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Riyaj Shaikh

Software Tester,Author of Blog

Hi , This is a profile of Test Enthusiast, a Passionate tester and A Philosophical student of "Context-driven testing School" I practice testing, learn and try to contribute it to world through my Blog.I have got recognition as a better tester at very early stages of my career, and hired by Eminent Testers as my first job. I have passion for testing any product, of any domain, with better and accountable test coverage.

Practiced of Testing any product Testing without Specifications, under high time pressure. Exploratory testing strategy which gives results too fast Use SBTM : session based test management for managing testing project Oracles: Fastest and way of testing any product with I started coaching freshers / the testing enthusiast to help them get better at their testing process, and I learn from them too.

Assistent Editor at Testing Circus magazine April 2011 - Present (7 months) Manager at VK Edutech February 2011 - Present (9 months) I am the person who is responsible to take strategic decisions,feedback's,hiring decisions,marketing styles,website updates. The Silent Jingo and Associate tester at Moolya Software Testing Private Limited December 2010 - April 2011 (5 months) This is my first opportunity to work as a Tester and I considered myself lucky that Pradeep Soundararajan and Santhosh Tuppad has hired me in Moolya I am getting Paid here for learning :) Tech Start 2 (Software testing Trainee) at Pune at Persistent Systems September 2010 - January 2011 (5 months)


Intensive training on Different views and skills in software testing By Smart testers of Persistent Systems like Satish Agrawal ,Kiran, Swati Pandit,Dayanand Ghule,Mukul... Training for the Fresh Student that will make them suitable for the industry needs as a better software tester. Degree Student at Raisoni College , Pune July 2006 - November 2010 (4 years 5 months)

Questioning Critical thinking Writing Effective Communication Software Testing (Expert, 20+ years experience)

(Intermediate, <1 year experience) (Beginner, <1 year experience)

Seed Infotech school of Testing training Diploma in Software Testing, Software testing,Manual( Brainual) testing, automation tools, 2010 - 2010 Activities and Societies: Learn concepts in software testing, Manual (Now i called it as a Brainual) testing, Automation tools,Software development and software testing life cycle,Test management,And most important learn- to learn from myself..(A exploratory tester ) G H Raisoni college of engineering B.E. E & TC, electronics and telecomm, 2006 - 2010

Honors and Awards

1) Topper Student at my batch (DST 648), Grade A+ at Seed Infotek Diploma in Software Testing 2) Symbiosis award for writing Essay in Essay Competition in school days 3)Meritorious performance at Maharashtra Talent search Exam

Extreme Testing,Professional Networking,Digital Photography,General systems thinking,Reading Blogs (ON Testing),Writing On Testing.


Riyaj Shaikh
Software Tester,Author of Blog

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