Candidate's Resume



 Julia has a strong computing background and is committed to her career in IT. She is a Media Computer Science Graduate, who developed special interest in the Testing field when she was working on a Usability Study for her diploma. During her study, and a previously completed apprenticeship, she gained substantial insight in programming languages and learned to integrate as a team member in projects. In Julia’s previous role as Web Content Editor at a local publisher, she was responsible for the maintenance of corporate and client websites and proved herself to be a diligent and dependable professional, who is able to meet deadlines. She is a quick and resourceful learner who is able to pick up new skills and technologies, whilst adapting well to new environments. Originally from Germany, Julia was happy to take the challenge to go abroad and refine her Testing skills as well as developing herself professionally and socially.

At present she is part of a test team responsable for front to back testing of financial systems in an investment bank in Munich. Her role gives her the opportunity to gain vital experience in the Testing field, involving Functional and Integration Testing in a highly dynamic environment.  


  • 2 years Testing Experience: Trading Software at an Investment Bank
  • Certified Test Analyst
  • Media Computer Science Diploma
  • Nationally certified Computer Science Assistant Multimedia
  • A Levels

Career History

Jan 2010 - Present

Company name:FDM Group
Location:Frankfurt, Germany
Industry:Information Technology
Company size:501-1000 employees
Company web site:
Comments:International IT Service Provider,

Contact: David Russel
Job Title:Test Analyst Consultant
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:IT & Telecommunications
Closest Job Role:Testing & QA Engineer
Summary:Straight Through Processing
Detailed Description:Functional & Integration Testing for a Front Office Trading System at Uni Credit Group Munich,

Contact on site: Sieglinde Lindinger

Jun 2007 - May 2009

Company name:Klaus Schümann Verlag
Location:Hamburg, Germany
Industry:Advertising & Media
Company size:11-50 employees
Company web site:
Comments: Website Administration & Foto Editing,
Contact: Klaus Schümann
Job Title:Web Content Editor
Job Type:Part-time
Position Department:IT & Telecommunications
Closest Job Role:Web Developer
Summary: Website Administration & Foto Editing

Education & Training

May 2009 - Dec 2009

Institution:FDM Academy
Institution Type:College
Location:Manchester, United Kingdom
Course Name:Test Analyst
Comments:Unix, SQL/PL SQL, Functional Testing, Test Cases (QC), Manual Testing (QC), Automated Testing (Quick Test Pro & TestComplete), Performance Testing (Loadrunner), ISTQB Foundation Level, ISEB ITIL Foundation Level

Oct 2002 - Mar 2009

Institution:University of Applied Sciences Wedel
Institution Type:University
Location:Wedel, Germany
Course Name:Media Computer Scientist Diploma
Comments:Delphi, C and Java, PHP 5, XML, HTML , SQL & PLSQL, Unix Bash Scripting and networks. Grounding in business studies, investment & finance and marketing.
Diploma Work: Usability Study on the University website, which involved recording and observation of actual users.

Sep 2000 - Aug 2002

Institution:B.i.B. International College
Institution Type:College
Location:Bergisch Gladbach, Germany
Course Name: IT Specialist Multimedia
Comments:PHP 4, HTML, JavaScript, Unix Bash Scripting, Flash Animation, 3D Modeling, Digital Publishing, Video & Audio Editing

Aug 1991 - May 2001

Institution:Gymnasium Willhöden
Institution Type:High School
Location:Hamburg, Germany
Course Name:A Levels
Study Units/Modules:
  • German
  • Spanish


Business Skills

  • Business Requirements Definition (Novice - 3-6 months experience)

Product Skills

  • C (Intermediate - 6-12 months experience)
  • Cascading Style Sheets (Intermediate - 1-1.5 years experience)
  • Customised Report Creation (Intermediate - 3-6 months experience)
  • HTML (Intermediate - 1-1.5 years experience)
  • Integration Testing (Intermediate - 1-1.5 years experience)
  • Java (Intermediate - 6-12 months experience)
  • Microsoft Office 2003 (Advanced - 3-4 years experience)
  • Orc (Advanced - 1.5-2 years experience)
  • PHP (Intermediate - 6-12 months experience)
  • Quality Center (Advanced - 1.5-2 years experience)
  • Regression Testing (Intermediate - 1-1.5 years experience)
  • Scripting (Intermediate - 6-12 months experience)
  • Sophis (Intermediate - 6-12 months experience)
  • SQL (Intermediate - 1-1.5 years experience)
  • Testing Tools & Disciplines (Intermediate - 1-1.5 years experience)
  • Trac (Advanced - 1-1.5 years experience)
  • UNIX (Intermediate - 6-12 months experience)
  • Validation and Verification (Intermediate - 1-1.5 years experience)

Industry Company Experience

  • Defect Tracking (Intermediate - 1-1.5 years experience)
  • Design for Testing (Intermediate - 1-1.5 years experience)
  • Manual Test Execution (Advanced - 1.5-2 years experience)
  • Testing and Evaluation (Intermediate - 1-1.5 years experience)


  • English (Advanced - >5 years experience)
  • German (Expert - >5 years experience)
  • Spanish (Novice - 6-12 months experience)

Licenses & Certifications

ISEB ITIL® v2 Foundation Level

ISTQB Foundation Level


IxDA Munich

Comments:IxDA intends to improve the human condition by advancing the discipline of Interaction Design. To do this, we foster a community of people that choose to come together to support this intention. IxDA relies on individual initiative, contribution, sharing and self-organization as the primary means for us to achieve our goals.

Visa Information


Visa Type:Citizen


Coffee, Art & Design, Traveling, Making Music, The Web, Books, Independent Cinema, Wii, Hiking, Electro, Nature, Testing, Usability.

Personal Information

Job Seeking Status:Seriously Looking
I am on a notice period (days):  0
I am available from:12th January 2012
Would you relocate for a job?Yes
Date of Birth:29th April 1981
Marital Status:Single
Do I have a drivers license?Yes

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