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Shruthi Somaiah
Automation Tester
BJSS LTD
WHAT DO YOU DO?

My role is supporting Developers with writing Back-end tests and testing software manually.

WHAT SKILLS DO YOU USE MOST IN YOUR JOB?
  • SQL
  • Testing Techniques (ISTQB)
WHAT'S THE MOST INTERESTING THING YOU'VE WORKED ON IN YOUR CAREER SO FAR?

Building Automation frameworks to help testing teams with quick and efficient testing of software

WHAT'S YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND?

Bachelor of Engineering In Computer Science - Developed interest in coding when I was 13 and started to learn C on my own. Hence gradually my interest in software engineering grew to such an extent that I wanted to pursue it as a career and get into IT. Started as a Java developer and then transitioned into Developer in Test role.

WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO GO INTO DIGITAL & TECH?

A video game which I used to play at the age of 12 inspired me to get into IT.

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

Would like to advice girls to explore more about IT, There are lots of roles in IT to look into and you are not bound to be a developer all your life. you can look into each responsibilities as they differ and you can pick one which is right for you.


I AM...
TECH GEEK