Manoj Chavan, Software Developer in San Francisco, CA, United States
Manoj Chavan

Software Developer in San Francisco, CA, United States

Member since April 23, 2020
With over 20+ years in the IT industry and a wide range of development and testing experience in several business models, Manoj is well versed in current automation technology, such as Selenium, Appium, and RestAssured. He is looking forward to contributing to the team and sharing his experiences on new and challenging projects.
Manoj is now available for hire




San Francisco, CA, United States



Preferred Environment

Git, Jenkins, Vi, IntelliJ, Slack, MacOS, Linux, Windows

The most amazing...

...experience was serving as the key developer who automated a testing framework to test the FX quote server, resulting in zero defects in the final product.


  • Senior SDET

    2019 - 2020
    Climate Corporation
    • Developed automation tests for an eCommerce web application in collaboration with business analysts.
    • Opened defects in Jira. Automated tests for any defects opened in production.
    • Worked with the DevOps for integrating the tests in the CI/CD pipeline.
    • Took part in daily/weekly scrum activities such as daily stand-ups, backlog grooming, story pointing, and retrospective.
    Technologies: Git, WebdriverIO, Jasmine, Node.js
  • Lead Test Engineer

    2018 - 2019
    Kaiser permenante School of Medicine
    • Led a team of QA engineers (on-shore and off-shore). Took part in the design and planning of multiple phases of development and deployment.
    • Worked with the end client to train on how to build pages using AEM components and how to author and publish.
    • Coordinated with the client to build and launch the web site for KP School of Medicine on time.
    • Worked with the QA engineers to design and develop an automation framework to test the development of the AEM components and the authored data.
    Technologies: TestNG, Selenium, IntelliJ, AEM
  • Senior SDET

    2017 - 2018
    • Developed automation tests using Ruby Cucumber to test embedded products in Android OS. Executed the tests on multiple Android devices.
    • Maintained and configured Android devices in local lab for testing.
    • Worked with business analysts to define requirements and define devices to be tested.
    Technologies: Android SDK, Appium, Linux, Vi, Cucumber, Ruby
  • Senior SDET

    2017 - 2017
    • Developed BDD automation tests using Python, Lettuce framework.
    • Worked with testers from AAA on their Gig Cars that utilized Ridecell technology.
    • Analyzed defects and documented fixes or workarounds. Played an integral role in the production role out.
    Technologies: Appium, Lettuce, Pytest, Python
  • Lead Mobile Automation Engineer

    2014 - 2016
    Motif Investing
    • Designed and developed a mobile automation framework to test on both iOS and Android platforms.
    • Worked with product owners to successfully deliver functionality on time and with zero sev1/2 defects.
    • Worked with DevOps to set up a CI/CD pipeline for regression testing.
    Technologies: Maven, TestNG, Java, Appium
  • Senior SDET

    2002 - 2004
    Yahoo Inc.
    • Helped in testing the Enterprise Yahoo Portal. Developed test scripts in PERL.
    • Helped test the Yahoo Messenger Ad Platform to server ads per campaign configuration.
    • Analyzed defects and documented them in Jira. Verified the fix for the opened defects.
    Technologies: Java, Perl, PHP
  • Lead Automation Engineer

    1996 - 2002
    Tibco Software
    • Instrumental in developing the test framework to test the FX quote server.
    • Released the quote server with zero defects. Worked with FX dealer and trained them on how to use the test tool so they can execute it locally.
    • Helped set up a demo environment for pre/post-sales. Attended conventions to demo the FX product.
    Technologies: Servlets, Java, Silk
  • Visual Basic Developer

    1995 - 1996
    • Developed Swift protocol functionality for currency transfer. The application was developed using Visual Basic with Oracle DB.
    • Fixed any issues that arose from testing. Analyzed the defects and provided solutions.
    • Worked with business analysts to refine requirements due to technology limitations.
    Technologies: Visual Basic


  • Kaiser School of Medicine Web Site (Development)

    Site developed using AEM to construct pages using components and authored data. Challenge was to design the page and the components such that they are reactive and can be viewed in several different screen resolutions including mobile devices and tablets.


  • Frameworks

    Selenium, Appium, TestNG, Jasmine, Android SDK
  • Tools

    Perfecto IDE, Slack, IntelliJ, Jenkins, Git, WebdriverIO, Cucumber, Pytest, Lettuce, Maven
  • Languages

    Java, Visual Basic 6 (VB6), C++, Python, Ruby, PHP, Perl, Visual Basic
  • Libraries/APIs

  • Paradigms

  • Platforms

    Windows, Linux, MacOS
  • Other

    Vi, AEM, Silk, Servlets


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering
    1989 - 1993
    Syracuse University - Syracuse, NY

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