Job Description

Information systems testing technicians execute test plans to evaluate the performance of software applications and information and telecommunications systems. They are employed in information technology units throughout the private and public sectors.

Sample Job Titles

  • Application Tester
  • Application Testing Technician
  • Software Test Co-Ordinator
  • Software Tester
  • Software Testing Technician
  • Systems Tester
  • Systems Testing Technician
  • Test Coordination Analyst
  • User Acceptance Tester
  • Video Game Tester

Job Duties

  • Develop and document software testing plans
  • Install software and hardware and configure operating system software in preparation for testing
  • Execute, analyze and document results of software application tests and information and telecommunication systems tests
  • Develop and implement software and information system testing policies, procedures and scripts.

Typical Background


Post-secondary degree or diploma in computer science or related field.


Minimum of two years of experience. Experience requirements vary by organization and industry.

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