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Qa Lead Resume

SUMMARY

  • QA lead with extensive 10 years of experience in Banking and other domains. Manual and Automation testing projects experience with testing experience in consumer credit cards, commercial credit cards, and Core Banking applications.
  • Extensive 10 years of experience in software testing/Quality Assurance in Banking Industry for Web and client/server applications
  • Extensive experience in Banking Industry in carrying out QA activities for Credit Card and Bank applications
  • Experience in working as a QA Technical Lead on medium to complex projects
  • Currently performing as “QA Lead” in the agile model for credit card and banking applications for a large bank based in Virginia
  • Experience in testing mainframe systems such as VisionPLUS, TSYS (Total Systems or TS2), and Fidelity Information Systems (FIS)
  • Experience in both manual and automated testing using Quick Test Professional (QTP)/UFT for Hybrid framework
  • Experience in acting as a lead in the creation, preparation, and conduct of quality assurance reviews and the development and execution of test plans and test scripts
  • Expertise in analyzing the requirement/acceptance criteria in depth, identifying test cases, designing and executing the test cases
  • Experience in different levels of testing in QA which includes integration testing, system testing, user acceptance testing, and smoke testing for web - based applications
  • Experience in test planning and test management using HP Quality Center/ALM
  • Experience in using SoapUI for test data needs
  • Experience in working with Waterfall and Agile Methodologies with emphasis on scrum
  • Experience in test data management using DB2 Visualizer with simple AQL queries
  • Experience in working with different phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Testing Life Cycle (STLC), and Defect Life Cycle
  • Possess proven problem-solving skills with excellent team building and interpersonal skills.
  • Performing as a self-motivated team leader and a talented self-starter with strong work ethics and skills in time management, client relationship and ability to adapt and learn new tasks quickly
  • Excellent verbal, written and analytical skills with the ability to work in a team as well as individually in a fast paced, high pressure, dynamic team environment

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Tools: & Skills: Win Runner, Load Runner, HP Quality Center, Quick Test Pro (QTP), UFT, DbVisualizer, SoapUI, & Mainframe Testing.

Programming Languages: C, C++, VB, VB Script, Java, Java Script

Mark-up Languages: HTML, XML, DHTML

Database: Oracle

Operating Systems: Windows, UNIX

Agile Tool: VersionOne

Mainframe Applications: VisionPLUS, Total Systems (TSYS/TS2), FIS (Fidelity Information Services)

Domain: Banking

Test Life Cycle Activities: Test Plan, Test Case Design, Test Case Review, Test Estimation, Test Result Report Summary, Test Requirement Traceability Matrix, Resource Allocation, Defect Prevention and Defect Management, and QTP Automation.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Creating test plans and engaging closely with Business System Analysts and developers for creation and execution of test cases from Acceptance Criteria(AC)
  • Engaging in project management to ensure test scripts and testing is completed on-time.
  • Reviewing test cases and providing review comments to ensure that test cases meets actual business requirement
  • Engaging in Agile iteration planning meetings for activity planning and scope finalization for different stories
  • Developing and maintaining test scripts in QTP using Visual Basic (VB) Script through hybrid framework
  • Validating the front-end screen with the mainframe i.e. FIS (Fidelity Information Services) to ensure that front-end displays the data as per the requirement.
  • Identifying regression test cases for future releases
  • AS a QA Lead, plan for end-to-end activities for Regression, System, and Integration Testing
  • Managing the defects in HP ALM and tracking it to closure.
  • Maintaining test data using Structured Query Language (SQL) queries
  • Evaluating system event logs to ensure the events that are sent to downstream meets the downstream requirement
  • Planning and Designing a robust regression suite to mitigate the risk of impact on existing functionalities by monthly Releases.
  • Managing onsite-offshore co-ordination and client support activities
  • Creating and updating stories and tasks in VersionOne
  • Providing ongoing update to project stakeholders in taking fact-based decisions
  • Conducting test case walkthrough with BSA and business owners to include scenarios from business perspective
  • Engaging with the development team on an ongoing basis to repair any defects and find suitable resolutions
  • People Management including allocation, goal setting, performance appraisal and Feedback sharing
  • Managing escalations, troubleshooting/issue resolutions
  • Preparing Test Summary Report and providing testing sign off

Environment: ASP.NET, C#, Java Script, SOAP UI, API, TSYS, FIS, Quick Test Pro/UFT, HP QC ALM, Version One.

Confidential

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Created test plans and gathered business requirements from Business Analysts and articulated to the team
  • Prepared estimations for enhancements in the application
  • Developed and maintained test scripts in QTP using Visual Basic (VB) Script through hybrid framework
  • Created and executed detailed test cases to verify software functionality and adherence to business requirements
  • Reviewed test cases and provided review comments to ensure that test cases meets actual business requirement
  • Planning for end-to-end activities for Regression, System, and Integration Testing
  • Built test data by coordinating with Test Data Management team
  • Monitored and tracked defects and managed resolution using Quality Center HP ALM
  • Prepared executive and detailed status reports to enable different stakeholders in taking fact-based decisions
  • Reviewed important Test Artifacts in different phases of Testing Life Cycle
  • People Management including allocation, goal setting, performance appraisal and Feedback sharing
  • Planned and designed a robust regression suite to mitigate the Risk of Impact on Existing functionalities by monthly Releases.

Environment: ASP.NET, C#, Java Script, API, TSYS, Quick Test Pro, HP ALM.

Confidential

Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and executed manual test cases based on Functional Specification (FS) document
  • Reviewed test cases and provided review comments to ensure that test cases meets actual business requirement
  • Managed defects through Quality Center for tracking and reporting defects
  • Engaged in downstream file testing to ensure the correctness of the data in the files
  • Engaged in defect review call with developers for the resolution of the defects
  • Conducted User Acceptance Testing (UAT) for the repairs provided by the developers and worked with businesses to get the approval for sign off
  • Prepared data in the form of Visa and Master credit accounts using the Advanced Card Initiation System (ACIS) application as well as performed regression and system testing
  • Created requirements for enhancements in the application
  • Provided necessary training to new project members

Environment: ASP.NET, Java Script, VisionPLUS, TSO, HP ALM

Confidential

Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed Business Requirements Document, System specifications and identified test requirements.
  • Participated in design review meetings to understand technical and functional systems overview.
  • Involved in preparation of Test Cases based on the system requirements 'Requirements/Business requirements'.
  • Performed all phases of testing which includes Black box testing, Functionality testing, Regression Testing, GUI testing, negative testing, Ad Hoc testing, and Sanity testing, system testing and User Acceptance Testing of the application.
  • Followed quality standards while writing and reviewing the test cases by referring use cases and by discussing functionality with Business Analyst.
  • Executed test cases using Quality Center and categorized defects based on severity assigning them to concerned developer and generated reports for management requirements.
  • Prepared weekly status reports and prepared Test summary report for the Go / No Go status.
  • Tracked all the defects and Issues of all the modules of the projects and escalated the critical issues to the development Managers.

Environment: ASP, HP QC ALM

Confidential

Jr. QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Designed test cases using the high-level business requirements document provided by the business analysts.
  • Conducted walkthrough with the business analysts to ensure the test cases meets the requirements
  • Involved in project team meetings with business analysts for clarifying the total functionality of the application
  • Involved in all stages of testing process - Functional Testing, Regression Testing, Integration Testing and support for User Acceptance Testing
  • Executed the test cases using Quality Center
  • Used Quality Center for tracking and reporting defects, enhancement requests, and assess the real status of project throughout the life cycle
  • Participated and Initiated Team meetings on a regular basis and involved in active discussion in order to improve the testing quality by better strategies and testing approach
  • Worked with Developers for taking the issues to closure.

Environment: ASP.Net, XHTML 1.1, SQL-Server 2000

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