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QA Story

Yuliya Balashova
Junior QA engineer at AllStars-IT Ukraine

Yuliya was born in the city of Yuzhnoukrainsk, Nikolaevskiy region, she successfully graduated from Kiev Polytechnic Institute majoring in technology engineer. As a student she was an activist, very creative student, member of the university’s theater, the dorms supervisor and was elected as the Miss of her faculty. Simultaneously, Yuliya had a part-time job as a photographer. It really inspired her back then and now. Prior of becoming a part of AllStars-IT team, Yulia was working for printing services company while deciding to pursue a professional career in the IT sector.

“I was always inspired by the new gadgets and various technological advancements. Since, I’ve made a decision to pursue a career in IT, I gathered various IT related books and began my self educating journey. Despite spending hundreds of hours in front of the books, thankfully I had friends who had assisted in pointing me at the right direction. I was recommended to attend QA classes that I had successfully completed. I picked Allstars-IT because of the gorgeous contemporary offices and home like working environment.

I’m very grateful to our CEO Solomon Amar and the management team for believing in me and for giving me the opportunity for professional growth. Thanks to AllStars-IT I’m able to take my first few steps towards my professional IT career. I like being a part of this great company.” Commented Yulia.

Hobby – enjoys taking airplane trips, snowboarding, traveling, dancing, photography and books reading. Favorite book – “Martin Eden” Jack London.
Yuliya dreams of organizing an adoption center for the street pets and to take a trailer cross country trip around the US.

Favourite quote – “Those who do not take risks, do not drink champagne”.

Solomon Amar, CEO & Founder of AllStars-IT Ukraine, commented:

“Yuliya is an example for the talented strong spirit young educated generation in Ukraine which have to get the chance of developing career in the IT arena although having no prior experience. We are very satisfied to be the door for these youngsters to a new wide world of opportunities, we see this kind of activity among others that we do as a Mission and as our small Contributing to the Community.”

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