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Engineer Test

Location:
Rancho Cucamonga, California, United States
Posted:
December 04, 2017

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Venu Uppugalla

***** ****** **,****** ********* USA CA 91730

909-***-**** • ac3le5@r.postjobfree.com• linkedin.com/in/venu-uppugalla-67a30918/

Senior System Test Engineer Manager

Developer/Test Engineer with nearly 13 years of experience

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Extensive experience managing product development lifecycles including requirements management, design, prototyping, test and pre-production while supervising cross-functional teams.

Strategic planner and communicator that has been repeatedly successful in cultivating strong internal collaboration to complete projects on time and on budget.

Possess expertise in communication and rail automation.

Proven ability to achieve aggressive engineering innovation goals leading to greater customer Satisfaction and industry leadership.

Highly skilled in leveraging and managing team in multiple domains like Safety Critical domain (Rail-Control Center), Telecom domain and Embedded systems (For Radar based applications)

Managed and Delivered complete Test deliverables by coordinating and managing multiple team members.

Experience in Development and Testing for Embedded system.

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES

HARDWARE / PLATFORMS: WINDOWS, OPENVMS, SOLARIS, MS-DOS, LINUX

TECHNOLOGY: OOPS, UML, TELECOMMUNICATIONS ( DSP)

PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES: C/C++, ASSEMBLY ( DSP)

AUTOMATION TOOLS: AUTOIT, SELENIUM, QTP, TEST COMPLETE, MATLAB, TTL MACROS

SCRIPTING LANGUAGES: C, C++, SHELL SCRIPTS, JAVA SCRIPT

STANDARDS: CENELEC (EN 50126, EN 50128),ISO, CMMI

DATA BASE: SQL

MODEL : WATERFALL, AGILE

INDUSTRY : TELECOM, RAILROAD ( WAYSIDE, CORSSING, PTC) AND EMBEDDED SYSTEMS

Professional Experience

Cognizant Technology solutions, Rancho Cucamonga, California

Sr System Test Engineer Manager of Development Projects (2011 – Present)

Projects: Rail road signaling, Crossing, Wayside products and involved PTC functional testing for Siemens products.

Optimize project engineering processes from product design and development until transitioning to a manufacturing environment. Oversee project planning, schedule creation, risk management, resource allocation, daily cross-functional team management, requirements management, design reviews, proposals, supplier relationships, configuration management, and support to systems engineering.

Key Achievements:

Excel in creating, managing and executing technical development plans encompassing hardware and software solutions.

Maintain consistent engineering quality by overseeing unit, integration, verification, and pre-production testing.

Cultivate quality relationships with the executive management team by providing comprehensive project reports.

Advance innovation across multiple product lines by ensuring tight alignment with industry trends and customer upgrade requests.

Train and mentor junior engineers on all product development, testing, and QA best practices.

Managed the 15 offshore resources and executed multiple project activities on time

Desktop Automation for diagnostic tools.

Good in Troubleshooting the System and field issues.

Involved in System and Safety assurance activates

Role and Responsibilities

System Integration, Regression, Functional and Application testing for Railroad application with PTC enabled for Rail road crossing and interlocking applications.

Requirement Analysis, Test Plan Creation, Test Procedure creations, Execution of system Test (Integration testing, performance testing etc).

1.Writing the test procedures for the System Testing based on the requirements in DOORs and in PVCS

2.Configuration and Summary reports preparation and generating Document Change Requests for the document changes in the test procedures

Bring up the board (Boot, kernel,filesystem) with necessary software’s.

Involved and coordinated the Safety Assurance activities ( RAMS)

Coordinating the Team at offshore and also providing support to onsite test team.

Reporting issues to the client.

Daily status meetings with client.

Interacting with the client for discussions regarding the project activities.

Review of the test procedures and test results of the team members

Analyzing the test result discrepancies, resolving them and reporting to the client.

Providing the support for the other teams regarding the products worked

Lab management for setting the field templates

Demonstrating the products with lab setup and features to clients/visitors

Involved in end to end testing at client location (Onsite).

Delivery Audits and Closure of Project Auditing activities.

Manual and Automation testing for Hardware and Tools testing.

Troubleshooting the MFG/field issues and coordinate with the manufacturing and developers to resolve the issue

Invensys Technology solutions, Hyderabad, India

Test Lead of Development Projects (2007 – 2010)

Responsible for preparing the System Test Procedures for Safetran signaling products and analyzing requirement specification for the system to test complete system test.

Involved in Enhancement and system test for Vital Core Interface Unit Product at Safetran,Rancho Cucumango,USA

Role and Responsibilities

Requirement Analysis, Test Plan Creation, Test Procedure creations, Execution of system Test (Integration testing, performance testing etc).

Coordinating the Team at offshore and also providing support to onsite test team.

Reporting issues to the client.

Daily status meetings with client.

Interacting with the client for discussions regarding the project activities.

Review of the test procedures and test results of the team members

Analyzing the test result discrepancies, resolving them and reporting to the client.

Providing the support for the other teams regarding the products worked

Delivery Audits and Closure of Project Auditing activities.

Safety testing ( PFMEA ) for vital software

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Wipro Technologies, Hyderabad, India

Software Engineer (2005 – 2007)

Involved in development and Maintenance of telecommunication switches. The role involves fixing the issues for VCU(Voice Compression Unit),VSU (Voice Server Unit) and DTMF boards used on web switches. Also porting the high level languages to Assembly for increasing the performance of the system.

Responsibilities:

Provided 3rd line support activity for the hot issues reported by customer on the live sites.

Troubleshooting of the issues in the lab related to network, setup and configuration.

Use of Tracing and single step debugger for proper debugging.

Bug fixing of the Trouble Reports in Firmware DSP Modules.

AMPL, Hyderabad, India

Software Engineer (2004 – 2005)

Role involved in optimizing the code, Porting the assembly language on ADSP processors to achieve better performance and less cycling time.

Responsibilities:

Converting the C to Assembly for reducing the execution time

Optimizing the code to achieve the required reliability and performance.

Designing digital synthesizers for Radar projects with using ADSP processors

Implemented Digital filter using ADSP processors and simulation performed through the MATLAB

Education and Training

Bachelor of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Hyderabad India

Masters in Electronics and Communication Engineering, India

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