Resume - Software Test Lead/Senior Test Analyst

(Keywords : Team managment, test planning, test designing, test director, QTP, SQL & Oracle DB, VB 6.0, MS Office, MS Project)
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  Candidate Details
Position Sought :
Software Test Lead/Senior Test Analyst
Age :
34 years     Experience : 8.2
Qualification :
QAI CSTE Certification, Master in Computer Science 
Preferred Location :
Canada, Australia, UK, Middle East/Gulf, UAE/Dubai
Job Category :
Software Testing
Expected Salary :
200,000 per month


I am seeking a Software Test Lead/ Senior Test Analyst position in a professionally managed & dynamic
environment where I can use my software testing and team management skills and potential to assist the
organization in achieving its goals and seeking long term career with optimum growth.

Profile Summary:
8 years IT industry experience; well-versed with software test and development life-cycle, process models and software quality frameworks and processes
6+ years extensive experience of software testing and quality assurance on small to large scale client/ server (windows and web-based) software applications developed in VB, VB & ASP Dot Net, Oracle, and JAVA technologies and designed for finance, banking, general purpose and shipping domain
4+ years strong test team management, status reporting, test plans & test strategies definition skills
5+ years solid experience of test planning, scheduling, test effort estimation, test designing and specification, test execution and defect reporting
4+ years demonstrating skills in developing test cases using Mercury Test Director and test scripts using Win-runner and Quick Test Professional
5+ years excellent knowledge of full life-cycle testing using verification (Reviews) and validation testing techniques (Installation, smoke, unit, integration, functional, regression, sanity, build, cross browser compatibility and database testing)
Developed and executed more than 5000 high-quality test cases which uncovered more than 3000 potential defects
Solid understanding of implementing test processes and best practices based on ISO 9001:2000 standards and SEI-CMMI guidelines
A friendly team player and quick learner having excellent communication & coordination, analytical and inter-personal skills with a passion to learn and excel

Core Skills:
Test Management Tools: Mercury Quality Center 8.2 and Test Director 6.02
Defect Tracking Tools: Web Defect Manager, Issues Manager
Test Automation Tools: Quick Test Professional 8.2, Win-Runner 7.0
DBMS Backend Testing: SQL Queries, Toad, SQL Server and Oracle, DB2
Programming Languages: HTML, VB Script, Visual Basic 6.0, C++, RPG/ 400 and CL/ 400
Documentation Tools: Microsoft Office, MS Visio
Project Management: MS Project, Excel Sheets (Dashboards, Weekly Status)
Operating System Windows: Windows 2000, NT, XP Operating System IBM AS/ 400, OS/ 400

Professional Credentials:
QAI CSTE Certification (Number 10667) 90% Score -www. softwarecertifications. org)
Certification of Appreciation Recognition of Outstanding Contribution in critical project testing.
Microsoft Certified Professional Visual Basic 6.0 (Designing Desktop Applications)

Career Details:
Module Test Team Lead
(June 2005 Present) IT Company - Dubai Internet City, Dubai

Day-to-day test activities management within the team
Developing test schedules, test strategy & test effort estimations on weekly basis
Manage testing issues that have been escalated by the Project Test Team
Weekly dashboard preparation and reporting progress against last week assignments to Test Manager
Directing meetings for project planning, monitoring & control, issues resolution and status reporting with management, development and test team
Implemented pilot test and defect lifecycle within the team using Mercury Quality Center 8.2
Ensure adequate domain knowledge transfers and tools training are undertaken
Close coordination with business & domain analyst to understand work flow of complex functionalities
Close coordination with development team lead to meet project time-lines andensuring high-quality software deliveries to client
Involved in identifying release-wise regression scenarios and recording test scripts for the same using Mercury Quick Test Processional 8.2
Involved in definition of test processes (configuration management, verification and validation) based on CMMI guidelines and ensure smooth implementation CMMI Level II & III processes and best practices within team
Monitor the team's work throughout test plan development and execution to ensure that testing is on time and within budget and software deliveries to client are as per specifications and fulfill user needs
Collecting test metrics on monthly basis to measure the efficiency and effectiveness of the test team and implemented quality processes

Punjab Univeristy College Of Information Technology
Masters in Computer Science Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
December 2004
Passing Percentage: 70%

Hailey College Of Commerce
B. Com (Bachlors in Commerce) Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
March 1995
Passing Percentage: 60%