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A result-focused professional with 11 + years in software Testing and quality assurance with a proven track record of delivery, strong strategic vision and demonstrated ability to inspire/mentor/manage Test/QA teams and its activities in the geographically dispersed companies. 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.

Area of Expertise


Managerial skills
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Managing test and QA teams
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Having a flexible attitude and pro-active
  • Ability to lead offshore testing teams
  • Experience of client facing roles
  • Ability to learn applications in a short time with minimal documentation
  • Ability to manage stress, time and people effectively
  • Quality System Audits and the Corrective and Preventive Action implementation
Testing skills
  • ISTQB Certified Tester
  • Strong understanding of Software Development methodology in Agile and Waterfall Development processes
  • Diverse knowledge in Software Development and Software Testing life cycle
  • Experience in Team Management, Quality and Test Management
  • Hands on experience on Testing Methodologies: Unit, Regression, System Integration, Acceptance, Performance and Security Testing
  • 7+ years of experience in Automation using commercial and Open Source tools
  • Hands on Experience on different automation frameworks with complex Web and Desktop applications
  • Proven expertise in Continually improve the Delivery Model for End-to-End testing
  • Creation and maintenance of Traceability Matrix, QA Metrics, Trend Analysis
Technical Skills
  • Project Scheduling: MS Project 2010, MS office 2010
  • Test Management: JIRA, QC, Zephyr for JIRA, SilkCentral, TestLink, TestRail
  • Programming Languages: JAVA, C#
  • Configuration Management: Git, Stash, Bamboo, Jenkins
  • Automation: Selenium WebDriver, SilkTest, QTP, SilkPerformer and JMeter
  • Virtualization: VMware, Hyper-V, VirtualBox and BrowserStack
  • Platforms: Windows, Mac and Linux
  • Database: Oracle, MySQL

Work experience

May 2014Present

Test Manager

EMERIO Singapore, an NTT Communication Company

Responsible for the test management of WideAngle project throughout the project life cycle, also involved in creating structured process in JIRA to manage defects right through to resolution.

  • Manage a team of Testing and Quality Assurance Specialists
  • Developing and maintaining test plan and Test strategies for the release
  • System Integration Testing deliverables
  • Coordinating the work of test teams and monitoring their performance
  • Following up on any outstanding open risks or issues.
  • Product owner and Scrum Master for Automation using Selenium WebDriver
  • Penetration testing to find Vulnerabilities in application using Nessus, Wapiti and ZAP tools
  • Managing the gathering of System Integration Test results and providing sign-off
  • Provide support during UAT, Acceptance testing and Production deployment
  • Compiling test metrics for management
  • Reporting to upper management on progress and issues
  • Identify test approaches that optimize the delivery schedule


  • Design Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery system using Atlassian ALM tools, which helped development team to get fast feedback (Fail Fast) and reduce Build and Deployment time by 40%
  • End to End Automation using Selenium WebDriver
  • Successfully Implemented Agile Scrum process for Automation
  • Uncovered critical Vulnerabilities in the Web Application using Penetration testing tools
  • Created workflows, Dashboards, Schemes in JIRA which helped improve the process and provide better visibility to the management on the project status.
Jun 2010May 2014

QA Lead

Autodesk Singapore R&D
  • Led a globally distributed team towards delivering Autodesk 360 Sync Desktop component for 3 consecutive years with good quality and received awards and recognition from higher management
  • Automation: Helped team in selecting the best tool for UI and Performance Automation, and played a key role in Designing, building and optimizing the framework
  • End-to-End Testing which includes Installer, Functional, Performance, Side-by-side and System Integration Testing
  • Process and Quality Improvements: Implemented Continuous Integration(Jenkins), Test Management tool(TestLink), Wiki and virtual Lab, which helped team to quickly adopt to Agile Scrum process
Oct 2009Apr 2010

Senior QA Engineer

Agilent Technologies
  • Identifying the areas of improvement and determining QA Best practices to improve the test effectiveness
  • Had major contribution in standardizing the automation scripts and modularizing, optimizing and maintaining the automation framework
Nov 2007Sep 2009

QA Engineer

Micro Focus(formerly BORLAND), Singapore
  • Enterprise Readiness Testing: Led a team of 4 QA Engineers to Design and Implement the Automation framework for System Integration Testing
  • Automation Test Framework: Implemented a one-touch automation framework: Designed and developed an end-to-end automation framework using SilkTest and SilkPerformer for Functional and Performance testing which helped reduce more than 50% of man hours
  • Quality Infrastructure: Provided and implemented an Infrastructure for driving quality processes
Feb 2006Nov 2007

Test Engineer

Agilent Technologies, Singapore
  • Design and developed test plan and test strategy for every release
  • Developed automation framework for functional and performance testing
  • Helped DEV Team to narrow down the problem by providing root cause analysis
  • Worked closely with the DEV team to develop test strategies which helped to improve the quality of software releases
Dec 2004Jan 2006

Test Engineer

  • CMMI Level 5 quality process: Successfully implemented CMMI level 5 test process
  • Setup and Configured the test bed using different test equipment to execute the tests on Network Elements
  • System Integration Testing and System Test Handover
  • Regression Test Cases Automation using shell scripting


Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)


Certified Scrum Master (CSM)


ISTQB Certified Tester



Oct 2000Sep 2003

Master of Computer Applications

Visveswaraiah Technological University