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Engineer Software Developer

Singapore, North Region, Singapore
June 27, 2019

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Sagar Kotalwar

+91-902******* +** ********


Experienced & avid Senior Test Engineer / Business Analyst having 7+ years of experience in Cards and Payment domain. Proficient in development, maintenance, and documentation of overall test strategy & methodology. Spearheaded various initiatives to design end-user-test-manual post incorporating user requirement and technical specifications.

Work Experience:


Senior Test Engineer Feb 2018 – Present

Emirates Digital Wallet - Emirates Digital Wallet, wholly owned-brand aims to pave the way for cashless spending, transfer and storage of money in the UAE.

Responsible for end-end testing play book (designing, development and implementation) for the system.

As a senior software QA tester, ensured that the test cases cover in and out base scenarios allowing a fault-free production roll out.

Experience of handling major incidents which included on call stakeholder engagement, sending frequent updates and tracking the case to closure.

Involved in variety of system audits like PA-DSS, PCI-DSS and product compliance related activities.

Collaborated with automation team and automated around 6000 test cases, 200 + defects and over 10 + batches.

Training junior team members of the team newly on-boarded. Exhibited managerial ability within the team in building test cases, supervised execution of test cases with defect logging. Ensured that retesting covers all the defects and promote the system for UAT.

Involved in Rest API testing using Postman, Soap UI and Rest API Performance Testing using Jmeter. Conducted Defect Triage, Product Demos.

Identification of gaps and corner cases, BVT and sanity failure analysis.

Implementation, integration and validation of Axway-FTX using PGP/GPG methodology: A multi-protocol managed file transfer (MFT) gateway for securing, managing, and tracking file flows among people and applications inside your enterprise, and beyond your firewall to your user communities

Integration and validation of crypto-vault label: A secure way of storing the password/passphrase into a created CV label and passing label name wherever required to avoid hardcoded value into code.

Leveraged bug tracking system to document defects thereby feeding quality input to software developer on functionality, output, online screen and contents.

Delivered thorough QA testing reports that determined product quality and release readiness

In-Solutions Global Pvt Ltd

Senior Test Engineer May 2012 – Feb 2018

Leading software solutions provider into the card payment industry. Core area of service is Card Transactions Processing. The end-to-end solutions are highly automated and service all aspects of the Cards Value Chain

Card Management system, Debit and credit card reconciliation, Multibanking System, Merchant Acquiring processing system, Interchange and Fee management, Dispute Management, Payment Gateways, switch along with certifications.

Executing the GAP study and preparation of DOUs / FSDs.

Functional guidance to the Technical / testing teams.

Operations / Production support.

Area of Expertise:

Cards and Payment Domain

Merchant Acquiring, Reconciliation, Issuing and acquiring certifications.

Mobile APP Testing

Digital payments, Payment Gateway, Switch, ISO 8583

Integration, System, SIT and UAT testing and support.

Test Management.

Strong problem analysis skills.


Cards and payment domain expertise.

Test Management, Manual testing, regression testing, retesting, UAT and SIT testing, integration testing.

Performance Testing Tool – WAPT, Jmeter, Load Runner, Automation

Defect Tracking Tool – Bugzilla, ALM

SQL, Oracle


Splunk, FTX,MFT(Managed file transfer), Axway, XMLGW & F5



Awarded with couple of “Best Performer of the Month”.

Provided ideas to save time of team – “ALM Assistant” that saved time and improved efficiency of team.

Worked for overall progress of team by stretching extra hours.

Ability to work on any module from project at any given point of time (Batches, CSR, API, Notifications, Mirroring).

Creating Axway-FTX Setup.

Simulation of around 400 + error codes.

Co-curricular Activities:

Platelet donor

Helping hands through NGO’s and community groups.

Participation in fund raising programs like potluck.


Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Engineering) with distinction.


ISTQB Foundation Level certified.

Personal Information:


: Sagar Subhash Kotalwar

Date of Birth

: 24-Aug-1988




: M3757655


: Singapore Visa

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