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Sr. Automation Engineer Resume

Camp Hill, PA

SUMMARY:

  • Over Seven (7) years of extensive experience in information technology field as a Software Quality Assurance Analyst and Tester
  • Hand on experience in testing of applications build using Web Services based on Service Oriented Architecture, Web applications (Using J2EE, Microsoft .net n - tier architecture), Client Server, ERP and Data warehouse applications
  • Strong knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC)
  • Hand on experience in analyzing Business, Functional and Technical Requirement, Design Specifications, Used Cases and development of traceability matrix
  • Hand on experience in Functional testing, Integration testing, System testing, Regression testing, Conversion testing, Interface testing, Parallel testing, UAT testing and End to End testing
  • Hand on experience in testing Web Applications performing Usability Testing, Compatibility testing and Security testing
  • Expertise in developing Test Strategy, Test Plans, Test scenarios, Test cases, using standard and modular approach using standard template of MS Excel sheet and in Quality Center
  • Hand on experience in Waterfall, V-Model and Agile methodology and Integrated Framework e.g TFS
  • Experienced on creating Test Design by using ALM/Quality Center and tracked the defects and reported the defects to the concerned persons
  • Experienced in performing database verification and validation using SQL queries
  • Experienced in creating automated Test Scripts using QTP and enhancing the scripts by adding user defined functions in VB Script
  • Expertise on extensive usage of Quick Test Professional (QTP) for Regression Testing for automation of multiple modules in the environments
  • Experienced in writing VB Script, developing Custom Functions, Dictionary Objects, Descriptive Programming using QTP
  • Hand on experience in Customizing QTP Scripts with Parameterization, Check Points, Library Files, Regular expression etc
  • Hand on experience in Customizing the QTP script using visual basic scripting as per the business rules/validation
  • Experienced in developing Data driven, Keyword Driven and Hybrid Frameworks using QTP

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Testing Tools: HP Performance Center, Quick Test Pro (QTP), Quality Center, TopTeam, Test Director, Clear Quest, BugTraker

Configuration Management: Sub Version(SVN), Rally, JIRA

Data warehouse: Informatica Power Center, Oracle Data Integrator (ODI), SSIS, AutoSys, DataStage

Reporting tools: OBIEE, Business Object, Hyperion

Accessibility Testing tools: JAWS, AccVerify, Wave, FireEye and Bobby

Operating Systems: Windows 7/XP/2000/NT, Windows 2003 and UNIX

Languages/scripting: Java, Visual Basic, VB Scripts, Shell, SQL, PL/SQL

RDBMS: Oracle, Sybase, SQL server 2008, DB2, Informix

Web Technologies: JSP, XML, J2EE, Microsoft .net and C#

Methodologies: Waterfall, V-Model, Agile, Verification and Validation

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Camp Hill, PA

Sr. Automation Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed and analyze the Requirements documents, Design documents, Data design/flow, Data mapping documents to identify the Test scenarios and test data for testing
  • Collected and reviewed the business flow, business scenarios from business analyst.
  • Responsible for participating in Scrum call and provide the updates
  • Responsible for closely working with Scrum Master, Product Owner and Scrum team
  • Responsible for reviewing the Product backlogs, Sprint backlogs and developing the test matrix
  • Developed and generated test progress and defect reports from Quality Center and communicated the same to the project team
  • Utilize defect tracking tool Top Team and quality Center to manage defects
  • Involved in identifying the manual test scenario to develop the Automation and Performance scripts
  • Involved in defining the performance scenarios based on the client provided QA use cases and inputs
  • Developed the Data Driven Automation framework using QTP and Quality Center
  • Developed Automation Script using Data Driven Methodology which applies the Business rules to validate the components displayed on the website.
  • Prepared Automation Test Cases and Required Screenshots for Web application and developed Automation Scripts focus tests to target key business use cases using QTP.
  • Customized and enhanced Automation scripts based on business rules validation and implemented the Check points, Output values, Regular Expressions etc in QTP.
  • Created User Defined Functions using VB scripting to re-use
  • Created function libraries and shared repositories in QTP
  • Participated and involved in Peer Reviews of the automation scripts
  • Responsible for backend testing using SQL queries
  • Responsible for preparing Test Automation Coding Standards, Code Review Checklist and Guidelines for Peer Review documents.
  • Used HP Quality Center for automating BPT, documenting test plans, cases and for Defect Tracking
  • Participated in weekly status meetings and daily stand-ups to track overall status

Environment: My SQL, SQL Developer, Top Team, Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), SharePoint, Jaws, AccVerify, Wave, QTP 11.0, Oracle 12G, MS Office, Outlook, JIRA, Confluence, Beyond Compare, Load runner 11.0

Confidential, Kansas City, MO

Sr. QA Analyst/Automation Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for exporting the Requirements and Test cases into Quality Center using excel add-in
  • Responsible for creating requirement traceability matrix (RTM) into Quality Center and generate the report to verify the test case vs. requirements coverage
  • Responsible for test cases execution and defect management using Quality Center
  • Developed and generated test progress and defect reports from Quality Center
  • Responsible for testing progress meeting and sending testing status reports to Project Management team and Development Team
  • Involved in Writing the Test cases in Quality Center.
  • Recorded scripts to capture business functionality to be tested
  • Reviewed manual testing methods and developed and executed automated scripts using QTP for regression testing.
  • Verification/Check points have been implemented by using QTP such as window/object GUI checkpoints, Bitmap checkpoints, Text checkpoints, which requires TSL.
  • Prepared test data for positive and negative test scenarios for functional testing as documented in the test plan.
  • Performed Data Driven Tests for the Database Testing using QTP.
  • Used VBScript to code the Test automation Scripts and modified existing Scripts as per the Requirements.
  • Conducted Regression Testing, Functional Testing, Black Box Testing on various builds of the application and reported the defects to the developers using Test Director for the bug fixing and tracking.
  • Developed Automation Scripts for functional and regression testing using QTP 10.0
  • Created Data base checkpoints and wrote SQL queries to validate the data
  • Created and maintained shared object library, Functions, data sheet in Quality Center for QTP scripts
  • Developed and implemented standard testing practices/approach to improve the testing process for manual and Automation Testing using Quality Center 10.0 and QTP 10.0
  • Create documentation such as Automation Framework, Testing cycle flow, defect management guidelines, demo and presentations and guided team to follow the agreed approach and process
  • Utilize defect tracking tool HP Quality Center to trace, assign, verify and close defects

Environment: SQL Developer, Oracle EPM 11.1.1 Web Client, ODI Release 10.1.3, Hyperion 8.5, Informix Client, Quality Center 10.0, QTP 10.0, MS office 2010, SQL Server 2008, JAVA, Visual Basic Scripts, SharePoint, Putty, WINSEP, Sub version (SVN), JIRA

Confidential, Portland, OR

Sr. QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for implementing and monitoring the QA on very initial stage of SDLC, involved in requirements gathering and analysis
  • Responsible for Keep track of issues and solutions from team members and maintain lessons learned for every releases
  • Responsible for develop and execute the test cases for System and Integration testing
  • Responsible to identify the reusable test cases and developed as components that can be used for automation test scripts as reusable action/script
  • Maintained the reusable test cases and call them in test scenario to complete the business process
  • Performed Function testing, System Testing, Regression testing and UAT Testing
  • Developed standardize Matrix and Reports to keep track of team activities
  • Created and maintained the Test and Defect control matrix for each testing phase
  • Developed and presented Test approach, Test strategy and Test Plan
  • Worked with team in Agile methodology to develop the test cases and execute
  • Wrote test cases and created test data for Positive, Negative and boundary condition testing
  • Provided support to testing and UAT team with tools and issues
  • Logged and updated Issues and Risks using the configuiration management tool JIRA
  • Created documents such as Automation Framework, Testing cycle flow, defect management guidelines, demo and presentations
  • Provided resolution to an assortment of problems complex in scope related to Quality Assurance
  • Participated in development and review of SOP process documents for testing team
  • Maintained releases and cycles in Quality Center
  • Wrote and executed SQL Queries to validate standard and customized BI reports
  • Testing all the other functionalities which a PC version of the respective messenger have like blocking/unblocking a contact, adding, deleting a contact, display of the groups etc
  • Write and execute SQL queries using SQL developer, TOAD, Microsoft SQL Server
  • Created, enhanced and maintained high-end object repository to display a tree of all objects in the current component and various functional and regression test using QTP
  • Experienced in writing QTP Test Scripts using Descriptive Programming and enhanced the scripts using Parameterization, Synchronization, Correlation, Regular Expressions, Check Points, Customized Exception handling and VB Script.
  • Experienced in designing and implementing of Automation Frameworks for structuring automation scripts; improving robustness and reusability of the scripts using VB Script in HP QuickTest Professional
  • Preparing and maintaining the release and cycles to keep track of code movement and testing using Quality Center
  • Tracked, reported and follow-ups defects using Quality Center 10.0

Environment: s: QTP 10.0, Quality Center 10.0, JIRA 8.0, TOAD 10, OBIEE 10g, Business Object 8.0, JAVA, J2EE, SharePoint, Clear Quest, Load Runner, HP Performance Center

Confidential

Sr. QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in requirements and functional specification reviews and walk through to ensure that the testability requirements are met
  • Reviewed and analyzed the requirements documents, Design documents, Data design/flow and Data mapping documents
  • Developed and maintain Functional, Integration, Security, Conversion and UAT Test Plans
  • Developed Test Scenarios and Test cases for Data Conversion, Functional, Integration, Security and UAT testing
  • Developed process documents, users manual and defect loging process to support UAT testing
  • Conducted test execution/status meeting with project stake holders
  • Followed the standard procedures and templates to develop the test cases, developed the test cases to perform the compliance testing such as 508, 131 using JAWS and AccVerify
  • Responsible for writing and executing the manual and automation test cases to perform accessibility testing on web application as per government compliance using tool JAWS, AccVerify, FireEye
  • Responsible for performing 508 compliance testing with closely working with users of the application
  • Participated in meeting and proved the inputs to develop the standard Operational procedures (SOP) documents related to testing procedures and code movements
  • Supported UAT testing and created defect guide lines documents for users using Quality Center
  • Conducted meetings and walk through with users and junior team members to discuss the defect management process in Quality Center and Clear Quest
  • Created integration test scenarios and tested application areas developed on SOA architecture and WebServices
  • Generated and distributed test progress and defect status reports to Management team
  • Facilitated defect review meetings and improved existing defect management process, driven team to work in faster manner by reporting defects status
  • Wrote and used SQL queries to setup and validate test data
  • Wrote and executed the Test cases for Web apps diagnostics, accessibility and compliant validation based on government defined process and procedure using the tools
  • Utilized defect tracking tool HP Quality Center to trace, assign, verify and close defects

Environment: - .NET, Microsoft SQL Server 2008, SQL Server Management Studio, MS office 2007, Share Point, Subversion, Quality Center 9.6, J2EE, HTML, XML, VB Scripts, JAWS, AccVerify

Confidential, NJ

Sr. QA Analyst/Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for implementing and monitoring the QA on very initial stage of SDLC, involved in requirements gathering and analysis along with Business Analyst and SME’s
  • Developing and execution of test plans, test cases based on business requirements of the Application
  • Performed automated testing for Web Applications
  • Extensively used Quick Test Pro for functional and regression testing for automation of multiple modules in the environment
  • Used https protocol for security in web site testing
  • Tested various Web based applications
  • Involved in meetings along with developers to resolve identified issues.
  • Used Test Director for defect tracking
  • Installation and configuration of Win 98/00 and MS-Office Tools.
  • Tested compatibility of application with Internet Explorer 6.0, Netscape Navigator 5.0.
  • Report defect found during test cycles and Track the defects and retest fixed programs Developed and customized Excel reports and graphs using Dashboard for reporting in QC
  • Define and develop standard testing approach and time lines based on given testing time frame
  • Wrote and execute SQL Queries to get testing data to validate BI reports
  • Develop, maintain and execute test automation scripts in QTP using visual basic, setup test data needed for scripts to run in different environments
  • Customize QTP, installed add-ins, develop function libraries, recovery scenarios and environment variables using QTP 9.0
  • Tracked, reported and follow-ups defects using Quality Center 9.0.0

Environment: s: QTP 8.0, Quality Center 9.0, JIRA 6.0, TOAD, Oracle Client 11G, UNIX, ASP, VB scripts, TOAD 8.0, JDBC, Window NT, SQL, Business Object 6.0

Confidential, Colorado Springs, CO

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Followed the Scrum approach of Agile software development methodology
  • Develop and maintain functional Integration, Platform, Security Testing and regression test cases
  • Collected requirements, used cases and developed Test Scenarios and Test cases
  • Create testing requirements in Test director and mapped with Test cases developed in Test Plan module of Test Director
  • Executed the test cases and logged the defects in Test director
  • Maintained the configuration related changes in configuration management tool JIRA
  • Worked with release manager to prepare for releases for m Testing environment to PROD
  • Worked closely with deployement manager to complete the deployement plan and testing task
  • Co-ordinate and execute backend jobs in UNIX and Sybase environment for test environment setup

Environment: s: Test Director 8.0, SQL Server, Oracle 9i, XML, JAVA, Visual Basic, HTML, C++, SQL Developer, SQL Server 2005

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