Highly motivated IT professional with extensive experience in programming and Quality Assurance with deep SDLC knowledge from project onset to the post-deployment documentation
*Proven expertise of successfully completed software testing projects for Financial Industry
*Experience in performance of Functional, Smoke, Integration, Regression, User Acceptance, Performance, Black box, Gray box testing
*Emphasis on quality assurance analysis, design and preparation of the test strategy, creation and execution of the Test Plan and test cases
*Proficient in review of all kind of testability documents like requirement specification, functional document, conversion of the requirements document into detail test plan, test scripts
*Experience in build and execute SQL query using Oracle SQL Developer tool. Knowledge of UNIX and XML
*Team player, always committed to Organization, Quality and strived to improve customer satisfactions
*Ability to manage multiple competing priorities, commitments and projects to completion
*Ability to work effectively under stringent timeline with global teams and business partners. Result-oriented, adaptive, innovative, enthusiastic with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Operation Systems: Windows /XP/, MAC OS, UNIX
Testing Tools: QTP (Quick Test Pro), HP Quality Center, HP ALM/ HP Sprinter, Jira
Browsers: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari
Packages: MS Office 2000/XP (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Visio
SD Methodologies: Agile, Scrum, Waterfall
Implemented testing of highly available COTS applications in both Windows and Linux environments.
05/2014 to Current
Sr. QA EngineerFOREX CAPITAL MARKETS (FXCM), LLC － New York, NY
Working in the FX Office supporting database interface for the FX Trading System (Back Office/.NET) for various types of global users and their accounts.
As a Team lead refine existing and developed new quality assurance processes and procedures.
Review and analyze newly submitted specifications from BA to ensure functionality implementation is covered properly by business rules and provide feedback to address found issues.
Monitor and provide full test coverage and traceability to the business requirements.
Conduct daily standup meetings for my team and communicate daily priorities and goals.
Test and run FXRE report application and APIs for all types of users on different browser versions (IE, Firefox, Safar and Chrome) across multiple platforms (Windows, Linux and MAC OS), checking all transactions and calculation.
Run and maintain the automated test scripts for various FXO reports modules using HP Quick Professional (QTP).
Design, create and execute test scripts manually and using automated tools based on business requirements utilizing HP Sprinter, ALM Mercury Test Plan and Test Lab modules.
Perform various types of testing including smoke, black box, functional, integration, end-to-end and regression on Windows and WEB applications.
Support testing environment in both Waterfall and Agile methodologies.
Track defects and generate defect summary reports.
Utilize Oracle SQL Developer to generate SQL queries for data analysis and data verification.
Liaise among PM, BA, developers and QA teams to address outstanding issues and achieve bug-free implementation.
Present overview of new functionalities to members of other groups.
05/2013 to 05/2014
IBM QA AnalystEXPRESS SCRIPTS IBM － Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
Worked as QA analyst in the MFS Services testing team for a Medical/claim application that required the merger of two separate processing platforms (MEDCO & ESI) for the new Payable Dynamic MAC (Maximum Allowable Cost) Process.
The process built dynamic rules around MAC in order to select the optimal price and maximize return.
This entailed applying real-time rules during adjudication and utilizing each client's specific guarantee to manage their ingredient cost against those targets.
Worked with on-site and off-shore teams, SME, Business analyst/Product owners to gather requirements in order to analyze these requirements for feasibility and test completion.
Was responsible for estimation of testing effort, test case creation, execution, defect tracking and QA signoff utilizing
Performed functional, regression, full volume system and end-to-end manual testing.
Participated/led test output review call and scheduled traceability meetings.
Processed medical and pharmaceutical Claims and tested the benefit of the Claims in CICS region.
Performed XML testing using Altova XML Spy and Mainframe services by using MTF, Soap UI tools.
Provided technical guidance on mainframe to team members.
Tracked and reported all issues that occurred during the project cycle.
Utilized automated JC2 in- house tool to capture, maintain and execute TCP/IP and 3270 mainframe scripts against Eligibility, Client Profile and Processing Point of Sale (POS) and Medical claims systems.
08/2010 to 12/2012
Sr. Programmer Analyst/QA AnalystUBS FINANCIAL SERVICES － Weehawken, New Jersey
As a member of the team, participated in the design and development of the Cost Basis Reporting & Analysis project (COBRA).
Project involved the tracking and reporting of all financial movements affecting cost basis.
These movements were sent to a vendor application for further processing and the tax lot picture returned to UBS for use in various downstream applications.
The Cost Basis Service application supports 52 separate applications within UBS.
Designed, Developed and Implemented a CICS/DB2 process for both audit and processing purposes.
This process captures all transactions flowing through the real-time system and provides sequencing for later processing.
Developed and implemented various programs/processes utilizing VSAM, CICS Channels and Containers, DB2 and MQ Series using CICS Plex System Manager.
Designed, developed, tested and implemented Event Recorder process that provides a log of all error messages received from different application services.
Provided test case execution and defect reports submitted to project management for each release utilizing ALM tool.
Liaised among business, developers, QA team and users to address outstanding issues.
06/2008 to 12/2009
Consultant, Senior Programmer AnalystCITIGROUP － New York, NY
Worked on modernization of Electronic Entitlement Review Process and acted as the programmer/project leader for the data security group user community and Program Management Office.
Daily tasks included coordinating and participating in the analysis, organization, coding, testing, and writing technical specifications, auditing and implementation of each project phase.
Software used: Top Secret Security (TSS), RACF, and Role Based Access Control (RBAC) and web Single Sign-on.
Researched Top Secret and RACF permissions for Role Based Access System (RBAC's).
Analyzed TSS Profiles and RACF Groups for unreferenced entitlements based on various date ranges and item classes.
Designed, coded, tested and implemented various COBOL II/DB2, CICS modules for domestic and international data feeds to the Citigroup Enterprise Entitlement Review Systems (EERS) utilizing REXX scripting.
Created a cross reference methodology for comparing individual user security access across different LPARs.
Integrated eTrust Cleanup reports from all production LPARs into Glossary database using REXX card and Oracle RDBMS.
01/2008 to 05/2008
Consultant, Senior Programmer AnalystNEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE CO － New York, NY
Worked to support the Testing Competency Center for the Client/Enhance Masking Data project.
This project was an enterprise-wide application that cleansed production data and made it available for business confidential purposes.
The Cleanse and Enhance Testing Data ETL project was intended to provide an automated re-usable method to extract the required production data.
Analyzed data type to create method selection matrix of identifiable information to be masked.
Performed creation of metadata code to automate for MVS extract and load programs, compilations, and processing jobs.
Coded, tested and implemented exit modules using disguise technique for each data element to be protected for Cleanse & Enhance Test Data project.
Interacted with users and business analysts, conducted a Corporate Compliance interview to identify and inventory sensitive data in selected applications.
01/2001 to 08/2007
Senior Programmer/AnalystUBS FINANCIAL SERVICES － Jersey City, New Jersey
Participated in design analysis coding and implementation of major lending back-end applications that identify lending opportunities and provide customized lending solutions to UBS clients.
The applications calculated total client portfolio and potential line of credit for eligible accounts in the firm and stored information in a manner that other applications and platforms can retrieve and display data on security, account or client level.
Real Time Bookkeeping System RTPB
Developed the Real Time Bookkeeping System to process and book trades intraday.
The system replaced current batch legacy Bookkeeping/Margin system.