Nikola Stoimenovski, Quality Assurance Developer in Skopje, Macedonia
Nikola Stoimenovski

Quality Assurance Developer in Skopje, Macedonia

Member since December 30, 2018
With experience gained working as the sole QA on a project and as part of a QA team, Nikola has the knowledge and skills to fulfill both manual and automation testing needs for any project. He's worked with Agile methodologies while conducting performance testing, acceptance testing, automation testing (using Selenium), and API testing along with training and managing a small QA group.
Nikola is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Alite International
    PyCharm, Selenium, Robot Framework, Postman, SoapUI, MySQL Workbench, TestRail
  • The Doe (via Toptal)
    Selenium, Serenity/JS, WordPress, PHP, InVision, Hiptest, Mailchimp, Cypress
  • ExpertsQA
    Eclipse, Selenium, Robot Framework, JMeter, Jira

Experience

  • Jira 4 years
  • Black Box Testing 4 years
  • Test Cases 4 years
  • Manual Testing 4 years
  • Gray Box Testing 4 years
  • Selenium 3 years
  • Robot Framework 3 years
  • Automated UI Testing 3 years

Location

Skopje, Macedonia

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

PyCharm, Robot Framework, JMeter, Jira, Selenium

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on is a web app for life insurance which had automated tests and framework fully integrated with Jenkins, HipChat, and Mailinator.

Employment

  • QA Engineer

    2018 - PRESENT
    Alite International
    • Implemented load testing on a life insurance web app using JMeter which included preparing the script and executing, collecting, and analyzing performance results using logs. Some of the requests had taken an unacceptable amount of time so additional load testing was conducted after deployment which was compared with the results resulting in a report that compared the before vs after using JMeter reports, logs, and so on.
    • Prepared and executed test cases using TestRail and Google Spreadsheets.
    • Created different suites: regression suite, smoke suite, and more.
    • Conducted API testing using SoapUI and Postman for testing the app and for testing third parties integrated with the app.
    • Tested the database using MySQL Workbench.
    • Developed queries to extract, modify, and remove data from the database for troubleshooting and testing.
    • Developed and maintained automation tests using the Robot Framework with Selenium.
    • Maintained automation tests and framework using Protractor.
    Technologies: PyCharm, Selenium, Robot Framework, Postman, SoapUI, MySQL Workbench, TestRail
  • QA Engineer

    2019 - 2019
    The Doe (via Toptal)
    • Prepared and executed test cases using Hiptest and Google Spreadsheets.
    • Created different suites: regression suite, smoke suite, and more.
    • Developed and maintained automation tests using Serenity/JS (with Selenium) and Cypress.
    • Conducted basic security testing.
    • Reviewed and gave feedback on the design and the requirements.
    Technologies: Selenium, Serenity/JS, WordPress, PHP, InVision, Hiptest, Mailchimp, Cypress
  • QA Engineer

    2016 - 2018
    ExpertsQA
    • Prepared test scripts, test cases, and test data for different projects using TestRail and Google Spreadsheets.
    • Conducted reviews and gave feedback on the report (issues, problems with content input, questions, and more) from the clients to their acceptance testing.
    • Implemented a variety of tests (acceptance, integration, cross-browser compatibility, GUI/usability, functional, retesting, and regression).
    • Manually tested Android and iOS mobile applications.
    • Developed and maintained automation tests using Robot Framework with Selenium.
    • Trained and managed a small QA group.
    • Gave lectures on the basics of QA (how to write test cases, how an issue should look like, definitions, environments, Jira, and more) and assigned daily tasks and priorities regarding the projects (including assistance).
    Technologies: Eclipse, Selenium, Robot Framework, JMeter, Jira

Experience

  • FarmDog (Development)
    https://app.farmdog.ag

    My first project—a mobile and web application—called Farm Dog offers a pest and disease management platform designed to help growers optimize their field treatments, increase yields, and promote environmental sustainability. Farm Dog was named a top five agriculture application of 2017 and holds strategic partnerships with John Deere, a multibillion-dollar pesticide company, and the US Department of Agriculture. The platform is used on over 1.5 million acres worldwide.

Skills

  • Tools

    Jira, TestRail, Postman, SoapUI, Trello, MailChimp, Apache JMeter, PyCharm, Pivotal Tracker, Serenity BDD, InVision, Hiptest, Cucumber, MySQL Workbench, Hotjar
  • Paradigms

    Acceptance Testing, Testing, Manual Testing, Unit Testing, Requirements Analysis, Mobile Testing, Usability Testing, Functional Testing
  • Platforms

    iOS, Android, MacOS, Windows, WordPress, Visual Studio Code, Eclipse
  • Other

    Test Cases, Regression Testing, Cross-browser Testing, Mobile App Testing, Smoke Testing, Test Case Execution, Quality Assurance (QA), System Testing, Agile Software Testing, Test Management, UI Testing, Integration Testing, Black Box Testing, Gray Box Testing, Performance Testing, API Testing, Automated UI Testing, Sitecore, Security Testing, Serenity
  • Frameworks

    Robot Framework, Selenium, Cypress.io, Protractor, Jasmine
  • Storage

    Database Testing, MySQL
  • Languages

    C++, C, JavaScript, XML, HTML

Education

  • Engineer's degree in Information Science and Computer Engineering (Direction of Network Technologies)
    2013 - 2019
    Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering - Skopje, Macedonia
Certifications
  • AWS Security Fundamentals
    JULY 2019 - PRESENT
    AWS
  • Black Box Software Testing Foundations Course 101-BJ
    MARCH 2019 - PRESENT
    Association for Software Testing
  • AWS Business Professional (Digital)
    JANUARY 2019 - PRESENT
    AWS
  • AWS Technical Professional (Digital)
    JANUARY 2019 - PRESENT
    AWS

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