Current Status: I work in the software industry as a Quality Assurance Analyst for the past 4 years. My journey began as a Mechanical Engineer with Master’s in Mechanical Engineering and later transpired into Software Engineering with Master’s is Information Technology.
Childhood / Young Days: I was born in Thane, Maharashtra and completed my schooling from SES High School, Thane. I later completed my Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Mumbai. After that, I received my internship with ElringKlinger Automotives India Pvt Ltd during which I completed my Post Graduate Program in Business Administration from the Indo German Training Center.
Beginning of Career: Post my IGTC days, I received a full scholarship from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas from where I completed my Master’s in Mechanical Engineering. After graduating from Texas Tech, I started working as a Quality Assurance Analyst in the Digital Media Signage industry. While working on this position, I pursued my Master’s in IT engineering and graduated from the Harrisburg University of Science & Technology in December of 2018.
Till today: Today, I am based in Calgary, Alberta in Canada and work for a software company as a QA Analyst.
Future: My future plan is to grow as a software architect in this position and thereby work on new technologies of the future.
Family: My family consists of my parents and my wife. My wife has been instrumental in this journey with her support for me while moving ahead in this journey.
Outlook: The world is advancing at a very high pace and my personal opinion is there will be new kinds of jobs which will replace the traditional job market in the future.
Advice: Adapting quickly to the continuous changes will help young professionals survive in the future. Theoretical knowledge needs to be converted into practical application to survive in the future.