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Madhu
dashmadhuchhanda@gmail.com
904-210-8337
Jacksonville, FL 32099
Principal BA consultant
13 years experience W2
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Summary

  • Experience with analyzing business needs, gathering requirements, planning, organizing, documenting, and testing software applications.
  • Primary role as an Agile Tester is to work as part of a development team, and to ensure that quality is built into a product by working closely with the product owner.
  • Representing End to End technical discussions related to new functionality, products and framework with Components and the Designers.
  • Hands on experience on transportation domain (involving Railroad, Metro & other Public transportation) as a part of CSX and NTS (New Ticketing System).
  • Tracking the Sprint deployments with Configuration team and ensure all the builds from components are deployed.
  • Involved in facilitating the Scrum call and weekly process improvement meetings.
  • Preparing Release level test plan and conducting Release level testing status meetings to track the testing progress and presented the Release level metrics on a regular basis.
  • Performed Ad-hoc testing, Integration testing, End-to-End testing, Function testing & System testing. Reviewed and prioritize defects with the developers on technical calls for defects.
  • Working closely with the program manager and configuration teams to ensure the availability of test environments.
  • Involved in testing the production defects before the new code is deployed into Production Environment Facilitating User Acceptance Testing and making sure that user request are met.
  • Providing Demo to the User Community on the functionalities developed after every iteration and making sure the test environments and test data is available for commencement of User Acceptance Testing.
  • Experience in CA/Clarity, Peoplesoft and SAP applications.
  • Strong analytical skills, evaluation and high degree of initiative. Coordinate all aspects of project - planning, scheduling tasks, tracking, and monitoring risk analysis. Adept at writing data mapping documents, data transformation rules, maintaining data dictionary, data migration documents and interface requirements documents.
  • Involved in the Quality management aspects to improve the quality of the deliverables using HP ALM.
  • Reviewed metrics related to Data Management. Such metrics helps to identify the delivery status for different countries, Accounts, delivery centers.
  • Good understanding of parameterization, checkpoints, reusable components.
  • Reviewed all Root Cause Analysis related to MIRs (Major Incident Report) in Data management.
  • Worked with System engineers, IT Architects from different countries in a way to analyze the proper root cause of high impacting SLA failures over different accounts. The target was mostly to reduce the SLA failures for SONY client in Japan.
  • Performed requirement gathering & analysis by actively soliciting, analyzing customer requirements and prepared the requirements specification document for the application using Microsoft word.
  • Instruct, direct and review IT Quality Assurance of the work of others and act as an internal consultant to management on complex application projects, software, work methods or procedures

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Principal BA consultant
Apr 2013 - present
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Senior Quality Analyst
Information Technology
Mar 2013 - Apr 2013
  • based in Jacksonville, Florida, US, is a transportation company providing rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transport services. Its transportation network connects customers to ports, production and distribution centers and markets across the eastern United States. CSX Transportation (CSXT) is the main revenue generation unit which runs the business with the customers. CSXT has developed a data-processing infrastructure that handles 7 million transactions a day, while coordinating 100,000 rail cars over 23,700 route miles in 23 states, the District of Columbia and two Canadian provinces. Job Profile:
  • Currently working as Sr. Principal Business Analyst for CSX Corporation, based in Jacksonville, Florida, US. Engaged with the customer at Onsite to demonstrate and test the iterative work product while making sure along the way that the developments meet their needs.
  • Responsible for interacting with client (CSX) to scope and deliver a wide range of technical services from a functional and design perspective.
  • Engaged in a series of working sessions with customers to gather requirements for systems integration. Work with customer to facilitate large scale and complex data conversions.
  • Responsible for writing user stories to provide a definition of each requirement so that the developers can yield a reasonable estimate of the effort to implement it.
  • Experience in writing test plans, test cases as per components & driver aspect for Automation execution.
  • Generating XML test scripts using Script Generator tool and executing the same using multiple Simulators and maintain reports for defect tracking using Management tool.
  • As an agile QA consultant capable of identifying risks, mitigating them where possible, and prioritizing all tasks that could help deliver a shippable product at the end of every sprint.
  • Designated as system engineer for every release cycle and was sole responsible for the each cycle final report.
  • Worked with SharePoint intranet website in uploading and downloading the project requirements, testing requirements and testing results.
  • Experience in Preparation of Test Cases, Execution of Test Cases, tracking test run results, logging defects, generating execution cycle reports using Quality Management tool, Quality Center.
  • Validating results using TOAD and Wireshark tool considering the message address for the unified logic.
  • Using an iterative agile methodology was able to work side-by-side with the customer and the developers to create the technical developments throughout a series of rapid iteration deliverables.
  • Troubleshoot, coordinate, and maintain production systems/programs/applications, as needed.
  • Assist in the development of project definitions, cost/benefit and risk analysis, work plans, progress reports, and presentations.
  • Engaged with the customer to demonstrate and test the iterative work product while making sure along the way that the developments meet their needs. Involved in conducting manual testing at various phases of conversion process and monitoring the message communications between different components through signal systems. Environment: Mainframe, Java UNIX, COBOL, OLTP, OLAP, XML, Tivoli Access Manager, Microsoft Share Point, TOAD QTP, SGen Wireshark, WinScp and HP ALM.
Agile Methodology Business Analysis Analysis Test Planning Quality Assurance Requirements Gathering HP QC HP QTP Manual Testing Test Case Preparation HP ALM Systems Engineering UNIX
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Developer
Information Technology
Nov 2009 - Mar 2010
  • KAMCO NTS NTS (New Ticketing Solution) is a major Software integration delivery project driven by service oriented architecture (SOA) & business process modeling whilst abiding by the agile development principles. The new smart card based ticketing solution for Victoria - myki - is a fully integrated system based on zonal ticketing rules offering fair fares and concessions options. The smartcard based scheme will provide a ticketing solution that supports a wide transport network (tram, train, bus) to meet the Government Policy requirements for the state of Victoria. Scope of the project is to build, manage and operate the entire ticketing solution. A key component of the NTS project will be the establishment of a world's best practice operating company in a high quality, timely and efficient manner. Job Profile:
  • Responsible for working with the manager and other users and creating Work flow diagrams as per the data analysis.
  • Involved in generating Test Plans and Test Specifications as per Business requirements
  • Involved in conducting Manual and Automated testing at various phases of the project development.
  • Prepared test data for positive and negative test scenarios as per application specifications and application requirements and wrote test plans.
  • Performed Integration testing, Build Verification testing, System testing manually.
  • Responsible for defect tracking and reporting.
  • Participated in the bug review meetings, updated requirement document as per business user feedback and changes in the functionality of the application
  • Worked on the Defect/Test management tool QC, Configuration management tool Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS) and Provision. Environment: MsSQL, Quality Center, .NET, Axapta, BizTalk, QTP, VSS
.NET Agile Methodology Project Management Data Analysis
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Software Tester
Information Technology
Jun 2008 - Nov 2009
  • Global Security Service As QA Transaction Monitoring System is used to monitor the number of transaction from a single area. This project is containing three types of users like Administrator, Branch manager and sales representative. Administrator has to monitor company details, product details, stock details etc. from the single area. Job Profile:
  • Understanding the requirements and functional specifications of the application.
  • Participated in identifying the test scenarios and designing the test cases.
  • Prepared and Executed test cases as per system requirements
  • Involved in bugs tracking & prepare bug report document.
  • Involved in Test Execution for Functionality Testing Regression testing, UAT, System Testing
  • Understanding the business functionality of the existing system. Environment: .Net, SQL Server 2008, Bugzilla.
Bugzilla Regression Testing SQL SQL Server System Testing UAT .NET Quality Assurance Test Case Preparation
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Education
Detailed Profile
Biju Pattanaik University of Technology
Certifications
Certified Agile tester from NTT
Level 3 Certified Project manager Certification done in NTT
NCTL certification done in NTT
IBM certified RFT tester
Skills
.NET
2010
2
Agile Methodology
2013
1
Bugzilla
2009
1
Data Analysis
2010
1
Project Management
2010
1
Quality Assurance
2013
1
Regression Testing
2009
1
SQL
2009
1
SQL Server
2009
1
System Testing
2009
1
Test Case Preparation
2013
1
UAT
2009
1
Analysis
2013
1
Business Analysis
2013
1
Data Mapping
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1
HP ALM
2013
1
HP QC
2013
1
HP QTP
2013
1
Integration Testing
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1
Manual Testing
2013
1
Process Improvement
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1
Program Management
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1
Quality Management
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1
Requirements Gathering
2013
1
SAP
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1
Systems Engineering
2013
1
Test Planning
2013
1
UNIX
2013
1
Waterfall
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1
Awards
& Recognitions Kean Pin Award for numerous appreciations receive, 0
Best of Account SME award in NTT Got encouraging Appreciations ', 0
Received "Outstanding" award from COMET Application team for sup, 0
Got appreciation from Client and Project managers for successful, 0
Tech sessions Sessions on Compliance and Control at regular inte, 0
Lessons Learnt during the various audits like Corporate KCO Delo, 0
Worked with different teams to simplify and automate the differe, 0