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Software Tester Resume

Harrisburg, PA

Professional Summary

Over 8 years of experience in Information technology which includes 6 years of experience in Software Quality Assurance Testing in both Manual & Automation testing of Standalone, Client Server and
Web based applications and 2 years of experience with Software Development, Testing and deployment of software applications using C language. Hands-on experience with testing tools like Quality Center, Test Director, Load Runner and Quick Test Professional.

  • Experience in full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Methodologies and Validations to ensure the Quality Assurance Control.
  • Proficient in Software development life cycle (SDLC) concepts and Software Testing Life Cycle such as Agile, V-Model, Waterfall and Spiral.
  • Analyzing business specifications, designing, developing & Reviewing Test plans, Test Strategy, Test cases, Test scripts and analyzing Test results/ Reports.
  • Extensive working knowledge of different kinds of software application testing methods like Black Box Testing, Front-end/GUI testing, Functional Testing, Exploratory Testing, Integration testing, System testing, Back End Testing, Regression Testing and User Acceptance Testing.
  • Good exposure in performing Verification and Validation activities, including preparation of test scripts, step-by-step execution of test scripts and reporting the bugs in Quality Center
  • Experience in Automation testing using HP Tools like Quick Test Professional and Quality Center
  • Experienced in building Test Cases and Test Sets in Test Director and Quality Center.
  • Experienced in reporting Defects using Defects tracking tools such as Test Director, Quality Center and Bugzilla.
  • Performed SIT(System Integration Testing), UAT(User Acceptance Testing), Regression Testing, GUI Testing , Functionality Testing, Back-end Testing and Cross browser testing,
  • Experience in White Box Testing from Development experience using C language.
  • Involved in maintaining Test Matrices and Traceability Matrix.
  • Test Summary Reports and Defect Tracking.
  • Experience in testing database applications of RDBMS in ORACLE, PL and SQL Server.
  • Expertise in writing and executing SQL Queries to check for successful transactions.
  • Reporting and prioritizing software bugs according to the severity.
  • Experienced in coordinating between Onsite and Offshore teams and mentoring the offshore team about the strategies to test the products.
  • Good team player with the ability to lead, manage and work independently in a time sensitive environment.
  • Excellent Problem solving, Analytical, Communication and Interpersonal skills.

Technical Skills

OPERATING SYSTEM:

MSDOS, Windows 95/2000/2003/NT/XP, UNIX

FRONT - END TOOLS:

MS Word, MS Outlook, MS Excel, MS Project and MS Visio

QA TOOLS:

Quick Test Professional 9.0/9.2, HP Quality Center 9.2, 10.0, Load Runner

LANGUAGES:

C, C++, SQL, JavaScript, CSS, Visual Basic, Java , PL/SQL,.XML, HTML, VB script

DATABASE:

Oracle 8i/9i,10g, MS SQL Server 2000/2005

WEB TECHNOLOGIES:

HTML, XML, ASP.Net, VB.Net.

Professional Qualification

  • Pursued Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Engineering

Professional Experience

Confidential,Harrisburg PA Oct 2010 – Current
Sr. Software Tester

The project was developed for the Pennsylvania State Child and Adult Basic Welfare Department. The Project aims at replacing the legacy system developed using Classic ASP with the ASP.NET. The Web application was used by the Health Insurance Contractors of the State to determine the Eligibility of the Applicants to provide Health Insurance as part of the welfare program.

Responsibilities:

  • Gathering the requirements from Caliber and study those carefully to have a clear understanding of the modification request from Business owner.
  • Updated the Test plans according to the Modification requests thus prepared and executed the test cases from the requirements.
  • Attended meetings with BA’s and Developers for Requirement reviews.
  • Responsible for maintaining Test cases and Test scripts for the application using Quality Centre.
  • Tracking and maintaining the Test documents and reported Defects using Quality Centre.
  • Conducted Functionality and Regression testing for each build and version of application for functional readiness, usability and data integrity.
  • Worked closely with software engineers, internal and external customers to gather comprehensive testing criteria and plan requirements to ensure accuracy and timeliness of projects.
  • Involved in developing Test Plans.
  • Performed Manual Testing to get a strong hold of application’s primary function.
  • Worked in Agile and Scrum environment.
  • Participated in weekly and monthly review meetings to discuss Modification and Enhancement Requests.
  • Performed execution of test cases manually to verify expected results.
  • Documenting the Test results, Test execution status, test reports using Quality center.
  • Reported the issues in Quality center with priority and severity.
  • Performed Security testing manually on the log on screen for members.
  • Actively involved in Weekly Walkthroughs and Inspection meetings.
  • Actively interacted with the development team to fix critical bugs.
  • Recorded and generated the test scripts using the Automated-testing tools.
  • Extensively used QTP check points (Object Property, text, bitmap and database) to check the functional feature of AUT.
  • Automated test script for Regression testing using QTP.
  • Developed test cases and scripts in Load Runner for Load, Stress and Performance testing of the application by creating virtual Users.
  • Monitored and Analyzed Activity Report and Performance Report created using Load Runner.
  • Obtaining Virtual users Information to perform the Load testing.
  • Created SQL Queries to retrieve data from different tables to perform Back End testing on Database.
  • Created Reports and Graphs in Quality center to keep track of daily Testing Effort.
  • Set up the data and environment for performing UAT to get client’s approval to pass the product to live.

Environment: Quality Center 9.2, QTP 9.0, VB Script, Agile, Oracle 10g, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Microsoft Excel, .Net, XML.

Confidential,Dublin, OH Feb 08 - Aug 10
Sr. QA Tester

Overview:
ID Secure Independence project aims to provide its members the benefits to protect their assets like Social Security Number, Credit Cards, Phone Numbers, Mailing Addresses and Email Addresses. Affinion has tie ups with different vendors who will monitor the assets which are added in the Affinion’s ID Secure Independence website and report any Fraud taking place on their assets. Affinion provides its members with the following benefits: Credit Card and SSN Fraud monitoring, Data Sweep Monitoring (Email, Phone Numbers and Postal Addresses), Public Records Monitoring and Fraud Alert Benefit.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing, understanding the requirements and changes needed for Affinion Membership Systems for each enhancements project.
  • Preparing detailed Test Plan Document which depicts the scope of testing and test strategies to follow while Test Development and Execution.
  • Preparation of Test Case along with the review of the cases prepared by the team members.
  • Test Plan and Test Case walkthrough with the Project team.
  • Preparation of Requirement Traceability Matrix,
  • Co-ordination with team members and work allocation.
  • Smoke Test execution and System Test Execution
  • Responsible for Integration, System and Manual Security testing.
  • Performed Regression testing after code migrations.
  • Used SQL to perform Back End testing on Database.
  • Conducted Weekly Walkthroughs and Inspection meetings.
  • Actively interacted with the development team to fix critical bugs.
  • Defect Analysis and reporting
  • Test Data preparation for SIT and UAT teams.
  • Daily Status reporting
  • UAT support with the Business Team.
  • Preparation of SIT Summary report.
  • Production Implementation Support.

Confidential,Columbus, OH Mar 07 – Dec 08
Software Tester

Confidential, is one of the largest insurance and financial services companies in the world, focusing on domestic property and casualty insurance, life insurance and retirement savings, asset management and strategic investments. The company also provides third party administration services and disability management. GuidWire Claim Center is the project which was undertaken to upgrade the current Claim System to track its claim for both their owned Policy holders and third party applications.

Responsibilities

  • Analysis and review of the project requirements and development of test cases for the system integration.
  • Participated in design sessions and application walkthrough
  • Developing and Execution of the test cases manually and bug reporting in Quality center
  • Provide traceability of all requirements using Quality Center by linking with test cases
  • Setting up of the QA environment and verification of the test data.
  • Tested applications across various Operating Systems and verified Browser compatibility for website cross browser testing for Internet Explorer 7.0, Mozilla 1.7 and Firefox 2.0.
  • Responsible for planning and execution of Integration Test and Systems Test and development of business scenarios.
  • Facilitated weekly Team meetings among Test Group team to discuss the Testing Issues/Progress and later to update testing status to Project Manager and Project Team Members.
  • Perform E2E testing for migration of legacy claims into Guidewire Claim Center
  • Coordinated the creation of test cases, test scenarios andtesting status/progress reports and ensure that appropriate test cases have been built.
  • Conducting Knowledge sharing programs within the team whenever a new functionality is assigned.

Confidential,Atlanta, GA Aug 06 – Feb 08
Software Tester

Confidential,renders great facility to their customers by enhancing their website with new Applications like Open Accounts (OA), Traceability, Quantum View management (QVM) and so on that help the customers in creating an Account with UPS, Placing orders to Pick-up and Drop-off, Tracking the packages
In-charge of making Test Plan, Test cases, End to End Testing and Performance Testing of projects like Open Accounts, that deals with Opening of an Account with UPS, Retail Drop Off (RDO) that displays the status of the Package, Global E-commerce (GEC) that deals with international countries

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in generating test cases using Quality center.
  • Performed integration testing for different modules in the application.
  • Used Quality center to keep track of system and reporting priority
  • Performed and planed regression testing, integration testing and system compatibility testing.
  • Wrote SQL queries to test the oracle database and validate the data integrity.
  • Developed automated scripts using QTP to perform functional and regression testing
  • Created and executed data driven test scripts in QTP
  • Managed Object Repositories
  • Checked the data flow from the front-end to backend and vice versa using SQL queries
  • Enhanced the QTP Scripts in expert mode in order to implement efficient test scenarios.
  • Cross browser testing is used on Internet explorer and Netscape navigator for browser compatibility.
  • Quality center was used as a bug-tracking tool to generate bug reports.

Confidential,Hyderabad India Dec 04 – Jun 06
QA Tester

This Project was developed for H.R.D. College, Hyderabad to computerize all departments of the College. The various modules were Admission and Academics module, Administration module, Payroll System, Library module and Inventory Module. The system maintains all the applicant’s details and prepares admission list for the selected candidates. After admission the system manages various details of the student like grades, library transactions, fee defaults etc. The system prepares exam scheduling, and calculates percentages and percentiles for each candidate and finally prepares performance, current GPA of each candidate for each semester.

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in developing test cases by analyzing functional and design specifications.
  • Designed, developed and executed window, menu, and response checks.
  • Performed System Testing, Database Verification testing and Regression testing.
  • Performed Cross browser testing.
  • Maintained and executed manual test cases through Excel.

Confidential,India Jul 03 - Nov 04
Software Test Engineer

Confidential,is India\'s second-largest bank with a balance sheet of over US$22 billion, a network of 452 branches and offices, 1725 ATMs and 5.8 million customers. A system was developed using oracle to handle all the financial transactions and Visual Basic for all the GUI screens like Data Entry screens to enter cash and bank transactions, sales purchases.

Responsibilities

  • Involved in generating test cases using Test Director.
  • Performed integration testing for different modules in the application.
  • Used Test Director to keep track of system and reporting priority
  • Performed and planed regression testing, integration testing and system compatibility testing.
  • Performed regression testing to ensure no new bugs exist due to modifications.
  • Cross browser testing is used on Internet explorer and Netscape navigator for browser compatibility.

Confidential,India May 02 – Jun 03
Programmer

Netripples provides Consulting and IT Services focusing on defining, optimizing and aligning client\'s business strategy with IT initiatives. Netripples Provides IT backbone to clients Business goals, with Vendor Independent Solutions. Project involved developing applications to implement Morphological image processing that has become a standard part of the imaging scientist\'s toolbox and today is applied daily to a wide range of industrial applications, including (and certainly not limited to) inspection, biomedical imaging, document processing, pattern recognition, metallurgy, microscopy, and robot vision.

Responsibilities

  • Understanding the requirements
  • Analyzing and Developing the Project using C programming language.
  • Developing Interface Programs.
  • Unit Testing of Application & Creation of Test Scripts.
  • Interacting with Development and other QA Teams to ensure overall quality of the software.

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