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Test Specialist

Livermore, California, United States
January 18, 2017

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Shalaka Gadewar

Cell: 408 *** ****



Quality Associate with 7+ year’s experience in designing test cases and executing test cases and creation of test plans for diverse applications and systems. A collaborative team player with a track record of delivering multiple, concurrent projects in fast-paced environments with high quality standards. Experience in Web based, Client/Server and Mobile Application testing. Proficient in different phases of testing like Black Box, Functional, Integration, Regression, Smoke,

Sanity and User Acceptance Testing (UAT) Experience working in Agile (Scrum) environment. Highly motivated self-starter with ability to work independently and collaboratively within a diverse technical team. Proficient in all cycles of test life cycle from Test Planning to Defect Triage and Test case Management. Excellent interpersonal communication skills both written and verbal. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Areas of Expertise

•SQA Testing & Methodologies

•Test Plans, Cases & Processes

•Functional Requirements

•Scripting & Documentation

•Regression & Negative Testing

•UI & Compatibility Testing

•Data Interface & Migration Testing

•Performance/Load/Stress Testing

•Testing Automation

•Defect/Bug Tracking

•Test Strategies & Coverages

•QA & QC Standards

Testing of -

•Web Application

•Mobile Applications (iOS and Android)

•Payment Gateways

Technology Skills

Project Management Tools: JIRA

Web : HTML, CSS, Javascript, Ajax, JSON, XML, REST

Test Case Management: HP Quality Center, ALM, Rational Clear Quest

Other Tools: MS Project,MS Visio, MS Office, Oracle Toad, SQL

Operating System: Mac OS, WINDOWS,Unix, Linux

Browsers: Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, Firefox

Languages: Java, XML, HTML

Development Methodologies: Scrum, Kanban

Work Experience

Test Consultant

Company - Total System Acquiring, TSYS

08/2013 to Current

Milpitas, CA

Projects -

1.TSYS Webpass - TSYS WebPASS is a browser-based payment acceptance solution used to securely process credit card transactions. It is accessed through compatible Internet Web browsers and has customer database for recurring and reporting feature. Web application testing involved browser and system compatibility testing. Data validation and usability testing.

2. Mobile Payment Acceptance - Mobile Payment Acceptance is a downloadable application on both iOS and android that enables you to accept and process payments. Tested the web APIs for this Mobile Payment application using Google Advance Rest Client. Mobile testing for the payment application supported for both iOS and Android application. Testing involved functional, usability and compatibility testing of the application.


•QA lead in the scrum team responsible for quality of the product.

•Successful in maintaining high quality of the products with successful release to production.

•Key role in analysis of the business and technical requirements, user stories for development of test cases, test scenarios and test plan.

•Perform Test plan and Test cases reviews. HPQC, ALM was used for test case management.

•Provide UAT team support and handover for the QA release. For Mobile application Test Flight and Crashlytics application was used for app distribution and testing.

•Facilitate sprint planning and sprint retrospective.

•Maintained an exclusive report that includes test metrics and status reports.

•Maintain Quality Metric to indicate quality trends at the end of every sprint.

•Support to UAT team and production support group.

•Involved working closing with Product Owner on requirement analysis and review acceptance criteria.

Test Analyst Senior

Company - Infonox, a TSYS Company

11/2007 to 03/2012

Sunnyvale, CA

Projects -

1.TSYS MultiPass - Payment Gateway that allows merchants to integrate payments with existing POS systems and online shopping carts. With TSYS MultiPASS, merchants can accept a range of payment types. Used SQL and RESTful XML web services for 3rd party clients to integrate.

Responsibilities -

Work with geographically distributed team.

Key role in analysis of the business and technical requirements and development of test cases, test plan.

Test plan, Test cases reviews.

Introduce standards and procedures within the QA team.

Co-ordination of defects management, SDLC process, QA activities across the projects.

Identification and implementation of the testing framework, environment, approach, and methodologies as per project requirement.

Involved in project planning, coordination and implementation of QA methodology.

Maintained an exclusive report that includes test metrics and status reports.

Responsible for testing for key company client with hard-hitting time lines.

Key role in testing, creating test scripts.

Experience in developing pseudo test data for all the test scenarios and test cases using Microsoft tools such as MS Excel and MS Access.


•ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) Certified

•Certified Scrum Master

•Six Sigma Yellow Belt


Bachelor of Engineering (Industrial Electronics), University of Pune, INDIA

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