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5 Reasons Why You Should Become a Software Tester

25 Jan 2023, 13:34

Software Testing is a critical function within businesses. A career in software testing is very challenging but satisfying, requiring you to problem solve, manage risk and improve the quality throughout all phases of the software development cycle. Here are just a few reasons from some of our FDM software testing consultants on why this is such a great career choice.

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  1. Creativity

This may not be the first word that comes to mind when you think of a role in software testing. However, you must get a little innovative when testing a software application, and creativity is the way to get there. The process isn’t going to be spelt out for you – in fact, it takes a little detective work. By acting as the end-user, you’re the one who must think outside the box when contemplating places where there may be inconsistencies.

  1. Always Learning

When asked what they liked best about the role, one thing that came up frequently with our software testers is that they are constantly improving and learning new skills. Whether you’re starting to code, automate or security test, there are always ways to excel further in a software testing career. Additionally, it’s likely you’ll have a very supportive team behind you to make sure you have all the resources you need to be your best. Plus, your work will never be stagnant, as you’ll be continuously growing and enhancing your practice.

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