Nidhi Singh Lead SQA & BSA
Technically sophisticated IT professional with extensive experience leading QA & BA teams and ensuring alignment of business strategies, project portfolio, and technology roadmaps with adherence to requirements and release management governance, best practices, and policies. Demonstrate strong leadership abilities and excellent organizational skills in empowering team members to deliver high-quality product output through training and professional development. Skilled in using data to quantify resource allocation, defining quality procedures in conjunction with development teams, and identifying relevant quality-related training needs. Capable of maintaining awareness of business contexts and budgetary control issues, while working in a creative, fast paced, and established software development environment.
Areas of expertise include:
Staff Training & Leadership
Project Status Reporting
Agile & Waterfall Methodology
Technical Advancement & POC’s
Project: Boston Scientific • 2017 to 2018
Lead Consultant -SQA & BSA
Direct all aspects of daily operations involving the analysis of business requirements, system design, and AWS cloud solution for capturing and drafting business and systems requirements.
•Led the formulation of operational framework for test objectives, test design, test execution, and status reporting.
•Coordinated all activities related to AWS cloud testing for RESTFUL architecture design and API endpoints.
•Played a key role in the execution of UAT/trial and development of training manuals.
•Monitored Software Development processes and perform work activities like coordinating QA Testers
•Coordinated efforts to incorporate all features ensuring system integration and interoperability testing were completed.
•Mitigated QA risks including escalation to senior management and collaborated with cross-functional teams to ensure testing quality.
•Created and maintained project schedules, prepared milestone reviews, organized design reviews.
•Managed offshore teams in Gurgaon, Northern and Southern California.
Project: JPMC • 2014 to 2016
Lead Consultant- QA PM
Provided technical leadership for an entire automation team (onshore-offshore model) in facilitating the delivery of quarterly releases for both new and enhance legacy projects featuring new updates for automated functionalities, along with the development and maintenance of automation regression suits of complex applications/systems. Supervised activities related to project risk assessment, budget planning and estimation, and handling of internal and external communication. Prepared and presented status reports of testing efforts on a regular basis.
•Ensured validity of functionality in various versions of an application through rigorous effort in regression testing.
•Managed the setup of daily stand standup, review, and retrospective meeting for the collection and analysis of business and functional requirements, and development of both Ruby and Java-based implementation for functional requirements in accordance with Cucumber Gherkins standards.
•Executed processes related to end-to-end functional and system integration testing.
•Facilitated test design activities encompassing the preparation and enactment of high-level test scenarios, peer and client review, and sign-off from business.
•Led the design and full incorporation of automation framework, along with the scripting and execution of Sanity regression test suites for mobile banking applications using Cucumber.
•Designed New tests
•Achieved 2-day turn on bug fixes by managing Defect Backlog, prioritizing functional Defects based on Release dates due to Multiple Release.
•Worked cross-functionally with other Managers to streamline operations
•Evaluated Project Requirements in both Agile & Waterfall environment.
•Planned and Coordinated resources needed to implement new test strategies (Agile/Scrum, Sanity Suite, Regression etc.) resulting in development of best practice models.
•Responsible for existing feature enhancements and integration with new App and features.
•Managed offshore teams in Bangalore, Hyderabad, East Coast and locally San Francisco.
Project: Wells Fargo • 2012 to 2014
Lead Mobile Automation QA Engineer
Orchestrated oversight of daily operations covering the analysis business user stories, training of test team, UAT, development of training manuals, and test automation using Cucumber Calabash. Managed the quality of applications on iOS, Android, and Windows Mobile platforms.
•Minimized sprint cycles through the implementation of Agile methodology.
•Commended for consistent efficiency in preparing reports and presenting test results after every release cycle for management review and further test planning.
•Developed and executed test cases using Quality Center (ALM), SharePoint, and other third-party tools.
Project: Ebay • 2011 to 2012
Sr. Software Quality Analyst
Supervised offshore testing teams in conducting analysis of business specifications and development of test plan, test cases, and module for payment and transfers, administration, and system integration. Tracked the performance of team members by checking test coverage and monitoring defects till closure.
•Completed the validation process for payment-related PayPal Express Checkout API through the development of test plans and execution of both manual automated testing procedures.
•Coordinated different functional groups in the data creation for test cases, revision of test scripts, and definition of test criteria and project schedules.
•Ensured critical applications are delivered without defects through the coordination of required testing processes across multiple systems and validation of browser compatibility on various versions of IE, Safari, and Firefox.
Project: Aeria Games • 2009 to 2011
Quality Assurance Analyst
Conducted testing procedures for different game applications encompassing the collection and analysis of business specifications, and development of test plans and cases for functional and GUI testing.
•Completed manual testing of application for both positive and negative scenarios using Mercury Quality center.
•Addressed changes related to specifications by revising test scripts as needed.
•Developed excellence in carrying out a wide range of validation procedures such as integration, end-to-end, regression, smoke, acceptance, and cross-browser testing for the application.
Project: Slickpic• 2007 to 2009
Performed extensive analysis of design documents and requirement and functional specifications, as well as validation of application on all web browsers. Conducted review, execution, documentation, and presentation of test cases and defect reports. Wrote test cases after an intensive study of requirements document.
Bachelor of Science
iOS, Android, Windows Mobile
Software & Development Tools:
AWS cloud solution, Appium, Ruby, Cucumber, Java, Selenium WebDriver, Jira, HP Quality Center, SharePoint, MS Office Suite, SoapUI, Eclipse IDE