Hello, my name is

Akhil Cherukuri.

I build software for the embedded systems

Currently a Embedded Software Engineer in Test & Automation. Graduated with Masters in Computer Engineering at San Jose State University. Open for a challenging position and career in the embedded software industry.

About Me

I am currently a Software Quality Assurance Test Engineer with a passion for Software Development.

I have a background in Computer Engineering and Electroincs and Communication Engineering, and I have a strong interest in the development of embedded systems and IoT products.

Here are a few technologies I've been working with recently:
  • C
  • C++
  • Python
  • Bash
  • Linux
  • Azure DevOps


Software Quality Assurance Test Engineer, - HCL America
Aug 2021 - Present

I am currently working as a Software Quality Assurance Test Engineer at HCL America in Shreveport, LA.

  • Cooperated with developers to design and executed functional testing of ~1000 test scenarios. Acted as a subject-matter expert in functional and automation testing, carrying out ~10 training sessions for newcomers and stakeholders.
  • Designed and implemented an automated testing tool to enable accurate replication of test scenarios. Accelerated average QA testing turn-around time by ~50%, allowing to complete and compile QA testing reports within the timeframe without increasing staff.
  • Supervised and Documented software defects using a bug tracking system and reported defects involving program functionality with a 100% closure rate on Azure DevOps.
  • Delivered thorough QA testing reports that determined product quality and release readiness for each sprint cycle.
Graduate Office Assistant - San Jose State University
April 2020 - Feb 2021
I worked as an Graduate Office Assistant for the SJSU Univeristy Housing Services.


2019 - 2021
Master of Science in Computer Engineering
San Jose State University (SJSU)
GPA: 3.7 out of 4.0
Courses: Embedded Software, Embedded Hardware Design, Embedded System Applications, Advanced Computer Design, System Software, Operating Systems, Computer Architecture, Object-Oriented Programming Data Structures and Algorithms (C++), Internet of Things
2009 - 2015
Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and Communication Engineering
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad
GPA: 3.8 out of 4.0
Courses: Embedded Systems Design, Microcontrollers, Objected Oriented Programming (Java), VLSI Design, Operating Systems, Computer Networks, Digital Electronics, Analog Electronics, Electronic Circuit Analysis, Computer Architecture and Organization, Wireless Communication and Networks.


HealthCare IoT - Remote Monitoring and Operations Management for Hospitals
Python AWS IoT Core Raspberry Pi
HealthCare IoT - Remote Monitoring and Operations Management for Hospitals
Designed to automaticaly capture health metrics like heart rate, blood pressure, temperature and more from patients who are not physically present in a healthcare facility. This eliminates the need for patients to travel to providers and saves time. Integrated with Amazon Alexa skills to be able to ask sensors stats directly from an alexa enabled device.
Space Invaders
C FreeRTOS 3D Print SJSU-Dev Board (ARM Cortex-M4 based NXP LPC4078)
Space Invaders
Designed Graphics and Splash Screen Driver for LED Matrix. Contributed to game logic development of collison detection and object movement. Created Driver for SPI communication between Main and Music Dev Board. Fabricated PCB to have a modular desined system.
Autonomous RC Car (Can-Ster)
C FreeRTOS LiDAR CAN EAGLE PCB CMock SJSU-Dev Board (ARM Cortex-M4 based NXP LPC4078)
Autonomous RC Car (Can-Ster)
Implemented a self-navigating vehicle with obstacle avoidance and shortest path algorithms to reach a destination selected via a Bluetooth app.

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