Example Automation Tester Job Description

Our Automation Tester job description includes the responsibilities, duties, skills, education, qualifications, and experience.

About the Automation Tester role

An Automation Tester is responsible for designing and developing automated tests for software applications, analyzing test results and troubleshooting any issues that arise in the software. They must possess strong technical skills, be able to work independently, and have excellent problem-solving skills.

Role Purpose

The purpose of an Automation Tester is to develop and execute automated tests in order to identify software issues and ensure the quality of software products. Automation Testers create test plans and cases and use automation tools to execute regression tests, functional tests, and integration tests. They may also be responsible for troubleshooting and analyzing results from automated tests and providing feedback to development teams. Automation Testers may also develop automated scripts to test system performance and create reports to document results.

Automation Tester Summary

Automation Tester Job Summary We are looking for an experienced Automation Tester to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for creating and executing test plans, automating test cases, and analyzing test results. You will collaborate with developers and other QA staff to identify and resolve software issues. You must be a creative problem solver and have the ability to pay close attention to detail. The ideal candidate should have strong communication skills and the ability to work well in a dynamic environment. Responsibilities: • Develop and execute automated test plans and scripts. • Analyze test results for accuracy and identify software issues. • Collaborate with developers and other QA staff to identify and resolve software issues. • Monitor and report on software defects. • Monitor and report on test coverage. • Maintain testing documentation. • Perform manual testing when needed. Requirements: • Previous experience with automated testing. • Working knowledge of software development life cycle. • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills. • Ability to pay close attention to detail. • Ability to work well in a dynamic environment.

Automation Tester Duties

  • Develop, execute, and maintain automated scripts and test plans
  • Perform manual tests when automated tests are not feasible
  • Establish and maintain test data and test environments
  • Analyze test results and document defects
  • Monitor and evaluate system performance
  • Identify and recommend improvements to existing processes

Automation Tester Skills

  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Ability to demonstrate experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Familiarity with databases such as SQL and scripting languages like JavaScript, Java, HTML and Python
  • Knowledge of automation and performance testing tools
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Automation Tester Requirements

  • Experience with automation tools and programming languages
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes
  • Ability to create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Experience in functional and non-functional testing
  • Experience in developing and executing automation scripts
  • Experience in performance and security testing
  • Experience in mobile application testing
  • Experience in defect tracking, management and reporting
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and agile environment

Personal Traits

  • A passion for quality
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

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