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Birsen Elles

Product Owner
Istanbul,34

Summary

Adept at deconstructing and planning stories in order to promote improvements to product design and implementation. Excellent relationship-building, organizational, and project management skills with a focus on overcoming technical challenges and implementing successful resolutions.

Overview

14
14
years of professional experience
10
10
years of post-secondary education
4
4
Certifications
3
3
Languages

Work History

Product Owner

GE Aviation
2021.01 - Current
  • Manage aviation software products; Aircraft Records Management, MRO Connect, Workflow Management, M&E Systems Integrations
  • Work with global cross-functional teams to deliver high revenue aviation products
  • Manage product backlog; continuously ordering and prioritizing to ensure that the backlog meets customer needs based on value
  • Collaborate with customer and business stakeholders to develop roadmaps both at the product and portfolio level, then planning and managing milestones
  • Lead software development activities and QA activities
  • Follow up Freshdesk tickets
  • Define deployment notes and prepare release boards.
  • Manage applications integrations to product environment.

Senior Software QA Engineer

GE Aviation
2018.09 - 2021.01

Planned and devised cohesive test plans for projects using advanced testing technologies. Defined and create automation, functional and nonfunctional test infrastructures.

Senior Software QA Engineer

Verifone
2016.04 - 2018.09

Collaborated with QA analysts to establish, meet and maintain quality assurance thresholds based on best-practice tools.

POST terminal applications tested and integrated to EMV services

Senior Integration Test Engineer

Alcatel-Lucent
2013.06 - 2016.04

Developed effective test strategies based on requirements analysis and risk assessment for optimal Payment, Policy & Charging Facilities.

Senior Integration Test Engineer

Alcatel-Lucent
2012.05 - 2013.06

Provided software solutions to improve quality of Femtocell Systems

Junior Test Engineer

Huawei
2011.06 - 2012.05

Leveraged telecom core network (NGIN) best practices to maintain high standards of quality assurance throughout the project lifecycle.

Technical Support Engineer

Toshiba Turkey
2010.03 - 2011.06

Diagnosed and troubleshot hardware, software and network issues for Toshiba notebook technologies

Education

Computer Systems and Technologies -

Angel Kanchev University of Ruse
Ruse, Bulgaria
2004.01 - 2009.04

Physical Sciences - undefined

Cemberlitas Anatolian High School
Istanbul, Turkey
2000.01 - 2004.04

Skills

Technical acumen

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Certification

ISTQB – Foundation Level, 2021

Competence Skills

  • Aviation- Aircraft Records Management
  • Telecommunication
  • Policy & Charging
  • Payment & POST Solutions
  • EMV Services
  • SoapUI
  • Cucumber Framework
  • Selenium Web Driver
  • PyCharm
  • Robot Framework
  • Load Runner
  • TMSS HP QC
  • HP QTP
  • SQL
  • Azure DevOps
  • Aha
  • Jira
  • Zephyr
  • CISCO Packet Tracer
  • Secure CRT
  • VMware Workstation
  • VMware Server
  • Local Area Network
  • TCP/IP

Personal Information

Nationality: EU/ TR - Dual Nationality

Languages

Turkish
English
Bulgarian

Timeline

Product Owner

GE Aviation
2021.01 - Current

Senior Software QA Engineer

GE Aviation
2018.09 - 2021.01

Senior Software QA Engineer

Verifone
2016.04 - 2018.09

Senior Integration Test Engineer

Alcatel-Lucent
2013.06 - 2016.04

Senior Integration Test Engineer

Alcatel-Lucent
2012.05 - 2013.06

Junior Test Engineer

Huawei
2011.06 - 2012.05

Technical Support Engineer

Toshiba Turkey
2010.03 - 2011.06

Computer Systems and Technologies -

Angel Kanchev University of Ruse
2004.01 - 2009.04

Physical Sciences - undefined

Cemberlitas Anatolian High School
2000.01 - 2004.04
ISTQB – Foundation Level, 2021
EEC- Anglo - Global Business Communication and Etiquette, 2015
TCE – Toshiba notebook technologies and specifications, 2010
CCNA - Cisco Certified Networking Associate, 2008
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