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Manual testing, Test lead, Test management, SQL, Selenium, Agile.

Location:
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Posted:
October 18, 2016

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Karthikeyan A

Mobile: +91-988*******

Email: acw319@r.postjobfree.com

Notice Period: Immediately available

VISA: Valid B1/B2 Type US VISA

SUMMARY:

Result oriented professional with 9 years and 6 months of IT experience in Software Testing and Test Management.

Proficient experience in SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) including Waterfall and Agile.

Have 5 years of experience working in Agile SCRUM Methodology.

2 years of experience as an Onsite Test Lead at National Bank of Oman.

Experience in writing comprehensive Test Plan, Test Scenario, Test Case, Defect reporting and other SQA documentation.

Well experienced in Mentoring and Managing multiple QA members on Product and Process as a Test Lead for various projects.

Proficient in End to End Testing, Quality Processes, Planning and Execution with proven ability to meet agreed deadlines.

Good knowledge of Automation testing using Selenium WebDriver with JAVA and Performance testing of application.

Strong experience in various testing phases of STLC like Functional testing, Integration testing, System testing, Sanity testing, Regression testing and User acceptance testing (UAT).

Experience leading and testing various Domain applications like Banking, Payments, e-Commerce websites, Web application and Networking application.

Expertise in analyzing system requirements specifications, business requirements documents to develop Traceability Matrix, Test Cases to validate all user specific components of application.

Extensive experience in People Management, Conflict Management and Performance Assessment.

Manage project schedules including key deliverables, milestones, dependencies and resource allocation.

Good knowledge in Handling Customer Issues and helping support with troubleshooting.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Bug Tracking Tool : Fog Bugz, JIRA, Test Track Pro, Trac

Management Tools : Rally, TFS, JIRA, Visual Source Safe, QC.

Testing Tools : Selenium, QTP 9.2

Languages : Java

Databases : MSSQL

Networking : SNMP, WMI, DHCP, DNS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Worked as Test Lead in Solarwinds India Pvt Ltd from May 2014 to Feb 2016.

Worked as Lead Associate – Testing in GAVS Technologies Pvt Ltd from July 2008 to May 2014.

Worked as Senior Software Engineer in Birlasoft Limited from Aug 2006 to July 2008.

PROJECT DETAILS:

SOLARWINDS Pvt Ltd, Chennai India. May 2014 – Feb 2016

Test Lead

Client : Solarwinds

Project : IPAM – IP Address Manager

Environment : ASP .Net, SQL Server

Team Size : 6

Solarwinds IP Address Manager can help you eliminate IP conflicts by always knowing what addresses are unused and available using automated IPv4 and IPv6 address discovery and tracking. In addition, IPAM can help you save time when provisioning or reclaiming IP addresses with end-to-end DHCP and DNS configuration integration. IPAM can also help you avoid problems by monitoring and issuing alerts on IP conflicts, DHCP address exhaustion, DNS record mismatches, and other critical events.

Responsibilities:

Involved in research with development for new feature requirements and implementation.

Analyze the High Level Requirement with Product management Team for Feasibility in terms of Design and Test.

Coordinating with Application stakeholders (Product Manager, Product Owner), Dev teams for issues and project updates.

Provide effort estimation and impact analysis for change request and enhancements.

Manage Team of 6 associates; ensure SLAs are met during Customer Issues & Escalates. Coordinating and monitoring daily work routine of the associates.

Primarily responsible for automated test design, review, debugging of the tests, created test cases and helper classes to our page object modeled automation framework. Automation framework uses a combination of selenium with JAVA and TestNG framework.

Understanding daily business requirements of the process, liaising with LOB to ensure excellent client service is delivered.

Proactively worked with members of product and development teams on optimal resolution for issues and process impacting discrepancies.

Provide daily report to Senior Manager. Timely escalations of operational issues to Senior Manager.

Daily review of test progress and reporting to the project team.

Responsible for preparation and maintenance of the Test Plans and Test Strategy.

Responsible for performance benchmarking of the application.

Creating and maintaining of traceability for the requirements mapping.

Closing the clarifications by coordinating with the Product owner.

GAVS TECHNOLOGIES Pvt Ltd, Chennai India. Jul 2008 – May 2014

Lead Associate – Testing

Client : Marketforce

Project : MFI-Knowledge Force

Environment : Java, Liferay, Solr, Mapforce

Team Size : 6

Marketforce’s main objective of this project is to use customer intelligence to help multi-location businesses to delight their customers and drive performance in a strategic, efficient and profitable way. This application provides best in class customer experience information. We also crunch it, combine it and correlate it with real sales data and predictive models so that it can be the most useful to our clients and their teams.

Client : IHS

Project : IHS-Newton (JTIC)

Environment : C#, ASP.net, SQL Server, Java script, JQuery, Ajax, ETL (Infoshphere)

Team Size : 5

IHS is a leading information provider in the areas of energy, economics, geopolitical risk, sustainability and supply chain management. The main objective of this project is to evolve JTIC into a high performing and user friendly tool that is essential to customers’ workflows.

Client : Verticurl

Project : Gen2 – Phase I

Environment : Salesforce CRM

Verticurl optimizes and accelerates sales and marketing cycles, leading to an increase in revenue and market share. Verticurl offers its customers a comprehensive range of services, competitive advantage and market credibility. The Gen2 Customer Relationship Management (CRM) application will fully automate the business activities like product data management, partner inventory, promotions and product sales data capture through point-of-sales (POS) data. Gen2 will provide the means to get the channel communication operations centralized and manage them from anywhere, based on the user roles.

Client : National Bank of Oman

Project : Symphony

Role : Onsite Test Lead (Work Location: Muscat, Oman)

Environment : VB .Net, Misys Equation, SQL Server 2008, MQ Broker

Team Size : 8

Symphony is an in-house product of National Bank of Oman. This application is designed to fulfill the needs of retail banking requirements. Symphony application provides the facility to process deposit payments, demand drafts, new account opening and ATM transactions.

Client : BillShrink, Inc.

Project : BillShrink Testing

Environment : Java, My SQL

Role : Senior Software Engineer

Bill Shrink is a privately held company that provides technology and services to help alternate channels to sell services such as mobile plans and credit cards. This application helps to find the cheapest mobile plan based on your personal calling pattern.

Responsibilities:

Analyze the High Level Requirement with Business Team for Feasibility in terms of Design and Test

Requirement finalization for Business Releases.

Performance Management of Associates, Conducting Monthly 1x1s and reporting scores to the LOB.

Understanding daily business requirements of the process, liaising with LOB to ensure excellent client service is delivered.

Represent the project in Change Management Board. Review and Manage Change Requests and provide Estimation for the Change Request.

Responsible for preparation and maintenance of the Test Plans and Test Strategy.

Creating and maintaining of traceability for the requirements mapping

Proactively worked with members of business and development teams on optimal resolution for issues and process impacting discrepancies.

Closing the clarifications by coordinating with the Business Analyst.

Coordinating with Client, Business Analysts, Offshore Counterpart, Dev teams at Onsite, Application stakeholders for issues and project updates.

Coordinating and monitoring daily work routine of the associates handle escalations and escalate in a timely manner if required. Review of test progress and reporting to the project team.

Prepare, Review Test Scenario, Test Cases and Test data. Involved in setting up Test Environment.

Performed Functional, Integration, System and Regression testing for the release.

Reporting, Tracking and managing the defects from inception to closure.

Handling Live issues and work closely with development team to resolve it amicably.

Coordination with the development team, business users and the testing groups for defects closure.

BIRLASOFT LIMITED, Chennai India. Aug 2006 - July 2008

Sr. QA Engineer

Client : Photronics Inc.,

Project : MaskTrac2.x

Environment : Swings (JDK1.5), TopLink, Oracle10g

This application tracks the production of photo mask. It defines the generic mask flow of photo mask. It helps to set the recipes of photo mask to be manufactured and plate scheduling based on priority.

Client : Get Connected Inc., USA

Project : Get Connected - QA

Get Connected is a privately held company that provides the technology and the services to help alternate channels to sell digital services such as broadband, wireless and cable TV. The project coordinates the shopping experience of the customers by providing a single platform for their purchases.

Responsibilities:

Prepared Test Strategy and Scenarios based on user requirement.

Prepared Test data and involved in setting up Test Environment.

Preparation, Review and Execution of test cases.

Involved in reviewing Requirements and Design documents.

Prepared functional and regression tests to meet the client requirements

Defect Logging and Reporting.

Reported production issues on a daily basis to the team.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical & Electronics), Bharathiar University, India

VISA DETAILS:

VISA Type: - B1/B2 (Valid till Feb-2017).



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