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Qa Consultant Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Experience QA software test engineer, with full system development lifecycle experience, including designing, developing and implementing test plans, test cases and test processes, significant cost savings and fault - free audits.
  • Qualifications include 12 years of QA software testing experience and six years of user-acceptance testing experience.
  • Backed by strong credentials including a computer science degree, ISTQB certification, advanced command of various testing suites, agile methodologies and monitoring tools, ETL Testing. Vast experience in healthcare and telecommunication industry and cross-platform skills in Windows, Linux and Unix.
  • Excellent technical writing skills with hands on experience Test Plans, Test Scripts and Status Reports
  • Proven ability in successfully leading QA projects.
  • Proven ability to coordinate medium sized project from initial conceptualization through implementation
  • Strong experience in developing Test Plans, Test Cases, and Test Scripts for System Integration Testing and support for UAT tests.
  • Experience working with various software development methodologies including Iterative, Waterfall, Agile.
  • Good knowledge on various transformations of Informatica tool
  • Expertise in ETL testing.
  • Expertise in Process Management using Quality Center to document Test Cases and conduct triage meetings to resolve issues
  • Co-coordinating testing activities with offshore team
  • Analyzing test cases written by the team members and providing technical details and input on the same.
  • Reviewing test results, and doing spot checking to assure 100% efficiency and coverage in testing the application
  • Experience leading medium sized Teams
  • Experience working with huge volumes of data, analyzing record sets for Data Quality, Data Validation and Metrics using SQL
  • Experience in testing various GUI reports

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Tools: HP Quality Center, SOAP UI, Selenium, Informatica, Jira

Programming Language: C, HTML, XML, SQL, Perl scripting, shell scripting, Selenium, python

Data Base: Oracle SQL developer, Microsoft SQL Management studio, Teradata, Vertica

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

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

Source Control Tool: SCME,git,cvs

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

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

QA consultant

Responsibilities:

  • CDR ETL testing includes Functional Testing, Regression Testing, E2E Testing, Data Migration Testing
  • Successfully lead a team of 3-5 QA testers
  • Successfully developed test script in Python and Shell scripting for analyzing large number of CDR output records.
  • Proven ability with strong hands on working in Unix/Linux environments.
  • Strong hand on Unix commands, awk and sed.
  • Worked with SQL queries to query the data loaded on Vertica database for historical data migration testing.
  • Responsible for Test Strategy, UAT Test Plan, E2E testing
  • Attend technical meetings with developers, Business analyst to understand the testing scope and challenges involved
  • Manage Defect life cycle using defect tracking tools such as HP ALM/Quality Center/TestDirector by identifying, analyzing defects.
  • Monitor production environment, support production/live deployment

Confidential

Technical Lead, Princeton, New Jersey

Responsibilities:

  • Developed effective SQL test script and test scenarios to test the “Clinical System”
  • Worked on ETL testing of the EDC and RAVE data
  • Represented the QA team in the project status call.
  • Created complex SQL queries to test the Data Transformation and loading logic from source to Target tables.
  • Generated queries using SQL to check for consistency of the data in the tables and to update the tables as per the Business requirements. 
  • Conducting defect triage call, to discuss and get the issues resolved from developers.
  • Attend technical meetings with developers, Business analyst to understand the testing scope and challenges involved for efficient effective testing.

Confidential

Module Lead, Middletown, New Jersey

Responsibilities:

  • Extensively experienced with Telecommunication, Service Assurance, computer security applications and analysis of its business, technical, and functional requirements.
  • Analyzing System & Functional Specifications, creating Use Cases, understanding Business Requirements, Business Rule and identifying Test Requirements.
  • Manage Defect life cycle using defect tracking tools such as HP ALM/Quality Center/Test Director by identifying, analyzing defects.
  • Experienced in Black box testing like Acceptance UAT, Sanity, Functional, Integration, Regression, Data Validation, System testing
  • Monitor production environment, support production/live deployment
  • Verify that data is transformed correctly according to various business requirements and rules.
  • Make sure that all projected data is loaded into the data warehouse without any data loss and truncation.
  • Make sure that data is loaded in data warehouse within prescribed and expected time frames to confirm improved performance and scalability.
  • Experienced in designing and developing automated test scripts using perl/shell script.
  • Internal audit of System Test document to ensure the document are in compliance with the process
  • Automating test cases using selenium
  • Analyzing test cases written by the team members and providing technical details and input on the same.
  • Reviewing test results, and doing spot checking to assure 100% efficiency and coverage in testing the application

Environment: Quality Center, Perl, Unix/Linux, Shell, Teradata, VOIP, IMS

Confidential

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Promoted to serve as lead QA tester, overseeing quality-assurance testing.
  • Performed system, unit, performance, load, regression, stress and data interface testing. Provided development teams with detailed reports on quality metrics, identified bugs/flaws and recommended fixes
  • Responsible for leading QA team on various projects.
  • Installing various flavours of Linux, and also creating images of several flavours of Linux OS
  • Testing involved testing Sophos Antivirus software (SAV) on various flavours of Linux/Unix operating system for functional, Maintenance/Regression testing, browser compatibility testing, software upgrade/downgrade testing.
  • Created and reviewed Detailed Functional Requirements (DFR) to understand the business requirements and enhancements requested by the client.
  • Documented Test plans and Test cases based on the solution definition documents and use case documents.
  • Exported Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM) into HP Quality Center.
  • Analyzed modules and designed Test scenarios and Test scripts in UNIX environment.
  • Interacted with Business Analyst and developers for bug review using ALM/Quality Center.
  • Interacted with development Teams for timely closure of bugs reported & in meeting the requirement specification using ALM/Quality Center.
  • Tracked and monitored defects using ALM/Quality Center.
  • Worked with development members on bug reproduction and fixes; and updated management on testing results, activities and planning using ALM/Quality Center.
  • Created Regression suite for various test scenarios; Tested and executed the suite whenever a code was changed using Perl scripting
  • Involved in implementation and documentation of standard procedures for setting up and configuration of the test.

Confidential

Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in reviewing the Test Plans and Test Case Templates for the functional testing.
  • Involved in writing the high level and detailed Test cases for Functional and Regression testing.
  • Tracked and documented the defects in Team Track and reported the defects to the developers through Quality Center.
  • Involved in Functional, Integration, Regression, System and User Acceptance testing of the application
  • Responsible for preparing and sending the deliverables like weekly status reports to the QA managers and project lead.
  • Attended review meetings and walkthroughs to discuss the status of the project.
  • Involved in going through System Requirement specification, writing and executing test cases, raising and verifying defects using the tool team track and, documenting the test status report.
  • Involved in Long duration load runs and analyzing the results of the same.
  • Actively participated in technical discussions with the team.
  • Actively took part in discussion with the developers through teleconference/email for any technical queries/suggestions related to project.
  • Involved in giving various presentations to the team on the new features that were implemented in the project.
  • Involved in training small team of junior test engineers, which involved planning designing and execution of the product by implementing test strategies to deliver quality software.
  • Configuring router/devices for testing purpose

Confidential

Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Underwent training for a period of 3 months on various topics like Networking, Unix Internals, Shell Scripting, Perl Scripting.
  • Involved in going through System Requirement specification, writing and executing test cases, raising and verifying defects, documenting the test status report.
  • Actively participated in technical discussions with the team.
  • Logged defects using defect tracking tool Bugzilla, and analyzed the root cause of the defects.

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