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Qa Engineer Resume Profile

Chicago, IllinoiS

SUMMARY

  • IT professional offering 6 years of experience in Software Testing/Quality Assurance, experienced with manual testing techniques and automation tools
  • Proficient in both Manual and Automated Testing.
  • Experience in projects ranging from support and maintenance to development and has been part of all the phases of SDLC.
  • Clear understanding of Quality assurance role in all phases of Software Development Life Cycle SDLC .
  • Knowledge of methodologies used in software testing.
  • Extensive experience in analyzing business requirements, ensuring that the requirements are correct and complete and using the same in preparing use cases.
  • Expertise in preparing test scenarios from use case documents.
  • Expert in writing test cases using the test scenarios and preparing test data.
  • Worked extensively for preparing traceability matrix, to ensure that all the requirements are mapped with test cases, and updated it regularly.
  • Experience in preparing test strategy for development project.
  • Expertise in GUI Testing, functionality testing, Integration Testing, Black box techniques, Regression Testing, White box testing, Security testing, User Acceptance testing, Smoke testing and System testing.
  • Experience in performing Back end Testing Oracle and SQL Server databases and XMLs .
  • Extensively involved in Defect Reporting and Defect Tracking process using Team Track, Test Director, Quality Center QC and MS-Excel.
  • Well versed in documenting test results and creating test reports.
  • Experience in creating user acceptance test cases and supporting User Acceptance Testing UAT .
  • Work across multiple cross-functional teams to execute full system, interface, and end-to-end testing.
  • Coordinated testing efforts and effectively managed Off-Shore teams.
  • Worked closely with the Development Team to ensure that test requirements are clearly defined, functionality related issues are addressed and end users are satisfied
  • Recognized for taking initiatives, attention to details, good analytical skills, grasping capabilities, excellent communication skills, co-ordination capabilities, hard work and dedication in various projects.

SOFTWARE

Programming Skills

SQL, XML, HTML

Testing Tools

QTP, QC, Clear Quest, JIRA, Loadrunner, Test Director

Operating Systems

Windows 2000/NT/XP/7, Linux, AIX, HP-UX

Log/Test/Version Control Tools

Jira, BugZilla, ClearQuest, TestRun

Project Tools

MS Project, MS Visio, MS Access, SharePoint

EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Role: QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Following Agile methodology and working on two New/Legacy projects simultaneously with test and development team consisting of onshore and offshore.
  • Manually Performing high level Integration testing, for data transfer from legacy to new application.
  • Writing test cases and performing SIT testing for Finance Billing, Assignment and Payroll Processing Modules.
  • Running reports on financial side of an application and testing the result by using financial and tax calculator.
  • Performing back-end testing using SQL to verify data transactions and source extracts in both transaction and report databases.
  • Participating biweekly in Build Verification Tests BVT to test application based on test scenarios.
  • Participating in Bug Parties to perform smoke testing to verify application for further testing.
  • Executing test cases, logging defects and managing them till closure by using Jira.

Environment: SQL, JIRA, SQL server management Studio, Quality Center, Windows, MS Project, MS Access.

Confidential

Role: QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Review Business requirement documents and Solution Design Document.
  • Worked directly with the Development team and Business Analyst to form a solid understanding of both the business and technical side for each project.
  • Involved in test planning as QA lead.
  • Confirmed /Co-ordinated test cases requirements with the Business Analyst as required, and develop test cases based on Test scenario creation.
  • Created reusable test data, test case for Manual/Database testing.
  • Implemented test cases, and verified fixes through regression testing individually.
  • Participated actively in Agile development lifecycle.
  • Responsible for identifying, logging, tracking and escalating bugs
  • Communicated effectively with Project Manager, BA, and Development team the defects found.
  • Responsible for Detailed Defect tracking and to log each and every QA activity into HP ALM 11.0 and Share-point.
  • Developed QA release reports.
  • Ensured accuracy of data by defining and building necessary audits and controls.
  • Executed SQL Queries using Oracle to verify the dataflow from backend.
  • Improvised existing PL/SQL stored procedures to cater to the new requirements and change requests and tested the functionality.
  • Performed database integrity testing by writing SQL scripts to interact with Oracle database using TOAD.
  • Worked on shell scripts for file manipulation in UNIX environment.
  • Exporting and importing data from ORACLE Tables to MS Access and Excel files.
  • Created SQL Queries and done the database validations by comparing the data entered in the Frontend with the data saved in Database tables.
  • Responsible for conducting white box and black box testing.
  • Update Dashboard Weekly and get the daily, weekly and monthly status reports from the team and Provide progress and status reports to the QA manager in one to one meetings
  • Participated in test plan and test scenario walkthroughs and also in the UAT Kickoff Meetings
  • Create risk assessment document, Reviewed and approved Integration, Regression, Systems, and Backend testing results.
  • Coordinated UAT with Business Users for all releases, production defects and application enhancements
  • Worked on critical View/Feed testing project. Executed complex queries.
  • Held responsible to provide final Backend/Database testing result to the client, PM, UAT users, Development Team, BA.
  • Defect review meeting twice in a week with the Project stake holders.
  • Provided support to the UAT users and trained end user in performing UAT test.
  • Compared files like XML, HTML, txt, Excel using comparison tool.
  • Worked on Application/web page compatibility testing, for application Business Intelligence migrating from Windows XP to Windows 7.
  • Used q-Teace tool to capture the screen from continuous UI testing and conducted compatibility testing for Windows XP and Windows 7.
  • Was responsible for gathering Daily QA status from off-shore team and consolidate the status and provide final QA status to Project Manager.
  • Gathered test results and formulated test status reports to provide the final daily status to the senior management and progress reporting against the test plans in order ensure business needs are met.

Environment: Oracle 10g/11g, SQL server management Studio, Quality Center, Java, XML, Windows, MS Project, MS Access, SharePoint, HP QC/ALM 11.0, Clear Quest, PUTTY

Confidential

Role: QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing the Business requirement documents and the Technical Specification.
  • Reviewed test cases in the automation perspective to identify reusable actions, functions.
  • Participated in onshore and offshore team for requirement gathering, reviewed and analyzed requirement specification and actively participated in developing testing strategies.
  • Participated in sprint planning, estimation, reviews, retrospectives, and daily scrum meetings Agile development and test methodology .
  • Created test cases and perform GUI testing along with test case documents and requirements.
  • Prepared detailed use cases based on user stories for UAT testing.
  • Created use case documents based on client requirements.
  • Performed Black Box, Regression, Functional, smoke and System Testing.
  • Wrote several SQL scripts to validate the data integrity in the application using various DDL statements.
  • Executed SQL Queries using Oracle to verify the dataflow from backend.
  • Improvised existing PL/SQL stored procedures to cater to the new requirements and change requests and tested the functionality.
  • Performed database integrity testing by writing SQL scripts to interact with Oracle database using TOAD.
  • Verified the SOAP message delivery to the web services and verified the XML formatted response using the SOAP UI.
  • Responsible for writing complex SQL queries for querying data against different data bases for data verification process.
  • Extensively used SQL programming in backend and front-end functions, procedures, packages to implement business rules and security.
  • Implemented Modular Framework for Selenium based scripts.
  • Conducted Cross browser testing in IE and Firefox using Selenium.
  • Performed smoke, functional, integration, regression, sanity, and system testing of end-to-end web-based application.
  • Developed Data Driven Tests using XML and Properties files
  • Log bugs, defects, and change requirements through Bugzilla and track the status throughout the bug life cycle.
  • Gathered test results and formulated test status reports.
  • Experience in working Agile SCRUM model.
  • Attended for all weekly QA status meetings and provided status update.

Environment: Sybase, Oracle, SQL, SOAPUI, Java, Bugzilla, XML, Web Services, Fitnesse, Firebug, Windows, MS Project, Clear Quest.

Confidential

Role: QA/BA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in writing test cases/test scenarios and test plans based on the Business Requirement Document.
  • Developing Functions for framework dependent and application dependent.
  • Review and Delivery of scripts.
  • Working closely with integrators to automation integration scripts for Regression and System suites
  • Responsible for testing Web Service application.
  • Creation of the Project plan, Test plan and Master Test plan.
  • Development of Load runner scripts to perform load and stress test
  • Development of scripts to generate scripts for Test data creation in both dev and test region
  • Worked as defect coordinator for the complete project to maintain, assign defects to concern development and integration leads.
  • Agile practices: Continuous integration, Collective ownership, Iterations.
  • Involved in the implementation of agile QA processes and practices, including defect and test management
  • Tuned test SQL to optimize the performance on a billion rows table
  • Participated in daily Stand-ups, Demo Sessions and Planning Sessions as a part of Agile Testing
  • Work closely with Test analysts to ensure test environment and data readiness.
  • Responsible to ensure that automated script repository is properly maintained and that all test processes are fully documented.
  • Participated in design, use case reviews and quality inspections for each release.

Environment: Quality Center, SQL, Java, Eclipse, XML, Windows, MS Project, MS Access, SharePoint,

Confidential

Role: QA Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Create test deliverables like test methodology, test strategy, test plan and preliminary test cases.
  • Prepared end to end test cases based on Business requirements documents, functional specification documents and use cases.
  • Planned and executed functional, GUI, Regression, System Integration, User Acceptance, Configuration and content testing for client ecommerce application.
  • Master Test Plan design and Ownership.
  • Provided functional guidance for Test Planning, Test case design and Execution.
  • Performed Web services testing by discovering and invoking Web methods from Eclipse Web services explorer and also by calling web methods from unit tests.
  • Involved in writing SQL queries to find the test data in existing systems.
  • Administered, reviewed and managed Defects using Quality Center Tool, Identified bugs and log/traced them in JIRA.
  • Coordinated and established Test data for validating systems integration with external interfaces for all environments as applicable for each iteration.
  • Performed manual testing in order to understand the changes and executed end to end test cases.
  • Involved in reporting and data analysis using MS Office tools like MS Word, Access and MS. Excel.
  • Established standards for Test Documentation and Test Progress reporting.
  • Implemented all the process by reviewing each and every deliverable.
  • Weekly and Monthly status reporting to PMO, ownership and accountability for multiple monthly and planned releases.

Environment: HP QTP, SQL, Sybase, JIRA, SQL Server, Java, Eclipse, ClearQuest, Windows, MS Project, MS Access

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