Jinny Kim

Aspiring Renaissance Woman

Work Experience

Spotify USA Inc.

QA Engineer

05/2017 - Present
New York, NY

Works with developers to improve and automate test and release processes.
Contributes to the team’s effectiveness and efficiency by setting an example of good software quality practices.
Communicates with product and technical stakeholders of technical progress.
Facilitates cross-team communication and collaboration.

Kik Interactive Inc.

QA Analyst III

08/2016 - 01/2017
Waterloo, ON

Managed and monitored Android and iOS releases used by hundreds of millions of users worldwide.
Ran meetings with engineering, product, and support teams for product vision and process.
Screened and interviewed co-op and full-time candidates.
Managed and mentored co-op students, and revamped co-op and full-time onboarding procedures.
Tracked incoming bugs and code changes to identify quality issues and trends.

Kik Interactive Inc.

Release & QA Engineer / QA Analyst II

10/2015 - 08/2016
Waterloo, ON

Developed and improved the Android and iOS app submission & release processes.
Documented and reported hundreds of bugs throughout testing.
Updated, consolidated, and maintained documentation for QA and engineering teams.
Built dashboards to track and communicate mobile feature status and progress to the company.
Worked closely with product and engineering managers to move features through QA and release.

XMG Studio Inc.

Game Tester (Intern)

09/2013 - 12/2013
Toronto, ON

Ran test cases and wrote bug reports for pre-release versions of games for Android and iOS devices.
Assisted with translating game builds to French, Italian, German, and Spanish.
Improved existing test cases to increase efficiency of game testing.

Tenthbit, Inc.

QA Engineering Intern

04/2012 - 09/2012
Kitchener, ON

Rigorously tested pre-release versions of Pair for Android and iOS.
Provided timely customer support to users via multiple channels.



Facebook Global Hackathon Finals 2012 Winner

Fall 2012

Helped build a speech-to-text, natural language app for iOS 6 to improve the existing Facebook search.


Waterloo Facebook Hackathon 2012 Winner

Winter 2012

Worked with a team to build the winning app that tested users' knowledge of their friends.


University of Waterloo


Honours Bachelor of Mathematics in Combinatorics & Optimization and Pure Mathematics (co-op)
Velocity residence resident, 2012 & 2014.

Udacity: Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

Fall 2011

Participated in the inaugural offering of Stanford's online Artificial Intelligence class.
Final mark: 91.6%, Final exam: 100%

Awards & Certifications

TD Bank Group Scholarship   •   Dr. Paul D. Steinhauer Scholarship   •   Engineering Society 'A' President's Award
The Dominion Scholarship   •   Government of Canada Physical and Security Clearance   •   Time Person of the Year (2006)


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