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Software Test Engineer Resume

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Middletown, NJ

SUMMARY:

  • Over 7+ years of experience in analysis, design and development of client/server, web based and n - tier application along with extensive experience as a Quality Analyst with exposure to both manual and automated testing tools. Specialize in writing Test Plans, Test Strategy, Test Cases, Traceability Matrix and Status report documents. Ability to resolve uncovered defects of an application in early stage of SDLC, which helps to improve the application’s quality and reduce development cost. Excel under pressure in deadline driven environment with superior interpersonal communication and technical documentation skills.
  • Experienced in manual testing with the focus on Functional Testing, End to End Testing, Stress Testing, Regression Testing, Smoke Testing, Load Testing, System Testing and Unit Testing, ETL Testing and Black Box Testing, Writing Test Cases, GUI Automation testing, System Testing, Integration Testing and User Acceptance Testing
  • Extensive experience in performing reviews like Test reviews and peer reviews for maintaining best coding standards.
  • Efficient in implementing QA Process, established standards, procedures, and methodologies and also have a solid expertise in HP Quality Center.
  • Experience in developing and maintaining QTP functional scripts for regression testing.
  • Good Understanding of Agile approaches like user stories, Programming, Test-Driven Development, Daily Stand-ups, Retrospectives, Pair Programming and Scrum meetings.
  • Worked in close co-ordination with the testing team in developing test plan and test cases from functional and business requirements.
  • Prepared Test plans, Test cases reviews, test cases execution, and designing, executing, verifying and analyzing test programs, creating Defect Information reports, Defect status report, Weekly status reports, and Traceability matrix.
  • Experience in developing and maintaining Java script using Selenium web driver with Java, Junit.
  • Experience in working on projects developed using VB, ASP,.NET, Web services -SOAP, UDDI, WSDL, HTML, Oracle, MS SQL Server, VBScript, JavaScript and Flash.
  • Formulated and tested queries with SQL on an Object/Traditional Relational Database.
  • Knowledge of Data Warehousing and Business Objects.
  • Exposure to all phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Also worked in SDLC models like Waterfall and Agile.
  • Excellent analytical, communication and Interpersonal skills. Also have led small teams in implementation of projects. Good at mentoring newbie’s and have excellent leadership skills.
  • Good team player with the ability to manage and work independently in a time sensitive environment.Strong in problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Fast learner with strong sense of ownership, motivation, and attention to detail.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: Windows XP/2003/Vista, Unix(Sun Solaris, Linux, AIX)

Programming Languages: C, C++, JAVA, SQL, PLSQL, C#,.Net, Junit

Markup Languages: HTML and XML.

Databases: Oracle 11g, My-SQL, MS-Access, MS-SQL Server, Informix

Testing Tools: Selenium, QTP, LoadRunner, WinRunner 7.0,Clear QuestTest Management Tools: HP Test director, Quality Center

Bug Tracking Tools: Clear Quest, JiraQuery Tools: Toad, SQL Developer, SQL Plus

Remote Tools: Cisco VPN, Citrix, Real VNC, Telnet, SSH, Putty.

Scripting: VBscript, Shell, Perl, Python, JavaScript, PHP

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Middletown, NJ

Software Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the requirement reviews for each project conducted by the SE team and to identify the issues with the requirement documents if any.
  • Responsible for designing and development of Test Plan according to the Functional and System Requirement document.
  • Participate in screen design review sessions with the development teams and provide valuable suggestions
  • Preparing the high level scenarios for System Testing in an excel sheet first keeping in mind all the GUI level, interface level, positive and negative test cases.
  • Conduct Test Case design reviews with SE and developers to find out any gaps and baseline the test cases for further execution.
  • Upload the Test cases in the Test Management Tool and map the cases to the requirements in the tool.
  • Prepare the test environment for the project like Testing server, database verification and interface application status if required.
  • Perform execution of Test cases and effectively work on preparation and execution of regression test cases.
  • Analyzes test results and provides progress reports to management.
  • Report any bugs found out during system testing in the Rational Clear Quest tool and to track the defect until the defect is fixed by the developer and the issue is closed after retesting.
  • Worked closely with developers to isolate and understand problems and issues.
  • Investigate each defect by checking logs in putty, querying using Toad, by referring to the requirement documents whenever necessary.
  • Support other interfacing applications when the JST (Joint System Testing) and IST (Integration System Testing) begins. Used Quality Center for logging the defects and tracking the status of the defects till resolution.
  • Provide UAT demo for the project completed after System testing.
  • Support during User Acceptance Testing, track each UAT issue using HP Mercury Quality Center tool and to investigate the UAT issues. Oversees the development of quality standards for quality assurance testing.
  • Involved in production support during project release for the successful deployment of the project.
  • Report status of Testing phase on a daily basis to Test Manager and upload all the necessary documents in Quikr for Test management.
  • Develop automation test plan for web functional testing and develop automation scripts using the automation testing tool (selenium webdriver and selenium RC).
  • Used Selenium tool for generating the scripts for regression testing.
  • Updation of existing scripts when code changes and maintenance of selenium scripts
  • Effectively coordinated with the developers and business analysts to communicate defect details, retest the software and closing the defects after resolution.

Environment: Selenium Webdriver with C#, REST services, JIRA, Visual Studio IDE, Quality Center, SQL, PHP, Unix, SoapUI

Confidential - Farmington, MO

Software Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Agile development - Participated in daily scrum meetings to report daily progress of Automation activities and Sprint planning for test planning activities.
  • Tested the database schema with help of data architects using ERWIN
  • Involved in the testing of Data Marts using Power Center
  • Identified and Documented additional data cleansing needs and consistent error patterns that could diverted by modifying ETL code.
  • Tested Business Objects reports migration and created Business Objects reports for defect tracking.
  • Reports created in Business Objects were tested by running SQL statements.
  • Coordinated the test data, Business Objects environment and UAT of reports
  • Performed User Acceptance Testing and Regression Testing.
  • Participated in discussions with the business owners regarding rating test cases/results.
  • Wrote SQL and PL/SQL scripts to validate the database systems and for backend database testing.
  • Wrote several UNIX scripts for invoking data reconciliation.
  • Created UNIX shell scripts for file transfer and file manipulation
  • Optimizing/Tuning several complex SQL queries for better performance and efficiency.
  • Created various PL/SQL stored procedures for dropping and recreating indexes on target tables.
  • Involved in functional testing the Web application using Quick Test Pro.
  • Processed a query to update a field in an Oracle database, to ensure that debt payments are allocated.
  • Performed User Acceptance Testing and Regression testing.
  • Involved in System Analysis, Design and Development of the OLAP application
  • Extensively used Informatica client tools to extract data stored in database and for testing purposes..

Environment: SQL Server 2005, Sybase, SQL, Toad, Informatica Power Center 8.1, Unix Shell Scripting, Windows XP/2000, Erwin, Business Object

Confidential, Palo Alto, CA

Software Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Interacted with multiple business users and technical teams across the organization.
  • Worked with Business/system clients building requirements. Coordination with team in making them practice agile.
  • Analyzed and Performed Gap Analysis based on requirements documents.
  • Identified root causes, analyzed and provided solutions to critical, medium and low issues in a reasonable timeframe.
  • Clearly understood the requirements and prioritized tasks and exceeded expectations by delivering ahead of time.
  • Created and executed test scripts, plans and raised defects ensuring quality of Web applications with an agile environment.
  • Responsible for creating test cases and test scripts based on requirements.
  • Maintained positive customer relationship by exceeding expectations.
  • Tested web application with passing values through SQL Queries.
  • Involved in the complete lifecycle of automation, including testing and deployment to improve the efficiencies and reduce the manual errors.
  • Handled release management meetings every day following the SDLC process to have a smooth release.
  • Actively learned new process and developed templates for documenting the process, metrics etc.
  • Involved in Regression testing, Functional testing, Integration, system, and UAT testing.
  • Responsible for preparing RTM (Requirement Traceability Matrix).

Environment: PL/SQL, JavaScript, QTP 9.5, Load Runner 9.5, SQL Server Management Studio 2008, Windows/Web Applications, Twiki, SVN, Agile-Scrum Methodologies.

Confidential, Washington, DC

Software Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Perform manual and Selenium testing of a web based application.
  • Review product requirement documents, functional specifications, and involved in developing test strategy, test plan and test case documents.
  • Interacted with Business Analysts and Software Developers for bug reviews and participated in QA meetings.
  • Proactively came up with innovative methods to improve software quality, test coverage, efficiency and regression coverage
  • Actively Participated in team meetings, reviews and developed test scenarios.
  • Reviewed functional specification documents, design documents, requirements traceability matrix and involved in developing test plan document.
  • Increased productivity by initiating use of automation testing using Selenium
  • Prepared the traceability matrices to fill the gap between the requirements and the test cases covered.
  • Used PHP Bug Tracker for repository, reporting and tracking bugs, and providing updates on resolved bugs.
  • Effectively implemented different QA methodologies/policies, strategies and plans in all stages of SDLC.
  • Understanding the UBS business, Usecases and transer the knowledge to the team.
  • Performed System, Functional, and Regression test and verified all the failure conditions enhancement.
  • Participated in Validation and Data driven testing with different sets of data.

Environment: Selenium Webdriver with C#, REST services, JIRA, Visual Studio IDE, Quality Center, SQL, PHP, Unix, SoapUI

Confidential

Software Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in requirement reviews for each project conducted by the SE team and to identify the issues with the requirement documents if any.
  • Wrote System Test Plan according to the Functional and System Requirement document.
  • Wrote the high level scenarios for System Testing in an excel sheet first keeping in mind all the GUI level, interface level, positive and negative test cases.
  • Used Test Management Tool to map the test cases to the requirements in the tool.
  • Executed the System Test cases once the System Test Phase begins and the Regression Test cases during Regression Testing.
  • Raised any bugs found during system testing in the Rational Clear Quest tool and to track the defect until the defect is fixed by the developer and the issue is closed after retesting.
  • Investigated each defect by checking logs in putty, querying using Toad, by referring to the requirement documents whenever necessary.
  • Interacted and supported the other interfacing applications when the JST (Joint System Testing) and IST (Integration System Testing) begins.
  • Scheduled UAT demo for the project completion during the ST including all the application testers.
  • Supported during User Acceptance Testing, track each UAT issue using HP Mercury Quality Center tool and to investigate the UAT issues during weekend as well.
  • Involved in Project Release at Production phase once UAT is successfully completed.

Environment: Java, UNIX, SQL, Clear Quest, QC, RQM, Java, JSP, EJB, Microsoft Excel, Web app, WebSphere, Mainframe Server. QTP

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