Ramandeep Kaur

Freelance Software Tester & Quality Assurance Freelancer

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Location:Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/ramandeepkaur
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As an accredited ISTQB certified tester, I hold a masters degree in ‘Computer Applications’ and 4.2 years of experience with expertise in test management and delivering high quality outcomes during different phases of SDLC. As a result oriented, people person, I have a strong desire to maximize my potential to the fullest.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

.Net C# , ASP.Net
Database Tools Oracle SQL, SQL Server 2005
Scripting Languages Java Script
BI Technologies SSRS, SSIS
Web Design Tools HTML, CSS
Bug Tracking Tools DTS
Management Tools Quality Center 9.2, Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2010
Word Processing Tools MS Office (2003, 2007, 2010)
Operating System Universe-UNIX, Windows NT/98/2000/XP/ Vista/7, Windows 3.1
Misc. Software Packages MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Outlook, Windows Mail

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS

o A passionate people person with a very positive attitude.
o Adaptable.
o Fast learner.
o Strong team player
o Self-motivated, self-starter
o Articulate communicator with (written and oral) proficiency in 3 languages.

TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE SUMMARY

o ISTQB-foundation level certified tester.
o Proven experience in test case creation in order to ensure product has been tested thoroughly prior to release.
o Demonstrated experience in test execution with exceptional expertise in regression, functional, negative, exploratory testing etc
o Proven experience test case management using quality center 9.2 and Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2010.
o Involved in static analysis of business/systems requirements, gathering and confirming test requirements.
o Demonstrated experience in working in teams to ensure delivery of highest quality of work.
o International experience within global organizations with extensive knowledge and understanding of operating in global IT markets.
o Proven experience managing multiple projects within tight deadlines at the same time.
o Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to prioritize changing workloads preserving high levels of accuracy.
o Extensive experience working in project teams and delivering high quality outcomes.
o Exceptional quality assurance skills with careful attention to detail and passionate about testing within SDLC.
o Excellent presentation/training and people skills that result in extreme customer satisfaction.
o Possess great time and work management skills.
o Demonstrated ability to assess work against the original business requirements.

Employment History

PERIOD: (Jul2011-till date)

Role: Test Analyst
Project: Multiple projects(Unix Based)
Responsibilities:
Responsible for assisting with support and on-going testing of all enhancements to the core application. Key responsibilities include:
o Ensuring that end product delivers on all scope requirements.
o Creating comprehensive test plans and ensuring testing is carried out to those plans.
o Analyzing the software output.
o Documenting all testing procedures.
o Ensuring existing and new technologies meet clients' requirements- leasing between BA and developers.
o Assisting with system problems originating from credit unions, and providing 2nd level support to help-desk.
o Updating and maintaining the testing documentation and FACTS user manuals.

Key Achievement:
Set the standards and professional testing documentation templates for all the testing activities performed at the organisation. Testing the product with very less or no documentation.

PERIOD: (Aug2010- Nov2010)

Role: Tester
Responsibilities:
o To work with the product team to understand the expected behavior of the application (without any documentation provided) and to ensure that software meets the agreed quality level before release.
o To write and maintain relevant test cases based on requirements from, and discussions with, the product team.
o Execute tests product manually (regression, functional, exploratory, negating testing) on the software, identifying defects.
o Reporting on the status of tasks and providing estimates of time remaining.
o To plan the process for the testing features of new system.
o Worked closely with support executives to know about client issues and prioritizing testing areas based on the feedback.

Key Achievement:
Tested a never-tested-before application and was able to find numerous bugs in the application.
Communicated with developers in a very tactful manner and as quoted by Ultranet GM, “After she started working on Ultranet, we have been releasing relatively bug-free product”.

PERIOD: (Nov2009- Mar2010)

Role: Programmer, Tester, Trainer
Project: Web Solutions for local private teachers ( .Net platform)

Responsibilities:
o Interacting with the client to gather requirements.
o To work with product team and design external interface of the web-site depending on client specific requirements.
o Documentation (all phases) including test cases, design documents, high level design documents.
o Code development.
o Manual testing including static testing of documents and code.
o Managing knowledge base of the company by helping in establishing high standards of maintaining documents.

Key Achievement:
Helped increase client base and expanding business.

PERIOD: (JAN 2008- OCT 2009)

Role: Programmer and Tester

Project period: Jun2009-Oct2009
Project: Review Matrix Report Automation (Internal Project)
Responsibilities:
o Gathering requirements from client, understanding and documenting the requirements.
o Delivered high quality documentation including- SRS, test plans, test cases.
o Sole developer in the project.
o Manual testing of the product during all stages.
Key Achievement:
Delivered high quality outcomes despite being sole developer in the project.


Project period: Aug 2009- Sept 2009
Project: Repair Center 1.0 Widget (W3C Compliant), Agile (.Net platform)
Responsibilities:
o Gathering and understanding client requirements (US based).
o Sole developer in the project.
o Test case development and execution.
o Manual testing during all stages - regression, functional and integration testing.
o Involved in static analysis of requirements and code.
o Created high quality deliverables including test plans, test cases, and test reports.

Key Achievement:
Delivered high quality outcomes despite being sole developer in the project.


Project period: Jan2008- Sept 2009
Project: User Management (.Net platform)
Responsibilities:
o Creation of impact analysis, design documents, test cases.
o Code development
o Executing test cases and creating test reports.
o Manual testing during all stages – regression, exploratory, functional, integration and acceptance testing.
o Involved in static analysis of requirements and code.
o Worked closely with other teams to ensure the stability of the product.
Key Achievement:
The only trainee selected for development role in the company’s best project and received client appreciation(US based) twice for the work done and testing skills possessed by me.

Previous Roles

Role: IT/Computer Trainer (Volunteer)
Responsibilities:
o Development of training material.
o Delivering trainings to engineering/ computer graduate/ students.
o Training/ teaching computer skills to elderly people in groups.