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Manager Project

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, United States
February 10, 2018

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Strong Visionary in Quality Assurance with a proven track record in delivery of quality products in Agile/Scrum, waterfall methodologies. Collaborative manager with a blend of unwavering leadership and hands-on technology skills in Automation, Performance and Data Testing. Led the Testing Center of Excellence across the organization to focus on the right technologies and strategies. Direct, motivate, influence and empower teams to improve quality, operational efficiency while holding to agreed scope, budget and schedule.

Demonstrated professional capability to lead Quality teams in integrating diverse testing teams and technologies in an environment of continuous improvement.

Managed the allocated finances for QA efforts for all assigned projects, partnered with development, business, and service provider teams to deliver quality products to clients.

Experience in proprietary software products, Healthcare, global E-commerce, Intellectual property, Life Sciences, Incentive compensation, banking, customer service, and Tax Software.

Strong analytical thinking to establish value added metrics and measures.


Development Tools : Visual Studio, WinCVS, SVN, Intellij, Gitlab, Github

Languages/Software : Java/J2EE, JSP, VB, JavaScript, PL/SQL, Cucumber, Selenium

Databases : Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL

Testing Tools : QTP, Quality Center, Performance Center, SoapUI, JMeter, JIRA, QTest

Code Metrics Tools : McCabe, Veracode, Black Duck, Sonar, Jacoco, Burp Suite


MS in Computer Science, Villanova University, PA. MS in Electronics, NIT, India

Certified Scrum Master, PMP certified, Certificate of Achievement Project Management Practices

ISTQB certified Software Tester, Level I Certified International Configuration Manager

Java/DB certifications: SCJP, SCWCD,Oracle 9i DBA


LexisNexis Risk Solutions Nov 2015 - Present

Senior Manager Quality Engineering

Implement a testing strategy to transform dispersed healthcare acquisition units to work as single team benefitting the company immensely by consolidation of technologies and processes.

Use tools and Metrics to track, identify and drive ongoing process improvements, productivity enhancements and continuously innovate and refine testing methodology.

Share the QA and release management reporting stats, root cause analysis stats to Management and prioritize the tasks for the projects and enhance the smooth integration of the products.

Partner with other Technology leaders in developing resource plans and Technology Roadmaps.

Collaborate with leaders to champion Total Quality Management into all aspects of the SDLC.

Enhance testing to include end-to-end data testing model and use code coverage tools to achieve 100% for Web Services and 85% for GUI coverage saving time for regression and ensuring faster quality delivery.

For existing and new products, develop and enforce the strategy for building functional, automation and performance testing in multiple agile environment models with and without offshore teams.

Use big data HPCC Platform to implement data testing strategy to integrate public records and Healthcare.

Develop performance testing strategy for Healthcare group using Jmeter and Performance Center and track healthcare header daily loads to ensure consistency and correct it early.

Lead the implementation for QA Tools, selenium framework, AWS, Continuous integration using Jenkins and process standardization and train team technically to save company millions in license fees.

Manage key project deliverables, budget and metrics with focus on cost, efficiency and quality.

Thomson Reuters – IP & Science Aug 2008 – Oct 2015

Technical Manager

Provided leadership and strategy for Center of Excellence for automation, performance, data and infrastructure teams of over 80 global engineers and managing a 20M technical QA budget.

Implemented a companywide strategy to reduce customer issues resolution for improving the quality.

Collaborated and negotiated with internal customers for most effective technical solutions on complex tasks. Liaison with global QA managers to provide quality deliverables providing faster releases.

Engaged with business partners and customers to capture key requirements and drive innovation.

Managed Code quality metrics for QA team using tools like veracode/Black Duck/McCabe.

Defined strategy to assist the teams in testing API’s implemented using SOAP, REST and test GUI using BDD approach/QTP/SoapUI.

Standardized build/deployment/testing process for environments and trained teams to grow technically.

Increased code coverage from 70% to 80% by identifying untested code.

Developed and implemented Frameworks and administered ALM, Jira, performance testing tools and infrastructure on the cloud using Virtualization for QA teams and provide technical evaluations of tools.

Vertex Inc. Sep 2005 – Jul 2008

Senior Test Engineer/Project Manager

Designed and managed the automation framework and testing schedules.

Successfully migrated testing frameworks during major release transitions.

Led the automation testing of O Series application using QTP BPT components.

Maintained the Test environments and developed scripts to reduce testing time.

Developed regression testing frameworks for critical projects.

Planned test schedules based on project timelines and requirements.

Synygy Inc. Mar 2001 – Aug 2005

Project Manager/ Senior QA Lead Analyst

Led triage meetings and service pack releases as project manager.

Provided software support for client services: troubleshoot and analyzed root cause of defects.

Designed and executed automated testing plans.

Responsible for installation/administration of Web and App servers.

Managed a team of developers for java and for support of Legacy products.

PECO Energy / Exelon Energy Apr 1999 – Feb 2001

Software Developer

Developed test plans and maintained test environments.

Built Access application to track and predict electrical usage for customers and generate QA stats

Automated testing effort using WinRunner.

Developed UNIX shell scripts and PL/SQL scripts to extract data from production databases.

Designed VB application to track test cases and produce status reports.

Recipient of the best employee award in IT (Exelon Energy).

Amicus Systems Inc. Jan 1999 – Mar 1999

Quality Analyst

Designed test plans and test cases based on requirements for Multi Access Integration application.

Executed regression tests using WinRunner and administered Test Director.

Performed Data Integrity testing by executing SQL statements.

Omega Group 1993 – 1998

Team Lead / Programmer

Technical lead responsible for integration and system testing of the software.

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