Lately, it seems as though the industry confuses the role of QA with ‘test automation engineer’. The presenters will explain why, for a number of reasons, being a skilled analyst is more beneficial to a team. They will propose that some of these qualities are being sidelined in the industry’s drive for QAs who code and will discuss the consequences of these hiring decisions.
Analyse the Analyst: Hire QAs for the Right Reasons
Senior Quality Analyst
I'm a Quality Analyst with Thoughtworks. I love to challenge the way people think about quality by integrating myself throughout the entire software development lifecycle. I'm an avid traveler and enjoy having the ability to learn new skills from people all over the globe.
I've been with Thoughtworks since 2008. I've worked across a wide variety of industries in a number of capacities including Development, Operations, and Quality Assurance. My interests include the areas of natural overlap between these roles, the open government movement, and sustainable urban planning.