Automotive Software Tester Job in New Zealand

Automotive SoftwareTester

Automotive Software Testers are responsible for the quality of software development and deployment in Automotive Software Industry.

Software skill Requirement

English
Requirment

Well-paid job in New Zealand

According to the research of CareerNZ and absoluteIT, tester job’s salary is Lower Average : $60 per Hour, Medium Average : $90 per Hour, Upper Average : $100 per Hour

Long-term Shortage List

Lots of Job

Average 1,200 tester jobs are listed on seek (www.seek.co.nz) in New Zealand .  AIIT has more than 200 exclusive tester job listing from partners. 

Long-term Career Path

What is a Job Ready Program?

 The Job Ready Program is designed for people wanting to get their first software tester job in IT Industry.  This includes international software qualification course, Internship and job placement support.  Participants will be led by  experienced tester expert the entire way, and receive hands-on coaching, one-on-one mentoring. 

Learning Theory

To be a tester, international standard theory for tester is required. our program is based on ISTQB syllabus and Glossary. Soft skills are included.

Practical Skills

Prepare and learn for real-life software testing skill used in New Zealand Government projects and commercial world. 

International Certification

Internship

Have “Real-life” job experience testing by involving in government invested, large scale, reputable projects in all over the New Zealand.

Job Support

Provides necessary support to take a next step. Be offered opportunities for employment through our government project partner and commercial partners

Job Reference

Step 1 : Training

Classroom Training

All our classroom training is based on ISTQB International certification scheme which will be led by ISTQB trainer. 

Duration : 4 weeks ~ 8 weeks

2 sessions per week, 3 hours per session in the morning/afternoon/evenings for Mon/Wed or Tue/Thu

Online Training

You will have a Online training access.  Upskill yourself with training delivered at a location that is convenient for you

Duration : Study at your own pace

What to learn?


The tester should be able to explain and give examples of the challenges of automotive product development that arise from divergent project objectives and increasing product complexity.
The tester should be able to recall project aspects that are influenced by standards such as time, cost, quality and project/product risks.
The tester should be able to recall the six generic phases in the system life cycle per ISO/IEC 24748-1
The tester should be able to recall the contribution and the collaboration of the tester in the release process.

The tester should be able to recall the two dimensions of Automotive SPICE® (ASPICE).
The tester should be able to explain the Capability levels 0 to 3 of ASPICE.
The tester should be able to explain the meaning of the 4 rating levels and the capability indicators of ASPICE from the test perspective.
The tester should be able to explain the requirements of ASPICE for the test strategy including the regression test strategy.
The tester should be able to recall the requirements of ASPICE for the test documentation.
The tester should be able to design a verification strategy (in contrast to a test strategy) and criteria for unit verification.
The tester should be able to explain the different traceability requirements of ASPICE from the test perspective.

The tester should be able to explain the objective of functional safety for E/E systems.
The tester should be able to recall his contribution as a tester for the safety culture.
The tester should be able to recall his contribution as a tester for the safety culture.
The tester should be able to present the role of the tester in the framework of the safety life cycle per ISO 26262.
The tester should be able to recall the volumes (part titles) of ISO 26262 that are relevant for him.
The tester should be able to recall the criticality levels of ASIL.
The tester should be able to explain the influence of ASIL on applicable test design techniques and test types for static and dynamic tests and the resulting test extent.
The tester should be able to apply the selected method table of the ISO 26262.

The tester should be able to recall the objectives of AUTOSAR.
The tester should be able to recall the influences of AUTOSAR on the work of the tester.
Comparison
The tester should be able to recall the different objectives of ASPICE and ISO 26262.
The tester should be able to explain the differences between ASPICE, ISO 26262 and CTFL® regarding the test levels.

The tester should be able to recall the purpose/the motivation of a test environment in the automotive environment.
The tester should be able to recall the general parts of an automotive specific test environment.
The tester should be able to recall the differences between Closed-Loop systems and Open-Loop systems.
The tester should be able to recall the essential functions, databases and protocols of an electronic control unit (ECU).

The tester should be able to recall the structure of a MiL test environment.
The tester should be able to explain the application area and the boundary conditions of a MiL test environment.
The tester should be able to reproduce the structure of an SiL test environment.
The tester should be able to recall the structure of an HiL test environment.
The tester should be able to explain the application areas and the boundary conditions of an HiL test environment.
The tester should be able to summarize the advantages and disadvantages for the testing with the help of criteria of the XiL test environments (MiL, SiL and HiL).
The tester should be able to apply criteria for the assignment of a given test scope to one or more test environments.
The tester should be able to classify the three XiL test environments (MiL, SiL, HiL) in the Vmodel.

The tester should be able to explain the purpose, the types and obligations of the MISRAC: 2012 programming guideline with the help of examples.
The tester should be able to apply a review of requirements with the quality characteristics of the ISO/IEC 29148 that are relevant for him.

The tester should be able to create test cases to achieve modified condition/decision testing coverage.
The tester should be able to explain the use of back-to-back testing by giving examples.
The tester should be able to explain the principle of fault injection tests by giving examples.
The tester should be able to recall the principles of requirement-based testing.
The tester should be able to apply context dependent criteria for the choice of suitable and necessary test design techniques

Provide Sample Exam

Participants need to sit the ISTQB certification official exam in order to acquire the certification. So, We provide sample exams. Participants need to achieve 65% in order to pass the examination. You can retake exam if you fail.

Learning Support

Provides necessary support to take a next step. All our training is supervised by our leaderships.

Study Materials (35,000+)

Step 2 : Internship

Internship for Government / Commercial Project

After your course and if you pass the ISTQB certification exam, you will start the government project or commercial project internship (unpaid).

This Internship provides Career-oriented IT Skills (Testing). Analysis skills and Communication skills are also led by Mentor. We guarantee the quality of internship and its opportunities. The internship is where you gain government project and/or commercial project experience which can then be nicely added to your CV/Resume. There are projects for Full-time or Part-time (3 days per week)  or Part-time (Evenings).  The internship, location and schedule will be arranged at the end of the practical course.

Participants may choose the project that they are interested in.  In most cases, we will require you to sign a internship contract at the beginning of the project prior to starting your internship. You will be working in the office within a team and will be required to follow the project policies, regulation and requirements.

You will be guided by senior  testers 1:1 mentoring system.

Duration : 8 weeks

Our internship program is for 2 months contract with the option to request an extension. This extension should be agreed by relevant authorities. Terms and Conditions apply. Due to nature of Internship,  we don’t guarantee Full time Job offer. However, a lot of our faithful internships are getting full time job offer. we will do our best to meet employer’s expectation together with you.

Step 3 : Job Support

Interview Simulation

We will have an interview simulation with you to prepare real job interview

Dedicated Recruiter

We will assign your dedicated recruiter who will work with you to prepare for an interview. 

CV Review

Job References

We will issue Job Reference Letter with recommendation. This will be beneficial for getting an ideal job. This letter includes names, address and phone number of who issue the letter.

Job Interview with Internship Employer

After you complete the internship or while you are doing internship, your dedicated recruiter will arrange an job interview with your current internship employer.

Job Interview with other Employer

Current Employers

Auckland Council, St John (Staffs: 2,500), Vector (Staffs: 2,000), Vodafone (Staffs: 3,000), Spark (Staff: 6,000), Datacom (Staffs: 5,000) and more