NITEO Partners NEC Company, Program Manager-QA
January 2017 - Present, Chennai, IN
Program Manager QA for one of the key strategic client of NITEO Partners.
>>Project Planning/ Management, Delivery, Client Interaction, Troubleshooting, Operational Parameters and People Management.
>>Estimate and obtain management support for the time, resources and budget required to perform the testing.
>>Understand the testing effort by analyzing the requirements of project.
>>Build a testing team of professionals with appropriate skills, attitudes and motivation.
>>Identify Training requirements.
>>Develop the test plan for the tasks, dependencies and participants required to mitigate the risks to system quality and obtain stakeholder support for this plan
>>Assign task to all Testing Team members and ensure that all of them have sufficient work in the project.
>>Ensure resource is productive and fully utilized.
>>Ensure content and structure of all Testing documents / artifacts is documented and maintained.
>>Document, implement, monitor, and enforce all processes for testing as per standards defined by the organization.
>>Check / Review the Test Cases documents.
>>Keep track of the new requirements / change in requirements of the Project.
>>Tackle the escalated issues about project requirements (Software, Hardware, Resources) by Team Lead/ Technical Lead.
>>Organize and attend the status meetings and send the Status Report (Daily, Weekly, MMR, Quarterly Metrics etc.) to the Client
>>Attend the regular client call and discuss the weekly status with the client.
>>Act as the single point of contact between Development and Testers.
>>Track and prepare the report of testing activities like test testing results, test case coverage, required resources, defects discovered and their status, performance baselines etc.
>>Review various reports prepared by Test engineers.
>>Ensure the timely delivery of different testing milestones.
>>Prepares / updates the metrics dashboard at the end of a phase or at the completion of project.
Cognizant Technology Solutions, Manager - Projects
October 2006 - January 2017, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, IN
Venkatesh is an engineering graduate in Electronics and Communication Engineering and has about 12years of IT industry experience in Software Testing .He has been working in Software testing in Cognizant Technology Solutions for 7 years and 2 months. He has been associated with Cognizant from 4th October 2006 to till date. Over the years he has worked on projects in Financial Services and Banking and has a good knowledge of Banking and Finance domain. He had been working for clients like GE & Morgan Stanley for the first 2 years after his graduation and FDI Vision PLUS, Credit Suisse, JPMC & BNP Paribas projects for the last 7 years. He had travelled to US for the base release of VisionPLUS® a credit card application and also to Switzerland for the Credit-Suisse testing projects involving the testing of Credit-Suisse Investment banking applications in the Market and Financial service area. He has extensive experience in manual and functional testing of Derivatives, Cash Management, Treasury Services, Payment and Accounts modules. He also has a hands on experience with the automation testing using Quick Test Professional and also successful in creating an automation regression test suite for the Credit Suisse client.
Cognizant Technology Solutions, Scrum Team Member
May 2011 - April 2012, Chennai, TAMIL NADU, IN
As a Team lead/Scrum Team member in BAM project,
He prepares requirement analysis, Test plan, Scenario preparations, Test Execution, Review of Deliverables, defect tracking and management.
He also helps the Scrum master with the burn down chart and retrospective meetings for every sprints.
He is in control for creation of the test cases and scripts in the Quality Center a test management tool which helps the team in performing the test management activities.
He also takes care of all Cognizant process related activities and well versed in Cognizant 2.0 for metric process.
He make sure the team reaches the Deadlines without any slippage, which involves the production support activities as well.
He is in charge for identifying the issues and solved them in advance.
In addition to those responsibilities, he prepares status report of various support activities, issues and production support schedule details.
He is responsible for preparing the weekly status report to the onsite coordinator
Cognizant Technology Solutions Pvt Ltd, Test Manager
June 2010 - April 2011, chennai, Tamil Nadu, IN
As a Team lead in BAM project, His responsibility includes Requirement analysis, Test plan, Scenario preparations, Test Execution, defect tracking and management. He is responsible for creation of the test cases and scripts in the Quality Center a test management tool which helps the team in performing the test management activities. He also takes care of all Cognizant process related activities and well versed in Cognizant 2.0 for metric process. He handles the team in achieving the Deadlines without any slippage, which involved in production support activities. He is responsible for identifying the issues and solved them in advance. In addition to those responsibilities, he prepares status report of various support activities, issues and production support schedule details. He is responsible for preparing the weekly status report to the onsite coordinator.
Cognizant Technology Solutions, Test Manager
March 2009 - June 2010, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, IN
In the role of a Test Manager for the releases R1.5.1 & R2.0 the responsibilities that were taken up are allocation & tracking of testing related activities with the testing team, involved in Quality Audit activities like facing Project Delivery Audit and performing Defect Root cause analysis. Status Reporting -Generating report on a daily basis to track defect status and speed up the process. Responsibilities include functional specification analysis, Identifying Test Scenarios, Requirement Traceability, Test Case Designing, Test Case Execution, and Defect Tracking, Defect analysis, Root Cause analysis and Reporting.
• Successfully played the role of Scrum Team member (Senior QA Test Analyst & Business Analyst)
• Good Experience with various Testing Types and Testing Techniques
• Expert in performing the Defect Management process using various techniques
• Creating Test Summary & Closure Report after every release
• Prepared Test strategy, Test Estimation, Test design and test execution activities
• Prepared summary, status and test closure reports for every release of the projects.
• Performed Root Cause analysis and implemented various solutions using different techniques for fetching better quality of the application.
• Very good experience in the automation testing using the Quick Test Professional from the Test scripting using the hybrid framework.
• Created various regression suites for the clients like Credit Suisse and BNP Paribas for Mainframe and Java based applications.
• Handled various functional trainings on the Trading Life Cycle, Treasury Management and Cash Management topics.