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Vlad O.

Product Owner

Outsourcing
19 years
Bucharest, ROMANIA
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Why I'm Top 5%

  • Superior technical and people skills
  • English language proficiency
  • 19 years of industry experience
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PentalogJanuary 2022 - Present

Product Owner within the Pentalog group.
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ENSYSCOApril 2019 - January 2022

Head of the Product Management for an international software development company, passionate about the latest and greatest technologies. 


Product Owner / Product Manager (April 2019 - May 2021)
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Electronic Arts (EA)April 2015 - March 2019

QA Manager for a company that creates extraordinary new game experiences.


QA Project Manager (April 2015 - February 2016).
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Atypical Games s.r.l.November 2005 - April 2015

QA Studio Manager for a company providing quality products for the gaming industry.
  • Implementing the vision for developing the studio into clear strategies that imply functional steps to be attained.
  • Supervising all projects and providing support and training for the project leaders.
  • Constantly finding new ways for improving the testing procedures and creating new and more efficient testing environments.
  • Representing the studio in relation to clients, contractors and any other 3rd parties.
  • Creating the tools for evaluating the testers’ conduit and performance and implementing an internal human resources quality and performance control system.
  • Managing project & studio costs, invoicing and payments.
  • Hiring new testers, training them and introducing them to the project environment and demands.

QA Functionality Tester (November 2005 - October 2006).
  • Maintaining a high quality level for the assigned segment of the product (PC and console games).
  • Developing and thoroughly using testing methodologies in order to ensure the complete coverage of the assigned test segment.
  • Bug testing and reporting for PC and console games.
  • Ensuring the proper balancing, functionality of features and level of challenge in the game.
  • Providing suggestions and observations for constantly improving the product and the testing process.
  • Providing daily reports to the Team Leader.

QA Project Lead (February 2007 - January 2008).
  • Organizing and guiding the test team.
  • Developing test plans and test tools to thoroughly cover all the segments of the tested product.
  • Monitoring the bug database and providing necessary support and guidance for solving bugs maintaining correct priority and ensuring the shortest response time possible.
  • Providing training and assistance for all testers in order to optimize the workflow and job quality.
  • Providing constant feed-back and communication to the development and production teams, in form of short and detailed reports, time estimations, charts and graphs, as well as the final go/no go decision for releasing the game
  • Collecting and integrating tester feed-back into coherent suggestions and proposals for further improving the gameplay experience.
  • Providing English language support for the development team in terms of small changes and bug fixes regarding the spelling and grammar.
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IHTS - Intelligent Hitech ServiceJuly 2003 - October 2005

IT & C Service Technician for an IT services provider.
  • Providing on-site and on-phone customer support for IT&C hardware and software.
  • On site installation, servicing and maintenance of computers, printers, faxes and digital PABX.
  • On site networking services and troubleshooting.
  • Presenting the company's offer of services and products to existing/potential customers.

My education and trainings

Master's Degree in Plant and Animal Taxonomy 2005 - 2007

Bachelor's Degree in Biology - University of Bucharest.2001 - 2005