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Automation Specialist Resume

Summary of Professional Experience:

  • Automation and manual testing with a wide range of skill set, roles and industry verticals.
  • Extensive experience in Test Director and Quality Center Administration activities and customizing Quality Center tools to project specific requirements. Highly skilled in preparing test strategies, detailed test plans, project assessments, estimations, preparing test scenarios and test scripts, and subsequent execution of the test scripts and preparing test summary reports.

Application/Functional areas/Packages worked on

Automation QTP, Financial Sector, Banking, Basel II, Back office Automation for Airlines

Types of projects worked on

STLC, Application, and Web based Projects

Environments worked on

Windows 2000,windows XP, UNIX, Mainframe

Environments exposed to

MS Windows ,Oracle Forms 11i,SQL

Languages/Tools worked on

QTP Winrunner ,Test director ,Test track Pro Rational Clear Request, SQL, TOAD, Quality Center Administration, VB, C++,Ruby

Languages/Tools exposed to

Load runner, Mercury QTP ,Informatica Powercenter Monitor, Business Objects and Oracle,DB2,Mainframe,C++,
RUBY

Trainings Exposed

Basel II,DTL, Banking overview, Oracle and LoadRunner, QTP 9.2

Work Experience:

Confidential, Oct 2010 - Present

Title: Automation Specialist

Environment: QTP 10.0, 9.5, Oracle 9i, SQL yog, Dev C++

Project Description:
The Imaging and Workflow application architecture has been gradually synchronizing over the past three years. The goal is to have a single architecture within the next two years. This five year effort will synchronize our systems on a FileNET, Oracle, Java, Perl and VB.NET based infrastructure.
Responsibilities:

  • Created the Automation Framework for the IW Project
  • Created the Automation scripts using QTP and VB Functions for IW project.
  • Web service Testing using QTP by coding TDD framework for CIMSVOC project
  • Created XML parsing tool using VB script and XML comparison tool using QTP
  • Responsible for Database Testing on Oracle 9i using SQL queries on TOAD 9.1
  • Created and updated QTP scripts for all new business requirements and for the IW applications such as VIEWS, VISION, ONTRACK and NRS.
  • Responsible for leading the Automation team for IW and took over complete ownership of creating and maintaining Automation scripts.
  • Created and implemented the Keyword Driven Framework in an modularized format
  • Created the generic VB scripts useful for business needs like connecting to Oracle Database and executing SQL queries through QTP
  • Worked in Agile environment and followed a Kanban Chart process.
  • Involved in other areas of IWautomation and developed and executed scripts for automation team when needed
  • Involved in all major activities of Automation works in IWautomation team.
  • Performed few demonstrations on Automation scripts and effectiveness of the framework.
  • Handled Day to day activities and reported the Automation Status of the Automation Team weekly.

Confidential, Sep 2009 - Oct 2010

Title: Automation Specialist
Client: Confidential
Project: Personal Lines and Solutions Automation

Environment: QTP 10.0, 9.5, Ruby, Mainframe, SQL yog, Dev C++

Responsibilities:

  • Created and updated QTP scripts for all new business requirements for the NAPS applications and took over complete ownership of maintaining NAPS scripts.QTP scripts were developed to store the results in an XML file with a hyperlink to connect to all milestones of the Output screens and the erred out screen in mainframe.
  • Responsible for updating QTP scripts for some of new business requirements for the AOA Auto applications which has been connected to Citrix Office
  • Responsible for Development of new tools using QTP and VB scripts useful for business needs like converting a mainframe Dump txt file into an Xml and XML file into an Excel
  • Created QTP and VB scripts to convert a Text file into an business designed Excel with an mainframe copybook and performance tuned using C++ scripts
  • Created a Tool using QTP and VB scripts which can act as a Queue file for the FTPed files from Mainframe and it has been queued to a new application.
  • Worked in Agile environment and followed a Kanban Chart process.
  • Responsible for execution of QTP scripts through Citrix server for all major automation requests
  • Involved in other areas of PLS automation and developed and executed few Ruby scripts for automation team when needed
  • Involved in all major activities of Automation works in PLS automation team.

Confidential, Dec 2008 - Sept 2009
Title: Automation Lead
Client: Confidential
Project: Share IT MBSP

Environment: QTP 9.2, Quality Center 9.0 BPO, IBM DB2, Oracle, Java, IBM Mainframe

Share IT is a new application developed in BlueCross BlueShield Florida, which would be the centralized repository and platform for all internal and external systems that are currently operational in BCBS.

Share IT is the replica of existing Diamond System in BCBS with all new additional connections between the external and internal systems. The modules like Enrollment, Billing, Finance and Fulfillment are already implemented in Share IT as part of Release 1, and all the connections with external systems like Prime, CIP and CIM are established.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for creating Test Strategy and Test Plan
  • Responsible for implementing Automation Framework/approach for the project and responsible for Estimation
  • Responsible for implementing Business Objects Model for Automation(BPO)
  • Responsible for creation of QTP scripts on the application with the customized Approach
  • Responsible for Integration Testing with external connection using Mainframe as Channel
  • Responsible for Database verification Testing, using IBM DB2 and Toad
  • Defect Tracking and Management and report generation on Quality Center.
  • Coordinates issue resolution
  • Conduct Smoke, functionality, regression testing on the required components with the team.
  • Monitors day to day test progress

Confidential, Aug 2008 to Dec 2008
Project Name : Metavante Global Banking
Domain : Banking
Client : Confidential,
Role : TEST LEAD
Location : USA, Wisconsin
Team Size : 10

Environment: QTP 9.2, Quality Center 9.0, DB2, SOA service Websphere

The base Temenos Core Banking (TCB) system has been developed to date with a focus on global functionality. The primary US banking modifications have been identified to introduce the base functionality that will introduce Metavante's Strategic Banking Platform (SBP) into the US banking market. The objective is to provide core account and customer processing capabilities across the large US bank market segment

Audit Logging functionality will address the need for US financial entities to be able to maintain all non-monetary changes captured across the entire SBP system, including product, arrangement, and customer applications. The requirement for Audit Logging includes historical data capture and retrieval. The financial entity will have the need to retrieve historical changes in response to legal actions, client research, product development, as well as retain mandatory audit records required to meet regulatory requirements.

Role: TEST LEAD - Automation

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for creating Test Strategy and Test Plan
  • Responsible for all Co ordination activities between Client to IBM and between projects both from Offshore as well as Onshore.
  • Develop day to day test execution plan for Release
  • Test and review the requirements and provide feedback to the Business Analysis team.
  • Coordinate with all projects level QA leads to identify, define and execute tests for the program.
  • Responsible for implementing Automation Framework/approach for the project and responsible for Estimation
  • Responsible for customizing the Mercury tool to project specific using VB scripts, which was implemented for the First time in IBM.
  • Responsible for creation of QTP scripts on the Flex application with the customized Approach
  • Review all QA deliverables to Metavante from Temenos
  • Defect Tracking and Management and report generation on Quality Center.
  • Coordinates issue resolution
  • Conduct Smoke, functionality, regression testing on the required components with the team.
  • Monitors day to day test progress

Confidential, Mar 2008 to Aug 2008
Project Name : UBS Flash to Flex Automation
Domain : Banking
Client : Confidential
Role : TEST LEAD - Automation
Location : Switzerland, Pune
Team Size : 7

Environment: Adobe Flex, Application Server 6.1, Rational Portfolio Manager, QTP 9.2, Quality Center 9.0

DMG is central repository for static partner data within UBS. It resides inside the Swiss secure zone (SSZ) and holds both global and Swiss secure data. It contains all secured information like counterpart core information such as name, postal addresses, electronic addresses, correspondence language, ratings etc; account information, mnemonics, standard settlement instructions and confirmation as well as trade processing maintenance data.
Scope for automation of this application includes creation of this secured Information satisfying all those validation which would include field level to Business Logic and business flows and Maintenance of those secured information.

Role: TEST LEAD

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Onsite assessment of the Project, during proposal phase.
  • Responsible for complete Test Plan activities starting from assessment to Sign Off.
  • Responsible for creating Test Strategy and Test Plan and negotiated with Customer for Go ahead of the Plan
  • Responsible for all Co ordination activities between Client to IBM and with Project management and resources both from Offshore as well as Onshore.
  • Responsible for implementing Automation Framework/approach for the project and responsible for Estimation
  • Responsible for customizing the Mercury tool to project specific using VB scripts, which was implemented for the First time in IBM.
  • Responsible for creation of QTP scripts on the Flex application with the customized Approach.
  • Review various Automation Test Deliverables taking into consideration high quality standards
  • Handling Test Team Concerns and escalating them if necessary.
  • Preparation of execution report.
  • Responsible for giving presentation on the automation technology used in the project for internal clients on behalf of IBM.
  • Responsible for creating reusable documents for Integration of Flex with QTP, this would be the guidelines for Developers and Automation Team when integrating the Flex application with QTP.
  • Responsible for Sign off of all the Deliverables matching IBM standards and on Time.
Confidential, Apr 2007 to Feb 2008
Project Name : SPOT British SKY Broadcasting
Domain : Media and Entertainment
Client : Confidential
Role : QC Administrator, Automation Testing Specialist (QTP)
Location : London
Team Size : 12
Module Size : 4

Environment: Adobe Flex, J2EE, Chordiant, MQ Series 5.2,Oracle, Web Sphere Application Server 6.1, Rational Portfolio Manager, QTP 9.2, Quality Center 9.0
Description:

A number of emerging factors in the UK Pay TV marketplace have presented a unique opportunity for Sky to evolve its business. A project SPOT is initiated from SKY which can be defined as a program of work to deliver a Customer Portal with e-sales and e-service abilities, Customer Management and Billing functionality under a new Sky venture.

Roles:

  • QC Administrator
  • Automation Specialist(QTP)

Responsibilities:

  • Test Planning for Regression pack and Sanity Test which should be executed on daily basis.
  • Responsible for implementing Automation Framework/approach.
  • QC and QTP server setup activity.
  • Key Person Responsible for Integration of QTP with Flex application which is being a very new technology for Automation and it has been successfully implemented for the first time in IBM.
  • As a QC Administrator, responsible for successful creation and maintenance of QC users with required role and maintained servers, necessary software's and licenses
  • Responsible for customizing the Mercury tool to project specific using Workflow Script Editor in Quality Center.
  • Responsible for developing QTP scripts on the Flex application for performing Functional Test
  • Review various Automation Test Deliverables taking into consideration high quality standards
  • Handling Test Team Concerns and escalating them if necessary
  • Preparation of execution report.
  • Act as an interface between Client and the automation team.
  • Responsible for giving presentation on the automation technology used in the project for internal clients on behalf of IBM.
  • Responsible for creating reusable documents for Integration of Flex with QTP, this would be the guidelines for Developers and Automation Team when integrating the Flex application with QTP.

Confidential, Jan 2006 to Mar 2007

Project Name : ABN AMRO WCS
Domain : Banking
Client : Confidential
Role : Module Lead, Testing
Location : London
Team Size : 15
Module Size : 4

Environment : Informatica Power center Workflow Manager, HP UNIX V11.0, Oracle V9, SAFEGATE, Fermat, Business Objects V6.5, VXI2

Description :

ABN AMRO Bank (AAB) is preparing for the introduction of Basel II, a mandatory international initiative to enhance capital adequacy in the banking industry. An essential component for Basel II Credit Risk is the Risk-Weighted Assets (RWA) calculator. AAB have chosen the Fermat product to fulfill this calculator requirement, adopting a de-centralized implementation approach for each Strategic Business Unit (SBU).

One of the main activities of this project\'s implementation is to design and build a Data Pre-Processing Layer which is responsible for processing PC/NGM data that is sourced from WCS led countries. This data is extracted as part of the existing extracts of data from WCS source systems, and is included in the data files that are received by the WCS Basel 2 Platform, processed by SAFEGATE, and pass through DTL prior to being loaded to the WCS instance of Fermat. Where Data Integration has identified PC/NGM specific defaults and validation rules for PC/NGM data, these are performed by DTL on the basis of the SBU code on each source record. This data is loaded to the WCS instance of Fermat, RWA calculation performed and the calculation results extracted to the WBRR along with WCS data. Our focus is on Testing which includes SAFEGATE testing, ETL/DTL Testing, Group Reporting, Data Marting Testing and BO Reports Testing.

Roles: Module Lead for Safegate Converter, Safegate and Group Reporting

Responsibilities:

  • Creating Detailed Test Plan for a given release.
  • Co ordinate Test Activities within my module.
  • Plan regression testing activity and Non Functional requirements testing activity.
  • Plan and provide estimate for further releases and Change requests
  • Written Test cases, Test Scenarios, Traceability Matrix, and created Test Data.
  • Database Defect recording using Test Director 8.0 and documenting the Test cases in Test Director.
  • Actively participated and Conducted formal and informal Reviews within the Team and with the Developers.
  • Worked with Toad, Business Objects and Informatica for checking the Database and debugging process.
  • Created detailed design and Testing Guidelines documents and the Execution hints.

Confidential, Jan 2005 to Dec 2005.

Project Title : Qantas eQ Program
Client : Confidential
Role : Team member (Automated Testing)
Location : Sydney, Australia

Project Description:

The Qantas eQ Program is an ambitious 10-year exercise aimed at replacing Qantas\' back office systems with the integrated Oracle eBusiness suite and introducing elements of best practice across all back office operations. The Program is being delivered by a consortium comprising Qantas, IBM and Oracle. Part of this project involves ensuring that Release 1, Release 2 and Release 3 functionality still works while moving to Phase 2.Hence, Automated Testing was required to be able to run regression tests and ensure the functionality of Release 1, 2 and 3 works before moving to Phase 2 & 3.

Responsibilities:

  • Automated the existing manual scripts.
  • Performed regression testing by executing the test scripts using Winrunner 7.6.
  • Defect recording using TestDirector 8.0.
  • Involved in Test Director Administration by creating users and maintaining their records.
  • Coordinated with the offshore developers for Defect resolution using Oracle Collaborative Support tool by raising TAR and conducting OWC session with Oracle Team.
  • Responsible for creating the detailed design and Unit Test plan documents and the Execution hints.

Confidential, Sep 2004 to Dec 2004

Project Title : NBR (Net Bank Replacement)
Client : Confidential
Role : Team Member
Location : Sydney, Australia
Duration :

Project Description:

NetBank Replacement is an 18 month program commencing April 2003. The objective of the program is to replace the NetBank application and infrastructure, implementing a solution that is consistent with the Bank\'s IT & T strategy. The program is the first stage of the Bank\'s strategy for Retail Banking delivery systems, which is to progressively implement a common platform across all customer service and sales points to enable the Bank to deliver a consistent and efficient customer experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Design test condition, prepare test cases.
  • Test cases execution ,
  • Defect recording using Rational Clear Request,
  • Follow up on defect recording, and resolution.
  • Maintain System test environment on harness. Maintain database record in testing environment.

Confidential

Project Title : QA Tools (Technical Requirement Checklist)
Client : Confidential
Role : Team Member

Project Description:

Sony Computer is the leading supplier of game consoles (PS1 and PS2) i.e., PlayStation. Every game developed on these consoles has to satisfy the Hardware requirements and standards given by Sony. QA tool is one such tool developed by Sony Computers for checking the Technical Requirement Checklist. The tools has various options like checking the correctness of the Memory Card for the game consoles, formatting the card, checking the directories structure and file systems of the saved games which should be according to SCEE/SCEA depending on the region. To check the naming convention used by the developer are according to the convention of Sony Computers.

Responsibilities:

  • Executing test cases, creating bug report using TTP.
  • Involved in Functionality, Performance, compatibility and Regression testing

Confidential

Project : NKPA System Automation
Platform : Windows NT.
Software : HTML, VB, Oracle 8i.
Testing Mode : Win Runner, Test Director.

Project Description:

This is an automation project for NKP Private Ltd. The project category is Client - Server based. The modules include Employee Registration, Leave, Attendance, Salary Generation and Report Generation. Black box Testing is performed in the presentation layer in which the application is tested for the valid data entry, validity in the ranges, identifying the particular value for a particular item, identifying wrong entries and also to check for the pop up of appropriate error messages.

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in preparation of test cases depending on the user requirements,
  • Performed testing of the application using Win Runner and submitted test summary reports using Test Director

World Wide Online Services

Project : E-shop.com
Platform : Windows 2000.
Software : ASP.NET, Oracle8i.
Testing Mode : WR-Automated

Project Description:

E-shopping is a web based software product for online shopping. The products like Rice, Pulses, Oils, Cosmetics, Toiletries, and Instant Food Etc. are available on this online shopping. It also provides Customer services and Member services. This Project has different modules like Log in screen and registration, Search engine option for the products, View cart options for the user to view his purchased products with the details, Pay option and then log out option.

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in preparation of test cases depending on the user requirements.
  • Performed testing of the application using Win Runner and submitted test summary reports using Test Director.

Education:

B.TECH (Bachelor of Technology) in Electronics & Communications (Pondicherry) B.C.E.T. India.

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