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Pune, Maharashtra, India
September 14, 2018

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Shalaka Parate

Test Analyst

Pune, Maharashtra, India

Phone: +91-966*******


Career Summary

A result oriented professional with 4.3 years as Test analyst in the Banking and Financial Sector.

Currently working as Associate with Cognizant Technology Solutions.

Good understanding of Investment banking and Payments domain products.

Well acquainted in Software testing life cycle, defect tracking and bug reporting.

Experience in Agile Software Development (scrum process) method.

Hands on in automation tools like Selenium Web Driver

Involved in development of High Level test approach, Test Scenarios, Test Cases, Test execution, Defect Logging, Test sign off report and daily status Reporting.

Excellent knowledge in Integration Testing, Sanity Testing, Functional testing, Regression testing, End to End Testing.

Efficient team player with excellent analytical, communication and presentation skills.

Area of Specialization

Requirement/Business Analysis: Knowledge and exposure in the functional areas of business requirement gathering, KT and walkthroughs for team, Updating knowledge repository in terms of business validation, techno functional consulting, optimization of the entire regression suite, implementing business change into the suite and making necessary amendments, well updated with the latest tickets/bugs and applying the understanding in validating business scenarios.

QA/Test Management: Define test process including required test activities and deliverables.

Issue debugging and analysis, resolving issues and regular follow-up for resolution from Dev side, Functional Test Planning, Test Case preparation, Test Scenario Validation, developing Test Plans, Functional Testing.

Technical Skills: Working knowledge of DBMS/SQL concepts, Basic knowledge of HTML, Core JAVA

Test Management Tools: - Agile Central - Rally, HP ALM12.5

Automation Tool:- Selenium Web driver, Eclipse IDE


Bachelors of Engineering KITS, Ramtek – Electronics and Communications (2013)

H.S.C. Hislop College, Nagpur – PCM (2009)

S.S.C. Paranjape High School, Nagpur- (2007)

Relevant Project Experience

Project 1: Sales Finance – V2R Report Migration (January 2018 – Till Date) [Test Analyst]

Client – Barclays (Pune-India)


Barclays Sales Finance legacy application named VAX will be decommissioned in 2019 and migrated to existing application RFP. VAX is used for client and debtor on boarding, processing invoice discounting products, adding invoices and credit notes and generating/ maintaining reports for client and internal audit purposes. All the functionalities of VAX are being migrated to RFP. This project consists of migration of VAX reports to RFP.

Project 2: Sales Finance - Structural Reform Program (September 2015 – December 2017) [Test Analyst]

Client – Barclays (Pune-India)


In response to the financial crisis, a number of domestic and international reforms to bank regulation have been introduced or are currently being implemented. These reforms seek to improve the resilience of banks, including through making changes to their structure. In SRP, Impact analysis of the existing Sales Finance system is performed and tested.


Analyzing Business Requirements: Performing requirement feasibility analysis and identified test scenarios/test objectives

Designing and executing test cases: Identifying end-to-end test cases, regression suites and system test cases along with test data. Executing Smoke and Sanity tests.

Reviewing Test Cases & Conditions: Documenting test cases and performing peer reviews.

Defect Management: Contributing to the preparation of the defect management, communication and Test scope sections of the test plan.

Defect Triage: Performing Defect triage and assigning or rejecting the defects based on the findings.

Test Coverage: Creating a Trace-ability Matrix to ensure 100% test coverage

Preparing and sending daily execution/bug reports

Participating in Daily scrum meetings

Collection of metrics – test execution and defect metrics


Successful implementation of SRP Sort code migration and Legal Entity Split release.

Testing in E2E environment with various interfaces affected by SRP

Project 2: Capital One Investing - PortfolioBuilder (August 2015 – September 2014) [Test Analyst]

Client – Capital One (Pune-India)


PortfolioBuilder is a tool of Capital One Investing site for self-directed investors that can help them create a whole ETF portfolio based on their investment style, using asset allocation models


Performed feasibility analysis for the user stories in the Product backlog and identified test scenarios/test objectives

Participated in Daily scrum meetings

Performed elaborate functional testing for PortfolioBuilder module along with exploratory testing of the entire site. Also worked on test scenario maintenance when necessary.

Responsible for Smoke and Sanity test.

Performed browser compatibility testing on browsers Internet Explorer 8.0, 9.0, 10.0, 11.0, Chrome 2.0 and Mozilla Firefox 5.0 & Safari 4.0 versions

AnthillPro was used for issue tracking in case of environmental issues

HP ALM a was used for test management and defect management

Involved in a feasibility analysis to make sure if PortfolioBuilder is a good candidate for automation using Selenium.

Reported over all sprint status and daily status

Performed Digital Accessibility using NVDA tool, mobile testing on hand-held devices and tablet testing on simulation tools.

Coordinated with On-site counterpart for all deliverables.

Analyzed the regression test cases which could be automated and provided Gherkin test cases for them to automation team

Reward & Recognitions

Received recognition for SRP work in Barclays Newsletter in June’17 an Feb’18.

Rated ‘Exceeds Expectations’ in consecutive appraisal cycles till date

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