SDET Java Role - Essential Skills
Upasana | May 19, 2019 | 1 min read | 507 views
Essential skills for Java SDET role.
- Core Java Concepts
Good understanding of Core Java is helpful. Important concepts in core java are: Inheritance, OOPS, Collections, Exception handling, etc. Ability to write small framework for testing from scratch using Core Java.
Working knowledge of python is helpful. Python is interesting language with lot of libraries available for day to day automation work. Python is also helps for DevOps skill.
- Algorithms & DS
Basic understanding of Algorithms & DS (Sorting, Searching, Recursion, Dynamic Programming, Hash table and List etc.)
- Restful API
Knowledge of HTTP, REST, microservices architecture, API Testing, OAuth2 protocol, etc. Tools and techniques for API testing.
- Testing Frameworks
Knowledge of Test Libraries for Unit, Acceptance and End To End Testing for e.g. JUNIT, TestNG, Hemcrest, Cucumber, Selenium and Rest Assured for REST API testing.
- Database Concepts
Basic Knowledge of RDBMS concepts - SQL, different types of joins, indexes, query optimization, etc.
- UNIX Shell Scripting
Linux Shell Programming, unix commands, piping of commands, process management, systemd services, etc.
- Build Automation Tools
Familiarity with open source build automation tools like Maven and Gradle that can build almost any type of software.
- CI/CD Tools and Pipeline
Knowledge of at-least one build tool- Travis CI, Jenkins CI, Teamcity, etc. ability to setup a build pipeline on Jenkins. + https://travis-ci.org
Familiarity with containerization tools & framework like Docker, Vagrant, etc.
- Quant and Aptitude
Puzzles and Quantitative aptitude
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