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Qa Lead/ Manager Resume

White Plains, NY

SUMMARY

  • Since last 10 + years in managing Software Quality Assurance, process improvements in US.
  • Possess proven Communication, management & leadership skills.
  • Extensive experience in leading and managing multiple testing teams working in Onsite - Offshore model.
  • People management wif 20+ resources along wif Vendor Management
  • Managed multiple projects located across distributed geographical Locations.
  • Ability to work against extremely tight deadlines.
  • Well organized, self-motivated, proactive, process and result oriented.
  • Self-starter who can work independently or wif a variety of IT partners.
  • Extensive experience in driving of Automation frameworks, resource allocation, test strategies, Test plan.
  • Strong testing exposure to web based application testing.
  • GUI testing, functional, integration, regression and end to end testing.
  • Vigorously worked on forecast deadlines and budgets for future projects.
  • Good knowledge of MS Project and MS Office.
  • Extensive exposure to CMM Levels and ISO Quality Processes.
  • Rich experience on Automation frameworks wif different applications having different platforms
  • Extensively worked on Testing of ERP (4+yrs), Healthcare (1+yr) & Financial products. (5+yrs)
  • Extensive knowledge in applications of Financial Markets, Core Banking, Capital Markets, Equity Research.
  • Act as Subject matter expert for underlying business functionality.
  • Work wif product design teams to provide input on product design
  • Attend and represent project track status meetings, host QA meetings
  • Identify project risks and work wif PMO to document, evaluate, assess, and respond to teh identified issues.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Dev Platform: Java, .Net, C++, VC++, Oracle Forms, Pega, Informatica

Scripting Languages: TSL, SQA Basic, Java Script, Python and VB Script

Operating Systems: Unix / Linux / HPUX, Windows 98 / NT / 2000 / XP, Citrix

RDBMS: Oracle 7/8/8i,9, DB2, SQL Server and MS-Access

Application Servers: Web logic 6.0, Web Sphere Server, Tomcat and IIS

Testing Tools: WinRunner, Load Runner, QTP.

Defect Tracking Tool: Rational Clear Quest, PVCS Tracker, Bugzilla, QC

Configuration Tools: Rational Clear Case LT, VSS

Tools: IBM Web Sphere, Toad, DBArtisan, Truesite, MS Office.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, White Plains, NY

QA Lead/ Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Was managing 2 teams 1 at offshore and 1 at onshore.
  • Escalate issues to higher management.
  • Worked closely wif System Admin, Architect, DBA and Network Admin.
  • Manage, plan and administer QA activities.
  • Build and deliver QA project status reports and metrics.
  • RCA of defects - Coding, communication, miss interpretation.
  • Created project schedules considering associated dependencies and constraints.
  • Involved in risk identification, impact analysis and mitigation/ contingency planning.
  • Key strategist for all aspects of QA (Test Plan, QA Sign-offs and UAT).
  • Successfully delivered weekly, monthly & quarterly releases.
  • Resource Management - Negotiations regarding team ramp up, ramp down.
  • Monitored and reviewed defect management and defect lifecycle using Rally.
  • Decide scope of testing, entry & exit criteria.
  • Decide & monitor teh project estimation.

Environment: Rally, AppliTool, InetPDF-C, Oracle, Java.

Confidential, Lincoln, RI

QA Lead/Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Initiated Data Validation Practices at Amica.
  • Did some presentation to client how we are going to implement Data Validation practices at Amica.
  • Was managing a team of 8 testers.
  • Was managing various phases of Migration such as initiation, planning, execution, and closure.
  • Single point of contact for Data Validation at Amica.
  • Successfully created macros for automating teh data validation.
  • Review of offshore deliverables - DSR, WSR, Test Plan, TSR.
  • Understand T2S documents.
  • Prioritize testing efforts looking at teh time and resource constrain so dat deadlines are met
  • Host/coordinate QA meetings, triage meetings, Prepare mitigation plan.
  • Ensures proper test coverage exists based on requirements and design specifications.
  • Identify and communicate project risks, if required escalate issues to higher management.
  • Worked closely wif various teams Offshore, Development, Network Admin, and DBA.

Environment: HP ALM 12.50, IBM - CQ 8.0.1.7, Windows, Teradata 15.00, QMF, SQL Server 2014.

Confidential, Warren, NJ

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Was managing a team of 8 testers.
  • Was managing various phases of UAT such as initiation, planning, execution, and closure.
  • Single point of contact between Confidential and Confidential ’s internal Clients.
  • Review of offshore deliverables - Test execution report, DSR, WSR, Test Plan, TSR,
  • Host/coordinate QA meetings, triage meetings, Prepare mitigation plan.
  • Ensures proper test coverage exists based on requirements and design specifications.
  • Prioritize individual and team tasks and projects so dat deadlines are met.
  • Identify and communicate project risks, if required escalate issues to higher management.
  • Worked closely wif various teams Offshore, Development, Network Admin, and DBA.

Environment: Quality Center, Windows, Java, Sitescope, SQL Developer, Toad

Confidential, Bridgewater, NJ

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Was managing various phases of projects such as initiation, planning, execution, and closure.
  • Developing test strategy, Project scope, Project estimates.
  • Resource Management - Negotiations regarding team ramp up, ramp down, SOW, etc.
  • Single point of contact between Cognizant and Client.
  • Review of offshore deliverables - Test execution report, DSR, WSR, Test Plan, TSR,
  • Interface wif business and technology teams to understand requirements.
  • Host/coordinate QA meetings, triage meetings, Prepare mitigation plan.
  • Co-Ordinate among different teams.
  • Prioritize individual and team tasks and projects so dat deadlines are met.
  • Worked closely wif various teams - Offshore, Development, Network Admin, and DBA.
  • Was involved in interviewing and hiring QA staff.
  • Provide cross-project information, resourcing requests and release scheduling input
  • Worked on Metadata (Informatica) in Johnson and Johnson (JnJ). Worked as a BA/QA in JnJ.

Environment: Quality Center (ALM), Jira, Oracle, Windows, Informatica, Pega

Confidential, Richmond, VA

Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Project initiation; keep track of progress of teh project, Co-Ordinate among different teams.
  • Escalate issues to higher management.
  • Worked closely wif System Admin, Architect, DBA and Network Admin.
  • Testing in a controlled environment before teh code migration (Cycle Release) and repeat after every code migration to monitor performance between releases.
  • Manage, plan and administer QA activities during all test-related project phases.
  • Build and deliver QA project status reports and metrics.
  • Created project schedules while identifying associated dependencies and constraints.
  • Involved in risk identification, impact analysis and mitigation/ contingency planning.

Environment: Windows, Mainframe DB2, Loadrunner.

Confidential, NYC, NY

Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare weekly status report & metrics.
  • Key strategist for all aspects of QA (Test Plan, QA Sign-offs and UAT).
  • Successfully delivered monthly & quarterly releases.
  • Resource Management - Negotiations regarding team ramp up, ramp down, etc.
  • Established all benchmarking/ Performance measurement for web applications.
  • Monitored and reviewed defect management and defect lifecycle
  • Decide scope of testing, entry & exit criteria.
  • Decide & monitor teh project estimation, project schedule.

Environment: Python, SQL Developer, Java, UNIX, QC.

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