Srikanth Rentachintala

Director, Buyer Experience Engineering at eBay

San Jose, CA

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Over 15 years of leadership, management and engineering experience in product design, development and quality engineering across many industries including e-commerce, wireless and financial sectors. Experience in building organizations ground-up and managing global teams including US, Canada, Israel, Germany, Romania, China and India Managed a strong organization of 70+ full time engineers and 15+ consultants with 4 great managers distributed across several locations in US & several more consultants across the globe, this organization is directly responsible for ~100 billion $ worth of goods sold on the platform in 2019. Responsible for managing Accessibility Core Team of Lead product managers responsible for all aspects of accessibility for eBay Inc including compliance. Responsible for global product roadmaps and prioritization, budget management & forecast planning, driving multiscreen alignment of applications with heavy focus on end customer experience. Specialized in building scalable complex systems/services/experiences that support consumer facing and back end applications. Experience in technical architecture design review, development & testing, release planning, monitoring release quality & tracking KPI’s of features released. Strong advocate to use new open source technologies & cost effective vendors where it’s efficient. Developed and executed several strategies for transforming teams to successful Quality Engineering Agile teams. Experience in several fronts including hiring top talent & retention, mentoring & leadership development within the org, vendor contract negotiations & management.

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Apr 2018 - Present

eBay

Director Of Engineering

Responsible for coming up with vision for the organization, helping set goals for the team, foster innovation, promoting & rewarding top talent. o Partnered closely with product VP/Directors to set a challenging yet realistic goals for Buyer Experience Organization. Managing Accessibility Core Team of Lead product managers responsible for all aspects of accessibility for eBay Inc including compliance. Worked alongside with development directors/Sr. directors/Architects to design the systems that are not just for short term benefits but for long term scalability. Helped building re-usable UI components that can be reused which is far more efficient. Collaborated with Design to include UI/UX design systems that will make the flows across the buyer journey (flow) seamless across the screens. Responsible for quality engineering of Buyer experience flows which include critical domains such as Home page, Search, View Product/Item, Buy/Bid, Order history(aka myeBay), SEO to name few. o At eBay Quality is everyone’s business and QE are involved from design/architecture phase till the product is successfully launched 100%. Responsible for all aspects of end of end testing and certification which includes testing and automation of API/Service, web/native clients, lnp/site speed, accessibility, localization, security testing of these applications. Plan for risk mitigation and careful evaluation of product before and after launch. Monitoring production launches and store reviews/customer feedback via various channels post launch of the product. Measure performance metrics of product post launch to understand product health.

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Mar 2016 - Mar 2018

eBay

Sr Manager, Quality Engineering, eBay Inc

Managing the following QE teams: 1. Mobile web 2. Browse team (backend & frontend) 3. SEO (Search engine optimization) 4. Native apps automation and integration 5. Global Header across desktop & mobile

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Jul 2010 - Feb 2016

eBay

QE Manager 2, Mobile Products, eBay Inc

Leading a quality organization of two teams of 25 full time permanent employees in US and 7 consultants spread across the globe. a. Mobile native apps end-to-end team: This team is responsible for end-to-end integration testing of mobile native apps including iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows apps. b. Mobileweb team: This team is responsible for testing mobileweb application. Responsible for quality engineering of entire product from API/Service testing, automation of services, continuous integration, functional end to end testing on apps and finally clients automation. Responsible for sign off of end product after thorough evaluation of results from Load & Performance, Site Speed, security, marketing, localization and legal. Plan for risk mitigation and careful evaluation of product before and after launch. Monitoring production launches and store reviews/customer feedback via various channels post launch of the product. Measure performance metrics of product post launch to understand product health.

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Apr 2008 - Jul 2010

eBay

Quality Engineering Team lead, Shipping Team

Team lead for Shipping team responsible for 2 tracks. a. Shipping label track: This team supports testing label printing solutions for sellers b. Core Shipping track: This team is responsible for shipping calculator, core shipping services etc. Responsibilities include close coordination and sign off process from several third party companies including USPS, UPS and FedEx.

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Oct 2005 - Mar 2008

eBay

Software QA Engineer

Responsibilities include leading and coordinate testing of payment systems which interact with PayPal. This is a zero tolerance zone as it deals with money movement and very complex in nature.

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Jul 2005 - Oct 2005

PayPal

Sr. QA Engineer

Responsible for testing several successful releases of UPS and USPS shipping label product, which is used by millions of users. Sellers/users can seamlessly print shipping labels including customs forms for over 215+ countries.

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Jan 2005 - Jul 2005

Verizon Wireless

Sr. QA Engineer

Responsible for testing MyBusiness application’s several releases. This application is used by corporate admins and employees of large corporations.

Mar 2004 - Dec 2004

Metavante

QA Engineer

Worked as QA analyst to test Online BillPay application, which enables users to pay bills electronically and via check. It also gives ability for users to view their bills online all from single interface.

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May 2001 - Aug 2001

Amkor Technology

Engineering Intern

Worked as Engineering Intern to test Electronic chips of major corporates such as Motorola. Testing includes validation and analyzing of performance of these electronic chips under various conditions.

May 1999 - Jul 2000

RSI Pvt Ltd

Software Developer

Developed a portal “OneView” which provides hotel details such as location, room type and amenities and pricing. It allows users to make reservations as well.

Education

2000 - 2002

Wichita State University

Master's Degree, Electrical and Computer Engineering

1995 - 1999

SLN Engineering College

Bachelor of Engineering - BE, Electronics & Communication Engg.

1992 - 1994

St. Thomas Jr. College

+2, Maths, Physics and Chemistry

1982 - 1992

Shantiniketan High School

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