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Management Test

Hightstown, New Jersey, 08520, United States
January 11, 2018

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Nasir Husain

East Windsor, NJ *****

609-***-**** C, 609-***-**** H

Core Competencies:

Over 15 years of experience of QA, Project Management and Business Analysis with on/offshore management for capital markets, brokerage and banking applications.

Team management with aggressive deadlines, complex trading and trade processing applications testing.

Experienced in test planning, designing and execution for trading applications, trade processing, execution, verification and reporting.

Extensive experience in Client Server and Web application testing including- Web Service, API, Database, functional and agile development.

Well versed in IT Risk Analysis including IAM, SOX compliance, RCSA, Internal/External Audit Compliance, KPI and reporting.


Bank of America, New York 9/2014 – 6/2017

VP – QA Risk Analyst

Fixed Income Currencies & Commodities (FICC) Technology provides technology solutions and support to the multiple business lines in Global Markets at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Collaborated with technology teams to ensure compliance with the firm’s risk standards and suggested improvements of processes and quality maintenance

Assessed quality of applications based on standards specified by the Quartz platform quality standards and compliance

Worked with enterprise technology team for Quartz applications BAU and emergency releases, reported defects and resolution to highlight quality improvements.

Engaged in meetings with technology management to assess system artifacts and analyze execution of IT Controls

Analyzed and reported critical issues, resolution plan and associated risk for QA and compliance

Developed reports documenting risk for potential plans and strategies to present to the management

Cooperated with the business and technology teams to agree IT risk findings identified through the risk assessment process and plans for mitigation

Tested mitigation of risk issues and overall all quality of fixed income applications

Contributed data and presented the monthly KPI reports, bug density and trends

Performed QA for Information Wall, restricted trades, IAM access issues testing and releases

SME for Quartz applications quality assurance and risk management

Citicorp, New York 6/2012 – 5/2014

VP – System Analyst

The Yield Book is a leading provider of fixed-income analytics, data products and solutions that combine market-tested models with power, versatility, and speed.

Worked as System Analyst to develop system solution, workflows, data layout and user access groups for all Yieldbook products – API, Add-in, Calculator, Dashboard and Structuring tool.

Presented YB process flows, defect workflow, and managed releases using Visio and MS Project.

Analyzed applications and proposed comprehensive test suite for new and legacy applications.

Implemented controls to limit scope creep and test addition during the test cycle to reduce last minute changes.

Proposed and implemented test completion, sign off and release strategy for monthly releases.

Analyzed critical and high issues to get bug density to focus additional test coverage for exposed areas of applications.

Analyzed and enhanced existing test suites to provide extensive test coverage for all applications.

Presented test results, risk analysis and impact of scope addition to improve quality.

Provided detailed post release analysis to highlight missed tests, lessons learned and solutions to manage client expectations.

Credit Suisse, New York 12/2002 – 4/2012

AVP – QA Manager

Built a new QA department from the ground up, including the hiring of staff, development of processes and procedures, and implementing testing methodologies for QA processes.

Performed QA for Web Services and API tests for legacy to web application migration using SOAP.

Persistently delivered applications on time by managing test process and team members.

Managed a team of 10 people to maintain and deliver multiple concurrent releases for four Web applications written in JAVA and Microsoft .Net with aggressive deadlines.

Responsible for managing, directing and planning the testing for four high-visibility complex projects with aggressive deadlines. Worked with BA to gather user requirements for online application.

Hands-on experience in writing and executing automated tests using HP QTP 10.0. Experience in developing, debugging, running, analyzing and reporting automated test cases.

Developed simpler Defect Workflow, Test strategy, Test artifacts templates, Status reporting structure, test metrics, Wiki, and KPI for more than 15 applications; resulting in fewer production defects and outstanding client appreciation. Used HP Quality Center for QA process.

Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, New York 4/2002 – 11/2002

Production Support/Senior QA Analyst

Overall responsibility to support commodities trading applications and generate P/L and ensure market data and calculations are accurate and match with controllers

Ensured that all servers are maintained throughout the day and day end processing takes place after close of market for efficient P/L generation.

Developed test strategy to for in-house commodities trading application and automated regression tests as needed.

Worked with senior management to design and get approved the training manual for trading application.

Ensured that market data for commodities application matches (between Europe and US) and used SQL to identify issues and resolved them. Updated databases where needed to ensure data integrity.

Goldman Sachs, New York 5/2000 – 12/2001

Team Lead

Built a new QA team from the ground up implementing testing methodologies in QA and worked with development to plan Equity testing for online application (

Authored system test plan, equity trading test cases, reporting templates and presented status on regular basis.

Designed test cases to provide end to end testing for online application from trade entry to books and records. Found critical issues on legacy systems, which lead to revised release plan.

Took over responsibility for IPO and FI and overall portfolio testing as team lead due to continuous test process improvement effort.

Responsible for go/no-go meeting, requirements change management, test effort optimization and test plan update as needed.

Education: M. S. Environmental Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA.

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