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QA Automation Tester

Dallas, Texas, United States
January 09, 2018

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Prasanna V



Over 5 years of experience in software analysis, Software Quality Assurance Testing of Web, Windows, Web Services and Client/Server applications and databases in Finance, Retail and Healthcare applications.

Proficient in using test automation tools such as Selenium WebDriver/RC/IDE/Grid, QTP developed automation testing scripts for web and client server applications.

Experience in leading automation tools like Selenium WebDriver, TestNG, Junit, Selenium RC, Quick Test Professional.

Implemented simulator for Mobile App Testing in Android Platform using Appium.

Excellent experience with source version control tools such as Subversion (SVN), TFS & svn.

Good exposure to Web technologies SOAPUI/Postman, XML, HTML while involved in functional Web testing.

Used Protractor with Selenium to provide automated test infrastructure to simulate user’s interaction

with an angular application running in a browser.

Experience in C, C++, Core java, C#, Objective C, HTML, CSS, Python, Core java Scripts, Groovy, Oracle, SQL, PL/SQL, MySQL, MS Access, Git and SVN.

Strong experience with SOA architecture which include Soap and Restful Web Services Testing.

Experienced in developing Automation Frameworks using QTP/UFT.

Expertise in documenting defects with high level of detail, accuracy and informative recreation steps using Quality Center, JIRA, BugZilla etc.

Expertise in performing Black Box Testing, functional testing, Usability Testing, System Testing, Regression Testing, System Integrating Testing (SIT) and User Acceptance Testing (UAT).

Developed and deployed test Load scripts to do end to end performance testing using Load Runner.

Extensive experience in conducting various kinds of tests such as Integration Testing, Regression Testing, Functional Testing, System Testing and Sanity Testing.

Extensive Knowledge of Quality Assurance standards, methodologies and strategies with better understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC).

Expertise in Smoke, Functional, Regression and Re-testing.

Well experienced in Performance testing of Web and COTS applications using tools like HP tools: LoadRunner, HP ALM Performance Center, and Silk Performer and Apache JMeter.

Extensively worked on Data Driven, Keyword Driven, and Hybrid Test Automation Frameworks.

Experience with bug tracking tools like Quality Centre/ALM, JIRA, Bugzilla.

Proficient in different software development methodologies like Agile Methodology, Waterfall model and Iterative model.

Well versed in Application testing, Database testing and Front-end testing.

Strong Problem Analysis & Resolution skills and ability to work in Multi-Platform Environments like Windows and UNIX.

Quick learner of new software tools, self-starter, can work independently and a proven team player.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a keen understanding of business applications, their Integration and a proven ability to adapt to new areas.


Testing Tools

Manual Testing, API Testing, Firmware Testing, SOAPUI, QTP/UFT, REST, Selenium Web Driver/RC/IDE/GRID, Appium, JMeter, Protractor, Cucumber


HTML, CSS, XML, XPATH, C, C#, JavaScript, C++, Ruby, Python, Groovy, Core Java

Test Framework

TestNG, NUnit, TDD, BDD

Project Methodologies

Agile-Scrum, Waterfall, V-Model

Defect Tracking Tools

Jira, HP QC, TFS, Service-now


Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, Google Chrome, Opera




TCP/IP Protocol

Continuous Integration Tools

Hudson, Cruise Control


MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access), MS-Project and MS-Visual Studio, MS Visio


SQL Server, MS Access

Operating Systems

Windows variants, UNIX, Linux, iOS.


Client: Texas Mutual Insurance Company, Dallas, TX Feb 2016 – Till Date

Role: QA Automation Tester

Analyzed system requirements and functional requirement/documents.

Designing Test Lab and formulation of Test Strategy, Test Plans Performed functional testing to identify various critical points in the application and automated it by using Selenium WebDriver and Python.

Proficient in writing Selenium WebDriver automation scripts in JAVA using Maven automation testing for Web Applications.

Design and maintain test plan, test case, authored and ran tests using HP Quality Center.

Developed Test cases manually and generated Automation Scripts using open source tools like SeleniumWeb Driver, TestNG, NUnit, SOAPUI and Maven.

Utilized full range of testing methods including functional, regression, integration, installation, User Acceptance Testing.

Performed API automation testing using Selenium WebDriver, JSON and JAVA as a scripting language.

Executing the test plans on web and mobile (Apple & Android) as per requirements and Conducted native app testing running on Android and iOS environments.

Used SOAP UI tool to test SOA based architecture application to test SOAP services and REST API.

Involved in testing Web services (SOAP/Postman and REST) and XML with tool called SOAP UI, for the local WSDL / with URL and created Test cases, run them, do load testing, security testing.

Responsible for back-end API testing with SOAP UI and coding in groovy and Java.

Tested/Validated several XML Documents using XML Spy and generated XSD's for corresponding XML documents.

Enhanced and created UFT/QTP scripts using reusable actions, parameters and check points.

Involved in Regression test suite script execution in batch from HP-ALM.

Involved in implementation of Test Automation Framework build using Selenium WebDriver, protractor to handle Angular JS, TestNG and Maven technologies under Java platform utilizing industry leading harness design patterns and approaches.

Involved in implementation of Test Automation Framework build using Selenium WebDriver, protractor to handle Angular JS, TestNG and Maven technologies under Java platform utilizing industry leading harness design patterns and approaches.

Developed a fully automated continuous integration system using Git, Jenkins, MySQL and custom tools developed in Python and Bash.

Experienced in load and performance testing tool JMeter.

Logged and managed defects using Microsoft Test Manager (MTM) defect management tool.

Developed code in VB scripting under QTP testing tool.

Analysis of Business and Requirement Specifications. Designing Test Lab and formulation of Test Strategy, Test Plans Performed functional testing to identify various critical points in the application and automated it by using Selenium WebDriver.

Used Selenium IDE for recording and involved in developing new Selenium Scripts using Java API to automate Web Application Testing.

Implemented automated testing platforms and unit tests. Experience with Black-box and White-box testing.

Performed back-end testing by executing SQL queries over various database products on UNIX platform.

Performed test planning and release coordination.

Develop automated scripts for back end RESTful web services and merge the test code to Git repo in Java and Python.

Involved in Integration, System, Smoke and User Acceptance Testing and production testing using QTP.

Worked on developing the automation scripts for backend testing using Selenium RC.

Created Selenium test case in Visual Studio by coding C#.

Verify the existing test cases and defining the scope for automation.

Track the defects, prepare documentation and assign developer to fix the defects. Re-test the application after the defects were fixed and update the Defect Status.

Involved in comprehensive end-to- end testing .

Developed and executed SQL queries in the database to conduct Data integrity testing by checking the data tables on the server.

Participated in daily SCRUM meetings and gave the daily status of testing.

Actively participated in walk-through, inspection, review and user group meetings for quality assurance with BAs, SMEs and Developers.

Environment: Quality Center, Java, C, C++, C#, Selenium, Protractor, UNIX, Web Services, Jira, Jenkins, HP QC, TeSTNG, NUnit, Maven, Cucumber, Python, Appium (Android), JMeter, QTP/UFT.

Client: Image Hospitals, HYD, INDIA Oct 2013 – July 2015

Role: Manual Tester with Performance

Analyzed user requirements by interacting with Architect, Developers and Business Analysts.

Assist in planning, conducting, and analyzing data from test trials with several beta testers and generating test reports from that data.

Responsible for developing a Performance Testing Plan and Performance Testing strategy based on the business specification requirements and user requirements.

Involved in Execution of Test Scripts and Defect Reporting.

Extensive knowledge of SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) and STLC (Software Testing Life Cycle) methodologies.

Performed and Preparing of Test data to test various input files formats using XML and Excel.

Active participation in Implementation of various processes in project.

Involved in GUI with various browsers, Functional, System, Regression, database and Performance Testing during various phases of the development.

High Level Test Case Design and writing detailed test cases.

Assigned defects to developers through Test Director.

Analyzed and detailed Performance test results using HP Analysis tool. Investigate and troubleshoot Performance problems in the Performance testing environment.

Updated the defects status in Test Director.

Created multiple scenarios for performance testing in local load balancer and Global load balancer.

Attended QA Walk through meetings with Team Members this includes Applications Review, technical specifications review, functional specifications review and defects tracking.

Heavily involved in interacting with UNIX Shell scripts.

Performed, Functional, Integration, User Interface testing manually.

Performed Backend Testing using SQL.

Prepared positive and negative test data for the functional test cases.

Performance monitoring of resource utilization (Response Times, CPU utilization, etc.) during testing.

Environment: MS SQL Server 2000, UNIX, Manual Testing, MS Excel, Windows, Test Director 8.0.

Client: Amara Raja Batteries, INDIA Jul 2011 – Aug 2013

Role: Manual Tester

Involved in analyzing user requirements for application enhancements and preparing testing specifications.

Writing and executing Test Cases for functional testing.

Developed Test Scenarios and Test Procedures based on the test requirements.

Participated in preparation of Test Plans.

Executed Functional and System Tests manually.

Executed Test Scripts and analyzed the results based on the specifications.

Performed Integration and User Acceptance Tests throughout the SDLC of the application.

Worked on SQL statements in checking the validity of the Backend.

Tested the reports developed using Business Objects.

Generated Defect Reports and the summary and progress graphs for the application.

Communicated with Functional Analyst on any issue clarifications.

Actively participated in Bug Track meetings.

End to end testing on validating the claims functionality including data validation from source to destination tables.

Submitted Coverage Status Report of tests performed on weekly basis.

Worked closed with Business Analyst and Developers to create test scripts in an Agile based testing environment.

Involved in project meetings and interacted with other team members to resolve the problems.

Environment: Manual Testing, SQL, User Acceptance Test Cases (UAT), Agile Testing Methodology, UNIX, MS SQL Server 2000, MS Excel, Windows.


Masters in Computer Science, GSU, Chicago, IL Aug 15 – Dec 16

Bachelor’s in Computer Science, ANU, India Aug 06 – Apr 09

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