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Ram  Pepakayala

65 South Hamilton Suite #6, Poughkeepsie, New York, 12601, United States

(H) 845-849-0496, (C) 732-614-4004, (F) 845-849-0496


A results-driven, customer-focused, articulate and analytical Software Engineer with Management experience who can think “out of the box”. Strong in design and integration problem solving skills.Managing and supporting multiple projects. Highly adaptable in quickly changing technical environments with very strong organizational and analytical skills.  Specialties : Over 10 years of management experience with skills as a technical lead overseeing technical operations including strategy, budgeting and development projects. Proven leadership record of bettering team performance and improving efficiencies to complete projects in allotted timeframe and within specified budget.

Work Experience

Software Analyst (06/02/2008 – 05/14/2010)

Performing detailed design for the software development design based on high level design specifications. Developed Functional Requirements and system specifications. Performing system planning, scheduling and implementation. Building enhancements like new product features and resolving bugs. Building and executing tests and test plans. Interacting with QA and engineering teams to resolve problems in teams. Providing support for Oracle/BEA Products like Weblogic Server, Portal. Developed use case diagrams. Involved in designing and documenting Use Cases against the application requirements for two applications involving NFC and smart card technologies. Used MS-Visio for model diagrams, MS-Word for documentation and UML (Unified Modeling Language) class modeling, Rational Tools for Visual modeling.

Last Employer: Atlantis Energy Systems Inc

Business System Analyst  (03/04/2002 – 05/05/2008)

Analyzed current business processes assessed opportunities for redesigning processes (measuring and reporting performance, evaluating the adoption of manufacturing information technology, redesigning care processes etc. Followed the RUP methodology for addressing the problems associated with frequent changes to the requirements. Followed the RUP phases like Inception, Elaboration, Construction and Transition. Documented User-Acceptance test cases during requirement gathering, analysis and design phases with the QA team members. Participated in creation of processes for Testing, Defect Management, Technical Writing and Requirement Management. Created the data mapping using Informatica (ETL tool) and coordinated with the ETL developers’ team to make sure that the data is extracted, transformed and loaded according to the requirements. Performed planning, organizing, Change Management, and implementation of the enterprise-wide Test Environments (Test and QA). This included the hardware and database regions/instances, data synchronization and refresh to allow for collaborative testing, mitigation of contention and test activity collisions. Established operational timelines, developed metrics and produced necessary reports.

Last Employer: Eagle Holdings Inc

Quality Assurance Analyst�� (09/08/1997 – 11/15/1999)

Reviewed�requirements�for�testability�and�usability, consulted�development�staff�with�regards�to�system functionality Performed�Security�testing�(firewall�and encryption�technology)�using�NetScanTools�4.x�(diagnose network�connectivity�problems�with�Ping,�Traceroute,�TCP Term�--�to�test�text-based�services�on�both�standard�and non-standard�TCP�ports,�Echo�and�Charden)�for�all�company products Performed�Functional,�GUI,�Regression,�System Integration,�User�Acceptance,�Configuration�and�content testing�for�web-based�e-commerce�application�and�for�Site Pilot�content�management�system. Tested�application security�features,�including�session�expiry,�book�marking, passwords�and�compatibility�across�multiple�browser�types and�encryption�levels Developed�and�updated�Test�plans, Test�Matrixes,�Test�Scenarios,�and�Test�Cases�for�all company�products Conducted�variance�management�by�analyzing and�verifying�test�results,�providing�status�and�progress reports,�using�TestDirector�7.0i Conducted�Links�testing and�access�problems�with�Astra�Site�Manager�2.0 Performed Scalability,�Performance�and�Load�Testing�using�Load�Runner 6.0�(System�Analysis,�Creating�Virtual�User�Scripts, Defining�User�Behavior,�Running�Load�Test�Scenario, Monitoring�the�Performance,�Analyzing Results). Environment:�MS-Office�suite,�Rational RequisitePro,�Rational�Rose,�MS-Visio,�UML�2.0,�Rational Unified�Process(RUP),�Business�Process�Management(BPM), Business�Process�Reengineering(BPR),�Rational�ClearQuest 2002,�TestDirector�7.6,�QTP�6.0,�MS-SQL�Server�7.5,�Oracle 8i,�Cognos�8.�

Last Employer: Tyco International Inc


Establishment: JNT University

Degree: Bachelor of Engineering

Education Period: 06/05/1989 - 05/03/1993

Speciality: Mechanical

Average Grade: 3.17

Establishment: University of Bridgeport

Degree: M.B.A

Education Period: 01/10/1994 - 12/20/1996

Speciality: Finance

Average Grade: 3.32


Methodologies: RUP, SDLC, OOAD, UML, Data Modeling, Agile, Extreme Programming(XP), ISO 9001, SCRUM, ITIL Analysis and Case Tools: IBM Rational’s RequisitePro 2001, Smart Draw, Borland’s Caliber RM 5.1, Axure’s Ubiquitous, IBM Rational’s Rational Rose 4.0, UML 2.0, UML Patterns, Erwin 4/3.5, BPEL Change Management/Defect Tracking/Testing: IBM Rational ClearQuest 2001, ClearCase, MI’s TestDirector 7.6, DevTRack 5.5, MSVisual Source Safe, Manual Testing, QTP 8.0, WinRunner 7.0, LoadRunner7.2 Business Intelligence and ETL Tools: Cognos 8 EP(Query Studio, Analysis Studio, Report Studio, OLAP Builder, Event Studio and Metric Studio)/7.1, Business Objects 6.5/5.1 (Supervisor, Designer, Reporter, BusinessMiner), Crystal Reports 8.5, Cognos Data Manager, Informatica’s Power Center 7.1, Informatica Power Mart, Informatica Repository Manager 7.1, Informatica Designer 7.1

Computer Skills: Workflow Tools: MS-Project, MS-Visio, MS-Excel, MS-Word, MS-PowerPoint, MS-FrontPage Operating Systems: Unix(HP-UX, AIX, SCO, Solaris 2.0), Windows (NT, 2000, 2003), Linux (RedHat, Suse 7.x)

Foreign Language Skills: Fluent in Spanish, can communicate in french and greek. speak and write in hindi and urudu.