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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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June 11, 2019

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Name : Akila Krishnamoorthy E-Mail: ac9kxx@r.postjobfree.com

Mobile: 988-***-****

I. Career Brief:

A forward thinking, capable and committed test manager with a proven ability to meet agreed deadlines, co-ordinate work and work to defined testing methodologies within a structured environment. Focused on any task at hand and able to utilize existing test knowledge and experiences to come up with practical solutions and alternatives to testing processes. Having first class executive leadership, negotiating and communicating skills and capable of providing authoritative guidance and advice to both in house and third party test teams.

II. Professional Summary:

Over 14 years of IT experience in Mainframe, Manual Testing and Database Testing.

Good knowledge on Banking Domain concepts

Well-versed with all stages of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC).

Well versed with Various Testing Stages/Levels/Phases, Testing Types, Testing Techniques and Quality Work Products.

Hands on experience in preparing Test Scenarios, Test cases, Test Data and executing the same.

Expertise in analyzing the results and reporting Suggestions and defects.

Good Exposure on Bug Life Cycle.

Good Knowledge on Test Management Tools like Quality Centre, ALM.

Worked closely with development and Technical Support teams to resolve quality issues.

Expertise in preparation of WSR and other testing Metrics.

Good interpersonal skills, commitment, result oriented, hard working with a quest and zeal to learn new technologies.

Experience across multiple types of testing i.e. user acceptance, system integration.

Experience of working on Business, Technical and Functional Requirements.

Knowledge of MS Office tools including MS project, PowerPoint and Visio.

Able to take preventative action when any risks become unacceptable.

Understanding of different test approaches and techniques.

Actively maintain awareness and understanding of current developments and best practice in testing.

Knowledge of execution, scripting and planning.

Making sure that all testing plans comply with company guidelines, standards and regulations.

Gained Global exposure by involving in system study at Onsite in the United States for a testing project.

MANAGERIAL ABILITIES

Managing test teams.

Strong influencing and Communication skills.

Having a flexible attitude and positive approach.

Ability to lead offshore testing teams.

Experience of client facing roles.

Constantly maintaining high levels of accuracy.

Ability to quickly learn applications with minimal documentation

An understanding & appreciation of the full development life cycle & how testing relates to it.

Can translate business processes into clear and comprehensive test scenarios.

Training new test team members.

III. Educational Qualification:

Masters in Computer Applications from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu.

Bachelor of Computer Science and Computer Applications, Avinashilingham University, Coimbatore,Tamilnadu.

IV. Work Experience:

Worked as a Associate Project Manager with IBM, Chennai, since Apr 2010 to Jun 2018.

Worked as a Senior Test Engineer with Covansys A CSC Company, Chennai since Aug 2002 to Jan 2009.

V. Training Programs Attended:

Automation testing

Performance Testing

Combinational Test Design

ETL Testing

Data Warehousing

Cloud computing

VI. Software Skills:

Databases : Oracle database, DB2

Data Access Tool : TOAD

Test Management Tools : Quality Centre, ALM

Tools & Utilities : Ms-Office, MS-Excel, Google Drive, Trello, Freshbooks, Zoom, Skype, Xero, Helosign, Google forms, Google Slides

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Agile methods

UAT testing

Defect tracking

Data warehousing

Test methodology

IBM mainframes

Systems testing

VisionPLUS

VII. Project #1 Credit Cards

Client : TD Bank

Organization : IBM India Private Ltd

Testing Approach : Manual

Tools Used : IBM DB2, OBIEE report

Role : Test Manager

Duration : Feb 2015 to Jun 2018

Abstract

TD Bank, N.A., is a United States national bank chartered and supervised by the federal Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. TD Bank offers banking, insurance, brokerage, Anti-Money Laundering and investment banking services in different places in US. The company is a subsidiary of the Canadian Toronto-Dominion Bank based in Toronto, Ontario.

Module 1:

Tetris Product Launch project will revise existing Consumer Credit Card Portfolio through CCM (Credit Card Management). Credit Card Management is a JEE Application that provides web access to common credit card management functions i.e. Product Transfer, Addition and Removal of Authorized Users and Balance of Account Transfer functionality (Create BOAT, Cancel BOAT & BOAT History). It provides a provision to do product transfer from one TD Card to another through the Branch Agents. It also provides functionality to request an Add-on User (Card) / Remove an Add-on user (Card) to the Primary Card Holder. For BOAT, it provides functionality for Balance of Account Transfer so that User can request to do Balance Transfer from Non-TD Cards to any of existing TD cards.

Responsibilities

Developed and maintained project schedules, tracked and forecasted project costs and labour hours, and managed project risks

Negotiated test requirements and test strategies, and served as a liaison with internal customers and outside vendors

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.

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.

Reviewed technical specifications/limitations and constructed reviews of technical approach including application capacity reviews.

Built cohesive test team who shared best practices, test responsibilities, and supported reuse of test cases. Increased test coverage and efficiency without increasing test engineer headcount.

Successfully leveraged resources across multiple projects to-do more with less. Consistently met project milestones for multiple simultaneous projects.

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.

Coordinated with partners to document and assess acceptance criteria for 3rd party email solutions.

Pushed for improvements in software development practices to increase software maturity prior to delivery to test team.

Focused on employee growth to give test engineers visibility and accountability for their work. Recognized by managers for ability to get the most out of individuals.

Greatly improved integration of test engineers with development teams resulting in a cohesive work environment.

Module 2:

Role : Test Lead

Duration : Oct 2012 to Jan 2015

Projects names : BOAT Enhancements, Credit Cards Enhancements, COBC, Electra

TD Canada Trust (TDCT) would like to offer TD customers the

service of adding or removing authorized users from their existing TD consumer credit

card account at the retail branch channel. They would also like the retail branch to have

the ability to product transfer cards from one product to another.

Introducing this functionality at the retail branch channel is expected to drive sales/

outstanding growth through increased penetration of existing TDCT customer base

by incremental authorized user activity. It will also drive customer engagement, active

account growth and reduce voluntary attrition by enabling a more efficient and effective

product transfer process to migrate tenured customers into the right card. CCM is a new

application for servicing credit card customers in the retail branch space. It is a standalone

web application, but it is accessed through the Clear Customer Choices (C3) web

portal. It is used by the retail branch agent to perform the following services for the

credit card customer:

Add Authorized User

Remove Authorized User

Product Transfer

Create BOAT

Cancel BOAT

BOAT History

Card Processing

TSYS provides the industry's most advanced, successful processing systems and

services for many of the world's top card-issuing banks. TSYS processing system enable

you to get new products to market faster, improve efficiency and boost profitability

VIL

VIL is the interface between TSYS and TD’s internal system applications.

Visa Integration Layer is TD’s internal Visa system application

Responsibilities

Created and maintained test schedules for all assigned projects and ensure delivery with prompt issue escalation

Interfaced and liaised with the global Test, Business and Development teams, effectively communicating testing metrics, progress, schedules and issues impacting delivery

Knowledge of monitoring, profiling and tuning tools eg HP ALM

Ensured projects are delivered according to project times and Guide testing team in testing best practices

Resource management (allocation, monitoring, motivating, etc)

Provided oversight of test strategy, test plans, test scenarios, test cases, test scripts and test results, ensuring alignment with standards

Worked with upstream and downstream application teams to manage and plan the creation and execution of test cases and test scripts

Facilitated joint testing activities that involve upstream and/or downstream parties and have cross-functional dependencies

Ensured all functional and non-functional tests are successfully completed and documented. Also ensured that the end product meets or exceeds specified requirements and standards

Prepared the QA test plan and monitor testing activities on the plan. Communicated with business, development and senior management on testing goals, timeline, efforts required and progress

Prepared metrics and report final test results, including creation of the QA closeout report

Worked closely with on- and off-shore testing teams and 3rd party vendors to test and deliver quality products. Provided appropriate knowledge transfer to off-shore testers to assist in testing efforts

Prioritized testing resources to focus on the activities of high risks and that are on project’s critical path

Reviewed and escalated known testing related issues and risks that impact overall project execution and success

Oversee all test activities and resources

Managed stakeholder expectation and communication

Provided leadership, mentorship and quality domain expertise to testing team

Module 3:

Role : Test Lead

Duration : May 2010 to Sep 2012

Project name : OSO eChannel ACS

ACS-OSO project caters by having three components, Access card generation, Access card registration, Access card information Service

Testing team performed testing of the ACS functionality and regression testing of the existing functionality was also carried out.

Responsibilities

Analyzed Requirement Documents and the Technical Specification.

Maintains Requirement Traceability to ensure 100% coverage of requirements.

Preparing test cases, environment, test data and expected results for the application.

Analyzing the Regression test cases to be tested

Modeling a policy & plan as per the test cases

Creating policy holders and mapping with policy & plan

Submitting the claims for the utilized service from physician & facility provider

Executing test cases manually to verify the expected results

Involvement in Preparation of Test Scenarios, Cases and Test Data.

Experience in generating Test Scripts (SQL Queries) based on TSD.

Checking data completeness, Data quality and transformation rule.

Verifying the data in target database after ETL process.

Performed column data mapping between source & target database.

Verifying the data which is loaded into target database

Involvement in Test Execution, Results Analyzing and Defect Reporting.

Execution of Test Plan and Monitoring Defect tracking.

Preparation of weekly and monthly status reports.

Responsible for interaction with Development team and System Analysts for Issue resolution and Management on daily basis.

Preparing of Flat Files

Validation of Flat Files

Checking for data in File Aid

Preparation of Flat Files According to Copy book Structure

Validation of Online Screens ( Screens very Specific Client)

VII. Project #2 Customer Information System

Client : M&T Bank

Organization : Covansys, A CSC Company

Testing Approach : Mainframes

Tools Used : File Aid

Environment : Mainframes

Role : Sr.Test Engineer

Duration : May 2008 – Jan 2009

Abstract

The Hogan CIS database has been accumulating a large number of both customer and account level remarks during our normal operations and also as acquire other banking institutions. With the increase in the number of front-end applications, especially the M Tell and WEB applications, to increase system performance to keep all of these applications processing at acceptable levels. Therefore taking the existing remarks (customer and account level) and will be moving them to separate remarks databases/files. The customer remarks will no longer be housed on the CIF data-groups and the account remarks will no longer be housed on the AIF data-groups. Also going forward any new remarks (customer or account) will be housed on these separate databases/files.

This change will impact both on line and batch processing for CIS.

This process will be transparent to the front-end applications including: PACE, CSW, IVR, AKM, Retail and Business Web Banking, Teller as well as Native Hogan CIS. Additional processing improvements will be realized when the front-end applications also make provisions to pull only the necessary data required during their normal daily transaction processing.

Responsibilities

Responsible for planning testing procedures and test conditions under the instructions of lead tester

Perform the tasks of writing test scripts and test cases by referring the specifications of requirements

Handle responsibilities of analyzing test results and troubleshooting environment issues

Responsible for verifying database interaction defects as well as conduct performance and capacity testing

Assigned the tasks of testing and evaluating mainframe interactions with distributed systems

Handle responsibilities of preparing detailed test cases by analyzing technical requirements

VIII. Project # 3 Home Loans Services and System

Client : Washington Mutual

Organization : Covansys, A CSC Company

Technology : Mainframes, DB2

Testing Approach : Manual

Tools Used : Quality Cente 10.0

Role : Test Engineer

Duration : Jan 2008 to Apr 2008

Module 1

Description:

Home Loan Interface (HI) is a mainframe based application that uses COBOL, JCL, DB2, SPUFI, SQL, SAR, Endeavor, VSAM, MS-Access, CICS, Quality Center and File Manager to channel loan origination data to the various support systems and loan servicing functions in WAMU’s mortgage banking line of business. This is the core means from which the HI System provides value to the bank. The HI System operates in two environments, On line and Batch Processing Environment.

Responsibilities:

Executes the Test Cases and logs defects in Quality Center.

Maintains Requirement Traceability to ensure 100% coverage of requirements.

Takes care of Defect management and triaging and prepares Test Phase Summary Report.

Takes care of Test Environment management, Incident Reporting, UAT support, Status Reporting to the clients on a daily and weekly basis and Metrics monitoring.

Maintains Project Closure documentation presenting to Client and conducts retrospection sessions and plan for future improvements.

Participates in project audits and makes sure the NC’s are closed as and when necessary.

Module 2 : STEP – HE

Step (System Technology For Production) is basically a web-based application which is a mixture of Point of Sale channels and Loan Origination systems, used to process loan applications. The main purpose of Step is to merge all the loan origination channels (POS) and the fulfilment channels (LOS) into a single system.

Module 3: Electronic Loan File

ELF aims at fulfilling the vision of having a completely digital loan file for retail loans. This includes the following high-level components specific to the TeleForm Enterprise Software scanning application:

Electronic documents are captured via scanning using Kodak i610 scanners and incoming faxes via Right Fax.

Document recognition, Image QC, Automatic index value extraction from recognized documents are done using TeleForm Enterprise Software scanning application.

Using HPII/HPII Gateway servers, images are committed and corresponding metadata is sent from TeleForm to the FileNet repository.

Remote Verification and QC of batches via Citrix.

The ELF Testing team will create digital images from paper loan documents, identify the documents by their WaMu document ID, couple these images with relevant metadata, and store the images in the FileNet Image Services repository. Scanned and faxed images will be processed by TeleForm and Oce Software; index values will be validated via a database lookup, and the images will be committed via a High Performance Image Import service named as the TeleForm-HPII Gateway service. Remote Verification and QC of batches via Citrix.

IX . Project # 4 Total Benefits Administration

Client : Hewitt, Lincolnshire, USA

Organization : Covansys, A CSC Company

Technology : Mainframes, DB2, TBA Workbench

Testing Approach : Manual

Tools Used : Quality Cente 10.0

Role : Team Leader

Duration : Nov 2003 to Dec 2006

TBA initially focused on record keeping, data collection, and maintenance. This project helps in configuring a benefit solution that meets the demands of a unique environment by managing all types of benefits—health, life, disability, and so on—for the employees. If an organization requires more sophisticated processing—automated eligibility checking, enrollment management, and flexible credits— this project will serve the purpose.

Involved in testing of the following flows

HR Active Data maintenance

New Hire Enrolment Flow

Qualified Status Changes

Coverage Reinstatement

Coverage Termination

Death Flow

Process: The Base Data Conversion Process is the method used for the Total Benefits Administration team to take outside data from a client and "convert" the data into a "standard format" for use at Hewitt Associates. The ongoing maintenance of the data will be handled through a Graphical User Interface (GUI) utility. GUI is a graphical user interface to access TBA. It is used primarily to inquire about person data or run events to update data. Using GUI testing tool, we can enroll the participants in health benefits. Managed the team of 11 FTE’s as Team Lead.

Responsibilities:

Recognized by the project as a point of expertise to whom others look for guidance and direction in respect of the relevant business, testing, development and operational environments

Involved in Requirement Analysis, System Design

Involved in creation of components

Extensively involved in Unit,Integration and System Testing

Managed the team of 11 FTE

Acted as a centre of reference to the project

Acted as a mentor to less experienced staff while capitalizing upon oppurtunities for the job development

X . Project # 5 E-procurement

Client : Kaiser Permanente

Organization : Covansys, A CSC Company

Technology : Ariba / I2 Discovery, Content Exchange, Pc Client

Role : Analyst

Duration : Apr 2002 to Oct 2003

Responsibilties

Managed the following components/Interfaces:

Self Registration, User Profile, Create Requisition, CSV data files, Order Method, Receiving Reconciliation, Reports, Approval Rules, Delegation of Authority Servlet (DOA), Tax Ware Interface, G/L Validation Interface, G/L Detail Push Interface, MQ Adapters, PO/Receipt Push Interface, E-Forms.

Module 2 : Inventory Management System

Role : Developer

Environment: COBOL, JCL, DB2

Responsibilties

Involved in the user requirement analysis and system design using Context diagram, DFD’s, Action Diagram. Coded application in CICS/DB2/VS COBOLII environment, prepared the test plan, conducted the system and integration test & completed the implementation of project. Conducted the program walkthrough with all aspect related with modules. Worked with QA during acceptance testing to resolve environment problems & other roadblocks.

Module 3 : Schedpro and FuelGuage

Role : Tester

Environment: Java, JSP, Servlets, Java Script. Tomcat, DB2

Responsibilties

The purpose of the project is to outline the requirements of the scheduling system (Schedpro) and the Demand Management System (FuelGauge). The scheduling system is used to effectively schedule the workdays of the providers working in Kaiser Health Centers in the Hawaii Region. The Demand Management System predicts the demand for the appointments of doctors for each workday of the year based on history data. The Demand Management System also presents a comparison of the predictions with the actuals to help in analyzing the demand and planning the schedules accordingly.



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