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Chait Atreya


Lead QA Engineer | Senior SDET | FinTech | Cypress | JavaScript | Azure | UI & API Automation


What I'm looking for

I seek a role that values innovation and quality, offers remote or hybrid flexibility, fun and supportive team culture and provides opportunities for learning, growth and leadership within a collaborative, tech-forward team focused on impactful projects.

Seasoned QA Engineer with over 14 years of extensive experience implementing meticulous testing methodologies across diverse IT applications and leading QA teams. Expert in crafting and implementing automation testing frameworks and solutions for Web and API platforms. Agile practitioner with significant domain expertise in FinTech, Digital Banking, Financial Services, and Airlines. Known for my sharp analytical abilities, I excel in problem-solving and innovation. My collaborative nature and adept communication skills have enabled me to build strong, productive relationships with team members, clients, and stakeholders alike, underpinning successful project outcomes and sustained growth. Beyond my QA expertise, I possess solid knowledge of Microservices & Event-Driven Architecture enriching my QA approach and enabling more effective testing of complex, distributed systems. Additionally, I am a Front-end Engineering enthusiast.

Framework Development + Core Skills:

Web and UI Automation: Specialized in Web & UI Automation leveraging Cypress & Playwright, ensuring comprehensive coverage from user interface dynamics to complex web functionalities.

API Automation Testing: Adept in developing API automation testing frameworks utilizing Cypress; API testing with Postman/Newman and Playwright, facilitating seamless backend integrations.

ReactJS and .NET Applications: Expertise in testing ReactJS and .NET web applications, with a strong background in handling .NET & Salesforce backends.

Other tools and technologies:

JavaScript, HTML, CSS, SQL, Node.js, POSTMAN, RESTful APIs, REST Assured, JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket, Sourcetree, Docker, Mocha, Chai, OWASP ZAP, Burp Suite, k6, Azure DevOps, GitLab, Jenkins, Bitbucket, GitHub, VS Code, Microsoft Azure, Azure Monitor, Azure Application Insights, Azure Cosmos DB, TestRail, HP ALM Quality Center (QC), IBM Rational Clear Quest, Bugzilla, Perfecto (Mobile App Testing), Figma, Miro, Notion


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Lead QA Engineer

Jan 2022 - Present (2 years 6 months)

Enhanced user journey reliability and streamlined feature deployment on the platform by automating key product user journeys with Cypress, resulting in a 40% boost in testing efficiency and reducing manual testing efforts by 50%. Lead a team of 3 testers in QA initiatives for 7+ major product features, collaborating with stakeholders and cross-functional teams.


Software Test Engineer

DXC Technology

Nov 2009 - Jun 2012 (2 years 7 months)

Extensively performed mobile, functional, cross-browser compatibility and regression testing on various high-volume customer-facing applications/portals. Involved in End-to-End testing from Understanding business requirements, creating Test Plans, Test Cases, Test Estimation (Sizing), Test Execution, Defect Reporting/Tracking. Worked with the distributed teams in UK & US


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Wells Fargo

Jun 2012 - May 2021 (8 years 11 months)

Solid experience in all stages of Testing Life Cycle, from initiation and definition to deployment and support. Experienced in automating product user journeys, testing complex web applications, analyzing bugs and interacting with development team members on defect fixes in an agile environment

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