VIKAS SHUKLA Professional Summary: Over 9 years of experience in Software Quality Assurance and having good hands-on experience on most of the market leading test automation tools like SilkTest, QTP, WinRunner, LoadRunner, Rational Robot, RFT Professional Qualifications: B. E. (Computer Science & Engineering) from BIT Bhilai Certifications: IBM-Rational Certification in Automated Testing Tools HP Quality Center 10. 0 Certified HP Quick Test Professional 10. 0 Certified
Experience Summary: Working with Pyramid IT as QA Architect since August 2009 Worked with R Systems International as Project Leader from July 2007 till July 2009 Worked with WebTekLabs Pvt. Ltd. as Technical Head from July 2002 till Jun 2007 Having good onsite work experience Skills: Computer Skills Platform Programming Languages Other Knowledge : : : Windows 95/98/2000/XP/NT, Vista C, C++, SQL, Visual Basic Manual and Automated Testing, Good understanding of S/W Development Life Cycle, Rational Unified Process (RUP)
Testing Skills Automated Testing Tools: Unit Testing Functional Testing Test Management Performance Testing Web Testing Defect tracking : : : : : : Rational Purify, Quantify and PureCoverage HP WinRunner, QTP, Rational Robot, RFT Segue SilkTest Rational Test Manager and Mercury Quality Center, TFS, SharePoint. HP LoadRunner, Rational Robot, Rational Site Check Rational ClearQuest, Soffront, Mentis, SharePoint, TFS 1 Other Tools: Analysis and Design Requirement Management Version Control Project Tracking Process Configuration Database Tool : : : : : Rational Rose Rational RequisitePro Rational Clear Case, Microsoft VSS and Serana PVCS, Mercurial Rational Project Console RUP Builder TOAD QA/QC Skills Setting up of Test Lab Setting up of various Test Processes Preparation of Test Plan and Test Strategy documents Team Management Test project Tracking and Monitoring Analyzing Test result and preparing Reports Reporting and prioritizing software bugs in conjunction with Project Management.
Hands on experience on various kind of testing like Web Testing (Internet/Intranet), Performance Testing, Black Box Testing ,Functionality Testing, Database Testing, Accessibility Testing, Users Acceptance Testing, Integration Testing , System Testing, Smoke Testing, Ad-hoc Testing, Regression Testing, Usability Testing and Look-n-Feel Testing Automated Testing Skills Unit Testing Functional, Regression and Link Testing of Client-Server and Web based application Performance Testing (Load/Stress/Scalability) Defining Automation Strategy Automation Framework creation Automation Project Customization and Configuration.
Creation and customization of Automated Test Scripts, Test Cases and Suits Execution of Test Scripts, Test Cases and Test Suits Analyzing Test result and preparing reports with the help of tools Reporting and prioritizing software bugs with the help of automated tools. 2 Project details: Project : Inventory Management System Role: Project Manager Team size: 21 Client: The Home Depot (THD) Duration: Feburary 2010- Ongoing Description: The Home Depot is an American retailer of home improvement and construction products and services. The Home Depot operates 2,242 big-box format stores across the United States.
The Home Depot is the largest home improvement retailer in the United States, ahead of rival Lowe’s, and the fourth largest general retailer. The store operates out of large warehouse style buildings averaging 105,000 ft? with megastores operating in larger facilities Their store inventory consists of up to 40,000 different kinds of building materials, home improvement supplies, appliances and lawn and garden products for all of your project needs. Selections may vary from store to store because The Home Depot stores are always stocked with merchandise that is localized to match area’s specific market needs.
Inventory Management System Application, installed on Mobile devices is used to manage the Inventories of various geographically distributed stores of THD Responsibilities: Analyzing requirement Creation of Automation Framework Review and creation of Automation scripts. Team management Interaction with the client related to Automation activities Project Progress Reporting Test Planning and Execution Types of Testing: Functional Testing Tools Used: QTP for Functional and Regression Testing, QC for Test Management 3 Project : Remote System Role: QA Leader and SME Description:
Client: HydroChem Team size: 5 Duration: Aug 09 – May 10 HydroChem offers industrial cleaning services, including hydro-blasting, hydro-cutting, coating removal, vacuuming, chemical cleaning, and tank cleaning services. To support their operations, HydroChem developed the Remote System 2. 0, designed to electronically capture the work performed, and provide work information for the invoicing, payroll, and accounts payable operations at the branch locations. Responsibilities: Analyzing requirement Creation of Automation Framework Review and creation of Automation scripts.
Team management Interaction with the client related to Automation activities Project Progress Reporting Test Planning and Execution Types of Testing: Functional Testing Tools Used: QTP for Functional and Regression Testing, TFS for Bug reporting Environment: . Net 3. 5 with WPF, SQL 2008 Project : PanaPro Role: Project Leader Description: Client: Panasonic Team size: 8 Duration: Jul 07 – Jul 09 PanaPRO is a single software suite of dedicated, user selectable programs that encompasses the manufacturing process from CAD import to automatic process control & management.
It also addresses unbalanced build time between machines, long changeover times and time required to perform parts exhaust and lack of preventive maintenance leading to extended downtime. It prevents the operator from loading the wrong component reels, using outdated setup sheets, running the wrong production program & failing to properly maintain feeders. It allows building a factory automation system, to address these & other production inefficiencies, by implementing program modules dedicated to enhancing specific production requirements. 4
Responsibilities: Gathering Automaton Requirements Project Estimations Creation of Automation Framework Project Planning Team Management Coordination with the client Project Progress Reporting Types of Testing: Functional Testing Tools Used: QTP for Functional and Regression Testing Environment: . Net 3. 5, SQL Server, DBase Project : Web Portal Role: Project Manager Team size: 10 Duration: Jan 07 – Jun 07 WebTek Labs Pvt. Ltd. has decided to change its existing static website with a new dynamic one, which can provide the overall information of the company.
The objective of the project was to provide a new look to the website as well adding following new features. Discussion Forums Online Profile Submission Advertisement of company Products Company News Information regarding various business domains Job Postings Client and Partners listing Recruitment management system Responsibilities: Gathering Requirements Project Planning Team Management Setting up of various Process Project Monitoring Project Progress Reporting 5 Types of Testing: Functional, Performance and Usability Testing Tools Used: QTP for Functional Testing Environment: ASP.
Net, SQL Server Project : EARS Role: Project Lead Client: GuardianEdge Team size: 10 Duration: Jul 06 – Dec 06 EARS: Encryption Anywhere™ Removable Storage, a Product of GuardianEdge Technologies (USA) is a powerful and flexible solution for mobile data protection that enables organizations to manage security for removable storage devices by providing transparent, policy-based file encryption and access control. The application works with any removable storage device that attempts to mount a file system, and offers a scope of protection that includes all common peripheral ports.
These features enable customers to leverage the benefits of removable storage devices while minimizing the risk of data exposure due to theft or loss of Removable Device Responsibilities: Client Interaction Allocation of work and Team Management Setting up of Automation Framework Enabling team on automaton Tool Project Monitoring and tracking Types of Testing: Functional and Usability Testing Tools Used: Rational Robot and Test Manager for Functional Testing Mentis for Bug Tracking Environment: .
Net 6 Project : EAHD Role: Project Lead Client: GuardianEdge Team size: 4 Duration: Jul 06 – Dec 06 EAHD: Encryption Anywhere™ Hard Disk is the most effective way to protect data in corporate computers.
This product by GuardianEdge Technologies offers: Full disk encryption, meaning that the software encrypts every sector on a computer hard drive, including temp files, system files and unused disk space Centralized management control over hard drive encryption settings, password settings, auditing and enforcement of information security policies Seamless integration with Windows Server 2003, Active Directory and all other Encryption Anywhere solutions Access control for local and network resources using pre-Windows authentication Robust recovery options, including Authenti-Check® self-service password recovery and reset tool that eliminates the need for Help Desk support due to forgotten passwords Types of Testing: Functional, and Usability Testing Tools Used: Mentis for Bug Tracking Environment: . Net Project : SuiteCase Role: Project Manager Client: Final Quadrant Solutions Ltd (Worlds Leader in Providing Solutions in Traveling Agency) Team size: 8 Duration: Feb 06 – Jun 06 This project is related to a complete next generation Travel System for Travel Agents, Wholesaler and Tour operator. Key Features: Fares Management System – Air, Hotel, Car, Insurance, Other products like Car Parking, Air Pass etc A Complete Booking Management System Automation MIS Reporting and Analysis Administration Module – Including full rights to all Users.
Responsibilities: Test Planning Setting up of various Test Process Project Monitoring and tracking Team Management Defining Automation Framework 7 Monitoring and Managing UAT Project Progress Reporting Types of Testing: Functional, Performance and User Acceptance Testing Tools Used: Rational Robot and Rational Test Manager for Functional Testing Environment: ASP. Net, SQL Server Project : Alps Role: Sr. QA Lead Client: iPolicy Networks Team size: 10 Duration: Feb 05 – Jan 06 iPolicy Networks Ltd. , Noida has been involved in the development of a full suite of Intrusion Prevention Firewall appliances to offer the price/performance solutions customers need.
Its solution named as Alps is used by enterprises including higher education institutions and financial services companies and by carriers and security service providers. In Alps project, the scope of work was to create an application, which will provide all the network security related functions to the customers and will help them to set up a completely secured network. The customer can implement firewalls, detect and prevent intrusions, worms & viruses, block URLs, block ports etc. The team was responsible for setting up proper automation process in the company for the purpose of automating the test cases using Seague Silk Test 7. 1. Responsibilities Defining Automation Framework. Creating Script Templates and Automation related templates. Setting up Review Process. Implementing Regression Status Reporting.
Defining Release Strategy. Types of Testing: Functionality Testing, Regression Testing, Automated Tools Used: Segue Silk Test 7. 1 for functional testing. VSS for Configuration Management Environment J2EE, Oracle 9i, IE 6. 0, Windows 2000 8 Project : Web Crawler Role: Test Manager Client: Qualtech India Team size: 8 Duration: Oct 04 – Jan 05 Web Crawler is an application which browses the World Wide Web in a methodical automated manner. It searches for keywords entered by the user and include results from all major search engines with basic details. The WebCrawler is a tool that solves the resource discovery problem in the specific context of the World-Wide Web.
It provides a fast way of finding resources by maintaining an index of the Web page that can be queried for documents about a specific topic. Instead of just giving up the links where the related matter can be found, the system parses the pages up to a certain depth, found the search related content, formats it and provides the user with the more concrete information. Responsibilities: Test Planning Team Management Setting up of various Test Process Project Progress Reporting Types of Testing: Functional and Usability Testing Environment: Dev-C++, SQL Server Project: HCLT Workflow applicaions Role: Test Manager Client: HCL Technology HCL Comnet Team size: 5 Duration: Jul 04 – Sep 04
HCL Technology and HCL Comnet has developed some In-house workflow application which is used by their MIS team to manage various activities like Time sheet Management, Appraisals Process, Transportation and other HR related activities. These applications are in production but they are facing some performance related problems. Scope of this project is to identify the bottlenecks in these applications and identification of peak load which this application can bear with various hardware configurations. Types of Testing: Load Testing, Stress Testing, and Configuration Testing. Automated Tools Used: Rational Robot and Test Manager for Performance testing Microsoft Performance Utility to capture the server stats Environment ASP. Net, Domino, Windows 2000, 9 Project: AOL-Clarity Role: QA Lead Client: AOL Team size: 5
Duration: Feb 04 – Jun 04 The Network Group within America Online (AOL) has engaged Forge Advisors who has subcontracted Optimos to build a planning system, which will allow various internal promotional campaigns to be managed. This system will help the Network Group to manage the lifecycle that a campaign goes through from inception/intake to publishing and reporting In the Clarity project, the scope of work is to create an application, which will provide back office functionality for creating campaign requested by the AOL internal team. The team is to incorporate the new functionality, test it and deliver tested source and executables to the client.
Testing is to be done at four levels Unit Testing, System Testing, Integration Testing and User Acceptance Testing Types of Testing: Functionality Testing, Regression Testing, Usability Testing, and Configuration Testing. Automated Tools Used: Mercury WinRunner for Functional and Regression Testing, TestDirector for Test Management VSS for Configuration Management Environment : J2EE, Oracle 9i, XML, JSP, IE 6. 0, Windows 2000, WebLogic Project: Instruction Management Role: QA Engineer Client: JP Morgan Chase Team Size: 12 Duration: Oct 03 –Jan 04 JP Morgan Chase is one of the largest global custodians (Asset Management Company) in the world with over 6 Trillion in assets under custody. It has two primary processing centers based in Brooklyn (NY) and Bournemouth (UK).
JP Morgan chase serves Mutual Funds, Investment Managers, Insurance companies, Trusts, Brokers, offshore funds, etc. Basic custody and accounting services are provided. For e. g. including settlement, Safekeeping, Corporate actions, Securities lending, Performance measurement Instruction Management (IM) is a web-based application utilizing global best practices that facilitates the processing of Client Trade, Derivatives, Cash, Fixed Term Deposits, FX instructions etc, including any resulting or secondary transactions surrounding the primary transaction. Types of Testing: Functionality Testing and Regression Testing Automated Tools Used: Rational Robot and Rational Test Manager for Functional and Regression Testing, PVCS for Configuration Management 10
Environment : J2EE, Oracle 9i, XML, JSP, IE 6. 0, Windows NT, WebSphere Project: E-HIMS Role: QA Engineer Client: iHealthcare Inc. Team size: 9 Duration: Jun 03 – Sep 03 This Client-server application is developed by iHealthcare Inc for Illiana Surgical and Medical center, USA, which is a group of 30 hospitals in USA. E-HIMS is developed to manage all the activities (Registration, Appointments, Inventory, and Billing etc) related to Hospitals, Physicians and their clinics. This application is currently been deployed in all the 30 hospital of this group. It has seven modules for accounting and management activities and each one can work as a standalone application.
Types of testing: Smoke, Functionality, Regression, Integration, System, and Usability Testing Automated Tools Used: Rational Robot and Rational Test Manager for Functional and Regression Testing Rational ClearQuest for Defect Tracking VSS for Configuration Management Environment: J2EE, Oracle 9i, Windows NT Project: Indigo website Role: Test Engineer Client: Adeptia Inc. Team size: 5 Duration: Dec 02 – May 03 Adeptia Inc is wholly USA based company having a Data Conversion Product, Indigo. Their product converts data from legacy application into the required format of any newer technology. INDIGO enables disparate systems to talk to each other and allow collaboration of business partners, subsidiaries and buyers. Application was tested against its performance when 100 virtual users for concurrent usage.
Indigo aimed at supporting protocols like FTP, HTTP, SMTP, POP, with unique utility of converting files from existing file format into another desired format, various test cases were generated with formats types like Text, Excel, Database and XML in all possible scenarios and successfully executed manually and by automatic means. Types of Testing: Functionality Testing, Usability, Look-And-Feel and Installation Testing Automated Tools Used: Rational Clear Quest for Defect Tracking Environment :JSP, Oracle, IE 5. 0, Windows NT 11 Project: Rapidtasks Role: Test Engineer Client: Pugmarks Team Size: 4 Duration: Sep 02 – Nov 02 Rapidtasks is a Web application dealing with internal Task Assignment and Management. Using this Web application various tasks can be assigned and managed online, reducing time of meetings and personal communication.
People in the team hierarchy can assign task to their subordinates according their roles and responsibilities and can track whether the team member has completed the assigned task on time Types of testing: Functionality Testing and Usability Testing Environment: ASP, SQL, IE 5. 0, Windows NT Project: Information Management System Role: Test Engineer and Developer Client: Webtek Labs. Pvt. Ltd (New Delhi) Team size: 5 Duration: Jul 02 – Aug 02 Information Management System (IMS) is an application through which the entire employee can collect structure and find information regarding any artifacts, activities and assets of Webtek Labs. Pvt. Ltd.
And they can also share knowledge through the Discussion Forum. They can get important messages through the Message Board of IMS. Types of testing: Functionality, Look and Feel, Usability Environment: ASP, SQL, IE 5. 0, Windows NT, HTML, Java Script Training/Seminar Attended •Four day training on Winrunner by Mercury Interactive •Four day training on Loadrunner by Mercury Interactive •Four day training on QTP and Test Director by Mercury Interactive •Four day training on Performance testing through Rational Robot and Test Manager by IBM-Rational •One day seminar on Mercury LoadRunner, TestDirector and Quick Test Professional. •One day seminar on Portfolio Manager by IBM-Rational 12