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Engineer Manager

Richardson, TX
March 26, 2021

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Samir Ahmadov 785-***-**** Richardson, TX US Citizen


● A highly competent and Software Engineer in Test with over 6 years of work experience in both Manual and Automation Testing of web-based and mobile applications and specializing in Software Quality Assurance Testing and Client Server applications.

● Experienced with all phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC) and Defect Management Life Cycle.

● In-depth experience identifying, documenting test results with detail and reporting defect with defect management/ tracking tool like Jira, Radar, for defect debugging/diagnosing tool Splunk, and documenting and reporting tool is qTest.

● Knowledge in artifacts of testing such as analysis of Software Requirement Specifications, and development of Test Plan, Test Scripts and Test Cases according to the business requirements and User Stories with better Acceptance criteria and Definition of Done.

● Expert in estimating test cases, executions, performing different test types such as positive and negative testing, Black Box, Front-End, Sanity, Regression for all previously implemented functionalities in every sprint, Functional Test of new features being added every sprint, Smoke, Integration, and User Acceptance Test (UA) using TestNG and Cucumber.

● Expert in developing Selenium WebDriver/ GRID with Java programming language and Test Frameworks using Junit, TestNG, Jenkins, Maven Build Management Tool, Eclipse IDE, IntelliJ IDES and Git version control system to automate tests on cross browser and cross platform environment and reported defects results to the team.

● Proficient in creating and maintaining different automation framework from scratch like Data Driven Testing Framework (DDT), Behavior Driven Development Framework (BDD) and Hybrid Framework as well as Page Object Model (POM) and Page Factory framework.

● Proven ability in developing BDD framework using Cucumber and created step definitions for behavior and feature files using Gherkin.

● Experience in writing SQL queries, SQL scripts in same server and performing Database testing in different types of databases including Relational Database Management System

(RDBMS) like Oracle Database and for Backend testing.

● Experience in Automation testing of applications in different layers API Web services testing using SoapUI and Postman with Rest Assured with Java programming language.

● Solid foundation in implementation through Waterfall, Agile / Scrum, Scrum-Fail practical knowledge all type of Scrum ceremonies like Sprint planning, Daily Stand- up, Sprint review, and Sprint retrospective in Technology & Marketing, Insurance, Media Company/ Consulting Agency / Networking domains.

● Interpersonal communication skills, good team player, self-motivated, task oriented, ability to work independently, fast learner, analytical and creative problem solver, ability to establish relationship with team members and management. TECHNICAL SKILLS / SUMMARY

Testing Tools

Selenium WebDriver / GRID, Cucumber, Junit, TestNG, SoapUI, Postman

Test Management Tools Jira, qTest, ALM, Radar, Splunk Languages / Scripting Java, SQL, HTML, XML

RDBMS Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL

Application Tools Eclipse, IntelliJ IDEA, SQL

Project Building Tools Maven, Page Object Model

Continuous Integration Tool Jenkins, GitHub

Frameworks Junit, TestNG, TDD, GDD, Data Driven Development PROFESSIONAL / WORK EXPERIENCE

Apple Austin, TX

Position: QA Automation Engineer 06.2020 – Present Roles and Responsibilities:

● Analyzing Test Case specifications through Radar app and perform with using Rocket and Simulator app for testing Easy Payment device. for functional testing.

● Using, updating, editing and adding data to different types of Databases for testing such as Cash Admin opening and closing stores and managing cash drives, for creating S/N, IMEI pin’s, in and out warranty, repair id’s, barcodes, etc. data’s for testing purpose for serialized and non-serialized items, Web Admin such as managing receipts and journals based on geos, Data Tool database for creating and managing web orders etc. Apple Connect for connecting different types of databases. editing info, editing or adding from tables and parameters from SQL developer databases before performing test cases depend on the geo’s (regions).

● Performing QA, IT testing for Sanity and Regression testing purpose.

● Using terminal for starting and stopping server, updating, tailing and different type of logs, checking for test related file generations.

● Using Phantom, Quip and Connect Me for documentation, keeping data based on the Production.

● Creating and managing defects thru Radar application, retesting and closing radar after defect is fixed.

● Evaluating sales and return, and other type of transaction XML files for performance.

● 1password application for keeping our different server, manager, associate user passwords and update regularly.

● Using Splunk tool as a test engineer for debugging/diagnosing problems.

● Work closely with development team to resolving problems. Participated all activities in all phases of Scrum-Fail software development and test development life cycle, meetings like weekly team catch up and daily stand-up and other type of meetings. Environment: Radar, Simulator, SQL Developer, Databases, Quip, Splunk, Jira, XML, Scrum-Fail. Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) Richardson, TX Position: QA Automation Engineer 01.2019 – 05.2020 Roles and Responsibilities:

● Analyzing specifications, design, development and execution of Test Plans and Test Cases for Automating Test Cases for functional testing using Selenium WebDriver with Maven tool, POM testing framework, created script in Java using Eclipse IDE for execution.

● Performed cross-browser testing using Selenium Grid to run regression and Smoke test in different lab machines.

● Maintained Keyword Driven Framework using Selenium WebDriver and Java programming language. Read the data and methods from excel file and generate the pass/fail data on the Result folder with html extend report and screenshots.

● Proficient to create all type of locators, especially dynamic xpaths.

● Used Jira for managing, planning, scheduling, tracking and managing defects, report test case status, sent email notifications to the team when a change in the status of the defects.

● Using Git for storing latest codes, for continuous integration using Jenkins.

● Documenting and designing test steps and executing test cases with using qTest for audit.

● Proficient in Functionality, Positive, Negative, Regression, User Acceptance Testing.

● Designed DB testing/ Backend Testing, with using SoapUI and Postman for API testing.

● Work closely with development team to resolving problems. Participated all activities in all phases of Agile software development and test development life cycle. Environment: Selenium Web Driver, Maven, Jenkins, Eclipse, Agile, Jira, Keyword Driven and Page Object model frameworks, Java, HTML, XML, GitHub, qTest. SoapUA. iHeartMedia Inc San Antonio, TX

Position: SDET/Automation Engineer 01.2017 – 12.2018 Roles and Responsibilities:

● Design, development and execution of Test Plans and Test Cases for functional testing.

● Automated Functional test cases using Selenium WebDriver, TestNG, Maven tool, with automation script in Java using Eclipse IDE.

● Designed and developed and implemented test scripts using POM design framework, utilizing Cucumber and TestNG to drive the execution, designing and maintaining BDD framework with Gherkin, step definition for behavior, scenario and scenario outlines on future files.

● Using Selenium Grid to run test cases in multiple browsers and platforms for cross-browser testing.

● Used data driven frameworks to read the data from excel file and generate the pass/fail report.

● Proficient all defining all types of locators, used Jira for requirements, planning, scheduling, running tests, tracking and managing defects, executing the test cases, sent email notifications to the team in case of change in the status of the defects, using Git and Jenkins for continuous integration.

● Proficient in Functionality, Positive, Negative, Regression, User Acceptance Testing.

● Designed Database testing/ Backend Testing, Data Manipulation using SQL queries and establishing Database connection with JDBC (Java Database Connectivity) API. Environment: Selenium Web Driver, JUnit, Maven, Jenkins, Eclipse, Agile, Jira, SQL, Data Driven and Page model object frameworks, Java, HTML, XML, GitHub.

Clarus Group San Antonio, TX

Position: _Test Automation Engineer_ 06.2015 – 11.2016 Roles and Responsibilities:

● Analyzed Business Requirements and Functional Specifications and design, developed Test Plan, detailed Test Scenarios, Test Strategies and create Test cases.

● Automated Functional test cases using Selenium WebDriver, TestNG, Maven tool with Agile testing methodology, participated in daily Scrum meetings.

● Performed Debugging and Maintenance testing, scripts and reporting the issue when required.

● Create defects in Jira and interacted with developers and test lead to discuss exiting software defects and re-tested the fixed issues.

● Configured, automated Functional test cases and generating TestNG test result HTML Report.

● Responsible Smoke, Regression, testing and monitored the behavior of the applications during different phases of testing, created an automatic screenshot, capture method when automated tests failed using TestNG annotation with html report.

● Used GIT, Jenkins for CI/CD and JIRA for tracking defects.

● Data Driven tests to with different sets of data, performed parallel, cross-browser testing on various machines, backend testing on different databases like Oracle, SQL server. Environment: Selenium WebDriver, TestNG, Maven, Jenkins, GIT, HTML, XML, JIRA, SQL Aviat Networks San Antonio, TX

Position: _QA Tester_ 07.2014 - 05.2015

Roles and Responsibilities:

● Analyzing system requirements and developing detailed Test Plan for the application, with Business requirement and Functional design documents. Created Defect and report results from ALM.

● Developed Test Strategy, Test Plan, Test scenario, and Test Script for the functional reusable tests

● Automated Functional test cases using Selenium WebDriver, TestNG, Maven tool.

● Executed efficient manual and automation test cases, Conducted Functionality, Regression, Integration, UA and System testing the all phases of the application using QTP.

● Attended review and provided feedback to the business team, estimating user stories based on business requirements. Attended weekly meetings with QA and development team to review and analyze the defects and discuss the progress of the project.

● Collaborated with in a Waterfall environment to develop a comprehensive set of tests for web-based application, participated in Release Review/Requirement Analysis and Design review meetings.

School of Science and Technology – Corpus Christi Corpus Christi, TX Position: IT Manager/Technology Teacher 08.2013 - 06.2014 Roles and Responsibilities:

Working schools all IT works and working with teachers closely to fix their IT problems including installing new software’s, creating network and fixing all network related issues, set up central Printers and scan machines via network.

Teaching coding to middle and high school as a major and elective classes. Frontier School of Innovation Kansas City, MO

Position: IT Manager/Technology Teacher 08.2010 - 07.2013 Roles and Responsibilities:

Working schools all IT works and working with teachers closely to fix their IT problems including installing new software’s, creating network and fixing all network related issues, set up central Printers and scan machines via network.

Teaching MS office and coding to middle school students. CAG Education Central Office. Baku, Azerbaijan

Position: Secretary 08.2005 - 05.2010

Roles and Responsibilities:

Working with all Education company and its branches for managing effective central meetings and records minutes, effective administration, responsible for ISO standards and governing documents, communicating and correspondence to all local branches. Make sure those responsibilities are met. EDUCATION:

Bachelor in Electronics and Mechanics – Azerbaijan Technical University, Azerbaijan. M.Ed. Educational Technology – North American University, Houston, TX.

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