Software Tester

Job Objective

As a software tester, you’ll play an important role in the development of new IT programs. Once a project reaches a certain stage of development, it’s your role to ensure it works exactly as it should. This role will give you the opportunity to work within a particular industry that interests you, as computer programs are an integral part of many businesses, including automotive, gaming and consumer electronics.

Job Requirements

Whilst working as a software tester, it’s important for you to provide tactful, insightful feedback to maintain a good working relationship with other members of the design team. Additionally, employers will be looking for the following qualities:

  • A good understanding of the software development process and of the business
  • Good writing skills (for documenting the process)
  • Good communications and consultancy skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • The ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines

Entry Requirements:

As there aren’t many courses that focus specifically on software testing, the best way to become a software tester is to gain a level of software development experience. This can either from straight from university or from a previous job or with our awesome trainings. Our clients will expect you to have excellent technical knowledge of as many programming languages and platforms as possible, and to have a good understanding of the software testing lifecycle.

Training:

The training you need will depend on the technical products you are testing, and where you want to take your career in the future.

Responsibilities:

  • A Software Tester is responsible for designing testing scenarios for usability testing.
  • He is responsible for conducting the testing, thereafter analyze the results and then submit his observations to the development team.
  • He may have to interact with the clients to better understand the product requirements or in case the design requires any kind of modifications.
  • Software Testers are often responsible for creating test-product documentation and also has to participate in testing related walk through.
  • Creation of test designs, test processes, test cases and test data.
  • Carry out testing as per the defined procedures.
  • Participate in walkthroughs of testing procedures.
  • Prepare all reports related to software testing carried out.
  • Ensure that all tested related work is carried out as per the defined standards and procedures.

 

 

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