Sadaf Baloch

Sadaf Baloch

Assistant professor

Department of Information Technology

  • Software Testing
  • Database Systems
  • Programming Fundamentals

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

SESSION DEGREE INSTITUTION GPA/ %AGE
2009-2011 MS Computer Science Distinction: 3rd position Institute of Business Administration Karachi CGPA 3.57
2005-2009 BSE Software Engineering Scholarship in 6th and 7th Semester Honor: Cum Laude & Silver Medal Bahria University Islamabad CGPA 3.78
2003-2005 HSSC (Pre-Engineering) Garrison Academy Quetta Cantt 63%
2001-2003 SSC (Computer Science) Garrison academy Quetta Cantt 80%

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Working as a Lecturer in University of Central Punjab (14 July 2014 to date)
    Courses Taught: Database management systems, Programming Fundamentals, Software Testing.
    Supervised Projects: Desktop Games, Android Based service providing Application, Attendance system through face detection.
  • Worked as SQA Engineer for Tekyard LLC. (Feb 15th ,2012 to 01 Jul 2014) Job Description:
    • Performing functional testing on all modules of the website.
    • Reporting and managing software issues.
    • Discussion with software development team regarding issues found out during testing activity.
    • Generating reports using SQL Server for various business requirments.
    • Maintaining crosscheck between financial and website data for the company for consistency.
  •  Worked as an SQA Support Engineer in Augere Pvt Ltd Karachi (October 2nd , 2010 to July 29th , 2011)
    Job Description:

    • Performing end-to-end QA on Billing and CRM.
    • Bug Reporting and following up with application vendor
    • Performing business analysis for the higher management
    • Developing application functionality add-ons using PL/SQL
    • Taking business requirements from internal departments and developing reports using PL/SQL and Reports Tool.
    • Analyzing and enhancing performance of different application SQLs running on Oracle DB
    • Designing PDF Bills using XSLT style sheets
    • Coordinating with internal departments to improve operational processes & workflows
  • Worked as an SQA Engineer in SoftechWW, Karachi (October 20, 2009 to October 1st ,2010)
    Job Description:

    • Performing Smoke, Functional, Validation, Boundary, Usability, DB, User acceptance and regression testing on all modules of the application.
    • Performing Load test of the application and creating report against the findings.
    • Performing Performance Testing using YSlow and Fiddler and creating a report against the findings.
    • Creating & maintaining test cases, based on business requirements.
    • Analyzing the deployments and pinpoint the impact areas in order to identify the areas to be tested against each release.
    • Assisting the SQA Manager in development of Test Plans and Test Reports.
    • Reporting and managing software issues.
    • Discussion with software development team regarding issues found out during testing activity.
    • Verifying bugs on local testing and production servers.
    • Verifying and validating software requirements & software change requests.
  • Worked as an internee on ASP.NET and SQL server in Visual Soft Inc (June-August, 2008)
    Job Description:

    • Worked on basic web controls in ASP.NET.
    • Developed basic skills to make database, e-r diagrams, and stored procedures in SQL server 2005.

FINAL YEAR PROJECT (Bachelors)

Designing and implementing a 3D virtual Walkthrough of Bahria University (Islamabad-New Campus Only). Event Based Programming was used to give a 3D game environment, and to orientate the visitor to the university. Both text based and sound based events were generated against the actions of the visitor.

RESEARCH SURVEY (Masters)

The research survey gave out a generic idea as to how typical Extraction Transformation & Loading tools can be designed by mapping semantics on to them. It gives out a methodology as to make the ETL tool act dynamically by governing its process via RDF/OWL Schema.

TECHNICAL & PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

Languages and APIs: Visual C++ with OpenGL, .Net C# ,Turbo C,HTML , Assembly Language, GW Basic, SQL and PL/SQL.
Software and Tools: MATLAB, MS office, SQL Server 2008, MASM611, ASP.NET, Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2008 , YSlow, Fiddler, SQL Red Gate.
Graphic Engine: Ogre3D.
Operating Systems: Ms Dos, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7.
Research Paper: Research Paper written as a project in 8th semester on “Analysis of Image Compression Schemes (GIFF and PNG)”-(Not Published).

  • Languages: Fluency in English, Urdu & Balochi.
  • Good communication and writing skills.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Report writing skills.

EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

  • Participant in the ICICT 2011 held at IBA.
  • Part of the organizing team for the Symposium on Biometric Techniques in 2007 at Bahria University Islamabad.
  • Participation in school & college events, debates, sports.



Faculty of Information Technology, University of Central Punjab

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