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Manager Quality Assurance

Los Angeles, California, United States
May 26, 2018

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Talented, highly skilled and accomplished senior Software QA professional with a solid background in Software Testing and Quality Assurance. Leading and improving the entire Quality function in enterprise environments. Excellent problem solving abilities with proven success record of introducing professional test practices to organization and leading QA projects in various environments ranging from small startup to medium and large blue chip companies.


* Software IT professional with over 17+ years of diversified experience in Software Testing and Quality Assurance with various client/server as well as web based applications, Agile Testing, Database Testing and END TO END Testing.

* Strong understanding of Software development life cycle (SDLC) principles and methodologies on all development and post-delivery stages. Experience working in Agile/SCRUM and Waterfall SDM’s

* Proficient in analyzing Business Requirements, System Requirements Specifications (SRS), Functional Requirements Specifications (FRS) and design. Strong in developing Test cases, Check lists, Test data, Defect Tracking & Reporting, preparing test summary reports.

* Experience in all levels of testing within the Quality Assurance testing cycle: Smoke Testing, Functional Testing, Ad Hoc Testing, Exploratory, Regression Testing, End to End System Testing, Stress/Performance, Boundary, Compatibility, Cross-platform and User Acceptance Testing on software applications.

* Experience developing and maturing QA processes in a startup environment.

* Experience working in distributed, high-availability and high-volume web based environments and familiar with issues that arise in those environments.

* Extensive experience with the following types of testing: static (verification and validation) and dynamic, black, white, grey box, automated regression, build verification.

* Configuration of Defect Tracking systems, test coverage analysis and metrics, precise and reproducible bug reporting, Graphical User Interface analysis of Windows and Web applications.

* Experience in design, execution and development of functional, regression, stress, performance, compatibility, and load tests cases for manual and automated testing of applications developed in C++, C#, VB.Net, Java, ASP, JavaScript and HTML.

* Experience with bug tracking tools and version control tools (Jira/Perforce/TFS).

* Ability to learn quickly and overcome challenges. Work well with diverse groups of individuals.

OS: Windows 10, 8, 7, XP

Databases: SQL Server 2008R2, Oracle 11g

Tools: JUnit, TestNg, Selenium, soapUI, Jenkins, Splunk, Oracle SQL Developer 2.1, QuickTest Professional, Test Director 8.0



01/2015 – 12/2017

Azubu is a global broadcast network, delivering premium live and on demand eSports action, programming, news and analysis. I was hired to create a new QA Department to bring Quality Assurance practices, introduce test automation, develop procedures and build structure for the newly established department

This new technical group is embedded in the mature business IT organization which is introducing new gaming streaming products and services to consumer markets around the world.

As a QA Manager I was responsible for leading a talented team of QA Engineers and enchaining our high performance multiple mobile and web applications.

Oversee software quality assurance strategy, addressing all phases of product development.

I was mentoring my employees and working closely with other technology and product teams to brainstorm, innovate and ultimately deliver the best client integration and user experience

Testing multiple streaming players for Web applications, integration with different platforms, creating test data and coordinating with third-party providers to ensure following to the business requirements, cross-platform (Windows/Mac OS) and cross-browser testing (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Responsible for creating test scenarios for load testing. Working close with Soasta Performance Test Engineers. Evaluation, analysis, and documentation of performance results

Writing and executing Test Plans, Test Scenarios and Test Cases, defects tracking & reporting, escalating issues as per priority and severity

Working closely with product managers, developers managers, DBAs and other team members to determine and clarify requirements, troubleshoot and fix hard to reproduce bugs

I was responsible for managing the recruitment and growth of my team in the US office and outsourcing team outside of US from 1 to 6 QA Engineers

Work with Project Management and Scrum Masters around resource allocation and ensuring multiple projects were completed on time and according to Quality standards

Effectively communicate the status of projects to all levels of the organization, to both technical and non-technical audiences

Manage local and remote resources

Manage team member evaluation, growth and training, goals and reviews

Effectively communicate and resolve personnel issues on my team

Find creative ways to motivate the team, including celebrations, performance metrics, communicating business, and company goals

Manage day to day administrative tasks such as time off requests, sick days, etc.


04/2006 – 09/2014

Intuit is a software company that develops financial and tax preparation software and related services for small businesses, accountants, and individuals.

Test Design: Test strategize, test plan and test case creation in providing test coverage across various products, systems, and platforms. Interacted with Business Analysts, Architects, Developers and Users to analyze business requirements, functional and technical specifications and created test plans based on those requirements.

Risk Mitigation: Anticipate and mitigate test and project issues through risk analysis and assessment.

Defect Tracking/Reporting: Provide accurate and reproducible qualitative defect reporting, bug scrubs, and quality metrics with project core teams.

Agile Development: Understand and practice QA functions in an agile development cycle using Scrum process. Conduct early project scoping and collaborate with cross-functional teams in identifying testability goals across n-tier platforms.

QA Best Practice: Stay abreast of industry test tools and best testing practices while making significant contributions to the development and deployment of various project releases. Provide mentorship and training to junior QA engineers.

Complete testing and other tasks as necessary in support of the development team achieving its goals.

Embrace Scrum methodology and practices, and actively participate in team discussions, decisions and continuous improvement.

The following tools were used: JUnit, TestNg,, soapUI, Jenkins, Splunk, Oracle SQL Developer 2.1, QuickTest Professional


2012 SCRUM Team Training, Intuit Woodland Hills, CA

2012 TestNG Selenium Training, Intuit Woodland Hills, CA

2008 Mercury QuickTest Professional (QTP), Intuit Woodland Hills, CA

1997 Advanced Education Center Northridge, CA

Certificate in Software Quality Assurance

1982-1985 Industrial College Kiev, Ukraine

BS ~ Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering

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