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About this user
  • MS(CS)
    Jan 2009 - Jul 2014 5 Year(s) and 6 Month(s)
  • MBA
    Sep 2005 - Aug 2008 2 Year(s) and 11 Month(s)
  • BS
    Sep 2001 - Aug 2005 3 Year(s) and 11 Month(s)
My Professional Background
  • Distinguished Engineer - SQA
    Jan 2014 - Present 10 Year(s) and 5 Month(s)

    • Test IBM Web Sphere Commerce based product. • Practitioner of Agile Methodology • Participate in Grooming Session of User Stories with On shore and Off shore Product Owners. • As a Scrum Master, ensure that teams are following Agile Process and Mentor them. • Participates in Issues Triage Meetings. • Advises and helps SQA Manager in all matters and runs the Department if SQA Manager is unavailable. • Pro-actively suggest, obtain buy-in, and implement increasingly effective/efficient/repeatable QA process. • Writing and execution of Testing Plan and Test Cases. • Assist Automation Team by providing Selenium IDE scripts. • Create necessary Technical Documentation as per SDLC process. • Assign/task members of Software Quality team. • Provide coaching and mentor junior members of SQA team, peers and other teams within the Engineering Department. • Work tightly with project managers and Technology Project Management Office to ensure timelines are met and accurate estimates are provided for planning. • Calculate testing effort LOE for improvements. • Conduct project post mortem of previous cycle, and create a recommendations report identifying more and less successful project elements and what to consider doing differently in next cycle. • Communicate QA Team member performance, milestones, deliverable, plan changes, and project status to QA Manager. • Pro-actively identify potential crises and devise contingency plans. • Attend all appropriate design meetings to give (recommend quality improvements, issues) and receive/disseminate (inform QA Team and QA Manager) test and project information. • Interface with other department Leads (identify and resolve issues and conflicts, oversee the QA Environment) • Give suggestions in establishing best practices. • Participates in meeting with Business Team and Product Owner. • Participates in Evaluation and Hiring process of QA resources • Provide Training of Agile Methodology to newly hired resources.
  • Principal SQA Engineer
    Matrix System (Pvt) Ltd
    Feb 2011 - Present 13 Year(s) and 4 Month(s)

    • Working in capacity of Team Lead on Portfolio Management Project • Managing Team of 3 SQA Resources • Maintaining Quality Standards as per CMMI Level - 2 • Prepare Test Plan and Test Cycle • Planning of resources task using MS Project Plan • Participate in planning of Project Plan and Project Schedule • Perform Effort Estimation of tasks • Tracking & Monitoring of SQA resources task • Maintaining Traceability Matrix to ensure efficient Test Coverage. • Review QA artifacts inspected by SQA resources i.e. SRS, FS, DS, ERD, RTM • Review defects reported in our Bug Tracking system i.e. Quality Center • Review Management artifacts i.e. Project Plan, Project Schedule, Risk Management Plan, Resource Management Plan etc. • Management of test cases using Quality Center 9.0. • Assuring that Developed Product conforms to Customer Requirements as per Functional Specification • Conduct Software Process Improvement (SPI) Audit. • Works in role of Business Analyst to assist Business Analyst Lead in Elicitation & Development of requirements. • Participate in preparation of High Level estimates. • Participate in Scope Finalization meeting. • Participate in meeting with Business Analyst to clarify & understand the customer requirements. • Participate in meeting with Clients. • Participate in meeting with UX Designer to Finalize GUI • Participates in Evaluation and Hiring process of QA resources