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Hi Guys,

        To be short :
               I'm not satisfied with my current company (been here for 1.5 year)  work disgust me to the core : Its more of connecting point A (fields) to point B (fields) (SOAP).


                                          - Same old routine work (its been same for many years heard from other employee).
                                          - Old technologies through out - SOAP,java 4, Java 5 , LDAP , Oracle (to store few config) , COBOL (Main:for back-end) and other channels.
                                          - They have there own framework (No respect for this in any tech market).
                                          - Office politics (as bright as SUN).
                                          - Company is too far , need spend 4 hours on travelling (everyday).
                                          - No Problem solving skill seen here.
                                          - Pay-scale is quite lowwwww from the market standard.
                                          - The Onshore handle most of fun stuff like design and we are left with coding things (not sure why i code certain things in there way).
                                          - So not like startup  
                                          - When i suggest what i want to do or been missing to Manager/upper management they can't understand (Need a translator for them).

             - The most odd feeling is might [almost] forget other technology/language/Design/Problem Solving and become a Loser.

             Please suggest/guide me how to proceed with my career.

Thank You,
Ar

       
 
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First, write some code for fun. This will re-energize you along with giving you some modern experience you can put on github when you (presumably) want to leave this job.

It will also give you the opportunity to show how things can be done better at your current job if they want to improve things.

Another approach is to look for opportunities. Can you write unit tests in a later version of Java?
 
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Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:
First, write some code for fun. This will re-energize you along with giving you some modern experience you can put on github when you (presumably) want to leave this job.

It will also give you the opportunity to show how things can be done better at your current job if they want to improve things.

Another approach is to look for opportunities. Can you write unit tests in a later version of Java?



My Github streak been 0 for quite a number of years , the only place i can have some fundo could be Gist and share the code review over here.

Interesting project  working on is writing an XML Parser (since i work way too much in XML) {For Fun}.
 
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