Saturday, March 30, 2013

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Software Testing Career in India, Interview with Team Lead

Mr.Bharat Kumar Sigireddy is Working as a Software Testing Professional working with a Fortune 500 company as a Team Lead, I knew he was working from the past 7 years, Basically Mr. Bharat is a mechanical Engineer who has chosen to be in software ,  He shares his opinions and expertise  about the profession, Go through the small chit chat we had over a cup of tea


CT: Tell Us About You?

BK: I am a software professional- Testing,working as team lead for a fortune 500 company

CT: About Your Profession in Few Lines
BK: My profession has multiple challenges while working with the deliverables and we often interact to client. Good or Bad is directly imposed on us and that is the reason the process is defined in every phase.

CT:  On a scale of 1-5, how do you rate the following
1. Career Growth - 3
2. Job Nature - 3
3. Job Satisfaction - 4
4. Challenge - 5
5. Respect and Fame -4

CT: Tell us about working hours of Recruiter
BK: It depends on the client we work with

CT: Advantages of Being a Software Testing Professional?
BK: We can question anyone !! and they are supposed to answer us.

CT: Disadvantages of being a Software Testing Professional?
BK: People think what we do is easy which is never carried by me.

CT: Work Location and Job Availability in Different Countries?
BK : There are multiple openings across the countries. Wherever a software is built it needs to be validated by Software testing professionals.

Video Explaining Overview of a Software Testing job



CT: Do you engage yourself in job related work even after working hours ?
BK: Yes. I need to stick with my work if necessary.

CT: Please explain us typically,how career graph of a Software Testing Professional will be ?
BK: Career graph of a Software testing professional can really vary very much, Started my career as a trainee and grown up as a senior resource by 3 years and now as a team lead in 7 years of time. Will reach the managerial position when I am with 10 years of experience.

Pay depends on the company you work. In fortune 500 companies Quality people play a major role and they are highly paid from client side also.

CT: skills or qualities required to become a Software Testing Professional ?
BK: Now a days automation is much required in the market and if performance testing is also included in career, it shall be a advantage

CT:Your suggestion to aspirants,who want to be a Software Testing Professional ?
BK: Choose a profession depending on the mind set you have. It will help you a lot. When you work on a technology never ignore the advanced versions of technologies, Good Luck and welcome. 

CT:How to become a Testing Professional ?
BK: Now a days for becoming Software professional any degree is OK.

CT: Name 5 top companies who Offers jobs for Software Testing Professionals ?
BK: IBM, App Labs, ADP, Accenture, AT&T.

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