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Qa Analyst Resume

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Annapolis, MD

SUMMARY

  • Over 6 years of IT experience with emphasis on Software Quality Assurance in both Manual and Automated testing on web based and client server applications.
  • Experienced in all phases of the software Testing Lifecycle (STLC) starting from developing Test Plan, Test Strategy, Test Cases, execution of Testing and writing effective Testing Summary Reports and Defect Reports.
  • Worked extensively with Agile (Scrum)and Waterfall methodology and good understanding of the latest Test Management tools and technologies
  • Expertise in requirement analysis that includes deciding complexity of the requirement, creating multiple user stories from an epic requirement.
  • Experience with business requirements traceability management.
  • Experience in Requirement Management and Defect Section of HP ALM for writing test cases and logging defects and link user stories.
  • Hands on experience on Black Box testing, Functional testing, Integration testing, System testing, Regression testing, end to end testing of both Web - Based and Client/Server Applications on various testing platforms and using various testing tools.
  • Experienced in designing process flow diagrams to document business process.
  • Expertise in coordinating functional testing, system analysis and UAT test efforts and writing system test plans and formulating test strategies.
  • Proficient in exploratory testing, defect identification and reporting, test metrics and defect triage etc. in ALM.
  • Excellent hands-on exposure in UI, functional, regression and user acceptance testing.
  • Experience in conducting 508 compliance testing.
  • Good programming skills in VBScript, SQL and experience in RDBMS including MS SQL Server and Oracle Databases.
  • Extensively used Oracle SQL *Plus command prompt and Oracle SQL Developer to write and execute SQL Queries against Oracle Database.
  • Experience in writing and executing SQL queries to perform Data Validation and Back end testing of databases to check the integrity of data.
  • Expertise in developing, documenting and executing test cases manually and generated Automation Scripts using HP Unified Functional Testing(HP UFT) tool.
  • Experience in developing and executing automation Functional Positive, Negative, Regression and System testing using HP UFT.
  • Ability to triage software defects providing development staff with adequate information for remediation.
  • Ability to adjust priorities to multiple demands and unanticipated events as wells as adjust decisions and actions to new information.
  • Attended daily scrum meetings, weekly retro meetings, back-log grooming, planning, maintain task boards.
  • Experience in working closely with offshore/onshore QA and development team.
  • Prepared and presented multiple sprint demos to product owner and team.
  • Performed duties as a team player and as well as individual contributor and can manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Highly motivated, self-starter able to work independently and collaboratively within a diverse technical team.
  • A keen communicator with honed interpersonal, problem solving and analytical abilities.
  • Responsible for developing, maintaining and compliance of Quality Assurance testing strategies, policies, procedures, standards, templates and governance.
  • U.S Citizen and authorized to work in the U.S. for any employer.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Testing tools: HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT/QTP), HP Application Life cycle Management (ALM/QC), HP Performance Center.

Bug Tracking tools: HP ALM, Target Process and JIRA.

Languages: VB Scripting, Java, SQL and XML.

Databases: SQL Server 2005/2008, Oracle 10g/11g

Methodologies: Agile Scrum and Waterfall model.

Documentation: MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint and Visio

Operating System: Windows 7/8.1/10 Windows Server 2008/2012.

Application Server: IIS, Web Logic

Virtualization: VMware Workstation and Oracle Virtual Box

Mobile Platforms: Android, iOS, Windows Phone

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

QA Analyst

Confidential, Annapolis, MD

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed Business Requirement Specification, Software Requirement Specification and User Requirement Document.
  • Designed/developed Test Plan and Test Approach artifact with resource requirements and time estimates.
  • Participated in daily team Standup Meeting, Sprint Meetings, Sprint Retrospectives and Story grooming sessions
  • Implemented a formal QA process including creating templates and documenting standards/processes.
  • Collaborated with business owners and subject matter experts to clarify requirements and to complete user acceptance testing.
  • Created documentation to support repeatability of testing metrics.
  • Designed and created complex test cases to address functionality changes, database impacts, regression testing, negative testing, error or bug retests, and usability.
  • Ensured web applications are cross-browser compatible.
  • Provided documentation (traceability matrix) to ensure all test scenarios/business requirements are covered and tested successfully.
  • Collaborated with Business Analysts, Development, Business partners and testers to develop effective test strategies and plans.
  • Extensively used SQL *plus and Oracle SQL Developer tools to access and manipulate Oracle 10/11G database and validated back-end testing.
  • Performed Functional and Regression testing using HP UFT.
  • Extensively involved in writing, executing and analyzing UAT, Database Checkpoints, and Data Driven Test Scripts for all the projects using UFT.
  • Developed custom function/sub-routine libraries to support automated testing solutions.
  • Created Data Driven Framework to reduce automated scripts maintenance time.
  • Created XML file for test input data for better scripts optimization and reduce script maintenance time.
  • Involved in writing SQL queries, Database Checkpoints to verify data quality and calculations, reviews using HP UFT.
  • Involved in Meetings/Walkthrough with various teams as required for better understanding the business requirement, software specification, and development process flow at various stages.
  • Utilized HP ALM to track, report, and manage defect throughout the test cycle and attended Defect Status Meeting on daily basis during testing cycle.
  • Communicated the test approach and construct/present test status to stakeholders.
  • Worked with cross functional teams to ensure quality throughout the SDLC.
  • Designed, implemented, maintained and enhanced internal controls to mitigate risk on an ongoing basis.
  • Performed compliance testing in accordance with department and professional standards.
  • Organized and completed work within established timeframes under minimal direction of a supervisor, periodically providing updates of completion status.

Environment: .NET, Java/J2EE, VBScript, Quality Center, HP ALM, UFT/QTP, Load Runner, Oracle 11g, Oracle SQL Developer, TOAD, IIS, and Windows Server 2005/2008.

QA Specialist

Confidential, Chevy Chase, MD

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in Manual and Automation testing of Web and Client Server Application.
  • Analyzed business requirements, functional specification, and the required documents for testing.
  • Performed Functional, Negative, Smoke, System, Integration, Regression, UAT and Performance Testing.
  • Conducted elaborate manual testing on test cases and provided feedback to the development team.
  • Used Quality Center for requirements management, planning, scheduling, running tests defect tracking and managing the defects.
  • Wrote SQL statements in script to retrieve data from database in order to verify accurate data stored in database as well as back end testing.
  • Designed Automation Testing Strategies and implemented automation scripts that are linked to, and validated with end user service level requirements developed.
  • Developed test approaches/test designs. Wrote test plans, created production simulations, and test data.
  • Installed, configured, and administered the automated test tool.
  • Defined the automated testing process, developed coding standards that served as the automation backbone and configured Hardware (Server/Client) for Project.
  • Involved in daily defect meetings during testing phase and extensively worked throughout defect life cycle from opening to closure using HP Quality Center.
  • Documented the Test Results and presented the daily and weekly report to QA Manager.
  • Performed regression test to reaffirm the test results using Quickest Professional (QTP/UFT).
  • Conducted and managed GUI, and Web interface testing using UFT.
  • Extensively performed compatibility, connectivity checks and smoke tests for the application using UFT.
  • Created function libraries using UFT descriptive programming to map the application keywords and drive it thru an excel file and keyword executor script.
  • Developed Data Driven Automation Framework using UFT.
  • Assisted new and existing clients with integration and data conversion activities.
  • Created Test scripts for Beta Application and estimated Test execution competition.
  • Performed Browser Compatibility testing under various versions of IE and Netscape.
  • Participated in bug review meetings on behalf of the QA team.
  • Performed quality assurance reviews on all System Development Life Cycle.

Environment: HP Quality Center (QC), Quick Test Professional (QTP/UFT), .Net, Windows NT, SQL+, Java, J2EE, XML, IIS, MS Access, SQL Server, Oracle.

Software Quality Assurance Analyst

Confidential, Philadelphia, PA

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed business requirements and developed Use Cases and Test cases to evaluate the functionalities.
  • Attended technical specifications review sessions with product and architecture teams to provide feedback in the elaboration phase.
  • Created test plans outlining scope, approach, schedule, resources and deliverables.
  • Coordinated the maintenance of multiple test environments to support parallel test efforts.
  • Used HP Quality Center to map requirements to test cases, provide traceability to requirements, create test sets and selectively run tests both manually and using automation test scripts.
  • Communicated defects with developers and updated comments in Quality center.
  • Configured the connection between MS Excel and HP Quality Center.
  • Involved in Meetings/Walkthrough with various teams as required for better understanding the business requirement, software specification, and development process flow at various stages.
  • Utilized HP Quality Center to track, report, and manage defect throughout the test cycle and attended Defect Status Meeting on daily basis during testing cycle.
  • Attended weekly Project Status Meeting with Development team and QA Manager, and worked closely with QA Manager to define Test Scope, Dependency and Constraints.
  • Acted as an end users, business users and project team to resolve issues.
  • Involved in daily defect meetings during testing phase and extensively worked throughout defect life cycle from opening to closure using HP Quality Center.
  • Documented Test Results and presented the daily and weekly report to QA Manager.
  • Participated in weekly Project meetings and organizing defect meetings.
  • Submitted defect reports and communicated issues to business, engineering and management.

Environment: HP QTP, HP Quality Center, Bugzilla, Test Manager, Windows XP, Oracle, SQL, MS Visio, MS Office 2007.

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