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Sushruth Bharath Hg

Sushruth Bharath Hg

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Yahoo
 
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Senior QA Engieer
Yahoo, Bangalore
Team Lead/ Tech Lead
Brocade Communications Systems India Pvt Ltd, Bangalore, INDIA

About Sushruth Bharath Hg's family

We are family of 5 people, father retired civil engineer, mother is housewife, Brother is working as software engineer, married and sis-in-law working as Doctor have 1 kid, myself working as software engineer married , my wife is also software engineer having 2 kids, Sister is M.B.A and married.
Essential Advice
Testing is not like some to check which is working or not working, you have to have patience need to have programming experience or knowledge and passionate to keep learning about new technology.
Tech trends to watch out for
Present day testing has grown into bigger space, it has cloud, SAP, telecom, banking etc., you need to be technically very competitive in order to stay.
Required Reading
There are lot of websites on testing and automation testing, I don't rely on books and always keep searching in the websites for example if you are doing automation in selenium seleniumhq.org is good to start with, if you are looking for QTP there are learnqtp.com.
Changes in the industry
In those early days it was just run some test on application(most of the time UI) and certify it. Nowadays testing has lot of new things, UI testing, middleware, backend, unit testing. Earlier tester needed to have only functional knowledge, now he needs to in line with technology, programming ski
Most Important Decisions
I have done bad decisions and good ones also, joining the company which is not doing good but has good reputation.
Currently working at
Currently I am working as QA Lead, responsibility is to develop automation framework using open source tool selenium, mentoring the team and automating the test cases so that we can reduce the manual effort.
Most Important Lessons
Have patience when things are not working in your way, wait for opportunity, keep looking at new trend in the industry update accordingly.
Current and Previous Responsibilities
Here I am responsible for the quality of the application, have to mentor the team(who are freshers) and automation from the scratch like design, implement and execute. It is challenging because earlier I worked under people where everything was setup. Here I have to make decisions and take respons
Areas for the Future
Programming experience, knowledge of multiple OS knowledge, keeping eye on current technology and trends
A Fine Balance:
It's always tough question to answer, we have plan according to the needs
The Journey So Far
Started as developer during recession time around 10 years back, worked as a developer,tester and now team lead. Over 10 years initial days were days where I hungry to learn the things, career shifted from developement to QA(no regrets) and enjoying the responsibility
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