Can A Non-IT Person Become A Software Tester? Check Out the Real Success Stories!

November 1, 2023

The IT industry is experiencing incredible growth, and it’s no wonder that so many individuals are looking for a way to break into this dynamic industry. However, not everyone fits the stereotypical IT mold of a programmer or a network administrator–some harbor a different kind of curiosity, a distinct passion for uncovering the hidden flaws in software, and a desire to ensure that digital innovations run seamlessly.

If you don’t have a typical IT background but possess a keen eye for detail and a passion for flawless software, you might be surprised to find a rewarding career in software testing.

In this article, we’ll delve into the transformative journeys of non-IT folks who’ve found success in software testing, offering inspiration for those looking to break into the field.

1. Sangili Vijay: From Civil Engineer to Software Tester

“In 2019, I graduated as a civil engineer and began my career in that field. However, I soon realized I wasn't content with my chosen path and desired to transition into the IT industry.

A close friend introduced me to the Moolya ed program, which piqued my interest. Although I had initial doubts about switching to software testing, I enrolled in the program with unwavering determination.

The Moolya ed program equipped me with essential knowledge and enhanced my confidence through communication training sessions.

With this newfound knowledge, confidence, and mentor support, I aced the interview and secured a fulfilling position as a software test engineer.

I had been searching for my path but never imagined that I would find it so quickly. I am eternally grateful to my friend and the Moolya Ed for helping me make this incredible journey of self-discovery.”

2. Thejus R: Mechanical Engineer turned Software Tester

How to start an IT career?

After graduating in mechanical engineering in 2020, I started pursuing my dream– UPSC. Despite my best efforts, when I couldn’t crack it– I started looking for a good job.

It was my sister suggested I take up software testing training with Moolya Ed. Since I was a non-IT graduate, I was hesitant! But, as I struggled to secure a good job in my field, I decided to leap.

Initially, my mind was clouded with doubts and uncertainties, but there was a glimmer of hope. Within just a few weeks of training, I discovered a genuine passion for software testing.

Today, I’m a proud Moolyan. I’m indebted to Moolya ed for enabling me to kickstart my career on the right path. Someone has rightly said, “The best things in life come from taking a chance and stepping out of your comfort zone.”

Many such transformative stories of our learners prove that if you’re determined, love technology, and want an exciting career, you can excel in software testing.

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Additionally, explore these related blogs to learn more about software testing as a career and navigate your testing journey:

1. How to Start a Software Testing Career: A Zero-to-Hero Guide

2. A Road to A Software Testing Career

3. Starting Your Career in Software Testing, 2023

4. Software Testing Career Path: A Journey to Success

If you have any questions or need guidance on your journey into the field of software testing, please don’t hesitate to reach out. We’re here to help you every step of the way.

Your success story could be the next one we celebrate!

Best wishes! :)

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