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Senior Software Qa Test Analyst Resume

Atlanta, GA

SUMMARY:

  • Software Quality Assurance and Testing / Business AnalsyisAgile/Scrum Full Life Cycle Software Testing (to include Unit, Functional, Regression, User Acceptance (UAT) and Performance testing), familiarity with VB scripts Business Requirement Gathering Software Development Life Cycle Methodologies (SDLC) Business Process Management (BPM ) Configuration Management Quality Assurance Strategies Military (MIL) Standards
  • Senior IT professional with diverse domain knowledge in Agile/Scrum and the software development lifecycle (SDLC) of enterprise - wide initiatives that include HR Benefits management, E-Commerce, Financial, Health Care, E-Billing, Point of Sales (POS), Insurance, Education, Telecommunications, Mortgage and Government systems. Demonstrated success in multiple leadership roles as a Software Quality Assurance Analyst, Software Tester and Business Analyst, drawing upon diverse IT experience and best practices in complex and dynamic environments while ensuring specified requirements are adhered to, resulting in the delivery of highly effective and fully operational on-time software solutions. Extensive experience in SQA and Testing, gathering and documenting of business requirements, requirements structured reviews/walkthroughs, user acceptance support, peer reviews, strategy meetings, Joint Application Development (JAD). I am a highly motivated and quality driven individual with a strong work ethic. I have been recognized for mentoring ability, motivational strategies and effective leadership by team members and senior management. I have consistently been identified by the client for effective leadership and communication efforts.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Hardware: Rally, ClearQuest, SVN, SnagIT, HP Quality Center ALM, Web Application, DCM, NotePad++, UltraEdit, Text Pad, Lotus Notes 6.5, Visio, SnagIt, Merant Tracker, DDTS, Crystal Reports, Project Tracker, Star Team, e-Project, AEDC, C++, Java/J2EE, Cold Fusion, COBOL, VB script, MS Office Suite, JIRA, Putty IBM-AS 400 and 32 70 mainframes, HP-9000

Database Administration: Teradata, SQL Server, PL/SQL Developer 7.0.3, SQL server, DB2/IMS, ORACLE 10.2.0, FileAid, SQL*XL, TOAD, INFORMIX, MS ACCESS

Operating Systems/Browsers: TSO, WINDOWS 7/XP/NT, UNIX, VAX/VMS, FireFox, IE

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Senior Software QA Test Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Verifying the functionality for managing and allocating of client HR and benefits resources to various client user types
  • Verifying the functionality for managing multi-language support for the applicable application
  • Verifying the functionality for managing (adding, editing and deleting) content in the client user’s home page portlets.
  • Attending daily scrum calls to report status of tasks associated with user stories implemented during the sprint.
  • Executing test cases to verify the functionality of user stories
  • Participating in working sessions with developers and other stakeholders to demonstrate issues identified during test execution
  • Opening defects on functional issues as needed
  • Retesting software defects in an actionable (”Fix”) state.
  • Attend defect review meetings as scheduled (twice weekly)

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Senior Software QA Test Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Execution of white and black box test cases to verify the application’s User Interface functionality, Web Services testing (SOA data synchronization), defects verification, and Batch Transaction Processing testing during the Integration Test Phase for the Closed Loop platform.
  • Analyzing the IBO Generic procedures to developed and executed Regression test cases.
  • Exploring Selenium or other tools as possible test automation tool for Regression and Functional test cases.
  • Attending daily scrum meeting.
  • Reporting and managing defects discovered during testing using JIRA defect tool.
  • Working closely with the developers daily to analyze and correct system defects in a timely manner
  • Daily and continual testing of enhancements and/or modifications to the IBO/ICT system.
  • Analyzed defects, system errors and anomalies captured and/or displayed in the UI, system logs or database.
  • Verified and validated data values stored in the associated database as a part of our overall testing effort and analysis of test results.
  • Support Production deployment and associated testing required.
  • Provided feedback to the test manager and other stakeholders through the daily scrum meeting and a weekly Status report.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Senior Software QA Test Analyst - Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Trained new team members on the use of the application and test tools.
  • Developed and executed web-based, batch and data verification test cases.
  • Developed and executed white box and black box functional, system, regression and defect resolution test cases using Quality Center
  • Verified and validated test results using SQL queries
  • Reported and managed defects discovered during testing using Quality Center.
  • Reviewed and approved required daily changes to the Production database.
  • Gathered and formulated business requirements into test cases using Quality Center;
  • Worked daily with the developers daily to identify and correct system defects in a timely manner.
  • Provided feedback to the test manager and other stakeholders as a part of the analysis and review of the software requirements, design documents and technical specifications documents for correctness, accuracy and completeness.
  • Supported Production deployments.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Software QA Test Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Developed and executed test cases using Excel and Word
  • Reported and managed defects discovered during testing using Bugzilla tool.
  • Reviewed business and technical specifications documents in order to formulate and execute test cases
  • Worked with 3rd party interface systems to validate end to end process.
  • Supported Production deployments.
  • Worked closely with the business analyst and developers daily to identify and correct system defects in a timely manner using associated functional test cases and regression testing.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Software QA Test Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Actively participated in requirements reviews, user acceptance meetings, peer reviews, strategy meetings and JAD sessions during the project lifecycle.
  • Developed and executed on-line, batch and data verification tests of the total system and validated test results
  • Reviewed and approved required daily changes to the Production database.
  • Gathered and formulated business requirements into test cases using Quality Center
  • Developed and executed white box and black box functional, system, regression and defect resolution test cases using Quality Center
  • Reported and managed defects discovered during testing using Quality Center.
  • Provided feedback to the test manager and other stakeholders as a part of the analysis and review of the software requirements, design documents and technical specifications documents for correctness, accuracy and completeness.
  • Maintained the test environment and test procedures as required
  • Worked closely with the developers daily to identify and correct system defects in a timely manner

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Software QA Test Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Gathered, analyzed and formulated business requirements into test cases
  • Developed associated test documentation to include test plans, test strategy, requirements traceability matrix
  • Developed and executed black box test cases based on the business requirements
  • Reported and managed defects discovered during testing using Excel.

Confidential, Savannah, GA

Senior Software QA Test /Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Manually executed various white box and black box test cases using Test Director;
  • Established the NextGen baseline data set by mining data from legacy DB2 database using Excel and SQL*XL.
  • Analyzed system errors and anomalies captured in the system logs and defects fixes using Toad and SQL Editor
  • Verified and validated the Application overall functionality using Toad and SQL Editor
  • Worked closely with developers to analyze system errors and anomalies captured in the system logs as well as resolved and verify software defects
  • Validated NextGen’s reporting functionality using Crystal Reports;
  • Provided daily status reports to management on testing activities.

Confidential, Columbus, GA

Senior Software QA Test Analyst - Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Actively participated in requirements reviews, user acceptance meetings, peer reviews, strategy meetings and JAD sessions during the project lifecycle.
  • Interfaced with the business client to gather, define, and analyze end user requirements;
  • Formulated and executed white box and black box functional, system and end-to-end test cases based on base-lined user requirements using Word
  • Manually executed various white box and black box test cases using Excel and magic bus;
  • Verified the user interface and GUI work flows for the web portion of the application;
  • Verified and validated system data and defect fixes using associated functional test cases and regression testing
  • Analyzed system errors and anomalies captured in the system logs;
  • Verified that test and QA activities were performed in accordance with approved standards and procedures;
  • Communicated daily with the Test manager and other stakeholders on testing activities.
  • Trained team members on the use and application of the QA standards and procedures
  • Trained new team members on the use of the application and test tools

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Senior Software QA Test /Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Served in a multi-faceted capacity as a Senior Software QA Test/Business Analyst in support of the BellSouth Telecommunications Local Number Portability project.
  • Gathered, analyzed and formulated business requirements into test cases
  • Executed white box and black box functional, system and end-to-end test cases based n base-lined user requirements using Word
  • Developed various test documentation to include test plans, test strategy and a test matrix
  • Developed and manually executed various black box test cases based on the business requirements
  • Logged, tracked and managed software defects using Clear Case.
  • Assisted in the development and maintenance of software test and QA standards and procedures.
  • Communicated daily with the Test manager and other stakeholders on testing activities.

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