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QA Tester

Boston, MA
October 22, 2018

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Professional summary

*+ years of experience in software testing process which includes preparing Test Plans, Test Scripts, Test Cases and Test Scenarios Executing Tests based on business requirements and functional requirements and Defect Tracking for Manual Testing.

Experience in Project Management methodologies like Waterfall/Agile and Iterative.

Extensive experience in development of test plans, test strategies for testing and establishing test environments.

Good knowledge in Front End, Middle End and Back End processing.

Experience in manual testing of diverse range of applications like desktop, Web based, Client-Server, GUI, and Database.

Good functional exposure in Insurance, Investment (equity and shares group, futures and options, Brokerage, Commodities), loans and Retail Banking domain.

Have an ability to query and analyze data in databases- Oracle/SQL.

Experience in bug tracking, bug reporting like Clear Quest, Bugzilla and Quality center.

Experience in conducting Smoke Test, Functional, System Integration, Regression, User- Acceptance Testing (UAT) and Performance Testing.

Experience in testing Web applications with comprehensive knowledge of browsers and user interface testing techniques.

Performed functional testing by executing the QTP Scripts.

Ability to quickly adapt and learn, work in-groups as well as independently with minimum supervision.

Excellent communication skills highly motivated and result oriented professional.

Excellent analytical skills for understanding the business requirements, business rules, business process and detailed design of the application.

Experience in developing BA plans, identifying documents, and validating requirements and writing stories per business requirement.

Extensive experience with Capital Markets, Online Banking and SharePoint

Extensive experience in using Testing tools such as QTP, ALM / Quality Center, Rally, Jira and Microsoft Test Manager(MTM)

Manually performed User Acceptance Testing (UAT). Involved in maintaining Test Matrix and Traceability Matrix and performing Gap Analysis.

Good documentation and Process management skills with an ability to effectively understand the business requirement to develop a quality product

Ability to quickly adapt and learn, work in-groups as well as independently with minimum supervision.

Used Agile-testing methodology for achieving deadline in UAT.

Created Test scripts and test scenarios based on the Design documents, Use case specifications, Requirements and Analysis specifications.

Expert in developing Test Plans, Scenarios, Test Cases, Test Steps. Involved in extensive testing of Mainframe and web application. Experience in Iteration, Release, User Acceptance, Back- end, Regression, Functional and Performance testing.

Developed SQL queries to check the database automatically and checking the data integrity in accordance with business standards of the company

Technical Skills

Testing Tools HP ALM/Quality Center, Microsoft Test Manager(MTM)

Bug Reporting Tools Bugzilla, JIRA, Team Foundation Server(TFS), HP- ALM/Quality Center

Process/Modeling Tools Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), MS Visio, RKS, RTC

Programming Language Python, SQL

Platforms Windows 2003 Server/98/2000/XP, MS-DOS, Linux,Unix

Database DB2, Oracle, SQL,, Squirrel SQL

Business modeling tool ESP, Version One, Word, Visio, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint

Work Experiences

State Street, Boston July 2018- Present

QA Analyst

State Street provides investment management, servicing and administration, research and trading, and financial data analytics for institutional investors, American financial services and bank holding company.


Design detailed FRD, and Solution Options Document per BRD and Basel regulatory Requirements using Power Designer.

Generated requirements for Capital Markets - Fixed Income Investment Management Business, Portfolio Management, Hedge funds, corporate actions, Brokerage and Trading Model within the scope of both the Front and Middle Office.

Functional, Manual and Regression testing.

Working on BUAT and CUAT environment.

Creating Test cases, Initial Analysis and Test execution. Involving in prod release.

Working on the management tool like HP Application Life Cycle Management.

Using testing tools such as Enterprise servicing platform, Squirrel SQL, Record keeping system and RTC.

Good communication with Dev team and Business analyst.

Participating in daily stand up meeting, Back lock Refinery meeting, Retro, Planning and Demo Meetings.

Participated in Daily Agile/Scrum methodology for Planning and update the team on work status.

Wrote specification to implement application feed for trade-processing lifecycles from pre-trade analysis to post-trade risk management, settlement and regulatory compliance with Capital Markets and Investment Banking solution.

Model detailed design of the system using UML diagrams including, Activity Diagrams and Data Flow diagrams using Smart Draw.

Facilitate meetings Worked as QA analyst to build enterprise reporting system to support Risk Analysis, Securities and their Valuation, Asset Management, risks and returns, Bond Pricing, cash flow, Financing Structures, Capital Management, Portfolio Analysis, Budgeting, trade capture application, risk management, and Investment Accounting.

Extensively used SQL statements to query the Oracle Database for Data Validation and Data Integrity.

Involved in Agile methodology for the project, guided the team to document epic and stories and requirement maintenance using tools like JIRA and Confluence.

Documented software defects, using HP ALM and reported defects to software developers.

Responsible for performing UAT and Backend testing using SQL queries on oracle database to extract data from the database

Analyzed business requirements and developed Use Cases, Use Case Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams, Activity Diagrams, site map and wire frames. With Development Team and Testing Team to walk through the FRDs and discuss feasibility of each Requirement.

Developed automation scripts in QTP to automate smoke and regression testing.

Wrote test cases in ALM derived from the Design documents and generated a Traceability Matrix for testing purposes.

Develop and maintain sales reporting using in MS Excel queries, SQL and MS Access. Produce performance reports and implement changes for improved reporting.

Review Test Plan and Test Cases provided by Testing Team & conduct quick Smoke Test after each build.

Validated all changes after monthly release to ensure accuracy of data on the Brokerage platform.

Manage bugs using Defect Tracking Tool like ESP, review each defect and assign development team to resolve problems.

Assist QA in testing, write UAT Test cases, perform White Box, Functional, User Acceptance, Integration & Regression testing ensuring bugs & defects are timely addressed and product features & functionalities meet stakeholder expectations always.

MPS Ltd, India Feb 2012 – May 2015

QA Analyst

MPS Ltd is a leading global provider of platforms and content solutions for the digital world. Provides digital publishing platforms, e-learning, content solutions, and MPS Technologies, Publishing Solution, Content Creation,


Conducted user interviews, gathered requirements, analyzed and documented business requirements based on the analysis of loans and integration of credit processing workflow model.

Reported bugs using JIRA, assure reports are easily reproducible and contains information.

Performed As-Is and Gap analysis to develop detailed current business process flow diagrams and use those as the base to develop efficient To-Be business processes.

Performed data profiling, data quality rules development and assessment using data quality and metadata tools.

Extensively executed SQL on Data Base to download Data from DB2 (Mainframe) to Test environment in Data Bases (Oracle).

Experience on Defect Reporting using ALM/Jira and following it up until the satisfactory resolution is obtained.

Experience in sanity, backend, front-end, functional, integration, regression, smoke, cross browser, cross platform and automation testing using QTP/UFT.

Created daily maintenance, set up of users, running of reports, report creation and training within the Jira.

Understood the business logic, User Requirements and test-objectives to develop test plans, test cases based on the requirements involving risk management, risk analysis, credit derivatives, value at risk, risk & return optimization, mortgage rules and procedures, workflow and documentation.

Create test suites for functional and regression testing using HP QTP/UFT

Created and executed SQL queries using Rapid SQL and scripts to validate data movement and generate expected results for UAT.

Thorough involvement in SDLC stage under Agile process via requirement analysis, configuration, implementation, testing (functional and user acceptance) and deployment.

Developed Use-Cases and Requirements documents to document business needs.

Captured detailed requirements to convert data contained with acquired databases as part of a merger/acquisition effort

Conducted Use-Case reviews and identified gaps, leading to improvements/enhancements in the same.

Coordinated and tracked all requirements and test cases using JIRA.

Documented Functional Requirements and communication then across various project teams.

Conducted brainstorming and JAD sessions with the clients and other business groups to propose future business processes and documenting project shareholder's requirements.

Responsible for executing various UAT test cases.

Responsible for supporting Users to understand the ALM Test Management Process during User Acceptance Testing (UAT)

Performed Data Analysis and Data validation by writing SQL queries.

Created Business Components in HP ALM for the reusable scenarios in reports testing.

Created and maintained the Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM) between the requirements and other products such as design documents and test plans.



CALUMS-California University of Management and Sciences, VA, USA. Master of Science in Computer Information System (MSCIS) with c GPA 3.81. September 2017.

Acharya Nagarjuna University, India. Master of Science in Bio-chemistry, March 2009.

Acharya Nagarjuna University, India. Bachelor of Science in Bio-Technology, March 2007.

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