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Test Cases Quality

Falls Church, Virginia, United States
December 30, 2017

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Amenah Darab


Phone: 703-***-****


6+ years of experience in the field of software quality assurance (QA) with both manual and automated testing of stand-alone, client-server, web-based, and mobile applications on various platforms and environments.

Experienced in creating and designing Test Strategy Documents, Test Plan, Test Schedules, Test Cases, Test Procedures, Test Scenarios and Traceability Matrix.

Good experience in Software Application Development Projects that follow the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies and best practices.

Extensively experienced in UAT, GUI, Sanity, Functional, System, Regression, Smoke and Back-end testing.

Experienced in various SDLC methodologies like Agile and Waterfall model.

Proficient in executing test cases, ad-hoc product testing, reporting bugs and reporting tester status, writing test scripts, test automation using diverse testing tools like Quality Center/ALM.

Expert in ALM/ Quality Center for Testing and Defect Tracking.

Experienced in Back-End testing to ensure data consistency on front-end by writing and executing SQL queries on the relational databases.

Experienced in automating regression suite using HP QTP/UFT, descriptive programming & VBScript.

Proficient in designing & developing Data Driven Framework using HP QTP/UFT & VBScript to validate test case against different data set.

Knowledge in assisting automation engineer and analysis of web automation projects using Quick Test Pro/UFT for Web based and Client/Server Applications.

Experienced in Cross browser testing to support Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera and Chrome.

Excellent problem solving skills, coordination, documentation, and project planning.

Experienced with training and mentoring team members with product knowledge and business processes.

Good communication and inter-personal skills, accustomed to work in a team environment with tight schedules and capable of working efficiently under pressure, manage multiple project and cross train sub-ordinates in other Functional areas.


Testing Tools:

HP Quality Center, HP ALM, QTP, UFT

Operating systems:

Windows, UNIX/Linux

Programming Language:

VB.NET, Visual Basic, SQL, PL/SQL, VB Script


Oracle, SQL Server, MS Access

Web Technologies:

HTML, XML, SoapUI, VBScript, JavaScript, Java


MS Office, Crystal Reports, MS Excel


Coventry Health Care, Bethesda, MD

Automation Analyst

September, 2015 – Present


Reviewed business requirements and designed specifications to understand the application under test.

Experienced in Functional Testing, Integration Testing, Regression Testing, System Testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT). Analyzed business requirements, functional requirements, use cases and provided feedback for clear understanding of each requirement.

Introduced, developed, documented, and updated the QA Test Plan, process and Procedures Manual and Objectives.

Experienced in creating, enhancing and maintaining test scripts for various functional and regression testing using HP UFT/QTP and VBScript.

Analyzed and identified the areas of a project for Test Automation.

Created Automation scripts in such way that to results can be generated in Text file, Excel and HTML formats.

Performed Regression testing Black-box testing and System testing for business needs.

Experienced in developing descriptive programming, function library, recovery scenario using VB Script HP UFT/QTP

Documented the Bugs and generated status reports and Bug reports and presented them in weekly status meetings using ALM.

Worked on Backend Testing by writing SQL Queries to verify the data.

Experienced in developing Data driven, Key word driven and Hybrid Framework using HP UFT/QTP

Involved in developing scripts using descriptive programming in UFT with VBScript

Used UFT client desktop, made Scripts library of data-driven testing scripts complete with Recovery Scenario and checkpoint application.

Executed the test scripts for the GUI, Functional, and Regression testing using HP UFT/QTP

Tested functionality of the application by inserting various check points like standard check points, text check points, table check points, image check points, and database check points in HP UFT/QTP

Carried out Hybrid Frame Work by substituting the parameters using HP UFT/QTP.

Involved in all the phases of Test Automation development life cycle.

Worked with UAT (User Acceptance Testing).

Performed xml data validation using assertion method in soap UI.

Generated problem and changed reports and ensured the Corrective action for these reports operate correctly.

Participated in weekly status meeting with Team members, Team managers, Business Analysts & Technical Team participating in Project review meetings.

Environment: HP UFT, QTP ALM, UNIX, Windows, MS Office, Oracle, SOAP UI, XML, SQL, Java, VB Script, Html.

Neustar Inc, Sterling, VA

QA Automation Engineer

May, 2013 – August, 2015


Generated Test Scripts as per system, architecture and data synchronization requirements.

Prepared the Manual Test cases and reviewed the test cases.

Involved in Test Script evaluation along with the Test Manger, Business Analyst, Client and the Development Team.

Tested Graphical User Interface (GUI) Components.

Performed UAT, Sanity, Functional, System, Regression, Smoke and Back-end testing.

Created Test Cases in HP Quality Center, mapped Test Cases to Requirements using Requirements Coverage, and Maintained test Cases, reports in Quality Center.

Investigated software bugs and interfaced with developers to resolve technical issues using HP Quality Canter.

Reported the bugs using Quality Canter and tracked the bugs till closed.

Created SQL queries for backend testing and data integrity testing.

Involved in Functional testing of the system using both manual testing and automation tool QTP.

Performed Integration testing, system testing, Regression testing using QTP.

Developed automated test scripts using VBScript in QTP to facilitate Regression testing on multiple releases.

Modified the automated QTP Scripts for regular release screen changes and to support regular functional changes.

Parameterized QTP scripts for using with varied, controlled test input values.

Performed test case execution using a Keyword Driven Framework with QTP.

Executed transactions manually and verified the back end functionalities and data exploitation.

Generated Weekly Status Reports to the team manager.

Environment: Quality Center, QTP, Windows, UNIX, SQL, Java, J2EE, VBScript, VB.Net, HTML, XML, Java Script, MS Office, MS Excel.

IBC Bank, Laredo, TX

QA Tester

October, 2011 – April, 2013


Defined and Implemented the Software Development Life Cycle with process development meetings.

Worked closely with product and project managers on the implementation of new projects and infrastructures including operational readiness, change preparation, change execution, and post- change QA validation.

Involved in execution of test cases using Test Lab in Quality Center and linked the detected defect with requirement and test case.

Investigated, researched, recommended and lead the implementation of commercial automated test tools and test scripts for regression testing of existing product functionality.

Created Function Library for common functionality of the application in QTP

Involved in Smoke, Integration, Regression, System, and End-to-End & Black box testing using QTP.

Developed and executed Test Plan & Test Script in Quality Center.

Designed the Test Strategy for multiple projects, defect management using Quality Center.

Performed through Database functionality tests and verified the Business Logic Implementation by constructing and executing several SQL statements.

Performed GUI, Black Box Testing and Regression Testing using QTP.

Used QTP for Automated Testing and successfully created scripts to test web based application.

Developed Descriptive Programming using VB Script and Maintained Local and Global Object Repository in QTP.

Created user-defined functions and output values for the content builder and appliance by using QTP.

Used Quality Center as bug-tracking tool to report the bugs and also to follow up the bug status.

Performed web testing using Quick Test Professional to check the compatibility, reliability, and scalability of the application in different browsers.

Environment: Java, HTML, XML, Quality Center, QTP, SQL, Windows, MS Office, Java Script, VB Script.


Bachelor of Science, Psychology, VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY– Richmond, VA

References available upon request

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