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Summary

A forward thinking, capable and committed Software Testing professional with 9 years of experience in Telecom/IT domain. Proven ability to meet deadlines, co-ordinate work and work to defined testing methodologies within a structured environment. Focused on any task at hand and able to utilize existing test knowledge and experiences to come up with practical solutions and alternatives to testing processes. Having strong technical, communication skills and capable of providing guidance to both in house and third party test teams.

Competencies

  • Have close to 9 Years of Professional Experience as a Software Validation Lead Engineer validating products across delivery-focused IT environment.
  • Proficient in system testing, feature/functional, Integration, UAT, regression, usability and non-functional testing like performance, security etc.
  • Proficiency in Black Box Testing techniques like equivalence partitioning and boundary value analysis.
  • Strong experience in Effort Estimation for the Testing Tasks, Developing Test methodologies, Test plans, Creating/Managing Test data, writing Test scripts, executing Test cases, documenting Test cases & results.
  • Good Exposure to various technologies like Data communication, Virtualisation, Bandwidth and Policy Management.
  • Strong Expertise with respect to Manual testing and have Automation skills using tools like Quality Centre, QTP etc.
  • Excellent oral and Written Communication skills to interact with internal as well as external teams.
  • Excellent problem solving and debugging skills for identifying the Problem Areas and expert in the Root cause analysis.
  • Good Knowledge of installation and configuration for various operating systems like Solaris (Unix), Linux and Windows.
  • Excellent working exposure to Software Development Life Cycle and its key milestones.
  • Can work as a Team Member as well as Individual contributor based on the project needs.
  • Worked with Agile, V-model and Waterfall project management models.
  • Good Knowledge in SQL and database concepts.
  • Good knowledge of the Microsoft products such as Access, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Very adaptive and has strong abilities to learn emerging technologies in the dynamic IT Domain.

Work experience

Jul 2008Mar 2014

Technical Leader

ALCATEL-LUCENT, INDIA

The Alcatel-Lucent 7302 Intelligent Services Access Manager (ISAM) is a high-density IP Access Node and a member of Alcatel-Lucent's ISAM family of IP Access products. It addresses the need to deliver very high-speed broadband services from central offices, using VDSL2/Multi-DSL to leverage the existing copper plant and/or using point-to-point fiber. The Intelligent Services Access Manager (ISAM) is the industry's first IP-based platform capable of delivering 100% triple-play services. Following are the features Handled:

SFTP support for xFMU, Linux driver testing for ARM board target SOC with TI/BCM-periperals,  BFMU Automatic PM Collection, PM counter intervals with Time Stamp, Customizable alarms on 7363-MX and 7367-SX, Remote Support for TL1 user Management, CLI commands for active mcast streams, Any to Any PON redundancy, Troubleshooting Counters on REM Expansion link, PPPoE relay with [email protected] concentration, P-Bit Traffic counters, 8 CoS Support for IFX LT boards, 8 CoS Support for VDSL CATAN LT boards. 

Responsibilities:

  • Effort Estimation for the Testing tasks and Prioritization of the user stories based on the complexity
  • Preparing Feature Test Strategy , Test cases and Test list by fDR1
  • Identifying the Automation Test cases for Regression, Writing the Automation scripts, Validating and delivering them into the Super batches.
  • Peer reviews for the Test cases created by other Testers and also reviewing their automation code for the Test cases
  • Reviewing the user story acceptance criteria
  • Responsible for Complete Feature Testing and Prime contact wrt Test for all external teams
  • Identifying bugs and track them to closure by coordinating with the Developers
  • Sprint wise Demo to PLM and other stakeholders
  • Reproducing customer issues and track them to closure, root cause analysis for the failures.
  • Delivering validated builds to production team as per the sprint delivery plan.
  • Mentoring new Team Members through knowledge transfer sessions.
  • Preparation and finalization of testing environment for Product Testing.
  • Planning & managing the work split and task assignment for other team members working on the above features.
  • Basic feature acceptance testing for the above new features and also features from other vendors of Alcatel-Lucent.
  • Execution of test cases in E2E environment which includes Feature Test, Regression Test, Volume Test, Stress and Performance tests.
  • Co-ordination and collection of customer deployment scenarios for customer focused testing.
  • Reproduction of customer issues and follow-up for closure, root cause analysis for the failures.
Mar 2006Jun 2008

Software Engineer

ALCATEL-LUCENT, India

A5430 SRB Session Resource Broker (SRB) is both a QoS policy decision point and policy enforcement point. As a policy decision point PDP, it serves to validate a set of ATM/Ethernet subscribers authenticity and validating the policy request compliancy, As a Policy enforcement point Involved in validating protocols in Diameter, Radius, RMI, SIP. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Validation of CLI interface that interacts with the Edge Routers for QoS Policy configuration specific to ATM/Ethernet.
  • Involved in all phases of testing like Regression test, Feature test, System test and Validation test.
  • Raising the fault records (F-Record/DDTS) for the errors/defects found during testing.
Jun 2005Feb 2006

Software Engineer Trainee

ALCATEL-LUCENT, India

A1000 S12 Switch is an optimized cost-effective, multi-purpose voice switch covering the entire exchange application range of local, toll, combined local & Toll, tandem and international exchanges.

It offers a magnitude of supplementary features for all connected residential Subscribers and a vast range of enhanced features for business subscribers, i.e. Centrex as well as PABX specific services.

 Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for Test Strategy &Test list Preparation, Test Execution, Identifying Defects and Defects closure, and Recreating Customer issues