Laurentiu Raducu

    4+ years experience in quality assurance, test design, test planning and test implementation.
    Udemy teacher with more than 55k students on tech subjects, mostly related to QA automation topic. My most successful course can be found here.
    Experience in using bug-tracking and test documentation tools.
    Practical knowledge in applying black box testing techniques, as well as in performing acceptance, regression, exploratory, performance and load balance testing.
    Expertise in developing automation scripts using powershell and batch scripting languages.
    +3 years experience in working with Selenium and Serenity libraries for automation testing.
    Extensive experience in performing device test automation using Appium.
    Excellent problem-solving skills.
    3 years experience in developing software as part of my personal and freelance projects. Track record available here: Github. Languages used: C++, Python, Java and VB.NET.

Experience

Automation Quality Assurance Engineer

UBS AG, Zürich

    Developing an automation framework to reduce manual test execution.
    Creating scripts for automating repetitive tasks.
    Working with the project stakeholders to define automation priorities.
    Working closely with subject matter experts for defining test plans and approaches for current releases.

February 2020 - Present

Automation Quality Assurance Engineer

London Stock Exchange Group, Bucharest

    Developing and maintaining the test automation framework of Unavista platform and all its reporting solutions. Currently, the language used is Java and the technologies used are Selenium, Jdbc, Jetty, Jasper Reports, Junit.
    Working with various compliance standards such as MiFiR, EMIR, G20.
    Performing automated tests for assessing the reliability, performance and usability of the platform and its solutions.
    Working with build management and continuous integration technologies such as Maven and Jenkins.
    Liaising with subject-matter experts for developing business scenarios for testing.

November 2018 - February 2020

Automation Quality Assurance Engineer

Luxoft, Bucharest

    Working for UBS Investment Bank on ALM/KYC solution called Fenergo.
    Developing and maintaining automation test case suite.
    Executing automated test cases and reporting results.
    Working with Selenium WebDriver and Serenity frameworks using Java.
    Working with build management technologies such as Maven and Jenkins.
    Using scripting languages for automating certain processes for bug management and reporting.

June 2017 - November 2018

Regular Quality Assurance Engineer

Misys International Financial Systems, Bucharest

    Development and creation of project design and testing environments in line with users requirements.
    Assembly of software programs in coherent and integrated systems with the purpose of testing and validating clients' specifications.
    Execute all types of testing (functional, regression, automated, performance, documentation).
    Perform quality assurance activities in agile iterations throughout all the phases of the product lifecycle.
    Maintain and develop automated GUI and API test cases.
    Work with subject-matter experts to develop real business test cases.

December 2016 - June 2017

Associate Quality Assurance Engineer

Misys International Financial Systems, Bucharest

    Development and creation of project design and testing environments in line with users requirements.
    Assembly of software programs in coherent and integrated systems with the purpose of testing and validating clients' specifications.
    Execute all types of testing (functional, regression, automated, performance, documentation).

June 2016 - December 2016

Regular Technical Writer

Misys International Financial Systems, Bucharest

    Write and maintain the functional documentation for FusionCapital Sophis, FusionInvest and FusionCapital eTrading products.
    Provide product-related information to end-user through video tutorials and written documentation.
    Develop and maintain online help and release notes.
    Measure the quality of the documentation and develop reports using Atlassian Jira and Confluence systems.

December 2015 - June 2016

Associate Technical Writer

Misys International Financial Systems, Bucharest

    Develop, write and maintain end-user, system administration and developer documentation.
    Develop and maintain online help, tutorials and release notes.
    Learning the product functionality through interviews with subject matter experts and personal use.

March 2014 - December 2015

Education

National School of Political and Administration Studies, Bucharest

Master of Science
Project Management (taught in English)

Overall Score: 9.80

2013-2015

National School of Political and Administration Studies, Bucharest

Bachelor of Science
European Administration

Overall Score: 9.60

2010-2013

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Interests

I enjoy studying computer science, I really do! I also spend my spare time running or practicing my skills in the game of chess.

I have interest in various technology fields, but particularly in TensorFlow, Quantum Computing and Blockchain smart contracts. Currently I'm looking to increase my knowledge and experience in these fields, as well as increasing my exposure to cloud computing technologies like AWS or Azure.

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