Andrey Lavrentyev, one of MERA’s technical experts, was invited to speak at QA Meetup, held on December 8th, 2018. The event took place in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, where MERA’s major R&D center is located. It united more than 120 software quality assurance specialists seeking to discuss old and new trends of the profession. The list of speakers included engineers from established IT companies with a branch in Nizhny Novgorod.
Andrey has been involved in the IT industry since 2005. For the last 3 years, he has been holding a position of a test automation technical expert at MERA, working with customers from the Telecom and Automotive domains. Andrey’s areas of interest include Test Automation and DevOps, and he has delivered several technical talks as well as tutorials for students on these subject matters.
Andrey’s talk at QA Meetup was devoted to the automated testing of automotive multimedia solutions. He gave an overview of several approaches to end-to-end testing of multimedia systems and briefly described the Test Automation Framework his team had developed based on the Robot Framework. Andrey also shared insights on the solution for test infrastructure and automated testing execution management, build with the use of Flask, PostgreSQL, ZeroMQ, Docker, Ansible. Moreover, his presentation touched upon the existing solution integration and Continuous Integration processes.