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Yagna Vardhan Thogarcheti


Location: Bangalore, India


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Work experience

Aptean Software India Pvt. Ltd., Associate Architect - QA
January 2016 - October 2017, Bangalore, Karnataka, IN
Roles And Responsibilities : Role : Sr. Test Lead - Test Strategy, Test planning for both Product Enhancements and Releases. - Test Execution and Test completion criteria with checklist. - Product Release criteria & Test coverage. - Automation priorities & planning, Test scripts design & review. - Process recommendations & Set-up for Quality improvements of Product. - Environment Test set-ups for SIT, Automation & Module-wise data maintenance. - Adhoc, Smoke, Sanity, Functional, System, Compatibility Testing & Migration Testing. - Agile/Scrum planning, daily meetings, execution and closure. - Currently leading a to team of 10 QA members. - Guide Leads to prepare & execute System Test plan for all releases. - Test Planning & Requirements Analysis, RTM,Test design review,. - Identify Testing areas of improvement & guide Module Leads to prepare & set-up scenarios. - Performance impact Testing identification and follow-up. - Training recommendations.

MetricStream, QA Lead
April 2014 - January 2016, Bangalore, Karnataka, IN
Roles & Responsibilities: Role : QA Lead - Test Strategy & Test planning. - Test execution and daily status reporting. - Test bed set-up using multiple O/S & Databases. Resolve interlock data/interface dependencies. - Weekly status reporting. - Agile/Scrum planning & execution and daily Scrum meetings. - Risk identification & resolutions. - Handling multiple projects. - Quality initiatives & process alignment. - Stake holder management-Internal & External. - Resource Mapping, Training Needs & performance evaluation for reportees.

Infosys Ltd., Technical Test Lead
August 2013 - April 2014, Pune/Mysore, Maharashtra, IN
Roles & Responsibilities: - Test Planning & Requirements Traceability: Requirements review, Test Plan preparation, - Test scenarios preparation and review, estimates for System Integration Test (SIT)/User Acceptance Test (UAT). - Leading a Team : Managed a team of 5 members who were direct reportees to me.

HCL Technologies Ltd., Test Lead
January 2011 - August 2013, Bangalore, Karnataka, IN
Roles And Responsibilities Test Planning & Requirements Traceability: Requirements review, Test Plan preparation, Test scenarios preparation and review, estimates for System Integration Test (SIT)/User Acceptance Test (UAT). Leading a Team : Managed a team of 15 members who are direct reportees to me. Testcase Design, Execution & Management: Execute Smoke, Functional, Interface Testing, System, Integration & Regression Testing. Provide error logs to development team logging in Web/Job servers using Event Viewer and re-start the services as needed. Installation and deployment of SW application builds on Tomcat/Weblogic. Defect logging in Quality Center tool & closure. Execute Automation scripts of Q.T.P from shared Global Framework. Provide deployment Testing support & conduct post Install testing IT & business validations. Monitor process compliance through quality assurance activities and checklists. Cross Team Engagement for various activities of stabilization phase SIT/UAT. Interlock dependencies & risk analysis in early stages and work towards solution. Test Discussions & Reporting: Inter group co-ordination for End-to-End testing and UAT support with other teams/business. Conduct System Integration Test - Entry/Exit discussions. Prepare Traceability Matrix and Daily/weekly status reports. Test R&D: Capture lessons learned while Project is in different statuses.

Dell International Services India Pvt. Ltd., Sr. Test Engineer
June 2008 - January 2011, Hyderabad, Telangana, IN
Responsible for Projects assigned with complete Testing solutions, including Test plan, Test design, Test execution, Test reporting, Defect Management, Requirements review and working closely with Development and Business for issues resolution. Participated in UAT with Business Users. Participated in multiple deployments for applications going Live along with Pre & post release validations.

Ness Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Sr. QA Engineer
May 2007 - June 2008, Bangalore, Karnataka, IN
Roles & Responsibilities: - Requirement Analysis, Test Scenarios and Test case design & review. - Test execution & Database validations using Oracle-Toad. - Manual Testing on applications built on Java Web-based Technologies. - Defect Management, Status Reporting, exposure to Configuration Management.


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