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  • Over 7 years of experience as a Software QA Analyst. Writing and executing test plans and test cases in highly structured/non structured environments and performing all types of testing and managing large groups of testers through Quality Center.
  • Diverse experience in Information Technology with emphasis on Quality Assurance, Manual Testing, Automated Testing using Quick Test Professional, Quality Centre, Rational Test Manager, Rational Requisite Pro, Rational Clear Quest
  • Experience in software analysis, quality assurance (QA) testing of Web, Client/Server, manual and automated testing.
  • Able to quickly adopt and well versed in new areas (Technologies, Tools…).
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and manage within deadlines.
  • Ability to analyze new functionality and identify potential areas of impact
  • Proficient in using JSP 2.0 tag libraries, custom tag libraries for developing interactive JSP\'s. Used various mark - up and web-based technologies such as HTML, DHTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX.
  • Involved in entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) from Inception, Transformation to Execution, which includes Design, Development, and Implementation.
  • Good Understanding in Waterfall and Agile (Scrum) methodologies.
  • Involved in entire QA Life Cycle, which includes Designing and Developing and Execution of the entire QA Process and Documentation of Test Plans, Test Cases, Test Procedures and Test Scripts for Manual and Automated Testing.
  • Experience in programming with C# and VB Script
  • Proficient in analyzing Business/ System Requirements documents and Use Cases, preparing Test Logs and Summary Reports.
  • Expertise in Designing and Developing Test plans, Test Cases, Defect Tracking.
  • Experienced in Integration, System, Stress, Regression, Comparison, Recovery, Performance, Security, Smoke, Failure Point and User Acceptance tests.
  • Hands on experience inManualand Automatedtesting usingQuick Test Professional and QC.
  • Extensive experience in testing trading system and analyzing large volumes of data within the financial domains: FX, Equity Swaps, Convertible Bonds, Derivatives (Futures and Options), Commodities,
  • Strong Experience in Testing Client Server applications, Web applications using both Manual and Automated testing tools.
  • Extensively used Mercury Interactive tools like QTP, Win Runner, Test Director and Quality Center.
  • Experience in software testing which involved development of test cases and test scripts and User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
  • Well-versed with defect tracking tools Quality Center, Test Director and Clear Quest
  • Extensive experience in Functional and Regression Testing of web-based and client-server applications using QTP, Win Runner and Quality Center.
  • Experience in Database Testing.
  • Strong skills in Back-End testing using SQL queries generating reports to ensure data integrity.


Automation tools: Quick test Pro 11.0, Win Runner, Selenium Web driver

Performance tools: Load Runner

Scripting Languages: VB Script, Java Script, C# .NET

Test/Defect Reporting Tools: Test Director 8.0, Quality Center11.0, Clear Quest7.0, Bugzilla,Jira

Operating Systems: Windows 95/98/2000 Professional/XP/Vista/7, UNIX, LINUX

Databases: DB2, SQL Server 7.0/2000, Oracle 9i/10g, MS Access

Applications: DHTML, XML, AJAX, ASP, FrontPage, Java, JSP, Servlets

Project Management Tools: MS Project, MS Visio, Eclipse

Methodologies: Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, Rational Unified Process (RUP) and UML


Confidential, IL

Lead QA Analyst


  • Generating and executing Test Scripts by creating as Test suits using Batch Testing in Win Runner. Conducting Retesting with multiple sets of test data using Data Driven Approach. Execution of Win Runner automation test scripts on every new release build.
  • Created a startup script using Automation Object Model that Standardizes QTP environment.
  • Participated in daily scrums, sprint planning and Sprint Kick off.
  • Authored and reviewed test cases using Quality Center for the agile stories and made sure they met the acceptance criteria in the story
  • Participated in peer reviews and formal reviews, suggested new enhancements to developers.
  • Performed Usability and GUI testing for the Front-end of the application and developed on the time events for monitoring the functionality.
  • C# Automation using VSTS and Selenium, Eclipse along with Nunit and Watinadd-on
  • Involved in all phases of the quality testing process that was designed and developed for dis project. Developed test cases and components in the Automation Framework in Selenium.
  • Maintained Test Scripts, Requirements & management of test suites using Quality Center.
  • Consolidation of reports by groups/regions and designing templates catering to the needs of sourcing/financial analysts & material and cost specialists.
  • Extensive experience in C# programming for C# automation/Performancetesting in Visual Studio Ultimate.
  • Execute automated tests developed in Selenium and analyze failures.
  • Created batch files for deployment IVT (Integration Verification Testing) and integrated it with build forge to monitor the system after CCE packages have been deployed.
  • Created the Test Summary Report (TSR) to detail the testing effort such as Test Case ID, number of Test Cases executed, passed, failed and status of Test Cases.
  • Used Data Driven Testing methodology to test the application with multiple sets of data.
  • Performed Back End Testing and wrote queries to retrieve relevant data using SQL from Oracle 10g.
  • Involved in Sanity Testing on Initial builds manually.
  • Preparation of Design documents and Test data grid.
  • Mentored QA Engineer on developing Selenium test scripts using C#.
  • Analyzing Test Results and Bug Reporting using bug tracking tool(Bugzilla)
  • Involved in the User Acceptance testing (UAT) to check the reliability for end user.
  • Also performed User Acceptance Testing (UAT) on all the Trading Apps.Performed manual tests and created SQL queries for data verification
  • Used SQL queries for Back-end testing and Data integrity tests.
  • Handled unexpected errors at time of playback using Recovery Scenario wizards.
  • Performed Integration testing using both Data-driven and Keyword Driven Frameworks created in QTP by using VBScript coding.
  • Created automation results report documents.
  • Worked as QC admin for creating and deleting user, projects, customization in defect module.

Environment: Oracle, Java, Quality Center 11.0, Selenium & Manual Testing, SQL Server, .NET Windows Server 2003, SQL Server 2005, C#, TSL, Quest Tools, Win Runner, MS Outlook 2003, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project,Bugzilla.

Confidential, NY

Sr. QA Analyst


  • Analyzing the Business Requirements and understanding the high level and detail design of the application.
  • Documented test plan and test cases using Quality Center.
  • Performed functional and regression testing of applications using QTP.
  • Wrote Test plans and test cases that identify the schedules, environments, resources (personnel, tools, etc.), methodologies, cases (inputs, procedures, outputs, and expected results), documentation, and reporting criteria.
  • Involved in Unit Testing using C#.
  • Implemented Regular expressions and parameterized checkpoint using QTP.
  • Defined testing entrance and exit criteria; ensured business and technology acceptance.
  • Responsible for creation and maintenance of Test Matrix and Traceability Matrix.
  • Design, implement and maintain the QA Automation Hybrid framework using QTP and Developed VB scripts in QTP
  • Executed manual and automated test cases and verified results with expected results.
  • Involved extensively in conducting integration, performance and UAT testing.
  • Developed Load Runner test scripts according to test specifications/ requirements.
  • Using Load Runner, execute multi-user performance tests, used online monitors, real-time output messages.
  • Integrating QTP with Quality Center, Creating custom reports from Quality Center Database.
  • Develop and implement load and stress tests with Load Runner, and present performance statistics to application teams, and provide recommendations on how and where performance can be improved.Monitor and administrate hardware capacity to ensure the necessary resources are available for all tests.
  • Used Parameterization for using various data to test the application using QTP.
  • Inserted Check Points to Check for the broken Links, Text, and standard properties of an object using QTP.
  • Automation of web application testing and other UI testing usingSelenium.
  • Executed test case and linked them with requirements in Quality Center.
  • Managed defect management process; coordinated defect review meetings with development and business in Jira as our defect tracking tool.
  • Produced daily, weekly metrics and status reports for senior management.
  • Involved in coordinating test case execution and defect logging using Quality Center.
  • Identified and escalated system, business issues and risks within the project structure.
  • Used the Office Suite extensively which included MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS Project, MS Visio for various documentation and reports.

Environment: Windows NT, Oracle, Java, QTP, Quality Center 10.0, Load Runner & Manual Testing, UNIX, Java, JavaScript,ASP.Net, Oracle 9i, HTML, C#, Jira

Confidential, VA

QA Analyst/UAT Tester


  • Interacted with Users, Business Analysts, gathered business and technical requirements, reviewed business requirements, technical requirements and specifications.
  • Responsible for handling complex projects and participating in the full SDLC Cycle.
  • Involved in developing Test Methodologies, Test Strategy, Test Plans and test cases, Design and developed the manual tests for 5 modules.
  • Expertise in advanced descriptive programming in QTP using VBScript. Used Recovery Scenario Wizard.
  • Analyzed system requirements specifications, developed Test Strategy, Test plans, Test Cases, Test Data for manual testing of the functionality, GUI, Compatibility, performance, usability and User Acceptance of the application.
  • Involved in functional, Integration and Regression testing, Ad-hoc, stress (WED), UAT and Smoke testing after release of each sprint.
  • Utilized HP Quality center 9.2 to maintain test cases and test scripts.
  • Used the automated tool QTP for Functional Testing and Regression Testing.
  • Worked on Microsoft Windows Server 2003 during the migration objects including the Users, Groups, Organizational Units, Workstations and Printers.
  • Enhanced and modified the scripts according to the test case scenarios.
  • Set up the Hybrid Automation Framework for QTP.
  • Worked with Quality Center to trace the requirements, write the Test Cases in the test plan, execute the Test Sets in the test lab and track the Defects logged in the defects module.
  • Used Microsoft excel and Word 2003 to document the test status reports and the test data.
  • Used Automation of regression testing QTP by creating verification points e.g., objects data, object properties, window and image verification, database verifications for testing functional, acceptance, limit validations and inserting synchronization points.
  • Inserted Check Points to Check for the broken Links, Text, and standard properties of an object using QTP.
  • Responsible for inserting checkpoints to verify the functionality of page, text string, XML and table objects.
  • Performed extensive back end database testing by using complex SQL queries.
  • Wrote complex SQL Joins, Unions and Nested Queries on various data tables for Data validation.
  • Performed Database validation using PL/SQL Functions, Cursors, Packages, Stored procedures and Database triggers.
  • Created Test scripts and UAT test cases and coordinated with the UAT Team and Project manager and performed User Acceptance Testing with the Users.
  • Assisted external clients during the UAT. Conducted and created reports at the end of the UAT test.

Environment: QTP 9.5, Quality Center 9.2, Mantis, VB Script, C#, MS Excel, MS Word 2003, HTML, Windows Server 2003, SQL Server 2005, TSL, Quest Tools, Win Runner, MS Outlook 2003, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project.

Confidential, NY

QA Analyst


  • Resource planning & allocation to meet project deadlines, managing team work-flow, to achieve goals, management of QA team, day-to- day planning of all activities related to QA and UAT.
  • Interacted with the business analysts and the end-users to develop the test plans.
  • Created User Defined Functions in QTP.
  • Involved in writing testing methodology, by following standards for test documentation, test requirements and test procedures.
  • Define a number of test cases using quality data end-to-end business processes during the UAT and validated the system set up for transactions and user access in UAT.
  • Regularly interacted with Developers to discuss various problems and issues.
  • Worked on both Expert view and Keyword view in QTP.
  • Involved in entering requirements, developing test plan tree, designing the test steps, writing test cases and running test scripts using Test Management Tool Quality Center.
  • Performed Integration Testing and Batch Testing in QTP.
  • Exported test cases and requirements from MS Excel to Quality Center.
  • Imported and exported data from and to Excel to and from QTP.
  • Performed browser compatibility testing using different browsers like IE, Fire Fox etc.
  • Performed database testing using SQL, executed various DDL and DML statements
  • UsedSQLfor database testing, production verification, and management reporting.
  • Extensive experience inBack-end testingusingSQL Queries.
  • Test scripts were Data Driven and parameterization in test script to enhance the functionality.
  • Created performance script using VU Gen.Performed load test/Stress test using Load Runner.

Environment: QTP, Quality Center, VB Script, Windows NT/2000, J2EE, Jscript, XML,ALM, EJB, HTML, ORACLE, SQL, UNIX, C#, Test Director, Selenium IDE, Win Runner and Load Runner.


QA analyst


  • Analyzed the functional requirements and the master test plan.
  • Created Test Cases for various forms of the application manually.
  • Performed Functional Testing, Black Box Testing, and Regression Testing.
  • Performed the Functional and Regression test using Skill test.
  • PVCS Bug Tracker was used to keep track of bugs.
  • Ability to analyze new functionality and identify potential areas of impact
  • Involved in submission of bugs through modification reports and frequent review of MR by conducting meetings during the development phase.
  • Involved in Bug Reporting and Documentation of whole testing process.
  • Designing Test Plan,Maintain/Organize the Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM). Reviewing the Test Cases Prepared by the Team Members.
  • Preparing & Sharing the Status Report as applicable.

Environment: Microsoft Excel, UNIX, Windows XP, MS Office, Manual Testing, and PVCS Bug Tracker

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