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Engineer Software

Bellevue, Washington, United States
April 26, 2019

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Syed Ahsan

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Career Summary

·Over 10 years of experience in software quality assurance and team management of high performance business software solutions.

·Hands on experience of Manual testing and Automated testing of web based applications using Selenium.

·Strong organizational and time management skills including categorizing and prioritizing technical tasks.

·SDLC experience for successfully shipping several versions of Microsoft Windows.

Professional Experience

Quality Assurance Analyst, Inabia To date

·Web application testing, UI automation using Selenium WebDriver, and maintaining SQL databases in the QA environment.

·Performed cross browser testing for compatibility check on various browsers, Chrome, IE, Edge, Safari.

·Experience of Selenium WebDriver, Java, Python, HTML, CSS, JUnit, TFS, SQL and other Test Automation Tools.

·Executed SQL queries to verify data from the database tables.

·Maintained the Selenium WebDriver, JavaScript automation codes and resources in version control system GIT over the time for improvements and new features.

·Analyzed test requirements and developed test cases for client and end user need accordingly.

·Reviewed and modified test cases in Python script.

·Extensively involved in hands-on testing and sign-off of application for forthcoming releases during check-in process.

Quality Assurance Analyst, Microsoft Corporation (vendor) July 2012 – Dec 2017

·Worked in Windows Design team to ensure quality text rendering and UI for Microsoft release products.

·Experienced data validation testing of content delivered for Microsoft Typography website.

·Developed test cases and test plans that resulted in accurate systems according to the test environment and the Windows daily build check-in requirements.

·Designed and wrote automated test tools specifications for improvement in UI for Windows supported supported devices PC, Surface, and Windows Phone.

·Analyzed test results and prepared reports based on the outcomes.

·Triage issues and coordinated with development teams for quick resolution of reported cases.

·Collaborated with development teams for automated tools based on test requirement.

·Gathered customer input from Microsoft subsidiaries, online forums, and conducted focus groups to better understand the needs of customers.

·Used the asset management tool TFS for project tracking and Git for source code management.

Software Test Engineer, Microsoft Corporation (vendor) Sept 2010 – July 2012

·Worked with Windows UEX team to ensure data validation used in Windows OS components.

·Analyzed test result data matrices for fonts supported in Windows, MS Office, and Mobile devices.

·Executed performance testing on East Asian fonts on various applications.

·Used several automated test tools for data validation.

·Examined automated test effects and documented reports based on the results.

·Reviewed and evaluated issues reported by end users and subsidiaries.

·Reported and tracked the problems filed in the central bug tracking database on daily basis until resolved.

·Experienced SDLC for Windows 7 and Windows 8 operating systems.

·Developed and implemented data collection systems that optimize statistical efficiency and data quality.

·Acquired data from primary and secondary data sources, while maintaining database systems based on SQL.

·Coordinated with MS Office, Xbox, and Windows GUI teams for their required fonts.

·Worked closely with management to prioritize business and information needs.

Software Test Engineer, Microsoft Corporation (vendor) March 2005 – Sept 2010

·Worked with Windows International team for quality assurance of localized Microsoft products with emphasis on Unicode-based font technology.

·Developed test case scenarios for newly developed fonts and worked on font performance on several Windows and Office applications.

·Used various automated test tools and performed manual testing to complete the test cycle for the quality release of a product.

·Analyzed test data and cases for complex script international languages including Arabic and Hebrew, and combining mark European and Indic languages.

·Performed regression testing and smoke testing to make sure functionality is not affected.

·Worked in collaboration with other testers, developers, localization teams, program managers, and other Microsoft teams in the overall enhancement of software product quality.

Past Experience

Software Test Engineer, Digicom World (VOIP service provider) Sept 2004 – March 2005

Software Test Engineer, Hewlett Packard Sept 2003 – Sept 2004


Bachelor of Science



Python, MS SQL, Java


TFS, Cloud Validator, Font Chef, Font Comparator, Font Diff, Font Validator




Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Financials Certified (Sept., 2014)

Database Management Systems, University of Washington (June, 2003)

XML Standards and Technologies University of Washington (Aug., 2002)

MCSC (Microsoft Certified System Engineer) since 2000


Power Shell, Python



AWS Solution Architect, Ansible, Dockers

Implementing Database Design on SQL Server, Bellevue Community College

SQL Server for testers at Microsoft Campus

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