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Test Quality

Streamwood, IL
December 17, 2019

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Over 5 years of diverse experience in Quality Assurance and Software Testing in primarily manual and automated testing environment

Expert in all stages of software development life cycle (SDLC) & software testing life cycle (STLC)

Expert in using HP Quality center (ALM) to perform activities like writing test plan, test cases, executing test cases, developing and maintain test scripts, tracking defects and bug reporting

Expert in creating reports, workflows and projects in Jira

Well accustomed with writing detailed test cases for functional and non-functional requirements

Automation experience in planning and execution (Selenium/Apache-J-Meter)

Comfortable in writing acceptance criteria for user stories

Well experienced in executing User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Regression Testing, System Testing, Functionality Testing, Performance Testing, Black Box Testing, GUI testing, Sanity Testing, and Usability Testing for Web, Client, and Server applications testing

Automate and execute REST/JSON API’s and webservices (SOAP) using java-based framework and SOAP UI tool manually

Expert in cross browser testing (IE, Chrome, Firefox and Safari)

5-years’ experience of working in an Agile Environment-Scrum and Kanban

Experienced in writing SQL queries to check for successful data transactions

Highly proficient with MS Office suite (excel, project, PowerPoint and outlook)

Strong working knowledge on databases such as Oracle and MS SQL server

Expert in mobile testing on IOS, Android, Windows devices: phones and tablets

Fluent in speaking Urdu, 2 years of experience working with offshore team in Pakistan

Possess excellent communication skills, self-motivated, pro-active, task oriented, strong problem-solving skills, extremely reliable, capable of adapting to new technologies and able to work independently as well as a team member

Key skills:

Test planning Test Case Creation Test Case Management

Smoke Testing Functional Testing System Testing

SIT Testing API Testing GUI Testing

UAT Testing End to End Testing Exploratory Testing

Regression Testing Cross Browser Testing SQL

Ad-hoc Testing Boundary Testing Automation Execution

Jira Selenium TFS

Apache-J-Meter Firebug Browser Stack

IOS/Android/Window Mobile Testing Waterfall Methodology

Test Rail/Zephyr Google Analytics Agile Methodology

Release Management Jenkins Scrum/Kanban

Slack/Hip chat/Hangouts Postman SOAP

Google webmaster tool Rest SOAP UI

Work Experience:

Cisco systems

February 2018- present

Rosemont, Illinois

Job title: QA Analyst


Software advisor: problem solving expert for any and all software related issues

Testing: Designed, wrote, and developed testing plans for all systems and modifications

Documentation: Documented software opportunities and defects and review with team

Resolution Management: Monitoring bug resolution efforts, and track problems and successes

Maintained and improved existing product quality by completing system tests, investigating complaints; designed, developed, test and documented problems and resolutions while collaborating with other members of management and programmers

Assisted in the development of new product designs and methods by providing input of functional requirements, and potential problems; designed, developed, published and documented test plans for all new systems and modifications

Evacuated and tested programs to verify programs function according to company/user requirements and established guidelines

Wrote, reviewed, revised and verified quality standards and test procedures for program design and product evaluation

Responsible to verify Web services API request, response data validations in REST, SOAP protocols

Monitored, managed, documented and communicated with developers and outside departments

Monitored test schedules and/or strategies in accordance with project scope and delivery schedule

Assisted project leaders in solving quality assurance issues

Document and communicate known defects and potential issues to mitigate risk

Preparing Test Strategy, Test Estimation, Resource plan Track and report accurate execution status to project stakeholders

Worked on continuous improvement of software QA processes

Implemented project planning, sprint planning, sprint review, daily stand up

Responsible for estimating, coordinating, and directing testing for multiple project

Develop high-quality functional SIT and UAT test strategies

Coordination with performance Test Lead as applicable for project scope

Drive functional execution and manage testing resource

Lead the creation of the UAT test plan and approvals

Lead the creation of Test Calendar

Manually performed Functional, GUI, Smoke, Regression, and Integration Test every release

Prior experience in confluence where all project documents saved

Worked on zephyr test management tool to write and execute test cases

Environment: PHP framework, Drupal, MYSQL (MariaDB), HTML/CSS, Java script/jQuery, VirtualBox, Varnish, Memcache, APC, Git code revision system, Mobile web development (RESS), SOAP UI and REST, Salt Stack, Jira/confluence, zephyr

Siemens Pakistan Engineering Company Limited

Jan 18th July 2014 to September 2017

Karachi, Pakistan

Job title: QA Analyst


Reviewed the Business Requirement Document to understand the business process and wrote Test Cases and mocked test data for both positive and negative scenarios

Uploaded and managed test requirements and test cases in Quality Center

Performed Functional, System, SIT, GUI, Ad-hoc, End to End and UAT testing

Executed Regression test cases, documented test results and reported and tracking defects

Stored Pass/Fail results in project folder and/or in Quality Center and retested and closed fixed defects

Performed Smoke testing after the build deployment on a weekly basis after defect fixes

Auditing business and functionality necessity documents and recognized test scenarios

Retesting defects and making necessary updates in Quality Center

Attend meeting with Business Analysts and Developers to discuss defects

Involved in Scrum type of Agile methodology testing

Send daily project updates to senior management

Meeting with Management, Developers and Business Analysts to design functional specifications before each Release

Creating Regression test sets for various test projects and updating the tes set after each test cycle

Participated in the term for User Acceptance Testing

Performed Back-end testing using SQL queries

Mentored and build skills in more junior members/new hires of the QA team

Performed Positive and Negative Testing manually

Performed Sanity Testing & Smoke Testing manually

Mobile testing of multiple web properties

Mobile compatibility testing on numerous IOS, Android and Windows devices

Participated in the building and maintenance of the automation framework

Executed and analyzed automated scripts

Created reusable automated test scripts using Selenium and other automation tools

Environment: .NET Framework, Java, HTML, CSS, Selenium Web Driver, Apache-J-Meter, Saucelabs, HP Quality Center, Jira, Test Rail


Master of Science – Quaid-I-Azam University, Pakistan

February 2012- January 2014

Work Authorization

Permanent resident – Green Card Holder

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