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Gautam Narayanan


Director - QA and CoE Lead, McFadyen Solutions

Location: Trivandrum, Kerala, India


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Gautam Narayanan

During the course my 16+ years career, I have had chance to setup QA Centre of Excellence, Build team from 2 to 70 plus, Have managed and led global teams (350+), opened communication channels between various teams, worked with marketing and business development teams to develop the services collateral, help fine tune it as per customer requirements, respond to RFP/RFQ and build technology solutions for the business needs. Worked with various customers to help build relationships and delivery technical / Knowledge solutions. Also to ensure that I keep myself up to date, I work on technical aspects by contributing to project as an individual. During the course of my career, I have worked with Functional testing tools, Performance testing tools, Application monitoring tools, Code coverage tools, Automation on various technology platforms, Project delivery. Detailed expertise mentioned below

  • Sound understanding of web based applications technologies and experience in testing with a global mindset, and strong quantitative and conceptual abilities
  • Ability to work with different functions for a seamless service delivery
  • Ability to work with marketing division for developing business proposals
  • Excellent communication and people management skills.
  • Track record of providing excellent client satisfaction.
  • Proficient with Agile, Waterfall methodologies, FDD
  • Proficient in Oracle Web Commerce tools such as ATG, Endeca, Dyn-Admin
  • Proficient in QTP, LoadRunner & Performance Center, Worksoft Certify, QEngine, SpiraTest, JIRA
  • Knowledge of Rational Robot, Test Manager, QARun, Quality Center, Topaz Monitoring , Sitescope, Test Partner & OpenSTA, JMeter, Core Java, ASP.Net, C#, XML, XSLT, SQL 2005, & Oracle 9i/10g
  • Knowledge & proficiency in Mobile Platforms (IPhone, Android)
  • Intensive expertise in developing New QA CoE’s using the Agile/Lean/Six Sigma DMADV methodologies
  • Knowledge of Cloud Computing
  • Knowledge of Oracle ERP
  • Expertise in Selenium IDE, Selenium RC, Selenium Grid & FitNesse
  • Proficient in Eclipse IDE
  • Knowledge in Shell Scripting, Hudson, Maven

Work experience

McFadyen Solutions, Director QA
December 2012 - Present, Trivandrum, Kerala
Working as a Scrum Master for multiple projects, Agile coach and mentor, Training on Agile best practices, Feature driven developments. Implementing Agile tools such as Jira, Confluence. Leading QA professionals


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