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QA Analyst

The Colony, Texas, 75056, United States
65,000 $
July 13, 2011

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Purvi Shah

**** ********** **., *** ******, TX, *5056

Cell: 214.***.****



Executive Summary:

• 51/2 years of professional experience in IT industry in diversified fields of the Software Development Life Cycle.

• Experienced in system analysis, design, Quality Assurance, and automation of testing.

• Experienced in the different types of testing that include Black box testing, System testing, Functional testing, Regression testing, User Acceptance testing (UAT).

• Strong in developing Test plans, Test cases, Test data, Defect Tracking & Reporting, Ability to perform under deadlines, good individual and team player.

• Experienced working in SCRUM and Waterfall Methodologies.

• Well versed in variety of testing methodologies and tools in QA field.

• Experience in developing business based functional test scenarios.

• Excellent understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle and role of QA

• Possesses excellent skills in Bug Reporting using Quality Center.

• Enjoy learning new tools and technologies.


Academic Profile:

Bachelors in Science


Technical Knowledge:

Methodologies: Agile. Waterfall

Test Manage meant Tool: Test Director 8.0, HPQC 10.0


Operating Environments: Windows NT, Windows 95/98/2000, XP

Web/Internet: Java, .NET, XML, HTML

Test Automation Tools: QTP

ETL: Informatica

Others: VSS (Visual Source Safe)


Project Profile:

Quality Analyst

End Client: CVS Caremark

Project: Rx Claim

Duration: Apr, 2011- T0 Date

• Part of team to validate Rx Claim system on AS 400 platform.

• Reviewing Business Requirement Documents and Submission of Claims.

• Converting test scenarios into test cases

• Manually executing the test cases.

• Worked on defect documents.

• Coordinating with offshore team.

Software Quality Tester

End Client: Southwest Airlines

Project: Rapid Rewards 2.0

Duration: Feb, 2009-Mar, 2011

• Part of team to validate data migration from legacy Rapid Rewards 1.0 to Siebel Rapid Rewards 2.0.

• Reviewed Business Requirement Documents with the business and Development team to understand the architecture and functionality of the application.

• Working closely with development and support teams to gather understanding of legacy Rapid Rewards 1.0 and Siebel Rapid Rewards 2.0 software systems.

• Gathering the understanding of subject areas that are supposed to be migrated from RR1.0 to RR2.0.

• Gathering information about ETL process .

• Working with the Application Development Team and Infrastructure Team.

• Analyzed data migration subject areas and involved in writing test cases based on requirements using HP QC.

• Executing the test cases.

• Managed defects using HP QC.

• Worked on defect documents like gathering screenshots from RR1.0 and 2.0 systems and explaining the defects in details.

• Worked closely with application and support teams on SQL queries to identify data for testing Dry runs, Initial Data loads and Deltas from RR1.0 to RR2.0.

• Regression testing manually on every build.

• Attended weekly status meetings discuss and interact with team members.

• Reported QA status to team lead.


Software Quality Tester

End Client: Alaska Airlines

Project: Mileage Plan Program

Duration: Jan, 2007-Dec, 2008

• Implemented Software Quality Assurance development policies, test procedures and testing methodologies.

• Functional testing and Data validation of Siebel eloyalty Mileage Plan Program.

• Working closely with development and support teams to gather understanding of Siebel eloyalty Mileage Plan Program.

• Gathering the understanding of subject areas in Siebel.

• Analyzing subject areas and test scenarios.

• Converting test scenarios into test cases using HP QC.

• Manually executing the test cases.

• Performed regression testing manually using HP QC.

• Managing defects using HP QC.

• Worked on defect documents.

• Attended meetings, discussions and interaction with development and testing team members.


Software Quality Tester

End Client: Verizon

Project: CoFEE

Duration: Feb, 2006-Dec, 2006

• Converged Front End Engine is ordering application used by Verizon Telecom Customer service reps to place orders for telephone, internet and TV services.

• Primary responsibilities include reviewing business requirements, functional and technical specification documents and Test Plans, conducting meetings with the test team members

• Define detailed test requirements from business requirements and convert them into test cases, collect metrics for analyzing and estimating testing effort.

• Worked closely with User Acceptance testing group and the release management, to ensure that the functionality going to production meets the UAT requirements.

• Worked on the continuous improvement of QA Process by reviewing and evaluating existing practices with standard testing guidelines

• Involved in setting up the process of using Test Director

• Generated reports detailing testing matrices from test director and reports on the open issues.

• Functional Progression and Regression testing for the ordering application and also involved in post production testing

• Involved into executions of the automated scripts using QTP

• Reporting of bugs using Test Director

• Extensive backend (Oracle database) and data validation testing of the application using queries.

• Prepared presentations for higher management briefing results, accomplishments, achievements of the testing team.

• Scheduling resources Knowledge transfer and training of new members


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