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Sr. Software Test Engineer Resume

Fairfax, VA

SUMMARY:

  • 6 years of professional experience in IT as a Software Testing / Quality AssuranceTester with Mainframe applications, web based software applications and client server applicationsacross multiple technologies and platforms
  • Involved in the full SDLC of the application from understanding the business requirements, reviewed of Functional and Design Specifications, developedTest Plans, Test Scenarios, Test Cases, Test Scripts, Test Data, builtRTM and Test Coverage Matrix
  • Excellent understanding of the Mortgage, Financial, Banking and Insurance Applications
  • Hands on experience and applied knowledge on both Agile and WaterfallMethodology
  • In depth understanding in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines, often with competing priorities and complexities
  • Attended Sprint Grooming and Sprint Planning meetings to analyze the Sprint Backlog items and provide proper estimates
  • Successfully utilized bug and defect tracking tools like JIRA, AGM, ALM QC
  • Strong knowledge on testing web services with Soap UI Web service testing
  • Experienced in executing SQL queriesfor back - endtesting in order to view successful transactions of data and validating data
  • Well versed with various types of testing such as Smoke, Functional, Positive, Negative, Regression, User Acceptance Testing (UAT) andEnd to End Testing
  • Good understanding of Test Driven Development and Behavior Driven Development
  • Understanding of test automation framework with Data Driven, Keyword Driven and Hybrid Framework approach using UFT/QTP with VBScript
  • Hands on experience in designing and developingTest plans, Test cases, Test scenarios, Test scripts
  • Strong Knowledge of Quality Assurance methodologies, approaches, practices and techniques including utilization of Scrum/Agile methodology
  • Excellent ability investigating software bugs and communicating with Business Analysts to resolve technical issues
  • Hands on experience providing defect status and testing status to the team lead / manager
  • Successfully created Cucumber feature files using Gherkin language
  • Successfully created, and linked test cases , bug reports and summary reports using JIRA , AGM and ALM
  • Well versed in analyzingUserStories and AcceptanceCriteria to make sure User Stories are concise, clear and testable
  • Quick learner, with an ability to comprehend new ideas, methods, technologies, and concepts easily
  • Strong capability of adaptation and learning new tools, techniques, and approaches
  • Self-motivated, diligent, dedicated, detail-oriented, and innovativeteam player

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Testing Tools: HP UFT, Soap UI, Selenium WebDriver:

Bug Tracking Tools: JIRA, AGM, ALM:

Languages: VB-script, SQL, HTML, XML, Python, JSON:

Databases: Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server:

Operating Systems: Windows, Mac OS, UNIX:

Methodologies: Agile, Waterfall:

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Fairfax VA

Sr. Software Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in testing activities including communicating team status, creating and executing test cases, creating and verifying defects, reporting Test Metrics, Test plans and Test Cases
  • Successfully prepared Test Plan and Test cases based on requirements document, design documents and functional specifications
  • Took part in meetings with BA / PO, developers and Test Lead to discuss documentation
  • Responsible for Preparation of the Test Strategy and guiding the team
  • Prepared Test Dataand Executed test scripts manually/automatically and compared actual results to the expected results
  • Logged the defects and coordinated efforts with the development team to resolve the problems using defect-tracking tool like AGM
  • Involved in creation and execution of manual test cases for checking the flow of the application.
  • PerformedFunctionality, Positive and Negative testing, to verify the validity of the failed test cases, logged the defects and assigned them
  • Provided daily updates and test estimates to development team in meetings and gathered information from planning meetings for every release
  • Translated manual test cases to cucumberfeature file using Gherkin language, to help test automation process
  • Worked under Agile Methodology & created Test Cases, Test Plan, Traceability Matrix and Defect Report documents
  • Participated in SCRUM life-cycle ceremonies: Daily Standup, Sprint Grooming , Sprint Planning , Sprint Demo , Sprint Retrospective
  • Extensively worked in testing the Web services using SOAP UI
  • Created SQLqueries to performed back-end testing in MySQL
  • Responsible for UAT , also participated in ProductionShake Out
  • Mentored junior Quality Assurance Testers in writing test scenarios, analyzing requirement documents and reporting defects
  • Facilitated a daily defect review meeting for team members, Business SME’s, Project management, development and other Technical team members to review Critical/High prioritize defects
  • Conducted Data Validation checks by comparing the UAT backend Database and the ProductionDatabase
  • Analyzed the results of tests executed and reported bugs to the development team using AGM
  • Performed the backend testing using SQL Statements and validated the data integrity

Confidential, McLean VA

Quality Assurance Engineer II

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in Planning and Analysis of the project and creating Test Plan, Test Scripts, and Test Cases
  • Participated in analyzing and maintaining requirements and created Traceability Matrix (RTM) between Requirements and Test Cases
  • Executed functional, regression, integration, and end-to-end testing during the various phases of the application testing
  • Supported all major production releases
  • Analyzed test results and tracked software defects, recorded, documented and reported defects
  • Communicated with Development Team to resolve and retest defects
  • Interacted with developers and users to analyze the business requirements and functional specifications.
  • Attended project team meetings with business analysts for clarifying the total functionality of the project
  • Documented test plans and test cases based on solution definition documents and use case documents
  • Analyzed requirements, system design and prepared the test strategy
  • Actively participated in Daily Scrum, Sprint Grooming, Sprint Planning, Sprint Demo, Sprint Retrospectivemeetings
  • Performedend-to-end QA process for various kinds of tests such as Functional testing, Negative testing, Integration Testing, Regression testing
  • Used Quality Center to prepare Test cases, Test Plan and Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • Prepared test data for both positive and negative testing
  • Strong knowledge on testing web services withSoap UI Web service testing
  • Attended review meetings and walkthroughs to discuss the status of the project
  • Assisted with the implementation, maintenance, and support of test tools and test environments
  • Participated in discussions test process improvements, policies, and best practices
  • Investigated in a production environment to reproduce and understand issues

Confidential, Chevy Chase, MD

Test Analyst I

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared Test Plan, Test cases and Test Scripts
  • Responsible for preparingTest cases and Test Scriptsbased on requirement document
  • Performed various tests such asSanity/Smoke, Functional, Regression, Integrationand UserAcceptance testing
  • Performed manual testing and regression testing activities for new releases
  • Developed and executed manual test scenarios
  • Performed Functionality, Positive and Negative testing, loggedthe defects in defect management system
  • Involved requirement traceability matrix document for mapping the requirementwith test cases
  • Created SQL queries to performed back-end testing in Oracle DB
  • Interacted with the development team to assure that all the defects and quality problems were addressed.
  • Exposed in reviewing and analyzing user requirements, participated in Verification, Validation andacceptance testing for developed software
  • Participated in Daily Standup, Sprint Grooming , Sprint Planning , Sprint Demo , Sprint Retrospective meetings
  • Strong knowledge on testing web services with Soap UI Webservice testing
  • Suggested and implemented corrective actions whenever required
  • Interacted with the development team to assure that all the defects/ quality problems are addressed
  • Involved in reviewing and analyzing user requirements, participated in Verification, Validation and acceptance testing for developed software

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