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Test Cases, test Strategy, defect and release management

March 29, 2018

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Darshana Gulavani

**** ********** ****, ***********, ** L5B 0G2 Phone- 647-***-****


An accomplished “Senior QA Professional” specializing in technology projects from concepts to completion with remarkable deadline sensitivity.

7 years of extensive work experience in Testing & Quality Assurance with expertise in all phases of testing life cycle.

Proficient in developing software Test Plan, Test scenario, Test case, Test execution and logging defects.

Extensive experience in Property and Asset management products – Voyager and Rent Café.

Adept in managing projects in Agile (SCRUM), Waterfall & QA methodologies.

Well Versed in Business /User Acceptance, Functional, System, Regression, Mobile, GUI, Web- based testing.

Extensive experience in working with Business and IT teams, Senior Management and Onsite-Offshore model.

Outstanding knowledge of software development life cycle, quality assurance and defect management life cycle tool used JIRA

Strong hands-on experience on CRM

Highly adept at Software Life-cycle (SDLC & STLC), including Requirements, Design, Implementation, Testing, Validation, Test Coordination, Defect Management; capable of collaborating with customer to analyze needs and ensure utmost satisfaction.

Excellent communication and leadership skills, maintain good interaction with clients, end-users and managers, self-motivated, quick learner and handles pressure with ease.

Outstanding troubleshooting, analytical, planning, communication, organizing, presentation, and interpersonal skills.

Able to multi-task, prioritize deliverables, apply broad technical and functional expertise to organize and implement black-box test efforts.

Maintain in-depth knowledge of products, solutions, and company offerings

Participated in Requirements review, Functional document review and Testing review.

Demonstrate functionality of completed products to internal team members and other stakeholders.

Enthusiastic learner who quickly grasps and implements Business Logic, Technical Skill, new Technologies and Quality Processes at all levels of the organization.

Work Experience

Senior QA Analyst Aug 2010 to Present

Yardi Canada Ltd.

Directed and executed Functional, Interface, and Usability Testing.

Collaborate with Clients to gather, confirm and document functional and non-functional requirements

Explain each client requirement to the development manager and product owner.

Hands on experience on Web based testing in Property and asset management.

Analyzed business requirements and technical specs for planning, developed Test Plan.

Designed, developed, maintain and executed Test cases & Test scripts.

Managed the workflow of various QA Processes and Defect Life cycle.

Designed training manuals for new joiners, reducing training time.

Prepared end to end test cases.

Worked closely with technology to provide integrated, effective, and accurate reporting of test progress and defect status.

Ensured Quality measures are followed by conducting Review & Analysis meetings.

Maintained test documentation.

Directed and executed Functional, System, User Acceptance and Regression Testing.

Analyzed business requirements and technical specs for planning, developed Test Plan and Test case in excel

Walkthrough the Test Cases with the Team prior to execution.

Created test data to validate various test scenarios and conditions.

Conducted daily huddle meetings with India team which helps in understanding the requirements and hence reduces the time for test case writing.

Worked with development team in resolving the reported issues on time.

Interacted with Requirement team for requirement clarification.

Created Daily status, Testing, Defect and Management reports.

Associate QA April2010 to Aug 2010

Capgemini India Pvt. Ltd. Client – HSBC Bank

Executed System & User Acceptance Testing.

Tested the Fraud detection module.

Understand the Design Documents, SRS.

Requirement analysis, identifying the Test Scenarios and preparing the Test Cases.

Created and managed Traceability Matrix to trace Business & Functional requirements.

Testing, defects finding and Reporting.

Participated in Test execution, Status Reporting, giving KT sessions & mentoring new joiners.

Maintained test documentation.

Retesting the Defects fixed and updating its status accordingly.

Technical Expertise

Operating Systems


Database & Languages


Testing Skills

Test Management, Test Planning, Test Plan, Test Scenario, Test Case, Test Execution, Test Report, RTM


Yardi Voyager and Rent Café

Education & Certification

Bachelors of Computer Application Pune University, India, 2009

Diploma in Software Testing Seed Infotech, India.

ISTQB Certified.

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