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Katy, TX
March 19, 2020

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Preetha M Selvaraj


Professional Outline

With 7+ years of IT experience with expertise as QA Analyst in Manufacturing & Logistics, Retail and Travel Industry

Strong understanding of project life cycle and SDLC methodologies including Waterfall and Agile.

Experienced in testing Web applications, SOAP and REST services [API testing].

Analyzed recorded and modified client-server traffic using an HTTP monitor

Proficient with testing tools such as HP Quality Center, Quick Test Pro,

Experience designing and developing SQL statements for MySQL and SQL Server database.

Knowledge in the ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) testing

Experienced in manual and automated testing for both front-end and backend. Extensively used test tools like HP Quality Center, Test Director and JIRA.

Experienced in Black Box testing, White Box testing, System testing and Integration Testing

Exposure to Performance testing using JMeter open source tool to handle load and performance testing and scalability and stability of the application

Experienced in AWS micro services testing and data validation in SQL Server and MONGO db

Exposure to LINUX basic commands while capturing test logs from the LINUX based application server

Testing on multiple IOT devices allowed gaining experience in mobile testing in iOS and Android

Participated in all release activities to perform Regression testing and JIRA tickets for the corresponding releases.

Participated in ALM in integrate, coordinate and managing the different phases of the software delivery process

Gathered experience in conducting User Acceptance Testing (UAT) with business team including review and execution of test cases

Experienced in conducting Joint sessions for requirement analysis, use case design and develop test plans.

Extensive use of HP Quality Center as Test Management tool as well as defect tracking tool such as Bugzilla and IBM Clear Quest for change management/defect tracking.

Proven expertise in creating test plans, UML diagrams, flowcharts, screen mockups and systems requirements specifications.

Highly motivated, result oriented professional with a short learning curve and strong communication skills.

Worked in onsite-offshore model

Technical Skills

Methodologies : Agile Modeling, Waterfall model

Domain : Retail, Manufacturing & Logistics, Travel Industry

Databases : MySQL, MS SQL Server, MONGO DB

Testing/OtherTools : SOAP UI, READY API, JMeter, Fiddlers, JSONPathfinder, JSONLint

Operating Systems : Windows, LINUX

Web Services : SOAP, REST

Defect Management Tools : Rational Clear Quest, Quality Center and JIRA, Test Director, Bug Zilla, HP Quality Center

Scripting Languages : Groovy-JSON

Web Technologies : XML, SOAP, Amazon Web Services

Professional Experience

United Airlines Web Service Tester Jan 2019- Mar 2020

Technical Lead for testing Travel site on multiple IOT devices to ensure smooth experience for customer

Participated from grooming session till release activities to perform web services testing of the application in SOAP UI tool

Built and automated the groovy scripting for API testing using JSON

Prepared & Reviewed test plans for each release with business team

Developed and executed test cases as part of API web services testing.

Regular interaction with the multiple teams on the defects and Regression testing activities for updated releases with automated scripts

Experienced in using Fiddlers to capture HTTPS traffic between the system and internet.

Usage of JSON Pathfinder, JSON Lint to validate JSON

Hands on experience on automated Performance and load testing using JMETER

Prepared detailed reports concerning project specifications and activities.

Expertise in testing micro services hosted on AWS

Micro services validation across different databases including SQL server and Mongo DB

Project details

MyAccount Summary- Microservices

United Airlines enables the users to get privileges based on their travel journey and get mileage plus points which leads to different Elite Status say Gold, Platinum, 1K member. This project enables user to create their own mileage plus account and track their travel miles and elite status upgrades.

Software’s Used

SOAP UI 5.5.0, Beyond Compare, Fiddlers, Notepad++, READY API, JMeter

Common Form of Payments [CFOP]

United Airlines enables the passengers to book flights through mobile using United airlines application on Android, iOS and Windows platforms. This CFOP project enables the user to book through different available form of payments say Credit card, Visa Card, Master card, Union Pay etc.,

Software’s Used

SOAP UI 5.5.0, Beyond Compare, Fiddlers, Notepad++

Cognizant Technology Solutions Associate 2010 – 2014

Led and actively participated in testing Order Management System for Automobile Manufacturer.

Part of core team for re-architecting the Automobile Manufacturing Specification page and liaised with Business users for functional and user testing

Participated in testing the Automobile Inventory Management system using automated tools.

Experienced in testing Web applications and SOAP services exposed in IBM ESB tool.

Exposed to ETL [DataStage] job testing

Participated in all phases including Requirement Analysis, Client Interaction, Design, Coding, Testing and Documentation.

Prepared Test Plans for each release, written Test Cases and executed them as part of Functional Testing. Prepared Test Reports and Deliverables and submitted for version releases.

Throughout the project, was involved in giving clarifications on domain and product functionality for the team.

Regular interaction with the core developers helped us in fixing the defects in less time.

Analyzing Software Requirement Specifications (SRS), Technical Specification and Functional specification Documents for developing manual test cases.

Developed the test cases to comprehensively cover all possible positive and negative scenarios at the functional and Schema level.

Analyzed business requirements and system architecture/design.

Assured that all artifacts are compliant with corporate AGILE Policies and guidelines.

Created UAT plans with several test cases for each project to ensure that the system runs smoothly after the proposed enhancements or changes have been made.

Analyzed the business and functional requirements of the application and developed detailed test plans, test cases in Test Director.

Assisted to develop the Test Plan, Test Cases and Test Scenarios to be used in testing based on Business Requirements, technical specifications and/or product knowledge.

Conducted User Acceptance Testing, gathered and documented User Manuals and Business Rules

Technical Certification:

CSTE Certification

ISTQB Foundation level

Project details

ESB-RTB Services

ESB is a platform independent communication protocol where program API s would be deployed as Web services to provide application input towards various Client solutions. The ESB is effectively a layer of abstraction between client applications and Services and rapidly becomes the heart or foundation of the entire enterprise architecture


Responsible for Web services testing, Retest, Regression and Defect Reporting.

Responsible for presenting project status, issues, and/or concerns with executive management, team members &clients.

Software’s Used

SOAP UI Pro 4.5.1, Beyond Compare, SQL Developer, Decoder, Log Refreshing Tool, Test Harness Tool, WinSCP 5.1.4, Putty Release 0.58, NotePad++

TOMS- Toyota Order Management Systems

TOMS is Toyota Order Management System for ordering vehicles which facilitates creation of valid vehicle configurations, creation / modification of valid vehicle configurations, create posted orders, forecasts, extract orders from external systems, guides, optimization, mass validation, cosmos spec check, transmit, procon for ordered vehicles based on the getsudo cycle. Monthly forecasting and Specification Management (SpecMan) are main modules in TOMS.


Determine project requirements and feasibility.

Involved in creating and executing Test Cases.

Responsible for Functional testing, Retest, Regression and Defect Reporting and Mainframe Testing

Responsible for presenting project status, issues, and/or concerns with executive management, team members &clients.

Prepare and delivers reports regarding project status and implementation.

Software’s Used

Oracle SQL Server Developer Version 3.1.07, QC11

Payoda Inc Software Tester 2009 – 2010

Worked as a team member and actively participated in web application testing.

Actively tested web applications used for gathering customer information in CRM. Customer data would be used for targeted marketing purposes.

Responsible to Track, Document, Capture, Manage and Communicate the Requirements using Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM) which helped in controlling numerous artifacts produced by the teams across the deliverables for a project.

Conducting JAD Sessions to resolve open issues, change requests so that the application meets the system requirements and dead lines.

Create and maintain requirements, test cases and defects in Mercury Quality Center

Responsible for managing the documented system requirements and Requirements Traceability Matrix.

Responsible for providing analytical support in the Design, Development and Implementation of Project.

Project details

Secured Art of Living

SAOL-is a web application which maintains the data about the courses, events and other registering information in the application. The primary requirement of this project is to make the entire application as a globalized one and to maintain the existing functionalities in the application.


Test Plan, Test Case Designing, and Regression Suite Preparation.

Conducted Parallel Testing, Functional Testing & Regression Testing for all modules.

Given Test Case walk through on release basis to the Client in Agile environment.

Worked with Developers to ensure timely defect Resolution.

Preparation and Review of Test Cases.

Software’s Used

MySQL, Test Director 9.0, Bugzilla 3.6, JIRA

Wipro Technologies Project Engineer 2007 – 2009

Joined as project engineer trainee and worked in Retail Domain.

Exposure to SDLC life-cycle and Participated in test cases preparation for retail web applications.

Project details

Dun & Bradstreet

As a part of the DNBi Global project, the DNBi Super Admin Tool (SPCA) will be used to create DNBi user-ids which will allow subscriber’s access to DNBi. SPCA is being modified to work for European users and the SPCA uses the E-mail address as the user-id; however, in Europe a 6-digit user-id is used. The SPCA needs a way of linking the E-mail user-id with a unique 6-digit user-id. The 6-digit user-id will be included with any usage sent from DNBi to IBIS.

Software’s Used

MS SQL Server, Test Director 9.0, JIRA

Education Qualification

Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology from Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore with Distinction.

Master of Business Administration [Human Resources] from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore.

Master’s in information systems security from University of the Cumberlands, Kentucky

With GPA 3.91.

Personal Information


Preetha M Selvaraj

Date of Birth

13th March 1986

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