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Redmond, Washington, United States
February 18, 2019

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Elena Nemtsova


Recently moved to Redmond,WA

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REDMOND, WA 98052-6936




Solutions-focused Quality Assurance Engineer with years of experience in testing Mobile (IOS, Android, Desktop (Windows, Mac) and Web-based applications.

Expertise in performing Functional, Usability, Regression, GUI, Security, Cross-browser, Cross-platform compatibility, and Load testing in different stages of Software Development Life Cycle

(SDLC) and Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC).

Proficient in writing QA documentation: test plans, test scenarios, test cases, use cases, and checklists.

Experience in writing SQL queries for testing Database Integrity to validate data.

Strong analytical skills in assessing user, functional and technical requirements, and identifying high-risk and key test areas.

Solid experience in writing easy-to-reproduce bug reports and monitoring their status until satisfactory resolution.

Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Excellent leadership qualities, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Ability to work independently as well as part of an integrated team.

Legal permanent resident.


Methodologies: Agile and Waterfall

Databases: MySQL

Programming: SQL, HTML, CSS, XML, JavaScript

Bug Tracking: JIRA, Bugzilla, Github

Platforms: PC Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP, Mac OS,Windows Mobile, IOS, Android OS Page 1 of 4

Elena Nemtsova


11/2018-01/2019 Forte Group Inc. Chicago, IL, USA

QA Analyst

● Managed the daily activities for a remote team for iOS and Android OS.

● Ensured that QA functions correspond to all required by company and industry regulations.

● Estimated, prioritized, plane and coordinated testing activities.

● Created Test Matrices and Plans for new Mobile APP Testing Projects.

● Developed, maintained and executed manual tests and regression scenarios for mobile and desktop applications under the test.

● Reported issues into the Defect Tracking System Jira and continued following up with bugs till resolution

● Reviewed and analyzed requirements.

● Performed Functional, Regression and Smoke testing for every modification in the application and new builds.

● Perform GUI, Back End testing.

● Wrote Test Cases for manual Verification of GUI Functionality of the application.

● Performed backend testing by creating and executing SQL queries to validate the data from Oracle

● Prepared Test Plan and Test cases based on the business requirements. 10/2017 - 10/2018 STA Group Chicago, IL, USA

QA Specialist

● Reviewed business requirements, design documents and prepared test plans and test strategy documents involving various test cases for all assigned modules and projects.

● Performed functional, unit, smoke, acceptance, regression, load and performance testing of software systems using automated and manual testing methods.

● Created and execute automated and manual software test plans, test cases and test automation scripts to investigate, identify and document software issues.

● Analyzed test coverage.

● Worked closely with developers, business analysts and act as an integral part of the software development team in an agile environment.

● Managed test plan timelines and schedules, support product releases.

● Supported continuous improvement of the current test process.

● Interacted with users by conducting User Acceptance Testing (UAT) to ensure that the total functionality of the application was met by complying with all business requirements.

● Participated in weekly QA status and project status meetings to report any defects and issues encountered in the application.

● Tracked and managed defects using Jira and GitHub. 02/2014 - 10/2017 Novintech LLC Moscow, Russia

QA Analyst

● Performed QA processes collaborating with the development team for ensuring high quality software releases using Agile and Scrum methodologies.

● Involved in creating Test plans, for different components within the project

● Created Test runs, Test cases, Mockups, Process Flow diagrams from the functional documents. Page 2 of 4

Elena Nemtsova

● Worked with the development team in creating environment and loading and migrating data

● Performed Functional, Regression, Integration, Smoke, End to End, UAT testing

● Wrote and used SQL queries to validate expected data conditions and/or test results.

● Created test scenarios from the user stories for the business approval.

● Wrote positive and negative test cases for the entire system.

● Actively participated in scrum meetings, reviews and developed test scenarios. 05/2013 - 10/2017

Novintech LLC Moscow, Russia

Novintech LLC is a private company offering software and IT infrastructure solutions for accounting in business and state organizations.

Lead Project Manager

● Converted clients business needs into technical requirements.

● Analyzed financial documentation to elaborate recommendations for accounting automation.

● Supervised development of mission-critical components for financial software systems.

● Liaised between technical departments and clients during all stages of projects.

● Performed acceptance testing of new components.

● Obtained software certificates from state financial regulators.

● Supervised integration of the new components into the clients’ systems.

● Managed customer support engineers and call center operators.

● Played a key role in preparations of annual financial reports for core clients. 01/2013 - 04/2013 Sovintech LLC Moscow, Russia

Sovintech LLC is a branch of a bigger financial syndicate providing scalable cloud-based solutions for accounting and business automation.

Project Manager

● Managed cloud integration projects for mission-critical clients.

● Accomplished acceptance testing and certification for a large-scale financial institution.

● Received positive reviews from the executive management.

● Prevented financial penalties by discovering and timely addressing flaws in financial reports. 01/2011 - 01/2013 Parus-Don Inc. Rostov-on-Don, Russia Parus-Don is a South Russia branch of an international Parus Corporation with headquarters in Moscow. The company offers a wide variety of automation and IT solutions for accounting, business management, and manufacturing industry.

Senior Project Manager

● Collected stakeholder requirements, organized and translated them to the technical language.

● Continually established clear operational specs and formulated software requirements.

● Supervised prototyping of new functionality.

● Liaised between developers and client representatives.

● Participated in establishing plans of refactoring and improvements for legacy enterprise software platforms.

● Created easy-to-follow progress presentations with lively samples.

● Performed GUI, functional and sanity testing for mission-critical components. 01/2008 - 01/2011 Parus-Don Inc. Rostov-on-Don, Russia Page 3 of 4

Elena Nemtsova

Accounting Solutions Consultant

● Built custom calculation spreadsheets to verify tax calculations for newly developed components.

● Played a key role in client support and troubleshooting.

● Created educational materials for call center operators training.

● Established predictable quality metrics for the technical department.

● Participated in software testing and releases and supervised client onboardings. 05/2006 - 01/2008 Parus-Don Inc. Rostov-on-Don, Russia Accounting Solutions Intern

● Participated in developing software documentation.

● Performed software testing and calculation algorithm verification.

● Acted as a customer support specialist.

● Assisted with preparing basic reports.


Economics Rostov Federal University Rostov-on-Don 2003 - 2006 Finance Rostov College of Finances and Economics Rostov-on-Don 2001 - 2003 CONFERENCES AND TRAININGS

Big Data Accounting Moscow, Russia 2014

Software Testing Workshop Rostov-on-Don, Russia 2011 Page 4 of 4

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