Skillset - Automation Test Analyst



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

Here is another really interesting Australian Job Description for a test automation engineer's role:

Position Description: An Automation Test Analyst is required to join the Client's Specialized Testing Services Group to plan Automation Testing, build and execute the Automation Scripts.

Accountabilities
  • Conduct Automation assessments of projects to determine if the project is a suitable for Automation testing
  • Ensure Automated Testing activities are performed in accordance with established standards and processes.
  • Review and provide Automation testing input into test documentation such as the Test Strategy, Test Plan and Test Summary Report
  • Develop automated test scripts utilizing approved test tools such as QTP and HP Quality Center
  • Ensure traceability of test scripts back to business requirements
  • Create relevant test data to enable testing to be performed
  • Perform test execution of automated test scripts and report on Automation Testing results
  • Identification, investigation and escalation of defects, ensuring traceability back to test cases
  • Work to ensure testing outcomes are achieved within defined cost, time, and quality constraints
  • Capture test execution outcomes in HP Quality Center

Key Skills & Experience - Mandatory
  • Extensive Test Analyst experience in an integrated environment
  • Extensive Automation Test Analyst experience using QTP
  • Strong SAP experience
  • Extensive JAVA experience
  • Strong HP Quality Centre experience
  • Strong database and SQL skills are essential
  • Experience in the use of testing tools and methodologies
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Attention to detail
  • Exposure to test middleware systems like TIBCO ; web Methods

Key Skills ; Experience - Preferred
  • Experience in XML, SOAPUI, TIBCO and Selenium highly regarded
  • Working experience using Agile testing methodologies and processes
  • Relevant testing certification such as ISTQB Certification

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