Junior testers are IT professionals early in their careers. Their job is to test software for correct functioning. They single out and fix bugs in software systems. They might work for various types of products from web applications to video games and various kinds of computer programs.
Your job will be to perform tests on various aspects of software systems, such as regression, integration, or performance. You will communicate with clients reporting bugs, answering questions, providing information, and presenting demos. You will work together with other departments, such as quality assurance or product development, to track and resolve issues with the programs and ensure correct and efficient functioning.
A degree in computer science is generally required if you want to work as a tester. Critical thinking and teamwork will be essential. Being familiar with automation tools and programming languages will also be important, as well as with the use of various testing methods. If you have what it takes, you will be able to make $67,000 on average per year.