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Katy Bradshaw
Test Engineer
BJSS
WHAT DO YOU DO?

I work in an Agile scrum team carrying out both manual and automated testing on work the developers do.

WHAT SKILLS DO YOU USE MOST IN YOUR JOB?
  • Analysis
  • coding
WHAT'S THE MOST INTERESTING THING YOU'VE WORKED ON IN YOUR CAREER SO FAR?

I've worked on making a credit card contactless which was really interesting (the testing was fun too as i had to go out to shops and spend using the contactless functionality).

WHAT'S YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND?

I studied English Lang/Lit and Double IT at 6 form and went to Nottingham Trent University to study Information Systems.

WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO GO INTO DIGITAL & TECH?

Its always been something I'm passionate about and i love problem solving. Its an area that has so many different routes to go down, both super technical and less so. Its also an area that's continuously developing which means you're always learning and keeping the mind working.

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO GIRLS THINKING ABOUT A CAREER IN DIGITAL AND TECH?

Don't write it off if you think you aren't technical enough. There are lots of different routes to look at and so many different skills to be used.


I AM...
DEDICATED
THOROUGH
FUNNY