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Quality Assurance Tester QA

Laurel, MD
April 30, 2016

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Adamu S.Bairo

(***) ***- ****


Experience in Software Quality Assurance of Web and client/server applications on Windows and Unix platforms, expertise in analysis and design of applications. Well expert in the area of both manual and automated testing and currently seeking for a Software Test Engineer / Software Quality Assurance position to utilize my skills and further my experience.


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science; London Metropolitan University (UK)

Certification Program - Major -Database and Programming; Prince George’s Community College, Largo, MD

Professional Summary:

Solid understanding in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), CMMI, ITIL, and different types of methodologies such as waterfall, Agile and Iterative.

Expertise in Manual/Functional Testing, Automation Testing.

Experienced in various phases of testing methodologies such as Black box Testing, Functionality Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, Regression and UAT Testing.

Developed Test Cases, Test Plans from Use case documents and Systems requirement documents.

Expert in QA testing both in Manual and Automated Testing using tools such as Quality Center, Quick Test Pro (UFT), Rational Test manager.

Document and track defects using Quality Center, Test Director, and PVCS Tracker.

Strong in SQL and UNIX shell scripts and exposed to various databases.

Performed back-end testing using SQL Queries on Oracle, SQL Server and MS Access.

Extensive experience in Functional, System, Integration, GUI, Regression, Stress, User Acceptance, and Database Testing, debugging applications manually and using automation tools.

Strong in PL/SQL statement for backend testing, good command in writing in SQL quarries/sub-quarries, Procedures, Creating view/trigger, joining multiple tables, and Union/Union all to retrieving data from database and in-depth Knowledge of Oracle and SQL Server.

Capable of conducting User Acceptance testing before the initial release when the project reached the final phase prior to deployment.

Able to carry-out entire testing process with minimum guidance.

Excellent Communication Skills, able to work as part of a team and on own.

Excellent technical & analytical skills as well as logical & reporting skills.

5+ years’ experience in creating test scenarios

Strong team player capable of working hands on with developers

A team player and have excellent written and oral communication skills

Technical Skill:

Testing Tools

Quality Center, HP ALM, QTP/UFT, Rational Suites

Defect Tracking Tools

HP ALM, JIRA, ICE, SAR(Software Action Request) Workbench, PVCS Tracker,


Oracle, SQL Server, MS Access,

Database Tools

TOAD, Universal Table Browser, Query Analyzer


.Net, C,C++,Java, HTML,CSS,VB Script, Java script, SQL, PHP, MySQL, Java, CSS, HTML, Flash

Software methodologies

Waterfall model, V-model, Spiral model, Prototype, Agile, Rational Unified Process, RAD,JAD

Code Repository

Rational Clear Case, Visual Source Safe

Web Server

Sharepoint, Websphere, IIS 6.0,Apache,Weblogic Server

Operating Systems

Windows XP, UNIX, Linux

Professional Experience:

Gaylord National Resort / Marriott International, Inc; Bethesda, MD

Software QA Analyst

Sept 2013 – Present


Involved in analyzing system design specifications and developed Test Plans, Test Scenarios and Test Cases to cover overall quality assurance testing.

Perform both manual and automation testing and created various test results to track the testing results.

Export requirement, test cases into the HP ALM, run manual and automation test cases from test lab and log defects from defects module.

Conducted GUI testing, Functional testing, and Smoke Testing, Integration Testing,

Used Quality Center for test management as well as test planning and test scheduling.

Executed test cases in HP ALM and validated the expected results with actual results.

Performed Functional, Regression, Integration and End to End testing using UFT.

Created automated test scripts and Performed Functionality testing in the multiple phases of the application and analyzed the results using UFT.

Developed and executed various VBScripts using UFT for automated testing of each & individual functionality & Regression Testing of the applications.

Performed web testing using UFT for checking page contents, broken links, web objects, frames and tables.

Involved in Backend Database testing in Oracle using SQL.

Wrote SQL queries extensively for database validation and report analysis.

Collecting data from external systems to validate the test cases and used SQL to test the database.

Used JAWS, Windows Screen Reader and WAC tool to perform the 508 testing.

Involved in Review meetings, Walkthrough and Defect meetings, others meeting time to time

Environment: ALM/QC, UFT/QTP, Web Logic, JSP, Java, .NET, MS Office, Microsoft Visio, JAWS, Windows Screen Reader, WAC tool, SQL, PL/SQL, Oracle TOAD, UNIX/Linux.

Capital Care; Washington DC.

Software Test Engineer

Feb 2013 – July 2013


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

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

Completed Functional, system, Integration, Regression, Performance and smoke testing of the application.

Used TOAD for writing SQL queries for data migration testing.

Created and Executed test scripts to verify the data retrieval from backend SQL server database.

Developed and executed automated test case scripts using Quick Test Pro for the Front-end applications.

Developed Base line scripts for testing the future releases to perform the Regression Testing of the application using Quick Test Pro.

Tested the application by inserting checkpoints and synchronization points in test scripts using Quick Test Professional.

Developed the Scripts using VB Script and fixed the scripts depending on the requirement Using QTP.

Quality Center Test management tool was primarily used as Test Case and Execution and Defect management tool.

Involved in creating Test Scripts and executing them across various builds for Regression, System testing using QTP and reported the bugs through Quality Center.

Used Quality Center to run manual and automated tests, report execution results.

Version controlling, workspace management and build management was done using PVCS Version Manager.

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

Prepared/presented progress reports and attended all meetings as required.

Environment: Quick Test Pro, Quality Center, MS Office, MS SharePoint, SQL, PL/SQL, DB2, HTML, JavaScript, VBScript, Shell Scripting, Putty, WebEx, Windows NT/XP, UNIX/Linux, ORACLE, SQL, Oracle SQL Developer, PVCS.

American Red Cross; Washington DC.

Software Tester

July 2012 – Dec 2012


Developed Test plan, Test case based on the user requirements and system requirements document for functional, Regression and Back end testing.

Involved in QA Life Cycle to enhance the work flow get going.

Evaluated requirements verifiability and created test scenarios from business scenarios.

Responsible for analyzing the requirements and the critical areas of the application to setup and execute baseline tests.

Developed Manual test cases for specific functional requirements.

Performed manual testing of the website to determine ease of usability of the website.

Written user-defined functions and generated Test Matrix.

Performed Regression testing to weekly builds.

Quality Center is used for reporting the bugs and writing the test plans. Also used PVCS tracker for bug reporting before QC.

Developed complex SQL queries to test the database values for data integrity

Executed Unix command to perform back end test

Inserted checkpoints to capture and verified properties such as Number of links, HTML content, Page load time, Number of images, Image Source, Broken links.

Prepared and submitted IV&V Review Reports based on finding, observations and recommendation.

Analyzing Test Results, Interacting with developers and supporting developments

Involved in Peer Reviews, Weekly Status Meetings, and Bug Review Meetings.

Environment: QC, Oracle, PL/SQL, VB Script, XML, HTML, UNIX, Windows XP, MS Office Tools, J2EE, PVCS.

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