Fahad Mukhtar, Developer in Lahore, Pakistan
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Fahad Mukhtar

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Quality Assurance Engineer and Developer

Location
Lahore, Pakistan
Toptal Member Since
September 7, 2022

Fahad has over eight years of experience working as a senior QA with knowledge of the whole QA and testing processes. He's experienced in designing, creating, executing, and planning testing strategies, ensuring quality in all software development stages from design to deployment. Fahad is a senior QA engineer passionate about the reflective user journey, user satisfaction, and innovation and has tested web, Web3, mobile, game, and API technologies for products with millions of users.

Portfolio

VESTIBULE LLC DBA WE THE CULTURE
QA Testing, UI Testing, UX Testing, Regression Testing, Database Testing...
Werkt LLC
Quality Assurance (QA), Manual QA, Website QA, Automated Testing...
Pearson
Quality Assurance (QA), SQL, ETL Testing, Learnosity, LaTeX, Business Analysis...

Experience

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Windows, MacBook, Android, iOS, Linux, WebdriverIO, ChatGPT

The most amazing...

...blockchain project I've worked on is with NFT creation and Unreal game. I tested the web, APIs, mobile app, game, smart contracts, and database.

Work Experience

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

2022 - PRESENT
VESTIBULE LLC DBA WE THE CULTURE
  • Started on this project with zero documentation and was able to handle testing on all branches of the project, from gameplay to API calls, to web UI. Created documentation to ensure that the team worked efficiently and effectively.
  • Introduced design testing and asked hard questions, often finding many high-level bugs in product design before anything was built, and saved time later.
  • Provided the concept of UAT and system testing, which helped us to deliver bug-free production release as real money was involved in production.
Technologies: QA Testing, UI Testing, UX Testing, Regression Testing, Database Testing, API Testing, Functional Testing, Load Testing, Security Testing, Mobile App Testing, Website Testing, Game Testing, Compatibility Testing, Test Planning, Test Cases, Test Scenarios, Jira, Zephyr, GitLab, Swagger, Postman, Nextcloud, Figma, Slack, Smart Contracts, PostgreSQL, Cryptocurrency Wallets, Non-fungible Tokens (NFT), Responsiveness, BrowserStack, Scrum, System Testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Integration Testing, Xray, Black Box Testing, Gray Box Testing, Boundary Testing, Partitioning Equivalence, Android Testing, Agile Sprints, Backlog Grooming, Quality Assurance (QA), Manual QA, Release Management, iOS, Manual Testing, Test Automation, Leadership, TestRail, Git, Automation, Quality Auditing, PDF, Testing, SQL, Data Validation, Business Analysis, Software Troubleshooting, System Requirements, Finance, Web Applications, Gherkin, Mobile Apps, Mobile Applications, Mobile, Mobile UI, Android, JavaScript Testing, Node.js, QA Test Plan Management, Leading Quality Assurance (LQA), Quality Improvement, B2B, SaaS, JavaScript, User Interface (UI), RSpec, Client-side, User Flows, Cucumber, Newman, Software Testing, Azure, CI/CD Pipelines, Automation Tools, Firmware, Firmware over the Air (FOTA), Test Management, HTML, CSS, E2E Testing, CircleCI, Software QA, Mobile Device QA Automation, Mocha, Performance Testing, eCommerce UX, Website QA, WordPress, Gutenberg Editor, Cross-browser Testing, Test Case Creation, Python, Perl, Playwright, Artificial Intelligence (AI), GitLab CI/CD, TestCafe, Writing & Editing, Technical Documentation, Technical Writing, Business Processes, GitHub, UI Automator, Audits, Unity, Toad, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Tricentis Tosca, Architecture, Bug Discovery & Tracking, Test Automation Frameworks, HTML5, NetSuite API, Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Adalo, Large-scale Projects, Large Scale Distributed Systems, DevOps, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Data Quality, Content Writing, Data Science, Data Reporting, Machine Learning, Data Analytics, Front-end, Angular, Reading, GitHub Actions

QA Engineer

2023 - 2023
Werkt LLC
  • Worked on testing 900 WordPress pages in a short span of time. I used both manual and automated techniques and also contributed to setting up QA checklists and processes for testing the web pages. I tested on multiple environments.
  • Used different tools for cross-browser and responsive testing, broken links and crawling, page speed and performance, accessibility, content comparison, and block presence.
  • Tested and retested all the pages and helped the team to launch all pages on scheduled time. It was a massive release and went successful after the UAT. I set up a unique process and focused on team communication, which played an important role.
Technologies: Quality Assurance (QA), Manual QA, Website QA, Automated Testing, Automated UI Testing, QA Automation, WordPress, Gutenberg Editor, Selenium, QA Testing, Test Case Creation, Data Migration Testing, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Technical Documentation, Enterprise, GitHub, Audits, qTest Manager, Data Migration, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Architecture, Bug Discovery & Tracking, Test Automation Frameworks, HTML5, NetSuite API, MuleSoft, Adalo, Large-scale Projects, Large Scale Distributed Systems, DevOps, Content Writing, Data Reporting, Machine Learning, Data Analytics, Front-end, Angular, Reading, GitHub Actions

QA Expert

2022 - 2023
Pearson
  • Worked on the education domain using tools like Learnosity and LaTeX to ensure the quality of the platform from an end-to-end perspective. Delivered complete assignments for years 11 and 12.
  • Owned the overall QA strategy of the program's applications and API performance.
  • Analyzed the impact and documented any risks associated with deploying the new chapters and assignments into production.
  • Developed a test strategy and plans for the different phases of the projects, including related estimated test efforts.
Technologies: Quality Assurance (QA), SQL, ETL Testing, Learnosity, LaTeX, Business Analysis, Software Troubleshooting, API Testing, Software Testing, Azure, Automation Tools, Test Management, HTML, CSS, E2E Testing, Software QA, QA Leadership, React, Mocha, Performance Testing, Website QA, Over-the-top Content (OTT), SAP Testing, Cross-browser Testing, Test Case Creation, Data Migration Testing, Behavior-driven Development (BDD), WebdriverIO, Writing & Editing, Technical Documentation, Technical Writing, Enterprise, Testing, GitHub, Audits, qTest Manager, Data Migration, Oracle, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Snowflake, Architecture, Bug Discovery & Tracking, Test Automation Frameworks, MuleSoft, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Content Writing, Data Science, Front-end, Laravel, GitHub Actions

Quality Consultant

2021 - 2022
I2C
  • Identified discrepancies between functionality and functional specification documents. Performed testing of OLTP, run time transactions, web applications, E2E testing, mobile applications, and E2E testing.
  • Worked on verification and validation during the development process as we had to maintain the quality during the building process and when we delivered the end product. Reported bugs with the test cases and tracked them with tasks.
  • Maintained the environment flow from QA to UAT to staging to production and went live without any major bugs. Security and load testing were done after QA environment approval, which helped smooth product delivery.
  • Managed data integration, customization, and automation with NetSuite.
Technologies: Functional Testing, Integration Testing, System Integration Testing (SIT), User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Smoke Testing, Regression Testing, PuTTY, WinSCP, DbVisualizer, API Testing, REST APIs, SoapUI, Postman, Eclipse, Java, Mobile App Testing, Website Testing, Automated UI Testing, UI Testing, Selenium WebDriver, TestNG, Apache Maven, Apache JMeter, Load Testing, Database Testing, Manual Software Testing, Black Box Testing, Gray Box Testing, Boundary Testing, Partitioning Equivalence, Transitions, Android Testing, Agile Sprints, Quality Assurance (QA), Automated Testing, Manual QA, Release Management, iOS, Manual Testing, Leadership, QA Automation, Automation, Quality Auditing, PDF, Testing, SQL, Data Validation, ETL, BigQuery, Google BigQuery, Selenium, ETL Testing, Business Analysis, Software Troubleshooting, eCommerce, System Requirements, Finance, Web Applications, Puppeteer, Gherkin, Mobile Apps, Mobile Applications, Mobile, Mobile UI, Android, Ionic, JavaScript Testing, QA Test Plan Management, Leading Quality Assurance (LQA), Cypress, TypeScript, Quality Improvement, SaaS, LogRocket, JavaScript, User Interface (UI), Client-side, User Flows, Newman, WireMock, Software Testing, CI/CD Pipelines, Automation Tools, Test Management, HTML, CSS, E2E Testing, Software QA, Jest, Relational Databases, HIPAA Compliance, Performance Testing, eCommerce UX, Website QA, SAP Testing, Learning Management Systems (LMS), SAP, Cross-browser Testing, Test Case Creation, ADA Compliance, Data Migration Testing, Behavior-driven Development (BDD), Apache Hive, React Native, Writing & Editing, Technical Documentation, Technical Writing, Business Processes, Enterprise, Bots, Audits, ETL Tools, Toad, Data Migration, Oracle, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Bug Discovery & Tracking, Bubble, Test Automation Frameworks, NetSuite API, NetSuite, Consulting, Large Scale Distributed Systems, Content Writing, Data Science, Front-end, GitHub Actions

Senior Test Engineer

2019 - 2021
Coeus Solutions
  • Faced the challenges of using mobile devices and other compatibility and responsive issues. Introduced BrowserStack, which reduced the overall cost and time and helped increase productivity and efficiency.
  • Introduced Zephyr for test case writing, which improved the whole QA process. To stop bug leakage, I started working on the E2E testing approach, resulting in quality products.
  • Worked on releases that went bug-free because of positive feedback. QA needed to be part of the technical support team for training purposes; this way, we got direct feedback, answered the end users' questions, and solved their queries.
Technologies: Jira, Confluence, Zephyr, Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Zendesk, Postman, Swagger, REST APIs, Selenium WebDriver, TestNG, JUnit, Apache Maven, JSON, Appium, Katalon Studio, Selenium, BrowserStack, Figma, Zeplin, Google Docs, Test Planning, QA Test Plan Management, Testing Strategy, Test Cases, Test Case Execution, Test Reporting, Defect Logging, Software Testing Lifecycle (STLC), Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), Test Documentation, Java, MySQL, iOS, Android, Windows, MacOS, Grafana, Functional Testing, Smoke Testing, Sanity Testing, Regression Testing, Integration Testing, Automated UI Testing, UI Testing, UX Testing, Responsiveness, Compatibility Testing, Load Testing, Stress Testing, Security Testing, Apache JMeter, OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP), API Testing, Database Testing, Website Testing, Web App Testing, Mobile App Testing, QA Testing, QA Leadership, Ownership, Eclipse, IntelliJ IDEA, Manual Software Testing, GitHub, QA Automation, Black Box Testing, Gray Box Testing, Boundary Testing, Partitioning Equivalence, Transitions, Android Testing, Agile Sprints, Backlog Grooming, Quality Assurance (QA), Amazon Web Services (AWS), Automated Testing, Selenium Grid, Manual QA, Release Management, Manual Testing, Test Automation, eCommerce, Automation, Quality Auditing, PDF, Testing, SQL, Data Validation, ETL, BigQuery, Google BigQuery, TestRail, Jenkins, ETL Testing, Learnosity, LaTeX, Business Analysis, Software Troubleshooting, Capybara, System Requirements, Web Applications, Puppeteer, Mobile Apps, Mobile Applications, Mobile, Mobile UI, Ionic, JavaScript Testing, Cypress, TypeScript, Quality Improvement, B2B, SaaS, User Interface (UI), Client-side, User Flows, Katalon, Software Testing, CI/CD Pipelines, Automation Tools, Test Management, HTML, CSS, E2E Testing, Software QA, Relational Databases, Mobile Device QA Automation, Performance Testing, Espresso, eCommerce UX, Website QA, WordPress, Gutenberg Editor, Over-the-top Content (OTT), Cross-browser Testing, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Test Case Creation, ADA Compliance, Behavior-driven Development (BDD), GraphQL, React Native, Unit Testing, WebdriverIO, Writing & Editing, Technical Documentation, Technical Writing, Business Processes, UI Automator, Audits, Unity, Steam, Unity Editor Scripting, qTest Manager, Alpha Testing, Bug Discovery & Tracking, Bubble, WooCommerce, Test Automation Frameworks, Consulting, Blogging, PHP, Laravel

Software Test Engineer

2016 - 2019
Coeus Solutions
  • Introduced test planning and test reporting with test cases for the projects, which helped us track the projects' progress and follow the defined procedures.
  • Shifted all the documentation to a central tool like Confluence so users could view and make changes accordingly.
  • Followed the documentation and wrote and shared everything with the team, ensuring the production deployment went successful. Sent my test cases to the development team so they could execute them.
Technologies: Agile, Agile Sprints, API Testing, Automated UI Testing, Functional Testing, MySQL, Database Testing, Regression Testing, Smoke Testing, Sanity Testing, Zendesk, Zephyr, Jira, Confluence, Metabase, Firebase, Integration Testing, Responsiveness, UI Testing, Test Documentation, Test Cases, Test Reporting, Postman, Swagger, Web App Testing, Mobile App Testing, Android Testing, Test Planning, Testing, Load Testing, Game Testing, Unity3D, Apache JMeter, Automated Testing, Selenium Grid, Manual QA, Oracle Retail, Release Management, iOS, Manual Testing, Test Automation, QA Automation, eCommerce, Quality Auditing, PDF, SQL, Data Validation, ETL, BigQuery, Google BigQuery, Selenium, TestRail, Jenkins, Quality Assurance (QA), ETL Testing, Learnosity, LaTeX, Business Analysis, Software Troubleshooting, Capybara, System Requirements, Web Applications, Puppeteer, Mobile Apps, Mobile Applications, Mobile, Mobile UI, Android, Ionic, QA Test Plan Management, Quality Improvement, User Interface (UI), User Flows, Katalon Studio, Katalon, Software Testing, Automation Tools, Test Management, E2E Testing, Software QA, Relational Databases, eCommerce UX, Website QA, WordPress, Cross-browser Testing, Test Case Creation, WebdriverIO, Writing & Editing, Technical Documentation, Technical Writing, Business Processes, UI Automator, Unity, Steam, Unity Editor Scripting, ETL Tools, Alpha Testing, Bug Discovery & Tracking, Bubble, WooCommerce, Test Automation Frameworks, Blogging, Front-end, PHP

My Card Place

https://www.mycardplace.com/
A web-based application for defining new products, card programs, fee schedules, card ordering, fraud rules, pricing, alerts, messages, and business rules.

DELIVERABLES
• Performed functional testing for applications and the failover plan execution.
• Started from the test plan preparation, wrote, designed, and executed test scenarios and cases, and made test summary reports.
• Performed black box, grey box, regression, sanity, and performance testing.
• Raised the discrepancies between functionality and functional specification documents and all the stakeholders.
• Used Jira for effective defect tracking and reporting.
• Involved in all the project stages, from requirement analysis to the production launch.
• Reported and tracked bugs.

Bravo

https://app.getbravo.io/
A rewards-based social media web app for organizations. From posting achievements to annual evaluations and organizational surveys to OKRs. BRAVO is a complete solution in its league and is focused on employee engagement and recreational activities.

DELIVERABLES
• End-to-end complete web testing, functional testing, and regression testing
• Cross-browser testing, UI testing, and an inspection of documents, including functional specification, software requirement, specification, and project planning
• Reviewing the report, issues, and corrective actions log
• Test case writing and execution
• API testing using Postman
• Load testing using JMeter
• Security testing using OWASP ZAP and API security

Smart Feedback Forms (SFF)

https://smartforms.ekomi.com/user/login
Smart Feedback Forms (SFF) allows clients and shop owners to log in and create customized forms through an extensive form builder. After building the form, users can distribute review forms through the SRR email service, and receivers can fill out those forms and submit the reviews to eKomi. SFF also provides coverage of form analytics with the functionality of AB testing.

DELIVERABLES
• End-to-end complete website testing
• Functional and non-functional testing

Volcom Stoneland

A web-based project with Volcom's Stoney NFTs. Stoney provides users access to Stoneland, a metaversical wonder world of community happenings, surreal creatures, NFTs, and exclusive member drops.

DELIVERABLES
It was a new domain, and I started with exploratory testing to know the system.

There was no documentation, and this project had various components, which were integrated later. I tested components like the web front and back end, mobile apps, APIs, games, and smart contracts. I completed the end-to-end testing to make sure that everything was running fine. After that, I made test cases for UAT and system testing and pushed the project to production after performing all kinds of testing and stakeholders' approval.

Utest (Dailymotion and Zee5 Video Streaming)

https://www.utest.com/
I worked as QA for video streaming and OTT (over-the-top) platforms like Dailymotion and Zee5, which involved ensuring the quality, reliability, and seamless user experience of the OTT service, which typically delivers streaming media content directly to viewers over the internet. I played a crucial role in developing testing strategies and maintaining the OTT platform.

DELIVERABLES
• Testing content delivery
• Cross-device testing
• Functional testing
• Performance testing
• Security testing
• Compatibility testing
• Localization and internationalization testing
• Usability and user experience testing
• Regression testing
• Monitoring and issue tracking
• Compliance and regulatory testing

Devices: web, mobile, and smart TV.
2010 - 2014

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

Forman Christian College University - Lahora, Pakistan

2011 - 2013

Bachelor's Degree in Education

University of the Punjab - Lahore, Pakistan

AUGUST 2022 - PRESENT

Scrum | Advanced

LinkedIn

AUGUST 2022 - PRESENT

Agile Testing

LinkedIn

MAY 2020 - PRESENT

Software Testing | Planning Tests for Mobile

LinkedIn

APRIL 2020 - PRESENT

Postman Essential Training

LinkedIn

APRIL 2020 - PRESENT

MySQL Essential Training

LinkedIn

APRIL 2020 - PRESENT

API Testing Foundations

LinkedIn

APRIL 2020 - PRESENT

Software Testing: Exploratory Testing

LinkedIn

FEBRUARY 2020 - PRESENT

Selenium WebDriver 4 With Java | Novice To Ninja and Interview

Udemy

FEBRUARY 2020 - PRESENT

Jmeter | Step by Step for Beginners

Udemy

Libraries/APIs

REST APIs, Selenium WebDriver, Puppeteer, Node.js, Newman, React, Playwright, NetSuite API, Selenium Grid

Tools

Jira, Zephyr, Postman, Slack, BrowserStack, Google Docs, WebdriverIO, qTest Manager, ChatGPT, Figma, Apache JMeter, Confluence, Katalon Studio, TestRail, BigQuery, Jenkins, LaTeX, JavaScript Testing, Katalon, Cucumber, WireMock, Toad, GitLab, PuTTY, WinSCP, DbVisualizer, SoapUI, Apache Maven, Zeplin, Grafana, OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP), IntelliJ IDEA, Subversion (SVN), GitHub, Git, RSpec, CircleCI, Mocha, Gutenberg Editor, GitLab CI/CD, Bubble

Frameworks

Appium, Selenium, Cypress, Jest, Unity, Swagger, TestNG, Capybara, Ionic, TestCafe, Grinder, JUnit, Unity3D, Espresso, Ruby on Rails (RoR), React Native, Django, Angular, Laravel

Paradigms

Testing, Functional Testing, Scrum, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Sanity Testing, Automated Testing, Manual Testing, Test Automation, Software Testing, E2E Testing, Agile, Load Testing, Kanban, Stress Testing, Automation, ETL, B2B, Behavior-driven Development (BDD), Unit Testing, Data Science, HIPAA Compliance, Cross-platform, DevOps

Languages

Java, SQL, TypeScript, JavaScript, Python, HTML5, Gherkin, HTML, CSS, Perl, GraphQL, Snowflake, PHP

Platforms

Windows, iOS, Mobile, Android, Steam, WooCommerce, Eclipse, Zendesk, MacOS, Azure, WordPress, Oracle, Linux, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Firebase, Oracle Retail, Tricentis Tosca, MuleSoft

Storage

Data Validation, Relational Databases, MySQL, Database Testing, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Nextcloud, PostgreSQL, JSON, Apache Hive

Other

QA Testing, UI Testing, UX Testing, Regression Testing, API Testing, Mobile App Testing, Website Testing, Game Testing, Compatibility Testing, Test Planning, Test Scenarios, Responsiveness, System Testing, Integration Testing, System Integration Testing (SIT), Smoke Testing, QA Test Plan Management, Testing Strategy, Test Case Execution, Test Reporting, Defect Logging, Software Testing Lifecycle (STLC), Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), Test Documentation, Manual Software Testing, Web App Testing, QA Leadership, Ownership, Production, Responsive UI, Exploratory Testing, Functional Requirements, Documentation, Integration, Black Box Testing, Boundary Testing, Partitioning Equivalence, Android Testing, Agile Sprints, Quality Assurance (QA), Manual QA, Release Management, QA Automation, Quality Auditing, PDF, ETL Testing, Business Analysis, Software Troubleshooting, System Requirements, Finance, Web Applications, Mobile Apps, Mobile Applications, Mobile UI, Leading Quality Assurance (LQA), Quality Improvement, User Interface (UI), Client-side, User Flows, CI/CD Pipelines, Test Management, Software QA, Performance Testing, eCommerce UX, Website QA, Over-the-top Content (OTT), Cross-browser Testing, Test Case Creation, Data Migration Testing, Writing & Editing, Technical Documentation, Technical Writing, Enterprise, Smart TV, UI Automator, Audits, Data Migration, Alpha Testing, Bug Discovery & Tracking, Test Automation Frameworks, Large-scale Projects, Consulting, Large Scale Distributed Systems, Data Quality, Blogging, Content Writing, Front-end, Reading, Embedded Security, MacBook, Smart Contracts, Automated UI Testing, Public Speaking, User Requirements, Gray Box Testing, Backlog Grooming, Leadership, eCommerce, Google BigQuery, Learnosity, SaaS, Transitions, Automation Tools, Mobile Device QA Automation, SAP Testing, Learning Management Systems (LMS), SAP, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Business Processes, ETL Tools, Architecture, NetSuite, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Data Reporting, Data Analytics, GitHub Actions, Quality Control (QC), Test Cases, Cryptocurrency Wallets, Non-fungible Tokens (NFT), Metabase, Xray, Security Testing, LogRocket, Firmware, Firmware over the Air (FOTA), ADA Compliance, Video Streaming, Reporting, Bots, Unity Editor Scripting, Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Adalo, Machine Learning

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