Job Title: Quality Assurance Test Engineer
Type of Company: I work for a Charitable organization that enables people to donate money and then easily send the money to their specific charities. (donor endowed fund).
Education: BS in Computer Science, University of Illinois
Previous Experience: My career began as a computer programmer. I have worked in all aspects of computer projects, including programming, testing, design, business analysis and management.
Job Tasks: My job is to test web sites to ensure that they work properly before customers use them.
The main responsibilities are:
Best and Worst Parts of the Job: The best: Learning new business processes and helping to test. The satisfaction in knowing that the customers will be able to confidently use the web site is wonderful.
The challenge: Designing test coverage in an efficient manner - this is a puzzle that needs to be solved for every piece of new functionality. There are always more tests than there is time to execute the tests, so we are always looking at the following factors to determine the best use of time and resources. -criticality of tests -time available -what order of testing makes the most sense, what tests can be dropped? Because of this, the job is not boring, but challenging.
1. It may seem that testing is a solitary job. However, you are constantly meeting with people - to learn the functions, to ask questions, to resolve issues. Communication skills (both verbal and written) are critical to the success of any software tester. Learn how to improve these skills - tactfulness is essential.
2. To be a good tester, you need to modify your thinking to:
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