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Samarth Patel

  • Farmington hills MI
  • +1(732)-551-6512

Sr. Software Validation Engineer


  • 5+ years of experience as a Software Engineer - Software Test & development of Acceptance criteria
  • Working in “Agile Methodology” & “SPICE Methodology”.
  • International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) certified tester foundation level.
  • Hands on experience in System, Functional, Regression, and Data validation Testing and Test report generation.
  • Extensive Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle, Testing & Bug Life Cycle.
  • Independently involved in Defect Management (Defect Reporting and Defect Tracking).
  • A dedicated team player with an analytical bent of mind, determined to be a part of a growth- oriented organization.
  • Well-versed in test scenarios/case creation based on the requirement of the project/application and its functionalities.
  • Exhibits an honest work ethic with strong problem solving & analytical skills, flexibility.
  • Resourcefulness and the ability to work cohesively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Work History

Jul 2015June 2016

Sr. Software Validation Engineer

Danlaw.INC, End client HARMAN , OEM General Motoers
  • Validation of ECUs for Audio and Telematics (which includes Radio, Cluster, Amplifier). 
  • Manual Testing, Automated and semi-automated Testing (running test scripts).
  • Tested features such as AM/FM, USB, CD, AUX, Bluetooth connection, Apple CarPlay, Android CarPlay and other functionalities that are part of the car infotainment system 
  • Served as lead HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) and Quality Center (QC) administrator and subject-matter expert (SME) within Legal Compliance and Risk Technology departments of Leading automotive industry. Oversaw a direct report, Atlassian Jira, and Orasi Jira Bridge for HP Quality Center administration. Key Contributions.
  • Bench testing/troubleshooting
  • Performed all phases of testing, which includes Smoke/ Sanity, Functional, regression, GUI, Robustness, Features and End to End testing.

  • Handled Defect Life Cycle process independently by interacting closely with developers, manager and other team members when required.
  • Participated in TRIAGE discussions on prioritizing the defects and getting them fixed by the suppliers within the deadlines. 
  • Worked closely with Component Engineers and Quality Engineers understanding the properties of the ECU and understanding the defects produced in the validation
  • Tools Used: Vector Canoe, Mx- suite, HP ALM, JIRA
Jul 2014Jul 2015

Software Validation Engineer

Elektrobit Automotive GmbH, Erlangen, Germany

COMPANY: Elektrobit
END CLIENT: Daimler driver assistance system.
Smart and Mercedes-Benz S-class.


  • Organize, conduct and support testing activities including Vehicle Systems, Audio and Acoustics, Networking, and Navigation Applications for Audi, BMW, VW lines. 
  • Performed testing on various embedded features like HMI, Entertainment, Connectivity like BT and CarPlay. 
  • Tested features such as AM/FM, XM, USB, CD, AUX, Bluetooth connection and other functionalities that are part of the car infotainment system.
  • Used Jira, RTC (Rational Team Concert) to report defects. 
  • Study and analyze product specifications and requirement documents (Polarion). 
  • Develop manual and automated test cases with script generation for Systems, Audio, Media and Navigation  features as per customer requirements. 
  • Test and verify audio, video, media, phone, receiver, WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity, route guidance, safety and security features, interfacing icons and widgets, etc. 
  • Perform issue tracking and root cause analysis of test failures and participate in audits and reviews of testing highlighting areas for improvement including monitoring and reporting .
  • Participate and discuss with developers, team lead, manager and other team members in meetings about the issues reported and retesting the fixed issues.  
  • Test and analyze driver assist systems by understanding traffic patterns and environmental driving in the US 
Jan 2014Jun 2014

Software Engineer/HW-SW tester

Robert Bosch GmbH,Stuttgart(Germany) 
  • HW testing(GLM 100 C) calibration testing, function testing
  • Embedded testing of black box[power tool device using range finder Measure the distance using laser]
  • SW testing(Android/apple(IOS)) testing the application and the simulation expected constant connection between hardware(GLM 100 C) and software application
  • SW testing(unit testing, integration testing, system testing) test the software and at the end all the flash file testing with all functions of the device
  • Work on Software Development Life Cycle, Testing & Bug Life Cycle.
Jan 2013Dec 2013

Software Tester/ Software Engineer

  • Proficient in Functional/Regression Test Automation - Concept Design, and Scripting
  • Extensive Knowledge of Client Server Application & Web-based Applications
  • Working in “Agile Methodology”, “SPICE Methodology”
  • Hands on experience in the System, Functional, Regression, and Data validation Testing
  • Extensive Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle, Testing & Bug Life Cycle

Jul 2010Oct 2012

Software verification Engineer 

Robert Bosch GmbH,Stuttgart(Germany) 

COMPANY: Elektrobit
END CLIENT: Audi Electronic Fault Information System
 6 months International Internship + professional job

  • Main line Integrator 
  • Integration of software packages to complete program Versions 
  • Involved in Integration and system testing 
  • Creation and delivery to internal customers of test, development and series (1) versions 
  • Creation of software containers of the plant and delivered to the calibration 
  • Formal checking of program versions, including documentation of the results (analysis of make log files) 
May 2010Jun 2010

Summer Training

Software QA

Software Quality Testing, Software Quality Testing involvesoperation of a system or application under controlled conditions and evaluating the results(e. g.If the user is in interface A of the application while using hardware B, and does C, then D should happen')

Master Thesis

Eberspächer Sütrak GmbH & CO. KG, Stuttgart (Germany)

The master thesis work has been completed during the study, collaboration of  with Eberspacher sutrak on the live project of the company.(It was the part of the study module which need to perform on any live project of automotive industry)

  • Simulation and programming in radCASE (a software tool for object-oriented modeling and generating technical applications) as a programming environment. Programming in C++, UML state machine and .NET
  • Creation of software modules for hardware target platforms (embedded systems) and creating of sensor characteristics and implementation of these characteristics in algorithms and tools for evaluating the sensors
  • Testing of software controllers and modules as well as their integration into the existing software and hardware

Develop and Execute the Automation test-cases and Test report generation.




Techinische Universitat Chemnitz

Automotive Software Engineering



Kalol Institute of Technology

Computer science 


Dec 2014Jan 2015

CCNA –Cisco Certified Network Associate

Cisco Systems, Inc.
Apr 2013Aug 2013

ISTQB Software tester Foundation level

International Software Testing Qualifications Board

The Foundation Level qualification is aimed at professionals who need to demonstrate practical knowledge of the fundamental concepts of software testing. This includes people in roles such as test designers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers and IT Professionals.

The Foundation Level qualification is also appropriate for anyone who needs a basic understanding of software testing, such as project managers, quality managers, software development managers, business analysts, IT directors and management consultants.

Apr 2011Sep 2011

German Language 

Gujarat vidhyapith

B1 Level certificate

Technical skills and competences

German language

Good: Speaking, writing, Reading

Microsoft office
Automation testing
Software testing
C, C++,C# 

Computer Skills and Competences

Operating System:

Win 7, Win 8, Linux, Mac, Android

Functional Skill

Strong analytical skills

Management and communication skills

Strong client interaction skills


Dilip Rathi, Team leader

Elektrobit Automotive GmbH

Am Wolfsmantel 46, 91058 Erlangen, Germany
Andreas Fetzer, Quality Engineer

Robert Bosch GmbH

70745 Leinfelden-Echterdingen


 Valecha, Lead engineer V&V


41131 Vincenti Court

Novi, MI