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					Ravi Chaudhary
ravi-chaudhary@indiatimes.com
Phone: +91-9880278723


Objective:
Seeking a challenging assignment as a Testing and Quality Lead with an innovative organization
where my abilities and experience are valuable in achieving quality work within stipulated time-
frame and I continue to develop new skills and keep abreast of latest technology.


Work Experience:

NetContinuum Pvt Ltd
(Subdivision of Barracuda Networks Inc)
April, 2005 – Till Now
Test Lead


Job Description:
 Barracuda Control Center, AppVisage Command Center, Web GUI, Java GUI, FTP & TCP
  Monitoring Testing
 Reviewing/updating Test Plans
 Inputs on Test effort estimation & planning
 Monitoring daily/weekly status of the project
 Giving inputs on the type of testing required
 Quarterly review of A’s & O’s of all team members
 Vital inputs during Product Review
 Administer the bug tracking software
 Manage team of 5 members with 2 members located Offshore


Jobs Accomplished:
 Currently managing Barracuda Control Center application which would be supporting range of
  Barracuda products(https://control.barracuda.com).
 Managed & released AppVisage Command Center feature.
 Reviewing A’s & O’s of team members every quarter.
 Administer Cubera(bug tracking tool) for assigning the severity of the bugs & reviewing of
  Customer bugs.
 Analysis of bugs arising due to Regression.
 Tested TCP Monitoring feature.
 Tested SharePoint Web Application diligently & filed critical bugs.
 Worked on GUI & FTP (File Transfer Protocol) features.
 Reviewed Test Plan for BCC, App Visage Command Center & Web GUI features.
 Enhanced GUI interface by logging in bugs concerned with Usability & functionality
  perspective.
 Crucial inputs were given during the review and development of AppVisage Command Center
  and TCP Monitoring feature.
 Revisited GUI testplan, and updated the cases in the areas of Installation, Front Panel, System
  Admin Management, User Management, Logs and Monitoring with a methodical approach.
 Understood Instant SSL feature and revisited Instant SSL testplan; revised draft and amended
  the testcases in the requisite arenas.
 Automated Instant SSL feature within stipulated period of time.
   Revisited FTP testplan and added testcases on secure FTP alongwith enabling Client
    authentication; efficiently guided trainee on understanding FTP Acl functionality which
    henceforth was automated.
   Understood AAA feature and automated the negative testcases.
   Automated Statistics feature (GUI) after making adept efforts for generating the requisite
    statistics.
   Worked on Spirent Avalanche, performance test tool.
   Conducted technical presentations for Trainee’s & Support employees.
   Assisted in setting up of a complete QA test lab consisting of 30 Linux & Windows
    servers, 26 NetContinuum gateways, 6 Barracuda Web Filter with SonicWall
    switches in a network
   Reproduced customer bugs.
   Completed QA Testing for all QA Releases with 100% coverage and on time.
   Provided support to the developers in reproducing the bugs as and when required.


3i Infotech
(formerly known as ICICI Infotech; working as a consultant for Miracle Infotech Pvt. Ltd.)
July, 2004 –March, 2005
Testing Lead


Job Description:
 As Lead, was involved during the midterm & final Audit of the Project.
 Drafting User Acceptance Testing for Commercial Bank of Qatar
 Testing Corporate Internet Site Project for Commercial Bank of Qatar
 Testing Health Insurance Product
 Analyzing General Insurance Product

Jobs Accomplished:

Drafting UAT
Drafted UAT (User Acceptance Testing) test cases for Commercial Bank of Qatar’s Retail Banking
Application (developed by third party).

       Project undertaken by a team of 7 members
       Due to restraints we were only provided with the requirement specifications
        documentation (included screen shots.)
       Project successfully completed before stipulated time
       Very well appreciated by client as well as directors of the company.


Test Lead for Corporate Internet Site Project
Requirement gathering for a Corporate Internet site for Commercial Bank Of Qatar.

As Test Lead, key responsibility involved:
     Analyzing and understanding the requirements of the client
     Preparing of Test plan, coordination between the Project Manager, Project Lead &
        Module Leaders
     Reviewing of Unit Test Cases
     Drafting Integration Test Cases, System Test Cases and End To End Scenarios.
       Rigorous functional testing was performed by the team; the bugs for which were logged
        into Defect Management Tool on the basis of the severity.

I was actively involved during the midterm as well as the final Audit of the Project, taking care of
the respective documentation.


Testing Health Insurance Product
Worked on a Health Insurance product, which was being customized for a client in Tanzania.

       Thorough understanding of the insurance product
       Key responsibility as the Test Lead:
        Reviewing Unit Test Cases
        Drafting Integration Test Cases and System Test Cases
       Rigorous functional testing executed on the project.


Analyzing General Insurance Product
       Actively involved in analyzing & understanding the functional requirements
       Slated for deployment for a client in Greece.



Idealake Information Technologies
One of India’s leading Internet solutions company; also focuses on CRM solutions
April, 2002 – June, 2004
Testing & Quality Analyst


Job Description:
    Writing test cases for different test scenarios
    Cover all the functional aspects along with Load & Stress Testing on the Test Server
    Streamlining all stages of SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle)
    Intensive, rigorous beta testing to find and remove bugs on products being developed
    Testing all functionalities of key products
    Evaluate usability and functionality to evolve Web site interface and create pleasing user
      experience
    Write test cases for various test scenarios

Jobs Accomplished:

Performance Testing
       Formulated methodologies to meet stringent test criteria for acquiring Windows
        Certification for Idealake’s Ticketing Software with the help of Windows Application
        Compatibility Toolkit
       Conducted rigorous Performance Testing
       Detected Memory Leaks using Rational Suite and .NET Profilers is also in progress for the
        same software


Testing Leading Internet Sites
       Worked on various web based / Internet sites like BSE India – Bombay Stock Exchange,
        CDSL India – Central Depository Securities Limited, Fame Cinemas, Yash Raj Films, Rediff
        Mobile, Inox Movies, Express Talent etc.
       Worked specifically on the Client Server project of HLL - a Customer Relationship based
        project, implemented in the Southern region (Chennai)
       Started from requirement gathering stage. Provided crucial inputs which helped in easy
        and simplified development of the project.
       Rigorous testing henceforth was conducted after the completion of each stage of the
        project. Also actively involved in coordinating between the marketing and the technical
        team
       Implemented SDLC diligently. Started from requirement gathering stage to the
        formulation of DSD (Design Specification Document) and then proceeded to the final
        implementation of the project.

Product - KNOBA
       Knowledge based search engine that used intelligent-search and sorted information
        depending on user’s requirement
       Possessed unique feature of clubbing information depending on the characteristics of
        search of the user


Product – JHOLA
    Comparative shopping tool for the Internet that used artificial intelligence to map out the
        user’s tastes over a period of time
       Had one-click shopping functionality
       Collate data from all leading shopping sites
       Ability to search for products requested over period of time, compare with the others
        across the globe, and accumulate results with results to the specifications provided by
        the user




Education:

Qualification                                     Class                                    Year

B.E.                                              Electronics & Telecommunication          2002
Final Year Project - Serial Communication using RISC Processor:

Objective: To build a micro controller – based program using RISC processor, which has its uses
in data acquisition systems. It has its application in Automation Industry to electronically control
the movement of devices

Specifics: The micro controller used is AT90S8515, which has 512 byte RAM; 512 byte EPROM;
two 16-bit upcounters timers and programmable UART. This controller is used to collect data
from various sources.


S.S.C                                              First Class                             1996

H.S.C                                              First Class (with distinction)          1994
Personal Details:

Address:
Flat no.903, Harmony Block (No. 5), Suncity Apartment
Sarjapur Junction,
Bangalore – 560 103
(hazrat_ravi@hotmail.com)

Mobile: +91-9880278723

Date Of Birth: 23 March 1979

Hobbies: Hiking, Driving, Music, Adventure sports

				
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