My Resume


6+ years of experience in Manual and Automated Testing: Web-based applications across multiple platforms, Printing software, GPS software and equipment, Mobile Apps.
• Strong understanding of SDLC, SQA Methodology, tools and best practices in Waterfall and Agile environments.
• Solid knowledge in test documentation: Test Plans, Test Cases, Test Reports, and test scripts based on User Requirements Specification (URS).
• Extensive experience working with Apache HTTP Server and MySQL database.
• Expertise in Functional, UI, Network connectivity, Regression, Integration, Stress, and System testing.
• Hands on experience in Information Systems, including maintenance and support of various software and hardware for mid-size businesses, network configuration, network performance monitoring and problem troubleshooting.
• Professional and calm under pressure, flexible to adjust in a rapid and deadline-driven environment.
• Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Quality-driven, positive team player who always strives for efficiency and accuracy.
• Problem-solver with strong critical thinking and decision-making abilities.
• Function effectively in a multilingual and multicultural environments – good practice with outsource teams from India, China, Japan and Russia.
• Fluent in English and Russian.


Languages and Technologies:  Ruby, Python, JavaScript, Cucumber, Git/GitHub, MySQL, PHP, CSS, HTML, XML.
Test automation tools:  Appium and Selenium 2.
Bug tracking systems:  Mingle, Siebel, Track, Mantis, Bugzilla.
Operating systems:  MS Windows, Mac OS X, UNIX/LINUX.
Networking:  TCP/IP, FTP, HTTP, LAN, WAN, Internet, Intranet.
Virtualization:  Lab Manager, VMware player, Moka5 player.
CMS:  Joomla, WordPress.
Software bundles:  MAMP, WAMP and LAMP.
Graphic software:  Adobe CS6, GIMP.


Software Engineer in Test, Expedia, Inc  San Francisco, CA                                                         10/13-Present

  • Write automation tests using Ruby language and Cucumber environment in testing Expedia App Hotels & Flights booking for iOS devices.
  • Use Appium to execute automation tests.
  • Manage automation jobs on Jenkins, locating and fixing failures in automation tests. Keep the automation jobs on Jenkins green.
  • Full end-to-end manual testing for all Expedia Apps on iOS devices.
  • Write and modify test plans and test cases once the requirements change.
  • Use GitHub daily to collaborate with the development and QA teams, project management, and designers.

Software SQA Engineer, EFI, Inc  Foster City, CA                                                     12/11-05/13

  • Working in Sustaining QA Team and Assembly Line Team.
  • Testing the functionality of Windows and Linux servers using Matrix Automation.
  • Running Calculus automation scripts for the validation of the server functionality and catching any degrades that might occur during bug fixes. Automation Suite Scripts:
  • Engineering Test Suite – to validate the basic functionality of the build.
  • Regression Test Suite – to validate the basic functionality of the server functions.
  • Feature Test Suite – to validate the Fiery Master Feature List.
  • Stress Test Suite – to validate the Fiery server stability on selected high-risk files and file formats.
  • Checking the usability of the Fiery VUE software on the different projects and platforms.
  • Working with the system updates for different projects.
  • Working with the largest OEM’s such as: Canon, Xerox, Ricoh and Konica/Minolta.
  • Testing EFI Command Workstation and all its components.
  • Working with a Workflow, Fiery Central and Sustaining Matrix Certification.

Software QA Engineer, Moka5  Redwood City, CA                                               07/11-11/11

  • Tested BareMetal player and Creator applications – parts of Moka5 Suite.
  • Provided base systemic tests with the latest build.
  • Participated in full regression testing of multiple product versions such as Desktop creator

(Win7x32,Win7x64 LPC), Portable player, BareMetal client-side desktop virtualization.

  • Provided mini-regression testing on Mac OS X (Portable player, BM-Player, Desktop-Player).
  • Executed structured test procedures and report software defects.

Software QA Engineer, SlickPic  San Bruno, CA                                                  11/10-05/11

  • Tested web-enabled professional grade photo sharing application.
  • Analyzed business requirements and suggested improvements to the product features.
  • Developed test cases for functional and regression testing of the application (black & gray box).
  • Tested implementation of social networking features: blog, forum, instant messaging, news feeds.
  • Tested Open ID implementation using Gmail and Facebook accounts.

Software QA Engineer, Clipta, Inc.  Sunnyvale, CA                                             2008-2010

  • Tested advanced Internet video search engine, which offers users instant access to millions of the most relevant videos on the Internet through an easy, friendly and efficient search.
  • Developed diagrams using Visio and Gantt charts using Microsoft Project.
  • Analyzed business and technical requirements discovering inconsistencies and ambiguities.
  • Tested hardware components.

IT Support, UNIF, Inc.  San Francisco, CA                                                            1997-2008

  • Maintained network of 20+ PCs. Installed software and hardware.
  • Assisted users in training and troubleshooting software and hardware problems.
  • Maintained Network connection.

Quality Control Manager, Amur River Shipping Company, Russia                  1994-1997

  • Supervised a team of 23 technicians.
  • Responsible for testing and maintenance of navigational equipment and GPS systems.
  • Performed Quality control, testing and calibration of autopilots and radars installed on ships.
  • Resolved troubleshooting problems or system malfunctions.


2012            Test Automation with Selenium, Portnov Computer School, Los Altos, CA

2007            Software Quality Assurance, Portnov Computer School, Los Altos, CA

1991            MS in Maritime Engineering. Novosibirsk State Academy of Water Transport (NSAWT)

1983            BS in Maritime Navigation. Maritime State University named after Admiral G.I. Nevelsky