Sunitha Petrov

137 Anza Street

San Francisco, CA 94118

Cell: 415-987-6789






·         Software QA Engineer with hands-on experience in testing who is finely attuned to testing needs and sensibilities. Passionate about testing. Good grasp of testing methodologies.

·         Working knowledge of Agile model of software development life cycle

·         Develop solid test documentation including test plans, test suites, test cases, test matrices

·         Use programming and/or scripting languages to automate software testing 

·         Develop data-driven Automated Testing projects using ultimate test automation tools

·         Write easy-to-reproduce bug reports and monitor their status until satisfactory resolution

·         Well-developed understanding of computing, internet technologies, and web applications architecture

·         Excellent problem solving skills.

·         Good interpersonal skills - communication, able to describe complex concepts in simple terms

·         Well organized and detail-oriented. Keep track of multiple conflicting priorities.

·         Pragmatic. Enjoy working as a part of a result-driven team.



Platforms:                    Windows 7/Vista/XP/NT/2000, UNIX/LINUX, MAC OS X

Mobile Platforms:          Windows Mobile, iPhone OS, Android OS

Programming:               HTML, XML, JavaScript, SQL

Test Automation:          Selenium IDE/RC

Networking:                 TCP/IP, FTP, HTTP, Internet, Intranet

Virtualization:               VMWare Server

Browsers:                    MS Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera



01/11 – Present                     Software QA Consultant, Mishna-Krishna Corp., Los Altos, CA

·         Tested web-enabled professional grade photo sharing application

·         Analyzed business requirements and suggested improvements to the product features

·         Developed test cases for functional and regression testing of the application (black & gray box)

·         Tested functional modules such as MyCollection, Smart Collection, My Photos, My Albums, Registration, Account Management

·         Tested implementation of social networking features: blog, forum, instant messaging, news feeds

·         Validated Integration of the application with social networking web sites such as Facebook & Twitter

·         Responsible for thorough testing of Media Sharing (via social networks and emails) module

·         Tested Open ID implementation using Gmail accounts

·         Provided in-depth testing of “Search” functionality powered by Google Search Engine

·         Validated application’s GUI for compliance with Usability guidelines published by US Department of Health and Human Services and Industry standards widely accepted in photo sharing and social networking domains

·         Participated in cross-browser (MSIE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) and cross-platform (Windows 7, MAC OS X) testing in virtual machine (VMWare) environment

·         Tested platform-specific implementation of the photo upload feature

·         Tested simultaneous upload of large photo files with editing enabled on the fly 

·         Conducted regression testing procedures using Release Notes generated by Mantis Release Issues management software application

·         Participated in usability testing of the application and workflow involving multiple functional modules and features

·         Executed ad hoc and structured test procedures at all the stages of software development life cycle

·         Tested privacy and security configurations as well as multi-tier public and private settings

·         Utilized knowledge of graphic file formats to test picture uploads

·         Analyzed software failures, made them reproducible, reported bugs via Bugzilla application

·         Researched software anomalies and defects to minimize number of steps to reproduce the problem

·         Participated in regular QA Team meetings and discussions

·         Provided installation and configuration of the Virtual Machines, Operating Systems, Browsers, etc.



2011     Software Quality Assurance, Portnov Computer School, Mountain View, CA

2011     Information Technology, Portnov Computer School, Mountain View, CA

2011     Test Automation with QTP, Portnov Computer School, Mountain View, CA

2011     UNIX/Shell/Perl, Portnov Computer School, Mountain View, CA

1989     Master of Commerce, University of Madras, Chennai, India

1987     Bachelor of Commerce, University of Donetsk, Ukraine