Valentin Alexandru F.

Tester

Outsourcing
Senior
Bucharest, ROMANIA
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My experience

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PENTALOG - SkillValueMarch 2018 - Present

Tester.
  • Working in an Agile environment.
  • Identifying, writing and reviewing test cases based on the specifications.
  • Identifying and creating tests.
  • Executing tests according to the test plan.
  • Building test reports.
  • Identifying and reporting defects.
  • Tracking and retesting defects.
  • Reading all the documents and understanding what needs to be tested.
  • Working closely with the development teams and software developers on the new functionalities; providing test expertise.
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Electronic ArtsSeptember 2016 - March 2018

QA Project Lead for one of the most important world video game developers and producers for Windows and consoles.
  • Keeping track of the new requirements for the projects.
  • Directly communicating with the Product Owners / Development Teams.
  • Sending daily status reports to the development teams.
  • Creation of new statistics that can help the Development Team to have a better overview of the project.
  • Sending weekly / monthly statistics based on specific criteria.
  • Planning the budget allocation and other testing related subjects.
  • Training the team members in order to increase their knowledge.
  • Involvement in creating tasks and requirements for the Automation Team.
  • Participating in weekly team meetings.
  • Participating in weekly management meetings (discussing the current problems and the future improvements).
  • Managing thetime, pressure and workflow for the team members, in order to avoid overloading or disorganization.
  • Creating test scenarios (in case of future problems).
  • Creating scenarios for the project budget.
  • Attending high level meetings with the QA Manager.
  • Communication with the company's partners.
  • Participation in bi-weekly meetings / sync-ups.
  • Involvement in the automation process and integration.
  • Creation of user stories in JIRA (for the automation team to start creating scripts).
  • Attending weekly meetings with the automation team and discussing the status of the scripts and their benefits on the project (the hours spent on features and how to reduce the time).
  • Analyzing the previous updates and testing each new update.
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GameloftApril 2013 - September 2016

QA Lead / QA - QC Tester for a leading global publisher of video games for mobile phones.

QA Lead.
  • Keeping track of the new requirements for the projects.
  • Offering support for the QA Project Manager (helping to provide assistance for QA testers for different tasks; ensuring that the deadlines are met; providing feedback directly to the Development Team or Product Owners regarding the team organization and task assignment).
  • Managing thetime, pressure and workflow of the team, in order to avoid overloading or disorganization.
  • Sending daily status reports to other teams.
  • Directly communicating with the Product Owners and Development Teams.
  • Training new members on specific tasks and leading training sessions for the existing team members.
  • Performing exploratory, functional, regression and performance tests (mainly on iOS and partially on Android applications), following the design documents provided by the development team, the client's requirements as well as the internal requirements documents and the project's specific requirements.
  • Testing the applications as an end user (covering end-to-end test flows).
  • Reporting the issues and reproducing them.
  • Participating in weekly team meetings to discuss the past, current and future testing strategies of the project.
  • Actively participating in creating testing documents for newly implemented features (checklists, acceptance criteria, improvement of the already existing test cases).
  • Managing the time sheets of the team members.

QA / QC Tester.
  • Following the rules (test cases) and applying them to the iOS games.
  • Checking for bugs; finding and reporting the checklist errors.
  • Searching for bugs related to the company's privacy, such as: loading times, opening errors, logo appearance, social login / share, save transfers from a device to another, Cloud saves, fake updates, crash reports.
  • Communicating with the development team as well as other technical teams.
  • Carrying out reports for the QA Lead / QA Project Managers.
  • Involvement in other testing-related activities (testing different Android / iOS mobile games).

My stack

Spoken languages

ENGLISH: Advanced
ROMANIAN: Native speaker

Mobility

iOS, Android

Miscellaneous

JIRA, Project Management, Team management

Networks and Systems

Windows

Languages

SQL, PHP

Web Technologies

HTML, JSON

Computer Tools

MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Thunderbird

DBMS

PHPMyAdmin

Application Servers

XAMPP

Software Testing

Black box testing, Acceptance testing, Smoke testing, Software testing, Manual testing, TestRail, Regression testing, Test Planner, Stress testing, Load testing

My education and trainings

Bachelor's Degree in Cybernetics, Statistics and Economic Computer Science, Faculty of Computer Science for Business Management - Romanian-American University of Bucharest.2009 - 2012

My tests

Name
Score
Product Owner quiz advanced level
20/20
100%
Langue française quiz A1
43/50
86%
English reading quiz medium level
30/30
100%
Scrum quiz medium level
17/20
85%
English language placement quiz
60/60
100%
English reading quiz medium level
30/30
100%
Software Testing quiz medium level
15/15
100%