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Qa Lead Resume

NJ

SUMMARY:

  • Monitoring quality aspects of programming and testing of software programs and associated quality training programmes by fostering best practices for quality assurance by establishing processes and testing methodologies to ensure compliance with the QMS (Quality Management System)
  • Experience leading multiple QA projects and overseeing IT staff ensuring specifications are met on time and within budget
  • Planning, coordinating and directing the staff in the QA team and developing programs, policies and procedures to ensure continuous improvement of IT services
  • Experience with CMM ML3 implementation involving analyzing, developing and optimizing procedures to meet performance goals in accordance with CMMI requirements.
  • Experience in an ISO 9001:2008 organization with conducting internal process audits for software development, managing the metrics and suggesting process improvements based on this.
  • Conducting internal audits and senior management reviews for ISO 9001:2008 and CMMI v1.2
  • Experience in customizing and deploying end to end QA Automation frameworks at client locations using Compuware tools for Requirement Management (Optimal Trace), Test Management (QA Director), Test Execution(Test Partner) and Defect Tracking (Track Record)
  • Expertise in analyzing and designing automated as well as manual test procedures for validation and implementation of accurate testing strategies for the successful deployment of real time solutions
  • Experience in Business Analysis for reviewing and understanding of Business & Functional requirements and creating high quality Business Requirements Document (BRD), detailed Software Requirements Specification (SRS) and obtaining approvals for the same
  • Well versed with Manual/Automated Testing techniques.
  • Experience in Scrum Agile development methods and Iterative SDLCs and Test Driven Development (TDD) and Behavior Driven Development (BDD) processes

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Requirement Management: Compuware Optimal Trace, JIRA

Configuration Management: Microsoft Visual Source Safe, Rational ClearCase

Defect Tracking: HP Quality Center (HPQC), JIRA, Bugzilla, Rational Clearquest, Compuware Track Record

Quality Management: HP Application Lifecyle Management (ALM), HP Quality Center (HPQC), Compuware QADirector

Test Automation: HP Quick Test Pro (QTP)/ UFT, HP WinRunner, HP LoadRunner, Selenium, Cucumber, Compuware Test Partner, Rational Performance Tester

Project Management and Modeling: MS Project, MS Visio, UML

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, NJ

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the QA team in a comprehensive QA setup at every stage of software development from Project Initiation through Project Planning, Development phase, Quality Assurance and Testing.
  • Accountable for the overall quality of the project, specifically the QA process, testing and documentation efforts
  • Co - ordination with business analysts, developers, functional team members and client stakeholders to understand and establish testing objectives
  • Analyze business requirements and provide test estimates
  • Developed Requirement Tractability Matrix for each project assigned to and conducted Test Readiness Sessions with business analysts to ensure all requirements are mapped.
  • Test planning through MS Project, test scenario identification and develop all the necessary documents like Test Strategy, Test Plan, Audit report etc. over Share Point
  • Identify Risks and define project related Mitigation and Contingency plan
  • Functional scope identification and task prioritization using MS Project and Share Point
  • Tracking test status and maintaining the test metrics
  • Participate in Defect Triage meetings
  • Interacting with the development team for Issue Clarification and daily status updates to the stake holders.
  • Create and maintain various checklists to be used during the test cycles
  • Manages the scope, risks, issues, deliverables, and schedule of individual project tasks.
  • Establishing and enforcing the use of the project’s Change Control process.
  • Review of all the Test Deliverables
  • Involved in Integration Testing, System Testing, End to End Testing, Browser Compliance, Regression Testing, Functional Testing using Selenium and Performance Testing.
  • Actively involved in User Acceptance Testing (UAT) to verify the functions and requirements from client point of view
  • Set up the entire QA process for the project and develop QA standards and methodologies to be followed for testing.

Tools: & Technologies: MS Project, Share Point, Selenium, J2EE, .Net, SQL Server, IBM, Windows, Web Based Application Testing

Confidential

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the QA team in a comprehensive QA setup at the company at every stage of software development right from, Project Initiation through Project Planning, Development phase, Quality Assurance and Testing.
  • Co-ordination with business analysts, developers, functional team members and client stakeholders to understand and establish testing objectives using Cucumber tool
  • Managed a team of Quality Analysts and Test Engineers from off-shore assigning tasks, monitoring, mentoring, motivating, progress tracking and provide them guidance.
  • Attended the Regular Core Team Meetings, Weekly Status Meetings, Client Meetings, and Defects Review Meetings and co-coordinated with offshore team.
  • Responsibilities include managing the QA deliverables by constantly monitoring the progress of multiple QA projects and tracking various project related activities.
  • Lead testing efforts by defining, developing and implementing practices and procedures for complete end user test plans.
  • Actively involved in User Acceptance Testing (UAT) to verify the functions and requirements from client point of view
  • Participate in Defect Triage meetings
  • Interacting with the development team for Issue Clarification and daily status updates to the stake holders.
  • Create and maintain various checklists to be used during the test cycles
  • Review of all the Test Deliverables
  • Oversight of the full test life cycle
  • Ensuring that quality guidelines and recommendations are met.

Tools: & Technologies: .Net Framework, ASP.NET MVC, AJAX, PL/SQL, XML, XSLT, SQL Server, HP ALM, HP Quality Center (QC), HP QTP / UFT, Cucumber, Windows 7, Android

Confidential, NY

Sr. Quality Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis for various projects catering to the Travel domain especially booking for Hotels, Cars and Flights.
  • Co-ordination with business analysts, developers, functional team members and client stakeholders to understand and establish testing objectives based on provided user stories
  • Analyze the business requirements and provide test estimates for a fast paced Agile development environment
  • Understand all sprints and requirements to ensure code is working fine
  • Verify and author system test plans, test scenarios and test cases based on use case document from business
  • Reviewing the Business Requirement Document (BRD) and the Technical/ Functional Specification (FSD).
  • Work closely with the development and business teams to develop a deep understanding of the software and what needs testing.
  • Performing Regression testing via Selenium, Usability testing, Load testing, Performance testing and UAT testing.
  • Managed Performance testing using HP Performance Center/ Load Runner including the following activities: directing/identifying volume/stress/performance testing solutions, scheduling, tracking, measuring of Performance testing and test results
  • Work with the Business Team to review UAT validation scenarios and assisting in executing the UAT test cases.
  • Identify Test Readiness - Deployment, Test Schedule, Test Environment etc.
  • Issue reporting through the defect tracking tool as well as maintaining and sharing Test status reports.
  • Involved in review and analysis of requirements and design documentation.
  • Develop the test plans and test procedures used for manual and automated testing.
  • Create and maintain various checklists to be used during the test cycles
  • Manages the scope, risks, issues, deliverables, and schedule of individual project tasks.
  • Establishing and enforcing the use of the project’s Change Control process.
  • Review of all the Test Deliverables
  • Oversight of the full test life cycle for the web projects and also mobile projects
  • Ensuring that quality guidelines and recommendations are met.

Tools: & Technologies: .Net Framework, ASP.NET, Java Script, SQL Server, Test Track, TFS, Coded UI, Selenium and Windows XP, Web Based Application Testing, Mobile Testing

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