Meet a Tester: Magomed

In Meet a Tester, we feature QA experts from our network who share their love for quality and Testlio. Magomed is a mobile app developer and tester from Norway.

Tell us a bit about yourself.

My name is Magomed, but my friends call me Mago. I was born in Russia and moved to Norway when I was only two years old. I live in Norway, but I’m moving between Spain and Norway as I play football in Málaga. I’m also into fitness and love working out. I have been a part of Testlio for about a little over a year now, and I love it.

What is your educational background?

I’m currently in my first year of getting a Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering. I enjoy learning about emerging tech and frontend development.

How did you end up testing for Testlio?

I discovered Testlio through Reddit. I was just scrolling away when the Testlio ad caught my attention. I was surprised at how much was offered so I thought I would give it a go. When I discovered that the onboarding was paid, I was even more surprised. Also, the premium clients that worked with Teslio piqued my interest.

What are your specialties?

I like software localization, WebAPI, and alpha testing. I have discovered most of these through Testlio.

Why do you Give a Damn about testing?

For me, it’s all about the end product. Making the experience enjoyable and seamless for everyone involved, especially the customer. As I use a variety of different apps on a daily basis, I couldn’t imagine what it would be like if the apps were not tested. I like to be part of the difference.

How does Testlio’s pay compare to your market rate?

The pay is quite similar, but I think Testlio is ahead with the flexibility of the task. Giving the testers the choice to either accept or decline tasks with long deadlines. Communication with Team Leads and making the deadlines flexible is another Testlio practice I enjoy.

How do you balance testing and personal life?

I keep track of my personal activities by marking my calendar and making sure I have enough time that particular day. Testlio makes time management a lot easier for me by letting me know beforehand when the task starts, when it is due and exactly how long the task will take. And, if the task takes longer than assigned you get compensated accordingly!

What’s an interesting fact about yourself?

I have a type of color blindness that is called deuteranomaly, more commonly known as red-green blindness.

What are some of your favorite apps?

  • Snapchat
  • Reddit
  • Duolingo
  • ShareTheMeal

How would you convince a friend to join Testlio?

I would start by telling them about the premium clients they will get to work with. I would then compare the time and freedom Testlio brings to the table. I would finish off by the pay as being the icing on the cake.

Are you interested in becoming a Tester?

Join us! 👇