Is a software testing job a good job for someone with a major in CS?
I'm still not sure what I want to do once I graduate.. Database administrator, software engineering, and testing software looks nice too.
Asked By: Staticx - 12/20/2011
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Personally, I love working in software testing and software quality, but as the others have pointed out software testing is not exactly the highest respected amongst the careers open to someone with a major in CS. The opinions can vary from company to company, but it is pretty true that testing is considered "lower... More
Answered By: malica - 12/20/2011
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The other person is somewhat right (in my opinion). Quite a few companies feel that it's not very important - but some understand the importance. For those companies who see the importance, it's a very important position - releasing crap software will ultimately haunt a company. A good tester is also very hard to... More
Answered By: Fowler Fan - 12/20/2011
I would love to do software testing. I say go for it.
Answered By: Realist - 12/20/2011
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