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Mirza
callbaig@hotmail.com
610-864-4614
Audubon, PA 19403
Senior Automation Architect/Lead QA/Agile Scrum
20 years experience W2
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Summary

Lead QA/Automation Architect, Cloud, Mobile, Scrum, Project Management.

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

  • Over 19 years’ full software quality assurance and testing experience in USA’s leading software development and quality assurance companies.
  • Test Automation Architecture and frameworks in various domains including Oracle Sales Cloud, CPQ, CRMs, ERP, Insurance, Healthcare, Hospitality and Education, Product Lifecycle Managemen in Agile, Waterfall, DevOps development life cycles for Educational Testing Services.End-to-End Integration and System Testing of Commercial and Enterprise applications, including Cloud implementations.
  • Pioneer in Agile Software Development methodology with proficiency in all phases of Agile/Scrum including Sprint Planning, Sprint Reviews, Sprint Retrospective, backlog reviews, Burn down charts, Velocity monitoring collaborating with offshore and global teams.
  • Expertise in Web, Cloud and Mobile testing tools/methods including JIRA, HP ALM, HP Unified Functional, TOSCA, BDD, Cucumber, Selenium, Appium, Katalon, LeanFT, Team Foundation Server Azure platform.
  • Over 10 years of Web Services REST API Modules and SOAP Protocol testing with SOAP_UI, , UFT, Postman, Tosca and XML JSON data validation.
  • Experience in Business Analysis, Testing/Development teams during Sprints. Stories/Epic reviews, Business analysis,
  • Experience in Cloud Implementations of large scale applications and experience with SaaS-based applications.
  • Proficient in designing Manual and Automated testing frameworks using tools like UFT, Selenium, Ranorex and more.
  • In-depth experience in requirements/stories review, business logic development, test planning, test case creation, test automation, execution, defect tracking and resolution with Continuous Integration.
  • Extensive experience in System, Integration, Mobile, Regression, User Acceptance, Performance, Smoke, Stress and Load Testing of GUI, Middle-tier and Back-end applications.
  • Experience in Relational DBMS like Oracle and SQL Server and writing complex SQL queries plus ETL/Data Warehousing/Big Data/Hadoop.
  • Over 7 years of performance testing experience with HP Loadrunner and open source performance testing tools.
  • Proven ability to oversee day-to-day project activities, assign tasks to quality assurance analysts, and manage day-to-day project issues including defect tracking and other project-related matters.
  • Expert in reviewing requirements/stories, preparing test metrics and deriving ROI for the automation projects.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Architecture/Environments: Oracle Sales Cloud, CPQ, MS.NET, J2EE/Oracle, ETL/Data Warehousing, Big Data/Hadoop, IBM/Websphere, Angular, Informix/4GL, AIX and Mainframe, MS SQL Server, SQL Query, SQLBase, TOAD, MS Access, UML, WinSQL, Netezza, Tableau, iOS, Android, QuerySurge, TFS Team Foundation Server, Azure Framework. AWS Cloud.
  • TestingTools: Selenium WebDriver, Cucumber, SOAP-UI, UFT/Quick Test Pro 14.1 with VB Scripting, Load Runner, QC/ALM. Java Core, TOSCA, Qtest, Python, IBM Focus, JMeter. Protector
  • Applications: Education, Banking Investment/Investors Portfolios, Trading, Healthcare, Patient Management/Clinical, Financial Insurance, Property Management/Hotel/Restaurants, Revenue/Reservations, Accounting, Financial, Banking and Manufacturing related ERP/CRM, Soarian Financial, Siebel/CRM, SAP/ERP, Knowledge Pathway/Educational, Info-Image/Office Management, Peoplesoft, Kronos, Lab Test Medical Applications, HL7, HIPAA, Micros/Opera for Property Management, Retail Global Point of Sale, Food and Beverage Cost Control, Educational Testing & Reporting
  • Tools: JIRA, Confluence, ClearCase, ClearQuest, Siebel , Team Track, Jenkins, Bamboo, Crystal Reports, MS Project, VISIO, Select Enterprises, SVN, GIT.HUB, PVCS Tracker, ALM/Quality Center, TeamTracker, Qtest, Tricentis TF, Angular, Node.js.

Experience
Senior Automation Architect/Lead QA/Agile Scrum
Banking/Financial
Mar 2018 - Mar 2018
Philadelphia, PA
While working on multiple software development and support projects also participated in the following major Projects: Working as a QA Automation Engineer, testing and automating a Web/Cloud based Pharma Venture Investment Application written in Angular. Tools. Angular, Selenium, JIRA, Slack, NEO4J Product Test Specialist in an Scrum-Agile Framework -Liaison planning, test strategy, feature files development. JIRA, Cucumber/BDD for a investment banking company in the Suburbs of Philadelphia. Microsoft Azure Cloud platform with Angular GIT/Jenkins. (Through Aptino) REST API modules testing using Postman. Using methods like Get, Put, Post etc. Validation of Response, Response Time Error Codes. validated the xml and Json body by using Json parsers Automation Architect with training on TOSCA advanced level, Architect level work on migration of Selenium/UFT, LeanFT and other automation and test repositories at First Data in Fishers Indiana (Through TekSystems Global) Evaluated existing automation framework and made suggestions for migrating from Selenium to qtest and Tosca platform. Tools: AEM, Tricentis qTest, Tosca, Quality Center, ALM, Jenkins. Built a keyword driven automation framework with UFT/QTP 14.x integrated with Quality Center for Work orders application for an Energy Client in New Orleans, LA. (Through Xoriant) Collaborated with the IBM development/testing team to define automation architecture using UFT 14.51 on Quality Center, Appium, iOS, Android Selenium Web Driver testing Mobile applications with Mobile Center. UFT Mobile Center, ALM, Appium testing CRM Testing Specialist: Test management and QC/ALM administration, test asset migration, support and testing of the migration of large SIEBEL CRM 7.8 to Oracle Sales Cloud with CPQ. A group of Supply Chain. Ecommerce modules, Product Lifecycle Management with CRM/CPQ for Siemens Healthineers in Malvern PA. Through Judge Group Agile process with daily status meetings, remote operations. Day to day monitoring of User Acceptance Testing. Reporting with Quality Center/ALM. Collaborate with Product Owners and project teams to understand business requirements, project goals and identify appropriate architecture plans. Built automated test scripts with tools such as Cypress, Protractor. Worked with the local and offshore teams to design migration plans to Cloud Sales force automation (AWS, Azure, Team Foundation Server Azure platforms) for their existing applications, and correctly design new systems for the cloud. Microsoft Dynamic 365 applications testing. Planning, design processes, defining enhancements and updating Requirements tab in ALM. Developed high-level estimates in support of business case development, Release management, estimates. Tools/Applications: Tosca, qTest, JIRA, Oracle Sales Cloud, CPQ, ALM, Test Management, IBM Focus, Web Testing, Selenium WebDriver, Cucumber, SOAP-UI, UFT/Quick Test Pro 14.x with VB Scripting, Winrunner>QTP Migration, Load Runner, QC/ALM. Java Core, Python, IBM Focus, Team Foundation Server Azure, Dotnet, AWS platforms, Azure, Angular, Node.js. Cypress, NEO4J National Board of Medical Examiners
Agile Methodology Appium Automated Testing Automation Engineer CRM Cucumber eCommerce Strategies HP ALM HP Loadrunner HP QC HP QTP JIRA MS Azure Oracle Postman Product Owner Quality Assurance Release Management REST Scripting Scrum Selenium AngularJS iOS Life-cycle Management
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Lead/Senior QA Analyst
Nov 2005 - Mar 2015
Bethesda, MD
Agile/Scrum, Waterfall, Rational Iterative
  • Created Quality Assurance process definition for ETL and Data Warehousing projects for Revenue and Reporting with Netezza, Hadoop migration, Big Data and Tableau.
  • Worked with Offshore vendors and their teams to validate the tests and results to ensure that the requirements were met.
  • Played multiple lead quality assurance, test automation and project management roles over a period of 10 years supporting and maintaining a group of Property management, hotel reservations, banqueting and Point of Sales systems.
  • Wrote multiple automated scripts in both UFT and Selenium for Browser based applications for Reservations and Banqueting Systems (Opera) for overnight execution which saved hundreds of hours of testing time for the testers. Trained the QA Team members in running and reporting the defects for these test scripts.
  • Successful migration of a legacy 4GL/Informix application to a modern state of the art Cloud-based Java architecture. Ensured smooth migration of existing functionalities and interfaces to the new application. Participated in test design and direction, advised/guided consultants over a period of 3 years and ensured that the interfaces and features matched the requirements. Guided/helped the offshore/vendor QA Team in establishing and designing their test plans by providing them Test Templates and Models to successfully execute the application tests and provided a traceability matrix.
  • Designed test plans and architecture for mobile tools, iPhone, ipad, tablets with iOS and Android operating system and MS Surface Pro. Tested Mobile applications for Reservation System and Rewards on ipad and tablets on iOS and Android operating systems. This included test planning, application installation, testing and defect tracking on Micros Opera/Cloud-based systems.
  • Designed and developed data-driven architecture for Regression test automation for Opera Property Management System, a browser-based application in Oracle Financials/Java. Using HP Unified Functional Quick Test Pro 11.52 platform, I scripted a suite of modular, data-driven automated test scripts for functional Regression testing as well as automated the daily night audit process. Developed application independent function libraries in UFT.
  • Managed the automated test scripts suite for Regression and Performance/Stress testing using HP Unified Functional/QTP, Winrunner and Loadrunner. Configured test environment and created strategy for product development and certification. Validated test data and scheduled automated and manual tests. Approved results documentation and tracking system updates which involved writing scenarios for full end to end testing of the multiple components of the application and its interfaces with other Reservation and Retails Point Of Sale systems.
  • Managed ALM/Quality Center and migrated functional manual and automated test scripts from other platforms to Quality Center/ALM.
  • Planned and implemented a framework with Selenium/Cucumber/Maven for Behavioral Driven testing.
  • Used Appium to test Retails/Point of Sales Application on IPAD/Tablet and IPhone
  • Requirements reviews, business and system requirements analysis, development of specifications to create and execute detailed test plans and verified bug fixes in an Agile environment for development of a J2EE/Oracle cloud-based application with multi-threaded interfacing including Siebel CRM/Informix/4GL Banqueting/Financial applications.
  • Responsible for functionality and data validation tests for an Accounting and Financial application for banqueting and hotel reservations. Supported the development team to resolve problems associated with the application.
  • Tested data flow and interfaces with XML documents for Web Services/WSDL, REST, and SOAP for the front-end Display and UI using tools like UFT, SOAP UI, and Postman.
  • Designed and executed automated test scripts for a Retails/Global Point of Sale System on Web and Mobile platforms, iOS, Android and Microsoft Surface Pro.
  • Reviewed requirements, built Use Cases and wrote test plans, coordinated automated ETL testing efforts for data migration and validation from OLTP to OLAP and Cognos reports testing, with Hadoop and Tableau, IBM SaaS, and Cloud applications for data warehousing.
  • Planned wrote and executed automated test scripts for testing Mainframe Reservations systems with the Cloud based system using Winrunner/QTP/UFT for integration between Marsha mainframe and Opera Reservation Systems.
  • Managed individual project related sub-teams for QA and monitored the performance.
  • Point of Contact for external teams for integration planning and execution.
  • Wrote and executed SQL queries to validate data transformation in both staging and reporting phases.
  • Collaborated with Business, developers, testers capturing the stories based on how the system should work given in the User's Stories thus introducing Behavioral Driven development and testing first time in this environment. Environment: MARSHA Mainframe Reservations System, Central Integrated Banqueting System, Micros GPOS (Global Point of Sale Systems), Tableau, Hadoop, Big Data, ETL, Netezza, Apache Spark, Cognos, UNIX/AIX, Informix, NGS, Quick Test Pro 11.5/12 WinRunner 9.2 /Test Director, HP UFT/Quality Center/ALM, ClearCase, JavaScript, UNIX C/Bash/Korn Shell Scripting, ClearQuest, iOS, Android, Selenium IDE/Web Driver with JAVA API, WSDL, REST, Appium, GIT, SVN, ClearCase Tools/Applications: ETL/Data Warehousing, Big Data/Hadoop, IBM/Websphere, Informix/4GL, AIX and Mainframe, MS SQL Server, Informix, SQL Query, SQLBase, TOAD, MS Access, UML, WinSQL, Netezza, Tableau, iOS, Android, QuerySurge, Selenium WebDriver, Cucumber, SOAP-UI, UFT/Quick Test Pro 14.1 with VB Scripting, Winrunner>QTP Migration, Load Runner, QC/ALM. Java Core, Python, IBM Focus.
Appium Automated Testing BSA Cucumber ETL Testing HP ALM HP Loadrunner HP QC HP QTP Postman Quality Assurance Regression Testing REST Selenium SQL Test Planning UML Agile Methodology Maven Stress Testing
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Senior Test Automation Engineer
Information Technology
Apr 2005 - Nov 2005
Norristown, PA
  • Engaged in design, setup and execution of a automated test suite for Health/Lab management applications, playing lead role in defining test methodology, test automation strategy, architecture and planning. Created test design templates for training junior QA Staff.
  • Designed automation Test Automation Framework and trained the testing staff for writing and executing test scripts. Wrote automation scripts using Quick Test Pro 8.2 for Peoplesoft ERP for HR and Inventory Module.
  • Trained QA Staff in use of Quick Test Pro and basic scripting. Designed architecture for Load testing with Mercury Tools (Loadrunner). Tools: IDAA Clinical/Lab Test Application for health management applications, Blood Urine Cell Testing ApplicationsJava, Weblogic, Oracle, UNIX, StarTeam, PowerTerm, HP Functional/Quick Test Pro, Loadrunner, HL7, FDA/HIPAA rules, Healthcare EDI/EC., MS Project, Select Enterprises, SVN, GIT, PVCS Tracker, ALM/Quality Center, TeamTracker.
Automated Testing Automation Engineer BEA WebLogic EDI HP ALM HP Loadrunner HP QC Load Testing Oracle Quality Assurance Scripting SVN UNIX
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System Analyst
Information Technology
Jul 2001 - Apr 2005
Malvern, PA
First Implementation of Scrum/ Framework 2003
  • Requirements gathering, review use cases development, Test Planning, Analysis, Design, Execution and Automation. Planned and set up test set for a suite of Healthcare Financial, Insurance, Accounting and Clinical/patient management and claim management JAVA applications such as Soarian Clincial, Soarian Financial in a SCRUM environment. Service Oriented Architecture with exposure to Agile methodology. Analyzed developmentartifacts and prepared Use cases, test plans for Soarian Financial a healthcare financial/insurance Claims processing web and mobile application on Healthcare EDI/EC.
  • Established test designing strategies setting up Test Director/Quality Center
  • Wrote test scenarios incorporating full flow of the application features beginning with Patient Check-in to treatment to Billing cycle and claim submission, end to end functional testing Soarian Financial/Clinical.
  • Managed Test Director Project for application (Soarian Financial) and worked on automation of Regression tests using WinRunner and QuickTest Pro.
  • Wrote automated test scripts using Winrunner (TSL) and Quick Test Pro (VB Scripting).
  • Designed architecture with QTP and Quality Center for automation of SAP Financial and Inventory Modules regression test suites. Migrated multiple test cases to Quality Center using Doc and Excel templates.
  • Analyzed and tested this objected oriented web/client/server based software application for patient management, Insurance and accounting. Helped in conversion of the SDLC from Rational Iterative development to Agile format.
  • Wrote a Test Design Primer for Novice Test Designers. Coached junior testers and analysts to help write test cases for manual and automated testing. Trained a team of testers in execution and monitoring of automated test scripts from Test Director using WinRunner/Quick Test Pro.
  • Reviewed requirements in a Rational UML development framework building use cases, classes diagram and scenarios.
  • Analysed development artifacts e-g Use Cases Specifications, Models, UI Specs and Business Process State Models and diagrams. My assignment has special focus in following areas of the Clinical/Financial Modules: General Ledger, Claims, Patient Bills, Billing, Charges Entry and Posting, Transactions Processing, Patient Financial Info, and Ledger/Accounts Balancing on Healthcare EDI/EC.
  • Day to day review of Use Cases and close cooperation with Business Analysts, System Analysts, and OO Implementers. Test execution, defect tracking and resolution of issues with Rational Clear Quest and Clear Case. User Acceptance Testing.
  • Coordinated with 20 to 50 members' (including offshore) teams of QA Analysts and Test Engineers spread in three continents. Tools/Applications: Quick Test Pro 8.2, WinRunner 7.5, Test Director 7.6, Soarian Financial, Clear Quest, Clear Case PVCS Tracker, MS SQL Server, MS Access, Excel, MS Word. Confluence, JIRA, ClearCase, ClearQuest, Siebel Team Track, Jenkins, Bamboo, Crystal Reports, MS Project, VISIO, Select Enterprises, PVCS Tracker, ALM/Quality Center.
Bamboo Business Analysis Crystal Reports Jenkins Microsoft Excel Requirements Gathering SQL System Analysis UML Agile Methodology Automated Testing Functional Testing Regression Testing SDLC Siebel
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Education
International Relations
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Certifications
C Programming certification from Montgomery College Blue Bell PA USA.
Certified Software Quality Engineer (CSQE)
Certified Product Specialist from Mercury Interactive for WinRunner/Test Director.
Passed Project Management Professional (PMP)- PMI
Certified Professional Scrum Master from Scrum.org
Completed certification on Tosca Automation Specialist from Tricentis in
Agile Certified Professional -PMI training
Certified Product Specialist from Mercury Interactive for WinRunner/Test Director
Training for Certified Software Quality Engineer (CSQE) from American Society for Quality
from Simplilearn to pass PMP Exam on
Skills
Agile Methodology
2018
13
Automated Testing
2018
13
Regression Testing
2015
13
SQL
2015
13
UML
2015
13
Appium
2018
9
BSA
2015
9
Cucumber
2018
9
ETL Testing
2015
9
HP ALM
2018
9
HP Loadrunner
2018
9
HP QC
2018
9
HP QTP
2018
9
Maven
2015
9
Postman
2018
9
Quality Assurance
2018
9
REST
2018
9
Selenium
2018
9
Stress Testing
2015
9
Test Planning
2015
9
Bamboo
2005
3
Business Analysis
2005
3
Crystal Reports
2005
3
Functional Testing
2005
3
Jenkins
2005
3
Microsoft Excel
2005
3
Requirements Gathering
2005
3
SDLC
2005
3
Siebel
2005
3
System Analysis
2005
3
AngularJS
2018
1
Automation Engineer
2018
1
BEA WebLogic
2005
1
Big Data
0
1
ClearCase
0
1
ClearQuest
0
1
CRM
2018
1
Data Warehousing
0
1
eCommerce Strategies
2018
1
EDI
2005
1
Epic
0
1
ERP
0
1
ETL
0
1
iOS
2018
1
JIRA
2018
1
Jmeter
0
1
JSON
0
1
Life-cycle Management
2018
1
Load Testing
2005
1
Mobile Testing
0
1
MS Azure
2018
1
MS Project
0
1
MS Visio
0
1
Netezza
0
1
Oracle
2018
1
Performance Testing
0
1
Product Owner
2018
1
Project Management
0
1
Release Management
2018
1
SAP
0
1
Scripting
2018
1
Scrum
2018
1
SQL Server
0
1
SVN
2005
1
System Testing
0
1
Systems Integration
0
1
UNIX
2005
1
Waterfall
0
1