Software Quality Assurance Engineer, Quality Engineer, Quality Assurance Analyst, Software Test Engineer
Minimum Preferably Bachelor?s Degree in Science/Technology/Computers or any graduate course
Certified training for QA Engineer (programme aligned to SSC/Q1302 released by IT-ITe
SSSCNASSCOM Sector Skill Council)
Work experience/internship in Software Development/Deploymentof0-2years
The tasks a QA Engineer is expected to perform include:Coordinating with the support and operations teams
Maintaining quality related schedules like audits, records and reports
Setting quality standards for products, systems and processes within the organization
Ensuring the effective implementation
Knowledge of the methods of collecting data or information for quality assurance and the ways to apply them
Proficient in analyzing data or information and the ways to use this analysis to identify risks to projects
Adept with identifying project risks and their potential or actual impact
Well-versed with the principles of project management and project lifecycle models
Knowledge of different quality tools in the organization and the ways to use them
Well-versed with the importance of completing work accurately and the ways to do the same
Certifications in TQM, ISO, etc. quality process, software testing techniques, test writing plans
High attention to detail
Ability to work for long hours
It is a desk job
Work from home option maybe available
Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available
Travelling is not a part of the job
May need to handle a team
Working hours are 10/11 hours everyday for 5/6 days a week. This may vary from company to company
Overtime is common
Shift system is available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe
This job is not considered to be hazardous or dangerous
Occupational hazards include strain on eyes, cervical spondylosis and lumbar spondylosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, mental stress, etc.
For freshers - INR 25,000 to INR 30,000 per month
For candidates with 1-2 years of experience or more - INR 30,000 to INR 35,000 per month
Current Scenario and Growth of IT Services Sector in India
The IT services segment is the largest contributor to the IT and ITES Industry, accounting for about 60% of industry revenues. India is one of the fastest-growing IT services markets in the world. It is also the world's largest sourcing destination,accounting for approximately 52 per cent of the US$ 124-130 billion market. The country's cost competitiveness in providing IT services continues to be its USP in the global sourcing market.
The major segments of the IT service sector are IT Consulting, Application Management, IS Outsourcing, Software development and support. The BFSI, telecom, retail, and manufacturing sectors account for major portion of the IT Services revenues.
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. Out of which 3.6 million job opportunities will be in IT service sector. This would definitely lead to an increase in employment opportunities of QA Engineer across towns and cities in India.
Towns and cities across India
Will be updated
All Science, Technology and Computer colleges across India