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Marietta, Georgia, 30067, United States
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May 25, 2010

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Summary:

> Highly accomplished and motivated seasoned QA professional having 8+

years of experience in Software Testing and Quality Assurance.

> Extensive experience and exposure to QA testing and processes within SDLC

environment that included technologies such as Java, .NET, SaaS, CRM

systems, Documentum RM, Seibel and SAP.

> Experienced in analyzing complex business/design requirements

documentation, writing test plans, test case design, detailed test cases,

test case execution, defect management and defect tracking methodologies

including attending triage meetings.

> Experienced in working with the direct clients on SaaS Model.

> Broad industry experience includes Health Care, Financial (Banking,

Brokerage, Investment Banking, Mutual Funds, Hedge Funds, Exchange trade

Funds and Retail Wealth Management), Supply Chain, Records Management

and Product testing.

> Extensive experience working with Onsite-Offshore model

> Significant working experience in various testing aspects such as system

integration testing, regression testing, compatibility testing, Backend

testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), smoke testing, ad-hoc testing,

Usability testing and performance testing.

> Significant working experience with various Development methodologies

such as Scrum, Water Fall Model, Iterative Enhancement Model, Test Driven

Development.

> Extensive working experience testing GUI based applications as well as

back-end testing using SQL queries to interact and verify data in

ORACLE/SQL Server databases.

> Significant working experience with tools suite that includes Mercury

Quick Test Pro, Mercury Quality Center, Load Runner, Rational Clear Quest

and Silk Radar.

> Experience in Testing Web based and Client/Server enterprise

applications.

> Coordinated and lead the Configuration Quality Management System (QMS).

> Result oriented team player with excellent communication skills and good

understanding capabilities.

> Has good Exposure to Scrum, SW-CMM, CMMI & ISO

> Member of IPAG and SQA with in the organization that was responsible for

Conducting Audits and Reviews.

> Represented as Functional Area Representative (FAR) in Verification &

Validation process area during the Final assessment of CMMi in the

organization.

> Ability to work in tight schedules and on different applications

concurrently.

> Solid analytical and trouble shooting skills.

Technical Skills:

Testing Tools : Mercury Quality Center 9.x, Win Runner 7.5,

Load Runner 8x, Test

Director 8.0, Quick Test Pro 9.x

Bug Tracking Tools : Test Director, Bugzilla, Siebel Client 6,

Rational Clear Quest, Silk

Radar,Focus and Mercury Quality

Center 9.2

Languages : VB Script, TSL and SQL.

Operating Systems : Windows NT/2000/XP, Windows

2003 Server, Red Hat Linux 5.0, AIX 5.1.

CM Tools : Visual Source Safe, Rational Clear case.

Service Tools : VM Ware, Rational Requisite Pro, DOORS,MS

Office, MS Excel, Microsoft Project, Clarity, XML Spy.

Education:

> Bachelor of Engineering from Madras University, India in Electrical and

Electronics discipline.

Certifications & Achievements:

> Brainbench Certified WinRunner 6.0 Professional.

> Brainbench Certified Software Test Engineer.

> Brainbench Certified SEI CMM Analyst.

> Certified Internal Quality Auditor from AQA (American Quality Assessors).

> Received Platinum Award at Thomson Financial

Professional Experience:

Vertafore Inc.

Nov'09 - Present

Conyers,GA

QA Analyst

Environment: Visio, ASP.Net/3.0, XML, Webservices, HTML, Java,IIS,

Oracle 11g, Windows 2000/XP/Win 7 64bit, Scrum Methodology, VMWare 3.0,

Quality Center 9.x., Cruise Control.

Project Description: ImageRight Content Management System.

The ImageRight content management and workflow solution is the leading

provider of insurance-focused content management, enterprise workflow and

business intelligence solutions. Companies around the world including

agencies, brokerages, MGAs, carriers and reinsurers use ImageRight to

streamline operations, increase productivity, enhance customer service,

lower operating costs and increase profitability.

Responsibilities:

- Responsible for identifying the Test Requirements for new features and

Test Plan

- Responsible for writing the Test Cases

- Developed the Regression Test Suite for the Imports Module.

- Reviewing test cases designed by the peers

- Review and Approval of the Bugs to be posted

- Working directly with the SME's (Subject Matter Experts) in

understanding the Business scenarios.

- Reviewing the Help documentation for accuracy.

- Performing Functionality Testing, Regression Testing, Smoke testing,

Compatibility Testing, Ad-hoc testing.

- Multiplatform Testing using VmWare 3.0

- Active Participant in Daily Scrum meetings, Retrospective meetings,

Product Backlog grooming meeting, Sprint planning meeting.

Department of Health Massachusetts Oct'09

- Nov'09

Software Solutions Group

Boston, MA

Lead QA

Environment: Visio, ASP.Net/3.0, XML, WebMethods, HTML, Java,JSF, Ajax,

DB2, IIS, Oracle 10, J2EE, Web sphere, Windows 2000/XP, Rational Unified

Process.

Project Description: EDSS (Electronic Disease Surveillance System),MIIS

(Massachusetts Immunization Information System).

The EDSS System provides a platform upon which modules can be built to meet

state and program area data needs as well as providing a secure, accurate

and efficient way for collecting and processing data.

. To detect outbreaks rapidly and to monitor the health of the nation

. Facilitate the electronic transfer of appropriate information from

clinical information systems in the health care system to public

health departments

. Reduce provider burden in the provision of information

. Enhance both the timeliness and quality of information provided

Responsibilities:

- Responsible for preparing the Test Plan.

- Understanding the Business requirements / needs and suggesting the

opportunities for Improvement in the product.

- Responsible for implementing the QA Process. Developed the Regression

Test Suite.

- Reviewing test cases designed by the peers

- Review and Approval of the Bugs to be posted

- Working directly with the SME's in handling the change requests / bugs

.

- Reviewing the Help documentation for accuracy

- Organize and conduct Knowledge Transfer sessions whenever there are

any change / enhancements to the product

- Performing Functionality Testing, Regression Testing, Smoke testing,Compatibility Testing, Ad-hoc testing

- Developed SQL Queries/PL SQL Procedures in order to perform the

Backend and Data Integrity testing.

- Mentoring the team about the Quality Processes

- Preparing Weekly Status Reports and communicate status to all stake

holders

- Conduct weekly progress review meeting

Manhattan Associates Nov'08 -

Sep'09

Atlanta, GA

Senior Quality Assurance Analyst

Environment: Visio, ASP.Net/3.0, XML, WebMethods, CORBA, HTML, Java,JSF, Ajax, DB2, IIS, Oracle 10, J2EE, Web sphere, Jboss, Windows 2000/XP,

Rational Unified Process.

Testing Tool: Mercury Quality Center 9.02, Rational Clear case, Share

point, Rational Clear Quest, Team Track and Manual Testing.

Project Description: Warehouse Management System (WMS)

Warehouse Management manages a wide range of processes associated with

receiving inventory into the warehouse, tracking it, and shipping it to

customers. It also has many functions for managing the work in the

warehouse, including wave generation processes.

Responsibilities:

- Responsible for preparing the Work Break Down structure and Resource

Planning for the Testing activities based on the Development schedule.

- Responsible for preparing the QA Plan of WM09 release.

- Understanding the Client requirements / needs and suggesting the

opportunities for Improvement in the product.

- Responsible for developing the Client Workflows that are used to

validate the application.

- Reviewing test cases designed by the peers

- Coordinating with the offshore team and communicating with them

effectively in order to avoid the Lag time

- Review and Approval of the Bugs to be posted

- Maintain the QA environment and manage pushing new builds and patches

to the QA Environment.

- Performing Functionality Testing, Regression Testing, Smoke testing,Compatibility Testing, Ad-hoc testing

- Validating the XML's against the XSD's using in house service tool.

- Developed SQL Queries/PL SQL Procedures in order to perform the

Backend and Data Integrity testing.

- Mentoring the team about the Quality Processes

- Preparing Weekly Status Reports and communicate status to all stake

holders

- Conduct weekly progress review meeting

Virgo Inc Feb'08 -

Nov'08

FairlessHills, PA

Lead QA Analyst

Client: Price Water House Coopers

Tampa, FL

Environment: Visio, C#.Net/3.0, XML, HTML, Java Script, Ajax, IIS, SQL

Server 2000, J2EE, Web sphere, Documentum 6.0,Windows 2000/XP, Scrum.

Testing Tool: Mercury Quality Center 9.02, XML Spy,Rational Req Pro, Share

point, Manual Testing, PE testing using Load Runner.

Project Description: Record Management System (RMS)

Record Management System is built to provide robust features for

maintaining the electronic and physical records of different Lines of

service like the HR, Assurance Dept, Tax Dept, etc which are part of PWC

itself.

Responsibilities:

- Responsible for preparing the Test Plan for the Testing activities

based on the Product and Sprint backlog.

- Responsible for preparing the Test Cases.

- Analyzing the complex requirements, designing the test cases,

executing the test scripts from quality center's test lab, logging the

defects and reporting the results to the Dev Team

- Used Quality Center to organize and manage all phases of the software

testing process, including planning tests, executing tests, and

tracking defects.

- Reviewing test cases designed by the peers who are offshore.

- Review and Approval of the Bugs to be posted

- Responsible for updating the Burn down chart on a daily basis

- Organize and conduct Knowledge Transfer sessions whenever there are

any change / enhancements to the product

- Organize and conduct Product and Process training to new members of

the team as and when they join the team.

- Performing Functionality Testing, Regression Testing, Smoke testing,Compatibility Testing, Ad-hoc testing

- Validating the SOAP XML's request using XML Spy ( Webservices

Testing).

- Developed SQL Queries/PL SQL Procedures in order to perform the

Backend and Data Integrity testing.

- Mentoring the team about the Quality Processes

- Preparing Weekly Status Reports and communicate status to all stake

holders

- Attending the Daily Scrum meetings, Sprint Planning meeting, Sprint

Review Meeting.

Thomson Financial Apr'06 -

Jan'08

Bangalore,India/Boston MA

Sr.QA Analyst

Environment: Visio, ASP.Net/3.0, VB.Net/6.0, XML, HTML, VB/Java Script,

IIS, SQL Server 2000, J2EE, Websphere, Windows 2000/XP.

Testing Tool: Mercury Quality Center 9.02, Clarity, Focus, DOORS and Silk

Radar, Manual Testing.

Project Description: T1 Advisor (Thomson One Advisor), Web Hosting (Weekly

Summary Alert)

Thomson ONE Advisor is the most complete and powerful wealth management

solution available to today's financial advisors. From real-time market

data ( data related to securities like Mutual Funds, Hedge Funds,

Exchange Traded Funds etc ) to goal-based financial planning and advanced

portfolio management capabilities, this integrated collection of advisor

productivity and decision-support tools drives the delivery of personalized

and timely advice - allowing advisors to focus on growing client

relationships and assets under management

Responsibilities:

- Responsible for preparing the Work Break Down structure and Resource

Planning for the Testing activities based on the Development schedule.

- Preparing the Deployment Verification Checklist.

- Responsible for preparing the Test Plan and the Test Cases.

- Analyzing the complex requirements, designing the test cases,

executing the test scripts from quality center's test lab, logging the

defects and reporting the results to the Dev Team

- Understanding the Client requirements / needs and suggesting the

opportunities for Improvement in the product.

- Used Quality Center to organize and manage all phases of the software

testing process, including planning tests, executing tests, and

tracking defects.

- Reviewing test cases designed by the peers

- Review and Approval of the Bugs to be posted

- Validated the Credit Card Transaction for WSA functionality.

- Performing Functionality Testing, Regression Testing, Smoke testing,Compatibility Testing, Ad-hoc testing

- Developed SQL Queries in order to perform the data validation.

- Auditing Different Projects across the business unit.

- Mentoring the team about the Quality Processes

- Preparing Weekly Status Reports and communicate status to all stake

holders

- Conduct weekly progress review meeting

Thomson Financial Mar'05 -

Apr'06

Bangalore, India

Sr. QA Analyst

Environment: Visio, ASP.Net/3.0, VB.Net/6.0, XML, HTML, VB/Java Script,

DB2, SQL Server 2000, J2EE, Web sphere, Windows 2000/XP.

Testing Tool: Mercury Quality Center 9.02, Clarity, Focus and Silk Radar,

Quick test Pro 9.x, Manual Testing.

Project Description: Investment View, Webcasting (FFO).

Investment View is organized as a collection of Views. Most Views are

simply different ways to look at the financial data ( data related to

securities like Mutual Funds, Hedge Funds, Exchange Traded Funds etc )

and produce illustrations. Different kinds of views present in Investment

View are Quick Start, Spreadsheet, Hypothetical, Profile, Scatter Chart,

Reports, and Planners.

Investment View provides the ability to select a group of securities and

indexes from the available databases, and to analyze those selected items

using the different views present in Investment View.

Responsibilities:

- Responsible for preparing the Work Break Down structure for the

Testing activities based on the Development schedule.

- Preparing the Deployment Verification Checklist.

- Responsible for preparing the Test Plan and the Test Cases.

- Analyzing the complex requirements, designing the test cases,

executing the test scripts from quality center's test lab, logging the

defects and reporting the results to the Dev Team

- Execution of smoke testing scripts with Quick Test Pro

- Updated Object Repositories in accordance with GUI change.

- Extensively "Run" automated scripts for regression testing

- Used Quality Center to organize and manage all phases of the software

testing process, including planning tests, executing tests, and

tracking defects.

- Reviewing test cases designed by the peers

- Review and Approval of the Bugs to be posted

- Organize and conduct Knowledge Transfer sessions whenever there are

any change / enhancements to the product

- Organize and conduct Product and Process training to new members of

the team as and when they join the team.

- Performing Functionality Testing, Regression Testing, Smoke testing,Compatibility Testing, Ad-hoc testing

- Developed SQL Queries in order to perform the data validation.

- Auditing Different Projects across the business unit.

- Mentoring the team about the Quality Processes

- Preparing Weekly Status Reports and communicate status to all stake

holders

- Conduct weekly progress review meeting

Intelligroup Inc. Jan'04 -

Dec'04

Hyderabad, India

QA Analyst

Environment: J2EE,EJB 2.0, HTML, Java Script, Web sphere, SQL Server 2000,

Windows 2000/XP/NT, Seibel Order Management,SAP HR.

Testing Tools: Test Director 8.0, Siebel Client, Rational Clear Quest, Load

Runner 7.5, Quick Test Pro 8.2, Manual Testing.

Project Description: e.POWER-CRF-Work Manager, Personnel Action Form (PAF)

and Personnel Request Form (PRF) for McAfee.

The application CRF (Case Report Forms) Work Manager is used for the

organizations conducting clinical trials for medical devices,bio-technology

or new substances.It has the following features

Provides multimedia support: Capture data in multiple formats - scan, fax,

Web, recognition technology, eCRF - all with automated flow of processing.

Offer choices and allow gradual acceptance of new technologies

Enforce data quality: Integrate information across systems/applications.

Automate upload to clinical database applications and electronic

submissions

Electronic process management: Orchestrate the resources of your extended

clinical trials team. Coordinate work online, distribute activities

automatically. Enable global collaboration through Web-based process.

Enforce 'best practices' and process logic for global consistency

Responsibilities:

- Responsible for preparing the Test Plan and the Test Cases

- Load/Stress test for 50/100 users with Load Runner to evaluate the

systems peak load performance

- Reviewing test cases designed by the peers

- Review and Approval of the Bugs to be posted

- Performing Functionality Testing, Regression Testing, Smoke Testing,

Performance Testing, Ad-hoc testing

- Extensively executed SQL queries on Oracle in order to view successful

transactions of data, for validating data and backend testing.

- Auditing Different Projects across the business unit.

- Functional Area Representative for Verification and Validation Process

area

- Mentoring the team about the Quality Processes

- Preparing Weekly Status Reports and communicating the status to all

stake holders

Applabs Technologies Aug'03

- Jan'04

Hyderabad, India

Test Engineer

Environment: J2EE,EJB 2.0, HTML, Java Script, Web sphere, SQL Server 2000,

Windows 2000/XP/NT/2003 server.

Testing Tools: Test Director 8.0, Rational Clear Quest, VM Ware, Manual

Testing.

Project Description: Install Shield Developer

Install Shield Developer offers additional power (e.g., multi-lingual

installations) and customization (e.g., full graphical dialog editor,

Install Script custom action authoring). This product will provide full

control over Windows Installer setups. Install Shield Developer contains

over 20 task-based wizards and Support 33 runtime languages. Developer

enables to add vital third-party technologies to the installation Setups

created using it, through around 40 Merge Modules. Install Shield Developer

German and Japanese are the localized editions in the respective language.

Responsibilities:

- Responsible for preparing the Test Plan and the Test Cases

- Performing Functionality Testing, Regression Testing, Smoke Testing.

- Participated in Peer review for various test cases. Executed test

cases, created Use Cases based on Business Requirement Document (BRD)

and System Requirement Specifications (SRS)

- Executing test cases on various operating systems using VM Ware

Images

- Used Defect tracking system Rational Clear Quest to report errors in

the various releases of the application.

HMA Data Systems

Sep'2001 - Aug'03

Hyderabad, India

Test Engineer

Environment: J2EE,EJB 2.0, HTML, Java Script, Web sphere, SQL Server 2000,

Windows 2000/XP/NT.

Testing Tools: Test Director 8.0, Siebel Client, Rational Clear Quest,

WinRunner 6x, Load Runner 7x, Manual Testing

Project Description: AK Pharmacy, Bond Ticker

Ak Pharma is the leading name in the pharmaceutical Industry. The project

deals with the automation of the sales and distribution of the

pharmaceuticals manufactured by the company. The site provides the

customers to register, order, and view the order summary online. Various

reports were designed for knowing the status of stock, orders etc.

Responsibilities:

- Responsible for preparing the Test Plan and the Test Cases

- Load/Stress test Load Runner 7x to evaluate the systems peak load

performance

- Reviewing test cases designed by the peers

- Automated Smoke test scripts using Win runner 7x.

- Performing Functionality Testing, Regression Testing, Smoke Testing,

Ad-hoc testing

- Analyzed user requirements attended change request meetings to

document changes and implemented procedures to test changes.

- Performed End-to-End testing manually.

- Performed extensive Black box testing.

- Used Defect tracking system Test Director to report errors in the

various releases of the application



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