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Test Lead

Arlington Heights, IL
March 20, 2018

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Senior Software QA tester with complete SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) experience including designing, developing and implementing test plans, test cases and test processes.

Experienced in Agile project processes across Telecom and Banking domains.

Strong credentials including Computer Science degree, Software Testing certification and several recognitions received as part of the projects completed.


Functional Requirements/Testing (Pega PRPC, Clarify CRM)

Test Strategies and Coverage

Test Plans, Cases & Processes

Regression and Negative testing

Agile testing

Web based application testing (SOAP UI)


Inflight Testing

Defect Management (JIRA, Quality Center QC)




Coursera- Agile Testing Assignment: (Nov 2017 – Jan 2018)

Worked on a native mobile app project which enables customers to schedule their movement from one residence to another. As part of the project, I have worked on the below deliverables:

oCreating the functional scope for testing

oBreaking down the project into different epics

oDrafting user stories and test cases

oDrafting user stories and test cases

oReviewed peer case studies

Infosys Limited: (Aug 2006 – May 2016)

Belgacom – Test Lead [May 2013 – May 2016]

Reviewed QA deliverables which includes Test Plan, Test Design, Test Execution.

Collaborated with business, development team and other cross functional teams to ensure that applications functioned as specified.

Lead defect triage meetings and updated defect details as per meeting outcomes.

Update the test results/reports from HP ALM, attaching the screenshots if required at the end of each test case using automation.

Provide for each release a go/no go recommendation to the product team.

Guide teams to create complex integration and end to end scenarios with test data variations.

Act as the primary POC for offshore functional support.

Lead a team of 10 members, resolved issues/dependencies, mentor them.

Involved in creation of automated test scripts for Login, Products page using Selenium web driver, TestNG framework.

Telenet – Test Lead [Jun 2011 – Apr 2013]

Worked with the product owner to prioritize work for releases based on expected deliverable dates.

Tested new code developed on new and existing web applications for REST web services in the JSON data format and used POSTMAN to make GET, POST, PUT, PATCH, DELETE requests.

Created tests using REST ASSURED in Eclipse.

Ensured all test scenarios are executed and logged for resolution in JIRA.

Produced reports on the quality of each release.

Created test strategy and test cases based on product requirements.

Bank of America – Test Analyst [Jun 2009 – May 2011]

Understood business requirements and created manual test cases in Quality Center.

Effectively performed functional and regression testing by using SOAP UI for web services of various banking applications.

Constructed requirements traceability matrix between user requirements and test cases to ensure complete test coverage.

Created and analyzed test data (using SQL) to determine accuracy and completeness and identify critical gaps in test data.

Effectively used Quality Center tool for logging the defects and worked closely with development team to resolve these issues.

Provide daily and weekly execution status reports to the onsite coordinators, project manager and team lead.

Key Member in Knowledge Management Activities (creating knowledge artifacts, facilitating knowledge sharing sessions) across the account.

British Telecom – Test Analyst [May 2007 – May 2009]

Prepared test cases as per the user stories finalized for each sprint in Agile environment.

Executed and analyzed test cases and compared the results against expected results and product requirements for CRM application (Clarify CRM).

Performed regression testing for different Broadband products after retesting the defects to make sure the fixes did not have any negative impact on the application.

Analyzed appropriate test scripts to be run for the Inflight testing.

Stored and maintained test documents such as test cases, test results and defect logs in Mercury Quality center.

Validated the "fixes" for the resolved bugs.

Worked closely with developers and business analysts to resolve technical, design and functional issues.


J. B. Institute of Engineering and Technology, JNTU University, Hyderabad, India

Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science Engineering, April 2006


Testing with Agile (University of Virginia): Certificate link, Jan 2018.

ISQTB (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) Certified Software Tester, Jun 2017.

Certificate of Appreciation for "Top Defect Finder of Major Release" from Bank of America.

Received "Bravo Award" for outstanding contribution in testing at Belgacom.


I am authorized to work in US for any employer.

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