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Natalia Novotna


Scrum Master, Sitecore

Location: Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine


Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner



Education:  Master's degree, Applied Mathematics at Dnipropetrovs'kij Nacional'nij Universitet

Career is started as QA. Interested in quality of the product and the process. Currently work as business analyst and product owner.

Former co-founder of the QA Dnepr community

An author of the blogs: LadyBug & testing



Work experience

Sitecore, Scrum Master
February 2013 - Present, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
Building service oriented scrum team. Setup internal communications at team and external with PO. Improve and innovate agile/scrum practices in the company. Responsible for: -Building scrum processes in a teams -Coaching team members -Facilitating meetings and other team activities -Innovate agile/scrum practices -Communicating with PO (Defining scope of work, Managing risks, Planning releases) -Detecting flaws and solve them

Magento, a division of X.commerce, Inc. (an eBay company), Product Manager (Product Owner)
September 2011 - February 2013, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine
Analyses the markets, identifies market opportunities. Gathering requirements for initial and subsequent releases. Specifying functionality and describing business use cases. Building a shared vision of the product for developers and other stakeholders. Working closely with developers to ensure appropriate decisions throughout implementation. Defining and sharing short and long term product plans and roadmaps.

Luxoft, Senior Test Engineer
October 2009 - August 2011, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine
Test design and test execution using technical specifications. Develop SQL scripts for functional, regression and automation testing (PL plus\TOAD). Functional requirement management, creation of product specifications, interaction with business, traceability of the requirements, impact analysis.

ApriorIT, Head of QA Department
November 2004 - September 2009, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine
People management (motivation, assessment, work with individual development plans etc). Develop plan for testing team (assigning tasks, verifying results etc). Analysis and formalization customer requirements. Test design and test execution using technical specifications Test strategy and test plan development for manual and automated testing Development software test documentation (test plan, check lists, test cases). Testing application with architecture "client-server ", applications that work with SQL databases, web-applications and drivers of the virtual devices.


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