Andrej Skeledzija, Developer in Osijek, Croatia
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Andrej Skeledzija

Verified Expert  in Engineering

Quality Assurance Developer

Location
Osijek, Croatia
Toptal Member Since
April 24, 2019

Andrej is a certified software engineer in test (QA) with more than 15 years of progressive experience in software testing methodologies, best practices in test automation, and a variety of test tools. He achieves project objectives through passion, commitment, and expertise. Andrej has hands-on experience in complex testing efforts on projects with multiple integration points and aggressive deadlines.

Portfolio

The Weather Group - Main
Quality Assurance (QA), QA Automation, Over-the-top Content (OTT)...
Rady Children's Hospital - San Diego
Agile, Git, Jenkins, Node.js, Test Automation, Manual Testing, JavaScript...
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science...
Test Automation, Software Testing, Automated Testing, QA Automation...

Experience

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Visual Studio Code (VS Code), MacOS, Sublime Text 3, iTerm2, MySQL Workbench, Postman, GitHub, Zoom, Slack, Skype

The most amazing...

...thing I've coded is an algorithm that uses REST API to import a huge amount of test data in a short time that simulates real use cases in large-scale projects.

Work Experience

QA Engineer | Software Development Engineer in Test

2023 - PRESENT
The Weather Group - Main
  • Implemented a comprehensive testing strategy to ensure the quality and functionality of applications, websites, and data services.
  • Performed manual testing of web and mobile applications, API integration, data accuracy, and other system components.
  • Prepared and implemented test automation using the Cypress and Appium E2E testing frameworks.
  • Identified, documented, and tracked defects using Jira and worked closely with development teams to ensure timely resolution.
Technologies: Quality Assurance (QA), QA Automation, Over-the-top Content (OTT), CI/CD Pipelines

QA Engineer | Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

2019 - 2023
Rady Children's Hospital - San Diego
  • Prepared and implemented test automation using the Cypress E2E testing framework.
  • Created detailed and comprehensive test plans and test cases according to requirements specifications.
  • Helped build the QA process under Agile software development.
  • Reviewed existing test cases and requirements for gaps.
  • Conducted manual testing and validated and reported on the results.
  • Contributed actively to maintaining the stability of the released production version.
Technologies: Agile, Git, Jenkins, Node.js, Test Automation, Manual Testing, JavaScript, REST APIs, Selenium, Java, Jira, Python, Confluence, Web-based Testing, Pytest, Cypress, E2E Testing, Automated Testing, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), CI/CD Pipelines, QA Automation, Quality Assurance (QA), QA Testing, Manual QA, Automation, Cucumber, Mobile App Testing, Testing, Integration Testing, Postman, API Testing, Strategy, eCommerce, UI Testing, QA Leadership, Smoke Testing, Mocha, Mobile Device QA Automation, Regression Testing, Quality Management, Zephyr, Functional Testing, CircleCI, Performance Testing, Load Testing, Security Testing, Cross-browser Testing

External Assistant | Associate

2018 - 2022
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, and Information Technology Osijek
  • Participated actively in curriculum development that clearly outlined the course requirements, goals, and objectives.
  • Developed and conducted laboratory exercises related to software testing methods and techniques.
  • Guided and mentored students, evaluated, and monitored student progress.
  • Participated in departmental and college activities.
Technologies: Test Automation, Software Testing, Automated Testing, QA Automation, Quality Assurance (QA), QA Testing, Manual QA, Automation, Cucumber, Mobile App Testing, Testing, Integration Testing, Postman, API Testing, Strategy, eCommerce, UI Testing, QA Leadership, Smoke Testing, Mocha, Mobile Device QA Automation, Regression Testing, Quality Management, Functional Testing, CircleCI, Performance Testing, Load Testing, Cross-browser Testing

QA Engineer | Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

2016 - 2020
Scopic
  • Created and maintained a test automation framework using Java, Selenium WebDriver, and REST Assured.
  • Automated a load and longevity (soak) test using Apache JMeter.
  • Developed a program for the automatic import of large-scale data using Node.js.
  • Performed exploratory test runs and used the gathered information to build and improve test cases.
  • Created and maintained continuous integration using Jenkins.
Technologies: Agile, Test Automation, Manual Testing, JavaScript, REST APIs, Selenium, Java, Jira, Appium, Selenium WebDriver, Jenkins, Git, Apache JMeter, TestNG, E2E Testing, Cypress, Automated Testing, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), CI/CD Pipelines, QA Automation, Quality Assurance (QA), QA Testing, Manual QA, Automation, Cucumber, Mobile App Testing, Testing, Integration Testing, Postman, API Testing, Strategy, eCommerce, UI Testing, QA Leadership, Smoke Testing, Mocha, Mobile Device QA Automation, Regression Testing, Quality Management, Functional Testing, CircleCI, Performance Testing, Load Testing, Security Testing, Cross-browser Testing

QA Engineer | Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

2015 - 2017
Napster (Rhapsody International)
  • Created detailed and comprehensive test plans and test cases.
  • Estimated, prioritized, planned, and coordinated quality testing activities.
  • Built and maintained continuous integration using TeamCity.
  • Developed and maintained automated test harness using Java, MySQL, and JUnit.
  • Performed security tests against production release using OWASP ZAP tool.
  • Participated in maintaining the stability of the released production version actively.
Technologies: Agile, Git, Jenkins, Node.js, JavaScript, Test Automation, Manual Testing, REST APIs, Selenium, Java, JUnit, MySQL, E2E Testing, Cypress, Automated Testing, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), CI/CD Pipelines, QA Automation, Quality Assurance (QA), QA Testing, Manual QA, Automation, Cucumber, Mobile App Testing, Testing, Integration Testing, Postman, API Testing, Strategy, eCommerce, UI Testing, QA Leadership, Smoke Testing, Mocha, Mobile Device QA Automation, Regression Testing, Quality Management, Functional Testing, CircleCI, Performance Testing, Load Testing, Security Testing, Cross-browser Testing

QA Engineer | Team Lead (Mobile Testing)

2012 - 2016
RealNetworks
  • Managed, implemented, and maintained effective software test processes.
  • Defined the scope of testing within the context of each release and delivery.
  • Planned, deployed, and managed the testing effort for any given engagement and release.
  • Coordinated all testing activities during every stage of the test process.
  • Conducted meetings, gave reports, and actively participated in the QA hiring processes.
  • Led the QA team and was charged with the quality of the released product.
Technologies: Agile, Git, Jenkins, Node.js, JavaScript, Test Automation, Manual Testing, REST APIs, Selenium, Java, Android, E2E Testing, Cypress, Automated Testing, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), CI/CD Pipelines, QA Automation, Quality Assurance (QA), QA Leadership, QA Testing, Manual QA, Automation, Cucumber, Mobile App Testing, Testing, Integration Testing, Postman, API Testing, Strategy, eCommerce, UI Testing, Smoke Testing, Mocha, Mobile Device QA Automation, Regression Testing, Quality Management, Leading Quality Assurance (LQA), Functional Testing, CircleCI, Performance Testing, Load Testing, Security Testing, Cross-browser Testing

System Integration and Test Engineer (STE)

2006 - 2012
SIEMENS
  • Analyzed the project documentation such as requirements specifications, user stories, and use cases.
  • Wrote test specification documents and designed test cases.
  • Executed manual and automated tests at all levels (system, integration, regression, and acceptance).
  • Performed acceptance testing on the customer’s site.
  • Developed automated tests using independent protocol simulator language IPSL (Siemens).
  • Investigated customer complaints and non-conformance issues.
Technologies: Agile, Git, Jenkins, Node.js, JavaScript, Test Automation, Manual Testing, REST APIs, Selenium, Java, Oracle, SQL, Linux, E2E Testing, Cypress, Automated Testing, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), CI/CD Pipelines, QA Automation, Quality Assurance (QA), QA Testing, Manual QA, Automation, Cucumber, Mobile App Testing, Testing, Integration Testing, Postman, API Testing, Strategy, eCommerce, UI Testing, QA Leadership, Smoke Testing, Mocha, Mobile Device QA Automation, Quality Management

The Weather Group

https://www.weathergroup.com/
The Weather Group is a dynamic media entertainment enterprise based in the US, operating a group of digital cable and satellite channels, broadcasting a mix of original programs, syndicated content, TV-first movies and content, weather information, motion pictures, streaming platforms, etc.

I was tasked with developing and implementing effective test strategies, plans, and test cases to verify the functionality, performance, and reliability of weather applications, websites, and data services.

Rady Children's Hospital - San Diego

https://www.thermofisher.com/hr/en/home/life-science/lab-data-management-analysis-software/enterprise-level-lab-informatics/lab-information-management-systems-lims.html
Black box testing and validation of deployed Thermo-Fisher package - lab information management systems (LIMS).

IRMN Planet (Scopic)

https://planetirm.com/
I developed automated UI and REST API tests for a fully cloud-based SaaS application used for designing and modeling network infrastructures. Planet IRMAI is Planet Associates next generation SaaS based comprehensive AI-driven infrastructure relationship management software and configuration management software that consolidates, aggregates, visualizes, maps, and manages an organization's facilities, IT/telecom, network assets, transport, cyber and connectivity data in one data repository all from a web browser.

RealTimes with RealPlayer (RealNetworks)

https://www.real.com
Led the software testing activities and processes for RealTimes with RealPlayer application (iOS and Android) which automatically makes video stories from best photos and videos on mobile or the cloud.

Napster Music (Rhapsody International)

https://us.napster.com/
Developed and maintained automated tests for an online music store subscription service called Napster (formerly Rhapsody).

Mobile Test Automation (Appium) - iOS and Android Test Framework

https://github.com/askeledz/autotest-appium-template
This is a test project but can serve as an example of how to develop a good functional test framework for mobile testing using Appium.

Telecom Services (Siemens)

Tested and integrated various telecom service components (e.g voucher management) for various telecom companies and performed the acceptance testing on the customer’s site.

Languages

Python, JavaScript, Java, SQL

Frameworks

TestNG, Selenium, Cypress, Appium, Locust, JUnit

Libraries/APIs

Node.js, Selenium WebDriver, REST APIs

Tools

Pytest, Postman, Apache JMeter, Cucumber, Mocha, Zephyr, CircleCI, Jenkins, Jira, Git, Confluence

Paradigms

Test Automation, Software Testing, Manual Testing, Automated Testing, Testing, E2E Testing, Automation, Functional Testing, Load Testing, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), HIPAA Compliance, Agile

Other

Web-based Testing, QA Leadership, Regression Testing, QA Testing, QA Test Plan Management, Quality Assurance (QA), Manual QA, QA Automation, Test Automation Frameworks, CI/CD Pipelines, API Testing, Test Cases, Automated UI Testing, SDET, Documentation, Test Planning, Mobile App Testing, Integration Testing, eCommerce, Strategy, UI Testing, Smoke Testing, Mobile Device QA Automation, Quality Management, Performance Testing, Cross-browser Testing, Leading Quality Assurance (LQA), Web App Testing, Manual Software Testing, Containerization, Security Testing, Over-the-top Content (OTT)

Platforms

Android, Linux, Oracle

Storage

MySQL

2009 - 2012

Master's Degree in Computer Science

University of Osijek, Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Osijek - Osijek, Croatia

2000 - 2004

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

University of Osijek, Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Osijek - Osijek, Croatia

DECEMBER 2015 - PRESENT

ISTQB® Certified Tester - Foundation Level

iSQI

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