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Sr Qa Engineer - Testing (contractor) Resume

Rensselaer, NY

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Over 13+ plus years of IT Experience in the field of Software Testing.
  • 8+ years of experience following agile methodology, especially Scrum process.
  • Experience on DevOps, Continuous Integration - Continuous Delivery Development.
  • Experience on working with BDD (Behavior Driven Development) approach.
  • Experience with identifying, defining, and completing all testing deliverables and milestones for one or more simultaneous software projects.
  • Skilled with planning, scheduling, tracking, reporting, providing estimates, requirement analysis, identifying gaps, managing and prioritizing issues for testing.
  • Experience in Manual Functional Testing, System Integration Testing, Regression, Sanity, Smoke Testing, Database Testing and Mobile Testing.
  • Experience on testing Web Services/XML using soapUI/soapUI Pro.
  • Experience with Web Services (REST/JSON) - API testing
  • Experience in Performance testing using testing tools LoadRunner/Performance Center, SilkPerformer, WebLoad and Jmeter performance Tool.
  • Expertise in preparing Functional Test Strategy, Performance/Load Test Strategy, Test Plans, Test Case design, Test Case review, Test execution, Traceability matrix, Test Summary Report and providing status update relevant to testing activities.
  • Experience in Load testing, Stress Testing, Endurance testing, Volume testing, Capacity Planning.
  • Experience on functional test automation using Selenium/ QTP and involved in designing Automation Framework, identifying test scenarios for automation, test data setup and developing test scripts.
  • Experience in UAT Coordination and providing support to UAT team.
  • Exposure to all stages of Software Development Life Cycle/ALM, different methodologies like Agile, Iterative, V and Water fall models.
  • Good understanding of CMMI and ITIL guidelines.
  • Experience with documenting and reporting Bugs Using Quality Center, JIRA, Bugzilla, RIT, Star team and Wiki.
  • Experience in PL/SQL and databases like Oracle, MS SQL, DB2, MY SQL, and MongoDB.
  • Working knowledge on analytics or data science skills, Big Data, Machine learning Techniques and on Data Visualization Tools.
  • Good interpersonal skills, commitment, result oriented hardworking with a quest and zeal to learn new technologies and undertake challenging tasks.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: Windows95/98/Windows NT/XP/2003/2008 and Linux

Languages & Technologies: C, C++, Java, JS, Angular JS, C#, VB, ASP, .NET, J2EE, R and Python.

Databases: Oracle, DB2, MS SQL Server, MS Access, MS SQL C & MongoDB.

Tools & Utilities: IBM RTC,/RQM, LoadRunner/Performance Center, WebLoad, Jmeter, SilkPerformer, SOASTA CloudTest, MS Visual Studio, MS VSTS Performance Tool, ANTS/Debug Diagnostic/AppDynamics/WinDbg Performance Profilers for .NET, jvmstate/JProbe/JProfiler Performance Profilers for Java, SiteScope, OpenSTA, Quality Center, eclipse, QTP, Selenium, JIRA, Bugzilla, Wiki, Starteam, VSS, CVS, Toad, soapUI/soapUIPro, REST API (Http GET/POST) - using Chrome and Mozilla Firefox Add-on Tools, TFS, Fiddler/HttpWatch, RIT, Oracle AWR, SQL Developer, Hadoop, Excel & Tableau.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Rensselaer, NY

Sr QA Engineer - Testing (Contractor)

Responsibilities:
  • Identify, define and complete all testing deliverables and milestones for one or more simultaneous software projects.
  • Identify and Analyze Functional Requirements
  • Lead the effort in the software testing activities including test planning, test data preparation, test execution and test reporting on one or more simultaneous testing projects.
  • Work with Business Owners and understand the functional requirements and develop high level test scenarios.
  • Plane, Schedule, Track, Report Status, Manage and Prioritize Issues for Testing.
  • Providing test effort estimation & Participate in team meetings.
  • Prepare Test Summary Report, Traceability Matrix and Test Case Review and Execution.
  • Responsible for Preparing Test Strategy, Test Plan, Test Cases, Test Data & Bug Tracking.
  • Responsible for performing SIT, Functionality, Regression, Smoke, Compatibility testing and other Test Strategies on the Application.
  • Analyze and identify the Functional Test Automation scenarios, develop test scripts using Selenium for smoke and regression testing of each executed CRs.
  • Investigate software bugs, recreate/perform defect analysis and interacted with QA team, BA team, developers to resolve technical issues
  • Perform Test Analysis on production defection, prepare RCA and provide recommendations to avoid similar issues in future
  • Coordinate with all members of the project team including associates from the Development, Business Analysis, Quality Assurance and Release Management teams to ensure quality software application releases.

Confidential, Malta, NY

Architect/ Sr. QA Lead - Testing

Responsibilities:
  • Participate in an Agile Scrum development environment & working in Agile-scrum methodology.
  • Follow DevOps, Continuous Integration - Continuous Delivery Development with BDD (Behavior Driven Development) approach.
  • Identify, define and complete all testing deliverables and milestones for simultaneous software projects.
  • Lead/coordinate with offshore team and provide direction, guidance and mentoring to QA team members as well as assisting with problems regarding test approaches, issues found during testing, application knowledge and technical knowledge.
  • Lead the efforts in the software testing activities including test planning, test preparation, test execution and test reporting.
  • Work with Business Owners and User Groups and understand the functional requirements and develop high level test scenarios.
  • Design Test Strategy/Test Plan and Plan, Schedule, Track, Report Status, Manage and prioritize Issues for Testing.
  • Prepare Performance/Load and Functional Test Strategy (environments, resources, automation, test data management, determine testing approaches for each Sprint).
  • Troubleshoot memory leak in REST API Services, thread locks and performance issues.
  • Prepare Test Cases from the Functional Requirement Specifications.
  • Design Test Strategy and Plan for Functional Test Automation and decide the Automation Framework.
  • Analyze and identify the Functional Test Automation scenarios and help automation team in resolving issues if any during the development of automation Scripts using in-house Selenium automation framework and preparation of test data.
  • Create/maintain/execute automated test and apply automation for major releases to drive efficiencies.
  • Test REST API (Http GET/POST) - using Chrome and Mozilla Firefox Add-on Tools.
  • Prepare Test Summary Report for every Sprint release, Traceability Matrix and Test Case Review and Execution.

Environment: Java/J2EE, Angular JavaScript, JSON, Tomcat, Spring, Zero MQ, MyBatis, Oracle, MongoDB, Linux, Jmeter, Fiddler/HttpWatch, Jira, Quality Center, REST Services, Selenium Webdriver, Cucumber, TestNG, JConsole, jvmstat, Jira, and Jenkins, With DevOps model, Continuous Integration - Continuous Delivery Development with BDD (Behavior Driven Development) approach.

Confidential, Delaware

Architect/ Sr. QA Test Lead

Responsibilities:
  • Participated in an Agile Scrum development environment & worked in Agile-scrum methodology.
  • Identified, defined, and completed all testing deliverables and milestones for one or more simultaneous software projects.
  • Understood the functional requirements and developed high-level test scenarios.
  • Designed test strategy/test plan and plans, scheduled, tracked, reported status, managed, and prioritized issues for testing.
  • Prepared Performance/Load and Functional Test Strategy (environments, resources, automation, determine testing approaches during QA phase).
  • Prepared Test Cases from the Functional Requirement Specifications.
  • Understood and analyzed current performance requirements from the productions data and the Preparation Performance/Load Test Design document and was involved in preparing performance test scripts, test execution, analysis and reporting.
  • Prepared Traceability Matrix and was involved in Test Case Review and Execution.
  • Involved in performing performance testing using LoadRunner, WebLoad, and Jmeter Load Test Tools.
  • Involved in analyzing the performance bottlenecks using Performance diagnostic tools AppDynamics/ANTS/Debug Diagnostic/WinDbg/Fiddler/HttpWatch.
  • Monitored the resource utilization using different monitoring utilities.
  • Analyzed the behavior of all layers of the technology stack while under load - this included application/code performance, operating system performance, hardware performance, network performance, as well as the interaction between these layers.
  • Investigated and resolved performance problems such as memory leaks, application crashes, and packet loss by identifying the root cause through forensic investigation using application log files, dump files, network traces, etc.
  • Designed Test Strategy and Plan for Functional Test Automation and decided the Automation Framework.
  • Analyzed and identified the Functional Test Automation scenarios and helped automation team in resolving issues if any during the development of automation Scripts using QTP and preparation of test data.
  • Involved in Smoke, Sanity, Functional, Compatibility, Regression, XML/Web Service Testing using soapUI/soapUI Pro, Database Testing, and reporting defects.
  • Conducted defect management using JIRA and Quality Center
  • Provided test effort estimation
  • Coordinated with all members of the project team including associates from the Development, Business Analysis, Quality Assurance and Release Management teams to ensure quality software application releases.
  • Coordinated UAT

Environment: VB .NET, C#, IIS, Oracle, Windows 2008/2000/XP, Linux, LoadRunner, Jmeter, WebLoad, AppDynamics/ANTS/Debug Diagnostic/WinDbg Performance Profilers, Oracle AWR, Fiddler/HttpWatch, Quality Center, soapUI/soapUI Pro, QTP, VSS and Jira.

Confidential

Associate Architect/ QA Lead/ Deputy Manager

Responsibilities:
  • Participated in an Agile Scrum development environment & worked in Agile-scrum methodology.
  • Identified, defined, and completed all testing deliverables and milestones for simultaneous software projects.
  • Provided direction, guidance and mentoring to QA team members as well as assisting with problems regarding test approaches, issues found during testing, application knowledge and technical knowledge.
  • Lead and coordinated a group of testers in the software testing activities including test planning, test preparation, test execution and test reporting on one or more simultaneous testing projects.
  • Understood and analyzed performance requirements from the productions data/the projections made by business team
  • Prepared Load and Performance Test Strategy (test scope and objectives, environments, resources, risks involved and mitigation plan, test tools, test techniques, determine testing execution approaches, performance test result analysis, test report) and walk thru it to team and the client
  • Identified the business scenarios for performance testing
  • Prepared Load/Performance Test Design documents
  • Involved in preparing load test scripts, customization of scripts, execution, analysis and reporting using Performance tool LoadRunner/Performance Center.
  • Monitored the resource utilization using different monitoring tools and utilities such as vmstat, SiteScope, Oracle AWR during the test execution.
  • Profiled Java code to identify hotspots using tools such as JProfiler and JProbe.
  • Involved in preparation of Test data used during the execution of load test.
  • Mentored team and assigned tasks to team members
  • Planed, scheduled, tracked, reported status and managed issues for testing
  • Conducted Defect Management using Jira and Quality Center
  • Provided test effort estimation
  • Collaborated with all members of the project team(both onsite and offshore) including associates from the Development, Business Analysis, Quality Assurance and Release Management teams to ensure quality of deliverables
  • Coordinated with different teams/vendors who are part of the specific release during performance testing.

Environment: Java, J2EE, IBM WebSphere Commerce Server, Oracle, Windows 2000/XP and Linux, LoadRunner/Performance Center, SiteScope, jvmstat, JProbe, Fiddler/HttpWatch, Oracle AWR, Quality Center, QTP, SVN and Jira.

Confidential

Associate Architect/ QA Lead/ Deputy Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in an Agile Scrum development environment & working in Agile-scrum methodology.
  • Identified, defined and completed all testing deliverables and milestones for one or more simultaneous software projects.
  • Mentored team and assigned tasks to team members
  • Plan, Schedule, Track, Report Status, and prioritize Issues for Testing.
  • Prepared Load and Functional Test Strategy (environments, resources, automation and determine testing approaches during QA phase).
  • Prepared Test Cases from the Functional Requirements Specifications.
  • Understood and analyzed current performance requirements from the productions data and the Preparation Load Test Design document
  • Involved in preparing load test scripts, customization of scripts, execution, analysis and reporting using Performance tool LoadRunner/Performance Center.
  • Mapped the requirements to the test cases through Quality Center.
  • Designed Test Strategy and Planed for Functional Test Automation and decide the Automation Framework.
  • Analyzed and identified the Functional Test Automation scenarios and helped automation team with resolving issues during the development of automation Scripts and preparation of test data.
  • Performed Test Case Review, Test Execution & preparation of Traceability Matrix.
  • Involved in Sanity, Functional, Regression testing and reporting defects.
  • Conducted Defected Management using JIRA and Quality Center
  • Provided test effort estimation
  • Collaborated with all members of the project team(both onsite and offshore) including associates from the Development, Business Analysis, Quality Assurance and Release Management teams to ensure quality software application releases.
  • Coordinated UAT

Environment: Java, J2EE, IBM WebSphere Commerce Server, Oracle, Windows 2000/XP and Linux, Load Runner/Performance Center, SiteScope, jvmstat, JProbe, Oracle AWR, Quality Center, QTP, SVN and Jira.

Confidential

Senior Consultant - QA

Responsibilities:
  • Identified & analyzed Functional Requirements
  • Prepared Test Strategy and Test Plan
  • Planed, scheduled, tracked, reported status and managed issues for testing
  • Prepared Test Cases & Bug Tracked.
  • Involved in preparation of Test Data & involved in Module and System testing.
  • Developed Test Cases to test Functional, GUI, Security
  • Involved in identifying performance requirements and performing Performance Test using OpenSTA

Environment: Java, J2EE, JSP, Struts, Enterprise Java Beans, Java Script, Weblogic, Oracle, OpenSTA and Linux.

Confidential

Senior QC Engineer/ QA

Responsibilities:
  • Identified & analyzed Functional Requirements and Performance requirements.
  • Prepared Test Strategy and Test Plan
  • Managed Team and review of Team activities.
  • Plan, scheduled, track, report status and manage issues for testing
  • Prepared Test Cases & Bug Tracking.
  • Involved in Preparation of Test Data & System testing
  • Developed Test Cases to test Functional, GUI, and Security
  • Involved in investigating software bugs and interacted with developers to resolve technical issues
  • Performed Performance and Load Tested using LoadRunner

Environment: Java, J2EE, JSP, Struts, Enterprise Java Beans, Java Script, Apache, Jboss Portal Server, Lucene, OS WorkFlow, Hibernate, SQL Server 2005, Windows 2000 Server, Jboss App Server (for Portal), Load runner and Bugzilla.

Confidential

Senior QC Engineer/ QA

Responsibilities:
  • Identified Functional and Performance Requirements and built Test strategy.
  • Prepared Test Cases, Test Data & Bug Tracking.
  • Involved in Functionality, Regression, Smoke and System tested
  • Performed database testing using SQL queries
  • Performance and Load Test using Load Runner

Environment: J2EE (Java2, JSP, Servlets, EJB2.0 and JDBC), .Net, and C#, Oracle 9i, SQL Server CE, MS-Access, Windows 2000/XP(for Laptop client), Linux(Red Hat AS 3.0)(for Server), Pocket PC(HP)(client), IE 6.0, Oracle 9iAS and BIZNET framework (for Portal), LoadRunner and Bugzilla.

Confidential

Senior QC Engineer/ QA

Responsibilities:
  • Identified and analyzed Functional and Performance Requirements
  • Built Test strategy/Test Plan, Test Cases & Bug Tracked.
  • Performed database testing using SQL queries
  • Developed Test Cases and Test Data
  • Involved in Functionality, Regression, Smoke and System testing
  • Performance and Load Tested using SilkPerformer5.1

Environment: Windows 2000/XP system with JDK1.4.1, IE 5.5, WebSphere, J2EE, XML and SQL Server 2000 as RDBMS, Starteam and SilkPerformer5.1

Confidential

QC Engineer/ QA

Responsibilities:
  • Built Test strategy.
  • Reviewed test cases written by my team members
  • Prepared the Test Cases & Bug Tracked.
  • Performance and Load Tested the Application by using SilkPerformer5.1

Environment: Windows 2000/XP system with JDK1.4.1, IE 6.0, OC4J AS and SQL Server 2000 as RDBMS Starteam and SilkPerformer5.1.

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