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Software Test Manager Resume

Raleigh, NC

OBJECTIVE

Desire to be a part of vibrant and leading organization and create footprints as Project Manager/Software Test Manager. Assist organization in all aspects by utilizing all my skills, knowledge, abilities and experience with a balance of hands - on, management and leadership responsibilities

SUMMARY:

  • Project Manager/Test Manager with 8+ years of experience, managing 10+ software test engineers (onsite and nearshore, offshore) supporting Smart Grid Metering projects for Utilities industry.
  • As test engineer, experience testing smart metering products(AMI), In Home Devices and Server Storage controllers.
  • Manage onsite and offshore software test projects - 8+ years of experience
  • Experience working in Agile and Waterfall environments
  • Gather and analyze Requirements
  • Project Plan creation for product test
  • Test Plan Creation
  • Test Lab Management
  • Develop and execute test strategies(priority)
  • Work closely with Product Development, Project Management and Release Management
  • Manage stakeholder expectations
  • Conduct Agile Ceremonies and attain Project Meetings
  • Hands on product test experience
  • Provide Technical direction/guidance
  • Lead diverse teams for
  • Automation
  • Functional Test
  • System Test (end-to-end)
  • Regression
  • Staff Management and Problem solving
  • Establish and ensure to meet Test Department goals
  • Setup individual KPI for team members
  • Test engineers Performance Review
  • Lead and motivate team members
  • Setup Team Building Events
  • Key contributor in test staff Hiring and Releasing decision
  • Technical/QA lead and Sr. Test Engineer - 10+ years of experience
  • Acquire Test Requirements
  • Generate Test Plan with test duration
  • Test Cases creation and test prioritization
  • Test lab setups
  • Test case review with developers
  • Test execution and Bug/Defect findings
  • Bug reporting with necessary logs
  • Help development in defect recreation
  • Generate and provide test status as defined by organization
  • Participate in new candidate interviews and provide input in hiring process

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Software Test Manager

Confidential, Raleigh, NC

Responsibilities:

  • Feature Test, Functional Test, System Test (end-to-end) and Automated Regression
  • Responsible for creating detailed project plans and work breakdown structure plans to illustrate resource allocation and scheduling tasks using Agile tool
  • Attain meetings with upper management to communicate accomplishments, plans and any issues/risks with mitigation options
  • Monitor test activities and mentor test team
  • Spending ~30% of time in product test described in ‘Sr. Software Test Engineer’ experience
  • Improvements and changes
  • Adapted Agile process as suggested by organization and established Agile process in test environment. (Agile Tools used - Rally and Jira)
  • Established cross-functional team environment to better utilize time resource
  • Lead Test Automation Project/Team and established automated regression (using Sahi Automation Tool) for quick and effective test with same number of human resources
  • Setup continuous regression (setup in Jenkins) to identify and retest fixed issues early on
  • Setup real time project status and improved reporting for Product Management and upstream management
  • New Test Resource trainings

Environment: Rally, Jira, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office, Sahi (automation tool), Jenkins, SoapUI, Subversion, ClearDDTS, Elster in-house ticket tool, C/C++, Java, Tomcat, Sencha, Flex, XML, Oracle, Oracle SQL Developer Client, Lotus Notes, WAN, LAN, NAN, TCP/IP, IPv4, IPv6, C12.18, C12.21, C12.22, ZigBee, Microsoft Windows, Red Hat-Linux

Software Test Manager

Confidential, Raleigh, NC

Responsibilities:

  • Product Solution installation, test and identify/retest fixed issues.
  • Client-Server web app with OpenVPN, installed on multiple OS (Windows and Linux) supporting Demand Response and Street Light Solutions
  • Networks - WAN, LAN, NAN
  • Multiple utilities devices
  • Smart Electric meter in WAN network and Mesh network (IPv6 and 900 MHz)
  • Battery Powered Gas and Water devices in 900 MHz mesh network
  • Street Light devices in 900 MHz mesh network
  • In-Home-Devices in ZigBee and 900 MHz mesh network
  • Test Lab setup activities
  • Setup supported devices
  • Device FW upgrades - manual and OTA (Over the air)
  • Modify device configurations using proprietary Meter Tools
  • Test functions (listed few) - using Graphical User Interface (GUI), Web Services (SoapUI) and MultiSpeak APIs
  • Meter reads for Billing - Register, Interval Profile etc.
  • Voltage Monitoring
  • Connect/Reconnect
  • Outage/Restoration
  • WAN/LAN/NAN Security
  • Demand Limiting
  • Street Light - On/Off/Dim
  • Demand Response - Pricing, Load Control and Messaging

Environment: Microsoft Office, Subversion, ClearDDTS, Elster in-house ticket tool, C/C++, Java, C-Sharp, Tomcat, Sencha, Flex, XML, Oracle, Oracle SQL Developer Client, Lotus Notes, WAN, LAN, NAN, TCP/IP, IPv4, C12.18, C12.21, C12.22, ZigBee, Microsoft Windows

Sr. QA Engineer/Team Lead

Confidential, Durham, NC

Responsibilities:

  • Performing Lead position for RAID SAS, RAID Cluster and Confidential ServerProven for Confidential controller projects.
  • Responsible for testing of iSCSI, Confidential RAID/SCSI, SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) and SATA adapters on Confidential ’s BladeCenter, x-Series Servers, e-Business and non-OEM Servers.
  • Performing various RAID level testing - Raid-0, Raid-1, Raid-1E, Raid-5, Raid-5E, Raid-5EE, Raid-6, Raid-00, Raid-10, Raid-1E0, Raid-50, Raid-60 etc. on various Operating Systems.
  • Perform Command Line Utility tests for various RAID/SCSI controllers on different Operating Systems.
  • Responsible of testing SCSI-RAID CLUSTER for Confidential RAID/SCSI adapters on Confidential ’s Netfinity Servers, x-Series Servers and e-Business Servers for Microsoft Windows 2003, Windows 2000.
  • Responsible for developing and implementing Test-Cases for Cluster testing.
  • Making sure for corrective function of RAID/SCSI adapter BIOS/Firmware, Driver, related GUI application and Command line utility functions during failover in cluster environment.
  • Design Server/Client network for WHQL Cluster HCT test using Domain Controller, Cluster nodes, Client Master and clients and configure DNS, WINS etc.
  • Performing WHQL HCT tests for cluster and other cluster related utility and applications.
  • Find and open defects against BIOS/Firmware, Driver, related GUI application, Command line utilities, RAID and Cluster functionalities.
  • Analyzing and debugging software and hardware logs to find cause of defects and help developers.

Environment: C/C++, Java, XML, ClearDDTS, TCP/IP, IPv4, Microsoft Windows, Lotus Notes, VMWare, VMware ESX-Server and VMware VirtualCenter, Microsoft Cluster, Confidential Cluster Solution and Confidential Cluster Solution

Software Test Engineer

Confidential, Durham, NC

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for testing of Beta software on Confidential ’s Netfinity Servers, x-Series Servers and e-Business Servers.
  • Confidential server testing including the full spectrum of servers offered by Confidential currently and historically.
  • Complete testing for compatibility and functionality of Confidential and other manufacturer hardware includes RAID Adapter, SCSI Adapter, Advanced System Management Processor controller, Network Interface Cards (Fiber-channel, Token-ring, and Ethernet), Back-up Device etc. across Confidential Servers.
  • Testing of latest developed BIOS/Firmware, Diagnostics and Device Driver for Confidential hardware and peripherals.
  • Testing of different Network Operation Systems on Confidential servers with various types of hardware and configurations and reporting defects against hardware or software.
  • Network Operation System to install and test on Servers: Windows NT Server4.0, Windows NT Enterprise4.0, Windows 2000 Server, Windows Advanced Server, Novell Netware 5.11, SCO/Caldera UNIX, Linux - RedHat 6.2, Red Hat 7.1, Red Hat 7.2, SuSE 7.2, SuSE 7.3.
  • Finding and reporting Defects for Hardware and/or Software and keep track in database.
  • Developing Test-cases and Test-plans in Lotus Notes.
  • Special Projects Include: Lab Network configuration with minimal Fiber Network configuration to test machine setup and configuration (Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows 2000 Professional) for network hardware verification.

Environment: ClearDDTS, TCP/IP, IPv4, Microsoft Windows, Red Hat-Linux, SuSE-Linux, Novell Netware, UNIX, OS2, Lotus Notes

Tech. Lead

Confidential, Durham, NC

Responsibilities:

  • Working in group environment as Computer Lead. Tech., in charge of support team.
  • Assembling, Configuration, Testing and Troubleshooting of Confidential Netfinity Servers (Installing and testing memory, RAID, SCSI, Video cards & other peripherals including Device drivers).
  • Assembly and Configuration of Netfinity Server Racks (Incl. Cabling and Installation of Servers).
  • Assembling and Testing RAID ARRAY boxes.
  • Configuration and Operation of Cisco switches, routers & hubs.
  • Configuration of Confidential ThinkPad’s and Desktops.
  • Extensive involvement in the development of a major Client process. Process involved the configuration of hardware and satellite/network download of customer software.
  • Responsible for correctly installation and testing of the software on Confidential Server, Lap-top and Desk-top computers.
  • Imaging software Windows 98, Windows NT, WorkStation, Windows 2000, MS Office etc. with Multicasting Technology.
  • Working on RIIS (Real Time Interactive System) Program to know the Status and Updating RIIS orders in the system.
  • Performing FTV (Final Verification Test) includes out of box quality check/inspection of finished products to guarantee customer expectations.

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