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M. Saleem Soomro

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SENIOR SOFTWARE TEST ENGINEER

 

Decisive, action-oriented and results-focused professional offering dynamic 10 years in Quality Assurance and Software Engineering career. Maintain focus on achieving bottom-line results while formulating and implementing advanced technology and business solutions to meet a diversity of needs. Testing Methodology implementation

  • Testing Process Implementation and mapping to SDLC process
  • Creation and development of Testing Strategy
  • Ensuring implementation of Testing Standards adopted by an organization
  • Experience in Development, Planning, Scheduling, Testing, Tracking & Documentation
  • Procurement and Implementation of Testing Tools
  • Excellent problem solving, leadership and mentoring skills
  • Experience in Complete System Development Life Cycle Phases.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

 

Operating Systems: Windows 8/7/XP, UNIX (MAC / Solaris), Linux (Ubuntu)

Testing Tools: HP ALM, LoadRunner, JMeter, Selenium WebDriver, TestNG, JUnit, Katalon Studio 4.6.0,

Programming and Scripting: C, C++, JAVA, XML, JavaScript, C#, .Net, HTML.

RDBMS: IBM DB2, Oracle 11g, My SQL, Teradata

Other Tools: MS Office Suite, MS Project, MS Visio, Jenkins, CatLight, Clear Case, SQL, MS Visual Studio, Eclipse, Informatica (ETL), SVN, GIT, Maven Project, BlazeMeter

Web Technology: WSDL, SOAP, AJAX, HTTP, HTML, XML, JavaScript, CSS

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  

NTT Data/Texas Department of Transportation                                        09/2018 Present

Austin, TX  

System Analyst/Performance Test Lead

Project: TxDOTCONNECT

 

         Functional and Non Functional testing of TxDOTCONNECT

         Created Performance Test Plan

         Created script with VuGen

         Proficient in HTTP/HTML and TruClient

         Setup LoadRunner in remote machines

         Plan and set and execute up many tests like low, and high load tests

         Endurance testing. onal testing

         Enhancing Selenium Automation framework as needed

         Using Selenium Page Object Model to test to test application.

 

 

Environment: Window Server 2008, Windows 10 Server, Selenium (Java), VSTS, LoadRunner

 

 iHeartMedia                                                                                               05/2018 08/2018

Austin, TX  

Sr. Software Tester

Project: LOB Systems

 

         Functional Test Enterprise Copy group

         Setting up Automation Test Framework, with TestNg.

         Creating automation test cases in Selenium WebDriver with Java.

         Creating positive and negative scenario for functional testing

         Preparing for Demos at the end of each Sprint

         Performing smoke testing after each deployment.

         Configuring server and client components to set up testing environment and testing tools.

         Perform UI and API testing.

         Enhancing Selenium Automation framework according to continuous development of application.

         Creating weekly defect tracking report.

         Using Selenium Page Object Model to test to test application.

 

 

Environment: SQL Server 2008, Windows 10 Server, Windows 8, Selenium (Java), JIRA, Swagger UI, JSON Viewer;

 

 Accenture/OAG (Office of Attorney General)                                           12/2017 03/2018

Austin, TX  

Sr. Software Tester/Performance Tester

Project: LOB Systems

 

         Functional and Non Functional testing of application

         Setting up Automation Test Framework, with TestNg.

         Creating automation test cases in Selenium WebDriver with Java.

         Creating positive and negative scenario for functional testing

         Deployment validation in all environments.

         Supervising Performance Testing Activates.

         Involved in all Performance Testing activities like Load Testing, and Scalability Testing

         Creating test scripting in Vu-Gen

         Creating performance testing scenarios in controller according to business needs.

         Configuring server and client components to set up testing environment and testing tools.

         Involved in all Performance Testing activities like Load Testing, Stress Testing, and Scalibilty Testing

         Created Selenium WebDriver TestNg Framework and test cases in Java.

         Created Test suites including deployment validation suite.

 

Environment: SQL Server 2008, Windows 10 Server, Windows 7, Selenium (Java), HP LoadRunner;

 

 TRS(Teachers Retirement System)  Austin, TX                                     05/2016 08/2017

Sr. Software Tester/Performance Tester

Project: LOB Systems

 

         Certify application code Releases and note any performance.

         Verifying impact of any Infrastructure changes.

         Test ERP for Cost Statements, General Ledgers, Cash Receipts, etc functional areas.  

         Pinpointing bottlenecks and memory leaks ahead of time to help increate application performance.

         SIT (System Integration Testing).

         Creating positive and negative scenario for functional testing

         Creating Functional Test Script for testing team

         Coordinating testing with team on functional areas of application

         Defect triage meetings.

         Facilitating users on UAT

         Supervising Performance Testing Activates.

         Creating test scripting in Vu-Gen

         Creating performance testing scenarios in controller according to business needs.

         Configuring server and client components to set up testing environment and testing tools.

         Tested end to end workflow MS Dynamic CRM interactions

         Stress testing, scalability testing, load testing etc.

         Builds deployment on various test environments.

 

                                                             

 

Environment: SQL Server 2008, Windows Server 2005, Windows 7, HP ALM, SQL Developer, MS Dynamics CRM, HP LoadRunner;

 

 AllClear ID Austin, TX                                                                               01/2016 05/2016

Sr. SQA Engineer

Project: Consumer Portal, Enrollment Portal Support Portal: Testing.

 

         Identifying the type of testing needed Manual and or Automation.

         Creating reusable test cases for Manual and Automation Testing.

         Created test scripts for automation testing. (Java)

         Testing Application using Selenium WebDriver

         Utilized JUnit framework to run test cases created by Java for Selenium WebDriver

         Using Page Object Model /(Framework)

         Modifying existing page objects as need upon new enhancements (POM)

         Creating new pages as needed. (Class Objects)

         Performing Functional Testing with Current Sprint

         Preparing for test cases for next upcoming sprit.

         Performing automated regression testing.

         Coordinated work across multiple teams to meet urgent completion deadlines.

         Collecting server (s) logs to understand behavior of application in case of further investigation needed.

         Reporting defects / Issues with necessary clear details and steps to reproduce with screenshots in test management tool (Jira). 

         Performed enrollment and Alerts tests using SOAP UI

         Tested Alerts disposition and corresponding information in Salesforce.

 

 

Environment: SQL Server 2008, Windows Server 2005, Windows 7, Confluence, Jira, SQL Developer, Selenium (Java), SFDC, Soap UI;

 

 Accenture Technologies Houston, TX                                                      04/2015 10/2015

Sr. Software Tester

Project: System Integration Testing/Project Estimation/Perform: Testing.

 

         Ownership for the build and QA of the Accenture-internal agent knowledge base for external client

          Coordinated work across multiple teams to meet urgent completion deadlines.

          Responsible for Understanding agent knowledge base requirements

          Learning and working in Service Now platform (new Accenture Operations offering)

          Identifying and escalating gaps

          Tracking and communicating status for SSC KB build

          Collaborating with and organizing work across ~7-8 Accenture agents

         Planning the testing project for ERP various modules; SAP HCM

          Discussing previous testing experience with functional users

          Identifying available test scripts

          Identifying the complexity of existing test scripts

         SIT (System Integration Testing)

          Identifying type of test scripts automation and manual

          Estimating the time and cost for testing project.

         Performed Selenium 2 Trainings.

         Performed PSFT HCM trainings; Core HR, Payroll, Time MMI, Self Services, ePerformance etc.

Environment: SQL Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows 7, MS SharePoint, HP ALM, DB2, Selenium (Java,)

 

 EP Burbank, CA                                                                                         10/2014 04/2015

Sr. Software Tester

Project: System Integration Testing.

 

         Created Data Driven Framework

         Transformed from Cucumber Framework to simple Page Object Model.

         Created Test Scripts for RCP, Product Management.

         Tested Security Role by Company User and Client User authentication.

         Developed SQL Queries by using DB Visualizer

         Performed (SIT) System Integrations Testing and   User Acceptance Testing (UAT) activities for new releases.

         Created test scripts each system with available user stories from backlog

         Performed all phases of end-to-end testing which includes Functionality testing, Regression Testing, Interface Testing, Negative Testing.

         Designed and processed Testing Framework.

         Performed end to end testing using Selenium Web Drivers.

         Designed Testing Scenarios and Test Scripts for testing of application. 

         Coordinated recording of issue log using Rally.

         Created Performance Test Plan

         Created and executed Performance Test scripts.

         Attended Agile (grooming meetings and daily standup meetings)

 

Environment: SQL Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows 7, MS SharePoint, Rally, DB2, Selenium (Cucumber Framework) (Java)

 

Fox Studio Los Angeles, CA                                                                                                                 04/2014 10/2014

PeopleSoft HRMS/HCM Functional Analyst/Performance Tester.

Project: PeopleSoft 8.9 to 9.2 Upgrade.

 

         Created test scripts for Benefits, Payroll, and Core HR modules, Manager Self Service etc.

         Coordinated testing by distributing test scripts to testing team.

         Developed SQL Queries by using PSFT Query Manager and Oracle SQL Developer

         Performed (SIT) System Integrations Testing and   User Acceptance Testing (UAT) activities for new releases.

         Performed PSFT Security (Department Level Security, Role level Security, Business Unit  level Security ETC)

         Performed all phases of end-to-end testing which includes Functionality testing, Regression Testing, Interface Testing, Negative Testing.

         Designed and processed Testing Framework.

         Designed Testing Scenarios and Test Scripts for testing of application. 

         Coordinated recording of issue log.

         Developed Performance  Testing plan

         Developed Test Scripts for performance Testing.

         SIT (System Integration Testing)

 

 

Environment: SQL Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows 7, MS SharePoint, HP ALM, Load Runner

 

 McKesson Health IT, Alpharetta, GA                                                    08/2013 01/2014

Senior QA Analyst

Project: PeopleSoft MMI Redesign 9.1 Upgrade.

         Redesigning the PeopleSoft MMI upgrade to 9.1

         Performed Quality Assurance testing (QAT) and User Acceptance Testing (UAT) activities for new releases.

         Tested various modules of PSFT HCM like Self Service, Core HR, Benefits etc.

         Performed all phases of end-to-end testing which includes Functionality testing, Regression Testing, Interface Testing, Negative Testing, system testing of the Application.

         Designed and processed Testing Framework.

         Designed Testing Scenarios and Test Scripts for testing of application. 

         Developed test cases and test scripts for the functional testing, System Integration Testing and Security Role Testing.

         Reported bugs using Quality Center and generated the defect reports for review

         Regression Testing of Old MMI System.

         Maintained the test traceability matrix.

         SIT (System Integration Testing)

         Created Require Document for performance Testing.

         Performed Parallel testing after UAT testing.

 

Environment: SQL Server 2005, Windows Server 2003, Windows 7, MS SharePoint, HP ALM, Load Runner

 

Academy Sports+Outdoors, Katy, TX                                                        12/2012 - 08/2013

Senior QA Tester (Performance Tester)

Project: RMS implementation.

         Implemented the ORMS with other modules like OSIM, ORPM, and WMS to replace existing legacy system with new system.

         Also created test cases for some PSFT FSCM modules,

         Performed Quality Assurance testing (QAT) and User Acceptance Testing (UAT) activities for new releases.

         Tested application using Selenium Web Drivers.

         Created System Flow Diagram.

         Worked closely with business and development teams

         Performed all phases of end-to-end testing which includes Functionality testing, Regression Testing, Interface Testing, Negative Testing, system testing of the Application.

         Designed and processed Testing Framework.

         Determined root cause for performance issues

         Developed test cases and test scripts for the functional testing.

         Actively involved in the performing Functionality, Integration, Regression and System Testing

         Reported bugs using Quality Center and generated the defect reports for review

         Was involved in design phase and Identified dependencies for New System in existing legacy system.

         Maintained the test traceability matrix.

 

 

Environment: SQL Server 2000, SQL Server 2005, , Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Windows Server ,QTP 9.5, Bugzilla. Load Runner, Oracle 11g, SharePoint, Quality Center,  Selenium

 

 CNA, Chicago, IL                                                                                         7/2010 11/2012

Lead PeopleSoft QA/Performance Test Lead

Project: PeopleSoft HRMS/HCM upgrade 8.9 to 9.1

         Upgraded the Employee Self Service, Manager Self Service, ePerformance, and Workflow Administrator

         Worked with functional users, analyzed and tested PeopleSoft HCM  benefits administration processes

         Developed and tested PeopleSoft HCM retroactive payroll/benefit and deductions test case scenarios and business requirements

         Developed Test Cases in Java for eCommerce.

         Tested application with Selenium using Java

         Developed Data Driven Framework

         Performed User and Role Level Security Testing.

         Actively involved in QA process activities, like creating test plan, test cases, Test Matrix, Test Case execution, reporting bugs, problem resolution, bug tracking, and retesting the bugs

         Performed all phases of end-to-end testing which includes Functionality testing, Regression Testing, GUI testing, boundary testing, negative testing, system testing of the Application.

         Designed and processed test scripts for manual testing of each application. 

         Developed test cases and test scripts for the functional testing.

         Performed Quality Assurance testing (QAT) and User Acceptance Testing (UAT) activities for new releases.

         Utilized Load Runner for performance testing to analyze the response times of the business transactions under load

         Reported bugs using Quality Center and generated the defect reports for review

         Maintained the test traceability matrix

         Set up guidelines for and participated in back end testing for the e-Commerce site.

         Build a stored procedure library on the Oracle database and used stored procedures to simulate marginal invalid conditions, modify product price and quantities, validate site's search engine results, etc.

         Performed white-box testing of Java Script embedded components used in the in-house management and bug tracking utility.

         Define project deadlines and worked closely with team members to insure strict timeline adherence

         Lead Load/Performance testing effort of the products using Web Load, Load Runner, and URL Hammer.

         Involved in meetings with the Business Analyst and Developer.

         Developed test scripts in VuGen using HTML. Enhanced the scripts by adding checkpoints, transactions, rendezvous points, created parameters, and performed manual correlation to enhance recorded scripts.

         Used Bugzilla for tracking and reporting defects.

         Developed Test Plans and Test Scripts for Automated Testing using Quality Center and also modified existing scripts as per the new builds

         Developed load scenarios using Load Runner.

         Created automated test scripts based on the test cases using QTP 9.5.

         Tested front-end web applications for 3-tier and n-tier technology.

         Ran SQL queries to SQL server 2000 and SQL Server 2005 for results verification.

         Extensively used SQL to verify the integrity and consistency of the data in the database.

         Conducted the Regression tests for already reported Bugs to test whether fix has been applied or not and also to test whether the fix causes another problem or not.

 

 Environment: SQL Server 2000, SQL Server 2005, ASP, C#, .NET, Windows server 2003, windows XP, Bugzilla, Loadrunner.

 

 HSBC, New York, NY                                                                                     4/2008 - 7/2010

QA Analyst/Performance Tester

Project: Online Savings and Checking Account

         Reviewed Business Requirement Documents and Technical Specifications.

         Performed all phases of end-to-end testing which includes Functionality testing, Regression Testing, GUI testing, boundary testing, negative testing, system testing of the Application.

         Designed and processed test scripts for manual testing of each application. 

         Developed test cases and test scripts for the functional testing.

         Performed Quality Assurance testing (QAT) and User Acceptance Testing (UAT) activities for new releases.

         Utilized Load Runner for performance testing to analyze the response times of the business transactions under load

         Selenium Data Driven Framework.

         Actively involved in the performing Functionality, Integration, Regression and System Testing

         Reported bugs using Quality Center and generated the defect reports for review

         Maintained the test traceability matrix

         Set up guidelines for and participated in back end testing for the e-Commerce site.

         Build a stored procedure library on the Oracle database and used stored procedures to simulate marginal invalid conditions, modify product price and quantities, validate site's search engine results, etc.

         Performed white-box testing of Java Script embedded components used in the in-house management and bug tracking utility.

         Define project deadlines and worked closely with team members to insure strict timeline adherence

         Lead Load/Performance testing effort of the products using WebLoad, LoadRunner, and URL Hammer.

         Involved in meetings with the Business Analyst and Developer

         Developed test scripts in VuGen using HTML. Enhanced the scripts by adding checkpoints, transactions, rendezvous points, created parameters, and performed manual correlation to enhance recorded scripts.

         Used Bugzilla for tracking and reporting defects.

         Developed Test Plans and Test Scripts for Automated Testing using Quality Center and also modified existing scripts as per the new builds

         Developed load scenarios using LoadRunner.

         Tested front-end web applications.

         Created automated test scripts based on the test cases using QTP 9.5.

         Tested front-end web applications for 3-tier and n-tier technology.

         Run SQL queries to SQL server 2000 and SQL Server 2005 for results verification.

         Extensively used SQL to verify the integrity and consistency of the data in the database.

         Conducted the Regression tests for already reported Bugs to test whether fix has been applied or not and also to test whether the fix causes another problem or not.

 

Environment: SQL Server 2000, SQL Server 2005, ASP, C#, .NET, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, QTP 9.5,Bugzila.Loadrunner, JBoss, Selenium,, Oracle 11g, Actuate, Reporting Services, SharePoint, Quality Center,

 

 

 

Education:   B. Sc. (Social Sciences) 1998, SA University, Pakistan

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