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Test Automation Manager Resume

SUMMARY:

  • 15.5 years of experience in Software Testing, currently working as a Technical Test Lead for Confidential . Phoenix, AZ, USA and pursuing a Test Automation Manager role in Confidential with overall 9 years of Confidential experience
  • Experienced in managing QA team for complex agile projects
  • Proficient in strategizing/implementing Java based test automation frameworks in BIGData, API and UI space which involves Hive/Hbase interactions
  • Experienced in CICD implementation using Jenkins, Saucelab and Mavenised build in Github/SVN versioning systems
  • Proficient in SOA testing and worked on risk model service testing which are based on complex algorithms
  • Worked in test automation using QTP in a data driven framework to automate regression pack test cases
  • Possess good knowledge in SQL queries and has excellent experience in ETL testing
  • Proficient in understanding complex data transformation logic and developing SQL queries to fetch required data from destination database and then to compare with baseline data obtained post applying transformation logic to source data
  • Experienced in Microsoft Project for test planning activity
  • Proficient in Test Management Tools - HP ALM and Rally.
  • Excellent experience in handling multiple projects, estimation, forecasting, metrics collection and Team Management. Has good experience in Clarity tool to manage project funding
  • Proficient in testing BigData based applications, Cards & Payments, Risk & Fraud, Identity & Access Management (SailPoint), Data Testing, Capital Markets, HRMS, Web Services, CRM products
  • Currently involved in suggesting the improvements to the QA group and brought in significant value addition by use of productivity tools development, test automation, processes and methodologies and make end to end project managers to look at QA as their extended arms to release defect/free products
  • Exceptional communication, collaboration & team building skills with proficiency at grasping new applications and testing concepts quickly and utilize the same in a productive manner
  • Excellent experience in designing/reviewing Project Estimation/Sizing, Test Plan, WBS, RBT, Test Strategy, Testing Road Map, Issue List, Daily Status Report, Weekly Status Report, Test Summary Report, Traceability Matrix, Test Condition, Test Script and preparation of Test Data manually
  • Proficient in test environment creation and single/two/three box deployment of product
  • Ability to understand business problems/situations, map them to technology solutions and add value to the final deliverables
  • Achieved customer satisfaction goals by implementing and training team members on software testing and quality standards
  • Have an ability to interact with customers with ease and professionalism

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Tools: Microsoft Project (Project Management), Clarity (Project Fund Allocation), SailPoint, Selenium and Java based automation using TestNG, Jenkins, Maven, Saucelabs, Postman, SOAP UI, QTP (Test Automation), HP ALM/Rally (Test Management), Star Team 4.2 (Bug Reporting /Tracking /Configuration Management).

Domain: Cards and Payments, Risk and Fraud, Identity and Access Management, REST API testing, Data Testing, Capital Markets, HRMS, Web Service Testing & CRM

Languages: Core Java, C, Visual Basic

Database: Hive, Hbase, DB2, Oracle, MS SQL Server 2005

Operating System: Windows 7, SCO UNIX

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Test Automation Manager

Responsibilities:
  • As a Confidential Test Automation Manager coordinating and managing a team of 6 offshore members
  • Responsible for end to end test activities and deliverables produced by the team and on time delivery
  • Proposed strategies to test the application and built a robust regression suit comprising of 3360 test cases
  • Co-ordinate with product owners and client FTEs to understand application modules and to identify QA feasibility to automate different areas of application
  • Brainstormed with different client stakeholders to identify testing pain points and proposed a test automation strategy by showcasing a POC
  • Built a 6 member test automation team to implement a Java based framework using TestNG involving Bigdata (Hive and Hbase) and API testing
  • CICD implementation using Jenkins, Saucelab and Mavenised build in Github/SVN versioning systems
  • Worked closely with developers, project managers and other groups to ensure proper delivery of projects within the stipulated time and also helped developers to debug issues identified during testing
  • Created/reviewed test plans, test strategy, conducted code review, prepared/reviewed test cases and test data from functional and business requirements based on the Quality Management processes
  • Managed and participated in proposal creation
  • Conducted test data setup, service testing, published test reports/test schedules/test metrics/ bug reports.
  • Resource Management as well as task allocation for team members

Confidential

Technical Test Manager

Responsibilities:
  • As a Confidential Test Manager coordinating and managing a team of 11 members (3 onsite and 8 offshore)
  • Responsible for end to end test activities and deliverables produced by the team and on time delivery
  • Co-ordinate with the Development team to study and analyze the Requirements/Change requests
  • Test Management including monitoring and controlling activities
  • Have been responsible for resource allocation and time/effort estimation for projects
  • Worked closely with developers, project managers and other groups to ensure proper delivery of projects within the stipulated time and also helped developers to debug issues identified in risk model testing
  • Created/reviewed test plans, test strategy, conducted RBT sessions, prepared/reviewed test cases and test data from functional and business requirements based on the Quality Management processes
  • Managed and participated in proposal creation
  • Conducted test data setup, service testing, published test reports/test schedules/test metrics/ bug reports.
  • Resource Management as well as task allocation for team members

Confidential

Test Manager

Responsibilities:
  • As a Confidential Test Manager coordinating and managing a team of 15 members
  • Responsible for end to end test activities and deliverables produced by the team and on time delivery
  • Managing two big teams of Senior QA professionals, test engineers and senior test engineers
  • Involved in suggesting the improvements to the QA group and brought in significant value addition by use of productivity development tools, test automation through ACCORD, processes and methodologies and making end to end application project managers look at QA as their extended arms to release defect free products.
  • Prepare Metrics to manage the release of projects.
  • Co-ordinate with the Development team to study and analyse the Requirements/Change requests
  • Project Management including monitoring and controlling activities
  • Have been responsible for resource allocation and time/effort estimation for projects
  • Work closely with developers, project managers and other groups to ensure proper delivery of projects within the stipulated time
  • Proficient in creating/reviewing test plans, test strategy, conducting RBT sessions, test cases and test data from functional and business requirements based on the Quality Management processes; test reports, test schedules, test metrics, bug reports.
  • Resource Management as well as task allocation for team members
  • Guiding the team in resolving technical issues
  • Successfully handled onsite and offshore team
  • Handling E2E process activities like DP, SPC, MSR and QMR for the project along with conducting cross DU/Project audits and handle audit for own project
  • SPC for the entire Confidential account for maintaining DU Index score card and a mentor for all kind of process activities across Confidential account.
  • Acting as a via media to Delivery Manager and QA managers to understand and implement quality aspects like BVA, Reuse and Tools, Brite, KM Activities and many more

Confidential

Test Manager

Responsibilities:
  • Taking participation in Analysis and Design level discussions, review meetings with Development team to understand the requirement and functionalities of projects
  • Prepared a test plan, test strategy, conducted RBT sessions.
  • Setting up a team of 4 members at Chandigarh and involved in providing training on project level functionalities and requirements, Confidential Method 1 SDLC process and the associated testing team deliverables at each phase of SDLC.
  • Providing Training on QTP, Quality Center, Test Condition/Test Case Writing, Defect Tracking and Reporting
  • Tracking other projects in EMM platform where AM ITT is engaged
  • Prepare Metrics to manage the release of projects.
  • Co-ordinate with the Development team to study and analyse the Requirements/Change requests
  • Project Management including monitoring and controlling activities

Confidential

Project Lead

Responsibilities:
  • As a Project Lead coordinated and lead three projects with totally 11 members team
  • Preparing estimation, forecasting, risk management documents and collecting metrics on weekly basis
  • Test Plan, WBS document, RBT, Test Strategy document, Testing Road Map, Issue List, Daily Status Report, Weekly Status Report and Test Summary Report preparation
  • Document Review (FSD, HLD)
  • Identifying Function and Sub Functions based on FSD
  • Interacting with client for doubt clearance, gap analysis and for discussion of weekly status
  • Coordinating between different vendor teams, SMEs and BAs to ensure on time delivery
  • Allocating different task within the team throughout all phases of testing life cycle
  • Maintaining documents for different metrics and for monitoring the progress of test execution
  • Test Requirement, Traceability Matrix, Test Conditions and Test Case review
  • Setting goals between team members
  • Extensively written SQL queries and verifying Data loading modules
  • Analyzing data feed files, data mapping rules, data models, table structure and relationships between tables

Confidential

Project Lead

Responsibilities:
  • As a Project Lead coordinated and lead a team of 5 members
  • Point of contact for object repository management
  • Interacting with client for doubt clearance, gap analysis and for discussion of weekly status
  • Test Plan, WBS and Testing Road Map preparation
  • Allocating different task within the team throughout all phases of testing life cycle
  • Doing Estimation based on WBS
  • Maintaining documents for different matrices
  • Test Requirement writing and review
  • Test Scenario review
  • Test Case review

Confidential

Team Lead - Software Testing

Responsibilities:
  • As a team lead coordinated and lead a team of 9 members
  • Responsible for any assigned ‘Change Request’ for its entire testing life cycle with coordination with the onsite/offshore team
  • Automated several regression pack test cases using QTP 9.2 on a Data Driven Framework
  • Understanding the ISO 9001:2000 requirements and creating process documents by following MSF procedures and templates
  • Constantly interacting with higher management, management representative and other stake holders to conduct a management review and proceeding with ISO implementation
  • Collecting team matrices and monitoring the project progress and taking preventing and corrective actions by adhering the risk management process defined in QMS
  • Creating reports on schedule variance and effort variance against the estimated timeline, within the testing life cycle and informing the manager
  • Tracking ‘Change Request’ with close interaction with the Development team to ensure quality delivery of the required deliverables
  • Participated in Test Plan preparation
  • Participated in Bug triaging and root cause analysis
  • Doing impact analysis for a specified change request and reviewing test requirements, scenarios & test cases
  • Trained the team on QMS and various aspects of ISO 9001:2000. Also conducting product-training sessions for team members on different changes and new features of the product
  • Managing test execution cycles by creating different test packs and monitoring the entire test execution phase by collecting matrices
  • Conducting build deployment in different test environments
  • Tracking and approving bugs by using Star Team as a bug tracking system

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