Minimum Preferably 12th standard pass

Certified training for Test Engineer (programme aligned to SSC/Q7001 released by IT-ITe


Certifications in TQM, ISO etc. quality process, software testing techniques, test writing plans

The tasks a Test Engineer is expected to perform include:

Developing and coordinating scheduled and unscheduled test plans

Conducting software compatibility tests with programs, hardware, operating systems, or network environments

Documenting, reporting and tracking software defects using manual testing software

Well-versed with different sources of information available for designing tests and how to access them

Knowledge of different issues that may occur with testing requirements and how to address them

Proficient with the principles of designing tests

Adept with the concepts of code coverage

Well-versed in creating suitable tests for particular applications

Proficient in determining whether the test cases are suitable to be automated or not

Adept in accessing, creating and modifying different types of high level scenarios, test cases , automatic scripts, test data and test plans

Knowledge of different test methodologies and procedures used to check the working and suitability of tests to the given purpose

Well-versed with the importance of collating feedback on work done

Adept in analysing and using feedback to improve tests

Proficient in scripting / programming of languages to understand test cases

Knowledge of current practice in the design of tests for software products/applications/modules

Well-versed with organisational policies, procedures and priorities for designing tests for software products/applications/modules

Software Development Certifications in C++, Embedded, C#, C, Java etc.

Ability to work independently

Decision making skills


Logical thinking

Interpersonal skills

Ability to prioritise work

Willing to work in a desk-based job for long hours

Hardworking and persistent


Time management skills

It is a desk job

Work from home option maybe available

Part-time and contractual jobs maybe available Travelling is not part of this job role

Need not handle a team

Working hours

Working hours are 10/11 hours everyday for 5/6 days a week. This may vary company to company

Working in shiftsmaybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?


This job is considered to be mildly hazardous or dangerous

Health risks include long hour of working, stress, extensive use of computer, sitting for long hours, etc.Occupational hazards include shoulder back pain, neck pain, fatigue, eyestrain, headache, risk of metabolic syndrome, etc.

For freshers INR 20,000 to INR 30,000 per month For candidates with 1-2 years of experience-INR30,000 to INR 40,000 per month (Thisfigureareindicativeandsubjecttochange)

Future Trends for IT-ITES Sector in India

The IT-ITeS industry has been fuelling India?s growth story. In addition to contributing to the country?s Gross domestic Product (GDP) and exports, the industry has played a big role in influencing the socio-economic parameters across the country. The industry has helped provide employment and a good standard of living to millions. The IT-ITeS industry has almost doubled in terms of revenue and contribution to India?s GDP over the last six years (2008-2013). Export account for over 70% and domestic market account for 21% of the Industry revenue.

India?s acceptance as a preferred offshoring destination in the world is one of the main reason for the growth of export in Indian IT and ITES Industry. Again with the increased spending by Indian companies on IT and ITES services, domestic market will be a major area of growth in the future and it is expected to grow at 8% in the near term.

The major segments of the Industry are IT Services, BPO, and Engineering Services, R&D, and Products. Software products form the fastest growing segment of the global IT industry, with the software spends forecast to grow from USD 294 billion in FY 2008 to USD 537 billion in 2015. Over the same period, the addressable market for Indian software product businesses is estimated to reach USD 290 to 315 billion. The next decade will play a crucial role in bringing about disruptive growth for the Indian Software Products segment, and the annual revenue aggregate of this segment is forecast to grow from USD 1.4 billion in FY2008 to USD 9.5 to 12 billion by FY2015. Over the past 3 years, the annual revenue aggregate of Indian software product businesses has grown at a CAGR of 44%.

The growth is likely to be in the areas of Business Intelligence (BI), Enterprise Resource Management (ERM), storage, security, BFSI, telecom, healthcare, retail, search engine marketing, mobile applications, social networking, and online gaming.

In the IT Exports segment, a large portion of the workforce is currently engineers and MCAs over 80%. The proportion of graduates of science and other streams engaged in software development is expected to show significant increase from about 5% to 10% currently to about 15% to 20%.

Based on the trends witnessed in productivity and the likely growth potential of the IT and ITES industry, it is expected that the industry would result in an incremental employment of about 7.5 million persons directly by 2022.

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