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Qa Analyst Resume

SUMMARY:

  • QA Test Engineer/Software Test Analyst with seven years of experience in the field of Software Quality Assurance (QA), System Verification and Validation (V&V) and Software Testing in various business domains including insurance, government contracting and financial industries.
  • Specialized in gathering and analyzing requirements, writing system test plans, building test cases and procedures, Performing Gap analysis, peer reviews, setting up test environments, preparing test data, executing test cases, developing requirement traceability matrixes(RTM), writing bug documentation and developing test summary reports.
  • Extensive experience in organizing and managing multiple projects and project priorities.
  • Expertise in implementing CMMI standard processes and procedures.
  • Experience with Agile (SCRUM) methodologies to bring efficiency to organizations
  • Hands on experience in industry standard software testing tools.
  • Broad exposure to Software Configuration Management and risk analysis.
  • Ability to establish priorities, meet project milestones and deliverable dates.
  • Experience in estimation of testing efforts in coordination of test schedules with overall project schedules.
  • Experienced in automated testing using HP Application Life Cycle Management (ALM), SOAPUI and Quality Center.
  • Knowledge of SQL and experience with relational databases(RDBMS)
  • Strong experience in Database/Backend testing.
  • Experience in bug tracking, bug reporting and bug documentation.
  • Extensive knowledge of web - base applications and technologies with solid hardware knowledge of servers, network, and storage solutions.
  • Experience in Software Change Management.
  • Experience in Content testing using Adobe Experience Manager (AEM).
  • Experience section 508 compliance testing.
  • Experience in working in highly dynamic and challenging environments.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, decision-making and presentation skills with ability to co-ordinate activities in a fast paced team environment.
  • Experience in maintaining projects tasks using MS Project and SharePoint.
  • Expert in performing structured Walkthroughs, Peer Review meetings and Test Readiness Review meetings.
  • Possess strong leadership and successful team building capabilities and excellent technical, communication, presentation and customer service skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Software Testing Tools: HP ALM/Quality Center, JIRA, SOAPUI, Adobe Experience Manager

Languages: JAVA, SQL

Database: MS SQL Server, Oracle.

Software: MS OFFICE, Outlook

508 Compliance Testing Tools: WAVA and JAWS

Operating Systems: Windows (XP, VISTA, Windows 7, Windows 8) and UNIX.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Developed a QA strategy for each mobile release by identifying scope, risks and dependencies as well as a timeline and regression approach.
  • Assisted in enhancing the member experience on both (iOS, Android) mobile platforms
  • Attended Daily Scrum meetings and sprint reviews with the Product owner, developers, project managers, technical lead and fellow QA members.
  • Manually tested the application functionality on multiple iOS & Android devices to ensure there are no platform differences after any modification or update on the application.
  • Analyzed the business statements and technical specification documents to ensure proper testing needs are covered and client expectations met.
  • Worked closely with System Integration team, IT Project Managers, Business Analysts and QA management to ensure quality deliverables.
  • Tested the backend of app to validate any app-side defects found were not caused by service-side failures
  • Used Quality Center as the test repository and used it for executing the test cases and scripts & generated various reports and graphs for further analysis.
  • Drafted release closeout analysis reports identifying causes of test plan deviation and provided recommendations for future releases.
  • Used JIRA to coordinate with development team for all the issues related to SRDs and Metadata.
  • Gathered and analyzed defects on JIRA and implement final test summary reports.
  • Documented test results for corrective actions, reporting and audit purpose.
  • Analyzed and identified defects, logged defects with detailed specification into JIRA as they relate to Test Cases.
  • Executed content testing with AEM to validate content on application.
  • Performed Web Services testing with SOAP UI tool.
  • Conducted weekly review meetings with the BA & Dev team to discuss test readiness, new requirements/CRs and test completion.
  • Effectively communicated with Business Analyst, developers, program managers and customers to ensure that software maintain the quality.
  • Reviewed the Business and functional requirement documents and identified test scenarios.

Environment: ALM, JIRA, SOUP UI, Microsoft Office, MySQL, Adobe Experience Manager

Confidential, Washington, DC

Software Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed the existing business requirements (User Stories, technical requirements, functional requirements).
  • Attended Daily Scrum meetings and sprint reviews with the Product owner, developers, project managers, technical lead and fellow QA members.
  • Worked closely with Business Analysts to define test requirements.
  • Developed test cases and setting up test environment and preparing test data.
  • Attended review meetings of test design, test readiness and test completion.
  • Designed and developed Test Scenario/Test Cases for various Business Services/methods covering both positive and negative testing requirements.
  • Provided timely feedback to developers as bugs are found using JIRA.
  • Communicated with Application Developers and other Team Members on Application testing when necessary.
  • Manually retested the application functionality after any modification or update on the application.
  • Coordinated with development team for all the issues related to deployment and defect tracking.
  • Gathered and analyze tests logs, defects and implement final test summary reports.
  • Documented test results for corrective actions, reporting and audit purpose.
  • Communicated with development team, business owner regarding the status and potential impacts on the delivery date and/or expected quality of the tasks and/or the projects.
  • Involved in preparation of the test data required for executing test cases.
  • Executed system testing and coordinate users testing and problem resolution.
  • Performed Web Services testing with SOAP UI tool.
  • Used JAWS® and WAVE for 508 compliance testing.
  • Reviewed Section 508 compliance and develop checklist and test case for web-accessibility testing.
  • Effectively communicated with Business Analyst, developers, program managers and customers to ensure that software maintain the quality.
  • Analyzed test results and prepare test reports.
  • Developed Test Summary Report.

Environment: JAWS ®, WAVE, JAVA, ALM, JIRA, Oracle, Microsoft Office, SQL Server, UNIX, SharePoint

Confidential, Richmond, VA

QA Test Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Mainly involved in writing the Test Cases and executing the client side validations involved in preparing the Execution plan.
  • Captured Test Cases and Test Results in Test Director, documented and prepared the release notes as part of the project deliverables.
  • Investigated Software bugs and interfaced with developers to resolve technical issues and reporting the bugs to all concerned.
  • Investigated requirements and interfaced with developers to resolve issues and reporting the issues to all concerned. Outstanding issues are documented and managed through Quality Center.
  • Reviewed the requirement and design documents, ensured that requirements were clear and testable.
  • Reviewed Software Test plan for defining test scenarios and wrote manual and automated test scripts
  • Maintained Requirement Traceably Matrix (RTM) after developing and updating Test Cases
  • Created, Maintained and Executed Manual Test Scripts in Quality Center.
  • Analyzed and identified defects, logged defects with detailed specification into Quality Center as they relate to Test Cases.
  • Analyzes test results to ensure existing functionality and recommends corrective action.
  • Created and executed Web Service test scripts using SOAP UI tool.
  • Worked with Users and Business Analysts to define and design test scenarios and test data.
  • Extensively used SQL Queries to verify the data from the database.
  • Worked extensively with SQL queries for database integrity and data validation.
  • Used Quality Center as the test repository and used it for executing the test cases and scripts, logging & generated various reports and graphs for further analysis.
  • Actively participated in review meetings, walkthroughs and prepared the defect progress reports during defect meetings.

Environment: SharePoint, SOAPUI, .NET, Quality Center, Oracle, SQL Server, Windows

Confidential, Richmond, VA

Software Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Created Test Cases and Test Steps for manual testing.
  • Re-test and verify defects/bugs are fixed.
  • Performed Backend Testing by extensively using SQL queries to verify the integrity of the database.
  • Participated in weekly meetings with the management team and walkthroughs.
  • Reviewed QA check lists to make sure that all the requirements are met for any releases.
  • Investigated the Software bugs and interfaced with developers to resolve technical issues.
  • Executed Test Cases using different testing techniques like Positive Testing, Negative Testing.
  • Tested Internet Application on different browsers using previous and current versions.
  • Regularly following up with Development Team to discuss discrepancies identified during testing.
  • Quality Center was used to create the test plan, store test cases and run the test sets.
  • Used Quality Center for bug tracking and reporting, also followed up with the development team to verify bug fixes and update bug status.
  • Created and filed various office documentation using MS Office applications.
  • Performed execution of test cases manually to verify the expected results.
  • Meet with the developers and technical content writers on a regularly update the test documents.
  • Developed & executed Test scripts and Test cases for Functional and Regression testing.
  • Designing and Executing Test Cases in Quality Center
  • Defects were tracked, reviewed, analyzed and compared using Quality Center.

Environment: Oracle, Quality Center, Windows, JAVA, SQL Plus

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