Tarun Phaugat, MBA tarunphaugat@gmail.

9 years of experience and training from service & product industry (425)786-8366
7 year of customer interaction experience LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tarunphaugat


Customer obsession
C# & TFS
Experience with
Shipped V1

Operational metrics


 9+ years of work experience in software design, development and verification with focus
on operating system licensing and deployment on customer and enterprise business
 Provided critical quality assurance during multiple full product cycle of windows release
cycles (Windows 8, Windows Blue (8.1) and Windows Spring14 (S14) Releases.
 Designed and Executed Test Automation, Designing libraries & Test Cases Development
experience with C#.
 Coding and Debugging skills (Windbg & VS) with proficiency in C#.
 Lead feature team sign off for stress testing, performance analysis, security, scalability,
reliability, end-to-end integration testing.
 Worked under SCRUM and Waterfall Model.
 Extensive experience in Build Deployment Testing and Production Environments.
 Designed system & processes for windows test execution model. The system during recent
windows releases was executed in 5 other teams and provided >40% cost savings from
older methods.
 Testing Experience with API, UI, Web Services, Server and client (win32) based applications.
 Experience with Visual Studio Team System (VSTS), Product Studio (PS) and Team
Foundation Server (TFS) for Bug Logging and Tracking.
 Instrumental in design and development of Features on Demand UX feature during windows
8 enabling customers to install .NET 3.5 from Windows Update.
 Shipping V1 Product releases and multiple small, more frequent releases like
Quarterly/Monthly Releases for Microsoft Royalties project.

 Author of a Whitepaper “Virtual PC usability and capability in Test”

Seattle 2010-

INDIA 2007-2010

2006 - 2007

2005 - 2006

This Engagement is on windows product development team, contributing on future
features in windows product.
 Validation Expert on Windows ARM platform devices and Surface Tablets.
 Designed & Evangelized SAIL process .The system during recent windows releases was
executed in 5 other teams and provided >40% cost savings from older methods.
 Lead organization wide efforts to improve product quality of existing windows features by
increasing adoption of Auto Analysis product during S14 Milestone.
 Unified Optional component framework which reduced test creation cost for future release
 Implemented Accessibility testing quality guidelines reducing the count of issues found
later during the release cycle.
This Engagement was on Finance IT Application used for Rolling out Royalties to all
the client of Microsoft, who’s any propriety data content, is used in any of the Microsoft
 Shipped V1 product, features as well as many short cycle releases using SCRUM model with
exceeding project deadlines consistently.
 Incorporated and released features live and in Sync with Xbox Live data for inbox
purchases across geographies for multiple releases.
 Conducted performance, security & code coverage analysis and reported release criteria
to engineering directors for multiple product releases.
 Automated UI ( User Interface ) Tests , Web Services , BVT and Regression Test Cases for
V1 Products using C#
This Engagement was about Automating the Regression Test bed using a Keyword
Driven Framework available in the project.
 Inspected, reviewed & provided feedback on Feature design, Technical & Functional
Specification, Business requirements using Team Foundation Server (TFS) for Feature
 Implemented the online store automation framework using QTP and external plug-in using
C# which reduced the testing costs by 30%.
 Mentored multiple new hires transition into specialist roles which reduced overhead costs.

This Engagement was for increasing quality for internal hardware configuration tools.
 Designed & Developed detailed Quality Plans, Test Cases, Test specifications and analyzed
code changes in the feature and made recommendations improving overall product quality.

Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology from HTIT, Aurangabad-2005
Master in Business Administration in Finance from Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak – 2012