Category Archives: Job Postings

Signs a Company isn’t Commited to Quality

Over the past couple of years (maybe more), I’ve noticed that it has become fairly standard to job requirements to include some kind of phrase about “being able to influence others” or “persuade others” when it comes to software quality. … Continue reading

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Job Postings: A New Trend – Copy & Paste

I’m now convinced that hiring managers, HR people and agencies are copying and pasting old or different job postings before the place them on Dice or Monster. Ally Financial had a posting for ResCap, but it turned out that this … Continue reading

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Unit Tests – Please tell the Hiring Manager what these are

Another pet peeve of mine is unit testing.  Oh there’s nothing wrong with it; I recommend it highly, but clueless managers and HR people see the word “test” and think “Ah,ha – This is something testers do.” Wrong.  Unit tests … Continue reading

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More Pathetic Job Postings

Develop and maintain test strategy and test plans for data warehouse and web applications developed using Cognos suite of tools, SQL Server, Oracle, Web Servers, VB, Windows, etc; review, approve testing “Project Plans”; interface with business analysts, SMEs, development partners … Continue reading

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Actual Job Listings from Dice

Here’s an old collection – Oh, yes, I’ll be adding newer ones – for your entertainment.  These are real posting found on DICE.  Nothing has been altered.  Some are funny; others pathetic. Position Title: Testers Skills required: Very stron in … Continue reading

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