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David Williams

Senior Quality Engineer at eBay

David is a 40 year old father of 2, living in London, United Kingdom.

Across his 15 years in the field of quality and testing he’s been a tester, senior, lead, test manager, head of testing, and is now helping eBay UK to transform into a truly Agile group. He has a technical mindset and a real passion for investigation and testing as a profession (especially risk-based, and Exploratory Testing), and his passion is infectious when talking about his experiences.

He’s a prolific Twitter and Slack user, plus testing community advocate and is in the process of resurrecting his blog, having taken a temporary step back over the last few months due to work commitments. We’ve seen him speak at several TestBash 99 second talks. David also mentors at the London Software Testing Clinic whenever possible.

My Sessions

Mental Health as a Tester

In early 2003 I started my career as a gifted, but cocky young tester with steady career progression and a love of learning. I was confident with the skills I had developed but my “I know all the things!” attitude quickly disappeared as I started to realize how broad a tester’s skill set could be, […]

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