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QA Test Lead

Jacksonville, Florida, United States
October 18, 2016

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Jval Shah 408-***-****


• More than 5 years of experience as a QA Analyst.

• Excellent experience as a Database Administrator and knowledge of Cloud computing.

• Experience working and managing an onsite-offshore team

• Proficient in Conducting Functional, Integration, Black box, Backend, Regression and Performance testing for complex software projects in distributed Client/Server and Web-based applications

• Mentored and coordinated the creation and execution of QA and testing processes, test strategies and plans, test scripts and bug reporting using QTP

• Strong knowledge of web based technologies like HTML and XML

• Experience in business analysis, business modelling, document processing, process re-engineering and decision support systems

• Strong working experience as an automation QA tester using Load Runner and JMeter.

• Strong knowledge in all phases of Software Development Life Cycle - Analysis, Design, Development, Testing and Deployment of Software Applications

• Excellent experience with HP ALM and SQL.

• Strong working experience in performance testing of web applications using Load Runner

• In-depth understanding of the techniques in the agile methodologies like SCRUM

• Possess excellent professional interpersonal skills to analyze and design procedures for the verification and validation of the system under the test

• Possess very strong analytical, troubleshooting, verbal and written communication skills

• Excellent presentation communication coordination documentation interpersonal skills Education/Work Experience

UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY – Logan, UT: M.E. in Electrical Engineering (May 2012) QA Test Lead (Florida Blue - Jacksonville, FL) Dec 2014-present Project: Provider Profiling and Analysis Tool

• Successfully trained and managed a group of new testers hired into this project.

• Created Test Evaluation Summary at the end of each sprint.

• As a test lead, assigned appropriate tasks to system testers so that everyone was able to handle the workload.

• Involved in the drafting and updating of the Test Plan at the beginning of each sprint to ensure on-time testing.

• Performed load testing of the PAT tool using JMeter and Load Runner.

• Performed backend testing using IBM Data Studio.

• Used Toad Data Point for data comparison and cross connection queries.

• Configured the PAT tool with different providers to ensure data validity and successfully test the web interface.

• Created HTML requests using JMeter for a large number of threads and viewed the listeners in tabular or graphical format.

• Performed automation tests using Python scripts.

• Involved in smoke and system testing in stage environment.

• Created performance test plans using Load Runner

• Performed UI functional testing of the PAT tool for all lines of business.

• Managed defects and test cases using Rally.

• Created performance metrics reports after final regression and end to end system tests.

• Involved in source-to-target mapping of multiple database to test valid data.

• Involved in UAT testing with business team and stakeholders. QA Engineer (Rovi Corporation - Burbank, CA) Mar 2014 – Nov 2014 Project: Firefly NORAM DTA Guide

• Created full regression tests and subsequent defects on multiple vendor boxes like Arris, Pace and Evolution.

• Assisted QA team in remote configuration file changes on the PLTS server and CASMR 100 Head end.

• Worked on automation of test scripts using SOAP UI and T-SQL Jval Shah 408-***-****

• Validated smoke tests on vendor builds.

• Automated groovy scripts on SOAP UI and recorded them as well.

• Creation and execution of manual, automated, unit, regression test cases.

• Managed huge relational databases using SQL queries

• Participation in daily Scrum planning meetings, backlog grooming and daily stand ups.

• Effective communication with other members of the team and third parties.

• Troubleshoot complex issues on SOAP UI and server connections using advanced testing techniques.

• Interacted with the development team, when needed, to address questions on bugs.

• Interacted with third party vendors, when necessary. Quality Analyst (Florida Blue - Jacksonville, FL) Aug 2013 – Feb 2014 Project: BSQA Testing

• Devised test cases using manual as well as automated tools.

• Developed Test plans and Test Cases to cover overall functionality of the application using ALM and QTP

• Provided mapping, testing strategy and database designs for HIPAA code sets and EDI transaction processing between Clearinghouse and Payers.

• Experience in configuring and maintaining defect tracking system using HP ALM

• Extensively communicated with Business Analysts to come up with efficient test plans and test cases.

• Actively participated in various Agile based SDLC methodologies.

• Worked on automated test cases/scripts in QTP and analyzing the test results in ALM.

• Performed backend testing by writing SQL statements. Program Analyst (eBay Enterprises – King of Prussia, PA) Dec 2012 – Jul 2013 Project: Solr-search engine optimization

• Created and analyzed product requirements and business procedures.

• Interacted with business users to understand features required and synchronized them according to the QA test cases.

• Worked closely with business users and the project team to analyze the business requirements in order to visualize possible test scenarios and create a test plan

• Involved understanding the business logic, designing requirements, communicating them to the developers, generating documentation, designing use cases, creating various diagrams like state diagrams and sequence diagrams as part of project

• Created and maintained internal technical documentation relevant to the QA processes

• Identified Use Cases from Business Requirements and created UML diagrams using Visio.

• Involved in weekly JAD sessions, status meetings, feature walkthroughs and design reviews

• Involved in Functional, system, Integration, GUI, usability, security testing across all entities

• Analyzed the business processes driving application development and suggested enhancements for functional and usability testing

• Used queries written in SQL Server Query Analyzer for data validation and manipulation of test data

• Responsible for documenting defects, tracking bug fixes and analyzing defect injection rates, using Quality Center

• Designed and developed usability tests, stress tests and regression tests to ensure that the product functions as expected

• Interacted extensively with Business and Technical leads to derive, review and obtain sign-off of the test cases across all business functional areas – Provider, Claims, Customer Service, Products, Group/Member, Billing/Finance, Security and Utilization Management

• Supported multiple projects simultaneously across cross-functional teams.

• Extensively involved in creation and review of documentation at all stages of the project. Artifacts reviewed include Project Plan, Test Plan, Test Case Reports, Integration Testing Reports

• Established working relationships that enable self-direction in gathering requirements and scoping work. Graphic Designer (USU, Logan, UT) Jan 2011 – May 2012 Jval Shah 408-***-****

• Designed flyers, business cards, logos and other print media for multiple clients across the globe.

• Worked on Adobe Creative Suite software.

Database Administrator (Electrical Engineering, USU) May 2011 – Aug 2011

• Managed a large MS SQL database for the department website in HTML.

• Also worked with content management system.

Technical Associate (Mphasis, Mumbai, INDIA) Oct 2009 – July 2010

• Handled technical troubleshooting and logistics in the form of helpdesk tickets for Bank of America (client), including computers and printers.

• Recognized as Employee of the Quarter (Feb to April 2010). Technical Summary

Databases: MS SQL Server, IBM Data Studio, DAC Head-end, TOAD, MS Access Scripting: C/C++, SQL, VB Script, Python, HTML, XML, CSS. Tools: Visual Studio, Rally, UNIX server, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, MS Office Testing tools: QTP, JMeter, SOAP UI, Load Runner, HP ALM, TestRail

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