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Abdul Faras

Senior MF Developer (TL) / Test Architect / Senior Test Analyst at Cognizant Technology Solutions

Work experience

Nov 2011Present

Associate - Projects

Cognizant Technology Solutions
Nov 2011Present

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 2010Feb 2012

Consultant - TL

Capgemini
Jun 2008Feb 2010

Mainframe Application Developer.

IBM Global Services
Dec 2006Jun 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

19992003

B.E.

Shivaji University

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