Oleksandr Kuzniak | Elance
 
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Oleksandr Kuzniak

Cross-location QA Manager
   Ukraine
  |   Kiev, -
  |  1:14 pm Local Time

Resume/C.V.

-Blackbox, Graybox and Whitebox testing.
-SQL.
-Complete bugwork.
-Writing all types of test documentation.
-Organizing and managing testing processes in QA teams, training new guys.
-Estimating testing time and managing QA resources on more then 30 projects in three locations.
-Development and establishing global QA Team/Project workflow and activities.
-Organizing 'Experience Sharing' meetings and reading lectures.
-Planing and optimizing the work of QA Engineers.
-Scrum/Agile Ready.
Service Description
Test Automation........................... Basic in: QTP, Test Complete and Selenium IDE, WAPT 7.5.
Databases ................................... SQL (DB2).
Operating Systems .................... Windows 98, 2000, XP, Vista, 7; Mac OS (10.3.x - 10.6.x); Linux OS (Fedora, Ubuntu, Open SUSE).
Bug Trackers............................... JIRA, FileMaker.
Tools- Basic................................ SoapUI, WinSCP, Toad for DB2.
English......................................... Advanced/Fluent.

Known product types:
- Web: SaaS, eCommerce.
- Mobile: iOS/Android/HTML5
- Standalone: Mac/Win/Linux, client-server.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

03.2012 – present: Ciklum
Cross-location QA Manager, CSC-PO department
- Managing 25 QA Engineers in three locations.
- Prioritizing projects distribution among and/or with location(s).
- Optimizing global QA processes of department.
- Building high level QA documentation from stretch.
- QA and testing time estimation.
- QA resources utilization within three locations.
- Knowledge and experience sharing, training and guys, lector work.
- Hiring new engineers, technical and motivation interviewer.
- Monitoring Jira activities, performance of QA engineers, tracked time, etc.
- Close work with development and support teams to improve the CI (Continuous Integration) process.
- Taking part in optimizing global project development processes and teams’ collaboration.
- Workshops with clients.
- Making decision about the changes, enlarging or reduction in QA teams.


11.2011 – 03.2012: Ciklum
QA Lead of Kiev location, CSC-PO department
- Managing a team of 10+ QA Engineers on different project.
- Building QA processes from stretch.
- Building high level QA documentation from stretch.
- Working with 8 Project Managers simultaneously.
- QA and testing time estimation.
- QA resources utilization among 20+ projects.
- Knowledge and experience sharing, training and guys, lector work.
- Hiring new engineers, technical and motivation interviewer.

02.2011 – 11.2011: Consumer Health Technologies (affiliate of Consumer Health Technologies in Fort Lauderdale, FL)
Senior QA Engineer
- Performed all levels black-box testing of web-based healthcare enterprise application (frontend and backend) that included work with defect trackers, investigation issues from end-users, reporting the project status, etc.
- Created a full scope of analytical and test documentation: product requirements, including help, tutorials, test cases, test lists, test plans, test scenarios, test summary reports, investigation reports, specification analysis, suggestion-letters for customers and basic automation scripts (Selenium).
- Designed usability and UI requirements according to generally prevailing interface guidelines.
- Conducted presentations for customers on product and its features (was chosen among other team members for deep understanding and extensive knowledge of product functionality and capabilities).


2009 – 2011: Software MacKiev (affiliate of MacKiev in Boston, MA)
QA Engineer to QA Lead
- Performed various testing tasks on different projects for standalone applications, both for Mac and Windows platforms (present in ‘About box’) that included educational, graphical, typing applications, games and applications for persons with disabilities
- Took part in all levels of product development: from analyzing product requirements and discussing them with Project Manager and Development team to writing release notes and archiving project documentation; self-motivated to always finish and complete tasks once they are started
- Advanced from junior specialist to group leader in less than year by providing high performance and motivation skills, successfully managed small and medium QA groups (two – four people)
- Ran basic testing scripts in QTP and Test Complete.
- Performed as a lecturer in a company’s QA Training Center: prepared materials and conducted lectures on testing process and bug work.
- Introduced ideas on improving software’s best uses that were gratefully approved by customers.


January 2006 – February 2009 (3 years 2 months) Ukraine
Hardware Engineer on Freelance basis
- Working part-time as a hardware engineer on a freelance basis.
- Installed, configured and troubleshoot dozens of various operating systems, antiviruses, office software.


2005: Navigator, LTD
Hardware Engineer
- Performed various tasks on assembling PCs that included optimizing configuration, assembling system blocks, providing quality and performance testing, defects detection.
- Installed, configured and troubleshoot dozens of various operating systems, antiviruses, office software.
Education
National Kiev Polytechnic University
Master in IT
2003 - 2009
Employment
Ciklum
Cross-location QA Manager
2012 - Present
- Managing 20 QA Engineers (including 3 QA Leads) in three locations. - Prioritizing projects distribution among and/or within location(s). - Optimizing global QA processes of department. - Building high level QA documentation from stretch. - QA and testing time estimation. - QA resources utilization within three locations. - Knowledge and experience sharing, training and guys, lector work. - Hiring new engineers, technical and motivation interviewer. - Monitoring Jira activities, performance of QA engineers, tracked time, etc. - Close work with development and support teams to improve the CI (Continuous Integration) process. - Taking part in optimizing global project development processes and teams’ collaboration. - Workshops with clients. - Making decision about the changes, enlarging or reduction of QA teams.
Ciklum
QA Lead
2011 - 2012
- Managing a team of 10+ QA Engineers on different projects. - Building QA processes from stretch. - Building high level QA documentation from stretch. - Working with 8 Project Managers simultaneously. - QA and testing time estimation. - QA resources utilization among 20+ projects. - Knowledge and experience sharing, training and guys, lector work. - Hiring new engineers, technical and motivation interviewer.
Consumer Health Technologies
Senior QA Engineer
2011 - 2011
- Performed all levels black-box testing of web-based healthcare enterprise application (frontend and backend) that included work with defect trackers, investigation issues from end-users, reporting the project status, etc. - Created a full scope of analytical and test documentation: product requirements, including help, tutorials, test cases, test lists, test plans, test scenarios, test summary reports, investigation reports, specification analysis, suggestion-letters for customers and basic automation scripts (Selenium). - Designed usability and UI requirements according to generally prevailing interface guidelines. - Conducted presentations for customers on product and its features (was chosen among other team members for deep understanding and extensive knowledge of product functionality and capabilities).
Software MacKiev
QA Lead
2009 - 2011
- Performed various testing tasks on different projects for standalone applications, both for Mac and Windows platforms (present in ‘About box’) that included educational, graphical, typing applications, games and applications for persons with disabilities - Took part in all levels of product development: from analyzing product requirements and discussing them with Project Manager and Development team to writing release notes and archiving project documentation; self-motivated to always finish and complete tasks once they are started - Advanced from junior specialist to group leader in less than year by providing high performance and motivation skills, successfully managed small and medium QA groups (two – four people) - Ran basic testing scripts in QTP and Test Complete. - Performed as a lecturer in a company’s QA Training Center: prepared materials and conducted lectures on testing process and bug work. - Introduced ideas on improving software’s best uses that were gratefully approved by customers.
Freelance
Hardware Engineer
2006 - 2009
- Working part-time as a hardware engineer on a freelance basis. - Installed, configured and troubleshoot dozens of various operating systems, antiviruses, office software.
Navigator, Ukraine
Hardware Engineer
2005 - 2005
- Performed various tasks on assembling PCs that included optimizing configuration, assembling system blocks, providing quality and performance testing, defects detection. - Installed, configured and troubleshoot dozens of various operating systems, antiviruses, office software.
Navigator, Ukraine
Hardware Engineer
2005 - 2005
- Performed various tasks on assembling PCs that included optimizing configuration, assembling system blocks, providing quality and performance testing, defects detection. - Installed, configured and troubleshoot dozens of various operating systems, antiviruses, office software.
Payment Terms
None specified
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