Generally, people think of Software testing as assuring quality products by identifying and preventing bugs in a software program. However, i think its much bigger than that, i consider software testing the gateway to innovation, collaboration, outside the box thinkers, performance and accountability.Yemi Akisanya
As a Quality Assurance Tester you will be at the heart of the software development process.
You must be detail oriented and love to spend hours in front of the computer. The main responsibility of a Tester is to find mistakes in websites and software applications. Becoming a Software Quality Assurance is easy and you don’t need any programming background to study in the Program.
Even during times of economic slowdown, QA testers are always needed. Because software development is a world-wide trend, you can often work from home testing software from another country. Many QA Tester positions are project based so the better Tester you become the faster your salary will grow. New software is being developed every day all over the world.
QA 101: Introduction to Manual Testing (64 hours)
This course is a comprehensive introduction to Software Testing and Quality Assurance. During the 16 classes you will learn: Software Development Methodologies, the Role of Quality Assurance in a Software Development Life Cycle, Common Software Testing Life Cycles, Software Testing Types & Definitions, Test Planning, Test Design, Test Cases Development, Test Execution & Results Analysis, and Test Matrices. The starting salary is estimated at $40 000. Career opportunities as: Test analyst, test engineer, test consultant, test manager, user acceptance tester, or software developer. Starts on September 12th, Mondays and Wednsdays , classes will be held at our downtown location and an Online Lab on Saturdays at 9 am- 11 am.
Masters of Science in Communication, Communication, North Western University
Yemi Akisanya is an innovative and goal oriented Senior Quality Assurance Analyst with over 6 years of Financial Market industry, including 9 years in Technology where he has held positions as Senior and Lead Quality Assurance Analyst and is currently a Senior Business Analyst in the New Product Development Group of OCC.
In his current role, Yemi serves as a liaison between the external business customers – exchanges, members vendors – and OCC’s internal organizations including IT, operations, membership services and legal, in order to provide technical and procedural solutions to meet user needs. Possesses expertise in derivatives clearing, as well as an understanding of the IT and clearing organization’s systems and capabilities. Yemi serves as the Business Subject Matter Expert and is responsible for writing System Requirement Specifications (SRS) and leading and facilitating the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).