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Engineer Selenium

Falls Church, VA
April 07, 2021

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Nursultan Baikulov

Authorized to work in US for any employer without any sponsorship

Annandale, VA 917-***-****

Professional Summary

Approximately 6+ years of experience working in the IT industry with strong knowledge in the field of QA Automation and Manual Testing.

Significant experience working in Agile including all the phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC).

Actively participated in Agile Scrum by attending Sprint Grooming, Sprint Planning, Sprint Demo, Sprint Retro, and Daily Stand-Up meetings.

Proficient in Test Automation with the ability to design, develop and maintain Test Automation Frameworks using Selenium WebDriver and Java from scratch.

Well versed in preparing and creating automation frameworks such as Behavior-Driven Development (BDD), Data-Driven Testing (DDT) using Maven, Selenium WebDriver, Cucumber and Java.

Extensive understanding of Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) concepts in Java.

Considerable experience using Selenium WebDriver and writing JUnit Test Suites and Test Cases for testing application functionalities.

Developed and implemented Page Object Model (POM) based on automation testing frameworks utilizing Java, Selenium WebDriver, Maven, Junit and Cucumber with Gherkin.

Expert in writing Selenium WebDriver automation scripts in Java for testing web applications.

Extensive knowledge of performing Functional Testing, Smoke Testing, Regression Testing, Positive Testing, Negative Testing and Database Testing in Agile environment.

Worked with Apache POI for reading and writing data from Excel.

Strong knowledge in developing end-to-end automation using Selenium WebDriver, JUnit, Maven, Cucumber, Jenkins, web services (RESTAssured).

Hands on experience in Object Repository tool GitHub.

Ability to provide smooth Continuous Integration by setting Jenkins, Git, Maven, JUnit and Cucumber.

Ability to write dynamic XPath and CSS selectors for complex Object Identifications in Selenium WebDriver.

Responsible for creating automated test reports using Cucumber HTML reports with all steps and screenshots.

Exceptional understanding in validation of web services request and response XML, JSON using Postman and REST Assured libraries.

Performed Back-end Testing in Oracle Database using JDBC (Java Database Connection) API connectivity.

Familiar with Continuous Integration using Jenkins including managing and implementing automation builds.

Used Selenium WebDriver and TestNG to run parallel execution by creating groups and categorizing test cases.

Extensive experience in writing SQL queries to validate Database Testing.

Worked with EC2 machines (AWS).

Skilled in identifying, assessing and reporting defects using defect tracking tool such as Jira.

Strong organization, analytical and problem solving skills along with experience to learn new technologies quickly. Technically reliable and capable of working both as an individual and as a team member.

Ability to meet deadlines and coordinate multitasking in a work project environment.

Skills & Tools

Testing frameworks: Git, JUnit, TestNG, Cucumber BDD

Automation tools: Selenium WebDriver

Project Build Tool: Maven

Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery: Jenkins

Languages: Java, SQL, JSON, HTML, XML, Gherkin

Project Management Tools: Jira

Methodologies: Agile (Scrum)

Data Bases: MySQL, Oracle


Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., Miramar, FL January 2020 – April 2020

IT Ent Products Quality Engineer.


Following Agile Methodology and participating in all Scrum ceremonies, such as, Daily Stand-up, Grooming, Sprint Planning, Sprint Retrospective and Demo meetings.

Collaborate with developers on any changes made to the Application/functionality.

Developed Test Plans, Test Sets, Test Scenarios, Test Cases and Test steps for both Positive and Negative scenarios based on the User Stories.

Executed manual Test Cases, logged defect in Jira and retested the defects.

Conducted Test Execution, Defect Logging and Tracking using test management tool Jira Xray.

Analyzed Functional Requirements and Business Requirements documents.

Worked closely with developers and business analyst to solve defect related issues.

Involved in walkthrough meeting and weekly Automation meetings with QAs team.

Participated in project update meetings, defect review meetings and defect report meetings.

Participated in collaboration with offshore team.

NAVY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION – VIENNA, VA August 2017 – January 2020

Software Engineer in Test - SDET


Interacted with client, product owner and development team to understand User Stories and provided feedback for Definition of Done and Acceptance Criteria in Agile Scrum environment.

Actively participated in Agile Scrum by attending Sprint Grooming, Sprint Planning, Sprint Demo and Retrospective meetings.

Designed and Developed Automation Framework in Selenium WebDriver using Behavior Driver approach like Cucumber BDD.

Performed Smoke and Regression Testing using Selenium WebDriver, Page Object Model, JUnit, Cucumber Framework with Maven to build a tool in IntelliJ IDEA integrated with Jenkins tool for Continuous Integration.

Improved maintainability not only by implementing POM but also by creating custom methods to easily capture/identify dynamic web elements.

Performed testing on API Web Services using RESTAssured library with Java as a programming language.

Used Maven as a build management tool, Git for Version Control, Jenkins for Continuous Integration and Jira for a defect-tracking tool.

Conducted Back-end Testing with complex SQL queries for data verification using JDBC API.

Implemented BDD Framework using Cucumber and created Step Definitions and Feature files using Gherkin language.

Developed user friendly Cucumber HTML reports with all steps and screenshots using Jenkins.

Executed automation scripts in batch mode for each Regression cycle in Selenium WebDriver, analyzed the run result and logged defects for test failure in Jira.

Used Page Object Model approach, developed Selenium WebDriver Framework in Java.

Collaborated with business analysts, developers and testers to improve the productivity and efficiency of the development team.

Supported Manual Testing as a cross functional team member in Agile environment.

MASSMUTUAL – NEW YORK, NY March 2015 – July 2017

Test Automation Engineer


Reviewed System Requirement specification, Technical Specifications and functional design documents to achieve better understanding of the project.

Executed Functional Test Cases, analyzed the result and logged defects by following Defect Lifecycle in Jira.

Reviewed peer code and implementing standards.

Managed automation scripts and handled script issues on different environments.

Developed and maintained Test Automation Scripts with Selenium WebDriver using Java.

Developed Data-Driven Frameworks to check the behavior of application with different inputs as parameters using Selenium WebDriver.

Executed Automation Scripts using JUnit for each Regression cycle in Selenium WebDriver, analyzed the run result, and logged defects for test failure in Jira.

Used Jenkins as a Continuous Integration server to configure with GitHub and Maven.

Performed Regression Testing for the application and new builds using Selenium WebDriver.

Helped to redesign POM based Automation Testing Framework utilizing Java, TestNG and Selenium WebDriver.

Performed Back-end Testing using SQL queries to make sure that data entered has been uploaded correctly into the SQL database.

Participated in meetings on day to day basis with QA team to discuss the issues with the test preparation or test execution.

Coordinated with development team to understand the functionality of the application including meetings and walkthroughs.

TAPESTRY – NEW YORK, NY August 2013 – February 2015

QA Engineer


Involved in analyzing Business Requirements and Design Documents.

Collaborated with QA and development teams to support release planning, estimation and delivery processes using Agile methodologies.

Used Jira to develop Test Cases, Test Scripts, execution of the scripts and logging the defects.

Performed both Manual and Automation Testing with positive and negative parameters increased coverage of automation.

Automated Smoke Test Suite fully and partially Regression Suite.

Interacted with team of developers to address quality problems and issues.

Automated Test Cases using POM based Automation Testing Framework utilizing Java, TestNG and Selenium WebDriver.

Reported the defects to development team on a periodic basis and retesting the defects as they are fixed.

Used simple SQL queries to validate the data on the backend(DB).

Introduced Requirement Traceability Matrix to the team(RTM).

Prepared testing documents about the status and progress of the testing efforts for QA leads.

Supported development team though deployments and production issues.

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