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The short version: regardless of the development methodology, your role is to provide information about the overall quality of the application. You do that via testing anything that isn't included in the developer-maintained automation, and reviewing the developer-maintained automation. The long version: This question and its answers is a good starting ...


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You seem to be focused on the technical aspects of doing software QA. I would say your background is good for doing test automation and finding bugs that are results of technical obstacles. However, it takes a strong will to put up with the amount of animosity you may have to control. I find troubling is that no one is bringing up the intense social ...


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You have a very good background to apply, depending of the company maybe you have to learn something more than you know but just like everything in this life, nobody's born knowing everything. As Nike says Just do it! Finally want to share a very interesting article about QA role in agile teams ...


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I was given this webpage to read, by my QA Manager: tips for quality testing. It really tells you what testers need to do to be a good tester. A few pointers I have learnt from reading such material, is: Find quality bugs and not quantity of bugs Prepare your documents early, as in create your documents / test scripts early before you start actual testing ...


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Unit testing is a great way to test code with specific endpoint values and compare them with expected results, but there are many things that unit testing cannot cover. Unit tests provide you with a linear test, for the software. Automation should cover a more broad approach to what the software actually does. Agile is a difficult space to implement ...


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This might help: http://www.allthingsquality.com/2010/04/what-do-qaers-and-testers-do.html Every company is different. But here are some of the things my QA Teams do, in no particular order. Review and respond to requirements Participate in design reviews Participate in architecture reviews Create and maintain Test Cases Execute Test Cases Exploratory ...


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It is my opinion that QA, Typically on a team using Agile development methodology, is an integral part of the software production team. Your primary goal is to verify developed software is appropriate to be released to the client by analyzing from their perspective. Here is a list of some of the typical responsibilities i have or have had as a QA analyst. ...


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Can I work in this scenario with the above background? First of all, anything is possible. It's really hard to give advice without knowing more about you and your background. Describing your background in a short post on a forum like this isn't easy. Assuming the company who extended you the offer, knows about your current background and wants to hire ...



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