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Qa Lead Resume

Johnston, RI

SUMMARY:

  • I have experience of 10+ years as Quality Assurance /Delivery Manager in all phases of SDLC and STLC.
  • I have expertise in Understanding, Analyzing and Maintaining test requirement, change management process, Test Planning, Test Design, and Test Execution with Defect Reporting & Tracking.
  • Expertise in Meta data driven, XML / JSON based web service Testing applications and Hands on experience on Manual and Automation tools like SOAP UI, Parasoft
  • I have automated Web application using Java programming, Selenium WebDriver and TestNG and implemented Data Driven Testing, Cross Browser Testing, Elements handling using Selenium WebDriver, TestNG.
  • I have the right end - to-end experience in creating, executing test automation solutions in Waterfall and Agile environment (Call-in / Sprint automation) which involved in Sprint backlog grooming session, Sprint Sizing / Planning.
  • Extensive experience in Test Data / Test Entitlement Management solutions
  • I have put my skills and efforts to perform Test Estimations and Test Strategy implementation.
  • Facilitated successful Release of Code from Engineering to Production by proactively & reactively working with Executives, Product Management, Development, QA and Operations
  • Created & improved Release processes and documentation to minimize customer impact during changes
  • Lead cross-functional team to support each Release project plan and post Release/Change review and CAB meetings.
  • Developed and executed SQL queries to perform Database validation of the transactions which include select, joins

AUTOMATION CONSULTANT:

  • Design and execute the automation solution for UI and Web services API’s
  • Performing Test Automation Assessment (Vision and Road map) and provide recommendation
  • Review and define Automation metrics and built Automation Virtual Groups
  • Designed, prepared and implemented Test estimation with defect Forecasting, Test Deliverables and Test data strategy for multiple projects

QA DELIVERY MANAGER:

  • Managing End-to-End Testing delivery function across OA team and LOB’s and project management activities
  • Experience is Setting up TCOE, Test Factory Model in Waterfall and Agile Environment’s
  • Designed and implemented the complex COE test strategy, test plans, test estimation, defect forecasting and test metrics (Manual and Automation)
  • Prepared Monthly Dashboard and shared with Customer and Senior Stakeholder
  • Involved / implemented continuous review and optimized testing process.
  • Managed Global Geographic team onshore and offshore
  • Prepared resource forecasting and allocation for a particular project

DOMAIN EXPERTISE:

  • HR Payroll (Fidelity Small Industry Product) e-commerce (Staples.com and Staples.ca)
  • Payments (US methods - ACH, Wire, Book, Foreign Exchange, Account Transfer) and clearing house
  • Agile Testing / Manual / Web and Service based / Automation Testing
  • Client / End user On boarding with Extensive Entitlements Planning and Testing

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

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

Networking Skills: MCSE 2000, CCNA, A+

Databases: SQL Developer

Estimation Skills: Function Point Analysis

Business Modeling Tools: Rational Rose

Other Tools: FileZilla, Putty

Deployment Tool: Jenkins

Automation Framework: Craftlite

Bug / Defect Management Tool: JIRA (Agile), ALM (QC), TFS, MTM

Web services Automation Tool: SOAP UI, Parasoft, and FitNesse (UAT)

Automation UI Tool: Selenium

Web Languages Technologies: Java

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Johnston, RI

QA lead

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared the necessary work plans to accomplish the required testing in a complex multi-platform web environment for CMS defect fixes and enhancements
  • Performed QA/ SIT/ UAT testing for Claims / Legal 2016 upgrade / Enhancements, which includes Test, planning, Test execution (Manual and Automation) Defect management and reporting to the different stakeholder of the project.
  • Translated business requirements into test scenarios and test cases in Microsoft Test Manager (MTM) on the Confidential product
  • Worked very closely with business analyst and developers in designing and conducting business scenario and data integrity tests.
  • Involved in end-to-end experience providing solutions in Waterfall and Agile / Scrum environment (Call-in / Sprint automation) which involved in Sprint backlog / grooming session, Sprint Sizing / Planning on the Claims Management system.
  • Written and executed SQL queries and executes stored procedures to construct test data and validate test results.
  • Structured and executed XML / JSON for test validation using SOAP UI or Parasoft tools
  • Ensure defects are logged and tracked to closure in Team Foundation Server (TFS), JIRA and ALM
  • Performed Database testing and verification of transactions performed from the UI using database queries to extract all the data. (Created and used different joins to retrieve the data).

Confidential

QA lead and Sr. Automation engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the End-to End Manual and automation Quality Assurance delivery for Small market HR Payroll of Fidelity investments for UI and Web services project;
  • My responsibility is to understand vendor Oracle HR system and implement a testing solution to test the functionality to import HR data to the Fidelity HR system to be the system of record
  • Implemented Data Driven Hybrid Automation framework to test the new external web services on SOAP and JSON protocols with SOAPUI and Parasoft tools
  • Developed 2150 Test cases in Manual and then Automated those test cases by parametrizing and fetching the data from Excel sheet and data base (Used JDBC driver in Parasoft)
  • Developed and implemented a testing metrics and Testing / Coverage plan and presented to the higher management
  • Managed and delivered End to End testing under Agile - Waterfall model
  • Executed and Developed Test Manual / Automation test cases for different module like New - Hire, Re-hire, Payroll, Compensation, 401K, W2 Online, Service Requests, Status, Earnings, Contacts…etc.
  • Created and logged defects in ALM for Functional and UAT testing
  • Developed a defect and progress report in ALM for the higher management
  • Executed and developed test scripts on different HR payroll processes like running a Payroll (Weekly, Bi-weekly, monthly), executing the Year End processes, Generating W2 online; generating 1099 form for ACA.
  • Performed validation and verification (UAT) of different reports like 401K Eligibility, Tax reports (Federal and State), Labor Distribution, Payroll Register and Master Data, Wage and Compensation reports…etc.
  • Also performed validation and verification of HR related functions like verifying the Personal Information, Jobs, Compensation including the reports, Company details, Deductions, Contacts...etc.
  • Maintained PROD scripts in Selenium on a Hybrid data driven framework.
  • Developed and executed SQL scripts using select, update statement, Group by, Order by with different joins to update the cut-off date and processing dates of payrolls
  • Used SQL queries to get the Data from the database in the Parasoft Tool and execute the Automated script

Confidential

Release and QA lead

Responsibilities:

  • Managed 8 Releases in 10 months over 5 separate Product lines.
  • Having end-to-end experience in creating, executing test automation solutions in Waterfall and Agile environment (Call-in / Sprint automation) which involved in Sprint backlog grooming session, Sprint Sizing / Planning.
  • Re-designed Release Management process on Deployment of builds, Metrics reports, Test case structuring.
  • Developed and drive daily Cross-functional meetings with Agenda & Meeting notes with Development, QA, API team, release (environment) teams.
  • Created release information serving internal staff & Business Owners.
  • Designed & lead phone-based cross-functional daily and CAB meetings.
  • Introduced time-based Deployment plans to Operations group that provided immediate improvements.
  • Developed and executed Manual and Automated Smoke / Core Regression test impacted pages on Staples.com and Staples.ca sites
  • Created and executed functional test cases using Element locators and Selenium WebDriver methods.
  • Managed and used Object Repository, Global and Local data in Selenium
  • Executed Regression test cases with Selenium Grid on Staples.com / .ca sites.
  • Developed and executed SQL scripts using Select, Update statement with different joins to retrieve the data from the data and validate with the UI and Emails
  • Worked on Backlog grooming sessions, story sizing / Planning…etc
  • Developed and executed Web Services Automation framework in SOAP UI and Parasoft tool for Staples.com using XML and JSON protocols
  • Used different methods like POST, PUT, GET, and UPDATE to perform the web services End to End testing in staples.com; right from the start - product search, adding to Cart, Checkout, add payment, Submit the order and Email notification to the customer.
  • Performing and Managing defect management in JIRA and ALM.
  • Actively involved in Process improvement and ideas forums like How to optimize test scripts, QA processes and release processes.

Confidential

System Analysts (Team lead)

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared Test Strategy / Test Plan documents for 12 releases in almost 4 years
  • I prepared Test Estimation, which included function / control points for Testing efforts with resource planning and then prepared RTM and used HEXAWISE for full coverage.
  • Having end-to-end experience in creating, executing test automation solutions in Waterfall and Agile environment (Call-in / Sprint automation) which involved in Sprint backlog grooming session, Sprint Sizing / Planning.
  • I gathered and documented in BRD and FSD for Payments Back office requirement from different clearing houses for processing different Payments types like ACH, Wire / Book Transfers, Foreign exchange, Account Transfers, GIRO, Checks, Multi-banks
  • I maintain / track the efforts of the development team / QA team via JIRA tool during the scrum and story development and testing of the requirements
  • Utilize QTP as an automation tool and integrate the QTP automation scripts to Quality center / ALM using Business Process testing framework.
  • Prepared Defect forecasts for 5 releases and estimated the number of Urgent, High, Medium and Low defects would be logged in each release which resulted in reducing and optimizing resource planning.
  • I have planned, understood and Tested 110 interfaces like Web services, JMS broker, JDMP loader, JMS / MQ queues.
  • I have performed Validation and Verification on Payments Back office with involvement of different clearing houses (Automated Clearing Houses Like ACH / SBS / GFP / WDC / IRIS) Right from Creating, Approving, Releasing, generation of GFP / routing number, Transaction status changes validation, Processing of payment in clearing hours and at the end posting the payment in reporting system called IRIS.
  • I have also performed NACHA file validation for ACH payment against NACHA compliance and NACHA validator
  • I have Expertise in Entitlement testing like Provisioning of client and end users using automation and via web services XML provisioning and validating with SQL commands in DB.
  • I have good knowledge on UAT testing with BA and product team on different process in ATDD and TDD using Fitnesse tool.
  • Created and logged defects in ALM for Functional and UAT testing
  • Developed a defect and progress report in ALM for the higher management

Confidential

Senior Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in active client interaction for the discussion on various issues. (Internal Interaction as well as Client Interaction's)
  • Preparation and Executed Test Scenarios / Conditions and Test cases as per the SDLC / STLC.
  • Functionality Checks through Unit testing.
  • I have Detecting / Logging and assigning of defects with its priorities to the development team.
  • Calculation Checks for Annuities and Interests. (Daily Interest)
  • Involved and performed manual functional testing.
  • Extensive usage of Quality center 8.2/9.0 for defect log, retest and closure with generation of reports.
  • Developed and usage of SQL queries for extracting data from the database and validating as per the requirement
  • Conducted extensive review sessions for the Test Deliverables

Confidential

Software Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in active client interaction for the discussion on various issues. (Internal Interaction as well as Client Interaction's)
  • Preparation and Execution of Test Scenarios / Conditions and cases as per the SDLC / STLC.
  • Functionality Checks through Unit testing.
  • Detecting / Logging and assigning of defects with its priorities to the development team.
  • Calculation Checks for Annuities and Interests. (Daily Interest)
  • Involved and performed manual functional testing.
  • Extensive usage of Quality center 8.2 for defect log, retest and closure with generation of reports.

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