Skillset - Software Engineer in Test Automation
Here is an pretty good role description for an SDET role with not much experience :
Note the Skillset category is just to gauge where you stand in terms of the skills required for the role.
You're a developer who likes to break things. You strive for quality and are focused on improving issues around performance, stress, security, reliability, and user experience.
•Work with development and program management teams to design and test new features.
•Develop tools & automation.
•Enhance the overall test infrastructure.
•Write test plans & test cases.
•Perform ad-hoc, manual, automated testing.
•File bug reports
Experience and skills needed:
•BS in Computer Science or a related field of study.
•2+ years of experience with C++, Java, Perl, XML/HTML, and related technologies.
•Familiar with UNIX.
•Proven ability to learn quickly.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
•Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with aggressive release schedules.
•Experience in API testing methodologies and automation test development is a plus.
•Experience in testing embedded devices is another plus.
•Knowledge of stress, performance and capacity planning is also a plus