Raychev - QA Engineer - Kiev, Kyiv, Ukraine

Maxim Raychev

Kiev, Kyiv, Ukraine


Dear All,
My name is Maxim Raychev and I'm working as a QA specialist more than 12 years. I have some knowledge in writing SQL requests and I also like to write an automation tests. Hope that we can find a couple of minutes for conversation.


QA Engineer


Shortly about me:
- 12+ years of working experience as QA Specialist
- Good knowledge of a testing techniques and methodologies
- Strong experience in test cases preparation
- Ability to consider the several platforms specific
- Having an experience to manage a test group
- Ability to work within tight deadlines
- Self-motivator, good team player
- Have an experience in automation testing with QTP and Selenium in conjunction with NUnit and JUnit
- Have an experience in writing SQL requests

Work History

Senior QA Engineer, QA Lead

DataArt Solutions, Inc

From July 2011

Customer: Leading UK online trading company
Description: The aim of the project was development of the online auction for teenagers. The system allowed kids to place items for selling, perform bidding for available items (objects or digital files) using specific domestic analogue of money supported by the portal. Along with that, the portal provided access for parents (they can see what staff their son or daughter placed or won). Each user has his own profile with wish lists and list of interests, which are available for the other users. Web site has integration with different external system (PayPal, Google Checkout, Facebook, MSN and others).
One of the requirements of the client for this application (which was successfully met) was high performance (200 k unique users daily).
Tools: Jira, MS Visual Studio, NUnit, Selenium RC, Fiddler
Position: Senior QA Engineer, QA Manager
Roles: QA Management, planning of test process, requirements analysis, designing test documentation such as Project Test Plan, creation and execution of a test cases, creation and maintenance of automated tests.

Senior QA Engineer

ITS Telecom

June 2010 - June 2011

ITS Telecom (http://www.its-tel.com/)
Project Description:
Full functional Linux-based system focused on IP-based converged voice and data solutions that help small and medium businesses reduce costs, remove complexity, improve collaboration, and enhance communication
• Functional testing of software system operating embedded in Mobile Broadband Routers and Complete Office Solution such as "Connecto"
• Design test documentation such as test cases
• Acceptance Automated Test Suite is created and maintained
• Customer was excited by the provided quality level

Senior QA Engineer

Zoral Labs

December 2009 - April 2010

• Requirements analysis
• Design and execution manual and automated tests (C# plus Selenium RC)
• Defects logging and tracking
• Maintaining continuous integration (design of XML scripts for CruiseControl .NET)
• Our client was satisfied by level of quality provided
• Team was chosen as main development squad for client's product

QA Consultant

April 2009 - November 2009

Ciklum (http://www.ciklum.net/)
• Requirement analysis
• Designing and execution scenarios for manual testing
• Designing the automated test scripts for testing functionality
• Defects logging and tracking

Senior QA Engineer

GlobalLogic Inc

June 2007 - December 2008

GlobalLogic Inc. Kiev, Ukraine (http://www.globallogic.com)
• Requirement analysis
• Designing and execution scenarios for manual testing
• Designing test documentations (test plan, test strategy)
• Designing the automated test scripts using HP QuickTest Professional for testing functionality
• Revision of test group's daily work and reporting to the customer
• Defects logging and tracking

Test engineer

The Software MacKiev Company

June 2001 - December 2006

The Software MacKiev Company, Kiev, Ukraine (http://www.mackiev.com)
Designing and execution test cases
• Defects logging and tracking
The SMK Company was my alma-mater: my career as QA specialist started here in 2001 from Junior Test Engineer position. Leaving that company in 2006 I was the QA Lead Candidate.

Qualifications & Certifications

National University of Aviation


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