Darya K.

QA Engineer

676 dollar
Freelancer
15 ans
London, UNITED KINGDOM

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self employedMay 2019 - Présent

Looking for remote working opportunities
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ThoughtWorksMarch 2019 - May 2019

Auto Retail - creating a new platform for multiple services, so that business can move over from unstable and risky legacy system and decrease time to sell the car.
- Took an active participation in incepting a product prior to development phase, which included discovery work, close exploration of business processes with stakeholders and future users.
- Active player and facilitator in all agile ceremonies and activities.
- Investigated and advised on the best tool to use for end-to-end journey tests. Tool got approved and accepted throughout the organisation.
- Set up framework for end-to end tests to run in CI, which integrated with message queues as well as UI manipulation.
- Work closely with dev's for each story to assure proper code coverage
- Work closely with non-functional test engineer to define test approach and coverage.
- Work closely with UX to define accessibility and user acceptance criteria.
Tech Stack: Javascript, java, microservices+microfrontends, API, ActiveMq, Cypress, Jest

Fashion Retail - greenfield project for establishing a new getaway to trade on partners merchandising platform.
-Set up testing strategy and tools for a greenfield project; Participated in all agile ceremonies - refinement, story 'solutionizing', kick off, desk checks, show cases; Worked closely with BA's, TL and Devs. Reviewed test code and coverage, collaborating closely with devs.
- Set up end-to end tests for a complex workflow, triggering multiple AWS services and validating data integrity on lambda and batch job success runs.
- Set up showcases for stakeholders and training other team members to be active part-takers in it.
Tech Stack: AWS (batch, lambda, s3), Go, Java, RDS
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ValidisOctober 2013 - March 2018

Lead QA Engineer
Defining testing strategy for newly developed version of the Validis product.
Developing and maintaining full test coverage for delivered product.
Sharing product ownership responsibilities.
Orchestrating UAT Testing- planning, reporting, setting exit and acceptance criteria.
Collaborating with and training off-shore QA team (4 QA’s).
Hiring and training new in-house testing team (team of 3).
Analysing best approach and tools to use for automation framework (Protractor + Jasmine).
Assigning cases to automate and reviewing code (VSTS, TestRail, JIRA).
Executing API test suite in Postman.
Personal achievements:
- Assigned Product owner
- POC and setting up new tool for UI automation (protractor + Jasmine)

- Facilitated API suite integration with Continuous Delivery



Increased regression coverage with automated tests, using Geb and Spock technology.
Manual tests creation and execution.
Requirements documentation, maintenance and structure.
Moved testing processes to D4 model.
Created and maintained space for quality processes, rituals and how-to documentation.
Personal achievements:
- Researched and initiated move to a new testing tool (TestRail)
- Facilitated creation of QA board to track out of sprint testing activities
- Moved testing procedures and documentation to 4D model
- Extended regression suite



Established all testing processes and defined testing strategy.
Analysed and put together proof of concept for a new test management tool (TestLink).
Built and maintained complete test suite from ground up, which covers 80% of requirements.
Governed requirements, linking them with tests.
Deployed necessary code to test environments.
Created and executed test plans for regression, acceptance, smoke and ad hoc testing.
Refactored existing automation suite and implementing Page Object Model framework.
Set up working environment, built the app for running, debugged and maintained automated tests.
Put together Job Specs, worked with recruiters to hire new QA Engineers. Trained and managed the QA team of 3.
Prioritized and marked tests for automation.
Extended and maintained the automation suite to 260 system tests (Selenium, Geb + Spock, Groovy).
Assigned tests to automate and executed code reviews (Fisheye Crucible).
Reported and kept track of found defects.(Jira)
Managed release builds.
Kept close communication with dev and product teams.
Built and maintained a suite of test scripts for load testing using neurostar.
Participated in all scrum rituals, holding a role of scrum master.
Personal achievement:
- Introduced new test management tool and built complete test coverage
- Refactored automation framework. Automated 260 system tests to relieve regression overhead.
- Active player and promoter to switch to agile methodology
- Scrum master
- Hired, trained and formed a team of QA
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SIA ForticomSeptember 2011 - October 2013

My position at Forticom was a Lead Test Engineer We were developing and delivering high quality services and features for our 40 million online users daily at odnoklassniki.ru social network. I loved being involved in a project on all development cycles and being part of the team that delivers new exciting changes for end users to appreciate.
My duties included:
Manually executed of integration, functional and regression, usability, accessibility tests for social network web-site odnoklassniki.ru.
Performed UI and UX testing.
Created and executed simple regression automatic tests on Selenium IDE.
Created test plans and maintained test documentation. (Excel, Confluence)
Participated in specification review, project direction development, suggested new features and tested weekly production updates.
Participated in weekly QA information and sharing sessions.
Monitored and tested monthly over-night releases.
Monitored and analysed usage statistics.
Closely collaborated with customer support team.
Recruitment- interviewed, educated and mentored peers/junior QA’s.
Lead a team of 3 within communications project.
Attended java course, where I learnt object oriented programming.
Personal achievements:
- Assigned as a Team Lead and a mentor for Junior QA’s
- Best speaker/ation at conference “Testing software in social networks”, Riga, Latvia 2013.
- Reed Forticom at testing conferences: StarWest conference, California, 2012 & at SQA Days conference, Kiev, 2012.
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Wood and Grieve EngineersOctober 2008 - May 2010

Technical drafting/CAD and formal construction design documentation.
Open interpersonal and communication skills with key stakeholders including engineers, clients and architects.
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C.T.CoJanuary 2006 - January 2008

As one of the largest R&D companies in Latvia, C.T.Co established itself as the most advanced and reliable IT company in enterprise apps market space. C.T.Co is a leader in Agile application development, maintaining long-term trusted relationships with reputable European & international companies since 2000. The company has successfully delivered a continuum of mission-critical enterprise applications to top global organizations.

Executed manual and automated tests on reinsurance back-end application. (Functional, Smoke, Regression, Acceptance, Usability, FIT)
Extended training on testing best practices and procedures.
Created test plan and maintained documentation. (Excel, Confluence)
Created and executed automated tests using FIT.
Composed SQL queries for testing of data relevance. (PL SQL, Toad)
Worked in a team of 15 QA, followed all QA rituals, collaborated and shared knowledge.
Raised issues and followed those up. (Jira)
Reported on testing progress.
Personal achievements:
- From 15 QA was picked to be moved to a new project, as Lead QA
- Invited to meet and collaborate with client in Munich, Germany
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IQ LabsMarch 2004 - September 2006

Delivering high quality services and features for various US based portals, such as searchfortalent.com

Web application manual testing.
Simple test plan writing and execution. (Excel)
Bug reporting and tracking. (Mantis, Bugzilla)
Providing reports of quality status.
Monitoring and managing back-end money transaction systems. (sql queries)

Mes compétences

Web Applications, Testing, Test Planning, Test management, Test automation, SQL, Spock, Spanish, Selenium WebDriver, Selenium IDE, Scrum, Regression testing, Quality Center, Quality Assurance, Manual testing, Jira, Jenkins, Java, Cypress, Agile