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Software Analyst

Scarborough, ON, Canada
March 12, 2020

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Leya Zacharias

Quality Assurance Analyst


3+ years of experience in IT Application Testing. Knowledge in automated testing using Selenium. Demonstrable skills with a customer service-oriented approach with a focus on quality. Ensures the quality of the products that the IT Department delivers, working closely with all applications, common services/middleware, and infrastructure teams throughout the development/engineering lifecycle.


3 years of experience in Manual and Automation testing and Mobile Application using Selenium of Web (Java) based applications. Ability to identify underlying issues and determine best course of action for resolution.

Experience in creation and maintenance of Testing Artifacts (Test Plan, Test Strategy, Test Cases, Test Summary Reports), designing and developing automation scripts from scratch using Selenium.

Experience in functional, integration, system, security, performance, regression and user acceptance testing using manual and automated testing techniques, preferably using exploratory testing methodology

Solid understanding of QA testing methodologies SDLC, STLC and tracking systems, scripting expertise with emphasis on automated testing and tools development.

Ability to identify underlying issues and determine best course of action for resolution. Able to follow both agile and waterfall methodologies to perform testing. Managed design reviews and requirement analysis with customers and development & testing teams

Code and test the software components. Formalize of the software specification and the architectural design to develop the software solution or product

Perform a subset of the software engineering activities required to develop a software solution or product

Experience in defect tracking, monitoring, troubleshooting, root cause analysis, test data, test environment preparation, test environment management. Solid expertise in complex SQL queries.

Creative problem solver with advanced analytical, planning, and scheduling skills with a focus on timely delivery and attention to detail

Experience in writing clear and concise test cases that cover both sanity and in-depth testing including and not limited to boundary, negative, compatibility and concurrency tests

Perform Mobile Application testing for both Android and IOS


Languages and Tools: Java, C++, C, Kotlin, Objective C, Swift, XML, HTML, Selenium

IDE/Tools: Android Studio, XCode, Visual Studio, Eclipse, IntelliJ, VM Ware, JIRA, Git, GitHub, IBM Rationalreqsitepro, Jenkins, Bitbucket

Databases: MS Access, SQL Server

OS: Windows, Linux, Mac

Application Servers: Tomcat.

SW Dev Methodologies: Waterfall, Agile

Testing Tools: JIRA, Selenium using Selenium Webdriver, TestNG


Mobile Application Development (Android and IOS) - Seneca College 2019

Scrum Master Certificate, Scrum Alliance 2018

Sales Force Administration and Development Certificate, Intellipat 2018

ISTQB Testing Certificate, The Canadian Software Testing Board 2017

Masters of Technology in Computer Science (M-Tech) - MG University (Equivalent to Masters of Computer Science in Ontario as evaluated byWES) 2016

Bachelors of Technology in Information Technology (B-Tech) – Cochin University.

(Equivalent to Bachelors of Information Technology in Ontario as evaluated by WES) 2006


Refined Data Solutions Inc Software QA Analyst

08.2019– Till Now

Developed test cases, test plans, executed test cases, UAT planning & analysed and translated business and functional specifications into testing requirements. Analyze the software needs whatever the used means

Used JIRA for Test case planning, Test execution, management and Defect tracking.

Give ideas for the improvement of test automation framework using Selenium WebDriver in Java language utilizing Page Object Model.

Documentation and reported bugs, errors, interoperability flaws and other issues within proprietary software applications developed for the organization. Describe the software functions and requirements

Demonstrated methodical, detail-oriented and thorough approach to all assignments while adhering to compressed timelines.

Defined test automation strategy and test scenarios, created automated test cases, test plans and executed tests using Selenium WebDriver, JAVA and IntelliJ IDEA

Produced Test Summary Reports, Defect Summary Reports & Test Completion Reports as per agreed Testing Communication approach.

Involved in all aspects of the software lifecycle including business requirement gathering & analysis, design & development, testing and support

Created daily status updates on failures, test execution status & blocked test cases due to data constraints.

Accomplished the design, development and testing phases of Software Development using AGILE methodology.

Tested the Wellness Living platform, end to end, verifying app functionality in web & mobile environments both in IOS & Android.

Created defects in JIRA and linked it with the requirement to trace the progress of each phase (from development to release in production).

Docustream Technologies Process Specialist

04.2008 – 08.2010

Supported equipment and process commissioning by conducting tests, analyzing data and submitting reports.

Provided technical support on matters pertaining to production, quality, environment, and cost for daily operations and for medium to long term process issues.

Assisted departments in coming up with the best possible solutions in their operational performance by enhancing and developing systems and procedures.

Conducted annual systems review on each department's system and procedures to evaluate operational efficiency and efficacy.

Analysed data and processes to ensure success in the company’s metrics and process initiatives

Investigated inventory discrepancies and resolved issues that were a result of improperly executed procedures.

Prepared System Test plan, created test cases, gathered test data, gathered test environment requirements, executed test cases and logged defects.

Developed detailed test cases including pass/fail strategy, entry & exit criteria for end to end testing to cover all the requirements.


Weather App (IOS - Swift) 2018

Budget App (Android - Java) 2018

Enhances Security in Personalized Web Search (Java) 2014 -2015

Efficient Keyword Search on Large RDF Data using Optimization Technique (Java) 2015 - 2016

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