senior qa application engineer resume example with 11+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Over 10+ years of experience working as a QA Analyst (Manual & web -service testing) in Capital Markets & Investment Banking

Sound Knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle and methodologies. Experienced in implementation of different QA methodologies in SDLC.

Proficient in functional, negative, regression, system integration (SIT), User acceptance (UAT), security, browser compatibility, and performance testing.

Participated in Requirement Analysis, Use-Case Analysis and Gap Analysis.

Automate all test cases within the end of following Sprint using in house tool

In depth knowledge of all QA testing phases like end-to-end testing including GUI application testing, Back End testing, Ad-hoc testing & functional testing.

Experienced in testing database-using SQL queries' on RDBMS database like Toad for Oracle 11, SQL Server, PostgreSQL, No SQL and MS Access commands for database testing.

Participated in Gap analysis by identifying existing technologies and enhancement document was prepared to meet the end state requirements.

Highly efficient in complex, SAFE Agile project delivery methods (e.g. Scrum & Lean), Dynamic on-shore, offshore project environment.


Selected Skills:

  • Software development lifecycles and procedures
  • SAFE Agile methodology
  • BDD/TDD Framework
  • Continues Development & continues Integration
  • Shift left testing
  • Test case management
  • Automated test suites using selenium webdrive framework
  • Code coverage & defect Analysis
  • GAP analysis

Technical Skills & Tools experienced:

  • Defect/Bug Management and Test Management software
  • Microsoft Office Suite including Visio and Project
  • Java Application Server architecture and testing
  • HP ALM 11.0
  • Windows based .Net framework
  • Toad for Oracle 11,
  • SQL data analysis tool.
  • SOAP UI,
  • SQL server management studio 2012,
  • Azure DevOps,
  • Knowledge of cloud computing services: AWS, Microsoft Azure
  • AWS Lambda function validation
  • AWS aurora db validation
  • Schedule automation scripts via Jenkins,
  • Kafka end points validation
  • Kibana log validation
  • IBM Filenet
  • MS VSTS,
  • TFS,
  • GIT,
  • UNIX,
  • JIRA,
  • MS-Visual Studio 2015
  • Test Manager,
  • Apache NIFI workflow
  • Apache Spark
  • Gherkins cucumber with selenium webdriver automation tools for API and webservice testing

Other operational & Team Lead Responsibilities:

  • Participate in stake holders meeting
  • Effectively communicate with stakeholders about the testing milestones and delivery items phase by phase during testing in progress.
  • Circulate defect summary on weekly basis and keep stakeholders and second Level support teams informed.
  • Address all production tickets raised by clients & stake holders and follow SLA using sales force.
  • Communicate effectively with offsite team members, monitor test deliverables, and meet all deliverable deadlines.
  • Collaboratively work closely with Product Management team, Developers, Business Analyst & other non-testing team members.
  • Take responsibility & ownership for release items from inception, Design, fictional review, test plan, test case coverage, stakeholder signoff on test coverage, release letter publication & go live support.
  • Mentor and transfer product knowledge to offsite team members & junior testers as required.
  • Support all UAT activities when code is in UAT environment.
  • Effectively multitask for multiple projects/functional deliverables in an agile environment.
  • Run SCRUM & SPRINT review wherever asked to.
  • Provide resource estimation and testing plan activities.
  • Take responsibility for mentoring and accomplish success full small size projects deliverables during internship programs.
  • Customer Service
  • Data Quality Engineering
  • Quality Assurance And Verification
  • Quality Assurance Committee Member
  • Job requirement analysis
  • Non-conforming materials process
  • Software platforms
Barathiar Centenary Memorial Government Polytechni India, Expected in 1993 Diploma : Electronics and communication Engineer - GPA :
  • Member of SAFE Agile community
  • Certified SAFe® 5 Practitioner
Work History
Experian - Senior QA Application Engineer
Blumenau, SC, 06/2012 - Current
  • The firm is a leading provider of financial and industry data, research, news and analytics to investment professionals, government agencies, corporations, and universities worldwide.
  • S&P Global Market Intelligence integrates news, comprehensive market and sector-specific data and analytics into a variety of tools to help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk used for investment purpose which includes pension and retire plans.
  • QA validation performed for Legacy application and corresponding database migration.
  • S&P GMI deliver market sensitive data content on different mode of applications with one common platform as source.
  • Ratings Xpress Credit Ratings S&P GMI clients receive credit ratings from time to time basis depending on the market analysis & entitlement's.
  • As a application QA we use the financial data feed to consolidate their employee’s retirement benefits package which data included for calculation are earnings history, tenure of operation and age.
  • TAs QA prepared test planning, estimation on the Enterprise Content Management tool (IBM Filenet)
  • As a QA prepared test scripts ,test plan and testing strategies using customized content management using IBM filenet.
  • Data will be loaded to SQL server and used for pension calculation on products like 401(k), 403(b), 457 Governmental, money pension plans etc. with Third Party Administrators/ recordkeepers, assets/ ETF funds and trades with different access groups and roles.
  • As a QA performed validation for account opening work flow projects and opening new account and onboarding new client details into sales force system
  • Designed and validated customized online 401k pension plan application for internal purpose.
Agreeya Solutions - QA Lead/Sr. QA Analyst
Nashville, TN, 06/2011 - 06/2012
  • Alliance Bernstein is a leading global investment management firm that offers high expertise in growth equities, value equities, fixed income securities; Fixed Income securities are traded (Muni products) through the STP process, where the brokers place their offer using the OES application for a buy or sell.
  • The expected return is calculated and offer is then sent to the portfolio accounting system where APM allocates the trade into respective accounts with the rule based allocator tool.
  • After compliance and confirmation of this offer, the trade is send to TES.
  • In TES these confirmed order are saved and forwarded to the exchange Modules Covered: Offer Execution System: Traders place buy/sale offer in this application based on yield or price.
  • Investor tools -Perform Fixed Income portfolio analysis & accounting tool.
  • It's a tool used by both taxable and non-taxable clients in fixed income market.
  • Investor tools-Credit Scope: robust credit analysis software that marries credit analysis power with ready-to-analyze data Trade Execution System: After the allocation and compliance test the orders are sent to this TES system where the trades are confirmed and this application allows the cancel/correct of the orders also.
  • After each stage in all the application the email are triggered the concerned party with respective subject line.
  • Functionalities:.
  • Traders can send all types of trade offer like Allocation -received, Buy- short, Buy-Long, Sell- Short, Sell-long.
  • Using the trade blotter screens for a buy side and sell side.
  • Traders place the offer based on price or yield calculation and the expected return is calculated in the offer grid.
  • Traders enter the CUSIP and the respective details like Issuer, coupon, ratings, sector & insurer details are displayed.
  • Traders can retrieve trade details with different options of search.
  • Traders can send the trade lots to the accounting system.
  • Traders can do the cancel/correct functions Responsibilities.
  • Highly dynamic environment with a team of 20 (PM-1, Dev- 5, BA-3, DBA-3, system admin -2) members at onsite and 5 testers at offshore working on waterfall methodology.
  • Participate in weekly meetings with client, Plan the tests including selecting test approaches, estimating the time, effort of testing, allocating & getting approvals for offshore resources, defining test levels, cycles, and planning incident management & release management process.
  • Participate in client meetings to discuss about new projects with BA & PM.
  • Write review test strategy for the project, and test policy for the organization.
  • Co-ordinate the test strategy and plan with project manager and others in the team.
  • Contribute the testing perspective to other project activities such as integration planning.
  • Create maintain and execute over 500 test case through Quality center for functional, UI, database & smoke testing.
  • End to End functional testing of the trade flow and monitor control jobs, triggers and stored procedures for the trade flag status using UNIX.
  • Quick environment set-up for offshore for testing new build and findings for smoke test for each build.
  • Support & co-ordinate with BA to Prepare test case for UAT testing & setup environment for the user.
  • Write Sing-off documents and QA execution summary report & submit to release management team for every release to production.
New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euro Next - QA Analyst
City, STATE, 01/2011 - 05/2011
  • NYSE Euro next - Web based platform for generating real time stocks across all exchange of Europe.
  • Highly dynamic environment with Sprint teams using agile methodology.
  • Sites developed and tested are, EUCONSUMER, EUCASH, INDICES, and EUBONDS Modules covered.
  • Liquidity Provider - module provides the listed company information about the liquidity providers for the most recent month.
  • Broker Share - module for the EU Connect Data Center that provides buy and sell data for the top ten brokers for the specified date range.
  • Analyst opinion- Customer can view current and/or historical analyst recommendations and estimates of key indicators for his company.
  • EPAM -Multilateral Trading Facilities - The MTF data module compares our market share (volume) to other MTFs (Multilateral Trading Facilities).
  • ORDER BOOK - Broker Share module for the EU Connect Data Center that provides buy and sell data for the top ten brokers for the specified date range.
  • Financial Calendar- Financial Calendar will be stored in Drupal.
  • As users will need to access historical data which is stored in the legacy CMS tool, Publishing, development for this feature must include data migration from publishing Drupal.
  • Responsibilities:.
  • As a QA resource for Middleware team that develops web-service supporting Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) , performed SOAP UI and API level testing.
  • Attend sprint review with BA, DEV & SCRUM MASTER to understand the functionalities of the stories and give estimation on testing.
  • Review functional specification document from confluence.
  • Review stories from JIRA.
  • Regression testing for all module at production.
AIG Investments - QA Lead
City, STATE, 11/2009 - 12/2010
  • Project: Asset Management's (Business as Usual), AIG Investments - Asset Management's all BAU applications have been outsourced to POLARIS.
  • It consists of most of the applications for AMG line of business i.e.
  • Order Management applications, Trading applications, Investment &financial Accounting applications.
  • The functionality testing for all the production tickets are handled by POLARIS Responsibilities:.
  • Project/Test Management using Quality Center including Test planning, preparation, execution & reporting.
  • Requirement/Change/Release Management of the Production tickets for multiple projects.
  • Tracking of Production tickets in HP Project & Portfolio Management Center.
  • Functionality testing of production tickets for all applications.
  • Co-ordination with customer and offshore team to enable work completion that includes from getting application access till verification of end results.
  • Define and Coordinate the testing activities of the offshore testing team.
  • Managing multiple testing projects like BAU, New project & testing 12 applications, this is in production.

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