Sukanya Rao

Freelance Quality Assurance Freelancer & Software Tester

Location:Dallas, Texas, United States
2 Skills

Objective: To get a telecommute job in Software Testing or QA automation field.

Total 7+ years of IT Experience - 6+ years in Manual & Automation Testing (QA), 1 year in development.
I have actively participated in Functional Testing (Black Box Testing), Integration testing (White Box Testing).
Have hands on experience with Automation tools - designed and build automation framework/harness to run automation suite- Quick Test Pro, Fitnesse, Rational Robot, Winrunner, Selenium IDE, VBScript, Linux Shell Script.
Excellent experience with testing life cycle, SQA methodology and test process automation hands on experience with the reports, Trend Graphs.
Hands on experience with Web Testing, Client/Server Testing, API Testing, Mobile Application Testing, Performance Testing
As automation lead, evaluated and recommended test automation tools, Tested the complex applications on multiple browsers and multiple OS.
Effectively communicated between Development & Testing team.
Knowledge of ISO and CMM & Six Sigma process implementation
Got appreciations from directors of Ringio for my excellent work.
Recipient of Honeywell's "Spot Award" for excellence and best performance in technical work
Good communication skills, Lead the team of 8-10 members, trained staffs.
Self motivated, also a good team player, Quick Learning and adoptive
Enjoyed working in a Start-up Company and stressful atmosphere.

Primary Skills
Rational Robot, Vb-script. Windows, UNIX, SDLC Testing, Manual, Automation, Black Box, White Box Testing, Web Testing, Client/Server, performance Testing, Mobile Testing for Android and Iphone, Ipad testing, Facebook Application TestingAutomation
Quick Test Pro, Fitnesse, Win-runner, Rational Robot, Load Runner, Test Director, Quality Center, Junit, Jmeter, Selenium
Vb-script, Shell Script, Perl Languages: C, JAVA, HTML, XML, ASP, SQL2005
SQL, MySql
Operating Systems:
Windows, Redhat Linux, UNIX , MACWeb Servers:WebSphere, WebLogic, Apache Server, VMWare
Perforce, MS Exchange, Ethereal, Net disturb, BigBlue, Bugzilla, Jira, Eclipse, Cloud Computing

1.Apr 2011 August 2011 IBM, Bentonville, AR Senior Test Lead (Contract)
Continuous interaction with multiple clients to get requirement details followed Agile methodology for testing.
Retail API testing was done using Fiddler and manual API testing
End Client: Walmart

2.Dec 2009 to Feb 2011 Ringio, VA and India Sr. Consultant-Android Tester
Working for US based startup voip company, and testing the ringio application developed using Adobe Air. I am reporting directly to the managing Director.
Developed and Tested desktop application, web application and mobile application - Downloaded the application on Android developer device and tested the application
As this is start-up, I have got extensive knowledge about the product and have automated the test cases using Selenium IDE, reporting was using Trac and wiki.
On this I have tested (End to end testing) the application from my home office. Communication was using Skype and rest of the open source applications.
Travelled on-site (Spain) and tested the application with Directors and Spain developers.
Exposure on virtualization, Cloud computing, Systems Management , Amazon EC2

3.Apr 2008 August 2008 Jeppesen Marine, Portland Senior Test Engineer III(Contract)
With Jeppesen I am testing the Simrad GB65 map, which is used for marine navigation.
I have tested the Windows XP based marine applications on different virtual machines, using VMware

4.June 2007 Apr 2008 Rearden Commerce, Foster City, CA Automation Lead
Project Title: E commerce Services - International Mobile Service, Travel, Conferencing
Tested web based Java application for different browsers.
Automated all the acceptance test cases using Fitnesse, QTP using SOAP protocol
Develop functional tests for Web Services
Performance Testing of different builds using LoadRunner
Tested Kernel Migration White Box Testing
Developed test strategies, wrote and executed test cases and test plans for applications
Handled multiple projects, trained team members
Tested the database using SQL queries (using SQLPlus application)
Environment/Tools: Windows, Linux, Mac, Mozilla Firefox, IE, SQL, Quick Test Pro, NeoLoad, Quality Center, Fitnesse, Java, JavaScript, HTML, AJAX, XML, LoadRunner

5.Mar 2006-Dec 2006 (9 Months ) Google, Mountain View, CA QA Engineer (Contract)
Project Title: Ad words application testing
Designed and Executed System Test - Web Testing and User Acceptance Test for advertisement and Billing application
Wrote Test plans and Used both Waterfall and V-Model SDLC
Automated the virtual user account creation using internal tool
Wrote test cases, test plan, reported the bug using internal tool
Trained Staffs worked on Agile Environment
Test Levels: Manual, Black box Testing, and Web Testing, Back end Testing, User Acceptance Test
Environment/Tools: Windows, Linux, AJAX, Mac, Mozilla Firefox, IE, Safari MySQL, ASP

6. Dec 2005 to Mar 2006 (3 Months ) Good Mail Systems, Mountain View, CA QA Engineer (Contract)
Project Title: CertifiedMail-white box Testing of Email Certification Application
Unit Testing of Imprinter application (API Testing), automated test cases using Shell script and Perl
Designed and Executed System Test End to end testing
Finding configuration errors, connection errors, validating the tokens, checking the Memory leaks, Performance tests, Reporting the bug using Bugzilla and Test Director. Reviewed the ImprinterSDK & Multiplexer Test plans.
End Users: Yahoo, AOL, Port25, Strong Mail
Environment/Testing tool: Linux, C, JAVA, TCP/IP, Networking, CVS, SQL, Red hat Linux, shell script, Test Director, Bugzilla, Perl
Test Levels: Automation, End-to-end testing, White box Testing, API Testing, System Integration Testing

7.Jan 2004 to Sep 2005 (21 Months) Honeywell, Phoenix & India Sr. QA Automation Lead(Principal Engineer)
Project Title : Automation of Check Point Save and Restore for the "Control Builder"
Description: Honeywell's Experion platform provides innovative technologies to get the most out of the plant and to connect safety and securely with your business network. Platform fully integrates with previous Honeywell systems, including Total Plant Solution (TPS), TDC 2000, TDC 3000, Total Plant Alcon, PlantScape and other suppliers' process automation systems. I have also tested the HVAC controllers.
.Net Software application testing for Mercury and Gemini release
Automated embedded inertial navigation algorithms.
Written scripts for Performance Tests and Load tests using Rational Framework.
Proxy script writing for the objects which are unidentified by Rational Robot.
Hardware Installation & Testing, Test Case review.
Designed and Executed System Test Integration Testing and Automation testing
Feasibility Study- Deciding the Test Strategy and tool for Automation
Environment: Windows NT, .Net, Vb-script, Rational Robot, Clearcase, CVS
Test Levels: Automation, System Integration Testing, Regression Testing, Performance Testing

8.Jun 2003 Dec 2003 (5 Months ) Symphony Services, Bangalore, India Senior QA Engineer
Used compiled modules and functions in WinRunner for different test cases, reviewed the scripts
Performance Testing using Loadrunner
Environment: Windows NT, SQL queries
Testing Tool: Win Runner7.0, LoadRunner.

9.Nov 2000 May 2003 (30 Months ) Unilog Content Solutions, Bangalore, IN Test Lead
I have developed a SHAPE Ecommerce application using Java Swing, JSP, JDBC
Executed SQL queries, for testing the output of various reports.
Environment: Windows NT, VB, Java

Oct 1999 Sep 2000 Intern: Aeronautical Development and Establishment, Bangalore, IN
Title : Design of EISA Compatible PC Add-on Card Using Z16C30 for Serial Communication
Description: EISA is a parallel Input/Output bus derived from IBM PC/AT. We have designed an add-on card, which can be fixed to the expansion slot available in PC, which can be used for serial communication between the computers. The Zilog 16C30 acts as serial controller. We have used RS232 in our design, which is an EISA standard. The card can transmit signals up to 50 feet, which can be further developed, to 400 feet by using RS422 & further more by using MIL1553B standard.
Responsibilities: Design, Analysis, Coding
Interacting with the Users and Testing
Environment: C and UNIX, 8086
Role: Intern Developer

Bachelor's Degree in Electrical &Electronics Engineering from U.V.C.E, Bangalore University, India (1996-2000)