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Karthika Mani
Senior QA Lead
How long have you been with RiskSpan?
13 years
What does your role at RiskSpan entail?

Senior QA Lead. I work closely with the development team, and responsible for validating new feature enhancements, software upgrades, and bug fixes to ensure the highest quality standards are maintained across various development projects, mainly EDGE and PROSUP. Additionally, I take on the responsibility of delivering error-free client logins for new clients, ensuring a seamless onboarding experience. My role extends beyond traditional testing activities as I actively engage in testing new servers, environments, and APIs. Furthermore, I am documenting the modules and functionalities of EDGE, ensuring comprehensive coverage and clarity regarding the platform’s capabilities. I am responsible for coordinating the quarterly SOC process reports for Securities and Loans Allowance modules contributing to the overall security and compliance efforts of the organization. I also engage in other supporting tasks like interviews etc.

What 3 words best describe RiskSpan?
Collaborative, Progressive and Trustworthy
What are your favorite hobbies?
Music and Trekking/Hiking.
What is one thing on your Bucket List? 
Mount Kailash and Amsterdam.
What is your go-to or favorite snack? 
Buttered Corn and Bitter Gourd Chips.
What do you like about our company culture?
I like our company’s teamwork efforts, transparency, and upholding values among colleagues from diverse backgrounds. And the supportive work environment helps us with a healthy work-life balance, allowing us to make significant contribution towards our work.
Which company values resonate with you the most?
Transparency and Passion. I am deeply passionate and transparent about the work I do and I believe that it is essential for engaging and excellence. I felt my suggestions are always considered.
Describe how you’ve grown professionally since you started working for us?
Since joining Riskspan as a fresher, I got the opportunity to validate different projects spanning from Velocity till Edge which contributed to my growth in testing and quality assurance. I have expanded my technical skills through hands-on experience with various tools and methodologies. My understanding on the mortgage industry has deepened, and the validation process for structured products has helped me with insights to develop more strategic test scenarios according to the client needs. I have also gained knowledge of industry specific practices. I’ve been fortunate to have supportive seniors who’ve guided me along the way, and I’ve embraced the opportunity to pay it forward by mentoring juniors thereby promoting growth within the team.