First Test Automation Hackathon

Put your QA automation skills to the test! Hack deep into test automation, measure your own strength and identify areas for improvement while having a challenging and fun day.
 
Test Automation Hackathon is a full day game-like event with competitive and engaging aspects where all talented testers and developers will be pushed to the limits whilst learning from each other and enjoying what we do best. This is where we want you to impress us with your software test automation skills! In return, the most creative thinkers will be rewarded with attractive prizes and gifts. Even better, the winner team will have the bragging rights as the best test automation engineers in the region!
 
This is the first International Test Automation Hackathon organized in Vilnius. Everyone is encouraged to participate and it is completely free to attend. An international board of judges will assess the skills and make sure the Hackathon is fair.
More information: hello@tahackathon.lt
 

Gold Sponsor of Hackathon

Knowledge Partner

Hackathon Teams

1. Selenide – Germany & Belarus

2. Callcredit – Lithuania

3. AlfaLab – Russia

4. 5D – Lithuania

5. CTCo Team – Latvia

6. Flex.bi – Latvia

7. Workablers – Greece

8. MobileLife – Lithuania

9. Team No. 1 (formed by individuals): Ieva Gražulevičiūtė, Michail Timosok,  Jānis Mozgis, Nadezda Zenina – Latvia & Lithuania

10. Team No. 2 (formed by individuals): Rugilė Petrukauskaitė, Daumantas Kirdeikis, Justas Laužadis, Vitaly Boytsov – Latvia & Lithuania

Hackathon Day

Hackathon Challenge (open only for Hackathon Teams)

During the registration process, your team will be assigned one desk and up to four chairs in Hackathon Hall. Each participant will receive a Hackathon badge and access to free Wi-Fi. The badge will be your ticket for free snacks, drinks and recreation space. Please note that all participants are expected to bring and use their own laptops.

Important! Hackathon Challenge will be revealed only on Hackathon day.

You will have 5 hours to solve the Challenge and prepare the final presentation. There will be no limitation for preferred coding languages, but we expect you to use Selenium Webdriver + Maven and submit your results to GitHub field.

Each team will have 15 minutes to present their work to the Judge panel. There will be ten criteria by which judges will evaluate the final presentations and assign points. 3 teams with the highest score will qualify for the FINAL contest.

FINAL (open for all testing community)

Three teams with the highest scores will compete in the FINAL contest presenting their works to other teams and event attendees. The point values given by the Judges, Hackathon Teams and event attendees will determine the winners.

Prizes

1st place

1500 EUR

2nd place

750 EUR

3rd place

300 EUR

Head of Judges

Baris Sarialioglu
Keytorc Software Testing Services, Turkey
IT professional with 15+ years of experience as Information Technologies Consultant ...

Judge Panel

Vaidas Pilkauskas
Vilnius JUG, Lithuania
Vilnius Scala organizer and co-founder of Vilnius JUG. While not shredding on his mountain ...
Justinas Jucevičius
Nasdaq, Lithuania
Experienced Lead Software Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services ...
Eglė Radvilė
JSC “Lithuanian railways”, Lithuania
Director of Information Technologies Center of JSC Lithuanian Railways Eglė is an active disseminator ...
Dragan Spiridonov
Alchemy Cloud, Serbia
Dragan is a tester with a background as a teacher. He currently works as ...
Kari Kakkonen
Knowit, Finland
Testing Consultant, FiSTB Chairman and ISTQB Treasurer ...
Alexander Andelkovic
King, Sweden
Alexander is the agile testing lead for Sweden-based King/Midasplayer AB, developer of the popular ...
Vaidas Kavaliūnas
TIA Technology, Lithuania
Vaidas is a technical QA engineer who is keen on working with automation in a broad sense ...
Thomas Sundberg
Think Code, Sweden
Thomas is an independent consultant and contractor based in Stockholm, Sweden. He has been ...
Augusto Evangelisti
Evangelisti Consulting, Ireland
Augusto “Gus” Evangelisti is a product development professional with over 20 years experience...
Alastair Smith
Alastairs, UK
Alastair is a developer at Cloud Hub 360. While he enjoys writing C# on the back end and HTML/CSS/JavaScript on the...

Dates to Remember

Entries open

August 1st, Tuesday

Last Day Of Submission

September 8th, Friday

Teams announced

September 19th, Tuesday

Hackathon Day

October 20th, Friday