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Project Quality

United States
$100,000 annual
August 31, 2012

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Adhithi Sundararajan


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New York, NY 10280

Software Testing & QA Lead, 11 Years’ Experience


To obtain a challenging role in Software QA & Testing that exploits my technical and leadership skills


• Worked as Full-time Testing/QA Consultant Team Lead in Accenture

• Year: From June 2004 to June 2009

• Delivery Centers: Bangalore, India; Manila, Philippines; Chicago & New York, USA.


Technical Skills

Hands-on experience in implementation of Software Quality Processes.

Ability to perform System/Unit testing, Integration testing and UAT.

In-depth knowledge of Testing Concepts.

Hands-on experience in Testing Tools like HP- Load Runner, HP-Quality Center, SOA Test, JIRA, IBM-Rational Tools -Functional Tester and Quality Manager

Expertise in Microsoft Office Tools – Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio.

Expertise in implementation of PeopleSoft 9.1 Upgrade

Excellent exposure to various Quality Models like ISO 9001, CMM, CMM-I

Experience in reviewing SDLC Artifacts, Business Requirements and Use Cases

Hands-on experience in SDLC Models like Waterfall, V&V, Agile

Leadership Skills

Extensive experience in leading and managing a large Testing and QA Team

Ability to conduct and manage Training Programs effectively

Strong communication skills.

Experience in handling multiple projects simultaneously

Effective team player; Excellent interpersonal and writing skills.


Investment banking experience – Compliance Test Team and Private Bank Middleware Technology.

Experience in Telecommunications, Healthcare and Education domain

International exposure in Asia, ANZ, Europe and America.


Test Lead- ITES, University of New South Wales

Sydney-Australia (July 2011-April 2012)

• Prepare & Track Test Plan; Review & sign off Test Estimations

• Design, develop and execute quality test cases to cover business use cases

• Execute System-Integration, UAT and Performance Testing

• Facilitate implementation of JIRA Tool & Agile Testing

• Perform implementation of PeopleSoft Financials and HR 9.1 Upgrade

• Lead Project Team Meetings; Coordinate & Track weekly, monthly releases

• Utilize JIRA defect tracking tool to log and track defects and feature requests in the current release under test.

• Conduct Defect Resolution Meetings; Verify Fixes and Perform Regression Testing.

Performance Test Lead, SingTel Optus Telecommunications

Sydney-Australia (July 2009 – July 2011)

• Prepare & Track Test Plan; Review & sign off Test Estimations

• Review and Update Test Cases prepared by Test Analysts

• Facilitate Implementation of Agile methodologies within the Testing Team

• Lead Project Team Meetings &Report Daily Status to the Top Management

• Manage and Lead a Testing Team of 6 members locally

• Monitor Performance Test Execution; Prepare & Track Test Summary Report

• Responsible for getting Signoff on all the deliverables.

• Liase with the Project and Business Teams for review and approvals.

*Feb - June 2009 – Away on maternity leave. I was employed in Accenture, India.

Team Lead- Testing

Accenture Services Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore, India (Sep 2008 – Jan 2009)

Clients Include: Bank of America, Morgan Stanley

Perform System & UAT Testing. Lead Team Meetings.

Conduct Audits & Training Programs to team size of 100+.

Projects worked on as an employee of ACCENTURE LLP, USA (Dec 2006 – Aug 2008):

Team Lead - Testing

JP Morgan Chase Private Bank, Wall Street, New York City (Aug 2007 – Aug 2008)

Conduct automated web services testing using SOA Test and Altova XMLSpy.

Performance Testing using Load Runner

Report, Track and Maintain Defects using XML Spy and Mercury Quality Center.

Perform Regression Tests

Prepare and Track Test Plan document using Microsoft Project.

Review and Update Test Suite comprising of Test Cases, Conditions and Test Scripts

Prepare Project Metrics Report on a monthly-basis on various metrics like schedule, effort and size.

Manage and Lead a Testing Team of 8 members, locally and at Offshore

Update Team Status to Top Management on a weekly-basis

Track Team Performance and revise goals for improvement

Participate in all meetings on a daily-basis.

Responsible for Testing, Signoff and Release Notes for all UAT and Production Releases.

Team Lead – Testing

UBS AG Private Bank- Legal & Compliance Team, Stamford, Connecticut (Apr 2007 – Jul 2007)

Analyze and Validate Functional Requirements of Compliance team business processes

Define Use Cases and review Process Flow diagrams for core business processes

Lead and Manage Business Analyst and Testing Team comprising of 3 members in USA, 2 members in London and 1 member in Hong Kong.

Prepare & Review Project Plan, Estimates, Test Plan and Summary Reports.

Facilitate Project Issues and participate in Compliance Risk Assessments. Lead Project Team Meetings on Project Schedule

Develop Test Strategy and Test Cases; Design formal test plans to effectively baseline new and existing compliance regulations and internal controls.

Perform Gap Analysis and recommend improvements in the processes, procedures and/or controls

Streamline Configuration Management activities

Team Lead – Quality

Cardinal Health, Dublin, Ohio USA (Dec 2006 – Mar 2007)

Improved Testing processes for CMM-I Level 5 compliance.

Performed Audits and discussed Audit Report results with the customer

Team Lead – Quality & Testing

Accenture Services Ltd, Manila, Philippines (Jul 2006 – Nov 2006)

Lead User Acceptance Testing Team of 10 members; Metrics-roll out to 50 Projects

Facilitated CMM-I Level 5 appraisals; Conduct Training sessions for 200+ members

Senior Quality Analyst

Accenture Services Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore, India (Jun 2004 – Jun 2006)

Clients Include: Bank of America, Wachovia, Barclays, Auto Club Group, Timken

Facilitate Projects for CMM-I Level 5 compliance.

Conduct Training on Accenture Methodologies and Tools to various stakeholders.

Perform System & UAT Testing. Lead Team Meetings.


Quality Analyst

Esdotcom Software Services Pvt. Ltd, Chennai, India (Sep 2000 – Mar 2004)

Lead Testing Team; Implement and facilitate CMM-I processes.


Received accolades for effective implementation of Testing processes at SingTel Optus

Best Player Award for excellent performance as Testing Lead at JPMorgan Chase, NYC

Best Player Award for having facilitated Quality processes for Project team size of 150+ at Accenture. Received early Promotion.


Certified ISTQB Tester (CTFL)

Certified Software Test Manager & Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA)

Microsoft Certified in SQL Server


Diploma in Network Computing, India (2000)

Bachelor in English Literature, University of Madras, India (2000)


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