Albany, New York
M.S. Computer Science
B.S. Computer Science
University at Albany, SUNY
Gujarat Technological University, India
Aug 2014 – Dec 2015 (exp.)
Aug 2010 – June 2014
SW Quality Engineer, Intern NYS Department of Labor Aug 2015 – Present
Primarily involved testing the functional features of few major web-application. Also a part of other testing teams which involved database, service, UI, regression, smoke and performance testing.
Investigated and documented the defects using ClearQuest bug tracking tool and followed up with developers on closure for A PI Testing using SoapUI.
Technologies: HP QuickTest Professional ( HP QTP), SoapUI, IBM Rational ClearQuest, HP ALM
SW Quality Assurance, Intern NYS Office of IT Services May 2015 – Aug 2015
Developed scripts to effectively test system performance utilizing 10,000+ concurrent virtual users’ behavior with load varying over time.
Extensive testing of SOAP based XML web-applications to assure consistency with the technical requirements document. Managed network performance using DynaTrace and identified servers not meeting benchmark requirements.
Technologies: HP Quality Center (HP QC), HP LoadRunner (VuGen, Controller, Analysis), SoapUI Pro, HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), DynaTrace
Software Engineering Intern Prima Automation (I) Pvt. Ltd., India May 2012 – July 2014
As a part of intern rotation plan, worked with the automation team as well as the development and testing teams.
Worked on implementation of Siemens PLC S7-1200 systems for various automation machines. Also worked with monitoring machine performance with SCADA systems. Critical involvement in developing and testing the web-based GUI for better automation control. Achieved the “Best Intern” award for my overall contribution in the Esser project.
Technologies: Django, Selenium, Automation Web Prog ramming (AWP), SCADA, HP QTP, MS Access
Code Contributor Mozilla Firefox June 2011 – Apr 2013
Created mobile-friendly email templates for Firefox Apps & Hacks newsletter using HTML5 and CSS. Also worked upon Internationalization of several templates for 16 global languages.
Responsible for managing channel on Kiwi-IRC for real-time collaboration with developers across the globe for various Mozilla products.
Recent School Projects
Python (API) Restaurant Recommendation System using Yelp API Spring 2015
Recommending restaurants to users based on their selection of filtering by Location, Cost, Rating and/or by Cuisine served by the restaurant.
Used Yelp API to fetch restaurant data, processed it and display a very basic User interface to control restaurant results.
Big-Data (Research) YACDA – Community detection algorithm for Big-Data Fall 2014
Proposed an innovative way to detect clusters in time -evolving networks. Used LSH to find similarity between nodes, and conductance as a metric to find top candidates.
Technologies: Java, Python (matplotlib, networkx), NodeXL
Python (wxPython) GUI based Sentiment-Analysis tool with Twitter data Ongoing
Working on developing a wxPython based GUI which fetch displays the sentiments of users on a particular topic in a nice graph and/or chart format.
Performing data-analysis and crunching huge sets of data from Twitter and refining them to separate them as per the sentiment analysis based on natural language processing.
Programming: Python, Java, SQL, C# (basic), VB (basic), XML, Web Services, HTML5 Tools: Visual Studio, Selenium, HP QTP, HP ALM, HP QC, JUnit, HP UFT, HP LoadRunner, Rea dyAPI, IBM ClearQuest
Certified Tester, Foundation Level (CTFL)
ISTQB – International Software Testing Qualifications Board License # 15-CTFL-02003-USA