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Meet your instructors 5 times a week for interactive and informative session. You’ll be matched with a mentor 1:1, with daily homework and practice over 6 weeks.
Gain real-world experience and build your resume as you begin working in our popular internship academy.
Finish the program with the technical skills of Software QA Foundations, Web and Mobile Application Testing, and more crucial skills.
Your mentor will enhance your resume, build your Linkedin profile, and prepare you for interview questions. With our insider-knowledge, you’d be a desirable mid-level candidate.
Our graduates have an average starting salary of $70-100K per year within months of finishing the program.
Unlimited hours of 1:1 mentor sessions
Learn from industry insiders with decades of big tech experience ready to help you get hired
QA professional with 7+ years of experience at Apple, Intel, Silicon Valley companies
6+ years in Quality Assurance and Product Design leading teams at Google and Apple.
QA Engineer, 6+ years of experience in IT (Facebook, Intel on mobile and VR apps)
7+ years in software development at Google and Silicon Valley companies
QA Manager with 8+ years of experience in Multi Platform/Web Software QA
Vitaly is a QA Automation Engineer with over 7 years of experience
QA/Engineer Manager, has over 14 years of experience at Intel, Globant, Eventbrite and others
Senior QA Engineer with over 6 years of experience working for various Silicon Valley companies
QA Lead with 12 years of experience working on various projects for companies like Google, AT&T and Bank of America
Sr. Software Developer in Test, 8+ years of QA, teacher and mentor
Experienced QA Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in diverse startups as well as tech giants. Olga is also passionate about volunteering and sharing her knowledge with others.
General career and job market overview.
Quality assurance (QA) and manual testing basics.
Discover and start using industry specific tools for manual testing. Learn the fundamentals of manual QA testing: types of testing and bugs, Chrome DevTools (Inspector), software development life cycle, bug life cycle, Jira bug tracking system, user interface testing, client-server architecture, and BrowserStack.
Study the Waterfall, Agile, and Scrum approaches. Start learning to report bugs in JIRA (Bug Tracking System). Learn about test cases. Write test cases – based on a product requirements document (PRD). Practice using TestRail. Students will test web applications, write test cases, and do bug reports.
Time to look at QA for mobiles, in particular at iOS and Android. Gain experience with Xcode and Android Studio for manual testing. Learn about app install and uninstall procedures, log files, exceptions/crashes/errors, screenshots and video recordings for bug reporting. Students will test mobile applications, write test cases, and report bugs in JIRA.
Utilize Unix and ADB commands. Study Charles Proxy, continuous integration, Jenkins, databases, and SQL. Write simple SQL queries.
Bonus: Introduction to API testing, REST API, learn about the different ways of transporting data, JSON, HTTP Verbs, how to process request and write responses, using headers, and status codes.
Explore the job market in your area. Prepare your resume and personal story. Create a solid LinkedIn profile. Efficiently and effectively search and apply for positions online by using job websites and LinkedIn. Learn practical job market skills and hacks. Practice interview questions and answers. Review of previous lessons and practice testing.
Co-founder of Careerist. Max is an experienced professional who has more than 7 years of experience working in QA. Max has worked in Apple and Intel too. Max chose to have QA as his profession because it is one of the happiest jobs in the USA (It’s an added bonus that the work brings in a great yearly salary, and it’s not too stressful). The idea of Careerist was born when Max began to help his friends, and several acquaintances, get into IT. Plus, he also helped a lot of them to find work in top companies like Apple, Intel, Google, and Facebook over the years.
QA Lead who has over 10 years worth of experience at Apple, Intel, ItsOn, and other Silicon Valley companies. Natalia started her QA career back in 2010, and from there on she grew from a QA Engineer to a management position with several well known tech giants. Natalia is also a writer in her spare time.
Sr. Software Developer in Test, who has been working in QA for over 8 years. Her work has been very colourful, and she has a great deal of experience in building and leading front-end and back-end automation at many large organizations. Throughout her years in QA Svetlana has taught and mentored many QA professionals who now work in top Silicon Valley companies.
QA Engineer who has over 6 years worth of experience in IT, having worked at notable Silicon Valley companies, such as Facebook and Intel on mobile and VR applications. Patrick is passionate about working on innovative projects, and he believes that the best projects are those that place the client's needs first. Patrick, in his spare time, likes to blend art with life through CGI and 3D renderings, this is both challenging and fun! Classes with Partick are often easy, yet thought provoking, because he likes to get his students to think outside of the box, because he thinks that this will make them better engineers. Nothing makes Patrick feel more accomplished than leading others down a path to success
Engineer with over 7 years in software development at Google and other Silicon Valley companies. He has always been passionate about technology and has worked for many top IT companies in Silicon Valley - generally helping them to build and evolve QA processes.Before joining the tech industry, Iurii received a master's degree in Visual Communications, and worked in the field of Education, and he has taught Multimedia Arts in various learning institutions. With Careerist his role is to develop lesson plans and instructional materials for a variety of IT-related subjects, as well as teaching and mentoring students.
Marc is an experienced professional with over 6 years of experience managing QA teams at companies like Apple, Google in addition to small startups. He has built teams and products from scratch leading to several top-rated apps on the App and Play Store, in addition to several exits and rounds of additional funding. Marc brings significant knowledge of other parts of the software development life cycle, including design & product management. He incorporates a holistic view into how he teaches enabling students to understand their role within the team and how they can take additional steps to deliver additional value and set themselves apart. Marc loves teaching, enabling others to succeed, and finding ways to make it fun along the way.
QA Manager. He has more than eight years worth of experience in Multi Platform/Web Software Quality Assurance. This multi talented individual is experienced in team management, agile, scrum, creation of test documentation: test plan, test suites, and test cases. Alex has a passion for teaching and wants to help others to become successful QA Engineers.
Vitaly is a QA Automation Engineer with over 7 years of experience. He earned his master's degree in Computer Engineering and has been in the tech industry for the last 12 years. He has worked for various Silicon Valley companies and gained profound expertise in building test automation frameworks for back-end and front-end services. Education is his passion, and he enjoys helping people get into the technology field.
QA/Engineer Manager, has over 14 years of experience at Intel, Globant, Eventbrite and others. Ignacio started his QA career back in 2007 working on many different projects from manual/automation QA to a management position.
Nick was originally a Journalism major when he took a summer internship while in college as a QA intern to see what the tech field was like. After a successful internship, Nick fell in love with Tech and decided that QA was what he wanted to do in terms of his career. QA is a very opportunity heavy field and I'm excited to help people get into the area I love. Nick has worked on and helped lead several major features and functionalities in his time as a QA and currently is a Senior QA Engineer with 6+ years of experience working on Mobile Social Media Platforms.
QA Lead with 12 years of experience who worked at various Top 500 Fortune companies in the US. Hezron enjoys being QA because of an opportunity to test and break the system before the actual users can use the application. In Careerist, Hezron is conducting Manual QA courses and is passionate about sharing his extensive QA knowledge and experience with the next generation of QA professionals.
Olga received MS degree in Management and started her tech career in one of the tech giants back home in Russia. In the United States Olga leads the QA efforts in the social media domain, has shaped from day zero QA structure and processes for the standalone applications launched to different markets, did her bit in AR/VR and hardware testing while in Magic Leap startup. It is a great joy for Olga to support Careerist students on their way to become Quality Assurance wizards.
SQA practices are implemented in most types of software development, regardless of the underlying software development model being used. SQA incorporates and implements software testing methodologies to test the software.
The student agrees to receive borrowed money from the school to fund their education. In exchange, they agree to pay the school a percentage of their salary after graduation.