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Software Testing Specialist Career Path

Self-paced videos, Lifetime access, Study material, Certification prep, Technical support, Course Completion Certificate


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Offer ends 30 June 2024
Study method
Online
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Video
Duration
80 hours · Self-paced
Access to content
Lifetime access
Qualification
No formal qualification
Certificates
  • Uplatz Certificate of Completion - Free

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Overview

Uplatz provides this comprehensive Career Path program on Software Testing Specialist. It is a program covering all topics related to Software Testing in the form of self-paced video tutorials. You will be awarded Course Completion Certificate at the end of the course.

It is an interesting but challenging field. To be part of the IT industry software testing was considered as the last option. Software Test Engineer is seen as a respectful job and people see themselves growing in the field. Its offers excellent career growth opportunities. While each of the role comes with its own set of challenges, from time responsibility increases as well as experience. It also helps to upgrade the knowledge and skillset as they move higher up the ladder.

Software Tester careers can be explained as the efforts that consume in making a product bug-free, matching the given functional requirements, ensuring logical efficiency coverage, by a series of verification and validation processes. A person who want to take this as a career path, it is essential to have some different skills likes good analytical sense, basic knowledge of testing concepts, proficient in communication and task management.

There is a tremendous change in the profile of software tester. Software Tester career has become a show stopper for several application or product execute and business has realized the importance of structured testing of applications before release. Software tester has created several levels and types and specialization in these various types of testing has increased the native value of Careers in software testing.

Specializations of a Software Tester:

  • Mobile Testing
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Testing
  • Usability Tester
  • Accessibility Testing
  • Security Analysts
  • Performance/Load Testing
  • DevOps
  • Quality Coach

Expertise in testing are technical skill sets which are a growing need in the software development market. Having even a small amount of knowledge about any of these specializations can make a Tester extremely valuable to a company.

Certificates

Uplatz Certificate of Completion

Digital certificate - Included

Course Completion Certificate by Uplatz

Course media

Description

The typical paths for Software Testers often lead into Management, Program or Project Management (or PM/PO), Business Analyst, or even Development. These are typical growth paths in a lot of companies that want to make sure they keep on solid employees doing great work.

A software Tester’s role is changing and to stay relevant, you have to be willing to focus on more than the functional aspects of the application. Testers will need to develop more specialized skills and knowledge about software development to keep up with the ever growing changes introduced by technology, business practices, and customer desires.

Specializations of a Software Tester:

  • Mobile Testing
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Testing
  • Usability Tester
  • Accessibility Testing
  • Security Analysts
  • Performance/Load Testing
  • DevOps
  • Quality Coach

Specializations in testing are technical skill sets which are a growing need in the software development market. Having even a small amount of knowledge about any of these specializations can make a Tester extremely valuable to a company.

Who is this course for?

Everyone

Requirements

Passion and determination to achieve your goals!

Career path

  • Software Test Engineer
  • QA Analyst
  • Software Quality Engineer​/Tester
  • Applications Software Test Lead
  • Quality Assurance Engineer
  • Test Analyst
  • Software Test Engineer - Team Lead
  • DevOps Engineer
  • Automation Tester
  • Software Test Automation Lead
  • Senior Test Analyst
  • Software Test Analyst

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Sharon asked:

I don’t have Software development under my belt but I’m keen to change career at this ripe old age of 40. Will I still be relevant and employable?

Answer:

Hi Sharon It's never too late! Software Development & Testing are versatile areas, you can enter & pick up the pace in a month or so. You will definitely do well. You can buy Career Path - Software Developer/Programmer, that will suit your requirements and help you pick pace in no time. Any Career Path program that you do from us, these are self-paced video courses i.e. you have to learn from pre-recorded videos. But if you are new to this, we would suggest go for tutor-led training. Uplatz

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