Vikas Mittal is the Head of Xebia’s distinguished Centre of Excellence—Digital Assurance (DA). The IIT Delhi alumnus joined Xebia in 2019, and his responsibilities include strategizing DA processes, optimize operations, and improve practices for seamless execution and successful deliveries of DA projects. His focus area also traverses the development of automation solutions for Software Testing Lifecycle and DevOps using the latest technological innovations in Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics.
Leader by spirit, Vikas is spearheading the team of Digital Assurance professionals at Xebia, helping and supporting them all in accomplishing their personal as well as company goals. His expertise in architecture, design, and implementation of test automation frameworks and solutions enables him to serve Xebia’s high-end customers well.
Vikas pursued various certification programs viz; HP Mercury LoadRunner v9.0, HP Mercury LoadRunner v 9.0, HP Mercury VuGen Software 9.0, HP-Mercury Certification Quality Center 9.2, and HP-Mercury Certification Quick Test Professional 9.2 that helped him develop technical skills and competencies.
His career history of 18+ years features eminent employers in the global IT industry such as Infogain, IBM Global Services India, CMS, and Fiserv. In 2002, the young and dynamic engineering graduate began his career as Quality Assurance (QA) engineer and grew up to work at senior-level positions of Global Head, Quality Assurance, Global Head of Testing Horizontal, Chief Solution Architect, and QA Lead in top-notch IT & software development companies.
Vikas has been involved in mentoring and guiding 300+ test engineers over a period of last 2.5 years in the experience bracket of 7-12 years to answer fundamental questions on
- How to improve and showcase value as a tester in an Agile environment
- Growth-paths which exist for a tester but are left unexplored
- What is the need of future technology organizations from a tester?
- How to be future ready
In last 8 years bring responsible as head of testing for 3 different organizations, Vikas has hired and mentored 2000+ testing professionals. Working with global fortune 100 customers has also uniquely helped Vikas to look at technology closely and how leaders are thinking about using it in the future.