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Test Lead Resume

Bloomington, IL

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Around 15+ years of professional experience and experienced QA Lead in Software Industry focusing on Quality Assurance in P&C Insurance. Analysis, Design, Development, Testing, and Implementation.
  • Guidewire PolicyCenter: Strong work experience on Property & Casualty Insurance with Guidewire PolicyCenter, have excellent knowledge in complete Policy life cycle.
  • Extensively worked on Confidential Insurance Solutions (AIS) End to End Insurance Tool.
  • Strong knowledge of the Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC) and Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) models such as Waterfall and Agile (SCRUM) methodology.
  • Strong work experience in Legacy Modernization Systems (Mainframes to Guidewire and Micro focus)
  • IT Experience in Quality Assurance and Mainframe Development with expertise in STLC, Defect Management using HOST Technologies, Test Link, HP QC, Trac and Micro Focus technologies.
  • Leading, Tracking, and managing multiple teams at Onsite, Offsite and Offshore locations.
  • Active participant in Center of Excellence team at client location to provide inputs regard to QA - process.
  • Hands on experience on Mainframe Technologies (COBOL, JCL and CICS screens).
  • Well-versed with SQL Queries and wrote for database Testing.
  • Expertise in Unit, Functional, Integration/system, and Regression Testing.
  • Exceptional ability to interact with customers and developers, communicating changes in requirements, resolving conflicts, and assuring project delivery on time.
  • Interaction with Business Analysts and Business stakeholders to gather Requirements.
  • Played key role in various reporting activities like Metrics reporting, governance meetings decks, RCA, WSR.
  • Good experience in testing both SOAP and REST services using SOAP UI, Postman and Tested both XML and JSON formats.
  • Have excellent client facing skills and have performed onshore coordinator role in USA and UK for 6+ years.
  • As an onsite coordinator help the offshore resources build the process knowledge and fill the knowledge gaps.
  • Participate in identifying and implementing cost reduction opportunities and/or process efficiencies.
  • Good amount of offshore client delivery experience.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Methodologies: Agile, SAFE Agile, V Model

Tracking Tools: VersionOne, Trac, HPSM, HP Quality Center

Workflow Tools: Lotus Notes, MSExcel, MS: Word, MS-PowerPoint

Programming Languages: COBOL, JCL, CICS and MicroFocus COBOL

Data Bases: IBM DB2, Oracle

Operating Systems/ Platforms: Windows, MVS

Version Controls: Share point, GIT

Insurance Products: Guidewire V10.0 and AIS ( Confidential Insurance Solutions)

Tools: HP Exstream, Test Link

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Bloomington, IL

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Working with Business Analysts on Requirement Analysis and review with Test Results
  • Prepared Test Plan and provided Inputs to Test Manager for Test Strategy.
  • Writing different scenarios, Test Cases and EOT for Consolidation Test Execution
  • Identifying and create Test Data HOST Side
  • Writing SQL queries to identify eligible policies for migration and comparing with migrated data to PolicyCenter.
  • Working with Guidewire Team regarding consolidation script and analyzing consolidation report being generating by script.
  • Validating consolidation results between HOST and PolicyCenter Environments.
  • Coordinating with Offshore / Offsite on work distribution and conducting regular meetings with offshore team.
  • Motivating the team towards contributing within project and outside the project

Confidential, Bloomington, IL

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with BPM Team to collect requirements for Integration Testing
  • Prepared detailed schedule to execute various scenarios between BPM and PolicyCenter
  • Created Test Plan, Test Scenarios, Test Results and reviewed with Business Analysts.
  • Created Test Data on PolicyCenter, Payment and share the details with BPM Team.
  • Opened defects for failed Test Cases and coordinated with Developers to resolve.
  • Worked with Migration Team to migrate policies and validating Payment process.
  • Shared Test Data with Downstream Teams (Agency Comp, TDS, General Ledger etc..) for validation.
  • Conduct various meetings with Business Analysts on Requirement Analysis, Review meetings with stake holders.
  • Make sure the test environment is put into place before test execution and managed during test execution.

Confidential, Bloomington, IL

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Working with Legacy / Policy Center migration teams to collect the eligibility criteria scenarios to migrate Legacy policies to Policy Center.
  • Create project plan to carry out testing for implementation & upgrade of existing legacy system with Guide Wire Policy Center & Majesco Billing Center.
  • Worked on testing various types of letters in Guidewire using Command Center and HP Exstreme Tool.
  • Preparing Test Plan, Test scenarios, Traceability matrix, Test cases and Test Data.
  • Gather Requirements from Business Analysts and System Analysts.
  • Provide estimation and resource planning.
  • Involved in the planning, monitoring, and control of the testing activities and tasks.
  • Lead, guide and monitor the Analysis, Design, execution of the test cases.
  • Ensure proper traceability of the tests to the test basis and resolved defects are re-tested.
  • Identify and gather the test metrics
  • Consolidate and report test results and metrics to the concerned stakeholders
  • Ensure that each team member is optimally occupied with work
  • Track the new/ updated requirements in the project and modify testing artifacts accordingly
  • Communicate with the client or on site/ offshore team members, as required

Confidential, Bloomington, IL

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Gather Requirements and facilities the meetings with Business Analysts and System Analysts.
  • Lead, guide and monitor the analysis, design, execution of the test cases.
  • Ensure proper traceability of the tests to the test basis and resolved defects are re-tested
  • Track the new/ updated requirements in the project and modify testing artifacts accordingly
  • Communicate with the client or on site/ offshore team members, as required
  • Coordination between Onshore and offshore.
  • Identifying and onboarding resources for offshore testing team.
  • Sending crisp and clear status to the higher management.
  • Involved in defect triage, defects which are raised by other dependent application.
  • Managing project trackers like Vacation Trackers, Billing tracking etc. for entire project.
  • Train the new resources on Project specific tools, HOST screens and Applications.
  • Conduct the Root Cause Analysis to identify the root causes for defects raised by the team members.
  • Reviewing the Test Reports and Preparing Test Summary Report

Confidential

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Onsite coordinator.
  • Estimation, Planning, Monitoring and Tracking.
  • Requirement analysis for new developments/enhancements.
  • Status Reporting to the Client Manager.
  • Involved in preparing test plan for System Testing.
  • Create test scripts for appropriate phase of testing of the project.
  • Doing peer review for the work done to help prevent phase containment.
  • Worked closely with the Business Team and provide the information for their execution like providing test data.
  • Ensuring and facilitating Quality Assurance of all deliverables.
  • Participating in Client Meetings

Confidential

Senior Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared High Level Test scenarios and Detailed Level Test cases.
  • As a Functional Tester performed end to end testing of the application.
  • Execution of the Test Cases and generating Reports.
  • Attended Customer Calls and worked closely with Business Analyst
  • Bug reporting and tracking using Quality Center
  • Creating Trace matrix, Test summary Report
  • Perform regression and preparing Regression report.
  • Providing daily and weekly status to Client and Management.
  • Modified COBOL programs and JCLs to make compatible with Micro focus environment.
  • Set the properties to Micro focus net express to edit and compile the programs.
  • Debugging (Animator) for Online and Batch for issue resolution
  • Working on HPU utility to LOAD and UNLOAD data from DB2 UDB
  • Create and execute the Unit and Assembly test script

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