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SW Quality Assurance Analyst / Tester

Irvine, CA
January 29, 2019

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Anna Sena

Irvine *****, CA 949-***-****



3+ years of hands-on experience in testing Mobile and Web based applications

Proficient in analyzing Business/Software Requirements documents

Experience in creating and executing test cases, test suits, test planes, test and traceability matrix

Hands-on experience in performing Black Box testing: Functional, Regression, Boundary, GUI, Usability, Ad-hoc, Exploratory, Acceptance, Smoke, Sanity, Browser Compatibility testing

Experienced in using Defect Tracking Tools such as Bugzilla, JIRA

Experience in using SQL queries and rest API testing to perform database and Gray Box testing

Good knowledge of software development life cycle (SDLC)

Solid understanding of QA methodology such as Scrum, Waterfall

Knowledge of principles of OOP and Java

Self-starter as well as able to work well in a goal driven team

Exceptional ability to quickly master new software and apply full range of capabilities

Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Result–oriented, versatile and focused on targets

Languages: English, Russian, Portuguese, French


Platforms: Windows 10/8/7, MAC OS

Mobile Platforms: Android OS, IOS

Bug Tracking: Bugzilla, JIRA

Browsers: Safari, Chrome, Safari, IE/Edge, Firefox

Networking: TCP/IP, FTP, HTTP, Internet, Intranet

Database: MySQL

Programming: SQL, HTML, XML, Json, Java

Other: Android Studio, Xcode, Postman


08.2016 – Present

Techno Pointer, San Francisco, CA

Software QA Tester

Project: multi media mobile application for creation and sharing the videos

Analyzed Software requirements specifications (SRS) and Technical Specifications

Defined Test Scenarios

Created and managed testing environment by installing and configuring mobile devices

Prepared test data for executing regression test cases

Designed functional and regression Test Cases for Test Scenarios as Create Account, Log in, Log in with Facebook and Instagram, searching friends, following, creating and sharing videos, Edit account, Delete account, Logout

Executed Smoke and Sanity testing before starting detailed functional and regression testing

Realized Localization and Internalization testing

Interruption testing

Connectivity testing

Adapted previous test cases for IOS platform to the Android and created new test cases

Ran cross-platform testing (Android, IOS)

Used bug tracking system Bugzilla for submission of bug reports and tracking of its status

Executed Ad-hoc testing at all the stages of the software development life cycle

Participated in regular QA Team meeting and discussions via Skype

Project: Web application for an e-commerce project, which sells home appliances

Designed test scenarios for regression testing for Mobile and Account modules of web application using Technical and Business requirements

Created Test Cases to Registration and Login sections

Verified error messages executing Negative Black Box testing

Reported bugs using Bugzilla and tracked them during Bug’s Life Cycle

Performed Exploratory testing for every release in order to find out the main functionality of the application features

Retrieved the test data from the backend DB and tested data integrity, by creating, retriever, updating and delete info from UI and directly from the DB with SQL commands.

Designed and executed REST API testing using Postman tool

Validated application’s GUI for compliance with Usability Guidelines and Industry best practices widely accepted in ecommerce Web applications

Performed superficial Regression testing of new builds

Ran and maintained scripts in between released. Reproduced manually failures reported by automated scripts.

Studied the product spec document founded errors in wordings of some message boxes

Had meetings with QA lead and other team members to discuss new features and functionalities

Project: web application of telecom services

Studied requirements in order to find out the main features of the product

Used use cases and other documentation for creating test scenarios and elaborating test cases for Add customer, Add tariff, Add tariff to customer modulus

Studied of the product spec documents to find errors in wordings of message boxes

Reported bugs of different severity into Bugzilla and tracked them during Bug’s Life Cycle

Executed test cases and reported rates of test coverage and test pass for every module

Validated that date is supervised according to the Business Requirements

Modified Test Plan with current features after getting new versions of Business requirements

Kept in touch with my team to discuss or schedule the activities for the feature releases

06.2006 - 07.2016 Quality assurance and customer support team member, “Casas a Sul”, Portugal

Managed quality assurance of properties maintenance.

Communicated with customers to address concerns and resolve issues

Collaborated on resolving different problems simultaneously

Coordinated with companies involved in projects

Worked under pressure and tight deadlines to achieve goals

Created complex of preventative measures to improve service

09.2001 – 10.2004 Team Leader, “NTV- Reklama”, Moscow, Russia

Administered the sales team

Organized growth and hit sales targets

Analyzed business requirements and suggested improvements

Produced weekly and monthly reports

Liaised daily with other departments regarding data exchanges and task completion

Presented sales and realistic forecasts to the management team

10.2000 – 08.2001 Food scientist, “Avrora prophylactic medical center”, Essentuky, Russia

Assisted Medical Team in formulating and scaling new menu items

Supported development of safe, consistent dairy products/improvements that fulfill concept requirements, nutrition guidelines, are operationally

Designed testing protocols for validation of new dairy products and new equipment.

Provided recommendations on ingredient functionality to optimize new product performance.

Maintained technical documentation on all activities.

Assisted in guidance and development of projects as needed


2016 Software Quality Assurance, Portnov Computer School, Silicon Valley, Los Altos, CA

2000 MS in Product Development Ingineer and Food scientist, State University of Technology, Russia.

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