We provide IT Staff Augmentation Services!

Sqa Test Lead Resume

Charlotte, NC


  • Over 9 years of experience as a successful Quality Assurance (QA) / Lead /Sr. Automation Engineer/Test Engineer / QA Analyst and Certified in HP QuickTest Professional (QTP/UFT) with hands - on experience performing both Manual & Automated Testing in Software Testing industry.
  • Highly skilled & experienced on Software Testing & Quality Assurance Process of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC), Bug Life Cycle (BLC) on various environments & methodologies - Agile/Scrum, Waterfall.
  • Involved in all aspects of the Software Developing Life Cycle (SDLC), including Analysis & Requirements definition, Design, Development and Operational rollout to other business areas.
  • Strong working experience in Retail, Financial, Healthcare domains.
  • Ability to work closely with Business/PO, PM/SM, BSA, Development Team to meet Test Deliverables in Agile (Scrum) environment.
  • Expert in performing various testing - Functional, Regression, Smoke, Integration, End2End, Compatibility, Usability, Exploratory, Security Testing with both Manual & Automated Testing tools - ALM(QC), UFT(QTP), Cucumber, Selenium, and TOSCA.
  • Experienced in testing enterprise scalable Web and Client-Server applications developed on various programming languages such as Java, .NET, C, C++ and JavaSwing.
  • Proficient in writing detailed and well-organized Requirements & Test Cases using HP - ALM (QC), reporting Defects and raising any issues to the Team Lead, QA Manager, and Project Manager.
  • Experienced in querying data against the Database by using database access tools - Toad for Oracle, and SQL*Plus.
  • Extensive experience in Business Requirements Analysis, Manual Testing, Test Automation, QA methodologies.
  • Designed & created Automation Framework using advanced VBScript functions, Descriptive Programming (DP) & Error Handling in UFT (QTP).
  • Experienced in Web Services (Micro Services) Testing by utilizing Postman tool.
  • Experienced with Shift Left methodology and Test Pyramid.


OS/Hardware: Windows7, WinNT, Linux, UNIX (Sun Solaris, HP-UX)/Gateway 2000, COMPAQ, IBM-PC, Sun SPARC, HP-ENVIZEX, IBM-ThinkPad (Lenovo).

Test Framework: Junit, TestNG.

Test tool: ALM(QC), UFT(QTP), JIRA, Rally, Cucumber, Postman, Selenium WebDriver, TOSCA.

Development Methodology: TDD, ATDD, BDD, Agile (Scrum), Waterfall.

Development Tools: STS/SVN, Eclipse, Maven, Jenkins, Crucible FishEye, NGA-Tools (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, Bamboo, Git, PCF- Gemfire).

Database: DB2, Oracle, Informix, MS-Access.

Language: VBScript, C++, Java, Unix Shell, Gherkin, HTML5, XML, JSON, WSDL, SQL

Protocol: TCP/IP, HTTP, SOAP

Other Tool: MS-Office Suite, MS-SharePoint, IBM-Lotus Notes, MS-Outlook

Defect Tracking: ALM(QC), JIRA, Rally, TeamTracker

Browser: IE, Chrome, Firefox, Safari.

Mainframe: Spufi, Control-M


Confidential, Charlotte, NC

SQA Test Lead


  • Reviewed and analyzed Project Specifications, Design Documents, and Use Cases/User Stories by working with project teams to understand system requirements including the system software architecture, design, internal/external interfaces and mock-ups.
  • Led and/or participated in testing of high complexity to ensure that software meets end-user requirements, design specifications and development standards, critique software process to assure quality and to identify potential improvement opportunities.
  • Developed & executed Test Plans, prepared work schedules, resource planning and various reporting.
  • Utilized ALM (QC), TOSCA and Rally for requirements management, planning, scheduling, executing tests, defects reporting and tracking.
  • Reviewed Test Cases and Test Scripts created by QA Team with project stakeholders to ensure validity & expected coverage.
  • Defined & led QA Automation Strategy and managed implementation of KDF Automation Framework (Cucumber & Selenium with Java code) and Standards in building robust Regression Suites.
  • Led the team in creation and execution of DB validation scripts as per the data validation business requirements.
  • Acted as the liaison between QA Team (Onshore and Offshore model) and Software Development Manager/Team to ensure delivery of a high-quality product in compatible with Release timeline targets & Test Coverage.
  • Worked with the project team to continually improve the QA process, drove product quality throughout SDLC as directed by QA Manager and upper management.

Confidential, Charlotte, NC

System Test Engineer


  • Responsible for the support and execution of systems and applications testing in regions (DEV/SAT/CAT) & occasionally performed TDT Testing for Tax and YER Testing.
  • Worked on many VGI projects (Personal Advisor Services, All Digital Onboarding (ADO) and Lead with Digital) simultaneously with aggressive schedules and with distributed (off-shore) testing teams.
  • Utilized various tools and frameworks to support the testing activities.
  • Worked on Micro-Services architecture (Web Services) project (RMA-PAS-ADO) by utilizing NGA Tools.
  • Worked on monolithic application (Retail Managed Account - Personal Advisor Services).
  • Validated various functionalities based on the Business Requirements.
  • Created and executed automated (Cucumber/Selenium) test scripts for test coverage and ran against the Builds and Releases.
  • Identified automated test scripts for Regression Suites.
  • Automated Regression Baseline Tests utilizing UFT (QTP).
  • Created & maintained a Hybrid Automation Framework.
  • Utilized ALM (QC) for storing automation (QTP) / manual test resources, running tests and defect tracking.
  • Worked with PO, BSA, Design Team, and Developers to resolve any issues.
  • Involved in optimizing existing manual/automated Regression Tests.
  • Attended various meetings (Daily Scrum, Daily Collaboration, Integration, Regression, Testing Center of Excellence, and Monthly Retail SI Test Process Forum).
  • Written SQL queries for validating data (SAGID, SCAID, etc.) against the database by utilizing SQL* Plus and Store Procedures.

Confidential, Charlotte, NC

Systems QA Analyst


  • Developed Automated Test Scripts by utilizing UFT (QTP) for Web-based application - Corporate Advanced Management System (CAMS).
  • Validated various functionalities based on the Business Requirements.
  • Executed Automated Test Scripts for various Testing and against various Builds and Releases.
  • Identified Automated Test Scripts for Regression Suites.
  • Created & maintained a Hybrid Automation Framework.
  • Utilized ALM (QC) for storing automation resources, running tests and defect tracking.
  • Worked with PO, BA, Design Team, Developers and Off-shore team to resolve any issues.
  • Attended Weekly CAMS Meetings.

Confidential, Salisbury, NC

Automation Engineer


  • Defined and implemented QA Automation Strategy, Automation Framework & Test Data Preparation for Automation.
  • Developed automated Test Scripts utilizing UFT (QTP) for both Windows and Web-based applications based on the acceptance criteria and Test Plans.
  • Executed Automated Test Scripts for Functional, Regression, and Smoke Testing against various Builds and Releases.
  • Created robust Regression Test Suites for unattended run.
  • Created & maintained a Hybrid Automation Framework using UFT (QTP) and constructed with the much needed features from other types of frameworks.
  • Utilized ALM (QC) for storing automation resources, scheduling, running tests and defect tracking.
  • Created Automated Test Scripts for Monthly Patch and Firewall upgrades test.
  • Participated in daily Project Review Meetings.

Confidential, Great Neck, NY

QA Engineer


  • Reviewed & analyzed Project Specifications, Design Documents, Use Cases and User Stories by working with project teams to understand System Requirements including the system software architecture, design, internal/external interfaces and mock-ups.
  • Performed Functional, Regression, Sanity, Manual and Automated in each Sprint in Agile environment for Web-Based transactions & business processes.
  • Defined QA Automation Strategy and managed implementation of Automation Framework & Standards in building robust Regression Suites against Agile.
  • Created & maintained Automation Framework using HP QuickTest Professional (QTP) Hybrid approach which was constructed with QTP Built-in Functions, User-defined Functions, advanced VBScript Functions and Batch Runs.
  • Used HP Quality Center (QC) for requirements management, planning, scheduling, running tests, defect tracking, managing the defects.
  • Performed Back-end Testing using SQL queries on validating business scenarios.
  • Designed and developed Test Scenario/Test Cases/Test steps for various Business Services and methods covering both Positive & Negative Testing requirements.
  • Created & executed Manual and Automated Test Scripts in verifying functionalities of AUT and its interfaces with other systems against various Builds and Releases.
  • Participated in performing Unit and Integration Testing with Development using Eclipse.

Confidential, Louisville, KY

Test Analyst


  • Developed Manual Test Cases and Automated Test Scripts from available Project documentations - Business Requirements, Functional, Technical Design Specifications.
  • Wrote & ensured Test Cases are completed within HP Quality Center (QC) & co-coordinated Test Environments, Interface, Regression, User Acceptance Testing activities.
  • Enhanced and maintained Modular, Keyword & Data-driven (Hybrid) Automation Framework comprised of HP QuickTest Professional (QTP), Actions, Functions, MS - Excel, Descriptive Programming (DP).
  • Developed reusable User-Defined Public Functions, Text & Custom Checkpoints as Functions, File management by File System Objects (FSO), Recovery mechanisms.
  • Developed, executed and maintained both Manual Test Cases & Automated Test Scripts in conjunction with project team members and other SME to validate the ambulatory application(s).
  • Attended weekly Project Status Meetings & worked closely with Development, QA Manager & Off-shore Team to define Test Scope, Gap Analysis, Risk, Dependency, Constraints.
  • Validated Business Process & User Data by writing SQL queries against Oracle RDBMS Database for Pharmacy Locator, Drug Pricing Tool, Reimbursement modules.
  • Established, documented, managed overall testing methodology, tools, templates for various Web & Client-Server applications - MyHumana Customer Rep & Web portal and RightSourceRx.
  • Established and improved best practices and standards for Automation Testing Processes, Procedures, and documentations for Automation Framework.
  • Reviewed and evaluated Requirements & User Stories for impact on overall testing timelines and resources and supported Sprint activities by creating Test Cases.
  • Used BrowserStack to perform Cross Browser Testing on MyHumana Application for various versions of IE (7/8/9/10), Firefox (9/10/15/16/18/19 ), Safari, Google Chrome & on various Operating Systems (OS) including Windows (Vista/XP/7/8) and Mac.
  • Created Positive & Negative Test Scenarios with project team members, departmental SME to ensure validity to handle user’s Negative inputs and events.

Confidential, Chicago, IL

QA Analyst


  • Developed Test Scenarios and generated detailed Test Procedures to properly and rigorously test system requirements and functionalities.
  • Identified, analyzed, and documented Defects discovered during testing within HP Quality Center (QC).
  • Worked with the Development Teams to troubleshoot and resolve Issues and tracked till closures in QC.
  • Verified & Validated ATM transactions on both Front-end and Back-end.
  • Used QuickTest Professional (QTP) to create and develop automated tests for continuous Regression Testing, and worked on various modules of Quality Center (QC) - Test Plan, Test Lab, Defects, and Requirements.
  • Developed and maintained Automation Custom Library, Error Handler, Recovery Scenarios, Email and Reporting Methods using advanced VBScript in HP QuickTest Professional (QTP).
  • Created Automated Regressions Scripts/Suites to increase Test and Code Coverage and ran Nightly runs.
  • Generating Test Reports from HP Quality Center (QC) to document all Test Results for management.
  • Customized in HP Quality Center projects as per user requests - created new projects, modify project templates, configured user access and create custom fields specific to individual projects.
  • Logged & reported defects in Quality Center and managed through to resolution by working with appropriate development and business resources.
  • Executed SQL queries against Oracle database and interacted with various IT infrastructures like application servers, application version control, RDBMS and network.

Hire Now