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Aruna Devi

Aruna Devi

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About Aruna Devi's family

I am from agricultural background.my father is a farmer and my mother is a home maker.i am the first child in my family and i have a brother and sister.my sister completed her final sem b.tech and waiting for the result and my brother completed his hsc and plan to join engineering.
Points of inflection
i started my career as a software tester and have 1.2 yr exp but i dont have big turning point,In my previous company i was appreciated many times for my work and i got an opportunity to do a knowledge transfer session for new comers.i had a confidence that i am good in working and managing team.
Essential Advice
the person should have the interest in QA/testing before he starts it as a career.he should have or should improve analytical skills and error finding skills.i advice the person to check the updates in QA/testing in websites like Quality testing,softwaretesting help.
Changes in the industry
when i start QA/testing is mostly concentrated on manual but now more automation tools are deployed and QA industry is grown well with new tools and upgraded versions of old tools.QTP,selenium,loadrunner are most famous and hot tools that hikes the QA/testin.
Plans for the Future
i would like myself as a senior tester with more automation experience along with manual.
A Fine Balance:
A challenge in life make a human more brisk,active and hardwork.when i have any challenging work first i think 'how to work on it and what are the things needed to complete it,priortize the work and schedule the work myself and started working on it'.sometimes we can get a help from seniors.
Current and Previous Responsibilities
As a tester i need to work in a team and co- ordinate well.i have to analyse the requirements,preparing the test case,executing it ,reporting and analysing the result,tracking the defect.everything is well documented and updated to the team lead.
Required Reading
Quality testing forum,software testing help,onestoptesting are the websites i joined as a member and frequently check the updates and get clarifications .books can be software testing by ron patton,
Currently working at
i was involved in testing a siebel application which is a web based application.it was fully manual and used Quality center tool .i was involved in smoke,platform,functional,integration and regression testing.everyday my work is documented and updated to the lead.
Degrees that Matter
i dont have certifications but i have completed a course in manual and automation.this really helps me in the job because i was not given much training on the projectwhich i have to work,i learned by myself with the help of my senior persons.it helps to understand soon the various testing we involve
Most Important Decisions
i choosed testing as my career which is more important in my life.i quit my job because i dont get testing project in my previous company and was searching job which is really important in my career growth.i have learnt many things after quiting the job and learning new tools.
Role Model
mother teresa is my role model.i was impressed and inspired a lot about her service,sacrifice and being patience in all time.iam trying to follow her and somehow i follow her qualities.
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