Professional Summary

Asha comes to the Barriers to Entry program after spending most of her career in QA. Asha is looking to broaden her knowledge in Agile and project management, while utilizing her current skills and knowledge of IT to assist her in moving forward in a long term, stable career in IT.


  • Methodologies: Agile, Waterfall
  • Soft Skills: Strong attention to detail, Highly Organized,
  • Relevant Experience: Manual and Automation QA,
  • Software & Technical Skills: Microsoft Office, HTML, XML, VB Script, , Web Logic, Windows 2000, 2008, UNIX (Sun Solaris), Linux, MS DOS, Java, C++, JavaScript, C#, VB Script, .Net, Oracle10g/9i, DB2, SQL Server 2008, MS Access, HP ALM 11, Test Director, JIRA 6.4, Quick Test Professional (QTP 9.5, 10.0/11.0/12.0), Mercury Quality Center, Quality Center (QC 9.0/9.2/10.0/11.0), SOAP UI 4.5.0, Win Runner 8.2, HP Load Runner 8.1; HP ALM Performance Center 11.5

Education & Training

  • York Solutions’ Barriers to Entry Program – Concentration: Project Management (in process)
  • Osmania University, India – BA Engineering

Professional Experience Highlights

Senior QA

  • Analyzed the user requirements and interacted with system architect, developers and business users.
  • Reviewed Business Requirements Documents and Technical Specifications Documents and developed Test plans, Test cases.
  • Performed Manual and Automated testing for the test cases using Quick Test Professional.
  • Defined automated test scripts using Quick Test Pro testing tool and maintained in the Quality Center.
  • Recorded, maintained & tracked defects, assigned type & priority/severity levels using Quality Center.
  • Converted manual test scripts to automated test scripts in QTP. ETL testing
  • Executed test scripts using QTP for Regression testing.
  • QTP Script development, execution, Review of QTP scripts, Test planning, Test management.
  • Familiar with creating VB scripts in Quick Test Pro.
  • Detected Defects, communicated to the developers and tracking the Defects using Quality Cente
  • Uploaded Business requirements, test scenarios, test cases and defects from MS Excel, MS Word to Quality Center.
  • Weekly status meetings showing progress and future testing efforts to the QA manager.
  • Conducted User Acceptance Test (UAT) with users and customers and wrote issues log based on outcome of UAT.
  • Responsible for the creation of test cases with expected results in ALM and automated test scripts in QC.
  • Effectively involved in bug tracking, reporting reviewing and analyzing test result using JIRA.
  • Responsible for creating test case templates to facilitate mapping of manual test cases to automation test scripts.
  • Performed gap analysis, and test tracking reporting/monitoring for all phases of testing.
  • Performed GUI testing and web-based testing along with API testing
  • Developed test scripts and test cases using HP ALM 11.

Performance Test Engineer

  • Prepared test data as per the test scenarios documented in the test plans.
  • Manually performed Back-end testing by executing SQL queries to validate the data in the back-end Oracle Database.
  • Created Test cases and Test scripts for the Entire Web Application.
  • Interacted with the QA managers for the regular update of the project.
  • Used Win Runner for Functional and Regression testing of the application.
  • Performed manual testing with different scenario to track and report system defects and bug fixing.
  • Used writing modification request for the bugs in the application and helped developers to track the problem and resolve the technical issues.