Sterling, VA 20165
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QA Lead / Manager
|Baltimore, MD, USA |
04/2023 – Current
Responsible for building all quality practices in the company at all stages of software development. Managing Quality Engineers on multiple Agile teams coordinating testing efforts for a learning platform built using a modern serverless technology stack. Established test automation practices from the ground up.
Sr. Quality Engineer / Release Manager
|Boulder, CO, USA |
11/2021 – 01/2023
Quality Engineer in an Agile team. Advocated for quality at all stages. Worked with modern containerized SaaS solutions in a very fast-growing late-phase cybersecurity startup. Performed deployments to Staging and Production. Provided guidance and mentoring to other QEs across teams on product testing and different testing approaches. Scrum Master in an Agile team.
|AppGuard, Inc. A Blue Planet-Works Company |
Advanced Sr. QA Engineer / Manager
|Chantilly VA, USA |
02/2018 – 11/2021
Built QA team from scratch. Managed a team of five QA engineers and two SDETs. Established all testing practices in the company. Responsible for QA team efforts from early product development phases to GA releases. Responsible for test planning, test design, test execution, and measurements. Established and supported test automation practices in the company.
|Comscore, Inc. |
QA Engineer II
|Reston VA, USA |
06/2016 – 02/2018
Tested products using different platforms Web, Windows, Mac OS, and Linux. Performed different types of testing which helped uncover critical bugs. Consulted team members on product specifications and testing specifics. Conducted deployments to production for releases and patches. Developed test automation.
|Applause / uTest |
|Sterling VA, USA |
10/2014 – 06/2016
Provided testing coverage for hundreds of different products. Performed various types of testing on different platforms such as Web, iOS, Android, Windows, Mac OS, and Linux. Wrote scripts to automate testing efforts.
|Systems and Services LLC |
CEO – Founder
|St. Petersburg, Russia |
08/2007 – 10/2014
Ran my own company of ten employees. The company worked with small and medium businesses and provided a full spectrum of System Administration services. The company included a service center that was performing repairs for different electronic devices such as mobile phones and computers. The company was sold due to a move to the US.
|DIKS LLC |
CEO – Founder
|St. Petersburg, Russia |
05/2005 – 8/2007
Co-founded and ran a company of five engineers. The company provided System Administration services to small and medium businesses. During my tenure, the company demonstrated stable growth.
Platforms: Web, Windows Servers/Desktops, Linux (Servers/Desktop), Mac. Mobile: iOS, Android.
Testing tools: Selenium, Cypress, Cucumber, Postman, REST Assured, Wireshark, Charles Proxy, Browser Dev Tools.
Bug tracking: Jira, Zephyr Test Management, TestRails.
Virtualization technologies/Cloud: VMWare, Hyper-V, VirtualBox / Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS.
Version control tools: Git, Bitbucket, GitHub, GitLab
IDEs: VS Code, IntelliJ, Eclipse, Visual Studio.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
An experienced leader with more than nine years in the Quality Assurance field and extensive prior management experience in the System Administration field, I bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise in building teams and frameworks from scratch. I’m a firm believer in continuous improvement in my teams and my personal development. My exceptional attention to detail, analytical skills, and problem-solving abilities have allowed me to deliver high-quality results consistently. I am a highly responsible, self-motivated, and fast-learning professional. With excellent verbal and written communication skills, I excel in collaborating with cross-functional teams and conveying complex information to diverse audiences. I am committed to achieving success and contributing to the growth of any organization I am a part of. US Citizen.
EDUCATION / COURSES / CERTIFICATES
AWS Cloud Practitioner, Azure Fundamentals 2021, Azure Data Fundamentals, Oracle Certified Associate Java 2021. BBST Foundations, BBST Bug Advocacy, BBST Instructor, PSM I Scrum Master.
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