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Test Cases Engineer

Fremont, CA
March 15, 2018

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Sonal Patel

Fremont, CA – *****

Phone: 650-***-****


I have 4+ years of experience in field of Software Quality Assurance. I have strong understanding of SDLC, STLC and QA methodologies which enables me to actively contribute in this field.

4+ years of experience in testing Client/Server and Web Based application.

Knowledge of waterfall development processes and fast paced environment like Agile Methodology.

Expertise in Black Box testing with a complete Quality Assurance cycle-from testing, defect logging, verification of fixed bugs and Database Testing.

Experience in performing Functional testing, System testing, Regression testing, Backend testing, User Acceptance testing, Smoke testing using manual & automated testing tools – Mercury Tools (Quality Center(ALM)/, Quality Test Professional.

Developed automated test script in JavaScript using Selenium based Intern web testing framework.

Adept in formulating Test Plans, Test Cases, Test Scenarios, Test Approach, setting up Testing Environment and Executing Tests for business requirements

Hands on Experience in backend testing using SQL Queries.

Experience of performing Functional and Data-driven testing by writing Groovy scripts in Soap UI Testing Tools.

Experienced in working with Business Analysts, Development Groups in analyzing Business Specifications and maintain detail QA documentation.

Experience and understanding of web-based development using HTML5/CSS3/Javascript.

Knowledge of Android and iOS mobile technologies

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to conceptualize and learn quickly, good analytical reasoning and high compliance to new technologies and tools.

Work History

Philips Healthcare, Foster City, CA

Software Quality Assurance Engineer Sep 2014 - Dec 2017


●Effectively analyzed Business Requirements and Technical Specifications to generate Test Plans and Test cases.

●Defined necessary clinical workflows by collaborating with Applications Specialists to create validation test cases for new features.

●Developed test strategy, verification and validation test plans to meet customer and business needs.

●Worked with cross-functional team during the Project Plan Commitment phase, ensuring that system specifications reflect customer requirements.

●Performed smoke testing and regression testing for build validation.

●Lead the verification of defects, regression, exploratory and smoke testing.

●Direct and lead team from release planning to end of increment commitments.

●Raised and tracked the defects in TFS, with appropriate snap shots. Used TFS for project management.

●Used Clear Quest Tool for Bug tracking and Reporting defects.

●Facilitate Sprint Planning, daily scrums, retrospectives, and stakeholder meetings, and sprint demos.

●Demo sprint achievements, showcasing the completed user stories to stakeholders.

●Work closely with technical project owner in backlog management and continuous delivery of features.

Environment: Windows7 and Windows10, Javascript, Visual Studio TFS, Intern Web Testing Framework, Selenium, Agile Methodologies, Jenkins, SubVersion/SVN, HP ALM, Chrome debugging tool, Fiddler.

Institute for Plasma Research (IPR), Gandhinagar, India.

Intern – QA Engineer.


●Executed test cases manually in QC.

●Involved in all aspects of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

●Used Quality Center to develop test cases in test plan and executed them in test lab.

●Raised and Tack the defects in QC, with appropriate snap shots and log the defects.

●Used Quality Center to record documenting information useful in debugging process, evaluating test data.

●Writing SQL Query to validate the data integrity for Oracle database.

●Used Jira Tool for Bug tracking and Reporting defects.

●Conducted Ambiguity Resolution and Test Plan Review Meetings.

Environment: Quality Center 9.0, J2EE, Firefox, Windows XP, JIRA 4.0, Oracle 10g, XML, MS office, Unix, PHP, Linux, Apache.

Academic Projects

Project: Web Services testing using SOAP UI.

University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC) Extension, Santa Clara.

●Performed Web Services testing and Validated XML request/response data using SOAPUI

●Conducted Load testing and generated reports using SOAPUI tool.

●Performed Functional and Data Driven Testing on the Web Services.

●Inserted Assertions to validate the XML SOAP response

●Used Groovy Script in SOAPUI for database connectivity.

●Used SoapUI to execute automation scripts in batch mode or unattended mode.


Advanced Professional Certifications (2013-14)

University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC) Extension, Santa Clara

Courses completed:

●Software Testing: Tools & Techniques

●Web-development using HTML5/CSS3/JQuery/jQuery UI/Bootstrap

●Object-oriented Programming: Introduction

●C Programming for Beginners/Intermediate

Tools: Selenium, Eclipse, sublime, Visual Studio

Master of Engineering in Electronics & Computer Systems.

Gujarat University, Gujarat, India 3.5 GPA

Bachelor of Engineering, Electronic & Computer Engineering.

North Gujarat University, Gujarat, India 3.5 GPA

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