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Manager Engineer

Fremont, CA
March 30, 2019

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Mahesh Nagamalla

Phone: 510-***-**** Email:


Seasoned QE Manager with over 12 years of hands-on testing experience and over 3 years of management experience. Proficient in building high quality engineering teams, establishing best practices to developing value to customers through Agile methodologies, CI, and automation. Bought almost $2.5 M savings over 3 years period with unified process and best practices, efficient automation coverage and accountability. Looking forward to utilize my passion and experience to help establish customer trust and product quality as key values of a company. Also, to lead and build an organization focused on designing quality into our products, our services and our culture.



+ Proven ability to select and develop/mentor talent in various geographical locations.

+ Demonstrated ability to establish strong and effective working relationships with cross-functional teams

+ Solid experience in test planning, automation, security & accessibility testing, and debugging.

+ Leader/Architect/Manager having strong experience in automation using various test frameworks.

+ Adept at determining/aligning testing requirements with automated systems and coverage.

+ Proven experience in managing multiple projects effectively and independently.

+ Experience in writing automation using Java,Selenium-WebDriver, Espresso, Appium, TestNG. T


Core Java, Selenium- WebDriver, Kafka, Jersey client, Maven, TestNG, Jenkins, PMD, JaCoCo/Cobertura/ Emma, Sonar, Junit, TestNG, GitHub, SVN, Appium, Mocha, Chai, Istanbul E


Quality Engineering Manager, ebay, Inc. Nov’15 – Present

+ Improved product quality and reduced product delivery time with automated regression by more than 50%

+ Set up on-call support and escalation process and ensured everyone’s on-board with the process

+ Set up peer code review for automation code to make sure team follows best practices therefore continuously enhancing their technical capabilities.

+ Set up ECD, code coverage and Model Delivery Pipelines for active/critical Raptor pools.

+ Separated data creation from integration automation to minimize the staging dependency and reduce the execution time

+ Hired,mentored and managed highly effective quality engineers in various geographical locations to ensure highest quality standards

+ Led design effort to both optimize and prioritize our automated test suites, allowing a reduction of the automation feedback loop from 24 hours to 2 hours, for 15+ scrum teams

+ Worked with the team to build multiple automation tools to ease test execution.

+ Built centralized quality dashboard to provide visibility to executive management. QE Lead, ebay, Inc. May ’10 – Oct ‘15

+ Built automation libraries for various mobile platform services

+ Led and mentored junior quality engineers and worked with cross-functional teams

+ Developed dataqueues to minimize staging env dependency and automated regression flows.

+ Participated in requirements gathering, quarterly planning & estimation and code review meetings

+ Conducted bi-weekly bug scrub meetings to triage open bugs.

+ Automated in-sprint features and ensured 70% line coverage for every sprint and published code coverage numbers on to Sonar Dashboard.

+ Reduced production bug leakage by 60% for assigned products.

+ Automated Android and iOS notification flows using Appium Software Development Engineer in Test, Salesforce Apr’09 - Apr’10

+ Performed feature & integration testing and automated Apex Integration service flows.

+ Performed integration testing and automated SFDC and Oracle integration features.

+ Conducted bi-weekly bug scrubs to triage open bugs.

+ Reduced production bug leakage by ~35% through automation, CI and comprehensive test planning Senior QA Engineer/QE Lead, Emptoris Aug ’02 – Mar’09

+ Developed automation framework and have automated web services using Java and TestNG

+ Involved in requirement gathering, project planning, test execution estimation, and bug triaging

+ Installed, configured and integrated ECM applications at clients place and supported in UAT activities.

+ Debugged and triaged production issues during on-call support.

+ Functional, System, Smoke and Regression testing 2



B.S. in Engineering (Mechanical)

Brainbench certification in JAVA


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