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Sqa Test Lead Resume

Charlotte, NC

SUMMARY

  • 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.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

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

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Charlotte, NC

SQA Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

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