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QA Automation

Springfield, VA
May 20, 2022

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Mohammad Shakawat Hossain

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Over 8 years of experience in Software Quality Assurance and Testing, in the areas of Business process, requirements, functional analysis, and maintenance of Web based applications.

Extensive Knowledge of Quality Assurance standards, methodologies and strategies with better understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

Experienced in applying Testing Methodologies, creating Test Plans, executing Test Scripts, Automation of Test Cases, Defect Tracking and Report Generation.

Proficient in creating automation script from scratch.

Experienced in Functional Testing, Data Driven Testing, Load Testing and Validating WSDL using SOAP UI tool.

Exposure to different development methodologies like Waterfall Model, Iterative and Agile development.

Sound knowledge of developing different type of framework like Module driven, Data driven and Hybrid framework.

Experienced in Black Box testing, Functional Testing, System testing, Integration testing, Regression testing, Data Driven testing, Back End and Front End testing and User Acceptance testing.

Good Knowledge in Defect logging, Defect Management & Tracking using JIRA.

Expertise in documenting defects with high level of detail, accuracy, and informative recreation steps using JIRA.

Proficient in the preparation of test data, preparation and execution of regression test scripts, preparation of weekly status reports using HP Quality Center/ALM.

Experienced in writing and executing SQL queries to perform Data Validation and Back end testing of databases to check the integrity of data.

Read code written in different programming languages Java and databases like Oracle, SQL Server.

Extensively experienced in using Selenium WebDriver APIs for writing JUnit test suites and test cases for testing functionality with the Selenium Server.

Sound knowledge on JUnit, framework for Unit and Functional testing, Maven for Project building, Jenkins for Continuous Integration.

Experienced in using Jenkins as a Continuous Integration server to configure with GitHub and Maven.

Strong experience in cross browser, cross platform web testing with Selenium Grid and TestNG.

Experienced on working XML, XSD, XSL, XPATH and designing Web Services using WSDL, SOAP and latest features like Policies and Services.

Experienced in maintaining Selenium and Java automation code and resources in source control such as Git/GitHub.

Have knowledge of Test Scripts and performed Test Script executions for Manual and Accessibility Testing (ADA) and logged defects.

Experienced in Web Service API testing for UI content verification and validation with business logic XML using SOAP UI.

Highly motivated team player with analytical, organizational and technical skills, unique ability to adapt quickly to challenges and changing environment.

Excellent interpersonal skills, proven team player with an analytical bent to problem solving and delivering under high stress environment.


Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems, American College of Commerce & Technology – Falls Church, VA.


Testing/performance Tools: Selenium WebDriver, Selenium Grid, Selenium IDE, TestNG, Maven, Jenkins, Cucumber, and HP ALM

Bug Tracking Tools: HP ALM, JIRA

Web Services Testing tool: SOAP UI, POSTMAN

Programming Languages: Java/J2EE, SQL, VB Script, HTML

IDE: Intellij IDEA, Eclipse

Database: SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, MS Access

Servers: Apache, Tomcat, WebLogic Server

Operating Systems: Mac OS, Microsoft Windows, Linux/UNIX

Software Packages: MS Office Tools (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook)


CapitalOne, Richmond, VA Aug, 2019 – Present

QA Analyst


Involved in testing various business rules User/Customer functionalities, and Change Processes.

Designed and developed test cases, updated status reports, documented test results based on logs; Validated and verified all logs which is created after the execution of batch files.

Used Release Module to manage the challenging process of policy issuing applications.

Maintained Test Matrix and Project Matrix using an excel sheet to keep track of the Project's schedule and status.

Monitored and tracked defects/risks and managed through resolution using JIRA.

Wrote SQL queries in order to obtain test reference data, detect data caching issues and ensure data consistency; a large number of defects were detected by performing back end testing in this project.

Involved all types SQL queries like select, insert, update, and delete records.

Involved in executing the SQL Queries for Data Validation.

Created custom Xpath for identifying Dynamic Objects and use them in Selenium.

Created property files to store all the Xpath, file path, test site URL and use them in the Selenium.

Developed test scripts using Selenium Web Driver, ample use of Firebug to map HTML pages and Selenium NG (Next Generation) to document reports, test results; Use of "Parameterization" techniques for a "Data Driven" test.

All development was done under Eclipse IDE.

Implemented Selenium GRID, executed Selenium test script from a Hub machine into several Node machines running different browsers, OS and locations within the network.

Successful completion of the project was done in record time and at client satisfaction; the application under test was a web site (HTML).

Have knowledge of Test Scripts and performed Test Script executions for Manual and Accessibility Testing (ADA) and logged defects

Have knowledge in Web Service API testing for UI content verification and validation with business logic XML using SOAP UI.

Accelerated troubleshooting by collaborating with Developers.

Participated in Stand-up meeting, walkthrough meeting, weekly automation meeting with all other QA, weekly assessment meetings with business analysts and developers.

Environment: Java, Selenium WebDriver, Selenium GRID, TestNG, Maven, Cucumber, Jenkins, Eclipse, ADA Testing, NVDA screen reader, JAWS, Voice Over, XML, XPath, DOM, Fire Bug, Fire Path, Soap UI, JIRA, Agile, SQL, MS Office Tools, CSS, Windows.

State Farm, Bloomington, IL Nov, 2017 – July, 2019

QA Engineer


Analyzed Business Requirements Documents to get better understanding of the system both on technical and business perspectives.

Performed Positive and Negative, security testing to make sure application is according to requirements.

Performed Unit, System Integration Testing, Integration Functional Testing and UAT (user) testing.

Coordinated with team members, developers, test execution team and project managers the proper Defect management strategies and defect tracking in JIRA.

Detected, reported and classified bugs in JIRA.

Performed complex queries for data validation in SQL statements.

Involved in data mapping of the project requirements, queried the database using SQL queries for data mining, data analysis and data modeling.

Developed regression scripts using Selenium.

Facilitated enhancement and maintained the current Test Environment in Eclipse using Java.

Enhanced regression test cases to implement complex testing scenarios, increased permeations of functionality testing, and increased code coverage using Selenium WebDriver.

Performed functional test automation and execution processes in a web environment using data-driven development with Selenium WebDriver.

Enhanced the current Hybrid Framework using Selenium custom functions, for functional and regression automation testing.

Used Selenium Grid to run parallel test on different browser and OS configuration.

Performed SOAP based and Restful based web Service testing using soap UI pro for data driven testing.

Involved in testing Web services with tool SOAP UI and using this tool to locate WSDL file on internet, created Test cases and executed them.

Coordinated with upper management daily regarding status on the execution of Test Cases (How many Test Cases failed/pass, status of the site).

Environment: Java, Selenium WebDriver, Selenium GRID, TestNG, BDD,ADA Testing, NVDA screen reader, JAWS, Voice Over, Maven, Cucumber, Jenkins, JIRA, MS Office Tools, XPath, Soap UI, Firebug, FirePath, SQL, Agile, Windows.

Anthem Blue Cross, Indianapolis, IN Feb, 2015– Oct, 2017

Software Tester


Worked closely with developers and other QA members to define test requirements and developed test cases based on the Business requirements and System requirements.

Responsible for design and development of requirements collected from the customer.

Prepared test plans to identify test strategies and resource.

Performed defect management using HP ALM/Quality Center.

Created SQL statements for backend data base validation.

Automated the regression test cases using the Selenium &JUnit.

Executed Automated tests in appropriate test regions in support of unit, integration, functional, and regression testing used Selenium.

Designed and developed automated scripts which involved Functional Regression, Integration test cases using Selenium.

Developed script and performed Web Services testing using soap UI pro tool for functional and regression testing.

Verified Request, Response to test SOAP based web service testing using WSDL file end point location

Maintained Test Matrix and Project Matrix using an excel sheet to keep track of the Project's schedule and status.

Familiarity with UAT for making website more user-friendly and for web-applications.

Involved in weekly walkthroughs and inspection meetings, to verify the status of the testing effort and the project as a whole.

Environment: Selenium, Java, Eclipse, XPath, TestNG, Maven, Jenkins, Soap UI, JIRA, Quality Center/ALM, SQL, Windows, CSS, C#, MS Office Tools.

Kindred Healthcare, KY Mar 2013 - Nov 2014

QA Tester/ Analyst


Prepared Test plans which includes an introduction, various test strategies, test schedules, QA teams role, test deliverables, etc.

Responsible for writing Test cases to cover overall quality assurance using Test Director.

Analyzed customer needs and existing functions in the area of HIPPA Transactions to determine Feasibility, Consistency with the Established Scope of Work.

Performed Black Box testing and conducted Functionality and Regression testing on various phases of the Management software.

Analyzed the existing claims process and specific business rule logic will be applied in the requirement model.

Experienced in manual and automated testing for both front-end and backend.

Involved in writing Test Plan, which detailed the testing scope strategy. Hi-level test requirements and necessary resources.

Automation of test scripts was done using QTP for test re-usability of different online transaction modules.

Performed Manual Testing to test the usability of the application.

Participated in UAT and worked with Mercury Quality Center for bug and defect tracking.

Involved in the preparation of the test plan and other test strategy documents.

Extensively prepared test plans test metrics, test cases, test scripts and test data based on business and functional requirements.

Wide Exposure to automation tools such as Quick Test Professional, Test Director and Win runner.

Developed & executed several Optimized queries in SQL on this data.

The tests also included GUI testing: Testing for validation and display of screens.

Created dummy accounts on our system and verified the account generation process and data integrity.

Used SQL queries to test the integrity of data by querying the database.

Environment:Win runner, Test Director, Windows Xp,SQL, Rational Tools, RUP, UAT,ADA Testing, NVDA screen reader, JAWS, Voice Over, Agile, MS Office.

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