Manasi Padhi

Freelance Software Tester & Quality Assurance Freelancer

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Objective To obtain a challenging position within organization that utilises my skills and experience in software quality assurance design and implementation.

Summary

• Having 8+ Years of experience of Manual testing, hands on experience of testing projects on functional testing, Web Based, Pega Testing, Mainframes, Vision, ACBS applications with respect to front end and back end check points.
• Worked for IGATE Global Solutions for the Union Bank of California client as a Project Lead.
• Worked with the Office of Information Management Team (e-learning portal) - Deloitte as a Senior Analyst.
• Worked with CapGemini (CMMI 5 level Company) as Associate Consultant and Applabs Hyderabad (CMMI 5 level Company) as a Senior Software Engineer.
• Worked at the Client Site of Societe Generale, Consumer Finance in Paris for understanding the business requirements of Consumer Finance.
• Estimate and obtain management support for the time, resources and budget required to perform the testing.
• Define SOW, Test Plan and Test Strategy.
• Build a testing team of professionals with appropriate skills, attitudes and motivation.
• Develop the test plan for the tasks, dependencies and participants required to mitigate the risks to system quality and obtain stakeholder support for this plan.
• Ensure content and structure of all Testing documents / artifacts is documented and maintained appropriate reviews and walkthroughs.
• Involved in leading, guiding and monitoring the analysis, design, implementation and execution of the test cases.
• Involved in tracking and reporting of Test results using Dashboards.
• ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) certified.
• HP Quality Centre 9.2 Certified.
• Very proficient in Functional and Regression testing.
• Worked on Management tools like Quality Center/ALM, RQM, Clear Quest and Mantis bug tracking tool.
• B. E in Electronics and telecommunications.

Work Profile

• Worked for IGATE Global Solutions for the Union Bank of California client as a Project Lead.
• Worked on Commercial Lending Application – ACBS.
• Worked extensively on the Banking and Insurance domain related applications.
• Extensively worked on Project initiation activities such as Resource Loading, Test Planning and Effort & Cost Estimation.
• Functional walkthrough of test scenarios with offshore, client, team members, senior testers and Developers.
• Analysis of functional specifications and business requirement documents.
• Designing and Executing Test Cases, Defect reporting and tracking.
• Assisting the colleagues during all the phases of STLC.
• Involved in the Review of the test scripts / test cases designed by other team members.
• Involved in functional / regression testing of the applications.
• Extensively worked on different Test Management tools like Quality Center/ALM, Rational Quality Manager and Mantis bug tracking tool.

Work Experience :

#1 Organization : IGATE Global Solutions
Designation : Project Lead
Client : Union Bank of California
Duration : December 2013 to February 2015.

Project : Speech IVR
SIL to AFS
Leones1a – Multicurrency and Syndication (ACBS)

Responsibilities:-

1. Understand the testing effort by analyzing the requirements of project.
2. Estimate and obtain management support for the time, resources and budget required to perform the testing.
3. Define Test Plan and Test Strategy.
4. Build a testing team of professionals with appropriate skills, attitudes and motivation.
5. Develop the test plan for the tasks, dependencies and participants required to mitigate the risks to system quality and obtain stakeholder support for this plan.
6. Ensure content and structure of all Testing documents / artifacts is documented and maintained appropriate reviews and walkthroughs.
7. Document, implement, monitor, and enforce all processes for testing as per standards defined by the organization.
8. Keep track of the new requirements / change in requirements of the Project.
9. Involved in requirements gathering, Test planning, Test case creation, end to end test case execution and Defect Management.
10. Involved in ensuring proper configuration management of the test ware produced and traceability of the tests to the test basis.
11. Scheduling of the tests for execution and monitoring, measuring, controlling and reporting on the test progress, the product quality status and the test results, adapting the test plan and compensating as needed to adjust to evolving conditions.
12. Ensure the timely delivery of different testing milestones.
13. Prepares / updates the metrics dashboard at the end of a phase or at the completion of project.
14. Test Management using ALM.

#2 Organization : Deloitte
Designation : Senior Analyst
Project : Office of Information Management
Duration : October 2010 to July 2012

Project : Talent Program – Deloitte Learning Platform (Office of Information Management)

Project description: - The Deloitte Learning Platform (DLP) integrates products and services to support learning for all of Deloitte's member firms. The platform includes an extensive global catalog of learning resources, ranging from traditional e-learning to podcasts. The DLP offers the ability to both create and manage country-specific learning in a variety of formats, to track and report on learning initiatives, and to store learning history for member firm professionals.

Responsibilities:-

1. Identifying scenarios based on business requirements & functional specifications.
2. Effort estimation, sending updates, attending the functional and scenario walkthroughs with client and participating in Gap Analysis with developers.
3. Preparing the Test Plan, Scenario matrix, test cases and other deliverables.
4. Executing test scenarios and tracking the execution in Rational Quality Manager.
Defect tracking and Defect reporting in Clear Quest.

#2 Organization : Applabs CMMI 5 level Company
Designation : Senior Software Engineer
Client : Zurich North America Insurance
Environment : Pega System
Duration : April 2010 to September 2010

Project : RAD (Risk Analysis and Documentation)

Project description: - The RAD application is an underwriting tool used to evaluate the risks involved with the potential clients. This product aims at financial underwriting, risk assessment and quote generation.

Responsibilities:-

1. Identifying scenarios based on business requirements & functional specifications for the localization and globalization of the requirements of the different products.
2. Effort estimation, sending updates, attending the functional and scenario walkthroughs with client and participating in Gap Analysis with developers.
3. Preparing the Test Plan, Scenario matrix, test cases and other deliverables.
4. Executing test scenarios and tracking the execution in Mercury Quality Center.
Defect tracking and Defect reporting in Mercury Quality Center.

#3 Organization : Capgemini CMMI 5 level Company
Designation : Associate Consultant
Client : Societe Generale, Consumer Finance
Environment : Consumer Finance Web application with AS400 as backend.
Duration : December 2008 to March 2010

Project : Webfinance

Project description: - The Webfinance application is used to generate loans at the merchant side. This product provides real estate pricing with PHL underwriting guidelines, when the SUB on US merchant code is used.

Project : 2PM Product and Partner Management

Project description: - The primary goal of this project is to implement a solution for the merchant management, creation of authorizations and users to originate consumer loans for all the subsidiaries.

Responsibilities:-

1. Identifying scenarios based on business requirements & functional specifications for the localization and globalization of the requirements of the different subsidiaries.
2. Allocating Tasks, Sending updates, attending the functional and scenario walkthroughs with client and participating in Gap Analysis with developers.
3. Preparing the Qualification file, test plan and other deliverables.
4. Executing test scenarios and tracking the execution in Mercury Quality Center.
Defect tracking and Defect reporting in Mantis bug tracking tool.
Worked at the Client Site in Paris for understanding the business requirements of Consumer Finance.

#4 Organization : Capgemini CMMI 5 level Company
Designation : Associate Consultant
Client : HSBC
Environment : Vision system with front end of Power Builder and mainframe as a backend.
Duration : April 2007 to November 2008

Project : Sub liens on US

Project description: - The Sub on US product is that which is available to customers that have an internal first lien mortgage. This product provides real estate pricing with PHL underwriting guidelines, when the SUB on US merchant code is used.

Project : Firewall, Sales Engine, and HOLP in HSBC-CC

Project description: - The primary goal of this project is to implement a solution for the Clearing Firewall to remove the hard coding that is currently in place on Guaranteed and Pre-select Offers for HSBC Credit Center.

Project : GSE Sales and Underwriting

Project description : This project will introduce new set of program codes for CONFORMING PRODUCT which will have specific set of qualification and other functionalities related to interim interest, PLTV, Loan amounts in whole dollar amount with 1003 form.

Project : Conforming Product Phase II

Project description : Objective of this project is to provide enhancements to existing Conforming Loan Product functionalities along with National rollout of Conforming Product. It includes enhancement to attributes sent to Decision Engine (SMG3), Prism and Pricing enhancements, Solution Builder- Rate update.

Project : DART

Project description : DART stands for Dynamically Assembled and Readable text and is Consumer Lending’s replacement for the EFS (Electronic Filling System) system. The product meets consumer’s Lending business needs of high volume, real-time dynamic centralized assembled forms. With Dart technology, forms will be designed and created on the users desktop us.

Project : FACT ACT

Project description : The project aims at being in compliance with the FCRA guidelines for sharing of Customer data. All Credit Bureau data for the customer should not be shared with an affiliate without the customer consent. Also products that will be made available to the customer will be filtered out if the customer does not opt for Affiliate sharing.

Responsibilities:-

1. Identifying scenarios based on business requirements & functional specifications.
2. Allocating Tasks, Sending updates, attending the functional and scenario walkthroughs with client and participating in Gap Analysis with developers.
3. Preparing the Analysis document, Scenario matrix with detailed scenarios maintained in Quality Center.
4. Executing test scenarios and tracking the execution in Mercury Quality Center.
5. Defect tracking and Defect reporting in Mercury Quality Center.

#5 Organization : Capgemini CMMI 5 level Company
Designation : Associate Consultant
Client : 21C Auto Insurance
Environment : Java and Mainframes
Duration : October 2006 to March 2007

Project: Legacy Replatform

Project description : The objective of 21st Century is to roll-out existing applications to new states viz.AZ, IL, IN, OH, TX and NY. 21st Century wants to expand their business to these states and hence states specific changes were done to Enterprise Billing, Repview and New Business applications

Project : Universal Login

Project description : This project aligns with business objective which drives more customers to online self service, decreasing calls and costs in the call center, decreases calls and frustrations due to poor customer experience when they forget their password and protects the company from potential liability due to the security hole in our current process.

Project : Billing Enhancements

Project description : This project is combining several New Customer and Existing Customer Billing Enhancement initiatives and service requests in order to meet the requests of our customer base to provide easy payment methods. The objective of this is to retain checking information from the New Business applicant and use this data to initiate enrollment in Auto Pay, eliminating the need for the applicant to provide a voided check or complete a cumbersome enrollment package.

Project : Wave II

Project description : 21C is an Auto Insurance company based in California, US. This project is a one-stop site for all automobile insurance needs in certain states in US. The system has been developed for CA, FL, GA, PA, NJ, CO, MO, MN, WI, NV, OR and WA states. The project includes Policy, Billing and Reporting systems along with two internet based applications accessible to the end-users.
Worked extensively on Siebel application. Siebel Financial Services is a powerful front office automation application specifically designed for the financial services industry. The product is designed primarily to support finance, banking and insurance professionals.

Responsibilities:-

1. Understanding whole system.
2. Involved in Execution of Test cases.
3. GUI, Functional and Regression Testing.
4. Analyzing Test Results, Bug reporting and Tracking.
5. Authoring the test cases.


Technical Skills:

• Operating System: Windows 2000
• Environment: Client server
• Database: DB2
• Internet Tools: HTML
• Languages: C
• Testing tools: Manual Testing, QTP, Test Director, Quality centre, Mantis bug Tracking Tool.
• Other: SDLC concepts

Professional qualification:
Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics and telecommunications) in May 2006 From Utkal University.

Educational Qualifications:

Qualification Year of Completion Institution Board/University Aggregate % of Marks
10th 1998 Delhi Public School CBSE 80%
12th 2000 Delhi Public School CBSE 78%
B.Tech(EN & TC) 2006 Krupajal Engineering College Utkal University 76%

Certifications:
• Diploma in Software quality testing course from MindQ Systems Hyderabad.
• ISTQB Foundation Level under Indian Testing Board.
• HP Quality Centre 9.2 Certification.

Achievements:
• Personal appreciation note received from client (HSBC) for GSE Sales and Underwriting Project March 08 Release Project.
• Personal appreciation note received from client (HSBC) for FACT ACT Project August 08 Release.
• Got team d Excellence award in Dec 07.
• Best Team award for Deloitte Learning Platform enhancements in 2011.
• Client Appreciation for successful implementation of Speech IVR and SIL to AFS for UBOC client in 2014.

Extracurricular Activities:
• National level Classical dancer and participated in various National and state level festivals.
• Worked as stage anchor and have given background voice for many documentary films on Classical dance.