Irina Burdilo

Contact details

E-mail: irina.burdilo@gmail.com

Phone: 0406 176 928

Personal Profile

Seasoned quality assurance professional with experience in SaaS, cloud-based web applications, e-commerce platforms, mobile, digital media, desktop, client-server and POS (point of sale) environments. Experienced in automation and manual testing, solid programming skills. Full understanding of SDLC using Agile and Waterfall methodologies.

Professional Skills

Management Skills: Good knowledge and experience with Agile and Waterfall software development methodologies. Experience in design and implementation of test strategies, including Test Plans development, review of functional and non-functional requirements, reporting test results, setting up test environments, co-ordinating test resources and contributing to QA continuous improvement processes. Leading a team of 5 test professionals, experience working with off-shore team.

Automation Testing: Experience in setting up automation frameworks from the scratch. Development of automation tests using Selenium WebDriver, QTP and TestComplete. Experience in automation test development in C#, Python and Java. Good SQL skills.

Software Testing: All aspects of software testing (manual and automation). Specialising in applying Functional/Non-Functional, Integration Testing, Usability Testing, GUI, Smoke Testing, Regression Testing. Good knowledge of HP Quality Center, TFS, Selenium WebDriver, TestComplete, JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo continuous integration tool. Testing of Saas web applications, client-server, CRM, POS, multimedia projects on Windows, Mac, Linux and mobile devices.

Test Analysis: Knowledge of software test life cycle and testing methodologies. Software quality assurance and testing experience in a wide variety of environments. Analysis of functional requirement documents, enhancements, design, review and update of test cases and test plans. Experience working in Agile Scrum with daily stand-ups, sprint planing, Sprint review and Retrospective meetings.

Certifications

  • ISTQB-ISEB Certified Tester Foundation Level, August 2011

Employment History

October 2013 - June 2014 BigCommerce

Automation Test Engineer

Bigcommerce is a cloud-based SaaS solution that provides fully functional online store to sell both physical and digital products online.

As Automation Test Engineer I was responsible for design, implementation and maintenance of automated test suites for cloud services (SaaS) using Selenium Webdriver, Python; performed API testing. I worked in Agile environment, using Confluence, Jira , Bamboo as continuous integration tool and GitHub for source control.

Responsibilities:

  • Create, maintain and update functional and regression test automation scripts for current and upcoming functionality to achieve test efficiency (Selenium Webdriver, Python)

  • Create, maintain and update API testing scripts to ensure that APIs returned the correct data

  • System testing (Functional/Non-Functional testing, Regression testing, Usability testing, Integration testing)

  • Test Analysis work (requirements analysis, functional requirement documents development, enhancements and test cases design)

  • Bug reporting and re-testing

Key Achievements:

  • Redesigned automation test suite to use OOP to get structured code with reusable methods which is easier to understand and write new test cases

  • Reduced runtime of regression suite from 1.5 hour to 50 minutes

  • Introduced QA team to automation testing principles using Object Oriented Programming in Python


March 2013 - October 2013 Neotechnology Pty Ltd

Product Quality Analyst

Amicus and SprintPOS are point of sale solutions and business management systems for retail, fuel and multi-site businesses. As a part of POS solution I was involved in testing following devices: PDA device, Touch screen, Barcode scanner, EFTPOS, Strip Printer, Cash drawer, PIN Pad device, Card printer.

Responsibilities:

  • Automation testing (Setting up testing environment and automation framework) TestComplete and VB scripting, running regression automation suite, review and update of scripts)

  • Analysis work (Test Plan preparation, requirements analysis, test case design, review and update)

  • Testing (System testing, Regression testing, Integration and Synchronisation testing, Migration Testing, DB upgrade testing, DB backup/recovery testing)

  • Design and implementation of test strategy, writing/reviewing test plans, test cases and automation scripts, test execution and result reporting.

  • Filling in bug reports

  • Bug re-testing

June 2010 - September 2011 Reed Business Information (Hotfrog)

Senior Test Analyst

HotFrog is an online business directory where customers can list their business with contact details, products and services. I was involved in both front-end and back-end testing of web and mobile applications including DB/SQL testing and testing of Payment system.

Responsibilities:

  • Automation testing (Setting up testing environment and automation framework. Selenium scripting with C#, running regression automation suite, review and update of scripts)

  • Test Lead & Analysis work (Leading and mentoring a small testing team of test analysts, co-ordinating test activities, requirements analysis, test case design, review and update, result reporting)

  • System testing (Functional/Non-Functional testing, Regression testing, Usability testing, Integration testing)

  • Filling in bug reports

  • Bug re-testing


April 2009 - March 2010 Endava SRL

QA Team Leader and Analyst

Bacons is a web application for media management, which provides media research, distribution, monitor media coverage and analyse results. Bacons project is a part of Cision Point project, oriented on North American customer. I was responsible for coordinating and scheduling of all testing activities of test team, as well as reporting results to Test manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Redistributing the work package for test team and reporting results to Test manager and Test leader

  • Coordinating testing activities and tasks

  • Requirements analysis, enhancements, test case design, review and update

  • Smoke testing, Functional/Non-Functional testing, Regression testing, Usability testing, Integration testing

  • Filling in bug reports

  • Bug re-testing


August 2008 - April 2009 Endava SRL

QA Engineer and Analyst

CisionPoint is a web-based software as a service product to build media lists, distribute press releases, manage PR campaigns, monitor news coverage and analyse results.

Responsibilities:

  • Development of automation tests using Selenium/C# Programming language

  • Test Analysis work (requirements analysis, functional requirement documents development, enhancements and test cases design)

  • System testing (Smoke testing, Functional/Non-Functional testing, regression testing, Usability testing, Integration testing)

  • Filling in bug reports

  • Bug re-testing

  • Design test cases according to use cases and requirements

  • Test cases review and update

  • Filling in bug reports


November 2006 - August 2007 Allied Testing LLC

QA Engineer

Siebel is a customer relationship management (CRM) system that covers concepts used by companies to manage their relationships with customers, including the capture, storage and analysis of customer and internal process information.

Responsibilities:

  • Design of test cases using requirements and high level design specification documents

  • Update and review of test cases according to new requirements and specifications

  • Software testing (Smoke testing, Functional/Non-Functional testing, Regression testing)

  • Filling in bug reports

  • Update and review test cases according to new requirements and specifications

  • Software testing (Smoke testing, Functional testing, Regression testing)

Education

2002-2007 Technical University of Moldova

Computers, Informatics and Microelectronics Department, specialising in IT (Information Technologies).

Languages

English, Russian


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