KENNESAW, Ga. – January 04, 2018 – Orasi Software, a quality-focused, Atlanta-based software reseller and professional services company, today announced that software testing industry veteran Hardik Parekh has joined the Quality Management System (QMS) team and will be serving in the newly created role of Manager, Mobile & Internet of Things (IoT) Automation. Parekh has specialized expertise in developing customized mobile testing and cloud solutions that deliver high-quality mobile apps and provide a superior user experience (UE). He initially worked for Orasi as an independent contractor before being hired to the new position.
“As the market for mobile and IoT software accelerates rapidly, the importance of quality and the UE continue to be paramount,” said Nick Kavadellas, president and CEO, Orasi. “Hardik will fill an important role in our organization as we continue to promote our mission of software quality assurance, no matter what the platform or device might be.”
With more than six years of technical and management experience in the IT industry, Parekh formerly worked as an Automation Lead / Scrum Master at Verizon Telematics. There, he led the firm’s end-to-end (E2E) testing efforts for web, mobile, and IoT devices, including connected cars. During his professional career, he has served in numerous, progressively responsible roles including Mobile QA Lead (and Subject Matter Expert), Technical Architect, and Automation Engineer. He has worked on projects for client companies ranging from AT&T and Cox Media to Capital Group, Autotrader, and Food Lion.
Originally from India, Parekh moved to the U.S. to pursue an advanced degree and seek additional career opportunities. The trilingual software expert holds a Bachelor of Technology from Nirma University (Ahmedabad, India) and a Master of Science from North Carolina State University (Raleigh, North Carolina). He is a certified Professional Scrum Master and holds certifications in Security Awareness for Mobile Applications, System Administration for Mobile Devices, Mobile Automation Testing (Perfecto Mobile), and Automated Testing (UFT and Perfecto framework).
“Mobile devices have become nearly ubiquitous in the market, but to build software that works flawlessly across various manufacturers, models and operating systems is a major challenge,” said Parekh. “Orasi is a solid company with a great background and reputation in the market, and I look forward to helping them further develop and expand their mobile and IoT practices to help clients achieve their goals.”