About Suraj Gurung

This webpage displays all the personal, professional and academic information and achievements of Suraj Gurung.

Personal Information

My name is Suraj Gurung. I am a Nepalese national currently residing in Sydney, Australia, at the time of this writing (22nd May 2019). I am 27 years old and my family incldues of my parents, my younger brother, my younger sister and my wife. I am Buddhist by religion and Asian by ethnicity.

Academic Information

I am currently persuing my Bachelor of IT from Charles Sturt University, Sydney Study Centre in Australia. Prior to this, I completed by Diploma in IT from West London College in the UK. I had completed my Secondary Level and High School education from my home country, Nepal. The following is a list of my academic achievements.

Professional Experiences, Achievements & Awards

Work Experience, Roles & Responsibilities

I have worked as Software Test Engineer for Xchanging Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. in Malaysia from Oct 2013 till Dec 2017 after the completion of my study in the UK. During my tenure, I was promoted twice - the first from Junior Test Engineer to Test Engineer and the second from Test Engineer to Senior Test Engineer. I was responsible for deriving test cases based on Business Requirement Document (BRD), execution of the test cases, defects logging and reporting to the stake holders for various projects. I was able to work closely with Developers, BAs and PMOs which helped me to grow significantly in Testing. The following are my roles and responsiblities while I was employed by Xchanging Malaysia.

Achievements & Awards

I have also been awarded with multiple awards during my tenure with Xchanging Malaysia.

  1. Certificate of Excellence for dedication and contribution on the SPS project
  2. Employee Appreciation Award for FrogAsia project
  3. Employee Appreciation Award for successful launch of Yes4G (LTE) in Malaysia
LTE Award image FrogAsia Award image SPS Award image

Training & Certifications

While I was working in the organization, I had opportunities to attend multiple training sessions. Some of them were development-oriented, some testing and some personal skills development including communication, time-management and others. Some of the notable trainings I have completed are Programming in Python and PHP, using GitHub and GitLab for source code management and control, training and sessions on SCRUM development methodology, trainings on continuous integration and continuous delivery, etc.

I have also completed certification for my ISTQB - Foundation Level, hosted by the Malaysian Software Testing Board (MSTB) Malaysia. It can be found on the MSTB website provided below.

Find me in MSTB certified testers list.