- 19+ years of work experience: 9+ at Confidential, 8+ at Confidential, 2 at Confidential Digital, India
- Expertise in Program Management, Software Testing & Automation of Web Applications, Services, Databases, Requirements Analysis & Test Planning
- Strong People Manager, experienced with recruiting and retaining top talent as well as growing and advancing direct reports, mentoring juniors.
- Proven experience in defining test automation engineering strategy and collaborating with global teams, internal/external partners, teams and customers
- Deep understanding of Agile Engineering practices, design, development, testing and operational models for online services
- Highly motivated technical and engineering leader with a passion for innovation, quality and team productivity
- Java, Cassandra, SQL, mySQL, C#, XML, TestNg, Selenium Webdriver, Jenkins, JSON, Maven, MongoDB
- Tools: Adobe CQ5, JIRA, SPIRA, Testlink, Swagger, Postman, Eclipse IDE, GIT
- Certifications: Apache Cassandra Developer, Apache Cassandra Administrator
Sr. Software Engineering Manager
- Running a team of Developers, Test Leads and SDETs at both Onsite & Offshore responsible for overall functionality of Sears, Kmart web sites, the underlying web services, Content Management System/Adobe CQ5.
- Managing Development & QA deliveries for a code re - write project of Search Frontend.
- Directing development of automated UI, API & DB functional tests to execute testing at a larger scale and at a faster pace using Selenium Web Driver, Java, TestNg, etc.
- Helped expand Test Automation Framework to drive keyword & data driven testing, to have HAR capture capability, to make API tests development quicker
- Helped architect and develop Test Analytics dashboard, Tests Analyzer tool, and an Alerting tool using Java, MySQL, Hibernate, MVC Architecture, etc.
- Architected an automated Test Data Population tool to solve some pain points in test automation that were resulting in reporting false failures.
- Partnered in architecting Product Dashboard & develop the test automation script to cater the needs of Business teams
- Directed the development of Deadlinks Validation tool in Java to crawl the Sears & Kmart sites and report broken links, images, incorrect store information display.
- Driving Tests Estimation, Planning & Execution for various releases per sprint across different applications by working alongside the Developers & Product Managers.
- Partnered with Development & Infrastructure teams to help set up the CI/CD pipeline
- Directing & help design Test Strategies in testing complex scenarios
- Hands-on Functional Testing of APIs & online features to support the fast-paced releases in an agile environment.
Software Development Engineer in Test
- Led Functional Testing in different teams - Bing Search, Bing Shopping, Confidential Learning, Confidential Support
- Tech Led the Test Automation Development & Execution of Data Ingestion pipeline of BING Shopping Search Engine - XML, SQL Server, C#, MSTest
- Requirements Analysis, Test Planning, Tests Development, Tests Execution & Reporting, Tests Monitoring, etc.
- Developed Fault Tolerance Tests, Services Tests, KPI Metrics Dashboard
- Mentored Interns & other Team Members
- Worked closely with Dev teams, Product Managers, Project Managers, and cross functional Test Teams to deliver Quality Results
- Worked with Business/Product Managers & External Clients to discuss the Business Requirements
- Developed Requirement Specifications Documents for Dev & Test Teams to refer to
- Worked on developing prototypes to present to the Customer before full fledge development starts
- Helped with Development & Testing Efforts