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Mundelein, Illinois, United States
August 27, 2018

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Daniel Shkolnik

Senior QA Testing and Automation Engineer


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Vernon Hills, Illinois, US, 60061

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Status: permanent resident (Green Card holder)

Professional Highlights

Senior software QA tester with full system development lifecycle experience, including designing, developing and implementing test plans, test cases and test processes fueling swift corrective actions, significant cost savings and fault-free audits.

Hands-on technology professional accustomed to working in complex, project-based environments.

Multifaceted experience in QA software testing, software development and user-acceptance testing.

Utilized different testing frameworks and Python / Java to automate web application components testing.

Experienced with working in fast-paced AGILE development environments.

Independent, innovative, and a quick study

Able to successfully work individually, as well as a part of a team.

Technical Skills

Programming: Python (PyTest/Nose/Robot Framework/Selenium/SQL) and Java (Web Services/Selenium).

Automation environment and tools: Eclipse, PyCharm, Intellij.

Application layer: SSH, Telnet, SNMP, FTP, SFTP, TFTP, NTP, BGP, DHCP, RADIUS and TACACS protocols.

Transport layer: TCP and UDP protocols.

Internet layer: IPv4, IPv6, ICMP and ICMPv6 protocols.

Link layer: Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, and PPP/PPPoE.

Circuit switched WAN: T1/E1/T3/E3.

Cisco routers and switches: Cisco 1800, 2800 and Catalyst 2960, 3400.

Operating Systems: Windows XP/7/8/10, Linux Red Hat/Fedora/Centos/Ubuntu.

Web services and tools: REST(Postman) and SOAP(SOAPUI).

Testing means: IXIA, Spirent, ANT-20, digital scope, spectrum analyzer.

Office suite: Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Visio.

Work Experience

Senior QA Testing Engineer, Manual and Automation testing, February 2015 - Present

F5 Networks (Traffix Systems acquired by F5), solutions for the Diameter control plane, Tel-Aviv, Israel

Participate in a protocol team on a rapid and tight development schedule in Agile/Scrum environment.

Networking exposure to TCP/IP and L7 protocols, such as Diameter, Radius, EAP and HTTP/HTTPS.

Develop and execute comprehensive test suites for Web-based application software.

Research and file bugs for key F5’s products, using Jira bug-tracking/task-planning system.

Perform verification testing on bugs that were reported as resolved.

Write regression tests by using scripting and programming languages like Python and Java.

Network QA Testing and Automation Engineer, December 2006 – February 2015

RAD Data Communication, global Telecom Access solutions and products, Tel-Aviv, Israel

Received an award for design and implementation of automatic regression project.

Wrote and maintained automatic tests based on Windows and Linux platforms.

Was responsible for daily automation reporting and debugging.

Performed regression and release acceptance tests on major functionality.

Planned test cases planning and wrote ATS documents according to specifications.

Submitted and tracked problem reports using bug-tracking systems like Jira and Bugzilla.

Tested various optical transceivers, single/multimode fibers and SFPs.

Testing Engineer, April 1999 – November 2006

Meitav-Tec, temperature control systems, Holon, Israel

Participated in multi-zone temperature control project for electronic technician graduation work.

Was responsible for planning and logic design of fresh air bypass damper.

Testing end of development products, debugging and reporting bugs.

Verified the functionality of AC analog-digital control systems, working alongside R&D engineers.

Constructed and maintained production documents and electrical schemas

Located failures and repaired complex electronic circuits.


B.Sc. in Electronics Engineering, GPA 3.36/4.00, 2002 - 2006

Holon Institute of Technology, Holon, Israel

Integrated circuits specialization: Microprocessor architecture, VHDL and VLSI techniques.

Graduate project: Monitoring system for child car safety:

Developed software program using C language for activation microprocessor features.

Simulation and debugging were performed on MPLAB environment with Hi-Tech PICC compiler.

Designed and implemented an experimental board based on MICROCHIP MCU PIC16F76.

Practical Engineer of Electronics, GPA 3.72/4.00, 1999 – 2002

Tel-Aviv College, Tel-Aviv, Israel

Graduate project: Multi-zone temperature control system:

Developed a microprocessor using Assembly language for internal logic.

Designed and prepared a simulation board with prototype circuits and fresh air bypass damper.

Designed the project by working in real industry environment with the option of future add-ons.

Additional Information

Languages: English, Hebrew and Russian.

Served in the Israeli Air Force: Awarded an Outstanding Soldier Certificate.

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