208 Hesburgh Library
Notre Dame, IN 46556
o: +1 574 631 9605
e: hparekh@nd.edu

Harsh Parekh Portrait


About

As our quality assurance developer lead, Harsh maintains testing frameworks for sets of web services, software, and tools developed and hosted by the Hesburgh Libraries. These include Digital Repository Technologies supporting preservation and sharing of research data and software, the library website, digital exhibits, and other tools. These are multi-tiered environments included with web applications, deposit and discovery interfaces, RESTful web services, and asynchronous back end processes.

Supporting testing of applications and systems at all levels of the software stack, duties include:

Testing
- Work closely with developers and product owners in creating and managing test plans and test scripts
- Develop testing plans including manual functional (UI) testing, automated functional testing, and automated performance testing (unit testing is performed by developers)
- Create and maintain automated tests for functional and performance testing
- Perform user acceptance training and focus groups as appropriate
Application Installation Management
- Collaborate with Colleagues on automated deployment scripts
- Configure applications both manually and using automated scripts
Design
- Participate in systems design and planning discussions