Antonio Villar

Antonio Villar

QA Manager at Hosco
Lives in Barcelona, Spain

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About me

An experienced professional with a proven track record of managing QA departments for both Web and mobile applications.
Proven leadership skills involving managing different organizations through the overall software development cycle, developing and motivating onsite and remote team members.
First-class analytical and problems reporting skills.

keywords: QA, testing, test planning, test cases, Selenium, MySQL Query Browser, Redmine, Bugzilla, Extreme Planner, Jira, Bugsense, Crittercism, VOIP Monitor, Kibana, iOS, Android, Crashlytics.Voip Monitor.


11 years and 5 months

  • QA Manager

    Hosco - Barcelona, Spain

    August 2017 - Now · 2 years and 5 months

    Define and implement the quality assurance strategy based on user stories and user cases. Document and keep up-to- date the business rules and user cases, and update test scenarios accordingly Thorough testing before any product release Quickly and accurately report and document any bug that is found, and follow them through until their resolution Research and implement automation tools Work closely with product owners to understand stakeholder needs and product development priorities Work closely with developers to provide support for feature development Act as a strong advocate for quality in the software development process Constantly seek opportunities to improve our quality and testing processes.

  • QA / Customer Support Manager

    Upptalk - Barcelona, Spain

    February 2013 - August 2017 · 4 years and 7 months

    Leading a team of testers and customer care agents to ensure smooth product releases and enriching users experience. Reporting to the Company CEO. ● Ultimate responsible for the go/no go decision on releases ● Set up QA processes, metrics and communication protocol from scratch ● Advocating within the overall team for a superior user experience and application quality ● Liaison between customer care, technology and product in reporting bugs and tracking through completion ● Troubleshooting customer queries to uncover product bugs and redefining release schedule ● Defining and maintaining user stories and testing scenarios ● Recruiting, hiring, and coaching QA and Customer Care team, spreading the passion for attention to details and comprehensive testing ● Furthering the adoption of agile development practices within the QA team ● Prioritizing test components and representing QA in cross-functional development meetings

  • QA Team Leader

    Careesma - Barcelona, Spain

    August 2008 - February 2013 · 4 years and 7 months

    In charge of the QA team, managing 3 testers. Implementation of test cases and test suites all along the platform. Automation of the tests with Selenium IDE. Certification of Quality in a Web environment


  • Tech. adm.

    ACAM - Barcelona, Spain

    September 1986 - June 1992


4 languages

  • Catalan

    Native or fluent

  • Spanish

    Native or fluent

  • English

    Full professional

  • Italian

    Limited working

Personal information


  • Spanish


3 skills

  • commitment to quality
  • Effective team player
  • team managment

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