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QA test Engineer

Falls Church, Virginia, United States
85,000.00 to 90,000.00
February 10, 2018

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OBJECTIVE: Seeking a challenging position as a QA Analyst / Software Test Engineer in a client server or mainframe environment. I have over ten years of experience focused on software quality assurance testing. Specific types of testing experience include: performance, functionality, module, negative, volume, system, regression, transaction, black box, and UAT testing.


Languages: UNIX Shell Scripts, C, C++, Basic, Visual C++, Visual Basic-5.0

RDBMS: SQL Server 8.0, Oracle, MS-Access, DB2, and Sybase

Software: Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Word 6.0, Lotus123, Dbase IV, and WordPerfect

Hardware: IBM PC, Gateway, Compaq, IBM 3090, Dell, Toshiba, Fujitsu, and HP

Testing Tools: WinRunner, LoadRunner Xrunner, Silk Test, and PreVue-X

Operating Systems: UNIX, Linux, Windows 98 / 2000 / NT / XP Professional, Exceed, IBM Mainframe and IBM Terminal Emulator

Bug Reporting Tools: Visual Intercept, PVCS, Test Director, MKS, PR Tracker, Rally, Jira and Team Track


Data Computer Corporation of America- Columbia, Maryland

Senior QA Analyst

10/2016 – Present

Experienced in testing and follow Agile methodology in SDLC

Automated and manual execution of detailed functional and regression test cases using ALM

Worked extensively with ALM to execute and design test cases and report defect

Worked with DB2 and Gentran to process all kinds of payment

Strong technical knowledge of QA process including system, functional, performance, regression and integration testing.

Liaised with the developers on issues requiring their attention and resolution

Executed test cases using ALM/QC verify and validated system-generating report correctly

American College of Cardiology - Washington, DC

Senior QA Analyst

11/2014- 07/2016

SQL Server experience with strong understanding of database structure, theories, principles and practices

Experience with the configuration of High Availability and Disaster Recovery features including Log Shipping, Database Mirroring and SQL Clustering

Experience with data propagation design and configuration including SQL Server replication.

Run SQL server Store processor make sure data integrity meet the user requirement

Verified and validated vendors are submitting correct data before sending to the CMS

Verified and validated web application functionalities make sure they satisfy requirements

Upload and analyze vendor data, let them know what kind of changes to make in order for them to accepted CMS Incentive program

Department of veteran’s affairs- Washington, DC

Senior QA Analyst

08/2012- 10/2014

Meet with the manager on daily basis for requirement analysis

Performed “QA Draft Audit” for work requests before presented to the government

Sending issues related to the work request to the manager to correct them

Any outstanding issues before the CCB meeting created a defect report

Participate CCB meeting with the manager, developer, DBA and testing team

Created test plan and test cases for newly added functionalities

National Public Radio - Washington, DC

Senior QA Analyst

10/2010 - 07/2012

Design, Execute and maintain test plans test cases and/or test scripts

Document, maintain and monitor software defect reports in defect tracking system

Meet with developer and QA team on daily basis discuss defect and testing progress

Create test plan, test strategy and regression testing status report

Participate defect review meeting on weekly basis

Create a user story when new functionalities requested by the user group

Executed test cases individually and in a group as well as, used the test plan editor by running specific portions of the test plan.

Analyzed the test result by looking at the test result files and comparing them with the expect result vs. the actual result.

Northrop Grumman - Towson, Maryland

Software Tester

08/2007 - 09/2010

Participated in JAR and JAD sessions to ensure proper test planning and test execution.

Assisted in developing, maintaining, and utilizing a regression test environment.

Defined, documented and provided traceability matrices to ensure all requirements were addressed and met.

Verified Web server is handling all the service requests without any service denial

Verified and validated all the links on the web pages application displayed correctly

Create XML file send through the Transim for customer authorization

Verified web based application displayed correct page cross browser

Worked closely with development team included discussing defects or programming error in the weekly meeting.

Assisted with project plan and scheduling milestones for the entire team

Attend developer meetings to keep track of upcoming changes for new releases.

Created negative test cases, ensuring application did not accept any negative values and generated all error messages.

Wrote and executed SQL queries to ensure Data Integrity met user requirements.

Trading Technologies, Inc. - Chicago, Illinois

QA Analyst

10/2005 – 06/2007

Ran automated test scripts using WinRunner against the newly released build and analyzed the failed step manually to determine why they failed.

Created and executed manual test scripts using TestDirector.

Reported bugs to the developers through Winrunner defect management tool.

Set up global data table used by the automated scripts with appropriate value so that automated scripts ran smoothly.

Created and modified test plan and test cases for newly added functionality as well as enhanced functionality using TestDirector.

Updated the TestDirector bug database by retesting the fixed issue if it passed close the issues, if it failed, reopened the issue and assigned it to the appropriate developer.

Filled all the appropriate information in Test Director’s test properties such as Version, Build number, Run by, Component, and Exchange for history purposes.

Experience in performing security assessment of network devices (router, switch, firewall configuration), servers, workstations, Web applications and databases

Goldman Sachs - Chicago, Illinois

QA Tester/Analyst

9/2003 – 10/2005

Using TestDirector: Prepared test requirements, Testing Strategy, Test Plans and Test Cases to ensure that test cases reflect user need on those test cases.

Added transaction statements into the scripts to measure the performance of the client server and application server using the Load Runner;

Executed test plan and test cases under UNIX and Windows platform.

Any found bug reported to the developer through defect management tool provided by Mercury’s Test Director.

Compiled test date from test scripts executions.

Verified and validated software functionality using requirements.

Complete regression testing was performed after each error was fixed.

Performed initial recording of WinRunner scripts and further enhanced them to include synchronization and verification statements.

Parameterized the scripts to aid data driven testing using WinRunner data table concept.


BS in Finance, Connecticut Central State University

AS in General Studies, Manchester Community College

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