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  1. Saadat R.

    Saadat R.

    QA Expert - Security & Penetration Testing Specialist

    Pakistan - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 25

    SKILL SUMMARY ABOUT ME Being an Independent Software Quality Assurance & Testing personnel and full time freelancer, I have delivered testing analysis, design, and execution, reporting, fixes and follow-up services to my offshore clients all over the world particularly in USA, Canada, UK, France, Europe, Middle East, Russia, Japan, Australia etc. My specialties are ¤ MSc in COMPUTER SCIENCES with Specialization in Software Quality Assurance ¤ More than 11 years of hands on QA, QC, Manual & Automated Testing experience ¤ Vast experience in Automation Testing using Selenium Webdriver, MS CodedUI, LoadRunner, TestNG, Telerik WebAii etc solutions ¤ Extensive experience in Web, Desktop & Mobile Application Testing ¤ Extensive experience in Agile/Scrum/Kanban/Lean methodologies ¤ Extensive Experience of Security & Penetration Testing (Ethical Hacking) ¤ Great experience of Leading the QA Team, Writing test plan, Test Cases using requirement specifications, user stories, and system understanding ¤ 100% flexible, can work in any time zone 1 – REQUIREMENT ANALYSIS & UNDERSTANDING 2 - COMMUNICATIONS 3 – TEST PLANNING & DOCUMENTATION 4 – TESTS DESIGN 5 – QA DOCUMENTATION 6 – TEST EXECUTION I have performed extensive Manual & Automated testing for a wide range of almost all kind of Mobile, Web, RIA, Desktop Apps. I have always organized deliverables in a complete, clear, of good quality, and in timely manner. I perform different combinations of following testing types: 7 – TESTING TYPES ¤ Functional, Integration, System ¤ SOA, Web Services, 3rd Party API ¤ Boundary Value Analysis, Destructive, Structural ¤ GUI, UX, Usability, Accessibility ¤ Cross Browser, OS/ Platform/ Device ¤ Regression, Sanity, UAT, Exploratory ¤ Cookie, Session, User Authentication ¤ Security & Penetration for Mobile & Web apps ¤ Database, Multilingual ¤ Performance, Load, Stress ¤ BlackBox, GrayBox, WhiteBox ¤ Installation, Configuration, Software & Hardware Compatibility 8 – DATABASE SKILLS ¤ Sound expertise of Databases i.e. MySQL, MS SQL Server, ORACLE, PostgreSQL, MS Access, SQL, and related technologies ¤ Reviewed DB Schemas for improvements ¤ Performed Data Verification & Validation, Data Mapping, Feed Scheduling of DB Apps using SQL Scripts ¤ Involved in Performance Testing, Query Optimization, counting # of Data Reads on the pages ¤ Used SQL queries to evaluate and validate loaded/ imported data from external sources 9 – DEFECT REPORTING & ANALYSIS ¤ Defect Reporting with thorough Details & Reproduction Steps along with Screenshots, Screen-casts/ Videos, Images, Scripts etc. ¤ Defect Analysis based on Test Metrics ¤ Defect Summaries with Module-wise Metrics ¤ Status Reports, Quality Metric Reports, SQA Analysis Report 10 – FIXES AND FOLLOW-UPS ¤ Tested critical Bug Fixes and coordinated with developers ¤ Engaged in Release Setup/ Notes/ Support/ Follow-Up and testing the Release Delivering Process ¤ Coordinated with clients upon New Fixes and Change Requests 11 – QA AUDITS ¤ Reviewed Business Requirements, FS, and CRS Documents ¤ Design, Code Review, Project Plan, Design, Training Audits ¤ Verification & Validation Audits ¤ Review for QA artifacts like Test & Validation Plans, Test Cases and Data Validation SQL scripts

    $12.50 /hr
    414 hours
    5.00
  2. Tushar K.

    Tushar K.

    Development and Testing

    India - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 9

    5+ years of extensive experience in Manual and Automated testing of Client/Server, N-tier Distributed Architecture, Web-based, Mobile and Desktop Applications with focus on System Analysis, Verification and Validation. As a Quality Assurance and Principal Quality Control Consultant, over the years I have tested a wide range of web based, client-server, windows-based and multimedia applications, mobile applications. - Expertise in Manual and Automation Testing on Web based and Software applications. - Efficient in Smoke Testing, Black-box-testing, Regression-testing, Functional-testing, Usability-testing, Database-testing, User acceptance-testing,Load Testing,Security Testing, Cross-browser Testing - Checking compliance with requirements, finding defects, logging and tracking them, performing validations of fixes and regressions, logging enhancements, creating documents/tools to improve the testing processes - Expertise in all stages in testing SDLC (i.e,Scheduling, Test design which includes test case design, test execution, testreporting by using test summary report then analysis of the found defects). - Expert in Security Testing of web applications to test Web Security Vulnerabilities. - Well dressed with the MySQL to do back-end testing of web applications. Hands on experience of Test Planning with effective skills of Test Case development along with Scenario Matrix. - Tools: QTP, Selenium(Open sources), Mantis So, you will have all necessary information to make your application the most stable, functional and user-friendly.

    $11.11 /hr
    457 hours
    4.94
  3. Ishan Mahendru

    Ishan Mahendru Agency Contractor

    Expert Web Developer, Hacker having knowledge of Wordpress, PHP, .NET

    India - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a Computer Engineer With Knowledge of Web development, Software Development, Security, Server Administration etc. My skills Include Web Development 1.) Wordpress (Installation, Customization, Transfer, Backup, Recovery, Malware Removal, Security issues, Fixes) 2.) Java, JSP, JSF, Hibernate, Spring MVC 3.) PHP & MySQL(Database Design, Development, Backup, Moving) 4.) Asp.NET 5.) HTML 6.) CSS 7.) Open Source CMS Installation and Migration Server Administration 1.) Installing Lamp, Apache, MySQL 2.) Installation of SSL Certificates 3.) Htaccess Expert 4.) Server Security( Both Web Server and Database Server) Website Security 1.) Malware Removal (Expert) 2.) Hacking Sites(Using SQL Injection,XSS or any other vulnerability) 3.) Penetration testing and Vulnerability Assessment (Scanning Website to find Loopholes in Security) 4.) Securing and Patching Websites 5.) Email Security SEO 1.) Htaccess Expert (Friendly URL) 2.) Adsense and Adwords Consultation 3.) Meta Tags 4.) Robots.txt 5.) Google Webmaster 6.) Google Analytics There are many such small but useful skills which i can't list here. Please consult me atleast once. I am sure you will hire me again Thanks

    Associated with: KarmNishth

    $8.89 /hr
    169 hours
    4.97
  4. Zhu WenQi

    Zhu WenQi

    PHP Mysql Javascript Developer, Penetration Tester,Shanghai China

    China - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 4

    Over the last 7 years, I have developed a wide range of websites using HMTL, Ajax , PHP, and MySQL including sites for startup companies and small businesses. I have developed a CRM named Online Management System (OMS) for an insurance company. The main functions of the CRM are capture leads from multi campaigns, make PDF quotation according to different insurance options, track leads' sale progress, a basic report function. I also have developed a platform,both frontend and backend, which is named TAP (The Advocacy Platform). TAP is a gamified marketing platform which delivers research, user generated content, and most importantly transforms consumers into true authentic Brand Advocates. Advocacy campaigns via TAP have delivered key message recall of 40-50% at 1/10th of TV media cost. Fueled by a community of over 125,000 women in the top 20 cities in China, TAP has delivered 5 million brand 'missions' since January 2012 for key clients such as Reckitt Benckiser, P&G, Kimberley Clarke, J&J, GSK, and Fonterra. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new website development project, and I am seeking opportunities to build websites from the ground up for you or your business.

    $25.56 /hr
    64 hours
    5.00
  5. Riyazuddin S.

    Riyazuddin S.

    Ethical Hacker - Windows-Linux-Security-Networking-Web Apps-Virtualiza

    India - Tests: 7

    - *nix (RHEL, CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu, FreeBSD, Solaris, OpenSolaris, etc) - Windows (2000/XP/Vista/7, 2003/2008 Server) - Cloud Computing (Amazon, Rackspace) - Virtualization Solutions(KVM, Qemu, Xen, VMware ESX, Hyper-V, Xen) - Virus, Malware, Spyware, Rootkit removing. - Networking (Cisco Routing and Switching) - Mac OSX 10.5.x, 10.6.x - Gateways (DHCP, DNS, Firewalls, Interface Bonding, Traffic Shaping, Proxy Server, etc) - File Servers (Samba, NFS) - Web Servers (Apache, IIS, Nginx, Lighthttpd, Apache Tomcat, etc) - Database Servers (MySQL, PostgreSQL, MS SQL) - FTP Servers (vsftpd, proftpd, pureftpd, etc) - VoIP (Asterisk) - Mail Servers (Qmail, Postfix, MS Exhange server etc) - Secure VPN (OpenVPN, Vyatta) - Backup Systems (Amanda, Bacula, Duplicity, Rsnapshot, etc) - Server Health Monitoring Systems (Nagios, MRTG, Monit, Cacti, Munnin, etc) - Storage Solutions (LVM, RAID) - Code Versioning Systems (SVN, Git, Mercurial) - Project Management Systems (Trac, Redmine, dotProject) - Security Frameworks (SELinux, AppArmor) - Failover, Load Balancing, Clusters - Payment Gateways (Siemens PPI) - Security and Performance Optimizations - Misc Tools (WHM/Cpanel, WHMCS, Plesk, Layered Panel, etc) - HTML, PHP, CSS, C, C++

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $17.78 /hr
    220 hours
    4.95
  6. Nitin K.

    Nitin K.

    QA Manager -Expert Software Tester- Web , Windows, Mobile Apps

    Australia - Tests: 6

    • An ISTQB certified, Test Professional with around 8 years of testing experience, in client-server, windows, mobile and web applications in Agile environment in Financial Services • A flexible and pragmatic approach to testing at all times in line with Agile (Scrum) and Waterfall development methodologies • 3 years of practical experience working in Agile (iterative software development methodology) environment and in scrum teams managing full QA efforts on the projects • Adroit in collaborating with stakeholders, to ensure successful on-time project releases • Expertise in test management • Actively involved in daily stand-ups, team meetings, sprint planning, grooming meetings and sprint retrospectives • Mentoring, coaching and developing team members to their full capacity • Experienced in performing Integration, Exploratory, Functional, GUI, Regression, Usability, Smoke, ETL Data Migration, Cross Browser Compatibility, System Integration (SIT) and User Acceptance Testing (UAT) • Expertise in manual testing and exposure to automation testing • Exposure to test tools like Microsoft Test Manager, Team Foundation Server (TFS), Test professional, QTP, Selenium Web-driver, HP QC, NUnit, SOAP UI etc • Expertise in constructing & modifying SQL queries and implement database driven/backend testing (SQL Server 2005 & 2008) • Highly motivated, focused and self directed quality oriented professional with excellent organizational skills combined with good interpersonal and strong communication skills (verbal and written) • Excellent in collaborating with colleagues, customers and business stakeholders • A result oriented, hardworking professional with commitment , a quest and zeal to learn and apply new technologies and undertake challenging tasks • Possess team approach; adept in performing in critical situations with strict deadlines and multiple deliverable • Strong desire to quality, test to break attitude and a thorough approach to responsibilities • High attention to detail with a focus on quality and continuous improvement Should you require further information, don’t hesitate to contact me. Looking forward to hear from you soon!

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  7. Shama M.

    SQL BI /RHCE/ Automation / Scripting/ Python/ QA / CEH

    United Kingdom - Tests: 7

    Highly motivated developer following Agile methodologies with overall Six+ years of experience in :- - Oracle(SQL, PLSQL 9i), SQL server 2008 (TSQL, SSRS, SSIS) - Sharepoint, BIDS, SSMS, Report Manager, Report Server - Automating routine tasks using Python, Bash, Batch, Powershell scripting. - AWS/VPS/Redhat/CentOS/Ubuntu Linux Administration. - Windows 2003 / 2008 / 2012 Server Administration. - Replication/Clustering setup, Server hardening. - Server Monitoring (Nagios, Cacti, Monit, Munin) and Tuning. - VMWare, XEN, Virtuozzo, Virtual Box. - Continuous Integration (SVN, GIT, Jenkins, TeamCity, Python, Ant, Maven). - SMTP setup using Postfix. - HTML, CSS3, Python, Shell Scripting. - Hosting Expert (Cpanel WHM, Plesk), VPS, Linux, Windows, Backup, Migration, Administration. - Manual and Automated Testing using Selenium, AutoIT, Python, Sikuli - Smoke & Sanity, Black/White Box , Integration, Regression, Load, Security Testing, UAT, Performance, Non-functional, Database testing, exploratory testing. - White Box Testing tools : NUnit, JUnit, TestNG, MS Test - Bug Reporting Tools : TestTrack Pro, Bugzilla, Trac, Trello

    $17.00 /hr
    13 hours
    4.87
  8. Harwinder Kumar

    Harwinder Kumar Agency Contractor

    Malware / Hack Removal, Web Security, WordPress Expert

    India - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 11

    I'm top rated Upwork freelancer and offer services in Malware / Hack Removal, Ethical Hacking / Internet Security, WordPress Development, Linux Server Administration, Site Transfer, Zen Cart / Drupal / Joomla Upgrade. Over the last 3 years, I have worked on 2000+ sites security (cleaning from malicious code and hardenening security) and 250+ sites transfer. Service Description: 1. Malware / Virus Removal from Sites / Computers (Cleaning Hacked Sites). 2. Website Security and Maintenance (Implementing general security measures and tips to maintain security). 3. WordPress (Sites development and troubleshooting errors). 4. Zen Cart / Drupal / Joomla Upgrade (Upgrade to their latest stable version). 5. Server Admin (Linux / Windows - Managing servers). 6. Site Transfer to New Host / Domain. 7. Optimize & Increasing Speed of Sites (Reducing Page Load Time). 8. Optimize and Increasing Speed of Windows Operating System Based Computers (Win 7, 8, XP and latest editions). 9. Google AdSense Optimization (Implementing tips to get maximum revenue from AdSense ads). 10. Penetration Testing (Checking site for security vulnerabilities).

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers, Crossrider...

    Associated with: KarmNishth

    $25.00 /hr
    1,257 hours
    4.96
  9. Mohammad ali K.

    Mohammad ali K.

    Sr. QA Specialist - Mobile/Desktop/Selenium/Wordpress/Joomla/HTML/CSS

    Bangladesh - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 20

    Strong background in software testing for packaged and company written software applications in the following areas: E-Commerce, Consumer Products/Retail, National Defense, Medical Products, Human Resources, ERP, Medical Insurance, Medical Information, Financial, Security, and Mortgage. • Automation testing covers: The creation of automation test plans, writing automation requirements and either creating the automation scripts myself or direct co-workers on the creation of automation test scripts. • Skilled to complete multiple testing projects simultaneously across multiple technologies under tight dead-lines and deliver the projects completed by established due dates. • Able to lead/work with a variety of testing teams made up of team members: full-time, contract and offshore. • Working with IT and Business Management on benefits of QA in the development life-cycle to improve quality. • Strong leadership skills to instill confidence in my work with the business community. • Proven ability to mentor others in a variety of skills used in the Quality Assurance field. • Possess excellent communication and presentation skills, self starter, quick learner, and team player. • Have established QA processes where no previously established processes existed. • Proven abilities to create comprehensive test plans to validate any size system. • Excellent business/system knowledge and working experience in gathering requirements when missing used in the creation of test plans and test case creation. • Proficient in all types of testing approaches that includes risk mitigation to get projects into the production environment with minimal delays while maintaining highest level of quality. • Able to review existing processes and suggest ways to improve on existing processes to increase efficiency. • Hands-on QA Lead/QA Engineer/Senior QA Analyst for a package Mortgage Financial system that integrates with 32 other systems. • Review software documentation to ensure technical accuracy and compliance to mitigate risks for a complex citrix based financial system. • The establishment of testing standards where none existed within the company. The standards were designed to be flexible due to tight deadlines. • Prepared, presented a QA strategy to meet company goals to improve quality of the systems. • Established mentoring programs for the QA Team. • Creating and generating system test scripts for different test scenarios covering critical areas of system functionality. • Coordinated other company resources to assist with testing, working alongside with QA. • Coordinated QA resources on daily testing activities. • Report testing progress and quality by tracking metrics and defects. • Performed various types of testing such as: functional, smoke, integration, regression, user acceptance, and negative/positive testing. • Established testing environments to mimic the installed client environments to enable the testing team to better test and resolve client reported issues. • Responsible for management of the Customer Service functions. • Provide technical support during software installation or configuration at Client locations. • Designed and wrote automated scripts for smoke testing, to augment the manual testing efforts. • Technologies included the following: Fiddler, SaaS Citrix, XML, Various freeware QA performance testing tools, Windows 8.1 & Mac, Cross Browser testing: IE10, Safari and FireFox, Http Return Codes, Microsoft SQL Server, Java script, Cloud testing using Amazon, C# with Microsoft Visual Studio Test Professional Premium 2012, Microsoft Test Manager for Test Plan/Test Case creation and Microsoft Team Foundation Server for Kanban story and bug tracking. • Participated in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems for a complex internal web-system. • Develop testing programs that address areas such as software scenarios, regression testing, negative testing, error or bug retests, integration or usability. • Document software defects, using a bug tracking system, and report defects to software developers. • Report testing progress and quality by tracking metrics, defects and code coverage. • Designed and wrote automated scripts to smoke and regression test 20 web-pages. • Technologies included the following: C# with Microsoft Visual Studio Test Professional 2012 for automation, Windows 7, IE 8 & 9, FireFox, IE Tester, Fiddler, Web-page links, Http Return Codes, Https Security, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Test Manager for Test Plan/Test Case creation and Microsoft Team Foundation Server for Kanban stories and bug tracking.

    $11.11 /hr
    1,500 hours
    5.00