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Quality Assurance Qa Analyst Resume Profile

Richmond, VA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

  • Over seven years of extensive, diversified experience in quality assurance of software development life cycle SDLC specializing in quality assurance processes and methodologies.
  • Extensive experience in writing SQL Queries, UNIX shell scripting and working on various operating systems..
  • Experience in all stages of STLC and SDLC ranging from planning, estimation, specification, designing, Preparation of GUI Test Cases, Functional Test Cases and testing with timely delivery against aggressive deadlines and QA process.
  • Worked on various business domains like Banking, Retail, and finance.
  • Worked with Web and Client-server applications on Window and UNIX environment.
  • Experience in methodologies such as Waterfall, Agile/SCRUM.
  • Experience in interacting with engineers, developers, and technical support personnel in aiding them on Baseline requirement specifications.
  • Extensive experience in developing Test strategies, Test Plans, Test scenarios, Test Cases for both manual and automated tests.
  • Planning and execution of automated test scripts using tools such as Test Director/Quality Center, Load Runner and QTP, based on business/functional specifications.
  • Expertise in creating bug reports using tools like Test Director, Quality Center, Clear Quest, Bugzilla.
  • Performed manual testing extensively - primarily Smoke, Integration, Functional, Regression, GUI, Database, Black Box, White Box and Backend Testing.
  • Possess excellent skills in Automation Testing using Mercury s Quick Test Pro QTP , Win Runner and Quality Center.
  • Motivated self-starter with exceptional team building, leadership, and interpersonal skills. Hardworking team player with the ability to work in time sensitive environments.
  • Possess excellent communication and organization skills with the ability to adapt to new environments.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Testing Tools

Quick Test Pro , Load Runner, Doors

Defect Tracking Tools

Test Director, Quality Center, ClearQuest, Bugzilla

Languages

C, C , Java, Visual Basic, VB Script, SQL, HTML, XML, TOAD

Databases

Oracle, SQL Server

Operating Systems

Windows, UNIX

MS Office Applications

Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Quality Assurance QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed Functional Requirements Document FRD , Functional Specification Document FSD and Use cases and written Test Plans and Test Cases and tested the Web based Applications to meet the business expectation.
  • Involved in Integration, System, Regression and User Acceptance Testing UAT .
  • Tracked all business requirements to prepare Requirements Traceability Matrix RTM .
  • Performed Manual, Integration, Regression and System Testing.
  • Extensively used TOAD to retrieve and validate the Data.
  • Written Test Plans and Test Cases on Mercury's Test Director Tool.
  • Defects identified in testing environment where communicated to the developers using defect tracking tool Mercury Test Director.
  • Extensively used QTP 9.0 in deploying high quality applications quickly and effectively by providing a consistent, repeatable process for gathering requirements, planning and scheduling tests.
  • Executed test cases for verifying Web based components and stress testing of systems
  • Participated in the post-analysis and verification for the tests executed
  • Developed Positive and Negative Test Scripts to make sure they are in sync with the timely changing business needs
  • Engineered test data to verify and validate complex test conditions
  • Executed Smoke and Regression testing using QTP Automation test scripts for different releases.
  • Designed test data using MS Excel sheet and created data driven tests to test the application with positive and negative inputs.
  • Reported Defects issues found during testing and communicated them using Quality Center QC
  • Modified the existing Automated Scripts in QTP for the automation testing of applications.
  • Executed manual and automated test cases/scripts and verified results with the expected results.
  • Created and testedUNIX Shell scripts to verify the archived data in QA Server and to execute SQL scripts.
  • Planned, coordinated in the installation of new/modified environments, software, and applications.
  • Prepared instructions, documentation for the System Integration Test SIT User Acceptance Testing UAT environments.

Environment: HP Quality Center 11.0, QTP 10.0, MS Office Suite 2010, MS SharePoint 2010, Spiral Methodology, Client/Server architecture, Mercury Quality Center , Mercury Test Director , MS SQL Server 2008, SQL, VBScript, Rational RequisitePro, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 7.

Confidential

QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in drafting the test cases and definition of the automation scope.
  • Authored a test plan with over a hundred test cases involving all four modules of the
  • Project.
  • Extensively used UNIX shell scripts.
  • Worked with software testing methodologies with all phases and stages of testing Functional, system, Integration, Regression, Data validation, User Acceptance .
  • Worked extensively on End to End Scenarios, Positive Negative testing.
  • Assisted the business teams in documenting the UAT test cases.
  • Created a nightly regression Quick Test script with various checkpoints data, table, and page to confirm the latest build is working correctly.
  • Developed SQL queries to compare Production and UAT data in same tables using row to row comparison as well as at different levels by extensively using group by and sub queries.
  • Created and executed SQL queries to validate the data to verify the JSP front end correctly displays data.
  • Developed several test scripts to replace the manual testing that has been performed
  • Previously.
  • Active contributor in weekly meetings with the client to analyze business requirements and
  • Transform them into testing tasks.
  • Involved in automating 95 test scenarios out of 128 identified by the business users.
  • Developed complex SQL queries to cross verify the changes made on the application.
  • Extensively used Quality Center for defect tracking and assignments.

Environment: HP Quality Center, HP Quick Test Pro, VB.Net, C , People Soft 8.8, Windows, Oracle

9i, VB Script, SQL, UNIX

Confidential

Position: QA Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Performed manual testing and maintain documentation on different types of Testing viz., Positive, Negative, Regression, Integration, System, User-acceptance, Performance, and Black Box.
  • Experience in writing SQL Queries, UNIX shell scripting
  • Documented Test cases corresponding to business rules and other operating condition in TestDirector.
  • Tested the backend database using SQL Queries.
  • Involved in the functional testing of web pages using WinRunner.
  • Generated GUI maps files using WinRunner and involved in performing Data Driven testing.
  • Tested the browsers under specific conditions, such as with Java script enabled and disabled.
  • Conducted Performance test for web applications using LoadRunner.
  • Extensively used UNIX shell scripts.
  • Regression Testing and Acceptance Testing using WinRunner.
  • Created Automated Test Scripts in TSL and run using WinRunner.
  • Inserted Rendezvous points to generated load at particular instance to measure performance of the application. Performed Requirements Analysis, Functional decomposition analysis and Documentation using Doors.
  • Monitored different types of graphs like Throughput, Transaction Response time, Network Delay and Running Vusers graphs to analyze performance of the application.
  • Tested various links of Global Navigation Bar, the text-hyperlinks, image-hyperlinks of Home Page and different Feature pages using WinRunner
  • Responsible in providing regular test reports to the management.
  • Reported the bugs, Email notifications to the developers using the Defect Manager of TestDirector
  • Monitored TestDirector to close the bugs/cases as and when developers fix the bugs.
  • Investigate software defects and interact with developers to resolve technical issues.

Environment: Java, Java script, HTML, XML, Web Logic, MQ Series, Oracle 8i, Windows NT, Mercury Tools TestDirector, WinRunner and LoadRunner , UNIX Sun-Solaris 2.7 .

Confidential

Manual QA Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in all phases of software development life cycle SDLC from requirement gatherings to product release.
  • Participated requirement reviews, team meetings and walkthroughs.
  • Involved in preparing test plans based on Business Requirements Document BRD
  • Involved in manual testing for Critical applications and tested the loops manually.
  • Developed the test cases to test functionality, interface of both PC and Web applications.
  • Categorized bugs based on the severity and interfaced with developers to resolve them.
  • Worked with Web and Client-server applications on Window and UNIX environment.
  • Involved in Entire QA life cycle as per QA process and methodology.
  • Responsible for Functional, System, Regression testing.
  • Reviewed the Test Cases, End to End test Scenarios, and completeness of Test results.
  • Tested the application according to business specifications.
  • Extensively involved in back-end testing using SQL statements for data manipulation from ORACLE data base.
  • Conducted Functionality testing during various phases of the application.
  • Checked the data flow through the front end to backend and used SQL queries, to extract the data from database.
  • Tested New Features and their impact on existing functionality before each release.
  • Involved in Both form of testing i.e. Black Box Testing White Box Testing.
  • Provided feedback to the developers and the QA team on top priority issues.
  • Responsible for creating test metrics and maintaining defects, created the coverage matrix for test cases.
  • Involved in creating and reviewing Test Plans and Test Cases for the application.
  • Interacted with Business teams and Developers to understand requirements and bug fixes.
  • Performed Integration testing to verify the data interface between various application modules.
  • Performed Navigation testing and browser capability testing with IE 4.0, 5.0, 6.0 and XP to test the application behavior and capability.
  • Defect tracking and reporting was done using Custom Defect track tool.

Environment: JAVA, SQL Server, Toad, Windows NT, XML, HTML Web services.

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