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Cristina P.

Test Automation Developer

10 years
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EndavaJanuary 2019 - November 2020

Software Tester 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.

I. Financial project involving testing of a real-time payments system (Sep 2019 – now)

- Tasks:
  • Estimation of sprint stories and tasks and analysis to decide the sprint testing strategy;
  • Analysis and design for test cases based on acceptance criteria;
  • Implementing automated tests on the UI, back-end, or database side;
  • Running the regression or smoke test suites;
  • Building the test environment for in-sprint testing or for a release version (locally on a UNIX environment or by using Jenkins deploy jobs);
  • Permanent collaboration with the development, testing, architect, PM, or BA teams involved in a certain story/defect;
  • Providing support in finding the causes for defects;
  • Creating documentation for configuration and setup, how to, end to end workflows, preparing test data, preconditions for some end to end flows e.g.;
  • Providing KTs for new colleagues and helping them with the onboarding process;
  • Participation in Agile meetings: 4 amigos, pre-planning, refinement, demo sessions.
- Technical Skills and Tools:
Rest Assured, Java 8, Spring, Cucumber, Oracle SQL, Postman, Selenium WebDriver, Jenkins, GIT, Docker, exposure to UNIX operating system, or VDI machines with Windows operating system, DBeaver, SQL Developer.

II. Software project that involves analysis of the code base and the development process
(Jun 2019 – Sep 2019)

- Tasks:
  • Providing support and consulting to improve the testing process;
  • Designing, creating, developing and executing manual tests;
  • Writing JIRA tickets to report defects, improvements or tasks to be completed;
  • Implementing the automation tests on the UI side;
  • Permanent collaboration with the development, testing team, and the client.
- Technical Skills and Tools:
Java 8, Cucumber, Selenium WebDriver, Jenkins, GIT.

III. Project involving the development and testing of a payment gateway (Jan 2019 – Jun 2019)
- The client is one of the largest banks in Italy operating on the world market.
- The project involves the development of a payment gateway, which is mainly focused on wallet integration (alternative payment methods like GooglePay, AmazonPay, e.g.), advanced recurring payments, advanced payments by installments.

- Tasks:
  • Designing, creating, developing and executing manual tests;
  • Writing JIRA tickets to report code issues, bugs or tasks to be completed;
  • Designing, creating, developing and executing automated tests;
  • Running the regression tests suite;
  • Participating in Agile meetings.
- Technical Skills and Tools:
Java 8, Gradle, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, Selenium WebDriver, GIT, Docker, Cucumber.

ComodoApril 2018 - January 2019

Software QA Engineer for a leader of next-generation open source cybersecurity, with the industry’s most disruptive innovations.
  • Reviewing requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback;
  • Collaborating with the product development team;
  • Writing test cases;
  • Estimating, prioritizing, planning and running testing activities;
  • Identifying, recording, documenting thoroughly and tracking bugs.

VALLDATA SERVICESApril 2013 - August 2015

Data Entry Operator within a leader in payment processing, providing on and offline donation and response handling solutions for the not-for-profit sector.
  • Data capture - importing of data from multiple sources into the clients processing systems and management of the resulting rejected records;
  • Making provision of various outputs to internal stakeholders in a timely fashion;
  • Creating logs of system errors to the IT Department in a timely and accurate manner;
  • Verifying the correctness of data captured by other colleagues.
  • Correction of data according to the rules established by the Quality Assurance Team.

Quartz MatrixDecember 2012 - May 2013

Account Manager - Educational Solutions for a Romanian company with experience on the Romanian B2B market. It develops and supplies engineering solutions using information technology, communications, data collection and integrated software applications, customized to client needs.
  • Contacting potential clients, creating and managing a portfolio of clients.
  • Preparation of tenders and presentations for clients, advising and training clients and users.
  • Providing post-sales support, contract negotiations, quickly learning specific technical issues; periodic reports.

ESO KSIApril 2009 - November 2012

Referent debt collection within a company specializing in the field of international receivables management: fiduciary collection, debt purchase and business process outsourcing.
  • Communication with debtors by telephone and the Internet, providing financial advisory services to recover debts, negotiating, establishing scheduling, discounts, payment terms for the total due, coach for new employees.

Group XL CompanySeptember 2008 - March 2009

Computer operator billing and cashier.
  • Preparing bill, receipts, checks, storing, verifying and updating data on customers, taking orders from customers, etc.

KEPLER SISeptember 2007 - March 2008

PC Operator within company in the field of formatting and content management.
  • Entry and verification of computer data on the forms to join a mandatory private pension fund, verification of compliance with data entry requirements on the system by the team.

My education and trainings

Manual Testing - Wantsome.2017 - 2018

Master's Degree, Banking - "Alexandru Ioan Cuza"University, Iasi.2008 - 2010

Bachelor's Degree, Banking - "Alexandru Ioan Cuza"University, Iasi.2005 - 2008