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Qa Engineer Resume

Cincinnati, OH

SUMMARY:

  • Over 6+ years of experience in Software Testing & Quality Assurance.
  • Excellent understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and importance of QA in Development, Enhancement and Maintenance.
  • Expertise in different QA methodologies like Agile (SCRUM), Waterfall etc.
  • Strong in Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC) process, Test Strategy/Plan, Test estimation.
  • Professional expertise in Black box, End to End Testing, Adhoc Testing, Integration Testing, Database Testing, System Testing, Regression Testing and Smoke Testing.
  • Experienced in creating detailed, comprehensive and well - structured Test plans, Test cases and Test scripts based on Business Requirements.
  • Develop and execute Regression test suit using Functional Automation tool QTP/UFT.
  • Hands-on experience in performing Back-end testing by writing and executing SQL queries.
  • Hands-on experience using Test Management tool ALM / Quality Center.
  • Hands-on experience using Version One, JIRA tools for Agile life cycle management.
  • Well versed with UNIX/Linux Commands.
  • Basic knowledge in .Net, Java languages.
  • Hands-on experience in creating Data-driven, Keyword Driven and Hybrid Frameworks for GUI, Regression and System integration testing.
  • Experience in Webservices (SOAP and REST) testing using SoapUI tool.
  • Exposure in testing of Web based Application using Selenium Web Driver.
  • Experience in testing the functionalities across different browsers (IE7, IE8, FF3, FF3.5, Safari and Chrome) with different databases (Oracle, SQL Server).
  • Strong Analytical, Interpersonal, communication and time management skills. Result oriented, committed and hard working with a quest to learn new technologies and undertake challenging tasks.
  • Highly motivated, self-starter able to work independently and collaboratively within a diverse technical team.
  • Ability to conceptualize and learn quickly, good analytical reasoning and high compliance to new technologies and tools.
  • Ability to excel under pressure in a deadline-driven/time-sensitive environment.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Cincinnati, OH

QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Interacted with the Business Analyst, Technical Architects and worked closely with development team throughout Project Life Cycle to analyze the requirements/User stories.
  • Involved in preparing Test Plan, Test Cases and Test Data from analyzing the requirements.
  • Performed Sanity Testing as soon as the code was deployed on the server to eliminate the possibility of show stoppers like screen freezes and ensure that the basic functionality is working fine.
  • In agile methodology I was actively involved in the Daily stand up, weekly touch points, quarterly planning, weekly grooming, 30 day sprints, demo for product, and a team retrospective .
  • In each Sprint execute automation test scripts for sanity testing, regression testing and data-driven testing using UFT 12.02 whether the changes in the present sprint has broken the existing code or not.
  • Responsible in creating, maintaining ETM tasks, calculate capacity planning and maintain burn down chart using agile tool Version One.
  • Actively participated in giving right estimation points for user stories during sprint planning sessions.
  • Writing Test cases / Scenarios for Positive and Negative flows.
  • Responsible in developing Test Cases in a spreadsheet and uploaded them to Quality Center Test Plan module and executed them in QC/ALM test lab for various source systems.
  • Extensively tested Defect fixes and made sure new defects were not introduced by regression.
  • Attending Touch Point meetings with QA Lead, Project Managers and other project stakeholders.
  • Reviewing the testing-related work of peers and providing them with appropriate feedback.

Confidential, Columbus, OH

QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Interacted with the Business Analyst, Technical Architects and worked closely with development team throughout Project Life Cycle to analyze the requirements/User stories.
  • Involved in preparing Test Plan, Test Cases and Test Data from analyzing the requirements.
  • Performed Sanity Testing as soon as the code was deployed on the server to eliminate the possibility of show stoppers like screen freezes and ensure that the basic functionality is working fine.
  • Developed extensive number of test cases to cover all the functionalities and make a subset for regression test suite from the detailed Use Cases.
  • In each iteration execute automation test scripts for sanity testing, regression testing and data-driven testing using UFT11.5 whether the changes in the present iteration has broken the existing code or not.
  • Writing Test cases / Scenarios for Positive and Negative flows.
  • Preparing Requirements Traceability Matrix for various phases of the project.
  • Performed extensive Functionality testing and Regression testing of Quotes, New Business and Policies by adding Coverage’s, Limits, sub limits and deductibles against created policies.
  • Logged discrepancies in Quality center and sought resolution by coordinating with the development team.
  • Extensively tested Defect fixes and made sure new defects were not introduced by regression.
  • Reported the bugs and sent email notifications to the developers using ALM/Quality Center.
  • Complete automation of SANITY Test suite for auto insurance module accomplished
  • Performed B ack-end testing using SQL queries to make sure that data entered has been uploaded correctly into Oracle Database.
  • Schedule Bug Triage Calls with Development team, business analysts as a part of validation life cycle.

Confidential, Cincinnati, OH

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in manual testing of the application.
  • Interacted as required with the business to understand the application functionality.
  • Prepared test cases based on software requirements and functional specifications, documenting using Quality center10.0.
  • Developed Load Runner test scripts according to test specifications/ requirements.
  • Identify and eliminate performance bottlenecks during the development Lifecycle.
  • Using LoadRunner, execute multi-user performance tests, used online monitors, real-time output messages.
  • Used Wily Introscope for Monitoring J2EE Applications.
  • Created test cases to check GUI and functionality features of the application.
  • Tested the website for content, comprehensiveness, layout and functionality and involved in positive and negative testing of the application.
  • Performed back-end testing using SQL queries to make sure that data entered has been uploaded correctly into Oracle Database.
  • Reported and tracked defects identified using JIRA. Verified changes and closed bugs.
  • Documented all data discrepancies identified during testing and communicate local issues/concerns to the business unit.
  • Properly communicate estimates, tasks and status both to team and to management.
  • Consults with Business Analyst, development staff and other stakeholders throughout the project life cycle, to assist and support the design, development and implementation of effective systems.

Confidential, Parsippany, NJ

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing requirements & writing / modifying test cases
  • Execution of test cases manually
  • Testing of web sites using manual as well as automated techniques
  • Testing of business logic using complex database queries
  • Reporting of defects in Defect Tracker
  • Provide daily/weekly testing status to Project Team Stakeholders
  • Coordinate testing activities across multiple applications and application teams
  • Work with the project team to define, write, review and sign off the Test Plan /Test Strategy
  • Ensuring environment readiness for test execution & imparting tools training to team members
  • Analyze requirements and perform Effort Estimation.

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