Alexandru Simiz, Developer in Bucharest, Romania
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Alexandru Simiz

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Automation Testing Developer

Location
Bucharest, Romania
Toptal Member Since
October 18, 2022

Alexandru is a highly motivated, proactive person focused on quality. He has excellent experience using Java, REST Assured, Selenium, Jenkins, and many other test automation technologies. In his previous projects, Alexandru was also involved as a trainer and as a mentor for his teammates.

Portfolio

Freelance
Java, Python, Spring, JUnit, Cucumber, REST Assured, Apache Kafka...
Deloitte Digital
Java, C#, REST Assured, Selenium WebDriver, JUnit, Git...
Endava
Java, Spring, Lombok, Selenium WebDriver, REST Assured, JDBC, JUnit...

Experience

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Java, Git, IntelliJ IDEA, Scrum, Kanban

The most amazing...

...project I’ve developed is an automation framework from scratch for front-end and back-end tests and was also integrated with a continuous integration (CI) tool.

Work Experience

QA Automation Engineer

2023 - PRESENT
Freelance
  • Designed and built a robust back-end framework, seamlessly integrating it with Git and Jenkins to ensure smooth operational synergy.
  • Implemented a CI/CD pipeline and collaborated closely with business analysts and developers to ensure the integrity of a continuously smooth software deployment workflow.
  • Enhanced the automation back-end framework by increasing its user-friendliness, making it easier to maintain, reuse, and operate efficiently. This resulted in smoother workflows and improved system speed.
Technologies: Java, Python, Spring, JUnit, Cucumber, REST Assured, Apache Kafka, Amazon OpenSearch, Selenium, Jenkins, Git, Postman, Agile, Jira, Docker, Regression Testing, Manual Testing, Automation Tools

QA Automation Engineer

2021 - 2023
Deloitte Digital
  • Developed a test automation framework for front- and back-end tests from scratch.
  • Created, updated, and maintained the automation tests.
  • Improved the existing automated tests and the test automation framework.
  • Investigated and improved the regression packages.
  • Mentored and provided training to my team's other quality assurance (QA) members to improve their automation skills.
Technologies: Java, C#, REST Assured, Selenium WebDriver, JUnit, Git, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Appium, Postman, SQL, Cucumber, API Testing, Automated Testing, Automated UI Testing, Lombok, Mobile, QA Automation, QA Testing, Quality Assurance (QA), Test Automation, Selenium, Test Automation Frameworks, Web App Testing, Testing, UI Testing, Mobile Apps, Mobile Applications, Gherkin, Manual QA, qTest Manager, SAP Hybris, TestNG, Jenkins, Apache JMeter, Website QA, Software QA, UI Automation, Automation, Behavior-driven Development (BDD), Apache Maven, Azure DevOps, Regression Testing, Manual Testing, Automation Tools, Confluence

QA Automation Engineer

2019 - 2021
Endava
  • Developed the back and front end, database automation tests, and related test scenarios.
  • Involved in creating framework architecture development.
  • Improved and developed some enablers for the framework, such as Excel reader and writer.
  • Investigated nightly regressions and maintained existing tests.
  • Provided mentorship and training to my teammates.
Technologies: Java, Spring, Lombok, Selenium WebDriver, REST Assured, JDBC, JUnit, Apache Maven, Postman, SQL, Jenkins, Git, Cucumber, API Testing, Automated Testing, Automated UI Testing, QA Automation, QA Testing, Quality Assurance (QA), Selenium, Test Automation, Test Automation Frameworks, Web App Testing, Testing, UI Testing, Gherkin, Manual QA, TestNG, Website QA, Software QA, UI Automation, Automation, Behavior-driven Development (BDD), Regression Testing, Manual Testing, Automation Tools, Confluence

Java Test Automation Framework

Developed a test automation framework from scratch using Java, JUnit, REST Assured, Selenium, Cucumber, and Jenkins. Besides all of these, in terms of design patterns, I used a data transfer object and page object model.
2013 - 2017

Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace Engineering

Politehnica University - Bucharest, Romania

Libraries/APIs

Selenium WebDriver, Lombok, JDBC

Tools

REST Assured, Cucumber, Git, Postman, Jenkins, Apache Maven, Confluence, qTest Manager, SAP Hybris, Apache JMeter, Amazon OpenSearch, Jira

Frameworks

JUnit, Selenium, Spring, Appium, TestNG

Languages

Java, Gherkin, SQL, C#, Python

Paradigms

Automated Testing, Test Automation, Automation, Testing, Behavior-driven Development (BDD), Azure DevOps, Agile, Manual Testing

Platforms

Amazon Web Services (AWS), Mobile, Apache Kafka, Docker

Other

QA Automation, Quality Assurance (QA), Automated UI Testing, Test Automation Frameworks, API Testing, Web App Testing, UI Automation, Automation Tools, QA Testing, UI Testing, Website QA, Software QA, Regression Testing, Mobile Apps, Mobile Applications, Manual QA

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