Software QA Engineer/Tester
●Over 7+ years of experience in the field of Software Quality Assurance that includes Manual Testing and Automated Testing of Clients/Server and Web-based applications.
●Excellent understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and importance of QA in Development/Enhancement and Maintenance of software applications.
●Expertise in different testing methodologies like Agile, Scrum, Waterfall etc.
●Experienced in developing and executing test plan and test cases for Functional Testing.
●Experienced in developed test cases for Regression Testing.
●Working experience with on site and off shore team based on the schedules.
●Good knowledge in XML and HTML.
●Good working experience in Test Management and Defect Tracking tools like HP ALM and JIRA.
●Strong experience in all levels of testing such as Smoke Testing, Negative Testing, Integration Testing, Functional Testing, Regression Testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Black Box Testing, System Testing and End-to-End Testing.
●Proficient in writing complex SQL queries for both Oracle and SQL Server database in Back end Testing.
●Hands on experience in using Quick Test Professional (QTP) to perform Functional and Regression Testing.
●Very good knowledge in VBScript; developed descriptive programming in UFT using VBScript for Functional and Regression Testing.
●Experienced in using continuous integration tool like Jenkins for executing and running test scripts.
●Experienced in developing Data-driven, Keyword-driven and Hybrid Framework using UFT.
●Hands-on experience in Black box Testing.
●Good working knowledge on Windows and UNIX Environment.
●Good experience in different domains with good functional knowledge.
●Result oriented, committed and hard working with a quest to learn new technologies and undertake challenging tasks.
●Highly motivated, self-starter able to work independently and collaboratively within a diverse technical team.
●Proven success in meeting or exceeding customer needs as an individual contributor and as a team member.
●Good Analytical, Interpersonal and Communication skills.
Bachelor in Management Information Systems (MIS), California State University, Long Beach, CA
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC
August 2015 – Present
●Involved in creating project plan, test plans, estimations, and development and tracking projects.
●Performed various forms of testing such as Functional, Regression, System, User Acceptance and End-to-End Testing.
●Analyzed the system specifications, identified test requirements and designed and developed test cases.
●Used JIRA for bug tracking and reporting, and followed up with the development team to verify bug fixes and updated bug status.
●Performed Integration Testing by combining all the modules of the application.
●Involved in writing of modification reports for errors identified in testing and clearly communicated with development team via defect tracking system using JIRA
●Performed Regression Testing of the entire application once the bugs were fixed.
●Involved in both manual and automation testing of the application.
●Wrote SQL queries for Back end testing to verify data validation and data integrity.
●Developed automated test scripts using UFT; enhanced the scripts inserting Checkpoints, Environment Variables, Custom Functions and Recovery Scenarios.
●Wrote VBScripts for creating Descriptive Programming, Function Libraries, Optional Steps and Capturing values using UFT.
●Created and maintained Shared Object Repositories to enable QTP to identify the various objects in the application. Worked with both ‘Per Action’ and ‘Shared’ modes.
●Developed automation Framework (Hybrid Framework) for automation suite using UFT.
●Configured and run automation test scripts using continuous integration tool like Jenkins.
●Attended weekly Project Review Meeting and delivered weekly status reports to the Project Manager, Test Manager and Development Team.
●Participated in various Agile Scrum Meetings such as Sprint Planning Meeting, Daily Scrum Meeting and Retrospective Meeting.
Environment: UFT, JIRA, Java, J2EE, Toad, Oracle, SQL, PL/SQL, Tom Cat, Jenkins, SVN, Share Point,
UNIX, Windows, MS Office.
Census Bureau, Suitland, MD
January 2015 – July 2015
●Involved in analyzing the systems requirement documents, data analysis, writing test cases and reviewing test cases.
●Responsible for smoke, functional, regression, backend and end-to-end testing.
●Performed both manual testing and automation testing.
●Maintained and Managed Test Assets in ALM using Requirements, Test Plan, Test Lab, Defect Modules for Defect Tracking and Requirement Tractability.
●Tracked bugs using ALM and performed Regression Testing of the entire application once the bugs were fixed.
●Generated detailed bug reports, pass-fail reports and comparison charts using ALM.
●Responsible for writing SQL queries to get real time data for testing purpose. Back end Testing was performed using SQL queries.
●Developed automated Regression test scripts based on business requirements using UFT; enhanced the scripts by adding control and conditional statements using VBScript.
●Performed extensive GUI Testing using UFT.
●Involved in executing and running automated test scripts using Jenkins.
●Developed descriptive programming in QTP using VBScript for Functional and Regression Testing.
●Involved in developing a Hybrid Framework using UFT.
●Performed automation execution and analysis and prepared Daily summary reports.
●Conducted Walk through to the test team for any business requirement changes or new enhancements to the system.
Environment: UFT, Serena Version Control, HP ALM, Toad, SQL, PL/SQL, Red Hat, MS Office, Oracle,
Java, J2EE, Apache Tom Cat, MS Windows, Share Point, Jenkins
Sallie Mae, Reston, VA
July 2014 – December 2014
●Involved in complete QA Life Cycle.
●Strong knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) as well as Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC) and the role of QA in them.
●Developed the Test Procedures and Test Cases using Software specifications document.
●Responsible for defect management including, defect logging, defect tracking, defect triaging and defect closure.
●Interacted with developers regarding priority of bugs and updated the status of bugs once they were fixed.
●Involved in writing Test Plan and Test Cases as per functional, Business requirements using HP ALM.
●Defects were tracked, reviewed, analyzed and compared using HP ALM.
●Created SQL scripts to change data and validate service response for back end testing.
●Involved in using continuous integration tool like Jenkins for test case execution and maintenance.
●Performed high-level Functional and Regression Testing using QTP.
●Actively participated in test case automation using a structured, Data-driven and Keyword-driven Framework with QTP.
●Created and maintained traceability matrices.
●Participated in the Bug review meetings and Bug Triage meetings.
●Self-starter, ability to learn new technology quickly.
Environment: UFT/QTP, HP ALM, VB.Net, Oracle, SQL, PL/SQL, TOAD, XML, MS Office, MS Windows, Jenkins, GitHub
Oracle Corporation, Redwood City, CA
February 2013 – June 2014
●Involved in analyzing functional requirements and specifications, development and execution of Test Plans, Test Scripts and Test Cases.
●Involved in Functional testing, Regression testing, and User Acceptance testing of application.
●Developed Test Plan and Test cases based on the user stories (Functional requirements) using HP ALM.
●Detected Defects, Communicated to the developers and Tracked the Defects using ALM.
●Executed SQL queries for back end tests using SQL Navigator.
●Developed automation test scripts using Quick Test Professional.
●Prepared Test Cases for GUI application.
●Performed GUI Testing by creating GUI checkpoints to verify the functionality of the GUI objects using QTP.
●Developed action based scripts using VBScript.
●Developed Data-driven, Keyword-driven and Hybrid Framework using QTP.
●Participated in client’s Walkthroughs and defect report meetings periodically.
●Involved in meetings and reviews with the team members.
●Interacted with business and technical teams for the successful completion in all phases of test life cycle.
●Co-ordination with the Project Managers and Development team for resolution of any outstanding issues.
●Submitted Weekly status reports on application testing area.
Environment: SQL, ALM, UFT/QTP, Oracle, PL/SQL, Java, Tomcat, Cognos, UNIX, Windows, Jenkins, SVN.
Wells Fargo, San Francisco, CA
January 2011 – December 2012
●Interacted with Business Analyst/Users/Developers for gathering requirements.
●Developed test plans and test cases by analyzing requirements and design documents.
●Involved in User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Performed Black box testing of Web application.
●Used Quality Center to track and log bugs.
●Documented the Test results using Quality Center.
●Wrote SQL queries to validate the database updates in Oracle.
●Created data driven test scripts in QTP for using different data each time.
●Developed and maintained QTP scripts for Functional and Regression testing.
●Parameterized QTP scripts for use with varied, controlled test input values (runtime-generated, user-defined, or from data sources).
●Developed test scripts for Data driven testing using parameterization in QTP by using Excel sheet for test data and Database Queries based on the functionality.
●Participated in Product kick-off meetings.
●Reviewed test cases for requirements coverage, ambiguity, and completeness.
●Performed manual testing on different modules of the application.
●Performed web specific testing like Link checking, Browser page testing, Application Testing and Security Testing.
●Attended meetings with Developers, Team Leads to create a friendly manner and helped them to solve the errors.
●Reported results and updates to the QA Lead.
Environment: Windows, UNIX, Oracle, Java, J2EE, JSP, SQL, PL/SQL, Quality Center 11, QTP 11
American Institute of Health Sciences, Long Beach, CA
November 2008 – December 2010
●Involved in entire QA Life Cycle, which includes Test Designing and Execution of the entire QA process and documentation of Test Plans, Test Cases, Test Procedures and Test Scripts.
●Analyzed the specifications in the User Requirements Document, Functional Specifications and Technical Requirement Documents to prepare Test plans.
●Created and executed test plan and test cases that will determine optimal application performance according to specifications.
●Conducted Regression Testing on various builds of the application.
●Analyzed the system requirement specifications and developed Test Plan, Test Cases to cover all paths using Quality Center.
●Performed Functional and Regression Testing using QTP.
●Performed Manual Testing like Positive and Negative Testing.
●Performed the Black Box Testing and User Acceptance Testing.
●Reported bugs to the QA Manager/developers using Quality Center.
●Involved in writing SQL queries to get access to database and verified data quality and calculation.
●Coordinated with the Project Managers and Development team for resolution of any outstanding issues.
●Attended review meetings and walkthroughs to discuss the status of the project.
Environment: Windows 2003, Windows NT, Visual Basic, SQL Server, MS-Access, MS-Excel, MS-Word, Quality Center 9.5, QTP 9.5
Operating Systems Windows, UNIX, MSDOS,
Languages Java, VB, C++, PowerShell
Databases Oracle, Toad, DB2, SQL Server, MS Access
Testing Tools QTP/UFT, Quality Center/ALM, JIRA
Browsers Netscape Navigator, Internet Explorer, Chrome, Fire Fox, Opera, Safari
Other Packages MS Office
Work Status: US Citizen
Security Clearance: Public Trust (Active)
References: Available upon request