Valentin P.

Test Automation Developer

Bucharest, ROMANIA
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My experience


PENTALOG CLIENT : Company providing managed services, hosting and hi-tech solutionsJuly 2018 - Present

QA Automation Engineer.
  • Test automation with JavaScript.
  • Reporting the identified bugs.
  • Close collaboration with the developers.


Ownzones Media NetworkOctober 2017 - July 2018

Lead Automation Engineer for a company specialized in motion picture, television and digital content creation.
  • QA Team's People Management.
  • Developing and assuring the running of the QA process .
  • Developing automated frameworks and writing automated front-end tests in and JavaScript. The modules used were : MongoDB, Postgres database connector, Mailinator, NighwatchJS, CucumberJS, ChaiJS, Slack connector.
  • Developing automated frameworks and writing automated back-end tests in and JavaScript. Modules used are Jasmine, ChaiJs, Postgres database connector, Slack connector.
  • Maintaining automated frameworks, running automated tests and writing test reports.
  • Assuring coding standards are applied when writing automated test cases.
  • Reporting bugs in JIRA.
  • Writing Test Plans, Test Strategies, Test Suites, and Test Scenarios.
  • Hiring and interviewing new recruits.
  • Knowledge transfer and induction for newly hired members.
  • Proposing new QA roles.
  • Allocating QA team members on projects.
  • Team evaluation and provision of feedback.
  • Tutoring and mentoring team mates.

EndavaFebruary 2016 - October 2017

Lead Automation Engineer / Test Engineer within a company specialized in the design, implementation and management of business-critical systems and digital services for the financial services, telecommunications, media & entertainment and professional services sectors.

Test Lead.
  • Test team management, automation framework building, test reviews, test plan execution and reports, demos to the stakeholders and other project related activities.
  • Representing the test team in front of the client, proposing the ongoing testing technologies and project estimation.
  • Using Agile Scrum as development process.
  • Creating and maintaining the automation testing framework.
  • Designing and automating test scenarios related to stories.
  • Code reviews.
  • Writing automated tests in Java and NodeJS, both front-end and back-end, and Golang, only back-end unit tests.
  • Designing tests in Gherkin language, followed by their implementation in Java and NodeJS, with Webdriver and Cucumber library.
  • Using the automation testing framework in CI, through Jenkins, and daily running of test suites automatically.
  • Versioning based on intermediate level GIT.
QA Engineer.
  • Maintaining the quality of software products to be bug free and in compliance with the requirements.
  • Manual testing, by applying testing techniques and developing manual test plans in JIRA. 
  • Automation testing in Robot framework, a keyword driven testing tool written in Python.
  • Using Agile as part of the project's development process.

TotalsoftMay 2013 - February 2016

Senior Tester within a company specialized in the development of software products and web applications, as well as 3D simulators and communication portals.
  • Manual and automated testing of software applications.
  • Creating test plans according to the testing methodology, manuals and presentation of the tested application.
  • Participation in many projects from different technological branches, including the car industry, energy billing and e-Commerce.
  • Testing several billing and eCommerce web applications currently used by the Romanian companies.
  • Involvement in 2 legal case management and time and material projects, implemented in Germany

Telecom AcademyJanuary 2016 - January 2016

Participation in a JAVA 1A Course.

Lomographic Society InternationalJanuary 2011 - July 2015

Copywriter for a company specialized in photography services.
  • Writing reviews about photographic equipment, news about art, descriptions of certain locations, tips and tricks regarding the film photography.

GameloftFebruary 2012 - May 2013

QA Tester Senior for a leading global publisher of video games for mobile phones.
  • Testing applications for smartphone and Macbook devices, before and after launching them on the market.
  • Identifying application failures.

BRDMay 2010 - June 2010

Trainee for one of the Romanian banking sector leaders, in the Banking Cards Department.
  • Receiving, sorting and distributing daily mail throughout the entire office.
  • Checking and registering the cards refused by the clients and collecting the specific invoices to be destroyed.
  • Mailing and packing the PINs to be sent to the units.
  • Completing the documentation of destroying the cards.

My stack

Spoken languages

ROMANIAN: Native speaker
SPANISH: Average
GERMAN: Average
FRENCH: Average
ENGLISH: Advanced


MongoDB, PostgreSQL


Agile, Scrum, Slack

Web Technologies



JAVA, JavaScript, Golang, Python, Gherkin

Environment of Development

Jenkins, GIT

Networks and Systems


Software Testing

Selenium, JIRA, Chai, Cucumber, Automated testing, Jasmine, Robot Framework, Nightwatch.js, Selenium WebDriver

My education and trainings

Master's Degree in Management and Business Administration, Faculty of Business Administration - "Nicolae Titulescu" University.2011 - 2013

Bachelor's Degree in Banks and Finance, Faculty of Finance and Banking - "Nicolae Titulescu" University.2008 - 2011