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Postby ShaluC » Wed, 04 Aug 2010 4:21 pm

Hi,

I have shifted my base from India to Singapore. I have 6 years of experience in software testing and I hold a DP.

I have been hunting for software testing jobs for quite sometime here in Singapore; however, till now i have not received any inputs as such from anywhere...
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 04 Aug 2010 5:55 pm

:shit:

So what is your question?

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Postby ShaluC » Wed, 04 Aug 2010 6:37 pm

No question as such but .. i m looking for a job in software testing field ... I have strong experience in manual system testing... and i have been tracking job opening via various job portals but till now i have not received any revert... and need help on this...
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Postby singaporeflyer » Wed, 04 Aug 2010 7:11 pm

ShaluC wrote:No question as such but .. i m looking for a job in software testing field ... I have strong experience in manual system testing... and i have been tracking job opening via various job portals but till now i have not received any revert... and need help on this...


I assume you have tracked job openings and also applied for few job openings.

To be frank there are more development/maintenance work in Singapore when compared to Testing related work. The reason being that the people who do the development/maintenance themselves do the testing also (multiple roles and multi tasking).

Here in Singapore for example the team leader might lead the team and also write code and take care of support activities.

There are only few organizations where there are dedicated teams/ individuals who do only manual testing.

Also note that there is more usage of automated testing in the Software Industry when compared to manual testing in Singapore. Because they don't want people to do the same task many times.

It would be easy for you to find a job if you specialize in either maintenance (or) support related activities/ automated testing so that you can multi task and then your chances to get a job here would be better.

Above are just my 2 cents

Good Luck !!

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Postby Saint » Thu, 05 Aug 2010 10:20 am

Have a guess where all my system test resource is based :wink:

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 05 Aug 2010 10:57 am

Last night I found out that Microsoft could have used some software testers! :x

Recently got my new Windows7 based Dell Studio 15. Using older software at the moment (only lost one I thought - Adobe Acrobat 6 - old) but been having a bit of a problem reconfiguring my Outlook to function. Finally, after doing a bit of research as to why it wouldn't save my passwords and automatically log in and download my email, I found out that windows7 will only work with MS Office 2007 or newer! Bloody 'ell! I didn't want to jump for a newer version of MS Office! Word & Excel seem okay. I don't use access (filemaker instead). So much for their software testers!

Anyway, been threatening to do it for a long time, so last night, found out the Thunderbird is compatible with bot x32 & x64 bit windows7 so away we go. Bit of a problem importing the address book & rules though as MS thinks there are no other email clients out there. :mad:

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Postby carlsum1986 » Thu, 05 Aug 2010 12:16 pm

another drawback I found in thunderbird is I cant minimize it to the tray....If you find out a way to import contacts from outlook do let me know as I am still re entering them one at a time..

Thunderbird is way faster and lighter than outlook though.
hope u enjoy it with ur new toy hahahaha

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Postby ShaluC » Thu, 05 Aug 2010 12:58 pm

singaporeflyer wrote:
I assume you have tracked job openings and also applied for few job openings.

To be frank there are more development/maintenance work in Singapore when compared to Testing related work. The reason being that the people who do the development/maintenance themselves do the testing also (multiple roles and multi tasking).

Here in Singapore for example the team leader might lead the team and also write code and take care of support activities.

There are only few organizations where there are dedicated teams/ individuals who do only manual testing.

Also note that there is more usage of automated testing in the Software Industry when compared to manual testing in Singapore. Because they don't want people to do the same task many times.

It would be easy for you to find a job if you specialize in either maintenance (or) support related activities/ automated testing so that you can multi task and then your chances to get a job here would be better.

Above are just my 2 cents

Good Luck !!



Thank you for the advice.
I am tracking job openings via various job portals.

Even though I m open to multi tasking, however the thing is ... since i have only working understanding of automation tools....so what should i do in order to enhance my automation understanding... and enhance my profile?
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Postby singaporeflyer » Thu, 05 Aug 2010 1:11 pm

ShaluC wrote:
singaporeflyer wrote:
I assume you have tracked job openings and also applied for few job openings.

To be frank there are more development/maintenance work in Singapore when compared to Testing related work. The reason being that the people who do the development/maintenance themselves do the testing also (multiple roles and multi tasking).

Here in Singapore for example the team leader might lead the team and also write code and take care of support activities.

There are only few organizations where there are dedicated teams/ individuals who do only manual testing.

Also note that there is more usage of automated testing in the Software Industry when compared to manual testing in Singapore. Because they don't want people to do the same task many times.

It would be easy for you to find a job if you specialize in either maintenance (or) support related activities/ automated testing so that you can multi task and then your chances to get a job here would be better.

Above are just my 2 cents

Good Luck !!


Thank you for the advice.
I am tracking job openings via various job portals.

Even though I m open to multi tasking, however the thing is ... since i have only working understanding of automation tools....so what should i do in order to enhance my automation understanding... and enhance my profile?


See if there are any automation tool courses that you can take up in Singapore.

http://www.iss.nus.edu.sg/iss/course_ca ... ?artid=863

is a link that can help you to get started.

Are you applying by email for jobs published in the portals or just uploaded your CV there?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 05 Aug 2010 1:11 pm

From what I have gleaned, about the only way to do it is to import it into Outlook express and then export it as a CSV file. But apparently you will need to fill out EVERY cell with something. Or only export the Name & email address. Then it needs to be opened in XL/Calc and possibly reordered so as to match the TB database structure.

http://getsatisfaction.com/mozilla_mess ... _messaging

Haven't got that far yet.......

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Postby ShaluC » Thu, 05 Aug 2010 1:19 pm

singaporeflyer wrote:See if there are any automation tool courses that you can take up in Singapore.

http://www.iss.nus.edu.sg/iss/course_ca ... ?artid=863

is a link that can help you to get started.

Are you applying by email for jobs published in the portals or just uploaded your CV there?


Okk.... i have taken a note of the link u have shared...

I am applying to the jobs that r published on the portals apart from uploading my cv...

I do see manual testing opening matching my expertise on these portals... but thr is no revert....
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Postby singaporeflyer » Thu, 05 Aug 2010 1:25 pm

ShaluC wrote:
singaporeflyer wrote:See if there are any automation tool courses that you can take up in Singapore.

http://www.iss.nus.edu.sg/iss/course_ca ... ?artid=863

is a link that can help you to get started.

Are you applying by email for jobs published in the portals or just uploaded your CV there?


Okk.... i have taken a note of the link u have shared...

I am applying to the jobs that r published on the portals apart from uploading my cv...

I do see manual testing opening matching my expertise on these portals... but thr is no revert....


dont expect immediate response from them. Sometimes the ad might be to collect CV's and not for recruiting.

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Postby singaporeflyer » Fri, 06 Aug 2010 3:08 pm

bensonbarton wrote:i have the same question....


Do you mean same question as the first one posted by the OP?

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Postby Saint » Fri, 06 Aug 2010 3:22 pm

singaporeflyer wrote:
bensonbarton wrote:i have the same question....


Do you mean same question as the first one posted by the OP?


He's only trying to get to the magic number of 5 postings so can start spamming with PMs!

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Re: software testing jobs in singapore.

Postby ashok74171 » Mon, 02 Apr 2012 11:08 am

ShaluC wrote:Hi,

I have shifted my base from India to Singapore. I have 6 years of experience in software testing and I hold a DP.

I have been hunting for software testing jobs for quite sometime here in Singapore; however, till now i have not received any inputs as such from anywhere...


Hi,

Iam Ashok from India. Am looking for software testing job in Singapore. I have two years of experience in manual testing. I want to move to singapore for personal reasons.
Please let me know if any QA opening.

Regards
Ashok


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