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Qa Analyst Resume

Cincinnati, OhiO

PROFILE:
Software Testing Professional with 5 years of experience in Functional Testing with good exposure to testing concepts and also possessing excellent communication & interpersonal skills.

  • Experienced in Manual Testing (Unit, System, Integration & User Acceptance testing), defect tracking, planning, writing, organizing and executing test cases.
  • CSTE (Certified Software Tester) Certified
  • Have tested products in the Identity Management, Healthcare as well as Financial Domain.
  • Developed and executed test scenarios for Black box and Regression testing.
  • Knowledge of Automated Testing tool –Win runner
  • Familiar with the use of SQL statements for backend testing of database server.
  • Gathered requirements, performed Gap Analysis and developed test cases.
  • Set and maintained test environment and installed applications in test environments.
  • Good understanding of SDLC methodologies and best practices involved in testing.
  • Good understanding of agile methodologies and have worked in many successful SCRUM projects.
  • Well-versed in Client-Server testing.
  • Good client interaction skills, that includes meetings, tele-conferences, requirements gathering and Analysis. Proven analytical & problem solving skills combined with effective written & verbal communication.
  • Self-motivated team player with ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Tools: Test Director, Quality Centre, JIRA, Win runner, Remedy, Microsoft Test Manager
Databases: Oracle 9i/10g
Operating Systems: Windows 95, 98, NT, 2000, XP, 2K8, Vista, UNIX and Linux.
SDLC Methodologies: Waterfall, Agile (SCRUM).

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics Engineering.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential,Cincinnati, Ohio August 2012 till date

QA Analyst

I am part of the QA team and am working on MedCompass. MedCompass is an integrated healthcare management system developed by Confidential,

As part of the Manual testing team, my responsibilities included:

  • Attended requirements walkthrough sessions and jointly reviewed all requirements with the Business Analyst.
  • Entered defects in defect tracking tool.
  • Created very detailed test cases and coordinated with BA\'s to get them approved.
  • Used Microsoft Test Manager to record the test case execution progress

Environment / Tools: Windows 7, Microsoft Silverlight, Microsoft Test Manager 2010

Confidential,Pune, India April 2011 to April 2012

Software Test Engineer

I was part of the Financial Services- Confidential,
Summit is a comprehensive and flexible retail banking system that is designed for use by a wide range of institutions within the financial sector. These include:

  • Building societies
  • Mortgage processing companies
  • Finance houses
  • Housing associations
  • Banks
  • Insurance companies.

As a part of the manual testing team, my responsibilities included:

  • Attended requirements walkthrough sessions and created test cases for all requirements.
  • Created Test Plan and reviewed them with the team and prepared test cases.
  • Used SQL to do backend testing of all data displayed and saved in the system.
  • Interacted with my counterparts in Tieto UK office on a daily basis to inform and understand about the status of work.
  • Entered defects in defect tracking tool (JIRA), conducted Defect Review Meetings,
  • Interacted actively with the automation team to research and prioritize other areas of the product for automation.
  • Updated JIRA for execution cycles to generate weekly status and requirements mapping and performed regression testing for different builds.
  • Worked with other QA members and also with other members in scrum methodology.
  • Participated in all scrum review and retrospective meetings (local as well as cross-site)

Environment / Tools: Windows XP, Vista, SQL, JIRA.

Confidential,Pune, India Nov 2005 to May 2009

Associate SQA Engineer

Project1: ‘BMC Provisioning Module for LDAP Directories’ A connector which helps to provision or manage LDAP servers installed across various platforms from a single machine.

  • Attended requirements walkthrough sessions and created test cases for all requirements.
  • Created Test Plan and reviewed them with the team and prepared test cases in Quality Center.
  • Created various test scenarios in Quality Center and generated mock data with expected results.
  • Entered defects in defect tracking tool (Remedy), conducted Defect Review Meeting,
  • Updated Quality Center for execution cycles to generate weekly status and requirements mapping and performed regression testing for different builds.
  • Installed various LDAP servers (SUN, Tivoli, Novell, OpenLDAP, OID, and Red Hat) across all platforms so that the product could be tested thoroughly.
  • Performed Installation/Uninstallation testing of the entire product and co-ordinate with document team to help them update documents with latest functionalities of the product.
  • Single handedly leaded all QA activities while working with various teams in scrum methodology.
  • Participated in all scrum review and retrospective meetings as well as gave demos at the end of each iteration.

Environment / Tools: Windows XP / 2003, UNIX (AIX, Sol, HP, Linux) Test Director, Remedy, Quality Center.

Project2: ‘BMC Provisioning Module for Confidential,a connector which helps to provision or manage SAP servers installed across various platforms from a single machine.

  • Attended Business requirements walkthrough sessions to understand customer requirements.
  • Analyzed customer requirements in detail, prepared test cases in Quality Center, created System Test Plan and reviewed with the team.
  • Created mock data (Input / Output) and tested module with mock / live data.
  • Inserted mock data, executed procedures to generate actual results.
  • Logged defects in Remedy, participated in Defects review meeting and Weekly Status Meetings.
  • Communicated defects to Development team and updated Quality Center for respective execution cycles.
  • Mapped requirements to test cases in Quality Center to generate the Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM).
  • Performed Installation/Uninstallation testing of complete product.
  • Tested on Virtual Machines to declare support on VMware environments.
  • Tested all the documentation of the product (admin guide, release notes etc)

Environment / Tools: Windows XP / 2003, UNIX (AIX, Sol, HP, Linux) Test Director, Remedy, Quality Center.

Project 3: ‘BMC Provisioning Module for Confidential,a connector which helps to provision or manage Remedy AR servers (with/without ITSM applications installed) installed across various platforms from a single machine.

  • Analyzed, understood and discussed the application and its function specifications with the Testing team.
  • Created Test Plan and conducted Kick-off & Review meetings.
  • Created and enhanced Test Cases, Test Scripts and execution of the scripts and scenarios.
  • Logged defects in Remedy, participated in Defects review meeting and Weekly Status Meetings.
  • Communicated defects to Development team and updated Quality Center for respective execution cycles.
  • Assisted in maintaining all project related materials (e.g. action plans, tracking tools).
  • Coordinated project activity and facilitated project meetings with Remedy team in BMC.
  • Tested on Virtual Machines to declare support on VMware environments

Environment: Windows XP / 2003, UNIX (AIX, Sol, HP, Linux) Test Director, Remedy Action Request System, ITSM Applications, Quality Center.

Project4: Enterprise Security Station Console’ is a graphical user interface (GUI) that is used to
Manage security administration in the database and in all Managed Systems throughout the enterprise.

  • Analyzed and understood the requirements and corresponding impact on business processes.
  • Prepared Test Plan and Conducted review meetings.
  • Created Test Scenarios, Test Cases, Test Scripts (using Win runner) and executed test cases.
  • Graded criticality of the defects and reported the same to the project team.
  • Updated project team by promptly sending consolidated weekly status report.
  • Helped technical writers to create various guides of the product.

Environment: Windows XP / 2003, Test Director, Remedy, Win runner.

Project5 – ‘Enterprise Security Station’ the central database component of the entire
CONTROL-SA solution of BMC. It displays data of all provisioning modules and allows user to update/delete data.

  • Analyzed Business Requirements prepared and executed test cases and test cases.
  • Tracked and reported defects.
  • Worked extensively on UNIX machines to test installation as well as functionality of the product.
  • Used SQL statements for backend testing and verification of data present in the database.
  • Manually tested the application, graded criticality levels & turned it to Development Team.
  • Created test environment, installed the application and generated test data.
  • Helped technical writers to create various manuals and guides of the product.
  • Conducted System & Functionality testing, maintained Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM) and Defect

Tracking Report (DTR).

Environment: UNIX (AIX, Sol, HP, Linux) Test Director, Remedy

Project6: ‘CONTROL-SA Agent for RSA ACE Server’ is a product which is used to manage all RSA servers installed across various platforms from a central computer.

  • Analyzed, understood and discussed the application and its function specifications with development team.
  • Participated in brainstorming discussions to solve complex issues.
  • Created Test Plan and conducted review meetings.
  • Prepared Test Environment and enhanced test cases,
  • Uploaded test files and created effective test environments.
  • Identified areas of improvement in product development process and made suggestions to the team.
  • Identified criticality of test results and generated Defect Tracking Report.
  • Assisted technical writers to formulate user support manuals and demonstrated new functionality to users.

Environment: Windows XP/2003, UNIX, Remedy, Test Director

Project7 – BMC Provisioning Services Manager for Solaris’ – The product hosting various Provisioning Modules enabling user administration of all systems (LDAP server, SAP Server, Oracle database etc) from a central location.

  • Created and executed test conditions and documented defects.
  • Manually tested the application & supported on-site implementation.
  • Prepared technical documentation & conducted unit testing and integration testing for functionality and limits.
  • Conducted & participated in defect review meetings with Developers.
  • Involved in documentation and user manual preparation.
  • Participated in requirements gathering, product designing & project planning process.

Environment: Solaris 8, 9, 10, Test Director, Remedy

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