27th November, 2024, Toronto, Canada

Arash Taheri

Director, QA/QE

SMy name is Arash Taheri and I’m currently working at Central 1 as the Director of Quality Assurance and Quality Engineering. My role is to define the QA/QE processes and roadmaps, as well as implementing best practices for automation testing on various channels (FE, BE, and Mobile) across Central 1.

Prior to Central 1, I worked as a Senior Engineering Manager at Samsung Research Canada for five years. During this time, I led the development and QA teams in delivering highly secure and scalable B2B software with high performance and quality. I have a master’s degree in Electronics Engineering from Simon Fraser University. My engineering background, combined with my MBA degree and PMP certification has empowered me to take a project management approach to delivering releases that are in scope and on schedule.

I have over 16 years of industry experience including software quality assurance, automation testing, team leadership and project management. Furthermore, to collaborate more effectively with various agile stakeholders, I have obtained various certifications such as ISTQB, CSM, CSPO and A-CSM. My “hands-on” experience with various automation testing tools (JUnit, NUnit, Appium, Java, C#, Postman, JMeter, Selenium, Cucumber, etc.) has empowered me to make critical decisions around tool selection and implementation of automation testing projects in various organizations.