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Software QA Analyst

Ozone Park, New York, United States
February 11, 2018

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Ali Farabi

Ozone Park, NY ***** ● ● 347-***-****

United States Permanent Resident (Green Card), Over Seven (7+) Years of Experience in Information Technology Industry seeking a Challenging position in order to utilize my Experience and Professional & Technical Skills in Software Development Industry as a Software Tester/Quality Assurance Analyst using widespread Knowledge of Information Systems Technology.


Manual & Automation Testing

Requirement analysis

Design Test Plan, Test case

Test Scenarios, Test Data

Waterfall, Agile, Iterative

Team meeting & analysis

Defect & Risk analysis

Log Defect & Reporting

VB Scripting

Automation Framework

SQL queries, Oracle

Detail Oriented


Have extensive exposure in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) phases such as Requirements Analysis, Test Planning, Test Design & Execution, Test Estimation, Test management.

Have good experienced in Implementation of Test plans and expertise in Designing, Creating and execution of Test Cases & Test Scripts.

Experienced in preparing the Test Execution Reports, Daily summary reports and Minutes of memorandum.

Expert in problem solving and Bug tracking Reports using Bug tracking Tools like Quality Center/ALM and JIRA.

Experienced in thoroughly testing the Product, both manually and automatically.

Have diverse experienced in Software Testing and Quality Assurance, with expert level skills in strategic areas into Functional Testing, Integration/System Testing and Regression Testing having executed on both Client/Server and Web based applications.

Experienced in HP Quality Center/ ALM - Design Test Steps, Requirement Mapping to Tests, Executing Tests Manually, Defect Logging, Defect Reporting.

Have hands on experience in Agile Scrum methodology and clear concept of other methodologies.

Write test cases with the goal of 100% coverage of the application and complete coverage of all requirements.

Experienced in Testing Database Applications of RDBMS in ORACLE and SQL Server.

Participated in the management of testing project with the help of QTP. Developed Automation scripts using VB script and descriptive programming followed by various automation frameworks.

Extensively used SQL and Oracle query for backend Database tables for Data Validation and Verification.

Extensively involved in Smoke, Functional, Black box, Grey box, Regression, and UAT testing.

Experienced in using Automation Tools: Quick Test Professional/UFT and Quality Center/ALM in Client/Server, Web, Windows, and Database for the applications.

Experienced in leading QA Team.

Strong QA, Verbal and written communication and leadership skills, also good at problem solving and management.


HTML, XML, DHTML, Windows XP, Oracle SQL Developer, MS SQL Server 2003/2008, XML, MS Outlook, QC/ALM, QTP/UFT, SharePoint, MS office suite, Office 365, VBs, Java.


Bloomingdale’s (Retail, ecommerce Domain)

New York, NY

Sr. QA Engineer (Contract)

Oct 2015 to Present


Analyze business requirements, system requirements, data mapping requirement specifications, and responsible for documenting functional requirements and supplementary requirements in Application Lifecycle management (ALM).

Involve in developing detailed test strategy documents, test plan, test cases and test scripts using Application Lifecycle management (ALM) for Functional and Regression Testing.

Work in Web based Testing including GUI Testing, Functional, Regression, System, Performance, Stress, End-to-End and UAT Testing.

Use JIRA to track and report system defects and issues.

Involve in testing the XML files and checked whether data is passed and loaded to staging tables.

Test Front-End functionality for the entire application,

Migrate manual test cases into HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT) scripts for Regression testing using Web add-ins’ and advanced functions using VB Script.

Develop and maintain custom library, error handling, recovery scenarios, reporting methods and descriptive programming (DP) using VBScript in HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT)

Extensively involve in Web Service testing (API) using SOAPUI

Work in multiple projects simultaneously using various testing tool such as MS TFS and MTM, JIRA, RALLY tool to write manual test cases, defect logging and reporting purpose.

Experience using database query tools for Oracle, SQL and SQL Plus.

Experience in data analysis using SQL, PL/SQL and many other queries based applications

Involve in extensive DATA validation using SQL queries and back-end testing.

Work in an Agile Scrum methodology and participated in Scrum meetings.

Validate business reporting requirements with internal and external customers

Works with technical staff to execute and troubleshoot job flows for functional testing of batch/reporting jobs.

Use workflow manager for session management, database connection management and scheduling of jobs.

American Express (Financial Domain)

New York, NY

New York, NY

SQA Analyst (Contract)

April 2013 – Sep 2015

April 2013 – Sep 2015


Analyzed Business Requirement document and develop Test Plan for System testing.

Wrote Test Plans and Test Cases into Quality Center for Functional and Regression Testing.

Involved in Data Preparation and Executed Tests for the project, and manually tested the application.

Was responsible for the creation of the Test Plan, generating of various Test Scenarios and Test Cases.

Executed functional test cases per test plan and retest as appropriate.

Performed Functional Testing, Integration Testing, Sanity testing and Regression testing on the application.

Performed System, Performance, Stress, End-to-End and UAT testing.

Developed and updated Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM) to trace the requirements and corresponding developments through the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

Created and enhanced automation test scripts in Quick Test Pro/UFT to perform the regression testing.

Heavily worked on Automation Testing using UFT /Quick Test Professional (QTP) in development, maintenance, and execution of automation scripts, creation of automation framework Data Driven, Keyword Driven, Hybrid using VB Scripting and Descriptive Programming for various Web and Client-Server application.

Enhanced QTP/UFT script using checkpoints, parameterization, regular expressions and optional steps.

Created Modular scripts, inserted different types of Check Points and created regular expression.

Extensively used VB Scripts to perform descriptive programming in QTP/UFT.

Designed back-end queries for data set-up and verification using DB2 on the mainframe side and Oracle on the Web-side.

Write SQL query to perform data validation and verification and execute them in Query analyzer.

Documented and reported software defects using Quality Center.

Worked as a team and project leader provided direction to the team activities and facilitates information validation and team decision making process.

Provided management with status, impact analysis and recommendations necessary to make decisions to resolve issues and meet commitments regarding SW deliverables.

Provided testing status to the project manager on daily basis.

AIG (Insurance Domain)

Jersey City, NJ

Software QA Analyst (Contract)

Oct 2011 – April 2013


Actively participated in all phases of SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle).

Performed Manual and Automation testing, using QTP and HP Quality Centre.

Created manual Test Cases in HP QC/HP ALM for various User Stories based on Release and Sprint Plan.

Involved in daily Scrum meetings. Also involved in Iteration/Sprint planning meeting to plan the stories that needs to be developed and tested in the upcoming sprint based on the priority and estimated effort.

Reviewed Test cases developed by other team members as part of peer review.

Maintained automation hybrid test framework and created scripts in Quick Test Professional (QTP) by VBScript on Web Portals of Provider Search, Benefits & Claims.

Designed test cases and mapped test cases to requirements using Quality center.

Performed, Functional testing, Smoke testing, System testing, GUI Test defect tracking, resolution of applications and solutions.

Executed test scripts to test for functionality and regression testing.

Created automation scripts using Quick Test Professional (QTP) for various testing stages like Functional Testing, Regression Testing.

Inserted Standard, Text, Bitmap, Page and database Checkpoints and output values in Quick Test Professional to check various object in the application.

Defects were tracked, reviewed, analyzed and compared using Quality Center.

Interacted with developers, users and various team members to discuss and to resolve defects and their priorities.

Performed Back End testing of the database by using SQL queries to make sure that the database reflects the updates/change, to verify the database Integrity.

Performed Quality Center Administration tasks to create projects and users.

Participated in review meetings with project team.

Prudential (Insurance & Financial Domain)

Newark, NJ

Jr. QA Tester (Contract)

Aug 2010 - Sep 2011


Interacted with Business Analysts and Software Developers for sprint discussions, project performance status, and bug reviews on daily basis

Participated in meetings and proposed innovative methods to improve software quality, test coverage, efficiency and regression coverage.

Gathered requirements for the creation of test cases for both Functional and System testing, provided official test documentation.

Developed and reviewed functional specifications with the product management and development teams.

Performed functional and system tests on Web-based applications on different browsers: IE and Firefox, using QTP, in both the QA and back-up environments

Created SQL queries to validate data transactions, conducting manual testing and defect tracking, using HP Quality Center.


Consultancy • Client Relationship Management • Process Improvement • Project Management • Manual and Automation Testing • Functional Testing • Performance Testing • Cross Browser Testing • Retail• Mortgage• Education


Operating System:

Windows 98, XP, 2000, 7, 8, 10 and MAC

Testing Tools:

HP Quick Test Pro/ UFT, HP Quality Center/ALM, Jira, Rally

CM Tools:

IBM Rational Clear Quest, Star Team, VSS.

Application Languages:

C#, C++, Visual basic, Java, J2EE, PL/SQL, TSL.


Oracle, MS SQL Server, MS ACCESS.

Web Technology:


Web Servers:

Web Logic, Web Sphere and IIS.


TCP/IP, Cisco Router, Cisco Switch, Cisco IOS and SDM, Sub netting, VLSMs, STP, VLANs, NAT, WAN, FTP


Toad, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Macromedia Flash MX-2004, Macromedia Dream Weaver MX-2004


Associate in Business (2009)

Tejgaon College

Dhaka, BD


United States Permanent Resident (Green Card)

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