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Manual Testing, Test Lead, QA Lead

Austin, TX
January 10, 2020

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Sandesh Mavinakuli



Passionate to work in a ground-breaking team, where I can govern and deliver high quality software. Holding an experience of 6+ years in IT and 3+ years in leadership. I hold an expertise in Software Test Design, Quality testing and development. Dynamic and performance driven leader with demonstrated organizational, decision making, problem solving and listening skills. Multifaceted experience in QA software testing, software development and user-acceptance testing. I aspire to own and resolve critical problems innovatively.


Leadership, Teamwork, Problem Solving, Agile Practitioner, STLC/SDLC, SQA Testing & Methodologies, Test Plans, Cases & Processes, Regression, UI & Compatibility Testing, Testing Automation, Performance Testing Defect/Bug Tracking, Test Strategies & Coverages, Test Management, Project Management, Co-ordination between onsite and offshore.


IBM-Master Data Management (MDM), Unix, SQL, HP Quality Center (ALM QC), Jira Python, WebSphere Product Center, Clear Quest, JMeter, SoapUI, Putty, Splunk


MS in Engineering Technology Graduation Date: 12/2019

University of North Texas, Denton, TX


IBM India Pvt Ltd (Jul 2011-Jan 2018)

Test Specialist /Test Lead

Client Name: AT&T, Prudential

As a Testing lead, delivered critical testing projects with minimal post-production bugs

Govern overall Testing efforts; train and guide team on new technologies and business requirements.

Test Case development, Test Planning & Test Strategy.

Co-ordinated with Onshore and offshore team and designed the Testing strategy

Functional testing on each and every component of the application

System testing to check whether end feature is working or not.

Used SQL queries and Unix commands for testing

Integration testing based on business transaction scenarios.

Analyzing requirements with developer, architect and client.

Preparation and review of test cases for team and Traceability matrix.

Execution of Test cases and Defect tracking.

Preparation of Functional Requirement document and user manuals for the application.

Worked closely with product owners for review of test results

Application Developer

Client Name: Bell Canada

Modelling specs, lookup tables, workflows, hierarchy, user access role to support data modeling for different bell business like telephone, internet, iptv, satellite.

Prepared technical design document for WPC implementation.

Possess knowledge in Websphere Product center and Master Data Management.

Customize product offering bundles and hierarchy mapping.

INTERNSHIP (July 2010 -Feb 2011)

Bosch India

Co-ordinating quality issues between housing and assembly team.

Poka Yoka design. co-ordinating activities of quality assurance matrix (QAM).

Analysis of defects and Measures to overcome.

Recognition of Award for delivering Process Improvement Techniques from Continues Improvement Program (CIP).

Production & Process Engineer Pretech Plast Pvt Ltd (Aug-2008- Aug 2009)

Human resource handling, process planning, drafting and material management.

Supportive role in designing the mechanical components and machineries.

Coordinated all activities related to engineering personnel and outside consultant.

Supervising all the activities in the production

Analyzing customer requirements & process planning.

Effective utilization of workforce, time, tools.

Raw material planning and forecasting


IBM Blue Prism award for best new-comer - 2011

Orion excellence award for best performer of team – IBM India 2014

Star Award – IBM- 2017

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