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Automation Test Engineer Resume

Ashburn, VA

SUMMARY:

  • Strong knowledge of software development processes and methodologies
  • Familiarity with testing distributed application in large Web - based environments
  • Strong knowledge of SQA and testing philosophies and methodologies
  • Ability to design and implement customized test fixtures
  • Solid experience with manual testing, including test planning and execution
  • Familiarity with the process for releasing a test set into production
  • Highly experience in developing automated tests using test tools and scripting languages
  • Expertise experience with STLC management tools Quality Center and Test Director
  • Experience in authoring load, performance, and endurance test scripts in LoadRunner
  • Experience in working with test automation frameworks, such as keyword and data-driven with Quick Test Professional
  • Strong SQL, PL/SQL skills
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Knowledge and experience working in a iterative/agile test process
  • Knowledge of special testing needs as relevant to testing of mobile solutions, internet portals, and web-based applications (security, load, application servers, differences in browsers)
  • Expert in industry standard software development methodologies and life-cycles
  • Knowledge in test planning, product verification, product validation, and test automation; implementation phases of the development methodology and life-cycle
  • Ability and desire to work in a spirited, collaborative environment
  • Ability to identify and prioritize important tasks independently
  • Self-motivated, willing to learn new concepts, technologies, and ability to produce quickly

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

STLC Tools: Quick Test Professional, Load Runner, Quality Center, Test Director, Selenium, Jmeter, ALM Performance Center,Sprinter,Unified Functional Testing

Programming Languages: Java, Visual Basic, JavaScript, VBScript, HTML

Application Software: Microsoft Visio, VSS, Mercurial Hg, Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Databases: Oracle, Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL Server, DB2, Sybase

Tools: SQL*Loader, TOAD, SQL Analyzer, SQL Profiler

Operating Systems: Windows XP, Windows 2007, UNIX, Linux, MS-DOS

Others: IIS, Tomcat/Apache, UML, Web Services, IE, Firefox, Opera

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Ashburn, VA

Automation Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct extensive regression and usability tests on relational and non-relational databases test design functionality to identify system glitches and bugs for IBMserver-based applications
  • Perform quality assurance, quality control, and security tests for system designs, processes, and security features
  • Automated test cases using Selenium TestNG Framework
  • Production Support: Smoke testing on all production update in various environments. Script writing, plan and executing test including Automation with Selenium
  • Automated testing tools such as Junit and Selenium to conduct systems, integration, user acceptance, positive and negative, functionality, object, and regression tests.
  • Design, create, and customize scripts using various scripting language and testing tools, such as JavaScript, Selenium with Java, JUnit, TestNG, and QTP 11, for data-driven network systems and others using JAVA Language
  • Worked as a Automation Tester, responsible for development and maintenance of Automation Frameworks, tools and solutions. Managed and coordinated onsite/offshore functional test efforts and Automated functional testing
  • Write and execute automation test script for QTP and Selenium
  • Participate in the automated testing tool vendor selection process. Conduct a Pros & Cons analysis of HP QTP and Selenium
  • Performed manual and light selenium IDE script-driven sanity and regression, cross-browser testing to ensure consistency.
  • Create solutions to improve scripts by designing new functions, synchronization threads and processes, and check points
  • Test system requirements for bugs and glitches using various web-based test management software such as ALMQuality Center 11.00
  • Analyze system designs, requirements, and documentation to effectively develop test scripts, and test specific scenarios for required levels of security and quality-control testing
  • Identify and resolve technical problems with systems by comparing newly designed project interface requirements with current interfaces in the mainframe-based legacy system
  • Analyze and verify data requirements and layout reports for various databasedesigns and other systems
  • Collaborate with business users and customers to clarify system requirements to improve the user interface and the design and development of the system processes
  • Work directly and independently with customers to perform usability testing to thoroughly review and test scripts
  • Perform complex analysis and testing support for government clients by executing regression and system testing and manually integrate system improvements
  • Analyze physical system designs to develop system test plans and outline an estimated timeline for test schedules
  • Examine business and operational requirements for new and modified systems
  • Reviewsystem specifications for design functionality and user documentation ensuring functionality coordinates with user instructions
  • Work closely with development team to identify and resolve any system-related problems; discuss solutions and make recommendations to senior leaders; implement and test these solutions
  • Used LoadRunner for performance and stress testing of the application to improve its efficiency and scalability, measured hits per second and response time.
  • Installed and configured LoadRunner, recorded Vuser scripts for various scenarios and
  • Analyzed the results in performance, load, and performance monitor using LoadRunner

Confidential, Jacksonville, Florida

Quality Assurance Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Informed supervisor of important developments and obtains guidance and direction on individual assignments
  • Represented the company through customer visits and consultation for the solution of technical problems
  • Conceived ideas and developed testing events and actions for products to meet objectives
  • Performed business analysis in accordance with established theories and methods
  • Planed, designed, and conducted lab and tests of developmental and competitive products
  • Accountable for complete results on development projects and special function within assigned area
  • Prepared proposal to supervisor on new product designs and project modification
  • Communicated technical results and information effectively both in written and oral form
  • Maintained lab equipment, instruments and resources and used efficiently
  • Provided direction for design and drawing of products, product components and testapparatus
  • Developed and created master test plans and related documents, test cases, and test schedules
  • Executed test cases and testscenarios across development projects
  • Involved in functionality, user interface, regression, security, and UAT
  • Identified and tracked defects, issues, risks, and action items
  • Validated requirements for system testing, report preparation, defect recording, and defect tracking
  • Performed regression testing to validate the resolution of any software or system defects
  • Used Quality Center a web-based test management tool for centralized control over the entire testing life cycle
  • Wrote and executed SQL queries to interpret test results and create test data
  • Created, enhanced and maintained high-end object repository for various functional and regression test using Quick Test Professional
  • Executed written test case scenarios, including manual, automated, and data-driven regression testing, and GUI verification by using Quick Test Professional (QTP).
  • Developed Keyword Driven and Data Driven Frameworks test scripts using VBScript
  • Used LoadRunner for performance and stress testing of the application to improve its efficiency and scalability, measured hits per second and response time.
  • Installed and configured LoadRunner, recorded Vuser scripts for various scenarios and
  • Analyzed the results in performance, load, and performance monitor using LoadRunner

Confidential, Ashburn, VA

Automation Test Engineer

Responsibilities:
  • Transitioned user stories and collected test requirements in creating test cases and test procedures with emphasis on automation testing and scripting
  • Applied the set of operations, and disciplines for the planning, analysis, design and construction of information systems across a major sector of the organization
  • Participated in test case coverage, test case design, and script design and reviews
  • Developed test scripts along with maintaining and enhancing the automated test framework supporting a continuous integration environment with automated smoke and regression testing
  • Ensured high test and code coverage, maintainability of scripts, reliability of equipment, and overall robustness of environment and solution during the entire development cycle
  • Responsible for performing analysis of requirements, writing requirementsverification points and providing feedback on requirement testability
  • Responsible for having a thorough understanding of the projects test environment(s) and the projects policies for working in the test environment(s)
  • Responsible for installing software into and upgrading test environments (hardware and software) including in-house applications and 3rd party applications
  • Responsible for integration testing applications as appropriate to use on the internet portal
  • Responsible for working with a team including development, system engineering and customer representatives in combined integration test efforts
  • Involved in continuous support of overall softwarequality and testing with continuing refactoring of scripts and test cases as required and enhanced test coverage (system, performance, interoperability, stress, negative testing, etc.)
  • Clearly logged defects, maintained test data and results, and monitored/analyzed automated test runs and reports
  • Supported the identification and debugged of software defects and champion the resolution of bugs and issues
  • Wrote SQL, PL/SQL scripts used RDBMS testing especially CRUD operations and verified ACID properties with the SQL queries on databases
  • Responsible for developing manual test cases in HP Quality Center and executing tests according to software test processes and procedures
  • Responsible for developing automated test cases within Quick Test Professional and custom scripting as appropriate to the test case
  • Used Quality Center to manage and organize STLC activities like Requirements coverage, Test Case Management, Test Execution Reporting, Defect Management, and Test Automation
  • Used automated test scripts designed and defined by VBScript
  • Used LoadRunner to create Vuser Scripts using VuGen, used Controller to generate and executed LoadRunner scenarios
  • Provided test status report for the pinnacle management

Confidential, Washington, DC

QA Engineer

Responsibilities:
  • Involved in interacting with the stakeholders, development teams, end users and businessanalysts in understanding the business requirements analysis, development of software testing documentation
  • Analyzed and documented the software specifications for both the client-facing and internal windows and web applications
  • Verified the requirements and business functionalities
  • Designed, developed and implemented business logic architecture and object-oriented testing for middle and large windows/web-based information retrieval systems and database-driven applications
  • Collaborated with user interface team, developers and architects to design and develop functionally rich, robust, user friendly applications as defined by business requirements
  • Responsible for entering defect reports in the projects approved defect tracking system
  • Responsible for providing information as requested in a timely manner
  • Responsible for escalating schedule and process issues
  • Participated in the creation of standardized and project-specific plans and procedures for testing
  • Participated in developing project-schedules with well-defined tasks, deliverables, time estimates and required resources
  • Supported and follows software development methodologies and life cycle
  • Supported and follows software development standards and procedures as relevant to automated testing
  • Planed and organized the testing process, created database of manual and automated tests, build test cycles using TestDirector
  • Conducted functionality and regression testing during the various phases of the application using Quick Test Professional
  • Wrote automation test scripts using VB script
  • Developed complex SQL scripts using SQL queries for database testing
  • Performs other related functions, including special projects, as required and requested

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