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Lead Qa Software Test Analyst Resume

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Princeton, NJ


  • Eight plus years of total experience in Client Server and Web Applications, in QA Tester with QA Management skill.
  • Five plus years experience in using the HP Automated Tools like Quality Center and Test Director and JIRA for defect Tracking Tool.
  • Use HP QTP/UFT to automate Test Cases.
  • Used Descriptive Programming in QTP extensively while automating the test cases and Developed and implemented Data Driven Framework in QTP for automating the Test Cases.
  • Experience in using UNIX Utilities like awk, grep, sed, vi editor, process, network, file and directory for back end testing.
  • Good Understanding of Web Services, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP), Web Services Definition Language (WSDL), Extensible Markup Language (XML)
  • Good experience with defect tracking, defect resolution and defect follow up with SDLC Team.
  • Experienced in setting and configuring QA
  • Environments set up data and planned for release mapping of environment.
  • Familiarity with Testing methodology like positive, negative, boundary, performance, parallel, pilot, regression, unit, system, system integration, uat, etc testing to perform robust testing.
  • Areas of Expertise: test development, scheduling and execution, test strategy, test project management, SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle).
  • Worked with multiple projects, production support, and user to identify daily problems and involved in resolution.
  • Proficient at writing Test Plans and Strategies by following different QA Methodologies with knowledge of Agile Testing.
  • Ability to interact with cross - functional team like Analyst, Development, Production Support Team to get and deliver highest standard of Quality software in each release.
  • Has good knowledge of Test Plan development, business requirement gap analysis, and review test plan and impact analysis for each release.
  • Experience in Smoke, GUI, Ad-hoc, Unit Testing, User Acceptance testing, Integration, Positive & Negative testing, Data Driven testing, compatibility testing, functional testing, system testing, regression testing, re-testing, etc.
  • Has good knowledge of COGNOS Business intelligence software and ETL Tool INFORMATICA.
  • Has good knowledge of web technologies XML, API testing, UNIX process with good documentation skill for test results.
  • Has good knowledge of SQL (oracle function, Join, operator, SQL clause), Toad and database connectivity for Back-end testing.
  • Has good knowledge of Web Servers, Database Servers, Application Servers and network technology.


  • QA Planning
  • Agile Testing
  • GUI/Back End Testing
  • Testing Strategy
  • QA Process Mgmt
  • SQL/Oracle/DB2
  • Defect Analysis
  • Customer Experience
  • QA Documenting
  • Testing Methodology
  • UNIX/Shell Scripting


Platforms: UNIX, Linux, Windows (NT, 2000, XP, 2003, Vista), Macintosh, MS-DOS.

Programming languages: SQL, UNIX/Linux shell, VB, PL/SQL, HTML, Java

Database systems: Oracle, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server

Web Server: IBM Web sphere, Data power (IBM), Web logic

Networking: SS7 signaling & protocols, TCP/IP

Defect-tracking software: JIRA, Mercury Quality Centre, Rally

Source-control software: CVS, Visual SourceSafe, Accurev.

Tools: and Utilities: Quick Test Professional, Quality Center, Apache JMeter, Selenium WebDriver soapUI, MS Office, HTML, Build Forge, JIRA, Confluence, Microsoft Exchange, Accurev, ToadSalesforce: working knowledge of Salesforce and force.com platform.


Confidential, Princeton, NJ

Lead QA Software Test Analyst


  • Use JIRA as primary Defects writing tool.
  • Create Test Plan and Test Cases each individual software modules.
  • Validate data using SQL Statements through SQL Developer and MS Excel spreadsheets.
  • Involve in setting up internal QA environment for QA group.
  • Performed Sanity Testing, Regression testing and manual defect testing for code releases.
  • Validated process logs and database tables by using SQL queries.
  • Setup Guardian Server application on VMWARE virtual server. And connect two server for customer application testing.
  • Use Microsoft Visual SourceSafe for source control software files and documents.
  • Perform Testing on Software Hotfixes for Client specific.
  • Follow company SOP for software and hardware quality process.
  • Follow waterfall methodology to test.
  • Use HP UFT for automation testing tool for Window base application.
  • Use Selenium WebDriver for cloud base application. Using Selenium Webdriver with Java to create new scripts for regression

Confidential, Philadelphia, PA

Senior QA Software Test Analyst


  • Participate daily agile scrum meeting with the team to discuss current iteration.
  • Use Rally as primary Testing Tool to write User Story, Test Cases and Defects.
  • Create UAT Test Plan and Test Cases for UDB Browse group.
  • Use HP Quality Center to look at old defects and verify the importation of the defects to Rally.
  • Use Apache JMeter for automation of test cases. Write JMeter script to validate xml API Calls.
  • Analyze and prioritized defects, following them through their life cycles in Rally to make sure all defects are tested before iteration complete or moves to next iteration if not tested.
  • Validate data using SQL Statements through SQL Developer and MS Excel spreadsheets.
  • Involve in setting up internal QA environment for UDB group.
  • Performed Sanity Testing, Regression testing and manual defect testing for code releases.
  • Used UNIX Utilities to load and install configuration files from one sever to another.
  • Validated process logs and database tables by use of UNIX shell and SQL queries.
  • Modified xml files by use of UNIX VI Editor and shell scripts to create test data.

Confidential, Wayne, PA

Senior QA Software Test Analyst


  • Discussed Use Cases, planned for Testing Strategy, LOE of project with different subtask vs. expectation, data expectation and resource allocation.
  • Developed high/low level System Test Plan to make sure each test case maps with current business requirements with positive and negative test cases using testing methodology.
  • Review Test Cases with internal stakeholders and updated Test Plan from team feedbacks. Maintain Test Plan at SharePoint with upcoming changes.
  • Involved in change Control meeting to discuss impact analysis of requirement changes from testing perspective.
  • Execute Test Cases, validated data using SQL and save results based on test Cases.
  • Analyzed defects, prioritized defects and follow up defect life cycles in Quality Center to make sure all defects are tested timely manner.
  • Use IBM Rational Robot automation tool for regression, functional and configuration testing.
  • Support upper management by providing daily status, blocking defects and critical issue.
  • Involved in System, SIT and UAT testing in each major and minor releases.
  • Support production fixes, weekend defect call support and involved in Agile Project testing.

Confidential, Charlotte, NC

Senior QA Software Test Analyst


  • Followed Agile Scrum, Waterfall methodology or combination of both, participate in the overall Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) & Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC) process from Analysis to Implementation.
  • Analyzed Software Requirement Specification (SRS), Functional Specification documents, to create Test scenarios, Test Planning, Test Cases, Test Scripts, Test Data, Test Schedule and Test Reports.
  • Interacted with Product management, Project management and Development team to develop a strong understanding of the project, overall test strategy, test objective, test execution and all tests related deliverable.
  • Responsible for the delivery of projects related to TRADE and CLIENT SERVICES branch of Confidential .
  • Responsible for delivering the QA projects as per the tight schedules and adhere to the testing timelines of the monthly releases.
  • Test Data management for the entire Trade and Client services testing teams using Dataverse tool.
  • Prepared test plans and test cases based upon BRD and SRS using HP Quality Center/ALM. Defect management and tracking done via HP Quality center/ALM.
  • Worked on Trading Stocks/ Option Trade/ Mutual Funds/ Fixed Income/ Buy Write and other application projects for Confidential .
  • Involved in communicating risk assessment, fixing urgent and high priority defects so that business stakeholders feel comfortable and request for any new requirements.
  • Joined Daily & Weekly QA meetings to discuss deliverable, schedules, testing expectation, timelines and goals.
  • QA Test Lead and mentored QA team collaborate as well as onshore & offshore members, other Stakeholders and participate in all phases of testing including Test strategy, Test plan, Test cases execution and QA sign-off.
  • Managed QA Team also collaborates with Business Analyst, Project Manager, Product Owner, Developers and other Stakeholders throughout the SDLC, and support the project deliverable.
  • Used Jira to Project tracking and manage various Releases for a Project.
  • Manually performed Smoke, Exploratory, Usability, Functional, Integration, Regression and Backend testing,
  • Used Oracle database and Toad for data validation and test case execution for Backend testing purpose. Manually execute SQL Queries to retrieve an update data in the database.
  • Used SQL Queries for various types of Joining like Inner Join, Left Outer Join, Right Outer Join, Full Outer Join and Self Join, Operators, Functions in SQL analyzer tool Toad. Modified existing queries as a precondition for test case execution.
  • Facilitate training to new testers/ new joiners for the projects.

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