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Test Manager Resume Profile

MD

Summary of Experience

  • Over 10 years of experience in Software Quality Assurance as a Test Lead/Test Manager.
  • Completed Training for PMP and currently in the process of taking exam for PMP.
  • Experience in managing team of up to 20 testers.
  • Extensively involved in interview panel, to interview and bring new testers to the test team.
  • Exposure to full software development life cycle of large and highly integrated applications supporting the State Federal Government.
  • Expertise in reviewing various types of requirement documents, doing gap analysis and converting them to testable scenarios.
  • Experienced in test preparation, designing test cases, test planning, providing estimations LOE , and resource allocation and manage project plans/ dashboards using MS Project and Excel.
  • Actively participated in various organizational level process improvement activities as part of the CMMI implementation team.
  • Experience in conducting various types of tests that includes, functional, regression, integration, compatibility, installation, black box, white box, gray box, design verification, database, automation, performance, GUI, supporting user acceptance testing, 508 compliance testing and SAS/Unix/Humming Bird testing
  • Experienced in using, administering, and managing tool workflows with Quality Center ALM , PVCS tracker, and Rational ClearQuest.
  • Expertise in communicating with various organizations and teams to conduct integration-testing activities, analyze any requirement gaps, track defects resolution progress or any other conflicting issues.
  • Extensive skills in using and customizing Quality Center, Quick Test Professional WinRunner.
  • Extensive database skills in Oracle, SQL Server and MS-Access
  • Extensive experience in working as a Team Leader/Test Manager and delivered consistent results in various organizations.
  • Conducted daily scrum stand up meetings, weekly status meetings, Bug triage meetings with various teams involved in the projects.
  • Prepared status reports and test matrix for the status meetings with various teams.
  • Experience in different kinds of Methodology which includes Agile, Waterfall, Scrum, ILC Investment Life Cycle
  • Experience working with Off-shore Projects
  • Efficient problem-solving skills, utilized daily in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and social skills.
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities

Technical Skills:

Operating systems: Microsoft Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP/Win7, Unix, Linux Programming Languages: J2EE, HTML, .Net, RDBMS: Oracle, DB2, Marklogic, MS-Access Technologies and Application Software: Informatica Power Center, COTS, Teradata SQL Assistant, XML, Visual Source Safe, PVCS Version Manager, Rational Clear Case, Sub-Version, CALT, Quick Test Professional, Test Track Pro, Quality Center ALM , MS Office 97/07, Internet Tools, Soap-UI, Adobe Photoshop, Snag-It, SAS, SharePoint, VISIO, MS-Project.

Professional Experience

Confidential

Test Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all major project milestones, timelines, owners, and dependencies are tracked within the integrated master program schedule
  • Excellent exposure on all State of Maryland CARES Client Automatic Registration and Enrollment Systems , CSES Child support Enrollment Systems and Medicaid Management Information Systems MMIS
  • Oversee functional, end-to-end, regression, and UAT testing tasks for State of MD- ACA Independent Test Team
  • Supervise 20 test team comprised of employees and contractors.
  • Provide test support for fully integrated Health Insurance Exchange HIX for all Medicaid eligibility categories.
  • Mange the day to day expectations of key project stakeholders State, Vendor
  • Guide the overall approach and strategy of testing with States, which includes Resource Management, Budget Analysis.
  • Utilized SOAP UI to perform web services testing for MHBE,
  • Triage defects with States and provide weekly informational report to different states.
  • Working closely with State's Agency to provide quality independent testing services.
  • Create test schedules, provide estimates for resources, and report project status
  • Extensive Experience with Quality Center, Currently serving as an Admin to Implement/create workflows for various modules in QC.
  • Escalate issues and risks in a timely manner
  • Review work products and deliverables
  • Coordinate test cases and test plan walkthroughs and Test Readiness Reviews with state.
  • Assist state with Go- No- Go decision before releasing software into Production.
  • Mentor, manage and review the work of junior testers and testing specialists

Confidential

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee functional, end-to-end, regression, and smoke testing tasks of Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services CMS ACA Independent Test Team
  • Supervise test team comprised of employees and contractors
  • Mange the day to day expectations of key project stakeholders CMS/State's
  • Guide the overall approach and strategy of testing with States, which includes Resource Management, Budget Analysis.
  • Triage defects with States and provide weekly informational report to different states.
  • Working closely with State's Agency to provide quality independent testing services.
  • Create test schedules, provide estimates for resources, and report project status
  • Create testing defect reports and track to resolution
  • Develop and maintain test plans and report test results
  • Escalate issues and risks in a timely manner
  • Coordinate various testing activities with external systems
  • Participate in all system related walkthroughs, and overview sessions
  • Review work products and deliverables
  • Coordinate test cases and test plan walkthroughs and Test Readiness Reviews with CMS
  • Write and review test cases for manual testing
  • Mentor, manage and review the work of junior testers and testing specialists

Confidential

Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct management oversight and operational responsibility for the verification and validation of DECC-PQRS project.
  • Responsible for developing, implementing and validating compliance with QA and testing processes and procedures.
  • Manage a team of 15 QA Junior and Senior testers.
  • Ensure the development of robust test cases, test data creation, test execution, and creation of test summary reports
  • Implemented the use of HP Quality Center as the quality management solution tool of choice to track the execution of the test cases and as well as associated defects Test case metrics are produced from Quality Center these include pass/ fail rates, number of defects, and defect breakdown by severity.
  • Used QTP to automate the application using VB scripting.
  • Utilized SOA architecture to create framework for multiple applications.
  • Utilizing MS Project establishes resource allocation and staffing plans as well as milestone dates. This detailed information is integrated into the overall test MS project plan.
  • Provide time-and-effort estimates for the quality assurance and testing components and provides QA metrics that measure the health of the project on a weekly basis.
  • Followed Agile Methodology and conducted scrum methodology.
  • Work closely with the client, internal project management, development management, and leading subject matter experts to manage ongoing operations and release management. This includes daily operational support through coordination of release management activities, issue resolution, risk identification and mitigation, and post implementation evaluation of improvement efforts.
  • Involved in 508 testing, reviewing VPAT's using JAWS.

Confidential

Sr.QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in designing application, and involved in requirement analysis to meet client expectations.
  • Created test plans for multiple projects
  • Performed/Participated in GUI testing, integration testing, system testing for various projects and data integrity testing by extensive use of SQL.
  • Written commands in UNIX/Humming bird for Management Reports and SQL for pulling datasets from the SAS box.
  • Trained new team members on-board Mentor Sr. Testers and QA Engineer
  • Reported daily QA status to Project QA Managers.
  • Extensively used XML for creating test data. Awarded SAM Sure I am Motivated Award from the Director of the Organization
  • Managed a team of 4 QA testers.

Confidential

QA Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Interacted with Business Analysts, Clinical Analyst and Developers to understand the requirements and prepared test cases based on the client requirements.
  • Implemented /developed and automated testing using Quick Test Pro and LoadRunner.
  • Implemented use of Quality center for different projects.
  • Involved in the merge of defects from PVCS tracker to Quality Center.
  • Architected and implemented agile QA processes and practices, including defect and test management
  • Standardize QA standards and practices across teams where possible
  • Job duties include preparation of test strategy, test plan, test case documents, and test execution, result analysis, supporting user acceptance test and production problems.

Confidential

QA Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in the testing of the software for the loan personal property Application Portal to ensure the highest level of quality.
  • Created component level test plans, integration approach and strategy document, test cases, and scenarios for Loan personal property Portal functionality.
  • Ensured test plans and test cases are completed and met business requirements met for all assigned products.
  • Worked directly with development teams investigating and correcting software bugs and deficiencies based on the testing results.
  • Performed various types of testing, such as functional, regression, user acceptance, negative and installation testing.

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