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Jagadeep Reddy_Guidewire Policy Center Testing.DOC

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  1. 1. Jagadeep K. Reddy Email: jagadeepkreddy@gmail.com Mobile: +91-9885797577 Professional Summary • Possesses around 9.5 years experience into Software Testing with a focus on seamless delivery of end to end testing • Have overall 2+ years experience in Guidewire Policy center. • Involved in interacting with the clients in collecting and analyzing the requirements and building the Test Strategies. • Very good knowledge in translating specifications of business requirements into test cases and providing knowledge sharing session with BSA , Developers and Testing Team members • Experience in preparing testing schedules, milestones, testing estimations and Test summary reports for the project • Experience in creating templates and various testing artifacts in comply with the organization guidelines, standards and regulations • Collected and reported Test Metrics and also analyzed them to identify gaps • Strong experience in software testing multi-tier client/server and enterprise internet applications • Active participant in Testing related discussion with Developers, Business Analysts & Management at all phases of testing • Experience in managing testing team effectively towards quality & on time deliverables within the specified budget and with no major variances • Experience in conducting Status and Review meetings with offshore team and onsite team on a daily / weekly basis • Conduct Risk assessment meetings with the Business and Solution architects and plan the testing activities and scope. • Collect, analyze and report Project Testing Metrics with stake holders • Track and Forecast resource utilization to the management on weekly basis • Identify the skills gap in testing team and arrange Domain/Technical/Functional/ Business skills trainings • Forecasting the Utilization of Testing Resources and presenting the resource utilization on weekly basis. • Very good inter personal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of development process. • Guided team members to realize and achieve their goals and done performance appraisals for the same Skills Profile Technical Operating System Windows ,Unix Database Oracle 9i ,Informix server, SQL server Testing Test Office, Quality Center 10.0, ALM 11.0, ALM 12.50 Products Guidewire Policy Center 8.0 Languages Informix-4gl, pl-sql Environment SQL*plus, client/server
  2. 2. Jagadeep K. Reddy Functional Management and Leadership Skills • Project status tracking, Status reporting to clients and Stake holders. • Review meetings with offshore team and onsite team on a daily / weekly basis. • Work with teams to improve quality, team motivation and better workplace productivity. • Preparing the Test plans and Templates for the testing artifacts • Preparation of test summary reports • Preparing the Metrics sheet to track the project deliverables and identifying the risk Training & Development • Trained team on test planning and Test techniques. • Facilitated and Organized CSTE and ISTQB testing certificate training programs. • Conducted functional training in Insurance domain. • Conducted training programs on the Quality Process and Testing methodologies. Professional Experience Project Icare March 2016 to Till date Client Icare Australia Role Test Lead Organization Capgemini Environment Guidewire Policy Center 8.0, JIRA, ALM 12.50 Project Description Icare is a new organization created to deliver the State’s (NSW-Australia) insurance and care schemes. It will be a centre of excellence for long-term care needs for people with the most severe injuries (road or workplaces), helping people return to work, and improving quality of life outcomes. Icare delivers insurance and care services to people with injuries under the NSW Workers Compensation Scheme, the Lifetime Care and Support Authority, the Dust Diseases Authority, the NSW Self Insurance Corporation and NSW Sporting Injuries Compensation Authority. The Core Insurance Project will deliver the Guidewire Core solution to Icare, as part of the NISP Program. This solution uses Guidewire Insurance Suite software. Responsibilities  Understanding and analyzing Functional Requirement and High Level Design Documents to get a better understanding of the system on both functional and business perspectives  Preparing Iteration Plan and Resource plan for each iterations.  Managing, allocating and daily tracking on test deliverables.  Closely tracked and supported in all Rating testing 2
  3. 3. Jagadeep K. Reddy  Reviewing all Test artifacts before delivering to Client.  Ensuring delivering of all test deliverables on or before schedule.  Interacting with business and BA teams for walkthroughs and query resolutions  Allocation tasks to the team daily and follow up on the Task status  Organizing Defect meetings and triaging the defects Project XL Catlin R2 Implementation March 2015 to Feb 2016 Client Catlin, U.S.A Role Test Lead Organization Capgemini Environment Guidewire Policy Center 7.0, Jira, ALM 11.0 Project Description Catlin Inc is undertaking major transformation to replace and upgrade its legacy policy, claims and billing systems to better meet the needs of the commercial specialty Insurance market. The transformation program called Project Phoenix is to be enabled by a core Insurance Solution Platform replacement based on Guidewire Insurance Suite version 7.x (GW Suite), Catlin intends to implement the GW Suite for the 14 products. In addition to the GW Suite Implementation, Catlin intends to replace/modify/upgrade the following key platforms and/or architectural components, including Enterprise Service Bus, Agency Portal, Document Generation and Document management and Data Warehouse/Reports. This effort is transformational in both process changes and implementing new system capabilities across US. Responsibilities  Worked as an offshore test lead for Policy Center module.  Understanding and analyzing Functional Requirement and High Level Design Documents to get a better understanding of the system on both functional and business perspectives  Preparing Iteration Plan and Resource plan for each iterations.  Managing, allocating and daily tracking on test deliverables.  Closely tracked and supported in all Rating testing  Reviewing all Test artifacts before delivering to Client.  Ensuring delivering of all test deliverables on or before schedule.  Interacting with business and BA teams for walkthroughs and query resolutions  Allocation tasks to the team daily and follow up on the Task status  Organizing Defect meetings and triaging the defects Project Catlin R1 Implementation Jan 2014 to Feb 2015 Client Catlin, U.S.A Role Senior Test Analyst Organization Capgemini 3
  4. 4. Jagadeep K. Reddy Environment Guidewire Policy Center 7.0, Jira, Quality Center Project Description Catlin Inc is undertaking major transformation to replace and upgrade its legacy policy, claims and billing systems to better meet the needs of the commercial specialty Insurance market. The transformation program called Project Phoenix is to be enabled by a core Insurance Solution Platform replacement based on Guidewire Insurance Suite version 7.x (GW Suite), Catlin intends to implement the GW Suite for the 14 products. In addition to the GW Suite Implementation, Catlin intends to replace/modify/upgrade the following key platforms and/or architectural components, including Enterprise Service Bus, Agency Portal, Document Generation and Document management and Data Warehouse/Reports. This effort is transformational in both process changes and implementing new system capabilities across US. Responsibilities  Understanding and analyzing Functional Requirement and High Level Design Documents to get a better understanding of the system on both functional and business perspectives  Preparing Iteration Plan and Resource plan for each iterations.  Managing, allocating and daily tracking on test deliverables.  Reviewing all Test artifacts before delivering to Client.  Ensuring delivering of all test deliverables on or before schedule.  Interacting with business and BA teams for walkthroughs and query resolutions  Allocation tasks to the team daily and follow up on the Task status  Organizing Defect meetings and triaging the defects Project Policy Pro March 2010 to December 2013 Client Auto Insurance, U.S.A Role Test Lead Organization Capgemini Environment .Net , SQL Server , Quality Center Project Description Progressive Corporation (PGR) is the third largest insurance provider in USA. Progressive Casualty Insurance Company, through its subsidiaries, provides personal automobile insurance, and other specialty property-casualty insurance and related services in the United States. The purpose of the PolicyPro Project is fundamentally to replace the legacy Proteus policy processing system available on IBM mainframe. Proteus has been the backbone of policy processing since 1980 and now represents a weakness for Progressive IT to continue to deliver “best in class” service to meet the demands of our business. PolicyPro, a new policy processing system based upon an architecture that ensures an adaptable, stable and efficient system for the future. The system will leverage many of the Progressive IT software assets including 4
  5. 5. Jagadeep K. Reddy quoting, editing, rating, and rules handling developed in the past few years to increase our rate of delivery by maximizing reuse potential. PolicyPro system also integrates many of the producing and subscribing systems of Progressive to create a painless flow of information to and from PolicyPro. Responsibilities  Involved in Inspection & Walkthrough sessions at Analysis and Design Phase  Budgetary Planning of resources  Preparing and Publishing daily statuses to the Stake Holders  Compiled and shared Weekly and Monthly status reports with client  Reported defect information in the form of Defect Report to the Development Team after execution of Test cases  Involved in requirement analysis and gap meetings  Involved in Test planning and execution and preparation of Test data  Involved in writing and executing Test plan for System testing phase  Involved in Peer reviews, and Defect review meetings  Authored and successfully executed execution cycle plans  Mentored Jr. testers to achieve their goals  Conducted Smoke, Regression, Functionality, and Compatibility testing  Analyzed change requests and devised impact due to CRs Project HSBC Auto Finance May 2009 to Feb 2010 Client HSBC Role Team member and Team lead Organization Capgemini Environment AS400, mainframes and JAVA based frond end. Project Description HSBC Auto Finance, as the front-end system for its AS400 AUTO, is a leading provider of financing for new and used vehicles and has products that serve the full spectrum of credit consumers. This is a loan origination system .For dealer HSBC Auto Finance purchases consumer contracts from thousands of active car dealers in 46 states. For Consumers, HSBC Auto Finance originates or refinances auto loans through direct solicitations, the Internet and alliances. The company also services auto loans for other HSBC companies including HFC and Beneficial branches. The HSBC auto finance provides standardization of the user interface and better customer service. It eliminates training overheads and the technical specialization required from the end user, enabling focus on the system functionality rather than on its technical aspects. Responsibilities  Created analysis document  Write, track, manage, execute and prioritize Test cases 5
  6. 6. Jagadeep K. Reddy  Test case design by using EP and BVA techniques.  Creation and maintenance of Test Reports & Test Data.  Conducted various types of testing like Functionality Testing, Regression Testing, and Usability Testing.  Extensively performed manual testing process to ensure the quality of the software  Verified DB2 tables data.  Reported bugs through Quality center 8.2  Participated in QA reviews and audits during various phases  Created test summary document and Test closer document.  Participated defect causal analysis meetings. Project Accessibility & Usability Jan 2009 to May 2009 Client Santander, United Kingdom Role Functional Test Analyst Organization Capgemini Environment Tomas Web application, Quality Center 8.2 Project Description Santander UK had appointed Foviance Ltd. to carry out Accessibility and Usability Audit on the following aspects of in-store GE Money offerings. • Online Credit Card application (for ASDA) • Self Register for eServicing (for Debenhams Master Card) Foviance has come up with a list of observations/ non-compliance in these areas and the corresponding recommendations. These have been broadly categorized as Major, Moderate and Minor. Santander has sought quotes/ proposal from TCS to address these Accessibility / Usability issues. Responsibilities  Performing the role of Functional Test Analyst.  Reviewing Business Requirement document and Functional specification document.  Writing detailed Test Plan for the project (identifying what should be tested, what should not be tested, what amount of regression testing needs to be done) and circulating to stakeholders.  Writing Test cases, Reviewing Test Cases and Test Data  Helping test lead in training the team on New functionality, Existing functionality and Quality Center  Analyzing, and Monitoring the status of defects in Mercury’s Quality Center  Attending weekly status call in planning and execution phase with client  Helping Execution analyst in preparing weekly summary report during execution. Project Rebrand TOMAS –ASDA LOANS Oct 2008 to Jan 2009 Client GE UK 6
  7. 7. Jagadeep K. Reddy Role Functional Test Analyst Organization Capgemini Environment TOMAS Web Application and Quality Center 8.2 Project Description In January 2009 Santander acquired GE Money businesses in Germany, Austria, and Finland, along with the UK Cards and Auto businesses and the Ireland Cards business. In return, GE Commercial Finance acquired Interbanca, an Italian commercial bank from Santander. A result of this take-over is the need to remove references to GE Money, GE Capital and replace them with the appropriate Santander references. This project is the rebrand of the eBusiness systems supporting GE Money UK (as was prior to take-over). Responsibilities  Performing the role of Functional Test Analyst.  Reviewing Business Requirement document and Functional specification document.  Writing detailed Test Plan for the project (identifying what should be tested, what should not be tested, what amount of regression testing needs to be done) and circulating to stakeholders.  Writing Test cases, Reviewing Test Cases and Test Data  Helping test lead in training the team on New functionality, Existing functionality and Quality Center  Analyzing, and Monitoring the status of defects in Mercury’s Quality Center  Attending weekly status call in planning and execution phase with client  Helping Execution analyst in preparing weekly summary report during execution. Project Liberata(AXA) April 2007 to Oct 2008 Client Liberata Role Developer & Test Analyst Organization Capgemini Environment AMARTA 0.9, UNIX, Informix 4GL & Informix database, SQL. Project Description Liberata is UK’s leading business process outsourcing providers. Life Pension and Investment Division of Liberata delivers a complete range of services, including policy administration and claims handling services to their insurance clients. Capgemini helped Liberata to migrate insurance client’s policies onto Liberata’s own Amarta technology platform. Responsibilities  Developed Detailed design documents from HLSDs  Developed HLSDs from Business requirement specifications  Worked on various workstreams like Surrenders, Reassurance and redirections etc 7
  8. 8. Jagadeep K. Reddy  Worked on Informix-4gl  Mapping the Business requirements with TRDs and Test scripts  Developed Test scripts for Integration testing from BRS and TRD’s  Extensively worked on database testing writing SQLs for retrieving the policies  Executed Lifecycles of various workstreams of the integration testing phase  Worked on unix shell scripting  Worked on Mercury Quality control tool for defect logs Certifications • ISTQB (Foundation Level) Certification. • INS 21 – Property and Liability Insurance Principles. Education • M.Tech in Transportation Engg, NIT Warangal. • B.Tech in Civil Engg, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. 8

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