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Quality Assurance Testing

Santa Clara, California, 95051, United States
June 01, 2010

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Swaroopa Boosa CELL : 408-***-****

Cupertino, CA EMAIL :


. Around 4 years of exposure in Software Quality Assurance and Software

testing. My core areas of expertise are Black Box Testing, Test

Director and Quick Test Professional (QTP).

. Experienced in Manual & Automated testing of both web based and client-

server applications developed on Windows environment.

. Proficient in writing, maintaining and executing System Test Plans,

Traceability Matrix, Test Results and defining Test Cases and Test

Scenarios based on functional and business requirements. Documented

all phases of QA process and generated software defect reports for the


. Experience in using automation tools such as Mercury's Quick Test Pro

(QTP) and Test Director.

. Exposure to Bugzilla to submit Bug reports, track and verify its


. Performed Web testing using Quick Test Professional (QTP) for

checking page contents, broken links, web objects, frames and tables.

. Extensive experience in running various kinds of tests such as System,

end-to-end testing, User Acceptance Test (UAT), Black Box, User

Interface testing/ Functionality testing & Usability testing of Web

and client server applications.

. Extensive experience in Black Box Testing and in writing and executing

Test scripts using TSL.

. Excellent problem analysis, bug reporting and concise documentation


. Exposure to QA Methodology and QA Validations to ensure the Quality

Assurance Control.

. Extensive hands on expertise in using test management tool, Test

Director for writing & executing test cases & for defect tracking in

manual & automation testing.

. Familiar with description of System behaviour from a user's standpoint

by using actions and reactions with Use Case diagrams.

. Good knowledge in SDLC (Software development Life Cycle) and Defect


. Strong team player with excellent verbal and written communication

skills, interacting effectively with technical and non-technical

members of the organization.

. Punctual, Quick Learner, Strong work ethics and detail oriented with

an ability to work well in a fast paced environment.

. Voracious ability to learn and quickly adapt to new technologies


Testing Tools : Mercury Quick Test Pro (QTP), Black Box Testing, Win

Runner 8.0, Quality Center 9.0.

Bug Tracking Tools: Test Director 7.0/7.6/8.0 and Bugzilla.

RDBMS : MySQL, MS SQL Server 2000, Oracle 9i (TOAD)

Web Servers: Apache


Documentation: MS Office 2003

Operating Systems: Windows XP and Unix


Advanced SQA Training with specialization in software testing automation

using Mercury QA tools, PERL and SQL at Simplion Technologies, San Jose,


. Exposed and learnt with hands on exposure about Mercury Automation QA

tools such as Win Runner, QTP, Test Director and Load Runner.

. Advanced SQL Training from Deanza college.

Brainbench Certificate in Software Quality Assurance.


Yahoo Inc July 2009 - Present

Mobile Platform, QA Eng. Sunnyvale,CA

This team in Yahoo plays a key role to ensure all the Mobile Apps are

tested extensively on a wide range of Mobile devices available in the



Extensively involved in UI, functional & regression testing across a wide

range of latest mobile devices like the iPhone, Motorola Droid, Blackberry,

Palm Pre, Nexus etc which ran their respective mobile OS's &


Involved in testing of XML based web applications (Mail, Calendar,

Messenger etc) on various devices from high to low end devices.

Participated in Grey Box testing

Involved in smoke testing on top 20 devices for every new weekly build

being released

Involved in rendering testing on the various devices and various browsers

(Safari, Webkit, Medianet, Operamini etc) within it.

Involved in BP 1.0, BP1.1 & 1.2 widget testing on different devices.

Expert level skills in writing test cases from Flow charts, writing Test

plans and executing all Test cases.

Extensively used the Test Manager to write & track all the test cases.

Involved in writing bugs in bugzilla.

Involved in B cookie testing.

Participated in testing the YM cookie migration process.

Participated in bug review meetings.

Used sql queries

Involved in testing SMS.

Involved in writing & manipulating the Test widget based on Blue print


Widely used Twiki for documentation purposes.

Good background in using version control tools such as CVS & WinScp to

transfer the files.

Used selenium automation tool for running automation scripts.

Apple April 2008 - May


MobileMe Sync QA Engg Cupertino, CA

Responsibilities :

. Extensively involved in testing various iPhone applications such

as Calendar and Contacts

. Writing Test Scripts using TSTT - Test case tracking tool in Radar

. Extensively involved in sync testing between different OS

environments such as different builds of Mac OS X, MS Windows OS

(Vista and XP).

. Widely involved in sync testing between iPhone and Mac.

. Assisted in testing migration from .Mac to MobileMe, a suite of AJAX

based web

applications developed in the Sprout Core framework. Tested URLs


from .Mac to MobileMe.

. Perform ad hoc testing of MobileMe including UI, functional and


testing of MobileMe Calendar which involves testing with different

time zones,

recurring events and syncing between local iCal application and



. Using Firebug, a Firefox add-on to analyze errors in JavaScript,

inspect HTML

elements and read JSON data.

. Performing browser compatibility testing on Mac OS X (10.4 and

later) and PC

(Windows XP & Vista).

. Tested publishing of .Mac Web Galleries and Homepages using iLife


iPhoto, iMovie and iWeb.

. Expertise in review and documentation of test plans, checklists and

test cases.

. Involved in smoke testing of every new build of Mac OS sync & its

various Apps.

. Involved in testing of various versions of Mac OS.

Electronic Arts Jan 2008 - March 2008

SQA Analyst Redwood Shores, CA

Electronic Arts is the leading interactive entertainment software company.

Theyare the developers of some of the leading electronic entertainment (e.g

computer and console games like the The Sims, Battlefield and Madden


I was a part of their Online Publishing team and some of my

responsibilities are as mentioned below.

Responsibilities :

. Provided Quality Assurance testing for their Client/Server based

applications for web, gaming console, and Windows interfaces.

. Performed Manual testing for all their internal applications.

. Tracked and reviewed bugs using their internal Bug tracking tool.

. Participated in bug review meetings and worked with the developers to

get the bugs fixed.

. Involved in writing test cases.

. Was involved in UAT (User Acceptance Testing).

. Was involved in creation, updation and execution of Test plans.

. Coordinated with offshore development teams (Satyam) and participated

in regular conference calls with them.

. Involved in Database testing using TOAD and SQL queries to ensure

database integrity.

Environment : Win XP, SQL, Selenium and Java

Mobile Project Sept 2005 - Nov 2007

QA Engineer Santa Clara, CA

Disney Mobile is a break-through wireless phone voice and data service from

The Walt Disney Company that was launched in summer 2006. This service

utilizes the enhanced Sprint PCS network and includes stylish handsets

equipped with an array of simple, straight forward features that can

improve family communications.

Responsibilities :

. Reviewed business requirements and created testing project plans and


. Involved in test plan, test design, test development and test result.

. Performed manual testing for all applications.

. Involved in black box testing.

. Involved in regression testing.

. Involved extensively and supported in the areas of User Interface (UI)

testing, Usability & Functionality testing.

. Extensively used Quality Center to execute manual and automated


. Defects were tracked, reviewed, analyzed in Quality Center.

. Import requirements, create test cases, validate requirements with

test cases and generate reports using Quality Center.

. Wrote functional test cases for testing functionality of the

application which covered both end to end test cases and test cases

to test specific functionality.

. Tested the broken links and non-existing links by using XENU.

. Developed SQL Queries for checking the data transactions and database


. Conducted functionality testing, system testing, user accepting


. Co-ordinating with team lead and developers for defect analysis and

their fixes.

. Was involved in basic System Administration tasks such as OS

installations (Windows XP and Solaris) and network configurations

Environment : Win XP, PERL, Solaris 10, Apache, JSP, MySQL, and Quality

Center 9.0


Bachelor's Degree in Science (B.S)


Green card holder : Permanent resident of USA. Do not need sponsorship &

available to work immediately.

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