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Sr. Quality Assurance Analyst Resume

Bloomfield, CT


  • Over Six years of cumulative test-specific experience in the IT industry with diversified exposure in both Manual and Automated Testing of Client Server & Web-based applications with focus on System Analysis and Quality Assurance including Functional, Regression, Integration, System and Performance Testing.
  • Coordinated creation and execution of QA and testing processes, test strategies and plans, bug documentation & regression, and bug tracking system development using automated tools like, QTP 8.0, WinRunner 7.5/7.6 and Test Director 7.6 and Quality Center 10.0.
  • Proficient in analyzing the Business Requirements, Software Requirement Specifications, Functional Design Documents to formulate Test Plans, Test Strategies, and Test Cases for Manual as well as Automated testing for various applications to ensure proper business compliance.
  • Proven skills in all phases of software development lifecycle and very strong in the implementation and maintenance of Quality Engineering Processes.
  • Involved in Integration, Black box, Data Driven, Performance, Regression, Functional, Database, System, Performance and User Acceptance Testing.
  • Designed and developed Test Plan using the test management tool like Test Director.
  • Involved in backend testing, Database table manipulation using SQL.
  • Involved in IndependentVerification & Validation of software product/process compliance to standards, policies, procedures & output/behavioral requirements.

Technical Skills
Testing Tools: QTP, Load Runner, Win Runner
Test Reporting Tools: Quality Center, Test Director
Operating Systems: Windows NT/9x/2000, MS-DOS, Linux, and Unix
Databases: Oracle 8i/10G, MS SQL, MS-Access
Web Development: HTML, JavaScript, XML, and ASP
Languages: C, C++, Java, TSL, and SQL

Education Qualifications
Masters in Computer Applications (MCA)


Client: Confidential, Bloomfield, CT Feb'12 to Till date
Role: Sr. Quality Assurance Analyst
Environment: Quality Center 10.0, SQL, Oracle 11i, Windows NT & XP, Manual testing

  • Design Test scripts and Conditions for manual testing of the application.
  • Quality center - Test Director - write test scripts and execute manually.
  • Writing SQL queries that go against certain Oracle tables in the Data warehouse that identify certain criteria in a model and test to ensure that the model executed appropriately.
  • Use Toad - a tool for entering SQL code with shortcuts within it.
  • Create the test data or mock it to fit the model criteria.
  • Attending the scenario review and Evidence review meetings.
  • Work with Business Analyst to understand the project scope, requirements and functionality of the application.
  • Collaborate with development group to resolve issues found during test execution.
  • Work with development staff to track and manage defects using Quality Center and retest the defects to make sure errors are resolved.
  • Responsible for evaluating and providing accurate status of test results.

Client: Confidential, Windsor, CT Jul'11 to Dec'11
Role: Sr. Quality Assurance Analyst
Environment: Quick Test Pro 8.0, Quality Center 10.0, C#, Java, UNIX, SQL, Oracle 8i, C, C++, Windows NT & XP, Manual testing

  • Responsible for the system and regression testing of all portals under aggressive timelines.
  • Responsible for creating test plans using HP Quality center.
  • Responsible for accurate and thorough documentation of defects, including the initial assessment of root cause and assignment of appropriate severity level
  • Conducted Test Case walkthroughs and assessment meetings.
  • Collaborated with development group to resolve issues found during test execution.
  • Responsible for evaluating and providing accurate status of test results.
  • Worked with Business Analyst to understand the project scope, requirements and functionality of the application.
  • Provided estimates for the quality assurance effort on approved projects.
  • Developed and implemented efficient and effective testing strategies, test conditions and test scripts.
  • Developed and executed several manual and automated test scripts using Quick Test Professional (QTP) from written Functional and Technical specification documents.
  • Executed functional, Acceptance, integration and regression test scripts manually and verified the results to the expected result.
  • Worked with development staff to track and manage defects using Quality Center and retested the defects to make sure errors are resolved.

Client: Confidential, Kansas City, KS Nov'09 to Apr 11
Role: QA Analyst
Environment: Quick Test Pro 8.0, Test Director 7.6 & Quality Center 10.0, Load Runner 7.5, C#, . Net, UNIX, SQL, Oracle 8i, C, C++, Windows NT & XP,Visual Studio, Manual testing,Web Services Testing

  • Coordinated with the Business Architects, Developers and Test Team Leads and discussed the requirements needed for successful Test Plans and Test Cases.
  • Managed requirements and developed Test Scripts and Test Cases using Test Director.
  • Mapped functional requirements with Test cases Analysts, to assure that all requirements were covered. Developed Traceability Matrix.
  • Created test scripts using QTP tool and performed functional testing basing on business requirements.
  • Enhanced the scripts by adding Checkpoints and conditional statements.
  • Used synchronization statements, Split the actions (Call to New Action, Copy Existing Action etc.) and customized the Quick Test Pro scripts.
  • Parameterized the scripts and data driven them to improve the flexibility of the tests.
  • Involved in the performance testing and analyzed the response times under various loads.
  • Manually performed Back-End testing by writing SQL queries.
  • Worked with users to develop user acceptance test plan and test cases.
  • Tracked bugs using Mercury Quality Center and performed regression testing of the entire application once the bugs were fixed.
  • Isolated and simplified problems discovered during testing so that developers can fix them easily.
  • Attended various meetings with the developers, clients, and the management team to discuss major defects found during testing, enhancement issues, and future design modifications.

Client: Confidential, Washington DC Aug'08 to Oct'09
Role: QA Engineer
Environment: Facets. Collections System FLEX, Rate Quote, Clear Quest Test pro 8.0,UNIX,Quality Center 9.0, Java, Web Sphere, Power builder, Visual Basic, MS-Windows

  • Designed Test scripts and Conditions for manual testing of the application.
  • Analyzed and defined testable requirements created and implemented Test plans ,Test cases and Test scripts.
  • Created various Test Suites for different modules as a part of manual by analyzing business requirements and Use Case Realization documents.
  • Involved in testing the functionality and usability of the system for end user perspective.
  • Created Test Matrices to report the progress and status of the testing effort.
  • Involved in performing functional, Application, Integration, system, and regression.
  • Performed Black Box Testing from end users perspective.
  • Performed Screen Navigation Test to ensure that the links are established as per the documentation provided.
  • Conducted the Regression tests for already defects to test whether fix has been applied or not and also to test whether the fix causes another problem or not.
  • Created reports that included a general overview open bugs, new bugs and enhancement requests. Entered new bugs and maintained the current status of those bugs.
  • Used QUALITY Center 9.0 for reporting defects incidents.
  • Generated Web Intelligence reports through info view interface and Desktop Intelligence in full client for the user needs.

Client: Confidential, Indianapolis, IN May'07to July'08
Role: QA Engineer
Environment: WinRunner7.6, Test Director 7.6 & Quality Center 8.0, Load Runner 7.5, Sybase, UNIX, WEB/DB/GUI VUSERS SQL,XML,HTML Oracle 8i, C, C++, Windows NT & XP

  • Analyzed System specifications, design, development and execution of Test Plans and Test Cases for manual testing and Automated testing.
  • Created criteria for data conditioning needed for Automated and manual testing.
  • Created test scripts and classified sections for Manual and automated testing.
  • Developed and wrote a suite of Test Scripts that included Acceptance, Functional and Regression test cases using Win Runner.
  • Developed the Test Cases and executed them using Win Runner.
  • Performed Data Driven Testing for multiple sets of data.
  • Performed business Functionality testing and GUI testing.
  • Performed in both System and User Acceptance Testing.
  • Executed the test scripts on different releases and validated the actual results against the expected results.
  • Debug the Test Scripts, created Batch tests, verifying the Test results and reporting the defects to Test Director.
  • Responsible to perform on testing Reports and Auditing Reports.
  • Wrote SQL queries to access the data from the database tables and crosscheck the results, also been used for Automation Regression Testing.
  • Tested applications developed with html and xml using QTP.

Client: Confidential, ICICI Bank, Hyderabad, INDIA May'06 to Feb'07
Role: Test Engineer
Environment: Java, Win Runner, Test Director, Oracle 8i, IIS, Windows 2000, Informatica, Mainframes.

  • Understanding the requirements and mapping the requirements to test cases
  • Used Test Director to create Test plans, Test cases and Test Scripts.
  • Involved in Automation testing using tool Win Runner
  • Developed test scripts to automate the testing process using Win Runner.
  • Executed the test scripts with Win Runner GUI Check tool to perform functional testing.
  • Performed Regression testing on different Versions of the applications.
  • Test Case Execution, Defect Reporting.

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