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Test Cases Engineer

Auburn Hills, MI
September 27, 2018

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Smitha A P

QA Analyst

Auburn Hills, MI Contact: 248-***-****


Experienced QA Analyst with more than 8 years of Testing Software applications for functional, Automation, Web Services, System, Integration, Regression tests, UAT in Banking, E-Commerce domain. Expertise in manual and automation testing on GUI based Client-Server, Web Based applications and Web Services.

●Well versed with all the phases of SDLC. Thorough knowledge of testing lifecycle for enterprise applications under an iterative/Agile methodology.

●Experience in the entire Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) life cycle from requirements gathering to releasing to production.

●Experienced in automation testing using HP UFT automation tool.

●Experienced in QA agile testing with extensive knowledge of agile software testing and development lifecycle.

●Experience in different types of testing like Functional, Validation, System, End To End, Integration, Regression, UAT, GUI, Smoke Testing of Client/Server, Web based applications.

●Experience in Web Services Testing using Parasoft SOATest 9.2.

●Good understanding of RDBMS- Relational Database Management Systems and worked on different databases like Oracle, SQL Server, and DB2.

●Proficient in all cycles of Test Life Cycle from test planning to defect tracking and managing defect lifecycle.

●Experienced in developing test plans, test execution, managing defect and reported issues using HP QC/HP ALM.

●Experience in testing software applications developed in various programming languages such as Java, C++ with Oracle, My SQL and MS SQL server databases.

●Proficient in analyzing business specification documents, developing test designs, defining test cases, developing and automating test scripts.

●Good Working knowledge of Automation tools and expertise in Parasoft SOATest 9.2. Also have exposure to tools like SOAPUI.

●Expertise in Defect Tracking and Bug Reporting Tools like HP QC/HP ALM, and Rational Clear Quest.

●Established policies and procedures to develop and implement QA processes.

●Extensive experience in coordinating testing effort, responsible for test deliverables, status reporting to management.

●Have good domain knowledge of banking and finance industry.

●Highly motivated and experienced professional with excellent interpersonal, communication skills and team spirit.


Client: United Shore Aug 17 – Jul 18

Role: Quality Assurance Analyst-1


United Shore Financial Services is one of the largest independent mortgage bankers in the United States.

Destiny is the Loan Origination and Control System, a product of Integra solutions. EASE and few other are the applications for Broker, Retails and Wholesale divisions of USFS.


●Define testing related tasks and provide estimation for these tasks.

●Developing QTP/UFT automation scripts for different functionalities of the application for regression testing purpose and executing them.

●Execute tests and improve test coverage iteratively as new features become part of regression.

●Executing regression scripts on all applications for every 48hr production build.

●Analyzing the execution results, fixing/updating the automation scripts.

●Identify Smoke test suite and Regression test suites to ensure each build is healthy and software is functional as expected.

●Ensure that components and features are fully tested in each Sprint so that the feature is complete based on the definition of “done” in Agile environment

●Develop, document, and maintain tests and test steps for each sprint.

●Logging defects using ALM.

●Maintaining and enhancing the scripts according to the changes in functionality and interface.

Environment: .Net, SQL Server, Windows7, HP UFT, HP ALM, SQL Server Management Studio

Client: CIBC Bank - Canada, CGI Apr 11 – Feb 14

Role: Senior Testing Analyst


CORE wealth management is a solution which supports taxation and legislative record keeping for RRSP, RRIF/LIF, RESP and non-registered accounts. This is a Web service application designed with complete separation of business entities including the primary entities of customer, account or plan, and investment product (GIC). Discrete separation allows the application to be integrated into existing environments providing a complete or component solution.


●Involved in walkthroughs process for all assigned project releases.

●Generating Test scenarios and test cases based on requirements.

●Responsible for reviewing the test design and test cases for all software releases.

●Responsible for reviewing assignments of the team members. Reviewed test results and made sure that quality is maintained. Assisting in ensuring QA standards are met.

●Conducted Knowledge sharing sessions on application and tool used.

●Developed QA Estimates for Test Designing, Test Cases and Execution.

●Developed and maintained functional documents for team.

●Reviewed and analyzed functional requirements specification document and Prepared Test Cases.

●Develop Test scenarios in the form of flowcharts using tool Microsoft Visio 2003 and developed Test cases.

●Developed, Maintained and executed System, Functional, Integration and Regression test scripts for all releases.

●Created and executed SQL queries to ensure data accuracy and also verified the tables using SQL.

●Developed traceability matrix to ensure that all requirements covered.

●Involved on testing the new functionalities based on test cases and coordinated with team members for fixing issues.

●Tracked defects using JIRA and generated defect summary report.

●Worked with development team in understanding and resolving issues.

●Played Lead role for CORE BSO Automation Project for a team of 3 members and performed End to end execution of automated scripts to test web Services using Parasoft SOATest.

●Involved in generating test scenarios, test condition and test data for Automation Test Scripts and execution using Parasoft SOATest tool. Created automated regression test suites for testing plain XML services using SOATest.

●Developed Estimations for the test script generation, test data and execution.

●Validated request/response XML files against XSD schemas using XML Spy.

●Validated the request and response XML messages using SOA Test. Also validated the data against the database using SQL queries.

●Involved in logging and tracking defects.

●Prepared test execution logs and test closure report for the completion of testing. Provided the sign-off from QA perspective on the completion of testing for the release.

●Developed metrics for testing conducted and reported on Execution summary report.

●Prepared Test summary report and reported Project status in status meeting. This report summarized weekly testing activities, issues, risks, bug counts, test case coverage, and other relevant metrics. Also developed metrics and reported the same.

Environment: C++, IBM DB2, JIRA, Parasoft SOATest 9.2, Microsoft Visio 2003, Altova XML SPY

Client: International Species Information System, CGI Jul 10 – Apr 11

Role: Software Tester


ZIMS project which is an integrated information system that includes the application modules, a global Information database and technical infrastructure that together support the project mission and charter. The scope of the project has evolved from initial vision of creating a central repository of database of zoological data to a system that also supports the information needs of many animal care and management activities of zoological institutions.


●Performed the tasks of Agile tester with two week iterations delivering new features and working software at each iteration.

●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.

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

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

●Performed Functional testing and recorded results.

●Performed defect logging, re-testing and tracking of defects until closure using HP Quality center.

●Responsible for mentoring the team members and resolving issues.

●Developed test metrics for test summary report.

●Prepared Test Summary and reported status of the team on weekly basis.

Environment: .Net, SQL Server, HP Quality Center

Client: New York Government, CGI Jan 08 – June 10

Role: Software QA Tester


AMS Advantage an ERP application is a complete financial management system specifically designed to support the functions performed by local governments, state governments, school districts, and higher education institutions. In addition to the standard accounting functions of accounts payable, Accounts receivable, and general ledger, Assets enable you to manage and control your organization’s fixed assets throughout their life cycle.


●Attending Walkthroughs and Understanding functional requirements specification

●Generating Test scenarios based on requirements.

●Generated automation Functional, Integration, System testing, Regression and User Acceptance Test scripts.

●Prepared Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM) to ensure that all the business requirements are covered under test cases.

●Performed Functional testing, End To End and Regression testing using Rational Functional Tester 8.1.03

●Involved on testing the new functionalities based on test cases and coordinated with team members for fixing issues.

●Reported defects using defect tracking tool - Rational clear quest and validated fixes

●Assisted team members in resolving automation and functional issues.

●Maintaining and Executing Regression Test scripts.

●Responsible for mentoring team members.

●Worked as secondary lead and responsible for reporting the status.

Environment: Java / J2EE, ORACLE 10g, DB2 and SQL, Rational Functional Tester

Client: DEUTSCHE (EC6322), Infosys Technologies Dec 05 - Jan 08

Role: Software Test Engineer


Finacle is a Banking product aimed at Total Bank Automation. This functionality rich product has created a place for itself in both domestic and international market. A future proof solution, it is easily adaptable to changing business and operational requirements, ensuring that the bank’s investment is safeguarded.

Designed with an Oracle RDBMS backend, Finacle’s open architecture supports a wide range of UNIX servers. Finacle is based on Internet Technology. The front-end is web-enabled and works on the bank’s Intranet. To offer true interoperability, Finacle has been opened up at various layers. Extensibility tools like Connect24, Remote Application Interface and scripts enable easy interface to a host of applications like brokerage, credit card, treasury and delivery channels, among others.


●Prepared test cases based on the Functional requirements.

●Testing environment Setup and DBA activities

●Module Area Testing

●System Testing

●Performed Functionality Testing and End to End Testing.

●Created and tracked defects Using BBU Tool.

●Ticket Testing

●Porting Testing(Application Under different Unix Platforms )

●Performed Sanity Testing

●Reporting Bug Using BBU Tools

Environment: Solaris, Unix, AIX, WIN2003, BBU Tools, SQL Server


Domain Expertise: Banking, Finance

Operating system: Windows NT, Windows 95, 98 and 2000, UNIX.

Languages: Java, Core Java, C++

Database: DB2, SQL Server, Oracle 10g

Testing and Defect Tracking Tools: UFT 12, Parasoft SOATest 9.2, SOAPUI, Microsoft Visio 2003, XML Spy,

Rational functional tester 8.3, BBU, HP Quality center, Rational Clear Quest

Methodologies: Waterfall, Agile Scrum, V model


●Bachelors of Engineering, TeleCommunication, Kalpataru Institute of Technology, India

●Certified Software Test Engineer (ISTQB) from ITB

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