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Test lead and Manager

Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada
December 15, 2018

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Satish Alwar Sivasubramanian

Mobile: 647-***-****

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Address: Suite-1126, 68 Corporate Drive

Scarborough, M1H 3H3

Profile Summary:

Result-oriented professional with 13 years of experience in Software Testing, and Project Life Cycle Methodology like Agile, Scrum, Kanban Models and Estimation related activities

Comprehensive understanding of SDLC processes and methodologies especially Agile Methodology and have ability to produce consistent results.

Managing budget of 10 million for the projects.

Worked as a Delivery QA Manager and lead 11 member at onshore.

Worked as Defect Manager and triage AT, UAT and QA defects.

Worked as Defect Manager during deployment windows.

Expertise in handling multiple agile teams. Facilitate and brought new process for multiple agile teams.

Experience with complex project circumstances including multiple vendors and multi-location teams.

Developed best practices and procedures to be used by the entire team which spanned various internal projects

Involved in CMMI review for QA

Effectively lead teams with various staffing models of internal and external on-shore and off-shore resources. Provided leadership and supervisory oversight to quality assurance.

Takes full responsibility for all phases of testing and the management of the testing activities within a development and complex project

Extensive knowledge on JIRA and MQC.

Expertise in handling clients while working and proven concrete managerial skills to lead multiple LOBs with 80+ team members in multiple projects while Agile Testing Process being used.

Expertise in managing the cost and have good ability to monitor and control budgets.

Coordinated test strategy development, project planning, scheduling, allocation of test engineers to programs, ensuring test environment availability, generation of test reports, communication of test status and networking to coordinate test activities.

Demonstrated understanding of Test design/ strong functional knowledge on telecom domain

Experience in providing Test Automation Services to Telecommunications services.

Excellent Communication Skills and analytical thinker that consistently resolving issues arising during various work related procedures.

Responsible for creating detailed project plans and work breakdown structure plans to illustrate resource allocation and scheduling tasks.

Summary of Professional Experience:

Software Engineering Associate Manager : Accenture India from June 2016 – November 2018

Software Engineering Associate Manager : Accenture Canada from May 2012 – May 2016

Test Architect: Accenture Canada from June 2011 – May 2012

QA Lead/Tester : Accenture India from Oct 2005 till May 2011


Certified SAFe 4 Agilist

Key Expertise

Skills Summary

CI/Agile/Waterfall Testing & Defect / Bug Tracking

Methodologies Use Case Creation

Test Plans, Cases & Executions Onshore/Offshore delivery

Functional Requirements Vendor Relationship Management

Scripting & Documentation QE enablement using Dev ops

Sprint Testing Team Management

Reusable Test cases Scrum Master

People Manager Team Building

Management Agile Test Management, Test Strategy & Planning, Estimation, Requirements Analysis, Defect Management, Delivery & Resource Management, Proactive thinking, Team building

Software Testing SDLC, Quality Center, JIRA, SQL, Test Automation (Selenium), Continuous Integration (Jenkins), Agile, CI and Waterfall testing methodologies.

Educational Qualification:

POST GRADUATION : Master of Business Administration

External Profile:



Projects details:

Company: Accenture Solutions Private Limited

Project: TELUS (Wireless/Wireline Telecom Testing)

Client: TELUS

March 2006- November 2018


Role: Test Manager, Test Architect, Scrum Master, Test Lead

Served as a key member of onshore QA team as Manager for TELUS delivering end-to-end testing solutions for

Projects ranging from $100K-$5M.

Helping senior management and developing new business use cases for the clients.

Responsible for functional and non-functional testing delivery.


Co-ordinating with the team of 80 members for project related activities to be in tune with the core business objectives and providing leadership in coaching and mentoring the teams for product development technology methodologies; liaising between cross functional/onsite and offsite teams for ensuring delivery of the project.

Given walkthrough on Mercury Quality Centre to Business teams.

Worked as a QA prime and handled multiple projects. Co-ordinates closely with Business for the requirements.

Responsible for defect triage call - AT, QA and UAT

Responsible for defect triage call during deployment day

Responsible for test plan, test strategy and estimation

Have been working closely with stakeholders and working as a trusted partner

Worked as Agile Test Architect and Manager for 5 years in client location.

Enabled testers to automate their testing efforts after every build with integrations to CI tools via Jenkins.

Carried out the environment incidents and triage support to the highest standards and co-ordinate resolution.

Worked with IT, QA and DevOps teams to automate the test cases and integrate them with scheduled auto deployment pipeline to increase test coverage and leverage nightly builds.

Involved in estimation, Planning, strategy and execution reporting for multiple portfolios within Wireless areas (end to end).

Analyzing & troubleshooting system issues in a timely manner; undertaking defect management and impact analysis of change requests; organizing and facilitating spring planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, release planning, demos and other scrum-related meeting.

Experience in working with Jira, Jenkins, Windows, and Groovy.

Accomplishing team strategies and establishing project scopes for work; communicating project deliverable timeframes and benchmarks to clients

Improved and maintained programs and processes for quality. Improved defect identification and remediation cycles. Implemented programs to identify and drive early test adoption and agile principles in all projects, validated functional and non-functional requirements.

Leading an Agile Team and Scrum Master Team; performing features & related functions in an Agile Environment with a focus to meet feature specifications and technical designs within quality norms; coaching the team to create clear and concise epics/stories

Managing the financial and budgets for 80 member team.

Managing the communication with multiple vendors for the deliverables

Worked as a deployment prime during major releases.

Have exceptional skills of analysis and setting up relationships with D&S managers and directors.

Made sure that Testing covered all the requirements and the deliverables are as per the quality standard.

Ensured both Waterfall and Agile projects (parallel projects) delivery and coached team on Agile/waterfall processes.

Have expertise over Defect Management Area.

Presented daily as well as weekly progress reports to the stakeholders and higher managements.

Applications / tools used for the projects: Quality Centre, JIRA, Selenium, SOAP UI and Certify for Automation.

Languages/Technologies used: - Java, Groovy, and SAP

Company: Accenture Solutions Private Limited

Project: TELE 2

Oct 2005 - March 2006

Client: TELE 2

Role: Tester


Worked as designer, while preparing step-wise design, test scripts and test strategy & planning.

Managing clients successfully through calls, daily updates and issue resolution calls.

Had expertise over Defect Management Area.

Had experience working on Mercury Quality Centre

Presented daily as well as weekly progress reports to the stakeholders.

Have good experience on single view billing wireless system

Languages/Technologies used: - Java

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