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Test Cases Engineer

Herndon, Virginia, United States
March 29, 2019

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Deborah I Dass

Email: Ph: 860-***-****

Software Quality Assurance professional having 8+ years of experience in Manual, Automation and Accessibility testing. Expertise in QA best practices, QA Process, Software testing techniques and QA Test methodologies. Strong test management skills and experience in running large, cross-enterprise testing initiatives leading both onshore and offshore teams. Proficient in testing of web based and client server application in Health care, financial fields. Experience in working with Agile (SCRUM), V-model and Waterfall development methodologies. Successfully coordinated and led meetings with interdisciplinary technical teams and business stakeholders. Strong leadership capabilities, good judgment and the ability to work effectively with a diverse team environment. Seeking for a challenging position in the fields of software Quality Assurance and Testing.

U. S Citizen

Professional Summary:

Extensive experience in Organizing and Managing Multiple projects and project priorities.

Extensive knowledge and experience in all stages of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) from initiation to deployment. And Test methodologies.

Extensive experience with Agile (SCRUM) methodologies to bring efficiency to organizations. Experience working in waterfall methodologies.

Experience with QA Methodologies, QA Concepts and QA Validations to ensure the Software Quality Assurance Control.

Experience in analyzing Requirement, development of Test Plan and Manual or Automated Test Cases, Test Data, executing tests, creating Traceability Matrix.

Experience in Test Analysis Reports in HP ALM tool.

Solid experience in System testing, Integration testing, Functional testing, Backend testing, and Regression testing.

Expertise in Defect Reporting, Analyzing, Tracking and Report generation, using various Defect Tracking Tools (ALM, JIRA).

Experience in 508 compliance testing, JAWS Screen Reader and WAT tool for technical testing.

Highly experience in automation testing using tools like HP-Mercury Quick Test Pro, Microsoft Visual Studio, Ruby Mine, Application Life Cycle Management (ALM), Quality Center & UFT

Experience in Backend testing. Strong knowledge of SQL and experience with relational databases (RDBMS)

Proven ability to establish QA teams as well as train, manage, and motivate team members

Broad exposure Software Configuration Management and risk analysis.

Ability to establish priorities, meet project milestones and deliverable dates.

Experience in estimation of testing efforts in coordination of test schedules with overall project schedules.

Organized, attention to detail, self-motivation, Self-starter with strong work ethic and skills in time management and ability to adapt and learn new things quickly.

Ability to work independently or as a member of a team successfully.

Possess strong leadership and successful team building capabilities and excellent technical, communication, presentation and customer service skills.

Able to interact with developers and product analysts regarding testing status and maintain detail QA documentation.

Create test cases for 508 testing following 1194.21 and 1194.22 mostly, Execute test and mapping with WCAG 2.0.

Create Artifact for executed test issues with Not Compliance or Partial Compliance.

For functional testing write test in Gherkins.

Day to day work schedule involves writing test cases in Test rail, and execute test.

Create Test Sprint report in Test rail.

Professional Experience:

Sr. Test Engineer & Subject Metter Expert (SME)

FEI Systems, Warrenton, Virginia

Dates: July 2014 to Present

Project: CMS (Center of Medicare and Medicaid Service)

Sector: HIVVS


As a Sr.QA Test Engineer, I was responsible for:

•Handling various testing activities within the Quality Improvement Organizations (QIO) Project like (DDST) (FIVS) (QMARS) (Enterprise Services).

•Analyzed Business Requirement Document (BRD), working with QA analyst development team to analyze, reviews, and suggest updated to BRD.

•Prepare Test cases following the Gherkins statement in JIRA Tool. Link requirements.

•Performed smoke test for each build deployment to ensure most crucial function of application is working fine.

•Conducted with different types of testing for Functional, Integration, Backend, Regression, End to End, and System Test.

•Performed Manual Testing and Automation testing in web-based and client-server applications in Test Environment and Development environment.

•Create Defect and Track Bug in Atlassian tool JIRA.

•Prepared data set up in order to verify post deployment functionality.

•Coordinated application defects and enhancements to ensure proper escalation and follow up

•Verified and validated the application in Test.

•Participate in defect Troubleshooting calls and WebEx.

•Verify the data in the Backend database using PL/SQL developer tool.

•Attended scrum meeting every morning in which QA team discussed the team progress

•Prepare Risk assessment documentation.

•Attended in all different types of meeting. Such as Status Meeting, Design Review meeting, Sprint plaining meeting, Defect Trouble shooting meeting, Demo meeting etc.

•Perform 508 testing as needed for the application, using WAT tool and JAWS tool.

•Story points of Backlog Sizing for future PI.

• Participate requirement review meetings to address any issues or action requires to validate requirements

• Reviews software documentation to ensure technical accuracy, compliance, and completeness to mitigate any business risks.

• Control and manage daily test activities through daily stand-up meetings

• Worked with Users and Business Analysts to define and design test scenarios and test data.

•Tools: HP Quality Centre, ALM, Clear View, JIRA, Oracle, TOAD, GEMS, Selenium, JAWS, WAT, Ruby Mine.

•General Dynamics Information Technology, Warrenton, VA

•Dates: 3/19/2012 to 07/10/2014

Job Title: Test Engineer

•Project: CMS (Center of Medicare and Medicaid Service)

•Sector: HCQIS


•Reviewed user requirement specification, User stories, Design document and Functional Specifications of the application and developed Test Cases and procedures.

•Involved and responsible for creating weekly status reports regarding the progress of testing process.

•Identified and developed test data as require for testing and modify the test script for automation test.

•Conducted Functional and Regression testing during the various Phases/Cycles of the Development.

•Reporting and verifying the Defects in Mercury Quality Center/ ALM.

•Participated in various meetings and discussed Enhancement and Modification requests.

•Create and generate the XML files for testing.

•Participate in defect Troubleshooting calls and WebEx.

•Verify the data in the Backend database using PL/SQL developer tool.

•Production Testing.

•Preparing documentation for the project such as Best practice guide, Lesson learned, Readiness call documentation required to support the CMMI level 3.

•Develop standard templates for testing including Communication plan, System Test plan, and Requirement traceability matrix (RTM), Test Cases and bug documentation.

•Provide substantial advice, assistance, and functional knowledge to other staff. Serves as a key resource for facilitating quality assurance activities.

•Involve in proactively communicate to development team regarding the status and potential impacts on the delivery date and/or expected the quality of the tasks and/or the projects.

•Facilitate resolution and communication of cross-functional team on issues and decisions

•Participate in peer reviews of functional specifications, application previews, and test plans/test cases.

•Develop automated test scripts using Quick Test Pro to perform the regression testing.

•Use reusable actions with utilizing the flexible functionalities in Quick Test Professional.


•Involve developing extensive validation steps and procedures for complex test case scenarios and documenting for execution steps and results during User Acceptance Testing, and Regression Testing.

•Collaborate in UAT testing after the SIT phase (Unified Testing). Leverage MEGA knowledge to discover the business process approach from identification of services provided to customers as to how the results are produced and real case scenario to enable a better understanding of the method.

•Ensured solution delivery meets business need and expectation through business requirement gathering.

•Collaborated with BA and developer frequently for requirements clarification. Actively participated in project meetings and discussions.

•Validated that the EUC was able to load assets, post actuals, process calculations, handle exceptions, and make determinations based on the documented requirements. Documented detailed test cases while working in an Agile software development cycle.

•Validate SDA and inbound data for accuracy and completeness for system processing and results for downstream users consumption.

•Evaluate current reports processing and automate or streamline whenever is needed by utilizing all technologies on hand, such as SQL Loader, SQL Plus, VBA in Excel or Access.

•Responsible for creating the user manual for the Business Unit.

•Clarify and document issues raised during the process of data and system model validation, analyzed and propose changes in valuation methodology to make it precise and transparent.

•Environment/Tools: HP Quality Center, ALM, SharePoint, .NET, JAVA, QTP, J2EE, Web Logic, VB Script, Oracle, TOAD, JAWS, WAVE.


External Banking Application, Capital One – DATES (02/11 TO 03/12)

As a QA Test Analyst, on the External Banking Application, I was

•Involved in SCRUM sprint planning meeting and backlog review meeting.

•Maintain and update test plans, test cases, test environment, and testing software through test life cycle.

•Worked with Users and Business Analysts to define and design test scenarios and test data.

•Developed and maintained automated test scripts to support regression testing and participated actively in system testing and regression testing.

•Used the data-driven testing and database accessing techniques to support the scripts.

•Created Regression Test cases and automated them for the purpose of regression testing.

•Tested the application compatibility with various browsers.

•Provided test plan, daily reports on the functional or performance testing effort.

•Wrote Test Summary Report at the conclusion of the test cycle.

•Conducted manual functionality and regression testing for each build and version.

•Documented errors and implemented their resolutions.

•Wrote SQL queries to test Data Integrity, Referential Integrity and performed Database Testing for the Application.

•Used Quality Center for bug tracking and reporting, also followed up with the development team to verify bug fixes and update bug status.

•Developed Test Scenarios with Test Data to support Test Objectives. Designed Test Cases for Manual Testing and Test Scripts for Automation using Quick Test Pro to check the Functionalities of the application.

•Prepared and executed Test cases as per the Functional requirement document

•Developed Requirement Traceability Matrix for each project to ensure all requirements are mapped to test.

•Used quality Center to manage and execute test cases.

•Attended periodic meetings, teleconferences on problem resolution.

•Environment/Tools: Visual Basic, Oracle, Microsoft Visio, Windows, QTP, Quality Center, SharePoint, Quick Test Pro, UNIX, Windows XP, .NET, VSS

Technical Expertise

Documentation Skills /Analytical Skills

System Test Plans, Test Strategy, Test Scripts & Test Cases, QA Checklist, Traceability Analysis, Traceability Matrix, Risk Analysis, Risk Assessment, peer review, Gap Analysis and Test Summary Report.


Oracle 9i/10/11, Microsoft Access XP, DB2, MS SQL Server 2000/2005, PostgreSQL, PL/SQL Developer

Operating System

MS-DOS, Windows and UNIX

Programming Languages

VB, .NET, C#, Perl, Ruby, Visual Basic, PL/SQL

Applications/Testing Tools

Microsoft Office Suite, SharePoint, Toad, HP ALM (Application Life Cycle Management), TestRail, JIRA, QTP, UFT, Microsoft Visual Studio, Ruby Mine, GitHub

508 Compliance Tool






Technical skills

Windows 2000/XP/Vista,



Windows 7






Application knowledge

Microsoft Office Suit, Share Point, Toad












IT disciplines




System Test Plan



Test Strategy



Test Scripts and Test Cases



* 1 = basic, 2 = familiar, 3 = competent, 4 = expert


Bachelor in Science


Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

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