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Quality Assurance

College Station, Texas, United States
April 24, 2018

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Archana Adarsh Rao

College Station, Texas 972-***-**** EDUCATION

Texas A&M University, Mays Business School College Station, Texas Master of Science in Management Information Systems May 2018 GPA: 3.5/4.0, CGPA: 3.67/4.0

Sri Sairam Engineering College Chennai, Tamil Nadu/India Bachelor of Engineering in Instrumentation and Control Engineering Jun 2012 GPA: 3.94 / 4.0


SAP Business Objects, Informatica, Cognos, R, SAS, SSIS, SSAS, Hadoop, SQL/PLSQL, MySQL, QTP, VB Scripting, Teradata SQL Assistant, JIRA, ServiceNow, Java, HTML, C, C++, MS Office. EXPERIENCE

Tata Consultancy Services Chennai, Tamil Nadu/India Systems Engineer – Quality Assurance Analyst (Client- Citibank Asia Pacific) Apr 2014 - Jun 2016

● Received client appreciation for streamlining and formulating 5 new testing techniques leading to minimum post- delivery defects for AML (Anti-Money Laundering) projects during user acceptance testing phase.

● Bridged gap between clients and testing team during Scrum meetings regarding business requirements and testing strategies for AML projects.

● Created and analyzed reports generated in Cognos and SAP Business Objects for 250 User stories in Agile Methodology during both SIT and UAT phases.

● Developed stored procedures in Teradata for automating the process of testing data between source and target tables based on data type of each field which led to improvement in efficiency by 10%.

● Developed adhoc reports in Business objects based on client requirements using drill down and across features.

● Created complex transformation mappings between source files and target tables in Informatica designer.

● Developed SQL scripts to verify complex end to end data transformations from source tables to target tables to reports. Assistant Systems Engineer – Quality Assurance Analyst (Client- Citibank NA) Jan 2013 – Mar 2014

● Developed automation scripts in QTP using VB scripting for testing demand letters generated using mainframe technology thereby improving efficiency by 15%.

● Understanding user requirements and developing test plans, test scripts and defect reports in SDLC methodology. LEADERSHIP

Tata Consultancy Services Chennai, Tamil Nadu/India

● Led team in implementing two projects and was awarded ‘Star Performer of the quarter’ from Oct – Dec 2014.

● Trained 12 associates in VB scripting to help in developing automation scripts in QTP (QuickTest Professional).

● Spearheaded planning and delegation of user stories in each sprint among 10 resources for a period of one year. Sri Sairam Engineering College Chennai, Tamil Nadu/India

● Collaborated with team of 8 as Secretary of Department in organizing Inter College department Symposium, attended by over 150 students.

● Managed project activities of entire department as Student Project Coordinator and was a part of team that coordinated Project Exhibition event.


System Analysis and Design - Analyzed and designed a cloud-based web application that provides a unified and streamlined solution for sourcing and supplier management in a RFQ (Request For Quotation) process. Data warehousing - Analyzed data for a retail store using Pivot tables in Microsoft Excel and also built a data warehouse to generate reports using SSIS and SSAS based on business requirements. SKILLS, ACTIVITIES & INTERESTS

Honors: - Silver Medalist (Second Rank – Anna University, Tamil Nadu/India).

- Awarded ‘Best Outgoing Girl Student Award’ for overall proficiency from Sri Sairam Engineering College. Certifications & Training: - Completed Photoshop essentials and HTML essentials course using Lynda training.

- Received ‘ILP Kudos’ for outstanding performance in training conducted by TCS (ILP TCS), Chennai in Business Intelligence (ETL and reporting tools). Activities: - Director of Event planning – Indian Graduate Student Association (IGSA) at Texas A&M University.

- Represented IGSA at Brazos County Valley Worldfest ’16 by organizing a stall with a team of 12 members.

- Secretary of Student Association and Project Coordinator of department at Sri Sairam Engineering College.

- Developed a mobile gaming application in TamuHack hackathon conducted on 1st – 2nd Oct, 2016. Interests: Trained classical dancer for 10 years and have choreographed/performed on various occasions and won prizes.

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