About Me

Job Title

Adrian Stoica, Senior Software QA Engineer

Short bio

Adrian is an ISTQB certified QA Manager specializing in quality assurance practices that span the whole life-cycle of the software development process, from the requirements phase to the delivery. His specialties are QA Automation Architecture, QA Management, Software Quality Assurance, Software Development, Test Automation.

Adrian has strong knowledge in developing and implementing QA Practices, such as creating test plans and test strategies, designing test cases, functional and non-functional testing, Black / Grey / White box testing. Through his many leadership roles, Adrian has developed strong communication skills and a proactive, can-do mentality.

My Skills

  • Backend: Java, Javascript, PHP
  • Testing: Selenium, Cypress, Appium, Postman
  • Hosting: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform, Azure, Gitlab
  • CI/CD: Jenkins, Teamcity, Github
  • Databases: MySQL, MongoDB, GraphQL, NoSQL
  • Productivity: Jetbrains, VSCode, Bash


Senior QA Automation Engineer - Hype (2016 - 2022)

Hype is your end-to-end digital partner that transforms brand experiences into next generation customer engagement. We empower the world’s leading brands to connect with their customers at scale and succeed in the digital era.

As a Senior QA Automation Engineer some of my responsibilities are:

  • Coordination of a team of Test Automation Engineers and communicate stakeholder's interests
  • Designed and implemented end-to-end test automation frameworks using: vanilla Selenium + Webdriver, Cypress.io, AWS or Jenkins
  • Implemented various QAOps practices using Gitlab / AWS
  • API testing using Postman, K6.io for performance testing
  • Testcase management using Jira/Zephyr
  • Technologies used on various projects: Java, Javascript, Jenkins, Selenium, Cucumber, Cypress, BDD, Test Automation, QA Processes, Postman (API testing), Jmeter / K6 (performance/load testing

Senior QA Automation Engineer - Kalon Global Group (2014-2016)

Kalon is a world leading digital development company, serving as a Central Hub for digital innovation in Europe.

As a Senior QA Automation Engineer some of my responsibilities are:

  • - Support test process implementation in multiple projects
  • Design, develop and integrate various test automation processes in the company (Automation, Load, Performance, Functional and API testing)
  • Coach other team members on test automation topics
  • Technologies used on various projects: Test Automation, Behat, BDD, Postman, AngularJS, Backbone JS, API Testing, HP Loadrunner, Technical Leadership, Lead QA Engineer, QA Processes, QA mentoring

Senior QA Engineer - MRM McCann (2013 - 2014)

MRM McCann is a global digital commerce service partner that helps companies conceive, build and operate commerce solutions that accelerate revenue and reduces costs.

  • Defined and applied QA principles for large web eCommerce deployments.
  • Educated and mentored other team members on agile testing practices and tools.
  • Developed a full stack BDD automation framework using the open source tool Behat and Selenium.
  • Led the QA team members into creating and implementing automated functional tests on various projects.
  • Interacted with external development teams in the whole development life cycle of the applications.
  • Integrated the automation tests into the continuous integration development cycle using: Jenkins, Selenium Grid, Xvfb.
  • Technologies used on various projects: PHP, Behat, Jira, SVN, Selenium, Jenkins

QA Engineer - Bitdefender (2010 - 2014)

Bitdefender is the creator of one of the industry's fastest and most effective lines of internationally certified security software. Since its inception in 2001, Bitdefender has continued to raise the bar and set new standards in proactive threat prevention, emerging as the industry's anti-malware innovator.

  • Directly responsible of the software products quality.
  • Created test plans, test cases and comment on design specifications.
  • Created and executed scripts and tools to be used for the automated testing.
  • Verified the software product features and functionality according to software specifications and documentation.
  • Reported bugs providing as much information as necessary (snapshots, ways of reproduction).
  • Did follow-up on fixed bugs to re-verify them (regressive testing).
  • Collaborated with the Customer Service team to obtain feedback from the clients regarding the evolution of the product.


Adrian Stoica graduated from Romanian-American University with a BS in Computer Science.