(Male, Age 30) from Winston Salem, NY
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Technology Lead|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Location||Winston Salem, NY|
|Years Experience||3 years|
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
|Years in Career||0|
|Income Rating||0 / 10|
|Interest Rating||0 / 10|
|Work-Life Rating||0 / 10|
|Fulfilment Rating||0 / 10|
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
I work for one of the banks in Winston Salem NC. This is a back-office operation job which includes maintenance, development and support of mainframe and web applications
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Development, maintenance and production support
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
Yes, a lot of time is spent on interaction with clients and team members
Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
Work location is a good cubicle with all necessary equipments like desktop, dual screen monitor, phone and printer
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 1
Level of Responsibility: 1
The Actual Work: 1
A day in the life of…
Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:
|5am to 6am|
|6am to 7am|
|7am to 8am||Travelling to work|
|8am to 9am||Monitoring production jobs and creation of status report|
|9am to 10am||Development and testing of mainframe program|
|10am to 11am||Meeting with clients to discuss last weeks work|
|11am to 12pm||Lunch|
|12pm to 1pm||Development and testing of mainframe program|
|1pm to 2pm||Production support activity. Solving abend in mainframe batch cycle|
|2pm to 3pm||Web research on automated testing tools for web application|
|3pm to 4pm||Coordinate with different groups for project related activities|
|4pm to 5pm||Development, testing, web research windup|
|5pm to 6pm||Drive back home|
|6pm to 7pm||Visit local GYM|
|7pm to 8pm||Cook dinner and watch TV|
|8pm to 9pm||Eat dinner and watch TV|
|9pm to 10pm||Sleep|
|10pm to 11pm||NA|
|11pm to 12am||NA|
Table of Contents
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
submitted resume and 3 interviews
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
3 interviews in all out of which 3rd was HR related. The first 2 were technical interviews
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, they provided all necessary training
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Training on mainframe technologies
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, computer engineering helped in teaching me basics of programming
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
Degree in Conputer engineering
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Strong technical skills in mainframe technologies and good organizational and people skills
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Take up programming lessons while in school and be very familar and technically strong in atleast one language
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
What are your current career goals?
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||Team leader||6||58000||production support, maintence and development|
|Prior Job 2|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:3.9
|3.7||Forsyth tech||Computer science|
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
|3.8||NC State||Computer science|
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