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Test Cases Quality Engineer

Sacramento, California, United States
November 08, 2018

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Sucharitha Kodipyaka ( Suchi)


Folsom, CA- 95630

Sr Software Quality Engineer


About 10 years of experience in the field of IT with focus on Automation & Manual QA and testing of web based and Client- Server applications, effective use of QA and Testing practice. Strong knowledge of all phases of SDLC and Strong working knowledge of Software testing (Functional, Integration, Regression, Smoke, Performance, Quality Metrics).

Master’s degree in Computers & Certified Scrum Master.

Experienced in defining Testing Methodologies, Designing Test Plans and Test Cases, Verifying and validating Web based e-Commerce applications, Desktop applications and Documentation based on standards for Software Development and effective QA implementation in all phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

Hands-on Selenium WebDriver, Java and TestNG based automation coding.

Hands-on White Box Testing, Manual/Functional Testing, Automation Testing.

Hands on test Automation tools in QTP, Selenium.

Proficient in all cycles of test life cycle from test planning to defect tracking and managing defect lifecycle.

Extensive experience in coordinating testing effort, responsible for test deliverables, status reporting to management, issue escalations

Good experience in preparation of test data, Replication of problems in Non production and production environments & Generation of bug report and provide status to the QA/Product managers.

Technical Skills

Testing Tools: SoapUI, Postman, QTP, Load Runner, Selenium Webdriver, TestNG.

Defect Tracking: JIRA, Quality Center, Bugzilla, PTS Bug Tracking tool, LotusNotes.

Databases : Oracle, DB2, MySql

Environments: Windows, Mac, Ios /Andriod (mobile ), Eclipse.

Programming Languages : Java, Javascript, VB Script

Employment History

Sr. Quality Engineer for BlueShield of California (June 2017 to Till Date)

Sr QA Analyst for IBM Global Services /WRMA

(September 2013 to June 2017)

QA analyst consultant for Z & A Inc,

(Oct 1st 2008 to September 2013)


Client: Blue Shield of California, El Dorado Hills, CA

Duration: June 2017 to present

Role: Sr. Quality Engineer (Automation) / System Analyst


BlueShield of CA is one of the largest health insurance provider in the country. My primary role as a Sr QA consultant to various end user portals like Find a Doctor,

Provider Portal, Member Portal etc. is to work with various teams to understand the changes and write test cases with test data to the committed user stories for the sprint, and execute, triage, help navigate the development to reproduce and debug the issues until all the requirements are met. Actively engage in discussion with multiple teams to understand the requirements and create a robust test plan that is executed across multiple environments and support production deployments as well. Sometime has to work on different role as Systems Analyst to create requirement analysis documents based on the business user stories so Product Owners can create user stories for the teams to full fill the business requirements. Always open to explore and learn new things. Followed Agile Methodology.

Developing test automation for tests using Java, Selenium WebDriver and TestNG.

Creating Test cases and Test plans for assigned user stories.

Creating Test Data with HIPPA Compliant masking.

Coordinating with multiple teams to understand requirements and create robust test scenarios.

Working with Development to reproduce the scenarios failed to speed up the delivery and meet the milestones.

Executed the AIS stories using SOAPUI for the Rest API services.

Hands-on Gliffy diagrams for API testing.

Hands –on Web Content Management (WCM) testing for Portals to validate the UI content.

Actively Participated in daily Scrum, Grooming, Planning and Retrospective sessions.

Review user stories for the Sprint and responsible for collecting test data, create sub tasks for the stories and writing the test scripts as per the requirements.

Responsible for backend validation using SQL queries in Oracle.

Worked on writing and executing the regression test cases across multiple browsers in multiple devices like Mobile, IPad, Mac and PC.

Supporting the Production deployments validation across all Portals by Smoke and Regression testing.

SAML testing for single sign-on (SSO) and Google Analytics testing for portal page analytics.

Web accessibility testing for challenging screen readers.

Client: IBM Global Solutions

& State of California Child Welfare Systems, Sacramento CA

Duration: September 2013 to June 2017

Role: Sr.Quality Analyst


Child Welfare Services/Case Management System (CWS/CMS) a statewide computer system to automate the case management, services planning, and information gathering functions of child welfare services. CWS/CMS is California’s version of the federal Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System (SACWIS).The provisions of SB 370 laid out specific goals in the development of a statewide child welfare system. CWS/CMS has been designed to: Provide Child Welfare Services (CWS) workers with immediate access to child, family and case-specific information in order to make appropriate and timely case decisions. Provide CWS workers with current and accurate information to effectively and efficiently manage their caseloads and take appropriate and timely case management actions. Provide State and County administrators with the information needed to administer programs and monitor and evaluate the achievement of program goals and objectives. Provide State and County CWS agencies with a common database and definition of information from which to evaluate CWS and consolidate the collection and reporting of information for CWS programs pursuant to State and federal requirements.


Actively participate in design review changes and make recommendation as required.

Reviewing the assigned change requests for the upcoming application releases and writing test cases to test the change request.

Understanding the Change request impact on the existing system behavior and writing the function test cases, regressions test cases, and system test cases.

Doing peer reviews of the both regression and progression test cases and request any necessary changes or discuss if they apply.

Execute the test cases when the available version of the build is ready.

Log any failed test cases with proper documentation and assign the bug to the developer.

Discuss the bugs with developer and leads to see if they need any design changes or tested in the same release or next release and update the documentation accordingly.

Execute the test cases related to the education material and help.

Helping the peer quality analysts to meet the deadlines when ever needed.

Application user and role testing, screen resolution support as and when needed.

Understanding the application behavior and creating the test data accordingly.

Supporting the State workshops by recreating the bugs from workshop and working with the developers and analysts.

Followed Agile Methodology.

Client: Aetna Insurance, Hartford, CT

Role: Quality Analyst Consultant

Duration: Aug 2012-Sep 2013


Worked on Aetna Navigator project a web based application where individual members who have Aetna insurance coverage either through their employer or bought health coverage through a broker or online can create account a check their coverage and claims, find a doctor based on their zip for different specialties, in network and out of network on a map. Check the deductible balances, print ID cards, view and pay balances and compare procedure costs etc


As a member of the system test team, my job is to write and maintain the test cases, execute the tests for every release, test all the features in various supported browser and mobile testing too.

Interacted with Business Analysts and Developers in requirements analysis, design reviews, testing and documentation for application developed in agile environment.

Actively Participated in Scrum meetings, reviews and developed test scenarios.

Reviewed functional specification documents, design documents, requirements traceability matrix and involved in developing test plan document.

Responsible for Database testing using SQL queries in DB2.

Prepared the traceability matrices to fill the gap between the requirements and the test cases covered.

Worked on writing and executing the regression test cases

Client: Fannie Mae, Herndon, VA

Role: Quality Analyst

Duration: Oct 2008-Aug 2012


Fannie Mae, leading market-maker in the U.S. secondary mortgage market, which helps to replenish the supply of money for mortgages and enables money to be available for housing purchases.CLM (Credit Loss Management), is a process of handling foreclosures for mortgages. As a member of the system test team my role was to involve in writing and executing the test cases for assigned modules as per business requirements and support acceptance testing.


Reviewed Business requirements, IT Design documents and prepared Test Plans for all assigned project releases.

Setting up Test Data as per Test Cases.

Tested the Web services using SOAP UI against TEST data

Involved on testing the new functionalities based on test cases and coordinated with development team in fixing the issues.

After successful release of projects, developed automation scripts using QTP and integrated the script with master script.

Involved in Integration testing for release.

Ensure that all the test cases are updated in the Quality Center along with Master test plan.

Involved as part of automation team using QTP, developed test scripts.

Tested critical bug fixes including critical fixes and coordinated with developers in release of bug fixes meeting tight timeline.

Involved in Release support - Release to QA, involved in environment setup, testing the release process.

Involved in Performance testing QA using Loadrunner 8.0.

Defects were tracked, reviewed, analyzed and compared using Quality Center.

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