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Des Plaines, Illinois, United States
Posted:
January 26, 2018

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Project QA discovery and planning: - Guide work from client needs and requirements to goals and delivery. Pull together team members to research and define QA execution. Build and delegate work plans, communicating progress to the stack holders.

Responsible for setting clear expectations and goals for the QA teams. Track progress against timeline, milestone and estimation, revise as needed.

Responsible for the QA product sign-off for the product deployment.

Responsible for Managing STLC (Software test life cycle) efforts for the entire portfolio. Melvin Jeya Prabhu C

Quality Assurance and Process Excellence Professional Email : ac37md@r.postjobfree.com

Contact Phone : +1 (224) *** ****

9+ years technology experienced professional with a focus on SDLC, QA improvement & Process excellence. Skilled in taking organizations to the next level of efficiency and proficiency to improve software development performance and product quality.

Agile Methodologies

Scrum Practices

Functional QA (Native/Hybrid Apps, Web Services & Cloud)

Lean Six Sigma Practices (Process Improvement)

Requirements Management

Team Leadership, Strategic Planning & Project Management

Business and Technology Alignment

Off-shore Development Coordination

RFPs / Proposals / SOWs

Client needs to Goals & Delivery

Automated Test Implementation

Project Metrics for Top Management

Proven leadership to ensure that teams focus on important tasks for critical projects

Demonstrated ability to analyze complex technology and establish effective quality assurance plans

Common sense combined with experience for technology development Professional Certifications

Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

SAFe Certified Scaled Agilist (SA)

Exemplar Global Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (LSSGB) Education Competence

ME (PG - Master of Engineering in Embedded Systems, Anna University, India) MBA (PG – Master of Business Administration in Systems, MK University, India). BE (UG - Bachelor of Engineering in ‘Electronics & Communication’, Anna university, India) Technical Competence

Led task management by working on project management tools (JIRA, Project Tracking System(BTS) & Bugzilla)

Human Resource Management: - Screen and recommend interview candidates. Integrate new hires into teams and processes. Resource allocation and forecast, Performance feedback, arranging training and mentoring team members.

Responsible for preparing QA approach, Strategy, test planning, test design and development, test execution and closure.

Preparing and reviewing test plan document and sprint metrics for the project.

Host discussions with the cross functional teams to start the planning and execution for the sprint.

Influencing overall technology, driving product quality, and promoting practices to improve productivity and enable quality at the portfolio level.

Liaised with business, development and middleware teams on functional requirements and setting up QA processes for a fast track product release delivery on time.

Ability to derive Use Cases, Test Scenarios and Test Cases based on requirements.

Good understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and its processes.

Good understanding of Software Methodologies and its implementation on SDLC.

Performed Sanity testing, Functional testing, UI testing, Web services testing, Regression testing, Stress testing, Interruption testing, Localization testing, User Acceptance testing, Compatibility testing and Load testing.

Led testing life-cycle for various apps, firmware and devices across all platforms including iOS, Android, Windows, Java ME, and Symbian.

Good knowledge in Java Verified Process (JVP), Unified Test Criteria (UTC) and Symbian Signed Criteria.

Multitasking in a fast dynamic environment and maintain a professional attitude with the team.

Good analytical, communication and inter personnel skills, committed, dynamic team player, work in Cross Functional areas with zeal to learn new technologies.

Good knowledge in writing Test cases, Bug reports and System testing Reports for each release. Achievements

Management Tools JIRA, HP ALM & Rally, Test Track Pro, DTS and Bug Zilla Mobile Framework

Tools

Postman, Soap UI, Sikuli, Robotium, SeeTest

OS Platform

Exposure

IOS, Android, Blackberry, Windows, Symbian, & Brew Log catching tools

Charles Log, DDMS, QXDM, Screen Catcher, Cache mobile logs, Cache modem logs, Bug report, Engine logs, & IP logs.

Internal Tools

SIMLock_Tool_ G7010&G6150, Catcher Tool, Maui META ver 6.1016.0 Service Center tool, Flash tool_GHMTK6235ML02Ver1002 For ODM products, SP_Flash_Tool_exe_v2.1129.00 For Huawei feature phones, PowerMonitor Battery Consumption tool, US MTK SP Write Code RTS for Huawei (IMEI), SaleManagerTest, Connan, QAPackager, & File Zilla

Received the “Most Valuable Performer of the Project- Prudential” for the quarter Q2-2016

Received the “Gladiator of the Quarter” award from Communications vertical

Received the ‘Spot Award’ for the excellent contribution for the project

Maintaining the project’s health score in Positive status (Green) continuously in Cognizant 2.0 portal Employment History

Professional Experience

Discover financial services (Chicago, Oct 2016 to Present) Bank Mobile Android (Test Lead)

Discover mobile banking is a mobile application that is used by the discover bank customers in the banking centers to process transactions Checking, Savings, IRA, & Loan accounts. We are working on the transition phase where we are migrating code from Native build applications to hybrid application.

Responsible for resource allocation for projects, resource forecast, performance feedback, arranging various trainings and mentoring the team members.

Creation of test plan, Traceability Matrix, creation and review of test-cases, test-case execution and raising defects.

Team Co-ordination and driving/attending meetings with project and business Teams.

Co-coordinating the automation development, execution and Optimization. Roles & Responsibilities:

Involved in team management and responsible for resource allocation for projects, resource forecast, performance feedback, arranging various trainings and mentoring the team members.

Creation of test plan, Traceability Matrix, creation and review of test-cases, test-case execution and raising defects.

Team Co-ordination and driving/attending meetings with project and business Teams.

Co-coordinating the automation development, execution and Optimization. Prudential US (Cognizant Offshore Development-Chennai/India, Dec 2015 to Oct 2016) Eventum Prudential IOS & Android (Test Lead)

Eventum is a mobility solution that brings the benefits of mobility to multiple stakeholders of an event – attendees, organizers, sponsors, etc. The solution consists of a smartphone/tablet app for event attendees and a cloud-based web-portal for event organizers and sponsors. Eventum could be used across different type of events: internal enterprise events, public conferences, a delegation’s visit to an enterprise/institution, etc. The salient features of the solution include interactive information, real-time communication and networking opportunities. Eventum brings the above benefits across an event lifecycle: pre-event, during event and post- event.

Roles & Responsibility

Responsible for team management and resource allocation for the projects, resource forecast, performance feedback, arranging various trainings and mentoring the team members.

Daily scrum meeting to discuss about the status and the issues encountered during testing

Creation of test plan, Traceability Matrix, creation and review of test-cases, test-case execution and raising defects.

Design & execution of web service automation scripts using SoapUI

Team Co-ordination and driving/attending meetings with project and business Teams. Allergan US (Cognizant Offshore Development-Chennai/India, July 2015 to Nov 2015) iConnect Allergan IOS & Android (Test Lead)

Cognizant developed customized versions of a mobile app for the client. The project involved working with the client on requirement based product development.

Roles & Responsibility

Working with the Business/Product team for the project enhancement and updates

Daily scrum meeting to discuss about the status and the issues encountered during testing

Preparation of Test plan/Test Cases/Test summary report

Design & execution of web service automation scripts using SoapUI

WSJ mobile application testing using real devices/browser stack emulator

Test cases review and execution using test management tool HP-ALM

Test data preparation using ATG ecommerce tool

Review of deliverables and sign off the product for production deployment Abbott Industries (Cognizant Offshore Development-Chennai/India, Mar 2015 to July 2015) IPitch IOS & Android (Test Lead)

Cognizant developed customized versions of a mobile app for the client. The project involved working with the client on requirement based product development.

Roles & Responsibility

Working with the Business/Product team for the project enhancement and updates

Daily scrum meeting to discuss about the status and the issues encountered during testing

Preparation of Test plan/Test Cases/Test summary report

Design & execution of web service automation scripts using SoapUI

WSJ mobile application testing using real devices/browser stack emulator

Test cases review and execution using test management tool HP-ALM

Test data preparation using ATG ecommerce tool

Review of deliverables and sign off the product for production deployment AT&T Mexico & Peru (Huawei Offshore Development-Bangalore/India, Jan 2013 to Mar 2013) AT&T UMTS (Device Management, FOTA, Android QA Lead) Test process of updating the firmware in mobile devices via OTA. It leverages the OMA DM enabler [OMADM] and supports alternate download mechanisms (such as OMA Download [DLOTA]). This represents the interface between the client and server required to manage the update of a mobile device’s firmware. Key Technologies:

Synchronization Markup Language test suit, Dalvik Debug Monitor Server, OMA client provisioning, AT&T server access for DM execution, DM Bootstrapping the device Huawei Devices (Own product android customization, Bangalore/India, Jan 2012 to Mar 2013) Product Customization Testing, Android QA Lead)

Handset Testing: Huawei Honor, Huawei Sonic U8650 & Ideos X3 Focus: India Market & Asia Pacific

Platforms: Android _Ice Cream Sandwich, Gingerbread Roles & Responsibility

Responsible for handling PIM_Calender module in the ICS platform

Responsible for executing Sanity, Stress, Memory Leak, Conformance testing, IOT & BBIT Cases for the module

Tracking issues in JIRA and DTS.

Responsible for testing handsets & communication with R&D PLs

Involved in Requirements analysis ( OR, TOR etc )

Involved in phase analysis after each version release. Huawei Devices (Bangalore/India, Jan 2012 to Mar 2013) Power Consumption testing for Mobile Native Apps (Huawei Handsets) – (R&D Concept) Since Smartphones and Tablets support multiple features and a data connection is actively used by numerous developed third party applications, a comprehensive assessment of their power consumption is necessary to allow for meaningful battery lifetime estimates. So we build a ‘Power consumption testing’ environment setup in the Huawei R&D lab. This testing ensures all the customized apps should not affect the native app behavior based on the power consumption and the power values should be well within the range of benchmark values.



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