Skillset - Automation Test Engineer (with Selenium + Java / PHP)

Continuing the series of posts under the skillset category, here is another very interesting job profile f
or a Test Automation Architect:

Note the Skillset category is just to gauge where you stand in terms of the skills required for the role.

•Robust and rigorous approach to browser-based testing, bordering on a fanatical eye for detail

•Ability to work under your own initiative and provide proactive feedback to the development team and managers

•Expert in automation of website testing scripts (Selenium Webdriver / RC), and writing bespoke test scripts in languages supported by Selenium (Java / PHP etc.) across multi-browser testing environment

•Logical approach using and managing manual tests where appropriate

•Business fluent English with excellent spelling and grammar

•Ability to work as part of a very close-knit development team as the owner of system testing and sign-off

•2+ years commercial experience post technical degree

•Familiarity with good 'User experience' designs would be beneficial


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  2. That's a very interesting point that you have made, apart from the technical skills soft skills play an important factor in the growth of a tester's career. The following post was an excellent example of a holistic view:

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  4. @Jonathan - Thanks for your kind words and sharing the blog with other fellow testers. Would be more than glad to share information as and when I read and explore.

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