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QA engineer

Charlotte, NC
October 21, 2019

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Gourika Pai

QA Engineer


Phone: 980-***-****


•4 years and 8 months of Experiences in software testing with Manual testing and Automation testing, Database, Web services and Client Server Application, SharePoint and Web based applications.

•Worked on all the phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Agile Iterative model, Waterfall model, Agile Scrum model and in Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC)

•Good exposure in various testing methodologies like Functional testing, User Acceptance testing, Regression testing, Smoke testing, API Testing, Back end testing, GUI testing, browser compatibility testing,

•Good leadership and mentoring skills

•Effective communication skills with the ability to clearly explain technical information to non-technical and diverse people.

•Have involved in requirements gathering, test planning, testcase design, testcase execution and defect tracking

•Preparation of Traceability Matrix, Test Strategies, Test Plan, Status Reports and Test Completion Reports

•Extensive experience in team management, responsible for test deliverables, timely status reporting to management, issue escalations.

•Knowledge of SOAP and RESTFUL web service testing using Soap UI, POSTMAN, Katalon Studio.

•Good hands on Experience on various testing tools like HP Quality Center, Jira, MTM.

•Good knowledge in using repositories SVN, GIT.

•Good work experience in writing SQL Queries to verify the data from the Oracle DB (backend validation).

•Having hands on experience in designing automation framework for RESTAPI using Rest Assured.

•Have hands on experience in developing the test automation framework using Selenium WebDriver.

•Have knowledge of Page Object Model, Data Driven Framework, Behavior Driven Framework.

•Knowledge of build Management tools like Maven and continuous Integration tool Jenkins.


•Bachelor of Engineering-Instrumentation Technology 2010

Visvesvaraya Technological University Belgaum, India


•International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) Certified Software Tester

•Mindtree Certified Senior Engineer (MCSE) examination with 75% score


•Awarded with “Best Team Performer award” from Mercedes Benz for Proactive contribution at Quality Delivery

•Awarded with “Certificate of Appreciation” from SITA client for my performance and valuable services rendered by me

•Awarded with “Pat on the Back “ at Mindtree for my commitment and dedication in ensuring quality testing work and customer delight

•Awarded with “Team spot award” at Mindtree for my commitment and dedication in ensuring quality testing work.

•Awarded with “Shining Star” at Mindtree for being enthusiastic and dedicated at work


Testing Tools

SoapUI, Selenium WebDriver, Cucumber, TestNG, GIT, Postman, Selenium Grid, Microsoft Test Manager, Katalon Studio




Eclipse, Visual Studio

Defect Tracking Tools

Jira, HP ALM, HP Quality Center, TFS

Build Tools


Testing Frameworks

Page Object Model (POM), Behavior Driven(BDD),Data Driven Framework

Continuous Integration Tools


Project Methodologies

SDLC, STLC, Agile (Scrum), Waterfall


Oracle, SQL Server


Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome

MS Office Tools

Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Operating Systems

Windows 7/8/XP/10


COMPANY : Mercedes Benz Research and Development

ROLE : Senior QA Engineer

LOCATION : Bangalore, India

DURATION : 16 Jun 2014 – 8 Jul 2016


•Used Microsoft Test Manager for creating Test Plan,Test Case Design,execution and reported defects in TFS.

•Setup SharePoint test environment in test farm and prepared test data for both positive and negative testing.

•Involved in Functional Testing, Smoke Testing, Regression,Ad hoc Testing and Browser compatibility testing.

•Performed functional testing on document libraries and lists, web parts, page navigation, file size restrictions,sites and subsites contents,search feature, site permissions, different site templates, browser compatibility test on several site collections of SharePoint

•Tested RESTful APIs by making REST API calls through URI, parsing JSON response in Postman.

•Created Test script in Postman and applied assertions to response

•Created data driven framework using Rest Assured and TestNG

•Implemented Rest Assured Framework for REST API and integrated Extent Report with Framework

•Having knowledge of handling Basic Auth, Oauth, handling header, sending parameters, parsing complex Json response using Jackson and POJO classes, asserting Json response

•Performed testing on REST API in BDD style using Cucumber and integrated Extent Report with Cucumber

•Tested Web Services, XML, WSDL using SOAPUI tool to provide required input data to request XML and validated response XML.

•Executed SQL queries, Joins and Performed Backend testing and ensured the retrieval of the data from the database.

•Getting involved in Daily stand up meeting, Planning, Estimation, Sprint Review, Demo, Retrospective meetings

Environment: Maven, TestNG, Soap UI, Jenkins, XML, JSON, Web services, Java, Mozilla, Chrome, IE, Firefox, WSDL, POM, HTML, CUCUMBER, HP Quality Center, Postman, SP2010, SP2013, Microsoft Test Manager, Team Foundation server


COMPANY : Mindtree

ROLE : Senior Test Engineer

LOCATION : Bangalore, India

DURATION : 16 Aug 2013 – 11 Jun 2014


•Analyzing the Business requirements, UI wire frames and Functional specifications and Design documents

•Involved in all Phases of Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC), developed and executed test cases based on BRD’s

•Responsible for creating test cases, test scenarios and execution of test cases

•Involved in the Review of Test Strategies and Test Plans

•Performed Functional Testing, System Testing and Regression Testing.

•Effective Test Data preparation before the test execution cycle.

•Mapping the test cases to the requirements

•Attended Sprint plan meetings, Daily standup meetings, and Reviewed user stories in Agile Environment.

•Raising defects by assigning with right severity and priority

•Involved in Web services testing using SOAPUI Tool. Validated request and response XML. Added assertions to validate the XML in Web services such as SOAP and RESTFUL.

•Used WSDL to test Soap services and tested Restful services using URI and Http methods.

•Coordinated with Business Analyst and development team to understand the architecture and functionality of the application

•Implemented TestNG framework for Smoke test and used all Annotations in TestNG effectively

•Applied assertions to validate XML, JSON for RESTFUL Web Services using Postman

•Generated Status reports and Defect reports and presented them in weekly status meeting

•Performed BDD (Behavior Driven Development) and created feature files using Cucumber Features, Scenarios and Step Definitions

•Implemented test automation framework using Rest Assured in Java.

•Created Data Driven Framework and Integrated with Extent report.

Environment: Maven, TestNG, Soap UI, Jenkins, XML, JSON, Web services, Java, Mozilla, Chrome, IE, Firefox, WSDL, POM, HTML, Log4j, CUCUMBER, HP Quality Center, Oracle SQL Developer, Postman

CLIENT : IntraLinks

COMPANY : Mindtree

ROLE : Senior Test Engineer

LOCATION : Bangalore, India

DURATION : 15 Nov 2010 – 13 Aug 2013


•Analyzed business requirements, functional and technical specifications and developed test scenarios according to it

•Identified test scenarios which are of high priority and marked the severity against each test case

•Coordinated with client and onsite team members and ensured that no slippages are there in the requirements

•Written manual testcases according to test requirements and mapped the test case id, test execution status to scenarios. Also, evaluated and documented actual test results against expected results

•Used Jira for Bug Tracking, Bug fixing, and Bug Reporting.

•Performed smoke testing for preliminary analysis, functional testing, regression testing of the application

•Performed peer review to ensure that each functionality mentioned in software requirement specification document is covered and is not misinterpreted

•Written test cases according to user stories, executed them, reported bugs and tracked the work flow of issues in Jira

•Imported test cases from excel to HP QC, managed test execution, generated test execution reports using HP QC

•Link defect ID to appropriate test cases in HP QC for easy analysis of execution status reports

•Used SharePoint for easy document storage and management within the team

•Provided weekly status reports showing the progress of the manual testing effort and open issues to be resolved

•Attended walkthrough and daily standup meeting with business analysts, project manager and developers to understand the requirements

Environment: HP QC, SharePoint, Manual Testing, Requirement Traceability Matrix, Excel, JIRA, Agile, Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox


Selenium Automation Course 10Aug 2018- 23 Dec 2018

•Hands on Knowledge of automating Web Application using Selenium WebDriver with TestNG framework.

•Writing Test cases using Element locators, WebDriver methods, Java programming features and TestNG Annotations.

•Implementation of test automation framework using Selenium.

•Hands on Knowledge of handling Web Elements in Selenium WebDriver.

•Implemented Page Object Model, Data Driven frameworks using Selenium WebDriver.

•Used Build Management tool Maven in the framework for batch triggering of Testcases.

•Integrated complete test framework with CI Tool Jenkins for Scheduling the Testcase Execution.

•Creating data driven Cucumber framework and Integrating Extent report with Cucumber framework.

•Having knowledge of designing selenium web driver framework and Integrating with CUCUMBER BDD.

•Having knowledge of Cross browser testing and Parallel Test execution using Selenium WebDriver, TestNG and Selenium Grid.


•Had been to Germany for 3 weeks in a year 2014 to take ownership on test farm and facilitating production issues on test farm

•Had been to Germany for a month in a year 2015 to plan and prepare test plan for future user stories

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