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what is the role of a software test engineer
By Sunil M (Beginner)  8 years ago   18 views
 
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1. Go through the software requirements and get clarifications on one's doubts
2. Become familiar with the software under test and any other software related to it
3. Understand the master test plan and/ or the project plan
4. Create or assist in creating own test plan
5. Generate test cases based on the requirements and other documents
6. Procure or create test data required for testing
7. Set up the required test beds (hardware, software and network)
8. Create or assist in creating assigned test automation
9. Test software releases by executing assigned tests (manual and/ or automated)
10. Report defects (usually in a defect database) to the stakeholders
11. Create test logs
12. Report test results to the stakeholders
13. Reply to returned bug reports (for example, when a bug report is returned as not reproducible)
14. Re-test resolved defects
15. Update test cases based on the discovered defects
16. Update test automation based on the updated test cases
17. Provide inputs to the team in order to improve the test process
18. Log own time in the project management software or time tracking system
19. Report work progress and any problems faced to the Test Lead or Project Manager as required
 
 
 
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testers should review and contribute to test plans, as well as analyzing, reviewing and assessing requirements and design specifications.

in simple language you have to find bug, error etc and check that software is working correctly as per user requirement or not
 
 
Sunil M thank you for your answer.. i am an ECE engineer now looking to take up some courses to enter into the corporate world... what would you suggest.. software testing or oracle or sql
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