IT automation has become the cornerstone of many industries as it streamlines customer service processes, eliminates errors or defects in a product. Therefore, high quality products contain fewer errors and are delivered faster. A QA Automation Engineer designs automated tests to verify the functionality of web and mobile applications, writes scripts, installs test protocols, and provides effective test automation solutions.
Depending on the size of the team, its structure, customer needs and the objectives set, the QA Automation Engineer can have different roles:
Test Automation Engineer - Must have strong coding skills to design and implement various automated solutions. He checks if the software meets architectural requirements, develops and automates software validation tests, ensures high system quality, interacts with firmware developers and validation engineers.
QA Team Leader - A QA manager develops necessary procedures and processes, maintains documentation, guides QA teams, coordinates development teams, and manages test schedules.
Performance Testing Engineer - The role of a QA Automation Engineer is to advise on effective performance testing strategies throughout the software development lifecycle, implement the test framework, develop plans test according to business needs and customer requirements, to verify the work of junior and intermediate specialists.
A QA Automation Engineer should master networks, hardware, web and desktop operating systems, gain experience in robotics, analysis and AI.
The soft skills of a QA Automation Engineer are:
There are different training courses in order to become a QA Automation Engineer: it is possible to pursue a BTS or a DUT (Bac +3) after the baccalaureate: BTS in management IT (application developer option), DUT in IT. Bac +5 are the most common with a Masters in computer science school: computer engineering or quality and reliability.
QA Automation Engineer can evolve into a managerial position in development services, or even operational management in the development of IT solutions.
Junior: - (0 to 2 years of experience)
Confirmed: 49.5 K € (2+ to 5 years of experience)
Senior: € 62,000 (6+ years and over)
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Un Ingénieur en Automatisation QA conçoit des tests automatisés pour vérifier la fonctionnalité des applications Web et mobiles, écrit des scripts, installe des protocoles de test et fournit des solutions d'automatisation de test efficaces.
L'Administrateur Réseaux et Systèmes ou Ingénieur Systèmes et Réseaux garantit le bon fonctionnement et la mise en place d’un réseau de communication.
L'Architecte Web est un expert technique qui a pour vocation de créer ou de faire évoluer un site internet ou une application.