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For the love of Software

For the love of Software

This week we are having a mini-focus on all-things software. Starting with our Top Job pick which is for a QA tester with a great local Miami firm. Our friend Tom Hudson from WLRN radio produced a fascinating mash up of South Florida tech personalities discussing their views on South Florida as a Tech Hub – hear the on-line broadcast of WLRN’s Sunshine Economy.  We’re also highlighting this Thursday’s Agile Transformation Summit. Just a few weeks out we have Code for Miami’s #HackforChange, and SQL Saturday #379.

So get out there and support your local tech community.

If you need more information about attending, sponsoring or volunteering at one of our top technical events, please contact me directly [email protected]

Top Job Pick – Software QA Tester – Miami

Top Job Pick – Software QA Tester – Miami

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Do you love software? Do you love it when it runs how it’s supposed to? Here’s your opportunity to express your love of quality software. Use your Software Quality Test skills and help deliver world class code with a fast growing financial software firm in Miami.

•Understand quality assurance methodologies and the principles of software design
•Knowledge of software test case design techniques such as boundary value, decision table, pairwise, state transition, use case testing
•Helpful to have used Telerik Test Studio or Selenium
•Ability to write intermediate SQL code and test the software
•Ability to test code in an object-oriented language, such as C#, Java, Ruby, C++, VB.Net
•Experience executing test plans and QA in C#, Java, Ruby, C++, VB.Net
•Self-motivated team player with strong problem solving and quality assurance skills
•Strong initiative to improve processes, tools, methodologies, and overall quality of the product
•Any Agile Software Development experience such as Kanban, Scrum, Test First Development, Test Driven Development, Extreme Programming

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AGILE Transformation Summit – This Thursday – May 28

AGILE Transformation Summit – This Thursday – May 28

Now available, 15% discount to ATS2015 – Just use Promo Code ‘PARTNERSF15’ at Eventbrite Registration

Call for Volunteers:

Preparations for ATS2015 are going well and we’re looking to add several volunteers to the proceedings. If you are interested in volunteering, please use the link below/

Volunteer link here http://goo.gl/M6Idht.

Podcast promotion:

We were featured on a Podcast last week, had a lot of fun doing it!

Here’s the link if you are interested in hearing us promote ATS2015 http://goo.gl/ljpkCS

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Visit the event website: http://southfaa.com/ats2015/

About Agile Transformation Summit:

You don’t have to travel far to meet the nationally recognized Agile thought leaders, Agile Transformation Summit brings them to our neighborhood for one high energy day in May!  Network with senior executives from South Florida companies and IT professionals to learn about their Agile journey.  We set the bar high last year with the caliber of the program, and this year the bar is even higher!  Cutting edge talks that you would only see in the major global conferences, interactive Agile games, structured networking events, and an executive track; all accessible at no additional cost!  Conference proceeds will contribute to the Emerging Technology Scholarship Fund at Nova Southeastern University for students with a high GPA and financial need.

Listen to WLRN Sunshine Economy on Technology

Listen to WLRN Sunshine Economy on Technology

For several years now the tech industry here has been a mix of promise and proclamations. Miami has been listed among the places to become the next Silicon Valley even while many in the industry here resist that kind of hype.

We asked one group to address their letters to the Miami tech community of 2030, telling the future leaders a little about today’s tech environment and their hopes for what it will be in 15 years. They were optimistic, realistic and, in one case, apologetic.

Listen to this fascinating broadcast on the WLRN website.

You the Software Tester

You the Software Tester

Every day you test software. With the advent of DevOps, you test production software more than ever before. Testing is a good pathway into the software world. If you want to learn more, attend the next South Florida Software Testing meetup for a discussion of the automation framework by Freddy Vega – and maybe a simulcast with the New York Testers meetup in Manhattan.