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Quality Assurance Engineer

Dallas, Texas, United States
June 01, 2018

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Gitanshi Kathuria, Software Test Engineer

MS Computer Science, University of Texas at Dallas 2018*

+1-682-***-**** LinkedIn: gitanshikathuria ABOUT ME: Working for RedHat, Amadeus and Micron across India, Singapore and USA, helped me realize that I enjoy building big things by solving small problems one-at-a-time. I get my sense of accomplishment and empowerment when I make a difference in someone's life. Effective communication and teamwork drive my ability to solve a variety of challenging problems. I set firm goals and dedicate myself to producing effective results. I am passionate about programming. Education Summary

University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, USA MS in Computer science (GPA-3.7/4.0), Graduation Date: Aug 2018* August ’16 – to date College Of Engineering Roorkee, Roorkee, India B.Tech in Information Technology (Percentage:76/100) August’08-July’12 Recent Projects

IoT Device Security Wireshark, BLE, gatttool Data and Application Security Dallas, USA March’18

• To analyze the security vulnerabilities of Link AKC Dog Collar.

• Captured the BLE data packets transmitted between the device and phone’s app using android’s btsnoop_hci.log and using this information did reply attacks, Denial of Service attacks on the device using gatttool. Website development MySQL, PHP, MAMP, Javascript, HTML, CSS Web Programming Languages Dallas, USA March’18

• Created an online doctor’s appointment booking website. The website offered registration of a user and doctor with Jquery form validation. Displays the list of available doctors in the system to the logged-in user, lets him book the appointment. An admin has the CRUD privileges pertaining to all the entities and bookings. IoT Device Security Wireshark, Python Information Security Dallas, USA March’17

• To analyze the security vulnerabilities of I-spy Mini Tank. Captured the data packets transmitted between the device and phone and using this information, developed a tool in Python to control the device, took super user access and could tweak the root privileges. Uber-like Shared-Ride Service Platform MySQL, PHP, MAMP Database Design Dallas, USA April’17

• Created a cab service platform that keeps track of drivers, customers, payment methods, user’s order history, promo codes etc. The fare is calculated based on the base fare, distance travelled, time taken, Peak time charges (if any) and promo code.

• Database design concepts used such as, ER Diagrams, mapping to Relational schema, Normalization, Writing CRUD operations to create the Schema, Stored procedures written for peak time charges and promo codes. Triggers were used to calculate the final trip amount. Secure & Scalable Online Instant Messaging Platform Java, AES, RSA, MD5 Network Security Dallas, USA November’16

• Developed a scalable Secure chat portal for communication between two parties, and implementing fundamental security principles of confidentiality, integrity and privacy. The two parties that intend to communicate with each other authenticate themselves. Public key cryptography (RSA algorithm) is used to encrypt the session key, and this session key is used to encrypt the communication using AES. For ensuring integrity MD5 hash is computed at both sender and receiver’s end. Work Experience

Micron Technology Inc. Intern with SSD Validation Department Boise(Idaho), USA May’17-August ‘17

• Worked as the programming expert to evaluate drive performance by testing and analyzing failure points – a sore spot for the team

• Designed and developed a brand-new tool using JAVA and REST API, that runs periodically and automatically logs failures as Bugs in Atlassian JIRA. These JIRA bugs have all the test data, that is stored in the database by the test program script. Amadeus GDS Singapore Pte. Ltd. QA Engineer Singapore November’15-July ‘16

• QA Engineer for Amadeus’s core AODB (Airport Operational Database) where I led the Sprint planning along with Scrum Master and Business Analyst, reviewed the requirements, analyzed story points and planned test activities. Wrote High level test cases, developed automated scripts for test execution. Facilitated peer review of the test cases. Queried the database wherever required.

• Analyzed the defects and performed retesting and regression testing. Prepared sprint reports at the end of every cycle. Reviewed UAT defects and performed defect triaging. Recognized for setting the QE processes that then became standard for the team. Amadeus Labs India Pvt. Ltd. QA Engineer Bangalore, India June’13-July ‘15

• Quality Engineer for Air, world’s eighth largest airline.

• Defined & built a Coverage Matrix across all products and used it for vital 3rd party UAT that saved the team expensive regression rework.

• Involved in Planning & design, Test case preparation, writing automation scripts and execution.

• Automated test suite by writing functional test scripts using Selenium Webdriver. Redhat Software Services Software Development Engineer in Test Pune, India July’12-June’13 Contracting firm: GradMener Technology

• Developed RedHat’s first test framework for their OpenStack Platform Certification using Python for analyzing the compatibility of plugins provided by partners and independent software vendors for the OpenStack Block Storage Component (Cinder- Grizzly Release). Skillset

Programming Python, Java

Database MS SQL, MySQL, Oracle DB

Web Technologies HTML, CSS, JavaScript

Testing JIRA, Selenium Webdriver(Automation), Loadrunner (Performance Testing), HP ALM, API Testing Certifications ISTQB Foundation Level, ISTQB Advanced Level - Test Analyst Other REST API, Familiarity with Git, Agile methodologies – Scrum and Kanban

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