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Qa Tester Resume

Herndon, VA

Objective

Seeking a challenging position and professional environment that will utilize my technical skills, business knowledge and work experience in Information technology with emphasis on QA testing.

Summary
  • A Software Quality Assurance specialist with 3 years of experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the techniques of software application testing and end-to-end system testing
  • Extensive knowledge of developing test case, planning testing phase and executing test cases to ensure proper business compliance
  • In-depth knowledge of SDLC phase of testing, validation of functional components, and tracking defects
  • Well versed in the process and techniques of software defect logging and tracking
  • Skilled in identifying issues with excellent communication and management skills
  • Good understanding in performing different kinds of testing like Smoke, Functionality, Integration, Regression, Compatibility, System, Stress and User Acceptance (UAT) testing of web and client/server applications
  • Proficiency in converting requirement documents to test cases and implementing Manual Testing Process based on the test plans and test cases
  • Used Quality Center to track and maintain defect reports
  • Working knowledge of Oracle, and SQL
  • Participated extensively in GUI testing, User Acceptance testing, Functional Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, Regression Testing and Performance testing
  • Worked closely with cross-functional teams to thoroughly test requirements and functionality
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to quickly master new concepts, applications, and to work independently with little supervision
Technical Skills Testing Tools

Quality Centre, QTP, Rational Robot,

Bug Reporting Tools

Quality Center, Clear Quest, Jira

Operating Systems

Windows 2000/NT/ XP/7/VISTA, UNIX, MSDOS

Languages

SQL, XML

Databases

Oracle 11g, MS Access, SQL

Miscellaneous

MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, MS Project

Experience

QA Tester Client: Confidential, Herndon, VA Duration: Aug 2011 -Aug 2012

Environment:WinRunner/LoadRunner, HTML, Java, Oracle, Quick Test Pro,UNIX

A Point-of-Sale (POS) application developed by Sun for the CVS Pharmacy chain, the application software was developed by Datafit and customized for CVS Pharmacy.

Responsibilities:

  • Interacted with management and the client’s business analysts for obtaining business requirements and translating the requirements to development specifications
  • Handled the tasks of designing test cases and strategies by gathering and reviewing business requirements
  • Developed Test Cases and Test Scripts for Functionality, Stress and Regression Testing
  • Performedtest case preparation, execution, defect logging and tracking in quality center using test plan, test lab and defects modules respectively
  • Handled the tasks of providing directions in peer review to ensure that the product deliverables meet the deadline
  • Performed different types of testing such as: Negative, Regression, Integration and System manually
  • Used Quality center to track the defects, developing test cases and maintain test results
  • Responsible for conducting integration and regression testing under the guidelines of senior staff
  • Interface with the developers to resolve technical issues and investigate software bugs
  • Perform execution of the test cases manually to verify the expected results
  • Perform Configuration Testing, Usability Testing, and Functionality Testing
  • Reviewed the User Requirements Document and involved in the design of Test Plan
  • Prepared Manual Test Scenarios and Test Cases for the Application under test
  • Participated in co-ordination and implementation of QA methodology
  • Executed test cases manually and verified actual results against expected results
  • Involved in Regression testing and System testing
  • Involved in User Acceptance testing to check the reliability for end users
  • Performed Positive and Negative testing
  • Participated in weekly team meetings, where test status and defects were discussed
  • Maintained test metrics and bug database and generated monthly reports
Software QA Tester Client:Confidential, Eagan, MN Duration: Sept 2009 -July 2011

Environment:Java, Mercury (WinRunner, Load Runner, Quality Center), Unix, SQL, Oracle, HTML, and Clear Case

Worked on a web based application, which was developed to meet the on-line insurance requirements on HMO and PPO modules.

Responsibilities:

  • Determined test strategies based on requirements, developed test plans and test cases and executed test scripts
  • Performed smoke test and basic functionality tests manually
  • Prepared pre-conditioned data for testing the application
  • Conducted Functional, Integration, Security and Regression testing manually
  • Interacted with developers to report and track bugs using Quality Center
  • Manual Testing was done to perform functional testing on the User interface
  • Discussed the status of the bug and testing efforts in weekly status meeting with testing team and developers
  • Responsible for weekly status, Updated showing the Progress of the automation testing effort
  • Involved in manual testing of applications on Windows and Unix environment
  • Applied Configuration Management and version control of related documentation
  • Managed the manual testing of the reporting solutions in the Unix environment
  • Created and executed SQL queries to fetch data from an Oracle database server to validate and compare expected results with those actually obtained

Education

Master of Science in Information Technology; Database Technology System
Bachelor of Aviation Technology

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