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QA Analyst

New York, New York, United States
January 09, 2018

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Waqas Ali

Manual/Automation Test Engineer/Analyst/Mobile Tester

Cell: 609-***-****






As a self-motivated, responsible person, defined and excellent multi-tasking skills with over 6 Years of experience as a Quality Assurance. I am seeking for a professional environment where enhancing professional and developing problem solving skills and well appreciated in manual, automated and mobile testing in Web based and Client/Server Environment. At the same time looking forward to challenging and growth oriented tasks that help to prove the best of my ability in achieving the objective of the job.

Technical Skills

Automation Testing Tools


Test and Defect Reporting Tools

JIRA, HP Quality Center, Zephyr, Bugzilla

Mobile App Testing Tools

SDK tool, Android-x86, emulator, XCode Organizer, See Test, Mite, Perfecto, Memory Analyzer, DDMS, IOS Simulator.

Configuration Management Tools

SharePoint, Dropbox, Confluence WIKI

Computer Operating Systems

Windows XP- 8, UNIX, Linux, Mac OS,

Mobile Operating Systems

IOS 7.0, Android KitKat

Office Suite

MS Office 2007-16, Mac Office 2016, MS Visio


SQL Server 2008, ORACLE 10g, MySQL.

Server Platform

Tomcat 4.0, Apache 2.0, JBoss, IIS

Languages Platform

C++, C #,VB, PERL, Ruby, Java, VB Script, PL/SQL, SQL

Web Technologies


Debugging Tools

SoapUI, Firebug, Google Analytic, Chrome UA


Expert in performing various testing - Functional, Regression, Smoke, End to End, Compatibility, Load/Stress, Usability, API and Security Testing with both Manual and Automated Testing tools - HP Quality Center (QC), and HP Quick Test Professional (QTP).

Experience in Mobile Testing of leading-edge mobile applications on various OSs & environments - iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry, Surface Pro 2 & 3

Expert in analyzing iOS Crash, Memory Leakage in reporting Applications using xCode. Worked with Test Flight App to deploy new or existing builds for testing.

Manual testing of Apps in Physical devices emulator, simulator and cloud testing using SeeTest

Thorough knowledge of testing methodologies and techniques, including automated testing tools on mobile devices such as See Test & Mite Keynote.

Experience with mobile cloud platform like See Test and Perfecto Mobile

More than 5 years of experience as Website & Client Server QA/UAT/Manual/Automation Tester supporting multiple applications.

Utilization of HP Quality Center (QC) for logging & tracing Defect and creation of reporting and statistics throughout UAT & Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC)

Expertise in writing, executing and maintaining Test Plans, Test Procedure, Test Cases & Test Scripts for Releases, Test Cycles and the phases of Software Developing Life Cycle (SDLC).

Worked closely with the business units and sub-teams to ensure their processes are fully tested in Waterfall, Agile, Scrum and XP software development environments.

Experience in writing and executing automated Test Scripts, tracking defects and interacting with the development team in following the defects to closure


QA Analyst, MLB, New York 11/2016- Current

Job Responsibilities:

Worked closely with product owner review documents and stories for upcoming sprints.

Worked on multiple projects Transactions, Inactive list, Disabled list and Contracts

Perform Functional, Regression, Sanity, Smoke, UAT and End to End testing

Reported and tacked bugs on Jira

Involved in writing test plan, test cases and executing test cases

UAT Tester, S’Well Bottle, New York, New York 09/2016-09-2016

Worked closely with Project manager to review BRD documents to perform E-Commerce testing

Projects included E-Commerce testing for S’Well Bottles to test overall web page functionalities expected and actual results

Perform Functional, Regression, End-to-End Testing, UAT on multiple browsers (Chrome, Firefox, I Executed Features manually on Cross- Browser testing in Windows, IE, Firefox and Chrome

Report the bugs by using Excel Sheet and JIRA Bug Reporting Tool.

QA Engineer, Clear channel, New York, New York 10/2013 - 07/2016

Job Responsibilities:

Use See Test to extend QTP to mobile test automation, Tested iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Windows Mobile and Symbian device connected via USB to local.

Used Mobile Internet Testing Environment (MITE) to do functional testing of mobile phone browsers by using devices from its repositories, created scripts and ran the same scripts on different mobile phones to compare performances and also used it as a go-to tool for Mobile Website Optimization

Conducted Usability and Functionality testing for a Mobile Native, Hybrid and cross browsing testing on Web page (chrome, safari and Firefox Browser) in field and lab settings.

Defined and documented a process for Usability testing to ensure consistency, efficiency and repeatability in test execution.

Functional, GUI and interruption testing have been tested using the mobile cloud platform

Created comprehensive & feature-based Test Plans to test web-based or mobile applications, as well as performing compatibility suites on numerous mobile devices.

Identified defects throughout Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) by following both technical & business specs, and helped developers to reproduce & ensure defects are fixed Review, analyze and update test artifacts and project related documentation to ensure accuracy, compliance to mitigate risks.

Partnered with cross-functional leads responsible for UAT (User Acceptance Testing) – providing them with test schedules, test data, direction, and detailed Test Scripts in accordance with the Enterprise Release Schedule.

Worked closely with Product Owners to understand User Stories and to create corresponding Automation story-tests.

Actively participated and represented QA Team in walk-through, inspection, review and user group meetings, and led meetings within QA Team for creating various Test Artifacts

Proficient in writing Test Cases using HP Quality Center (QC), reporting bugs and raising issues to team lead, QA manager, project manager and other teams

Provide input to and shape UAT management process in alignment with industry best practices.

Enhanced & maintained Data-driven Automation Framework comprised of HP Quick Test Professional (QTP), MS Excel, and Descriptive Programming.

QA Analyst, All State Insurance, IL 10/2011 - 09/2013

Job Responsibilities:

Written story narratives, functional & non-functional system requirements, and developed Test Plan and Test Scenarios for different modules.

Developed Manual Test Cases and Test Scripts to test the functionality of the application using HP Quick Test Professional (QTP).

Responsible for overall testing execution & completion of Metrics & Analysis, as well as status read-outs to upper management

Performed various types of testing on Mobile client applications across iPhone, Android, Blackberry and Mobile Web, and also web API’s

Performed Functional, Regression, and Sanity Testing in each Sprint cycle for various e-Commerce web-based transactions and business processes.

Performed backend testing using SQL & PL/SQL queries on Oracle.

Designed and developed Test Scenario/Test Cases/Test steps for various Business Services and methods covering both Positive and Negative Testing requirements.

Created HP Quick Test Professional (QTP) Keyword-driven Framework which delivered over 90% automation in the automated testing process by structuring with Descriptive Programming, modularization, Recovery handling, Excel automation, file handling, Regular Expressions, and User-defined Functions and Checkpoints.

Created detailed data gap analysis between as-is and to-be system.

Created VBScript programs to ensure redundant system processes are removed after each test runs.

Collected test data results from various sources including log files and system output

QA Analyst, Southwest Airlines, Dallas, TX 06/2010-09/2011

Job Responsibilities:

Worked with the development team to understand how changes in the software product affect maintenance of test scripts and the QA automated testing environments

Developed new customization in HP Quality Center projects as per user requirements

Logged & reported defects in Quality Center and managed through to resolution by working with appropriate development and business resources

Converted manual test cases in Quality Center (QC) to automated test scripts in QTP

Analyzed test results to make sure requirements have been met & existing system requirements have not been broken

Used Quick Test Professional (QTP) to create and develop automated tests for continuous Regression Testing, and various modules of Quality Center (QC) - Test Plan, Test Lab, Defects and Requirements

Developed and maintained custom library, error handling, recovery scenarios, reporting methods and descriptive programming using VBScript in QTP

Wrote SQL queries for database backend testing, research and validation

Assisted & led members of the QA team with various automated related challenges & issues

Collected test data results from various sources including log files, tester output, system event monitors

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