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Sr. Qa Automation Tester Resume

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Summary:

  • Over 7+ yrs of experience in the IT Industry as aSQA Engineer
  • Excellent understanding of Software Development Life Cycle and Test Methodologies from project definition to post-deploymentdocumentation
  • Expertise in designing and developing strategic Test plans, Test Cases, and Test Reports for manual test.
  • Preparing test cases for the system covering SRS document, designdocument, reviewing them with the developers and finalizing the test cases.
  • Extensive experience in Manual Testinglike Quality Center
  • Extensive work experience on Functionality Testing, GUI Testing, Regression Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, User Acceptance Testing, BlackBox Testing, Ad-Hoc and End to End testing.
  • Expertise in creating test cases from requirements document, use cases and from a prototype or anexisting application
  • Experience Tester in Agile Development Env. Using TDD and ATDD approach.
  • Proficiency in C# programming with development of Window Form Application.
  • Developed a automation tool which integrates the End to End Testingprocess.
  • Experience in using Mercury QualityCenter for writing the test cases, executing the test cases and defectreporting.
  • Experience testing web based applications, Siebel applications, andmobile applications using testing tools like Quick Test Pro 11.0, Rational Robot
  • Experience in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) using the Waterfall Model and good understanding of Agile Methodology.
  • Proficient in SDLC including test strategy preparation, test plandevelopment, test case creation, test execution and bug tracking.
  • Validated Service-oriented architecture (SOA) for distributed computing using Web Services Testing.
  • Ability to develop and present test plans,testing summaries, defect reports, and defect trend data throughout the projecttest cycle.
  • Used Quality Center to manage, coordinate and reportdefects.
  • Interacted actively with the team in identifying bugs.
  • Quick learner, Self-motivated and problemsolving skills.
  • Excellent technical analytical skills as well as logicalreporting skills.
  • Good team player with an ability to workindependently in a time sensitive environment

Education

Bachelor of Science

Certification

ISTQB
ITIL
HP CertifiedProfessional

TechnicalExpertise:

Functional Testing Tools:QTP11.0, Rational Robot, VSS,Selenium
Performance Testing Tools:VSTS (Web Test)
Defect Tracking Tools:Quality Center, Clear Quest, Bugzilla, Visual Studio Team System
Languages:VB.NET, VBScript, C#, SQA Basic, C/C++, Java, Data Structure, HTML, XML
Mobile Platforms:BREW SDK,iOS,Android
Platforms:Windows (XP, Vista, Window7), VM Ware
.NET Skill set:ASP.NET (v2.0/v1.*),Windows Forms (v2.0/v1.*), Web Services, ADO.NET
RDBMS/Database:SQL Server 2005/2008, MSAccess, MSSQL and Toad
GUI Tools: VisualBasic 5.0, MS Visual Studio 2005/2008/2010, VSTS(Visual Studio Team System) ,MS Visual Web Developer 2005 /2008
Other Tools:TeamTrack, Perforce, Test Depot, Qshare, (QTF) OpenSource Tool, MS Office, Text Pad, Toad-7.6, FTP, CVS (TortoiseWin CVS),TFS, VMware
Technologies/Domain:.Net, Java J2EE, GSM, GPRS, Video Codec, Silverlight 3.0, CDMA, BankingFinance, Utilities,Mortgage, Insurance, Wireless, Document Management, and Telecom wirelessprotocols
Testing:Manual, Automated, White Box, Black Box, Modular Testing, Grey Box, System Testing, Integration, Unit, API, Regression, Test Plan, Test Cases, Matrix
Preparation, API Testing, Performance Testing, Load Testing, Localization Testing and Internationalization testing
Other Skills:Writingfunctional specs, design and documents, unit test documents. Knowledge of SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle), QAmethodologies and DifferentQuality standards (ISO and CMM).

Professional Experience

Confidential, MN Jan 10 – Current
Role: Sr. QA Automation Tester

Confidential accesssystem is a Web-based application, which allows customer to view transactionsand maintain their account online. Customers can access the account using thisapplication through internet, transfer the funds between different accounts andcheck their balances. Responsible for coordination of testing activities forInvestment Management Division. Managed and coordinated QA and testingactivities for a variety of reporting applications including Wealth ManagementReporting, Fixed Income and trading applications.

  • EL – Dorado - This project is 3rd generation Silver Light 3.0 video player.
  • DFG (Data Forwarding Gateway) - A FTP server Client which uses different web services to transport the data.
  • Pike - Implementation of MVC (Model View Controller) architecture in web bases customer facing application.

Responsibilities

  • Conducted Automation/manual testing using the Standards,guidelines and structured methodology in testing the application.
  • Performed SOA Web Services Validation
  • Web Services automation for manual and Automation both.
  • C# Automation using VSTS and Selenium ,Eclipse along with Nunit and Watinadd-on
  • Documented and executed Testplans, Test cases and Test scripts based on businessrequirement document.
  • Extensive experience in C# programming for C# automation/Performancetesting in Visual Studio Ultimate.
  • Validated SSRS and SSIS Reports
  • End to end execution of automated scripts, Test Resultanalysis.
  • Prepared test cases for the system covering SRS document, designdocument, reviewing them with the developers and finalized the test cases.
  • Involved in developing Test plan and Test scripts usingthe business documents in Test Director.
  • Involved in Testing in Agile Development Env. Using TDD and ATDD approach.
  • Validated web services manually and through automation usingSOAP UI.
  • Performed MobileTesting and Automated Mobile Simulator using QTP 11.0.
  • Performed Different types of testing iPhone App and Android App.
  • Validated Social Networking sites (Facebook, Twitter andGoogle + ) for Company Page
  • Experience in creation of library functions, Checkpoints , Data Validation
  • DescriptiveProgramming using QTP 11.0.
  • Performed functional testing manually and constructed positive and negative test scenariosas per requirements.
  • Experience in Data Driving and Keyword Driven testing
  • Tested extensive backend testing using SQL Queries to retrieve the data from the database and checkeddata integrity.
  • Performed End-to-End testingmanually and was associated with UserAcceptance Testing.
  • I have validated Social Media and IPhone Apps for Sphere.
  • I have validated Different Web Services written for Projects.
  • Write and tests Web Services calls manually andthrough automation.
  • Submitted testing reports for discovering software bugs reporting bugs and verifying bug fixes.
  • Maintained detailed test logs and reported test results in TestDirector
  • Participated in test plan andtest cases review meetings.
  • Documented the successful or unsuccessfulcompletion of each test condition in the Test Director script repository andverified actual results against expected results for discrepancies
  • Attended review meetings with Business Analysts, Developers and endusers to understand and test according to their requirements.
  • Closely interacted with the developers in fixing the bugs.
  • Involved in defect log, defect tracking andresolution.
  • Involved in writing test summary reports, defectsummary report, and final report.
  • Used the Quality Center as arepository for all of the testing efforts to record and keep track of thedefects.

Environment: QualityCenter 9.0, Oracle 10g, MS Office, .Net, Visual Studio, C#, Watin , UnitTesting, Performance Testing using Visual Studio Team System, TFS, SSRS, SSIS, Selenium ,Eclipse

Confidential, GAJun 08 - Nov 09
Role: Sr. QA Engineer

Tracker is anintranet/web-based business application designed to keep track and manage thecompanys inventory. It consists of three sub-systems: Inventory MasterMaintenance, Transactions and Reports. The system deals with the maintenance ofstock details with various master data files storing information about theitems, order details and supplier information. The system handles transactionsoriginated from issuing stock from the supplier after placing the purchaseorder, and purchase returns. The systemoriginates reports such as item reports, order-detailed report, suppliers,customer information report, and location of items, re-order levels, etc.

Responsibilities

  • Involved in Business requirement Analysis,Functional Requirement Analysis, Overall Design, Use-Case analysis, InitialSummary, and documentation.
  • Managed Requirements and developed Test Plans, TestScripts and Test Cases using Test Director.
  • Performed End-to-Endtesting manually and was associated with User Acceptance Testing.
  • Involved in UnitTesting using C#.
  • Actively involved in Ad-Hoc, Functionality andintegration tests.
  • Responsible for entering bugs into an automated bugmanagement system and performing regression tests after the bugs were fixedusing Test Director
  • Regression testing to prove that the new codehas no adverse effect upon the current system particularly in the area ofcorrupting data used by different applications or system performance.
  • Performed Testing in Agile Development Env.
  • Used Test Director for defect Tracking and reporting.
  • Responsible for writing the Test Cases and TestScenarios based on the Functional Specification and technical Specification anddocumented in QC.
  • Logged and tracked all defects in Test Director
  • Coordinated the Defect Disposition process withQuality, Technology and Business teams
  • Created bug reports, verified bug fixes, loggedbugs into Bug Tracking System
  • Participated in test plan and test cases reviewmeetings.
  • Used QualityCenter as a repository for all of the testing efforts to record and keeptrack of the defects.
  • Closely interacted with the developers in fixingthe bugs

Environment: QTP 9.2/10.0, Test Director/Quality Center 9.0, Visio, MS Office, Agile, ManualTesting, Automation Testing, Grey Box Testing, White Box Testing, RegressionTesting

Confidential, TXMar07 - May 08
Role: Sr. QA Engineer

Worked on project withthe CTD (Configure, TestDeploy) CE (Customer Experience) test team. TheCTD-CE team is responsible for Southwest Airlines customer applications testing(both internal and external) and comprised of Business Analyst and QA Testers.The team is responsible for gathering testing requirements from theapplications teams, developing test cases, defect management and the executionof the testing effort. Performed End-to-End testing, creating, deleting andmodifying passenger bookings via various front-end applications. In addition, verifiedthe financial transaction flow through on the backend to confirm revenue,refunds, gift cards and travel funds are properly processed.

Responsibilities

  • Attended review meetings with Business Analysts,Developers and end users to understand and test according to their requirements
  • Developed testcases, reviewed and Involved in Functionality,and Regression Testing.
  • Involved in software acceptance testing andproduction release procedures throughout SDLC
  • Documented the successful or unsuccessfulcompletion of each test condition in the Test Director script repository andverified actual results against expected results for discrepancies
  • Test Automation Framework for QTP8.2/9.5 automation.
  • Conducted system and integrationtesting, debugged the software errors and interacted with developers toresolve technical issues.
  • Enhancing Scripts like scripting, customizing and thenparameterized
  • Have a complete working knowledge and havebeen involved in all project phases from startup through deployment. (Startup, defines,design, build, test, deploy).
  • Worked with both Traditional (waterfall)approach as well as Parallel project styles.
  • Responsible for entering bugs into an automated bug management system and performing regression tests after thebugs were fixed.
  • Performed End-to-End testing,Ad-Hoc testing, Integration testing and User Acceptance Testing.
  • Involved in Web services Automation Testing using SOAP UI.
  • Maintained detailed test logs and report test results in TestDirector
  • Participated in test plan and test casesreview meetings.
  • Worked closely with business experts and developers in order to performmy duties
  • Responsible for Backend testing by executing SQL statements
  • Interacted with developers for status of the bugs andre-tested the fixed Bugs
  • Analyzed the defects and categorized them based on severity
  • Problem reporting and tracking through theuse of Test Director (Quality Center)
  • Close interaction with members of thedevelopment team

Environment: Oracle, WindowsXP, Java, Ms Office, Quality Center, Agile Methodologies

Confidential, Inc Dallas, TXApr05 - Feb 07
Role: QA tester

Confidential is thelargest specialty retailer of arts, crafts, and home decor in North America.The company operates several different retail and wholesale businesses, in theUnited States and Canada. The feature of the application includes maintaining records for productsavailability from a variety of manufacturers, distribution centers and interactingwith other companies and providing efficient pricing. Periodic reports weregenerated by the application for various levels of management for decision andcontrol purposes. The integration project used an extensive repository ofinformation and provided means for efficient pricing of products.

Responsibilities

  • Participated in all Michaels systemdevelopment and enhancement projects
  • Responsible for the documentation forbusiness process and procedures
  • Participated in system integration testing which includewriting test plans, test cases, system testing and other end user testing activities
  • Used QC to documentand track test cases.
  • Collaborated withdevelopers for problem resolution.
  • Utilized Quality Center to house and executetest cases.
  • Attended review meetings with Business Analysts,Developers and end users to understand and test according to their requirements
  • Developed testcases, reviewed and Involved in Functionality,and Regression Testing.
  • Involved in software acceptance testing andproduction release procedures throughout SDLC
  • Maintained detailed test logs and report test results in TestDirector
  • Participated in test plan and test casesreview meetings.
  • Responsible for Backend testing by executing SQL statements
  • Interacted with developers for status of the bugs andre-tested the fixed Bugs
  • Analyzed the defects and categorized them based on severity
  • Validated Web services for Manual and Automation Testingusing SOAP UI.

Environment: SQL Server, Windows XP, Java, Ms Office, Quality Center, SDLC

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