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2632 ICT Support and Test Engineers

ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
Reference period
2021

ICT Support and Test Engineers develop procedures and strategies to support, create, maintain and manage technical quality assurance processes and guidelines and systems infrastructure, investigate, analyse and resolve system problems and performance issues, and test the behaviour, functionality and integrity of systems.

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

  • scheduling and conducting quality audit inspections, and analysing and reviewing systems, data and documentation
  • identifying variations and potential high risk areas in securing adherence to standards and procedures
  • recommending corrective action plans and improvements in the resolution of non-compliance with standards detected through monitoring and auditing of processes and procedures
  • communicating, educating and liaising with users and management to ensure awareness and adherence to standards, procedures and quality control issues and activities
  • assisting in troubleshooting, diagnosing, testing and resolving system problems and issues
  • developing, conducting and providing technical guidance and training in application software and operational procedures
  • analysing, evaluating and diagnosing technical problems and issues such as installation, maintenance, repair, upgrade and configuration and troubleshooting of desktops, software, hardware, printers, Internet, email, databases, operating systems and security systems
  • testing, identifying and diagnosing functionality errors and faults in systems, and programming code within established testing protocols, guidelines and quality standards to ensure systems perform to specification
  • performing organisational systems architecture reviews and assessments, and recommending current and future hardware and software strategies and directions
  • creating and reviewing technical documentation such as procedural, instructional and operational guides and manuals, technical reports and specifications and maintenance inventory systems

Occupations:

  • 263211 ICT Quality Assurance Engineer
  • 263212 ICT Support Engineer
  • 263213 ICT Systems Test Engineer
  • 263299 ICT Support and Test Engineers nec

263211 ICT Quality Assurance Engineer

Alternative Titles:

  • Quality Analyst (ICT)
  • Quality Manager (ICT)
  • Quality Specialist (ICT)

Creates, maintains and manages technical quality assurance processes and procedures to assess efficiency, validity, value and functional performance of computer systems and environments, and audits systems to ensure compliance with, and adherence to, accredited internal and external industry quality standards and regulations. May supervise the work of ICT quality assurance teams.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

  • Computer Systems Auditor
  • Systems Auditor (ICT)

263212 ICT Support Engineer

Alternative Titles:

  • Support Analyst
  • Support Architect

Develops support procedures and strategies for systems, networks, operating systems and applications development, solves problems and provides technical expertise and direction in support of system infrastructure and process improvements, and diagnoses and resolves complex system problems.

Skill Level: 1

263213 ICT Systems Test Engineer

Alternative Titles:

  • Systems Tester
  • Test Analyst (ICT)

Specifies, develops and writes test plans and test scripts, produces test cases, carries out regression testing, and uses automated test software applications to test the behaviour, functionality and integrity of systems, and documents the results of tests in defect reports and related documentation.

Skill Level: 1

263299 ICT Support and Test Engineers nec

This occupation group covers ICT Support and Test Engineers not elsewhere classified.

No Occupations have currently been identified for this residual category

Skill Level: 1