A Day at Qnit

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Short Profile
Role: Head of TA-Center / Test Automation Engineer / IT-Consultant
Date of birth: 1991
Location: Munich
Entry date: 10/2018
Main focus: Testautomation
Hobbies: Road cycling / Kitesurfing / Mountainbiking / Squash / Yoga


How does Qnit support you in your job?
Qnit offers a very high amount of flexibility regarding projects, work-life-balance, arrangement of a working day etc. Furthermore the different skills of the colleagues makes working in a team easy and exciting. There is no day without learning something new or sharing your own special skills with colleagues.

How does a normal office day at Qnit look like?
At the moment there is no such thing as a ‘normal office day at Qnit’ for me. Each day is packed with new challenges and events. This makes working at Qnit always exiting and fascinating. You are always challenged but also, at the same time, supported by the team and colleagues.

Is there a highlight for you at Qnit?
There is not only one highlight for me at Qnit, but lots of them. Here is a short description of the most important highlights: The work at Qnit is never getting boring and there is always a way to challenge yourself. Even if a project might get boring over time, there are always things to do where you can get creative and place your ideas or upskill yourself. Besides this the colleagues at Qnit and Prodyna are great: There is always cohesion, cooperativeness and someone listening to your problems, ideas and doubts. This also makes working at Qnit very pleasant.

What skills do you need to work successfully in your job?
I think the most important skills in my job are being able to incorporate into new projects and new conditions very fast, an analytical way of thinking, being able to put oneself in someone’s place in order to understand the needs and problems, a structured way of working and problem-solving thinking.

Short Profile
Role: IT-Consultant / Test Automation Engineer
Date of birth: 1986
Location: Munich
Entry date: 2011 (Working Student) 2014 (Full Time)
Main focus: Software Test / Test Automation
Hobbies: Kite Surfing / Hiking / Traveling / Music


How does Qnit support you in your job?
Qnit provides you with trainings specific for your role and project. Also it provides an excellent network of consultants, that can always help with their specific knowledge.

What are your work tasks at Qnit?
It ranged from manual testing, over Testmanagement to my current role in Testautomation.

When you think about Qnit, what is the first thing that comes to your mind?
A very cool team!

What distinguishes Qnit from other IT companies?
It might become more common in IT-Companies in Germany, but at Qnit especially, to have options regarding flexible working times. Also we do have a flat hierarchy which allows every colleague to participate actively.

Short Profile
Role: Test Manager / Test Automation Engineer
Date of birth: 1992
Location: Munich
Entry date: 08/2013
Main focus: Test Automation / Test Management
Hobbies: Tech / Games / Powerlifting

How does Qnit support you in your job?
My colleagues and seniors are always there for advice.

What is your job at Qnit?
I’m currently acting as a Test Manager for a big Project at a private insurance company.

What do you appreciate about the corporate culture of Qnit?
The flat hierarchy.

What’s it like to work on a project?
Sometimes stressful and challenging but always rewarding.

What skills do you need to work successfully in your job?
Social and communication skills: Working with other people.
Self management skills: Planning your work.
Humbleness: Never be afraid to say “I don´t know”.

What advice would you give a newstarter at Qnit?
Be open to the advice from senior colleagues.
Don´t get stuck in textbook-thinking.
Be ready to adapt to a project’s unique situation.

Short Profile
Role: Test Manager / Team Lead
Date of birth: 1979
Location: Munich
Entry date: 2011
Main focus: Test Management
Hobbies: Dance Sport / Audio Mixing / Photography

How does Qnit support you in your job?
Qnit is offering a lot of workshops for certificates (ISTQB, Scrum etc.) and different trainings to increase my professional knowledge and soft skills, depending on the area I would like to develop myself in.
If you feel that you need some special knowledge, that would increase your productivity or if you’re interested in developing any new technology or using any new tool of your choice, Qnit is always supporting and setting up suitable trainings for you.

What’s it like to work on a project?
We have many different projects and everyone is unique. But the work in every project is nice, because of the team you are working with. Generally we always try to create a good atmosphere and include the customers as part of the team. Frequently after work events are part of the company policy and contribute to the team spirit.

What advice would you give a newcomer at Qnit?
Do your best and your efforts will definitely be noticed. There are lots of experienced colleagues at Qnit, try to learn from them and expand your knowledge.

Short Profile
Role: Test Manager / Team Lead
Date of birth: 1986
Location: Munich
Entry date: 09/2015
Main focus: Test Management
Hobbies: Weightlifting / Traveling

How did you start at Qnit?
During my studies I started as a manual tester in 2011 at PRODYNA in a substantial project for a client in telecommunications where I gained first insights into software testing.
After finishing university, I went on a 10-month world trip visiting 17 countries, mostly in South-East Asia, but also Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and the United States. When I came back from the trip my former PRODYNA regional manager told me about Qnit and asked if I would like to join the company. So, I did.

What is your job at Qnit?
I quickly started at an insurance client in Munich and gained experience as a test analyst supporting the team introducing a new CRM-system.
Currently my role is test manager at the same client in various projects on the topic of life insurances.

What skills do you need to work successfully in your job?
As a test manager I am interacting with various people of different backgrounds, such as developers, project managers, testers and business analysts.
In this environment I am putting great emphasis on communication and transparency throughout the whole fundamental testing process. Besides the essential knowledge about quality management, soft skills play a vital role.

What do you appreciate about the corporate culture of Qnit?
Open communication, quick decisions and no state of uncertainty! I am not a fan of long and inefficient processes especially when it comes to people and their personal needs.

What advice would you give a newcomer at Qnit?
Qnit is very open to new ideas and really wants to know where you see yourself in x-years. Make use of it and talk about it!