Abdul Faras

Work History

Work History
Nov 2011 - Present

Associate - Projects

Cognizant Technology Solutions
Nov 2011 - Present

Test Architect

Cognizant Technology Solutions
Working as a test Architect/Analyst for a client of Cognizant which is one of the biggest bank of UK. I am involved in System Integration Testing activities for this client. My responsibilities majorly include- • Understanding end to end functionality of the CR for the testing and preparing high level test strategy for testers. • Work as end to end test manager for some of the assignments. Collaboration with multiple teams and stakeholders, like various FE testing teams and support teams. • Senior test analyst for some of the assignments. Test model & test plan creation. • Test data setup and actual execution of mainframe jobs and batches. • Creation and automation of regression packs of various processes. • Daily and weekly status reporting, governance decks and matrices reporting. • Conducting interviews and KTs for new joiners in the account.
Feb 2010 - Feb 2012

Consultant - TL

Capgemini
Jun 2008 - Feb 2010

Mainframe Application Developer.

IBM Global Services
Dec 2006 - Jun 2008

Analyst Programmer

Syntel
I am working on Mainframe. I am in to development of a mainframe based products using various technologies like: COBOL, CICS, JCL, VSAM, DB2 etc..

Education

Education
1999 - 2003

B.E.

Shivaji University

Skills

Skills

End to End Test Management

Business Analysis

System Integration Testing

Functional Testing

Databases

Software Project Management

IBM Mainframe

z/OS

REXX

IMS DB/DC

Programming

Testing

SQL

Quality Center

Requirements Analysis

Mainframe

CICS

JCL

SDLC

Fileaid

DB2

VSAM

COBOL