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Test

Overview

People who are part of the Test IT Group are typically quality assurance professionals who are dedicated to improving the overall quality of their business applications. Many have spent careers supporting business users and they strive to ensure that new application changes are of the highest quality.

Values

Quality is key, finding defects, protect users have a bad experience

Culture

Processes and traceability to double check that each release is suitable for production. Often view their role as guardians, protecting users from defects

Personas / job titles

QA Lead, Tester,Performance tester, Automation Tester, DevOps Lead?, DevOps Engineer, DevTest

Challenges

Complicated software changes that is hard to accurately test. Test environments that don't match production and keeping up with the rate of change from Dev.

Ideal world

Testable requirements and testable applications enable automated testing of every change identifies defects, enabling the QA team to focus on exploratory testing and edge cases.