I’m sharing a jobs profile 6 for an Automation Engineer in Testing role.
The jobs profile below is a list of broad tasks that an Automation Engineer in Testing would complete as part of their job. We collated this list from over 100 surveys taken by Automators and Managers.
Job Profile For an Automation Engineer in Testing Tasks:
Creating The Automation Strategy
Building a Framework / Architecture
Creating Automated Tests
Setting up Test Environments
Setting up CI/CD pipeline
Investigate Failed Automated Tests
Reporting Automation Results
Maintaining Automated Tests
Maintaining Framework / Architecture
Maintaining Test Environments
Developing Testing Tools (not automated tests/checks)
This profile has been developed as part of the Automation Curriculum project where MoT aims to create a modern, open-source curriculum for those looking to get into Automation in Testing.
I’d love to know what you think of this list. Is there anything missing? Is there any task that you think is beyond scope? Or maybe you’d like to share any common pitfalls or misconceptions you’ve encountered when completing any of these tasks.
All feedback is welcome. We want to build a comprehensive and relevant curriculum for the community. Let me know your thoughts.