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Senior Test Analyst Resume

Boston, MA

SUMMARY

  • 9+ years of IT experience with Development, Management and Testing experience in Manual and Automation Tools.
  • Experience in analysis, design, development and Creation of Test plans, Test Cases based on business, Functional and Technical requirements.
  • Experienced in various domains and regulated environments like Banking, Medical, Financial Telecom and Childcare .
  • Strong knowledge of all phases of SDLC and strong working knowledge of software testing (Functional, Integration, Performance, Quality Metrics).
  • Experienced in defining Testing Methodologies, Designing Test Plans and Test Cases, Verifying and Validating Web based e - Commerce applications and Documentation based on standards for Software Development and effective QA implementation in all phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Experienced in using tools HP Quality Center (QC), HP Quick Test Pro (QTP), CA/ITKO LISA and Load Runner.
  • Experienced in executing Performance Tests, Stress and Load tests utilizing Load Runner.
  • Extensively used automated test tools Quick Test Pro for GUI testing/Functional Testing/Regression Testing.
  • Experienced in Functional, Load and GUI automated testing in Web environment written in J2EE, Java, Servlets, Struts, and spring, Hibernate, JDBC/ODBC, ASP.Net, VB.Net and Microsoft SharePoint.
  • Extensively involved in testing Client/Server and Web applications, Middleware Applications and SOA (Web Services).
  • Experienced in Backend/Database testing on Oracle and SQL Server.
  • Experienced in Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, and UNIX, Windows operating systems.
  • Experienced as Senior QA Analyst and onsite/offshore coordination.
  • Experienced in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) such as Waterfall model and Agile Scrum methodology.
  • Experienced in doing Sanity testing in Production environment after build is deployed in the Production
  • Expertise in doing ORT (Operation Readiness Test) testing in production environment.
  • Experienced in the use of agile approaches, including Extreme Programming, Test-Driven Development and Scrum.
  • While performing testing, move and transform data from mainframes to Windows, UNIX, Microsoft Excel, any database, or integrate with another web or Windows application.
  • Insert checkpoints for conditional checks at any point of the mainframe application testing process.
  • Testing Experience in a Data Warehouse Environment and Oracle BI tools (Informatica, Business Objects and Discoverer).
  • Strong working knowledge on Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS).
  • Extensively involved in UAT testing.
  • Experienced in BPT Testing.
  • Expertise in Quality Assurance, Manual and Automation testing of Client/Server & Web applications.
  • Experienced in Defect tracking via QC, Rational clear quest, Reporting and providing Metrics to management.
  • Experience in Software Verification, Validation and Testing Methodology.
  • Involved in Functional, Integration, Regression, System, Performance, Load and Smoke testing.
  • Comprehensive grasp of Java, C, C++, Oracle, Visual Basic, HTML, XML and Knowledge of middleware technologies and Application servers.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ideas exhibiting a “can do” attitude and seeing problems “solvable.”

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Testing Tools: Quality Center, QTP, Soap UI, Win Runner.

Defect Tracking: Quality Center, Test Director and Rational Clear Quest.

Databases: SQL Server 2008/2005/2000, Oracle 10g/9i/8i and MS Access.

Web Technologies: ASP, XML, HTML, VB 6.0, VB.Net, ASP.Net.

Servers: Web logic, Web Sphere, IIS 7.0/6.0, Apache.

Languages: C, C++, C#, SQL, PL/SQL, Core Java, VB script, Java Script.

Operating Systems: Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000/NT, UNIX.

Methodology: Waterfall, Agile and V model.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Boston, MA

Senior Test Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, coordinate and execute the analysisof system documentation work products
  • Determinevalidation approach for complex system technologies and functionalities
  • Implementation of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) Tool Sets and provides technical support
  • Assist Organization Change Management with creation of quick start SDLC user guides
  • Mentor cross discipline project team members to adopt SDLC software and processes
  • Validate the Web services using SOAP UI, ITKO LISA and QTP WSDL add in as a part of SOA testing
  • Developed Automation framework using CA/LISA to validate Web services, MQs and Data Base after messages are processed and data inserted to DB
  • Developed executed scripts for web service validation using CA/ ITKO LISA
  • Created and Post MQ messages using CA/ ITKO LISA.
  • Expertise in web applications testing & security testing
  • Experienced in creating Suites and Staging documents using CA/ LISA
  • Create and maintain realistic validation test cycles
  • MaintainsSDLC assets in Quality Manager software
  • Create agendas and Facilitate recurring cross discipline test team meetings
  • Produces validation cycle progress reports and detailed summaries
  • Participates in defect triage sessions with Business, Vendor and PMO leads
  • Experience in RATIONAL SDLC tool administration
  • Experience with complex public sector system validation involving multiple vendors andinterfaces
  • Experience with leading validation efforts both individually and as a team leader
  • Broad knowledge of testing approaches and techniques
  • Diagnostic and problem solving skills
  • Conducted testing using the Standards, guidelines and structured methodology in testing the application in the Software Development Lifecycle.
  • Analysis of the Specifications and creation of Test Designs according to the functional requirements.
  • Involved in developing Test plans, which detailed the testing scope, strategy, test requirements, and necessary resources for the financial modules.
  • Developing the Test cases based on corresponding business, user requirement documents & technical specification and other operating conditions.
  • Reviewing the Test cases, scripts of other team members and providing necessary suggestions to improve the quality of scripts.
  • Created Test Execution logs for the application.
  • Involved in various projects to accomplish the Child Support Enforcement business needs.
  • Plays a key role in testing the data conversions for all the projects as per the Child Support business requirements.
  • Involved in writing and executing SQL Queries to retrieve the data.
  • Attended JAD sessions.
  • Regression testing of all windows and their objects was done according to the Standards and methodology.
  • Interacted with developers to report and track bugs.
  • Executed Test Scripts and verified actual results against expected results.

Environment: Unisys 2200 Mainframe, Cobol, Unisys ECL, APS, Developer 2000, Forms, Win XP, MSACCESS, Oracle 9i, PL/SQL, SQL*PLUS.

Confidential, Boston, MA

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze the Design, Architecture Documents, IT Plan, Use Cases and developed Quality Management Plan, test plans, supporting test cases & scripts.
  • Integration, system, functional and systems regression testing with Testing interfaces between several systems
  • Executes integration and regression test cases as required for application releases and enhancements and Documenting test results for corrective actions, reporting and audits.
  • Created and maintained Sanity Test Suite using QTP
  • Involved in setting up different configuration environments for compatibility testing and manual testing.
  • Upgraded the existing test scripts and created new scripts for client application to be able to work for new versions and patches, which improved product quality.
  • Written and executed automation scripts for Web service Validation using QTP WSDL add in
  • Created QTP scripts to validate the Web service functionality by sending Raw Soap request using Win Http request
  • Involved in daily defect triage meeting and weekly status meetings
  • Used Quality Center for Defect tracking and Test Management.
  • Data analysis - ability to understand Logical and Physical Data Models and Backend Database Validation testing using SQL Developer.
  • Expertise in Soap UI web services Testing
  • Validate the Web services using SOAP UI, CA/ITKO LISA and QTP WSDL add in as a part of SOA testing
  • Expertise in HL7
  • Created and Executed CA/ ITKO LISA scripts for MQ validation.
  • Expertise in Running the Scripts from ITR as wells as from CA/ ITKO LISA Servers.
  • Developed Automation framework using CA/LISA to validate Web services, MQs and Data Base after messages are processed and data inserted to DB
  • Developed executed scripts for web service validation using CA/ ITKO LISA
  • Created and Post MQ messages using CA/ ITKO LISA.
  • Expertise in web applications testing & security testing
  • Experienced in creating Suites and Staging documents using CA/ LISA
  • Experience in Preparing Test Strategy, Test scenarios, Test Plan, Test Data and Test cases for Unit, Integration, System, Functional, Regression, Performance, End2End Testing (SIT) and UAT Testing.
  • Prepared a Test Suite of Sanity, Smoke, Regression, Module, Integration, System and Ad-Hoc testing.
  • Prepared Test summary report for each cycle of testing.
  • Performed ORT testing in Production environment before actual users use it.
  • Performed Sanity testing in Production environment after application is deployed. This is to confirm that application is deployed correctly and working as expected.
  • Involved in System Integration testing to validate end-to-end business scenarios.
  • Run the Batch programs in UNIX environment and validate the data.
  • Used Win SAP tool to modify and copy the files from UNIX environment to Windows environment and vice versa.
  • Used Putty tool to connect to UNIX system and execute the batch programs.
  • Participated in the Go/No-go meetings.

Environment: Environment: CA/ITKO LISA, SOAP UI,Windows XP, UNIX,AS 400,J2EE, IBM MQSeries, Oracle 9i, IBM Web Sphere, Quick Test Professional 9.5, Mercury Quality Center, Putty, DB Visualizer, WinSCP, Vallium, VV model, Agile Methodologies and Web Services.

Confidential, NYC

Senior Test Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in analyzing system specifications, designing and developing test plans, test cases, test matrices corresponding to business rules and created test document templates
  • Involved in testing database migration scripts for new release.
  • Involved in Setting and configuring Test Environment.
  • QTP for functionality, integration and regression testing.
  • Extensively involved in back­end testing.
  • Developed SQL Statements to extract data from tables to verify the output data of the reports.
  • Validate the Web services using SOAP UI, ITKO LISA and QTP WSDL add in as a part of SOA testing
  • Expertise in HL7
  • Created and Executed ITKO LISA scripts for MQ validation.
  • Expertise in Running the Scripts from ITR as wells as from ITKO LISA Servers.
  • Developed Automation framework using ITKO LISA to validate Web services, MQs and Data Base after messages are processed and data inserted to DB
  • Developed executed scripts for web service validation using ITKO LISA
  • Created and Post MQ messages using ITKO LISA.
  • Expertise in web applications testing & security testing
  • Experienced in creating Suites and Staging documents using LISA
  • Responsible for gathering requirements, writing functional specifications, writing use cases.
  • Followed a structured approach to organize requirements into logical groupings of essential business process, business rules, information needs and insured that critical requirements are not missed or misinterpreted.
  • Defined validations to be built into application in line with the functional requirements.
  • Performed UAT in the final phase of software development process to check the functionality of the software.
  • Conducted user training at every release of enhancement package to the existing trading system.
  • Used Mercury Quality Center for reporting bugs Automated testing, planning tests and for documentations.
  • Studied high level design documents and flow charts and interacted with business analysts and functional managers to clarify issues upon business requirements.
  • Developed System Test Plans, Test Cases and Test Scripts based on requirements and business documents.
  • Performed Testing Reports developed for entering the customers.
  • Documented test execution results, test reports, and gathered and evaluated test metrics for reporting.
  • Performed testing front-end screens to populate the data from tables & manipulate the data as per the user requirements.
  • Performed cross-platform testing, internationalization both on Netscape and IE browsers.

Environment: Environment: SOAP UI,Windows XP, UNIX,AS 400,J2EE, IBM MQSeries, Oracle 9i, IBM Web Sphere, Quick Test Professional 9.5, Mercury Quality Center, Putty, DB Visualizer, WinSCP, Vallium, VV model, Agile Methodologies and Web Services.

Confidential, Columbus, GA

QA Tester/Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Used HP Quality Center to create manual and automated tests, build test cases, Test cycles, run tests, report and track defects.
  • Experience in Black box testing.
  • Generated reports and graphs to review the progress of test planning, tests run and defects tracked.
  • Used Quality center to manage the requirements, test cases and also log defects and generate defect reports and graphs.
  • Developed Test Plan and Test Strategy for multiple data feed applications.
  • Developed regression test scripts for the application and Involved in metrics gathering, analysis and reporting to concerned team and Tested the testing programs.
  • Issues were reported in Jack Track and Clear Quest.
  • Worked closely with the Architecture team and involved in designing the entire Testing Process.
  • Reviewed the User Requirements Document and the Technical Specification.
  • Documented Test cases, Test plans and Test strategy documents in MOSS (Share Point)
  • Written several SQL queries for data validation and data verification
  • Verified that all rules and regulations are adhered to in the test lab and performed Validation Documentation Review
  • Conducted functional testing and analyze technical testing results to verify compliance with functional and technical requirements.
  • Experience in Preparing Test Strategy, Test scenarios, Test Plan, Test Data and Test cases for Unit, Integration, System, Functional, Regression, Performance, End2End Testing (SIT) and UAT Testing.
  • Strong Experience with Manual, Automated and Performance Testing Tools for Creating Test Scripts, Test Execution, Defect Tracking and Test Case Automation.
  • Experience in Automation Testing using Mercury tools like Quick Test Professional and Quality Center for Functional and Regression Testing of the application.
  • Experience in Testing of Client/Server and Web based Applications using Tools like Quick Test Professional, Test Director and Quality Center
  • Experience in Customizing QTP settings, creating and updating User Defined functions using VB Script, using Descriptive Programming and Regular Expressions in various scenarios, Integration with Test Management Tools etc.
  • Involved in User Acceptance Testing and assisted Users, Created Documents and also Trained Users in Various Testing Tools.
  • Experience in Generation and Execution of QTP Scripts using Quality Center.
  • Involved in Data Driven Tests using SQL Queries to extract data from databases and verified them.
  • Experience in Toad for Writing SQL Queries and executed them for Backend Testing.
  • Ability to interact with Developers and Product Analysts regarding Testing Status and Maintain detail QA Documentation.
  • Having Good Experience on Trouble Shooting, Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills.
  • Highly Motivated, Self-Starter able to Work independently and collaboratively with in a Diverse Technical Team.
  • Developed and maintained test cases and test scripts; provide daily status feedback to the team lead
  • Effectively authorized summary reports and final validation reports and was also responsible for making Defect Status Report and Project Status Report for the Online Order Processing Application every week.
  • Monitored test results and defect tracking process using Rational Clear Quest.
  • Conducted review sessions on test case and regression test scripts in quality center.
  • Involved in validating both functional and automated business processes using HP Quality center.
  • Updated the status of the testing to the QA team, and accomplished tasked for the assigned work to the Project Management team regularly.
  • Has outstanding communication skills and worked as an onsite-offshore coordinator
  • Identify & record defects with required information for issue to be reproduced by development team.
  • Flexible to work late hours to coordinate with offshore team.

Environment: Windows XP, Oracle 10g, SQL,UNIX, TOAD, XML, XSD, XML Spy 2008, Quality Center 9.2, SQL Server.

Confidential, Woodland Hills, CA

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and created various Test Plans, Test Cases based on the Business requirements.
  • Involved in extensive DATA validation using SQL queries and back-end testing
  • Logged the defects using HP QUALITY CENTER.
  • Involve with Design and Development team to implement the requirements.
  • Performed execution of test cases manually to verify the expected results.
  • Used TOAD Software for Querying Database.
  • Co-ordinate with team members for effective management for all project requirements and responsible for deliverables and receivables during all project phases.
  • Participated in walkthrough and defect report meetings periodically.
  • Involved in Unit, Functional, Regression and System testing.
  • Worked on profiling the data for understanding the data and mapping document.
  • Performed the tests in both the SIT, QA and contingency/backup environments
  • Performed periodic checks to run crosscheck against QA/SIT/PROD environments to ensure it is up and running
  • 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.
  • Worked on issues with migration from development to testing.
  • Designed and developed UNIX shell scripts as part of the Manual process, automate the process of loading, pulling the data.
  • Documented and reported various bugs during Manual Testing.
  • Retesting the resolved defects/issues after the developers fix the defects
  • Performed Installation testing and Performance testing manually.

Environment: HP Quality Center, Oracle 9i, Windows XP, TOAD, JAVA, WEB Sphere, XML, HTML, SQL Developer and MS office.

Confidential

Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Involved from the initial stage of putting the Requirements Documents for testability.
  • Involved in creating Test Resources and Test Strategy for the application.
  • Developed Test Cases, and Test Procedures, expected results using Test Director and testing of end-to-end scenarios.
  • Identified the high-risk points and the priorities of the application.
  • Tested the product for possible security breaches. The scope includes authentication and authorization testing.
  • Responsible for preparing Test cases, Traceable matrix for different modules.
  • Performed Black Box testing in entire project.
  • Involved in complete Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) in the project.
  • Regular interaction with the core developers in helping the bug fixes/defects with in deadlines.
  • Developed positive and negative Test Cases and Test Data for each feature.
  • Gathered the Test Input data including Pre-condition, Test Input, Test Result, Test Regression data.
  • Functional Testing included task feature testing, boundary testing, forced error condition testing.
  • Compatibility Testing included Cross Browser Testing, confirmation of browser security settings.
  • Executed the Test Cases, open defect upon detection of bugs and collecting the Test Metrics.
  • Analyzed different Reports and Graphs, and recommended the rectification of bottlenecks.

Environment: Java, JSP, Servlets, Oracle, Test Director and Windows NT

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