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March 16, 2011

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Zeeshan Ahmed Khan

B-** Block '**' F.B.Area, Karachi, Pakistan

Mob: +92 322 ******* Tel: +92 21 36360628

Email: dlqsz6@r.postjobfree.com / dlqsz6@r.postjobfree.com

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Master in Computer Science, a SQA Team Lead Offering a Career Spanning 11.6 Years in IT Industry.

REQUIREMENT ANALYSIS | TEST PLANNING | SDLC | AUTOMATED & MANUAL TEST EXECUTION | ANALYSIS

Objective: Seeking to steer IT Operations as Manager Application Systems or Manager SQA / Software Process Engineering while integrating technical expertise and leadership skills that drives organizational performance to world-class levels.

Exposure: 11.6 years of experience as a Software Professional in multiple work environments and roles, possessing five years of quality assurance and process engineering experience for the employers Central Depository Company of Pakistan Ltd and OA Systems Private Limited.

Technical Skills: HP’s Quality Center (administration, release & requirements management, test planning, test lab & defects module), HP’s Quick Test Professional (test automation, checkpoints, functions, debugging, recovery scenarios, object repository etc.), Microsoft’s Team Foundation Server 2010, PL/SQL developer and other office automation and reporting tools.

Additional Excellence in: Stock Market related functions and procedures, specifically in Mutual Funds and Equity marketing trades, Healthcare policies & procedures, Training, Team Management, Communication and Interpersonal Skills.

Career History

OA Systems Private Limited – Karachi, Pakistan (www.oasite.com)

SQA Team Lead (Apr 2009 Onwards)

SQA Team Lead:

• Joined in Apr. 2009, leading a team of 2 and reporting to the Director Technology.

• Responsible for Administering the company’s SQA Team, Assignment and Execution of day-to-day tasks, Test Planning, Test Executions, Defects Reporting/ Defects Management, Analysis and Development of Functional Specifications, Identification of Process weaknesses and their Improvements and mentoring junior SQA Resources.

• Administering HP's Quality Center tool for all other company users and writing & maintaining Automated Test Scripts in HP's Quick Test Professional.

• Providing hand-on experience to testing tasks at present (majorly automated) and also mentoring and training junior testers for the same.

Central Depository Co. of Pakistan Ltd. – Karachi, Pakistan

Assistant Manager, SQA Team Lead (Feb 2006 – Mar 2009)

Senior Officer, Analyst Programmer – IT Dept. (Aug 1999 – Oct 2000)

Assistant Manager, SQA Team Lead:

• Rejoined in Feb 2006 in the IT Dept, leading a team of 4 and reporting to the Head of Application Development section.

• Responsible for Administering the Project’s SQA Team, Assignment and Execution of day-to-day tasks, Test Planning, Test Executions, Defects Reporting/ Defects Management, Identification of Process weaknesses and their Improvements and mentoring junior SQA Resources.

• Administered HP's Quality Center tool for all other company users and writing & maintaining Automated Test Scripts in HP's Quick Test Professional.

• Provided hand-on experience to testing tasks (both manual and automated) and also mentoring and training junior testers for the same.

• Earned first hand business knowledge for Equities, Funds, Bonds, and other Stock Market instruments through business analysis of current and upcoming products.

Achievements:

• Successfully designed more than one generic test case templates for test planning & executions and Tested & Delivered Functional Modules, resulting in zero or minimal defects in production environment.

• Achieved highest competency level in working with HP's Quality Center and HP's Quick Test Professional among all SQA Engineers/Managers.

• Instrumental in highlighting major Process weaknesses and improvements in all concerned areas of SDLC.

Senior Officer, Analyst Programmer:

• Reported to the Manager – Application Group, responsible for Analysis of user requirements, designing of Development model and development of programming artifacts & modules.

• Programming of multiple application modules using ProgressTM.

• Writing Database Queries and Procedures using ProgressTM 4GL.

• Unit level testing of functional modules before being promoted at SQA setup and Identification of code defects & their improvements.

Achievements:

• Successfully delivered Functional modules and analyzed & designed Code / Database schema for more than one Projects.

• Instrumental in suggesting Code and Database level improvements and efficiency techniques.

Other Assignments

Institute of Business Management – Karachi, Pakistan

Lecturer – Computer Science (Jan 2002 – Jan 2006)

Aptech Worldwide Inc. & NovaTech Pvt. Ltd. – Karachi, Pakistan

Group Leader – Faculty / Software Engineer (Nov 2000 – Dec 2001)

Projects

Project: Conversion of 2-tier Development Architecture Model of the CDS into a 3-tier distributed architecture

Client: Central Depository Company of Pakistan Ltd.

Duration: Aug 1999 – Jan 2000

Outline: Complete modification in the client/server model of the existing application i.e. the Central Depository System (CDS) into a 3-tiered architecture.

Project: Development of Delivery vs. Payment (DvP) System

Client: Central Depository Company of Pakistan Ltd.

Duration: Jun 2000 – Aug 2000

Outline: Enforcement of "Delivery versus Payment" operational law across all parties connected with Stock Market's trading, settlement and clearance procedures and transfer of electronic cash & securities between the Participants (Members) of the Stock Market.

Project: General-purpose engineering stores spares’ control system. (Internship Project)

Client: Knoll Pharmaceuticals Limited

Duration: Sep 1998 – Dec 1998

Project: Extension in the web site of PIENET Global to display on-line live currency exchange rates.

Client: PIENET Global - Internet Service Provider

Duration: Mar 1999 – Jun 1999

Summary of Development Achievements: Possess development experience on Java 2 SDK, C++, and also with Oracle 7 till 10g during various free lance and side projects of my employers for the last 7.5 years. Proficient in OO programming, OO A&D as well.

Education

Master in Computer Science (Database & Object Oriented Programming Language), Dept. of CS, Karachi (1999)

B.Sc, Dept. of Physics, Karachi University, Karachi (1996)

Training & Conferences

Trainings/Courses Attended:

8 weeks course on Information Industry Structure and Competitive Strategy from IBA (Aug 2010)

4 days advanced training on HP’s ‘QuickTest Professional’ and ‘Quality Center Administration’ (Oct 2009)

6 days training on HP’s ‘Quality Center’ and ‘QuickTest Professional’ (Aug 2007)

4 days training on Software Requirements Analysis & Effective Requirements Writing (Mar 2007 and April 2008)

6 days course on Java Programming Language (Jan 2000)

Short courses in C language, DOS

Trainings Conducted:

6 days extensive training on Java Programming Language for IoBM’s IT Faculty (July 2000)

Personal Information

Date of Birth: 11th July 1976

Languages: English, Urdu and Arabic

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