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Testing Incubation: SQUAD Infotech

SI Edu Team
Monday, December 19, 2016
SI Edu Team
By 2020, employment in all computer occupations is expected to increase by 22 percent, but some IT fields such as testing and coding will fare better than others, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) biennial update of employment projections."A dearth of good professional training institutes for testing programs in the IT market led to software companies facing substantial challenges in training new entrants," shares Rohit Sharma, Founder Director, SQUAD Infotech.

With huge demand of tester in the industry Rohit Sharma and Bhupinder Kumar, VP Training started their journey as enterprise trainers in the year 2000. Sensing a great business opportunity, SQUAD Infotech Private Limited was set up in Mumbai in 2010 to enhance employment enabling IT skills in testing and coding.

Industrial Project Experience Program is Squad Infotech's one extremely aggressive and result-oriented initiative for students to meet all the challenges in the field for Software testing. Industrial Project Experience Program comprises an exhaustive focus on all the prime areas, which the software testing industry expects from their Software Testing candidates during interviews and an organization.

Each candidate is made to independently learn and work on several live projects, each raising onto different complexity levels. The program is strictly time bound in terms of quality test deliverables as expected in IT industry to hone their testing skills thereby making them more confident, independent to meet deadlines at work front. Apart from the live projects, each student is individually mentored on different areas of technical, soft skills by the energetic team of Squad's Technical mentors, recruitment, HR & placement.

"We started training first, understood the market condition and then we started helping the organization to test various projects. We are a complete solution provider, we conduct both in-house as well as external testing. Apart from Training we help organization to provide Skilled experience manpower through Smarthunt4u," says Maneesh Jha, Director, SQUAD Infotech. Company also offers software development unit headed by Ritu Panna Mohan.

SQUAD takes pride in having unique method of imparting training based on GEMS (Global Employability Matrix by SQUAD). GEMS promotes latest trends of the IT Industry to engage students with latest innovations and to make nation employable. This program includes four major dimensions for a student's all round successful in career- Technical knowledge/Domain Expertise, Aptitude & HR (Leadership), Project Exposure and Soft skill (Communication/Presentation/Behavioral Skill). The institute's trainers are highly skilled with strong expertise in Testing Field. Most of the trainers are internationally certified and has been a part of leading organizations such as JP Morgan, Barclays Bank and many more. They deeply inculcate and implement a strong set of skills and attitude for a successful software tester.

The institute has conducted several enterprise-training programs for blue chip giants such as Bank of America, Deloitte, Capegemini, Accenture and PatniIgate. It has also worked with a large number of other clients including Aurion Pro, Annet Technologies, PlusBKSP, Agam Solution and Auditime. "Smarthunt4u" the placement vertical of SQUAD places fresher's and experience candidates in over 150+ organizations conducting in-house and off campus drives which yields an average emolument of Rs. 1.5 to Rs. 3.5 lakh p.a.

SQUAD Focuses the Individual Technology

SQUAD has 3000+ candidates enrolling for Testing, Java, .Net with a team of 80+ professionals and looks to further strengthen the number in the coming days. They plan to become a global player by expanding in Dubai, UK and the U.S., in addition to other Indian cities envisioning being India's most customer centric institute through innovation along with technology and making nation employable.

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