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Quality Assurance Software Development

Location:
Chesterfield, MO
Posted:
September 29, 2023

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NIKOLA NIKOLOV

*** ********** **** **, *** A, Ballwin, MO · 314-***-****

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Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) professional with 12+ years of testing experience in a variety of roles and environments, dedicated to automating Web regression tests and supporting software development lifecycle.

SKILLS

• Project management methodologies: Agile.

• Test automation experience: 7+ years of experience developing test automation, including Cucumber, Maven, Selenium WebDriver (with Java), Appium (Android and IOS), REST Assured, Postman and SoapUI, Unified Functional Testing UFT/QTP (with VBScript).

• Test automation experience: 1+ years Cypress.

• Platforms: Windows, Linux, Android, iOS

• Programming languages: Java, SQL.

• Database systems: Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, PLSQL

• Source code management: GitLab, Git, GitHub, Subversion

• Continuous integration: GitLab, Azure

• IDE: IntelliJ, Eclipse, QTP

• Virtualization tools: Docker, VirtualBox, vSphere

• Task management: Jira, Confluence, GitLab

EXPERIENCE

AUGUST 22, 2021 – JUNE 1, 2023

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER IN TEST, AKKSODIS – REMOTE

• Developed from scratch an automated testing framework for Web and Mobile testing, with the following approach:

o Used Selenium Web Driver and Appium – with Cucumber and Maven. o Performed multiple mobile devices and browser testing. o Followed the BDD/Cucumber approach.

o Run tests in continuous integration server (Azure).

• Managed and reviewed automated tests results daily.

• Consulted with business analysts and management about testing strategies.

• Designed, developed and supported user interface testing. AUGUST 15, 2016 – FEBRUARY 1, 2021

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER IN TEST, ING BANK – BULGARIA, SOFIA

• Developed and managed an automated testing framework for Web and UI testing, with the following approach:

o Used Selenium Web Driver – with Cucumber and Maven. o Performed multiple device and browser testing.

o Followed the BDD/Cucumber approach, which allows non-programming QA engineers to write new automated tests.

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o Executed database calls to fetch and create test data. o Run tests in continuous integration server (GitLab).

• Managed and reviewed automated tests results daily.

• Consulted with business analysts and management about testing strategies.

• Designed, developed and supported user interface testing.

• Defined and executed test plans, quality assurance processes, and test cases for product management.

• Developed Docker images used as a test environment for running automated scripts.

• Supported the DevOps team, with the following tasks: o Maintained the test, development, and acceptance environments. o Built and installed patches, backed-up/restored environments. FEBRUARY 4, 2013 – AUGUST 10, 2015

QUALITY ASSURANCE ENGINEER, MINERVA NETWORKS – BULGARIA, SOFIA

• Designed, wrote, and executed test plans and test cases in the field of IPTV.

• Set up testing environments.

• Worked closely with Engineering, Tech Support, and Professional Services teams to improve the product’s quality and to address defects in an earlier stage.

• Validated bug fixes and performed regression testing to grant software stability.

• Tested the Minerva YourTV application on Android and iOS mobile devices: o Played encrypted TV streams and Video on demand (VOD). o Pushed content from mobile to other devices.

o Controlled nDVR system from the mobile device.

JANUARY 3, 2011 – SEPTEMBER 21, 2012

QUALITY ASSURANCE ENGINEER, TSD SERVICES LTD – BULGARIA, TROIAN

• Performed user interface manual testing on desktop and server in the field of banking services.

• Developed and supported automation testing with QTP. OCTOBER 11, 2004 – DECEMBER 31, 2010

QUAITY ASSURANCE ENGINEER, SEMANSYS TECHNOLOGIES – BULGARIA, LOVETCH

• Followed requirements and performed manual testing for Web and desktop applications in the field of financial software.

• Tested services with SOAP UI.

EDUCATION

MAY 2002

ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, TECHNICAL COLLEGE – LOVECH, BULGARIA

MAY 2000

MECHANICAL ENGINEER, VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL OF MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING – LOVECH, BULGARIA

Specialized in internal combustion engines.

GPA: 4.5

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ACTIVITIES

ISTQB CERTIFIED TESTER

Foundation Level. Certificate No. 12-CTFL-1009-SEETB AUTOMATED TESTING WITH SELENIUM

Foundation Level. Certificate No. 42014072 from Pragmatic BG JAVA SE 7 FUNDAMENTALS ED 2 PRV

ORACLE UNIVERSITY TRAINING CLASS. Certificate No.7807086 from Technologica BG



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