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Project Management, Test Manager, SCRUM Master, Master Test Plan

Location:
Marietta, Georgia, United States
Posted:
October 05, 2016

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Meenakshi Goyal

770-***-****

acwxdd@r.postjobfree.com

Professional Summary:

** **** ***** ** ***** IT experience in project management, software testing and software development.

Managed multimillion-dollar projects aligning business goals with technology solutions to drive process improvements, competitive advantage and bottom-line gains.

Created tools for reporting purpose, which has reduced the time consumed for each resource in team from 30 min to 5 minutes each day.

Led and developed strong client relationships, which helps in smooth execution of day-to-day activities across teams, and maintained documents and track register for each activity.

Expert in project planning, strategic planning, systems analysis and troubleshooting, quality control, forecasting, scheduling and planning, and tracking of results.

Excel at creating and implementing technical and operational plans and strategies.

Competent liaison between management, clients, and personnel.

Accomplished and result-driven experience in quality assurance, design verification and system design in the software industry.

Expertize in preparing Master Test Plans, Test summary reports, Test planning, preparing, executing test cases and logging the defects.

Expertize in handling multiple projects at same time.

Expertise in leading offshore and onsite teams spread across geographical locations.

Experience working in fast-paced, multicultural, deadline-oriented environments.

Certified Scrum Alliance Scrum Master.

Experience in HP Quality Center, which is used as a full testing cycle management tool.

Experience in creating test scenarios, test cases and test data.

Experience in Core Java, J2EE, JSP/Servlets, Struts, JSF, JDBC, Ajax/JavaScript/EJB, PL/Sql, HTML, CSS etc.

Experience in Linux, Web Logic, Oracle PL/SQL, DB2 SQL, Informix.

Expertise in tools and software like Microsoft Project, Eclipse, Red Hat Developer, Weblogic, JBoss, Websphere App Server, HP Quality Center 9, 10 and 11, IBM RAD, SQL DB Access tool, Visio, Tortoise CVS, Serena, iRise, putty, winSCP, Loadrunner, HP QTP.

Ability to work independently or in a team and handle complex assignments with efficiency.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Professional Certification:

Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP).

Certified SCRUM Master (CSM).

Technical Skills:

Programming Languages

JAVA, J2EE, XML, SQL, PL/SQL,

Web/XML Technologies

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, Servlets, JSP, XML.

Frameworks

EJB, JSF 1.2, Struts.

Apache Projects

Apache Tomcat

Tools & Utilities

Eclipse, RAD, winSCP, iRise, Putty, Microsoft Project, Visio, excel, version one.

Application/Web Servers

BEA Web logic, JBoss, Tomcat.

RDBMS

Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, Informix.

Source Control

Rational Clear Case, Microsoft VSS, CVS, SharePoint

Design Patterns

Data Access Object

Operating Systems

Windows 9x/2000/XP, Linux, UNIX.

Professional Work Experience:

Tata Consultancy Services

Client: Equifax, Atlanta GA Jan ’15 till March ‘16

Project Manager

Project: Argus, Credit Karma, Auto Implementation & Datamyx

Produced detailed project road maps, plans, schedules and workflow breakdown structures for a team of 15 professionals. Defined project execution process, including start and exit points. Defined RACI for multiple Equifax teams involved in the projects. Effective communicator across teams, clients and product partners. Monitored staffs' progress tied to defined business objectives. Prepared weekly and monthly dashboards for Strategic Leadership Team and mitigated risk factors through careful analysis and reporting. Effective at anticipating and managing change through rapidly evolving global business environments.

Key Client Projects & Outcomes:

Implemented a Lean Process for Datamyx, which reduced the time for boarding customers by 75%.

Prepared and maintained detailed Project Plan with Schedule and resource management, which helped me to reduce the cost of the project by 10%.

Had been involved in the entire project from beginning to go-live and maintenance stage, and introduced detailed flow charts and business cases for the better understanding of the project for both technical and testing team.

Reduced the time to revenue by 75%.

Worked with Credit Karma development teams to identify and fix the call drop issues and improved the availability by 15%.

Prepared different reports for higher management which include the finance and project status reports.

Developed checklist tool in HTML for the Finance, Sales, Security and Legal team.

Directly reporting to the VP in the organization.

Tata Consultancy Services

Client: AT&T, Atlanta GA Jan ’14 – Dec ‘14

Project QA Manager

Project- AT&T Messaging Backup and Synchronization (AMBS)

Created detailed project plans, defined clear start and exit points and tollgates. Work with cross functional teams to ensure completion of all commitments made relative to product development timelines, delivery, quality and business metrics. Regularly monitor and track project deliverables. Manage product through entire product life cycle. Presented detailed project summaries to senior level management and conducted post implementation analyses to determine areas of improvement.

Key Client Projects & Outcomes:

Identified and leveraged existing reporting and template creation tool for AT&T AMBS project.

Helped creating project management processes and metrics.

Worked with different geographically located teams and engaged them towards common goal of delivering a quality product to the client.

Managed program implementation using Microsoft project ensuring deadline, quality, accuracy and client expectations are met.

Prepared project status and QA reports for management.

Designed flow charts using Visio for understanding of the system business flow.

Defining the scope of the project and helped QA team to understand in-scope and out of scope areas in the project.

Tata Consultancy Services

Client: Home Depot, Atlanta GA Apr ’12 – Dec ‘13

QA Lead

Project- Pro-Order Automation:

This is the first Agile- Scrum project in Home Depot. Pro Order Automation is the project where new application is being developed for Pro Account Representatives. This application is a mobile device based application, which can be accessed by associates on iPad mini in the field. This application simplifies the manual task taken by PAR’s to get big orders from its Pro customers. As a process these orders are send to stores for processing, where in store associate has to feed the data in different application. But with help of this application, the data will be fed to all the integrating applications automatically. Hence simplifying the order creation process.

Responsibilities:

Understanding the Sprint backlog and the acceptance criteria defined by Product Owner

Analyzing the Interface application both internally and externally

Planning and effort estimation for the Sprint based on very high level requirements

Creating request for QA environmental setup for testing

Creating all the possible test scenarios both positive and negative and provide it to Development team as part of Test Driven Development approach.

Writing test cases in Quality Center in form of Artifacts

Preparing Test Data for test execution

Test Execution is done when ever code is ready and update the team on all the issue or defects found in real time

Be a part of all the Sprint ceremonies

Help development team in Unit testing

Generate Status Report on weekly basis

Prepare Master Test Plan for Architectural Review Board.

Test Summary Report for Implementation Review Board

Coordinating with other non-functional Testing Teams

Follow up on all the open defects.

Environment: Ipad Mini, Point of Sale registers, RF guns, windows 7 store machines. HP Quality Center, Putty, QTODBC, Squirrel SQL, Java, HTML 5, Version one

Tata Consultancy Services

Client: Home Depot, Atlanta GA Aug ’10 – Apr‘12

QA Lead

Project- Paint:

Paint application is a store-based application. This application helps the customer to produce the required color for Paint and generate the order number for purchase. It has different methods for creating the orders like Electronic Formula Book, Using Color Matching engine, Competitive Formula or Manual Formula. This application interacts with multiple hardware devices to dispense the colorants, scan the color cards, read the color samples. This application has real time data coming from Paint vendors, which is done by using Paint Vendor Admin Tool.

Responsibilities:

Understanding the Project Requirements and Design

Involve in creating the UI for the Paint Vendor Admin Tool

Analyzing the Interface application both internally and externally

Understanding the data flow between different applications and its impact

Planning, resource and time estimation for the complete project

Creating request for QA environmental setup for testing

Creating all the possible test scenarios both positive and negative. And get it reviewed by Dev lead and business.

Creating Traceability metrics

Writing test cases in Quality Center

Preparing Test Data for test execution

Test Execution is done when ever code is ready and update the team on all the issue or defects found in real time

Conduct Defect meetings

Generate Daily Status Report for all the stake holders

Prepare Master Test Plan for Architectural Review Board.

Test Summary Report for Implementation Review Board

Coordinating with other non-functional Testing Teams

Follow up on all the open defects.

Environment: Win XP, PoS registers, Bar code Scanners, Advantage LX Barcode Blaster, Dispensers, Spectrometer, Win 7, HP Quality Center, Putty, QTODBC, Squirrel SQL, XML, SQL Server, iRise, Java, HTML 5, C#

TCS, Mumbai India March ’09 – Jul‘10

Java Lead Developer

Project- Global Employee Self Service – Travel (GESS-Travel)

Global Employee Self Service – Travel (GESS-Travel) is most rapidly used application I TATA Consultancy services Organization. It came into existence when the number of Travel happening in the organization became higher as TCS has spread worldwide and associate were traveling from one place to another. To maintain the active working location and the corresponding incentive activation to be digitized for the traveled associate with respect to the location s/he traveled. This application takes care of rules defined base done on each geography/country/state/location by the organization as well as the government of that particular Country. Application helped the organization to track the flow of economy with each travel

Responsibilities:

Involved in requirement gathering phase of the project.

Prepared requirement document, and system understanding documents.

Working on low-level design of the system.

Assigning task to other team member.

Working on the coding in development phase of the project.

Creating user acceptance test cases for user testing.

Task breakdown and effort estimation was also done as a part of managerial duties

Reviewing all deliverables to avoid defects at a later stage of modules other than the ones developed by my team

For each new Change Request, effort estimation done using iSET tool.

Environment: Java/J2EE, JSF, EJB (stateless Session beans), JSP, Weblogic, PL/SQL, Websphere Process Server, Oracle Workshop studio 10.3, VSS, PL/SQL Developer, iPMS, iSET

TCS, Gurgaon India Jan ’08 – Feb‘09

Java Developer

Project- Ultimatix

This web-based application was developed for TCS Internal IT. TCS is having web-based application which takes care of all software and hardware procurements. This application was developed in legacy technologies, now they want to move this application in user-friendlier JSF framework. In this I have handled a complete Module- Administration along with Reports used in GPS: -This system is also digitized for all geographies, and the major functionality of budget tracking was done for each project level and the higher hierarchy. It further helped the organization to have clear data of all the assets and the procurement done within organization

Responsibilities

It was a development project, and below are my responsibilities

Involved in requirement gathering phase of the project.

Prepared requirement document, and system understanding documents.

Working on low-level design of the system.

Assigning task to other team member.

Working on the coding in development phase of the project.

Creating user acceptance test cases for user testing.

Handled the Load Monitor Concept on the Application which determines the number of user accessing the application at a given stamp of time

Environment: Java/J2EE, JSP, JSF, BEA Weblogic, Oracle/PL/SQL, Oracle Workshop studio 10.3, VSS, PL/SQL Developer, iPMS

TCS, Gurgaon India Apr ’07 – Dec‘07

Java Developer

Project- Citibank

Citi NAIT-CLG is a web-based application being developed in Java/J2EE, Citi Group. This application will be used for applying Loans for the students that are resident of USA. Application was designed so well that it takes care of all kind of the Loans that are applicable under all the circumstances, compiling all permutation and combination, hence enhanced the productivity of the system to provide business more autonomy.

Responsibilities:

Prepared requirement document, and system understanding documents.

Working on high-level design of the system.

Working on the coding in development phase of the project.

Creating user acceptance test cases for user testing.

Environment: Java/J2EE, Eclipse, PL/SQL Developer, iPMS, Microsoft Visual SourceSafe

TCS, Gurgaon India Apr ’07 – Dec‘07

Java Developer

Project- Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co

The project involved analysis and development of an ERP system to cater to the needs of Goodyear Tires, USA under the manufacturing IP. The system was developed in Java, J2EE,/JSP using struts. It was Conversion application where the existing application was in COBOL and then converted to Java. To get through first understood the COBOL language, then a new design was developed and further implementation was done which included new functionality as per the requirement. System was enhanced version with more user friendly and high productivity.

Responsibilities:

Understand the existing application written in COBOL.

Attended various technical training sessions to understand the various new technologies involved in this project.

Working on the coding in development phase of the project.

Creating user acceptance test cases for user testing.

Need to give test region support during QA performance test and QA testing phases.

Environment: Java/J2EE, struts, Ajax, VSS, iPMS, CVS, Bugzila, Eclipse

Educational Qualification:

B.E. in Computer Science, April 2005.



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