An SDET (Software Development Engineer in Test) is a software developer who develops software (tools, frameworks, and automated tests) for testing, instead of working in the product development team, an SDET works as part of the test team. Most software products and apps today require end-to-end test automation, especially in the areas of functionality, performance, and security testing.
Skills You'll Need
Modern version-control systems for source code repository like Git, Mercurial, GitHub, or BitBucket
Front-end testing tools like Selenium Web Driver, and Grid, front-end automation tools such as Selenium or Appium
Tools such as JIRA, RALLY, Confluence, Jenkins, TestRail
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