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  • 10+ Years of experience as Automation QA Engineer in testing commercial software internet products for digital media and networking clients.
  • Good experience in functional and non-functional testing for web applications across different environments.
  • Designed and developed automation framework for functional testing of REST based API’s using Jersey client  libraries.
  • Experience in testing cloud based APIs (Salesforce, Informatica) using different authentication techniques.
  • Developed test scripts for functional testing of customer subscription flow using Cucumber JVM and Webdriver.
  • Good experience working across team of API/UI developers in 2 week sprint cycle delivering functional components for web products
  • Developed API workbench for testing API requests using Node JS request libraries.
  • Developed Jmeter scripts to validate performance metrics for API  in AWS cloud infrastructure  as per agreed SLA.
  • Experience in designing and implementing cloud infrastructure using AWS for N Tier web application products .


  • ISEB- Foundation certificate in software testing.
  • SCJP-Sun certified Java programmer.
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate - AWS-ASA-8881
  • AWS Certified Developer - Associate - AWS-ADEV-1260
  • AWS Certified Sysops Administrator - AWS-ASOA-2250

Work experience

Jan 2017Present

Test Automation Consultant

Press Association
  •  Working on Digital transformation program for media content delivery 
  • Developed automation framework for testing Java/Node JS based microservices.
  •  Responsible for E2E testing of media content through DB,Message queues and microservices for content delivery. 
  • Integrated Java test framework in CD environment with use of Jenkins pipeline .
  • Developed Front end automation scripts for Angular JS based web application 
  • Tech stack involves: Java 8 , Spring  ,Fluent API ,WebDriver, Cucumber
Dec 2012Dec2016

Test Automation Consultant

News UK
  • Working as Automation consultant  for Customer Management program comprising of Acquisition (ECommerce),Billing(Zuora) and Fullfillment(Amazon SWF) for times and sun products.
  • Developed Mock API generation tool with Node JS framework.
  • Designed and implemented API test automation suite using Jersey client libraries for  internal and partner API's (REST based ) used in customer subscription flow.
  • Developed Front end automation test scripts using WebDriver & Java - Cucumber JVM for different subscription flows.
  • Developed integration tests designed to validate customer/payment information data flow across different components(CRM, Billing) with partner API's.
  • Developed Jmeter scripts for API performance validation across compute/network/db stacks.
  • Configured  test suite with Jenkins for continuous integration execution over AWS EC2 instances.
Aug 2012Dec 2012

Test  Automation Consultant

  •  Worked as automation consultant for Truphone b2b web application product.
  • Automated functional test cases for SIM provisioning workflow using C#/Webdriver
  • Developed Gherkin feature files and step definitions for Netherlands SIM ordering test scenarios using Specflow.
Jan 2012Aug 2012

Senior Qa Engineer

Sporting Index
  • Developed front end automation framework using C#/Webdriver using Page Object design pattern from scratch for trading application product (Backbone JS).
  • Developed Integration tests for REST full webservice API's to validate JSON responses using wcf client libraries.
  • Part of Agile SCRUM team in delivering product releases in 2 week iteration.(conversant with Rally for agile project management)
  • Developed feature files and step definitions for different bet placement scenario's using specflow.
  • Developed testscripts for functional testing of trade desk Web UI using selenium web driver with validation in DB.
Feb 2011Jan 2012

Senior QA Engineer

  • Worked briefly on ControlTier POC for deployment of windows services across environments.
  • Prepared  test plan  for Eligibility and Benefits portal for health plan providers.
  •  Preparation of QA metrics for each of the user stories and communicating with stakeholders.
  • Developed UI automation scripts using Selenium Web driver for E&B portal. 
Oct 2007Jan 2011

Senior Qa Engineer

  • Worked as Senior QA on delivering major web hosting product releases for smallbusiness platform.
  • Developed and maintained front end automated tests for subscription journey using selenium RC and executed across multiple machines using Grid mode
  • Contributed helper classes and common utilities for organisation wide  Selenium automation framework .
  • Developed perl scripts for testing third party API's for domain transfer project.
  • Contributed to existing JMeter scripts with new domain ordering flow for performance validation.
May 2005Oct 2007

Senior Qa Engineer

  •  Worked as test automation consultant for ICM QA team .
  • Created web automation framework using silktest and developed base library utilities for browser automation.
  • Reduced regression timelines massively with use of automation testscripts for monthly releases .
  • Trained new team members on silktest automation


Sep 2000Apr 2004

Bachelors in Computer science Engineering

Amrita Institute of Technology


Webservices testing

Mockito,Jersey client ,REST Assured,SOAP UI

Performance testing


Infrastructure / CI / Monitoring

Heroku,AWS,Jenkins,New Relic,Zabbix

Programming languages / Testing frameworks

Java 7,Groovy,C#,TestNG,Chai,Node /Angular JS

UI Automation

Selenium Webdriver,Cucumber