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Engineer Test

Dallas, Texas, United States
August 13, 2018

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Keerthana Aravamudhan

**** ****** **** *****, ******** TX 75071 ● 331-***-**** ● SUMMARY

• Skilled professional with 10+ years of experience leading teams in software testing life cycle methodologies

• Seeking challenging lead positions in software development and software testing SOFTWARE SKILLS

• Programming Languages: C, C++,Java, PHP, Database programming using SQL

• Testing Tools: Load Runner 9.0/9.5/11.5, Quality Centre, J meter, Visual Source Safe, Performance Java interface, GC collector, SoapUI, Quick Test Professional (QTP), HP UFT, Selenium, HP Service Virtualiser, Sitescope, Wiremock

• Development Tools/IDE : Eclipse( with ADT), Android Studio, Xamarin, Visual Studio

• General Tools : Microsoft Access, Word, Excel, power point, Visio

• Loadrunner protocols - web HTTP/HTML, web click and script, RTE, RDP, PeopleSoft and Web services

• Specialization : Software Application Developer, Agile and SCRUM methodology, Manual, Automation and performance Testing


Loyola University Chicago – Department of Arts and Science Chicago, IL Master of Science (M.S.) in Computer Science December 2014

• Cumulative GPA: 3.93/4.0

Visvesvaraya Technology University Belgaum, Karnataka, India Bachelor of Engineering (BE) – Information Sciences & Engineering April 2007

• GPA: 3.78/4.0


Capital One Financial Corporation Plano, TX

Senior Automation Test Engineer January 2017 - Present

• Led the testing effort for the innovation lab for incorporating 3rd party API’s for automatic decisioning of home loans applications there by saving 40% manual effort for the underwriters

• Contributed actively to the inhouse functional/performance testing tool there by increasing the overall testing effectiveness by 20% and coverage to 95%

• Led the testing effort for breaking down a monolithic legacy loan origination application for auto loans into microservices using test driven development approach

Capital One Financial Corporation Plano, TX

Automation Test Engineer January 2015 – December 2016

• Led project team for testing REST and SOAP based API services for payments, statements and transactions for leading North American retailers

• Performance testing .Net and Java based application for internal loan servicing portal using Loadrunner, Jmeter and App Dynamics

• Managed in-house teams for automated test driven approach on web based applications using Ruby/Java –cucumber framework based on Selenium web driver thereby reducing the testing effort by 30%

• Developed the ‘Cafe-Assistance’ app for hackathon event and won the best app award under the category of “solving customer’s problem” amongst 18 participating teams Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Chicago, IL

Enterprise Application Support Intern June 2014 – August 2014

• Created inventory of workflows and catalogues such as WebSphere MQ and JVM across multiple platforms

• Developed Root cause analysis (RCA) and deployment forms for tracking of tickets issued by customers using VB script and analysed tickets to fix defects; reduced resolution time by 30%

• Gained basic understanding and development of PeopleSoft enterprise applications KPMG India Ltd. Bangalore, India

Performance Test Consultant August 2012 – July 2013

• Assessed the software performance of the in-house SAP application using Loadrunner Siebel web protocol

• Identified performance bottlenecks resulting in production readiness with no open defects, reducing rework efforts by 30%

• Coordinated business ramp up initiatives for telecommunication customers in New Zealand, India and Middle-East; exceeded target metric by 25%

• Lead and responsible for setting up TCoE (Test Centre of Excellence) in an offshore driven model. Mentored a team of recent hires for performance testing

• Identified project opportunities with recommendations in the BFSI (Banking, Financial Services and Insurance) and healthcare domains; 3 projects successfully launched Infosys Technologies, Ltd. Bangalore, India

Test Analyst August 2011 – August 2012

• Worked on SCRUM methodology on applications such as Agent Desktop, Rapport, AFS for scalability and future readiness for Citizens Bank, USA; tested Agent Desktop application under stringent time period of 8 months under multiple releases and implemented the bug free system into production

• Established “Test Centre of Excellence” (TCoE) for performance testing and mentored team for successful implementation of project execution in an offshore driven model; reduced cost by 15%

• Developed tools and Book of Knowledge (BOK) for testing effectives using Excel VBA

• Received the R&R award in January 2012 for stellar performance as Test Analyst Infosys Technologies, Ltd. Mysore, India

Performance Test Engineer December 2007 – August 2011

• Led technical integration retail program for merger of ABN-AMRO and Fortis Bank by carrying out performance testing of

‘end to end’ systems using Loadrunner; 100% project metrics achieved (stationed in Amsterdam, Netherlands for 15 months in 2010 – 2011 at ABN-AMRO site)

• Gathered NFR, prepared estimations and test plans, strategized performance test projects, developed workload models, created and maintained test scripts as per the business specifications, test execution and analysis, report publishing and provided tuning recommendations

• Department trainer for new-hires; recipient of “ Domain Champ” and “Most Valuable Player” awards for outstanding performance


Development of “The Elements” gaming app using open source computing June 2014 - August 2014

• Implemented authentication using tinyDB and added media to the “ The Elements” android gaming app Hospital Record Management System January 2014 - April 2014

• Implemented appointment and health record management system using MySQL and PHP

“Hangman” game development over Wi-Fi Direct August 2013 – December 2013

• Developed the android app detailing the effective usage of WiFi Direct that allows the user to interconnect two devices and play the classic hangman game using Android Studio IDE Research Assistant - Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) August 2013 – May 2014

• Generated and managed APIs (Fitbit API) and web service interfaces to support the software ecosystem platform using RESTful API’s

• Created android mobile app, modelled after the Fitbit app which would let the user choose from the extensive food database to track the calories consumed



• Banking domain - BN101 and BN102 D&B - Internal

• HP Loadrunner Certification - External


• Society of Women Engineers

• LUC International students club

• Avid follower of open source computing forums

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