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Recent Experience
Principal BA consultant 04/13 - present
Senior Quality Analyst 03/13 - 04/13
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
Developer 11/09 - 03/10
.NET Agile Methodology Project Management Data Analysis

  • 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

Top 5 Skills
SkillsProficiencyLast Used
Agile Methodology
Data Analysis
Project Management
Education and Certifications
Biju Pattanaik University of Technology
Certified Agile tester from NTT,
Level 3 Certified Project manager Certification done in NTT,
Willing to relocate?:Yes
Relocation preference
Any location
Prepared to Travel:No travel (0%)
Employment Type:Any
Security Clearance:No clearance
Citizenship:U.S. Citizen