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Vinayaka Suryanarayana

Test Automation Specialist - Software Development


  • Senior Information Technology professional with more than 6 years of experience in Automation Testing
  • Profound Understanding of Software Development & Testing Life Cycle (SDLC & STLC) and Agile Testing Methodology
  • Hands on expertise in testing and implementing testing process for Testing for Web, standalone and Client-server applications on Windows / Linux environment
  • Technically proficient in working with Python, Selenium, Jenkins/Hudson and QTP
  • Expert level of proficiency in identifying the Defects, Defects Reporting and Tracking and Defect Management
  • Conversant with QA methodologies, requirement analysis, writing test plans and test cases based on system requirement specifications
  • Skillful in test estimations, test design, test development, scheduling and execution and QA of enterprise level application systems, and web solutions that exceed client's business requirements and expectations
  • Worked on  IoT platform which addresses the load effeciency solution for delivery, courier and shipping services, TMUs, TLA, RFID , Inventory and tracking solutions and initiatives.
  • Well versed with domains such as RFID, Retail, Telecom and Banking industries
  • Excellent team player with positive attitude and flexible and versatile to adapt to any new environment and work on any project
  • Global exposure interactingwith clients from USA

Work History

May 2015Present

Technical Lead

ALTEN Calsoft Labs - Deputed with Client : ZebraTechnologies

Currently involved in testing of Trailer Monitoring Units - devices designed to increase the load efficiency of FedEx trailers. The algorithm aids in optimal utilization of trailer space. As the project employs Agile SDLC, my role required close collaboration with developers and I was able to provided automated test solutions as regards Firmware and Software.

Extensive experience in scripting on Python and development of scripts to run regression and performance tests. Experience with Pytest in building test frameworks.

Well versed in Web testing using Selenium, UI automated testing on Android and Windows API testing. Affluent in understanding custom requirements and identifying the appropriate tool/technology for the need.

Jun 2013May 2015

Tech Lead

Tech Mahindra Ltd, India

During my tenure at Tech Mahindra, I was on contract with Motorola Solutions(Symbol). At Motorola Solutions I was encouraged to work on Automation of test cases which work across various devices. My learning here was on RFID domain. We worked mainly on testing the FX7500 - Fixed RFID Reader. I was encouraged to share my expertise in Automation and handed the responsibility to train and guide a team to build robust automation frameworks.

Mar 2012 May 2013

Test Automation Engineer

Novus Information Systems, India

Novus Information Systems gave me an opportunity to work in the start up environment. I worked on various projects during my tenure at Novus Information Systems. The key projects were :

  • Automation test framework to implement Continuous Integration [Analog Devices]
  • PJSIP based mobile SIP phone for Windows, iOS and Android
  • Embedded webserver for configuring  IP Camera
Jul 2009Feb 2012

Software Engineer


At Infosys, I worked in various areas like Test Data Management, Mainframe enhancement projects, Functional Testing and Performance Testing. In the process I was involved in design of various programs for the automated database clean up and reporting. I learnt greatly about the banking and domain during my work at Infosys. The key projects were :

  • Fiduciary Client ownership and transfer
  • Client and Account Delete


Software Testing Life Cycle

  • Requirement Gathering & Analysis
  • Test estimations
  • Project & Source Management
  • Technical Documentation & Reviewing
  • Test Cases Execution
  • Product Application Testing
  • Defect Tracking
  • Test Strategy / Approach
  • Software Quality Assurance
  • Bug life cycle
Test automation framework design
  • Have worked on various automation testing software tools
  • Developed and tuned a lot of automation frameworks to suit the object under test
Team Management
  • Lead a testing team to perform STLC on a given product to ensure quality assurance
  • Suggest and implement automation frameworks
Agile methodologies

Well versed with AGILE methodology, continuous iteration of development and testing throughout the software development life cycle of the project. Practicing to learn to be a scrim master. 

Continuous Integration with Jenkins/Hudson

Utilized to deploy a complete environment for continuous integration by using Jenkins/Hudson, with dependents like GIT, Pytest