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       WORKING IN CANADA REPORT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

 

                                                            Aerziguli Maimaitiyiming

 

Systems Testing Technicians:

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.

Included job titles: application tester, application testing technician, software test co-ordinator, software tester, systems tester, systems testing technician, user acceptance tester.

LICENCE & CERTIFICATION

There are two types of jobs in Canada: regulated occupations and non-regulated occupations. To work in a regulated occupation, you must have a licence.

Local Wage Information

This section provides local information on wage rates. A number of factors can affect the wage paid for the same occupation in different Canadian communities such as the geographic location, labour agreements or availability of workers.

Community/Area

Wage ($/hr)

Reference Period

Low

Average

High

Information for other areas within Ontario.

Ottawa Region

18.00  

26.15  

37.69  

2010

Toronto Region

16.83  

26.00  

34.79  

2010

Ontario

17.75  

25.78  

36.62  

2010

[ Source: Labour Market Information – HRSDC ]

 

 

Where people in this occupation find jobs in Canada

This table shows the industry sectors employing the highest number of people in this occupation.

Industry / Sector

%

Professional, scientific and technical services

38.00

Information and cultural industries

17.00

Manufacturing

11.60

Finance and insurance

10.70

Public administration

9.50

Wholesale trade

4.60

 

 

Local Job Opportunities

Canada’s Job Bank Web site currently lists 2 job opportunities in Windsor-Sarnia Area for this occupation.

Date Posted

Job Title

Location
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2011-09-09

Application testing technician

Windsor and Area

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2011-08-31

Software tester

London and Area

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Job Number: 6006830

Title: Systems testing technician (NOC: 2283)

Terms of Employment: Permanent, Full Time, Day

Salary: $55,000.00 Yearly for 40 hours per week, Medical Benefits, Dental Benefits, Disability Benefits, Pension Plan Benefits

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Location: Toronto Centre, Ontario (10 vacancies )

Skill Requirements:

Education: Completion of high school, Completion of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.): Not required

Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years

Languages: Speak English, Read English, Write English

Specific Skills: Execute and document results of software application tests and information and telecommunication systems tests, Develop and implement software and information system testing policies and procedures

Work Setting: Consulting firm

Computer and Technology Knowledge: Intranet, Internet, Servers, Applications – desktop, Presentation software, Office Suites, Software development

Own Tools/Equipment: Computer, Internet access

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment, Work under pressure, Tight deadlines, Manual dexterity, Attention to detail

Transportation/Travel Information: Willing to travel

Essential Skills: Reading text, Document use, Numeracy, Writing, Oral communication, Working with others, Problem solving, Decision making, Job task planning and organizing, Significant use of memory, Finding information, Computer use, Continuous learning

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