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Selenium Engineer

Duarte, CA
May 14, 2020

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Govindaraju Kaliappan

(M) 626-***-****


Over 12 years ‘expertise in Manual Testing and Automation Testing

4+ years’ experience in Leading off shore team of 20+ members, taking care of Task planning and monitoring

9+ years’ strong experience in banking domain which includes visa, Master card processing, Risk management (lexus /nexus, Experian, idology), fraud management transactions for APPLE PAY cash and prepaid cards service testing using Ready API automation, Soup UI and web UI automation using selenium .

4+ years’ experience in CRM (salesforce) testing and admin knowledge

Experience in IVR testing

Firm knowledge of different phases of Software Testing and Software Development Life Cycle(SDLC)including Agile Methodology and Waterfall.

Experience in Web based testing including GUI Testing, Regression Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, Performance Testing, Stress Testing, Functional Testing and Unit Testing.

Experience in writing Test Plans, Defining Test Cases, developing and maintaining Test Scripts, analyzing the results of Scripts, interaction with developers in fixing the errors .

Experience in /bug Tracking and Reporting using JIRA, Test Director/HP Quality Center.

Strong skill on Backend Testing using SQL queries on oracle and SQL Server.

Proficient in all phases of Test Life Cycle from test planning to defect tracking and managing defect


Extensively used qTest and JIRA for user stories, bug management and team communications

Created automated Test Scripts using Automated tools and ran the Test Scripts on various Builds and instances.

Experienced in Defect Tracking, Report Generation, Exporting and Importing of Test Cases in Excel format, Generation and Execution of scripts.

Good experience on Selenium Web Driver and IDE and creating scripts in Selenium.

Ability to work in a team environment or independently.

Good at multi-tasking and working well under tight deadlines with high efficiency.

Experience in Banking Prepaid cards, Credit card payments

Experience in CRM (salesforce) testing with admin knowledge to update roles and set up.

Web service testing using Ready API automation, web based application, IVR and Windows Applications.

Experience in Automation Testing in ready API services and web application testing

Experience in Defect management

Experience in tools like P4, Jenkins (CI/CD)

Experience in Preparing Project Estimations

Experience in projects following Agile methodology (SCRUM and Rapid Application Development). Estimating task, developing test cases based on user stories, attending scrum meetings, identifying daily task and reviewing product backlog, escalating daily progress to the Scrum master.


Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science, Madras University, India

Technical Skills:

Operating Systems: Windows / Linux / Unix

Database: SQL / Oracle

Defect Tracking: Tool Remedy QM, JIRA

Configuration Tool: Perforce

Directory Servers: AD, ADAM & Sun One

Test Management: QC, Test Director, Test rail

Automation tool: Ready API (Groovy script) and Web testing (Selenium and gherkins script)

Testing tools: HP QC, ALM, HP QTP, UFT, Load Runner, JUnit, TestNGSelenium IDE, Selenium RC, Selenium Grid, Web Driver, Cucumber

Quality Center: VB Script, Firebug Descriptive programming, QTP, Load Runner and Jmeter .

Languages: Java, C, C++, VB Script, Java Script and Shell Script

RDBMS/Database: Oracle 9i/10g, TOAD, SQL

Testing Methodologies: Agile, Waterfall

Version Control Tools: GIT, SVN, CVS

Web Technologies: HTML and XML, SoapUI Pro (Ready API), Rest API, HTTP, TCP/IP

Professional Experience:

Green Dot Corp, Pasadena, CA April 2016-May2020

Designation: QA Engineer.


Participating in Pre grooming stories with product owners

Review the Functional documents

Modification of existing Automation framework to support parallel execution of test cases .

Estimating the stories

Review the design and code with dev to analyze the impact Creating stories, review technical stories and prioritize the stories

Tracking bugs and duplicate, analyze the production bugs

Testing service with Ready API Automation with groovy scripts and Web Services Automation with Gherkins and Java scripts

Testing Prepaid cards and gift cards UI using Selenium and Cucumber

Testing Risk management and fraud prevention for APPLE PAY cash using API automation

Responsible for business analysis, gathering requirements and specifications, project planning and identifying the resources and implementation of the project.

Designed the Automated Test cases using Selenium Web Driver Involved in the development of POC for Open Source testing framework using Selenium IDE, web driver, Java, Junit, XPath and Firebug.

Created and involved in Detailed Test plan preparation.

Complete Test Management like Requirements, Test cases and Test Scripts using Ready API groovy script and selenium web driver

Created the Test data for interpreting Positive /Negative results during functional testing.

Having experience in executing the Test Script and defect tracking using JIRA.

Used JIRA as bug-tracking tool to centralize the bugs and also follow up to the bug status.

Testing Web UI Applications using selenium .

Used tools like Jenkins, test rail

Used Splunk query for production validation .

Tested request and response XML’s based web services interfaces using SAOPUI.

Performed both black box and white box testing of SIE, s internal .

Expertise in designing and implementing Selenium Automation Frameworks using Data Driven, Hybrid, Page Object Model(POM) .

Experience in writing and executing SQL queries to verify the data updates to various tables and ensure data integrity.

Developed Test Scripts to implement Test Cases, Test scenarios, and features for BDD (Behavior Driven Development)

Client: Corner Stone On demand, Santa Monica, CA June 2015 – March 2016

Designation: System Analyst


Participating in story Grooming and Splint Planning

Preparing test cases to test the HR application in different Desktop browsers and Mobile browsers

Preparing test cases for mobile application

Executing test cases and report bugs, bug tracking

Coordinating with team on the status

Interacted with developers on open issues and driven the issues until closure

Duplicate the client defects in QA environment

Update regression test cases and executing

Identifying and submitting BUG’s to development for resolution.

Used efficient locators’ strategy like XPath and CSS to run WEB Driver script in stable condition.

Update testing document for new hires, train and mentor new testers

Performed the Regression Testing once the developers fix the Defects. Deploy the Build in QA stage and run Sanity Test cases.

Testing Web UI Applications using selenium

Used tools like Jenkins, Test rail

Client: Green Dot Corp, Pasadena, CA May 2011 – June 2015

Designation: System Analyst


Participating in Pre grooming stories with product owners

Review the Functional documents

Estimating the stories

Executed Manual and Automated Regression test cases after the bug fixes as per test scenarios

Assign task to offshore team and coordinating with team to complete the task

Review the design and code with developer to analyze the impact

Utilize Page Object model design to represent logical relationship between pages of the application.

Performed End- to- End Testing considering all interfaces and subsystem for functional and nonfunctional tests.

Configured Selenium WebDriver, TestNG and created Selenium Automation Scripts in java using TestNG

Creating stories, review technical stories and prioritize the stories

Tracking bugs and duplicate, analyze the production bugs

Creating test cases for Desktop application, IVR, CRM

Testing service with Soap UI and Ready API Automation using Groovy script

Testing UI using Selenium

Sales force testing includes admin rights to create user roles and add features if needed

Have experience testing IVR application

Worked with different team on the requirements

CSS Corp/AT&T, Chennai, India May 2009 – March 2011

Designation: Senior QA


Analyzed test specifications and converted them into Manual Test Cases.

Identified the initial setup, input data, appropriate steps and the expected responses in the Manual test cases .

Conducted Sanity Testing of the application based on user requirements.

Perform application testing in Waterfall design process.

Created and implemented Test Scripts for functional and regression testing.

Responsible for Functional, Regression testing, Smoke testing and Sanity testing .

Extensively queried through SQL to check the database records .

Used Quality center(QC) as a bug tracking system.

Environment: Manual Testing, QC, Windows 7, HTML, SQL Queries, SQL Server, MS Excel, PowerPoint .

CSS Corp/ BMC Marimba, Chennai, India Feb 2008 – May 2009

Designation: Test Engineer


Creating test cases for client / server on multiple OS

Creating test cases for data sync

Executing test cases and reporting bug

Sending status to client

Replicate client reported defects to debug

Contributing to the creation of functional, regression, performance and load/stress test suites and adhere to the test methodologies used within the company

Perform detailed analysis of issues received from clients, may utilize SQL or Logic to analyze client data.

Simulation the test cases and scenarios, evaluation of test results and detailed documents


* ‘Retrospective award’ for individual performance by client (BMC Marimba)

* 'Star performer of the Year’ from CSS Corp .

* Three times 'Best performer' for individual performance by client (Green dot)

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