Lakshmi Narayana K

Quality Assurance Specialist - 11 Years of Experience - Near 37211


Quality Assurance Specialist


Nashville, TN

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SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE Overall 11 years of extensive and diversified experience in Information Technology with emphasis on Software Quality Assurance, Manual testing & E2E Test Management. * Expertise in QA Methodologies, Quality Assurance Life Cycle, Test Strategy, Test metrics. * Involved in all phases of testing, Preparing Test Plans, Test Strategy, Test Case Specifications, Test Scenario's, Test Cases, Test data, Test log and Defect Reports. * Experience in Automation Testing, Database Testing and Manual Testing. * Good understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC). * Experience in Waterfall and Agile methodology * Experience in Salesforce testing. * Experience in writing and maintenance Test automation Scripts using VB script and TSL script with Automated HP/Mercury tools Quick Test Professional, Load runner and Win Runner. * Experience in Smoke, GUI, Functional, System, Regression, Data driven Testing, Integration, Sanity, UAT (User Acceptance Testing) and Ad-hoc Testing. * Involved in Client-server Applications Testing, Web Base Application Testing and Data base Testing. * Involved in requirement gathering and analysis sessions to create high level test strategy/plan. * Experience in Tracking and Reporting of defects using Defect Tracking Tools such as HP ALM, Jira, HP/Mercury Quality Center, Test Director, Bugzilla and Rational Clear Quest. * Exposure in writing Perl and UNIX shell scripts. * Good knowledge and work experience on DBMS & RDBMS concepts and writing SQL queries and PL SQL stored procedures. * Involved in testing with Windows and UNIX Operating systems* * Experience on SOAP UI for Web Services Testing. * Worked on full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and CMM standards. * Comply with standards and strategies of the software development life cycle. * Involved in preparation of Metrics, Experience with Effort Estimations, Task Allocation, Test Deliverables, Defect Reports, Traceability Metrics based on client requirement and project plan. * Experience in managing projects in Global Delivery model * Experience in Healthcare (Provider and Payer) domain. * A self-motivated professional with an excellent Communication, Analytical, Organizational and Leadership skills. SOFTWARE/Technical Skills Domain Healthcare (Provider & Payer) Functional Automation Tools QTP Defect Tracking Tools ALM11, MTM, QC, Test Director, Bugzilla Operational Systems Windows NT/2000/XP, Unix RDBMS Oracle 10g/11i, TOAD, PL/SQL & SQL Server Office Tools MS Word, MS Visio, MS Project, MS Excel Version Control PVCS, VSS, Clear Case and STAR Team Web Service Testing Tool SOAPUI, Salesforce