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Waqar H
Sr. QA Manager
20 years experience W2 Simi Valley, CA
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Waqar H
Sr. QA Manager
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Progress Project Management Monitors Quality Assurance Compliance HP QC Load Testing Test Case Preparation SSL Content Management
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Sr. Engineering Manager, QA and Testing 03/13 - present
Technical Support UI SOAP JIRA Monitors MS TFS Progress Quality Assurance SaaS Salesforce SOA Testing Tools UX HP QC Project Management Test Case Preparation Compliance Load Testing
Manager and Lead Test Engineer 07/11 - 01/13
Embedded Software SDLC Regression Testing Business Analysis Approach Automated Testing Product Management Progress System Design Agile Methodology Project Management Quality Assurance Database Design
Lead Software QA Engineer 02/08 - 06/11
Software Testing Testing Methodologies Content Management Monitors Quality Assurance

  • Sr. Engineering Manager of Quality Assurance with more than fourteen years of experience in QA and testing field including ten years of experience in management role in Leading and managing large multiple cross functional teams of onsite and offshore people with multiple product lines including Security & Fire products, Enterprise Content Servers, Module Compatibility, Blackberry Enterprise Servers test, Mobile Applications, graphical devices, Desktop Applications, Web Base Applications and services, Network Security Products and Enterprise content management suite of products in Client/Server environment.
  • Work closely with Product Management group, business analysts, program management, Technical Support, and Development Engineering teams to Plan multiple years of project road maps, Time lines, project budgeting, revenue growth opportunities and implement these Plans to achieve objectives and goals set for the organization’s success. Define high Level project Test Strategies and master test plans to Provide guidance in development of comprehensive test approach and scope.
  • Manage execution of comprehensive testing strategies to include, but not limited to, functional, integration, regression, performance, user acceptance and Automation testing. Present a strategic testing approach including SQA methodologies; define QA processes, driving test methods, risk analysis, QA metrics reporting, and resource planning to executive teams. Evaluate software functional requirements; Design specifications to create comprehensive test approach, cost and time estimates, equipments needs.
  • Oversee to ensure the quality of test plans, test cases, test matrix, and bug reporting are in place for QA projects. Provide detailed status of each active project, including overall product quality, outstanding bugs, test progress, automation achievements, milestones achieved and upcoming milestones to executive teams, Highly experienced using Agile and Waterfall development processes.

Top 5 Skills
SkillsProficiencyLast Used
Project Management
Quality Assurance
Education and Certifications
Bachelor's in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Eastern Mediterranean University, 1994 - 1998
Bachelor's in Mathematics and Statistics
University of the Punjab, Lahore, 1990 - 1993
SAFe Agilist (SA) ,
SAFe Practitioner (Scrum XP) ,
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