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Test Engineer

Job Title and Job Description

Test Engineer

Test new products to verify that they function as specified. Develop test procedures and programs for the production test of products. Answer tech support questions from customers.

What are some related career opportunities and job titles in your company or in your career area?

What new technology will be important?

Network technology, such as connecting devices on an Ethernet network.

What education or training did you have to prepare for this career?

Bachlors degree in Electrical Engineering.

What education or training do you recommend for students today who want to enter this field?

For my specific job, any technical degree would be acceptable. However, supporting products in certain areas might require some specific training.

When you were in high school, did you know that you would enter this field?

My goal was to get a job in the engineering field, but not this specific job.

Skills Profile

Skills UsedRating (5=Most Important thru
1=Not Important)
Comments

Artistic 2-Less Important2-Less Important 
Athletic / Physical 1-Not Important 
Bilingual 1-Not Important  
Computer Technology 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Coordination / Using Hands, Tools, and Equipment 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Creative Thinking 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Interpersonal 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Investigative / Fact Finding 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
leadership and Supervising 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Logical Thinking 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Math 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Mechanical Understanding 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Sales and Negotiation 2-Less Important2-Less Important 
Scientific and Experimental 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Social Service / Helping Skills 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Teaching / Instructing 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Verbal Communication 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Understanding Nature, Plants, Animals 1-Not Important 
Understanding Yourself 2-Less Important2-Less Important 
Writing 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
 

Interview By: Test Engineer