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Qa Test Lead Resume

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Charlotte, NC

SUMMARY

  • Versatile information technology professional with above 10 years of extensive experience in Functional System Integration Testing, User Acceptance Testing and Business requirements analysis for variety of applications on Mainframe, PEGA and web technologies.
  • Proven Testing expertise by providing successful quality products to different domains like Banking, Financial services, Healthcare, Retail and Energy.
  • Well versed with all stages of SDLC and STLC. Proven ability to work in different software models like Waterfall and Agile.
  • Extensive experience in CMMI Testing processes that include but not limited to Requirement/Use case /User story Analysis, Estimation, Test Scheduling, Writing and Execution of Test cases, Requirement Traceability Matrix, Preparation of Test Plan, Test Strategy, Test data management and Test / Defect Summary Reports.
  • Expert in several types of testing like Unit, Smoke, System Integration, User Acceptance and Regression Testing.
  • Test Data Management - Created and maintained Test Data factory, provided test data for all project teams involved.
  • Experienced in testing Mainframe, PEGA, web, web-services and mobile devices.
  • Experience and thorough knowledge of Mainframe systems, COBOL, JCL batch jobs, DB2 SQL aided by good knowledge on tools like HP ALM, SoapUI, PEGA rules Process commander (PRPC).
  • Hands on experience in QTP, Excel VB script Automation of Web and Mainframe screens.
  • Performed performance testing for JCL batch jobs and coordinated web performance tests
  • Developed many excel VB scripts to automate mainframe screen validations.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and teach new concepts, easily adapt to change and manage multiple concurrent tasks.
  • Have handled onsite and offshore resources up to 15 members.
  • Have done recruiting, training the juniors and have effectively implemented the quality process in previous projects.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Languages: COBOL, JCL, SQL, XML, CICS, Excel VB

Technical: Mainframe Testing, PEGA Testing, Web and services Testing, Desktop application testingTesting web applications in mobile devices and tablets (Android and IOS)

Tools: HP ALM 12.0, QTP (Keyword-Driven), TFS, PEGA rules Process Commander V5, SPUFIFILE-MANAGER, Easytrieve, FMDB2, FILE-AID, Fiddler, SOAPUI 5.2.1, ChangeManQMF, FAULT-ANALYSER, IBM Optim(working knowledge), Document Direct 4.4, Doors

Database: IBM DB2, Sybase, Toad, MSSQL 2008, Oracle

OS: WINDOWS, MVS, Z/OS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Charlotte, NC

QA Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Working as QA Test Lead for the Confidential Merger project.
  • This is a data migration project, where client and account details are uploaded from Confidential to Confidential &T across multiple applications.
  • Based on the requirement analysis, determining the scope of work.
  • Preparing the Test Schedule, Resource and Effort estimations.
  • Preparing the test artifacts like Test plan, Requirement Traceability Matrix and Test Summary report.
  • Reviewing Test Design and Test Execution.
  • Duplication of Test data, Data masking and made it available to dev and test teams.
  • Test Coordination with Business, Project office, Development teams and reporting to senior management.
  • Coordinating and assigning the Tasks to the team.
  • Raising defects and tracking them to closure. Conduct Defect triage meetings.
  • Documenting and reporting daily status and Metric reports.
  • Obtaining approvals, signoffs for all test documentation as required.
  • ALM Setup for Test management and TFS for assigning defects to developers.
  • Driving the testing activities, guiding the testers with application knowledge.
  • Automated the mainframe validations by developing excel VB scripts.

Confidential

Test Lead/Senior QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as Senior QA in MBS Pool Production and Zinc projects
  • MBS, a Mainframe based application for securitization. Involved in Front end & backend testing.
  • Based on the requirement, determining the scope of work in the effort estimations.
  • Preparing Test plan, Test Design, Requirement Traceability Matrix, Reviewing Test Design and performing Test Execution. Raising defects and tracking them to closure.
  • Creation, maintenance of Test data for System testing
  • Review of COBOL modules and COPYBOOKS for release
  • Documenting and reporting weekly status, monthly status and Metric reports. Using ALM for Test management.

Confidential

Test Lead, Data coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as Test lead in Deposits, a Mainframe based CICS application for Customer and Account creation and their maintenance (backend testing).
  • Worked as Senior QA in Association services application (Profiling, Billing and collection for Association Services clients) and e-Discovery application(Legal system tool)
  • Worked as Senior QA in Card personalization, a new web portal with Mainframe and PEGA as backends. Tested the frontend and backend.
  • Performed validation of PEGA rules in PRPC v5.0
  • Performed web-services testing using SOAPUI v4.5.1. Creating projects using WSDL, manipulating the input XML and validating the response.
  • Effective analysis resulted in adding more Requirements to the Card personalization project
  • Performed End-to-End testing (both front and back ends) for Card personalization, Deposits and now in Association Services application
  • Tested the card personalization portal in browsers of mobile devices(android, iOS phones and tablets)
  • Based on the requirement, determining the scope of work in the effort estimations.
  • Preparing Test plan, Test Design, Requirement Traceability Matrix, Reviewing Test Design and performing Test Execution.
  • Test data management - Provided Test Data to Development, System Testing, UAT and Performance testing teams.
  • Used Easytrieve-JCL, DB2-SQL (FMDB2 tool) to fetch data from databases for test data and validation
  • Checking out and review of COBOL/Copybook modules from Dev region to Test region
  • Review of offshore deliverables, managing offshore by assigning tasks.
  • Documenting and reporting weekly status, monthly status and Metric reports. Using ALM for Test management and TFS for change requests.
  • Preparation of KT documents.
  • Automation of Regression suite using QTP(Keyword driven framework)
  • Identifying automation areas and driving the automation using QTP(Keyword driven framework)
  • Mentoring the juniors and new members of the team
  • Process champion - Reporting Metrics and conducting Internal Audits
  • Idea Champion - Driving Innovation across the account.

Confidential

Mainframe Maintenance/QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Mainframe application maintenance by COBOL/COPYBOOK changes
  • SIT Testing mentor role for Healthcare profile maintenance - mainframe application for 4 fresh graduate testers.
  • Assigning tasks on daily basis and tracking.
  • Review of Test cases, test execution and defect management.
  • Defect fix suggestion by doing Unit testing of COBOL modules
  • Creation and maintenance of Test data
  • Release audit and management of all changed modules
  • Documenting and reporting weekly status, monthly status and Metric reports.

Confidential

QA Lead/Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Test Lead and Data coordinator.
  • Analyze the Business requirements for the new Payments web-application with mainframe back-end.
  • Determining the scope of work, preparing the test estimations.
  • Preparing Test plan, Test Design, Reviewing Test Design and performing Test Execution.
  • Documenting weekly status, monthly status and Metric reports using Mercury Test Director.
  • Introduced Test Data Management concept to the team and managed it by creating complex queries in SQL and JCL batch jobs. Used SPUFI to access the database.
  • Used SoapUI v3.0 to validate webservices using XML.
  • Provided 1000s of Test Data to Development team, System Testing team, UAT and Performance testing teams.
  • Review of changes and fixes in COBOL modules, Release management
  • Analyzed and filled out the requirement gaps.
  • Succeeded in unifying the test team and stabilizing the project which was in escalation mode.
  • Drafted BCP (Business Continuity Plan) for the project - BCP Champion of the team
  • Recruited, Trained and Mentored 15 fresh graduates to the team

Confidential

Mainframe Production Support/QA Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Round the clock production support for the Mainframe based Sales reporting system
  • Used Control-M tool to view, schedule and edit the jobs.
  • Defect fix in COBOL, JCL programming
  • Effective Analysis of production tickets with quick turnarounds
  • Stabilized the project by solving many production issues
  • KM (Knowledge Management) anchor of the team
  • Documented and reported weekly status, monthly status and semi-annual milestone reports.
  • Based on the requirement, determining the scope of work in the effort estimations.
  • Preparing Test plan for Change requests, Test Design and performing Test Execution.
  • Reported weekly status.
  • Participated in Test and Defect management.

Confidential

Mainframe Developer/QA Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and get clear picture of the Business requirements for the Change requests on Leasing application in Mainframes.
  • Based on the requirement, determining the scope of work and the effort estimations.
  • Preparing Detailed Design, Coding and Unit Testing
  • Documented and reported weekly status, monthly status and semi-annual milestone reports.
  • Coded in COBOL, DB2, Sapiens, DYL-280 reports, developed JCL batch jobs
  • Knowledge Management anchor of the project.
  • Training new resources joining the project
  • Played the dual role of Developer and QA Tester at the same time effectively
  • Test plan for Change requests, Test cases Design and performing Test Execution.
  • Regression Suite preparation and Regression Test execution.
  • Verified the DYL-280 reports by writing SQL queries using QMF tool and validated.
  • Participated in Test and Defect management.

Confidential

Mainframe Developer/QA Tester

Responsibilities:

  • To Run the Test jobs and find the defects in Scheduling Application.
  • Used SPUFI tool to write queries in SQL and fetch reports from DB2 database for validation.
  • Analyze and get clear picture of the Business requirements for the maintenance of Billing application in Mainframes technology.
  • Coded in COBOL, JCL
  • Based on the requirement of minor features, Preparing Detailed Design, Coding and Unit Testing
  • Front End regression testing for the application

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