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Ashburn, Virginia, United States
January 12, 2018

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Automation Engineer


Objective: To obtain a Software QA Analyst/ Automation position that allows me to develop and utilize my extensive Testing skills and knowledge while applying my experience to solve complex problems in a dynamically challenging environment Professional Experience:

• Over 7 years of experience in Software Testing, Test Automation, Manual Testing with extensive Waterfall and Agile Scrum Experience.

• Expert in Requirement analysis, User Story Analysis and providing feedback to the User Stories to improve Verification and Validation Process.

• Expert in Test Case Creation, Test Execution, Defect Creation and Test Result Analysis.

• In depth Knowledge of SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle), STLC (Software Testing Life Cycle) and Defect Life Cycle.

• Extensive Experience in Agile Scrum methodology, User Story Generation, Sprint Grooming, Sprint Planning, Sprint Demo and Sprint Retro.

• Expert in using Application Management tools like HP ALM, JIRA, Rally and Atlassian product suite.

• Equally effective and efficient with both manual testing and Test Automation effort.

• Expert in designing, developing, executing test automation framework by analyzing the application functionality and the master regression suite.

• Expert in developing test automation framework like Keyword Driven, Data Driven, Hybrid Framework with HP QTP/UFT with Descriptive Programming from scratch using VB Script.

• Highly effective in analyzing regression suite, test case functionality to prioritize test cases, design and develop test automation framework.

• Expert in developing custom functions, reusable Keywords with Static and Dynamic Descriptive Programming and maintain them in the Function Library.

• Expert in solve UFT application Recognition issue, Object Identification issue by effectively using XPath, HTML DOM, Dynamic Descriptive Programming with VB Script.

• Extensive experience in Error Handling, FSO, AOM, Dictionary Object with VB Script in UFT/QTP to increase the test automation effort efficiency.

• Extensive experience in test automation design with proper Folder Structure, Naming Convention, Test Data handling and test result generation to enabled test automation team consistency and collaboration.

• Extensive experience in batch execution using Multiple Virtual Machines by distributing the test automation script to reduce the execution time and test automation performance.

• Experienced in developing custom reporting engine for test execution like HTML Report.

• Experienced in Back-End Testing on Database Management Systems like Oracle and SQL Server.

• Expertise in performing back-end testing to validate data using SQL queries.

• Experienced in Cross Browser testing using Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer.

• Exposure to Java programming language, Selenium IDE using Eclipse IDE.

• Highly motivated, Self-Organized, Cross Functional Agile Team member with performance, result oriented mindset.


Automation Engineer


• Expert in providing test automation mentor ship and training across the organization to promote Cross Functional Team in an Agile Scrum environment.

• Capable of prioritizing task, also work with minimal supervision with excellent written and oral communication skills.

Technical Skills:

Professional Work Experience:

Company: Yakshna Solutions Inc (Herndon,VA) May 2014 –Present Role: Senior Automation Engineer


• Experience in developing Regression and Functional level validation of Automation scripts using QTP/UFT.

• Developed Test Automation Framework and Automated Functional -Regression Test Cases and supported End to End Testing of the Web Based Application.

• Developed Keyword Driven Test Automation Framework with UFT with VB Script.

• Designed and Developed Error Handling mechanism in UFT to increase the performance of the test Automation Framework.

• Developed custom HTML Report for UFT with VB Script and HTML to improve the test result analysis.

• Developed script for regression suite and executed the regression suite for each release.

• Analyzed the regression run results and provided detail analysis for the root cause of the script failure.

• Developed Keywords with descriptive programming and maintained in various function libraries based on the application functionalities.

• Developed highly dynamic functions to handle complex child objects structure with HTML DOM methods.

• Developed Driver Script and executed batch run with VB Script in UFT.

• Involved in the test estimation, planning, monitoring and control of the testing activities and tasks.

• Participated in User Story Sessions with development team to provide feedback, improve test-ability and Acceptance Criteria.

• Attended in agile methodology Scrum ceremonies which included Backlog grooming, Release planning, Sprint Planning, Daily Scrums, Sprint Review and Sprint Retrospective meetings with the required participants for respective meetings.

• Developed, Documented and Maintained Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM). Automation Tools Quick Test Professional, UFT, Selenium IDE, Soap UI Test Management Tools HP Quality Center, ALM, Jira, Rally, Atlassian product suite Databases Oracle, MySQL Server, MS Access

Programming Languages VB Script, SQL, HTML, XML, JAVA Defect Tracking Tools HP Quality Center, ALM


Automation Engineer


• Performed Cross Browser Testing with UFT in major browsers like IE, Chrome and Firefox.

• Performed Back End Testing using SQL Queries to compare front end back end validation.

• Performed manual testing in each sprint to meet the deadline of the sprint Goal.

• Prepared Sprint Demo Presentation to demonstrate newly developed functionalities in the sprint to end client, development team and business team. Company: COX Communication(Atlanta,GA) June 2012 –April 2014 Role: Test Automation Engineer


• Reviewed the Use case and Business requirement documents (BRD) for Functional, Integration and Regression Testing.

• Developed Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM) to track business requirements during the QA testing Phase.

• Involved in the business processes and functional requirements and participated in the test Strategy (goals, procedures, conditions) review meetings.

• Created detailed Test plan, Test Scenarios and Test cases according to the business requirements.

• Developed Keyword Driven Framework with both Descriptive programming and Share Object Repository approach.

• Enhanced existing Data Driven Framework to Keyword Driven Framework based on the project needs in UFT with VB Scripts.

• Automated Smoke Tests, Regression Test Cases with Highly Reusable Functions.

• Maintained functions in multiple function libraries to reduce the maintenance time.

• Coordinated with UAT team to help them create large amount of test data for data dependency test cases using UFT.

• Developed Smoke Test Scripts in UFT with Descriptive Programming to check the test environment status.

• Developed automated regression scripts using Quick Test Professional with VB Script for both positive and negative boundary conditions.

• Developed Environment Variables, Driver Script and Utility Functions using VB Script in UFT.

• Modified the Automated UFT Scripts to support regular functional changes.

• Performed Cross browser testing for browser compatibility.

• Performed Back-End Testing with SQL Queries in SQL Server environment.

• Interacted with Developers, BA's and other team members within planning project for insights of the programs and in understanding the end user's needs for the testing standpoint.


Automation Engineer


Company: Verizon (Ashburn,VA) February 2010 –June 2012 Role: Software QA Analyst


● Involved in User Story Generation, analyzing and reviewing User Stories and provided feedback to the business team.

● Performed daily Ready for Business (RFB) checks to ensure end-to-end by executing Automated Smoke Test Scripts using QTP/UFT.

● Participated in Sprint Planning Meeting and provided level of effort for Sprint Backlog Items.

● Developed Smoke Test Scripts, Regression Scripts and Functional Scripts using QTP/UFT with VB Scripts.

● Prepared Test Plan that provides a detailed list for AUT (Application Under Test) using ALM/Quality Center.

● Reviewed the Test Results and Logged the Defects in ALM/Quality Center.

● Used HP ALM to store all testing results, metrics and provided analysis to the upper management.

● Used SQL Quires to perform Data integrity test to retrieve the data from various tables and to test the database.

● Wrote SQL Queries for fetching data from database and created Data file for the Automation.

● Developed functions to compare the Excel sheets data, Sheet Names, Validate the Sheets for validation of the formulas in the Cells using QTP/UFT.

● Developed Keywords using Descriptive Programing with VB Script and maintained in the Function Library in QTP/UFT.

● Extensively involved in writing, executing and analyzing Database Checkpoints, and Data Driven Test Scripts using QTP.

● Designed and developed Keyword driven framework for automation in QTP.

● Performed automation execution and analysis and prepared Daily Summary Reports.

● Performed project closure; update all the relevant documents etc.

● Conducted Walk through to the test team for any business requirement changes or new enhancements to the system.

● Involved in creating UAT environment and Performed UAT Testing.

● Participated in walkthroughs and reviews with users, designers and developers establishing quality policy conformance.

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