Szilard Szell

5G DevOps Transformation Lead, Eficode

Szilard is currently working as 5G DevOps Transformation Lead at Eficode, a leading DevOps consultancy in the Nordics.

Previously he was a DevOps agent, SAFe SPC, Transformation Lead, Test Coach and team lead at NOKIA for more than 19 years. He is a public speaker and a volunteer at ISTQB and former President of Hungarian Testing Board.

He is obsessed with testing, DevOps and enjoys following up new trends like testing of/the use of AI for testing.

Szilard has 20 years in testing of Telecommunication solutions, Testing in Agile and Scaled Agile, DevOps transformation, Continuous Quality Assurance strategy, Test Process improvement and has been speaking at conferences like HUSTEF, UCAAT, SQADays since 2008.

DevOps Challenge in 5G

The presentation will focus on DevOps challenge in Telco especially related to 5G, and how it is different from Enterprise IT.

We will have special focus on the Telco Deployment Pipeline, Automated Everything and how an Agile team can collaborate to survive: technically, mindset wise and with practices. After a short introducing of DevOps in 5G, it will be presented if Test Automation on its own is enough to solve testing challenges, and how Telco DevOps is expanding the picture of Continuous Quality Assurance.

We will discuss how the Telco DevOps pipeline looks like, how the teams shall be organized and what extra they need to deliver.

Key takeaways:

  • Why 5G DevOps view is different.
  • Understanding of Telco DevOps pipeline.
  • The focus of automation in Telco.
  • Additional challenges of Agile teams in Telco DevOps and proposed practices