Paramjit Singh Aujla

Paramjit Singh Aujla

Software Architect
Alliance Global Services India Pvt Ltd
location_on India

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PARAMJIT SINGH AUJLA

Mobile: 0091 800 852 0505 || Email: paramjit2k@gmail.com

A Testing Professional with 11+ years of Software Testing experience including Test Automation, Manual Testing, Pre-sales & Project Management.

 CAREER SUMMARY

  • Over 11+ years of Experience in the Software Quality Assurance (QA) and Testing.
  • Multiple years’ experience in Leading/Managing QA teams.
  • Currently leading the Test Automation - Center of Excellence (ACE CoE) at Alliance
  • Experienced with Functional Automation tools like Selenium, Sikuli, Silk Test and mobile application testing tools like Robotium, UIAutomator, MonkeyRunner, SeeTest etc.
  • Good experience in Test documentation preparation like Test Plan, Project Plan etc.
  • Worked in Different domains like Banking, Finance, CRM, Publishing, Mobile, Printing, and Ecommerce.
  • Document, implement and monitor all processes for testing as per SQA standards defined by the organization.
  • Good understanding of Software Development Life cycle (SDLC) and Software Testing Life Cycle.
  • Experienced using Agile, Iterative and waterfall based Software Development Methodologies.
  • Good experience in mentoring junior team members.
  • Involved in Project proposals and pre-sales activities and presentations to US/UK based clients.

 

EDUCATION                                    

- Executive Master of Business Administration (IB & IT)                                            Amity University, INDIA

- Master of Computer Applications                                                           Sikkim Manipal University, INDIA

- Bachelor of Science – Information Systems                                                    Kurukshetra University, INDIA

 

IT CERTIFICATIONS                                    

- Project Management for Business Professionals MOOC, Certificate of Participation (Alfred State College - SUNY College of Technology Online)

- Risk Management MOOC, Udemy Online

- Leadership Skills program – ItsAP (The IT and ITES Association of AP)

- BRAINBENCH Certified- Software Testing / BRAINBENCH Certified- Software Quality Assurance

- Certified Internal Auditor – ISO 9001:2000 by Second Foundation Inc (Now Fidelity Information Services)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Alliance Global Services (I) Pvt. Ltd.                                                       Feb ‘10 – Till date

Position: Test Architect

 

Rewards & Recognitions:

  • Rewarded with Special Recognition award (Q4 2012) for overall contribution to Titanium xAFT
  • Rewarded with prestigious COE Award (Year 2011) for Excellent Performance.
  • Rewarded with Special Recognition award (Year 2010) for overall contribution to organization.
  • Rewarded with Best Team (Q3, 2010) for following organizational best practices and achieving high quality deliverables.

 

CoE and SEG Responsibilities:

  • Currently leading the Test Automation - Center of Excellence (ACE CoE) at Alliance
  • To set-up quarterly goals as per the organization needs
  • Engineering audit of automation projects
  • Participate in opportunity calls with sales team
  • Solution definitions for new opportunities working with sales team and VP, QA and Testing
  • Work with Pre-Sales team to review solution definition and develop estimates and resource model
  • Front-end proposal presentation to new prospects and existing clients
  • Conduct test process assessments to understand client requirements, develop recommendations, identify areas of opportunities for Alliance

 

Proof of Concepts and Solution Design:

  • Developed POC & Framework for McAfee Mobile application ‘Secure Container’ using SeeTest, UIAutomator, Test Complete & xAFT Plus UIAutomator
  • Developed POC & Framework for ERT Mobile application ‘DairyPro using SeeTest, UIAutomator, QTP
  • Working with different mobile application testing projects and mentoring the team members on framework and tool usage.

 

Client: McKesson Health Solutions, Inc

Project: Core Product Automation

Technologies: Java, Oracle, struts, turbine

Automation tools: Selenium

Responsibilities:

  • Assessment of current framework and key areas for automation
  • Recommendation of improvised automation framework, dataset management etc.
  • Planning the migration of existing automation set-up
  • Selenium Automation Framework Development
  • Actively involved in Kanban activities like planning, retrospective, task assignment etc.
  • To Interface with client’s testing architects/managers
  • To review the Selenium Scripts as per test cases.
  • To Provide technical guidance to the team & Resolve critical issues
  • To ensure proper design implementation and mentor the Test Engineers
  • Prepare and maintain SQA Documentation like risk tracker, monthly metrics etc.

 

Client: Farmers Hail Mutual Insurance, Inc

Project: Cloudnet Automation

Technologies: C#, .net, MVC, Telerik, Oracle 10G

Automation tools: Selenium, InsideEdge xAFT

Responsibilities:

  • Assessment of key product areas for automation feasibility
  • Recommendation of common automation framework
  • Automation Framework Development
  • To Interface with client’s testing architects/managers
  • To review the Selenium Scripts as per test cases.
  • To Provide technical guidance to the team & Resolve critical issues
  • To follow client’s iterative life cycle for automation development
  • To ensure proper design implementation and mentor the Test Engineers
  • Prepare and maintain SQA Documentation like risk tracker, monthly metrics etc.

 

Client: CardioNet, Inc

Project: CardioNet Novus

Technologies: C#, .net, MVC 4.0, SQL Server 2008 Enterprise

Automation tools: xAFT (Selenium)

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in preparation of Test strategy and plan document
  • Actively involved in scrum activities like planning, retrospective, task assignment etc.
  • To review the xAFT Selenium Scripts as per test cases.
  • To Interface with client’s testing architects/managers
  • To Provide technical guidance to the team & Resolve critical issues
  • Coordinate the global activities of the team from a technical perspective
  • To ensure proper design implementation and mentor the Test Engineers
  • Prepare and maintain SQA Documentation like risk tracker, monthly metrics etc.
  • Creation/Submission weekly status report using PMO dashboard.
  • Onshore/offshore co-ordination between teams.

 

Client: ACI Systems (Omaha USA, Watford UK)

Project: EB Automation

Technologies: JAVA, SQL Server 2008

Automation tools: Selenium RC, Java

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in preparation of Test Automation Plan and design document
  • To Provide technology advisory services
  • Preparation of Automation framework Design (Selenium RC/Java)
  • To create and review the Selenium Scripts as per test cases.
  • To Interface with ACI’s architects/managers
  • To Provide technical guidance to the team & Resolve critical issues
  • Coordinate the global activities of the team from a technical perspective
  • To ensure proper design implementation and mentor the Test Engineers
  • Prepare and maintain SQA Documentation like risk tracker, monthly metrics etc.
  • Creation/Submission weekly status report using PMO dashboard.
  • Onshore/offshore co-ordination between teams.

 

Client: ACI Systems (Omaha USA, Watford UK)

Project: EPS Automation

Technologies: VC++, SQL Server, Excel

Automation tools: Silk Central 2011, Silk Test 2010

Responsibilities:

  • Leading the team of 6 people
  • Involved in preparation of Test Automation Plan and design document
  • To Provide technology advisory services
  • Preparation of Automation framework Design (Silk Central 2011, SilkTest 2010)
  • To create and review the Silk Test Scripts as per client standards.
  • To Interface with ACI’s architects/managers
  • To Provide technical guidance to the team & Resolve critical issues
  • Coordinate the global activities of the team from a technical perspective
  • To ensure proper design implementation and mentor the Test Engineers
  • Prepare and maintain SQA Documentation like risk tracker, monthly metrics etc.
  • Creation/Submission weekly status report using PMO dashboard.
  • Onshore/offshore co-ordination between teams.

 

Client: SNL Financial Charlottesville VA USA

Project: SNLi

Technologies: C#, HTML, SQL Server 2008

Responsibilities:

  • Leading team of 4 QA people
  • To create and review the Test Plan/Test Cases as per user stories.
  • Prepare and maintain SQA Documentation like risk tracker, monthly metrics etc.
  • Design and development of Selenium based framework based on application/product requirements.
  • Creation/Submission weekly status report using PMO dashboard.
  • Working with clients to finalize and signoff on automation framework and design approaches.
  • Involved in internal/external SQA and engineering Audits.
  • Onshore/offshore co-ordination between teams.

 

Project: InsideEdge xAFT

Description: xAFT is an In-house Testing framework. It is being developed with objective that testers with no automation knowledge can use the power of automation without learning scripting.

Technologies: Selenium Web Driver, Sikuli, Java, Java Robots, Auto-IT, Logger, MS Excel

Responsibilities:

  • Contributed in development of key features
  • Provided new ideas to enhance the framework.
  • Involved in implementing xAFT in different projects.
  • Maintained the documentation in the testing Wiki.
  • To solve the problems and defects faced by the xAFT testers.
  • Assignment of completed tasks for the testing.

 

 

Client Name: Kaplan, Inc New York (Contract)                                                         Oct ’09 – Jan10

Position: QA Analyst

Project Title: Kaplan Test Preparation Portal

Technologies: Java, Flash, Apache, MySQL, Linux, AJAX, Agile, SOA

Client Platforms: Windows XP/2K/Vista, MAC OS X

 

Responsibilities:

  • Creation of Test plan and test cases from the requirements as per Agile process.
  • Maintained requirements traceability Matrix and conduct necessary reviews to ensure test cases appropriately translate and map to requirements.
  • Created Java based Automation framework using Selenium, TestNG and Ant
  • Creation of Object Repository using UI_Map properties file in Selenium
  • Creation of Function Library for commonly used repetitive functions
  • Cross Browser and Compatibility testing on Internet explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari
  • Used Team Track for Logging of defects.
  • Daily/Weekly reporting to the QA Manager.
  • Task allocation to the QA team members.

 

Client: Ecrio, Inc Cupertino CA (Contract)                                                                Sep ’08 –Mar 09

Position: QA Analyst

Project Title: Mobeam Digital Coupon Solution

Technologies: Java, Flash, LINUX, HTML, CSS, AJAX, MySQL / Oracle C#, .net, Ajax, Tomcat, Flash, Agile/Scrum

Client Platforms: Windows XP/2K/Vista, MAC OS X

 

Responsibilities:

  • Creation of Test plans i.e. System Test Plan and ClipPod Test Plan.
  • Creation/Review of the Test cases from business/Functional requirements
  • Testing of the Web Interface, Testing of the software on the ClipPod™ and Mobile Application
  • Created Java based Automation framework using Selenium, TestNG and Ant
  • Creation of Object Repository using properties file in Selenium
  • Creation of Function Library for commonly used repetitive functions
  • Test planning as per the Agile/Scrum process.
  • Organize the status meetings and send the Status Report (Daily, Weekly etc.) to the Client

 

Client: ExpressCopy, Inc Portland, OR USA (Contract)                                              Mar 08 – Aug 08

QA Analyst                                                                                         

Project Title: ExpressCopy Website integration project

Technologies: PHP, ZEND, Flash, Apache, MySQL, Linux (LAMP), AJAX, Flash, Adobe Flex, Agile, SOA

Client Platforms: Windows XP/2K/Vista, MAC OS X

 

Responsibilities:

  • Worked throughout the SDLC, which included requirements, specifications, design, analysis and testing.
  • Creation of Master test plan, Individual Sprint/Iteration plans and test cases
  • Analysis and port-mortem of individual sprints in Agile or Iterative process.
  • Manual testing of the web components and functionality.
  • Created Java based Automation framework using Selenium, TestNG and Ant
  • Creation of Object Repository using properties file in Selenium
  • Creation of Selenium automation test scripts in Java using Eclipse
  • Cross Browser and Compatibility testing on multiple versions of same browser like Internet explorer versions (5.5, 6.0, 7.0), Firefox versions (2.0, 3.0), Safari (Mac)
  • Testing of (Intranet) Client Server based application for customer order flow.
  • Logging of bugs on the JIRA (Bug Tracking tool)

 

Fidelity National Information Services (I) Ltd                                                             Apr ‘06 – Feb 08

Position: Sr. QA Consultant

PROJECTS HANDLED:

PROJECT TITLE: (DEXTERRA) Vodafone Application Service Framework 5.5

Technologies: Java, Struts, J2EE, Eclipse, C#, .net, Tomcat, TOAD, IIS

Client Platforms: Windows XP, 2K, Windows CE, Win Mobile platform, MIDP, Blackberry, Symbian, Iphone

Database Server: Oracle, SQL Server 2k/2005, IBM DB2, IBM Web sphere application server

 

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing functional requirements and identify QA Test plans.
  • Testing of Dexterra Mobile Applications on the devices like Blackberry/MIDP/Pocket PC/SMARTPHONE/PDA/SYMBIAN/IPhone.
  • Testing of Mobile Applications using the Emulators/Simulators
  • Creating automation framework and Automating test cases using SilkTest 8.0.
  • Creation of Test cases for the Salesforce Mobile Application.
  • Maintenance of Traceability Matrix and conduct necessary reviews to ensure test cases appropriately translate and map to requirements.
  • Testing of Mobile Application GUI, Navigation and installation scenarios.
  • Testing of the Client Server based Application (Web Interface)
  • Active part of the Agile based software development.
  • Responsible for sending daily and weekly bug reports to the client and Test Manager Etc.

 

Impetus InfoTech (I) Pvt. Ltd.                                                                                    Jan ‘06 – Mar 06

Position: QA Engineer
Client:
Duns & Bradstreet, Inc

Product: DNBi

Technologies Used: Java, JSP, Oracle, IBM Web Logic, oracle

Client Platforms: Windows, Mac OS X

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the Manual and Blackbox testing of the weekly builds.
  • Performance testing using Load runner.
  • Involved in development of test cases from functional requirements, technical spec’s and use cases.
  • Fully Involved in Sanity, Regression, Integration Testing.
  • Involved in client’s interaction and Reporting to the client on daily basis.
  • Executed test cases for the manual testing of the application.
  • Successfully implemented the change request and defect tracking Using Test Director
  • Project tracking and documentation using MS Project, EXCEL, Access, and Word.

 

Quark, Inc                                                                                               Dec ‘04 – Dec’05

Position: Software QA Engineer


PROJECTS HANDELED:

Project Title: Quark Brand Manager

Environment: Java, C#, .net, HTML, CSS, Java Applets, Java Scripts, C++

Client Platforms: Windows XP/2K/Server 2003, Mac OS X

Server Platforms: Windows, Solaris

        

Project Title: Quark Xpress 6.5

Environment: C++

Client Platforms: Windows XP/2K/Server 2003, Mac OS X

 

Responsibilities:

  • Testing of Client server and desktop (Publishing) software applications using testing techniques like Black Box, Manual and Adhoc testing etc.
  • Create, maintain and review QA test plans, test data and test cases.
  • Automation of test cases using automation testing tools like Segue Silk Test 6.0, eggplant.
  • Maintained product user-interface and functionality consistency to various platform (Windows/Mac/Solaris) standards.
  • Performed Regression testing, Integration testing, functional testing, End-to-End testing etc. on various software products.
  • Bug Tracking and Bug Logging into Silk radar (Defect Tracking tool).
  • Timely and proper resolving of defects by interacting with software developers to ensure quality software.
  • Installed and maintained product test environments on OS platforms like Solaris, Windows and Macintosh.
  • Reviewing of Help File, Troubleshooting guide, Known issues, product release notes documents.

 

Digital Asia                                                                                                           Jan ’03 - Nov ‘04

Position: Software QA Engineer

 

PROJECTS:

PROJECT TITLE: www.haviv-marketing.com
Environment: OS-Commerce, PHP, MySQL, HTML, Flash, Photoshop, CSS, and BugZilla

PROJECT TITLE: www.simbatrade.com:
Environment: PHP, MySQL, HTML, Flash, Photoshop, CSS, and BugZilla

PROJECT TITLE: Online Website Builder: (Content management system)
Environment: PHP, ASP, MySQL, HTML, Flash, Photoshop, CSS, And BugZilla

 

Project Title: Video/Audio web content management System

Environment: PHP, ASP, MySQL, HTML, Flash, Photoshop, CSS, and BugZilla

 

Responsibilities:

  • To accept client and server releases from development team, install the releases, and run smoke and acceptance tests and report results.
  • Responsible for Creation of test cases.
  • To verify that issues have been successfully resolved after being reported as fixed.
  • Responsible for the cross browser testing.
  • To analyze the behavior of client and server components using the basic logging and diagnostic features supported in the products.
  • To report defects and coordinate with clients and developers to get these defects resolved. Verify bugs that have been closed.
  • Performed additional stress and functionality tests as required from time to time by development.
  • Involved in the development and maintenance of test cases, test scripts, test environments and release processes.
  • Participation in reviews of application designs, business and functional requirements.