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Alex – Java, JavaScript, Cypress, experts in Lemon.io

Alex

From Romania (GMT+3)

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Automation QA EngineerSenior
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10 years of commercial experience
Aviation
Banking
Communications
Construction
E-commerce
E-learning
Edtech
Fintech
Information services
Logistics
Media
Web-hosting
B2B
B2C
Rental
Collaboration tools
Communication tools
Enterprise software
Mobile apps
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Alex – Java, JavaScript, Cypress

Meet Alex, a Senior Automation QA professional with a manual QA background. Alex has served as a team lead for the past three years, proving his great soft skills that are essential for successful mentorship. Beyond the IT industry, Alex harbors a passion for writing novels and aspires to become a published author someday. Don't miss the opportunity to get his autograph before he reaches stardom!

Main technologies
Java
7 years
JavaScript
3 years
Cypress
3 years
Python
2 years
Additional skills
Selenium
Docker
NoSQL
SQL
REST API
Kibana
Kafka
Jenkins
Appium
TestNG
Grafana
Katalon
Maven
Wireframing
AWS
Serenity BDD
Groovy
Firebase
Kubernetes
Sentry
SoapUI
Swagger
Postman
Protractor
Bash
Gradle
PostgreSQL
ElasticSearch
Cucumber
Node.js
Espresso
Playwright
GitLab CI/CD
User testing
Unit testing
Manual Testing
Azure DevOps
Microsoft Azure
Rewards and achievements
Big tech veteran
Ready to start
ASAP
Direct hire
Potentially possible

Experience Highlights

QA Automation Engineer
Apr 2023 - Nov 20237 months
Project Overview

This is a disruptive financial media, education platform, and a global online community. The company’s mission is to help people become better investors through understanding the complex world of finance, business, and the global economy.

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Responsibilities:
  • Implemented a test automation framework using Cypress;
  • Integrated test steps into the CI/CD pipeline;
  • Integrated the framework with Cypress Cloud for test execution & reporting;
  • Automated smoke E2E flows for checking website functionality;
  • Implemented and consolidated QA practices in the organization and in the team involved (UI);
  • Created and executed TC and performed smoke & regression tests for releases;
  • Took charge of bug tracking and reporting;
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams.
Project Tech stack:
API testing
Agile
Azure DevOps
CI
CD
Cosmos
Cypress
Typescript
GitHub
GitHub Actions
Postman
Microsoft Azure
Functional Testing
Regression testing
e2e testing
pytest
WebStorm
Senior QA Automation Engineer
Aug 2022 - Jun 20239 months
Project Overview

This is a provider of future-proof connectivity and digital services, operating in the Benelux as well as global markets. Thanks to their affiliates – international frontrunners in digital identity APIs and communication platforms, respectively – this company provides reliable and secure communications experiences around the world.

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Responsibilities:
  • Designed, developed, and executed automated tests from the requirements provided by manual testers, ensuring comprehensive test coverage and reducing manual testing efforts;
  • Increased the number of automated tests in repositories to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of testing processes;
  • Maintained and repaired CI builds and failed tests;
  • Provided guidance, support, and mentorship to a team of 2 QA testers;
  • Led technical discussions and decision-making processes;
  • Collaborated with stakeholders in project planning and defined test automation goals;
  • Regularly reported on project progress, challenges, and achievements to stakeholders and management.
Project Tech stack:
JavaScript
Typescript
Cypress
Playwright
Jenkins
Git
GitLab
GitLab CI
CD
Node.js
AWS
Linux
Jira
Confluence
Kibana
Datadog
API testing
OpenAPI
PayPal Api
Tech Lead / Senior QA Automation Engineer
Jan 2022 - Sep 20228 months
Project Overview

QA Automation Consultant for the construction industry, specifically for the rental of construction equipment & aerial work platforms rental, tools rental, etc. The project involved developing a PWA for drivers all over Europe and Central America who have to deliver this equipment.

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Responsibilities:
  • Defined & set up testing processes/tools for the project;
  • Adopted the company's used testing framework (Katalon) and expanded automation testing with Cypress, as per project needs;
  • Tested strategy, tested case management and activities;
  • Implemented STLC at group level, performed service & E2E automation testing;
  • Created a pipeline for testing, adapted the development pipeline & integrated the test pipeline;
  • Was responsible for product releases and business release notes;
  • Increased build stability, releases, and enhanced application quality;
  • Enforced testing and development practices inside the team.
Project Tech stack:
JavaScript
Typescript
Firebase
Groovy
Cypress
GCP
Kubernetes
Sentry
Kibana
Grafana
Linux
Jira
Confluence
BitBucket
Katalon
Git
Kafka
Technical Lead QA Automation Engineer
Mar 2020 - Aug 20205 months
Project Overview

Alex worked on this company's enterprise solution for video conferencing. The project was implemented using a micro-services architecture specification and was developed on multiple levels using Java, Python, Javascript, Go, and Angular for the platform.

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Responsibilities:
  • Designed, developed, and executed automation scripts (frontend & backend);
  • Implemented new requirements for the software test environments from the development projects;
  • Migrated test scripts from Protractor to Cypress with TypeScript;
  • Developed pipeline strategy for test execution under different environments(integration/pre-prod/ prod);
  • Developed a reporting system for test execution using Mochawesome;
  • Created a script for environmental cleanup and data cleanup;

​The developer's administrative Tech team lead tasks:

  • Provided onboarding & training for colleagues joining the project;
  • Coordinated the testing activity for the local team;
  • Organized 1-1s;
  • Led reviews and career path meetings;
  • Kept close client communication and was responsible for delivery management.
Project Tech stack:
JavaScript
Typescript
Node.js
Webpack
Cypress
Protractor
Docker
Jenkins
Postman
Jira
Bash
Git
Jira
Confluence
Senior QA Automation Engineer
Feb 2019 - Feb 20201 year
Project Overview

A B2B e-commerce platform for the second-largest sportswear company in the world. The projects the developer joined followed the micro-services architecture specifications and were developed using Spring Boot and Java 8 and deployed in AWS. The automation framework used Java 8, Rest Assured with Serenity BDD under a Gradle ecosystem.

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Responsibilities:

Contributed to automation framework creation and to the expansion of different modules( integration with SAP, TIBCO, Kafka, etc):

  • Designed, developed, and executed automation scripts using Java8, Rest Assured, and Serenity BDD;
  • Created data preparation/data cleanup step execution as a part of the test strategy;
  • Developed Kafka consumer & producer strategies inside the automation framework;
  • Created test environments using Docker & investigated test results using Kibana and Grafana;
  • Was also responsible for technical interviews and for the Internship Programme for QA Automation;
  • Managed and created workshops with the interns.
Project Tech stack:
Java
Spring
Mashery
Wireframing
Wiremock
Swagger
Kafka
Kubernetes
Docker
AWS
REST API
Rest Assured
Serenity BDD
Gradle
PostgreSQL
Jenkins
Postman
Jira
Neoload
PayPal Api
Git
Jira
Confluence
Microfocus UFT
Microfocus QC
Salesforce
Tibco
Grafana
Kibana
ElasticSearch
Software Technical Consultant, Tech Lead
Jul 2018 - Feb 20196 months
Project Overview

Financial service company based in Frankfurt, the fourth-largest bank by total assets in Germany. The main solution Alex contributed to was a mobile B2C application working on Android & iOS platforms.

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Responsibilities:
  • Used Perfecto Cloud Lab and Quantum Framework (provided by Perfecto) to transform manual business flows to automation test scripts using Kotlin in BDD format;
  • Provided training for 3 colleagues for using the framework, taught Kotlin, GIT and wrote automation test scripts;
  • Created a test plan and test strategy for the automation project;
  • Was also responsible for technical interviews and the Internship Programme for the testing department;
  • Managed and created workshops for colleagues in the QA department and trained the interns.
Project Tech stack:
Perfecto Cloud Lab
Kotlin
Appium
Espresso
TestNG
Cucumber
Maven
Jenkins
Gradle
Git
HP ALM
HP QC
HP UFT
Technical Lead QA Automation Engineer
Sep 2017 - Jul 201810 months
Project Overview

Worked with e-commerce solutions and was responsible for integrating their services into the customer's architecture - a platform that enables B2C & B2B customers to access learning products and services through e-commerce and Digital Marketing journeys.

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Responsibilities:
  • Developed an API automation testing framework using a Maven structure, Rest Assured & Java; was also in charge of creating a testing framework for the other applications under test;
  • Wrote test scripts for component, integration & E2E testing of the microservices that were being developed and integrated into the platform;
  • Wrote test scripts for UI using Java, Selenium, and Cucumber BDD in an in-house software testing framework;
  • Provided training for 4 offshore colleagues who were a part of the QA Automation team;
  • Created a test plan and strategy for the entire platform being developed.
Project Tech stack:
Java
Maven
REST API
Rest Assured
TestNG
User testing
Unit testing
Cucumber
Selenium
Serenity BDD
MySQL
PostgreSQL
Docker
AWS
Kafka
Jenkins
JavaScript
Postman
PayPal Api
Git
Jira
Confluence
HP ALM
HP QC
HP UFT
SAP
Salesforce

Education

2018
Software Testing
AS1, AS2, TDS1, TDS2, TQL, SAP, OSV certificates
2013
Computer Engineering
Bachelor's degree

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