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Software Test Engineer Resume

Mclean, VA

OBJECTIVE

  • me have 6 plus years hands on Software Testing experience to obtain a challenging position as a Software Test Engineer/QA Analysis in an organization where my extensive experience in client server or Internet/Web Application environment and analytic, administrative, testing skill and computer knowledge can be properly utilized.

SUMMARY

  • Experience in defining detailed application software test plans, including organization, participants, schedule, test and application coverage scope.
  • Experience in gathering and defining functional and user interface requirements for software applications.
  • Strong analytical experience in developing detailed business level test scenarios and individual test events and scripts based on functional and business requirements.
  • Solid understanding of Software Development Life cycle and testing processes.
  • Expert in writing and executing Test Plan, Test cases, Test Scenarios, Test Scripts, and LOE.
  • Experience in gathering and documenting business requirements from client.
  • Experience in performing Functional, Sanity, Integration, System, and User Acceptance Testing.
  • Proficient in using different databases including Oracle 10g/9i/8i, SQL Server, Informix, DB2 and MS Access.
  • Developed automation test scripts using HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT) for creating standard, text, and bitmap, page, and database checkpoints.
  • Expert in Working Automation Frameworks (Data Driven, Keyword Driven and Hybrid Frame works)
  • Performed Sanity testing, Functional, System Integration, UAT, Ad - hoc, Accessibility, Back-end, Cross-browser & End-to-End testing.
  • Played roles in assisting UAT resources during UAT phase would there be any pre-release issues.
  • Experience in Database querying, Data manipulation and Data population by writing/executing SQL queries in RDBMS like Oracle and SQL Server.
  • Pro-active, attention to detail, strong analytical skills.
  • Prepared Requirement traceability matrix, Test data requirements, Test strategy, Test reports.
  • Involved in establishing QA process and reviewing processes.
  • Actively participated in all phases of the testing cycle including reviews and project status meetings.
  • Performed system testing of the application in UNIX and Windows Environment.
  • Skilled in adapting to rapidly changing work environments. Employer dedication. Excellent at testing from a customer’s mind set.
  • Experience working in agile environment where me attended Triage meeting, Walkthrough meeting, Daily Standup meeting and (spring planning meeting, Sprint review meeting, Demo planning meeting, and Retrospective meeting).
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and be self-managed.
  • Possess excellent communication and documentation skills, good team player, and ability to work in multitasked environment.
  • Strong Experience with Atlassian tool administration knowledge on JIRA and Confluence.
  • Strong Experience in JIRA Administrator with experience customizing JIRA projects with various schemes, complex work, screen schemes, permission schemes and notification schemes required and users while working in a JIRA Environment.
  • Strong Experience Working in Version one Environment

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Testing Tools: HP ALM / HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), Rational Clear Quest, Requisite Pro, Clear Case, Test Manager, JIRA

Bug Reporting Tools: HP ALM / HP Quality Center, Clear Quest, Bugzilla, JIRA

Programming: HTML, DHTML,VB Script

Databases: MS Access, Oracle 11g, Sybase, SQL Server 2005, DB2Operating Systems Windows XP/NT/2000, UNIX

Web Applications: ASP, HTML and VB Script. FrontPage.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, McLean, VA

Software Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Created test plan and test cases from functional specification doc.
  • Manually executed Test cases and Test Scripts after reviewing the business requirement document and technical specifications and responsible for updating existing test cases against the requirements.
  • Actively participated in iteration planning meetings and reviews to review impacts on test plan and test strategy of any changes made and new functionalities added in new builds.
  • Presented test cases at cross functional test cases review meetings with test team, system analyst and product management teams and have emphasized need for better change control process for critical user stories.
  • Met with business analysts to understand business functionalities, requirements and designed test cases to satisfy Client requirements.
  • Worked in agile environment, attended daily morning stand up (scrum) meetings, updated daily status on wat was done yesterday, wat will be done today, and any blocking issues.
  • Experienced with HP ALM Administration (Domain creation, Project Creation, User Creation, maintain user authentication, Allocation of projects to users).
  • Responsible for creating the test cases in HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) and mapping them with the requirements.
  • Analyzed Business Requirements and System Specification documents and created Test cases and executed Test cases in HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM).
  • Provided defect status reports & test-case execution reports on weekly basis using HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM).
  • Identified the Test Cases to be automated and generated the automated scripts using HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT).
  • Expert in creating Automation Frameworks (Data Driven, Keyword Driven and Hybrid Frame works)
  • Performed data driven testing and Keyword- driven Regression testing using HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT).
  • Regularly Updating and Maintaining Comprehensive Automation Regression Test Suite containing Test Cases from Previous releases and executing them on Regular Basis.
  • Developed test cases and test scripts for Functionality and Regression Testing using HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT).
  • Imported data from the Database to the Data table and performed Data Driven testing with different Data sets for reports generation module in HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT).
  • Responsible for performing web test using HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT) for checking page contents, broken links, web objects, frames and tables.
  • Strong knowledge on creating different types of Custom Functions using Vbscript in UFT and store those functions in UFT Function Library.
  • Implementing Object Mapping concept by creating huge collection of object in UFT to reduce the automation script development time.
  • Well experience working with UFT ALM Integration to store/create automation scripts in ALM and executes them from ALM test Lab section as part of Bi-Weekly regression cycle.
  • Expert working with Excel Data Validation using UFT Automation scripts to cover huge number of data set for the Application.
  • Wrote SQL queries for backend testing of the applications.
  • Wrote, tested and debugged complex SQL queries involving multiple joins and conditions on Oracle RDBMS.
  • Executed test cases on development builds and did bug logging and defect tracking.
  • Interacted with developers, system analysts, product management, external customers, user interaction and usability testing groups and customer support on a regular basis.
  • Involved in project review meetings and discussed issues, status for tracking the progress with project teams.
  • Prepared minutes of meetings and test summary reports to communicate the results of testing effort to higher management.
  • Provided daily and weekly project status reports and escalated issues to the Manager as well as Client as needed.

Environment: Windows, UNIX, IE, Chrome, MS SQL Server, HP ALM, HP UFT, MS Word, Version One, Outlook, HTML, XML,SADC LAN, Tortoise SVAN, Benthic, ISM, Putty

Confidential, Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Software Quality Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in Gathering User Requirements, Analyzing Requirements and gave feedback.
  • Involved mainly in testing the Applications, comparing and verifying the Requirements and writing Test Cases as well.
  • Worked with Users and Developers in building up the Applications.
  • Maintained the Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM) in order to keep the Clients and all the teams up-to-date with the current progress of the project.
  • Performed Smoke, Sanity, Functional, Integration, Regression, Ad-hoc, System and User Acceptance Testing during different phases of the Application Development.
  • Identified the Test Cases to be automated and generated the automated scripts using HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT).
  • Developed test cases and test scripts for Functionality and Regression Testing using HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT).
  • Performed data driven testing and Regression testing using HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT).
  • Experience to eliminate redundant pop up messages to cut down script run times using recovery scenarios in HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT).
  • Used extensive SQL queries from the front end using database checkpoints in HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT) to perform backend database testing.
  • Imported data from the Database to the Data table and performed Data Driven testing with different Data sets for reports generation module in HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT).
  • Responsible for performing web test using HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT) for checking page contents, broken links, web objects, frames and tables.
  • Sound Knowledge of Creating various Custom functions and maintaining function libraries for Automation framework in UFT.
  • Extensively used VBScript loops and Conditional Statements to handle application logic in QTP.
  • Experienced on creating Custom Functions, Environment Variable File, Error Handling, Reporting and Results Analyzing in UFT.
  • Regularly maintain Comprehensive automation suite for all previous releases as part of continuous Regression Testing using HP UFT Automation Framework.
  • Working in Agile Environment and Attended in Daily Stand-up Meetings representing QA Team and managed short term testing of Sprints & Test Deliverables.
  • Reported the status of Test Planning, Defects and Execution activities, including regular status updated to the project team using quality metrics.
  • Developed and maintained effective communication skills in working with both technical and non-technical team members.
  • Strong Experience Atlassian tool administration knowledge on JIRA, Confluence and Zephyr.
  • Strong Experience with experience customizing JIRA projects with various schemas, complex workflows, screen schemes, permission schemes, and notification schemes required and users while working in a JIRA environment.
  • Strong Ability to construct custom dashboards using various filter types in JIRA.
  • Experience Work with JIRA filters, reporting, dashboards, workflows, fields, and JIRA administration.
  • Strong Ability to construct Confluence pages and integrate JIRA projects with Confluence pages.
  • Experience working with Zephyr Plug in JIRA and able to write test cases and execute them from JIRA.
  • Used SQL and PL/SQL queries to verify the data from the Oracle database.
  • Wrote SQL query using Squirrel for database testing and have good knowledge of database.
  • Performed Backend Regression testing by writing SQL statements to review the returned data.

Environment: Windows XP, Vista, Unix, IIS, Oracle10g, HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), HP ALM, TOAD, MS SQL, JIRA, MS Visual Studio .NET

Confidential, Basking Ridge, NJ

Software Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed and defined clients' needs and requirements for the software, defined the quality assurance objectives.
  • Created and executed Test Plans, Test cases for the project performance, functional, regression, verification, acceptance, GUI and usability tests.
  • Developed Automated Test Scripts to perform Functional Testing.
  • Enhanced the recorded scripts to resolve synchronization. Enhanced recorded test scripts using Checkpoints, Synchronization, parameterization.
  • Implemented procedures for making QA and development more efficient.
  • It was in Agile Environment.
  • Wrote Test Cases to test the Application manually in HP QC.
  • Export Requirements and Test Cases from Excel to HP QC.
  • Performed Smoke, Sanity, Functional, Integration, Regression, System and User Acceptance Testing during different phases of the Application Development.
  • Reported and reviewed the Defects with Development team using QC.
  • Responsible in consolidating the test results sent by the other Testers and Updating the QC.
  • Worked on SQL and PL/SQL and performed backend validations.
  • Performed backend testing on Oracle, executed various DDL and DML statement.
  • Reported software anomalies and defects using Clear Quest Bug Tracking system.
  • Replicated the problem and created replication log.
  • Updated the SR (Service Request) database.
  • Updated the SR tracking system using Rational Clear Quest.
  • Entered requirements in Rational RequisitePro.
  • Closed the SR and created Patch promotion.
  • Created the test data and scheduled the test execution.
  • Performed Data Inspection for all the Incoming Files.
  • Developed Inbound File receiving scenarios and created mock-up data.
  • Worked closely with developers and functional leads in troubleshooting activities to identify business logic and coding errors.
  • Coordinated with developers, project managers and system analyst to resolve various issues related to defects, re-analyzing certain functionalities and providing creative feedbacks.

Environment: ASP.NET, C#, SQL Server, HP Quality Center, Quick Test Pro (QTP), Quality Center(QC), IBM DB2, Oracle, Sybase, MS Access, MS SQL Server Windows.

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