After 4 Years

After 4 Years

IT industry, career paths, related areas and skills you need to develop before coming to the industry

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Nishan Chathuranga

March 12, 2020
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  1. AFTER 4 YEARS! By Nishan Chathuranga Wickramarathna

  2. NISHAN CHATHURANGA Former Software Engineering Intern 99X Technology (Pvt) Ltd.

    University of Moratuwa Faculty of Information Technology
  3. LINE UP CAREER PATHS I WANT TO BE A _____

    01 SUBJECT RELEVANCE WHY WE LEARN THIS? WHAT TO EXPECT WHERE ARE WE HEADING? 03 SKILLS TO DEVELOP WE’RE HIRING! Q & A LET’S CLARIFY 05 02 04
  4. CAREER PATHS I WANT TO BE A _____ 01

  5. Development Software Engineer Senior Software Engineer Senior Technical Lead Technical

    Lead Associate Technical Lead Associate Technical Architect Technical Architect Senior Technical Architect Manager - Technology Solutions Architect
  6. • Understanding Client requirements with the support of business analysts

    • Designing and developing software solutions • Support planning and estimation • Carry out developer testing • Preparing development related documents • Helping customers to identify issues and troubleshoot • Fixing bugs and other issues Development • Understanding Client requirements with the support of business analysts
  7. Quality Assurance QA Engineer Senior QA Engineer Senior QA Lead

    QA Lead Associate QA Lead Associate QA Architect QA Architect Product Quality Architect
  8. Quality Assurance • Understanding Client requirements with the support of

    business analysts • Designing and developing test cases • Support planning and estimation • Executing test cases • Automating manual test cases • Carry out Regression, Performance, and Security testing • Preparing test reports • Ensuring the adherence to processes and standards.
  9. User Experience UX Engineer Senior UX Engineer Senior UX Lead

    UX Lead Associate UX Lead Associate UX Architect UX Architect Senior UX Architect HCI Architect
  10. User Experience • Conducting user surveys • Creating app prototypes

    and Improving them according to feedback • Creating a user personas • Designing and developing user interfaces • Conduct usability testing • Improve user experience according to the feedback • Understanding user behaviors using tools
  11. IT Support and DevOps Infrastructure Engineer Senior Infrastructure Engineer Manager

    IT Infrastructure Management Specialist Infrastructure management Lead Senior Infrastructure Management Specialist Associate Manager - IT
  12. IT Support and DevOps • Provisioning required environments • Installing

    updates and patches • Deploying and rolling back applications • Handling backup and restore • Handling infrastructure security • Automating provisioning of infrastructure using IAC (Infrastructure as code ) techniq
  13. Business Analysts Business Analysts Senior Business Analysts Manager Business Consulting

    Senior Business Consultant Business Consultant Associate Manager – Business Consulting
  14. Business Analysts • Understanding business problems and mapping them to

    software solutions • Communicating requirements to developers and QAs • Documenting and managing requirements • Facilitate planning and estimations • Facilitating communication between developers and Clients
  15. T-Shaped engineers became popular mostly due to agile principles (focus

    on self-organizing teams with cross- functional members) since a T-shaped engineer is an ideal candidate to be a cross-functional team member
  16. SUBJECT RELEVANCE WHY WE LEARN THIS? 02

  17. View more at - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rowWM-MijXU

  18. The attack on Reginald Denny was a racially motivated hate

    crime in the 1992 Los Angeles riots in which Reginald Denny, a white construction truck driver, was beaten nearly to death by a group of black men who came to be known as the "L.A. Four". The attack was captured on video by a news helicopter, and broadcast live on US national television.
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  21. WHAT TO EXPECT WHERE ARE WE HEADING? 03

  22. AGE OF AI Visit http://bit.ly/AGEOFAI

  23. SKILLS TO DEVELOP 04 WE’RE HIRING! SKILLS TO DEVELOP

  24. 3.41 2.863 3.08 3.05 3.26 2.7 3.05 3.06 3.57 3.38

    3.25 3.52 2.55 2.94 3.77 3.53 3.27 2.54 2.7 2.46 3.56 3.4 2.44 2.475 2.47 1.92 2.06 2.57 3.27 2.81 3.76 2.25 1.66 2.03 2.72 3.205 2.28 3.01 2.45 2.14 2.68 2.32 3.23 2.16 3 0 0.5 1 1.5 2 2.5 3 3.5 4 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 50 GPA’s of final 45 students who were not able to get an internship placement by the end of level 3 semester 1 (batch 15)
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  47. • More sleep at night and not sleeping during lectures

    • More delegation of work to others • More focus on polishing up statistics and mathematics • Not ignoring IDS subjects • Having a balance in all subjects and not going too deep into certain subjects • Having an open mind regarding technologies RETROSPECTIVE OF MY UNDERGRADUATE LIFE
  48. Things you don’t know, that you don’t know Things you

    know, that you don’t know Things you know Reduce this as much as possible Continuous learning TRIANGLE OF KNOWLEDGE
  49. IN SUMMARY GET IT DONE AND GET IT OUT BABY

    STEPS DON’T COMPARE
  50. IN SUMMARY NEVER REST ON YESTERDAY’S ACHIEVEMENTS CONTROL YOUR TIME

  51. ANY QUESTIONS? NISHAN CHATHURANGA Former Software Engineering Intern 99X Technology

    (Pvt) Ltd. University of Moratuwa Faculty of Information Technology THANK YOU!
  52. FEEDBACK Visit http://bit.ly/feedbackb19 I would love to hear your thoughts

    or feedback on how I can improve your experience!