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Leonardo Lanni

IT & QA Lead

Moves to Barcelona

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Location
Barcelona, Spain
Can work in your office at
  • Barcelona and 50km around

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Leonardo in a few words

14 years of experience in IT as a Software Engineer, Test Architect, Head of Quality Assurance, QA Mentor and Coach, Agile - People and Project Manager

Leonardo ensures companies deliver the highest quality products and services

Core skills: Leadership, Changing Culture and Mindset of QA Teams, Stakeholder Management, Coaching/Mentoring, IT Strategy and Planning, Test Automation, Process Improvement, Quality and Release Management, Public Speaking/Writing/Teaching

Expertise in eCommerce, Payment Methods, Banking, Web and Mobile Apps testing, Retail, eHealth, WordPress, Mobility, Distributed Architectures.

- Build,lead and coach QA Teams
- Define company test strategy and architecture, KPIs, quality gates and goals
- Drive test automation framework on different levels (UI, Integration, Unit)
- Define the testing processes to fully integrate with the existing agile software development
- Build/optimize the CD/CI pipeline to minimise the time to market of new versions
- Handling and managing bugs, delivering new releases with quality reports
- Building the QA mindset and culture through mentoring, QA as everybody's responsibility, QA Team as the 'safety net'
- developing QA manual testers into SDETs through teaching and coaching


- 14+ years working for International companies (IBM) as well as various Startups
- Lived in Italy, USA, Germany, Spain, Morocco, France
- Speak Italian, English, German, Spanish
- International Patents inventor (10+ Patents)

Experience

Freelancing

E-commerce

IT & QA Lead

Barcelona, Spain

February 2020 - Today (1 year and 7 months)

14 years of experience in IT as a Software Engineer, Test Architect, Head of Quality Assurance, QA Mentor and Coach, Agile - People and Project Manager

Leonardo ensures companies deliver the highest quality products and services

Core skills: Leadership, Changing Culture and Mindset of QA Teams, Stakeholder Management, Coaching/Mentoring, IT Strategy and Planning, Test Automation, Process Improvement, Quality and Release Management, Public Speaking/Writing/Teaching

Expertise in eCommerce, Payment Methods, Banking, Web and Mobile Apps testing, Retail, eHealth, WordPress, Mobility, Distributed Architectures.

- Build,lead and coach QA Teams
- Define company test strategy and architecture, KPIs, quality gates and goals
- Drive test automation framework on different levels (UI, Integration, Unit)
- Define the testing processes to fully integrate with the existing agile software development
- Build/optimize the CD/CI pipeline to minimise the time to market of new versions
- Handling and managing bugs, delivering new releases with quality reports
- Building the QA mindset and culture through mentoring, QA as everybody's responsiblity, QA Team as the 'safety net'
- developing QA manual testers into SDETs through teaching and coaching


- 14+ years working for International companies (IBM) as well as various Startups
- Lived in Italy, USA, Germany, Spain, Morocco, France
- Speak Italian, English, German, Spanish
- International Patents inventor (10+ Patents)

FREE NOW - Freenow

Transportation

QA Engineering Lead

Barcelona, Spain

January 2019 - January 2020 (1 year)

The company: FREE NOW (formerly mytaxi) is a leading mobility provider. FREE NOW currently operates in London, Brighton, Edinburgh, Manchester, Nottingham, Oxford, Reading, Derby and Leicester. With wo requests every second, FREE NOW directly connects passengers and drivers with just two taps of the app.
FREE NOW is part of the mobility joint venture between BMW and Daimler, formed in February 2019. In July 2016, mytaxi announced the merger with Hailo, the leading taxi app in the UK and Ireland - an important step towards becoming Europe's largest e-hailing app.
Today, FREE NOW works with 700 employees in 26 offices across Europe. Eckart Diepenhorst is the CEO of FREE NOW Europe.

Responsibilities: As QA Chapter Lead of the Driver Application Tribe, my responsibility is to lead, mentor and coach a team of SDET (Software Development Engineers in Test) during the development of new functionalities of the iOS & Android Application for our Drivers, to build our Quality Assurance framework, test automation, processes, and methodologies, using a KPI and data- driven based approach into the decision making process.
I put strong focus into leading by example, working hands on on the several QA aspects involved in the job, stimulating my team and driving them both into their career growth and at the same tame helping towards the delivery of excellence in our Application.
I am in charge also of providing Quality check on our new application releases, and leading the QA contribution into building a fully automated pipeline towards CD/CI.
My stakeholders are CTO, Head of Engineering, Tribe Leads, Head of Product and Product Owners, Chapter Leads, Scrum Masters and Developers and my role focuses also in order to achieve the release of great quality products.
My skills come after more than 12 years of solid IT experience including QA and Development, Test automation Leader and Manager.

Windeln.de

E-commerce

Head of QA

Munich, Germany

February 2016 - December 2018 (2 years and 10 months)

The company: Windeln.de is one of the leading and fastest growing online retailers for baby and toddler products in Germany, Austria, Eastern Europe, Switzerland and China. The company has recently been ranked among the "Tech Tour Growth 50" which is a list of the fastest growing high-tech and investor-backed companies in Europe.

Responsibilities: As Head of QA, my responsibility is to provide the best user experience to our customers over the several shops including the fast growing Chinese one, providing quality in each new shop release. In order to achieve this, I run a team of 11 people, part of them remotely in our Romanian branch in Sibiu. The team focuses on manual testing including frontend (new features, bug fixes, responsive design, mobile devices fragmentation, App testing), Test Automation (building a test automation framework based on Selenium Grid, Jenkins, Maven, POM), backend testing (integration, feeds, scripting, email, and so on). My stakeholders are Business people, the Board, CTO, Product Owners, Developers, DevOps, Software Architects and Team Leads, and my role focus also on strong synchronisation activities through these people among the two remote offices, in order to achieve the release of great quality products. My skills come after almost 10 years of solid experience in QA as developer, Test automation Leader and People and Project Manager.

Planet Sports

E-commerce

Quality Assurance Leader

Munich, Germany

August 2014 - January 2016 (1 year and 5 months)

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