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Test Engineers: A promising future awaits

The market for Testers/Test Engineers is currently experiencing strong growth, even internationally. Digitalization – with more web applications and connected products – is spurring demand for Testers. Companies are also becoming increasingly aware that software quality assurance is a business-critical activity. Testers with the right skills can expect a bright future in a rapidly expanding industry.

Software testing involves quality assurance of IT systems and ensuring that software meets requirements, for example on functionality, performance and security. Testers can also work with test automation and design of frameworks for automated tests, or areas such as requirements inspection and test strategies. The tester usually works in a team with systems developers and system administrators, as well as the client and sometimes even the end user.

Excellent opportunities for specialization

The move to increasingly complex systems means that new career opportunities are taking shape. As a Tester you can choose from a wide variety of career paths, both as a specialist and a leader. If you have technical expertise, working as a Test Automation Engineer or security tester could be right for you; if you are a good leader, a Test Manager or test strategist role is a suitable choice. The industry’s own certification programme, ISTQB (International Software Testing Quality Board), develops and offers training and internationally recognized certifications. National and international conferences also provide valuable learning and exchange of ideas in software quality assurance.

The move to increasingly complex systems means that new career opportunities are taking shape.

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Testers/Test Engineers usually have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer engineering, electrical engineering or systems development. It is also possible to enter the field by completing testing education at a post-secondary vocational school. Succeeding in this career requires a keen interest in structure and detail, and excellent communication skills.

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Interview with a Test Automation Engineer

“Being responsible for quality motivates me”

Jens Johansson planned to be a developer, but summer jobs and extra work as a tester at IKEA opened his eyes to software quality assurance. Today he works with test automation – a role that requires competence in both development and test.

Interview with a Test Leader

“A challenge to coordinate different goals”

Alexandra Elmer’s fascination for the logic of mathematics led her to study computer engineering. She also has a talent for leadership. Today Alexandra works as a Test Manager, a career combining expertise in software quality assurance with good communication skills.

Interview with Team Manager

”I learn new things every day”

Monica Boman Hammarlund is one of our excellent Team Managers. A year ago, she started her journey with us. What career opportunities has she been given and what does she appreciate with System Verification?

Training program within Quality Assurance

“A great career opportunity”

Last year, System Verification launched their concept Summership, a training program for students who are about to graduate. Emina Alagic and Dalila Spahic are two of the students who fulfilled the program and got their first job with Quality Assurance. Read about their experiences!

Working as a consultant

“I love the variety of challenges”

During her ten years in the company, Marie Nilsson has certainly kept herself busy. She has accomplished ten assignments at ten different companies and in six different industries. And according to Marie, the great variety is one of the best things about being a consultant.

Interview with master student

An international family with a big heart

In 2018, System Verification established their second offices abroad, in Bonn and Frankfurt. The first team members have a unique opportunity to be part of something new and promising. Celina Strietzel gives us her story of her first time at System Verification in Germany.

We have open positions

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Test Automation Engineer | Stockholm

If you are experienced in test automation and passionate about making a difference; then we have the assignments you are looking for.
Apply before: October 31, 2019 Location: Stockholm

Test Automation Engineer | Gothenburg

If you are experienced in test automation and passionate about making a difference; then we have the assignments you are looking for.
Apply before: October 31, 2019 Location: Gothenburg

Test Automation Engineer | Malmö

If you are experienced in test automation and passionate about making a difference; then we have the assignments you are looking for.
Apply before: October 31, 2019 Location: Malmö

Test Engineer | Bonn/Frankfurt

Du bist auf der Suche nach einer neuen beruflichen Veränderung? Du möchtest Deine Talente und Erfahrungen in einem innovativen Unternehmen aktiv einbringen und die weitere Entwic...
Apply before: October 31, 2019 Location: Bonn/Frankfurt

Test Automation Engineer/Developer | Bonn/Frankfurt

Du bist auf der Suche nach einer neuen beruflichen Veränderung? Du möchtest Deine Talente und Erfahrungen in einem innovativen Unternehmen aktiv einbringen und die weitere Entwic...
Apply before: October 31, 2019 Location: Bonn/Frankfurt

Test Manager | Bonn/Frankfurt

Du bist auf der Suche nach einer neuen beruflichen Veränderung? Du möchtest Deine Talente und Erfahrungen in einem innovativen Unternehmen aktiv einbringen und die weitere Entwic...
Apply before: October 31, 2019 Location: Bonn/Frankfurt

Test Specialist | Helsingborg

Are you passionate about new technologies and are looking for challenging assignments?
Apply before: October 31, 2019 Location: Helsingborg
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We are always interested in people who is passionate about quality and who share our core values. Don’t hesitate to contact us.

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