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Senior QA analyst

Location:
Anaheim, California, United States
Posted:
March 14, 2018

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Kiranmaie Kodur

Phone Number: 949-***-**** ac4s6b@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

IT professional with extensive experience across areas of testing and development activities and able to develop, validate software and lead, motivate others to achieve targets and demonstrate a strong ability to manage projects from conception through to successful completion.

10+ years of experience in Engineering & IT services

Over 5+ years of Industry experience as a QA Analyst/QA Lead in Engineering and FinTech domains and above 6 years of experience in software development in VB 6.0 and C#

Experience in working as Agile QA Tester and in Leading Agile Teams

Sound proficiency in Waterfall and Agile SDLC methodologies

Experience in testing Windows based, Web and Mobile applications on different environments.

Experience in Mobile Application testing on iOS and Android operating systems and on multiple browsers like IE, Google Chrome, and Firefox.

Participated in Product backlog grooming, Story sizing activities and Experience in preparing Test strategies, Sprint planning, Task estimations and Defect cycle management for Windows and Web Projects.

Expertise in manual testing includes; Requirements Analysis, writing Test plans, Test Cases, Requirements Traceability Matrix and Components, Parameters and Attribute Matrix.

Experience in Functional Testing, System Testing, Performance Testing, Regression Testing, Unit testing and Test Automation in Selenium, C# using VSTS and CodedUI.

Adaptive Team Player with Fast Learning Curve along with strong analytical, problem solving, planning, organizational, communication & interpersonal skills.

Ability to work under strict deadlines, good at problem solving, excellent decision making skills, well organized, self-motivated, adaptable, responsible hardworking team player and can work independently, as well as team member.

Certifications:

Certified ISTQB Test Manager

Technical Skills:

Testing tools

Selenium WebDriver, TestNG, Eclipse, CodedUI, Fiddler, Postman, Swagger, SOAPUI & Manual Testing

Defect Tracking and Test Management Tools

Team Foundation Server (TFS 2008, 2010, 2012), Rational Clear Quest, JIRA, Zephyr

Languages

C, C++, JavaScript, C#, Visual Basic 6.0, Visual C++, Delphi

Databases

MS SQL SERVER 2016/2012/2008, Oracle, MS Access

Project Management

Agile & Waterfall

Browsers

Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome & Safari

Web Technologies

Ajax, JSON, Selenium

Other Tools

DevOps, Kibana, Confluence

Education:

Bachelors in Sciences (BSc. Mathematics)

Master’s Degree in Computer Applications (MCA)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

QA Lead/Offshore Coordinator (Santa Ana, CA) Dec 17 to Feb 18

Project

AutoLane Vehicle Portal

Client

CoreLane Technologies, Santa Ana, California

Domain

FinTech

Description:

Autolane Vehicle portal is a service provider for Creditlane system for retrieving Vehicle Details for the Lenders as per selected Gold/Silver packages. It interacts with the Microsoft Azure which holds the scraped vehicle details based on the vehicle’s VIN numbers. It holds the information of thousands of Dealers and Vehicles and maintains the updated reports to facilitate the Lender’s LOS applications with latest data while Loan app processing.

Environment and Tools Used:

Visual Studio 2013/ Visual studio 2015, Web Api, WCF, C#, Angular.JS, Angular-UI, Azure Storage Explorer,JIRA, Zephyr, Bitbucket, Source Tree, Kibana.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Responsible for Manual testing Build strategies using Azure Storage explorer and Integration testing with the Creditlane application.

Responsible for Test case reviews, Code reviews, authoring the Test Plan, Test cases, Build strategy verification tasks creation, task estimations and assignments.

Responsible for Verification and closure of functional stories.

Lead the offshore team, coordinated with the offshore team in daily status meetings and responsible for conducting weekly status meetings with the team, involving Product Owners and Dev Managers.

Conducted Bug Triage meetings, ‘Go/No go’ meetings for deployment of several Build Strategies in Production environment

Participated in Daily huddles, Story pitching and ‘How to’ sessions.

Responsible for planning and certifying the Build strategies on QA and Production environments

Responsible preparing consolidated Daily status reports with the details of the Build Strategies in ‘Ready for PROD’, ‘Ready for QA’, ‘To do’ phases along with the list of defects in Dev and QA buckets.

QA Lead/Offshore Coordinator (Santa Ana, CA) Mar 17 to Nov 17

Project

CreditLane(Dealer Portal & Lender Portal)

Client

CoreLane Technologies, Santa Ana, California

Domain

FinTech

Description:

CoreLane is a provider of Financial Technology solutions, acts as a middle man between multiple Lender’s Loan Originating Systems(LOS), Dealer’s Management Systems(DMS) and assists them in processing paper less Loan processing for Pre-owned vehicles. It handles the Loan app submissions, new Lender and Dealer onboarding, Loan processing, Coversheet generation and inbound and outbound data validations to and from different DMS and LOS systems.

Environment and Tools Used:

Visual Studio 2013/ Visual studio 2015, Web Api, WCF, C#, Angular.JS, Angular-UI, HTML5, CSS3, NServiceBus, SQL, Selenium, JIRA, Zephyr, Bitbucket, Source Tree, Kibana.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Responsible for Manual testing and Automation testing using Selenium

Responsible for Test case reviews, authoring the Test Plan, Test cases, Build strategy verification tasks creation, task estimations and assignments.

Responsible for Verification and closure of functional stories.

Lead the offshore team, coordinated the team in daily status meetings and responsible for conducting weekly status meetings with the offshore team, Product Owners and Dev Managers.

Conducted Bug Triage meetings, ‘Go/No go’ meetings for Application and bugfixes deployment in Production environment

Participated in Daily huddles, Architecture Backlog planning, Story pitching and ‘How to’ meetings

Responsible for Certifying the newly onboarded Dealer management systems and Loan origination systems and trainings.

Responsible for planning and certifying weekly releases of all the applications (Lender onboarding, Dealer onboarding services and Creditlane) on 5 different environments (Test, Stage, Hotfix, Demo and Production)

Created an Selenium Web-driver based testing to automate the testing environment. Later used Phantom.js as well to perform headless testing.

Web API testing using PostMan and Swagger

QA Analyst (Irvine, CA) Aug 16 to Jan 17

Project

Field Sales Rep App(Agendia)

Client

Saguna Consulting

Domain

Healthcare

Description: Agendia is a leader in the precision medicine era, bringing more effective, individualized treatment within reach of cancer patients. Leveraging the latest advancements in cancer research, Agendia’s suite of tests are designed to help physicians more accurately individualize and optimize cancer therapy. Agendia’s Field sales Rep is a Web and Mobile application which is used by field sales representatives and assists them to collaborate with pharmaceutical companies and leading cancer centers. The primary features of Sales App are signing up physicians, scheduling & tracking the appointments, getting the agreements signed up electronically and monitoring the ordering trends using reports and alerts.

Environment and Tools Used:

TFS, MTM, and Selenium WebDriver, TestNG, Maven, Java Script, Android & iOS (9.3.5, 10.0), Agile Methodology, Hybrid Framework, PostMan, SOAPUI

Roles and Responsibilities:

Lead the QA teams in testing and resolving the User stories

Participated in Backlog grooming, Sprint Planning, Retrospection, and daily standup meetings. Responsible for Task identification & estimation, resource identification.

Performed Functional Testing, Smoke testing and Regression testing of the Web Application.

Compatibility testing performed by upgraded the iOS version from 9.3.5 to iOS 10 and validated the application behavior.

Performed Automation testing of the Web Application using Selenium (UI & Functional Testing) and Web Services testing using SOAP UI & Fiddler.

Responsible for Test case authoring, generating Test Reports. Responsible for Defect management which includes raising defects, defect analysis and follow up to the closure of the defect

Responsible for CCA (Code Churn Analysis) and RCA (Route Cause Analysis) for the resolved Defects

QA Lead Jun 15 to Jun 16

Project Name

Intouch NextGen – Visualization

Client

Schneider Electric,Hyderabad,India

Domain

Industrial Automation

Description: NextGen Visualization is a subsystem of Wonderware Intouch 2012 application which is worldwide in the Industrial Automation domain. Visualization application combines the capability of integrated Archestra symbols in managed Intouch applications with the familiar workflow of legacy Intouch applications. This application facilitates creation of Symbols, Screens and Layouts, in associating user defined attributes, in creating templates and instances of the objects and maintains continuous rendering of data from multiple devices and controls. Some of the configurations and monitoring can be done on Web by the users having the special authorizations.

Environment:

C# (API Testing),Selenium WebDriver,Java, CodedUI (Regression, End to End and Smoke Testing), Microsoft Test Manager (MTM), Team Foundation Server (TFS).

Roles and Responsibilities:

Lead the QA team in testing and resolving the User stories

Responsible for the API level testing in C# using Interfaces and Hybrid test framework

Responsible for System, Regression, Integration, Performance and End to End testing

Involved in daily scrum meetings and Participated in sprint planning and task estimations and allocations

Responsible for maintaining and uploading test results in CTR (Central Test Repository)

Collect requirements, Author & update CPA (Component, Parameter & Attribute Matrix)

Responsible for CCA (Code Churn Analysis) and RCA (Route Cause Analysis) for the resolved Defects.

Responsible for maintaining and uploading test results in CTR (Central Test Repository),

Collect requirements, Author & update CPA (Component, Parameter & Attribute Matrix)

Sr. Test analyst (Hyderabad, India) Jan 12 to Jun 15

Project

Common Install & Common Licensing

Client

Invensys / Schneider Electric, Hyderabad, India

Domain

Industrial Automation

Description: A Sophisticated Product and Hot fix installation and licensing tool developed for Invensys which will enable the users in installing the patches in a simpler way with little user intervention. ’License manager’ will enable user to get the Licenses from the central repository, View the available licenses and manage/ upgrade currently available licenses in the current server machines. The Trail License Server application facilitates the uses to learn about/apply/buy trail licenses on Mobile devices and Web.

Environment and Tools Used:

Selenium Web driver, Java, Coded UI, Visual Studio Test Suite (VSTS), Team Foundation Server (TFS),Microsoft Test Manager(MTM),Firefox, IE & Chrome, Windows 2012R2,Windows 8,Agile Methodology, Hybrid Framework, Fiddler, WireShark & PostMan.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Lead the QA team and mentored & trained the team members.

Responsible for development of Automation scripts using Selenium,Manual Testing, executing Smoke tests and Regression tests

Responsible for preparation of Test strategy, Software test design and authoring Test cases in MTM. Responsible for Code Churn Analysis for the resolved Defects.

Involved in daily scrum meetings and Participated in sprint planning and task allocations

Responsible in providing the weekly status reports of Team’s progress and Work progress.

Responsible for maintaining and uploading test results in CTR (Central Test Repository)

QA Analyst (Hyderabad, India) Jul 11 to Dec 11

Project

OPC Server-Taurus

Client

Invensys, Hyderabad, India

Domain

Engineering & Manufacturing Services

Description: OPC is standard used in Industrial automation domain. OPC server is used to communicate with drive systems. This project is to develop OPC Server and client and its configuration related UI. The UI is developed in WPF and underlying server and client are developed in WCF as services. Service oriented principles are followed. This server shall be used to get/set data of drives/PLCs through Archestra which is a Wonderware product.

Environment and Tools Used:

Team Foundation Server (TFS), Microsoft Test Manager(MTM),Visual Studio Test Suite (VSTS), Perfmon, Wireshark, SQL Server, Windows 2012 R2, Windows 8, C# API testing, Modular Framework.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Responsible for Manual Testing and Test Automation with VSTS 2010

Running the Scripts in Batch Using Test Manager and involved in reviewing Test Scripts

Involved in execution of Automated Test Suites

Responsible for Test Case Authoring and test case execution

Responsible for maintaining and uploading test results in CTR (Central Test Repository)

Involved in Functional, Regression and Automation Testing & Involved in Stress and Performance testing

Responsible for Defect management which includes raising defects, defect analysis and follow up to the closure of the defect

Involved in team discussions with Client and in daily Scrum meetings.

Senior Developer (Hyderabad, India) Dec 07 to Apr 11

Project

SystematICS Configurator, CIP Builder, WAMS & Data Conversion Tool for WESTLOCK

Client

Invensys, Hyderabad, India

Domain

Engineering & Manufacturing Services

Description: The SystematICS Configuration is a tool used for generating configuration files for SystematICS related services. The development of the Configurator is a dynamic evolution, changing with the needs of the SystematICS platform and project based requirements for Third Party product integration. Solid State Interlocking (SSI) and Westlock are the 2 types of interlocking systems that are used by Invensys in many of the customer sites. As Westlock being the latest, sophisticated and efficient interlocking system, it was proposed to replace the already existing SSI systems with Westlock systems which involve 5 phases for data transfer and conversion of which Westlock data organizer and Westlock data converter are the vital modules. CIP Builder is one of the vital tools included in Westinghouse Data Workstation for Data Environment (WDW–DE).It assists in configuring the CIP (Central Interlocking Processor) data for the Westlock schemes.

Environment and Tools Used:

C#, Web Classes, SQL Server, MS Access, TFS,Clear Quest,Visual Basic 6.0 and Visual Basic for Applications, CENELEC Standards, Windows,Waterfall and Agile Methodologies

Roles and Responsibilities

Been to Onsite to understand the Product and acquitted product knowledge

Lead the team in analyzing and reviewing of the Functional Requirement specifications, prepared Feasibility analysis and Impact analysis for several modules

Lead the team in application development and assisted QA team in Lab setup, data building,generating Configuration files and in identifying Test scenarios

Conducted knowledge training sessions on (CENELEC) Railways standards and on Westlock Tools.

Responsible for preparing Impact Analysis and Feasibility analysis for the requirements suggested for implementing LangII in WESTLOCK

Conducted knowledge sharing sessions and trained the Dev and QA teams.

Responsible for the Development of multiple services modules

Responsible for updating and Reviewing Design documents

Responsible for handling Change Requests

Involved in Unit testing

Developer (Hyderabad, India) Jan 04 to Apr 06

Project

Visual Display Unit and Maintainer’s Terminal for Solid State Interlocking

Client

Indian Railways, Hyderabad, India

Domain

Rail

Description: Visual Display Unit (VDU) is developed for indicating and controlling several aspects of a railway yard using ActiveX Components in the Station Master’s room replacing the Control Panel. Communication between the central processing unit and the user interface (VDU) are maintained continuously by using the (COM) Communication ports. Main modules of the project are Creation/Modification, Controlling and Indication of the yard layout. Maintainers Terminal is a Visual Display Unit which will assist the Station Masters at the Yard and Signaling Engineers at the Divisional offices in special situations such as Yard Failures, Rail Accidents etc. Online Yard Display, Recorded Yard Display at a selected data and time, Event (Relay Events) Logging from the Integrated Data Logger at the Yard and Error logging from the Centralized Interlocking unit from the Signal operating room are the main tasks of this application.

Environment and Tools Used:

Visual Basic 6.0, SQL Server, COM/DCOM, Water Fall methodology

Roles and Responsibilities:

Responsible for Requirement gathering and analysis.

Responsible for Application development adhering to Indian railway standards.

Responsible for several demos given for Indian Railway department.

Responsible for updating and Reviewing Design documents

Responsible for updating and preparing manuals and Help files

Involved in Unit testing & Participated in the design review meetings.



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