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Shankar Krishna Murthy

  • QA Lead
  • Brentwood, CM14 4LJ, UK
  • 06/02/2022
Full time Information Technology QA-Quality Control

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A versatile, analytical and hard-working, with a practical "get the things done" approach, who always perseveres to achieve the best results. Overall 12+ years of experience in Embedded, Media and Cloud domain having designed and tested various product lines including Smart TV/DTV/STB/ IPTV/OTT/Mobile devices - Android and iOS/Browsers/WebApps, knowledge in Automation testing and experience in working with clients, strong solution orientation and leadership skills, team handling, individual contributor and committed team player.

Programming Languages Python, Java and Shell Scripting.
Domain Standards: Broadcasting standards - MPEG, DVB. Set-top box, Digital TV. Good understanding of Digital/IPTV/OTT Headend, Multicast, Unicast, Adaptive streaming, DRM, VSPP, Cloud & Web Services
Debugging/AnalyzerTools Database Tools ADB, Tera Term, Wireshark, Tera- Term, Fiddler, Charles, Kibana and TS Reader. MySQL, Cassandra and Mongo-DB.
Project Management Tools T-Plan, JIRA, Quality Center, Test Track Pro and Surround SCM.
Triage/Bug tracking Tools JIRA, UST, IPM, Mantis, UR Tracker and Azure ADO.
Version Controls Git, SVN and Azure ADO.
Operating Systems Windows, Linux/Unix.
Packages Ms-Office, JDK, SDK.
Configuration Tools Jenkins, Artifactory.
Visual Studio, P2P Reporting, Cool Tool, Compair Stress Tool, CMND Philips, Chameleon, IPTV Management tool, API Man and Upload Agent Tool


Senior QA Engineer
12/2021 - Till Date UK SKY UK PLC
✓ Conduct manual exploratory testing
✓ Analysing test requirements, developing test plans and test schedules
✓ Identify and write acceptance criteria for user stories
✓ software testing on physical hardware devices, e.g. LLAMA, Hi-Sense Panels, set-top-box or 'phone/tablet devices
✓ Providing support for our existing applications / platforms
✓ HDMI-Interoperability testing on LLAMA, Hi-Sense panel using AVR and eARC AVR like Denon, Marantz and ARCAM AVR
✓ Regression, exploratory testing & Coordinate with developers
✓ Understanding of unix/linux commands
✓ Ownership of testing in multiple domains (functional, UAT)
✓ Experience of working on TV VOD, OTT technologies
✓ Creation of daily test reports to key stakeholders
✓ Working knowledge of video streaming containers, eg DASH, HLS, HSS and CDN
✓ Experience working with debugg proxy tools like Fiddler, Charles & Wire-shark.