Basic Info

PRASANNA DESHPANDE

12 years

Maharashtra, India

Master's Degree

Experienced

Work Experience

Principle QA Engineer at Valtize Technology Pvt. Ltd.

Experience Details

Principle QA Engineer

Quality

Experienced (Non-Manager)

I was leading complete testing front and test team, involved in test team building activities like hiring test team members, training them and make them productive as pre test team requirements, in regular basis mentoring all testing team members and grooming them for periodical changes in product features and testing strategy. Also leading automation team for automation of BVT test cases and mobile apps test cases, also involved in people management. I’m involved into bridging the gaps between development team and testing team. Worked on work distribution and publishing the test results to all higher level product stake holders. I also involved into ground level work in daily testing activities like test setup building, test plan writing, test cases writing, test cases execution, raising defects, defect tracking and resolving technical issues of all team members. Vaultize has cloud based backup and anywhere access product, which works with public cloud and private cloud. This product has features like sharing files across groups; this product has server side encryption and decryption of data separately for each user. This product provides very tight security for data, so any user cannot view or edit other user’s data. This product works with various kind of platforms like desktop, laptop and mobile, also works with various Operating systems like Windows, Linux, Android and iOS


Company Details

Valtize Technology Pvt. Ltd. (multinational)

pune, India

51-100 employees

Computer Software, Information Technology Services

www.vaultize.com

Sep 2013 to Oct 2014 (1 year 1 month)
Sr. Software Test Engineer at IBM India Pvt. Ltd.

Experience Details

Sr. Software Test Engineer

IT/Software Development, Quality

Experienced (Non-Manager)

I had worked on IBM's Storage Virtualization Appliance, SAN Volume Controller (SVC) and responsible for Performance testing of SVC on different LINUX flavors and VMware VSphere 4.0 and 5.0 virtualization platform. I worked closely with Test Architect for designing test strategy, setting the direction for testing product features, planning interoperability testing and recommending test-tools and test hardware.
Responsible for testing FCoE, FC and iSCSI support on all IBM SVC hardware platforms Involved in SAN Volume Controller (SVC), Storwize v7000 and PureFlex PureSystems cluster failover testing. Responsible for overall SAN Volume Controller (SVC), Storwize V7000 and PureFlex PureSystems functional testing which involves testing of various features such as FlashCopy, Global Mirror, Merto Mirror, RemoteCopy, Data Migration and Thin Provisioning. Responsible for test plan and test case development, “test-plan” planning and resource planning.
Provided technical leadership, assisted test manager with detailed test planning and test scoping/sizing activities and acted as an interface with development.
Provided leadership for test specification and design, test execution and product support. Participated in team meetings, helped in identifying potential risks and mitigation plans in product delivery cycle. Also, provided mentor-ship to test team members. Participated in customer interactions and presented demo to the business partners as required. Presented performance testing details and performance results analysis to the stake holders of the product.


Company Details

IBM India Pvt. Ltd. (multinational)

pune, India

More than 1000 employees

Computer Software, Information Technology Services

www.ibm.com

Jan 2011 to Aug 2013 (2 years 7 months)
Consultant at Freelancer

Experience Details

Consultant

IT/Software Development, Quality

Experienced (Non-Manager)

This is a self employment, in which I was working with different clients for their various needs regarding QA – Testing activities on short term basis. This consultation involved activities like helping some client in hiring testing team members and building their testing team, writing test cases and helping them in developing test plan. Some of them helped in deciding deliverables for their clients after finishing testing projects. Most of the times, I was involved into short term and specific assignments.


Company Details

Freelancer

pune, India

N/A

Information Technology Services

N/A

Jul 2009 to Dec 2010 (1 year 5 months)
Sr. Software Testing Engineer at QLogic India Pvt. Ltd.

Experience Details

Sr. Software Testing Engineer

IT/Software Development, Quality

Experienced (Non-Manager)

I was leading test team of test team of Device Drivers for QLogic HBAs (Host Bus Adaptors) on Windows platforms (7 members). I Worked on FC HBAs from QLogic Corporation. Involved into setting up the test lab for HSG EVT team as well as team building activity for this group. Involved into hiring process, modifications in test plans, reviews, designing test scenarios and test setups accordingly. Also helped in developing more defect proof testing stratergy. Involved into core knowledge transfer activity under taking over, out sourced project from Wipro, Bangalore. This includes complete knolwdge transfer as well as whole lab shifting from Bangalore to Pune. Re-designe the same lab with some modifications, so that we can use existing hardware more efficiently. Involved into day-to-day testing work as well as reporting, work distribution, following up with dead lines, attendin bug tracking meeting and resolving team’s technical issues.


Company Details

QLogic India Pvt. Ltd.

pune, India

More than 1000 employees

Computer Software, Information Technology Services

www.qlogic.com

Apr 2008 to May 2009 (1 year 1 month)
Sr. Member of technical Staff at CommVault Systems Pvt. Ltd.

Experience Details

Sr. Member of technical Staff

IT/Software Development, Quality

Experienced (Non-Manager)

CommVault Systems is in Backup domain. I was leading test team of 20 members. I was involved into test team members hiring, training and mentoring them. As a team lead mainly I was working as a coordinator in-between India team and USA test Managers. Apart from this activity I was involved into team building activities, as well as testing lab designing and lab development activities. In India lab we have nearly 80+ computers. This Lab was initially designed and developed by me. This product have a Web-based GUI, I was involved into testing of it. In CommVault systems I got a chance to work on middle level management as well as on ground level technical tasks too.


Company Details

CommVault Systems Pvt. Ltd. (multinational)

Hyderabad, India

501-1000 employees

Computer Software, Information Technology Services

www.commvault.com

Jun 2006 to Mar 2008 (1 year 9 months)

Achievements


 Successfully set release pattern / release schedule for the product and reduced number of defects from customer
 Credit of initiating the Test automation activity
 Pivotal role in acquiring a business deal with ‘Qualecia’ test tool



 Worked on IBM's Storage Virtualization Appliance, SAN Volume Controller (SVC) and responsible for Performance testing of SVC on different LINUX flavors and VMware VSphere 4.0 and 5.0 virtualization platform
 Tested FCoE, FC and iSCSI support on all IBM SVC hardware platforms along with SAN Volume Controller (SVC), Storwize v7000 and PureFlex PureSystems cluster failover testing
 Handled overall SAN Volume Controller (SVC), Storwize V7000 and PureFlex PureSystems functional testing involving testing of various features like FlashCopy, Global Mirror, Merto Mirror, RemoteCopy, Data Migration and Thin Provisioning
 Successfully lead the release of products assisted by a 3-member team
 Made significant improvements in performance of product by raising 'right' performance defects



 Lead in HBA driver testing lab design and development
 Introduced the concept of hardware sharing between multiple test teams
 Successfully developed the practice of usage of remote test lab (USA)
 Initiated Gap analysis for defects



 ‘Best Performance’ award at CommVault Systems, Hyderabad  Topper in final year MCA (Out of 60 students)  First in Electronics Department of Shivaji University for B. Sc final year  Won 2nd prize in ‘System Analysis and Designing’ contest amongst 40 participants in All India MCA Meet held at Hyderabad Central University, Hyderabad in (1998)

Education

MCA in Computer Science

Education Details

MCA

Computer Science

Shivaji University, India

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

N/A

Shivaji University
1996 - 1999
B. Sc. (Electronics) in Electronics

Education Details

B. Sc. (Electronics)

Electronics

Shivaji University, India

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

N/A

Shivaji University
1993 - 1996
High School - Other

High School Details

Other

Pune Board

India

1991

C / Good / 65 - 75%

This is 12th Std. Board exam. typically recognized as 10+2 pattern.

Pune Board
1991

Certifications

CSQA
Sep 2005

Certificate details

CSQA

Sep 2005

N/A

N/A

18618

QAI, USA

CSQA = Certified Software Quality Analyst

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Advanced Selenium training

Nov 2015

SEED Infotech Ltd. Pune

This is extensive training of Selenium webdriver + Java.

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Profile Skills and Keywords

Advanced Selenium TrainingAnalyticalAutomation In TestingCSQACommVault Systems Pvt. Ltd.CommunicatorComputer ScienceComputer SoftwareConsultantCreativeDisk LoadElectronicsEnglishHandles StressHands-on Experience In AutomationHindiIBM India Pvt. Ltd.IO MeterITImplementing & Monitoring Performance Test Scripts And Troubleshooting Issues With ApplicationsInformation Technology ServicesInnovativeKannadaLinuxLoad RunnerMarathiMedusaOpen SourcePrinciple QA EngineerQuality AssuranceQuality ControlRational RobotSAN EnvironmentSeleniumSilk PerformerSoftware And Storage Products TestingSoftware DevelopmentSoftware TestingSr. Member Of Technical StaffSr. Software Test EngineerSr. Software Testing EngineerStorage TechnologiesTest Cases And Test Plans With Experience In PlanningTestNGTesting Concepts Including Defining Test StrategyValtize Technology Pvt. Ltd.

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

English

English

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Advanced

Hindi

Hindi

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Marathi

Marathi

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Kannada

Kannada

: Beginner

: Beginner

: Advanced

: Advanced

Tools and Technologies

IO Meter

IO Meter

: Intermediate

: High

:

5-7 years

Disk Load

Disk Load

: Intermediate

: High

:

5-7 years

Medusa

Medusa

: Intermediate

: High

:

5-7 years

Silk Performer

Silk Performer

: Intermediate

: High

:

5-7 years

Load Runner

Load Runner

: Intermediate

: High

:

1-3 years

Rational Robot

Rational Robot

: Intermediate

: High

:

1-3 years

Selenium

Selenium

: Intermediate

: High

:

Less than 1 year

TestNG

TestNG

: Intermediate

: High

:

Less than 1 year

Fields of Expertise

Testing concepts including defining test strategy

Testing concepts including defining test strategy

: Advanced

: High

:

5-7 years

test cases and test plans with experience in planning

test cases and test plans with experience in planning

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

implementing & monitoring performance test scripts and troubleshooting issues with applications

implementing & monitoring performance test scripts and troubleshooting issues with applications

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Software and Storage Products testing

Software and Storage Products testing

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

hands-on experience in Automation

hands-on experience in Automation

: Intermediate

: High

:

3-5 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Communicator, Creative, Innovative, Handles Stress

Online Presence

https://in.linkedin.com/in/prasanna-deshpande-1b99699

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