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Framingham, MA


  • Around 10+ years Professional Experience as QA Analyst in Airlines and Retail/ Ecommerce domain.
  • Strong experience in Quality Assurance and Software Testing.
  • Experienced in developing Test Plans, Test Cases based upon the business requirements.
  • Extensive knowledge of SDLC methodologies.
  • Extensive experience performing Manual Testing.
  • Experienced in testing Client/Server and Web - Based Applications.
  • Experience in Black Box, Positive, Negative, Data-driven, Unit, Integration, System, Front-End and Back-End Testing.
  • Extensive experience in Manual and Automated testing using Mercury Interactive Tools like QTP and Quality Center and Rational Tool Suite like Rational Clear Quest, Rational Manual Tester, etc.
  • Performed Sanity testing, Smoke testing, Usability testing and Security testing of various applications.
  • Experienced in Regression and Functional Testing.
  • Proficiency in interacting with Oracle, SQL Server and DB2 databases using SQL.
  • Expertise in developing QA Test Plan, Test Conditions, and Test Cases; ensuring adequate testing of software both before and after completion; conducting and documenting UAT.
  • Experience in writing queries/scripts for Data analysis and QA report testing.
  • Used Clear Quest/Quality Center for Bugs reporting and communicating to developers, product support and test team members.
  • Participated in design Walkthroughs and Inspection meetings to review Test scripts and results.
  • Able to work individually as well as a team to meet the deadlines.
  • Possess Analytical and Problem-Solving skills.
  • Excellent in verbal and oral communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.


Testing Tools: QTP, Rational (Manual Tester, Functional tester)

Bug Reporting Tools: Rational Clear Quest, Quality Center

RDBMS: MS SQL Server, Oracle, MS Access, DB2

Languages: MATLAB, C, C++

Operating Systems: INUX, UNIX, Windows 2000/XP/NT/ 7

Other Tools: MS (word, Excel, Power point, Visio)

Web Browser: Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator, Mozilla Firefox, etc.



Sr QA Tester


  • Developed Test Plans, Test Cases to test the Screens and workflows for Quality Assurance.
  • Expert in writing test scripts manually based on BRDs, FRDs and SRSs.
  • Created and managed system testing schedule
  • Provided test team status reports on weekly basis to the project manager.
  • Tested manually as per the specification documents.
  • Performed Functionality testing during the various phases of the application and analyzed the results manually using Rational Manual Tester.
  • Automated web based GUI test cases
  • Conducted GUI, Backend, Data Driven and Security Testing.
  • Automated test scenarios for GUI, Functionality and performed data driven testing on the application inserting different data in excel sheet using QTP
  • Tested processesand methodologies used to deliver Customer order application(Web Application) for quality standards interface to meet customer expectation.
  • Reviewed extensive SQL Queries with complex multi-table joins and nested queries.
  • Involved in reviewing complex SQL queries, views, functions and stored procedures and spotting issues before/during code migration.
  • Created and maintained back-end testing on the oracle database.
  • Executed test cases and reported defects in Clear Quest.
  • Conducted regression testing on new builds/versions.
  • Developed and executed test cases test Scenarios and followed-up defects using Clear Quest.
  • Tracked defects using Clear Quest.
  • Performed Defect Management activities to prioritize and resolve any issue/bug found during various software testing cycles such as SIT, UAT, Smoke Tests etc..
  • Generated various reports such as Test Execution Status/Progress, Defect Status for project stakeholders and submitted them on daily and weekly basis.
  • Arranged weekly team meeting to assign testing tasks and acquisition of status reports from individual team members.
  • Conducted Defect Status meeting to discuss resolution of issues.

Environment: Windows, Rational Clear Quest, SQL, Oracle, Rational Manual Tester, PL/SQL, XML, J2EE, MS Office (Excel, Office, Outlook, Visio)

Confidential, Framingham, MA

Sr. QA /Database Tester


  • Analyzed system requirements and developed detailed Test Plan.
  • Help review and contribute to product documentation
  • Work closely with development team to resolve various issues.
  • Responsible for GUI and functional testing, using black box testing
  • Preparation of GUI Test Cases, Functional Test Cases and testing with timely delivery against aggressive deadlines and QA process.
  • Manually tested the web application to ensure the flow of the application functionality
  • Developed and maintainedTest & Traceability Matrices
  • Generated GUI maps files using WinRunner and involved in performing Data Driven testing.
  • Performed Manual Testing.
  • Performed validation of the values that are entered on the front side is passing to the back end.
  • Black Box, Negative, Regression, and Integration & Security Tests.
  • Developed Reusable Components, keywords and Methods and enhanced numerous test scripts to handle changes in the objects of the GUI and in the testing environment using QTP
  • Backend Testing using SQL and Unix Shell Scripts
  • Assisted in developing test plans for testing the functionality, GUI, and security.
  • Participated in weekly meeting with the management team and walkthroughs
  • Tested applications and documented results and bugs including documentation of information useful in the debugging process
  • Performed Sanity and Smoke Testing manually
  • Maintained the Test Matrix and Traceability Matrix.
  • Performed Data Driven testing.
  • Tested user interface and navigation controls of the application.
  • Clear Quest was used to create the test plan, store test cases and run the test sets.
  • Interacted with developers to report and track bugs using Clear Quest.
  • Detected and reproduced the defects, and logged defects using Rational Clear Quest web version.
  • Generated the test execution report in Clear Quest to be reviewed by the QA Manager and development team
  • Participated in release meetings.

Environment: Oracle on UNIX, Windows, Rational Clear quest, Clear quest Web, .Net, PL/SQL, MS Office (Excel, Office, Outlook, Visio)

Confidential, Newark, NJ

Quality Analyst


  • Analyzed business process workflows and critical business functions through walkthroughs and requirement documents.
  • Involved in manual and automated testing of the applications usingQTP.
  • Involved in Backend Database validation for Oracle using SQL.
  • Executed testing methodologies which will include both GUI testing and database Validation testing.
  • Wrote Test Plan and Test Cases according to business requirement.
  • Creating and updating test cases based on new and/or /updated functional or interface requirements
  • Extract data from an MS SQL Server and create MS Excel and reports for business specific data validation.
  • Performed Defect Root Cause Analysis, interacted with related Team, and tracked defects in a Test Director.
  • Wrote various SQL queries to validate data inserted, deleted and updated in the Oracle database
  • Performed Functionality testing, System testing and Regression Testing
  • Performed Development Integration, Functional, Regression and End to End User Acceptance testing for the data services.
  • Performed various types of testing such as sanity/smoke test, features testing, functionality, interface, regression, integration, GUI, performance, data validation, back end(TOAD), Reports testing (Business Objects)
  • Wrote SQL queries and performed Back-End Testing for data validation to check the data integrity during migration from back-end to front end.
  • Develop, review and execute End-to-End Test Plans, Scenarios and Test cases according to product specification and track the test coverage through requirements traceability matrixes
  • Performed requirement traceability by setting automatic alerts for tracing changes in the requirements and system maintenance
  • Imported test cases from MS Excel, MS Word to Quality Center.
  • Participated in weekly meeting with the management team and walkthroughs
  • Performed functional testing of the application throughQTP
  • Tested applications and documented results and bugs including documentation of information useful in the debugging process
  • Conducted Functional, Integration, System and Black Box Testing of the application.
  • Performed backend testing to validate the data using SQL queries
  • Generated the test execution report in Quality Center to be reviewed by the QA Manager and development team.
  • Performed the Backend integration testing to ensure data consistency on front-end by writing and executing SQL queries on the Database.
  • Interacted with developers to report and track bugs using JIRA.
  • Attended weekly defect report meetings and presented progress update status.
  • Participated in walkthroughs and meetings with business analyst, developers, team lead and QA manager on regular basis.
  • Provided modification and enhancement request as needed to correct the defect and make the software more useable.

Environment: s: Java, Web logic, J2EE, Winrunner, Loadrunner, MS SQL Server, QTP, Quality Center, JIRA, Business Objects, SQL, MS SQL Server Management Studio, Etc.


QA Analyst


  • Analyzed system requirements and developed detailed test plan and test cases for testing.
  • Performed Manual testing prior to Automated Testing of the application
  • Performed functionality, Data integrity and Data validation testing manually.
  • Performed system testing and logged results.
  • Performed manual testing for usability testing.
  • Tested the properties of the tables using table checkpoints using Quick Test Pro.
  • Created page checkpoints to test the properties and contents of the web page using Quick Test Pro.
  • Supports direct connect h remote multiple site capability using DOORS software.
  • Conducted Parameterization to data tables using Quick Test Pro.
  • Created Multiple Actions using Quick Test Pro.
  • Involved in analyzing Business requirements, studying the application and collecting information from developers.
  • Tested user interface and navigation controls of the application manually.
  • Performed Sanity and Smoke Testing.
  • Detected and reported defects using Mercury Quality Center.
  • Performed customization in Mercury Quality Center.
  • Participated in Walkthroughs and Inspections.
  • Investigated Bugs and reported using Mercury Quality Center.
  • Performed Regression testing to ensure that bugs fixed did not generate new bugs.
  • Interface with developers to solve software problems.

Environment: Oracle on UNIX, Windows, Quality Center, QTP, DOORS, MS Office (Excel, Office, Outlook, Visio)

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

QA Analyst


  • Participated in setting up testing environment.
  • Involved in preparing Test Plan and Test Cases based on business requirements.
  • Reviewed and updated Test Plan and Test Scenarios.
  • Manually test each and every module of the application and verify against expected results.
  • Performed Sanity and Smoke Testing of the application manually after each build.
  • Performed Functional, Security, Positive and Negative Testing.
  • Performed rigorous manual testing before a release.
  • Manually performed Back-End Testing of the application for SQL-Server 2000 and Oracle databases.
  • Performed Back End Testing by extensively using SQL queries to verify the integrity of the database.
  • Modified previously existing Test Cases that were driven by the manual testing effort so that they are more appropriate for future automation testing.
  • Conducted result analysis and interacted with developers to resolve bugs.
  • Report the bugs by using Microsoft Excel Sheet.
  • Participated in the project meetings.
  • Attended to daily reviews, walkthroughs and meetings for Verification and Validation of the project.
  • Met with the developers and technical content writers on a daily basis to update the test documents.
  • Followed up with developers on defects status on a daily basis.

Environment: Windows, DB2, UNIX, SQL, Manual Testing, Reporting, MS Office (Excel, Office, Outlook, Visio)

Confidential, Houston, TX

QA Analyst


  • Performed backend testing using SQL queries to check backend data and data integrity.
  • Assigned the projects to the QA team and provided the LOE's for the projects to the PM's.
  • Worked closely with build team to get the code deployed in the test environments.
  • Attended the requirement meetings, test case review meetings, status calls and worked closely with the manager to provide the necessary QA team updates
  • Resolved the environment issues when QA environments are changed and verified if all the code got deployed in the testing environments.
  • Worked on multiple projects and supported the end users during the UAT testing.
  • Analyzed the issues by looking at the UNIX log files, able to read.
  • Worked on executing the SQL queries to verify the data in the database
  • Worked on Agile Methodology.
  • Attended the high level business meetings and analyzed the functionality impacts to other related projects.
  • Attended the daily status call to update the QA status.
  • Performed Regression Testing.
  • Prepared the Test Metrics (End of Test Report)
  • Helped to troubleshoot complex development and production application problems and supported technical and production support on an on-call
  • Worked with build team to deploy the builds, able to debug and analyze build or code issues and Worked with associated team to fix the issues.
  • Worked on Functional testing/Smoke Testing/System Integration Testing.
  • Worked on documentation and reporting of bugs found in testing process.
  • Logged the issues in internal bug tracking tool JIRA and QC as well.
  • Worked on testing multiple mobile application projects.
  • Worked with users during the UAT testing and provided the QA sign off for the projects.

Environment: Windows, UAT, JIRA, UNIX, SQL, Manual Testing, Reporting, MS Office (Excel, Office, Outlook, Visio)

Confidential, Austin, TX

QA Analyst


  • Followed up with developers on defects status on a daily basis.
  • Requirement analysis and impact analysis for the proposed change to system.
  • Understand the High Level and Low level design and propose improvements.
  • Develop Test plan and perform effort estimates and resource needs to execute the project.
  • Static testing through Reviews and inspection.
  • Test Design and test Execution by setting up the required environment which includes setting up of JCL's, monitoring the job flows in Control M, solving JCL abends.
  • Test validation by validating various db2 tables using SQL queries, validating mainframe files, validating the bills.
  • Defect Tracking & Status reporting.
  • Identifying pain areas and proposing process improvements/value additions.
  • Test Metrics Collection, Analysis and sharing it with stakeholders during Governance meetings.
  • Worked in CDE - Conversion Discount Engine that calculates the discounts for the customers based on various plans
  • Performed entire validation of invoice.

Environment: HP Quality Center, CaliberRM, Informatica, Control-M Desktop, Enterprise manager, Metavante PDF comparison Tool, COBOL, JCL, REXX, ISPF, NDM, INSYDB2 and TOAD

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