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R.A.S. Ravi Sankar


Flat no:5, Samarth Terraces, Ganapathi Chowk, Near Air Force gate, Vimannagar, Pune, India
E-mail: rasravisankar@yahoo.com Mobile: +91-99232
99926

Objective: Looing for a permenent position in Singapore.

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY
• 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 Year of
Passing
M.Tech in Computer Applications Indian Institute of Technology, 12/1997
New Delhi, India
M.Sc. in Mathematics with Statistics Indian Institute of Technology, 05/1996
& O.R. Specialization Mumbai, India
B.A. in Mathematics, Statistics & Nagarjuna University, A.P., India 05/1994
Economics

WORK HISTORY and PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

Organization Designation Duration


Tech Mahindra Ltd, Pune, India Project Manager (10/2006)-Till date
Satyam Computers, Hyderabad, India Quality Analyst (Test Lead) (03/2003)-(03/2006)
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(Worked for the clients - Checkfree, Microsoft,


Macquarie Bank, Merril Lynch)
Sun Microsystems, Bangalore, India. Member Technical Staff (05/2002)-(03/2003)
(Did Software Testing of
SunOne Identity Server
(Automated & Manual))
Sanware Storage Solutions Pvt Ltd, later acquired SQA Engineer (07/2001)-(05/2002)
by ‘EMC’ Corporation, Bangalore, India
HCL Perot Systems, later became ‘Perot Associate (Software Testing (09/2000)-(07/2001)
Systems’, Bangalore, India Engineer)
(Worked for the clients - Government of
Singapore, Lufthansa Airlines)
Kindle Systems, Bangalore Software Engineer (12/1998)-(03/2000)
(Worked for the client - Bank of North (Developer)
America)
Newgen Technologies, New Delhi, India Software Engineer (01/1998)-(08/1998)
(Worked for the client – Canon) (Developer)

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

OPERATING SYSTEMS Solaris8 and 9,Unix, All flavours of Windows, Linux


LANGUAGES C, C++, Java, C#, .NET
DATABASES Oracle 9i, MS SQL Server 2005
GUI Java, VC++
CASE TOOLS Rational Clearcase, Visual Source Safe, CVS
WEB SERVERS/ APPLICATION JRun, Tomcat , SunONE Web server, SunONE Application Server,
SERVERS Weblogic, Websphere, IIS
TOOLS & UTILITIES Informatica, Business Objects, WinRunner, Silk Test, Rational Robot -
GUI automation; Rational ClearQuest, Defect Tracker, BugTraq, PVCS
Tracker-Bug tracking tools; CVS,VSS,Rational Clearcase-
Configuration 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; MS-
Office
DOMAIN KNOWLEDGE Datawarehousing, Finance, Banking, Insurance, Business Processes,
Transport (Airways), Storage, Pharmacy, Images, Web Technologies,
Test Automation

WORK EXPERIENCE (Some diverse projects)

1. Project Name : Sales Compensation Applications


Client AT&T, U.S.A.
Role 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. Project Name : PIE 2.0 project (Product Information Enhancements 2.0)


Client Microsoft, Hyderabad
Role 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. Project Name : SunONE Identity Server


Role 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

• Date of birth: 24-August-1973


• Marital Status: Married