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Software Tester

McLean, Virginia, United States
June 13, 2018

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CHAITRA R. HOTTEPPA **** Wilson Lane, McLean, VA *2102 • 571-***-****

OBJECTIVE: Aspiring for challenging assignments in the field of testing and automation; wish to achieve high career growth through a continuous learning process and prove to be an asset for the organization


5 Years 6 months of industry experience in Software Testing (Manual and Automation) with a solid understanding of Test Planning, Test Design, Test Execution and Defect Reporting & Tracking.

Expertise in Understanding and Analyzing Test Requirements, Tracking changes and maintenance of Test Requirements.

Well acquainted with all phases of SDLC and STLC.

Strong Experience in Automating Web Application Testing using Selenium WebDriver with TestNG framework.

Strong Experience in Java Programming, Selenium WebDriver, JUnit and TestNG.

Executing Selenium Test Cases and Reporting defects.

Experience in Data driven Testing, Cross browser testing and Parallel Test execution using Selenium WebDriver, TestNG and selenium Grid.

Expertise in webservices testing using SOAP UI

Experience in effective end-to-end Test Cycle Management using HP ALM/QC.

Knowledge on LoadRunner Automation tool, Selenium and Cucumber

Expertise in implementation of Automation framework using Selenium.

Expertise in both system and user acceptance testing

Involved in Test Estimations and Test strategy implementation.

Proficient in devising all the artifacts of testing such as Test Scenarios, Test Cases, Defect Reports and Test Summary Report

Expertise in writing SQL queries for reports testing

Self-motivated, energetic and highly ethical in all work-related assignments thus able to immediately contribute to corporate goals and objects

Good written and verbal communication, interpersonal skills, proven team player with an analytical mind bent to problem solving and delivering solutions.

Completed master’s in computer science with CGPA of 3.89 from Hood College


Programming Languages: C, Unix, Java, VBScript, MAT LAB, HTML, CSS, Shell scripting and PHP

Database Technologies: SQL Server, IBM DB2 ORACLE and MYSQL

Automation Testing Tools: Selenium, Cucumber, HP LoadRunner and HP Performance Test center 12.53

Testing Management Tools: HP Quality center, JIRA, Bugzilla, POSTER, Rapid SQL and SOAP UI

Operating Systems: Windows and Linux

Others: Microsoft Office 2017 (Excel, word and Power point)


Robert Half technologies

Client: AFSCME, Washington DC. US Jan. 2018 – till date

Project 1

Convention Management System


Software Test Analyst


Selenium Webdriver with TestNG framework, JIRA and MS SQL server – 2016


Prepared the System Test Plan and streamlined the requirements.

Prepared the test scenarios, cases and test bed

Test cases execution and logging the defects

End to end defect management

Written and executed SQL queries for report testing

Prepared RTM to ensure the test coverage

Setup the automation infrastructure using Selenium Web driver and TestNG framework

Created Test Cases Using Element locators and Selenium Web driver methods.

Enhanced Test cases using Java programming features and TestNG Annotations.

Execution of Selenium Test cases and Reporting defects.

Conducting Data driven testing, cross browser testing and parallel test execution.

Enhancing the Test Scripts for Global Execution.

Involved in solving Environmental problems along with Technical Support People.

Executed Regression Test suit using Selenium

Preparation of daily, weekly and monthly status reports.

Supported users during User Acceptance Testing.

Preparing User manual guide

FIRST CLOUD – Stamford CT, US Dec. 2015 – Dec. 2016

Client: Starwood hotels and Resorts

Project 2

Central Reservation system


Automation Tester


Selenium Webdriver with TestNG framework, IBM DB2, HP QC ALM, SOAP UI


Understood the functional test requirements

Prepared the System Test Plan and Test strategy

Setup the test bed required for functional testing

Prepared and executed the test cases

Tested the webservices using SOAP UI

Prepared RTM to ensure the test coverage

End to end defect management from logging to till closure of the defects

Created Test Cases Using Element locators and Selenium Webdriver methods.

Enhanced Test cases using Java programming features and TestNG Annotations.

Execution of Selenium Test cases and Reporting defects.

Conducting Data driven testing, cross browser testing and parallel test execution.

Identifying the regression and smoke test cases and automated them using selenium

Preparation of daily, weekly and monthly status reports.

Project 3

Rational dynamic pricing


Test Analyst


Selenium, SOAP UI, SQL Server, HP QC ALM


Prepared ‘Module Test Plan’ and streamlined the functional test requirements.

Involved in Test Design includes Test Data preparation and Reviews.

Handled end to end testing activities from requirement gathering to the signing off the product to push to production

Setup automation infrastructure using Eclipse, Java, Selenium WebDriver jars and TestNG.

Designed Test Cases Using Selenium Webdriver and TestNG.

Enhancing the Selenium Test cases for Cross browser testing.

Involved in solving Environmental problems along with Technical Support People, especially in Sever Connections and Database sharing issues.

Involved in Regression Testing using Selenium.

Preparation of weekly and monthly status reports.

DEZISOFT Solutions PVT Ltd - Hyderabad India June.2011 – Oct. 2015

Project 4

Global record center


Test Engineer


Selenium, HP QC ALM, SQL server


Automation Test Plan Preparation.

Test Design Based on the Use case Specifications.

Generating Test Scenarios, Test case documentation and test data collection.

Responsible for GUI, Functional and System Testing.

Writing SQL queries and executing them for back end validation

Involved in Compatibility Testing.

Performed Database Testing using SQL to check the Data Validation and Data Integrity.

Involved in Peer reviews (Test Design).

Maintained a close, proactive working relationship with development, business, and management to coordinate testing within the overall project schedule.

Project 5

Saratoga CCC Scripting


Automation Tester


Selenium, HP QC ALM, IBM DB2


Understanding the Business Requirement Specifications.

Prepared the test plan and strategy

Designing Test Cases, Execution of the test cases and reporting the bugs.

Communicates with Business Analyst on any issue clarifications.

Preparing Defect report as per severity and priority Active participation in Bug triage meetings.

Modifying the Tests and Conducting Regression Testing.

End to end defect management

Participation in Test Closure activities.

Project 6

WDC (Whole seller direct connect)


Test Engineer


HP QC ALM, SQL Server and Selenium


Reviewed business, functional requirement documents and developed test cases.

Involved in peer reviewing the test cases developed by team members.

Developed automation test scripts using selenium WebDriver.

Designed and implemented a Selenium Web driver automation framework for smoke and regression test suites using TestNG framework.

Execution of test scripts using Selenium WebDriver using TestNG framework.

Performed functional, negative, positive, Integration, Regression, End to End & User Acceptance Testing.

Executed Selenium scripts on different browsers.

Extensively used Quality Center for test planning, maintain test cases and defects.

Execution of daily smoke tests to ensure the deployment of each environment is stable.

Prepared status summary reports with details of executed, passed and failed test cases.

Project 7

Food and Beverage forecasting


Test Analyst




Designed the Test cases based on S.R.S and Test Plan.

Test case execution

Detecting the bugs and classifying them based on the severity and priority

Preparing the regression test suit for regression testing

Regression testing performed on every new build of the application.

Reporting the Coverage status of test performed on the daily/weekly basis.

Attended Project meetings and interacted with other team members to resolve the problems.

Preparing the Test closure memo and providing the sign off

Conducting the Peer review of Test artifacts

Identifying the test cases for regression and automating them using selenium


Hood College, Frederick, MD

Master of Science: Computer Science GPA: 3.89

Relevant Coursework: Software Engineering, Data Mining, DBMS, Operating system, Programming languages, Musical Computing, Computational Humanities, Artificial Intelligence, Algorithm Analysis, Network and Internet security and Knowledge representation and reasoning.


Work well in groups and independently

Proactive and seek responsibilities

Committed and hard working

Good leadership qualities

Quick learner and adaptable

Enjoy challenges and technically competitive environment

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