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Amit Goyal

Amit Goyal

Test Manager
IBM
 
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Amit Goyal's Experience
Sr. Software Engineer
IBM, Gurgaon
Amit Goyal's Education
B.E.
Nagpur University

About Amit Goyal's family

My Name is Amit Goyal. My Father is a retired superintending Engineer and Mother is a Housewife. I have two elder sister both are married and well settled. I am married with one kid and currently he is studying.
Essential Advice
First of all his testing concepts should be clear and his communication skills should be good.
Degrees that Matter
Yes, There are various certification related to testing(i.e. CSTE, ISTQB Foundation Level)
Current and Previous Responsibilities
Creation of Functional Test Plan, Driving the team Towards Plan, Collection and Analysis of Project Metrics, Milestone Tracking and Schedule Reviews, Communicating Status and Risks to all Stakeholders, Preparing Test Estimation for Projects in Testing CoE, Involved in Client Engagements.
Most Important Lessons
Dedication towards work, Proactiveness
Currently working at
11 years of experience, 10 Years in software Testing. Presently working with IBM as Manager of Testing CoE. and also Certified Software Test Manager (CSTM).
Parting thoughts
Strong knowledge/ Hand on experience on SDLC, STLC processes, Worked on Project Management tools like Rational Portfolio Manager, MS Project and Rational Team Concert, Preparing Test Estimation for all projects being a manager in Testing CoE, Extensively worked on Finance, Telecom, CRM and Banking
Changes in the industry
QA Industry is not specific to domain and person should have in depth knowledge in the required domain
A Fine Balance:
Defining Process, Managing Task list, distributing the work and follow-up
The Journey So Far
Started my career as a web developer and moved to the QA Industry in Year 2002 and now working as a Test Manager with reputed company.
Areas for the Future
Testing concepts should be clear and communication should be good.
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