1. VIDHYA DINAKARAN
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
More than four years of professional experience as Quality Engineer in the area of Manual
Testing. I am now looking to apply what I have gained through my experience by working for a
fast paced and forward thinking organization and evolve as a good professional through
continuous learning, acquiring skill sets, functional knowledge and professionalism to meet
B.E (Computer Science) in 2010 from Anna University
4 years of Software Testing experience (Current)
Knowledge in Investment Banking, Internet Banking and Information Media & Services.
Testing: Manual Testing, HP Quality Centre and Basics of QTP and JIRA.
Languages/Databases: SAS, Oracle SQL, My SQL.
o Cognizant Technology Solutions., Dec 2010 - Present
E*TRADE Financial Corporation
Client: E*Trade Financial Corporation
Duration: July 2013 – Present
Role: Team Member
E-Trade Financial Corporation (often styled E*TRADE) is a financial services company based
in New York City, United States. It is a holding company, the major business of which is an
online discount stock brokerage service for self-directed investors. Investors can buy and sell
securities such as stocks, bonds, options, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds via
electronic trading platforms or by phone via E-Trade Mobile Pro. The company also offers
banking and lending products such as checking and savings accounts, money market accounts,
certificates of deposit, and credit cards.
2. E*TRADE’s major financial services are being handled by Serena – Online portal,
Eboss and Genie (Customer service module). Through these channels customer can satisfy their
financial needs from E*TRADE.
Ø Understanding the Business requirement.
Ø Preparing Test Estimation, Test Plan, Test scenarios and deriving Test cases, preparing
clarification document and handling Change requests.
Ø Handled automation failure analysis as part of SELAF and QTP scripting as well.
Ø Involved in Executing, Retesting, Re-Raising and closing the test script
Ø Coordinating with onsite team in resolving issues related to application.
Ø Responsible for functionality coverage and follow-up.
Ø Preparing Reports such as Daily Status Reports, Time sheet management.
Ø Responsible for the Serena and Agent OLA application during production rolls.
Ø Involved in DR testing.
Ø Responsible for other addition/added responsibilities which are input for the project’s
Ø Got training on QC Admin activities.
Ø Acting as the module lead.
Ø Citrix – Enterprises.
Ø Testing Tool: Selenium - IDE and HP Quality Centre, Sybase.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt – Write Source 2012
Client: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Duration: June 2013 – July 2013
Role: Team Member Description:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is an educational and trade publisher in the United States.
Headquartered in Boston's Back Bay, it publishes textbooks, instructional technology materials,
assessments, reference works, and fiction and non-fiction for both young readers and adults.
Write Source is the only K-12 print and fully personalized digital language arts program with
complete coverage of the Common Core Writing, Language, Listening, and Speaking standards.
This highly engaging program is designed to help students master the key writing forms, writing
process, Six Traits, and grammar, usage, and mechanics skills using cutting-edge technology
tools and 21st century skills.
Ø Involved in Sanity Testing, System Testing and mainly Regression Testing.
Ø Defect management
Ø Testing Tool: JIRA 5.1
Dun & Brad Street Corporation - DNBi
Client: Dun & Brad Street Corporation
Duration: August 2010 – May 2013
Role: Team Member
Dun & Bradstreet Corporation is a provider of credit information on businesses and
corporations, known for its DUNS (Data Universal Numbering System) identifiers assigned to
over 150 million global companies. DNB offers Risk Management and Sales & Marketing and
Business learning solutions. Customers use D&B Risk Management Solutions to manage credit
exposure, D&B Sales & Marketing Solutions to find profitable customers and D&B Supply
Management Solutions to manage suppliers efficiently.
Ø Performing Test case cleanup activity.
Ø Analyzing User Stories.
Ø Writing test scenario’s
Ø Writing test case for execution
Ø Manual Execution of Test Cases.
Ø Build Verification Testing and Regression testing.
Ø Defect Management: Detecting the defects and timely escalations based on the priority.
Ø Modifying existing test cases and writing new regression and UAT test cases and CRs.
Ø User acceptance testing, Regression testing & Ad hoc testing.
Ø Database Validation, Sanity Testing.
Ø Involved in production support.
Ø Coordinated with Team in resolving Functionality understanding issues.
Ø Haven taken up lead roles for SAS Testing such as:
Ø Validating application using SAS Tool.
Ø Preparing Daily Status reports and sending across to the Management
Ø Preparation of Test summary report.
Ø Handling weekly status calls with client.
4. Have required and given many knowledge transfers, also involved in cross training
Testing Tool: HP Quality centre, SAS, WinSCP3, Putty and SQL Developer
Has been promoted as an ‘Associate’ at Cognizant in the year 2014.
Won Associate of the month award from CTS - Testing services team.
Recognized and appreciated by clients for many good works. OLA project which we
handled from E*TRADE won CEO of the year award in 2014.
Name : Vidhya Dinakaran
Date of Birth : 2nd FEB 1989.
Father’s Name : Dinakaran G
Sex : Female
Marital Status : Single
Nationality : Indian
Languages Known : English, Tamil and Telugu.
E-Mail : email@example.com
Contact Number : +919003533022
Permanent Address : No: 33/3A, 2nd
Cross Street, Padmavathy nagar, Chennai-600092.