Contextual to host Android Australia User Group- Sydney Meetup “The War on Bugs: Automating QA for scaling Mobile and Web Apps” plus New Speakers!

March 16, 2023 Contextual is set to host a special in-person (and virtual) event Android Australia User Group Sydney – Meetup: The War on Bugs: Automating QA for scaling Mobile and Web Apps in partnership with Deputy @ Deputy head office on level 13, 580 George Street Sydney.

About the event

The most successful apps don’t just have to be really great, they have to be really great in a countless number of different scenarios and perform optimally under sometimes extremely challenging conditions. This is where QA the unsung heroes of a product’s success play their most crucial role.


This panel session will feature several speakers who are industry experts in quality assurance testing for mobile and web apps at scale. Hosted by David Jones CEO Contextual, board member @ Fishburners and co-convenor for the Sydney Mobile Apps and Android Australia user Group – Meetup panel members will be invited to share their experiences, successes and learnings.


Featured Speakers


James Morrissey

James Morrissey is a Senior Android Engineer on the Mobile Platform Team @ Deputy. He is across all aspects of the mobile platform, CI, and digs into backend as needed to solve performance bottlenecks. In the last year he has worked closely with QA Engineering to integrate various testing frameworks into our tech stack for evaluation. He worked at Westfield & GoCatch and currently at Deputy for over 3 years where he has brought technical excellence and passion for the craft. When he’s not brewing craft beer at home, he’s developing his own reddit client for Android called Mellow.


Sooyeon (Sue) Park

Sooyeon (Sue) Park. QA Automation Lead @ Contextual Sooyeon is an experienced QA engineer with over four years of expertise in specialized testing areas, including test automation and performance testing. Sue is a solution-oriented team player who prioritizes collaboration between product and engineering teams to effectively implement features that benefit end-users. Prior to transitioning into a career in software engineering, Sooyeon was a classical musician with a keen ear for sound quality.


Since joining the Contextual team after completing her Master’s degree in Software Engineering, Sooyeon has been instrumental in improving the team’s quality engineering practices and fostering a harmonious work environment. 


Rajdeep Mahawal 

Rajdeep Mahawal is a Senior Quality Engineer @ SafetyCulture with more than 16 years of experience in Quality Assurance in Software Testing.  Prior to SafetyCulture, Raj was at ING and has more than 7 years of experience working in fintechs and insurance domain. His abilities in Quality testing, includes establishment of the test environments, preparation of test strategy and test plan, creation of test scripts/cases, execution of Tests and tracking of defects using various tools.

Raj is a complete Test Automation Expert with excellent analytical and communication skills, innovative and experience in working with cross-functional teams, short to large sprints, agile & Lean Kanban based agile test practice with continuous integration.


Daniel Ring

Daniel Ring is a Solution Architect @ Buildkite, where he speaks with developers and engineers from all kinds of teams and industries, helping them understand the features and capabilities of CI/CD platforms and get the most out of their pipelines and workflows.  With a background in DevOps, Platform Engineering, and Solution Architecture, Daniel has developed a keen interest and knack for automating complex tasks and enjoys working to improve the building, testing, and delivery of platforms and software.


Our expert panel  will share their experiences and perspectives in running a highly scalable QA operations in a “fireside chat” format hosted by David Jones followed by an AMA session. David Jones is Founder/CEO of Contextual . David Jones is also a product-obsessed founder whose last company, ThreatMetrix, exited in March 2018 for over $1B. His previous company exited to Surfcontrol (now Forepoint) and his current company is Contextual. Contextual delivers a codeless SaaS Onboarding solution for Mobile and Web applications – the team can often be found around Fishburners. David is also a Founding Mentor at Startmate.


Other Panel speakers to be announced


If you are a QA expert and/or app developer and would like to be part of this or future panel discussions please contact

In person places will be limited for this special event. So register now and secure your spot.


You can also join us online. Zoom details will be sent to you once you RSVP.

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