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Around 8 years of industry experience in the area of Software Testing

Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Posted:
February 22, 2019

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ROBIN THOTHA

416-***-****

ac8kpx@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Around 8 years of industry experience in the area of Software Testing (Manual and Automation) with a solid understanding of Test Planning, Test Strategy, Test Design, Test Execution and Defect Reporting & Tracking.

Over 4 years of expertise in Leading and Managing Large and Small scale QA Team.

Expertise in Understanding and Analyzing Test Requirements, Tracking changes and maintenance of Test Requirements.

Well acquainted with all phases of SDLC and STLC.

Good Knowledge and experience of Waterfall Methodology, Iterative waterfall and Scrum/Agile Methodology. Participated in all agile ceremonies.

Good knowledge with Continuous Integration and Continuous delivery.

Proficient in Automating Web Application Testing using Selenium Web Driver with TestNG framework.

Well versed with Handling Elements in Selenium WebDriver.

Involvement in Test Estimations and Test strategy implementation.

Proficient in devising all the artifacts of testing such as Test Scenarios, Test Cases, Defect Reports and Test Summary Report.

Extensive working experience in Functional (Web, Windows and Mainframe applications), Regression, User Acceptance/ UAT, Compatibility, System and Unit Testing.

Good knowledge on UI like wireframes, use cases etc.

Experience in Web and mobile testing systems (Android,iOS)

Certified Scrum Master.

Strong communication, presentation, collaboration & team building skills with proficiency at grasping new technical concepts quickly & utilize the same in a productive manner.

Professional Development:

Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

Sun Certified Java Professional (SCJP)

Diploma in Java and Oracle (SQL), NIIT

Selenium Automation Tool Training

Core Technical Skills:

Manual Testing (Black Box/Functional, White box/Unit, Regression, Integration, Exploratory, Usability, UAT), Mainframe Testing/Programming, Relational database, SQL, SharePoint, Windows System, Selenium WebDriver,REST, Soap, HTML, XML, JIRA, ETL Testing, Windows Server, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint, MS-Word, DB2 Database, Oracle Database, TestNG, Java, Jmeter Basics, Xpath Locators, Confluence.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

May 2017- November 2018: Deloitte Consulting India Pvt Ltd

Consultant

Client: Anthem Healthcare (Enrollment, Billing and Commissions)

Responsibilities:-

Managed and Led a QA team of 12-15 members, delivered on average 6-8 projects in monthly release cycle.

Closely worked with Product Owner for business specific requirement to prepare Test Plan document.

Closley worked with Production support Team when we encounter any existing production defects and also invloved in deployment of code.

Responsible for Test Planning, Test scenario review, Test case execution review, Efforts and Estimation, JIRA Audits and resource alignment based on estimations.

Responsible for delivering some critical projects as an Individual contributor starting from Test Planning till Test Execution and reporting defects using JIRA.

Involved in assisting my Manager in Intake/CR/work order meetings and prioritize the delivery of the project.

Worked with key stakeholders and developers to review test results for root cause analysis and steps to be taken.

Coordinated with UAT teams, Developers and Production support people as part of the Test Strategy in order to avoid any risk at the time of execution.

Involved in preparing RTM to ensure testing meets requirement.

Provided support during User Acceptance Testing to the business users to mitigate and resolve any risks during UAT Testing phase.

Led all the scrum meetings in the capacity of the scrum master in order to protect the team from any impediments during each sprint to ensure quick delivery along with quality standard.

Preparation of weekly and monthly status reports.

Responsible for preparing Retrospection decks and presented it to client in order to depict the continuous progress of projects and the severity of defects being raised.

Received Multiple Applause Award and Spot Award for successful delivery of multiple projects.

June 2015- April 2017: CWPS Lochbridge

Senior Consultant

Project: Blue cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM)

Responsibilities:-

Led a team of 5 QA analysts and simultaneously worked on writing Test plan, Test scenarios and Test Cases to test various changes for different lines of businesses like Pharmacy, dental, cars, claims etc.

Responsible for reviewing Test scenarios and Test Case execution of team members throughout the software lifecycle to ensure correct understanding of business requirements to achieve high quality deliverables.

Worked closely with Business/Product owner to gather business specific requirements and freeze the requirements before execution.

Involvement in solving Environmental problems along with Technical Support People.

Conducted regular status meeting with project stakeholders in order to ensure accuracy and transparency.

Preparation of weekly and monthly status reports.

Project: Harley-Davidson

Responsibilities:-

Gathered and analyzed the business and technical requirements to implement and sustain Automotive Repair and Maintenance Information (RMI) compliant Service information portal, accessible by dealers, IO’s, and Harley Davidson employees, and to implement the supporting infrastructure, including an XML publishing system.

Developed and Executed Manual Test Cases from Use case Clusters, wireframes, functional design document, Logical flow charts and to ensure efficiency while testing the portal. This helped Harley Davison to launch their bikes with User Manuals in European market on time. I was rewarded for exceptional commitment and invaluable contribution to successful delivery of Harley-Davidson Project.

Performed Integration testing with different systems and checked whether other systems (CVS) are equally getting updated/reflected.

Performed regression and End-to-End testing of various payment methods i.e. Credit card, Debit card, Gift card/coupons etc.

Tested the validity of CVV number, Gift coupon’s using Boundary Value Analysis techniques.

Validated data content at the backend using SQL Queries and perform various operations like Update, Delete, Insert queries and Joins etc.

Actively involved in Scrum ceremonies and delivery of project.

Execution of Selenium Test cases and Reporting defects using HP ALM.

Created Test cases Using Element locators and Selenium Webdriver methods.

Involved in Regression Testing using Selenium.

Provided trainings to New Hires about Automotive industry and full functionality of application.

Actively involved in Efforts and Estimation and supporting the bidding process.

July 2011- May 2015: Aon Hewitt

Software QA Engineer – I

Project: Healthcare (Your Benefit Resource)

Responsibilities:-

Understanding the Client Requirements and functionality of the system.

Prepare and Execution of test cases as per requirement.

Involved in preparing the Requirement Traceability Matrix.

Preparing Defect Report and assigning the defects to Developer using HP ALM.

Involved in System and Functional testing.

Mapping functional requirements with test cases.

Retesting the cases where defect has been raised.

Involved in automating the regression test cases to increase the efficiency of the overall project delivery while minimizing the defects. This resulted in 90% automated test cases required for regression testing and resulted in 50% faster delivery of the projects during Annual Enrollment time.

Implemented process improvement strategies by proper documentation and reporting of software defects and bugs in order to achieve zero defect change management process. As a result, I was awarded with Xtra Miler during Annual Enrollment.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Engineering, Computer Science June 2010

Jawaharlal Nehru Engineering College, Maharashtra, India

VOLUNTEER AND EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Deloitte Consulting

Volunteer – Impact Day

Organized team event for New year

Organized knowledge sharing sessions for Client Trainings



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