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Qa Test Lead Resume

Boston, MA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Over 6 years of experience in I.T in the roles of Quality Assurance Test Lead, Quality Assurance Test Analyst, and Test Engineer.
  • Expertise in performing manual and automation testing for web - based and windows applications, Middleware applications on various Windows environments, and client server applications.
  • Expertise in Project Management skills by handling Requirement Analysis, Data Analysis, all meetings, and documentation.
  • Hands on experience with performing Black Box testing, System testing, Integration testing, database testing, GUI testing, Smoke testing, Regression testing, Unit testing, User Acceptance testing, and Sanity testing of both client-server and web-based applications.
  • Experience in implementing Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies including Waterfall Model and Agile Methodology, and experience with implementing Software Test Life Cycle (STLC).
  • As a QA Lead, has expertise in creating Test Plans, Test scenarios, Test procedures, resource allocation, Project Planning co-ordination, status reports, and ensuring Quality Standards.
  • Experience in performing Gap Analysis, Risk Analysis, developing and maintaining Test Matrix, and Traceability Matrix.
  • Working experience on Identity and Access Management tools RSA AVEKSA COMPLIANCE MANAGER and SAILPOINT.
  • Working knowledge of Ad-hoc testing and Test Automation using testing tools like Selenium with Java Script, QTP with VB script, and Quality Center.
  • Effectively involved in writing Test Cases, reviewing, and analyzing Test results, Defect Life Cycle Management including Defect tracking and Defect reporting using Quality Center (HP ALM QC)
  • Working experience on Master Data Management (MDM) products Site Hub and Data Relationship Management (DRM).
  • Good understanding of HDFS (Hadoop Distributed File System) architecture.
  • Working experience with On-site and Off-site model.
  • Participated in design and implementation of Hybrid Test Automation Framework build using Selenium-WebDriver, Grid, TestNG
  • Experience in Database (Oracle) testing using SQL and PL/SQL.
  • Report generation using Business Intelligence Tools like Cognos.
  • Experience in using ETL AB-Initio and Unix/Database custom scripts for design and development of full life cycle terabyte class size Data Warehouse & BI solutions.
  • Flexible and versatile to adapt to any new environment.
  • Good Communication Skills, analytical and problem solving skills and Strong interpersonal skills to deal effectively with a broad range of contacts from Technical Staff, Management to Clients.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: HP-UX 11.11/11.20, Win 95/98/NT/2000/XP/VISTA/7/8/10, MS-DOS, Unix

Programming Languages: C, C++, SQL, PL/SQL, Java

RDBMS: Oracle (10g/9i/8i/7.x), SQL Server 2000, TERADATA V2R5, DB2

ETL Tools & Utilities: AB Initio GDE 1.15, Co>Op 2.15, SQL*Loader, Fast Export, Fast Load, Multi Load

Networking: FTP

Scripting Languages: HTML, Java Script, VB script, KORN Shell Script

BI Tools: Cognos, QlikView

Testing Tools: HP ALM Quality Center, QTP and Selenium

Methodologies: Agile, Waterfall and Rational Unified Process (RUP)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Boston, MA

QA Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • As a QA Lead for multiple projects (which also utilizes Identity and Access Management tools RSA AVEKSA COMPLIANCE MANAGER and SAILPOINT IIQ), effectively represented QA in Project Planning, and Release co-ordination meetings to plan Testing efforts, obtain necessary requirements and to provide feedback on testing activities to Project Managers, Development Managers, and Product Owners.
  • Creating Test Plans, Test procedures, coordinated resource allocations, compiled status reports, and ensured compliance with Quality Standards.
  • Estimation of Test efforts and co-ordinate Test schedule with overall project schedule.
  • Managing a team of 18 including onsite and offsite team members.
  • Performing analysis of Business and System requirement specifications.
  • Experience in preparing Proof of Concepts, and building QA resources for SailPoint application.
  • Assisting Business users and End Internal users with understanding the functionality of the applications, providing a walk through when necessary, and defining UAT test cases.
  • Developing Traceability Matrix which is a proof of document to ensure that all the specifications are being tested and maintained Test Cases and Test data.
  • Reviewing Requirements, Test Design Specifications (TDS), System Test Plan, Test Cases and get sign-off from respective stakeholders.
  • Participating and contributing in Initial Requirement gathering, creating Use Cases, BRD and FSD review processes to project QA perspective on the functionality to help bridge any gaps in the requirements.
  • Preparing Release Notes for all the release versions with known issues.
  • Participating in business, client/customer facing, and status meetings.
  • Effectively involved in the Application Integration process and defining the scope of testing.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams including Developers, Data Base Administrators, and Middleware team before and during middleware testing (Web Services) and Application Integration testing.
  • Hands on experience in testing the SailPoint IIQ application, participating in SailPoint Functionality scope meetings, and developing the Test Scripts for the existing functionality.
  • Effectively reporting the show stopper issues during the script development to define the automation scope for SailPoint and Aveksa Compliance Manager Applications.
  • Functioning as the point-of-contact during the defect tracking process.
  • Co-coordinating between cross functional teams during the Test execution period towards resolving show stopper issues.
  • Leading Defect Triage meetings with cross-functional teams for defect resolution and Defect Root Cause Analysis.
  • Conducting Scrum meetings every day during Test Execution to review progress, allocate and prioritize responsibilities, and to track issues in the earlier stages.
  • Being a SME, assisted other team members with testing requirements during End to End testing and System Integration testing.
  • Reviewing and analyzing Test results.
  • Involved and assisted team in developing and documenting test cases as per the Functional Requirements and Use Cases using HP ALM for Functional, Security and Regression Testing.
  • Providing knowledge transfer to the new team members.
  • Usage of SQL queries to retrieve Data Base transactions.
  • Reporting and documenting the defects during the execution of QTP scripts.
  • Reporting the daily status of the Test execution and overall execution status to cross functional teams.
  • Establishing a positive relation between QA Team and other Cross-Functional Teams by bridging the communication and cultural gaps.
  • Introducing ideas towards the development of new modules and enhancement of existing modules in the application for better functionality and reliability.
  • Introduced Scrum meetings to keep Testing Efforts intact.
  • Guiding Automation efforts by monitoring, and receiving feedback on the script development as per the Application functionality.

Confidential, Marlborough, MA

Quality Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Performing the testing activities at the project level.
  • Gathering and analysis of Requirement documents.
  • Defining Test Plan, plan and prioritize testing activities on a day to day basis.
  • Responsible for the overall testing related project activities and deliverables.
  • Knowledge transfer to the individual Team members
  • Involved in BRD and FSD review process and projected gaps in the requirements.
  • Documenting test cases as per the Functional Requirements and test scripts using Quality Center for Functional, Security and Regression Testing.
  • Managing test execution and assisted team in developing Test Scripts using Java Script in Selenium and Test Cases.
  • Reviewing Test cases and get sign-off from respective stakeholders.
  • Providing a walkthrough of Test Plan to the stake holders and managers.
  • Perform peer review on deliverables.
  • Test Planning, and Test execution when needed and reporting the results.
  • Interacting with functional and technical teams on mitigating risks and closing issues.
  • Creation of reports using Cognos.
  • Involved in the development process of e-commerce website.
  • Verification of the data entered by the users through application in the back-end tables
  • Used SQL queries to check storage and accuracy of data in database table
  • Conducted defect tracking meetings, defect resolution meetings with the development teams and worked towards bug resolution.
  • Working experience on MDM products Site Hub to manage the Store information and DRM to maintain the data hierarchy.
  • Coordinate activities between onsite and offshore testing teams, cross-functional teams like Development team, BA team, and internal end users of Confidential .

Confidential, Boston, MA

Quality Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Estimation of Test efforts and co-ordinate Test schedule with overall project schedule.
  • Analyzed system requirement specifications and prepared Test cases.
  • Writing Test procedures as per the execution requirements.
  • Functioned as the point-of-contact during the defect tracking process and attended defect triage meetings with cross functional teams to work towards defect resolution.
  • Responsible for reviewing Test cases and getting sign-off from corresponding teams.
  • Participated in business, client/customer facing, and status meetings.
  • Analyzing Test results and reporting the issues.
  • Involved and assisted team in developing and documenting test cases as per the Functional Requirements and Use Cases.
  • Usage of SQL queries to validate customer data in the Oracle database.
  • Reporting and documenting of the defects during the execution of QTP scripts.
  • Performed Black Box, Regression Testing, System testing, end-to end Testing and UAT testing.
  • Providing knowledge transfer to the new team members.
  • Prepared Release Notes for all the release versions with known issues.

Confidential, Memphis, TN

Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared Test Scenarios and detailed Test Cases for Functional and Regression testing as per the Functional Requirements.
  • Writing Test procedures as per the execution requirements.
  • Estimation of Test effort and reporting to QA Manager.
  • Attended defect resolution meetings with the development team and worked towards resolution.
  • Performed Peer review and Test results analysis during STLC.
  • Functioned as the point-of-contact during Testing phase and defect tracking process.
  • Participated in business, client/customer facing, and status meetings.
  • Usage of SQL queries for validating customer data for its accuracy in the database table.
  • Verification of the data entered by the users through application in the database tables.
  • Performed Black Box, Regression Testing, End-to-End Testing and UAT testing.
  • Assisted Senior Quality Analysts in writing Test Scripts using Java Script in Selenium.
  • Co-ordinated with Development and Business Analysis teams during testing phase to resolve show stopper issues.

Confidential, DURHAM, NC

AB-Initio Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in design and implementation of extract, transformation and load processes using AB- Initio as an ETL Tool.
  • Developed complex transformations as per various business requirements, to produce new fields on the output.
  • Implemented a 4-way multi-file system that comprises of individual files located on different disks that are partitioned and stored in distributed directories.
  • Complex AB-Initio graphs were developed using various components such as Reformat, Join, Roll-up, Filter by Expression, Sort to facilitate loading from source to Target. The components used depends upon the various business requirements.
  • Understood various business requirements with extensive interaction with Business-Analysts and reporting teams and assisted in creating low-level design documents.
  • Altered the existing AB Initio graphs to accommodate new changes requested by the business users.
  • Involved in performance tuning of the AB-Initio graphs like increasing the speed of the process and decreasing the amount of memory occupied by each graph by carefully analyzing the flow of the process.
  • Involved in frequent correspondence with the data warehouse team for identification of the required data warehouse deliverables.
  • Various file management commands like M LS, M WC, M MKFS, M COPY, M DUMP were used to operate with multi files.
  • Phasing and check-pointing were used in the graphs to avoid deadlock and recover completed stages of the graph, in case of a failure. Thus, improving the reliability of the application.
  • Deploy and test-run the graph as executable KORN shell scripts in the application system.
  • Implemented Data Parallelism through graphs, which deals with data, divided into segments and operates on each segment simultaneously through the AB-Initio partition components to segment data.
  • Used FASTLOAD, MULTILOAD to load TERADATA tables.
  • Performed complex queries involving large data volumes.
  • Participated in team meetings to propose ways to continually improve the systems.

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