Job description Systems Testing Technician in Canada

Find out what work is like for a systems testing technician in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Information systems testing technicians (NOC 2283).

Information systems testing technicians


Information systems testing technicians execute test plans to evaluate the performance of software applications and information and telecommunications systems. They are employed in information technology units throughout the private and public sectors.

Job duties

  • This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Develop and document software testing plans
  • Install software and hardware and configure operating system software in preparation for testing
  • Execute, analyze and document results of software application tests and information and telecommunication systems tests
  • Develop and implement software and information system testing policies, procedures and scripts
  • Identify, report, track and propose solutions to product defects.

Job titles

  • software testing technician
  • application tester
  • application testing technician
  • software test co-ordinator
  • software tester
  • systems tester
  • user acceptance tester
  • systems testing technician

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