Syed Zubair Alam, Developer in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Syed is available for hire
Hire Syed

Syed Zubair Alam

Verified Expert  in Engineering

Test Automation Engineer and Developer

Location
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Toptal Member Since
September 20, 2022

Zubair Alam has more than eight years of diverse experience in software quality assurance testing. He is an expert in web, API, iOS, and Android mobile automation, penetration testing, and performance testing. Zubair Alam has worked with remote teams across the globe on more than 50 products to help companies deliver quality applications.

Portfolio

Bykea
JavaScript, Java, Selenium, Appium, SQL, Manual Testing, MacOS...
Foree
Agile, Manual QA, QA Automation, Test-driven Development (TDD), Test Automation...
VentureDive Pvt
Apache JMeter, Java, JavaScript, Postman, Android, Mobile App Testing...

Experience

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Appium, Selenide, Cypress, Jenkins, Apache JMeter, Postman, REST Assured, Selenium, GitHub, Jira, Quality Assurance (QA), Documentation, Reading, HTML, E2E Testing

The most amazing...

...thing I've done is automate over two dozen applications, including the top apps on Google Play like Careem, VistaJet, Bykea, and CreditBook.

Work Experience

Lead Test Automation Engineer

2020 - 2022
Bykea
  • Participated in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems.
  • Conducted automation inspections and automation script code reviews. Increased productivity by identifying and implementing improvements to existing automation solutions.
  • Benchmarked solutions and delivered best-in-class recommendations. Applied new technology as a driving force for process simplification with economic and practical payback times.
Technologies: JavaScript, Java, Selenium, Appium, SQL, Manual Testing, MacOS, Manual Software Testing, PDF, Quality Auditing, Capybara, WebDriver, QA Automation, TestRail, Git, Zephyr, Mobile, UI Testing, Mobile Applications, Mobile Apps, Mobile UI, iOS, Ionic, JavaScript Testing, Node.js, API Testing, Leading Quality Assurance (LQA), QA Test Plan Management, Functional Testing, Android Studio, Regression Testing, Web App Testing, QA Testing, Manual QA, Quality Assurance (QA), Asana, Playwright, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Test Planning, Black Box Testing, Embedded Systems, A/B Testing, Software QA, User Experience (UX), Firebase, Automated Testing, UI Automation, Automation, Best Practices, Cucumber, Travis CI, NetSuite, Oracle ERP, NetSuite API, Architecture, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Front-end, React, SuiteCommerce, PHP, Documentation, Reading, HTML, JSON, APIUM, BrowserStack, Load Testing, E2E Testing, Selenium WebDriver, GitHub Actions

Senior Test Automation Engineer

2018 - 2020
Foree
  • Participated in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems.
  • Implemented best practices of test definition, requirements tracking, and test automation.
  • Conducted automation inspections and automation script code reviews. Increased productivity by identifying and implementing improvements to existing automation solutions.
Technologies: Agile, Manual QA, QA Automation, Test-driven Development (TDD), Test Automation, Jenkins, GitHub, Appium, Selenium, Cypress, Jira, Apache JMeter, Postman, REST Assured, QA Testing, Java, Cucumber, Gherkin, Behavior-driven Development (BDD), Website QA, QA Leadership, CI/CD Pipelines, GitLab, Test Design, Mobile App Testing, Mobile Device QA Automation, Quality Assurance (QA), Python, Automated Testing, Testing, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Unit Testing, Ruby on Rails (RoR), RSpec, SQL, Manual Testing, MacOS, Manual Software Testing, PDF, Quality Auditing, Capybara, WebDriver, TestRail, Git, Test Cases, Zephyr, Mobile, UI Testing, Mobile Applications, Mobile Apps, Mobile UI, iOS, Ionic, JavaScript Testing, Node.js, API Testing, Leading Quality Assurance (LQA), QA Test Plan Management, Functional Testing, Android Studio, Xcode, Regression Testing, Ruby, Web App Testing, Asana, Playwright, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Test Planning, Black Box Testing, Embedded Systems, Firmware over the Air (FOTA), GeoPandas, A/B Testing, eCommerce, Software QA, User Experience (UX), Firebase, UI Automation, Automation, Best Practices, Travis CI, NetSuite, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Oracle ERP, NetSuite API, Architecture, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Front-end, React, PHP, Documentation, Reading, HTML, JSON, APIUM, BrowserStack, Load Testing, E2E Testing, Selenium WebDriver, GitHub Actions

Test Automation Engineer

2015 - 2018
VentureDive Pvt
  • Conducted performance testing on different applications using the JMeter tool. Designed and coded scripts for a performance benchmark verification of applications integrated with Jira and Jenkins.
  • Simulated tests from the cloud using BlazeMeter. Monitored and analyzed the capability and response time of the application under heavy load or stress.
  • Created automation script using Espresso and Appium to automate mobile applications. After test suites are executed, Allure test reports are generated, and test cases are marked on Jira.
Technologies: Apache JMeter, Java, JavaScript, Postman, Android, Mobile App Testing, Mobile Device QA Automation, Appium, Selenium, GitHub, Jira, REST Assured, QA Testing, Cucumber, Gherkin, Behavior-driven Development (BDD), Website QA, Manual QA, Test-driven Development (TDD), CI/CD Pipelines, GitLab, Test Design, Espresso, Quality Assurance (QA), Automated Testing, Testing, Python, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Unit Testing, Manual Testing, Manual Software Testing, WebDriver, QA Automation, Git, Test Cases, Zephyr, Mobile, UI Testing, Mobile Applications, Mobile Apps, Mobile UI, iOS, Ionic, JavaScript Testing, Node.js, API Testing, TypeScript, Leading Quality Assurance (LQA), QA Test Plan Management, Functional Testing, Android Studio, Xcode, Regression Testing, Ruby, Web App Testing, Asana, Playwright, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Test Planning, Black Box Testing, Firmware over the Air (FOTA), GeoPandas, A/B Testing, eCommerce, Software QA, User Experience (UX), Firebase, UI Automation, Automation, Best Practices, Travis CI, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), NetSuite API, Architecture, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Front-end, Documentation, Reading, HTML, JSON, APIUM, BrowserStack, Load Testing, E2E Testing, Selenium WebDriver, GitHub Actions

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

2014 - 2015
VentureDive Pvt
  • Performed the testing experience in the customer mobile app (iOS, Android, and web app), VistaJet back end, and the profile preference crew application (Blackberry).``.
  • Coordinated the testing effort and was responsible for test deliverables, quality metrics, coverage, results reporting to management, and issue escalating.
  • Developed and maintained test scripts, bug analysis, and interaction with development team members to fix defects.
Technologies: API Testing, Apache JMeter, Android Studio, Appium, Android, Web App Testing, QA Testing, Manual QA, Quality Assurance (QA), Asana, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Test Planning, Black Box Testing, A/B Testing, eCommerce, Software QA, User Experience (UX), Firebase, Automated Testing, UI Automation, Automation, Best Practices, Cucumber, Travis CI, Ruby, Architecture, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Documentation, Reading, HTML, JSON, APIUM, BrowserStack, Load Testing, E2E Testing, Selenium WebDriver, GitHub Actions

VistaJet

https://www.vistajet.com/en/
VistaJet revolutionized business aviation by pioneering a new way to fly – access to a global fleet. I worked as a test automation engineer and automated mobile and web applications. I also tested their apps and made sure they were of supreme quality.

Bykea

https://bykea.com/
Bykea is an everyday super app. It offers motorbike, rickshaw, and car rides in Pakistan. I headed a team of quality assurance and automation engineers. Also, I created a test framework for mobile and web application automation and automated more than 1,000 cases.

Xola

http://www.xola.com
Xola is an online booking software and event management system. It is a powerful marketing, reservation, payment, and back-office management system for tour and activity operators.

I worked as a test automation engineer on this project, and I have automated their complete web and mobile applications.

Telemedic

Eliminate the distance between the patient and his physician. Telemedic is an online patient portal where they can book appointments and interact with doctors virtually. It's a platform to get patients and doctors closer.
2011 - 2015

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences - Karachi, Pakistan

JULY 2022 - PRESENT

ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL)

International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB)

Libraries/APIs

WebDriver, Node.js, Playwright, Selenium WebDriver, Vue, NetSuite API, React

Tools

GitHub, Jira, Apache JMeter, Postman, Cucumber, GitLab, TestRail, Git, Zephyr, JavaScript Testing, Android Studio, Xcode, Asana, BrowserStack, Jenkins, REST Assured, RSpec, Oracle ERP, Travis CI

Frameworks

Appium, Selenium, Cypress, Capybara, Ionic, Selenide, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Espresso, Laravel, Flutter

Languages

Java, Gherkin, HTML, JavaScript, Python, SQL, TypeScript, Ruby, C#, PHP

Paradigms

Behavior-driven Development (BDD), Automated Testing, Testing, Manual Testing, Functional Testing, Test Automation, Automation, Best Practices, Load Testing, E2E Testing, Test-driven Development (TDD), Unit Testing, ETL, Agile

Platforms

MacOS, Mobile, Android, iOS, WooCommerce, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Amazon Web Services (AWS), Firebase, Blockchain, SuiteCommerce

Storage

JSON, Data Validation

Other

QA Testing, Website QA, Manual QA, QA Automation, Test Design, Mobile App Testing, Mobile Device QA Automation, Quality Assurance (QA), Manual Software Testing, Test Cases, UI Testing, Mobile Applications, Mobile Apps, Mobile UI, API Testing, Leading Quality Assurance (LQA), QA Test Plan Management, Regression Testing, Web App Testing, Business Analysis, Test Planning, Black Box Testing, A/B Testing, eCommerce, Software QA, User Experience (UX), UI Automation, NetSuite, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Data Quality, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Front-end, Documentation, Reading, APIUM, GitHub Actions, QA Leadership, CI/CD Pipelines, PDF, Quality Auditing, Firmware, Embedded Systems, Firmware over the Air (FOTA), GeoPandas, Video Editing, Image Manipulation, Architecture

Collaboration That Works

How to Work with Toptal

Toptal matches you directly with global industry experts from our network in hours—not weeks or months.

1

Share your needs

Discuss your requirements and refine your scope in a call with a Toptal domain expert.
2

Choose your talent

Get a short list of expertly matched talent within 24 hours to review, interview, and choose from.
3

Start your risk-free talent trial

Work with your chosen talent on a trial basis for up to two weeks. Pay only if you decide to hire them.

Top talent is in high demand.

Start hiring