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Mc Lean, VA


  • Over Eight years of IT experience in various phases of IT projects such as QA and UAT testing.
  • Experience in client/server and web based applications in various domains including Sales, Procurement, Banking, and Payroll.
  • Expertise in creating Test Plan documents and developing test strategy documents and preparing the Traceability Matrices.
  • Expertise in designing the test scenarios and scripting the test cases in order to test the application.
  • Expertise in QA process and different levels of testing like unit, Functional, Regression, and Integration testing with business scenarios.
  • Strong working experience in the Data Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation and Testing of Data Warehousing using Data Conversions, Data Extraction, Data Transformation and Data Loading (ETL)
  • Thorough experience in XML technologies like XML, CSS, XSLT, SAX, DOM, DTD, XML Schema and also in XML Parsers like JAXB
  • Have the ability to elicit, understand and articulate business requirements and perform detailed analysis to map them to technical and functional requirements.
  • Experienced in Test and Defect Management using Mercury Test Director, HP (Formerly Mercury) Quality Center and Bugzilla.
  • Experience in analyzing defect severity, priority and documentation and scheduling for the fix.
  • Experience in release management and defect control management.
  • End to End responsibility to close the defects and fixes.
  • Hands on experience with all phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Strong experience in testing tools like TestDirector7.6/8, Quality Center, Quick Test Pro.
  • Experience in testing and writing SQL, and PL/SQL statements.
  • Experience with integration testing of the applications using various sources like flat files, Sybase, oracle and SQL Server databases.
  • Having Good knowledge in Data Warehousing and ETL Testing concepts
  • Experience in testing of database applications in Oracle 10g, SQL Server 2000, DB2
  • Having good experience in the Backend Testing, Report Testing and ETL Testing using Oracle, SQL Server databases.
  • Experience in integration of data sources like Oracle, DB2, COBOL, MQ, SQL Server, and Flat Files.
  • Excellent problem solving skills with a strong technical background and good interpersonal skills.
  • Quick learner and excellent team player, ability to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure.


Testing Tools: Quick Test Pro 9.0/10.0, Win Runner, Rational Clear Case, Rational Test Manager and HP Quality Center.

Defect Tracking: Clear Quest, Test Director, Quality Center and PVCS Tracker.

ETL Tools: Informatica 9.1/8.6/8.1/7.1

Operating Systems: Windows 95/98/2000/NT/XP, UNIX

Automation Tool: UFT(QTP), Selenium

Data Base: Oracle 10g/9i/8i/7.x, DB2, TOAD, SQL, PL/SQL and MS SQL Server

Data Warehouse: Erwin, Informatica, Congos, Business Objects

Web Technologies: HTML/DHTML, XML, Perl, JSP, ASP, Java Script, VB Script


Confidential, Mc Lean, VA

QA Associate


  • Prepared Test sets, all possible combinations of the data required to test each requirement and created Data Driven automated scripts using QTP.
  • Responsible for estimating (LOE - Level of Effort), planning, designing, implementing and reporting on software test activities.
  • Attend Configuration Control Board (CCB) and requirements analysis meetings.
  • Interact and co-coordinate with different stakeholders on the project including Information Technology (IT) group, QA group, environmental support group, operations group, third party vendor.
  • Worked on Web services thru UFT, created ACI, AI Ready and MISMO XML files.
  • Involved in UAT Web Services testing of the application after the application was tested by the SIT team.
  • Configured HP Quality Center for Defect Tracking and created new User Defined fields.
  • Worked on Data Base Management and Data Migrations.
  • Reported various defects with complete description when there is a discrepancy between actual and expected results and tracked for their status using Defect tab of Quality Center 11.
  • Conducted walkthroughs with Business Analysts and Developers to understand the functionality and the risk involved in the application and discuss about possible application changes or improvements which would increase the business value of the product.
  • Wrote and executed the SQL scripts using SQL Developer to validate test accounts status.
  • Extensively run Unix Shell scripts and JCL to run batch Jobs and communicate the messages to the users.
  • Used the requirement traceability matrix to compare the requirements with test cases while executing the scenarios.
  • Identified the different test scenarios and created appropriate test cases and test data to effectively test the application.
  • Update release test plan and test analysis reports (TAR). Support client testing and product demonstrations by creating test data, participating in presentations and developing presentation scenarios.
  • Performed Manual Testing and automated test scenarios for GUI, Functionality, Boundary, Security and Regression testing using QTP.
  • Worked with comma separated flat files as well as delimited flat files optionally enclosed with double quotes.
  • Extensively used Confluence which is used to store all the documents at one place.
  • Created various folders as per the project number and uploaded all the respective documents i.e. requirements doc, Test Plan, Test Cases any other important documents in Confluence.

Environment: HP UFT, QTP 11, VB SCRIPT, Quality Center 11.5, XML TOAD, Oracle 10g,DB2, MS-Excel, MS-Visio, SDLC, Web Services, XML,SOAP UI,WSDL.

Confidential, Sterling VA

QA Tester


  • Reviewed requirements for testability and usability, consulted development team with regards to system functionality.
  • Analyze requirements and participate in design reviews.
  • Validate requirements against use cases and test cases for completeness and Quality Assurance (QA) releases against the baseline code in Version Manager.
  • Extensively involved in Backend Testing. With SQL commands on Database with TOAD and verified/validated the test results.
  • Involved in Positive Testing, Negative and End-to-End Testing.
  • Extensively involved in Data and Format Validations prior to data upload for claims processing.
  • Involved in Testing Methodologies which included Black Box, Functional, System, Regression and User Acceptance Testing.
  • Involved in preparing Test Plan, Test Scripts and Test Cases based on the Functional Requirements and Business Rules and prepared test results after every test and Regression Test Cycle.
  • Involved in Web Services testing of the application after the application was tested by the functional testing.
  • Involved in testing the Contract Creation Process in Oracle Applications- Service Contracts Module.
  • Tested the Payments Lifecycle for the claims submitted in Oracle Applications- Accounts Payables Module.
  • Involved in testing the Adjudication Rules for the claims submitted by the service centers.
  • Tested the claims data format before loading into Oracle by B2B workbench.
  • Wrote SQL Queries to test Data validations and Consistency using TOAD.
  • Involved in the entire Life Cycle of QA Methodologies starting from Planning, Capturing, Creating, and Executing, Reporting and Tracking the defects.
  • Documented bugs with evidence and reported them with detailed information to the development team.
  • Coordinated with developers to fix the problem and enhancing the application.
  • User- Acceptance Test (UAT) with 100 % compliance and all end-to-end test specifications.

Environment: Oracle 10g, Sybase 12.5, Quality Centre 11.0, UNIX, Rational Clear Quest, JIRA Oracle Financials, Web Services, XML,SOAP,WSDL

Confidential, Secaucus, NJ

ETL Tester


  • Created test plan and test cases for manual and automated testing from the business requirements to match the project's initiatives.
  • Validate test completeness as a pre-requisite before code deployment to production.
  • Acted as task lead for several projects responsible for status reporting, problem resolution and tasking.
  • In day-to-day operations work with management team to proactively resolve issues and escalate appropriately.
  • Created and executed detailed test cases with step by step procedure and expected result.
  • Maintained the test logs, test reports, test issues, defect tracking using test director.
  • Involved in preparation of Requirement Traceability Metrics (RTM), Software Metrics, Defect Report, Weekly Status Reports and SQA Report using Test Director.
  • Performed black box testing by designing and constructing test cases, test data and test execution.
  • Review requirements and define testing objectives and approaches, manage test environments, test preparation and execution.
  • Verify changes in software code against the previous version (code change) to reduce code fixing time.
  • Verified defects and Perform database functional, integration and regression testing as needed to minimize defects.
  • Responsible for gathering requirements from the Subject Matter Expert. (SME).
  • Perform defect Tracking and reporting with strong emphasis on root-cause analysis to determine where and why defects are being introduced in the development process.
  • Tested data migration to ensure that integrity of data was not compromised.
  • Executed test cases, identified products issues, wrote detailed bug reports and participated in bug review during the product development stages.
  • Provide update to management on testing status and some other issues.
  • Performed database validation according to the business logic by comparing the source to the target.
  • Tested Data Warehousing application on Oracle Database.
  • Responsible for the requirements: ETL Analysis, ETL Testing and designing of the flow and logic for the Data warehouse project.
  • Created and executed SQL queries to perform Data Integrity testing on an Oracle Database to validate and test data using TOAD.
  • Ran workflows created in Informatica by developers then compared before and after transformation of data generated to ensure successful transformation.

Environment: Oracle9i, Quality Center 10, Informatica 8.1,Congos Quick Test professional 10.0, Windows 9x/NT/2000/XP, UNIX, RPG, As400, Java, Visual Basic, Sybase.

Confidential, Reston, VA

Quality Assurance Tester


  • Developing, documenting, executing and verifying test cases/ Scripts using Quality center tool by Interacting with business Team and Development team.
  • Conduct Smoke Testing after every software release to QA test. Conduct analysis to support problem resolution, effort estimation, and the design of test methods.
  • On several projects was responsible for developing the estimate and ensuring the estimate and project schedule could be supported by the sub-team.
  • Perform defect tracking in order to manage the status of defects and assist the development team in problem analysis.
  • Assist in the creation of test plan and execution of manual and automated test scripts.
  • Involved in Functional, System, Front End, Back end, Regression, and Integration Testing
  • Involved in Database Validation & Verification Testing.
  • Performed System Testing based on requirements specifications.
  • Performed System testing, UAT Testing and end-to-end testing of overall application to ensure end-to-end usability.
  • Analyze, develop and maintain test plans for each of the modules and preparing the documentation.
  • Report defects found during test cycles and retest fixed in Bug Tracking System tool Quality Center.
  • Involved in Configuration and compatibility testing for s/w versions and hardware.
  • Created parameterize data to perform the functional testing with multiple sets of data.
  • Involved in testing the application integration.
  • Conducted Black Box Testing (Functional Testing & Regression Testing) using Quick Test Pro.
  • Participated in various meetings and discussed Enhancement and Modification Request issues.
  • Working closely with developers, Business & Management Teams and End Users.

Environment: Quality Center 9.0/10.0, Oracle 9i, PL/SQL, Windows XP, UNIX


Jr. Test Engineer


  • Thorough Testing of the Application using Manual Approach.
  • Developing, documenting, executing and verifying “black-box” test cases.
  • Performed business functionality testing and GUI testing.
  • Analyze business requirements, creation of test plans and project documentation to create test scripts.
  • Develop and execute test scenarios, test cases based on Business Requirements.
  • Developed the Test Cases based on Use cases and functional Specifications.
  • Involved in Front End, Back End, Integration testing, System testing and UAT Testing by combining the code modules, individual applications.
  • Performed Regression testing and end-to-end testing of overall application to ensure end-to-end usability.
  • Create and document test cases and manage tasks for performance testing of business applications
  • Responsible for Functionality testing, Integration testing and Regression testing.
  • Performance testing for transaction time taken for a set of simultaneous connected users at a particular transaction point.
  • Functionality Test of Role based activities.

Environment: Java, Servlets, JSP, JDBC, Java Beans, Java Script, XML, Oracle8i, and Weblogic6.1, Quality Center 9.0.

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