Gopi Raghavender Reddy has a diverse work experience in the field of quality assurance and automation testing. Gopi started their career at Nortel Networks as a Manual Tester and worked there from November 2003 to July 2007. Gopi then joined Avaya as a Quality Assurance Engineer and specialized in automation testing, specifically on H. 323 and SIP protocols for AVAYA and BT clients. Their responsibilities included verifying Avaya one-x Mobile SIP for iOS and testing voice over Wi-Fi capability on a corporate wireless Avaya Aura SIP environment.
After Avaya, Gopi worked at Sears Holdings Corporation as a QA, where they were responsible for functional automation and providing automation support to all QA teams. Gopi also participated in requirement analysis, sprint planning, and estimating requirements for testing.
Later, Gopi joined Equinix as a QA and played multiple roles within the company. Their responsibilities included understanding test automation goals and objectives, identifying manual test cases for automation, developing automation test plans, and establishing and enhancing test automation frameworks. Gopi also worked on maintaining automation frameworks, performing regression automation testing, and coordinating between different teams.
Following their stint at Equinix, Gopi joined Tech Mahindra as a Quality Assurance Architect. In this role, they defined automation test strategies, performed feasibility studies of automation, and documented application workflows. Gopi also supported the automation team in ensuring consistency across automation scripts and facilitated sprint planning and demos.
After Tech Mahindra, Gopi worked at Vodafone as an Automation Architect. Further information about their roles and responsibilities during this period is not provided.
Currently, Gopi is working as a Chief Executive Officer at a company called QA Programmer. In this role, they are responsible for delivering testing services across multiple projects, identifying opportunities for continuous improvements in test automation and integration DevOps model, and coordinating with onsite and offshore engineers to ensure completion of planned test automation activities. Gopi also develops and customizes test automation frameworks, builds reusable functional libraries, and publishes automation and defect summary reports.
Overall, Gopi has extensive experience in test automation, framework development, and coordination across project teams.
Gopi Raghavender Reddy completed their education in a chronological manner. Gopi first attended Sri Venkateswara High School in Mahabub Nagar from 1996 to 1997. After that, they pursued a degree in MPC from Govindambika College in Ongole, where they studied from 1997 to 1999. Following this, Gopi enrolled at Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University and obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services from 1999 to 2003.
In addition to their formal education, Gopi has also obtained several certifications. Gopi received the certification for "Unconscious Bias" from LinkedIn in July 2021 and "Become a High Performer" from LinkedIn in May 2021. In March 2021, they completed the "Leading without Formal Authority" certification from LinkedIn and "The Six Morning Habits of High Performers" from LinkedIn. Gopi acquired the certification for "Certified Scrum Master Agile Project Management" from Scrum Alliance in July 2016. In January 2013, they earned the "ISTQB" certification from the International Software Testing Qualifications Board. Gopi also holds the "Project Management Professional (PMP)" certification from the Project Management Institute, which they obtained in November 2012. Furthermore, they have the "Accredited Integration Specialist (AIS) in HP Performance Center v9" certification from HP, obtained in September 2009. Finally, Gopi is a "Silk Test Certified Automation Engineer" certified by Borland Software, although the date of obtaining this certification is not specified.
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September, 2015 - present