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Shridhar Vaidya
Shridhar Vaidya

Shridhar Vaidya

QA Engineer

Cybage Software


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Role Model
Of course my Roll model is my Dearest Father as he always kept me inspiring to become an Engineer. He provide me each and everything that I want. He is my hero coz he started carrier as farmer and becom a professor. He helped and supported a lot to me in my bad and difficult period.
Most Important Decisions
The most important decision that I have take is to leave the home for PG after UG. this decision has changed everything.
Plans for the Future
After a couple of years I can see myself as an associate QA manager.
Current and Previous Responsibilities
Currently I am leading a QA team of 3 members. This role is different from my privious where I used to right/update testcases, Defect verification and maintain the documentation. Now risponsibilities are increased and need to Manage the QA stuff and organise and monitor the activities within team.
Areas for the Future
Domain and functionality Knowledge - You must possess a through understanding of your application so that you should be able to observe every single change in your application and report it immidiatly.

2nd is team leadership and Management
Degrees that Matter
I don't thing this field needs any certification. I would suggest to be a member of siliconindia where you can get lots of assets to create your own knowledgebase which is sufficiant to enter in this domai

If you belive in your confidence and presence of mind definately you can fit in this domain
Currently working at
I am working as Qa Engineer in Security and IT lifecycle Management Domain. Currently I am working a Web base Server management application including responsibilities of test planning, estimation, Defect and test management, reviewing TC's and other documents, providing product support and etc.
Required Reading
System analysis and Design, Elies Awad.
Operating Syatems, Tenenbum.
Network security essencials, Douglas Hall.
Principles of Software Engineering.
Software Testing by KVKK Prasad.
and Onestoptesting.
Essential Advice
If you have a Degree (no matter whichever is your branch)in your hands just start referring to the books/sites I have mentioned above and you can crack the interview for test executive. Once entered focus on your communication, intr. pernal skills n always be Curious to know technical stuff round u.
A Fine Balance:
Always try to finish the work on time or highlight your efforts and ask for more time (in case you have a short time) to your higher authority

Always belive in yourself and in your confidence. Make mistakes for the first time and learn from them.
The Journey So Far
It was a worderful journey. As everyone knows not all the days are same, just like that I learned something new from every single day. I can see a drastic (welcome) change in myself in terms of Technical, Professional and Personal front. enjoyed these 4 years a lot.
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