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Software Test Engineer

Renton, WA
October 28, 2018

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Purnima Bayyana

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Over 11 years of IT experience and expertise in Software Quality Assurance, analysis, Validation, Design and Documentation of Manual and Automated testing of various Web & Client-server.


Strong knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and agile models.

Expertise in executing different Black Box testing types like Integration Testing, Regression Testing, UAT (user Acceptance Testing) and Functional Testing, build Verification testing & End-to-End testing.

Experienced in QA Testing (Manual, Automated & Database) using popular Testing Tools like HP Quick Test Pro (QTP) and HP Quality Center and Load runner.

Extensively involved in creation of Test Plan, Test Strategy, Test Cases, Test Scripts and project related documentation for both standalone and Mobile applications.

Proven experience in preparing and executing test cases from business/functional documents.

Proven experience with all the stages of Defect Tracking Life Cycle (DTLC).

Extensive experience in Banking, Finance, Telecom, and Health care domains.

Proficient in writing complex SQL queries to extract data from various source tables to perform database testing.

Involved in Testing Web services using SoapUI.

Extensively involved in projects with a presence of global team, where the team was effectively utilized and well-coordinated.

Amazing team player with excellent Communication, Documentation and Analytical skills.

Ability to work with tight timelines, multi-task and prioritize objectives.

Technical skills

Testing Tools

Quickest Professional (UFT) 11.5, LoadRunner11.5, Qualitycenter 9.2/10.0/11.0, ALM, Jira 6.0, Bugzilla 4.4., Soap UI, Rally


C, C++, Java/J2EE, XMl, HTML, SQL.


Oracle9i, SQL Server 2005, DB2.


Master’s degree from Andhra University, India in 2006.


Certified Tester by ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualifications Board).

Professional Experience:

Client: Kaiser Permanente: June 2017 - Current

QA Analyst:

Kaiser Permanente provides high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of members. Kaiser Permanente is trusted partner in total health, collaborating with people to help them thrive and creating communities that are among the healthiest in the nation.


Performing Various kinds of testing like User Acceptance Testing, Functional, and Regression, End to End testing

Executing Sanity testing before accepting the test build

Performing testing of Message delivery from various Clinical Interfaces.

Prepared Test Cases, Test Data, execute tests, validate results, Manage defects and report results.

Developing various testing documents using Office tools

Supported O365 testing for the company email migration.

Involved in testing Skype for business Mobile app as part of Migration project.

Involved in Web services testing using Soap UI.

Performed Back end testing by executing SQL Queries.

Client: Hexplora Feb 2017 – May 2017

Sr QA Tester

Hexplora offers a comprehensive, end-to-end data warehousing and business intelligence solution for Health Plans, Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), Independent Physicians Associations (IPAs), self-insured employers, and institutional providers to address all their reporting and analytics requirements.allowing


Working with Business users to perform UAT testing.

Involved in Defect Management by Identifying and documenting Defects.

Working in a production environment by supporting day to day testing and deployment activities.

Created Test Suites and test cases for the e-business systems.

Created UAT Test cases by interpreting the BRQs in to functional requirements

Developed queries using UNIONS, JOINS and SUBQUERIES to validate the data against business requirements

Client: Group Health Corporation Nov 2014 – Oct 2016

Sr QA Analyst

Group Health Cooperative is a member-governed, nonprofit health care system that coordinates care and coverage.


Performing Black Box testing of Message delivery from various Clinical Interfaces.

Interact with SMEs, Business team in understanding business requirement and convert Business Process requirement into functional test specification and UAT (User Acceptance Testing) specifications in compliance with testing processes of calculations, filling forms, following procedures, guidelines, and templates.

Performing testing of Message delivery from various Clinical Interfaces.

Prepared Test Cases, Test Data, execute tests, validate results, Manage defects and report results.

Created Automation scripts using UFT tool for Mainframe Application.

Followed a Hybrid framework to adopt key word driven, data-driven and script modularity methods.

Created repeatable user defined functions and stored them as function libraries,

Client: AT&T, Bothell, WA May 2014 – Aug 2014

Sr QA Analyst

AT&T is the leading telecommunication company in US with more than 100 Million customers. AT&T U-verse is the popular product which delivers award-winning TV, high-speed Internet, and digital home phone service


Involved in complete Agile testing methodology by interacting with developers and client.

Performed feasibility analysis for the user stories in the Product backlog and identified test scenarios/test objectives

Prepare and review test artifacts (Test Plans, Test Scripts, etc.) with Project Stakeholders for Billing module.

Responsible for planning, scheduling and implementation of AT&T web application test plan, Test strategy.

Designed and developed end to end test cases and managed testing activities using Quality Center.

Involved in creating, executing test cases for Mobile apps.

Client: Comerica Bank, Auburn Hills, MI Oct 2012 – March 2014

Comerica is among the 25-largest banking companies in the U.S. and have $54.1 billion in total assets and $41.1 billion in total core deposits.


Tested the automated incentive program for employees using IBM software Varicent in place of the legacy system Motivator.

Prepared and executed end to end test scenarios using HP ALM.

Involved in testing the data migration from Motivator to IBM software Varicent.

Worked closely with Development as well as Requirement teams to ensure testing issues are resolved on timely manner.

Performed Back end testing by executing SQL Queries.

Debugging, Running & Analyzing Test results

Infosys Test Analyst Oct 2010 –Aug 2011

Pune, India

The main processes of the project are identifying and validating the debit account, identifying, and validating the credit account, select the Method of payment, assessing the value date and cut-off time, warehousing future dated payments and deriving advices and fees.


Designing the Overall testing Scenarios, test cases, updates to the existing test cases as per the latest release, executing the test cases.

Responsible for Test Management and Functional test execution, Defect Tracking and Reporting. Prepared Test cases and Executed Test cases

Converted Functional requirements into detailed scenarios and test cases.

Performed data drive testing to validate the same set of operation with different set of data

Extensively involved in writing and designing templates for the Test Plans and Test cases

Loaded the Test Data into the HP Quality Centre to prepare for the execution of Test Cases

Involved in Task Creation, Task Estimation, Task Distribution, Task Prioritization and Communication among Onsite and Offshore Team Members.

Tech Mahindra Test Engineer

Client: British Telecom, Pune, IN Jan 2010 - Sep 2010

The changes in the GS products of British Telecom are designed, built on PMF, tested, and deployed on LIVE and sent to different OSS. The objective is to ensure that the products built on PMF reflect the requirements of the end systems and the Product Managers.


Involved in complete Agile testing methodology.

Monitoring the overall progress and quality of the Product.

Maintained the Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM) to track the coverage of Requirements vs. designed test cases.

Used Quality Center as Test Repository for Requirements, Test plans, mapping business requirements to Test sets, archiving the Test results by build wise, Tracking Defects, Analyzed the productivity based on the open, closed, blocked, Reopened bugs.

Detected defects and classified them based on the severity in Quality Center.

Interacted with the development team to fix the defects as per the defect report.

Involved in Data migration testing

Written SQL queries for fetching data from ORACLE database for data comparison.

Maharashtra Sales Tax Dep’t, Hyderabad, IN Apr 2007 – Dec 2009

Roll: Test Engineer

The main aim of this E-returns upload module is dealer can download and upload excel templates. Validations checks can be possible in excel templates and upload java program. After uploading valid excel sheet then data will be stored to appropriate tables and dealer getting acknowledgement.


Understand the client requirements and Functional Specifications of the Application.

Understand the Software Requirement Specifications and identifying the required Test scenarios

Prepared and Executed Test Cases as per System Requirements.

Tracking and Reporting of the defects.

Performed data integrity/back-end testing by executing SQL statements using TOAD and SQL Plus.

Describing the test data requirements to achieve the desired test coverage.

Involved in Various kinds of testing like functional, User interface testing and regression testing, Sanity Testing

LoadRunner was used to generate Vuser script to simulate multiple client interactions and emulate the behavior of hundreds of real users between the browser and the web server.

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