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Environment Strategist Resume

Chicago, IL

SUMMARY

  • Having 12+ years of experience in the Information Technology Industry as a QA Test Engineer.
  • Excellent understanding of Software Development Life Cycle and Test Methodologies from project definition to post - deployment documentation.
  • Excellent experience in Banking and Storage domains.
  • Expertise in designing and developing Test Strategy, Test plans, Test Cases, and Test Reports for manual test.
  • Preparing test cases for the system covering SRS document, design document, reviewing them with the developers and finalizing the test cases.
  • Extensive experience in Functional Testing.
  • Extensively involved in Black box testing of Web based applications.
  • Extensive work experience in Storage Virtualization Testing, Infrastructure Testing.
  • Having good knowledge on Cloud Infrastructure Testing.
  • Extensive work experience in UNIX Testing.
  • Extensive work experience in Test Environment Management Support.
  • Having good knowledge on Automation Tools like Selenium, QTP, QC and Load Runner.
  • Having good knowledge on SQL & UNIX.
  • Extensive work experience on Functionality Testing, GUI Testing, Regression Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, User Acceptance Testing, Ad-Hoc testing.
  • Experience in using HP ALM for writing the test cases, executing the test cases and defect reporting.
  • Experience in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) using the Waterfall Model, V-Model and exposure on Agile Methodology.
  • Proficient in SDLC including test strategy preparation, test plan development, test case creation, test execution and bug tracking.
  • Used Remedy User, Clear Quest and Quality Center to manage, coordinate and report defects.
  • Interacted actively with the team in identifying bugs.
  • Received client's outstanding performance award from EMC.
  • I am a Quick learner, excellent team player, have ability to meet deadlines and Work under pressure
  • Good communication skills and analytical aptitude with excellent ability for team work.
  • Possess strong ability to quickly adapt to new applications and platforms.
  • Excellent in handling responsibilities with good presentation and coordination skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Operating Systems: win 7/XP/ 2000/2003/2008 , SUSE Linux, Solaris, HP-UNIX, AIX

Languages: C, C++, Java

RDBMS: Oracle, SQL Server

Virtualization: ESX 3.0/3.5/4.0, Microsoft Hyper-V Server

Testing Tools: Selenium (IDE, RC, Grid, Webdriver), Win Runner, Load Runner, QTP, QC

Monitoring Tools: Control-M

IT Management Tools: IT ServiecNow

Defect Tracking Tools: HP ALM, Remedy User, Rational Clear Quest

Configuration Tools: VSS 6.0

Web Technologies: ASP.NET

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Environment: Strategist

Responsibilities:

  • Working as an environment strategist for SQM portfolio.
  • Coordinate with different dev teams, infra teams and vendors to ensure availability of non-prod environments
  • Manage or monitor Service Level Agreements (SLA).
  • Planning and analysis of test environments.
  • Test environment Booking and scheduling through spreadsheet.
  • Effective Communication between the test team and other stakeholders.
  • Address technical bottlenecks in software delivery so that every sprint is complete on time.
  • Monitoring the Jobs using Control-M
  • Incident Management and single point of contact for all the requests raised by different DEV/QA/UAT/Business teams
  • Responsible for Change Management communication.
  • Single point of contact for Environment Delivery for SQM
  • Works with the various IT groups to stand up and configure test environments
  • Ensure environments are provisioned with necessary code, data and connectivity for testing team.
  • Organize Weekly meeting to update the environment usage to the necessary stakeholders.
  • Provide environment Support and co-ordination until resolution during test execution
  • Environment outage notification and scheduled down time notifications
  • Accountable for all deliverables pertaining to test environments
  • Develop KPIs to track efficacy of test environment delivery efforts
  • Log, coordinate and resolve defects related to environments to provide the stable test environments.
  • Preparing & Sharing DSR,WSR and MSR with stakeholders

Environment: J2EE, Win 7, Oracle, Infrastructure Testing/Functional Testing, HP ALM, IT ServiceNow, Control-M

Confidential

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed and understanding the Business Requirements, Functional Specifications.
  • Attend and conduct Walkthroughs with the Business Analyst and Developers for better understanding of the application.
  • Providing the estimations and assigning the tasks to the team.
  • Designed Test Strategy, Test Plan, Test Cases, Test Scenarios based on the Requirements Specification and send it for Onsite review & signoff.
  • Performed Infrastructure testing includes Storage, VMware, WAS, DB and Network components.
  • Performed Smoke Testing, GUI Testing, Functional Testing, Integration Testing, and System Testing, adhoc Testing, Security Testing.
  • Performed regression testing against the various builds of the application.
  • Played an active role in testing the application on various testing environments like NFT,PPTE etc.,
  • Prepared the various metrics reports like Test Execution summary report, Test Results, and Defect summary reports.
  • Logging and reporting defects and re-validate them once get fixed.
  • Preparing & Sharing the DSR with stakeholders.

Environment: J2EE, Win 7, Oracle, Infrastructure Testing/Functional Testing, HP ALM

Confidential, New York, NY

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed and understanding the Business Requirements, Functional Specifications.
  • Attend and conduct Walkthroughs with the Business Analyst and Developers for better understanding of the application.
  • Providing the estimations and assigning the tasks to the team.
  • Designed Test Strategy, Test Plan, Test Cases, Test Scenarios based on the Requirements Specification and send it for Onsite review & signoff.
  • Reviewing the Test Cases Prepared by the Team Members.
  • Performed Smoke Testing, GUI Testing, Functional Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, adhoc Testing, Security Testing and UAT Testing.
  • Performed regression testing against the various builds of the application.
  • Played an active role in testing the application on various region testing environments like APAC, NAM and EMEA.
  • Prepared the various metrics reports like Test Execution summary report, Test Results, and Defect summary reports.
  • Logging and reporting defects and re-validate them once get fixed.
  • Participated in defect call across all regions.
  • Preparing & Sharing the DSR with stakeholders.
  • Used SQL queries to perform database testing, hence validated tests by cross checking data.

Environment: J2EE, XML, XSLT, Win 7, Oracle SQL developer, Functional Testing, HP ALM

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