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Serial No: 33142
(12/12/1977, male)
List top 5 skills: automation testing, bigdata, manual testing, mobile testing, storage testing
Short Bio:

I have 13+ years of experience in QA Manual and Automation testing, QE, Product Testing in diversified domains of Big Data, Web application testing, mobile testing, Storage Area Network, Web and Printer Technologies with 7+ years of experience in Storage.

Current location: 

Karnataka, India - View on map



Preferred Sector of Employment: 

IT and Technology

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Locations I am interested in working:



High-energy technocrat with the distinction of executing prestigious projects of large magnitude within strict time schedule

In quest of an exciting career which would help in contributing towards the growth of an organization through acumen and meticulous analysis of real life situations- be it marketplace, corporate world, social gatherings or knowledge gained through books and academic sources

A focussed and result oriented professional with 13+ years of experience in:

~Software Testing ~Project Management ~Quality Assurance

~Requirement Gathering ~Documentation & Reporting ~ Service Deliver

~Big Data ~Data Management ~Team Management

Expert in carrying out Manual & Automation Testing while creating Test Cases & Plans. Proficient in reviewing functional requirement document, conducting manual testing and analysing reported defects. Sound understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle and Testing Life Cycle Process. Deft at carrying out all phases of QA process like System Integration Testing, Functional Testing, Regression Testing, and User Acceptance Testing (UAT).Capable of handling multiple projects with ease.

Excellence lies in Replication Technology, Backup Recovery solutions, Clustering & High availability and disaster recovery solution in Storage Area Network (SAN) Environment, RAID Technologies and Big Data. Skilled in preparing / reviewing functional requirement document, requirement analysis, conducting compatibility & regression testing and analysing the reported defects. Proven abilities in software testing including setting up of test environment, creation of scripts / cases and execution of component. A self-motivated professional with excellent convincing, problem solving and analytical skills.


Career Experience

Since Jun’14
Joshika Technologies Pvt Ltd, Bangalore as Technical Lead (Testing)

Mar’13 to Jun’14
Oakdene India Software Services Private Limited, Bangalore as Technical Lead (Testing)

Dec’05 to Feb’13
EMC Data Storage Sys (I) Private Limited, Bangalore

Growth Path:

Associate Principle Engineer from 2010

Sr. Software Engineer in 2007

Software Engineer in 2005

May’04 to Dec’05
Electronics for Imaging (efi), Bangalore as QA Engineer

Jun’02 to Apr’04
Cognitio Info Tech Private Limited, Bangalore as Test Engineer.


IT Skills

• Possess sound knowledge , understanding and experience of technologies like:

o SAN: Replication, Backup Recovery solutions, Clustering & High Availability, Disasters Restart, Data Migration, RAID.

o SAN Protocols: Fibre Channel, iSCSI.

o Big Data: Hadoop Ecosystem, Hadoop Cluster and different component services, part of it.

o Web Applications: Websites and Web services

o Virtualization: VMware-ESX & MS Hyper-V Server

o Printer Server: Fiery Server

o Cloud.

• Well versed with:

o Hadoop Ecosystem: HDFS, MapReduce, Zookeeper, Hive , Hue, Oozie, Sqoop.

o Platforms: Windows, Solaris, Linux, AIX, HP-UX

o RDBMS: Oracle, MS SQL, MS Exchange(2K, 2K3 & 2K7)

o EMC Software: Solutions Enabler( TimeFinder, SRDF, STAR, ORS), Illuminator, DPA & PowerPath

o EMC Storage: Symmetrix, Clariion & Vplex

o Virtualization: VMware & Hyper-V

o Scripting: Perl & Shell

o Test Tool: Win runner, Silk Test, SOAP-UI

o Bug Reporting Tools: Quality Centre, Bugzilla & Team Foundation Server, Test Manager.

Projects Handled with Joshika Technologies Private Limited

Title: VST FAS Mobile Application
Role: Technical Lead (Testing)

• Involved in understanding project requirement and functionalities for the mobile application.

• Prepared test plan.

• Involved in reviewing Test Cases.

• Involved in testing on different Android Mobile.

• Interacted and updated the clients with daily developments in execution of the project.

Title: Payment Gateway
Role: Technical Lead (Testing)

• Developed Test plans, test strategy by coordinating with other team members.

• Developed test cases and requirement traceability matrix by reviewing the requirement documents

• Estimated the efforts required for the project to be tested with quality and delivered within the scheduled release date.

• Participated in project design and functional specification reviews.

• Provided recommendations and action plans regarding integration testing, regression testing of the application.

• Conducted the Functional, Integration, Regression, and Web Services testing and supported UAT of this application.

• Performed Web Vulnerability testing using Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner.

• Did performance testing of the internally developed Fraud prevention tool using SOAP UI.

• Performed transaction analysis of every individual transaction made from the web site using Postilion transaction Manager.

• Performed Web service testing using SOAP UI.

• Conducted defect reviews.

• Initiated and delivered the automation of the regression test cycles, which ended up in a 25 percent of the regression efforts.

• Performed risk assessment for the project.

• Worked closely with Technical Project Managers and Development Team in defect tracking, re-testing and validation

• Verified bug fixes and tested all impacted modules in application.

• Using the wireframes and Impact Analysis documents, created UAT documentation to be used by users

• Ensured Requirements Coverage with Traceability Matrices.

• Interacted with the client on a daily basis.

• Coordinated with team members and provided status reports to project managers and other stakeholders.

• Mentored the team member.

Title: Hadoop infrastructure implementation
Role: Technical Lead (Testing)

• Understood the Customer’s requirements, planned and helped in architecting the Hadoop Cluster.

• Designed the Cluster topology based on the resources available.

• Installed and configured the Hadoop Cluster.

• Installed various services required by the clients on the cluster.

• Tested the Hadoop cluster after post installation as functional testing of the cluster.

• Tested each every service installed on the cluster.

• Created and ran job’s workflows through Oozie.

• Prepared all the required documents for Hadoop cluster installation and maintenance of various components.

Title: ReD Prism
Role: Technical Lead (Testing)

• Participated in functional specification review to understand all the functionalities.

• Developed Test plans, test strategy, test cases using various test case development techniques.

• Estimated test activities.

• Conducted the Functional and Integration testing for of this application.

• Conducted defect reviews and Root Cause Analysis for the production issues.

• Participated in the code review meeting for the Selenium code written for automation.

• Ensured Requirements Coverage with Traceability Matrices.

• Interacted with the client on a daily basis.

• Coordinated with team members and provided status reports to project managers and other stakeholders.

• Mentored the team member.


Projects Handled with EMC Data Storage Sys (I) Private Limited

Title: EMC Solutions Enabler
Role: Team Lead

• Guided & supervised QE Team which was accountable for testing product – EMC Solutions Enabler; product was shipped with core product of EMC’s enterprise storage product (Symmetrix)

• Assisted the team in preparing their individual development plans and selecting trainings

• Worked in-sync with remotely located and Matrix managed team.

• Tested this storage management application in SAN environment using FC and iSCSI Protocol.

• Participated in performance appraisals reviews for the team members

• Created test plans / cases / scripts to define scope of overall quality assurance testing

• Performed functionality and regression testing across a large support matrix of Oss

• Participated and handled multiple parallel releases.

• Sent reports to Product Managers

• Looked after maintenance of automation scripts written in PERL

• Carried out root cause analysis for customer issues

Title: Virtual Storage Integrator (VSI) for Hyper-V
Role: Sr. Software Engineer

• Supervised and tested EMC Virtual Storage Integrator (VSI) for Hyper.

• Worked with remotely located product development and management team to understand the product functionalities.

• Reviewed requirement documents and thereafter created test plan and cases

• Prepared test setup, created cluster using Hyper-V server, managed this environment using SCVMM.

• Conducted functionality and regression testing to test new release of the product.

• Tested this Storage management application to support Microsoft Hyper-V in a SAN environment.

Title: EMC Virtual Storage Integrator (VMWare), Storage Pool Manager
Role: Sr. Software Engineer

• Evaluated business requirement & functional specification documents

• Worked with remotely located team and participated in functional specification reviews.

• Accountable for test planning

• Prepared test cases and execution

• Tested VSI as storage management plugin for V-Sphere in a SAN environment.

• Participated in regular QA activities which included preparation of test setup, running functionality, regression testing and bug reporting

Title: Data Protection Advisor (DPA)
Role: Sr. Software Engineer

• Performed testing of EMC® Data Protection Advisor (DPA)

• Collaborated with the remotely located team to understand the product.

• Prepared test setup in a SAN environment.

• Carried out functionality testing, regression testing

• Handled the product in India CoE (Centre of Excellence)

• Collaborated with team located in multiple geographical regions

Title: Illuminator
Role: Sr. Software Engineer

• Carried out testing of EMC Illuminator and started the team locally

• Prepared test setup a SAN environment.

• Performed functionality and regression testing

• Participated in Bug review meetings on weekly basis.

• Published reports after every cycle.

• Collaborated with team located in multiple geographical regions

Title: Time Finder Exchange Integration Module (TF/EIM)
Role: Software Engineer

• Built & mentored QE team in India to test the product

• Understood the product to nurture it locally in India.

• Attended functional specification review to gain understanding of functionality

• Understood and prepared test setup in a SAN environment which involved local as well as remote replication.

• Carried out activities like functional testing, reporting bugs and re-testing to fix issues, if any

• Automated the functional testing using Perl scripts.


Projects Handled with Electronics for Imaging:

Title: Printer Interpreters and Drivers (PS, PCL)
Role: Quality Engineer

• Worked as QA Engineer in the core team involved in quality assurance activities

• Performed regression testing for the product

• Looked after maintenance of automation scripts written in PERL

Title: Printer Server Controller (UPDL)
Role: Quality Engineer

• Carried out regression testing for the product

• Looked after maintenance of automation scripts written in PERL

• Accountable for releases of the product


Project handled with Cognitio Info Tech Private Limited

Title: Capital Expenditure Request
Role: Test Engineer

• Participated in requirement review sessions to understand functionality & requirements of web base application

• Developed test cases based on requirement of application

• Carried out functional testing of web pages

• Reported bugs and re-tested to fix issues



2002’ B.E. (Electronics and Communication)
From Birsa Institute of Technology, Sindri, Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribagh