• What we'll do
What do you really need to know to land a Test Automation position? This talk is geared towards current professional manual testers who realize they are slowly becoming "pigeon holed" into less in demand roles. People looking to break into the Test Automation field will learn exactly what areas they need to focus on to land their first Test Automation job!
Josh believes in making things simple and practical, you will leave with actionable things you can do to move yourself closer towards landing your first Test Automation position!
* The number one most important automation technology to learn
* Tips on how to prove your test automation skills to employers
* The 80/20 rule of testing, how to make testing less complex
Before learning to code Josh Kemp was a Blacksmith/Farrier for 8 years, working for clients from every horse discipline and traveling throughout Northern Virginia. He enjoyed the equine field until getting injured badly forced him to change career paths. Josh is currently a Software Quality Assurance Consultant for Avanade in Raleigh. Josh's passion is helping people to learn coding/testing and how to break into the tech industry. Find out more about Josh at his blog: joshuakemp.blogspot.com
• What to bring
Notebook, pen and a thirst for test automation knowledge!
• Important to know
Dinner and Networking 6:30 - 7:00pm
Presentation 7:00 - 8:00pm
Q & A 8:00pm