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  • 7+ Years of experience in Application Analysis and Quality Assurance Testing of application systems coupled with Strong Database Knowledge in Client/Server, Web and database environment.
  • Extensive experience in Banking, Financial, Securities and Insurance industries.
  • Experience in developing Test plans, defining Test cases, designing Test Strategies, developing and maintaining automated test scripts, analyzing errors and applications.
  • Proficient in analyzing the SRS (Software Requirement Specifications), Functional Design Documents and AUC (Application Use Cases) to formulate Test Plans, Test Strategies and Test Cases for Manual as well as Automated Testing for various applications to ensure proper business compliance.
  • Hands on experience in Quality Center (QC), SOAP - UI.
  • Expertise in Agile methodology with Scrum Process for the product development.
  • Fair knowledge on Database testing using the SQL developer, Rapid SQL tools.
  • Executed QTP scripts as a part of regression testing suite.
  • Experience in testing of Client/Server & Web-based applications on windows and UNIX platforms.
  • Expertise in Defect Tracking, Report generation and requirement tracking throughout the test life cycle using QC.
  • Extensive experience in black box testing, integration testing, regression testing, GUI testing, smoke testing, browser compatibility testing, Ad-hoc testing, system testing, build verification testing and user acceptance testing.
  • Expertise in working with Data Driven and Keyword Driven Testing frameworks.
  • Developed Automated Testing Methodology using Mercury Test Director and customized functions, which facilitate the generation of accurate and robust TSL Test Scripts for functional and regression testing using Win Runner.
  • Experienced in working with business analysts, development groups in analyzing business specifications and in Working with other testers to resolve technical and end-user issues.
  • Excellent understanding of documentation in testing environment.
  • Created PowerPoint presentations and project updates using MS Project for management review
  • Document and share best practices across QA job family and implement the lessons learned and best practices
  • Assess and understand the functional and technical components of the defect fixes in order to ensure that an appropriate regression plan is in place
  • Articulate about the risk of late cycle fixes and bring right sense of urgency for fixing the defects early and accountability within the defect life-cycle


Testing Tools: QTP, Quality Center 11.0, Win Runner and SOAPUI

Operating Systems: Windows XP/NT/2000, MS-DOS, Citrix, UNIX, LINUX and Solaris.

Languages: C, C++, VB, Java, PL/SQL, and TSL

Scripting languages: VB Script, Java Script, XML, HTML and WSDL

Databases and Tools: Oracle, SQL Server, DB2 and SQL-Developer.

Legacy systems: Mainframes, AS400.


Confidential, OH

Sr QA Engineer


  • Analyzed Business Requirements, design documents and Technical Specifications document.
  • Worked closely with the Business Analysts, Systems Analysts and Developers to solve the issues identified during the testing process in a timely manner.
  • Involved in developing detailed test plan, test cases and test scripts using Quality Center for Functional and Regression Testing.
  • Having good exposure in validating the data between PMSC 5.3 system and Mainframe Extract files.
  • Focused on Data Quality issues / problems that include completeness, conformity, consistency, accuracy, duplicates, and integrity.
  • Coordinator with the client counter-parts for UAT testing and other functional requirements gathering.
  • Assisted UAT team by providing test data and test scripts and involved in Regression testing after every build release.
  • Involved in complete end-to-end testing of the payments and collections module.
  • Reported bugs and tracked defects using HP Quality Center
  • Participated in frequently held Defect Meetings which included Project Management, QA, Development, and Business Line teams and submitted weekly defect and test status updates during the Defect Management meetings
  • Prepared test data for both positive testing and negative testing before the build is deployed.
  • Prepared Test coverage document and Requirement Traceability Matrix
  • Highlighted the design issues to various stakeholder and provided/obtained resolutions

Environment: PMSC 5.3 Source System(Main Frames),IBM Datastage 8.1, IBM DB2 V9.5, IBM Cognos Version 8.4.1( Query Studio/Analysis Studio/Cognos viewer), Oracle 10g ( SQL& PL/SQL), HP Quality Center 11.0, Toad For DB2 4.0, UNIX, Windows 7.

Confidential, Warren NJ

Sr.QA Engineer


  • Performed Requirement Analysis by gathering both functional and nonfunctional requirements based on interactions with the process owners, document analysis and represented them in Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM)
  • Used Rational Requisite Pro to improve the communication of project goals, enhance collaborative development, reduce project risk and increase the quality of application before deployment
  • Established Testing Strategy, Entry and Exit Criteria for the AUT.
  • Responsible for designing, writing and reviewing of Functional Test Cases for the application.
  • Performed GAP analysis of Use Cases/Requirements.
  • Established test data setup criteria to test all scenarios.
  • Divided various functional areas of the application into various Risk Levels for effective testing of the application, also risk leveled all the test cases accordingly.
  • Developed vast number of test cases based on the risk level criteria.
  • Regularly participated in Technical and Use Case review meetings for various functionalities in the application.
  • Created and maintained Use Cases (Business Use Cases, System Use Cases) and modeled Use Case Diagrams, Activity Diagrams, Data Flow Diagrams using MS Visio
  • Followed the adaptive RUP framework throughout the Project life cycle (PLC)
  • Fine-tuned search engines, extracted data from different databases, and migrated data back and forth using SQL
  • Involved with the QA team to conceptualize, determine and develop test approaches and methods for unit testing, integration and functional testing and usability testing according to the application complexity and test requirements.
  • Fully integrated with Test Director for Test Management activities, created separate test sets for each release based on the severity.
  • Participated in Defect Review Board meetings to verify and review various defects logged against the application.
  • Participated in daily and weekly meetings to discuss the various development levels of the project.
  • Submitted weekly Status reports to the Manager and made timely escalations to the management.

Environment: Windows XP/2000, Oracle, SQL, MS-Project, MS-Office Suite, MS Visio, MS Visual Source Safe, Test Director, Quick Test Pro (QTP), Quality center 8.2

Confidential, NYC NY

QA Engineer


  • Reviewed the Business Requirements document with the business and development team to understand the architecture and functionality of the application.
  • Strong experience with Golden source project right from testing golden source - financial repository.(all its functionalities, working etc)
  • Has been involved in the analysis work while in the project.
  • Experienced in writing the detailed Specs using the Flowcharts and Use cases.
  • Performed Smoke testing, Adhoc testing. Regression testing and functionality testing.
  • Strong experience working With OTC Products & pricing feeds.
  • Hands on experience with UI TESTING.
  • Strong experience in Securities Product.
  • Performed Business rule validation.
  • Experienced in testing of the application manually and tested the design and functionality of the application.
  • Experienced in writing the Functional Test Cases using Excel Sheet.
  • Experienced in executing Test cases and logged the defects in Quality Center.
  • Involved in preparation of documents and test Strategy after User Acceptance testing is done.
  • Used TOAD to run Queries and validate from the database.
  • Vast experience working in agile scrum environment using iterative approach.
  • Vast experience with FI Market and MBS (mortgage based securities).
  • Tested market risk, credit risk, currency risk and interest rate for equity instruments.
  • Performedbusiness rule validation for highest & lowest rating comparison between (S&P, Moody’s and fitch) and field mapping of test cases for the same.
  • Performed testing for equity, options market data while analyzing business rules for the same on GS.
  • Developed test cases after analyzing the specifications Document.
  • Created Test Scenarios based on business requirements.
  • Performed installation and configuration of software required for testing.
  • Experienced in manual testing, for the GUI and Functionality of the application.
  • Experienced in preparation of test cases using Quality Center.
  • Performed testing using Order Management System Latent Zero Minerva & Tesseract applications.
  • Participated in weekly status meetings, walkthroughs and documented the proceedings.
  • Performed root cause analysis when validating business rule testing for GEAM.
  • Performed Functional testing, User Acceptance testing and System testing.
  • Tested for the look and feel of web pages.
  • Interacted with the developers on application bugs.
  • Participated in weekly meetings with the management team and walkthroughs.
  • Involved in preparation of Test plans, Created test cases and responsible for executing the Test cases.
  • Created Test Scenarios based on business requirements.
  • Participated in Walk through of test plans and test cases.
  • Developing and maintaining test strategies.
  • Used Test Director for preparing the Test Plans and manual Test Scripts.
  • Performed User Acceptance Testing and System Testing.
  • Defect tracking and test results are reported using Test Director.
  • Performed Functional, GUI, Integration, Black box, White box and Regression Testing.
  • Bugs were reported to developers using Test Director after rectification from developers and then Regression testing was performed.
  • Performed back-end database testing by writing SQL queries.
  • Reviewed the Business Requirements document with the business and development team to understand the architecture and functionality of the application.
  • Created Test Scenarios based on business requirements.
  • Prepared Test Summary Reports and Defect Status Reports
  • Participated in weekly status meetings, walkthroughs and documented the proceedings.
  • Performed Test case execution.
  • Experience testing OTC PRODUCTS.
  • Defects were tracked, reviewed, analyzed and compared using Quality Center.

Environment: HP Quality Center, Oracle, MS EXCEL, Golden Source, Bloomberg Terminal and Latent Zero applications.


Programmer/QA Engineer


  • Developed user interface screens using VB, ADO to connect to backend and stored procedures to manipulate data.
  • Handling user defined exceptions.
  • Executed the Manual test cases and documented the bugs in Quality Center.
  • Developed Unit, Assembly test cases.
  • Executed Unit, Assembly and System Integration Testing and documented the results in Quality Center.
  • Identification of various Data Sources and Development Environment.
  • Worked as a team member for design and development of Finance Data Mart and integrating it with Global Data Warehouse.
  • Loaded data from operational data store (ODS) to data warehouse tables by writing and executing foreign key validation programs to validate where exactly star schema appears, with fact tables and dimensions/lookup tables.
  • Worked extensively with mappings using expressions, aggregators, filters, lookup and procedures to develop and feed Data Mart.
  • Executed the test cases in Quality center and reported the bugs.
  • Performed Manual, functional, GUI, and security testing to identify errors within the applications.
  • Implemented Unit testing on mappings, mapplets and validated data
  • Developed user friendly forms for easy data entry of members using Visual Basic.
  • Used various Active X controls to display the data.
  • Involved in testing, implementation & maintenance.

Environment: Informatica Power Center 5.1, Oracle 8, TOAD 6.2, Visual Basic 6.0, XML, SQL, PL/SQL, Stored Procedures, UNIX, IBM AIX 5.0, Windows

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