Profession ICT integration tester

ICT integration testers perform tests in groups of system components, units or even applications. They group them in larger aggregates and apply integration test plans on them. They oversee the complexity of relations between different components.

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Personality Type

  • Conventional / Investigative

Knowledge

  • Levels of software testing

    The levels of testing in the software development process, such as unit testing, integration testing, system testing and acceptance testing.

  • Software anomalies

    The deviations of what is standard and exceptional events during software system performance, identification of incidents that can alter the flow and the process of system execution.

Skills

  • Address problems critically

    Identify the strengths and weaknesses of various abstract, rational concepts, such as issues, opinions, and approaches related to a specific problematic situation in order to formulate solutions and alternative methods of tackling the situation.

  • Replicate customer software issues

    Use specialised tools to replicate and analyse the conditions that caused the set of software states or outputs reported by the customer in order to provide adequate solutions.

  • Integrate system components

    Select and use integration techniques and tools to plan and implement integration of hardware and software modules and components in a system. Apply specific testing techniques to ensure integrity during system integration.

  • Provide software testing documentation

    Describe software testing procedures to technical team and analysis of test outcomes to users and clients in order to inform them about state and efficiency of software.

  • Manage system testing

    Select, perform and track testings on software or hardware to detect system defects both within the integrated system units, the inter-assemblages and the system as a whole. Organise testings such as installation testing, security testing and graphical user interface testing.

  • Execute software tests

    Perform tests to ensure that a software product will perform flawlessly under the specified customer requirements, using specialised software tools. Apply software testing techniques and tools in order to identify software defects (bugs) and malfunctions.

  • Execute integration testing

    Perform testing of system or software components grouped in multiple ways to evaluate their ability to interconnect, their interface and their ability to provide global functionality.

  • Report test findings

    Report test results with a focus on findings and recommendations, differentiating results by levels of severity. Include relevant information from the test plan and outline the test methodologies, using metrics, tables, and visual methods to clarify where needed.

Optional knowledge and skills

agile project management develop automated software tests conduct ict code review ldap sparql use scripting programming ict network simulation debug software n1ql xquery ict performance analysis methods manage schedule of tasks lean project management resource description framework query language ict debugging tools ict project management methodologies perform software recovery testing develop ict test suite mdx ict infrastructure process-based management linq tools for ict test automation query languages