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Qa Test Analyst Resume



  • To further my career with a growth - oriented firm that will allow me to utilize my experience and knowledge as Software QA/ Test Engineer.
  • In depth knowledge in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC), Quality Assurance (QA) process, Configuration Management (SCM), Software Test Methodologies, Change Management and CMMI standards.
  • Well-versed with Waterfall model, V-model and Agile methodologies.
  • Expertise in planning, executing, and reporting tests to validate new features of the application.
  • Analyze business and technical requirements to define testing objectives and create detailed test cases/scripts.
  • Expertise in conducting peer reviews, technical reviews and procedure walkthrough.
  • Work collaboratively with project team including development, business analyst, and QA resources.
  • Design and develop test plans, test cases and test scripts from requirements, use-cases, design documents and other project documentation.
  • Proficient in different phases of testing: Functional Testing, System Integration Testing, Regression Testing, and User Acceptance Testing.
  • Experience in supporting test cycles, compiling test status reports, participated defect status meetings, project status meetings and interacted with project managers and engineers.
  • Experience with Relational Database Management Systems and back-end database testing using SQL and Mark Logic.
  • Work with program management, software development, operations management and end users to test and document projects and project enhancements.
  • Experienced in manual and automated testing using JIRA, ALM, CALT, Mark Logic and Quality Center.
  • Experienced in bug tracking, bug reporting and bug documentation, proven skills developing, and maintaining test cases across a variety of environments and technologies.
  • Experienced in developing requirements validation matrices for requirements traceability.
  • Attention to detail, and ability to meet project milestones and deliverable dates.
  • Self-starter with strong work ethic and skills in time management, client relationship and ability to adapt new things quickly.


Programming Languages: VB, SQL, XML, HTML

Testing Tools: JIRA, ALM, Quality Center, JAWS, WAVE,Soap UI, CALT, TOAD, Test Director, HP Quick Test Professional

RDBMS/Database: Oracle, SQL server, MS Access, Mark Logic

Source Control Tool: Visual Source Safe (VSS)

Microsoft Tools: MS Office, MS Visio, MS Excel, MS SharePoint

Browsers: Internet Explorer, Fire fox, Netscape Navigator, Chrome, Browser stack

Operating System: Windows 7, Vista, Windows XP / 2000 / 98 / UNIX, Mac


Confidential, GA

QA Test Analyst

  • Involved in writing Test Plan and Test Strategy document, identifying gaps in multiple areas and making suggestions for improvements in the current processes.
  • Designed and developed test plans, test cases and test scripts from requirements, use-cases, design documents and other project documentation.
  • Participated in peer reviews for requirements and technical specifications.
  • Test enhancements and bug fixes for software releases, patches, and document findings.
  • Involved in daily meetings to develop test strategies addressing current project needs and concerns.
  • Involved in meetings with the Developers for in-depth reviews of System Designs and Codes written by the developers.
  • Created test data and populated the database according to the System Designs and Code developed by the Developers.
  • Wrote test cases/scenarios for functional, browser compatibility, data and regression testing.
  • Worked with Business Analysts to clarify and to correct the requirement documents.
  • Identified defects/bugs and interface with developers/analysts to resolve them.
  • Interacted with developers, analyst and SMEs in creating meaningful test data.
  • Developed and documented application test plans based on software requirements and technical specifications.
  • Communicated with developers, product managers, and technical support specialists on critical issues.
  • Developed automated tests using VB Script.
  • Performed functional and regression tests on the targeted software solutions.
  • Executed SQL queries for data varification and validation in the back-end database.
  • Involved in requirement review meetings with System Matters Expert (SME) and end users to finalize and sign-off the requirement documents. Participated in Risk management meeting.
  • Maintained Requirement Traceably Matrix (RTM) after developing and updating Test Cases.
  • Interact with developers to resolve application defects and suggested enhancements.
  • Created Test cases to verify application comply with section 508 regulation.
  • Wrote test cases based on information found in requirements and specifications, flow charts, and process diagrams.
  • Tracked and monitored bug trends, fixes and problems.
  • Evaluated the status of projects based on completed test cases and unresolved defects.
  • Developed automated test scripts using Quick Test Pro to perform the regression testing.
  • Created new bugs and track status of bug using JIRA
  • Participated in design Walkthroughs and Inspection meetings to review Test scripts and results.

Environment: JAVA, XML, SoapUi, J2EE, HP ALM, JIRA, QTP, VB Script, Oracle, TOAD, JAWS, and WAVE, CALT, Mark Logic.


System Testing Analyst

  • Analyzed System-level requirements and managed changes as they affected test cases and procedures.
  • Designed test plans and defined cases for functional, integration system, and user acceptance testing.
  • Analyzed application, system, and security requirements.
  • Interacted with developers, system engineers, and testing teams to identify application defects.
  • Escalated issues to developers and verified fixes.
  • Designed, Wrote, and executed test cases for all supported applications and change requests.
  • Followed QA Life Cycle (Requirement Analysis, Test Plan, Test Design, Test Execution, Bug Reporting and Test Summary Analysis) to deliver quality software.
  • Created Test Matrix to ensure Test Coverage and Results.
  • Created the Regression Test cases and automated them for the purpose of regression testing.
  • Wrote SQL queries to test Data Integrity, Referential Integrity and performed Database Testing.
  • Wrote, managed and executed test cases using HP Quality Center.
  • Involved in compatibility testing, integration testing and user acceptance testing.
  • Coordinated with end users to schedule and support User Acceptance Testing.
  • Created UAT documentation and conducted presentations for the end users.
  • Worked directly with analysts and developers to investigate software defects.
  • Involved in writing SQL queries for Backend Testing.
  • Created progress reports to ensure appropriate test coverage and results.
  • Coordinated with development engineers to create and review test specifications, test coverage, defect discovery and resolution.
  • Mentored junior test engineers and assist them to maintain the overall product quality.
  • Attended the weekly status meetings and create notes for meeting-minutes.

Environment: J2EE, Java, SharePoint, MS Office, Quality Center, Oracle, SQL Server, QuickTest Professional, and Windows.

Confidential Herndon,VA

Software Test Engineer

  • Defined application test criteria based on business requirements and system requirements.
  • Worked with development teams investigating and correcting software bugs and deficiencies found during test execution.
  • Created test plans, integration approach and strategy documents, test cases, scenarios, and test conditions.
  • Wrote complex SQL scripts used in RDBMS for back end testing.
  • Prepared UAT Document to perform user acceptance test.
  • Provided comprehensive guidance to the UAT teams regarding possible testing improvement.
  • Tested enhancements and bug fixes for software releases and patches and document findings.
  • Provided a systematic review process and resources to assured all products met regulatory and conformant.
  • Prepared the Traceability Matrix for mapping the Requirements with the Test Cases through Quality Center.
  • Interacted effectively with peers, management and cross-functional teams to address and resolve issues.
  • Developed Test Scenarios against Software Requirement Specifications
  • Met with the developers and technical content writers on a regularly update the test documents
  • Developed Test condition & Test Data to execute the test scripts.
  • Coordinated software defect tracking efforts to ensure satisfactory defect resolution.
  • Performed verifications on fix and documented status of defects appropriately.
  • Performed execution of test cases manually to verify the expected results.
  • Attended various meetings with the developers, clients, and the management team to discuss about the schedule of testing.
  • Coordinated software defect tracking efforts to ensure satisfactory defect resolution.
  • Performed verifications on fix and documented status of defects appropriately.

Environment: .NET, ASP, Oracle, SQL, Quick Test Professional, Windows NT, Quality Center, and UNIX.

Confidential, Chantilly,VA

QA Test Engineer

  • Participated in functional specification and technical specification reviews.
  • Prepared QA test plans, test strategy documents and test estimations for various releases
  • Created and executed detail functional Test scripts based on the business requirements and Responsible for updating the scripts after new migration.
  • Performed back-end testing extensively using SQL & TOAD. Wrote and Executed SQL Quires for Oracle database testing.
  • Wrote SQL queries to access data from the database tables and validation of results.
  • Performed execution of test cases manually to verify the expected results.
  • Managed requirements and developed Test Scripts and Test Cases using Quality Center.
  • Mapped requirements to business scenarios to assure that all requirements were covered.
  • Tracked bugs using Quality Center and performed regression testing of the entire application once the bugs are fixed.
  • Facilitated and ensured verification and validation in accordance with established software testing plans.
  • Worked with users to develop user acceptance plan and test cases.
  • Isolated and simplified problems discovered during testing so that developers can fix them easily.
  • Defects were tracked, reviewed, analyzed and compared using Quality Center.
  • Developed Test condition and Test Data to execute the test scripts.
  • Coordinated software defect tracking efforts to ensure satisfactory defect resolution.

Environment: VB, Quality Center, Oracle, SQL Server, UNIX, Windows

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