Recognized skill at Agile planning and performing as Scrum Master for short- and long-term projects.
Demonstrated ability to lead teams and projects through all phases of the SDLC from both development and quality assurance standpoints.
Adept at handling fast-paced and shifting project environments. Possess an awareness and understanding of changes in the business and how these changes influence core project goals.
Proficient with all aspects of testing types including unit, Functional, integration, system, regression, Ad Hoc, user Acceptance, performance, exploratory, security, automation, and risk-based testing.
Experienced in requirements gathering, analysis, planning and development of test documentation; Level of Effort, Test Plans, Test Cases, Status, Metrics.
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Identifying QA tools (JIRA, Confluence, Bit Bucket, Kibana for Log Analysis, Jenkins for Continuous deployment/improvements) Methodologies and Best Practices.
Built and led teams of software quality assurance engineers both onsite and offshore to test and deliver high-quality software applications.
Excellent communication and presentation skills, quick learner, team leader, and team player.
Bachelor of Computer Science
Test Case Development
SQL (TOAD, SQL Developer)
Azure DevOps Test Plans
MS SQL Server
SoapUI (SOAP, REST)
Providing and Receiving Feedback
National Oilwell Varco 2018 - 2020
Sr. Quality Assurance Specialist
Assigned product backlog items to a sprint, set capacity, add tasks to product backlog items, and report bugs using Azure DevOps Services. Provide UAT test scenarios post sprint.
Created and executed test scripts using Azure DevOps Test Plans.
Developed, automate and maintain highly effective functional test cases during each sprint of the agile life cycle.
Participated in all Scrum activities, representing QA to provide estimates, test status and risk assessment.
Documented, investigated and communicatde defects discovered during test execution.
Worked closely with the scrum team to understand features, articulate problems and influence the design of products.
Performed integration testing, functional testing, GUI testing, regression testing, and load and performance.
Exepericend in ETL/ Data warehouse backend testing and BI Intelligence reports testing (Cognos and Tableau).
Contributed to process improvements and refinement of QA practices to deliver high quality products from release to release.
Worked with project management to meet the testing milestones and deliver high-quality solutions on time.
Siemens 2011 - 2018
Sr. Software Quality Assurance
Reviewed functional and design specification to ensure full understanding of individual deliverables.
Performed analysis of project requirements and functional specifications and submitted estimates and timelines.
Translated business requirements and use cases to develop testing scenarios which mapped to requirements.
Created Quality Assurance artifacts such as Test Plans, Test Scenarios, Test Cases, Test Scripts and Reports.
Identified test requirements from specifications, mapped test case requirement’s and designed test coverage plan.
Developed documented, and maintained functional test cases and other test artifacts like the test data, data validation, harness scripts and automated scripts
Executed and evaluated manual, Integration, User Acceptance, Regression, or automated test cases and reported test results.
Backend data testing in Microsoft SQL and Oracle.
Hold and facilitated test plan/case review with cross-functional team members.
Worked with the project team throughout the development and testing cycle.
Isolated, replicated, and reported defects and verified defect fixes.
NetIQ Corp 2005 – 2011
Sr. Software Quality Assurance
Participated in the inception phase of the project, created and executed the testcases.
Collaborated with Application Development staff to ensure that testing complete.
Coordinated work with peers, within IT and other business groups to ensure timely and error free operation and modification of web applications.
Designed and executed manual/automated test scripts, exploratory testing, documented and reported the test results.
Used SQL and database querying tools and PLSQL to extracted data from relational databases.
Identified areas for improving efficiency, shortening of test cycles and automation of test scripts, while recommending solutions for improvement.
Communicated the progress toward daily and weekly goals to the management team
Defined and created JIRA Epics/stories and tracked the progress.
Mentored/trained staff in areas of expertise and ensure enough knowledge transfer occurs across the team to provide adequate coverage.