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Boston, MA


  • 7 years experience in QA & Software Testing of Client-Server, GUI based and Web-based Applications & Systems used in varied Domain – Health Care, Banking & Financial Services, Merchant Acquisition & Payment Processing, and Enterprise Resource Planning.
  • ISTQB software testing certification with 92.5%
  • Hands on experience in Manual Testing includes writing & executing Test Plans, Test Strategy, Test Cases, Test Procedures, Test Priorities & Test Scenarios based on System Requirement Specifications and/or Business Requirement Document of complex business process applications.
  • Managed Requirements, Test Case creation, traceability & execution, Defects reporting & tracking through out Defect Life Cycle using tools like Test Director & JIRA.
  • Strong in analyzing complex Business Requirements and Specifications.
  • Created Automated Test Scripts and Data Driven Tests in Quick Test Pro for Functionality & Regression Testing.
  • Excellent understanding of QA processes & Testing Methodologies. Strongly equipped with skills in all phases of Software Development Life Cycle.
  • Expertise in Backend testing for Data Validation using complex SQL queries.
  • Experience in Unit Testing, Functional Testing, Performance Testing, Back-end Testing, GUI Testing, Regression Testing, Integration testing, User Acceptance Testing, Validation Testing, Client Side Testing and Server side testing.
  • Hands-on experience in Application/System upgrade & data migration testing.
  • Flexibility in approach. Capable of working on the technical and non-technical aspects of software testing.
  • Experience includes JAVA programming while White box testing by using Testing Tools like J-unit built in IBM WebSphere Studio & Cactus
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, self starter, quick learner, team player with sincere commitment to the work in hand.

Technical Skills

  • Testing Tools

: QTP 8.2, MS Stress Tool, J-meter

  • Test Management Tools

: Mercury Quality Center 8.2, Test Director 8.0, JIRA

  • White Box Testing Tools

: J-Unit & Cactus

  • Domain Specific

:Banking-Cash/Liquidity Management, Account Reconciliation, Investment Banking, Financial Services, Asset Management, Merchant Payment, Processing & Enterprise Resource Planning, Health Care & Medical application development

  • Languages

: Java, PL/SQL, HTML, JavaScript & VBScript

  • RDBMS & Tools

: MS SQL Server 2000/2005, IBM DB2, Oracle 9i, TOAD & PL/SQL Developer

  • Web Servers

: IBM WebSphere 5.0, BEA Weblogic, Tomcat, JBoss & MS IIS 6.0

  • Web Technologies

: Servlet, JSP, Struts & JDBC

  • Operating systems

: Windows NT/98/2000/2003/XP, Vista, Unix

  • Others

: IBM TSM, Nuance Dictaphone, HL7 Interface, VMware Workstation

Professional Experience

Confidential, Boston, MA Sept’ 08 – Present
SQA Engineer
Confidential, is a leader in radiology and medical images and information management solutions. AMICAS has slew of products - PACS, RIS, Reach, Radstream and Watch, which are extensively used by Radiologists, Imaging Executives, Technologists, Physicians and other healthcare professionals.
Amicas PACS: Web-based system to store, retrieve and distribute the Medical Images. It has features like providing patient Orders, Images, History, Reports, and all relevant clinical information to Radiologist, Referring Physicians, Technologists, Imaging Executives and other healthcare professionals by using key strength like components - RealTime Worklist, Halo Viewer, Patient Record, Reach and AMICAS Watch.

  • From SQA perspective end to end involvement in all phases of releases (Major Release or Patch/Side-Fix Release) starting from creating the Test Plans, developing and executing Test Cases, Defects Tracking, builds & deployments and delivering Release to the end customer.
  • Performing requirement assessments (Built checkpoints) to understand requirement specifications and to identify & report requirement gaps like ambiguous requirements, missing requirements and inconsistent requirements.
  • Prepared Test Cases, Test Data and executed positive and negative test scenarios for functional testing as documented in the Test Plan.
  • Performed Back-end Testing and verified results by execution of queries in DB2 clip
  • Conducted verification of defect fixes and regression testing.
  • Performed Disaster Recovery Testing of the Archive System
  • Based on CR (Change Request) redefined the scope of testing, readjusted the requirement traceability and conducted complex impact analysis of the affected component of the system.
  • Detected, tracked and reported defects in JIRA.
  • Performed application deployment and configuration.
  • Setting up interfaces like Archive, Vision Reach and Vision Watch
  • Configuration and set up of Third party software like Dictaphone (Power scribe), TSM (with Dell tape libraries).
  • Configure HL7 outbound and inbound interfaces with RIS/HIS systems to test sent and received order information.
  • Performed testing of PACS upgrade & data migration to latest DB2 & JRE versions.
  • Prepared the Product Release Documentation and released the Product to end customer.
  • Providing regular (daily/weekly/monthly) test status reports to the management.
  • Performed PACS application set up activities like installation, taking the snapshots, clean session, revert snapshots on virtual machines.

Windows XP,IBM DB2 9.1, MS SQL server 2005, IBM Tivoli Storage Manager, Dell Libraries, Nuance Dictaphone(Power scribe), JDBC, JSP, JavaScript, XML, JIRA, MS Web Project Access, Tomcat, JBoss. VMware Workstation

Confidential, TX July’ 06 – July’ 08
QA Analyst
First Data is the global technology leader in information commerce which helps businesses, such as merchants and financial institutions, safely and efficiently process customer transactions and understands the information related to those transactions.
Cash Management Solution from First Data provides end-to-end solutions to Financial Institutions in area of Bill Delivery Services, Payment Channels, Funds Management Solutions, Disbursement Services, Collections Solutions, Internet Banking Solutions and Customer Care Solutions.

  • Analyzed business requirements to develop Test plan, Test objectives, Test strategies, Test priorities for Financing and Settlement services
  • Developed & executed Test Cases based on Business Requirements (manual & automated)
  • Participated in walkthroughs during Business Requirement Document and System Specification Document stages.
  • Prepared and executed the manual test cases and reported the defects using Quality Center to ensure the testing results correspond to the business expectations.
  • Built checkpoints to discover requirements specification problems like ambiguous requirements, missing requirements, inconsistent requirements
  • Prepared test data for positive and negative test scenarios for functional testing as documented in the test plan.
  • Text Checks were written for correct responses. Image checks were written.
  • Inserted Standard checkpoints, Image, bitmap, text checkpoints to compare values between the required and the resultant Test Cases using QTP tool.
  • Tested the content retrieved on various windows against the database tables to make sure that the process retrieved all the data..
  • Upon Change requests redefine the scope of testing, carry out the tedious process of tracking changes, and analyzing the modules affected by the changes.
  • Involved in functional and regression testing using QTP.
  • Executed SQL commands/queries to verify the data committed to the backend.
  • Parameterized the user inputs in QTP test scripts and correlated the system generated values in test scripts.
  • Verified bug fixes and executed regression tests around the code fix.
  • Performed System testing in different browser versions IE4.0, IE5.0, Netscape 4.08
  • Responsible in providing regular test reports to the management.

Windows NT/2000, QTP 8.2, Quality Center 8.2, JUnit and SQL Server 2000, Win Runner, Oracle 9i, J2EE, Eclipse 3.0, Web Sphere 5.0.1

Confidential, NY Aug’ 05 - May’ 06
QA Analyst
CIBC World Markets offers alternative investment and hedge fund managers an integrated service of customized research, trade execution and reporting. Account management team and program trading desks work with clients to monitor their accounts, implement their trading strategies and reporting needs.
The project is the in house developed web based system used for Financing (Securities Lending and Financing) and Trading & Settlement (Trade Execution, Custody and Clearance) of the various Securitized asset classes like Auto Loans and Leases, Credit Cards, Residential and Commercial Mortgages, Leases and Loans backed by Equipment Receivables, etc.

  • Developed, documented and executed test plan, test scenarios for the existing and new features.
  • Developed & executed Test Cases based on Business Requirements (manual & automated)
  • Performed Functional Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, Regression Testing, and Stress Testing.
  • Detected, Tracked and Reported defects in Quality Center.
  • Verified bug fixes and executed regression tests around the code fix in QTP 8.2
  • Worked extensively with SQL to validate the reports data.
  • Preparation for Product Release documentation and Releasing the Product to the Client
  • Contributed to design and development of automated test suite using QTP
  • Generated load against Web Application Servers and Databases, and analyzed the Performance and Prediction data result
  • Executed regression tests and performed detailed database analysis of test output
  • Involved in User Acceptance Testing.
  • Reported, tracked the defects in Quality Center 8.2.
  • Created Data Driven Tests checks by using Parameterization feature in QTP
  • Testing all aspects of the application to ensure the quality is of the highest level
  • Troubleshoot/Resolve test environment issues
  • Monitor log files on a daily basis.
  • Monitor capacity on test environment DB & Application servers
  • Played a role as a coordinator for all testing activities on a project.

Windows NT/XP, QTP 8.2, Quality Center 8.2, Load Runner, Oracle 9i, IBM WebSphere, Java, J2EE,Struts, JavaScript

Confidential, India April’ 04 - July’ 05
QA Tester
Cash Tech\'s cash management suite enables financial institutions to offer their corporate customers the business benefits of tracking cash balances, monitoring payments and receivables and perform liquidity management functions. Some of the clients are ABN AMRO, HSBC, HDFC Bank, YES Bank
Confidential, is equipped with a complete suite of solutions that efficiently manages Channel Finance & Services, Cash Management (Payables Management, Receivables Management), Account Services (Current Accounts, Overdraft Accounts), Liquidity Management (Zero Balancing Accounts) and Account Reconciliation.

  • Recognize the diverse and complex Payables & Receivable Management requirements, Working with business analysts & test lead to design Test plans, Test cases for functional requirements related to the Customizing the CashIn features & Functionalities.
  • Generation of test data, preparing test cases required for application.
  • System testing to verify the result after integrating overall product & software system, Regression testing to detect faults introduced during modification of the CashIn system.
  • Detecting bugs, determining its severity, defect reporting and tracking the status, generating reports, using JIRA.
  • Preparation for Product Release documentation and Releasing the Product to Client
  • Participating/Assisting during the Quality Control Audits.
  • Executed SQL queries for data validation using TOAD.
  • Played a significant role of testing CashIn upgrade to SQL Server 2000 and Windows NT/2000 environment (from SQL Server 7.0 & Windows 98).
  • Delivered results within specified timelines
  • Testing all aspects of the application to ensure the quality is of the highest level

Windows NT/2000, PowerBuilder 6, SQL Server 2000, PL/SQL Developer, JIRA, Test Director, CVS.

Confidential, Irving, TX Jan’03 - Feb’04
Jr. QA Engineer
It includes applications in the areas like: Business Activity Monitoring / Business Dashboards, Business Intelligence & Analytics, Business-to-Business Applications, Inventory Management, Demand Management, Pricing & Optimization, Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Cross Enterprise Performance Management is fully integrated supply chain application that addresses the issues and delivers all the essential elements for real-time supply chain control. Companies can add value and business advantage to the basic design to meet the needs of their customers.

  • Coding and deploying HTML\'s and JSP\'s into an IBM Web Sphere Application.
  • Designed and developed Unit Test cases using J-unit, which is built in WebSphere Studio to test the individual core modules in Supply Chain control
  • Used Java and JSP\'s for retrieving data from the back-end.
  • Understanding the business requirements and developed test cases to test the complete functionality of the application.
  • Test scripts were run manually to check the functionality of the application.
  • System testing to verify the result after integrating overall product & software system, Regression testing to detect defects introduced during modification of a system
  • Stress Testing of application using Microsoft Web Application Stress Test Tool
  • Profiling of application using Web Sphere Studio
  • Generation of test data, Preparing test plans & test cases required for application
  • Detecting bugs and maintaining their history, determining its priority.
  • Performed Performance testing using J-meter.

Windows 2000/2005, JUnit, IBM DB2 8.1, Microsoft Web Application Stress Test Tool, Jmeter, Struts, WebSphere IBM 5.0,JDBC, JSP, JavaScript, XML, CVS.

Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics

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