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Qa Analyst Software Tester

Minneapolis, MN
October 27, 2022

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Meghana Ghosh

ISTQB Certified QA Analyst

Woodbury, MN

Cell: 651-***-****


Professional Summary:

** ***** ** ** ********** in Business Requirements Analysis, Manual and Automation Testing, Test Management, Test Documentation.

Test Documentation: Writing test plan, Test scenarios. Positive and negative test cases for test scenarios. Preparing traceability matrices. Reporting defects. Maintaining test documentation in test management tools like RQM, RTC, Phoenix, Jira, GTP and CQ.

Test Execution: - Unit testing of each component. Functional testing, Regression testing, User Acceptance testing (UAT), System testing, Integration testing and End to end testing. Expertise in Product Testing, Installation, Uninstallation, ISO Testing

Test Management: - Planning and organizing testing effort. Task assignment. Coordinating and integrating the testing. Communicating the complete and proper test report. Using Test Management Tools like RQM, RTC, CCM, Phoenix, Jira, GTP, and Clear Quest.

Test Environment Creation: - Analyzing the test environment requirements. Creating the single server or distributed environment as per the requirement. Testing the integrity of environment.

Test Automation – Test automation using SOAP UI and good understanding of Selenium

Agile Development: - Scrum planning, Story and task creation on agile development tool RTC, CCM. Assigning the tasks to the team members.

Domain Knowledge: - Experience of working in various domains like BI, Healthcare, Telecom, E Governance.

Expertize in QA Methodologies, Test Planning, Test Strategies, Test Metrics and Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

Team player who is flexible to take up any responsibilities and take ownership of tasks assigned.

Positive attitude to contribute towards healthy functioning of any organization.

Technical Skills:

Testing Tools

RQM, RTC, CCM, Phoenix, Jira, GTP, Clear Quest, Selenium, SOAP UI

Defect Tracking

RTC, CCM, Rational Clear Quest, Quality Center, Test Director


Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, SAP BW

Other Tools

Toad, XML-Spy, Putty, Xterm,

Report Tools

Cognos BI, Report Studio, Cognos Transformer

Operating System

Windows, Unix and Linux

Functional Domains

E-Governance, BI, Healthcare, Telecom

Work Experience Profile

State of Minnesota Department of Human Services from Oct 2016 – Till Date


State of Minnesota Department of Human Services - MPSE


QA Analyst


.Net, SQL, SOAP UI, IBM Rational Suite, SharePoint, Soap UI



Projects description:-

MPSE - MMIS (Medicaid Management Information Systems)

MPSE project is to create a web based application that automates the provider enrollment application process. MPSE closely mimics MMIS and uses the provider type attribute throughout the application. MPSE provides functionality to become the conduit for all MMIS provider data maintenance, including external provider self-service, internal DHS maintenance, and batch updates.

Roles and Responsibilities:-

Attend daily BA Meeting to discuss upcoming work item requirements and /or any issues with current requirements

Participate in all functional and design documents review and approval. Have complete understanding of all functional and technical Requirements and design documents.

Analyze/ breakdown the requirements into testable requirements.

Create reusable Functional, System Integration, and Regression test scenarios/ test cases in Rational Quality Manager using industry standard testing techniques for each business/testable Requirement during SDLC

Complete all QA documentation (i.e. test cases, test scripts, test data etc….) accurately and timely manner. Keep the testing documentation up to date as per the requirements, scope of testing effort changes. Get approvals and sign off for all testing documents.

Execute manual and automated smoke, functional, regression test cases and log detailed defects in in the defect tracking tool

Work with the QA Lead(s) contribute to the Test Strategy, Test Plan and Level of Effort (LOE) estimate, Entry and Exit criteria

Attend the defect triage to help mitigate the defects

Participate in Scrum planning, daily scrum meetings, and Sprint retrospective meetings at the end of each sprint

Conduct the review meetings to discuss test scenarios /testcases with Business, BAs and Development team

Write SQL queries for verifying initial load data per crosswalks transformation rules

Write and executing testcases for MMIS (Medicaid Management Information Systems) Error code testing using SOAP API through SOAP UI

Test Integration between MPSE UI and legacy application MMIS (Medicaid Management Information Systems) using SOAP API through SOAP UI

Test Integration between MPSE UI and legacy application MMIS (Medicaid Management Information Systems) by submitting requests through MPSE User Interface

Test Integration between MPSE Integration Layer and legacy application MMIS (Medicaid Management Information Systems)

Work closely with the QA team members to transfer knowledge and debug integration related issues

Create Test matrices, Test Summary Reports and report the testing status to the management and business

Mentor new team members on user interface, integration and MMIS (Medicaid Management Information Systems)

Perform all other Project related duties as assigned.

State of Minnesota Department of Human Services from June 2015 – May 2016


State of Minnesota Department of Human Services – Netstudy 2.0


QA Analyst


.Net, SQL, SharePoint



Projects description:

NETStudy2.0 is a Web-based application that allows certain agencies to submit employee background studies to the Minnesota Department of Human Services, and to track the studies via the Internet.

Roles and Responsibilities:-

Meeting and interacting with the Business users and BAs to understand the requirements thoroughly

Estimating the time required for Test scripting and execution

Writing test scenarios and positive, negative test cases for each Business scenario

Preparing requirement traceability matrix to ensure all functionalities and features and business requirements are covered by test scenarios

Conducting Smoke Testing, Unit testing of each component. Integration and System testing of whole application

Reporting defects in defect tracking tool and getting resolved as soon as possible

Verifying the defect fixes and executing regression

Creating Regression Test Suits. Adding new testcases to the Regression Test Suit after implementation of new features in each release.

Creating Test Plans, Test Summary Reports and reporting the testing status to the management

IBM India Software Labs from Sept 2008 – Till Dec 2014

Product Name

:- IBM Cognos


System Software Engineer


Cognos 8.4, Cognos8.3 Cognos 10, RTC, SOAP UI 4.0/3.0, ClearQuest, Phoenix, Oracle10g, Ms-SQL Server,

Roles and Responsibilities:-

Creating and maintaining test documentation including Test Plans, test scenarios and test cases

Responsible for creating distributed Cognos environment on multiple platforms including windows and Unix

Testing of whole Cognos portfolio products on distributed environment

Writing and executing testcases for newly added features and enhancements

Testing the LDAP and SSO Authentication with Cognos BI server

Create Cognos reports and Transformer cubes for testing purpose

Writing test cases and SQL queries for checking the populated data correctly into fact and dimension tables.

ISO Testing of fix pack images for windows and multiple Unix platforms

Regression Testing of newly released fix pack

Executing the CATI Automation testsuits and verifying and updating the results in testcase management tool phoenix

Defect logging and Defect Verification on newly release fix pack

Defect tracking and getting it resolved as soon as possible. Used IBM Rational ClearQuest as defect tracking tool.

Training newly joined team members on Cognos functionality and testing process, testing tools.

SAP Labs from Feb 2007 – Aug 2008

Project Name

A1S Output Qualification – SAP Labs


Software Tester


Enterprise Portal,Visual Composer, Global Test Professional, Customer Support Service, NetWeaver technology

Roles and Responsibilities:-

Creating Test Plan, Test Scenarios, Test Cases as per the requirements

Executing the Manual Regression Testcases on SAP NetWeaver Portal and Visual Composer

Executing the SAP e CATT automation scripts and update the results to GTP

Creating the workflows in SAP Visual Composure

Creating Workcenter content in SAP NetWeaver Portal

Creating the Test Execution Report and updating the test tool GTP

Reporting and tracking the defects, discuss defect status in meeting with Germany partner Lab

Creating the NetWeaver Daily Updating Development Environment

Analyzing defects logged in previous releases and including additional scenarios to improve the testcase coverage

Maintained the Traceability Matrix between Requirements, Design Components, Test Cases and Defects

Involved in weekly conference calls with Germany partner lab.

ABM Knowledgeware Ltd from June 2006 to Feb 2007.

Project Name

Property Tax Assessment & Collection.


Software Tester


Municipal Corporation Of Greater Mumbai.


ASP .Net, Oracle, Jira

Roles and Responsibilities:-

Writing Test Plan, Functional testcases as per the SRS to test the whole application.

Preparing extensive set of validation test cases to verify the data

Executing the Functional and validation testcases and reporting the defects.

Executing the backend testcases to validate the data.

Performed all aspects of verification, validation including functional, regression, load and system testing

Preparing and supporting the QA and UAT test environments.

Maintaining the Traceability Matrix between Requirements, Design Components, Test Cases and Defects in HPQC

Participate in weekly meeting with the management team and walkthroughs

Shreeji Overseas from Jan 2006 to June 2006

Project Name



Software Tester


Hokismart Technologies.


ASP .Net, VB .Net, Java, SQL Server, Jira

Roles and Responsibilities:-

Writing the test plan, testcases to verify the entire web application manually

Performed Integration, System tests, Customer acceptance testing, Browser compatibility testing

Writing detailed defects and retesting defect fixes

Reporting the execution status, defects status and follow up with the developers.

Education & Certifications:

Certification in Testing from ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualifications Board)

Certification in IBM Cognos Report Studio

Certification in IBM Cognos Framework Manager

Certificate Course in Japanese Language from Pune University.

Bachelor of Engineering (B.E) - Electrical Engineering Pune University.

Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced computing- CDAC

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