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Engineer Quality Assurance

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
65000 - 75000
January 29, 2018

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Sasikumar Mohan

**** ********* ******, **********, ** 45220 • • 513-***-****

QA Automation Engineer

I’ve been working with Software Quality Assurance and Test management since I joined Tata Consultancy Services in 2010. Most recently I built TestNG Automation framework for Aquiire’s procurement platform from scratch.


University of Cincinnati, Carl H. Lindner College of Business, Cincinnati, OH Dec 2016

Master of Business Administration, GPA: 3.8, Graduate Incentive Award

Courses: IT Management, Data Management, Data Visualization, Statistical Computing, Business Intelligence


Aquiire, (World’s only real-time procurement solution), Blue Ash, OH Jan 2017 – Dec 2017 Feb 2017 – Present

Senior QA Automation Engineer

Designed, developed and scaled automation framework in CI/CD using Selenium WebDriver & Selenium Grid.

Identified and automated appropriate test cases using tools & frameworks available in Python and Java.

Prepared automation test scripts in Selenium to execute scripts in multiple browsers including Firefox, Chrome & Safari using Selenium Grid with a test coverage of 40%.

Led the QA teams in coordinating with project management team to create Solution Definition and ensured successful Operational Acceptance testing (OAT), User Acceptance testing (UAT), defect logging & tracking.

Redesigned existing scripts to handle exceptions and improve code reusability using Selenese commands and Selenium-Core for parallel testing.

Utilized Page Object Model (POM) approach to build a new Object Repository & Page Factory for all functions.

Assessed automation framework continually for new build releases and setup support for reusability by updating and monitoring code patches to increase test effectiveness.

Optimized wait times in execution loops by administering Implicit & Explicit WAIT statements appropriately. A significant reduction (26%) in execution time of regression test cases was achieved.

X-Link Consulting, Cincinnati, OH July 2016 – Dec 2016

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Developed SQA test plan by analyzing Business and Technology requirements to ensure Traceability and Coverage for my client – Marston Technical Services.

Wrote SQL queries and SQL scripts to perform DB testing and generated test reports.

Doc Halo, Cincinnati, OH Nov 2015 – May 2016

Test Consultant

Expedited data extraction and manipulation by employing complex SQL queries (multiple JOINS) and PyCharm – Selenium scripts to automate manual entries and other application configuration actions.

Developed KPIs by analyzing existing implementation data with the use of SQL queries, R connectivity with databases and Excel functions such as PivotTables, VLOOKUPs, Conditional Formatting & VBA Macros.

Tata Consultancy Services, Chennai, India April 2013 – Feb 2015

Lead QA Engineer

Maintained and contributed to the developed automation test framework (SAF) written in JAVAScript, to shrink test cycle times and project costs by 40% over a period of six months.

Worked on identifying and handling Web elements using Selenium WebDriver, Data Driven testing, Keyword driven testing, Parallel test execution and Cross-browser testing with Selenium Grid.

Introduced Parameterization to eliminate Constant Values in the used Test Data and converted test scripts to Data-Driven methodology by creating iterations with FOR and WHILE loop statements.

Utilized Compiled Modules to capture dynamic data during Runtime and created scripts using Document Object Model (DOM).

Performed Automation testing with Appium on Mobile Apps (APKs), SDKs with Selenium WebDriver API.

Conducted API testing (JSON, XML & REST) with tools such as ReadyAPI & SoaupUI Pro

QA Engineer Aug 2010 – March 2013

Created a Shared Object Repository by recoding and integrating Per Action Repository Objects across various modules in VBScript. This improved code reusability for future test scripts in QTP.

Worked in various phases of testing methodology including smoke testing, functional testing, integration testing, regression testing etc. and well versed in all the phases of SDLC process.

Experience working with SQL, testing database connectivity, data integrity, data validation and performing data security risk assessments.

Deployed new builds by integrating code fixes from development team on Oracle & DB2 servers, and managed build failure recovery support for the project in an on-demand basis.


Technical: Selenium, QTP, SQL, SoapUI, HP ALM, Jenkins, Tomcat, Oracle, DB2 & IBM WebSphere servers, Mongo, JIRA, R, TFS, Rally, Confluence, SQL Server Studio, Appium, ReadyAPI, Tableau

Certifications: Professional Scrum Master (PSM), ISTQB Software testing, Data Analytics, PMP Candidate

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