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Quality Assurance Lead Resume

Union, NJ

SUMMARY

  • Software Quality Assurance Engineer with over 19 years of professional experience in addition to over 4 years of professional experience in Business Analysis.
  • Experience in testing mobile, web - based, Client/Server and Mainframe applications for large and small scale projects.
  • Excellent reputation as a detailed-oriented professional with outstanding skills in partnering, communication and analysis.
  • Experience in all stages of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) including Agile transformation and philosophies
  • Thorough understanding of business and functional requirement documents for all systems. Translated Functional Requirements and Design Specifications into test case documentation.Comprehensive experience in developing QA Testing Procedures and QA Testing Strategies.
  • Experience working with onsite and offshore team members.
  • Strong leadership skills with small and large teams.
  • Experience in task prioritization, capacity planning and coaching.
  • Manual execution of test cases on all applicable version; defect identification and reporting; remediation, maintenance and new feature testing per sprint.
  • Experienced in Manual Testing of applications developed in Windows, WebSphere, .NET, ASP, DB2 and UNIX.
  • Strong knowledge of SQL and Excel VBA.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Applications include: Jira, Endeca, SharePoint, Lotus Notes, Oracle SQL Developer, Embarcadero Rapid SQL, Microsoft SQL Enterprise Manager, WinSQL, NVDA (accessibility software), SalesLogic CRM, XML Spy, Hummingbird Exceed, Cognos Impromptu, PowerPlay, Connection & Report Tools, Microsoft Office 2010, 2007 & 2003 (Access, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Project and Word), Visio, Adobe Acrobat, HP Quality Center, Ranorex (QA automation software using C# and VB.NET), WebLogic Studio, MVS JCL, Perl, TSO and QA Hiperstation.

Platforms include: Oracle ATG Web Commerce platform, Windows (10, 7 & XP), Ruby on Rails, Java, Confidential Terminal, Sybase, .NET, Citrix, WebSphere, WebLogic, Unix, Oracle and IBM DB2 and AS400.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Union, NJ

Quality Assurance Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities include managing both the functional Integration Testing (IT) of all project releases and the workflow among QA workstream testing teams.
  • Coordinate the User Acceptance Testing (UAT) inclusive of the business/technical/management groups.
  • Produce daily & periodic testing reports for both management and peers.
  • Participate in new functionality demo sessions and defect review meetings.
  • Assist Business Analysts with requirements gathering, producing business requirements and creating process flows.
  • Engage with the testing team by reviewing test scripts and participate as the QA representative in all production releases.
  • Coach the testing team members on best practices. Evaluate testing approach for various agile teams to form processes and standards for the team.
  • Communicate with upper management as needed to advocate for the individuals on various agile teams.
  • Manage testing efforts with offshore testing resources (India).
  • Additional responsibilities include executing QA Analyst activities, such as creating test scripts, performing functional/system/integration/regression/accessibility testing, creating & executing SQL scripts in support of the testing teams.

Confidential, Parsippany, NJ

Quality Assurance Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities included managing both the functional Integration Testing (IT) of the technical groups for all project releases and the workflow among QA testing team.
  • Coordinated the User Acceptance Testing (UAT) inclusive of the business/technical/management groups.
  • Produced daily & periodic testing reports for both management and peers.
  • Maintained and reported software defect metrics and tracking to both management and peers.
  • Engaged with the testing team by reviewing test scripts and participated as the QA representative in all production releases.
  • Additional responsibilities included conducting requirements gathering sessions and creating and maintaining process flows, business specification documents, use cases and all test documentation.

Confidential, New York, NY

Senior Quality Assurance Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities included executing QA Analyst activities, such as performing cross-browser/functional (both black box & white box)/system/integration/regression/user-acceptance testing, creating test plans/test cases/coverage matrix and executing test scripts on a new web-based wealth management system.
  • Provided testing estimates.
  • Produced daily & periodic testing reports for both management and peers.
  • Maintained and reported software defect metrics and tracking to both management and peers.
  • Acted as Project Lead of a cross-functional team for the initiative to incorporate automation testing into the QA process. Researched available options, performed a GAP analysis to focus the search, contacted the identified firms to get their software installed, led the evaluation of each program, presented final evaluation and recommendation to management and completed the installation and integration.

Confidential, Jersey City, NJ

Quality Assurance Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities included executing QA Engineer activities, such as performing cross-browser/functional (both black box & white box)/system/integration/regression testing, creating test plans/test cases/coverage matrix and executing test scripts for both an internal portfolio management system and a third party wealth management system.
  • Provided testing estimates.
  • Produced daily & periodic testing reports for both management and peers.
  • Maintained and reported software defect metrics and tracking to both management and peers.
  • Developed automation testing outline, derived from test cases, for test automation scripters.
  • Created and executed SQL scripts for heavy backend data testing.
  • Managed testing effort with offshore testing resources (India).

Confidential, Roseland, NJ

Team Lead, Quality Assurance

Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities included executing QA Analyst activities, such as performing cross-browser/functional (both black box & white box)/system/integration/regression/user-acceptance testing, creating test plans/test cases/coverage matrix and executing test scripts on a new web-based wealth management system.
  • Provided testing estimates.
  • Produced daily & periodic testing reports for both management and peers.
  • Maintained and reported software defect metrics and tracking to both management and peers.
  • Created and executed SQL scripts for comprehensive data testing.
  • Mentored and coached QA testing team members on best practices.
  • Additional responsibilities included creating and maintaining business requirements and change control documents for a real time money transfer system migration project.

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