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ISTQB Advanced Level Test Analyst

A practical course in Advanced level testing

Abstract

This course provides test engineers with advanced skills in test analysis, design, and execution. It provides test engineers with the ability to define and execute the tasks required to implement the test plan.

 

The course will teach attendees how to analyze the system, taking into considerations quality expectations. This training course gives detailed information on the specifics of different testing techniques, among them: evaluating system requirements, performing formal and informal reviews, evaluating requirement validity and testability, analyzing design, creating test design and implement test cases, evaluating risks, and using them for making decisions during the life cycle and to prioritize tests.

 

The course reviews the different reporting needed during the lifecycle, providing evidence for progress, and other measurements important to run the project and report about quality. Attendees will learn how to estimate effort for the different activities in the testing project lifecycle.

 

Through presentation, discussion, debate, hands on exercises, brainstorming and questioning, we shall go through terminology, methodology, concepts and tools to learn how to plan, design and run tests, how to track what we do and improve over time. We shall discuss how to function as testers within testing and other type of teams, how to be productive and efficient using test automation and other tools, how to produce working software and what is needed on the communication side to be a part of a team.

 

Relevant exercises and simulations are integrated into the course in order to close the gap between methodology and actual field implementation and enable participants realize what they need to be doing in their designated teams as testers from now on.

Audience

Advanced Level Test Analyst qualification is aimed at people who have achieved an advanced point of their careers in software testing, and would like to go deeper into the professional aspects of senior test engineers’ work. This included people in roles such as:

Alon Linetzki

A coach & consultant in SW engineering, development, testing and QA for the last 34 years. Co-author and reviewer for the ISTQB Agile Tester certification.

  • Test Engineer

  • Test Analyst

  • Test Team Leader

  • Test Manager

  • Test Director

  • Business Analyst

  • Software Test Engineers

  • Quality Assurance Engineers

Course Outline
  • Testing Process

  • Test Management: Responsibilities for the TA

  • Test Techniques

  • Testing Software Quality Characteristics

  • Reviews

  • Defect Management

  • Test Tools

Pre-requisites
  1. At least 2 years of testing experience

  2. Basic valid certification in ISTQB Foundation level.

Venue

SMK Conference Center Kalvariju str. 137E LT-08221 Vilnius, Lithuania