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Qa Analyst Resume

Columbus, OH

SUMMARY

  • Highly motivated IT professional with experience in Business Analyst, Quality Analyst.
  • Business Analyst and QA Specialist offering 5 years of experience in IT industry participating in gathering of business Analysis, Design and implementation of Software solutions and maintenance in direct support of the business objectives.
  • Extensive experience as a Business Analyst focused on Requirement gathering, Understand the Existing System and its pain points and the proposed system features.
  • Experience in Conducting CCB meetings and sharing the MoM with the stake holders.
  • Experience in Agile Scrum Sprints,
  • Good exposure in interviewing with the business and recording all the MoM and transforming into technical specification.
  • Good Command over Requirements and Reconciliation Iteration to identify the business gaps, Automation, Testing and Scripting
  • Good command overC# programming, SQL Server and Oracle database.
  • Excellent Team player/ Quick Leaner/ Good Listener/ Good Customer interaction skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Software Applications: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio.

Computer Programming Languages: C#, Java, ASP.Net, Visual Basic, VB Script, SQL, PL/SQL, Coded UI, .Net

Operating Systems: Windows - 10/7/NT/XP, Windows 2003, Unix, MS-DOS

Database: Oracle, MS SQL Server, MySQL, Access

Database Tool: SQL Server Management Studio.

Reporting Tool: SSRS

Testing Tools: Microsoft Test Manager, HP Quality Center, HP ALM.

Source control: Microsoft Team Foundation Server, Visual source safe

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Columbus oh

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Write test plans, test cases, use cases, and test strategy documents in compliance with relevant organizational and industry standards.
  • Creates clearly documented defect reports that enable problems to be recreated along with suitable workarounds.
  • Articulates Process Improvement suggestions. Information, Analysis and Recommendations to support team efforts.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations for communicating any of the above.
  • Can construct complete/thorough manual test cases based on test design and thorough knowledge of the product and its environment. Consistently ensures high quality, thorough manual test cases that fully exercise product functionality, but consume minimal resources.
  • Effectively uses test automation where appropriate and available to increase the thoroughness of testing.
  • Executes end-to-end functional tests and utilizes automated tests developed by others to exercise system
  • Can act as a customer advocate when investigating defects found in production. Champions customer requirements throughout the development process via the ability to function in the role of the customer, seeing problems as they are seen by the customer. Provides thorough review of product documentation to ensure it meets customer needs.
  • Offers direct input into the Marketing requirements documents, reviews and gives feedback based on product knowledge and understanding of customer issues. Must understand the business needs the product is trying to meet.
  • Effectively influence others to insure appropriate levels of quality on owned deliverable(s).
  • Participates in Inspection process for project deliverables relating to assigned components, especially at the requirements document level.
  • Create work plans for own deliverables. Creates clearly documented personal goals, plans, designs and results and communicate to both technical and non-technical audiences. Compares, contrasts, and prioritizes alternative approaches to meeting those objectives.
  • Use product familiarity and subject matter expertise to: identify, gather, analyze and document business requirements; create end user workflows; draft user-facing content; and document all using proprietary templates and style guidelines.
  • Develops strong cooperative relationships with development and product management teams as well as technical support. Act as liaison with Technical Support representatives to gather customer feedback and ensure/add to closing the loop with the customer on resolution of problems.
  • Resolve product functionality disagreements involving team members. Intercede with UX and Marketing/PM as needed. Arbitrates disagreements and makes decisions while maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Responsible for initiating, developing and driving the adoption of product and process improvements throughout the development lifecycle.
  • Effectively participates on and sometimes leads cross-functional testing activities. Collaborates with staff from all functions involved in the development process.
  • Regular interaction with peers and manager regarding assigned project tasks.
  • Collaborates to achieve end-to-end product and process quality.
  • Works closely with Product marketing/product management to ensure the product complies with the requirements. Suggests product and process improvements. Instrumental in the implementation of process improvements throughout the PD Group.
  • Contributes to end-to-end product testing strategy, focusing on the customer experience.

Confidential - Columbus, OH

Automation Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Developed automation scripts using Microsoft Visual Studio Coded UI Test
  • Involved in understanding and analyzing the Business Requirements specifications
  • Create Manual Test Cases using Microsoft Visual Studio Test Manager •Testing the application/functionality and reporting the defects to developers.
  • Performing regression testing and give a go ahead for the assignment to be launched to production.
  • Conducted Test Preparation and Test Execution at different stages of Testing such as FT (Functional Testing), UAT (User Acceptance Testing), Regression Testing and PVT (Product Verification Testing).
  • Expert in finding important parameters of huge requests and responses of services.
  • Written Custom code apart from record and play back actions in Coded UI Tests.
  • Effective Utilization of UI Map files using Re-usable functions.
  • Connected and co- ordinated with various QA teams to Finalize Automation requirements and Script Development.
  • Actively participated in Technical Discussions about Automation approaches to resolve issues and ensure on time delivery.
  • Expert at managing Code in TFS Source Control.

Confidential - Richmond, VA

Business Analyst

Responsibilities

  • Attend requirement gathering sessions for Customer Assist (branch software)
  • Conduct JAD sessions and coordinate between Requestors and Developers
  • Develop Functional Design Document
  • Develop test scripts for developers to unit test, develop validation plan, validate QA test scripts
  • Involved in writing test plans, test cases using defect-tracking tool/Management tools like Microsoft Visual Studio Test Manager, HP ALM, MS Excel, HP QC, JIRA
  • Involved in understanding and analyzing the Business Requirements specifications
  • Performing regression testing and give a go ahead for the assignment to be launched to production
  • Worked on Microsoft Visual Studio Test Manager for automated testing, functional testing, test scripts, test execution, defect tracking, defect monitoring and reporting
  • Documented and build test plans to capture business requirements and implement as regression/automated tests.
  • Monitored and reviewed other team members test procedures to ensure a consistent level of quality.
  • Testing, prioritizing and logging bugs.Working closely with software development manager to fix the critical bugs.
  • Creation and maintenance of manual test cases Traceability Matrix., Automation of the selective scripts.
  • Experience with Data Driven testing using various data source (like CSV, XLS and SQL databases).
  • Test Data creation and maintenance.
  • Used the Agile methodology to build the different phases of the SDLC, Software Development Life Cycle.
  • Worked in Agile environment, task planning, scrums and status reporting. Release on every sprint.
  • Support Enterprise Release, responsible for Defect triage

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