Balaji from INDIA applies for Blue Card United Kingdom

Information and communications technology installers and servicers

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Name of profession: Information and communications technology installers and servicers Name of latest business sector: Latest occupation/title: Latest main activities:


Completed education: bachelor Title or Qualification: B.Tech Specialisation: Electronics and Communication Additional trainings: Ceritificate course in French

Preferred countries:

1. Preferred country | region / city: United Kingdom | 2. Preferred country | region / city: Denmark | 3. Preferred country | region / city: Netherlands |

Language skills:

1. Language skills: english => excellent 2. Language skills: french => reasonable 3. Language skills: =>

Personal note /detailed application:

Balaji Vinayagam


Seeking a challenging role as Test lead/Individual contributor in semiconductor/ Storage /embedded space


Around 7 years of experience in System validation & debugging and software testing on windows and Linux environments
Good experience in test planning, requirement to test case mapping, test case writing,defect logging and tracking
Sound knowledge on PC Architecture, Windows/Linux operating system, System Bios and system interconnects like SATA,USB,PCI-E etc
Hands on experience on SATA Bus protocol , SCSI , SAS, different RAID levels and Virtualization techniques
Hands on experience on WHQL and Device driver testing
Exposure to test management tools like HP Quality center / Test director and bug tracking tools like Teamtrack , Redmine , Bugzilla , HSD , Nvbugs
Good Knowledge on test methodologies, different testing types and overall product life cycle
Hands on experience in mixed software/hardware test environments
Good experience in working with remote teams in driving the testing efforts

AMD India May 2011 - Present
Senior Software Engineer
Being part of AMD's Software (QA) group, Primarily responsibile for
Test & deliver silicon bring up tools used by various validation teams
Role includes creation of test case,test plan and build test matrices for different application used to perform testing of various processor families
Report and drive defects with development teams using tools such as Team Track
Application tested include HTTDmp & ACE
Co-ordinate testing efforts with teams in US on daily basis
Involved in various internal process improvement activities

UST Global, Bangalore October 2009 – May 2011
Senior Engineer
Client: Intel India Pvt Ltd,Bangalore
Lead the team responsible for System Bios validation
Perform functional validation for various system interfaces based on test matrix
Handled WHQL testing for atom based platforms
Work with the cross functional teams on the defect resolution
Keep the stakeholders updated by sharing daily status report on test plan execution
Mentoring the new joinees & train them in quick time

Nvidia Graphics, Bangalore January 2007–September 2009
Hardware Quality Assurance Engineer
Involved in system Bios and platform validation for new chipsets
Define,write test cases,validate system level new features,regression execution,track and analyze failures and debug
Responsible for Pre-silicon and Post-silicon validation of SATA bus interface
Good experience in testing SATA bus protocol & its features
Hands on experience in testing RAID on various Nvidia SATA controllers
Experienced in using lab equipments like oscilloscope, Protocol Analyzers/ Bus exerciser
Travelled to US for silicon bringup

Wipro InfoTech December2005-December2006
Technical Engineer
Testing of OEM Boards based on test plan
BIOS & system interface testing
Work with OEM customers to drive & resolve bugs


Microsoft certified Professional
Certificate course in French

Pondicherry University
Tamil Nadu State Board



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