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Mohammed Arif

Mohammed Arif

Manager for Database Testing Oracle/Sql
Ionidea
 
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Mohammed Arif's Experience
Team Lead
Ionidea, bangalore
Mohammed Arif's Education
Bachelors
Bangalore University

About Mohammed Arif's family

I come from a middle class family, my father served to Govt of India.
Plans for the Future
I would like to see myself at Director level or a Consultant for DB Solutions.
Degrees that Matter
Experience and Thinking as a Customer would be the best certification, also i would recommend to attend seminars learn new technologies and ISTQB/PMP/OCP/MCP Certification would be good to have.
Areas for the Future
Performance Testing and Tuning.
Role Model
My Bosses by luck who always gave me the liberty and oppurtunity to explore but also always mentored/avoided me from getting diverted or skipping schedules.
A Fine Balance:
Balancing automatically comes in if FREEDOM and FLEXIBILITY exists at work
Most Important Lessons
RESPECT MANAGE PLANNING EXECUTION
Current and Previous Responsibilities
My current responsibilities are managing the teams across globe and reporting to Program Manager Performing Load Tests and identify issues and suggest for the change required(Tuning) whereas my previous profile was just a functional testing on DB and before that into development
The Journey So Far
I started my career as a developer on FoxPro and VB along with DBA activities on Oracle 8i and then a full time developer on VB/ORACLE to .NET and then Production DBA on D2k/Oracle and managing small teams and multiple locations and troubleshooting issues,Implementing Enhancement. Later DB Testing
Changes in the industry
QA/Testing industry has grown so vast that we cant imagine it was the developer to test the product and slowly creating space for an individual into testing and now as per the industry standards every company prefers to have 1 Tester for 1 Developer. which is a significant change in years.
Currently working at
My responsibilities are managing a team. preparing schedules Creating Test Plans Reporting to XFT and Program Manager Contribute as Individual Contributor for Load and Performance Tests, guide in tuning Creating Graphs from QC and CQ Co-ordinate across globe with other teams
Most Important Decisions
Always do what you want and not do it under pressure but always keep in mind about the goals of the company to whom you work for and accordingly adopt for certain situations.
Essential Advice
Think as Customer or User and not as a mere tester for sake of money
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