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Qaanalyst Resume

Salisbury, NC

SUMMARY

  • 7 years of experience inQuality AnalysisandTestingof Client/Server, and Web basedapplications.
  • Excellent professional skills in preparation of test plans, test cases,Test Scenarios,traceabilitymatrices andexecuting test cases manually and using automated testing.
  • Conversant with all phases ofSoftwareDevelopment Life Cycle (SDLC) including Requirement gathering, Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, Testing, Software quality standards,configuration management,change management,Qualityprocedures and effectively interpret Requirement Documents to create test plan and test scripts.
  • Participated in sprint planning, sprit review, daily scrum meetings and scrum of scrum meetings as part of agile process.
  • Experience in Web application testing in Retail/E - Commerce/Financial projects.
  • Experience with Setup/configuration of test environments for POS.
  • Strong experience testing various web-based applications including E-commerce, E-business.
  • Testing skillsinclude Functional Testing, Regression Testing; Smoke testing, SecurityTesting and coordinating UAT test efforts.
  • Proficient in variousDefecttracking tools like Quality Center, Bugzilla, Test Director
  • Develop and execute project tasks and plans that meet time lines and release requirements.
  • Prepared the different test scenarios and test case matrix including Use Cases based on Functional Requirement Documents.
  • Developed and maintained reusable, data driven automated test scripts.
  • Experience in Back-end testing using SQL and PL/SQL queries on the various databases.
  • Expertise in management reporting using the Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM), Daily/Weekly Status Reports, Defect Reports and Project Reports
  • Interacting with Analysts and Developers for theDefectFixes and Problem resolution.
  • Defects were tracked, reviewed, analyzed and usingQuality Center.
  • Strong Oracle and SQL Server skills for generating Automation or Manual scripts in order to perform Database testing,generating reportsand
  • Ability to work with minimal direction - taking concept to analysis and potentiallyinQAthrough development, debugging, testing, defect documentation, regression and conclusion.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

RDBMS: SQL Server, Oracle

Business Applications: Microsoft Office Suite - MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.

SDLC: Waterfall, Agile, Spiral, RUP

Testing Tools: Quick Test Professional (QTP), Quality Center/ALM

Bug Reporting Tools: Test Director, Quality center, Rational Clear Quest

Databases: Oracle, MS Access, MS SQL Server

Languages: SQL, PL/SQL, UNIX Shell Scripts, VB Script

Operating Systems: UNIX, Windows 98, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Salisbury, NC

QAAnalyst

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for review of requirements from Business Functional Specifications and conducted code as well as application design walkthroughs with Business, dev team and test team members respectively to create Application Design Document.
  • Created Test related documents such as Test Plan, Test Scenario, and Test Cases throughout the STLC.
  • Worked in Agile, scrum, and sprint environment in order to change the requirements and features set.
  • Involved in writing various test cases and test scripts.
  • Worked as a QA Tester and responsible for analyzing and understanding the requirements.
  • Participated in Requirements walkthrough meeting.
  • Tested against the documentation for Verification of transactions at POS. End to End testing for daily operations at POS which involve store opening and closing procedure testing, Tax table verification, New hire confirmation.
  • Also for Credit card, Debit card and Gift card authorization validation at POS and backend.
  • Performed the execution of the test cases and tested the application features likes payment options, coupons, Wic, eWic, etc.
  • Managed automated and manual test cases in HP Quality Center.
  • Worked closely with the development team to get the QA activities done effectively.
  • Logged the defects and properly handled the issue resolution.
  • Extensive use of SQL to query the Oracle database.
  • Involved in database testing by writing SQL queries.
  • Performed Functionality and Regression Testing of application using Quality Center.
  • Report project status, concerns and issues to QA Manager and QA Lead.
  • Worked with the team lead to define data requirements and to identify Check points during the Interface Testing.
  • Defect tracking and reporting using Quality Center.
  • Responsible for providing the daily testing status.
  • Responsible for weekly status meetings showing progress and future testing efforts to the QA Manager.
  • Performed rigorous manual testing such Functional Testing, Smoke testing, Integration testing, UAT Testing, Backend Testing, Regression Testing, End to End Testing and System Testing.

Environment: SQL. PL/SQL, POS, QTP, Visual Studio, Quality Center/ALM, JIRA

Confidential, Deerfield, IL

QA/UAT Tester

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Involved in entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Understand the application business logic withBusiness Requirements Specification Documentsand functionality of application withFunctional Requirements Specification Documents
  • Involved in preparing the high levelTestStrategy &Planand developedTest Casesin accordance with thefunctional specifications.
  • Used Agile Methodology to minimize risk by implementing software development in short time boxes or iterations.
  • Worked with Calibrated touch screens, scanner scales and handheld POS scanners.
  • End to End testing for daily operations at Handheld palm POS which involved various functions such as inventory in-stock, price changes, clearance markdowns, customer service help with exchanges credit card payments answer phone
  • Also for Credit card, Debit card and Gift card authorization validation at POS and backend.
  • Involve in coordinatingto ensure testing of functional areas is complete, tracked and on-schedule.
  • Coordinated with business users on thetest scriptandreviewthe test cases/executions done by thetestingteamand sign-off.
  • UsedQuality Centerfor executing test sets, collecting test results, and analyzing the data
  • Point of escalation for theQCdatabase for all testing phases (update, follow-up and escalate overdue issues).
  • Tracked and loggeddefects inQuality Centerand coordinated meetings with developers and business analysts to prioritize thedefects,defect fixes and problem resolution
  • Established Tractability between the Requirements and the Tests in Tractability Matrix usingQuality Center
  • GeneratedDefectReportsandTest casecoverage reports for status meeting and also involved in resource planning for test cases coverage
  • Involved inDefectReviewmeetings and participated in weekly meetings withprojectmanagement team
  • Created and maintained automatedtest frameworks,Test scripts in QTP for Functional Testingand Regression Testing.
  • Coordination of test plan, test results and reports in central repository - Share point portal
  • Worked with the business users onUser Acceptance Testingby mentoring them on various aspects of testing

Environment:Handheld Palm POS, Agile, Quality Center, SQL Server,XML, HTML, UNIX, MS Visio, Windows

Confidential, Ann Arbor, MI

QAAnalyst

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Involved in analyzing Business requirements/Product Design documents, specifications and development of Test Scripts, Test Cases and executing & reviewing them.
  • Performed Functional, GUI, Regression, System Integration, User Acceptance, Configuration and content testing of various POS functions: Sales Transaction Set including Purchases, Purchases with Cash, Check Authorizations, Merchandise Returns, etc.
  • Created test plan, test cases, scripts based on functional specification, prepared test data for testing.
  • Performed black box testing- System, Integration, Regression, User Acceptance testing on web based application.
  • Implemented Extensive SQL queries to verify the Data Integrity.
  • Tested all the compliance reports generated using Business Objects BI tool by validating the data in the report against the database according to the requirement specifications using SQL.
  • Tested PL/SQL procedures that were developed to load the data from temporary tables in staging to target tables in the data warehouse
  • Tested all jobs, softwaremodules, Database interactions, all external interfaces, all features of the application and end to end functionality as part of System/Functional Testing.
  • Responsible for creatingautomationscripts by using QTP with Data driven testingframework.
  • CreatedAutomationframeworkfor future versions.
  • Acted as a facilitator and liaison between the business stakeholders and the development team, aligning each others'expectation of the final product, suggesting and visualizing the solution to the business team,and providing technical insight that helps the business team to decide on achievable, realistic solutions.
  • Coordinated with developers on defect fixes, priority of fixes and client requested enhancements to ensure no defects went without being addresses.
  • Ensured that all the Manual Test Cases and Test execution status are updated in Quality Center.
  • Involved in Release support- Release toQA, involved in environment setup, testing the Release Process.
  • Made modifications to modules and data systems where necessary to resolve technical issues.
  • Analyzed and defined clients business and marketing requirements.
  • Setup staging environments and ran tests to recreate and analyze user problems.

Environment: QTP,Point of Sale, JIRA, SQL, PL/SQL, Java/J2ee, HTML, XML

Confidential, Richardson, TX

QAAnalyst

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed the Functional Business Requirements and Design documents, developed Test plans for different Test stages.
  • Responsible for security testing which was accomplished by creating and logging under different fictitious login ID's.
  • Developed System Test Plans, Test cases and Test Scripts.
  • Tested all jobs, software modules, Database interactions, all external interfaces, all features of the application and end to end functionality as part of System/Functional Testing.
  • Perform functional testing, system testing, regression testing, end to end testing, user acceptance testing, positive testing and negative testing on POS application on both web based and client server application
  • Performed Sanity check whenever the new build has released into testing environment.
  • Verified Test data validity with SQL queries
  • Performed Regression and System testing by executing the test scripts using QTP.
  • Experienced in writing VBscripts, Developing Framework, and Creating Object Repository.
  • The efficientautomationframeworkhelped reduce maintenance efforts and new test cases and scenarios could be added for subsequent releases with quickturnaround times which reduced functional and regression test cycles and allowed manualtestersto focus on new functional changes and uncovering critical defects.
  • Performed backend testing using SQL queries, generated the reports to ensure the data integrity and validated the business rules.
  • Responsible for reporting and tracking defects over the entire defect lifecycle using QC (Quality Center).

Environment: HP Quality Center, SQL Server, Java J2EE, MS Office, Windows NT/XP, DB2, QTP

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