A test engineer works to test products prior to their official launch to identify potential problems and ensure quality. A test engineer collaborates with various departments from network engineers, support and operations to ensure a plan is in motion to provide a seamless product launch. A test engineer seeks to balance various aspects of the project, from safety to design. Additionally, they will research advanced technology regarding ideal specifications in the field and seek to find cost-effective solutions.
A test engineer is generally located within a large company and works alongside other professionals to meet client's needs. A bachelor's degree is required for the position, with many holding advanced degrees in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related engineering fields. Individuals with a holistic understanding of both the operational and scope aspects of a project tend to excel in this position.
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