I'm an experienced IT Engineer with a solid analytical and automation testing background. Able to work with high loaded projects, self motivated and multitasking, good team player. Can work with different development methodologies like agile, scrum, kanban, waterfall.
State Engineering University of Armenia
Master's degree Information Technologies 2009 - 2012
State Engineering University of Armenia
Bachelor's degree Information Technologies 2003 - 2007
– Mar 2013
Manual, regression, smoke, black-box and functional testing of software. Research work and presentation of knowledge to colleagues. Virtual machines and environments. Windows XP, 2003, 2008, Vista, 7 and Linux. Wiki, Bugzilla and Testopia systems.
QA Team Manager
– Jul 2011
Manual, regression, smoke, black-box and functional testing of software. Research work and presentation of knowledge to colleagues. Virtual machines and environments. Windows XP, 2003, 2008, Vista, 7, Mac OS X and Linux. Cruise Control configurations and InstallShield installer configurations. Wiki, Bugzilla and Support systems.
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Senior Software Developer at EPAM Systems
Greg was one of key members and top level professionals in Linkgard QA team. I know him as a self-motivated, goal oriented and very hard-working employee. Personally, he is easy going and positive. I enjoyed the time working with him.
Project Manager and Analyst/Architect
Grigor is a very experienced QA professional who has strong analytical and communication skills. He has led the QA team and took a key role streamlining all aspects of software testing in the company, including manual, automated, stress, and acceptance testing, Continuous Integration, and many others. Grigor combines both technical and leadership skills, this makes him an excellent team leader and team player. I highly recommend Grigor for positions of Lead QA Engineer in companies of any size.
QA Engineer at oDesk
Grigor is a responsible and precise team player and a real expert in QA field. He is a person always ready to cooperate and to do everything for the good of the team and completing the job in the best possible way. Grigor have experience in learning and excelling at new technologies as needed. A professional, and at the same time a great person you can always rely on for help.
Content Marketing, Digital Marketing, SEO and SMM
It's my greatest pleasure to recommend Grigor as a highly intellectual and diligent professional with endless stamina and striving for perfection. His genuine skills and responsibility were always appreciated in his team, and I know him as a friendly and approachable team member, a man possessing sound workplace ethics and a positive "can do" attitude towards work.
PHP Developer at eyeOpen
Grigor is responsible and attentive specialist. He demonstrated great communicator and team-player skills.
Ruzanna Harutyunyan, PMP
Product Owner at Spreadshirt
Grigor is a must have member in a team.
He is an amazing multitasker, problem solver, easy learner. He is not afraid of taking challenges and is always thinking out of box, which is a critical character for his profession and was very much needed in our QA team at that time.
QA Lead at Elance|oDesk
Grigor is a strong professional, able to tackle on any task quickly, build a team and close colleagues to pursue ultimate goal. He was always ready to learn new techniques and use his own insight to improve the product. He was one of the best QAs I ever worked with.
Violeta Shamirian, PMI-ACP
I know Grigor Avagyan from when both of us were working in LinkGard Systems LLC as QA Engineers. We worked together for a year.
He is a very fast learner, works in a systematic way, is calm and pays extra attention to details. He is very well informed about the QA and in general software development life cycle and is a very good team-player.
He adds high professional and technical values to any organization he works in therefore I recommend him without reservation.
Product Architect at Upwork
Greg is a great QA. Easy to work with, responsive and friendly, yet careful and insistent. I'd definitely recommend him to anyone who wants his software to be stable and bug-less.
PHP Developer at oDesk
Quite simply - I cannot speak highly enough of Grigor. His work is outstanding, his turnaround time is amazing and he is clearly a high-quality person. Thanks so much Grigor.
QA Automation Team Lead at Upwork
Greg is very initiative and responsible person. Quick learner. Great team player, always ready to help/advice. Professional who is always ready to dive as deep as needed (and even more) into any issue and do his best to reach the goal. Person I've enjoyed to work with! Highly recommend!
Giovanni Luca Randisi
Team Lead CRM presso Home24 ag
Working with Grigor I found him as a person with great background and deep wisdom of solutions. I can recommend Grigor as a person with great experience and deep expertise of IT solutions. Grigor is a proactive professional, has no problem to work hard when necessary. Knowledge of IT technologies in connection with modern way of managing make Grigor the right person to work with.
php frontend developer at upwork
I can highly recommend Grigor as responsible and initiative person. Fast understanding of any task. Ready to take responsibility to himself and make best to reach the goal. Always ready to help/advice team members.Person I've enjoyed to work with!
Senior Web Developer at Brightgrove Ltd.
I know Grigor as a strong-skilled professional able to lead QA/CI processes establishment in any typical Web-oriented company. He is very qualified in questions of AT and manual testing, deployment process, CI servers configuration and support. He can easily lead a team of QA and be a mentor for them. He is polite, fair and always takes responsibility for his team.
PHP Developer at InterNations
I have been working with Grigor for almost two years and from what I saw he was the right person to lead QA/CI processes in Cuponation. He has a strong technical background that allows him to make fast and valuable decision that increase product quality. He is the one that take a responsibility and lead it to result. That was a pleasure to work with him and I would strongly recommend him as a right person.
Project Architect at Elance-oDesk
Grigor is talented QA engineer who can set up necessary infrastructure from scratch or join ready project. Professional skills with soft skills on same level - it's all about him. Working with him was pleasure and I'll definitely recommend him as a professional with everything QA related.
UX Developer at Cuponation
I worked with Grigor at Cuponation for over 2 years.
He is amazing team player and friend, works fast and he is always very professional. For that period he helped me a lot and I learnt many things from him.
During the time I worked as an external developer for CupoNation, I have worked closely with Greg, who was leading the QA team. I've noticed that apart from all skills needed for that position, he also has a wide variety of knowledge in all areas related to web development and server environment. Definitely would recommend him for his intelligence, experience and reliability.
Symfony DevOps Expert
I know Greg from the net, and we're worked in one open-source project. He is very hard worker and have a good ideas how to improve UI/UX and get more nice application..
HR-Manager bei coliquio
We worked together for some projects for Employer Branding, planned and organinzed meetups. Greg is great team player, very creative and has excellent organizing skills. According to Greg´s deep technical knowledge, he has the ability to explan very complicated topics in the simple way. I very enjoed to work with Greg.
PTE - Astound Commerce
Grigor is a great professional that helped a lot of time to find a very good solution to complex problems. Good luck :)
Founder - PrimeProjekt
I know Grigor for years. I have been collaborating with him on several occasions, and his professionalism has always been more than expected. His approach and personality have always ensured the quality of work and trust to make projects complete with success. Highly recommended!
Head Of HR - Advanced UniByte GmbH
Grigor carried out all his tasks to the highest possible standard, showing great sensitivity to all problems in the field of QA. He proved to be a valuable member of our IT staff. His readiness to give generously of his time and energy and his pleasant personality made a delight to work with.