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Mobile Application Testing, Automation(Appium and Espresso)

Location:
Sunnyvale, California, United States
Posted:
May 15, 2018

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Neelkanth Nidgundi

Email: ac5gz6@r.postjobfree.com

Phone: 980-***-****

Work Authorization: H1B

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/neelkanth-nidgundi-27298876/

Sunnyvale, CA

PROFESSIONAL SYNOPSIS:

A Competent Professional with 13 + years of experience in Product/Software Testing; currently associated with Client “VISA Inc”, Foster City, CA as Mobile Application Test Engineer.

Demonstrated excellence in working on Android, IOS operating system Mobile Applications using Manual and Automated testing techniques.

Excellent track record of managing the Test Project Management activities like Estimation, Planning, Scheduling & Tracking, Reporting and Metric collections.

Expertise in testing activities like Test case Development and Reviews, Test Execution and defect reporting.

Experience in Software Development life cycle (SDLC), agile and scrum (scrum work pro/sprint) environment.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Test Engineer: Experience in Functional, UI, Non-Functional, performance and Scripting in Web, Desktop, Mobile and Cloud. Extensive experience in test planning, test cases and bug tracking.

Tools: Soap UI, QPST, QXDM, DDMS, ADB, Moto Explorer, Metrico Datum and Memory Leaks testing – Valgrind, Nokia Energy Profiler, Knowledge on SQL DB.

Devices: Experience in Handheld device (Mobile/Tablet) including Android, iOS, Windows and Symbian.

Test Management Tools: Test Central, ALM HP Quality Center, Test Link and and Rally.

Operating Systems: Windows XP, Ubuntu 12.04.5

Bug Tracking Tools: Clear DDTS, Bugzilla, JIRA, Sales Force and Rational Change

Accessibility testing for android platform including “Vision features, Hearing features, Physical and Fine Motor Features, Language features”. And completed the online certification for Accessibility testing for android OS.

Automation Skills: Appium/Espresso, Android Studio and Python.

EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics & Instrumentation from PDAC Engineering Gulbarga, Karnataka, India. January 2000

PROJECT EXPERIENCE:

VISA Inc, Foster City, CA Sep-2015 to Till date

Senior Test Engineer

Project:

Visa Cloud Based Payments Platform is a secure cloud solution, enabling wallet provider and issuers to centrally manage and enable digital payment model. This mobile SDK to manage secure payment tokenization for the issuer bank integrate their app to perform NFC (Tap and Pay) Payment.

Responsibilities:

Complete understanding of “Cloud Based Payment SDK” Functionality and Review the document to understand testing requirement, test environment and objective.

Involved in Agile development methodology for Sprint Planning’s, ensures traceability between user story, acceptance criteria, and test case.

Testing the application (Functionality Testing, Regression Testing) Over Wi-Fi and 4G networks on varies Android devices for different android operating systems.

Leading root cause analysis and tracking the defects resolutions to the completion.

Manage test configurations, builds and deployment issues related to the delivered code.

Document Test process, designs, test results and analysis.

Capture the failures, and capture the Logcat and Dumpstate logs using the ADB tool.

Involved in applications Permissions, OS upgrade and application upgrade testing.

Involved in wallet application automation testing using Appium/Espresso and ADB shell commands tool for different OS versions.

Manage the defects from identification to closer in JIRA.

Tools and Technology used: JIRA, Rally, Wiki, Android SDK, DDMS, ADB, Wi-Fi, LTE 4G, Bluetooth, Android devices (Phones/Tablets)

Google, Mountain View, CA March-2015 to Aug-2015

Mobile Application Tester

Responsibilities:

Complete understanding of new Android OS capabilities.

Involved in review the document to understand testing requirement, test environment and objective.

Involved in developing Android OS Compatibility & Permissions testing for Play-Store applications.

Capture the failures, and capture the Logcat and Dumpstate logs using the ADB tool.

Involved in filling the defects found in bug tracking tool (Buganizer) and tacking till the closer.

Involved in bug Triaging, Analyzing the memory dumps for the crashes and logging bugs.

Involved in finding the breaking builds for the failures.

Designed Traceability Matrix to match the test scripts with the Functional design document.

Test status reporting to all project stakeholders.

Tools and Technology used: Buganizer, Android SDK, DDMS, ADB, Wi-Fi, LTE 4G, Bluetooth, Android devices (Phones/Tablets)

Wells Fargo, SFO, CA Sep-2014 to March-2015

Senior Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

Complete understanding of Mobile Device Functionality and Review the document to understand testing requirement, test environment and objective.

Testing the application (Functionality Testing, Regression Testing) Over Wi-Fi and 4G networks on varies devices/Tablets like Android, IOS and Windows.

Designed Traceability Matrix to match the test scripts with the Functional design document.

Debug the failures using the Client Utility tool and provide the required information to the developers.

Check the IA Offers existence in targeted service with the help of SOAP UI.

Cross check the IA offers dispositions in SQL DB.

Test status reporting to all project stakeholders.

Used Clear Quest for bug tracking and reporting, also followed up with development team to verify bug fixes, and update bug status.

Scripting of functional, UI, regression, performance, boundary value, error conditions related test cases.

nTelos Wireless, Waynesboro, VA Sep-2013 to Aug-2014

Senior Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

Complete understanding of Mobile Device Functionality and Review the document to understand testing requirement, test environment and objective.

Testing the application (Functionality Testing, Regression Testing) Over Wi-Fi and 4G networks on varies devices/Tablets like Android, IOS and Windows.

Capture the failures, and capture the Logcat and Dumpstate logs using the ADB tool.

Designed Traceability Matrix to match the test scripts with the Functional design document.

Debug the failures using the Client Utility tool and provide the required information to the developers.

Test status reporting to all project stakeholders.

Involved in the iRAT testing, RF performance testing and Speed Test with device under test with nTelos network.

Involved in verifying of Throughput testing for USB-Tethering Hotspot, Wi-Fi-Tethering Hotspot and GPS/LBS Testing.

Involved with data performance measurement using Metrico Datum tool.

Scripting of functional, UI, regression, performance, boundary value, error conditions related test cases.

Infosys Ltd, Charlotte, NC March 2013 to Aug 2013

Technical Test Lead

Responsibilities:

Complete understanding of the Mobile Banking application functionality.

Test Plan Development to capture functionality to be tested, target devices, effort estimation, number of test cycle.

Actively participated in all SCRUM meeting so as to review and finalize requirement and Wireframe.

Scripting of functional, UI, regression, performance, boundary value, error conditions related test cases.

Defect Management - Defect Logging/ Review and tracking using Quality Center.

Involved in Onshore and Offshore team coordination.

Samsung Telecommunication, Bridgewater, NJ July 2012 to Feb 2013

Employer: Agreeya Mobility Inc

Software Engineer (QA)

Responsibilities:

Responsible for requirements gathering, analysis, and planning for QA Activities.

Writing test plans and test cases.

Testing on different future Samsung devices for new requirements of OMA-DM/FOTA

Testing on EHRPD/LTE technology for OMA-DM/FOTA application on Samsung Android devices.

Analysis of log files to find out the defect root cause and communicate with client.

T-Mobile, Seattle, WA April 2011 to May 2012

Employer: MATR Solutions LLC

Senior Mobile Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

Prepare the Test Plan for Functional Testing for T-Mobile Mall, VVM Application and My Account application on Samsung Galaxy, My Touch Slide 4G, Nexus S, HTC MyTouch 4G, Samsung Galaxy 10 inch Tablet & Huwaei 7 inch Tablet.

Develop / Review/Execute the Functional Test Cases document using the Behavioral model.

Collaborate Product Status and Project Hygiene Reports (Daily, Weekly etc.).

Setting up the test environment and test bench for monkey test and execution for the required seeds.

Nokia, Bangalore, KA Oct 2008 to Feb 2011

Senior Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

Study the user story/Requirements for Feature testing.

Prepared the estimation for testing activities.

Check/Review the user cases and test scenarios.

Check / Review the Test Cases document.

Arrange the Hardware and software requirement for the Test Setup.

Assign task to all Testing Team members and ensure that all of them have sufficient work in the project.

Organize the meetings and attend the regular client call and discuss the weekly status with the client.

Track and report upon testing activities, including testing results, test case coverage, required resources, defects discovered and their status, performance baselines, etc.

Log project related issues in the defect-tracking tool identified for the project.

Involved in the error management activities for QtWRT 1.0 and Maemo – Harmattan program (triaging, analysis, moving to correct stack holder, publish weekly statistics report to management etc.

Motorola, Bangalore, KA April 2006 to Oct 2008

Senior Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

Prepared Test Plan for Feature testing and Brew PEK Testing.

Prepared the Test scripts for FM Radio Functionality of Feature for L6i, Pianosa and ELBA (GSM) phone, Razr2 V9m (CDMA) phone.

Arrange the Hardware and software requirement for the Test Setup.

Run the required modules using PEK tool and generate the report.

Send the Status Report (Daily, Weekly etc.)

Log project related issues in the defect tracking tool identified for the project.

Involved in the test cases execution.

Run the required modules using PEK tool and generate the report.

Samsung India Software Operation, Bangalore, KA April 2004 - April 2006

Vista InfoTech PVT LTD

Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

Prepared the Test scripts for Functionality of Feature for the mobile device CCB - SAMSUNG, SCH-E159 & Samsung HERO Color Display Mobile with Camera, BOSS - SAMSUNG CDMA-SCH-N380 Mobile, SAMSUNG MONOCHROME Mobile (CDMA-SCH-N356) for the clients Indonesia, Reliance India Infocomm Limited TATA Indicom.

Executing the Functional Test cases.

Log project related issues in the defect tracking tool identified for the project.

Testing of Native applications on live network.

Capture the Logs using the QXDM.

ACHIEVEMENTS IN MOTOROLA:

Bagged “BRAVO” award for excellent performance in the project.

Received a cash prize for the giving 2 Ideas to FM Radio Application and implemented in L6i Motorola mobile, which are as follows.

üFM Radio Alarm: This feature gives user a choice to choose FM radio playing as alarm clock

activation. FM Radio will play the last station set by user FM Radio will play in speakerphone mode.

üSleep Timer: This feature gives the user a choice to set timer for FM radio playing. FM Radio will auto turn off after the set duration



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