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Manager Qa

Secaucus, NJ
February 19, 2020

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Ramesh Selvaraj

Possesses hands on experience in building bottom up enterprise wide TCoE

organizations and has a proven track record in Test Management of Complex engagements. Strengths include managing a large size team, conducting due-diligence workshops with customer team and laying out a QA roadmap for Client QA Organization for Agile Transformations and implementation of industry best testing tools & practices.

Building agile process & roadmap for QA from level zero to industry standards. Had partnered with customer in challenging delivery situations and helped in building a strong, cost effective and result oriented Distributed Agile/ Traditional testing model. Has technical and comprehensive understanding of Software Development Life Cycle

(SDLC), involved in various phases like Requirements, Analysis/Design, Development, Testing, UAT & Production Support.


End to End QA Delivery Management for entire QA spectrum of services. Test Strategy Preparation for enterprise wide large initiatives. Implemented QA roadmap for client QA organization.

Stakeholder Management for QA Delivery Management & Financials. (Director & Above, Head of Testing and IT). Revenue & Profitability Management. (Effort optimization and tools leverage). Team Management in a multivendor mode for QA Project Delivery.

Hands on and Hardcore Software Testing Experience for Large & complex initiatives. End to End SDLC experience from Requirements Analysis to Production Implementation.


Insurance (Policy Lifecycle Management, Claims & Product Management & Billing)

Banking (Capital Markets, Foreign Exchange Consumer Banking). Healthcare & Automobile.

Oracle EBS Suite R12 (Module - HCM, SCM, Financials, QTC, AR, OSS, CPQ).

Oracle ERP & Fusion.



Bachelor of Mathematics


New Jersey, United States

(Willing to Relocate)


Mob – 860-***-****

Testing Project / Delivery


Agile Lead / Manager

UAT Test Lead / Test


Integration Test Manager

Program Test Manager

Transition Test Manager

Functional & Non-functional


QA Architect

Transformation QA


Oracle ERP / Fusion /

EBS Cloud R12.

Ecommerce / Mobile


Web Applications.

Java / .Net

ODS / Database.

Product Based (Guide

wire, BBG Reuters,

OPICS, Endur,




QTP / Selenium /SOAP UI

Cross / Multi-browser Testing

Sprint Regression Automation

Functional Automation

Mobile Testing /Automation

Responsive Web Design

RDBMS ( Oracle, MS-SQL)



Service virtualization

Browse stack / Perfecto.



Green Card

Sep 16th 2019 – Till Date

Role - Testing Manager - Quality Management

Company – IT Convergence

Client – Scholastic

Represent as single POC for all testing activities & deliverables.

Preparation of Testing Strategy Oralce Cloud Migration Transformation Initiative ( From Legacy to Oracle ERP migration).

Responsible for preparing SIT Test execution plan for various systems invovled in QTC business process.

Preparation of Integration test execution plan involving various systems & more than 20+ inbound & outbound integrations.

Conduct defects triage and end to end SIT testing meeting across various testing teams.

Publish test execution report, preparation of test summary report for each phase of testing.

Implement end to end testing process in Jira and build testing traceability for entire buiness process & user stories.

Establish defect management process in Jira. Define SIT entry & exit criteria for each phase of testing.

Represent / Provide testing summary in leadership call for entire program. Preparation of Weekly Status Report for leadership & project stakeholders.

Coordiante with various teams for testing( Offshore Dev, Onsite Dev, Offshore QA, Onsite QA, business, SME, PM, UAT, End Users etc).

Ensuring build stability as part of build migration process, CR deployment etc. May 2019 – Sep 13th 2019

Role - Quality Engineering Lead / QA Manager

Company – Harprotech

Client – Royal Carribean Cruise Limited ( RCCL)

Manage day to day activities of test engineers (QE’s & SDET’s), work with test automation and technical release managers within agile/scrum environment.

Participate in scrum & product planning and be responsible for all phases / types of testing, for right-sized testing, including but not limited to strategies, requirements, planning, management, execution and reporting.

Drive the building of test strategies & methodologies, automation and site monitoring focused on infrastructure and high availability.

Understand complex business and functional requirements and provide direction in designing the technical test cases that thoroughly test the tech stack from architectural standpoint and meet the product requirements.

Participate in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, dependencies or potential issues.

Work with product, engineering teams in implementing & enforcing quality gates at each stage of pipeline.

Excellent facilitation and problem-solving skills in working with Engg teams for the approval (or exceptions) for the product acceptance (e.g., Product Security, Performance Testing, Vulnerability Testing, reliability & fault tolerance testing etc).

Proactively identify and communicate risks and opportunities for improvement across all products and test frameworks.

Nov 2017 – Feb 2019

Role - Testing Lead ( Oracle FUSION Cloud Testing) Company – ERP Solutions

Client – Cedar Sinai Medical Service Center

Tools – Oracle EBS ( HCM, SCM, Financials), JIRA, HP Quality Center & Microsoft Sharepoint. Overall Responsibilities -

Non – Technial -

Preparation & Implementation of formal QA process for all types of testing for cloud transformation in both Agile & Waterfall methodology.

Devised QA Test Strategy for ERP transformation (Lawson to Oracle HCM, SCM, Financials Cloud R12). QA program Level test strategy preparation for entire Oralce Apps Testing initiative from level zero.

Train, Mentor & Coach Business Users & Testing team on software testing process across all types of testing.

Implementation of Best pratices ( Risk based testing, Test scripts reusability, Prioritization of buisness test scripts, Usage of testing tools for defect tracking & test management, regression test scripts usage, sprint & regression automation).

Managing & handlying 15 member QA team on daily basis for test designing, test execution in Onsite / Offshore model.

End to End QA Management & Delivery ownership for Data Conversion, Interface, Business Proceses Testing, Workflow Testing, End to End Testing, Payroll Parallel Testing, UAT.

Project stakeholder management ( Director & Executive Directors ), PM, Tech, Dev, Interface Vendor Management.

PODs ( Unit, SIT, UAT, E2E, Training ) tracking & reporting. Conduct Defects Triage & tracking of defects. Technial -

Managed & performed Data Quality validations for conversion objects ( thru BI reports & Oracle apps UI).

Managed & perfomed SIT, UAT & E2E testing across Oracle Apps & modules involved in transformation initiative.

Through validation of Inbound & Outbound Interface testing across all modules ( 40+ Interfaces, Data Extraction logics, Data Quality, Scheduling, Email notification, FTP transfer, Data Counts, Data Integrity & Inbound file processing into Oracle).

Payroll Parallel Validations across Lawson system & Oracle Cloud (payroll elements & payslip).

Business process validations for Oracle Apps in cloud test instance. Technial Impact analysis based on Quarterly release by Oracle apps. Participate in TDD & FDD design reviews & documentation. Domain ( HCM, SCM & Financials)

Business process validations for Purchase Module( Set up, Approval hirearchy, Create various POs, Create Requisitions, Invoice generation, Approce PO, Communicate PO to suppliers, Cancel, Closing, Hold & Release, Notification).

End to End testing of Procure To Pay Process (Create Requisition, Quotation, Create PO, Receiving & Invoicing).

Business process testing for Inventory module ( Item creation, Inventory organization set up, Period closure).

Business process validations for Order Management (Pricing & Shipping Set up, Create Quote, Create Order, Picking & Shipping, Invoice generation, Order exception).

End to End testing of Order to Cash Process ( Create & Book Order, Ship Order, Receivables Invoice, Transfer to GL, GL Autopost).

July 2016 - Oct 2017

Role - Agile QA Manager & DR / BCP Testing Manager for Capital Markets Company - Capgemini Financial Services

Client – Union Bank

Typical Day Responsibilities -

QA Manager for SWIFT Accord Replacement Project. Preparation of test stratergy, Creation of Test Plan, Test Scenarios, Test Data, UAT Test Plan Preparation & review with business.

Trade initiation in OPICS application & FX Portal for testing based on production trade.

Validation of interface between applications ( internal & external). Co-Ordindation with external systems for integeration testing.

End to End testing of Agile Projects based on sprint delivery.

Working on Continious process intgegration process & Dev-Ops. Testing projects on CI /CD for both Agile & Waterfall. Sprint Functional & Regression testing.

Tranining Business / UAT / Dev teams on Agile delivery methodology. Identtification of projects for Agile Delivery and implementation.

Educate Colleagues, Mentor Team, Develop Agile Adoption Strategy, Implement Agile Methodology

End of day recon job validations. Report validation for MTM portal.

Validate ACCORD matching rules and if payments are authorized automatically.

Validate all the currency pair trade for ACCORD Matching rules.

Test execution of business scenarios in UAT and test results walkthru with business for testing signoff.

Performed Parallel testing with prod & UAT for SWIFT Accord Testing.

Regulatory report validation with MTM & DTCC & GMART.

Database Validation in database using SQL.

May 2014 - Jun 2016

Role - Agile QA Manager (Digital Marketing IT Initiatives) Company - Capgemini Financial Services

Client – Farmers Insurnce Group

Responsibilities -

Single POC for Marketing IT QA spectrum of services. Vendor consoldiation for Marketing IT QA initiatives.

Established Testing Center of Excellence (TCoE) for Marketing IT Initiatives. Ensured that the projects within TCoE are successfully executed and thus meeting client expectations.

Trainer and consultant for Agile projects / initiatives.

Tranining Business / UAT / Dev teams on Agile delivery methodology. Identtification of projects for Agile Delivery and implementation.

End to End testing of Agile Projects as per story and demo to Business.

Master Test Plan Prepration for QA and UAT.

Responsible for Test Automation implementation with Robust Framework with Selenium.

Review status reports, delivery metrics and Provide status to key client stakeholders and highlighting project health and progress.

Had successfully recommended and enabled off-shoring of Agile Project using Distributed Agile Model.

As Agile QA leader, identified and implemented the best-fit Agile test processes for Estimation, Strategy, Test design, and Regression

Had devised a Agile Automation Framework to accommodate dynamic Agile needs.

Initiated, digital testing service spectrum involving ( Responsive Web Design Testing, Mobile Testing, Service, Multibrowser Testing, Localization testing, Google Tag Manager Testing).

Impletemented Service virtualization testing using SOAP UI. Nov 2011 - April 2014

Role - Program Test Manager (Guidewire Transformation) Company - Cognizant Technology Solutions

Client – Hartford Insurnace Group

Responsible for end to end Project Management for QA workstream spanning multiple LOBs & workstreams.

Delviery in charge for all testing delvierable during the transformation.

Initiated Functional Test Automation & regression test automation for Agile & Waterfall using selenium.

Agile QA Manager to deliver projects based on agile methodoligies.

Preparation of Regression Test Automation framework from scratch to industry standards using selenium with java programming.

Created Resuable Testing Assets & Repository .

Liasioned as Program Integration Test Manager between Internal Integration & External Integration Systems.

Interaction with various client stakeholders on budgeting, Test estimates, planning and for various testing initiative across large scale complex projects.

Co-Ordination and interaction with multiple groups (Dev, Testing, Client QA, UAT, Business, Release Management, and Environment) for cross work stream project delivery.

Execution of Project delivery under stringent timelines and high pressure. Implemented cost savings techniques in projects by reducing project overheads.

Implementation of best practices & value adds across portfolio & projects. Nov 2009 - Oct 2011

Role - ERP Test Lead

Company - Cognizant Technology Solutions

Client – General Motors

Preparation of Master Test Strategy for General Ledger module ( Data Conversion, Interfaces, Business Process Testing). Test stratergy review with project stakeholders for sign off.

Handled, Managed & Performed SIT for General Ledger Accounting Engine ( Record and Review Accounting Information, Import data from subsidiary ledgers into main ledger. Journal Entries, Review account balances online or through reports. Manipulate Accounting Information • Correct actual, budget, and encumbrance information).

End to End testing of General Ledger Accounting ( Open Period, Create Journal entries, Post, Review, Translate, Consolidate, Review, Run Reports, Close Accounting Period).

Business Process testing of Accounts Payable Module ( Maintain Vendor Information, Set up Payments, Recurring Payments, Import Invoice).

Business Process testing of Accounts Receivables Module ( Maintain Customer Information, Auto Lock Box, Post Quick Cash).

Managed & performed Data Quality validations for conversion objects ( thru BI reports & Oracle apps UI).

Conduct defect triage across tech, SMEs & Buiness Users for defect tracking & closure.

Inbound & Outbound Interface Testing across GL, AP & AR. Coordiantion with external & internal testing for successful SIT testing & sign off.

Act as QA Advocate for entire IT QA testing. Plan, Prepare, Review E2E testing process with QA team & Business Team for UAT Testing.

Metrics reproting on testing status & stakeholder management. Conduct testing demos & mentor business users on entire QA testing & process. Mentor IT QA team for Software Testing Lifecycle process.

Implemenation of best pratices for effort reduction & avoid defect leakage to subsequence phases of testing. Jan 2008 - Oct 2009

Role - QA Architect / QA Lead

Company - Cognizant Technology Solutions

Client – Citibank NA

Handling series of various projects across as per the release calendar thru waterfall & Agile methodology.

Analyzing Requirements & Identification of test cases.

Creation of testable requirements & test scenarios & Review sign off from the business. Involved in designing and developing Test Cases based on the Business. Review & Test Data preparation.

Test Case Execution & results analysis. Defect Tracking & Closure

Preparation of Daily & Weekly status reports.

Co-ordination between Onsite and Offshore for key delivery of testing.

Responsible for overall testing delivery of the projects.

Work with Client QA Manager to evaluate and implement changes to the project testing scope, testing approach and/or testing schedule. Update / Maintain Project plan (MPP)

Participate in management reviews & review meetings with customer.

Provide identified issues to Client QA Manager to be encapsulated as lesson learned post-implementation

Provide or report on overall status of testing as needed.

Finalization of test strategy & Responsible for QA delivery.

Interaction with various client stakeholders on budgeting, Test estimates, planning and for various testing initiatives.

Co-Ordination and interaction with multiple groups (Dev., Testing, Client QA, UAT, Business, Release Management, Environment ) within the project portfolio.

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