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Qa Lead Resume

Wilmington, DE

SUMMARY

  • Army Veteran with over 8 years of diverse experience in information Technology with emphasis on development, Quality Assurance and Testing
  • Experienced in Agile and Iterative Methodologies.
  • Involved in testing applications using testing tools such as LoadRunner, QuitTest Professional and Selenium.
  • Expertise in GUI automation, Functionality and System testing including Functionality, performance, stress, Load, Backend, Data Driven and Regression testing of Client/Server (2 Tier), Multi - tier and Web based applications.
  • Worked on Software Configuration and Version control tools like Visual Source safe and PVCS.
  • Excellent communication and Inter personnel skills. Exceptional ability to learn new concepts.
  • Skilled at assessing client needs, working in a group, implementing cutting-edge technology solutions, and training/supporting end users.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Testing tools: QuickTest Professional, Test Director, Quality Center, Selium

Databases: SQL SERVER 2008, Oracle, Sybase, MS Access

Operating Systems: Windows /XP/Vista/Ultimate7/8,DOS,Unix, Ubuntu Linux, Macintosh

Networking: Unix, TCP/IP, Socket Programming

Products: Crystal Reports, VS.NET, Visual Source Safe, PL/SQL Developer, TOAD, XML Spy, PVCS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Wilmington, DE

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Currently, working as QA lead for 4 different applications namely livepcexpert.com, Techcomando.com, technician4pc.com and a CRM Application. Responsible for managing the quality assurance for all the maintenance and enhancement releases and verify that the final product satisfies all the business requirements defined for the release.
  • Responsible for building the QA Team. Also helped management in recruitment process and identifying suitable candidates for the QA team.
  • Responsible for maintaining hardware inventory list for performance lab and setting up a certification environment to perform load and stress testing with replication of production environment.
  • Responsible for setting up QA environment and setting of test tools, namely Quality Center and Selenium.. Put in place the testing process for every build and cycle of testing. Implemented test strategy in Quality Center by defining rules and user access for different roles.
  • Was heavily involved in Design and structuring of web interface of CRM application.
  • Wrote test plan and test cases for each application.
  • Managing test team to perform regression testing on the builds obtained from developers. Interacting with developers to resolve any issues related to releases.
  • Executed manual as well as Automated tests.
  • Collecting metrics for management regarding testing status and updates on automation progress. Actively involved in the test planning of future releases with project manager and technical lead

Confidential, Fort Bragg, NC

Information Systems Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Installed, operated, and performed unit maintenance on multi-functional/multi-user information processing systems and peripheral equipment and auxiliary devices.
  • Performed input/output data control and bulk data storage operations.
  • Troubleshooted automation equipment and systems to the degree required for isolation of malfunctions to specific hardware or software.
  • Worked on design, preparation, editing, and testing of computer programs.
  • Configured information processing equipment into required operating configurations.
  • Compiled production report data and quality control information
  • Drafted associated technical documentation for program reference and maintenance purposes.
  • Assisted less experienced soldiers in the installation, operation, and maintenance of information processing equipment.
  • Ensured computer operations were consistent with Army and federal government operating and security policies and practices.
  • Configured systems, security and set-up a Norton Ghost Image Server to upload drive images on multiple systems for the Army.
  • Performed configuration management techniques to document the control and functionality, and physical characteristics of a computer system, network, or product to include the requirements, design, software, hardware, documentation, and procedures during the system life cycle.

Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for setting up QA environment and setting of test tools, namely Quality Center, Quick Test Pro, and Loadrunner. Put in place the testing process for every build and cycle of testing. Implemented test strategy in Quality Center by defining rules and user access for different roles.
  • Responsible for maintaining hardware inventory list for performance lab and setting up a certification environment to perform load and stress testing with replication of production environment.
  • Implemented Agile Methodologies to QA team.
  • Working with business analysts to define the existing software requirements as a part of reverse engineering process and then working with testers to complete the coverage of the requirements with the test cases.
  • Created automated scripts in QuickTest Professional using automated framework and developed test suites to execute the scripts using Quality Center for PRS and EEB application.
  • Used Squirrel SQL client for designing SQL queries to test Company Information Database application. This testing effort included executing SQL scripts and queries based on data mapping and table relationships.
  • Also executed SQL queries to verify referential integrity of the application.
  • Defined the workflow for the testing process in the complete software development life cycle. Performed training for testers in execution of test sets, creating new test cases and defect entry in Quality Center.
  • Managing test team to perform regression testing on the builds obtained from developers. Interacting with developers to resolve any issues related to releases.
  • Executed manual as well as Automated tests using QuickTest Professional

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