Dolly Arora, Developer in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Dolly Arora

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QA Engineer and Developer Developer

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Toptal Member Since
July 20, 2021

Dolly is a QA engineer with more than 10 years of experience in a range of industries, including real estate, travel, finance, and aviation. She's created multiple testing frameworks from the ground up using Selenium, TestNG, Cucumber, and Cypress and automated QA processes. Dolly manages test execution not only from the technical point of view but also from the customer's, as she believes product usability is as vital as functionality.


Property Finder
Selenium, Ruby, Cucumber, REST Assured, Java, QA Leadership, Apache JMeter...
Emirates Group
Selenium, JavaScript, REST Assured, Java, QA Leadership, Quality Assurance (QA)...
S&P Capital IQ
UFT, VBScript, QA Leadership, Quality Assurance (QA), Automated Testing...




Preferred Environment

Test Automation, Manual Testing, Selenium, Cucumber, Java, JavaScript, Cypress, QA Testing

The most amazing...

...thing I've made was an E2E automation testing framework for a leading real estate digital platform in the Gulf region and incorporated it with CI/CD pipelines.

Work Experience

Lead QA Engineer

2020 - PRESENT
Property Finder
  • Led and mentored a team of 16 QA engineers, ensuring precise execution and achieving a 20% increase in overall product quality.
  • Addressed and mitigated a critical staging bottleneck issue, significantly reducing QA time by approximately eight hours per sprint.
  • Liaised with other release training teams to manage the testing of cross-dependencies.
  • Created the OKRs for the QA team and helped them achieve them.
  • Created Jira dashboards for all the QA teams for better visibility of automated and manual tests.
  • Engineered a specialized Cypress automation framework designed for API testing and integrated with Jenkins.
  • Spearheaded shift-left testing, contributing to a 15% reduction in post-release defects and maximizing organizational benefits.
  • Created the QA engineering technical competency model, resulting in a 10% improvement in hiring quality and facilitating effective promotions within the QA team.
Technologies: Selenium, Ruby, Cucumber, REST Assured, Java, QA Leadership, Apache JMeter, Quality Assurance (QA), Automated Testing, Manual QA, Website QA, UI Testing

Senior Software QA Engineer

2019 - 2020
Emirates Group
  • Led UAT triage meetings and prioritized defects to be resolved.
  • Implemented API testing using Postman and prepared automation scripts using REST.
  • Performed nonfunctional testing using JMeter and prepare scripts for load tests.
  • Tested applications on different mobile devices to check for responsiveness.
  • Liaised with the content team to ensure that the content in the SDL Tridion CMS could be displayed using all the languages found on the website.
Technologies: Selenium, JavaScript, REST Assured, Java, QA Leadership, Quality Assurance (QA), Automated Testing, Manual QA, Website QA, UI Testing, UX Testing

Senior QA Engineer

2017 - 2019
S&P Capital IQ
  • Created scripts for feature testing using UFT and VBScript.
  • Managed releases so that they were on time while ensuring quality so that met the client's expectations.
  • Identified, created, verified, and tracked defects using TFS.
  • Followed a Scrum process and participated in scrum meetings, planning, and retrospective meetings.
  • Met with POs to determine their needs and requirements to ensure that we satisfy them.
Technologies: UFT, VBScript, QA Leadership, Quality Assurance (QA), Automated Testing, Manual QA, UI Testing

Test Analyst

2013 - 2017
  • Developed a testing automation framework using Java and Selenium.
  • Tested "Solution Live Front Door" website and its integration with Skype for business.
  • Created, reviewed, and executed test cases and checklists; also performed exploratory, functional, regression, black box, and UI testing.
  • Presented demos to stakeholders for new features delivered during the sprint.
  • Reported daily to high management about the current quality situation.
Technologies: Selenium, Java, TestNG, Quality Assurance (QA), Automated Testing, Manual QA, UI Testing

Solution Live Front Door Platform

Solution Live Front Door is a platform that helps clients to interact with solution architects and content managers; client visits could also be arranged through this portal.

I tested this website manually and was involved in gathering client requirements and making presentations to the client.


ClariFI is a financial intelligence project that offers different workflows like Data Explorer, Portfolio Attribution, and Strategy Simulation. It is used to enhance the consumer's portfolio.

I developed a testing framework for them using UFT and VBScript.

Dubai Experience

Dubai Experience (DEX) provides a 1-stop solution for all your bookings in Dubai, including hotels, restaurants, activities, and flights. This platform also provides travel packages and huge discounts and deals.

I built the web and API automation framework and led the team to deliver the project within the given timeline.

Property Finder

The Property Finder website is a 1-stop shop for properties; it's an eCommerce site where you can buy properties in the MENA region. It is available in seven countries (Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Egypt, Morocco, and Libya) and three languages (English, Arabic, and French).

I was responsible for all the day-to-day deployments and led a team of QAs to deliver the project on time.
2009 - 2013

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

Lingaya's University - Nacholi, India




ISTQB Foundation Level

International Software Testing Qualifications Board


REST Assured, Git, Cucumber, Visual Studio, IntelliJ IDEA, Apache JMeter


Selenium, Cypress, TestNG


Manual Testing, Automated Testing, E2E Testing, Test Automation


MacOS, Eclipse, Windows, Linux


Java, VBScript, JavaScript, Ruby


Agile QA, Quality Assurance (QA), Manual QA, Website QA, UI Testing, UX Testing, QA Leadership, QA Automation, UFT, QA Testing, Scrum Master, Desktop Automation, Mobile App Testing

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