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QA Analyst

The Colony, Texas, 75056, United States
65,000 $
July 13, 2011
Contact Info:

Purvi Shah
**** ********** **., *** ******, TX, *5056
Cell: 214.***.****

Executive Summary:
• 51/2 years of professional experience in IT industry in diversified fields of the Software Development Life Cycle.
• Experienced in system analysis, design, Quality Assurance, and automation of testing.
• Experienced in the different types of testing that include Black box testing, System testing, Functional testing, Regression testing, User Acceptance testing (UAT).
• Strong in developing Test plans, Test cases, Test data, Defect Tracking & Reporting, Ability to perform under deadlines, good individual and team player.
• Experienced working in SCRUM and Waterfall Methodologies.
• Well versed in variety of testing methodologies and tools in QA field.
• Experience in developing business based functional test scenarios.
• Excellent understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle and role of QA
• Possesses excellent skills in Bug Reporting using Quality Center.
• Enjoy learning new tools and technologies.

Academic Profile:

Bachelors in Science

Technical Knowledge:

Methodologies: Agile. Waterfall
Test Manage meant Tool: Test Director 8.0, HPQC 10.0
Operating Environments: Windows NT, Windows 95/98/2000, XP
Web/Internet: Java, .NET, XML, HTML
Test Automation Tools: QTP
ETL: Informatica
Others: VSS (Visual Source Safe)


Project Profile:

Quality Analyst
End Client: CVS Caremark
Project: Rx Claim
Duration: Apr, 2011- T0 Date
• Part of team to validate Rx Claim system on AS 400 platform.
• Reviewing Business Requirement Documents and Submission of Claims.
• Converting test scenarios into test cases
• Manually executing the test cases.
• Worked on defect documents.
• Coordinating with offshore team.

Software Quality Tester
End Client: Southwest Airlines
Project: Rapid Rewards 2.0
Duration: Feb, 2009-Mar, 2011
• Part of team to validate data migration from legacy Rapid Rewards 1.0 to Siebel Rapid Rewards 2.0.
• Reviewed Business Requirement Documents with the business and Development team to understand the architecture and functionality of the application.
• Working closely with development and support teams to gather understanding of legacy Rapid Rewards 1.0 and Siebel Rapid Rewards 2.0 software systems.
• Gathering the understanding of subject areas that are supposed to be migrated from RR1.0 to RR2.0.
• Gathering information about ETL process .
• Working with the Application Development Team and Infrastructure Team.
• Analyzed data migration subject areas and involved in writing test cases based on requirements using HP QC.
• Executing the test cases.
• Managed defects using HP QC.
• Worked on defect documents like gathering screenshots from RR1.0 and 2.0 systems and explaining the defects in details.
• Worked closely with application and support teams on SQL queries to identify data for testing Dry runs, Initial Data loads and Deltas from RR1.0 to RR2.0.
• Regression testing manually on every build.
• Attended weekly status meetings discuss and interact with team members.
• Reported QA status to team lead.

Software Quality Tester
End Client: Alaska Airlines
Project: Mileage Plan Program
Duration: Jan, 2007-Dec, 2008
• Implemented Software Quality Assurance development policies, test procedures and testing methodologies.
• Functional testing and Data validation of Siebel eloyalty Mileage Plan Program.
• Working closely with development and support teams to gather understanding of Siebel eloyalty Mileage Plan Program.
• Gathering the understanding of subject areas in Siebel.
• Analyzing subject areas and test scenarios.
• Converting test scenarios into test cases using HP QC.
• Manually executing the test cases.
• Performed regression testing manually using HP QC.
• Managing defects using HP QC.
• Worked on defect documents.
• Attended meetings, discussions and interaction with development and testing team members.


Software Quality Tester
End Client: Verizon
Project: CoFEE
Duration: Feb, 2006-Dec, 2006
• Converged Front End Engine is ordering application used by Verizon Telecom Customer service reps to place orders for telephone, internet and TV services.
• Primary responsibilities include reviewing business requirements, functional and technical specification documents and Test Plans, conducting meetings with the test team members
• Define detailed test requirements from business requirements and convert them into test cases, collect metrics for analyzing and estimating testing effort.
• Worked closely with User Acceptance testing group and the release management, to ensure that the functionality going to production meets the UAT requirements.
• Worked on the continuous improvement of QA Process by reviewing and evaluating existing practices with standard testing guidelines
• Involved in setting up the process of using Test Director
• Generated reports detailing testing matrices from test director and reports on the open issues.
• Functional Progression and Regression testing for the ordering application and also involved in post production testing
• Involved into executions of the automated scripts using QTP
• Reporting of bugs using Test Director
• Extensive backend (Oracle database) and data validation testing of the application using queries.
• Prepared presentations for higher management briefing results, accomplishments, achievements of the testing team.
• Scheduling resources Knowledge transfer and training of new members