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Automation Test Lead Resume

Austin, TX

SUMMARY:

  • 10+ years of experience in Automation and Manual Testing of software applications in the Client/Server and Web Environments.
  • Excellent skills in Business Analysis, Data Analysis, GAP Analysis, Financial Data Analysis, Risk Analysis, Requirement Analysis, Business Modeling and Use Case Development.
  • Proficient in BRD for Business Process Modeling, Use Cases, Activity Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams and, Data Flow Diagrams.
  • Extensive experience working with geographically distributed teams in Agile/Scrum environment.
  • Having domain experience in Government, Healthcare and Retail & Manufacturing.
  • Involved in all phases of Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC) and have an excellent understanding of Software Development life Cycle (SDLC) process.
  • Actively involved in all phases of testing: Test Strategy, Test Planning, Documentation, Test Data Set-up, Execution and Defect Analysis and Tracking.
  • Participated in Defect Review Meetings to analyze and prioritize outstanding defects.
  • Experience in testing skills includes Sanity, Smoke, Functional, Regression, Integration, UAT, Compatibility, Ad-Hoc, Usability, Load and Stress Testing as well as development, execution and maintenance of test plans, test cases and test scenarios.
  • Ability to understand and interpret Entity Relationship Diagrams and document them.
  • Good experience in Agile process and participated in Agile Process model Iteration planning meetings.
  • Analyzed and Understanding of Functional Requirement Specification (FRS), Detailed Design Specification (DDS) and Use Cases.
  • Proficient in Manual and Automated Testing Tools such as Selenium, QTP, Jira, Quality Center, Clear Quest, Load Runner, Test Manager.
  • Used various tools ClearCase, Subversion (SVN), CVS, and VSS for Version control.
  • Extensively used Selenium to create Actions, reusable actions and sync points.
  • Specialized in preparing automation scripts for GUI, Regression and Functionality Testing.
  • Identified high priority functional areas for UAT and prepared Test Bed for UAT.
  • Involved in UAT and worked closely with UAT Business users to make them understand system functionality.
  • Extensive experience in Functional Testing, Regression Testing, UI using Selenium and knowledge in Performance testing using Load Runner.
  • Experienced in preparation and maintaining of reusable Selenium scripts, JScript function libraries using open source tools like TestNG.
  • Extensively used Jira for Test Planning, Test Designing, Test Analysis, Test Execution, Defect Tracking and Test Evaluation.
  • Ability to interact with developers and product analysts regarding testing status and Maintain detail QA documentation.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with a limited timeframe release cycle.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Test Automation/Manual: Selenium 2.0(web driver API), QTP, QC, Jira, TestNG

Programming: Java, Swing, J2EE, HTML, XML, SQL, JavaScript, C#, ASP.

Web/Application Servers: Tomcat, Jetty, Weblogic, Confidential IIS.

Version Control: VSS, CVS, Clear Case, Perforce, Subversion (SVN).

Databases: Oracle, MS-SQL Server.

Platforms: Windows, Linux/Unix, VMWare.

Tools: Atlassian JIRA, Confidential Project, Eclipse, Install Shield, Confidential Visual Studio, Clear Quest, Load Runner and Test Manager.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • Took self-initiative to bridge the gap of automating the QA tasks, which significantly reduced the effort/time/cost involved with the product development life cycle. As part of this initiative
  • Designed, coded and deployed automation of Web UI testing, using Selenium in Java.
  • The client ( Confidential ) is very happy for the team lead role I executed, which abstracted them from the team management activities and yet get the quality deliverables, which meet/exceed their expectations.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Austin TX

Automation Test Lead

Search Enhancements and Optimization (SEO)

Search Engine is heart of any website, especially for retail companies when the inventory has millions of products to offer to the customer. The automation framework developed helps to do a quick check on the basic search features in the website. The framework included several user cases which is used for complex testing like creating new rules in Page builder and propagating these rules to the test environment by running jobs and testing the rules setup in website without any manual intervention. The framework also tested the order in which the products should be displayed when the website Search is done. The products are compared with Endeca product list.

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in Coding, Executing and Maintain test automation scripts for the new releases/content of the product using Selenium, Java and JUnit
  • Train QA engineers to maintain the automation scripts.
  • Participated in the Business Requirements Specification, Detail Design Specification and Use Case Document review meetings.
  • Actively participated in the project team meetings to gain in-depth knowledge of the system to be developed.
  • Prepared migration Test Strategy and identified testing requirements.
  • Involved in requirements review, test planning and estimation
  • Perform Functional, System Integration and User Acceptance Test (UAT).
  • Prepared UAT Test Data, Test Scenarios and Trained users prior to perform UAT.
  • Participated in Defect Review Meetings to analyze and prioritize outstanding defects.
  • Conducted UAT Defect and Suggestion review meetings.
  • Participated in master Test Plan preparation for the whole system.
  • Prepared the Test Cases and classified them according to the functionality.
  • Prepared the Test Data by communicating with the development teams.
  • Report defects and discuss details with team members.
  • Used Jira to track Defects and to communicate with Developers about defects status.
  • Prepared the Test Results after completion of each testing cycle and whole testing.
  • Prepared Test Summary reports end of each Release and communicate the status of testing with the project team and management.

Environment: Selenium 2.0, Atlassian JIRA, Windows, JAVA J2EE, HTML, DHTML, XML, Oracle, Toad.

Confidential, New York NY

Automation Lead, Scrum Master

Confidential is a music video and entertainment website. It is owned by Sony Music Entertainment, Confidential . The service was launched officially on 8th December 2009. The video hosting for Confidential is provided by YouTube, with Google and Confidential sharing the advertising revenue. Confidential offers music videos from three of the four major record labels, Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment and EMI.

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in Coding, Executing and Maintain test automation scripts for the new releases/content of the product using QTP and VBScript and Worked on preparation and maintaining of reusable Selenium scripts function libraries using open source tools like TestNG.
  • Train QA engineers to maintain the automation scripts.
  • Draft and review test plans and test cases.
  • Analyze, learn and use open source tools used for different phases of testing.
  • Scrum master responsible for backlog grooming, sprint planning, daily standup, sprint review/demo and sprint retrospection.
  • Work on specific automation backlog items which involve coding, testing and documentation.
  • Participate in weekly scrum of scrum, monthly change control board, monthly business review and monthly engineering standards compliance meetings.
  • Draft Product Requirements Documents (PRD) and exit criteria for the new features of the product, by getting inputs from Product Managers/Solution Analysts.
  • Work with Technical Support Team, Partners and Customers to fix, analyze and debug critical issues.
  • Review, Set Coding and Data Guidelines to be followed by Automation teams.

Environment: QTP 9.5, HP Quality Center 9, VBScript, Selenium, TestNG WinXP, Windows Vista.

Confidential, Raleigh, NC

QA Consultant

Development of a new Health Information System named as MMIS for managing cases for all public health programs offered by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services ( Confidential ). It handles billing of Medicaid, Medicare & other insurance claims using HIPAA transactions.

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in the Business Requirements Specification, Detail Design Specification and Use Case Document review meetings.
  • Actively participated in the project team meetings to gain in-depth knowledge of the system to be developed.
  • Prepared migration Test Strategy and identified testing requirements.
  • Testing of Medicaid, Medicare & other insurance billing HIPPA Transactions with EDI.
  • Performing Functional, System Integration and User Acceptance Test (UAT).
  • Participated in Defect Review Meetings to analyze and prioritize outstanding defects.
  • Conducted UAT Defect and Suggestion review meetings.
  • Participated in master Test Plan preparation for the whole system.
  • Prepared the Test Cases and classified them according to the functionality.
  • Prepared the Test Data by communicating with the development teams.
  • Report defects and discuss details with team members.
  • Used Clear Quest to track Defects and to communicate with Developers about defects status.
  • Prepared the Test Results after completion of each testing cycle and whole testing.
  • Prepared Test Summary reports end of each iteration and communicate the status of testing with the project team and management.

Environment: Silk, Windows XP, MS-Word, MS-Excel, Mainframe, COBOL, IE, Netscape and Crystal Reports.

Confidential , Redmond, USA

QA Consultant

Confidential is an online comparison shopping site in competition with Amazon.com, Yahoo.com, and eBay. It aggregates millions of product offers from thousands of retailers. MSN Shopping allows users to search or browse for products. Searches can be sorted by relevance, popularity or by price (either ascending or descending). Refinements (price range, category, brand and other attributes) are available to allow the user to narrow the results set.

Responsibilities:

  • Effectively perform the Front Line Support responsibilities
  • Ensure delivery excellence
  • Get involved in Estimation/POC/feasibility analysis, as required for Sustenance and Support projects
  • Involved in Whitebox testing and helping development team to debug the code where the issue is.
  • Contributions to any internal initiatives on the sustenance engineering service
  • Effective customer interfacing
  • Team mentoring as required given my advantage of being onsite

Environment: Manual Testing, QTP, QC, Win XP, Win Vista, IE7, IE8

Client: Confidential

Sr. QA Analyst

Confidential is a standalone windows application which is bundled with other Google client applications like Toolbar, Picasa, Google Earth etc. The goal of Protector is to prevent settings changes the user is unaware of. Protector keeps internet search settings (e.g. Default Search) set to Google, and then notifies the user of the attempted shift from Google when malware attempts to change the settings away. However, Protector makes the intentional switch from Google easy. It uses IE 7 UI to detect the change of default search by user and prompts the user with a confirmation message.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform Functional, System Integration and User Acceptance Test (UAT).
  • Prepared UAT Test Data, Test Scenarios and Trained users prior to perform UAT.
  • Participated in Defect Review Meetings to analyze and prioritize outstanding defects.
  • Conducted UAT Defect and Suggestion review meetings.
  • Participated in master Test Plan preparation for the whole system.
  • Prepared the Test Cases and classified them according to the functionality.
  • Prepared the Test Data by communicating with the development teams.
  • Report defects and discuss details with team members.

Environment: Manual Testing, QC, Win XP, Win Vista, IE7, IE8, and Firefox.

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