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QA Automation Engineer

Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
October 17, 2016

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Pace University, New York, NY

Master of Science in Computer Science, G.P.A 3.71/4.0 May 2011

• Over 7+ years of professional experience in Informational Technology (IT) with emphasis in Quality Assurance and Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).

• Excellent understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Software Test Life Cycle (STLC) and Test Methodologies.

• Experience in SQA (Software Quality Assurance) including Manual and Automated testing with tools such as Selenium RC/WebDriver/IDE and Junit/TestNG, Quality Center, JIRA and SOAP UI.

• Experienced in developing and executing manual and automated tests in different platforms using Java and the Selenium library.

• Experience in using Ant and Maven build tools to manage framework dependency jar files.

• Experience in developing framework using Junit, TestNG and Page Object Model.

• Experience in performing Data driven testing to validate the components displayed on the website using Selenium.

• Experience in Developing and executing the test cases using Junit and TestNG framework.

• Experience in developing Hybrid Framework using Selenium WebDriver.

• Expertise in performing test of software web applications included Functional, Integration & Regression Testing using Selenium IDE, and Selenium WebDriver.

• Key expertise includes testing & debugging GUI & Multi-Applications environment & automated testing using Selenium WebDriver.

• Experience in using Jenkins Continuous Integration tool.

• Expertise in functional, data-driven, load testing for web services and web based applications using SOAP UI.

• Experience in writing Test Plans, defining Test Scenarios and Test Cases, developing and maintaining test scripts, analyzing bugs, interacting with development team and track the bugs till closure.

• Experience in Business Functionality Testing, Smoke testing, User Interface testing, Integration Testing, Black Box Testing, End-to-end Testing, Manual Testing, UAT testing, Regression Testing, Performance Testing, Documentation and Reporting.

• Excellent understanding of Test Methodologies and the overall Software Development Life Cycle (RUP and Agile model) from requirements to product release.

• Excellent skill in finding bugs and over defect management, using bug tracking tools - Jira, Quality Center.

• Experienced on writing SQL queries to extract data from various source tables to perform database testing.

• Experienced using Web-debugging tool like Fire Path and Firebug for finding elements locator.


Languages: Java, JavaScript, VBScript, C#, PHP, Python

Databases: MS SQL Server 2014, RDBMS Concepts, MS-Access 2.0

Web Tools: HTML5, CSS3, SharePoint2010

Server: Server 2003, Server2008

Testing Tools: Selenium, QTP, And TestNG

Web Server: Apache

Networking: TCP/IP and OSI model, Protocols (HTTP, FTP)

Install & configure local/network printers, modems, routers and firewalls



Senior QA Engineer Sept 2012 to Present

Identify test cases to automate. Automate those test cases using Selenium WebDriver, Junit and Java (Eclipse IDE). Contributed in framework creation.

Using Java as client library for selenium and WebDriver to design and developed Automation test Framework using TestNG.

Developed new scripts for the regression and sanity testing Execute and Run the scripts, Coordinate with offshore team.

Test compatibility of application for dynamic and static content under various cross browsers using HTML IDs and XPath in Selenium.

Prepare Test strategy and Test Plan for each Release cycle.

Perform Unit Testing, Functional Testing, Regression Testing, Smoke Testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), and Integration Testing using Black and white Box Testing methodologies.

Write queries using SQL and test the database server side

Execute manual and automated test cases for new features and regression testing for multiple hardware platforms.

Test applications including web and functional testing, Flash, HTML objects, and Software applications.

Test Elf Yourself app ( during the holiday season on desktop, iOS and android devices.

Test Functional Components, Regression and Integration testing.

Contributing to all discussions related to improved software and improved SDLC

Installed and maintained VMware virtual box for cross browsing testing.

Create Java Script Rest API examples and Flash Embed code examples.

Design support examples pages with HTML, CSS and Java Script Functions.

Create functional and user interface test cases based on the software requirements

Involve in providing the efficient locators strategy like XPath and CSS to run WebDriver script in stable condition.

Test critical websites and apps for American Greetings, Office Depot (Elf Yourself) app, Fa-la-la Lottery, Bayer’s app

Deploy and test files to production using Putty. Used the Putty tool to deploy the php files to on live web servers.

Prepare Test Scenarios, Test Cases and check if the test cases match and fulfill the requirement

Provided by the clients.

Client: MetLife, New York, NY June 2012 to August 2012

QA Engineer (consulting assignment)

Gathered and communicated Testing Metrics using Quality Center

.Perform Unit Testing, Functional Testing, Regression Testing, Smoke Testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), and Integration Testing using Black and white Box Testing methodologies.

Deployed and configured Applications.

Updated scripts using QTP for regression testing.

Designed and developed Page Objects using Page Object Design Pattern and Selenium WebDriver.

Document the problems and resolutions in Remedy. Root Cause analysis of an issue

Test the Web Services to check the data validation.

Provide metrics for test execution, metrics for test cases, testing and reporting to the end client

Adept at functional and compatibility testing of browser based UI.

Writing VB Scripts and running them using QTP. Correct the errors using breakpoints/checkpoints. Using MS Excel to pass global data to the QTP Scripts

Performed role of QA Lead on numerous projects including mentoring of junior QA staff members.

Client: 21Century Fox (Blue Sky Studios), Greenwich, CT September 2011 to April 2012

QA Engineer (consulting assignment)

Designed and developed Test plans and Test cases.

Conducted Functional, System, Regression, and User Acceptance Tests.

Designed and developed rest cases for putting the application on manual testing.

Execution of manual test cases and logging of defects.

Performed smoke, usability, functionality, GUI, browser compatibility and regression tests.

Responsible for reporting and tracking the bugs using Quality Center.

Reviewed the Use Cases in Use Case document and converting into test scenarios and test cases / test scripts.

Participated in the design, development, testing and deployment of the application.

Participated in trouble-shooting during implementation

Interacted with end users for finding out their specific system requirements.

Execution of manual test cases and logging of defects.

Preparing Test metrics for weekly coordination meeting for the Test Lead.

Perform systems administration tasks associated with implementation, migration and deployments utilizing remote-hands or interactions with business customer’s systems administrators for on premise/behind-the-firewall implementations.

Deployed Linux Fedora 7 and Fedora 14 OS in clients machine

Lam Group, New York, NY August 2010 to September 2011

Web Designer / System Engineer (Intern)

Designed new Webpages and Link pages with Google Form

Performed diagnostics and troubleshooting of system issues.

Audited Information Technology Services enabled in Sheraton Group of Hotels and Four Points Hotels, New York.

Using DHCP assigned IP Addresses to Devices, Network Patch up.

Maintained Server 2003 and Server 2008 and created Active directory.

Assisted in supporting corporate applications; internal corporate servers, user desktops of Sheraton Hotels and Four Points Hotels.

Worked on Java coding

Test the Web Services to check the data validation.

Provide metrics for test execution, metrics for test cases, testing and reporting to the end client

Writing VB Scripts and running them using QTP. Correct the errors using breakpoints/checkpoints. Using MS Excel to pass global data to the QTP Scripts

Experience in Performance Testing

ABACEO, New York, NY

Software Engineer (Intern) March 2010 to July 2010

Involved throughout in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) process.

Associated in developing the application using ASP.NET

Associated in developing web forms using ASP.NET server controls and validated client side using Java Script.

Reviewed Test Scenarios, Test Cases and co-ordinate with the entire project team to come up with release document and summary which summarizes the testing done for the project and the defects found in each project

Assisted in End-to-end testing and coordinated with applications.

Board meeting with the clients. To update the client with our progress on the testing of the application and the issues found on the code. Understand the requirements stated by the business stakeholders.

Tested backend functionality. Test the database by running the SQL query and check if the data populated is correct or not. Check whether all the DB tables have been updated in the backend.

Experience in Performance Testing

Pace University, New York, NY January 2009 to March 2010

Web Designer, Gerontechnology

Spearheaded a team of four to design database in MYSQL.

Functional and/or automated testing on web-based, mobile and desktop applications using Selenium

Designed code in PHP to connect MYSQL.

Technical Support - Educational Media (August 2009 to December 2009)

Provided computer help desk support and technical training on hardware/software.

Installed new software and hardware.

Tata Motors, India March 2006 to August 2007

Access Database Developer

Designed and Developed Access Database.

Created reports using Access Database and VB 6.0

Created customize dashboard and tracking tools.

Participated in Ecommerce Auctions.

Designed webpage to access internal reports.

Professional References:-

a> Viren Patel (Senior Developer, Oddcast) Ph. 908-***-****, email:

b> Sangeeta Nath (Algo QA2, ITG NY) Ph. 210-***-**** email:

c> George Carimando (Senior Graphic Designer, Oddcast) Ph. 347-***-****



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