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Sr.qa Analyst/test Lead Resume

Windsor, CT


  • Overall 9+ years IT experience in Insurance domain.
  • 4+ years’ experience in Guidewire Policy Center and 1+ years’ experience in Claim Center.
  • Expertise in Entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC) in Agile as well as Iterative development environments.
  • Experience in different types of testing like Automation testing, Manual testing, Integration testing, System testing, Smoke testing, Regression testing, Functional testing, Database testing, GUI testing, Web / UI and User Acceptance Testing.
  • Conversant in developing Test scenarios, Test cases, Test data, Test procedures, Test reports and documenting Manual and Automation Tests.
  • Experience in implementing different automation development efforts in Agile/Scrum & Waterfall development environments.
  • Involved in design and implementation of Selenium WebDriver Automation Framework for Smoke test and Regression test using TestNG.
  • Developed and Executed Test Scripts test scripts using Selenium WebDriver, TestNG, analyzed Test Results and created Defects.
  • Experience with Cross - Browser and Compatibility Testing using Selenium Grid and TestNG to test whether the web applications are working as desired in different browsers and environments.
  • Automated regression test cases using Selenium IDE and WebDriver.
  • Experience in testing the application web services using SoapUI.
  • Maintained Selenium & JAVA automation code and resource in source controls SVN, GitHub, over the time for improvements and new features
  • Experience in Database/Backend testing using SQL Queries for data design, data validation and data integrity testing
  • Proficiency in testing complex software applications including manual testing.
  • Good Documentation Skills and ability to produce complete project deliverables in specified deadlines


Test Approaches: Waterfall, Agile/Scrum, SDLC, STLC

Testing Tools: Selenium WebDriver, TestNG, Selenium IDE, Selenium RC, Selenium Grid, JUnit, Cucumber, SoapUI, PL/SQL, Toad, Quality center (QC), ALM, Rally.

Test Build & Integration Tools: Maven, Jenkins

Frameworks: Keyword Driven, Data Driven, Hybrid, Page Object Model (POM)

Programming Languages: JAVA

Markup Languages: HTML, XML, XPath, CSS Selector

Databases: MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server

Browsers: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari

Operating Systems: Windows XP/7/8, UNIX, LINUX

MS Office Tools: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Access

Utilities: Eclipse, SVN


Sr.QA Analyst/Test Lead

Confidential, Windsor, CT


  • Took over the complete responsibility to implement Premium Audit functionality.
  • Performed robust E2E testing with multiple complex integrations which includes Lexus Nexus.
  • Participated in Requirement Specification Meetings (RSM) to understand the application’s functional requirements to initialize the test scenarios, test flows and test procedures.
  • Assessed & analyzed user stories, Business Requirements (BRD), Functional Requirements (FRD) and participated in Sprint planning, Review Sessions & Scrum Meetings.
  • Recognized and classified the overall plan for Test Scope, Test Strategy High Level Document and Test Data within the context area of each sprint.
  • Prepared Test cases for positive and negative test scenarios as referred in the user stories keeping in mind the Boundary Value Limitations, Equivalence classes.
  • Implemented TestNG automation framework for Smoke Test to ascertain that the crucial functions of the application work and also implemented Regression Test to detect bugs after enhancement and configuration settings of the code.
  • Performed Functional testing as per user stories and also performed Integration Testing & System Testing on using Selenium WebDriver.
  • Engaged in framework enhancements, troubleshooting, code reviews, and maintaining deliverables quality.
  • Designed and Developed test automation Artifacts (scripts, functions, scenarios, processes) for simple to complex automated testing situations using various tools like Selenium, TestNG.
  • Created test coverage matrix for Regression and Smoke testing of the product.
  • Controlled logging and tracking of defects; analyzed and maintained comprehensive defects reports using HP Quality Centre.
  • Involved in Unit Testing, Handled issues in System testing and UAT.
  • Write Complex Test Cases using SQL queries for data validation and to verify the data integrity in the database.
  • Test and Run various APIs as part of System Integration Testing.
  • Reported using QA Status reports, Defect Log reports, Traceability reports and Test execution & Results Reports.
  • Involved in writing SQL queries for backend testing in order to verify the proper interaction between GUI (Graphical User Interface) and database.
  • Interacted with the developers for bug fixes and problem resolution
  • Involved in defect triage meetings with the developers and project management.
  • Experienced in working with business analysts to understand the domain from client's business perspective.

Quality Assurance Analyst:



  • Collecting the signed off requirements from business team and getting clarifications on the same.
  • Preparing the test strategy, test plan, and test schedule.
  • Co-ordinating with team to create test cases and providing the walkthrough to business and technical teams.
  • Gathering the feedback on the test cases, updating the test cases and getting the signoff.
  • Complete project ownership of testing the application as per the functional/system requirements.
  • Working towards automation feasibility and running the automation scripts for the test cases planned. Ensure the team is focusing on automation along with manual testing.
  • Ensuring all development tasks meet quality criteria through test planning, test execution, quality assurance and issue tracking
  • Work closely on the deadlines of the project.
  • Experience with UNIX - Shell Scripting, Perl Scripting.
  • Experience in back end testing using SQL queries, generating reports to ensure data Integrity and validate business rules. Solid Back End Testing experience by writing and executing SQL Queries, Nested Queries, Joins for Oracle Database.
  • Experience in testing API using SOAP.
  • Keep raising the bar and standards of all the quality processes.
  • Set processes for test plan reviews and ensure that that test plans get reviewed by all stakeholders.
  • Review test strategies and see that all the various kinds of testing like unit, functional, performance, stress, acceptance etc. are getting covered.
  • Raising risks upfront and mitigating the same at earlier stages.

Quality Assurance Tester



  • Analyzing the business requirements.
  • Creating the test strategy, test plan and test cases
  • Worked closely with Onsite coordinator and BA to gain the business knowledge about the project.
  • Executing the test cases and raising defects in quality center.
  • Complete defect management by using QC application.
  • Highly flexible in working hours and completing the task on time.

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