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Qa Automation Engineer Resume

New York, Ny

SUMMARY:

  • Successful, progressive experience as QA (quality assurance) leader, programmer, analyst on client server & web applications across wide - ranging business & technical environments.
  • Highlights: Lead / Sr. Software Test Analyst at DSCI avoiding $1M+ in bad customer costs by eradicating software bugs in FDM & AGEAR applications;
  • Principal Software QA Specialist at Confidential managing 4 staff on FDM, AGEAR, WCMS, BI Applications projects.
  • Dynamic leader & team player.
  • Exceptional interpersonal abilities: skilled at communicating, influencing, negotiating, facilitating, presenting & getting others excited about implementing new ideas.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Languages: VBScript, Silk 4Test Language, C, C++, SQL, VB, HTML, Java, Python, shell scripting, PL/SQL, T-SQL, XML.

Testing: UFT, QTP, SilkTest, JMeter, Quality Center, Bug Genie, JIRA, Test Director, Visio.

Databases: Oracle 10g / 9i / 8i / 7.3, SQLBase, MS SQL Server 2005 / 2008 / 2012.

O/S: Windows 10/Windows 7 / Vista / XP / 2000 / NT / 95 / 98, UNIX, MS-DOS, Linux.

Software: MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access), VSS, LoadRunner, SharePoint, Business Objects, SVN, DevOps, GitHub, Jenkins, DOORS, ClearQuest

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

QA Automation Engineer

Confidential, New York, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and Implemented Test Automation Strategy
  • Analyzed Test Cases and Functional Specifications to determine test cases/areas for automation
  • Created Automation Test plan
  • Developed Custom Libraries
  • Ability to code around unrecognized Objects and Controls
  • Integrated QTP/UFT scripts into QC
  • Configured UFT/QTP Tool, Object Identification and global settings
  • Created, stored, organized, and managed Test Automation resources
  • Executed scripts during functional and regression testing
  • Updated scripts as per new changes to functionality
  • Used debugging feature during scripting for spotting and fixing the coding issues
  • Organized, monitored defect management process
  • Maintained Shared Object Repository
  • Used Dynamic Programming to for Object recognition issues
  • Found solutions and fixed object identification issues and error handling issues
  • Coordinated with team members and development team for solving issues
  • Interacted with PM, development team and Business Analysts
  • Used Quality Center for storing scripts, defects creation and tracking defects
  • Developed many public and private procedures, and functions
  • Used VB script for developing scripts
  • Worked on both Web and Windows applications
  • Mentored Junior members of the team
  • Ability to develop Automation Frameworks
  • Ability to develop complex queries for backend and Data Migration testing
  • Created manual test cases for some features and executed various manual test plans for various regression builds

Lead / Sr. Software Test Analyst

Confidential, Eatontown, NJ

Responsibilities:

  • Avoided $1M+ in bad customer costs by identifying software bugs in FDM & AGEAR applications.
  • Led QA & test process for test case / scenario & script development, execution, bug-tracking (HP Quality Center & Bug Genie).
  • Worked on risk assessment, contingency planning—plus gauging progress, issues & resources.
  • Contributed at review meetings; evaluated business, functional, technical, UI requirements for all releases.
  • Led test team driving test cases for system, functional, performance, integration, data migration, GUI, regression & 508 testing. Evaluated deliverables, defects, results created. Resolved issues of internal & external team members.
  • Collaborated with infrastructure teams installing builds on multiple platforms & environments; Architect, DBA & Sys Administrators on performance test-script execution; Development & Business Analyst teams to reproduce scenarios during tests: captured logs, formulated root cause analysis.
  • Guided test team on automation, defect tracking & other test support tools. Identified & enacted process improvements.
  • Published on SharePoint regarding test planning, defects & execution via HP Quality Center, Bug Genie reports.
  • Advised on designs, functional requirements, designs, timelines, potential risks. Assisted with migration testing & data validation using SQL queries. Developed performance test scripts using JMeter.
  • Communicated senior management’s expectations during planning & delivery of releases.
  • Collaborated at project team meetings, carried out test case review meetings. Updated metrics weekly & at project- / phase-end.
  • Functioned as critical member of software development team. Led creation & execution of QA / QC methodologies adhering to corporate standards, customer needs, federal guidelines.
  • Assigned work to junior members, reviewed their work and mentored new members.

Software QA Specialist

Confidential, Red Bank, NJ

Responsibilities:
  • Crafted test scenarios & plans, discovered test cases, executed test plans, gathered & authenticated results vs. requirements documents. Built, updated traceability between requirements & test cases.
  • Devised scenarios & test cases on change management tickets. Reviewed production issues.
  • Built SCRs & tracked via Quality Center. Produced SQL Queries, executed in backend & data migration testing.
  • Assisted with, carried out functional, system, regression, data verification, security, 508 Compliance & smoke testing.
  • Created, maintained QTP scripts for regression suites. Ran using QTP (QuickTestProfessional).
  • Wrote, maintained JMeter Performance Testing scripts. Delivered test status reports & matrices.
  • Implemented private & public functions. Sustained object repository for regression suite.
  • Aided in walkthroughs, review, status & miscellaneous meetings. Estimated resources, set timelines.
  • Helped Developers & Business Analysts during analysis. Maintained & administered QC tool. Advised on process improvements. Developed & maintained JMeter performance test scripts.
  • Assigned work to junior members & reviewed work. Mentored new members.

QA Analyst

Confidential, New York, NY

Responsibilities:
  • Created test scenarios & plans, discovered test cases, executed test plans, gathered test results & validated results vs. requirement documents guaranteeing completeness, accuracy.
  • Crafted scenarios & test cases for change management & Remedy tickets (production issues). Assisted with production issues
  • Completed black box & functional testing to confirm bugs & defects. Created & executed SQL Queries for backend testing.
  • Teamed with Product Management & Development to formulate clients’ needs & functional issues. Finished, used test plans. Ran total testing cycles for extensive releases, managed hot fixes for FDC Gift Card products.
  • Tested Java-based gift card applications (originally designed in MS platform: ASP & Oracle; evaluated new GUI features to validate increased productivity plus application security. Created, ran GUI test cases plus matrices.

Product Assurance Engineer

Confidential, Roseland, NJ

Responsibilities:
  • Led integration & automation of functional & GUI test plans. Built, executed manual / automated test plans.
  • Developed, transformed, tracked automation scripts for projects using SilkTest.
  • Teamed with business analysts on script development. Led process & functional coverage, liaised with teams & managers.
  • Launched PC Payroll & HR Perspective on Oracle, SQLBase & operating systems; plus, scripts for US & Canada versions. Built & executed system & acceptance tests. Drove database testing via DBTester.
  • Tracked & reported automation & manual testing bugs using Tracker (Windows), eTracker (web).
  • Conducted acceptance testing by installing client server applications on lab machines. Tested for web-based applications after environment was deployed on QA environments.

QA Engineer

Confidential, Princeton, NJ

Responsibilities:
  • Envisioned, created test plans for business functions, and handled manual backend testing for validation via SQL queries.
  • Collaborated with developers to fix issues. Executed functional & system testing, updated client data, produced reports.
  • Transformed, updated policyholder database. Sent queries for production reports, ran applications, supported users.
  • Led end-to-end testing ensuring release functions met acceptance criteria across frontend, middle ware, backend systems. Assisted in requirements & design reviews. Maneuvered files via UNIX, VI Editor.
  • Authenticated defects & change requests via defect tracking & reporting system Teamtrack for software, systems.

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