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Software Tester

Location:
Leesburg, VA
Salary:
Negotiable
Posted:
December 23, 2020

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Samina Almeher

Leesburg, VA

Phone: 703-***-**** Email: adiw13@r.postjobfree.com

Software QA Analyst

Summary:

Over six years of experience in Software Quality Assurance and Test Automation Process in IT industry that includes Client/Server and Web-based Applications with proficiency in automation, performance and manual testing

Extensive experience in Software Quality Assurance with Section 508 Accessibility for several years.

Extensively USED 508 Compliance testing tool such as JAWS, ANDI, WAVE and Color Contrast Analyzer

Experience working with Agile Scrum Methodology, involved in full life cycle of the project, attended daily Scrums, Sprint Planning, and Sprint Review Meetings, updated the test data as per the frequently changing requirement

Skilled in testing Web Services using tools like SoapUI and Postman

Involved in testing activities for different projects web-based, e-commerce and client/server applications

Skilled in identifying and reporting software defects in clear and concise manner

Experienced in Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) including Oracle and MS SQL Server Databases

Experience in developing and executing SQL queries in an Oracle environment to confirm database operations performed by software applications using Oracle 10g/11g

Specialized in performance testing applications using load testing tools such as HP LoadRunner and Performance Center

Extensive experience in HP LoadRunner in Web and Web-HTML Protocol and technology

Ability to help triage software defects providing development staff with adequate information for remediation

Ability to adjust priorities to multiple demands and unanticipated events as wells as adjust decisions and actions to new information.

Ability to work well in team environment under deadlines within a dynamic environment.

Fast learner, well organized, self-motivated, active, hardworking, trustworthy and reliable, responsible, positive, confident and open-minded team player with strong interpersonal skills and analytical mindset.

U.S. Citizen and authorized to work in the US without sponsorship

Technical Skills:

Operating Systems: Windows 7/10, Windows Server 2008/2012

Testing Tools: SoapUI, Postman, HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT/QTP), LoadRunner and Performance Center

Test Management Tools: HP ALM, HP Quality Center, JIRA and Rational Clear Quest.

RDBMS: Oracle 11g and MS SQL Server2008

Languages: Worked with application written in C++, VB, SQL, Java, .NET, HTML

Scripting: JavaScript

Database Access Tools: Oracle SQL *Plus, TOAD and Oracle SQL Developer

Academic and Educational Achievement:

Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A) in International Business (2007)

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock, AR

Scrum Master Certified

Trusted Tester Certification/508

Professional Experience:

SECTION 508 / INTEGRATION TEST ENGINEER

Contractor (Human Touch) for U.S Census Bureau

Suitland, MD

March 2019 - Present

Hands-on experience in software and document 508 compliant verification testing with extensive knowledge of software testing methods. During my project I Supported U.S Census 2020(Decennial Operational Deliveries) ensure all applications complied with section 508 compliance.

Holding a Public Trust Clearance

●Extensive experience in Software Quality Assurance, Section 508 Accessibility Standards and Test Automation Process that includes Client/Server and Web-based Applications.

●Section 508 directive, policy and procedures development providing guidance for Section 508 programs

●Represented multiple Section 508 programs for internal and external groups

●Influenced a positive Section 508 Accessibility culture in IT programs

●Reviewing web, windows (excel, word, PowerPoint, PDF) documents, and multimedia presentations against Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) Criteria listing violations and communicating those issues as defects

●Extensively USED 508 Compliance testing tool such as JAWS, ANDI, WAVE and Color Contrast Analyzer

●Testing internally developed applications for Section 508 compliance, producing Section 508 compliance reports, establishing milestones for a corrective plan of action, and monitoring progress

●Served as Section 508 SME and Coordinator for the Software Delivery Team.

●Creating defects in Application Lifecycle Management (HP ALM)

●Ability to work well in team environment under deadlines within a dynamic environment.

●Ability to held a triage software defects providing development staff with adequate information for remediation

● Participated in daily standup meetings updating team members of accessibility related progress and blockers

●Support the Technical Directive to support program level, performance, and scalability, and testing to ensure fulfillment of all functional requirements

●Fast learner, well organized, self-motivated, active, hardworking, trustworthy and reliable, responsible, positive, confident and open-minded team player with strong interpersonal skills and analytical mindset.

Software Integration and Test Engineer

Contractor (Vidoori) for U.S Census Bureau

Greenbelt, MD

October 2018 –March 2019

During my project, I Supported U.S Census 2020(Decennial Operational Deliveries) ensure all applications are functioning properly, As an IT specialist I was part of Remote Alaska and Update Enumerator Operational delivery through which Census Bureau will count the Populations.

Holding a Public Trust Clearance

Responsibilities:

Generate test plans, test cases & test steps for manual testing through ALM

Define and document test cases based off user stories, work flow diagrams and design documents

Participate in developing, enhancing and maturing test scripts

Participate in Sprint planning sessions, daily scrum, sprint review, sprint retrospective sessions in support of sprint test sting

Perform interface testing between different systems to ensure data flow

Use TOAD to perform backend testing (querying databases) during data validation for accuracy

Use SQL * plus and Oracle SQL Developer tools to access and manipulate Oracle database and validated back-end testing.

Perform smoke, sanity, regression test after each deployment and fixes

Prepare test data, validate test result and with team members to troubleshoot issues found during testing

Report and analyze test results to ensure functionality

Effectively interact with interfacing organizations and work together as a team to deliver projects on time and on budget

Environment: Java/J2EE, PHP, HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), JIRA, Oracle 10/11g SQL, Apache, Oracle SQL Developer

Software QA Analyst

Contractor (Verizon)

August 2016 – June 2018

During my projects with the Verizon, I was responsible for performing quality assurance testing on custom telecommunications and data communications software and systems.

Responsibilities:

Defined test plans and test cases for custom telecommunications and data communications. Software products involving back-end data processing systems.

Participated to developed Test Plan and Test Approach artifact with resource requirements and time estimates.

Designed and developed Test Scenarios, Test Cases and steps for various Business Processes covering both positive and negative testing requirements.

Performed Manual Testing of web-based applications and used HP ALM for Project and Test management purpose.

Used HP ALM for creating and documenting Test Plans and Test Cases and register the expected results.

Extensively used SQL *plus and Oracle SQL Developer tools to access and manipulate Oracle database and validated back-end testing.

Isolated test cases for manual and automated testing and established a regression test suite, both manual and automation, to assure the stability of AUT.

Performed Functional and Regression testing using HP UFT.

Established ODBC Connectivity to ensure communication between HP UFT and Oracle Database to validate back-end testing.

Extensive experience in Software Quality Assurance with Section 508 Accessibility for several years.

Extensively USED 508 Compliance testing tool such as JAWS, ANDI, WAVE and Color Contrast Analyzer

Experience in creating the script based on the existing framework.

Participated in reviews of user interface, assess the usability of assigned subsystems

Performed manual cross-browser testing and as well as cross platform testing.

Involved in Daily Scrum meeting, Sprint Review meetings as required for better understanding user stories and software specification at various stages.

Utilized HP Application Life Cycle Management (ALM) to track, report, and manage defect throughout the test cycle and attended Defect Status Meeting.

Communicated with Application Developers, Project Manager and other Team Members on Application testing status.

Environment: Java/J2EE, VBScript, ALM, HP UFT, Oracle 11g/12c, MS SQL Server 2008/2014, SQL, Oracle SQL Developer, Windows Server 2008/2012 and IIS.

Software Tester

the Big I

June 2015- July 2016

During my employment with the Big I, a startup company, I was assigned with testing a web-based application for startup companies to connect with venture capitalist to raise funding

Responsibilities:

Attended use case and technical specifications review sessions with product and engineering teams to provide feedback in the elaboration phase.

Developed test cases based on Use Cases and Business Requirement Documents.

Responsible for implementing effective quality assurance processes and practices.

Used SoapUI and Postman to test the backend web services

Clearly communicated defects with developers and updated comments in JIRA.

Isolated test cases for manual and automated testing, and established a regression test suite, both manual and automation, to assure the stability of SUT.

Performed backend testing to validate the data using Oracle SQL *Plus and added SQL queries to the required Test cases.

Extensively used HP UFT to generate automated test scripts for functional and regression testing purpose.

Performed end-to-end, cross platform testing for different browsers and resolutions

Managed weekly meetings with the dev and product team to obtain status, gather innovative ideas for continuous process improvements and delegate workload.

Environment: Java/J2EE, PHP, HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), JIRA, Oracle 10/11g SQL, Apache, Oracle SQL Developer



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