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Quality Assurance (QA) Software Engineer 10 months ago

QA Engineers in Big Tech

Question: 
Is QA a sustainable career, and is it still viable to get into Big Tech as a QA? Or should I get ready to LC and transition into a Dev role eventually

Background:
I'm a QA Engineer at a small start-up in London, UK. I just got a job at a large cryptocurrency exchange for a significant pay bump + bonus + (pre-IPO) equity

I graduated with a non-CS engineering degree from a top 10 uni globally, and I've been in QA now for 3 years
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qwertyCoderSoftware Engineer at Amazon10 months ago
Would suggest transitioning to a proper dev role. Your earning potential will be much higher. Many tech companies are phasing out QA roles in place of devs just integrating testing as part of their development.
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jinyung2Software Engineer 10 months ago
How do you feel about this movement btw? Ive seen this happen in a couple places and was wondering if QA roles are really worth phasing out in the long run
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