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HP QC Manual Testing Quality Assurance Regression Testing SQL Test Case Preparation Test Planning HP ALM JIRA UAT
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QA Analyst 02/15 - 08/17
SQL Test Case Preparation Test Planning UAT Functional Testing Regression Testing Business Analysis Business Requirements SDLC Scrum Waterfall Agile Methodology HP QC Manual Testing Quality Assurance JIRA HP ALM Stored Procedure Load Testing
QA/Manual Tester 07/13 - 01/15
HP QC JIRA Manual Testing Quality Assurance Regression Testing SQL Test Case Preparation Test Planning UAT HP ALM
QA Tester 05/12 - 06/13
HP QC Integration Testing Manual Testing Quality Assurance Regression Testing SQL Test Case Preparation Test Planning

  • Overall 5 years of experience as QA Tester /Analyst in diversified areas of software testing in Retail & Banking domain.
  • Experienced in Waterfall, Agile/Scrum methodologies.
  • Proficient experience in Manual Testing of GUI and functional aspects of the Web-based Applications on client server and mainframe environments on multiple levels of (SDLC) and Testing life Cycle (STLC).
  • Thorough knowledge and extensive experience in testing Functional end-to-end, Accessibility testing, batch processing, User Interface, System testing, Regression, Integration, User Acceptance, and Performance testing under high paced process oriented environments.
  • Created test cases using HP ALM/Quality Center and generated traceability matrices to ensure that the 100% requirements coverage by the test cases.
  • Extensively used SQL language in querying back-end DB tables for Data Validation and Verification.
  • Expertise in reporting bugs using bug-tracking tools like HP ALM/Quality Center and JIRA.
  • Experienced in working on UNIX environment and shell scripting and executing basic UNIX commands.
  • Experienced in performing various lead activities such as assigning task, providing status and reports to managers and project team members, arrange status meetings, represent test team in the project team meetings, perform test estimates etc.
  • Lead responsibilities including preparing the Test plan, Test log, Status Reports, Defect summary Reports, Execution plan and involved in other Test Management activities.
  • Strong exposure testing applications on different browsers like IE, Firefox and Chrome.
  • Extensively involved in release management by scheduling and tracking of the product release.
  • Experienced in using HP ALM/Quality Center for defect tracking, reporting reviewing and analyzing test result.
  • Experienced in software performance testing in client/server and web environments using manual testing tools like HP ALM/Quality Center.
  • Extensive experience with various management and defect tracking tools including JIRA.
  • Designed and implemented basic/complex SQL queries for backend testing and performed cross browser testing and cross platform testing.
  • Worked with multiple stakeholders & planned the work across various streams & kept all well informed about the progress, issues, and risks & managed them proactively.
  • Worked with business analysts for requirement understanding and sign off on the test cases.
  • Prepared Test Plans, Test Strategy, Test Scripting and Test Scenarios.
  • Solid Back End Testing experience by writing and executing SQL Queries.
  • Experienced in managing deliverables and project documentation such as Business Process Models, work flow Diagrams, Problem Definition Documents, Software Requirements Specification Document, Problem/Symptom Reduction Analysis Documents and Process Models.

Top 5 Skills
SkillsProficiencyLast Used
Manual Testing
Quality Assurance
Regression Testing
Education and Certifications
Willing to relocate?:Yes
Relocation preference
Any location
Prepared to Travel:100%
Employment Type:Contract
Security Clearance:No clearance
Citizenship:U.S. Citizen