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Software test lead _ QA Lead _Tester

Agoura Hills, California, United States
March 14, 2018

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ISTQB Certified Testing Professional

10.5 Years of professional experience in Software Testing on Functional Testing, Integration Testing, Regression Testing, Web service testing,web application testing, UI testing and Team coordination activities in Test lead role

Ability to manage, co-ordinate, cooperate and adapt in any team as an efficient team player.

Having relevant experience and exposure to all stages of Software Life Cycle like Project Estimation, Analysis, Planning, Design, Execution and Defect Management Activities.

Experience in doing Agile software methodology

Experience in testing code developed in TDD / BDD environments

Hands on experience in Mainframe Testing and Manual Testing with exposure to both waterfall model and agile methodology

Extensively involved in Database testing using SQL Queries. Experience in Creating and updating tables, views, working with triggers, stored procedures

2 years of Experience on Selenium Automation for Web applications using Webdriver and TestNG

Developed test framework and automation test scripts using Selenium Webdriver and Java/TestNG

Experience in writing Test cases using Element locators, WebDriver methods & TestNG Annotations.

Executing Selenium Test Cases and Reporting defects.

Expert in preparing &reviewing Test documents such as Test Plan, Test Scenario, Test Cases, Test Data, Traceability Matrix &Test summary Report with adequate quality including review/rework & signoff

Experience in verifying XML files/Schema validation against business rules provided by the client

Experienced in verifying and validating XML request and response files from the third party service provider using SOAP UI

Familiar with test management tools like HP Quality Centre, Test Director,RALLY and JIRA

Involved in Defect Management including Defect Logging, Defect Analysis

Participate in the status meetings and send the Status Report (Daily, Weekly etc.) to the Client

Has very good experience in analyzing and testing critical business applications

Goal oriented: results achiever, Meeting deadlines. Excellent team spirit and leadership qualities with good communication & interpersonal skills.

Sound Knowledge in IME (Information Media & Entertainment), Life Insurance.


Selenium, Soap UI, Oracle, MS SQL, ParasoftSOATest, SQL developer, Notepad++, XML SPY, Eclipse IDE,Win Merge, HP ALM, RALLY, Jira, Quality center

Skill Summary

Test Plans, Cases & Processes

Test Strategies & Coverage

Database Testing

Functional Requirements

Estimation, Analysis, Planning

Regression & Negative Testing

UI & Compatibility Testing

Web service Testing

Agile scrum methodologies

Mobile testing

Defect management,Defect/Bug Tracking

QA & QC Standards

Data Interface & Migration Testing

Automation Testing with Selenium

XML file/Schema validation

Test management tools

HP Quality Centre, Test Director,RALLY and JIRA


Cognizant Technology Solutions – QA Lead - Feb 2007 to August 2017

Client : AEGON/Hartford (Insurance)-Team member (Feb 2007 to Jul 2009)

Requirements analysis

Prepared Test Scenarios, Test Cases, Test Results and Defect Reports and executed the test cases

Involved in Defect analysis, Defect Logging & defect retesting

Daily Status Report to Onsite team and the project managers

Tested Web Services /XML /SOAP and RESTFul services using SoapUI tool.

Validated WSDL, request and response XML. Added Assertions to validate the response xml with database.

Handled database testing and conducted tests on the Oracle databases Oracle SQL developer using SQL queries.

Tools: JIRA, Soap UI, SQL Developer

Client : Dun & Bradstreet : UK

Role: Test Lead (Aug 2009 to Dec 2013)

Manage 8 member offshore team

Create/Review the Test Scenarios, Test Cases, Test Results and Defect Reports prepared by team members.

Develop reports like test plan, test summary report, Test and Evaluation strategy document

Responsible for Database Analysis/Database Testing .Creating SQL queries / Creating and updating tables, views, working with triggers, stored procedures

Worked with XML files to compare against business rules provided. Performed Schema validation to verify the XML tags and values in BDL

Carried out load and functional tests for client-specific Web services using SoapUI

Defect logging, defect analysis, defect tracking.

Executing/Updating Parasoft SOA scripts for System/Regression testing in ESB to OSB migration

Tools: SoapUI, Quality Centre,Notepad++, SQL server management studio, Oracle SQL developer, XML Spy,Parasoft SOA

Client : INTTRA TMS – Test Lead (Jan 2014 to Dec 2016)

Manage 10 member offshore team

Understand and analyze project requirements and preparing the estimation for the new projects. Review test cases/scenarios in RALLY based on the user story allocation

Defect logging, defect analysis, defect tracking.

Participate in the status meetings, daily stand up meetings and send the Status Report (Daily, Weekly etc.) to the Client

Performed data validation and mainframe testing in interactive mainframe environment

Responsible for executing and maintaining scripts in mainframe applications

Preparing Knowledge transition document for the new team members

Performed compatibility testing with various mobile handsets to ensure that functionality working as expected and Involved in testing application on different mobile Platform such as iOS and Android devices.

Automation Testing

Identifying the automation candidate test cases from the functional regression list and Setting up the Automation environment using Eclipse, Selenium web driver files, TestNG jars and implementation for CRAFT framework

Locating all the web elements available in the application and stored under the objects using POM model .Developing automated test scripts using Java in eclipse

Executing the automated scripts in different browser combinations and analyzing the failures to make a fix on the scripts accordingly

Tools: Eclipse, RALLY, SoapUI, Selenium, SQL Developer

Team : Delivery Excellence – Internal quality Enabler, Feb 2017 –Aug 2017

Worked along with Delivery teams like Citigroup, SFG and North West mutual projects

Worked with cross-functional teams to improve processes and to drive product quality.

Analysis of Customer reported issues utilizing research and resolution within assigned authority

Responsible for risk analysis and tracking in Mainspring

Responsible for Risk governance and reporting to SBU heads with suggestions/recommendations

Implemented effective effort tracking method for projects undergoing customer escalation

Assist in development of audit plans, audit schedules and participate in quality audits

Identify processes, situations, etc where organization is meeting requirements, as well as identify opportunities for improvement


Title of the Degree with Branch


Year of Passing

Average Percentage

Masters in Computer Application (MCA)

Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India



Bachelor in Computer Applications (BCA)

Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India



Personal Information:

Name : Jismin Thomas

Sex : Female

Marital Status : Married

DOB : 11/13/1982

Nationality : Indian

Linguistic Proficiency : Malayalam, English, Hindi, Tamil

Contact Phone : +1 602 *** ****, +1 754 *** ****

Personal Email :

Current Address : 5245, Chesebro Road

Agoura Hills,CA-91301

Permanent Address : Keeppanasseril (H), Randar P.O, Muvattupuzha,

Ernakulam (Dist), Kerala, India . Pin: 686673

Visa Status : L2- EAD – valid till Jan 2019

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