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Test Cases Manager

Austin, Texas, United States
January 22, 2018

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Rahila Ali

***** **** **** *****

Austin, TX ****7

Ph:512-***-**** E-mail:


To take up a challenging assignment in Quality Assurance and Testing in a progressive, fast paced environment that will allow me to align my professional skills as well as my Analytical, Documentation and Testing skills in the organization in the most efficient manner.


Over 8+ years of experience as a Software Tester and QA Analyst with extensive experience in performing manual testing and writing test cases.

Experience in Waterfall and Agile software development methodologies.

Experience in all stages of Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC) in connection to the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) with emphasis on manual testing.

Experienced with Test Plan, Test Case, User Stories and Bug tracking using HP Application Lifecycle Management (HP-ALM) and JIRA.

Involved in entire software testing life cycle (STLC) and software development life cycle (SDLC) – requirement, design and analysis, testing, deployment and support phase.

Experience in creating a repository of reusable functions to cut down scripting time.

Expertise in QTP features such as Actions, Checkpoints, Output values, Recovery scenarios, Shared, object repository, FSO, Virtual objects, AOM.

Experience in building Data Driven, Keyword Driven and Hybrid Automation Framework using Descriptive programming.

Experience developing manual and automated test plan and cases based on the business and functional documents.

Experience using SoapUI, Postman, QTP, Load Runner, MS Office, Defect Tracking Software like, Rally, Jira, Source Control, Visual Studio, TFS, Test Management, Testlink, Quality Control Test, Director, Oracle, Hadoop, MSSQL. Windows, Linux, UNIX.

Specialties: Performed testing in both agile and waterfall models. Expertise in testing client/server app, web based app, database, and network devices. Knowledge of database administration and automated testing tools such as SoapUI, Postman, WinRunner and QTP.

Highly experienced with Test Plan, Test Case, User Stories and Bug tracking using HP Application Lifecycle Management (HP-ALM), JIRA.

In-depth knowledge of software QA methodologies and strategies like Waterfall and Agile Scrum.

Excellent understanding and experience in various types of testing, such as System Testing, Integration Testing, Functionality Testing, Regression Testing, Retesting, End to End Testing, Smoke Testing, Load Testing, Ad hoc Testing and User Acceptance Testing, Windows and Web Application Testing.

Working knowledge and experience in testing mobile devices with Android, Windows and iOS based applications.

Expertise in Manual Testing / Mobile Application testing for smart phones as Samsung Galaxy S3, S4, S5, S6, S7, Nexus 4, 5 and 7, iPhone 4S, 5, 5S, 6, 6S, 7, 7S and Nokia Lumia devices, Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 devices, iPad and Tablets.

A proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment with strong organizational and excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Excellent knowledge of testing web-applications on multiple browsers such as: IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, etc. for Browser-compatibility testing.

Sound Knowledge in GUI, Mock-ups, Wireframes, Use-Case Document, Functional Specification and Design Documents.

Strong problem solving and decision making abilities in diverse work environment.

Hands on experience on Web Service testing using SOAP UI.

Hands on experience with Databases like, SQL server, MS Access for Back End Testing.

Ability to troubleshoot and multitask in a fast-paced and complex environment.

Strong analytical and quantitative skills. Excellent Verbal and written communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

Excellent team player and fast learner. Capable of working in high paced environments, and in multiple projects at the same time.


Testing and Bug Tracking Tools

HP Application Lifecycle Management (HP ALM), JIRA, Bugzilla, SOAP UI 5.2.0, Microsoft Test Manager 2012


Agile, SCRUM, Waterfall


MySQL, SQL Server 2012, MS Access 2016

Programming Language


Operating System

Windows XP/07/08/10, Windows Server 2008, Mac OS X

Mobile OS

Apple iOS, Android and Windows mobile

Web Development


Office Tools

MS-Word, MS-Excel, SharePoint, Notepad++



Austin- TX August 2015-Present

Quality Analyst


NOVA is an online startup company. I worked on their website as well as on android view and iPhone view pages.

Responsibilities as Test Coordinator:

Created Test Plan and Test strategy document based on the application architecture and validation requirement.

Analyzed business requirements and created test strategy for complete coverage using the business requirement document (BRD) & functional requirement document (FRD).

Act as the single point of contact between Development and Testers.

Track and prepare the report of testing activities like test testing results, test case coverage, required resources, defects discovered and their status, performance baselines etc.

Test scripting, executing test cases, analyzing and recording defects, following up defects, re-testing and closing defects accordingly.

Performing test case walkthrough with Business and Development team.

Working with Product owner, Business Analyst, and Development team members in order to understand complete project and product flow process.

Participating in daily scrum calls and providing constructive performance feedback.

Responsible for Functional, Regression, and backend Database testing using SQL for each sprint.

Performing System and Integration Test, Ad-Hoc Test, and User Acceptance Test (UAT) by partnering with the UAT team.

Communicating with Development team providing defect report to bring resolution in a timely manner.

Working to verify defect / defect closure and communicate among QA, Development, and Business team.

QA Tester

Kualiterm Software Oct 2009 – May 2013 Austin, TX Software Test Engineer

Kualiterm Software specialize in e-business-focused technology solution scope of services provided by Kualiterm includes, software development, system integration/migration, IT consulting, software outsourcing and e-commerce web site design.

As a QA Tester, reviewed the requirement document and wrote detailed Test Cases by referring requirement documents, High level design document and User interface specifications.


Worked extensively in both Web and Desktop Application Testing. Involved in manual testing and creating test plans and detailed test cases for all the modules using Microsoft Test Manager 2012.

Perform Regression Testing to ensure all defects are resolved and the existing functionality are not adversely affected by the addition of new functionality.

Performed compatibility testing on Chrome, Firefox, Internet explorer, and Safari browsers for the web based application.

Actively, interacted with other teams within the organization to help in creating effective test scenarios.

Performing various types of testing (Functional, Integration, Installation, Back End and Regression testing.

Identified and documented all issues and defects to ensure application software functionality.

Performed QA documentation using Microsoft SharePoint.

Provide developers with high level test cases and scenarios for the stories before coding.

Communicate with business analyst and developers in a timely manner.

Environment: Windows 7 and 8, Microsoft Test Manager 2012, Bugzilla, SharePoint and Microsoft SQL Server 2008.

QA Analyst

Times and System

Austin, TX Sept 2008 – Sept 2009

Quality Analyst

The Client On-boarding work stream is responsible for the delivery, test and implementation of consumer demand for golden source Party Reference Data (MDM).

As a QA Analyst, performed Functional, Integration, Regression, System testing, acceptance testing.


Analyze the Product backlogs and Sprints using Agile Methodology.

Performing Smoke testing, Functional testing, Regression testing, integration testing, and Soap UI / API Testing.

Attend daily standup meetings and report the status to SCRUM master.

Review and analyze Business Requirements Document (BRD's) and Functional Requirements Document (FRD's) to ensure requirements are testable.

Responsible for writing Test plans, Test scripts, Test cases and executing test cases

Tested the mobile version of an application on Android and iOS phones to ensure that it functioned like the desktop version

Wrote Test Cases using HP ALM according to functional documents and requirements.

Involved in performing Integration testing, System testing and Regression testing of the application.

Executed SQL queries to verify the database for the relevant test cases.

Manually tested the application executing test cases in the HP ALM.

Wrote complex SQL queries to Oracle database for backend/frontend comparative analysis i.e., to check the correctness of the data stored in the database.

Involved in End to End testing of all modules according to the user stories.

Performed Back End Testing and wrote queries to retrieve relevant data using SQL.

Created test plans, test cases using HP QC/ALM.

Used Quality Center to create and execute test plans and test scripts.

Environment: HP ALM, XML, Soap UI, HTML, HTTP, SQL Server 2000, Agile

Test Analyst

Yellow Pages,

Austin, TX Jan 2008 – Aug 2008

YP National Order Entry System

Hired as a Test Analyst to perform various tasks, including analyzing requirement documents preparing detailed test plans reviewing technical requirements and estimate test efforts.


Prepared high level test scenarios from analyzing the Business Requirements Specifications.

Used HP ALM for test requirements management, planning, scheduling, running tests, defect tracking, manage the defects and executing the Test Cases.

Utilized bug tracking tools like JIRA for reporting defects and modification requests.

Collaborated with technical teams to understand the complexity and feasibility of new features.

Practiced Agile methodology by managing requirements, controlling software changes and followed iterative approach throughout software development.

Involved in Back end testing to validate data from the application by writing SQL queries.

Tested the application on different browsers such as; Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Netscape Navigator to verify the application is compatible on all these platforms.

Performed quality assurance reviews on all System Development Life Cycle.

Performed various forms of testing including Smoke, GUI, functional, performance, regression, integration, system, configuration, load, stress, user acceptance and backend testing.

Attended regular meetings to discuss project updates and detailed information regarding the project by documenting, reviewing and assessing current operation.

Attended Internal Status meetings and daily standup walkthroughs to discuss development and testing tasks, deliverables and the status of the project.

Generated Defect report every day to keep track of Defects closure using Quality Center in addition to meetings that discussed the defect statuses and priorities.

Created and executed complex SQL Queries to check the integrity of the data.

Identified modules that were impacted by various Change Requests.

Coordinated with development engineers to create and review test specifications, test coverage, defect discovery and resolution.

Attended review meetings and walkthroughs to discuss the status of the project.

Environment: HP ALM, HTML, JIRA, SQL, MS Office, MS Office, Windows.


Bachelor in Computer Science – Southwest Texas State University, Austin, TX


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