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Job Description for Senior Test Analyst (Computer Software)

Senior test analyst for computer software hold an advanced computer programming position within their company They test and provide feedback on software as part of their company's workflow for designing programs; the type of programs this analyst tests may include anything from the space launch software to security coding for antivirus software, depending on their employer. These professionals must pay close attention to detail, as weeks may sometimes be spent finding a bug in software by going line by line into the code.

Senior test analysts for computer software typically work with a team of other analysts or programmers, but they must also be comfortable working under client supervision as needed. They may need to attend meetings and consult with clients and relevant team members on projects. Senior test analysts generally work during regular business hours, but additional hours may be required as deadlines approach.

The educational requirements for this job may vary, but employers often require at least a bachelor's degree in a related information technology or engineering field. Additionally, senior test analysts for computer software typically need experience in a related field. These analysts must be highly skilled with computers, including knowledge of coding and programming, and relevant certifications may be preferred.

Key Stats

5-9 years
67%
10-19 years
33%
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