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Senior Test Lead Resume



  • Around 9+ years of Software Testing & Quality Assurance in IT spanned with extensive experience in web based applications, Mainframe and Database testing across Healthcare, Investment banking and Retail and Hi - Tech Domain.
  • Gained immense QA experience working with Fortune 100 companies such as Google, Humana Health care & USAA Insurance
  • Extensive experience in Strong knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Software Testing life cycle (STLC) Agile-scrum Model, waterfall, User Acceptance and Automation testing concepts.
  • Expertise in Black box testing, Functional, System, Integration, Accessibility, Regression, compatibility, end-to-end testing, GUI, UAT, Database, Smoke/Sanity, Ad-hoc/Self exploratory, Usability, Automation testing using UFT and Selenium.
  • Specialized in Requirement analysis, Requirement traceability matrix, Documenting the Test strategy and test plans, Test Reports, Test Cases and Test execution against the requirements.
  • Expertise in Defect Management, which involves Defect triaging, root cause analysis and Defect Trend analysis and Defect metrics reporting.
  • Implemented Business process testing, Shift left and Risk based Testing approach in my projects.
  • Experience in testing Web Applications (Java, .Net based applications), mainframe application, Web services & Database testing for various client domains like Investments, Healthcare, and Retail using Client-Server applications.
  • Used SQL Queries for data validation/verification Back-End testing in Oracle, SQLserver databases.
  • Expertise in all Healthcare systems like HL7 standards, PBMS data summary
  • Good exposure in development and management of detailed project plans to include, resources, tasks, requirements, milestones, and review points and SCRUM iteration model. Have strong work ethics, taking ownership of all duties and responsibilities.
  • Excellent Analytical skills coupled with great communication and Interpersonal skills through being a committed Team Player.
  • Managed testing teams comprising of test engineers, Senior test engineers, business analysts at Humana for critical projects handling end to end delivery
  • An out of the box thinker in creating business-critical scenarios for testing to minimize risk and increased efficiency in testing
  • Provide broad based strengths and accomplishments in:
  • Quality Assurance Test Cases design & Exec
  • Team mentoring Team Management
  • Waterfall/Agile SDLC Onshore/Offshore Model
  • Test Data Preparation and Mgmt. Testing Metrics
  • Test Strategy and Test Planning Defect Tracking & Triage
  • Test Estimations QA Dashboards
  • Test/Team Management Release Coordination


Testing Tools: HP Quality Centre (QC), HP-QTP,HP Load Runner, Eggplant, TOAD, SoapUIDefect Tracking Tool: Mantis, Bugzilla, Squids, & Buganizer, Borland StarTeam, SCI Ticketing System

Management Tools: Source Forge, Rational Team concert (RTC), Version one and MTM,RALLY

OS: Windows, UNIX, Linux, Mac OSProgramming: XMLSQL, UNIX, LINUX

Source tracking: Visual SourceSafe, MS Share PointMethodologies: Waterfall, Agile, Hybrid

MS / CA Tools: MS Office, MS Visio, MS Excel


Senior Test Lead

Confidential, CA

  • Currently working on a Confidential Project at Google products.
  • Responsibilities include Requirement analysis, Test case creation,Test Scripts creation,Handling the Test data management, Creation of Traceability matrix for business and system requirements.
  • Worked on Test execution (SIT and UAT ) and defect management. Worked on End to end testing task until the projects goes to production implementation.
  • Worked on test automation strategy and coordinating with the Scrum teams and DevOps groups to implement and execute the automation plan
  • Conducted Defect triage calls and prioritize the defects, involved in Root cause analysis of all defects.
  • Worked on web applications(cross browsers) and Mobile (IOS and android), accessibility testing, includes testing if ADA standards, WCAG 2.0 experience.
  • Created test data for all the functional and business requirements.
  • Using JIRA for Requirement traceability matrix to verify all the requirements are covered. Used Buganizer for maintaining the documents and defect tracking .
  • Taken ownership for all the tasks starts from Test planning through Test execution to Test Closure.
  • Taken care of Projects Test metrics creation and submitted on timely basis.
  • Participate in weekly and monthly status reporting meetings on current products to Google senior management executives

Test Lead

  • Extensively worked on the Test Planning, Test Strategy and Test Execution Effort for Functional, Integration, System, Regression and End-to-End Workflow testing with the Business and Technical team.
  • Followed HIPAA standards and HL7 standards in the projects.
  • Expertise in HL7 and HIPAA standards, HIT transactions like PBC32,PBMS, CCDA, CCD,ADT MRC32 and HEDIS and CM.
  • Used various quality control analysis like Manual, Functionality Testing, Smoke testing, System testing, Database Testing, Integration, User Acceptance Test (UAT), Performance, and Regression Testing, Web services Testing using Soap UI tool
  • Attending the Sprint stories (Agile methodology) walk through to know about the client requirements and technical requirements.
  • Interacting with development team to maintain mutual understanding of basic functionality of the system.
  • Involved in Data management of all HIT transactions.Used automation tools like QTP to extract the test data from the systems for various transactions.
  • Executed and managed UAT (User Acceptance) testing for implemented solutions.
  • Validated all file outputs and processing performance
  • Worked with technical teams to optimize and automate testing and reporting processes
  • Worked with the provider technical resources to complete the mapping between the provider EMR information sent to CDSM and the data requirements of the overall program
  • Complete the assigned steps of implementing both CCDs and Flat files (Configure Ensemble, Unit Test, Peer Review, Promotion to production, production checkout and manually process files in production)
  • Defined record layouts, mapping and supporting HEDIS documentation to transform provider files to custom and standard layouts used for supplemental data processing
  • Confirming the plans and schedules reflect the necessary activities and durations to achieve the defined requirements and objectives following available standards & guideline
  • Tracked and report the defects in HP Quality Center/ALM and worked with development team to fix issues.
  • Preparing weekly status reports and release reports and circulate it across the Scrum masters, cross work stream test leads and IT stakeholders
  • Run SQL queries to Test the backend functionalities for all vendor system and provider portal, HIT
  • Reviewing test scripts prepared by the team for adherence to the requirements.
  • Involved and reviewed the execution of test scripts by team members and raising defects in SQUIDS (test cases and defects tracking tool) in SCRUM Iterations.
  • Owning Test data driven responsibilities for Development, CIT and SIT team and connecting to various service teams to get the proper data at right time
  • Provide support for daily production control testing activities, execute on-demand and daily batch jobs
  • Communicate and provide inputs to IT and business groups to resolve priority issue identified from production control testing.
  • Involved in Defect Retesting and Defect reporting to Management.
  • Managing the 5-member offshore team and coordinating the team to cascade any project risks to Humana stakeholders.
  • Managed the SCRUM process for my project using the version Tool and allocated the efforts to my Offshore testers.
  • Assess and communicate risk associated to testing.
  • Involved in Daily Project Stand up.
  • Accountable for timely and quality test deliverables throughout the project life cycle


Senior QA engineer

  • Played Test Lead role for cost basis program.
  • Extensively worked on Requirement analysis, Test Plan/Strategy, System Testing, Functional Testing, Test Reporting and Onsite/Offshore model
  • Executed Functional UAT and Regression testing, Web, DB,Mobile (IPAD, IOS) testing activities for vendor system interface with USAA.
  • Expertise in Trading processing in Equity, Options and MF, Fixed income. Have working knowledge in interface applications with SCI, Fiserv,Fidelity.
  • Involved in Defect Retesting and Defect Reporting
  • Analysis of PROD defects and prioritizes for a monthly release.
  • Collaboration within and outside Test Team to achieve desired end result.
  • Co-ordination with development team and onsite team.
  • Assess and communicate risk associated to testing.
  • Participation in Daily Status call and vendor management call.
  • Co-ordination with development team for Environment issues.
  • Involved in Daily project status tracking.
  • Accountable for timely and quality test deliverables throughout the project life cycle.
  • Owner of all vendor management (SCIVANTAGE ) calls to analyses and assign the defects to right POC and mitigation towards the issues.
  • Accountable for timely and quality test deliverables throughout the project life cycle.


Senior QA engineer

  • Analyzing Business Requirements / Features and preparing the High Level Scenarios in Mercury Quality Center.
  • Coordinating with the Onsite team for the offshore team clarification.
  • Doing peer review of all Detailed Level Test cases written by the team members to get good quality scenarios for client review.
  • Ensuring that the delivered test artifacts confirms to the customer requirements and agreed quality standards.
  • Maintaining all testing artifacts with latest updates
  • Conducted Test Scenario walkthrough with Onsite / Offshore development team and with Business.
  • Test Scenario Execution and test results validation using Dot Com, Brokerage GUI Screen Validations and Phase 3.
  • Defect Logging / Tracking in the Star Team.
  • Performed Defect Retesting and Regression Testing on a regular basis.
  • Attending daily Defect Meeting and Onsite / Offshore Handoff Meeting.
  • Maintaining Testing Workbook by providing inputs like System Test Entry-Exit Criteria, ST Readiness, Test Executions Plan and Release / Production Validation Plan
  • Co-ordination with development team for environment issues.
  • Trained the new resources and fresher’s in the domain level and the project level application information.


Test Engineer

  • Analyzing the Technical and business requirements.
  • Created functional and system test cases.
  • Prepared Traceability matrix to ensure the test coverage
  • Involved in Test execution and defect reporting.
  • Interacted with client and development team for daily status meeting
  • Involved with regression testing.
  • Automated the test scripts using the egg plant tool.
  • Project status tracking in Sourgeforge

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