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Harish Swamy

  

QA Lead, Kronos

Location: Chelmsford, MA


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HARISH SWAMY

Sr Lead QA Engineer

Contact: 732 910 8527

harishjam@yahoo.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

• More than 13 years of Experience in Software Testing.

• Experienced in building and managing on-site and offshore quality teams.

• More than 4 years of managing QA teams.

• Extensive experience in client interaction and customer satisfaction.

• Experienced as Scrum Master.

• Experienced in end-to-end management of QA tasks for different SDLC (Agile, Iterative and Waterfall) for the concurrent enterprise level system development.

• Expertise in both Manual and Automated Testing.

• Expertise in Automation Framework Design.

• Experience in E-Commerce/Retail, Finance (Banking, Insurance, Trading), Health Care etc.

• Strong analytic ability and capable of working independently as well as in a team.

• Experience in Validating data in ETL and Data Warehouse systems.

• Experience in GUI, Functionality, Integration, System, Regression, Load or Stress Testing. • Experience with MS Visual Studio, Team Foundation Server and C#.Net

• Experience with API Testing using REST or SOAP web services.

• Experienced in Performance Testing using Load Runner, Load Test etc.

• Hands on experience in using testing Tools - Silk Test, Silk Performer, Test Director, Quality Center, QA Director, Star Team, IBM RFT, QTP, Win Runner, Load Runner, Web Test, Load Test, Coded UI Test, MTM Jira, HP ALM, HP UFT, Selenium etc.

Academic Qualification M.Tech (MS) degree in Bio-Medical Instrumentation and B.E (BS) degree in Computer Science andEngineering is looking for a challenging and stimulating environment in the field of Information Technology with opportunities for professional growth.

Other Qualification Certified Scrum Master Certified Scrum Professional PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA) Diploma in Software Capability Maturity Model(CMM) Brain Bench Certified in Software Testing. Brain Bench Certified in Quality Assurance Certified Tester, Foundation Level (ISTQB) Visa Status Currently authorized to work for any employer in United States of America.

Software Skills:

Programming Languages: C, C++, Java, C#, HTMLand XML Operating Systems: UNIX, Windows 95/98, NT, XP and 07 Utilities: GPSS, LEX, YACC and LISP.

Databases: Oracle 8i/9i, MS Access and MS SQL Server DB Tools: Toad, PL/SQL Developer

Testing Tools: Silk Test, Test Director, Win Runner, IBM RFT, Load Runner, QA Director, QTP, Web Test, Load Test, Coded UI Test, MTM Jira, HP ALM, HP UFT, Selenium etc.

Employment History:-

Project Title: Work force central

May 2016 to Till Date

Employer: Kronos, Chelmsford, MA

Title: Sr Lead QA Engineer

Work Force Central is a complete HR management tool, which is used to automate the HR activities. It consists of different modules like Time and Attendance, Data Collection, Payroll, Recruiting, Forecasting and Scheduling, Activities, Analytics etc. It can be used collectively or individually based on the user needs and budget. Environment: Hardware\Software: Oracle, Eclipse, Java, SQL Server, JIRA, HP ALM, UFT, Soup UI, Selenium, Windows, UNIX and Linux servers.

Project Title: Legal and Investment Compliance

Mar 2015 to April 2016

Employer: Wellington Management, Marlborough, MA

Title: QA Lead

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Legal and Investment Compliance: Before and after any investment is made, it under goes pre-and post-trade checks to make sure that all the client and companies guidelines are met. To achieve this, we use a lot of different applications. On the legal side, we take care of all the regulatory reporting like AIFMD, Form PF, CPOPQR, Form PR etc.

Environment: Hardware\Software: Oracle 11G, Pl/SQL developer, Eclipse, Java, SQL Server 2012, Rally, JIRA, HP ALM, UFT, Advice UI, sentinel V14.0, UNIX and Linux servers.

Responsibilities:  End-to-End management of QA tasks.  Automated test cases using UFT for functional and Regression testing.  Data Validation in ETL process.  Managing on-site and offshore quality teams.  Managing QA team, Assigning day to day activity to team members.  Responsible for sending test metrics to management.  Coordinate between business team, development team and test team.  Responsible to lead the testing activity for Legal Compliance department.  Managing scrum team as scrum master and responsible for the deliverables To the product owner.

Project Title: Clinical Looking Glass

Oct 2007 to Feb 2015

Employer: Streamline Health Employer: EHIT (Montefiore Medical Center)

Title: QA Lead

Brief Overview: Clinical looking Glass is a user friendly interactive web based software application developed at Montefiore Medical Center to evaluate health care quality, effectiveness and efficiency. The system integrates clinical and administrative datasets allowing non-statisticians to produce epidemiologically cogent self-documenting reports globally assessing care quality while identifying the specific patients in need of clinical remediation.

Responsibilities 

End-to-End management of QA tasks.  Automated test cases using Coded UI and Selenium.  Validated data in ETL process.  Used load test for performance testing.  Tested web services using API testing.  Used TFS for project management for agile software development, source code management and build for continuous integration.  Managed on-site and offshore quality teams.  Coordinate between business team, development team and test team.  Managing scrum team as scrum master and responsible for the deliverables To the product owner.

Environment: Windows 07, MS SQL Server, Visual Studio, C# and VB.Net, Team Foundation Server, Web Test, Load Test, Coded UI Test, Java Scripts, Selenium.

Client: Staples Inc., MA, USA.

April 2007 – Sep 2007

Project: Corporate Advantage (E-Commerce)

Employer: E-Base Technologies

Title: Sr QA

Brief Overview: In August 2004, the www.corporateadvantage.ca website was opened. In a short period, revenues climbed to approximately ~30M CAN. Ordering on the website was easy and the store was tailored to be a contract-like website. It accomplished this through distinct branding, restricted coupon usage, (partial) backorder capability, secure login, distinct promotional schema and customer number based pricing amongst other things. The business has investigated how and why the current offering is insufficient to support mid-market penetration and the SBD Canada LRP. The SBD Canada business has identified a set of key feature/functions that they believe once implemented will allow a rapid and profitable growth of the CADV program. Sales growth estimates over five years are estimated to be $194M CAN.

Responsibilities  Analyzed the Business requirements and developed Test Plan, Test Cases etc.  Used Silk test tool to automate it.  Used Silk Performer for Scalability and reliability testing.  Managed on-site and offshore quality teams.  Developed and executed the test cases and test scripts.  Coordinated between business team, development team and test team.  Updating client on the test status.

Environment: Windows XP/NT, Java, JSP, Java Servlets, Oracle, PL/SQL, Silk test tool, star team.

Client: DELL

Jan 2006–Jan 2007

Project Title: Affinity

Employer: DELL

Title: Test Engineer

Brief Overview: Within Dell we do not have a common global customer data definition which affects executives, business analysts, sales, marketing, finance and customers and results in an inability to understand Dell’s customers globally. Affinity will create a single view of the customer globally, based on a consistent customer rationalization process, allowing Dell to view and manage its relationship with a customer, spanning multiple regions and countries, and thereby enhancing the customer experience while scaling its sales, marketing and support processes.

Responsibilities  Generation of test cases, test scripts for manual testing.  Preparing and documenting the test conditions and test cases.  Running test cases and posting defects.  Functionality, Regression & Data Driven testing.  Participated in audits and reviews with team members.

Environment: PL/SQL Developer, SQL*Plus, Oracle Warehouse Builder, Test Director

Client: MACY’S, USA (IBM)

Jan 2005 to Dec 2006

Project Title: Federated Advertising (FedAd) (Retail)

Employer: IIC

Title: Test Engineer

Brief Overview: FedAD is to provide a single, state-of-the-art Operational system to manage all aspects of the advertising and marketing process from planning through execution and analysis Enable the FDS marketing organizations to efficiently generate marketing plans and increases “plus over norm” sales.

Responsibilities  Generation of test cases, test scripts for manual testing.  Preparing and documenting the test conditions and test cases.  Running test cases and posting defects.  Functionality, Regression & Data Driven testing.  Participated in audits and reviews with team members.

Environment: Java, J2EE, Oracle, DB2, QA Director.

Client: Deutsche Bank, Germany. (DSL)

Feb 2004 to Dec 2004

Project Title: Deutsche Bank Direct Internet (DBDI) (Banking)

Employer: Nagaraj Technologies

Title: Test Engineer

Brief Overview: DBDI is the banking system which is developed to interconnect all the payments and Receivable settlements of worldwide companies and Organizations. This system could efficiently reduce the no. of settlements per company thereby reducing the cross-border payments and exchanges through Corporate Netting Centre(CNC) and it allows making transactions at any currency. This system is built on 3-tier architecture featuring all types of transactions at corporate level. This system allows people to create accounts, make payments (Domestic and International), make settlements at Organizational level, put Bulk Instructions, view Account In formations, view Deposits, Apply and view loans. This provides all types of feedback reports regarding the status of payments, settlements and balances etc and can send the reports to e-mails, Fax machines. This provides a lot of security to the system with the tools like Encryption and Digital signature and Data conversion etc.

Responsibilities  Preparation of Test Execution Plan (TEP).  Generation of test cases, test scripts for automation and manual testing.  Preparing and documenting the test conditions and test cases.  Running test cases and posting defects.  Functionality, Regression & Data Driven testing.  Involved in cross browser testing using Netscape Navigator and IE.  Prepared Test Summary Report and Test Report  Participated in reviews with team members.

Environment: Java, JDBC, HTML, Java Script, SQL Server 7.0, Win Runner, Load Runner, Test Director.

Project Title: Digital Image Watermarking

June 2003 – Oct 2003

Company: L&T, EmSyS, Mysore

Title: Project Engineer

Brief Overview: An image of 352*288 is taken and a part of the image from the original image i.e. 88*72 from 352*288 is taken and DC transforms is applied to that small image. To get normalized image divide the DCT value by key value to that small image i.e. 88*72. Using spread spectrum technique, the normalized image is spread on the original image. The resultant image is the watermarked image. By reading the watermarked image and taking the difference between the original image and watermarked image, the difference is multiplied by the key matrix and IDCT transforms are applied to the resultant image. The resultant image is the watermarked image.

Company: LGSI, Bangalore, India.

Nov 1999 – June 2001

Project Title: Huron Content Center (Retail) Title: Test Engineer Project Description: Huron Content Center enables the product Managers of the company to design the products based on the Properties, Attributes and grouping them into a family to cater the need of customers.

Responsibilities:  Developed Functional Test Case Document, Use Case Document for Huron Content Center  Developed functional Test scripts using SILK Test Tool  Developed Test Plan using SILK Test Tool  Was monitoring the execution of all the test cases to check the functionality of the application against the use requirements and review the reported defects.

Environment: VB, XML, IE5.0, Netscape4.75, Oracle8.05, WINDOWS NT, Silk Test.

Work experience

Kronos, Lead QA
May 2016 - Present, Chelmsford, MA, United States
Working as a QA lead at Kronos.

Streamline Health, Sr QA Engineer
October 2007 - February 2017, New York, NY, US
Responsibilities:  End-to-End management of QA tasks.  Automated test cases using UFT for functional and Regression testing.  Data Validation in ETL process.  Managing on-site and offshore quality teams.  Managing QA team, Assigning day to day activity to team members.  Responsible for sending test metrics to management.  Coordinate between business team, development team and test team.  Responsible to lead the testing activity for Legal Compliance department.  Managing scrum team as scrum master and responsible for the deliverables To the product owner.

Wellington Management , QA Lead
March 2015 - April 2016, Marlborough, MA, US
Responsibilities  End-to-End management of QA tasks.  Automated test cases using Coded UI and Selenium.  Validated data in ETL process.  Used load test for performance testing.  Tested web services using API testing.  Used TFS for project management for agile software development, source code management and build for continuous integration.  Managed on-site and offshore quality teams.  Coordinate between business team, development team and test team.  Managing scrum team as scrum master and responsible for the deliverables To the product owner.

Staples Inc, Sr QA Engineer
April 2007 - September 2007, Framingham, MA, US
Responsibilities  Analyzed the Business requirements and developed Test Plan, Test Cases etc.  Used Silk test tool to automate it.  Used Silk Performer for Scalability and reliability testing.  Managed on-site and offshore quality teams.  Developed and executed the test cases and test scripts.  Coordinated between business team, development team and test team.  Updating client on the test status.

 

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