Adrian Duda available (1 Recommendations)

Adrian Duda

Technical Consultant / Testing / Requirements / Pre-Sales Engineer / Technical Writer

available (1 Recommendations)
Profileimage by Adrian Duda Technical Consultant / Testing / Requirements / Pre-Sales Engineer / Technical Writer from AiudRomania
  • 515200 Aiud, Romania Freelancer in
  • Graduation: Master of Science (M.Sc.)
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  • Languages: English (Full Professional) | French (Limited professional) | Dutch (Elementary) | Romanian (Native or Bilingual)
  • Last update: 01.01.2020
Profileimage by Adrian Duda Technical Consultant / Testing / Requirements / Pre-Sales Engineer / Technical Writer from AiudRomania
Technical Consultant with 15 years International Experience
Requirements, Testing, Pre-Sales Engineer / Technical Writer


Highly experienced consultant in industrial IT solutions focusing on:
  • First-line IT business and functional requirements analysis, leading to design of complex systems
  • Pre-Sales engineering support leading to high-level responses to requests for proposal
  • Quality Assurance and Technical Writing driving user experience and adoption
  • Interacting with customers to gather, refine their requirements and translate them into concrete solutions
  • Strong technical knowledge, ownership, adaptability, creativity, problem-solving, attention to big picture and detail
  • International experience in consulting & research (UK, Ireland, Canada, Finland, Romania, Netherlands, Switzerland)
  • Telecommunications network infrastructure design, voice / data traffic optimization, public safety communications
  • Electronic components used in industrial automation, robotics / autonomous vehicles
  • Financial Services and Insurance
  • End-to-end IT solution lifecycle: design, testing, pre-sales, solution documentation and deployment
Patents: (Europe, US and China) “Traffic load management” – addressing mobile networks data traffic increase

  • 2000 – 2001 “Babes-Bolyai” University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
    MSc Computer Science in Artificial Intelligence (Neural networks / natural language processing)
  • 1996 – 2000 “Babes-Bolyai” University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
    BSc Computer Science, graduated with score 9.8/10
  • 1992 – 1996 “Tiberiu Popoviciu” Computer Science High-School, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
    Won 1st and 2nd place at Mathematics Olympiad Judeţ Cluj
  • 06/2019 - Present

    • Haefeli & Schroeder Financial Lines Ltd (Zurich, Switzerland)
    • Insurance
  • Freelance Technical Consultant - Quality Assurance specialist
  • Quality Assurance specialist on first online platform for Financial Lines in Switzerland

    • Defined testing strategy, coordinated with software and business teams to ensure solution satisfied requirements

    • Wrote technical documentation driving user experience and adoption

  • 03/2019 - 05/2019

    • Haefeli & Schroeder Financial Lines Ltd (Zurich, Switzerland)
    • Insurance
  • Freelance Technical Consultant - Requirements Engineer
  • Requirements Engineer on first online platform for Financial Lines in Switzerland

    • Gathered/analysed requirements, broke down problems, provided valuable input into the actual design

    • Wrote functional specification (use cases, interfaces, workflows)

  • 09/2018 - 02/2019

    • Oceaneering AGV Systems (Utrecht, Netherlands)
    • Transport and Logistics
  • Consultant
  • Consultant – optimized processes control system at Porsche Germany assigning automated vehicles to pick up/drop off transports, optimize routes, control movement to avoid collision

    • Interfaced with clients at several levels from technical to management

    • Optimized material flow and robots performance by analysing and modifying traffic and logic rules

    • Committed to work during December holidays to install system at Porsche factory before start of production

  • 09/2016 - 08/2018

    • one2many (Deventer, Netherlands)
    • Telecommunications
  • R&D Engineer
  • R&D Engineer with New Zealand National Emergency Public Alerting System, deployed in only 6 months from requirements phase to being live, analyst and quality assurance

    • Analysed requirements, designed/implemented emergency alert functionality for United Arab Emirates Government

    • Tested new releases and fixes (unit, integration, validation, regression testing) and supported the DevOps team

    • Developed efficiently multiple implementations simultaneously (e.g. for UAE and New Zealand government)

  • 05/2015 - 09/2016

    • Siemens (Sibiu, Romania)
    • Energy, water and environment
  • Software Engineer/Cross-Team Coordinator
  • Software Engineer/Cross-Team Coordinator to control power supply devices for Industrial Automation

    • Maintained and enhanced GUI and machine to machine communication to control power supply devices

    • Coordinated efficiently with other teams in Siemens Vienna and Prague

    • Tested quality of revised software solutions

  • 11/2013 - 08/2014

    • Shareworks by Morgan Stanley (Calgary, Canada)
    • Banks and financial services
  • Consultant
  • Consultant for equity award system, improved and expanded Financial Reporting module

  • 01/2005 - 12/2012

    • France Telecom / Orange Labs UK Ltd (London, UK)
    • Telecommunications
  • Project Manager, Senior Requirements and Development Engineer
  • Initiated ideas, deployed solutions leading to patent and savings – alleviating problems of data traffic increase

    • Defined and initiated Data Mobility project; managed budget, schedule and performance

    • Translated ambiguous requirements into technical architectures and software product

    • Implemented traffic shaping mechanisms and became a subject matter expert in products

    • Wrote technical deliverables based on research, proposed high impact ideas based on analysis to management

  • 07/2002 - 09/2004

    • Comnitel Technologies / University College Cork (Ireland)
    • Internet and Information Technology
  • R&D Engineer / Researcher
  • Enhanced Quality of Service through research and implementation of emerging traffic handover mechanisms between WiFi / cellular networks.

  • 07/2001 - 06/2002

    • Comptel Corporation (Helsinki, Finland)
    • Telecommunications
  • Software Developer and Analyst
  • Software Developer and Analyst for Billing Mediation platform – implemented charging based on usage data collected from network elements

I am flexible about travelling for the needs of the project.

Haefeli & Schroeder Financial Lines Ltd

Managing Partner ( Markus Haefeli )

Adrian brings vast international expertise: skillful requirements collection, conducting key testing approaches and ensuring change deployment - leading to a solution fully satisfying requirements. Adrian wrote professional documentation which drives user adoption and satisfaction. He is smart, hardworking, committed and easily adapts to new challenges. I will continue to involve Adrian for further challenges and highly recommend him as a trustworthy and reliable professional.