Alex Volkov

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Programming languages: Python, Ruby, Perl
Frameworks: django, Rails, Dancer, Node.js
DB: MongoDB, mySQL
Frontend technologies: jQuery, AngularJS, LESS
Quality Assurance, test strategy and planning
API test automation (pytest, pytest-bdd)
UI test Automation (Selenium Webdriver)
CI/CD, Jenkins, Git, AWS, TDD/BDD


WORK EXPERIENCE (part of The Priceline Group) | Seattle, WA                                                                10/2015 – present

    Software Engineer                                                                                

Worked in a team of up to 14  people including developers, UX designers, product owners and data scientists
Built, tested and deployed 4 highly scalable, flexible, and high-performance extranet features (Perl/Dancer/mySQL)
Developed code fixes and feature enhancements for application serving more than 1 million properties
Solved issues with application and internal systems, prioritizing based on customer impact
Acted as an intermediary for problems, with both technical and non-technical audiences

SDET | Software Development Engineer in Test

Worked in a team of 9 SDETs implementing QA processes and tools across company products (Python/Django/MongoDB/AngularJS/AWS, Ruby on Rails, Node.js)
Designed and implemented system-wide test plans and test suites for distribution management components
Designed and developed UI automation test suites across features of property management system (Python/Selenium Webdriver)
Implemented automated test suites for RESTful APIs (Python/pytest/pytest-bdd)
Led team effort implementing behavior-driven development (BDD) principles into daily tasks
Integrated test automation suites with test case management system using Testrail API

AT&T | Seattle, WA                                                                                                                               06/2014 to 09/2015

Sr. Test Engineer

Provided extensive troubleshooting and technical expertise identifying issues impacting UX using IBM Tealeaf
Developed automated tests for highly transactional (up to 2 million daily visitors) web application (Python/Selenium)
Performed stability analysis of assigned production systems (Splunk/Tableau/Tealeaf)
Developed, configured and customized Tealeaf events, scorecards, dashboards and custom charts
Generated reports to demonstrate performance, trends and utilization levels of the various application components
Provided analytical support to the business teams and key stakeholders that drive UX throughout the organization
Conducted root cause analysis of web issues and recommended fixes to technical teams

LASTH Inc. | Mountain View, CA                                                                                                         01/2012 to 06/2014

Software QA Engineer

Tested wide range of mobile applications (retail, financial, social networking, video sharing, education etc.)
Performed ad-hoc, exploratory, functional, regression, sanity, compatibility and GUI testing of web-applications
Developed test automation using Selenium WebDriver and Python scripting
Took part in localization testing by validating UI flow, app page layouts, and user interactions
Created and executed test cases for functionality and regression testing of the application modules
Tested application using different mobile devices and Android Virtual Device installation
Participated in regular project team meetings to discuss testing procedure and assignments



Master’s degree: California State University, East Bay – Hayward, CA

Bachelor’s degree: Moscow State University – Moscow, Russia

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