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Qa Analyst Resume

New Jersey, NJ

Summary:

  • Over 8 years of diverse experience in the field of Information technology with emphasis on Software Quality Assurance.
  • Expertise in developing Software Test Plans, Test Case Design, Test Scripts based on System Requirements documents
  • Experience with functionality and performance testing of client server and web based applications in multiplatform environment.
  • Experience in Software Unit Testing, Integration Testing, Regression Testing, performance, configuration and usability testing.
  • Experience in writing SQL queries to retrieve data from databases.
  • Executed SQL queries to verify the data quality and integrity
  • Well Versed in GUI application testing, Back End testing, Database testing, Front-end testing, Functional Testing, System testing, Load Testing on Client-server, stand alone, and web- based applications with multiple server domains.
  • Expertise in QA Methodologies, Quality Assurance Life Cycle (QALC), Defect Management Life Cycle, different Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies including waterfall and Agile
  • Extensive experience in Banking, Financial, Healthcare and Telecom industry.
  • Experience working in Windows,Mac and ipad applications.
  • Good experience and exposure working in automation tools.
  • Experience working in HP quality center
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, decision-making and presentation skills with ability to co-ordinate activities in a fast paced team environment.
  • Strong Team player and contribute towards the team goals. Ability to work productively and effectively in a team as well as individually. Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Technical Skills:

  • Testing Tools : Quality Center , Test Director, Win Runner , QTP , Load Runner , Rational Clear Quest.
  • Languages: C/C++, Visual Basic, Cobol, Jcl, SQL, VBScript, Java,J2EE, .Net
  • Databases: ORACLE, MS SQL-Server, DB2
  • Testing Tools: Mercury Quality Center,Test Director, QTP, LoadRunner, Clear Quest
  • Internet Tools : XML, HTML, and DHTML.
  • Operating Systems : Windows 9x/NT, Windows 2000/ME/XP, UNIX, IBM Mainframe.

Certifications:

• ITIL V2 Foundation certificate
• Microsoft Excel 2000 Expert User Advance Data Management Certification
• Trained at Business controls
• Trained at Global English

Professional Experience:

Confidential,August 2011– Present
Role: Sr. QA Analyst

  • Websphere Apps Server Migration (WAS 4 to WAS 6) for Spain , Germany , EMEA IEC and IDC, Argentina.
  • URL Decommission in WAS 4 for Intl Myca Estatement Apps for Argentina

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Involved in workflow execution of credit verification, Legal checks and Personal details verification using the existing system.
  • Experience web page testing for banking specific needs such as managing contents, business processes and informed decision making.
  • Participated in weekly meeting with the management team and walkthroughs.
  • Generate monthly/weekly/daily reports as a regulatory submission and documented stored Procedures and triggers to improve daily operations and improve business operation and user efficiencies.
  • Created and maintained testing artifacts test data, test plans, test cases, defect reports.
  • Wrote SQL queries to retrieve and verify data from the database.
  • Executed test cases to verify the expected results.
  • Performed Integration Testing, System Testing, and Regression Testing.
  • Provided QA management with test case coverage reports and defect metrics to indicate status of testing efforts.
  • Reported defects and worked with business and technical teams to manage defects until resolved
  • Involved in test execution, Bug Reporting and bug logging in bug tracker.
  • Involved in developing Entry & Exit criteria and defined pass and fail standards.
  • Performed Positive & Negative Testing

Environment: Java,Load Runner, MS SQL Server 6.5, Internet Explorer, Netscape,Quality Center,ASP.NET

Confidential,California
Role: Sr. QA Analyst

June 2009– June 2011

  • Participated in Business/Development meetings to understand user requirements.
  • Analyzing thoroughly the product requirements for new functionalities.
  • Responsible for running automated test script.
  • Prepared test cases, test plan .
  • Responsible for Functional testing, integration,load, Regression, performance testing on modifications and enhancements prior to production release.
  • Responsible for conducting manual testing and end-user testing.
  • Created Test cases to test various aspects of application.
  • Wrote SQL queries to retrieve data from the database.
  • Reports project test metrics to include items as time allocated, problems found, enhancements requested as a result of new functionality, and defect status.
  • Participated in daily Walk Through and Defect report meetings.
  • Analyzed test results, identified issues and reported it to the developers and project manager.
  • Created process and procedures for Defect Tracking with ClearQuest.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Strong organizational skills.

Tools used: Quality Center, Quick Test Professional, ClearQuest, load runner, IBM rational robot, Lotus Notes, windows, .net framework.
Confidential,Bangalore
Role: QA Tester
July 2006 – June 2009
Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed the business requirements, use cases, data flow charts
  • Coordinated with development team, SME and developed test cases and test data for functionality testing
  • Tracked the requirement changes and ensured proper test coverage
  • Reviewed the test cases and generated testdata to simulate various business critical scenarios
  • Utilized Quality Center to manage the test cases and test execution
  • Utilized QTP (VBScript) to automate the test scenarios
  • Participated and conducted walkthroughs, attended meetings and signoff sessions
  • Verified the business logics, interfaces to multiple support systems including legacy applications running on mainframe
  • Conducted backend tests to validate the functional implementation of business logics
  • Executed SQL queries to verify the data quality and integrity
  • Worked with Data Tables in QTP. Imported data from external source to data tables.
  • Verified the ad hoc reporting features
  • Categorized the requirements and test cases and used Test Director to manage them
  • Tracked the defects in TD and created custom reports on tests status
  • Performed regression tests on application builds and analyzed the test results
  • Gathered the test results and foramulated test status reports

Environment: z/OS, Windows, VB.Net, ASP.Net, COBOL/DB2, File-AID, MS SQL, XML, HTML, WinRunner, Quality Center, VSS,Java

Confidential,BANGALORE
Role: eCommerce QA Tester
Feb 2006 – July 2006

Responsibilities:

  • Performed stress tests on various web applications and ensured its compatibility with operating systems.
  • Organized and tested web applications on various platforms.
  • Prepared tests according to business requirements of clients.
  • Coordinated with project managers and developers, and analyzed all tests conducted on various products and components.
  • Documented all automated scripts, prepared variable checks and conducted stress tests.

Environment:
DB2 Database with COBOL & JCL as Programming Language and and CICS as front end user.

Confidential,ERNAKULAM
Role: QA Tester
June 2004 – Jan 2006

NEST IT is a CMM Level 5 organization engaged in Software Development & Support Services for IBM main Frame computers and applications on the same.

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in a Life-time Service Support Project of a client in USA
  • Continuous Analysis of data , preparation of analysis document and devising unit test plan
  • Based on Client need enhancement of existing program functionalities through analysis of data
  • Unit testing of developed modules

Project: ISO – ODC, for Insurance Services Office, New Jersey, USA

  • Insurance Services Office (ISO) was founded in 1971 in Jersey City, as a leading source of information about risk and its management for finance professionals.

Hardware: IBM MainFrame
Environment:
DB2 Database with COBOL & JCL as Programming Languages

  • Details: This project was for providing support for production, maintenance & enhancement of existing programs and development of new programs to meet the clients changing needs
  • Role: Software Engineer
  • Responsibilities: Performed data analysis, module enhancement/development & testing

EDUCATION:

B.Tech – Electronics and Communication

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