SR QUALITY ASSURANCE TESTER
Diligent QA Test with more than 6 years of experience testing web-based applications in Waterfall and Agile environments. Proficient in test strategy implementation, test plan development, test execution, and defect tracking. Specialize in test development, scheduling, execution, and test project management.
Test Plan Design
Test Plan Execution
Analytical, highly adaptable professional with expert experience writing, reviewing, and executing test cases in HP ALM/QC, Zephyr, and Excel.
Skilled at transforming user expectations into testable business requirements.
In-depth knowledge of product release and QA processes.
Prepared and maintained test artifacts, giving accurate estimates of test phase and project completion.
Extensive experience with manual QA testing procedures as well as automated test strategies and planning.
Strong knowledge and understanding of object-oriented programming concepts and Java.
Skilled creating test scripts in WebDriver, Selenium-RC, -IDE, and -Grid and worked with data driven tests using Jenkins and Excel.
Performed the following types of testing: UAT, regression, smoke, GUI, integration, ad hoc, sanity, system, functional, negative, web service, API, BI, content, code, and correspondence verification, and performance testing.
Windows, Linux and Unix
Agile - Scrum, Waterfall-Model, V-Model
Test Automation Tools
QTP, UFT, TOAD, Selenium
Test Management Tools
HP ALM, JIRA, Bugzilla, HP – AGM, Quality Center
Java, SQL, PL/SQL VB script
Oracle, DB2, Sybase, MySQL, MS Access, Winsql, Sql Server
Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome
Microsoft Office Suite + Visio and Project
Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut
Master of Science, Computer Science
Netaji Institution of engineering and Technology(NIET)
Bachelor of Science, Computer Science
Lead QA Engineer (1/2019 – present) Alfa Insurance, Montgomery, AL
Tools/Environments: Visual Studio, Win SQL, SQL Server, JIRA, MS Project 2010, MS Office Suite 2010, Windows XP, Selenium, SQL, HTML, SOAP UI
Prepare and maintain necessary test artifacts.
Provide accurate estimates for test schedules.
Work with the QA and development teams to improve testing methodology.
Mentor new team members and transfer knowledge of test plan designs, test execution scripts, providing technical assistance and tutorials on how tools are used.
Contribute to daily meetings with team providing daily test status with updates on risk / issues identified and propose mitigation plans as needed.
Develop and map test cases to requirements and designs, as well as walk the project team through the test cases.
Hold bi-weekly meeting with team to discuss progress of SIT
Utilize Jira to organize and manage all phases of the software testing process, including planning tests, executing tests, and tracking defects.
Review business requirements, functional requirements, and design documents to support test plan design.
Write and design templates for the test plans and test cases.
Assist with User Acceptance Testing (UAT) strategy development and approach, which defines the business criteria that qualifies the system solution.
Create and maintain activity diagrams, which show the flow of activities through the system for all new/enhancements.
Perform variety of tests: functional, negative, positive, automation, GUI, smoke, integration testing, black box testing, regression testing, API, Sanity, Retesting, End-to-End, and UAT.
Identify test cases and document them using JIRA.
Work with the developers and the Test Lead to verify test cases.
Execute test cases manually to verify expected results and test the responsive design of the website.
Test flexible grids, layouts, images and CSS media queries. Used HP ALM tool for defects, bug tracking, and reporting.
Verify and document bugs in Jira for various defects found while performing functionality testing according to the test suite.
Follow Agile methodology for enhancements in this project during an implementation stage.
Provide status reports and escalate issues requiring resolution to various levels of management.
Provide technical and procedural support for User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
Prepare and present weekly and monthly QA Defect and Status Reports to the different stakeholders of the project.
Work on automation for the Regression Test Suite.
Perform regression tests (total 1100 scripts) based on the Maven framework every release to validate the quality of the application and log defects into HP ALM
Provide reports on automation coverage, issues and prospects.
Perform self and peer review of test artifacts and attend defect prevention meetings to perform root cause analysis of defects.
Complete daily smoke/sanity testing using automated scripts to ensure the environment is ready for additional testing and interfaces are working as expected. Send daily refresh reports of these results.
Senior Test Analyst (09/2017– 12/2018) Express Scripts, Franklin Lakes, NJ
Tools/Environments: Pega, SQL Server 2008, HP Quality Center 9.0, MS Project 2010, MS Office Suite 2010, Windows XP, Selenium, SQL, HTML, SOAP UI
Created Test Requirements Specification, Test Plan, and Test Result documentation.
Scheduled walkthrough with project team for test case approvals.
Involved in SDLC, Agile process, business process design, and implementation.
Performed data mining for test data.
Wrote and executed test cases manually.
Selected the test cases to be automated and performed functional testing of the front end using Selenium (IDE and Web Driver) and created data driven framework using JUnit.
Performed backend, functional, regression, positive, negative, and UAT.
Validated End to End automated scripts using automation tools.
Managed and coordinated the onsite and offshore automation teams.
Monitored and measured memory use and bandwidth.
Logged errors, reported defects, determined repair priorities and tracked the defects until resolution using HP ALM.
Monitored test progress throughout the project release cycle, providing test results and detailed status reports.
Provided training to team members.
Attended and contributed to daily scrum meetings.
Conducted project reviews to improve project implementations.
Worked with QA Director to achieve organizational goals and objectives.
Senior Test Associate (01/2017– 7/2017) Wells Fargo, Charlotte, NC
Tools/Environment: C#.Net, SQL Server 2008, HP Quality Center 9.0, MS Project 2010, MS Office Suite 2010, Windows XP, Selenium, SQL, HTML, SOAP UI, ORMB, Peak
Reviewed and updated test cases per new and changed requirements.
Reviewed test documents such as Test Plan, Test Scenario throughout the STLC.
Created test status report after each sprint.
Wrote 237 test cases according to business requirements.
Verified test cases with project team and development.
Performed rigorous manual testing: Functional Testing, Sanity Testing, Usability testing, Regression Testing, Beta testing.
Worked with the users and with various levels of management to identify and develop requirements, use cases, and functional specifications.
Used Quality Center to store all testing results and metrics, create test cases and reports.
Participated in daily defect triage meetings with the development and business teams to discuss the bugs logged.
Recorded, maintained, and tracked defects, assigned type, and priority/severity levels using Quality Center.
Fulfilled positive and negative testing for system validations.
Maintained bug lists for critical
Traced test cases to associated requirements to provide complete test traceability and produced necessary reports on metrics from Quality Center.
Effectuated End-to-end Testing and coordinated with Test Lead on the sign off process.
Furnished modification and enhancement requests as needed to correct the defect and make the software efficient and user friendly.
Senior Test Analyst (01/2016– 12/2016) Etransmedia, Albany, NY
Held Bi-weekly meeting with team to discuss progress of SIT
Used Quality Center with Master Plan to organize and manage all phases of the software testing process, including planning tests, executing tests, and tracking defects.
Identified the Test Cases and documented them in using HP ALM. Worked with the Developers and the Test Lead to verify the Test Cases.
Performed execution of test cases manually to verify the expected results and tested the Responsive Design of the website.
Involved in testing flexible grids, layouts, images and CSS media queries. Used HP ALM tool for defects, Bug Tracking and Reporting.
Verified and documented bugs in HP ALM for various defects found while performing functionality testing according to the test suite.
Followed Agile Methodology for enhancements in this project during an implementation stage.
Attended daily meetings (SCRUM) and there has been a test deliverable.
Attended regular scrum standup meeting to discuss the tasks.
Worked with the Quality Assurance Manager, and assumed the responsibility to provide status reports, and to escalate issues requiring resolution at various levels of management.
Provided technical and procedural support for User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
Prepared and Presented weekly and monthly QA Defect and Status Reports to the different Stake holders of the project using HP ALM.
Expertise in generating the daily defect detailed report using Quality Center for the other project stake holders and the project Management.
Maintained bug lists for critical issues using HP ALM.
Test Analyst Intern (12/2013– 12/2015) The Doctor’s Co., India
Involved in understanding project requirements.
Gathered business requirements.
Created and developed test scenarios and test plans for Billing Accounts, Process Payments, Cancel policies and Refunds for different user lines in multiple states.
Involved in developing test cases based on SRS.
Developed generalized functions based on test scenarios. Involved in preparing test data based on the scenarios.
Involved in UTA testing and performed different type of testing like Functional testing, Integration testing, System testing, and Regression testing to ensure that application is error free.
Logged and tracked defects using Quality Center.
Involved with test coverage metrics and defect metrics such as: Defect Density, Delivered Defect Density, Defects by Severity, Number of Defects, and Defects per Build, Defect Fix Rate, Test Case Utility, Test Efforts,
Performed regression testing after every build.
Interacted with developers, team members, and clients for requirement clarification.
Performed testing on Financial Transactions.
Tested role-based security which allows/restricts access to system features and data based on roles assigned to a user.
Extensively tested flat rate, prorate and short rate cancellation procedures.
Created UAT test cases and executed them.
Helped the end users understand and use the application.