Vinod Mathew

Freelance Software Tester & Quality Assurance Freelancer

Location:Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Phone: 00642102585390
2 Skills

A dynamic and results driven professional with 7 years of IT experience in different multinational companies across countries such as India, Russia and United States.
Have played various roles in the IT industry such as Quality Engineer, Test Analyst ,Senior Test Analyst including module lead positions.
More than 6 yrs of testing experience in Airlines and Health care product development companies. Worked with companies such as Hawaiian Airlines, Qantas, Air New Zealand etc.
Solid experience in manual testing and SDLC, certified by Brain Bench
Automation testing using Microsoft products,QTP, JMeter
Experience in Functional, Integration, Regression, System testing & Security Testing
Experience in testing client server application & web application
Exposure in Telecom mobile device testing
Good team player with excellent oral,written and presentation skills
Very well adapted to the Western culture as I have worked with clients in Europe, New Zealand, Russia and United States
Resident of New Zealand

Nov 2010 Present Test Analyst, Healthlink Limited, NewZealand
Feb 2008 Oct 2010 Senior Test Analyst, India/Russia/United States
Nov 2004 Feb 2008 Test Analyst, India
Apr 2004 Nov 2004 Test Analyst,India

Core Skills Manual testing
Programming Language C, Java, XML,HTML,VB.NET
Database SQL Server ,Oracle
Version Control Tools VSS, Telelogic DOORS,SVN
Automation Tools QTP 8.2,Rational,Quality Center,JMeter
XSTUDIO,Macro Express
Other tools Soap UI,Compare IT, Wiki
Operating System Windows,Unix
Application/Web Server Web sphere, Web logic
Virtualization Software VM Ware ESX server
Bug Tracking tool Bugzilla,Mantis,Change Synergy, Jira
Message standards HL7, IMP
HL7 Message tools 7Scan, Symphonia
Present :
Nov 2010 – Till Date Healthlink Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand

Project : Various Healthcare projects
Client Name : ADHB's, GP
Roles : Test Analyst
Tools used : XStudio, Jira, J Meter, Soap UI,VMWare
Technology/Platform : Java, EJB, XML
Creation of functional,integration,regression and system test cases
Regression test scripting and execution for multiple cycles.
Perform peer review of test cases.
Executing the Functional, Integration, Regression, System and End to End test cases
Recorded the test cases in X Studio and run the campaigns.
Defect management for the project using Jira
Performance testing using JMeter and view summary results
Verifying the back end persistence of data by running SQLqueries.
Check the release plan and verify the fixed issues in Resolved Fixed status.
Use the Soap UI tool to generate EMR and verify the XML response of transactions.
Decode the ACK HL7 messages to test the integrity of data received.
Testing performed in VMware machines.
Status reporting to Test lead and Manager.

Feb 2008 – Sept 2010 IBS Software Services Pvt Ltd, Trivandrum, India

Project : Various Airline projects
Client Name : Hawaiin Airlines, S7 ,Kingfisher Airlines
Roles : Test Analyst, Client Support
Tools used : Rational Functional Tester, Quality Center, Bugzilla, Jira, Toad
Technology/Platform : Windows, Web logic, Java,J2EE,JSP,Struts, Oracle
Functional testing including scripting and execution
Managing testing of change requests
Regression test scripting and execution of multiple cycles.
Perform peer review of test cases.
Executing the Functional, Integration, Regression, System and End to End test cases
Defect management for the project using Bugzilla, Jira
Run the automated smoke test script using Rational tool in the test environment
Maintain the tool run environment details and update automated scripts
Integrate the automated scripts with Automated Messaging System (AMS) scripts.
Verifying the back end persistence of data by running SQLs. Did complex queries involving sub queries etc.
Check the release plan and verify the fixed issues in Resolved Int-Released status.
XML validations and verifications.
Creation & execution of Test Plan and define test strategy
Status reporting to the managers
Nov 2004 – Feb 2008 iSOFT R&D Pvt Ltd, Chennai, India

Project : Various Clinical Messaging solution implementations
Client Name : Lorenzo Clinical Messaging 1.0
Position/Title : Quality Engineer
Tools used : Quick Test Professional,Test Director, Mantis
Technology/Platform : Windows, IIS, SQL Server, C#, .Net, XSLT,XML
Job responsibilities:
Managing functional testing including scripting and execution
Peer review of test cases
Creating scripts using QTP for the assigned module and saving in shared repository.
Issue management in Change Synergy.
Executing basic SQL queries to check the data is available in table.
Uploading the base lined test scripts into DOORS
Execute the smoke test cases and confirm whether the build can consider for further testing
Perform functional testing & Regression testing
Prepare Defect distribution matrix and test coverage matrix.
To check Received Acknowledgment for each messages ,send to the port address
Check the messaging queue,ensure whether data loss is occurred

The major testing was done with HL7 (Health Level 7) message.HL7 is one of the major message standard was used to exchange data between HL7 adapter and EPR (Electronic patient register). This was one of the main area of business. The interface will send the HL7 messages (ADT,ORU,ORM) to (project name ) for registering,admitting,transfer and discharging a patient. 7Scan tool were used to send series of messages.
Areas Enjoyed :
In HL7 message testing and its complexities
End to End testing of ADT (Admit Discharge and Transfer) message.
Perform Functional,Regression testing of the assigned module
Execution of functional, Integration,Regression and system cases.
7 Scan tool were used to send series of messages & validate HL7 rule format
Apr 2004 – Nov 2004 Future Focus Infotech Pvt Ltd

Project : Nextboys
Position/Title : Trainee Test Analyst
Technology Used : PHP, HTML, MYSQL.

Next Boys is a part of Next Magazine which is an online dating site. Its a revenue-generating website facilitating the advertiser's needs to provide additional information on line for the community of readers of Next Magazine and promoting themselves to the on line community.
Job Responsibilities/ Hands on :
Functional testing of the various modules
Defect Management and Issue resolution
Attending business training sessions of web application.

BE (Bachelor of Engineering ) from Periyar University, Salem, India, 2002
Diploma in Computer Technology from PEE GEE Polytechnic, Dharmapuri, India, 1999

Diploma in Computer hardware and network engineering 2003
Software training in C, C++ from ET & T Corporation 2002

Available on request.