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Senior Test Consultant/agile Test Specialist Resume

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SUMMARY:

  • Has 15 years of experience in Software Testing and Analysis of information systems for various accounting & trading applications in Banking and finance
  • Provide technical and thought leadership to team of quality assurance professionals engaged in distributed testing for large scale/enterprise class software development projects
  • Serve as the key QA liaison between the client, project management and test team;
  • Conduct high level requirements gathering and analysis;
  • Define the test strategy for the application;
  • Prepare test plans and process flows;
  • Set realistic expectations and timelines for deliverables;
  • Allocate and coordinate daily tasks among QA team members located on and off - shore;
  • Manage daily activity of project team(s) both onsite and offshore as needed
  • Mentor and coach team members to build competency within the test team;
  • Review all QA deliverables to ensure conformity to quality standards.
  • Analyze risk and implement mitigation and contingency plans;
  • Solicit periodic client feedback for continuous improvement;
  • Very good in building strong relationships between teams within IT Solutions and between IT Solutions and related business teams and maintains professional relationships with peers in other corporations and outside organizations
  • Has strong communication and influence skills when interacting with all levels of the organization starting with senior leadership on down to the team members

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Agile methodology: Sprint planning, Scrum management, Spring reviews, Story decompositions, tacking and monitoring

Agile techniques like: User Stories, Continuous Integration, TDD, Continuous Integration, Automated Testing, Unit testing, Validation & Verification testing, Functional Testing, Interface Testing, End to End Testing,Black box testing.

HP Quality Center 10.0: Test management for workflows creation/dash board reporting. Test Planning and Test Execution

ALM 11.0: Test management for workflows creation/dash board reporting. Test Planning and Test Execution and defect maintenance.

JIRA: Generating reports & defect tracking bugs and usage for Agile Backlog Stories maintenance

Test Director 5.0: Planning test cases, Generating reports & defect tracking bugs.

HP Unified Functional Testing Tool (UTF ): Writing TSL scripts for Regression testing, basic level only

Tools: and Technologies

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Chicago

Senior Test Consultant/Agile Test Specialist

Responsibilities:
  • Analysis of Small and medium docket items ( Jira stories) with Product owner for prioritization.
  • Execution of tasks for Design of Jira Stories in Sprints.
  • Assist and mentor in TDD ( Test Driven development)
  • Prepare Automated Panels Test Suite.
  • Preparation of SIT Test Cases & Test Execution
  • Preparation of UAT Test Cases & Test Execution
  • Coordination with business partners for UAT testing/Sign Offs for Story completion completing the definition of Done.
  • Enhancement of T-shaped skill sets within team.
  • Actively contributes and participates in all agile ceremonies such as iteration planning, story grooming, daily standups, and retrospective meetings.
  • Co-ordination of Interface Testing and External Clients testing/Sign Offs.
  • Preparation of Demo ‘s for Product owner on Sprint Reviews.

Confidential, Chicago

Senior Test Consultant/Agile Test Specialist

Responsibilities:
  • Analysis of Small and medium docket items ( Jira stories) with Product owner for prioritization.
  • Prepare Backlog of Jira Stories in Sprints for Release Plan .
  • Assist and mentor in TDD ( Test Driven development) to verify and validate more complete & accurate data for MAG & OCIO 3rd Party Accounts Externally Managed & External Custodian onto Eagle Platform for Shadow Accounting and verify the upstream/downstream.
  • Preparation of SIT /UAT Test Cases & Test Execution for business validation of stories.
  • Coordination with business partners for UAT testing/Sign Offs for Story completion completing the definition of Done.
  • Enhancement of T-shaped skill sets within team.
  • Actively contributes and participates in all agile ceremonies such as iteration planning, story grooming, daily standups, and retrospective meetings.
  • Co-ordination of Interface Testing and External Clients testing/Sign Offs.
  • Preparation of Demo ‘s for Product owner on Sprint Reviews.

Confidential, Chicago

Senior Test Consultant -Test Manager

Responsibilities:
  • Identify the activities that need to be performed to complete testing and verification of application for release to production
  • Arrange hardware and software requirements for the Test setups
  • Review of Prepared Technical/functional Use cases.
  • Prepare Automated Test cases for Eagle Panel testing only.
  • Test Management in HP Quality Center
  • Offshore co-ordination with Testers on delegation of tasks/tracking deliverables to meet testing milestones.
  • Handling of test team members (off-shore/onsite) inclusive of work allocation.
  • Preparation of Testing Deliverables/ Test Status Reports
  • Communication with Development leads (Onsite/Offshore) /Business Analysts on assignment of priority/severity of product bugs.
  • Setting up of Defect Triage calls.
  • Communication to PMO/Stake holders
  • Managing /Monitoring executions phases(SIT/UAT/ Prod Parallel)
  • Coordination with business partners for UAT testing/Sign Offs.
  • Co-ordination of Interface Testing and External Clients testing/Sign Offs.

Confidential, Jersey City

Test Manager and Business Analyst

Responsibilities:
  • Analysis for Downstream impacts for applications in scope for interfaces affected for 6 application using data from PIMS accounting system
  • Requirements’ documentation preparation.
  • Preparation of High Level Design Documents
  • Preparation of Test strategy/Plan for Interfaces
  • Preparation of DB-link/Unix shell scripts to compare the output of both files from UAT/Prod databases.
  • Reviewing SQL’ queries for data extractions to compare database tables
  • Creation cycles and Test releases in HP Quality Center
  • Handling of test team members (off-shore/onsite) inclusive of work allocation.
  • Preparation Eagle Upgrade Check list ( for Testable Objects)
  • Drive the team (Onsite /Offshore) for (SIT, UAT, Parallel) phases of testing.
  • Upload all excel templates test cases in HP-Quality Center
  • Communication with Front Office Clients and assistance during UAT phases on the business logics verification.
  • PMO reporting. Front Office co-ordination for Client interface and updates

Confidential, Frankfurt, DE

Test Manager

Responsibilities:
  • Handing team of 9 test engineers/ with Offshore(India) and Onsite model( Frankfurt/New York) for entire Database testing using the Agile methodology
  • Reviews of Test cases and Test scripts
  • Preparation of Test Phases/Plans /Run Book for UAT /Parallel phase adopting the Agile methodology for testing
  • Estimation and Scheduling and tracking progress
  • MIS related activities of Defect handling and Closures.
  • Conducting workshops for Business users for utilization of Golden Copy ( Siperian ) Hub
  • Handling System Integration Testing /UAT / Parallel phases.
  • Defect verification of logged defects in Bug tracking Tools.
  • Wave rollouts scheduling for phase wise products.( Listed Derivatives/ Equities)
  • Business Users support for( End 2 End testing for UAT and parallel tests)
  • Hold meeting‘s address product issues, escalations to relevant Project management.
  • Work flow document for business users on Listed Derivatives.
  • Xml messages coming from SOI framework was tested.
  • Assisting in testing for successful Sign Offs from business Users

Confidential

Test Lead

Responsibilities:
  • Requirements study & Analysis of DTA payments with Payment processing Business users and Investment Operations ie.Wealth Management to Business Users
  • Business Process Mapping and End to End Business flows
  • Review of Functional Design Document (FDD).
  • Reports and Forms review.
  • Handing team of 4 test engineers with Offshore (India) and Onsite model. Worked in Citi Singapore for three months and handled testing team CSTS (Shanghai test engineers).
  • Reviews of Test cases and Test scripts
  • MIS related activities of Defect handling and Closures.
  • Conducting workshops for team members.
  • Reports and Forms review.
  • Doing System Integration Testing
  • Defect verification and logging in Mercury Quality Center.
  • UAT Phase and Stress test phase scheduling
  • Wave rollouts scheduling

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