Resume R.A.S.

Ravi Sankar

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Flat no:5, Samarth Terraces, Ganapathi Chowk, Near Air Force gate, Vimannagar, Pune, India E-mail: Mobile: +91-99232 99926 Objective: Looing for a permenent position in Singapore. EXPERIENCE SUMMARY
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8.6 years into Software – Expereince in Project Management, Testing and Development Currently working as Project Manager in a Project with total size of 20 people (Onsite + Offshore) with three sub applications, where the Project is of type- Mainteance, enhancement and production support in Datawarehousing domain. Penalty based strict SLAs to be followed. Experience of working for reputed and large corporations in US and UK as clientele such as AT&T, Microsoft, Merril Lynch and Checkfree Experience in Product Engineering, Application Reengineering, and management of Automated and manual Product/ Application Testing projects Experience in all Stages of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Project Management, Technical and lead experience in Onsite-Offshore Model Client Interfacing skills, Good Communication skills, and Leadership skills Holds Brainbench certifications in Software Testing and Project Management Expereince in working in Datawarehosuing, eBusiness, Webportal applications Expereince in leading the testing effort of J2EE as well as .NET applications Well acquitaned with PMI’s Project Management body of Knowledge 3.0 (PMBOK) Has good knowledge on adhering to SEI – CMM level 5 quality procedures and Six Sigma methodology; Six Sigma Green belt trained Holds certificate in Financial markets from the National Stock Exchange, India Good problem solving skills, analytical skills and creative skills Worked in almost all domains and seen and understood different features and functionalities of the applications. Can suggest high-level technical solution(s) to business problem(s). Territories travelled : Singapore, U.S.A. and U.K. ACADEMICS Degree University Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India Nagarjuna University, A.P., India Year of Passing 12/1997 05/1996 05/1994

M.Tech in Computer Applications M.Sc. in Mathematics with Statistics & O.R. Specialization B.A. in Mathematics, Statistics & Economics

WORK HISTORY and PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE Organization Tech Mahindra Ltd, Pune, India Satyam Computers, Hyderabad, India Designation Project Manager Quality Analyst (Test Lead) Duration (10/2006)-Till date (03/2003)-(03/2006)

Resume (Worked for the clients - Checkfree, Microsoft, Macquarie Bank, Merril Lynch) Sun Microsystems, Bangalore, India.

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Sanware Storage Solutions Pvt Ltd, later acquired by ‘EMC’ Corporation, Bangalore, India HCL Perot Systems, later became ‘Perot Systems’, Bangalore, India (Worked for the clients - Government of Singapore, Lufthansa Airlines) Kindle Systems, Bangalore (Worked for the client - Bank of North America) Newgen Technologies, New Delhi, India (Worked for the client – Canon)

Member Technical Staff (Did Software Testing of SunOne Identity Server (Automated & Manual)) SQA Engineer Associate (Software Testing Engineer)


(07/2001)-(05/2002) (09/2000)-(07/2001)

Software Engineer (Developer) Software Engineer (Developer)



TECHNICAL EXPERTISE OPERATING SYSTEMS LANGUAGES DATABASES GUI CASE TOOLS WEB SERVERS/ APPLICATION SERVERS TOOLS & UTILITIES Solaris8 and 9,Unix, All flavours of Windows, Linux C, C++, Java, C#, .NET Oracle 9i, MS SQL Server 2005 Java, VC++ Rational Clearcase, Visual Source Safe, CVS JRun, Tomcat , SunONE Web server, SunONE Application Server, Weblogic, Websphere, IIS Informatica, Business Objects, WinRunner, Silk Test, Rational Robot GUI automation; Rational ClearQuest, Defect Tracker, BugTraq, PVCS Tracker-Bug tracking tools; CVS,VSS,Rational ClearcaseConfiguration Management tools; VNC-To access the remote desktop, MKS-To execute the Unix Shell Scripts in Windows OS; Microsoft Project –Project Management; Quality Center – Test Management; MSOffice Datawarehousing, Finance, Banking, Insurance, Business Processes, Transport (Airways), Storage, Pharmacy, Images, Web Technologies, Test Automation WORK EXPERIENCE (Some diverse projects) 1. Client Role Project Name : Sales Compensation Applications AT&T, U.S.A. Project Manager, Tech Mahindra, Pune



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Contribution: Transition Management of the applications into the steady state ; Management of three applications and taking daily updates from the team leads ; Preparation of the Project Plan, Metrics reports and Weekly Highlight reports ; Preparing the estimates and schedule for the deliverables ; Participating in Project Management reviews ; Facing the SQA audit for the managed applications ; Identifying the Value adds and Optimization gains in the applications– US$60,000 saving was identified for the the 6 months duration 2. Client Role Project Name : PIE 2.0 project (Product Information Enhancements 2.0) Microsoft, Hyderabad Test Lead, Satyam Computer Services Limited, India

Contribution: Preparation of Master Test Plan and Test cases; Reporting the Testing Status to the Microsoft’s Test Manager; Participate in Brainstorming sessions on the various issues of the application ; Explaining the functionality of the application to the offshore team from the onsite – Redmond (U.S.A.) ;Testing of the application and reporting of bugs in the bug tracking tool ;Performing Regression testing 3. Role Project Name : SunONE Identity Server Software Testing Engineer, Sun Microsystems, Bangalore

Contribution: Prepared Test Plan and test cases; Installation testing (on both Windows 2k server and Solaris8 operating systems) ; GUI testing; Backup & restore testing –This involved taking the whole system backup with options like backup of configuration files, directory server, log files,debug files etc and deleting those files to check whether they got restored properly or not ; Logging testing-This involved testing of various types of logging like-Local, remote, Database, secure logging etc; Internationalization testing- This involved testing the software's GUI whether it can be customizable to different international languages like Japanese and Chinese. APIs testing- This involved writing test drivers for the exposed APIs of logging module in the Javadoc. Test Automation: Automated GUI using Silk test ; Automated Backup & Restore testing (which is CLI based) by writing shell scripts and integrated with TET environment. File redirection in Windows NT was not working. Used ‘Expect’ tool for solving that problem. Automated APIs testing. Just running the script will enter the PASS or FAIL of each Java program (which has got some APIs inside it) in a file. This will run in Windows platform also using MKS, which simulates the korn shell in windows. Integrated with Test Environment Toolkit (TET). ACHIEVEMENTS
 Having Enterprenuership spirit – Successfully contributed to business development of

previous organization by providing new domains and technical areas that could be explored for new business. Successfully contributed to business development of one of the reputed clients of the previous organization by providing a potential product idea.
 Found new mathematical formulas, theorms and computer algorthms while studying graduation

and post graduation. Submitted them to the respective Professors for validation and publication. Such three formulae with proofs got published in College magazine in my Degree. PERSONAL DETAILS
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Date of birth: 24-August-1973 Marital Status: Married