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Columbus, Ohio, United States
Posted:
October 25, 2018

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SHILPA V

Email:ac7hy4@r.postjobfree.com Contact: 614-***-****

Professional Summary

Result oriented Software QA Lead with 12 years of progressive experience in IT industry including 5 years managing large, SDLC compliant on-shore and offshore QA test teams.

Primary skill is managing and leading teams in end-to-end testing process. Activities include Test Team management, Test Plan preparations, Test Metrics formulation, Generation of Reports, Regression Test Effort Estimations and assignment of work-items, Client interactions, coordination between the various stake holders at Client location

Proven track record in utilizing strong technical-communication, people-skills & hands-on software industry experience to lead project teams in onsite-offshore model to achieve timely and cost-effective results.

Strong leadership and management skills in building and managing teams

Leadership roles in creation and execution of QA and testing processes, test plans and Defect Management

Experience in Onsite-Offshore model of working and client interaction.

Excellent communication and presentation skills, self-starter and quick learner.

Effectively manage software test teams while improving testing processes to efficiently deliver products and services, which meet customer expectations

Synthesize current business intelligence or trend data to support recommendations for action. Analyze technology trends to identify markets for future product development or to improve sales of existing products.

Conduct or coordinate tests to ensure that intelligence is consistent with defined needs.

Expand or modify system to serve new purposes or improve workflow.

Develop, document and revise system design procedures, test procedures, and quality standards.

Assess the usefulness of pre-developed application packages and adapt them to a user environment. Define the goals of the system and devise flow charts and diagrams describing logical operational steps of program.

Technical Skills

Test Automation

QTP, Gherkin by using Cucumber – Ruby Integration using Ruby-Mine IDE

Test Management Tools

JIRA, HP Quality Center, Rational Clear Quest, Req pro

Database

SQL Server, TOAD

Defect Management Tools

JIRA, HP Quality Center, Bugzilla

SCM

Visual sourcesafe, Rational Clear Case

Testing Types

Mainframe Testing, ETL Testing, Integration test, System Testing, Functional Testing, Acceptance Testing, Regression Testing.

SDLC Methodologies

Agile, Waterfall, V-model

Education Details

MS Software Engineering – BITS PILANI University, INDIA

B.Sc. Electronics –Bangalore University, INDIA

Client Details

Domain

Customer

Banking

Capital One Bank (2013-2015)

Insurance

Nationwide Insurance Company (2011 -2013)

Energy and Utilities

Shell Corporations (2006-2010)

BP (2005 -2006)

National Grid (2005-2005)

Banking

Avista Capital (2004-2005)

Embedded

Hewlett Packard (2003-2004)

rience

Employer:

Experience

Employer: Wipro Technologies

Customer: Capital One Bank, (Jan 2014 – March 2015)

Project Description:

Scope of the project is to Test the credit card application for one of the leading US Bank. When the Credit card application received from customer from various channels, Bank has an internal decision-making application which gets updated accordingly as and when there are changes requested by the customer.

Role: Offshore QA Lead

Responsibilities:

As QA Lead, I was responsible in managing team, provide daily/weekly test status to customer.

Working closely with Quality Assurance Senior Management and operations counterparts to manage Data Automation.

Responsible in preparing Test plan, Test estimation, Cost estimation, Resource planning.

Involved in improving specification and design documents through active review and feedback with developers and business stakeholders.

Involved in reviewing Business requirements and created the test plan to cover the functionality in requirement document.

Involved in defect management.

Involved in training new recruits and team members on project related activities.

Employer: Wipro Technologies

Customer: Nationwide Insurance, Columbus OH (Jan 2011 – Aug 2013)

Project description:

Nationwide has launched a new initiative to redesign the current Auto Online Functionality and the necessary supporting structure for the online insurance initiative from Windows DNA platform. It is critical to expand Internet presence and provide the capability to allow customers to obtain an auto quote and bind a policy from any Nationwide Insurance operating state. The project is being executed to provide online quote for Term Auto insurance and Whole Auto Insurance for 50 states in USA. The current application has ability to provide Quote to agents in different platform. This project will enhance current application to provide online Quote estimate capability for customers and modify screens as needed per new requirements. This project will also integrate with lead generation through subsystem and also make UI responsive for mobile, tablet, desktop views.

Role :Onsite QA Lead,

Responsibilities:

Supervised Testing team – teams with onshore offshore model with 12 members.

Coordinate with third party teams to validate data.

Setting up Batch Jobs and co ordinate with third party teams to Validate data as part of Naps Flow testing.

Validating Auto Quotes in Mainframe application for any work flow errors or exceptions.

Managing Tests using HP Quality Center.

Design test plans, scenarios, scripts, or procedures.

Experience in testing the application to validate the functional flow of the business logic on open systems and Mainframes.

Develop testing programs that address areas such as database impacts, software scenarios, regression testing, negative testing, error or bug retests.

Document software defects, using a bug tracking system, and report defects to software developers.

Identify, analyze, and document problems with program function, output, online screen, or content.

Monitor bug resolution efforts and track successes.

Working with BA’s to review the System requirements / stories and Supporting the team technically to achieve the target.

Experience in Agile methodologies and testing procedures.

Setting up meeting (3 Amigos in Agile technologies) to understand the functionalities in order to resolve conflicts.

Involved in estimation of story cards at card level and involved in use-case level estimation.

Testing the data integration by coordinating with target application teams.

Assisting Business Stakeholders to create and validate data in UAT testing.

Worked with Watir, Page-object, Rspec, Selenium Webdriver and Watir Webdriver gems in ruby.

Worked with ruby Active Record Gem to interact with Database.

Plan test schedules or strategies in accordance with project scope or delivery dates.

Participate in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems.

Write test scenarios in Gherkin. Implement step definitions written in Gherkin by using Cucumber – Ruby Integration using Ruby-Mine IDE.

Employer: Wipro Technologies

Customer: Shell (Jun 2008 – Dec 2010)

Project description:

Shell – CID DBAT is the Downstream Business Allocation Tool. This is a system which has been setup to allow Businesses within Shell to allocate their Costs and apply calculations down to a more detailed level. This is done using actual transactional data or reference data and applying Business Allocation or Calculation Rules to specific Costs. Therefore, allowing for better understanding of Customer and Site profitability. The objective of the DBAT CARDS ETL Middleware solution is to provide interfacing and integration between: -Source systems, which provide reference and transaction data. -EPM, which performs allocation of costs against activity drivers. -COMPASS, which generates reports using the allocated data.

Role: QA Lead

Responsibilities:

Leading the Testing team and Dev team.

Design UT and SIT test plans, scenarios, scripts, or procedures.

Test system modifications to prepare for implementation.

Identify, analyze, and document problems with program function, output, online screen, or content.

Plan test schedules or strategies in accordance with project scope or delivery dates.

Monitor bug resolution efforts and track successes.

Review software documentation to ensure technical accuracy, compliance, or completeness, or to mitigate risks.

Participate in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems.

Experience in preparing the Test Automation Scripts using QTP, Minimal experience in Ruby/ Cucumber scripting.

Provide feedback and recommendations to developers on software usability and functionality.

Identify program deviance from standards, and suggest modifications to ensure compliance.

Coordinate user or third party testing.

ETL testing.

Executing UT, SIT Test Cases using SSIS package and MSI’s.

Employer: Wipro Technologies

Customer: Shell, Huston TX (July 2006 – May 2008)

Project description:

The SHELL - CIF Release 2 Project is initiated to implement strategic, integrated application architecture to meet key business and technical drivers, simplifying the development and support of the Application Portfolio. This will be achieved through the implementation of an Integration Framework based on Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) principles, incorporating a ‘Golden Copy’ Reference Data Manager (RDM) and a global Transaction Data Store (TDS)

Role: Onsite Test Coordinator

Responsibilities:

Design test plans, scenarios, scripts, or procedures, Test Reports, Status Reports Weekly and Daily, Defect Reports.

Implement strategic, integrated application architecture to meet key business and technical drivers, simplifying the development and support of the Application Portfolio. Integration Framework testing based on Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) principles and working with Tibco tool to post the messages with different formats.

Preparing the Test cases, Test data, Test Matrix and communicating the Test execution status with customer on regular intervals.

Testing Data Migration project which Included preparing test plan, design Test scenarios and test cases for the IT/ST and UAT phases.

Regression testing using Rational Robot using for new releases which included modifying existing scripts.

Experience in DB testing which involved testing ETL.

Defect Management using Quality Center.

Experience in preparing the Test Automation Scripts using QTP.

Develop testing programs that address areas such as database impacts, software scenarios, regression testing, negative testing, error or bug retests, or usability.

Document software defects, using a bug tracking system, and report defects to software developers.

Document test procedures to ensure and compliance with standards.

Coordinate with user or third party Application Teams to complete E2E testing.

Employer: Wipro Technologies

Customer: British Petroleum (Dec 2005 - June 2006)

Project Description:

The main objective of the base framework is to enhance the core capability (CMS, CDS, Search, Regions and potentially Segments, onto the platform. Key Deliverable of this project is the “Starter Pack” of CMS and CDS templates for use by other Functions. This project had 3 environments namely Staging, Preproduction and Production

Role: Sr Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

As Sr Test Engineer I was involved in Communication/Interfacing effectively in the project.

Logged high priority defects and was in involved in following up of defects until closure.

Automated test cases using QTP and have submitted the Scripts on or before time without affecting the Project Deadline.

Very much committed with the assigned work and completed tasks in time.

I took responsibility of Preparing Project Related Documents (Like Quality Center Document that had to be delivered to the Core Team for their further reference. Tools Knowledge (Automation).

Gained good knowledge in Mercury Quality center.

Got recognition for being a good Team Player.

Helped Team members in time of difficulties to finish the project deliverables in order to meet the Deadline.

Employer: Wipro Technologies

Customer: National Grid (July 2005 – Nov 2005)

Project Description:

National Grid - National Grid is an industry leader in the UK gas market managing the gas transmission and distribution network. National Grid has implemented an integrated web based application in partnership with Wipro to manage its day-to-day Gas trading activities named as Gemini. Considering the various iterations envisaged in the Gemini Program, priarily because of regulatory and business model changes there is a need for ensuring the stability of the system due to the various changes.

Role: Sr Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

Involved in developing test scripts using Rational Robot tool.

Reviewing Test scripts, System Testing and Auditing.

Involved in auditing Test Logs. I was mainly involved in System Testing.

Understood the Functionality of entire Project very well within short span of time.

Involved in System Testing Phase.

Always been active team player and helped team members to deliver the test results on time.

Employer: Wipro Technologies

Customer: AVISTA (Mar 2004 – June 2005)

Project Description:

AVISTA - Marketing Management Analytics (MMA) is a Decision Support Service. Avista (DSS) helps marketers make better decisions about marketing investments and tactics throughout the marketing lifecycle. The Avista

service has been organized by the four phases of the marketing lifecycle (Strategy, Planning, Monitoring and Refinement, and Evaluation).

Role: Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

HP Printer Firmware Testing – Paper handling components using PATT tool to execute TCL scripts.

Design test scenarios, scripts, or procedures.

Test system modifications to prepare for implementation.

Document software defects, using a bug tracking system, and report defects to software developers.

Develop testing programs that address areas such as database impacts, software scenarios, regression testing, negative testing, error or bug retests, or usability.

Monitor bug resolution efforts and track successes.

Involved in System and Integration Testing.

Employer: Wipro Technologies

Customer: Hewlett Packard (July 2003 – Feb 2004)

Project description:

HP - Photo smart Printer testing, Cost Reduction Printer, MFP Testing - Qualification testing for the Photo Smart Printer drivers for HP Photo Smart Printers - Performed Qualification testing with the Escher drivers and found the maximum number of defects - Worked on Printer drivers MICE Testing. Involved testing Cost Reduced printers, MFP Testing -This project involves testing the Goya-Series & Rockwell-Series printer drivers for the HP All-in-one devices, which had functionalities such as Fax, copy, scan and print. I Was involved in entire testing activity for a series of printers performing and was involved in MICE testing .The MFP product had to be tested for the driver and the functionalities like Print, Scan, Fax and Copy along with applications like Director, Image Editor, Photo and Imaging gallery that had been customized for Samsung taking the Bering device driver from HP

Role: Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

Design test plans, scenarios, scripts, or procedures.

Test system modifications to prepare for implementation.

Develop testing programs that address areas such as database impacts, software scenarios, regression testing, negative testing, error or bug retests, or usability.

Document software defects, using a bug tracking system, and report defects to software developers.

Coordinate user or third party testing.

Evaluate or recommend software for testing or bug tracking.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Received FIMC award for best performance as a QA Lead at customer location.

Customer appreciated "Proactive, Quick learner and a good team player with good leadership qualities”.



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