Application Tester Job Description

Application Tester Job Description

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Application tester provides technical support and testing assistance for test script development, test execution (cadence HWIO and milestone testing), and test automation support.

Application Tester Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective application tester job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included application tester job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Establish approach to evolve project from manual to automated testing
Architect automated testing frameworks and methodologies to support quality and reliability of our systems
Identify and exploit vulnerabilities in commercial, open source, and custom software applications
Work with developers to create unit-tests
Develops and executes test plans, test cases, and test procedures to ensure that all information systems products and services meet organization standards and end-user requirements
Conducts a walk through on test case/script with Test Managers, Requirement Leads, Project Managers, and Development Leads
Occasionally performs other IT systems engineering activities such as installation, operation, sustainment, and support
Documenting business workflows to develop test scenarios
Performing user acceptance testing of BCBSMA applications and recording results
Presenting results of user acceptance testing to IT and Operations stakeholders for approval

Application Tester Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Application Tester

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: GWAPT, OSCP, ISTQB, GPEN, CISSP, CEH, GIAC, CCNA, XML, CREST

Education for Application Tester

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the application tester job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Computer Science, Education, Technical, Engineering, Computer, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Technology, Business, Information Systems

Skills for Application Tester

Desired skills for application tester include:

QA tools
Script languages
Automation tester frameworks
Test case structure and ability to follow steps
SW testing types
HP Quality Center
Programming languages Java
QuickTestPro
SQL and Oracle
Automated testing

Desired experience for application tester includes:

Experience with physical security assessments (lock picking, camera evasion)
Relevant similar experience
Very good understanding of OWASP Top 10
Experience with the inner workings and security aspects of variety of Application Servers, Web Servers, Media/Content Servers, Messaging Servers, Database Servers, and Integration Servers
Experience with multiple Layer 7 intercepting proxies
Knowledge of recognized security industry standards and best practices such as OWASP Testing Project, OSSTMM, PCI DSS, ISO 27000 set

Application Tester Examples

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Application Tester Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an application tester. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for application tester
  • 1/1 meetings with departmental leaders
  • Documents findings which clearly communicate findings, risks, and possible remediation
  • And testing of financial model application systems
  • Maintain the Unclassified Collaborative Testing Environment (UCTE), developed in AWS
  • Develop and maintain the IGAPP program Node webapp, leveraging AngularJS
  • Create mobile application deployment pipeline supporting Android and iOS mobile applications
  • Develops general test and evaluation plans to compare current and proposed technologies
  • Prepares documents by tailoring technical information and creates benchmark or security authorization reports
  • Performs Security Control Assessments on systems to validate the results of risk assessments and ensure controls in the security plan are present and operating correctly on the system
  • Understand customer expectations from functionality and quality point of view
Qualifications for application tester
  • Expertise and experience in web and application penetration testing
  • Understanding of using tools like AWR report, Jmeter, Soapui
  • Knowledge of German is a huge plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related technical field is required
  • Participate in the requirement walkthrough session conducted by Sr Test Analyst and identify the gaps in the requirement, Seek clarification on requirements from the Test Architect if required
  • Seek clarification on requirement and update the clarification tracker with the same
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Application Tester Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of application tester. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for application tester
  • Tracks open issues and follows up with development teams to ensure they are being addressed
  • Identify and evaluate security risks and update threat models
  • Working closely with security champions (“blue team”), perform independent reviews and verify proposed fixes
  • Participate in security R&D and process automation activities
  • Advise product teams on conducting source code reviews
  • Help to establish a company-wide bug bounty program
  • Performs penetration testing of Mary Kay external and internal-facing assets
  • Identifies vulnerabilities, evaluates risks, and communicates findings to leadership
  • Setup FTP Server on a Linux Server and write code to transfer and retrieve files between servers
  • Planning and performing software system upgrades and changes in configuration
Qualifications for application tester
  • Provide inputs to the test lead/sr test analyst on the scope of testing, analyst effort estimate for the total volume of work, requirement analysis and clarification, test approach
  • Must not have traveled outside of the United States for more than 180 days in the last 6 months
  • Project Management of short term testing longer term service improvement work
  • Ability to concisely communicate security risks to both technical and business audience
  • Significate experience with report QA both from a business impact perspective technical perspective
  • Ability to conduct research and develop, building tools for use by internal teams vulnerability research would be a significant advantage to a candidate
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of application tester. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for application tester
  • Ensure the quality of applications
  • Undertake the close follow-up of the correction of the defects
  • Script test scenarios using the automation tool’s UI test creator and basic scripting
  • Experience on running security testing (static code analysis, dynamic analysis and pentesting)
  • Manage clients and team expectations
  • Provide feedback and support to developers on the best mechanism to solve findings
  • Reporting of vulnerabilities found on testing
  • Participate actively on R&D projects
  • Definition of applications security architecture elements
  • Definition and documentation of security requirements for applications (web, mobile, host, SOA, etc)
Qualifications for application tester
  • GWAPT, GPEN, Offensive security Advanced Web Attacks and Exploitation and/or Offensive security Cracking the Perimeter (CTP) certifications
  • BAC +3/4 level in Information Technology with or without experience in IT
  • Knowledge in the payment or banking industry would be an additional asset
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to communicate easily with all internationals interlocutors
  • Able & willing to work in an international & multi-cultural environment
  • Be capable to test simultaneously projects in parallel according to schedule commitments
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Application Tester Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of application tester. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for application tester
  • Participation on definition of KPI and KRI related to security in applications
  • Build PoC with clients to determine best tools to be implemented
  • Collaboration on managing Threats and Vulnerabilities lifecycle on client environment
  • Participate and/or run security training
  • Work with the engineering, product and operations teams to ensure each release meets high quality standards via through application, unit and systems test
  • Create test plans and test cases from wireframes created by the product team
  • Execute manual and automated test cases, report and track issues in ticketing systems, and verify fixes
  • Participate in requirements gathering sessions, and communicate project status to stakeholders
  • Contribute to the front end development when necessary
  • Assist with setting agenda and facilitate the technical, operational readiness, change management, and risk review board (TRB, ORR, CRB, RRB) meetings
Qualifications for application tester
  • Thorough knowledge of implemented processes & tools and being capable to use them
  • Autonomous & proactive in a dynamic team to learn and adapt more competences
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize tasks between all projects and deadlines
  • We require in depth knowledge with practical experience of
  • HP ALM, HP NS
  • Unix/Linux, Shell, OpenVMS, TACL
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Application Tester Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an application tester. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for application tester
  • Participate on the definition of applications security architecture elements
  • Participate on the definition and documentation of security requirements for applications (web, mobile, host, SOA)
  • Participate on security trainings
  • Understand PTC and Locomotive Architecture and Specifications in order to write appropriate test cases to ensure complete QA coverage on each solution on-board Locomotive
  • On the job training to learn application functionality within our BPM Workflow system
  • Thoroughly test applications for both positive and negative results
  • Create User Stories, Test Cases and Test Plans
  • Understand Agile delivery methodology and test application elements as required during each sprint
  • Knowledge of a programming language a plus
  • Develop Automatic Testing Routines for customers
Qualifications for application tester
  • Additional knowledge of programming java language, Webservices (SOAP) will be considered as a plus
  • Willing to work under pressure of cost, quality and requested planning
  • Experience with mobile automation tools such as Monkey Runner, Robotium, Appium, - Please include samples of automation scripts
  • Experience with web service testing (REST and JSON, HTTP)
  • Experience with mobile device emulators, network protocol tools
  • Individual who works well in a team/collaborative environment

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