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Systems Engineer V - Specialist Resume

OBJECTIVE:

Versatile, high - energy technocrat with consistent record of championing organization values & mission; targeting for senior level assignments in Quality Assurance and Testing with a reputed organization preferably in IT industry

SUMMARY:

  • Results-driven Professional, offering over 18 years’ experience in Quality Assurance, Testing and Project Management with competency in Systems, Storage and Infrastructure Management Testing
  • Exhibited excellen ce in defining & driving end-to-end Quality Assurance Process for software development projects including designing & executing Manual & Automation Test Strategy, Test Planning and Test Estimation
  • Skilled in converged infrastructure management, servers & storage products testing, device driver testing and hands-on experience in networking, wireless products testing & system administration
  • Pivotal in taking project ownership right from project kick-off till delivery including project scoping, modelling, estimation, problem & change management, contingency planning, resource management, risk mitigation
  • Hands on experience in using Agile/Scrum development and test process
  • In-depth knowledge of HPE OneView, Rally, HPE Agile Manager, QUIX, RQM and QTP
  • Proficient in mapping client / business requirements, application design & development, integration, testing and deployment of complex information systems
  • Experience in testing products like:
  • HPE Synergy D3940 Storage Module (The HPE Synergy D3940 Storage Module provides a fluid pool of storage resources for the Composable Infrastructure.)
  • HPE Synergy 12000 Frame (The HPE Synergy 12000 Frame is a uniquely architected system that physically embeds management as code into an intelligent infrastructure to offer a first of its kind composable solution. )
  • Confidential ( The Confidential connects Synergy Compute Modules to in-frame storage resources. In conjunction with the Synergy D3940 Storage Module, the Synergy SAS Connection Module connects composable direct attached storage for up to 10 compute modules in a single frame. )
  • Rich experience in HPE ProLiant servers and storage products, Dell server and storage products, REST API Testing, RAID, Fiber Channel and SAS Protocols, device drivers and SNMP agents testing, networking and wireless products testing
  • In-depth knowledge of preparing, designing and leading the test strategy & test plan for all projects; reviewing activities such as requirements review, design review, test strategy review and test case review
  • Excellent communication, analytical, logical and problem-solving skills with capability in coordinating with cross-functional teams that evolve solutions collaboratively

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Quality Assurance
  • Project Management Design & Development
  • Testing (Regression, Unit, System, Acceptance)
  • Infrastructure Management Agile/Scrum Methodology
  • Defect Management
  • Test Automation Team Management

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Hardware: HPE ProLiant Servers, Fibre Channel Controllers, HPE RAID Controllers, HPE Storage Enclosures, NIC controllers, HPE iPAQ pocket PCs, Dell PowerEdge Servers, Powervault Storage, Microsemi and Broadcom Storage Controllers and 3PAR Storage

Operating Systems: Windows Server, Linux and VMware

Products: HPE OneView, IPStor, SIM, MibWalker, IOmeter, FIO, Microsoft HCT Test Suites and CLI

Languages: Python, Robot Framework, UNIX Shell Scripts, REST API, Perl and HTML

Business Domains: Systems, Storage, Systems Management and Networking

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Systems Engineer V - Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Leading a high-performing Software Testing Team of 5 personnel through all phases of application development; ensuring that products meet or exceed organization/industry quality standards and end-user requirements
  • Establishing & enforcing Standard Test Processes and Deliverables (including defect management and quality metric reporting) within the gated process to streamline testing and supporting automation & manual testing efforts
  • Supervising testing activities to ensure the quality and functionality of assigned test cases & test plans; communicating timely with Development Leads, Scrum Master and Senior Management about accurate testing throughout the project life-cycle
  • Managing:
  • Offshore QA resources for timely completion of the project; developing quality standards through participating in the initial software development stages; validating and enhancing the existing QA plan and strategy
  • Test plan execution and reporting the results of execution on new hardware, software, and solution products; coordinating test execution across multiple test organizations
  • Reviewing technical specifications of HPE OneView and verifying the user guide
  • Collaborating with other testing groups for testing applications using the System and Regression methods
  • Played a key role in converting approximately 80% manual testing processes into automated testing, which resulted in reducing the time spent in testing from 4 days to 3-4 hours
  • Took measures like automation, rotation of test cases, working with developers, collecting test logs, cross-testing and ad-hoc testing to improve software functionality and implemented thorough testing procedures on each product’s functional areas

Systems Engineer - Specialist

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Working on test case development on SAS (Serial attached SCSI) storage solution
  • Testing on prototype hardware, including broad range for firmware like RAID controllers and SAS expanders
  • Conducting software testing on the switch management using RESTAPI/RIS and HPE OneView

Systems Engineer

Environment: Windows, Linux Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Supervised software and firmware validation of SAS zoned-storage switch with supported external storage enclosures
  • Followed agile and scrum process and provided test feedback to developers during all phases of the development and test cycle
  • Developed test plans, coordinated with other test teams and executed tests

Systems Engineer

Confidential

Environment: Windows, Linux

Responsibilities:

  • Validated latest HP Smart array controller’s Confidential in windows as advertised
  • Analyzed the test data and gave feedback to development team
  • Performed test with SAS and SATA drives with different enclosures

Confidential

Test Engineer

Environment: Linux, Windows, SAN, NAS, FC and iSCSI

Responsibilities:

  • Performed testing on:
  • IPStor product with multiple vendors’ hardware and storage
  • Multiple vendors’ backup applications with VTL product
  • Managed certifying IPStor product with HBA’s, Switches, Storage and Servers
  • Monitored test case design and execution for certifying IPStor VTL product
  • Updated the certification database on to the web
  • Awarded WHQL certification for the Confidential products

Confidential

Unit Test Engineer

Environment: NetWare, Linux & Windows, SNMP, CLI, Scripts, Mibwalker, Test Case Design & Execution

Confidential

Project Leader/Project Manager

Environment: NetWare, Windows, DTS, Smart Start, Rompaqs, PSP

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