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Quality Assurance Engineer Resume


EXPERIENCE SUMMARY: (More than 5 years of Software testing experience)

  • July 06 March 09 QA Engineer IBM , Silicon Valley Labs, California
  • Aug 05 May 06 QA Tester UH, Texas
  • May 03 - May 04 QA Intern HCL Peripherals, Chennai, India
  • 3 years experience in black box, white box, regression and migration testing with IBM.
  • Excellent problem solving, decision making and documentation skills.
  • Excellent team player with strong communication skills and have experience in working with teams globally placed.
  • Solid experience in writing test cases and implementing various test strategies.
  • Known for having excellent rapport with developers to develop solutions.

Master of Science, Computer Science
B.Tech, Information Technology

Languages: C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, Visual Basic 6.0, VC++, UML, PHP
Web Development: Visual Studio.NET, ASP.NET, ADO.NET, JavaScript, HTML, XML, MS FrontPage, PERL
Web Servers: Web sphere Application Server (WAS) 5, 6, 6.1, Web logic9.0.
Databases: SQL, Oracle 10i, 11g, mySQL, MS Access, Db2
Operating Systems: Windows 9x/2000/NT/XP, Linux, UNIX, AIX, Solaris,MAC
Applications: Perforce, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks, Adobe Photoshop, MS Visio, Internet Information Services (IIS), MS Office Suite, CVS.
Testing Tools: Rational Functional Tester, Silk Test, Selenium, Junit, JMeter.
Bug tracking: Clear quest, Bugzilla.


Quality Assurance Engineer July 2006 March 2009
Environment: Windows XP/2000, Linux, AIX, UNIX, Java Scripts
Web sphere Product Center is a web based inventory control product built on Java. Very complex in nature, it is used to manage the huge data of various clients. Some of our customers include Wal-Mart, Best buy, JLP, and so on.

  • Involved in system verification testing of three big releases on WPC product
  • Lead for the migration testing of various fix packs of the product
  • Involved in testing of various customer issues and delivering the fix packs on time.
  • Developed automated test suite using WPC scripts for the workflow branch of the product using Rational Functional Tester (RFT).
  • Designed test plan, wrote test cases and executed them for firefox testing of the product.
  • Involved in reviewing various release documents and verifying them.
  • Developed great communication skills and capability to work with teams in India and China.
  • Performed complete UAT testing of the product when new UI was introduced for walmart.
  • Also done installation testing of the product in various languages.
  • Been the main deployment person of my QA team.
  • Involved in deploying the instances in the QA server machines (unix/linux/aix/solaris)
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills with regard to deploying the builds and making sure they are up and running.
  • Performed extensive research on an import/export tool of the product, performed around 600 manual test cases and submitted the results for data stability.
  • Involved in Agile methodology.
  • Used IBM ClearQuest for bug tracking.

Cofnidential, August 2005 May 2006
QA Tester
Environment: Macromedia Dream weaver, Adobe Photoshop, ASP.NET, JavaScript, Windows XP, Bugzilla

  • Designed and developed web pages for eight Professors in the Law Center.
  • Performed a great deal of UI testing for that website.
  • Responsible for maintaining the Law center website by continuously performing regression tests to make sure nothing is broken.
  • Learnt ways to deal with customer requirements and how to fulfill them.
  • Developed test plan for UI testing of this website and wrote test cases for the same.

Cofnidential, May 2005- July 2005
Research Assistant
Environment: Visual Studio.NET, VC++.NET, Windows XP, mySQL

  • Developed a module for identifying the alpha viruses in the human blood using VC++.NET.
  • Responsible for collecting various information about the alpha viruses.
  • Designed and developed the database using mySQL and used the same to store the collected information.

Cofnidential, Chennai, India May 2003- May 2004
QA Intern
Environment: Visual Basic 6.0, Ms Access

  • Learnt SDLC and different testing methodologies.
  • Developed and implemented a network manager using “Simple Network Management Protocol”.
  • Developed the system for the windows 2000 environment.
  • This system was implemented with various modules like port scanning and discovery of all the active nodes connected to the network.
  • Involved in writing the test plan, test scenarios and test cases for testing of the entire product.
  • Performed black box testing of the product and released it in time

Task Set generation for Real time processing using C in VxWorks Environment Fall 2005

  • Developed a task set in C to do a set of preliminary operations like insert, delete, modify, search and sort operations.
  • This was executed in VxWorks Environment after taking into consideration important features like the critical section and priorities for each and every task.
  • Execution times for all the tasks were calculated and a proper scheduling method was developed.

Multiple Sequence Alignment using Hidden Markov Model in C++ Fall 2005

  • Developed an application which aligns multiple sequences using the concept of hidden markov model.
  • Created a module in Java which uses the Viterbi Algorithm to find out the emission and transition probability matrices.

A Bookstore Website in C#.NET, ASP.NET, JavaScript (Team of 4 people) Spring 2005

  • Developed a website for a bookstore which consisted of various modules like the search module, payment module, and feed back module.
  • Developed both the client side interface and server side administration.
  • Maintained all the information and manipulated them using Ms Access Database.
  • Created a user interface using Dream weaver and Photoshop
  • Performed system testing, UI testing to make sure the website was functional.

“A Piece of Mind” Game using C#.NET and Test First Development mode spring 2005

  • Developed a game which finds out various matched between the user input and the computer generated answer.
  • Created the game using the OOAD concept of Test First Development (TFD).

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