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Divesh Kumar

Divesh Kumar

Senior Software Engineer
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About Divesh Kumar's family

My father is a teacher in a school and mother is a house wife. I got married 3 years back and recently blessed with a baby boy. I am the youngest child in my family.I was born and brought up in Ranchi( Jharkhand).
Most Important Lessons
Never get satisfied with some thing, Should have always learning attitude. Life is full of ups and downs.
Current and Previous Responsibilities
Currently I am leading the Testing activity from India and my roles are to engage in technical discussion and provide proper solutions, co-ordinate with onsite team and involved in Hiring activities.
Required Reading
Software Testing Principles and Practices by Srinivassan Desikan.
Plans for the Future
To see myself as a Networking expert
Role Model
My father because even after his retirement from his job he is trying to fulfill his teaching dream and currently he is part of a school.
Areas for the Future
Cloud computing, Virtualization etc..
The Journey So Far
1. Started my career in 2005 as a software trainee in ACS India Pvt , currently known as a Xerox Company 2. Joined to IBM India in 2008 as Software Engineer and worked a Project lead there 3. Currently with Cisco Systems from 2009 onwards...
Tech trends to watch out for
Cloud computing is latest technology in IT industry and it has wide scope going forward.
Essential Advice
Very demanding field with lots of opportunity available in market.
Points of inflection
When I became victim of 2008-2009 recession.
Changes in the industry
Moving manual to automation with so many tools in market...
Degrees that Matter
ISTQB Advanced level Certification, CCNA, ITIL foundation
A Fine Balance:
Difficult to answer and can be managed with family support only...
Most Important Decisions
Moving from HRMS domain to Networking domain ...
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