Alla L.

+7 906 420 8551


  • Software QA engineer with hands-on experience in testing who is attentive to testing needs. Passionate about software quality!
  • Working knowledge of Agile (SCRUM) software development life cycle.
  • Produce solid test documentation including test plans, test cases, and test matrices.
  • Write easy-to-reproduce bug reports.
  • Proficient in manual testing. Skilled in functional, regression, exploratory, GUI, and API testing. Have experience in security, usability and localization testing.
  • Sound grasp of testing methodologies, QA principles, best practices and Windows UX standards.
  • Experienced in testing of web pages, web applications, mobile and desktop software.
  • Automate regression and performance testing.
  • Effective as both an independent and a team worker.
  • Foster collaboration between QA team and software developers.
  • Passionately strive for excellence with every project.
  • Creative thinker, willing to suggest improvements based on customer needs.
  • Never stop learning, able to grasp new concepts quickly and efficiently.
  • Willing to take up more challenging tasks.
  • Share my experience with others, speak at QA meetups.


PlatformsWindows 7/10/XP, Ubuntu/UNIX/LINUX.
Mobile PlatformsAndroid OS, iOS, Windows Mobile.
TechnologiesREST/JSON, Bootstrap, npm, Oracle, .Net.
ProgrammingJavaScript, HTML, CSS, SQL.
Bug TrackingJIRA, Redmine.
AutomationSelenuim IDE, JMeter, Postman+Newman.
ToolsChrome DevTools, Android Studio, Android ADB Fastboot, BurpSuit, TestLink, Jenkins, Bamboo.
Other softwareMS Visual Studio, Oracle VM VirtualBox, MS Office Pro, Adobe PhotoShop.


Intercontinental Exchange Inc

Software QA Engineer
September 2018 - Present

Projects: eSignal - a desktop application for financial markets analysis and trading; FileShare - a cloud storage, web application; PerfUnicorn - a performance testing tool for ICE servers.

  • Verified software, isolated defects and reported them, used Microsoft Visual Studio, Postman and DevTools to investigate bugs reasons.
  • Created detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases, taking into consideration tendencies and best practices in testing methodology. Used TestLink for test design. Used TestLink for test design.
  • Monitored all the tasks in a bug tracking system (JIRA).
  • Performed thorough regression testing when bugs were resolved.
  • Conceived API testing, created API documentation for one of the projects from scratch.
  • Automated API testing using Postman with JavaScript and Newman.
  • Conducted load testing, stress testing, and volume testing using Jmeter.
  • Carried out SAST and DAST testing using Burp Suite and Postman.
  • Performed SQL queries necessary to edit and update data within the database.
  • Developed specifications and designed mockups for new features, monitored their implementation.
  • Interacted with product support team to find the reasons of bugs and get additional information from users for further investigation.

GraphGrail AI

Software QA Engineer
June 2018 - September 2018

Projects: AI based web application for businesses that analyzed customers demand, showed diagrams, charts and statistical data on sales and sales managers productivity, a sales AI chatbot.

  • Established testing process by creating test documentation and organizing all the activities related to testing (I was the first and the only QA at the project).
  • Wrote, maintained, and executed test cases using a variety of test design methods.
  • Searched for bugs using black box and grey box testing (with a help of DevTools, Postman and server logs).
  • Managed defect tracking and defect reporting using RedMine tracking system, achieved a high rate of bugs fixed.
  • Used BurpSuit and DevTools to capture and analyze unsecured network data packets in a test environment, performed SQL, HTML and JavaScript injections.
  • Introduced an automated regression testing using Selenium IDE and JavaScript.
  • Analyzed customer base to meet their business needs, suggested improvements.

Test IO

Freelance Software Tester
October 2017 - June 2018

Projects: Slack messenger,,,,, and other European and American products, mobile and desktop.

  • Performed exploratory testing of a wide range of websites, mobile and desktop applications.
  • Detected a lot of functional and GUI defects, wrote clear and precise bug reports.
  • Used different testing tools for collecting mobile devices logs (Android ADB Fastboot, Android Studio).
  • Carried out automated UI testing using Android Studio.
  • Assessed compatibility across various platforms and browsers.


September 2019>_Codebashing. Application Security and Secure Coding Training: HTTP Security Principles. Certificate is available here.
June 2018Sololearn. Online course "SQL fundamentals". Certificate is available here.
May 2017 - October 2017Portnov computer school (USA). Online course "Software Testing".
May 2017GeekBrains. Online course "Introduction to programming". Certificate is available here.
April 2017FreeCodeCamp. Online course on HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Bootstrap.
2010 - 2013Southern Federal University, Russia. Bachelor's degree in intercultural communication and translation (English).
2005 - 2010Southern Federal University, Russia. Master's degree in law.

My law degree is not related to IT, but it helps me in my work, it gave me excellent skills in documentation analysis, taught me to be attentive to details, and helped me to develop good negotiation skills, strong troubleshooting and root cause analysis skills.