Peter Hartauer is a quality engineer and a tester by heart – because good products are fun.
In the beginning of his career, Peter worked in a large multinational company in Erlangen, Germany. As a consultant for customers in the public sector and in internal projects he became to be riveted on testing, working his way up from a manual tester to be a test manager in a multicultural project. In 2011, he started working as a trainer for the ISTQB, REQB, IQBBA and IBUQ certification classes.
As a team-orientated tester, Peter encourages team members to good communication, open feedback, focusing on goals and faith on colleagues. He is keen on working together, exploring and discovering reflects in his hobbies: fishing, mineralogy and dancing.
Peter is an active member of the testing community: He follows the newest trends in testing, attends conferences, organizes the Nurembergâ€™s Testers Meetup and contributes to the Ministry of Testing Community. His Twitter handle is @certifiedtester.
Tell us an interesting fact or story about yourself:
Testing is like fishing! You need patience, a methodology, a sense of promising locations, skill and a little bit of luck.
2005 – 2008: Apprenticeship at Siemens IT Solutions and Services GmbH
2008 – 2011: (Junior) IC Consultant at Siemens AG
2011 – 2016: Trainer and Software Process Engineer at Knowledge Department GmbH
2016 – now: Team Lead Testing Essentials at QualityMinds GmbH
- Why is Communication so Difficult? - Peter Hartauer, 2018 Technical Presentation, Abstract, Paper, Slides