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Quality Assurance

Bolingbrook, Illinois, United States
February 10, 2019

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Home: ***.759.0561v Mobile: 630-***-**** v


v Proficient in Manual / Automation Testing v Agile (Scrum) Experience

19 years of experience providing leadership and expertise in software testing across a variety of industries and environments.

Expertise in industry quality standards and familiarity with the tools, concepts and methodologies of quality management.

Create and execute automated test scripts using framework guidelines and best practices to ensure efficient end-to-end automation coverage.

Experience in Agile (Scrum) development; testing iteratively against newly implemented User stories until quality is achieved from end customer's perspective.

Knowledge in performing quality assurance activities throughout SDLC (Requirement reviews, Design reviews, Code reviews and Quality Assurance).

Expertise in all quality related documentation (test planning, requirement decomposition, traceability matrix, test scripts, test data and defect reporting).

Hiring and mentoring of new hires in concepts and methodologies of Quality management.

Procured QA software tools, developed QA procedures and established quality assurance standards.

Technology & Testing Proficiencies


Application Life Cycle Management, TestRail, QA Director, Microsoft Test Manager, Unified Functional Testing, Selenium, ClearQuest, AWS, Slack, Confluence, GitHub, Jenkins, Bamboo, Splunk and JIRA.


Agile (Scrum), Waterfall, V Methodology.


Smoke Testing, Functional Testing, Regression Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, Backend Testing, Stress Testing, Performance Testing, Cloud Testing and Mobile Testing.

Programming Languages:

Java, VB Scripting, SQL

Operating Systems:

Mainframe, Linux/Unix, iOS, Android.


SQL Server, DB2, Oracle,

Quality Assurance Experience

SS&C Eze, RealTick EMS, Chicago, IL 2008 - Present

Principal, Quality Assurance - Trading Technology

RealTick EMS, a global multi-broker, cross-asset electronic execution platform, integrates real-time quality market data to provide market analysis and direct-access trading. Verified multiple products like AWS Cloud Eclipse platform, Enhanced Trading, Algorithmic Trading, Compliance Work flows, EMS for Microsoft Excel® plug-in, EMS API etc.

Highlights of Accomplishments:

Manage offshore and on shore QA manual and Automation teams. Constant interaction with Stake holders, Product owners and developers to resolve requirement and implementation issues.

Participation and making suggestions to solve the roadblocks in daily Sprint meetings.

Driving best practices / value proposition / in house tools for testing.

SQL for analysis and data verification in back-end tables.

Schedule and implementation of tests within the automation framework. Facilitate technical input and growth opportunities for further automation improvement.

HP Quality Center and TestRail administration and backups.

Performing stress tests using in house tools like OMS Stress Test.

Hiring and mentoring of new hires in concepts and methodologies of Quality management.

MF Global, Lead Quality Assurance 2008 – 2008

Quality Assurance Lead - Financial derivatives / Commodities brokerage firm

Applications: Delivery versus Payment’ Risk Monitoring System. The system is designed to receive account activity of MF Global accounts across the globe and triggers alerts based on risk thresholds set.

Highlights of Accomplishments:

Performed gap analysis and prioritized testing to eliminate production issues.

Developed test strategies, detailed test plans, test cases, test data, test coverage and reported status.

Requirement, Technical and Code reviews with suggestive improvements to Business and development teams from QA viewpoint.

CME Group, Chicago, IL 2007 - 2008

Software Quality Consultant - Futures and Options Exchange

Responsible for complex, cross-platform, and highly integrated Futures and Options clearing systems that are internally developed in a fast-paced development environment.

TriZetto, Naperville, IL 2006 - 2007

Senior Quality Engineer - Healthcare Technology

Worked as a QA for Facets software for health plan administration.

TransUnion, Chicago, IL 2005 - 2006

Software Quality Consultant - Credit Reporting Bureau

Sears Holdings, Hoffman Estates, IL 2003 - 2005

Software Quality Consultant - Point of Sale

Worked as a QA for Multiple projects like Instant rebate gift card, Mail-in rebates, Price Verifier, HUB Back office automation, Debit card.

Lincoln Financial Group, Arlington Heights, IL 2001 - 2003

Software Quality Analyst - 401k administration

Osage Business Systems, Wooddale, IL 2000 - 2001

Java Developer - Website design, development, and hosting services

Programmer of B2C website


Ph.D. Plant Pathology (Not complete), University of Madras, India.

Master of Philosophy in Plant Pathology, University of Madras, India.

Master of Science in Botany, Barkatullah University, India.

Certified Scrum Mater (License # 964713), Scrum Alliance.

Certified Software Quality Analyst (License # 13100), Quality Assurance Institute.

Certified Software Tester (License # 5474), Quality Assurance Institute.

HP Accredited Integration Specialist v9.

Six Sigma from American Society for Quality.

Awards & recognitions

Study Group Coordinator CSQA/CSTE Examinations - Chicago Quality Assurance Association.

Recognition award for services in 2004 - Chicago Quality Assurance Association.

Appreciation award for detailed QA reviews during analysis phase of Hub automation project - Sears Holdings.

Outstanding Peer - TriZetto Group.

Employee of the Month - TriZetto Group.

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