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Engineer Information Security

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
August 10, 2020

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Akhlaque Ahmed

Sr. Software Quality Assurance & Test Engineer


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Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Profile Summary

Having 9+ years of experience in Software Testing in the areas of Web based, Client-Server applications, Data Base Applications, Desktop Applications and Mobile Application (Android & iOS) using Manual and Automation testing techniques.

Having 4+ years in QA Lead, 2+ years in QA Consultation and project leadership experience throughout all QA and Development phases.

Hands on experienced in Mobile Apps Testing of Native apps, Web apps, Hybrid apps with Exploratory Testing on Mobile and Tablet devices.

Expertise in writing Test strategy, Test Plan Preparation and Implementation, Test Case Design, Test Tool usage, Test execution, Defect Management and Defect Tracking.

Extensively used automated test tools like Selenium for Functional and Regression Testing.

Expert in developing Automation Framework using Selenium Web Driver.

Excellent experience on Unit Testing Frameworks like JUnit and TestNG.

Good Knowledge on using BDD Frameworks like Cucumber.

Good experience on Build and Configuration Tools like ANT and MAVEN.

Experience in SDLC like Agile (Scrum), Waterfall and V-model.

Experienced in complete Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC) and Bug Life Cycle.

Adept in identifying Test Scenarios and writing Test Plan, Test Cases by applying Test Case Design Techniques.

Extensively worked on various Testing types such as Integration, System, Functional, Regression, Sanity, Smoke, User-interface (GUI), User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and Performance Testing.

Working experience with defect tracking tools like Jira, Assembla, Teamwork, Bug Net and Team Foundation Server.

Good experience in execution of automated test scripts using Mercury Tools (Load Runner, QTP) and JMeter based on business/functional specifications.

Experience in Testing REST and SOAP API using SOAP UI and POSTMAN.

Proficient in testing database of applications developed with SQL Server, Oracle and strong knowledge on Hadoop and No-SQL data bases like Mongo DB.

Excellent experience with source version control tools such as TFS & Git.

Familiarity in working with TCP/IP, IPv4, IPv6 protocols in an environment which provides multithreading, multitenancy, and High Availability support at Network Layer.

Experienced in information security standards, network penetration testing, and application vulnerability assessments.

Good knowledge on cloud technologies like AWS Azure.

Technical Skills

Testing Tools: Selenium Web Driver, Quick Test Pro (QTP/UFT), Load Runner, Soap UI, JMeter, Appium, Postman, Telerik Test Studio, Katalon Studio.

Project Management & Defect Tracking Tools: Jira, Team Foundation Server (TFS 2008, 2010, 2012) Team Work, Quality Center, Bug Net, Assembla, Mantis, Trello, VSTS, Bugzilla.

BDD Frameworks: Cucumber, Keyword and Data driven framework.

Platforms: Windows 2008 Server, UNIX, Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10, MAC OS X

Databases: Oracle R12, MS SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2014, No SQL, MongoDB.

UML Tools: MS Visio, MS Project, UML.

IDE Tools: Eclipse, Visual Studio, X code, Android Studio.

Methodologies: Agile Scrum, Waterfall, Kanban.

Build Tools: Ant & Maven.

CI Tools: Jenkins & Bamboo.

Unit Test Frameworks: Junit & TestNG.

Domain Knowledge: Travel, Telecom, Health Care, Insurance, Utilities, SAP Taxation, Banking & Finance, E-Commerce, Social and Communications, Social Networking etc.

Professional Experience

Sr. Software Test Engineer July.2019-To Date


Jodayn is an IT consultation company providing the QA consultation to government and non-government organizations in gulf countries.

Working as QA consultant for NBR Bahrain (National Bureau for Revenue) on VAT (Value Added tax) project using the SAP technology. Involved in early stage of projects to establish plans, standards and procedures that will add value to the development effort and satisfy the constraints of the project. Also Involved in the creation and execution of test cases and responsible to provide the Demo for the release to client.

Worked as QA Consultant in GAZT Riyadh (General Authority for Zakat & Taxes) for their VAT (Value Added Tax) and other different projects. Lead the UAT effort and arrange / facilitate UAT testing sessions.

Sr. SQA Engineer Jan.2018-To June 2019

Centric Source

Worked with a very diverse and skilled team of software test engineers in Agile Scrum based projects. Involved in the testing of the core feature of the virtual fitting room, algorithm for user body measurement with products comparison, web services and performance for E-commerce Fashion application, Selfiestyler, Inc ( on Web and Mobile App using Selenium Web Driver, SOAP UI, Jmeter and Load Runner. Also worked on the enhancement of the company portal (

Sr. SQA Engineer July.2017-To Dec.2017

Digitonics Lab

Lead a team of QA to test different features in 24x7 project. Loan and Credit products for Bank (client) that includes, Core, Corporate, Retail, Loan, Trade Finance, Private banking, Consumer finance, Islamic banking and many more.

Also involved in improving the quality, user experience, feature set, and bug fixes for the following company brands:

SQA Engineer Feb.2015-To June.2017

E-Nexus Solutions/BSQP Tech

When I had joined BSQP TECH their Android and iOS applications was published but had serious performance and stability issues. Flurry stats showed 2000 errors per month. So, they bring me on board as Software Quality Assurance in the mobile application development and I worked on below

SQA Engineer Jan.2012-To jan.2015

Ingress Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Worked in Ingress for MRFS Group( in early stage of projects to establish plans, standards and procedures that will add value to the development effort and satisfy the constraints of the project. Involved in creating Test Plans, Test Cases and Test Scripts. Categorized Severity Incidents Reports based on severity and interfaced with developers to resolve technical issues. Punjab Assembly Balochistan Assembly Sindh Assembly

Test Engineer Feb.2011-To Dec.2011

SCT Global Pvt. Ltd.

I had learned many things during this phase not only technical but also motivational and grooming of junior resources. I have performed testing on different governmental and Retail portals.

Academic Qualification:

BE-Bachelor Engineering in (Computer System): 2009, Grade: 1st Division

from Mehran UET Jamshoro, Sindh Pakistan.

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