Test Engineer Job Description

Test Engineer Job Description

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Test engineer provides input for testing, validation, and sign-off for software product development and release readiness within product release and Agile sprint cadence.

Test Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Develops and implements test plans, schedules, and requirements for subsystems of new and existing designs
Supports quality excellence program, line stop resolution, production yield improvement, debug effectiveness, on time shipment
Support product move / transfer
Perform manual testing as needed to augment automated testing
Independentlydesigns, develops, and executes software test plans, including design of test scripts in both manual and automated test environments following the established Test Management Process
Responsible for detailed test plan creation for medium to large projects
Analyzes product and test project risks and advises Sr Test Engineer and/or Project Managers and project teams of associated risks
Creates and/or maintains test data
Analyzes test results to validate existing functionality and consults with project team and development partners to resolve defects and problems
May guide new team members and contract resources in department and domain processes and procedures

Test Engineer Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Test Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ISTQB, IAT, II, ISEB, MS, MCITP, ITIL, CISSP, CE, NRTL

Education for Test Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the test engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Technical, Education, Science, Electronics, Information Systems, Mechanical Engineering, Physics

Skills for Test Engineer

Desired skills for test engineer include:

Python
SQL
Java
Programming
Testing tools and testing methodologies
Linux
C++
Software development process
JavaScript

Desired experience for test engineer includes:

Ability to work on multiple efforts concurrently
Effective & clear communication
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, preferably in the field of Electrical and Mechanical
At least 3 years in the field of Quality assurance
Must have good demonstration of capability in handling PC and data acquisition related setup and troubleshooting
Good Understanding of Quality Assurance

Test Engineer Examples

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Test Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a test engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for test engineer
  • Collaborate with mfg ops and product team to design, develop, implement and deploy test strategies, test plans and test processes for a group of products
  • Completes test programs and scripts for Cisco and manages test programs and control
  • Oversees delivery and assembly of test equipment
  • Identify anomalies & necessary enhancements to diagnostics deployed in manufacturing and works with Cisco teams to drive to corrective action
  • Ensure manufacturing test capacity is sufficient for material requirements plan (MRP) and works with CM teams on its management and review
  • Engages in both sustaining and NPI support activities
  • Setup and support current portable data acquisition systems and data loggers
  • Develop next generation of portable data loggers and data acquisition systems
  • Support instrumentation needs including
  • Work with engineers and technicians in development of component level test fixtures
Qualifications for test engineer
  • Strong background in testing principles, instrumentation and processes
  • Design best-in-class performance testing approaches and plans for enterprise-wide projects
  • Work tightly with application development, architecture, infrastructure and engineering groups for performance testing and application analysis initiatives to define success criteria and evaluation methodologies
  • Work closely with the test management team to establish performance testing criteria
  • Must possess a strong knowledge of enterprise application architecture and technologies Must also have a strong understanding of the monitoring solutions and KPIs used to determine availability and performance of these technology stacks
  • Must be well versed in using LoadRunner and JMeter for advanced test script development beyond the built-in record and playback capabilities
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Test Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of test engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for test engineer
  • Support New Program Installation
  • Support NPI, transition, support and sustaining activities for Customers’ product test requirements
  • Lead Assembly Build Instruction development and training
  • Support test quote request based on RFQ process
  • Independent Quality Assurance of Product Performance
  • Contribute in continuous improvement activities in Engineering Service Environment
  • Extended Core Team Member throughout the entire project
  • In collaboration with Core Team Members generate detailed test plans and timelines based on the application of the product, the TE specifications and the customer requirements
  • Final approval rights of Test Plans and execution schedule
  • In collaboration with the Test Lab Manager and Equipment Service Group propose and approve procedures and work instructions
Qualifications for test engineer
  • The candidate should be hands-on and familiar with test techniques and methods for a variety of computer, storage and networking hardware types
  • Experience in test development, test support and production data collection
  • Storage background and understanding of network topologies is a plus
  • Domestic and international travel may be required to audit or transfer products to our suppliers
  • Experience with testing software such as Test Director, Quick Test Professional, Quality Center, Rational Test Studio, Silk Test, etc
  • Travel may be required to various customer and vendor locations
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Test Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a test engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for test engineer
  • Create technician work instructions from Federal and OEM test specifications
  • Author test reports and log test dates/results in database
  • Process data from load cells, accelerometers, string pots, and CMM
  • Daily use of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Outlook
  • Actively participate in the cross functional product development team providing input to FMEA’s and test plans, and report test status and results to the team
  • Ensure test plans (DVP&R) provide adequate confidence that the design tested will be reliable, safe, and meet the customer’s needs
  • Design, build, and specify test equipment to support design development projects
  • Review test results to ensure accuracy
  • Consolidate test results into a test report and communicate back to cross functional team
  • Proactive and innovative – capable of identifying opportunities for improvement then making them happen
Qualifications for test engineer
  • Experience testing on multiple platforms
  • Complete understanding of the relationship between complex banking systems, their interfacing applications, environmental resources and code layering across multiple platforms
  • Complete understanding of multiple UAT environments and their relationship to code delivery and business functions
  • Exercising judgement and initiative in the research and development of recommendations for code management
  • More than 3 years Electronics Test Engineering experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical/ Electrical Engineering or similar field
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Test Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of test engineer. 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 test engineer
  • Documents system functions and response times
  • Informs project stakeholders of execution completion and status results
  • Works with the delivery organization to identify and resolve process problems when desired service outcomes are not being met
  • Supports technical issues and upgrades as needed by various internal departments
  • May identify and recommend automation/performance process efficiencies
  • Produces SDLC-compliant documentation during project release(s)
  • Participates in lessons learned sessions
  • Develop test strategies, test plans, and test cases
  • Document test results and provide test progress and reports that will be used in assessing progress of development
  • Quote projects related to validation
Qualifications for test engineer
  • Must have active Top Secret clearance and be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance - CompTIA Security + certification - ITIL Foundation certification - MCITP - MS certification - Hardware and software integration experience
  • Current TS or TS/SCI clearance - Experience working with USSTRATCOM, Air Force or any Unified Combatant Commands - DoD 8570.1 certification - Knowledge of system testing and security plans - System Administrator and Active Directory experience
  • Minimum ten (10) years experience as a system administrator, supporting computer network hardware including, but not limited to Bridges, switches, routers, and gateways
  • Minimum ten (10) years experience working in an IT engineering lab loading (file transfer via electronic of storage media), installing and maintaining the operability of commercial off-the-shelf computer and IT equipment and supporting software
  • Minimum ten (10) years experience with computer networking protocols including, but not limited to TCP, IP, UDP, HTTP, DHCP, and DNS
  • Minimum ten (10) years experience in systems administration of hardware and software in support of developing and testing of SIGINT Information Technology systems
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Test Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a test engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for test engineer
  • Evaluate hardware including HW / SW integration, HW debug, HW performance, statistical analysis
  • Debug software online and offline
  • Develop Theory of Test and Training Documentation
  • Perform software qualification for production use
  • Support production and final system integration test to meet shipment schedule
  • Write production test procedures and train production personnel on test processes
  • Drive improvement efforts to achieve quality goals
  • Ability to travel occasionally to US
  • With shift partners, take ownership and responsibility for a head test area and a machine
  • Conformation that the item under test meets the requirements of the Production Test Schedule, raise MCAF,s, Concessions, CRs
Qualifications for test engineer
  • Minimum ten (10) years experience in conducting both component and system integration level testing on complex software products
  • Creates technical project plans and oversees the validation activities for new testing concepts
  • Labview/ Teststand, R.F
  • Experience with the validation (design and process
  • Knowledge and previous experience in test automation (test automation tools, languages and environments)
  • Experience with various data acquisitions systems and post processing software a must

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