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Senior Engineer / Operations Manager

Vasant Nagar, Karnataka, India
September 21, 2019

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Tel: +91-968*******

**/**, ***** ****** ****** Road, Basavanagudi, Bangalore-560004

Well organized professional with a total of over 13 years work experience of which 9 years in software testing in medical device companies and over 4 years in the manufacturing sector. Ability to work in complex projects, focus and adapt to deliver successfully through many project lifecycles (both agile & waterfall) dealing with both offshore teams and external suppliers. Keen to continue pursuing a career in software testing while improving my skills.


Yogesh Industries, Bangalore – Plastic Injection moulding manufacturing unit

Operations Manager - August 2016 to till date

Increased sales by 30% by focusing on customer base. Decreased production cost by 10% by monitoring raw material consumption. Increased production efficiency by atleast 15% by changing the tools/machines being used. Responsible for planning, execution and releasing of 3 new products.

SIEMENS PLC, Molecular Imaging, Oxford – Develops software products related to PET and SPECT scanners. These products work independently and also along with the scanners

Staff-level Test Engineer - Apr-2014 to August 2016

Directed the testing for a project with multiple scrum teams. This required planning for the project as a whole and also test activities for each of the teams

Planned project test deliveries and resourcing up to 2 years in advance for some projects and also delivered projects in a shorter time span in about 3 months.

Managed communication with many varied stakeholders as test lead for multiple R&D projects including developers, architects, scrum master, analyst, product managers, project managers, offshore staff and commercial partners.

Supervised the estimation process for all aspects of project testing. Provided weekly reports and metrics to stakeholders at various levels

Managed project risks which included identifying risks, providing mitigations and contingencies.

Project Manager - 20% of my time from Oct-2014 to Jul-2015

Project managed an internal project to overhaul how all the company’s medical data was stored to comply with regulatory needs. This required managing stakeholders across various levels of the organisation across multiple sites.

This project required updating millions of files using 100s of GB of data while ensuring they are still usable and changes not impacting any site.

Senior Test Engineer - Feb-2012 to Apr-2014

Test Lead for a supplier management project which involved receiving software from external companies, integrating within our application and managing customer feedback on the products.

Led the test activities on a project delivering multiple applications to multiple platforms at the same time. On one occasion, there were 6 concurrent projects ongoing at the same time.

TOUMAZ TECHNOLOGY, Didcot, Oxfordshire - provided the complete technology platform to allow healthcare providers to monitor vitals continuously and wirelessly using embedded technology

Lead Test Engineer - 10-May-2010 to 31-Jan-2012

Implemented automation for a web based silverlight front end application.

Efficient and repeatable testing in an embedded software environment.

Developed and maintained the test system, test specification design. Worked with software and hardware engineers as part of a multidisciplinary project team

SELF EMPLOYED, Bangalore, India – Business Consultant - Oct-2008 to Mar-2010

Worked in process improvement in manufacturing sector and as trainer of Six Sigma Green Belt

CARITOR INDIA PVT. LTD. Bangalore, India - Software Development Company now called NTT Data

Senior Software Test Engineer - 20-Jun-05 to 20-Jul-07

Delivered multiple healthcare projects for “McKesson” in the role of test lead. The projects were related to Health Orders, Order Management and HL7 message processing


Python programming certification

Expertise in tools like Quality Center, Caliber, TFS, ClearQuest, JIRA, Redmine.

Experience in Test Director, Visual Source Safe, Star Team, Clearcase, CVS.

Test automation tools: experience – AutoHotKey, evaluation – Selenium, Sikuli

Experience in database tools such as SQL Server, DbVisualiser, Raptor, Toad and SQLPlus.

Experience in Baretail, Eltima data logger, Asix Up, JTag and EEPROM programmer.

Mind mapping tool, HL7 standards and tools, Dicom standards and tools


Manual Testing

Involved in projects right from the initial planning at the project kick-off, test design, test execution, analysis and reporting eventually leading to project closure

Experience in various testing strategies and types i.e. TDD, Regression, Functional, Non-functional (Performance and Stability), Smoke testing

Involved in various levels of testing such as system integration testing, system testing, acceptance testing, alpha testing

Automation Testing

Evaluating various automation tools available and decide best fit for our purpose

Developed an automation framework for the chosen automation tool

Developing and executing automation scripts


MBA (Full time from University of Glasgow) – Sep-2007 to Sep-2008

Bachelor of Engineer (BE) in Mechanical (Bangalore Institute of Technology) – 2001-2005

Six Sigma Black Belt

Testing ISQTB – Foundation, Scrum Master Certification (Scrum Alliance) and APMP: The APM Project Management Qualification / IPMA Level D certification.


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