Tools: ALM (HPQC), Quality Center, TestRail, Load Runner, Selenium WebDriver

Bug Tracking Tool: ALM(HPQC), JIRA

Languages: SQL, HTML, Java, Oracle

Reporting Tools: SQL Queries

RDBMS: DB2, SQL Server, MS-Access, iMIS

SDLC Practices: Agile, Waterfall

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential — Bethesda, MD

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in Scrum meeting, standup meeting, and created flowcharts for planning and test purposes.
  • Created Test Plans, Test cases and Test Data. Performed Front End and Back End Testing using SQL.
  • Participated in all aspects of Quality Assurance from Planning to Execution
  • Created and maintained testing schedule and managed testing of User Stories for the Sprint.
  • Logged and Tracked defects using Jira. Produced Test Metrics for daily status report
  • Actively participated in automation design, code reviews, and solution development
  • Executed test cases using Test Rail, identified, and communicated defects.
  • Worked with software developers and partners to troubleshoot issues
  • Performed manual testing: functional testing, sanity testing, integration testing and regression testing.
  • Created automation Scripts using Selenium Webdriver for Smoke and Regression Testing.
  • Perform Front End and Back End Testing, using SQL.
  • Participated in Backlog Grooming Sessions, Sprint Planning, Sprint Review.
  • Conducted Demo Sessions for each Sprint.
  • Downloading, Installing and troubleshooting application for testing IOS and Android devices.
  • Worked closely with developers to review bugs and tracked them till they are resolved.

Confidential

Functional Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Performed Manual Testing to test the usability of the application.
  • Created Requirement Traceability matrix to map Test Cases to the User Stories
  • Maintained central repository to determine the readiness of the application by combining Planning, Execution and Defect Tracking.
  • Participated in daily scrums to effectively communicate the progress and road blocks to deal with the constantly changing requirements.
  • Importing requirements, create Test Cases, validate requirements with test cases and generate reports using JIRA.
  • Manage the testing process, schedule batch tests, log and track defects using JIRA.
  • Participate in review meetings to resolve bug related issues with developers.
  • Communicate/Update team with best practices that they can implement to thoroughly test the application but reduce the amount of testing time required.
  • Participated in daily defect resolution status calls to discuss defects with vendors, project management and users.
  • Created new material for new QA module team as well as trained them on application and bringing them up to speed.
  • Answered and troubleshoot customer and UAT issues, questions, and problems.
  • Conducted smoke, functionality, system, and regression testing by using Selenium Webdriver Automation scripts
  • Performed Back end Testing-using SQL queries, generating reports to ensure data integrity and validate
  • Supported UAT Testing

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