Brian is an Alabama native who decided to leave a life in the kitchens behind. He made the decision to leave his work as a chef at Walt Disney World to pursue a technical career. In 2016, he completed the Front End Engineering path at The Iron Yard in Orlando, where his instructor was none other than Brian Gates. From there, he moved into a career path of QA and automated testing; he’s currently with SimSpace. Now back home in Alabama, Brian loves spending time with his son and wife, cooking, playing poker, and working on projects around the house.
March 30th, 2020 | Season 2 | 59 mins 44 secs
On the latest episode, Podcast Brian interviews his former student Testing Brian on his career, from starting out in the kitchens of Alabama to going back to school in his late 30's, to becoming a successful QA engineer. The guys chat about testing and its importance to the modern software ecosystem, and the challenges involved with learning how to break things in a structured manner. NOTE: This episode was recorded at the end of February. The live company event mentioned in this episode was cancelled and the hosts are WFH full time now. Fortunately the podcast was always remotely recorded, so no interruption to our schedule!