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QA Lead Analyst

New York, New York, United States
January 12, 2018

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Experience Summary

Test Lead having *+ years of Software Testing experience. Analytical

approach to problem solving with excellent interpersonal skills, proven skills in creating Test plans, Test cases and execution of all test cases.

Good understanding of the testing methodologies and standards.

Expert in QA Processes, SDLC and delivery of quality software, products, systems,

and applications to meet business, market and customer need.

Good experience as a Test Lead for successfully delivered projects and able to work in

a team environment and individually with minimal supervision.

Proven ability to Assure Quality Project/Product in on time and on budget.

Very Good experience in Agile using online tracking tools such as Jira and Quality Center.

Strong multitasking and prioritization skills and the ability to work well under deadlines

in a fast-paced and changing environment.

Experience working closely with the project team in user story planning, user story

development and participating in retrospective meetings.

Strength in guiding the design and execution of manual testing.

strategies to identify risks and issues, design effective mitigation solution, and enhance

the on-time delivery of quality systems.

Experience in creating and executing very large and complex End to End Test Scripts

across different application Interfaces.

Extensive experience in functional, integration, regression testing and mobile

testing in different stage of Software Development Life Cycle.

Prepared and presented Agile Integrated test plan, where multiple Agile teams were working on single application. Much appreciated by client.

Devised Speed to market test strategy for current Agile project.

Skills Summary


BFSI and Media & Entertainment

Programming Languages

Basic knowledge SQL


Windows 98, Windows XP/2000 Professional.

Testing Types

Functional, Regression, Integration, Smoke Testing in Production

Professional Certifications/ Trainings

ISTQB – Foundation Level.

TOSCA – AS1 & AS2.

Work Experience

Project 1

Project Name

Viewing Portal and Promotional Material Delivery

Team Size


Start Date

01st Dec, 2015

End Date

Till Date

Project Description

A scalable platform for allowing HBO customers, affiliates, and partners to view HBO content.

Role & Contribution

Working as Onsite Test lead.

Set up Testing process and maintenance.

Requirement analysis: Oversea analysis and comprehension of requirements. Ensuring clear understanding and communication of these requirements and incorporate findings if there are any.

Facilitate/ involve in project brainstorms to understand

Requirements, define scope, and provide estimation and Strategy.

Test plan creation and review with team.

Update, testing progress, issues/ risks and ensure necessary mitigation/ contingency plans are implemented.

Review Team task allocation and coordination.

Coordinate with internal and external parties for all project matters; and assist in validating requirements to ensure that the proposed system meets the end user requirements.

Performing functional and regression testing on cross browser Web, IOS App and Connected Device.

Updating and maintaining Defect tracking system using JIRA for all the defects found during Sprint testing phase and regression testing and follow up the bug life cycle.

Leading and coordinating stand up, team meeting and participating in retrospective meetings.

Technology & Tools

Mongo DB

Project 2

Project Name

Fund Services Reporting

Team Size


Start Date

13 June, 2013

End Date

15th Nov, 2016

Project Description

Fund Services Reporting is a client information delivery tool that provides robust reporting capabilities. It is optimized to meet the needs of fund accountants providing on demand access, download capabilities plus the ability to schedule production of individual or report packages .The source data for FSR the data generated from Citi Fund Accounting Systems which are used by Citi Operations to validate the NAV for Client & Citi Funds

Role & Contribution

Actively participated in requirements & design meetings for analysis of requirements and design documentation (MDDs).

Responsible for creating complete Test scenarios, Test data and Reporting status in UAT cycle ensuring accurate coverage of requirement and business process.

Test cases execution for GLs, Integration, Regression testing in End-to-End delivery of the releases.

Analyzed application data using SQL.

Involved in querying SQL to create test data for test cases and data validation tests to extract data from the tables.

Extensively used HP Quality Center for documenting, organizing and tracking requirements, executing test cases and Defect Management.

Responsible for updating and maintaining Defect tracking system using HPQC for all the defects found during GLs and regression testing and follow up the bug life cycle.

Root cause analysis of issues encountered during testing

Contribution to Knowledge Management and Transition through Project Walkthrough session with onsite team members and client.

Responsible for Functional Testing, Regression Testing & Release Testing

Technology & Tools

Basic SQL

Project 3

Project Name

Project Century

Team Size


Start Date

1St May 2012

End Date

31st June 2013

Project Description

User acceptance Testing of the CAIN, DNB, Live Demo Application through corporate action event through feed and Swift

Role & Contribution

Analyzing the requirement sent by the client.

Co-ordinating with source team and getting the CA data.

Creating the business scenarios and writing the test cases for the same.

Testing the CAIN application with the CA event received and documenting the behavior of the system.

Creating the filters, Alerts for the Noticeboard and repsonseboard.

Documenting the list of errors and sending the same to Development team to work on the errors and fixing the same.

Importing the test cases, business scenarios & defects in the quality center.

Preparing the dashboard on daily basis.

Lead monthly conference calls with foreign subs discussing, analyzing & suggesting ways to redesign processes and queries.

Technology & Tools

SQL database

Project 4

Project Name

Prime Services, Trade Support.

Team Size


Start Date

June 2009

End Date

May 2012

Project Description

Credit Suisse - Prime Services, Trade support is a rules based, advanced core trade capture system which basically monitor and capture platinum customers trade

Role & Contribution

Working in prime services (Cash & Securities).

Booking, Amending and cancelling the trades as per client Request.

Closely working on the London and New York error queue and investigating and resolving the same.

Working on Cross Border trades exceptions and resolving them.

Monitoring the trade till the trade settles in the market.

Performing the Cash and stock reconciliation.

Monitoring the trade fail report and intimate the clients’ reason for the trade fails.

Preparing the Handover reports and sending it across the clients.

Lead monthly conference calls with foreign subs discussing, analyzing & suggesting ways to redesign processes and queries

Key Achievements

Migration and Setting up the Project

Project 5

Project Name

IMS & Wellington (Reconciliation)

Team Size


Start Date

10th May 2005

End Date

21st June 2009

Project Description

Reconciling custodian books with IM books and clearing the exceptions by investigating the breaks and aged items.

Role & Contribution

Complete Reconciliation of Cash, Assets, Price & accrual on a weekly, Monthly & Preliminary basis between “Custodian banks” & “Investment manager”. Performing unsettled trade recon & Cost recon for certain set of accounts.

Reconciling Fixed Income Securities (F.I.S) & Equities of N.A.V – of the Custodian Banks (across the globe) & Investment Manager (U.S.A & Europe based).

Products handled are IP, PD, Futures, Options, trades and FX’s.

Comparing the Net values while completing the recon & pointing any Out of tolerance issues.

Performing Cash reconciliation and identify the Negative cash balances if any.

Analysis of Par, Pricing, & accrual discrepancy & take necessary steps to resolve them.

Posting of Positive/Negative true ups for Buy/Sell, Cap stock, Trade Fees & Misc. Expenses to the Client system.

Streamlining the process and procedures for attaining greater efficiency in operational workflow and operational deliverables by providing training to team members and new recruits.

Interacting with Fund groups and Investment Manager for a speedy resolution, Worked closely with the clients across the world and Maintained close ties with the US & Europe operation globalization group for immediate client issue/query resolution for smoothening the process.

Lead monthly conference calls with foreign subs discussing, analyzing & suggesting ways to redesign processes and queries.

Actively involved in maintaining the quality through Quality Checks & Investigations.

Technology & Tools


Educational Qualification


Bachelor in Commerce in 2005

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