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Test Cases Manager

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
April 02, 2018

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Kirupagini(Kabi) Para

* ****** *****. ***********

ON. M1C 0C4

Direct: 647-***-****



Over 6 years of experience on monitoring testing execution for various type of projects including functional testing, system integration testing, user acceptance testing, business acceptance testing, smoke testing, and regression testing.

Well experienced with Canadian major banking applications from Scotiabank and transportation application from PREST and METROLINX.

Extended experience with multi-tire architectural applications and complex enterprise applications in both manual and automated testing combined with experience working with relational databases like SQL server and Oracle environment

Experience with SDLC processes, Agile and Waterfall mythologies

Excellent analytical, problem solving, decision-making skills, interpersonal, negational skills and oral/written/presentation communication skills

Proficient in T-SQL to create required scripts to reconcile given data.

Ability to manage multiple projects of varying complexity in a fast-paced environment to meet deadline

Desire to learn new skills and improve upon current skills, high degree of efficiency, motivation and proactive in a challenging

Experience in testing of financial transactions and reconciliation processes: credit and debit card processing


Operating systems: Windows

Scripting Language: HTML/XHTML, JavaScript

Database: SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, MS Access, MySQL

Testing Tools: Visio, Win Runner 7.0, TestDirector 7.0, Load Runner, HP Quality Center 10.0, Microsoft Test Manager, QTP 11.00

Collaborative tool: Team Foundation Server, JIRA, Aconex

Application Software: Adobe Photoshop, MS Office Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, Microsoft Project


Testing Coordinator Mar 2017– Oct 2017

Metrolinx, Toronto. ON

Served as a liaison between the testing team and business/service providers to organize, conduct and monitor user and task analyses, and to lead testing quality control activities.

Identified and translated high-level, conceptual business requirements into testing specifications, in collaboration with the service provider and service provider account manager.

Coordinated, prepared and conducted test plans to validate the functionalities.

Reported on test planning and execution status to Test Leads on a regular basis and coordinated/monitored service providers participating in testing and quality control activities and timelines.

Analyzed and reviewed business requirements and functional requirement documents and provided feedback

Provided continues feedback with the test cases and test plans created by external teams.

Collaborated with development team and project coordinators to ensure all the created defected related to the deliverable items have been fixed.

Identified issues and escalated to the team leads as well as to the project coordinators which impacted the timelines.

Performed UAT Planning Kick off and UAT Execution Kick off deck for UAT execution phase.

Testing Coordinator Sep 2016– Mar 2017

Metrolinx, Toronto. ON

Managed and coordinated testing activities to support system testing, accessibility testing, business acceptance testing, user acceptance testing and certification testing.

Participated in business review meetings, test case review meetings and issue management meetings to provide feedbacks.

Analyzed, defined, and translated requirements into test cases, created traceability matrices and mapped testing data including validated testing results.

Provided On-site supports during test execution by providing detailed information with test scenarios.

Performed data extracts for Fraud Management and Exception Management related testing.

Attended defect meetings and triaged defects with several internal teams.

Acted as the point of contact with an external team to raise and chase rectification of environment Issues related to test environment.

System Testing Analyst Mar 2016– Sep 2016

Metrolinx, Toronto. ON

Reviewed system requirement to develop test scenarios, test cases and test conditions to validate transactions from front to back-end results including reporting and finance settlements.

Performed test case review, test case modification, functional shakedown, ad-hoc, end to end test case execution, defect creation and defect management via TFS.

Worked closely with Business Analyst to manage Issue log for business acceptance testing phase

Identified and reported changes/amendments to the specifications via ad-hoc and business acceptance testing process.

Reviewed and provided feedback as part of defects review and as well as test execution review.

Participated in Finance Management process of “Financial Reconciliation” includes pre-conditioning, execution, and variety of report validations.

Participated in weekly meeting for the discussion of high impacting issues with team lead, business team and Third-Party Agency in the Business testing phase.

Senior Quality Assurance Analyst Aug 2015– Dec 2015

Scotia Bank, Toronto. ON

Multitasked on execution of detailed test cases, performed complex manual, integration, regression tests and maintained accurate status on multiple bank applications on daily bases.

Verified and validated existing test cases accordance to business requirements.

Participated in BRD sign off meetings, business requirement review meetings and defect meetings.

Reviewed and analyzed business requirements, gathered testing requirements, created test scenarios, created and reviewed test cases and scripted the test cases in HPALM.

Obtained PCN (Project Change Notice) approval and performed PCN related testing.

Designed high level end-to end regression packages and obtained manager’s sign off.

Participated in planning and execution of French testing, front-end end and back-end.

Prepared test data manually, keyed automation test data, created automation scripts and automated via HP Quick Test Professional.

Executed and reviewed test results, raised defects and followed up and resolved outstanding defects.

Provided “Sign Off” to the assigned projects.

Senior Database Quality Assurance Analyst July 2012– July 2014

Scotia Bank, Toronto. ON

Analyzed the high-level requirement documents to create test strategy test plan, test cases documentation and test scripts; documented expected testing results.

Coordinated and work along with Onshore/ Offshore team by provide guidance, support and feedback to improve performance.

Created testing data and testing conditions manually and via QTP script for personal, small business, saving accounts, Investment accounts and credits cards.

Monitored project team activity against plans, identifying and resolving routine issues and escalating complex or significant matters to the team lead.

Executed data migration test cases using simple to complex SQL queries to identify data mapping rules of source to target specifications are correct.

Performed ETL process on daily bases such as extracting the data from source system for source to target validation.

Transformed data based on the requirements mapping rules, join data from multiple database and tables, performed simple to complex data validations.

Loaded the data into a data repository and to other reporting applications.

Analyzed the SQL query result to Identify defect related to the data migration test cases by querying the result in Excel.

Attended defect meeting with project development team to discuss and resolve defect related issues.

Executed different types of software testing process and testing methodologies, using HP Quality Center(HPQC) to document, track and report on testing progress.

Monitored and analyze defects status in daily base to validate fixes provide by the development team by following defect life cycle process.

QA Tester Aug 2011 – Dec 2011

Scotia Bank, Toronto. ON

Performed full regression testing and user acceptance testing on global banking transaction.

Analyzed exciting functionalities, revived change requirements, developed and executed test cases including regression suite testing.

Executed and managed the result of all transaction type process under the requested bank at country level.

Validated each transaction type to ensure proper performance and efficiency guidelines are met and included in the distribution reports.

Developed and maintain a good working knowledge of assigned applications, UAT code configuration, system integration, environment resources, browser compatibility testing, and code delivery process.

Provided final “Sign off” status report on updated functionality testing after successful user acceptance testing.

Analyzed existing issue and defects caused by the upgraded functionality P-log/defect created and resolved based on code fix.

Maintained strict adherence to Bank and Unit security procedures with respect to assigned authorities and responsibilities.


Quality Assurance (Certificate) 2005-2006

Toronto College

Computer Programming & Analysis (Diploma) 2001-2004

Seneca College


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