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Peter Zelíska

QA Lead & Senior Black Box Tester

About Me

I'm a software testing professional specializing in manual testing.

I speak four languages: English (advanced), German (upper-intermediate), Czech (advanced), and Slovak (mother tongue).

Expertise

★ ISTQB® Foundation Level Certified Tester
★ 4+ years of experience with static and dynamic black box testing
★ 3+ years of experience with managing a QA team
★ 3+ years of experience with dozens of mobile devices and platforms (iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Facebook, Amazon, Yandex)

★ Bug tracking systems: JIRA, HP ALM, Redmine, Targetprocess
★ Test management tools: TestRail, HP ALM
★ Software development methodologies: SCRUM, Kanban, Waterfall
★ Testathon 2015—Hackathon for Testers participant (Cluj-Napoca, Romania)

CERTIFICATIONS

Feb 2014Present

ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level

Czech and Slovak Testing Board (CaSTB)

WORK HISTORY

Sep 2014Present

QA Team Lead

MADFINGER GAMES (Brno, Czech Republic)

• Oversee the execution of all internal and outsourced QA activities
• Hire, manage, coach, and evaluate the performance of QA personnel
• Define new and optimize existing test processes
• Define and monitor QA team standards
• Own, monitor, and maintain bug databases
• Report project status and escalate issues in a timely manner

Feb 2013Aug 2014

Tester

RAIFFEISEN SOLUTION (Vienna, Austria)

• Perform static and dynamic black box testing of tailor-made software
• Find, report, and retest defects
• Write, update, and execute test cases
• Report project status on a daily and weekly basis
• Demonstrate the completed work to the customer

Jan 2011Jan 2013

Junior Project Manager

PROFESIA (Bratislava, Slovakia)

• Manage the assigned web project
• Create web content
• Deal with contractors
• Create website wireframes and prototypes
• Monitor and analyze project KPIs

Jun 2008Dec 2010

Development Support Specialist

PROFESIA (Bratislava, Slovakia)

• Test company's products and services
• Find, report, and retest defects
• Create website wireframes and prototypes
• Suggest usability and UX improvements

Mar 2007May 2008

Customer Support Specialist

PROFESIA (Bratislava, Slovakia)

• Assist customers with company's products and services
• Identify customer problems and provide appropriate solutions
• Interact with other internal departments to resolve customer problems
• Escalate complex issues to direct manager
• Resolve customer complaints in accordance with company's guidelines and policies

EDUCATION

Sep 2002May 2006

Business Academy

High School

SKILLS

9
Functional Testing
8
Smoke Testing
9
Bug Reporting
8
Regression Testing
8
Compatibility Testing
8
Leadership