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Job Description for Test Engineer, Automation

The position of an automation test engineer requires great technical skill, as these engineers are primarily responsible for developing, testing, and diagnosing computer systems to ensure they are working correctly. In the event that a computer system is not working efficiently, these engineers must diagnose the problem/s and get the system back to working capacity. They work closely with clients to ensure that all systems are designed and installed to their specifications, so strong written and verbal communication skills are very important in this position. They work with clients from the individual level to corporate levels and may also oversee and supervise staff of the development testing phases of a project, so prior supervisory experience is also beneficial for candidates for this position.

Aspiring automation test engineers should have at least one year of experience with developing, testing, and diagnosing computer systems and exceptional knowledge of computer programs such as Windows and JavaScript. While an advanced degree is not necessarily required for this position, a bachelor's or master's degree may bolster career opportunities.
Test Engineer, Automation Tasks
  • Develop and maintain automated test scripts.
  • Create library of custom functions.
  • Review regression test cases.
  • Integrate test automation industry standards and best practices.
  • Execute automated test suite.

Key Stats

1-4 years

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