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Test Cases Engineer

Columbus, GA
January 13, 2020

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Pavani Dara


Contact #: +1-818-***-**** Workday QA Analyst

Professional Skills:

Over 7 years of IT experience as a QA analyst with 3.3 years of experience as a Workday QA Analyst.

Strong understanding and knowledge of Workday Business Processes.

Core HR- Experienced in understand client business requirements, Organizational Hierarchy setup, configurable Security setup, Tenant setup, Custom field mapping.

Advanced Compensation- Experienced in configuring Compensation framework.

Well versed with functional knowledge of Workday HCM modules from configuration/setup to ongoing data maintenance.

Proficient in Workday modules like Core HCM, Benefits, Advanced Compensation, Staffing, Recruiting, Payroll, Security Groups, Absence Management, Recruiting, Talent Management and Time Tracking and Expense reports.

Involved in Inbound and Outbound Integration testing.

Familiar with creating Simple, Advanced and Matrix reports.

Conducted hands on end to end testing of workday payroll, Time Tracking and Absence, Benefits and Advanced Compensation Business Process.

Experienced in API testing using SOAP UI and POSTMAN.

Good experience in SDLC such as Waterfall, V-model and Agile methodologies.

Good knowledge in Software testing life cycle and Defect life cycle.

Hands on experience in Software testing process, which includes preparing test cases, test data conditioning, executing test cases, test plan, test reports, traceability matrix and defect tracking.

Good knowledge of identifying various test scenarios in accordance with the Functional Requirement Documents and Use Cases.

Experience in writing and executing SQL queries in order to view successful transactions of data and for validating data.

Utilized JIRA and HP Quality Center for writing test cases, executing test cases, and defect tracking.

Involved in functionality testing, Regression testing, Integration testing, sanity/smoke testing and Re-testing on Web applications

Working with development team and product analysts in problem analysis and resolution.

Good expertise in peer reviews (Test Design and Defect Reporting).

Involved in defect triage meetings.

Good communication, presentation and analytical skills.


Total System Services – Columbus, GA Nov 2017- Current

Workday QA Analyst

Total System Services is an American credit card processor, merchant acquirer and bank credit card issuer. TSYS provides payment, processing, merchant, and related payment services to financial and nonfinancial institutions in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, and internationally.


Understanding the Business Requirements and involved in identifying the scope of testing.

Validated Bonus payment, Compensation Change, Employee Merit Adjustments.

Configured Workday compensation packages including Salary, Bonus, Allowance, and Merit Plans.

Validated and Configured Advanced Compensation, Compensation cycle.

Played a crucial role in quality assurance and UAT testing of the Supervisory Organizations, Cost Centers, Cost Centers Locations and Hierarchies.

Verified the tickets created in Service Now tool when employees new hires, terminations are generated through Workday.

Involved in EIB loads for T1, T2 tenants and involved in data conversion and analysis.

Partnered with Engagement Manager, coordinated across all business areas to oversee the effort of integration, UAT, Gold Validation and Cutover Testing.

Worked on validating user based, role based, job based security groups, configured workday security roles.

Staging data in the SIT/QA tenant via using EIB loads.

Created Custom Reports (Worker Data/Contingent workers data/Employees Performance Reviews) to validate the data loaded to tenants.

Experience in requirement gathering, Functional/Technical design document.

Developed test scripts for other outside systems that interface with Workday.

Responsible for giving user review for all completed Integration.

Written test scenarios on HCM, Benefits, Payroll, Absence Management, Advanced Compensation, Compensation cycle and Time Tracking.

Talent and Learning Modules.

Developed test scenarios and test cases for all in scope Business processes like Job change Terminate Along with testing of security role mapping for each of the Business processes.

Developed and executed test cases for Benefits modules.

Worked with HR team to conduct Data Validation.

Created test data for the integrations and launching the integrations manually from workday.

Worked along site integration team to configure and test integrations between Workday Solution and Client's selected payroll and benefits provider.

Logged Defects in JIRA whenever any testing scenarios are not met according to the expected results, participated in defect triage meetings with HR IT team, QA management and updated on defect status daily.

Lead and responsible for the Defect Management process and maintain the test scenarios, requirement traceability matrix in JIRA and logged and tracked defects in JIRA.

Actively participated in agile standup meetings every day and attending Sprint planning & Retro meetings with team.

Coordinating with QA team to collect the status and share with the team every day.

Implemented the tasks in the production environment after there were successfully tested in the sandbox.

Environment: Workday 29-33,Workday EIB, Core Connecter, Workday studio Web Services, XML, XSLT, XPath, SOAP UI, Oxygen XML, JIRA.

Home Depot – Atlanta, GA May 2016- Oct 2017

Workday QA Analyst

The Home Depot Inc. is an American home improvement supplies retailing company that sells tools, construction products, and services.


Responsible for Business Analysis and QA activities for HCM-Human Capital Management Workday, Benefits Administration Outsourcing and Talent Management implementations projects.

Meeting with Clients to understand the functional and non-functional requirements of the project and understand the scope of work, interact with Client SME's for any queries.

Worked and Coordinated with Technical Lead and Project Manager on large HR, Payroll, and HCM Workday implementations.

Validated Business process for Hire, On boarding, Benefits, Advanced Compensation, Expense Reporting, Transfer, Terminations, Talent-Performance Management/Reviews & email notifications.

Functional Testing on Core HCM, Hire, Employee Personal Data, Transfer, terminate workers, Performance Management, adding Development Items, Job Goals & Annual Performance Review for employees, Advance Compensation, Time and Labor.

Responsible for loading stock exercise tax amount using off cycle payroll inputs web services for W4 tax calculations.

Creating the new business processes and notifications in deployment and sandbox tenants based on the designed business flow diagrams.

Involved in preparing QA effort estimates, System Test Plan/Test Strategy based on Functional Design documents.

Prepare Test scenarios & Test Cases for Workday HCM Modules- Core HR, Job Changes Benefits, Time and Labor, Talent - Performance Management and Advance Compensation.

Created Test cases in Excel and uploading those test cases into JIRA for Integration testing.

Used sequence generators, generating templates and validating inbound integration system results.

Worked on configuring Domain Security Policy and Business Process Security Policy.

Collected and Clarified client requirements, business needs and project objectives, via feedback sessions and client meetings, in collaboration with all stakeholders.

Workday - Integration Regression testing using KAINOS automation tool.

Developed test cases and test scenarios to perform UAT, SAT on the newly developed integrations.

Helped in troubleshooting integration issues and provided support in resolving defects.

Day to day support of Workday HCM, Security, Payroll, Compensation and Reporting issues.

Environment: Workday 26/27/28, Workday EIB, Workday studio Web Services, XML, XSLT, XPath, SOAP UI, Oxygen XML.

HCL Technologies – Bangalore, India April 2012 - Nov2015

Senior Test Engineer

The project Account Servicingenables customer care/call center executives to perform various transactions for a card member/customer through UI. The transactions include - account search, verifying customer, maintain customer address/customer information, billing adjustments, travel notification, maintain credit and spend limits, financial adjustments etc. to a cardholder.


Understanding requirements and raising clarification with business on requirements.

Involved in requirements review discussions and elaboration meetings.

Involving test case creation and execution using HP Quality Center

Retesting the test cases where defect has been raised.

Involved in User Acceptance Testing by providing test data for the users and validating the customer Expected results.

Involved in smoke testing of several work flows after every major deployment.

Involved in functional and regression testing of the work flows assigned.

Coordinated with business analysts and development team on functional requirements.

Developed test cases from the user stories/use cases

Involved in preparing and sharing the daily status reports to the team

Logging and tracking the defects in JIRA.

Categorized defects based on severity.

Implemented Test Design Techniques like BVA, ECP and Decision Tables.

Web Service testing using SOAP UI of the backend system.

Involved in identifying regression testing and executed the same on request.

Worked closely with the development team and product owners to make sure all the requirements are captured and tested thoroughly.

HCL Technologies – Bangalore, India Feb 2011 - April 2012

Test Engineer

The main purpose of Promotions and Offers Engine application is used to create promotions and checks for the availability of the promotions. It provides an UI interface to create and maintain promotions. The project was undertaken to design and implement the user interface and the functionality to create and maintain promotions for a hotel rooms.


Involved in gathering requirements from the team.

Involving Test case creation and execution using HP Quality Center.

Logging and tracking the defects using HP Quality Center.

Involved in peer review of test cases.

Categorized defects based on severity.

Technical Skills

Operating systems : Windows 10, UNIX, LINUX

Programming : XML, Java, SQL, XSLT

Database : Oracle, MS SQL Server

Test/Defect Tool(s) : JIRA, HP Quality Center

Other Tools : Toad, Postman, Soap UI, Oxygen XML

Workday : Workday Studio, Workday Report Writer, EIB, Core Connectors

Certifications / Training

•ISTQB - CTFL (Certified Tester Foundation Level) certified.

•Agile Essentials.

•Workday training includes Fundamentals, Simple Inbound/Outbound Integrations, Business Processes, Calculated Fields, Report Writer, and Security Fundamentals.

Educational Qualifications:

M.C.A (Masters in Computer Applications)

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