Summary

Years of Experience: 3+ years as a Software Test Engineer Organization Details: • Principle Test Engineer – HCL Technologies Ltd, India, Dec 2005 – Oct 2006 • Software Test Engineer – Satyam Computer Services Ltd, India, Sep 2003 – Nov 2005 Professional Profile: • A Project Engineer in Software Testing • Worked extensively in Manual Testing and Designing of Test Cases • Experience in Web Testing, Mainframes Testing and Client/Server Applications Technical Responsibilities: • Analysis of the specifications provided by the client • Provide Test Plans based on the specifications • Design and Development of Business Scenarios • Design and review of Integration and System Test Cases • Execute Test Scripts using Test Director • Defect Logging and Tracking

Management Responsibilities:

• Status reports and Interaction with clients on a daily basis

• Audited the entire account every 2 weeks• Conducted Configuration Management Audits once a month• Performed a Six Sigma Project to improve the Software Life Cycle• Maintained Metrics of the Project Leadership Activities: • Quality Analyst: Conducted Internal Audits of the entire account every 2 weeks • Mentor: Held training sessions for new Associates joining the team • Project Start-Up: Was responsible for building a team from 1 to 73 • Team Meetings: Held weekly team meetings to discuss the status of the project

Skill Set:

Languages: C, HTML Operating Systems: Windows 98, NT, 2000, XP, Vista Packages: MS Office Suite – MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint Engineering Tools: MATLAB and SIMULINK Testing Tools: Test Director, Quality Center Certifications: Yellow Belt Six Sigma, ISTQB Foundation Additional Tools: Microsoft SourceSafe, PMOffice Domain: Insurance, Retail Interfaces: Web, Client/Server, Mainframe

Objective

To obtain a full time position in an Analysis, Design or Testing team which utilizes my technical and communications skills from my previous experience

Work History

Work History
Aug 2008 - Present

Research Assistant

Clemson University - Mathematical Sciences Dept

• Implement Digital Signal processing techniques to analyze the power signal levels across the university• Gather data across various points in the university using a Vector Signal Analyzer and analyzed Noise measures from the incoming signal• Categorize the Noise levels based on its properties and behavior• Apply Stochastic Processes to come up with innovative methods to reduce these noise levels in a power signal

Dec 2005 - Oct 2006

Principle Test Engineer

HCL Technologies Limited

Summary:

• Provided Test Plans based on the specifications provided by the client• Reviewed Product Based Test Cases• Executed Test Scripts using Test Director• Audited the entire account every 2 weeks• Conducted Configuration Management Audits once a month• Held weekly team meetings to discuss the status of the project• Mentored new Associates joining the team• Performed a Six Sigma Project to improve the Software Life Cycle• Maintained Metrics of the Project

Details:

General & Specialty – Webstore QA – GSI CommerceDuration: Dec 2005 to Oct 2006Organization: HCL Technologies Ltd.Operating System: WIN XPLanguages: Java, JSP, HTML, JscriptDatabases: SQL Server 2000, Oracle 9iTools Used: Test Director, PM Office, MS OfficeRole: Team Lead, Project Quality AnalystTeam Size: 52Responsibilities:   • Analysis of the Software Requirements Specifications • Preparation of Test Plans• Test Scripting and Test Execution• Defect Reporting using Test Director• Defect tracking, consolidation and prevention• Client Interaction to report status and issues• Configuration Management and Version Control• Mentoring new associates• Status Meetings on a weekly basis with the Client• Maintaining Metrics of the Project• Internal Auditing twice every month

Sep 2003 - Nov 2005

Software Test Engineer

http://www.satyam.com

Summary:

• Analyzed specifications provided by the client• Designed and Developed Business Scenarios• Designed and reviewed Integration and System Test Cases• Logged and Tracked Defects• Reported Status and Interacted with clients on a daily basis• Mentored and held training sessions for new Associates joining the team• Built a team from 1 to 73 as per requirements of the project• Effort Estimation for the Project• Development of Knowledge Repository

Details:

1. Sales Assignment and Management System – ABC InsuranceDuration: May 2004 to Nov 2005Organization: Satyam Computer Services Ltd.Operating System: WIN XPLanguages: JCL, PL/I Databases: DB2 (Mainframes)Tools Used: SPUFIRole: Team LeadTeam Size: 73Responsibilities:• Project Kick Off• Analysis of the specifications provided by the clients• Effort Estimation and Resource Management• Knowledge repository development• Design and Development of Business Scenarios• Design and Review of Integration Test Cases• Defect tracking, consolidation and prevention• Mentoring the new associates• Growing and maintaining a team of 732. HO-W Agent UI Rewrite – Test Designing – ABC InsuranceDuration: Jan 2004 to May 2004Organization: Satyam Computer Services Ltd.Operating System: Windows 2000, WIN XPLanguages: ASP.NETDatabases: SQL ServerTools Used: MS Office, Lotus NotesRole: Team MemberTeam Size: 3Responsibilities:• Designing Design Based Inventories and Test Coverage Matrix• Designing and Executing Integration and System Test Cases• Defect Logging using Lotus Notes3. HO-W Area A upgrade – Test Execution – ABC InsuranceDuration: Dec 2003 to Jan 2004Organization: Satyam Computer Services Ltd.Operating System: Windows 2000, WIN XPLanguages: ASP.NET Databases: SQL ServerTools Used: MS Office, Lotus NotesRole: Team MemberTeam Size: 7Responsibilities:• Executing the Integration and System Test Cases• Defect Logging using Lotus Notes4. HO-W Area A upgrade – Test Designing – State Farm InsuranceDuration: Oct 2003 to Dec 2003Organization: Satyam Computer Services Ltd.Operating System: Windows 2000, WIN XPLanguages: ASP.NET Databases: SQL ServerTools Used: MS OfficeRole: Team Member Team Size: 21Responsibilities:• Designing Integration Test Cases

Education

Education
Jan 2007 - Present

Master of Science

Clemson University

• Master of Science in Electrical Engineering• Minor in Mathematical SciencesGPA: 3.2/4.0

Skills

Skills

Manual Testing

Quality Center

Test Director

MATLAB

HTML

C

Certifications

Certifications

Six Sigma - Stage 1

Six Sigma

ISTQB - Foundation

International Software Testing Qualifications Board

References

References

Tarun Mehra

Arijit Sarkar

Jasneet Sidhu