Sangeetha Kothandaraman

Freelance Quality Assurance Freelancer & Software Tester

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Location:Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/sangeethakothandaraman
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$30
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Experience Summary

• Dedicated, proactive and goal oriented professional having over 5 years and 3 months of IT Experience looking for a challenging role to showcase my talents.
• Experienced Software Testing Professional in Mainframe and Banking Application.
• 4 years and 8 months experience in Mainframe Testing.
• 6 months experience in SOAP UI testing.

Work Experience details

Duration Organization Role
Jan 2008 to Mar 2013 Tata Consultancy Services Limited Module Lead/Test lead

Technology

Technology worked on Languages Special Software
IBM Mainframes Z Series WINDOWS XP/Vista/7 COBOL,JCL,C,C++,IBM DB2 HP Quality Centre 9.2, Quick Test Professional, SOAP UI,JMS Client

Project Experience Details

Project BA-TTH-Pune – Lounges and Conformance
Customer British Airways - UK
Period Oct 2012 – March 2013
Technology SOA architecture
Role Module Lead/Offshore test lead
Responsibilities • Understand and analyze Business, Functional and Technical requirements of the initiative with Business Requirement Document, Low Level Design and High Level Design.
• Provide Test Estimates for the types of testing carried out.
• Work with Application, Technical Architects, Business Analysts and other project stake holders to estimate, plan and execute Component Integration Testing and System Integration Testing.
• Coordinate with Onshore test lead through daily touch point calls and understand release needs, test planning, and offshore status update and to resolve any issues.
• Work closely with the development team and business analysts in requirements gathering phase to understand the requirements
• Work closely with the development team in reviewing the test deliverables, defects, and test results created by team members.
• Create daily status reports and weekly reports .Create testing metrics as requested by senior management.
• Manage Testing during test plan and test execution, ensure testing is completed on time
• Ensure deliverables are created as per Quality Management practices followed by the company or as outlined for the project/release.
• Causal analysis for all the rejected and production defect and taking the necessary action to reduce in future.
• Identify training needs of team members and provide coaching support and assisting them in their career growth.

Project Deposit/Debit Testing – Transaction Repository
Customer Bank of America - USA
Period June 2011 to August 2012
Technology Mainframes
Role Module Lead/Offshore test lead
Responsibilities • Understand and analyze Business, Functional and Technical requirements of the initiative with Business Requirement Document, Low Level Design and High Level Design.
• Provide Test Estimates for the types of testing carried out.
• Work with Application, Technical Architects, Business Analysts and other project stake holders to estimate, plan and execute Component Integration Testing and System Integration Testing.
• Coordinate with Onshore test lead through daily touch point calls and understand release needs, test planning, and offshore status update and to resolve any issues.
• Work closely with the development team and business analysts in requirements gathering phase to understand the requirements
• Work closely with the development team in reviewing the test deliverables, defects, and test results created by team members.
• Create daily status reports and weekly reports .Create testing metrics as requested by senior management.
• Manage Testing during test plan and test execution, ensure testing is completed on time
• Ensure deliverables are created as per Quality Management practices followed by the company or as outlined for the project/release.
• Causal analysis for all the rejected and production defect and taking the necessary action to reduce in future.
• Identify training needs of team members and provide coaching support and assisting them in their career growth.

Project Deposit/Debit Testing – NW/IMPACS/TR
Customer Bank of America - USA
Period December 2009 to June 2011
Technology Mainframes
Role Onshore test lead
Responsibilities • Attending the Business meetings to understand the business flow
• Attending all project workgroup meetings, finalize the requirements with the dev team and other application team contacts, discuss on the End to End flow with other test leads, speak about the issues related to testing / data that may occur during execution.
• Analyze the hours, resources required for testing and allocating the hours and other project related information the cap plan and start working on the SIW document.
• Analyzing Business Requirement Document, High Level Design, Low Level Design and creating/reviewing test plan and test scenarios
• Coordinate with other Test Lead through Project calls in understanding release needs, test planning, and with offshore Test executioner for any status update and to resolve any issues.
• Reviewing of test cases for different functionalities of the application executed by offshore test executioners.
• Providing value adds in process and application to reduce the manual effort.
• Responsible for the quality and on-time delivery of one or more projects under supervision.
• Define, allocate, monitor and review the task done by the team.
• Causal analysis for all the rejected and production defect and taking the necessary action to reduce in future.
• Identifying the issues and preparing the contingency and mitigation plan.
• Identify training needs of team members and provide coaching support and assisting them in their career growth.

Project Deposit/Debit Testing – FAST,TDR and TR
Customer Bank of America - USA
Period April 2008 to November 2009
Technology Mainframes
Role Test Executioner
Responsibilities • Coordinate with onsite Test Lead through daily touch point calls in understanding release needs, test planning, and offshore status update and to resolve any issues.
• Execution/Reviewing of test cases for different functionalities of the application.
• Analyzing the possibilities of automating the manual test cases.
• Sending Daily Execution Status Report to Test Execution Managers and Test Leads.
• Providing value adds in process and application to reduce the manual effort.
• Responsible for the quality and on-time delivery of one or more projects under supervision.
• Causal analysis for all the rejected and production defect and taking the necessary action to reduce in future.
• Identifying the issues and preparing the contingency and mitigation plan.
• Identify training needs of team members and provide coaching support and assisting them in their career growth.

Education
Degree and Year Institute Specialization Percentage
Bachelor of Engineering (2007) Velammal Engineering College, Chennai Computer Science and Engineering 84%
HSE(2003) GRT Matriculation higher secondary school 92.83%
SSE(2001) MAK Matriculation higher secondary school 86%

Certifications

• IBM-DB2 Certification
• FTC Certification in US Banking and General Banking.

Achievements

• Awarded On the Spot Award in TATA Consultancy Services Limited for efficiently guiding and leading the offshore team for CA conversion initiative and for its grand success – Q4 FY11.
• Got ‘Star of the Month’ Award from Bank of America Client Manager in Q4 FY 11.
• Awarded with “Best project award” for my final year project in the college from TATA consultancy Services Limited.

Personal Details

Date of Birth October 24, 1986

*** Female

Nationality Indian