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Engineer Test Cases

Medford, Massachusetts, United States
October 19, 2016

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Misha Thomas

** ******** ******, ******, ************* 02148

voice: 617-***-**** - email:

Software Release & QA leadership: 14 years of experience developing, implementing QA processes, leading software QA programs and teams, writing, executing test plans and test cases in highly structured, loosely structured development environments plus performing all types of testing, doing releases, resolving code conflicts, managing builds etc.

Applied skills:

Test automation software: Selenium Webdriver,Mercury QTP

Platforms: UNIX, Linux, Windows, iOS, Android

Programming languages: Java, J2EE, JavaScript, UNIX/Linux shell, HTML, C++, C, SAP, Perl, SQL, Python, JUnit

Database systems: Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server

Other software: Web Logic, JBoss, Microsoft Exchange, Windows domain Administration: svn, Git, puppet, Jenkins, JIRA,AWS

Senior QA Automation Engineer

Boston Globe ( / Boston's most visited web portal) February 2015 to till date

Responsible for creating automation frameworks for Boston Globe, and their internal sites using selenium webdriver and Java

Create and maintain Jenkin jobs.

Familiarize rest of the qa team with selenium, mentor and guide them to create automated scripts.

Senior Release and Quality Assurance Engineer

Zipcar (, Worlds Leading Car Sharing Company, Boston, MA) July 2010 to January 2015

Deep familiarity with technical aspects of the Zipcar application across multiple platforms.

Implemented new source control branching scheme with Git.

Responsible for all production code releases since September 2010.

Drove release process improvements, such as better database job monitoring.

Verified the dependencies of code and resolved various conflicts along with the developer.

Adhoc troubleshooting production database releases with sqlplus.

Monitored Jenkins builds for JavaScript development

Lead tester for the Vehicle team, responsible for the creation, execution of test cases for KITT project.

Worked closely with internationalization team to lay groundwork for foreign language support

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer, Outcome Science, Cambridge MA, A biotech start up (July 2009 to June 2010)

Performs test design for assigned elements in the test plan.

Establish test data repositories for system testing efforts.

Provide feedback/review on the drafting of the Project Test Plans.

Update and maintain regression tests.

Execute regression tests, manage testing labs.

Lead QA Engineer

Passkey International Inc, ( Waltham, Massachusetts

A global leader in travel technology provider for Expedia, Travelocity, Hotwire etc.:

(June 2007 – July 2009)

Supervised and coordinated with a team of QA functional test engineers in Russia and India working on multiple projects.

Responsible for development of test plans, test cases, test execution, and defect tracking. Develop and implement automated testing.

Architect and implement agile testing practices for globally distributed teams. Standardize QA standards and practices across teams.

Participate in development of company-wide quality dashboard for management, played a key role in data centre migration and testing.

QA Engineer

Instrumentation Laboratory, (, Lexington, Massachusetts

A multinational Diagnostic Medical Equipment Manufacturer.

Domain: Health Care/Diagnostic Medical Equipment

(June, 2002 - June, 2007)

Responsible for creating and managing software QA program

Analyse the use cases and develop test scenarios to verify the functionalities.

Write and investigate software defect report

Update Test Plan and Test Cases accordingly associated with each requirement.

Seminars attended:

SAP TechEd 2008

Professional Tester Boot Camp 2008

Professional Education:

B.S Computer Engineering; with honors class of 2002, (Calicut University)

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