Cristina D.

Qa Engineer

555 dollar
Freelancer
9 years
Bucharest, ROMANIA

My experience

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Erepublik LabsFebruary 2016 - Present

-Managing a medium sized team 
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Creating specific test cases for certain features/tests in order to make
sure that even very specific aspects are thoroughly tested.
-Efficiently allocating the resources available for the project
-Using
knowledge of the project, the tools used in QA department, and the
tests needed to be performed in order to be able to provide quick and
correct guidance to the team.
-Creating test plans according to the required time frame based on the complexity of each particular project;
-Anticipating possible issues and coming up with the necessary solutions in order to respect deadlines.
-Prioritizing requests based on their importance and urgency
-Supervising and coordinating the learning process of all test types by the team in order to maintain a high quality of work.
-Offering support and assistance to the team.
-Encouraging communication between teams and within them in order to evenly distribute the experience and knowledge.
-Maintaining
a proactive thinking oriented towards identifying and implementing
solutions to achieve positive and outstanding results.
-One on one
with each member of the team and sprint retrospectives because i do
believe that this allows a team to continously evolve, helps the team to
identify and resolve the conflict areas, see the risks and problem
factors at an early stage, it also creates transparency and build trust
among the team members that strenghten the team spirit in the end.
-With
a strategic thinking and planning i provide expertise throughout the
entire PDLC with a strong sense of quality ownership, while i make sure
that quality is baked in from the start.
-I am the escalation point
for all matters related to testing and quality assurance and operating
as a primary point of contact for the QA teams.
-Recruiting and training the newcomers.
-Annual reviews and KPIs checks.
Tools used: JIRA, Test Rail, Visual Studio Code, Android Studio, Sourcetree / Fork, Sequel PRO / Heidi / Workbench and other.
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GameloftNovember 2014 - February 2016

I provide guidance, instruction, direction and leadership.
Coaching to a group of other individuals (the team) for the purpose of achieving a key result or group of aligned results. I also create an evironment oriented to trust, open communication, creative thinking and cohesive team effort.
Provide the team with a vision of the project objectives. I motivate and inspire them.
Facilitate problem solving and collaboration. Strive for team consensus and win-win agreements, ensure discussions and decisions lead towards closure, maintain healty group dynamics, intervene when necessary to aid the group in resolving issues.
I encourage constant improvement.
Escalate issues which cannot be resolved by the team.
Thus the following responsabilities, were also overseen/ performed:
- Training the newer members of the team by offering feedbacks, suggestions and
solutions. Help new colleagues to solve problems they face, instructing them on how to
fill their work, identify strength/ weaknesses and training needs.
- Design and execute QA test plans and create test case scenario.
- Comunicate with the developers, helpdesk team/ task leaders and lead testers.
- Actively participating in team discussions to improve the quality of the tests for
maximum results.
- Extensive experience in coordinating test effort, responsible for test deliverables, status
reporting to management ( sometimes) .
- Good experience in preparation of test bed, installation testing, reproducing issues &
generation of bug report.
- Developing and maintain test cases, analyzing bugs and interacting with development
team members in fixing the defects.
Achievements :
Coordonating specific tests as well as small teams, during highly successful project.
Important projects : Dungeon Hunters 4, Despicable me 2, Modern Combat 4 and 5,
Asphalt 7 and 8, Nova 3, Brothers in arms 3, Ice age Adventures, Ice age
Village,Thor,Blitz brigade, The Saints, Block breaker, shark dash, zoo rescue,Memory form, Ninja Ops etc.
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GameloftJune 2012 - November 2014

My main responsibility is finding faults in the AUT(application under testing).
Implementing different test cases to verify the newly added modules of the application.
Creating different workflows to verify the applications functionalities.
- Performing special tests requested by HQ.
- Using a bug tracking system to enter, track and check issues found in applications.
- Creating test cases and developing documentation for the respective tests.
- Creating documents that support the QA team's daily activities.
- Creating, gathering and compiling test reports for management.
- Helping and teaching new testers how to perform tests, use devices and tools.
- Maintaining and performing inventory checks on devices and accessories used by QA.

Main responsability is to make sure that every person buying Gameloft's games benefits
from the highest quality in our application.
- Assuring the quality of the games and achieving Gameloft standards by identify the
issues and communicate the anomalies to the concerned persons.
-Identifying the different bugs by following the company's processes and documents and
compile the problems found in a database or in given documents with a precise
description of the encountered issues so they can be easily identified and reproduced.
- Respect the planning and the deadlines and execute efficiently daily tasks as well as
ither "on-demans" requests.
- Responsabile with entrusted equipment - hardware and software.
Thus the following responsabilities, were also overseen/ performed:
- Training the newer members of the team by offering feedbacks, suggestions and
solutions. Help new colleagues to solve problems they face, instructing them on how to
fill their work, identify strength/ weaknesses and training needs.
- Design and execute QA test plans and create test case scenario.
- Comunicate with the developers, helpdesk team/ task leaders and lead testers.
- Actively participating in team discussions to improve the quality of the tests for
maximum results.
- Extensive experience in coordinating test effort, responsible for test deliverables, status
reporting to management ( sometimes) .
- Good experience in preparation of test bed, installation testing, reproducing issues &
generation of bug report.
- Developing and maintain test cases, analyzing bugs and interacting with development
team members in fixing the defects.

My stack

Others

UX, Leadership, Project Management, Team management, SDLC, Technical Support, Quality Assurance

Graphic

Illustrator

Software testing

Selenium WebDriver

Languages

Python, SQL, HTML

Analysis methods and tools

Agile Methodology, Selenium, JIRA

Databases

MySQL

My education and trainings

- Certificate of Occupational Proficiency in Computer Science and English

Course certificate, User Experience Design - The Informal School of IT2019 - 2019

Expert in communication and PR - Faculty of Journalism and Communication Sciences, Advertising and PR - Hyperion University2011 - 2014