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Somes Ray

Somes Ray

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Essential Advice
I have still have a primitive frame of mind and I still feel a QA need to know basics of coding and data structures and fundamentally have born talent to understand&absorb new technology and frameworks.
Changes in the industry
When I started my carrier in IT there were no QA engineers it was all developers and integration leads ,those days Unit and Integration testing was actually burden for the developers and the solution architect. The system have evolved and QA (testing) has shown more and more importance in IT world
Areas for the Future
I feel as such QA needs to have specilized knoweldge on particular domain involved as QA role is growing and need to take up challenges both as tester and solution architect roles
Most Important Lessons
I have learned very few things but then its too important ,few things that I would like to share is compassion towards work and life ,secondly high motivation to challenges in all hemisphere of life.
Role Model
I would like to be an IT Architect building an IT organization.
Parting thoughts
No
Points of inflection
I have grown in my carrier started as Java Developer & Lead to QA Management forcing me to work in team though contributing individually
Tech trends to watch out for
I feel QA is getting organized and needs to have high skills on different sets of tools ,techniques and methodology
A Fine Balance:
Its simple, hard work and sincerity at place is highly taken
The Journey So Far
I moved from Development/Integration Lead to Senior Manager roles across 15+ years in IT.
Most Important Decisions
The most important decisions that I took is not to get away from basics.
Current and Previous Responsibilities
Though hold accountablity of an account/business ,I still play a good QA role where ever required.
Plans for the Future
Would like to see myself in the role of CEO&MD of IT growing space.
Currently working at
Involve Technology ,QA(COE Testing) and Support
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