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QA Analyst
10 years experience
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  • 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.

QA Analyst
Information Technology
Feb 2015 - Aug 2017
Arlington, VA

Project Description: Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. is an American-owned chain of domestic merchandise retail stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico. Formed in 1971, the stores sell goods primarily for the bedroom and bathroom, as well as kitchen and dining room. The company is included in the S&P 500 and Global 1200 Indices and the NASDAQ-100 Index. It is also counted among the Fortune 500 and the Forbes Global 2000 as well.


  • Created and executed of the various Test cases and Test scripts.
  • Involved in developing detail Test Plans based on the Business requirements documentation.
  • Used HP ALM/Quality Center for generating Requirements, Test Sets, and Test Plan and for reporting defects.
  • Involved in discussion with the Subject Matter Experts (SME) during creation of test plans and clarification of business requirements.
  • Performed Front-End Testing, Functionality Testing, and End to End Testing.
  • Created Regression Test cases Suite in HP ALM/Quality Center and performed regression testing to make sure there were no broken functionalities.
  • Mapped the test cases to the Requirements in HP ALM/Quality Center and executed the test cases in HP ALM/Quality Center in Test Environment.
  • Created the read only validation test cases and executed in the Production Environment.
  • Scripted Functional test cases based on the requirements and got it reviewed from the BA, Dev team and the QA Manager.
  • Familiar with all parts of the SDLC, Defect life cycle, agile/iterative/waterfall methods
  • Created & executed detailed test cases, test scenarios, checklists for functionality, regression, usability, compatibly, integration and UI validation.
  • Performed Manual Testing of the application Front-End and Functionality. Identified the critical test scripts to be automated.
  • Provided support for project managers and junior business analysts when needed, filled in for the QA team lead and managed the team when the team lead was not present.
  • Wrote SQL queries to check the data updates in the database using My SQL.
  • Used JIRA to keep track of day today activities.
  • Raised Defects and maintained the status of the defect in HP ALM/Quality Center.
  • Worked with the Server Side developer to validate the Server Side changes.
  • Maintained Test Matrix which gives overview of the Testing Effort.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Monitored the defect life cycle, generating customized graphs and reports for the client, using HP ALM/Quality Center.
  • Used HP ALM/Quality Center to record documenting information useful in debugging process, evaluating test data.
  • Used HP ALM/Quality Center for reporting and tracking bug and generating reports.
  • Facilitate and lead test plan/case reviews with cross-functional team members
  • Solid testing experience in working with SQL Stored Procedures, triggers, views and worked with performance tuning of complex SQL queries.
  • Created and Maintained Test Matrix and Requirement Traceability Matrix.
  • Participated in Triage Meetings, weekly status meetings with IT and business people

Environment: HP ALM/Quality Center, SQL, SDLC, Agile, Scrum, Jira, SQL Server, XML, UAT, GUI, Oracle, Windows, MS Office.

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 SQL Server
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QA/Manual Tester
Jul 2013 - Jan 2015
Jacksonville, FL
Project Description: Citicards.com Account Online provides online services for the Citibank credit card customers. These services include account summary, unbilled activity, past statements, online payments, balance transfers, rewards. This application is not only for Citi cards but also for cards issued by its partners like AT&T, Sears etc. Objective of this application is to provide a web-based credit card management facility that allows the credit card customers of Citibank to access information online using the data captured by the International Business Systems (IBS). Responsibilities:
• Interacted with the Business Clients, Product Owners, Developers and QA Manager for clear exposure to trickle down the technical/functional User Requirements & Change Requests to Test Plans and Test Scenarios.
• Tested the application in highly dynamic environment with sprint team using agile methodology.
• Involved in End-to-End manual testing on the Application
• Logged and Tracked Defects in HP ALM/ Quality Center and closely work with Developers to fix the issues.
• Perform responsibilities of lead QA analyst for projects assigned by project manager.
• Logged and Tracked Bugs in JIRA Agile tool and closely work with Developers to fix the issues.
• Responsible for loading requirements, writing test cases, and linking test cases to test requirements using HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)/Quality Center.
• Created Test Scenarios & System Test Plans based on User Stories in JIRA.
• Involved in preparing Test Strategy, Test Scenarios, Test Evaluation Summary Reports, Test Cases and Test Scripts for automated and manual System Requirement documents for the Functional, System, Performance, Integration, Regression, and UAT.
• Executed Test Cases recorded in HP ALM/Quality Center manually to test the application for its functionality, system integration and verify the Exit Criteria.
• Extensively used SQL for data validation and back end testing for various scenarios.
• Involved in the complete Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
• Checked the data flow through front-end and backend and used SQL queries to extract the data from the database.
• Involved with SDLC models waterfall and AGILE Methodology projects.
• Actively participated in walk-through, inspection, review and user group meetings for quality assurance with BAs, SMEs and Developers.
• Solid testing experience in working with SQL Stored Procedures, triggers, views and worked with performance tuning of complex SQL queries.
• Maintained Metrics and participated in the Weekly Status Updates showing the progress of the testing effort and open issues to be resolved.
• Customized the Test Case and Test Plans in HP ALM/Quality Center according to the requirements of the project also prepared Test Metrics and reported bugs
• Followed Agile Methodology to emphasize on real time communication over written documentation.
• Interacted with developing team to resolve technical issues and investigated software faults. Environment: HP ALM/ Quality Center, SDLC, SQL, Jira, Agile, Waterfall, XML, GUI, Windows, MS Office, UAT, Internet Explorer.
HP QC JIRA Manual Testing Quality Assurance Regression Testing SQL Test Case Preparation Test Planning UAT HP ALM
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QA Tester
Information Technology
May 2012 - Jun 2013
Irvine, CA
Project Description: Bank of America is a diversified financial services company providing banking, insurance, wealth management and estate planning, investments (fixed income, bonds, mutual funds, securities etc.), mortgage and consumer finance. The US Equity Online Brokerage Application allows the customer to view the account status, asset allocation chart, order status, account holdings and current market indices. The application also enables him/her to trade online. Responsibilities:
• Analyzed business requirements and functional documents created the test strategy document that define the test environment, phases of testing, entrance and exit criteria into different phases of testing and resources required to conduct the effort.
• Involved in creating and executing Test scenarios based on User and Functional
• Requirements and participated in the meetings with business analyst and the development team.
• Designed, developed and performed Manual Test Cases and specifications to validate the functionality of the application.
• Developed Integration Test Plans, and Test Schedules to assist in the execution of Functional, Regression Testing, Integration Testing and User Acceptance testing.
• Prepared and executed Test Cases with different Test Sets for different objectives based on the Business/Functional requirements.
• Prepared the Traceability Matrix for mapping the Requirements with the Test Cases through Quality Center.
• Wrote complex SQL queries using SQL Plus to validate backend functionality of the application.
• Reviewed the Test cases and Test Plans from the team and identify the gaps to make them more effective and relevant according the requirements.
• Assisted Team members in knowledge transfer
• Generated Defect Reports and the summary and progress graphs for the application
• Communicated with Functional Analyst on any issue clarifications.
• Used Quality Center for raising defects and defect tracking.
• Actively participated in Bug Track meetings.
• End to end testing on validating the claims functionality including data validation from source to destination tables.
• Submitted Coverage Status Report of tests performed on weekly basis. Environment: Quality center, Manual Testing, SQL, Agile, MS SQL Server, MS Excel, MS Office, Windows etc.
HP QC Integration Testing Manual Testing Quality Assurance Regression Testing SQL Test Case Preparation Test Planning
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Manual Testing
Quality Assurance
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Test Case Preparation
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Agile Methodology
Business Analysis
Business Requirements
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Load Testing
SQL Server
Stored Procedure
Integration Testing
Backend Testing
Performance Testing
System Testing
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