- A forward thinking, capable and committed QA Manager with over 14 years of experience with a proven ability to meet agreed deadlines, co - ordinate testing activities and define testing methodologies. Extensive international experience of working across geographies. Having versatile experience of management and consulting with first class executive leadership, technical and communication skills.
- Managing and delivering large programs/projects testing with teams spread across geographies
- Providing customized and focused testing strategies for diverse sectors including Travel, Retail, Investment Banking, Insurance, Energy, and Manufacturing.
- Proficient in hands on and leading strategic activities like
- Test Center of Excellence Roll-out
- Test transformation and optimization
- Test Management and Automation Tools
- Agile Testing
- Experience in developing and executing test process, planning and estimation, test cases for multiple types of testing i.e. system testing, user acceptance, regression etc.
- Expertise in generating test status reports, defect management and reporting
- Well-Versed with tools like Rally,HP ALM/Quality Center, JIRA, Bugziila, Selenium,QTP
QA Lead/BA, MN
- Developing and implementing end-to-end testing strategy.
- Managing functional/ integration/user acceptance testing effort
- Defining data migration testing strategy
- Defining user stories for required functionality
- Defect Management and reporting metrics and status.
Testing Manager and Senior Quality Consultant
- Understand business and IT priorities and provide customer-specific testing solutions and roadmaps
- Test Center of excellence Roll-Out
- Define and implement testing strategy for large testing programs
- Recruit, supervise, mentor project teams and conduct performance appraisals
- Develop in house test solutions, frameworks and participate in pre-sales
QA Program Manager
- Developing and maintaining test methodology.
- Managing integration/automation/Performance /user acceptance testing effort
- Managing Environment and Data strategy
- Reviewing test plans for projects involved
- Coordinating the work of test teams and monitoring their performance.
- Compiling test metrics for management.
- Implementing risk-based test approach for changing deadlines and Identify test approaches that optimize the delivery schedule.
Test Transformation Assessment
- Assessment of as-is Testing function for Global Wholesale Banking division
- Identified optimization opportunities and designed prioritized recommendations
- Recommended Organization transformation roadmap grouped in work streams
- Performed assessment on as-is IT organization and its testing needs
- Recommended improvement tracks and roadmap
- Conceptualized and designed Target Operating Model
- Defined new Organization structure and Roles/Responsibilities
- Managed the Confidential Pilot implementation Program
- Built strategy for global roll out of process centric methodology
- Designed Process Framework for Confidential
- Defined and rolled-out processes, procedures, templates, checklists, guidelines.
- Defining Metrics and Dashboard framework
- Conducted trainings and workshops, road shows to formalize and roll-out the new Testing Center of Excellence
- Defined Regression Optimization Strategy
- Implemented Orthogonal Array based test design technique for test optimization
- Gather testing requirements for orthogonal array based test design
- Mentored all testing staff and BAs in Orthogonal Array - based Test Design
Test Organization Transformation
- Reviewed current organization structure, testing practices, extent of automation for AST division
- Recommended future state QA model in terms of organization, Governance model, vendor engagement, process improvement roadmap.
- Reviewed current process capabilities, tools utilization and organization structure
- Reviewed existing processes / practices for major projects and small enhancements
- Recommended a QA strategy in terms of alignment with SDLC, hand-offs, roles,responsibilities
- Provided detailed Testing Organization Transformation Strategy & Roadmap
- Review existing processes / practices, work products related to testing such as Test plans, Test cases / Scripts, Test log, defect tracking and closure mechanism
- Conduct Gap Analysis on the “As-Is” process compared to industry best practices
- Recommend a scalable QA framework and methodology
- Lead the System, Integration and Regression Test effort for all Maximo customizations
- Prepare the Master Test Plan
- Setup the Test Case Framework in Quality Center
- Coordinating activities of developer, tester and infrastructure/environment teams
Test Automation Lead
- Managing QA automation team of 6 people and planning the Test strategy for various releases.
- Managing and Point to Point Test with various other upstream and downstream applications.
- Design and Enhance various Layers of a Modular Automation Framework
- Configuration Management of the Test Scripts using Perforce