Qualities of an Automation Environment Expert
Organizations include the role of an automation environment expert to boost up its development team. Such role could be performed by the lead Automator for a small project or by some organization, or by an individual from the operations staff itself.
To effectively execute his automation tasks, the environment expert would require system access at the administrative level.
Responsibilities of an Automation Environment Expert are
1) Initial installation and configuration of the automation tool
2) Design and configuration of the automation tool / test environment for the particular project. The responsibility includes upgrading the testing tool and the environment as and when required.
3) Installation of the client side of the tool as well as managing any licensing issues associated with the tool. On occasions the expert may need to un-install the tool after the completion of one
particular project so that the tool can be installed on a different set of devices.
4) Planning to increase the number or types of licenses to conduct large stress or performance tests.
Desired Skills: Excellent knowledge of test environments, tools and practices and procedures.