Kodgire - Test Manager Delivery Manager - Mumbai, MH, India

Padmaja Kodgire

Mumbai, MH, India


Test Manager Delivery Manager

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp


Primarily into Project management, Test Management and with recent role into Delivery management.

Work History

British Telecom, UK

From February 2013

BT Retail CCP Co-location is set up in Pune, bringing various teams contributing to CCP stack across vendors of BT under one umbrella for effective support during various phases of CCP release. Releases are quarterly in CCP.

• Currently managing Cross Products delivery in CCP
• Responsible for stakeholder management through timely updates and to ensure that the deliveries are made within agreed cost and budget.
• Drive and monitor the release by supporting the components in E2E/component designs and test teams across all the phases of life cycle namely design, Configuration management, CIT, E2E test and deployment and Post release issues.
• Manage QCs (Quality Centre defects). Ensuring defects are picked up and resolved in timely manner. Any deferral defects are picked up in follow up releases or warranty period by taking an agreement from Business
• Status reporting on regular basis to required stakeholders.
• Foresee and Escalate any potential issues or blocker in delivery to management and stakeholders to mitigate the risk
• Manage E2E risks and issues in all phases of release cycle and mitigate risks.

British Telecom, UK

July 2012 - February 2013

This is a revenue assurance solution/reconciliation between applications/processes to ensure that all services provided by BT to a customer are correctly charged for and there is complete customer satisfaction for the same.
The requirement includes analysis/profiling of the EDW source system data to see whether it is suitable for use within the RA solution and draw business rules to help continues tracking. This will effectively check problems resulting in late billing to customers which can prevent unbilled revenue thus resulting in increase potential profit and customer satisfaction.

• Analyze the requirement
• Test spec preparation, review of test spec, review of test logs
• Daily scrum call with BT Test manager and accordingly brief the team about the updated requirements
• Knowledge sharing with the team
• Defect Tracking, Post Defect analysis using Quality center and internal defect tracking tools.

Technical Lead(TG3)

Test Management

From May 2007

and with recent role into Delivery management. The software career track comprises various activities involved in all phases of software development life cycle starting with requirement gathering analyzing till the project closure to the best of customer satisfaction.

Duration Organization Role
May, 2007 till date Tech Mahindra Ltd. Technical Lead(TG3)

test and development lead

British Telecom, UK

May 2007 - June 2012

Fusion Works - Mediation System
This is a Mediation Project. Mediation refers to the collection of Usage data (such as Call Detail Records "CDRs" from telephone switches, Netflow packets from Cisco routers etc), in its raw form from the Communications Service Provider's (CSPs) network, and the formatting of this data in such a way that it is suitable for transfer and interpretation by the many Applications that may require it.
Fusionworks mediates Wholesale, Retail as well Global trafiic and send the required data to required downstreams.

Performed the role of Dev, Test and E2E test lead in the migration activity

• As a test and development lead, responsible for every delivery from Dev, SIT and E2E for wholesale, global and retail applications of Fusionworks as well Retail Migration
• Study of the Design Documents and Requirements as per the E2E design
• Prepares FP sheets and maintain those and participate in Audits
• Prepares Metrices and submit for every month
• Understands production issues, get those analyzed by TLS team, and manages tg the build with Dev team and get it tested by testing team.
• Submitting the sign off to the E2E test Lead on the given CC/IMP by Development.
• Notifying all concerned people about the completion status using traceability matrix.
• Hosting Daily Scrum or Status Reporting Calls for FW as well RONM
• Knowledge sharing with the team
• Defect Tracking, Post Defect analysis using Quality center and internal defect tracking tools.
• Worked on the applications like 21CN, ISDN, WBC, RCS, WCC, M3, IPVS, ActiveCharge

Tech Mahindra Ltd. (PUNE)
Project: SMART
Client: British Telecom
Role: Team Member and Lead Tester

This software handles all the requirements of British Telecom. This software particularly caters to the agents handling calls of customers. Customers can be existing or can be new. Customer may want to change or upgrade for particular service which he is offered to or can subscribe for new Line or...

Tech Mahindra Ltd

July 2003 - June 2005


Software Engineer

Niche Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd

October 2001 - June 2003

Heat Trace Ltd

October 2001 - June 2003


Heat Trace Master is the most comprehensive software package for engineers or sales persons who deal with applications or markets relating to Electric Heat Tracing Technology considering employing the products of Heat Trace Limited. It covers most popular types of applications, such as pipe heating, tank heating, Logline heating. It stores information about each project as files on disk and calculates technical data according to the most recent international standards of the industry. It also calculates Bill of Materials, Quotation report.

• Requirement Analysis.
• Through understanding of project.
• Developed different modules like Pipe, Tank and Logline heating.
• Involved in Front end design and coding

Project Title: Heat Trace Products
Duration: 2002 to June 2003
Client: Heat Trace Ltd. UK

There are some applications developed by Heat Trace Ltd for commercial purpose. This software is useful to calculate the Bill of Material for each application. This software is developed in java and Mysql.
The applications are Freezstop, Floorwarm, Gtrace, Snowmelt, Hotwat, Intank

• Requirement Analysis by communication with the client
• Involved in Preparing Test plan and Test cases
• Written Test cases for Functional, unit, Integration, compatibility testing, system testing, regression testing.
• Generated bug report.

Software Engineer

Cliser Datacorp Pvt. Ltd

January 2000 - October 2001

• Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified through Project Management Institute (PMI), 2013
• Received Valuable team player award in Tech Mahindra
• Microsoft Certified Professional (VB Desktop)
• Microsoft Certified Professional (VB Distributed)
• Member of the Best Team Award winner for BT 01 IDU
• Received the Cookie award in TechMahindra
• Long term (5yrs exp) recognition award in TechMahindra
• 27th Ranker in SSC board.

Core Skills: Project Management, Delivery Management, Stakeholder Management, People
Languages: Java, VB 6, JSP, VBscript, Javascript, C++
Database: SQL Developer, Oracle 9i/10 G
Tools: Quality Centre, QTP, Winrunner, QARun
Operating Systems MS Windows 2000, Win NT 4, Windows XP, UNIX, MS DOS

Current Experience

Cliser Datacorp Pvt. Ltd

January 2000 - October 2001


Project Title: Financial Accounting System


January 2000 - October 2001

This is the software, which keeps track of each and every financial transaction of the company for the financial year. As per the company standard, ledgers are defined and as per those ledgers, transactions have to be handled. The balance sheet and reports as per the requirement are possible to get. The vouchers are like Bank to Bank, Bank to Cash, Cash to Bank, Journal etc.

• Requirement Analysis
• Through understanding of project
• Involved in writing classes for MTS
• Involved in front end design and coding
• Involved in Preparing Test plan and Test cases
• Written Test cases for Functional, unit, Integration, compatibility testing, system testing, regression testing
• Generated bug report

Project Title: JSP code Generator

Cliser DataView Pvt. Ltd

March 2000 - October 2001

This software is for generating JSP files. While developing any site, a lot of repeated code has to be written. To make the task simple, JSP code generator is used. We just need to give the relations between tables and the code is ready for use. Only if some ad hoc requirement is there, that particular code has to be added. The generated code also has comments inside it for better understanding of the logic.

• Requirement Analysis
• Involved in coding, unit testing
• Involved in Preparing Test plan and Test cases
• Written Test cases for Functional, unit, Integration, system testing.
• Generated bug report.

Qualifications & Certifications


MGM's college of Engineering Nanded

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