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Sr Qa Mainframe Test Engineer Va

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Over twelve years of Information Technology experience in QA Testing, QA Support, Development, Production support, Leadership, Systems analysis on Mainframe Environment and Webenvironment.
  • Excellent understanding of technical processes, knowledge of Software Development life cycle and Structured Programming Methodology.
  • Interaction with internal clients for detailed requirement gathering, analysis of the work requirements
  • Extensive experience in project Coordination, Leadership, Planning , Management, OnshoreOffshore Coordination.
  • Strong experience in insurance industry and extensive knowledge of Auto claims process.
  • Coordinate cross team planning and development of test deliverables project level for end-to-end testing of complex initiatives involving many participants like Test Plan, Test Cases/Scripts, Test Schedule, Test Strategy
  • Solid functional knowledge implementing solutions in the Insurance, Telecom, Automobile, Finance Systems, Manufacturing industry.
  • Well experienced in Batch QA Testing , Online Testing and Manual testing
  • Strong experience in JCL, SQL,DB2,FILE-AID,QMF, SPUFI, Cobol,,MVS,VSAM,TSO,ISPF,CICS,QA Testing
  • Extensive knowledge in Databases which includes Oracle, DB2, IMS DB/DC and MS Access.
  • Experience working with the Mercury Quality center Tool.
  • Experience in developing Test Plans, Test Cases, Test Strategy, Traceability Matrix and Test Environments.
  • Expert in Conducting Systems, Integration, Functional, User-Acceptance Testing, White box Testing,Black box testing and improvement of QA Process.
  • Tools worked on includes DB2 Platinum Products, CA7, DB2-File Aid, IMS-File Aid, QMF, SPUFI,SYNCSORT, IDCAMS, FILE AID, Xpediter, Panvalet, Connect Direct, DB2 Connect, ChangeMan, Mercury Quality Center, PUPS, Move for DB2, BMC utilities, STE, DUG, FTP, JCL Utilities,FTP
  • Expertise in Problem solving and Bug Reports using Bug Tracking Tools.
  • Have excellent interpersonal, communication skills and a team player
  • Experience of Business knowledge in Manufacturing, Auto, Insurance, Credit, Government, University, Telecom

SOFTWARE/LANGUAGES/PACKAGES:

ASP
COBOL
C++
CA7
Changeman
CICS
DB2
DB2 Connect
Developer 2000
Fault Analyzer
Fileaid
HTML
VSAM
Winrunner

IMS DB/DC
JAVA
JCL
Load Runner
Lotus Notes
MQ Series
Oracle
Oracle Financials
PL/SQL
QMF
BMC utilities
XML
HP Service Desk
Track+

SPUFI
Synchsort
Batch Spufi
SOA emulator
SQL Server
SAP
Notepad++
Test Director
Mercury Quality Center
TSO/ISPF
Visio
VISUAL BASIC
Websphere

OPERATING SYSTEMS:

MVS/ESA
S/390
WINDOWS-NT4.0

WINDOWS 95/98,2000
UNIX

EDUCATION:
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Client: Confidential,VA
Aug 2012 Sep 2012
Sr QA Mainframe Test Engineer/ QA Test Consultant

Project: LMWS EDR

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in defining test objectives for the applications and performed Manual Testing.
  • Development of Test Cases,Test Plan, Test Strategy and Traceability Matrix based on design requirements
  • Performed requirement validation for EDR applications
  • Extensively worked on backend testing of EDR mainframe applications
  • Worked on Test Planning, Test Strategy, Test management, Test Results
  • Validated the Data on Mainframes using batch testing
  • Coordinated Web and Mainframe projects for schedules, requirements gatherings, timelines
  • Extensively worked on SQL for back end testing on DB2
  • Performed Batch tetsing for EDR integration

Environment:Application life cycle Management QC tool 11,DB2, Cobol, QMF, JCL, Fileaid, SQL,TSO,ISPF, MS excel, MS Word,MS PowerPoint,Spufi, IBM Utilities,LotusNotes,BMC utilities, FTP, MS Office, Visio,SQL

Client: Confidential,Sacramento,CA
Apr 2012 July 2012
Sr QA Test Engineer/Lead QA Test Analyst
Project: IT Modernization

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in defining test objectives for the applications and performed Manual Testing.
  • Development of Test Cases,Test Plan, Test Strategy and Traceability Matrix based on design requirements
  • Performed requirement validation for DMV applications
  • Extensively worked on backend testing of DMV mainframe applications
  • Worked on Test Planning, Test Strategy, Test management, Test Results
  • Validated the Data on Mainframes using QMF and SPUFI
  • Coordinated Web and Mainframe projects for schedules, requirements gatherings, timelines
  • Extensively worked on SQL for back end testing on DB2
  • Worked on Requirements using Rational Requisite pro tool
  • Performed Black box testing, Integration testing, UAT, White box testing, Regression testing for DMV
  • Scheduled meetings with Users, Business Analysts, Developers
  • Managed the defect management using Application Lifecycle management QC Tool
  • Involved in design review meetings, Testcase peer review,Requirements reiew meetings, Team meetings
  • Worked with test JCL on mainframes for DMV application testing
  • Performed Online, Batch QA Testings for DMV and Manual Testing

Environment:Application life cycle Management QC tool 11,DB2,AMIS, Cobol, QMF, JCL, Fileaid, SQL,TSO,ISPF, MS excel, MS Word,MS PowerPoint,Spufi, IBM Utilities,LotusNotes,BMC utilities, FTP, Test case Runner, TSO Parallel, MS Office, CICS, Visio, VSAM, Rational Requisite Pro

Client:Confidential,Washington,DC
Jun 2011 Feb 2012
Sr QA Consultant(Mainframe+Web)
Project: Financial System Group

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in defining test objectives for the applications and performed Manual Testing.
  • Developed Test Cases,Test Plan, Test Strategy and Traceability Matrix based on design requirements
  • Performed testing of different Tax forms using mainframe and web applications
  • Validated the Data on Mainframes using QMF and SPUFI
  • Extensively tested the electronic tax payer center web application for Filing the Tax returns
  • Tested and Verified the tax calculations in the ITS TAS web based mainframe application
  • Executed and tested different crystal reports generated from mainframe jobs
  • Performed Real Property Bills Testing using mainframe JCL’s
  • Involved in design review meetings,Testcase peer review, Team meetings
  • Worked with test JCL on mainframes for tax calculations testing
  • Created and modified test data using File-Aid.
  • Worked FTP for file transfer testing process
  • Schedule the user demos with business users for Real Property Tax testing, Tax forms Testing
  • Documented the Test results, Baselines, Testcases in Track+ tool
  • Extensively worked on Backend Testing of sales & use taxes on DB2
  • Involved in preparing Test plans for Real property tax based on user requirement documents
  • Performed Online, Batch QA Testings for tax forms and Manual Testing
  • Worked with SQL and Table Joins to test the database integrity.
  • Coordinated different projects for schedules, requirements gatherings, timelines
  • Worked on Cobol,DB2 for Testing needs
  • Created and modified JCL’s, Proc’s for testing needs
  • Worked on TAS mainframe web based application for payments, deposit tickets
  • Created test database and test data preparation for Testing needs

Environment:DB2, Cobol, QMF, JCL, Fileaid, SQL,TSO,ISPF, MS excel, MS Word,MS PowerPoint,Crystal reports, Spufi, IBM Utilities, Track+, Toad, LotusNotes, TAS,FTP, Java

Client:Confidential,Bloomington,IL
Nov 2010 Feb 2011
Mainframe Systems Analyst/Sr Mainframe QA Analyst
Project: Federal Income Tax Automation

Responsibilities:

  • Loading and Testing of different IMS and DB2 databases with different lines of business data
  • Involved in defining test objectives for the applications and performed both Manual and automated Testing.
  • Developed Test Plan, Test Strategy and Traceability Matrix based on Use case requirements
  • Validated the Data on Mainframes using QMF and SPUFI
  • Worked with test JCL on mainframes. Tested the online IMS screens.
  • Created and modified test data using File-Aid.
  • Extensively worked on Backend Testing on DB2
  • Worked on FTP for file transfer testing process in TAX project
  • Involved in preparing Test plans based on user requirement documents
  • Performed Online,Batch QA Testings and Manual Testing
  • Worked with SQL and Table Joins to test the database integrity.
  • Lead the team of seven members of onshore and offshore
  • Coordinated different projects for schedules, requirements gatherings, timelines
  • Worked on Cobol,DB2 for Testing needs.
  • Performed White box testing using COBOL
  • Created and modified JCL’s, Proc’s for testing needs
  • Worked on service tickets on service manager for problem resolution
  • Created test database and test data preparation for Testing needs

Environment:DB2, IMS, Cobol,QMF,JCL,Fileaid,SQL,Usecases,TSO,ISPF,Service Manager, WindowsNT, MS excel, MS Word, MS access,CA7,RMS,Spufi,FTP,IBM Utilities

Confidential,India
Jul2010-Sep2010
Test Shift Manager

  • Performed shift management roles
  • Schedule the meetings with team members about status
  • Coordinated mainframe test datacenter operations
  • Performed Online, Batch QA Testings and Manual Testing
  • Schedule meetings with different clients
  • Created the project plans
  • Attended peer review meetings, abend resolution meetings
  • Coordinated different projects for schedules, requirements gatherings, timelines
  • Worked on Cobol,DB2 for Testing needs.
Environment: Cobol,Db2,JCL,MSOffice,CA7,Reporting tools, MS Project

Client:Confidential,East Lansing, MI
Aug2009 Mar 2010
Mainframe Test Lead/Sr Mainframe Test Analyst
Project: Conversions from Mainframe to SAP

Responsibilities:

  • Developed test scenarios, test strategy for different conditions using the Test Plan and Business
  • Worked with SAP team to send the files and data from Mainframe
  • Coordinate and execute Quality Assurance against Use case requirements and specifications
  • Developed Test Plan, Test Scripts and Traceability Matrix based on Use case requirements
  • Lead the team for technical assistance and by assigning the tasks
  • Performed Online testing using CICS , QA batch Testing and Manual Testing
  • Worked on FTP for file trasfer testing process.
  • Developing, Inspecting and Reviewing the Quality Assurance Test cases
  • Performed SQL queries on SPUFI for back end testing on DB2 for conversions to verify the test data
  • Coordinated White box testing, Black box testing,Integration testing and UAT testings
  • Worked on defect management assigning,validation, status of the defects
  • Scheduled the meetings with BA’s,Developers,DBA’s, with in the team and with higher management
  • Developed and Executed Positive and Negative QA Test cases on Mercury quality center for conversions testing
  • Responsible for 24/7 test batch support and resolved related problems
  • Created JCL, PROCS, and Control Cards in Test environment
  • Used File-Aid, Batch SPUFI, Online SPUFI and QMF for SQL Queries in DB2 database

Environment: MS Office, Cobol, IDMS,CICS, JCL, TSO, ISPF, Fileaid, SQL, QMF, SPUFI, CA7,XML, MVS,VSAM, Use Cases,DB2,Mercury Quality center

Client: Confidential,Dearborn, MI
Sep 2007 Oct 2008
Mainframe Test Lead/System Analyst
Project: SOF, Finance Systems & Dealer EFT

Responsibilities:

  • Developed test scenarios, test strategy for different conditions using the Test Plan and Business
  • Coordinate and execute Quality Assurance against Use case requirements and specifications
  • Developed Test Plan, Test Scripts and Traceability Matrix based on Use case requirements
  • Developing, Inspecting and Reviewing the Quality Assurance Test cases
  • Performed SQL queries on SPUFI for back end testing on DB2 for SOF projects to verify the test data
  • Developed and Executed Positive and Negative QA Test cases on Mercury quality center for cycle testing
  • Responsible for 24/7 test batch support and resolved related problems
  • Created JCL, PROCS, and Control Cards in Test environment
  • Used File-Aid, Batch SPUFI, Online SPUFI and QMF for SQL Queries in DB2 database
  • Scheduled the new Batch test jobs and on demand jobs usingCA7
  • Extensively worked on SIT and UAT testing
  • Modification and creation of JCL PROCS, VSAM file creation, file manipulation using FILE-AID, for Cycle Testing
  • Load the reduced test data, test the applications and coordinate with DBA’s for Test data
  • Performed different levels of testing, Functional, Unit, Integration, System, Regression and UAT testing
  • Identified, analyzed and track the defects in Mercury Quality Center
  • Lead the onshore offshore teams
  • Worked on IMS,DB2 test databases using File-Aid IMS, DB2
  • Performed CCW check process testing for Auto Bank project
  • Providing management with test results status, identifying and resolving code issues (Defects, ABENDS) etc via opening tickets to the applications group
  • Attend and participate in defect management process meetings. Report and track test results
  • Coordinated the meetings with the development groups and database groups

Environment: Cobol, DB2, IMS DB/DC, JCL, Mercury quality center, TSO, ISPF, Fileaid, SQL, QMF, SPUFI, DB2 Connect, Stored Procedures, VB, CA7,Data Warehousing, PUPS, Connect Direct, MVS, Java ,Usecases, JES

Client: Confidential,Colorado Springs, CO

Mar 2007 Jun 2007
Mainframe Test Lead/Tester
Project: COMS/Netcom

Responsibilities:

  • Created online Orders for Equipment Package using CICS
  • Developed test scenarios, test strategy for different conditions using the Test Plan and Business Specifications
  • Developed Test Plan, Test Cases and Test Scripts in Mercury Quality Center for testing the applications
  • Involved in different levels of testings Integration testing, Functional testing, System testing and Regression testing, End to End testing,
  • Performed GUI integration,System,regression and User acceptance testing
  • Performed Positive and negative testing on the application
  • Developed testcases for Back end testing DB2 error messages
  • Worked on SQL Server and table joins to test the database integrity
  • Developed SQL queries using SQL server to verify the test data
  • Identified,Analyzed and documented defects
  • Lead the onshore offshore teams
  • Logged the defects in Mercury quality center to track the issues
  • Conducted team meetings to resolve the defects
  • Coordinated with third party vendors to resolve the issues
  • Performed testing of online CICS screens
  • Used File-Aid, SPUFI, and QMF for SQL Queries in DB2 database
  • Developed and Executed QA Test cases on Mercury quality center
  • Monitored the QA batch flows and resolved the related problems
  • Worked on the defect tracking system on Mercury quality center

Environment: Java,J2EE,VB,XML,Weblogic,SQLServer,JavaScript,JSP,Rational Tools,WindowsNT, MS excel, MS Word, MS Powerpoint,MS access,DB2,QMF,JCL,Fileaid,SQL,Usecases,TSO,ISPF,CICS,Notepad++

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