As Head of Test and Deployment, I run a team of software testers, devOps engineers, automation engineers and core wireless network engineers responsible for delivering quality corporate and public WiFi service for more than 100 million Wi-Fi users every year across 120,000 UK hotel rooms, 32 airports, London street and many other public and corporate sites.
Followed to 4 plus years of software development experience; I pursued my Masters in Future computing with major focus on cloud security and artificial intelligence. With almost 5 years experience in leading telecoms based test and deployment teams to build B2B automation framework, orchestration platform and business automation tools; I also lead the cyber security remediation and release management for Virgin WiFi.
I am also a certified ISTQB, ITIL and Agile professional – currently my team and I are driving the change towards agile ITSM/DevOps for customer project deliveries and scrum based feature drops for product delivery with more focus on AI driven automation tools & implementing CI/CD pipeline across Virgin WiFi products.
In addition to strong technical knowledge and ability, my methodical and analytical mind is capable of interpreting complex data, analyzing problems and coming up with solutions. In fact, I was awarded 2 times (FY2017, FY2018) as ‘Virgin Sparkle’ further evidence of my creativity/leadership quality and “Arqiva Excellence Performer 2015” for playing a vital part in ensuring the quality of software products to multiple clients across the world.
I am also a frequent speaker in national software testing conferences across UK.