The average salary for a Senior Test Engineer in San Francisco, California is $104,857.
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Job Description for Senior Test Engineer
Senior test engineers generally work with computer software and hardware. These engineers test and create programs for a company for their own internal programs or usage or for third party/public usage. Senior test engineers generally work with and/or oversee a dedicated team of test engineers or developers, and they work with them to suss out and address any issues that might arise in a given system or program. Because they often lead teams, they must have excellent communication skills and the…Read more
Senior Test Engineer Tasks
- Develop test plans and design hardware/software to execute those tests.
- Provide technical expertise and design input to other teams.
- Create, update, and communicate required documentation.
- Verify and validate new tests, test systems and solutions.
- Perform automated and manual tests, interpret results and de-bug.
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Popular Skills for Senior Test Engineer
Skills that pay less than market rate include System Testing, Test Engineering, Test Automation and Test Planning.
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Employees with Senior Test Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 10.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (20.7% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (12.6% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (7.2% less).
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