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Swathi K
Swathi K

Swathi K

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Could you tell us briefly about your family background?
I hail from Andhra pradesh and my father is working as AO in LIC and my mother as house wife.I am 2 younger sisters and both are pursing jobs in pharmateicl companies and i am married and i have one year kid as well.My husband is working as software engineer.
Changes in the industry
The process is different from company to company.
A Fine Balance:
At times it was diffuclt for me to balance both the work and my personal life. My husband helped me a lot in achieving it .
Parting thoughts
QA and the process wise i am ok. Many articles which i have gone through were helpful.
Essential Advice
From my past experience, i can say that one can start career in testing domain but have to something expertised so that he can be retianed in the industry because many people opt for testing as they think that it is easy job.but i dont think it is easy , development and testing are equally important
The Journey So Far
I started my career has a developer and then later switched on to testing and still i am continuing the testing phase only and i love it .
Currently working at
I am working in a domain which i haven't worked earlier i.e,. GPS domain and i feel it is challenging and most of the foriegn countries and the applications are using this feture(GPS domain) though i belong to computer background i am able to undestand the electronic background
Degrees that Matter
I am HP certified v10.0( QTP and QC)
Plans for the Future
Right now i am managing 4 members and working as Team lead . I want to become project manager and i think i am achieve it.
Most Important Decisions
Switching from Development to testing domain at the initial stage when i had 2yrs of exp in IT industry.
Tech trends to watch out for
NA
Current and Previous Responsibilities
soley repsonsible for the testing.handling a team of 4 . client contact eveythng should be done.
Role Model
My teacher when i was in 8th std. She used to say try to achieve and concrentrate on the work until u get it ..
Most Important Lessons
we should not enclose our personal life to professional life . We should not take work as higher priority but should have work life balance which is lacking in some of the persons which i have observed
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