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Qa Lead Resume Profile

Beaverton, OregoN

Professional Summary:

  • 7 years of QA Testing experience in domains like E-commerce, Banking Credit cards , Operating Systems and Internals.
  • Proficient experience in Manual and Automated Testing of Performance and functional aspects of the Client-Server and Web applications.
  • Extensive experience in datawarehouse concepts and technologies like OLTP, Normalization/Denormalization, ETL, OLAP, Data Models Star/ Snow Flake Schemas , Data Marts Dimensions and Facts and Reporting.
  • Experienced with ETL tools like Informatica, SSIS, and Datastage.
  • Expertise using Manual and automated tools Mercury Quality Center, LoadRunner and Quick Test Pro Testing applications developed in the .NET Framework, Java, VB, Oracle, SQL Server on Windows and UNIX platform.
  • Expertise at preparing master test plans, formulating test scenarios, preparing traceability matrix from the requirements document and test case document.
  • Worked closely with developers and business analysts to create scripts that emulate the actual business process for documenting and testing.
  • Experience in writing Test scripts, designing Test procedures, Test cases, Verification and Validation.
  • Having good knowledge and understanding of various Testing Methodologies like Agile, Waterfall, etc and their Life Cycles.
  • Strong experience in client/server based business applications, and web based applications including test planning, test case development, test case reviews, test data preparation, test setup, test execution, test analysis, defect reporting and tracking.
  • Expertise in System Testing, Functional Testing, Integration Testing, Performance Testing, Regression Testing and User Acceptance Testing UAT .
  • Experience in development of test suites and test harness for regression testing.
  • Strong knowledge in using test management tools and various bug reporting tools such as MS Product Studio, Test director, Bugzilla and Quality center.
  • Experience at working in close association with Release management team, third-party clients, managing test teams and interfacing between the test team and clients.
  • Experience leading a team of test engineers, coordinating the testing activities between the onsite and offshore test team, reporting the testing activities to the client and ensuring that deliverables are met.
  • Extensively involved in Backend testing with Oracle and SQL Server
  • A dedicated, hardworking individual with inter communication skills to work with all levels of organization with Excellent Communication and Documentation skills.

Technical Competencies:

Databases Oracle, MS SQL Server, MS Access.

Languages PL/SQL, C and C

Web Tools HTML, DHTML, XML, SOAP

Scripting TCL /TK, VB scripting

Testing Tools LoadRunner 11.0/9.5/8.1/7.0, HP QTP10.x/9.x, HP QC10.x/9.x, HP BPT

Tools TOAD, JProbe, SQL Query Analyzer, Visual Basic, MS office tools,

ETL Tools Informatica 8.1/7.1./6.2/6.1/5.1, SSIS, DataStage 7.0/6.1

Database Oracle 8i/9i/10g, DB2 8.0/7.0/6.0, SQL Server 2000/2005/2008,

MySQL, Sybase, Teradata V2R5/V2R6

Operating Systems MS-Dos, Windows NT/XP/2003/Vista, UNIX

Dataware house Tools Informatica, Cognos

Defect Tracking Tools Product Studio, Quality Center, BugZilla, Jira

Reporting Tools OBIEE, SSRS, BI Publisher, Cognos, Business Objects

Version Control MS Visual SourceSafe, MS share point.

Framework WTT, .Net- 3.5/2.0

Professional Experience

Confidential

QA Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Managed Onsite Offshore team of size of 5 in testing multiple releases of the applications and made effective use of daily stand-ups.
  • Acceptance testing involved comparison with existing Excel based models to ensure the results were in synchronized
  • Coordinated and ensured smooth setup and availability of infrastructure and environment required for testing
  • Executed SQL queries to perform backend testing and ensure that the user data is updated
  • Tested PL/SQL Packages to transform/load the staging data into schema using business logic.
  • Involved in weekly meetings to update the process flow charts.
  • Involved in setting up the Test Lab for testing on distributed clients with different O/S and browsers combination for Functional Testing and Performance Testing
  • Performed Installation Test by deploying the Application on the Application Servers built
  • Developed all the Vuser Scripts using the LoadRunner Vugen.
  • Involved in running the Scernarios for the generated Vuser Scripts in LoadRunner Controller.
  • Analyzed the Performance bottlenecks using LoadRunner Analysis.
  • Involved in the Stress Analysis based on the Performance Metrics
  • System testing consists of three different strategies: individual test cases, integrated, regression and performance evaluation stages.
  • Created the Automated test scripts using WinRunner for testing the compatibility of the application with different platforms.
  • Involved in Functional, System, Integration, Performance, Load, Stress and Regression testing during various phases of the development using QTP, WinRunner, LoadRunner and TestDirector.
  • Execution of scripts in MQC and Change management for Exciting Scripts
  • Leading Daily conference calls with the development managers to identify and resolve the issues. Defect log meeting on weekly basis
  • Coordinating / Attending the status meetings for any project related issues.
  • Performed Unit Testing for the module
  • Involved in UAT Release Testing and FAI First Article Inspection
  • Resolving testing related issues with QA Managers and Analysts
  • Created As is and To be Gap Analysis documents system documents to show the current and proposed functionalities of the system by and created Traceability Matrix.
  • Used Defect Management tool to report defects found during Test Execution
  • Was responsible to mentor team to pick up the speed in application knowledge and business knowledge, planned sessions for the team to improve business knowledge as this application has huge scope and business functionality

Environment: HP LoadRunner 8.0/7.0, QTP 9.2, HP Mercury Quality Center 9.0, Win XP Win Vista, ASP.NET 2.0, and C 2.0, SQL 2005 VBScript, Citrix, And Clear Quest, Microsoft SQL Server 2008,DB Visualizer, Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio, SSIS, SQL/PLSQL, TFS.

Confidential

QA Analyst / Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Worked closely with Business Analysts and Developers to gather Application Requirements and Business Processes in order to formulate the test plan.
  • Involved in developing the Test Plan and Test strategy for the Functional testing and Performance testing.
  • Created Test Case and Test suites in SOAPUI Tool for testing Web services.
  • Performed requirement Traceability matrix using Quality Center.
  • Involved in Black box and White Box testing of the application.
  • Developed the complex automated test scripts and modified the existing automated test scripts using Quick Test Pro to test the functionality of the application.
  • Involved in compatibility testing of the application with different platforms using Quick Test Pro.
  • Developed the Test cases, Vuser Test Scripts and Complex Test Scenarios based on Business Requirements using LoadRunner to test the performance of the application.
  • Used Informatics ETL tool to extract and load data into warehouse and monitor the load timings
  • Used Quality Center for bug tracking and reporting, also followed up with development team to verify bug fixes, and update bug status.
  • Responsible for conducting Stress, Volume, Baseline and endurance testing
  • Generated, Maintained and executed the entire Manual and Automated test scripts during different stages of the application development using Quality Center.
  • Generated detailed test status reports, performance/capacity reports, web trend analysis reports, and graphical charts for upper management.
  • Participated in weekly project status meetings and updated the process accordingly.
  • Used Defect Management tool to report defects found during Test Execution
  • Was responsible to mentor team to pick up the speed in application knowledge and business knowledge, planned sessions for the team to improve business knowledge as this application has huge scope and business functionality

Confidential

Performance Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the QA and testing requirements to meet IT business needs
  • Participated in creating Test Plan, Test Scenarios based on the Business and System Requirements.
  • Setting up of the Test Environments for Functional and UAT testing
  • Responsible for creating test scripts using LoadRunner Vugen.
  • Responsible for setting up the LoadRunner Agents in the load testing set up.
  • Performed the correlation and Parameterization using LoadRunner Vugen.
  • Responsible for creating Load Test scenarios based on the load testing scripts that are to be loaded.
  • Responsible for Load Testing Co-ordination with various other projects involved in load testing activity.
  • Responsible for the generation of the LoadRunner Analysis files based on the LoadRunner results file generated by the load test.
  • Tested WM Warehouse management module via batch and performance testing.
  • Prepared the estimation report, Task Tracker, Issue Register and following up with them.
  • Aided in generating System testing scenarios of end to end testing of application.
  • Developed and executed Test Cases covering several scenarios, including Positive/Negative scenarios.
  • Involved in identifying the test cases that are affecting the basic and major functionality of the application in order to Smoke Test the application.
  • Defects were tracked, prioritized and analyzed the variation between expected and actual results.
  • Created and executed SQL queries to fetch data from an SQL Server database server to validate and compare expected results with those actually obtained
  • Extensively performed functional testing, integration testing, Batch Testing, system testing, regression testing, and data driven testing.
  • Enter and review the defects in Defect tracking system.
  • Performed Backend Testing of the application by writing SQL queries.
  • Created and maintained SQL Scripts to perform Back-end testing on the SQL Server database.
  • Tested user interface and navigation controls of the application using Quick Test Pro.
  • Played back the QTP scripts for basic functionality and triaged the logs for failures.
  • Developed and executed Test Cases, Test Scenarios and followed-up with defects.
  • Performed parameterization to ensure real time load conditions using Load Runner.
  • Monitored the scenario run using various online monitors in Load Runner Analysis.
  • Analyzed the results using Load Runner Analysis Graphs.
  • Co-ordinate with developers to discuss bugs and to enhance the application.
  • Status reporting to upper management to keep them up to date on QA team activities.

Environment: HP LoadRunner 9.5, HP QTP, HP QC, HP PC 9.0, Microsoft Visual Source Safe, Windows 2003/Windows XP/Windows Vista, QTP, VB Script, Load Runner, Quality Center, Jira, XML, WebSphere, PL/SQL, Iexplore/Mozialla Firefox/Safari.

Confidential

Performance Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Assist entry-level tester s on reviewing requirement, preparing and executing test cases and report software defects. Performed black box, Functional, Integration, Stress and Regression testing of the Website.
  • Performed Regression Testing to verify various sections of the system to ensure that changes or fixes in the system not only work, but also do not adversely affect the remainder of the system.
  • Created and executed SQL queries to validate the data and used data manipulation language. DML to update the data in the database and verify with front end that application handles the changes correctly. Initiated defects and assigned to Development teams with appropriate severity levels.
  • Actively participated to setup the test environment for the application s needs to be deployed on test environment. Used Testlink to maintain Test Case and Reports Repository.
  • Participated in weekly status meetings, conducted walkthroughs, documented proceedings. Modified and maintained test cases with changes in application interface and navigation flow. Conducted weekly batch testing to incorporate changes in new builds.
  • Provided the management with test metrics, reports and schedules
  • Managed Onsite Offshore team of size of 5 in testing multiple releases of the applications.
  • Acceptance testing involved comparison with existing Excel based models to ensure the results were in synchronized
  • Coordinated and ensured smooth setup and availability of infrastructure and environment required for testing
  • Executed SQL queries to perform backend testing and ensure that the user data is updated
  • Involved in weekly meetings to update the process flow charts.
  • Involved in setting up the Test Lab for testing on distributed clients with different O/S and browsers combination for Functional Testing and Performance Testing
  • Performed Installation Test by deploying the Application on the Application Servers built
  • Involved in UAT Release Testing and FAI First Article Inspection
  • Developed all the Vuser Scripts using the LoadRunner Vugen.
  • Involved in running the Scernarios for the generated Vuser Scripts in LoadRunner Controller.
  • Analyzed the Performance bottlenecks using LoadRunner Analysis.
  • Involved in the Stress Analysis based on the Performance Metrics

Environment: HP LoadRunner 8.0/7.0, QTP 9.2, HP Mercury Quality Center 9.0, Win XP Win Vista, ASP.NET 2.0, and C 2.0, SQL 2005 VBScript, Citrix, And Clear Quest.

Confidential

Role: Quality Analyst Engineer

Roles Responsibilities

  • Analyzed the top-level requirements for software functions for each Business Process.
  • Conducted walkthroughs and meetings with project team, end users/application owners to understand the application/SRS document.
  • Performed software requirements traceability analysis to trace software requirements to and from system requirements and to risk analysis results
  • Created Test Strategies and Test Cases to satisfy Test Requirements and documenting the same in TestDirector.
  • Wrote test plans and test cases that identify the schedules, environments, resources personnel, tools, etc. , methodologies, cases inputs, procedures, outputs, expected results using TestDirector.
  • Performed system testing to ensure the validity of the requirements and mitigation of risks prior to formal acceptance.
  • Extensive use of SQL queries to validate data in the Oracle database
  • The Test report was developed for bug tracking by using Test Director.

Environment: Test Director, PL/SQL, Oracle 8i, MS Access, SQL, Windows NT and Sun Solaris

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