Palanikumar R.

Palanikumar R.

QA Lead

Inver Grove Heights , United States

Experience: 14 Years

Palanikumar

Inver Grove Heights , United States

QA Lead

102000 USD / Year

  • Notice Period: 5 Days

14 Years

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About Me

Profile Summary              

  • A dynamic QA professional with 14+ years of rich experience as Software Development Engineer in Test implementing CMMi Level 5 QA process throughout STLC on Manual and Automation te...
  • Responsible for developing and executing comprehensive suites of test estimations, test plans and test cases, maintaining and adding to existing automation framework, continued evaluation of test cases for regression, automation for newly integrated features in iterative and agile model to augment QA testing.
  • Worked as Business Analysis for end to end business process requirement gathering on US Commercial, Property & Causality (P&C), Workers Compensation (WC), A&H, Auto and Medicaid Healthnet on MIS.
  • Good experience on P&C Policy Admin system, Claims Processing, Financial Payments, Billing.
  • Worked in Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) with Agile Scrum Methodology and participated in daily scrum stand-up meetings, project status meetings and iteration reviews.
  • Worked on preparing User stories, Sprint Backlog, Sprint Tasks and Release Burn down Chart.
  • Created automation frameworks in QTP/UFT using VB Scripts and managed data in Quality Center/ALM).
  • Experienced in creating and customizing test scripts with Data-driven, Keyword-driven, and Hybrid Frameworks for automation using QTP with parameterization and reusable function libraries.
  • Responsible for testing BVA, Smoke (Sanity), Functional, Integration, System, Regression testing with automation, Risk Based Testing (RBT), Web Service testing Cross-Browser testing and UAT.
  • Worked in Pega Testing with PEGA implementation of new developed work space and migration project in TMF and tested work users, flow rules, decision rules and business flow from end to end.
  • Created and executed Oracle SQL queries to QC data layer and to identify data of interest to drive User Interface testing scenarios with IBM Data studio and DB visualizers.
  • Strong experience working on defect management with Quality Center (ALM), Clear Quest, Aldon and JIRA.
  • Experience with Uniface, Pega, Java and Web based testing projects and testing on migration projects.
  • Developed QA metrics in Excel & PPM tool and documented requirements traceability matrix, defect reporting, tracking and communicating to project team.
  • Strong experience in UAT testing by documenting UAT test scenarios, test plan and test cases and the execution report and thus Provide go/no go decisions on production implementations .
  • Generated weekly Status Reports to the team manager & participated in weekly status meeting with Team members, Team managers, Business analysts & Technical team.
  • Updating the new automation tool knowledge of Selenium IDE, WebDriver, TestNG, ANT, and Selenium Grid.  
  • Comfortable for playing a role as a lead and as a member of integrated team and as an independent.

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Positions

Portfolio Projects

METS & MEDES

Company

METS & MEDES

Description

ü Worked closely in SOA with Business Analyst and Scrum Master in the agile methodology for this Healthcare Medicaid application.

ü Develop test strategies, test plans, and test cases and user stories  for software development efforts and SQA strategies using Agile-testing methodology

ü Tested optimum functionality of Eligibility Coverage determination for MO Health Net for insurance coverage plan namely MHF, MPW, MHK, CHIP and MA, BHP, IA & UQHP for state MN.

ü Tested the Curam Enterprise Framework (CEF) citizen portal & case worker application of State MO & MN and the customized Curam out of-the-box (OOTB) solutions to address ACA requirements.

ü Involved in SCRUM meetings with the product owner and scrum team to address the product backlog and Sprint backlog stories development and the impediments and on each sprint post release involved in Sprint Review and Retrospective Meetings.

ü Managed the QA Project planning activities by identifying the resources, Timelines, Schedules, Testing Cycles, QA Strategy documentation and automation.

ü Served as an escalation point for any issues faced by the team to the Project Manager.

ü Performed Functional, System, Regression, Usability, Smoke and end-to-end Integration testing and used JIRA & Salesforce for tracking Software defects and categorized severity.

ü Tested the Financial module of Java Language with automation to the web service level.

ü Created Regression Test Cases to Automate using QTP with hybrid frameworks.

ü Performed UAT testing with identifying UAT test scenarios, designing test plan and test cases and running the UAT test to confirm the business objectives are met.

ü Generated weekly Status Reports to the team manager & participated in weekly status meeting with Team members, Team managers, Business analysts & Technical team.

  

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QBE First Transition (Policy Admin System)

Company

QBE First Transition (Policy Admin System)

Description

ü Worked in Onshore\Offshore Model for P&C Policy Admin System on Uniface platform.

ü Effectively used Quality Center QC ALM for Test management activities for Requirements, Test Plans, Test scripts and Defects management and dashboard for status report.

ü Developed Automation test scripts for Functionality and Regression testing for Java and web application using QTP and scripts enhanced using user defined functions (Function libraries) in VBscript.

ü Conducted automated retest analysis of various features for internal releases.

ü Performed Regression testing with automation scripts In QTP with hybrid framework.

ü Wrote SQL Quires for testing data integrity in the Oracle database before testing the module.

ü Maintained and analyzed large volume of regression test results.

ü Created UAT test scripts in accordance with UAT Governance guidelines/templates and high level baseline spine with UAT Governance script development guidelines and templates.

ü Provide scope, resource and time estimates for projects presented for testing and analysis.

ü Identify and manage issues/defects for each development project in QC & Aldon tool.

ü Responsible for all activities involving quality assurance and compliance with applicable regulatory requirements; conducts audits and reviews/analyzes data and documentation.

ü Extensive experience in coordinating testing effort, responsible for test deliverables, status reporting to management, issue escalations.

  

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iClaims Canada _Property & Casualty (P&C)

Company

iClaims Canada _Property & Casualty (P&C)

Description

ü Prepared detailed Test plans, Test Strategies and Test cases for functional, Integration, and GUI testing using HP-Mercury Quality Center.

ü Involved in analyzing system design specifications and created Test Plans and strategies, Test Scenarios and Test Cases to cover overall quality assurance testing.

ü Participated in Walkthroughs and Technical & Peer Reviews all through the testing phase.

ü Worked in PEGA implementation of new developed work space and migration project in TMF and created test cases for work users, flow rules, decision rules and business flow from end to end.

ü Executed both manual and automation testing with QTP by creating new scripts and enhancing the existing scripts and managed the testing process & activities with Quality Center.

ü Prepared Test data preparation strategy and data masking strategy for the shared test environment and Performed data quality analysis using advanced SQL.

ü Performed various Testing like Functional Testing, System Testing, Backend Testing, Integration Testing and Regression Testing with QTP on Hybrid framework with defining reusable VB functions.

ü Developed Traceability Matrix to track requirements during the QA Testing Phase.

ü Used Quality Center as a Bug Reporting Tool and to track, analyze defects and analyzed test results using reports and graphs generated in Quality Center.

ü Interacted with Business and Development teams to ensure overall quality of the software under deliver. 

ü Conducted UAT with preparing UAT Test Plan, test scenarios and cases and executed to ensure the business requirements are met.

  

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Rule Based Adjudication for Claim Systems (WC)

Company

Rule Based Adjudication for Claim Systems (WC)

Description

ü Prepared detailed Test plans, Test Strategies and Test cases for functional, Integration, and GUI testing using HP-Mercury Quality Center.

ü Involved in analyzing system design specifications and created Test Plans and strategies, Test Scenarios and Test Cases to cover overall quality assurance testing.

ü Participated in Walkthroughs and Technical & Peer Reviews all through the testing phase.

ü Worked in PEGA implementation of new developed work space and migration project in TMF and created test cases for work users, flow rules, decision rules and business flow from end to end.

ü Executed both manual and automation testing with QTP by creating new scripts and enhancing the existing scripts and managed the testing process & activities with Quality Center.

ü Prepared Test data preparation strategy and data masking strategy for the shared test environment and Performed data quality analysis using advanced SQL.

ü Performed various Testing like Functional Testing, System Testing, Backend Testing, Integration Testing and Regression Testing with QTP on Hybrid framework with defining reusable VB functions.

ü Developed Traceability Matrix to track requirements during the QA Testing Phase.

ü Used Quality Center as a Bug Reporting Tool and to track, analyze defects and analyzed test results using reports and graphs generated in Quality Center.

ü Interacted with Business and Development teams to ensure overall quality of the software under deliver. 

ü Conducted UAT with preparing UAT Test Plan, test scenarios and cases and executed to ensure the business requirements are met.

  

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Transactions HSBC Bank for World Source DBA

Company

Transactions HSBC Bank for World Source DBA

Description

ü Prepared detailed Test plans, Test Strategies and Test cases for functional, Integration, and GUI testing using HP-Mercury Quality Center.

ü Involved in analyzing system design specifications and created Test Plans and strategies, Test Scenarios and Test Cases to cover overall quality assurance testing.

ü Participated in Walkthroughs and Technical & Peer Reviews all through the testing phase.

ü Worked in PEGA implementation of new developed work space and migration project in TMF and created test cases for work users, flow rules, decision rules and business flow from end to end.

ü Executed both manual and automation testing with QTP by creating new scripts and enhancing the existing scripts and managed the testing process & activities with Quality Center.

ü Prepared Test data preparation strategy and data masking strategy for the shared test environment and Performed data quality analysis using advanced SQL.

ü Performed various Testing like Functional Testing, System Testing, Backend Testing, Integration Testing and Regression Testing with QTP on Hybrid framework with defining reusable VB functions.

ü Developed Traceability Matrix to track requirements during the QA Testing Phase.

ü Used Quality Center as a Bug Reporting Tool and to track, analyze defects and analyzed test results using reports and graphs generated in Quality Center.

ü Interacted with Business and Development teams to ensure overall quality of the software under deliver. 

ü Conducted UAT with preparing UAT Test Plan, test scenarios and cases and executed to ensure the business requirements are met.

  

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Legal Exchange (LeX)

Company

Legal Exchange (LeX)

Description

ü Involved in User acceptance testing (UAT) at Client Location in AIG-New Jersey.

ü Responsible for UAT project planning of creating testing scenario, test plans and test scripts.

ü Perform responsibilities of conducting research on IT requirements and business requirements in UAT areas.

ü Handle the tasks of identifying UAT testers and managing resource plan by coordinating with business users.

ü Determined data requirements for UAT Test cycles, involving end to end integrated processes.

ü Handle the tasks of ensuring that the Pre-UAT activity is performed accurately and efficiently

ü Provide transition on application flow for end users about the new applications/enhancements and guide them to execute UAT test scripts.

ü Performed cross browser testing of the application on various Browsers to ensure that it functions similarly on all browsers and prepared UAT status report on daily basis.

ü Handle the tasks of identifying defects and perform root cause analysis by analyzing data quality issue.

  

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Financial Integrity and Process Control (FIPC)

Company

Financial Integrity and Process Control (FIPC)

Description

ü Gathered the test requirements based on design specifications documents and uploaded in SharePoint.

ü Performed necessary requirements inspection, design inspection, Test plan and case creation, Test environment / data setup, testing and reporting during various phases of the Testing life cycle.

ü Execution of Function Testing and Regression Testing and logging defects in Quality Center.

ü Effectively executed the migration testing with cross browsers.

ü Involved in Release support - Release to QA, involved in environment setup, testing the release process.

ü Provided back end testing for database auditing and data validation using SQL scripts.

ü Developed and updated Requirement Traceability matrix (RTM) to trace the requirement.

ü Generated weekly Status Reports to the team manager & participated in weekly status meeting with project team and stake holders.

ü Logged defects, defect trends reporting and test case execution statistics reporting. subsidiary

  

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