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Senior Quality Assurance Tester

Location:
Boyds, Maryland, 20841, United States
Posted:
April 20, 2017

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SUMMARY:

Accomplished and result-driven Quality Assurance professional with over 10 years’ experience in application testing, requirement analysis, developing and implementing test strategies, operational procedures and quality methodologies to support development and release of business applications in both Agile and Waterfall methodology. Highly motivated, detail oriented, having ability to work independently and as a part of the team with testers and developers in testing complex projects.

I have strong experience

working closely with business users and end users to clearly understand the Business Requirements, and Software Requirements Specifications

preparing High Level SWAG Estimates for the Projects

testing in multiple browser

GUI based software testing

testing client/server and Web applications

testing Salesforce & CRM application

with bug tracking and reporting tools like Rational Clear Quest, StarTeam, JIRA and VersionOne

working as part of agile team and participated in sprint planning, task estimates, task sequencing, task assignments, sprint reviews, and retrospectives

preparing Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM), Defects log and Test Metrics

training, leading and motivating cross functional and offshore teams

integration and testing of third party software

SKILLS:

Operating System Windows 95/98/00/NT/XP/7

Languages C, C++, HTML, Java

RDBMS Oracle 8/9i/10i, PL/SQL, Ms Access

Other Tools HTML, TOAD, MS Office, Clear Case, Clear Quest, RETS API tool, Star Team, Help Star Service Request, JIRA, Version One, Salesforce

EDUCATION:

Degrees

Master of Computer Applications, Bharathidasan University, India

Bachelor of Science (Physics), Bharathidasan University, India

Diplomas

Certificate in Software Testing and QA, JB Tech, VA, USA

Certificate in Web Application Design, Development and Testing, NIIT, India

Diploma in Java 2.0, Visual Soft, India

Diploma in Oracle and Visual Basic, APTECH Computer Education, India

Diploma in Computer Software, APTECH Computer Education, India

Training

Agile Testing Strategies

Testing Under Pressure

Risk Based Testing

Mobile Application Testing

ACHIEVEMENTS:

Presidents Circle Winner @ MRIS, Inc.

Award for Outstanding Performance and Excellence @ MRIS, Inc.

JOB EXPERIENCE:

Company

Role

Start Date

End Date

Metropolitan Regional Information Systems (MRIS), Inc.

MD

QA Test Analyst II – TEAM LEAD

Feb 2010

Jan 2017

System and Quality Assurance Analyst

Feb 2009

Jan 2010

Computer Aid, VA

(Client: MRIS, Inc)

Software Test Analyst

Nov 2007

Jan 2009

GridPoint, Inc. DC

Software QA Engineer

Aug 2007

Oct 2007

Client Network Services, Inc. MD

Quality Assurance Engineer

June 2005

July 2007

Care Computer Solutions, India

QA Tester/developer

May 2001

Sep 2003

Company: Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc. MD Nov 2007 till Jan 6th 2017

QA TEAM LEAD

Project : MRIS Applications (Keystone, Matrix, Salesforce, Mobile App, CURE, CIE360)

Description: Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc. (MRIS) is the authority in the real estate line of business that drives nearly $100 billion in real estate transactions (listings and sales) each year.

a.Keystone is a tool created to make it easy for MRIS customers to enter, view, and edit listings. It will allow listings shine by adding multiple images and virtual tours! It will also allow agent to manage open houses, documents to a listing, and syndicate with participating websites etc.

b.Matrix is the tool used by MRIS customers to access the MLS database. It's simple to use, yet offers incredibly specific search capabilities. Agents can, Search Listings, Email Listings, Print Listings, and Perform Market Updates. Gather CMA Data, Search Tax Records.

c.SMS is an application to manage MRIS Subscriptions and their billing and to handle the purchase, provisioning (activation), and reporting of premium products from mris.com using Salesforce CRM software. Easily onboard new premium products. Handle complex pricing configurations, such as those based upon association, broker, or broker office. Efficiently handle promotional pricing, discounts, and bundled product packages.

d.MRIS Mobile App is used by Real-Estate Agent, to quickly edit the property listing and also to add property photos. It is a native app, developed for both iOS and Android.

e.MRIS CURE: MRIS and other MLSs have partnered to expand access for Multi-Regional Multiple Listing Service listing content through a cooperative agreement. To accomplish this, the individual MLSs will combine their data into a single common repository that will be available through the MRIS Cornerstone Universal RETS Exchange (MRIS CURE).

f.CIE360 is a marketing-based, centralized property listing database and web-based communication platform, controlled and owned, by an organization of commercial real estate professionals. It is a customized website, local-branding, powerful search engine, built-in communication tools, high-end marketing resources, and much more. The purpose of this project is to provide the MRIS commercial subscribers a vehicle that puts commercial members in control of how they share and promote their listings information and themselves both locally and nationally.

Responsibilities:

Led the testing team by coming up with efficient testing techniques and tracking the team members work on daily basis to deliver quality product and meeting the dead lines in an Agile environment.

Worked as part of agile team and participated in backlog grooming, sprint planning, task estimates including SWAG, task sequencing, task assignments, sprint reviews, daily scrum and retrospectives.

Creatively addressed conflicts between schedule, costs and quality goals.

Involved in coming up with efficient test plans and defining test cases on complex features of the application for Functional testing, Integration testing, System testing and Regression testing. Helped the team members to define test cases based on the designed Test plan.

Involved in identifying and documenting the screens that needed to look across different browsers to make sure the GUI is intact on different browsers on different platforms.

Managed Mobile Testing activities on both iOS and Android versions of MRIS Mobile App

Involved in preparing Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM), Defects log, and Test Metrics using VersionOne/StarTeam/HelpStar/JIRA for different projects

Prepared reports, charts and graphs on project status and made presentations to management to keep them updated

Scheduling and running testing status and defect calls.

Attending daily calls with Vendors & Offshore Testing Resources

Provided QA sign-off for the Releases done in UAT / Production

Performed backend testing by using SQL to verify the actual and expected results.

Extensively used SQL to perform data integrity testing and to load data.

Develop data requirement documents for testing the data conversion.

Conduct detailed and an extensive test of data that is being migrated to Cornerstone using RETS API tool and also the front end of the MLSs.

Involved in identifying the features that needs to be automated and documenting the features that cannot be automated but needed to be verified manually before every release.

Involved in functional and integration testing of Salesforce application that was customized for our company. We used Salesforce for billing and product provisioning. Tested different types of reports that could be generated out of it both customized and general. Verified Cases/Incidents that are opened for incoming calls, emails sent to Helpdesk.

Worked with Cornerstone Migration Management System (CMMS) to configure the picklist items and also used CMMS to compare the data for QA Test bed.

Performed testing of Security Roles using Cornerstone Administration Tool (CAT) and created picklist items in CAT.

Environment: VersionOne, RETS API tool, Salesforce, CRM, Java, CAT, CMMS, Star Team, JIRA, MS Office, SharePoint and Windows XP

Company Name: GridPoint, Inc. DC Aug 2007 till Oct 2007

Software QA Engineer

Project : GridPoint Customer Portal

Description : GridPoint offers utilities innovative solutions to balance demand and supply through the GridPoint Smart Grid Platform, an intelligent network of distributed resources that controls load, stores energy and produces power.

Responsibilities:

Create test cases, test scenarios and test scripts

Perform System and Regression Testing and reported QA status during team meetingd

Develop and maintain test plans for enhancements to existing system.

Environment: Java, HTML, MS Office and Windows XP

Client Network Services, Inc. MD June 2005 till July 2007

Quality Assurance Engineer

1) Client : Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), State of Washington.

March 2007 till July 2007

Project : ProviderOne®

Description : ProviderOne® is a web-centric, component-based CMS certifiable Medicaid Information System (MIS) with the ability to process and support HIPAA mandated X12N (835, 837, etc.) claim transaction sets.

2) Client : Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), State of Maine.

June 2005 till March 2007

Project : Maine Claims Management System (MeCMS)

Description : MeCMS is a web-centric, component-based CMS certifiable Maine Medicaid Information System (MMIS) with the ability to process and support HIPAA mandated X12N (835, 837, etc.) claim transaction sets.

Responsibilities:

Created test cases, test scenarios and test scripts for Member, Reference and Rate Setting modules.

Performed intense System and Integration Testing, and created RTM

Develop and maintain test plans for enhancements to existing system.

Track software issues using Clear Quest and provide updates to the Enhancement List

Created management report and tracking tasks in Microsoft Project (MPP)

Environment: Java, HTML, Empirix, Oracle, TOAD, As-One, Microsoft VSS, Rules Engine, Clear Case, Clear Quest, MS Office, MS Project and Windows XP.

Care Computer Solutions. India May 2001-Sep 2003

QA Tester/developer

System is used for automating the operations of a Computer Spare Parts Company. The application is used for maintaining the inventory status, sales orders, and purchase orders on sales on each product, customer information and future requirements.

Responsibilities:

Creating and updating test plans according to the system requirements.

Involved in analysis of various Tests scripts, Test Scenarios, Test plans.

Extensively used SQL to perform data integrity testing.

Performed user interface testing for examining the spelling the button text, window title text, label text and checking for the consistency.

Tested the functionality against a variety of browsers

Extensively tested the Shopping Cart in the application by placing end-to-end orders.

Involved in the complete Testing Life-Cycle of all the applications

Environment: Test Director, Java, HTML, Oracle, MS-Office and Windows 95



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