Soma Mohanty


Senior Software engineer, Nokia Siemens Networks

Location: Bangalore,Karnataka / India


Certified ScrumMaster


I am a passionate Agilist. I have worked with Agile teams for more than 6 years.

Work experience

Nokia Siemens Networks, Senior Software Engineer
December 2008 - Present, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Certified ScrumMaster - 2009


Testing for Open EMS Suite [OES] at Bangalore, India


As a Tester, Team member and a Scrum Master I  was involved in the following –

Ÿ          Tested the End to end functionality of OES, an operations support system

Ÿ          Worked on a cluster environment for High Availability and reliability testing.

Ÿ          Worked on one of the security aspects and used the N-Map security tool.

Ÿ          Automated testcases using an in-house keyword-based tool.

Ÿ          Executed performance testing by saturating system load

Ÿ          Was the Area Test Owner for System Level Requirements

Ÿ          Was the ScrumMaster and facititated teams with regard to Agile.

Ÿ          Implemented various approaches to Scrum, such as doing Pair testing [2 testers sitting together, brainstorming different ways of testing, reviewing eachothers automated test cases etc.]

Ÿ          Trained junior team members regarding both the product and agile/scrum.

Ÿ          Substitued the coordinator for Program manager and System verification over 2 months every year.

Ÿ          Member of the ScrumMasters forum internal to NSN

Ÿ          Supported Agile Days internal agile conference

Gave presentations to teams on topics of Scrum and Self-Organized teams. Created awareness within the teams regarding the core values, principles and essence of Agile.

TechMahindra, Software Engineer
September 2006 - December 2008, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

I worked for British Telecom's [UK] 21Century Networks Programme, the most radical next generation network transformation programme.

Was involved in the execution of the same using the Agile Framework