Sign in

Project Engineer

Hamden, Connecticut, United States
January 16, 2018

Contact this candidate


**+ Yrs Exp Mob No: - *-203-***-****

I am on L2 visa with a valid employment authorization –EAD.

Career Summary

A quick and forward thinking, capable & committed team lead with a proven ability for on timely delivery, effective co-ordination and successful project completion. Focus on results and able to utilize project management skills, new techniques, methodologies in project completion. Capable of handling large system test.

Professional and Leadership Strengths

Over 14 years of experience in Electronics safety application, physical access control, & System verification and validation activities by participating in project planning, system design, leading test strategies, request for change & support plan for system stability.

Strong technical experience of 9+ years in Product Quality Assurance.

Strong experience of 4+ years in project management with Test management.

Strong experience in Agile Scrum practice and Waterfall flow for product development.

Experience in leading teams and interacting with clients.

Experience in Vendor Packaged solutions for Legal, Law, Enterprise risk & Asset protection integrating with other applications and systems involving data driven testing,SOAP calls APIs, XML, MB/MQ and ETL

Experience in handling PCI data and HIPPA data

Diverse and extensive experience in Black box, Manual, Regression, Functional, System testing, User acceptance, load and performance testing.

Experience in all aspects of test management test estimation, test cycle planning, and test case design and test execution.

Experience in Test documentation & review – Test Strategy, Test Plan, Test Case, Defect report.

Experience in design & executing test cases based on business & technical requirement.

Lenel physical access control system- Onguard Core Associate Certified

Experience using test automation tool Winrunner, QTP.

Flexible, quick learner, result-oriented and adaptable to the environment quickly to meet the goals, growth and success of the product and the organization.

Strong experience on Building automation solution products of Honeywell, Genetec & Lenel

Experience of working on software QA process. Involved in QA process improvement.

Experience of working on CMMi, six sigma tools, SDLC and Testing Life Cycle.

Tools and software


HP ALM – Quality Center


QTP (Basics)





Windows 7,8

Windows server 2008, 2012

Unix basics

VMWare virtual servers basics

Windows Hyper-V basics

Clustered environment

Dell storage

File storage


SQL server 2008, 2012

Oracle 11,12

Web technologies

API basics

SOAP basic


ETL basics – from data testing point of view

Control-M jobs

CI/CD (Basics)


Chef servers


Sensu monitoring

Educational Qualification

B.E (Instrumentation) - 2002

Vidyavardhini College of Engineering & Technology, University of Mumbai

Areas of expertise

Test Management (Agile and Waterfall)

Quality Assurance

Software Testing

Application Support

Test strategy

System Verification & Validation

New Product Qualification

DevOps and CI/ CD Pipeline Basics

Application Upgrades for versions and OS / Database compatibility

Honeywell Building Automation System

Genetec Security Center 5.2

Lenel Onguard 6.6


Intermediate Project Management - DRIVE

Agile 101

DevOps training Basics ( Dojo for 8 weeks)

Lenel Onguard 6.6 CR1000, CR2000 and CR7000

Lenel Onguard 6.8, 7.0, 7.1 and 7.2 DL

Professional Experience & Profile:

Target Corporation India Pvt. Ltd. (January 2011- May 2017)

Worked with Target as Lead Engineer as part of Corporate systems- Asset protection portfolio

Consulted on projects and plays a lead technical role on projects, which had cross-pyramid impact to provide project knowledge and expertise to key partners

Directed current system and platform analysis and leverages that information for design decisions

Created technical solutions based on client's needs and feasibility

Prepares recommendations for implementation of the systems solution

Provided guidance for the development of technical project design and prepared technical specifications as needed

Created and followed technical standards and best practices including repeatable processes and deliverables

Developed strategic plans and provided technical leadership across multiple projects end to end

Maintained a current knowledge of the technology industry and determines the impact of hardware and/or software upgrades on new and existing applications

Evaluated vendor products for software purchases

Conducted proof-of-concept initiatives to prove out solutions

Participated in project planning, estimating and costing

Communicated project status to all interested parties and ensures team is on track to satisfy client expectations

Identified and escalated issues and, when necessary, pulled appropriate teams together to resolve issues

Prioritized workload and accomplishes assignments on time, ensuring deliverables are high quality

Prepared and conducted technical instruction and mentoring for team members


Gathered technical specifications from project team, Enterprise Architecture, and Infrastructure Design team, fully understanding requirements to ensure a high quality solution is produced

Provided technical expertise in executing application projects and development processes (requirements, design, spec, code, test, deploy, and turnover);

Performed problem analysis, identifies root causes, outlines resolution options

Laid out the design of how applications and systems should work from a technical perspective,

Understands application flow (data, logic, etc) in order to be a key problem solver (performance, production issues and development)

Developed test cases/plans to verify successful implementation of system enhancements

Provided support of assigned applications through turn over


Provided technical leadership in platform break/fix support (ID problem, resolve).

Provided technical leadership in executing infrastructure projects and processes (requirements, design, review, build).


Led team in resolution of large, complex production system issues

Acted as a global consultant assisting in application design and issue resolution

Recommended and drive projects or stability efforts to be completed across multiple applications

Provided technical mentoring to others


Healthcare domain -Pharmacy products, HIPAA data, Transitioned a pharmacy application to be maintained by Target as per compliance requirement

Asset Protection (AP) – Video management products, Video Analytics, Cameras, analysis and design, Mass deployments, Physical access control and visitor management system

Legal and Enterprise governance & risk control- Document management application, E-discovery application and PEP and watch list screening application.

Server Tech, SQL, Networking and Storage – Windows Servers, UNIX Websphere, Virtualization, LAN WAN Networks, Oracle and SQL databases, clustered environments and Dell Storage.

IT Security and compliance – Experience on Application Security, Password vault, HIPAA and PCI data. Maintain NUID's, Service Accounts, Encryption Keys, SSID’s, PCI audits

Application and platform updates and upgrades

Honeywell Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd. (November2004- December 2011)

Worked with Honeywell as Senior Engineer

Worked on 5 different projects.

Led the teams for two projects Compass20 (team of 6) & Vivaldi (team of 3).

Product Quality Assurance of full SDLC and Test-only projects.

Partcipated in System integration lab designing.

Industry driven large enterprise system application testing and testing of system for UL, SIA and EN standards.

Customer support for pre & post product release.

Complete ownership of test management.

Participate in Process audits for projects (CMMI) & close the NCs if any.

Bring in the process improvement in the project to show improvements in productivity, reuse & reduced rework.

Get involved in requirement phase and conduct SGR & RCA at different phases to improve upon the product quality to minimize the field issues.

Metrics collection & analysis during test cycle & closure of action items.

Coaching & mentoring the team for high throughput.

Initiatives like automation (Winrunner) to reduce test cycles and simulation to mitigate infrastructure limitations.

Worked with teams like HBS (Honeywell Building Automation team) and HSG (Honeywell security Group)

Technical Trade Links Pvt. Ltd. (February 2003 to November 2004)

Employed with TTL Pvt. Ltd. as a Project Engineer for 1.9 years in Electronics Security Systems:

Involved in Sales, Marketing, Fire System Layout Design & Technical Support

Represented the company in Fire exhibition.

Preparing quotations & bids.

Project Management: Project Planning, Material Procurement & Monitoring.

Carrying out Inspection & Training of Client for handling ‘Smoke Detection Fire Alarm System’.

Involved in creation of user manual & complete project documentation.

Maintained ISO9000 documentation for projects

Contact this candidate