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Mahesh Divakaran


Test Manager, Syntel Inc

Location: Phoenix,AZ



Certified ScrumMaster



Mahesh Divakaran                                                   


        Cell : 754-234-6295



  • Nine (9) + Years of IT industry experience encompassing a wide range of skill set roles and industry verticals.
  • Experience in leading and managing large QA teams. Handled multiple roles – QA Analyst , Automation QA Lead, QA Tester, Test Manager
  • 9 years and 5  months of experience in Software Testing (manual and Automation Testing)
  • Expertise in Scrum or Agile methodologies. Certified Scrum Master.
  • Strong Knowledge in Test management and co-ordination on System testing driven by Manual and Automation methodologies.
  • Expertise in Risk Assessment and Risk Management during Test preparations and test executions phases.
  • Strong on Retail Domain and has experience of 4 Years 3 months
  • Strong in Banking Domain and has experience of 5 years and 1 month.
  • Good Understanding and Expertise on Automated testing tools like Win Runner, QTP and Test Management tools like Test Director and Quality Center/ALM.
  • Excellent knowledge on back end testing on various databases like SQL server, MySQL, Oracle, DB2 and expertise in batch testing in UNIX environment.
  • Good at developing tools to support testing methods in VBA and Macro.
  • Expertise in Application support on Dot Net Web Applications using C#
  • Good communication skills, analytical, interpersonal skills, self-motivated, quick learner, team player.


Skill Set

Test Management Tool     :        HP Quality Center 10.0, ALM 11.5 and Test Director

Testing Tool                       :        WinRunner8.0, QTP, JIRA, Confluence, Clear Case, TOAD

RDBMS                               :           SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, DB2

Languages                         :          C, C++ and Java

O/S                                    :        Windows XP, Windows 7

MAINFRAME                       :           CICS GUI


Visa Type

  • H1B Visa



  • Bachelor of Computer Science from Sree narayana Guru College affiliated to Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India. - Graduated in May 2005
  • Masters on Computer Application from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore on Distance Education - Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India. - Graduated in May 2011



  • CSM®(Certified Scrum Master) Certified
  • HP AIS – Application Lifecycle Management v11

Professional Experience


March 2015 – Present, Syntel Inc

Role – Test Manager.

Client:  American Express



Jan 2010 – March 2015, Tata Consultancy Services

Role – Test Manager.

Client:  American Express, Plantation, Florida.

Domain: Banking


Sep 2009 to Jan 2010, Infosys Technologies

Role - Senior Testing Executive

Client:  ICA, Solna, Sweden

Domain worked on: Retail Domain


July 2008 to Sep 2009, Infosys Technologies

Role - Senior Testing Executive

Client: Sears Holding Corporation, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, U.S.

Domain worked on: Retail Domain


July 2006 to July 2008, Infosys Technologies

Role - Test Engineer

Client: Blockbuster Inc, Dallas, Texas.

Domain worked on: Retail Domain


November 2005 to June 2006, Infosys Technologies

Role - Test Engineer

Client: Sysco, Dallas, Texas.

Domain worked on: Retail Domain



  • Scrum Master Training and Certification done from Scrum alliance.
  • Basics of Testing, Automation testing at Infosys Technologies.
  • HP- MERCURY QUALITY CENTER 9.2 Test Management Tool Certification through Tata Consultancy Services
  • Banking Domain Training at Tata Consultancy Services

Work experience

Syntel Inc,
March 2015 - Present, Phoenix, AZ, US
Working as Test Manager

Tata Consulatancy services, Test Manager - Scrum Core Team
January 2010 - Present, Plantation, FL - Florida, United States
Professional Experience: Working with Tata Consultancy Services in Kochi as ‘IT Analyst’ from Jan 2010 to Till Date. Total Experience: 4 years 2 months. Job Profile: Domain worked on: Banking Domain • Working as Test Manager to support testing for multiple projects. • Managing resources to provide effective Testing for each project. • Creating test cases, test scenario, running test, preparation test plan. • Creation Automation test scripts and execution for regression. • Providing Testing deliverables during the various stages of Testing. • Managing interface calls to support application testing.


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