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Information Systems Testing Technicians

Other titles : application tester, application testing technician, software test co-ordinator, software tester, software testing technician, systems tester, systems testing technician, test coordination analyst, user acceptance tester


Description :

Information systems testing technicians execute test plans to evaluate the performance of software applications and information and telecommunications systems. They are employed in information technology units throughout the private and public sectors.

Main duties :

  • develop and document software testing plans;
  • install software and hardware and configure operating system software in preparation for testing;
  • execute, analyze and document results of software application tests and information and telecommunication systems tests;
  • develop and implement software and information system testing policies, procedures and scripts.
  • Capitale-Nationale
  • Montréal
  • Laurentides
  • Outaouais
  • Chaudière-Appalaches


Diploma of College Studies (DCS)


Computer Science Technology

Program lenght : 3 years

Program Objectives

Specialization A - Administrative Data Processing

By the end of the program, the programmer will be able to organize and use data; correct programs; analyze the features of the information systems of various companies with a view to developing computer-aided solutions; develop conceptual models using the structured approach; exploit the possibilities of a networked computing environment; create and use databases; make functional improvements to an application; ensure the quality of an application; use multimedia processing utilitiesprovide technical support and training to users; install an application; design and develop an application in a database and in a graphics environment; and to design and develop a hypermedia application within internal and global networks.

Specialization B - Industrial Data Processing

By the end of the program the student will be qualified to analyze an industrial production environment; analyze the potential of an industrial peripheral; organize and store the data of an industrial system; create a communications link between an industrial system's hardware and software; develop a data transfer interface between industrial applications; develop an industrial application; conduct integration and stress tests; analyze an industrial system; diagnose and resolve the performance problems of an industrial system; develop and deliver an application suite for an industrial system.

Specialization C - Network Management

By the end of the program, the student will be qualified to use an algorighmic approach; analyse the architecture of a computer network; choose hardware; optimize teh functionalities of an operating system on a computer; ensure the security of a computer network's hardware and software; manage a computer population; manage a computer network; choose software; manage their time and ensure the quality of their work; provide technical support to network users; ensure the evolution of the computer network; diagnose and resolve network problems; set up a server; set up Internet-related technologies and services; plan the installation of a computer network; install a computer network; manage a computer network.

Educational organizations offering the program




  • Science de l'informatique