Technical Test Analyst - ISTQB® Certified Tester Advanced Level

White-Box Test Techniques – Static and Dynamic Analysis – Quality Characteristics for Technical Testing – Reviews – Test Tools & Automation

What can you expect from this course?

Strengthen software quality, at code and architecture level, by using different analysis techniques and reviews. Select appropriate white-box test techniques and apply them in a coverage-oriented manner. Identify technical risks associated with non-functional software quality characteristics and plan and specify appropriate tests. Understand costs, benefits and concepts of test automation types and select suitable tools for them.

Goals of participating in Technical Test Analyst - ISTQB® Certified Tester Advanced Level

You know techniques for deriving and specifying software tests, structure-based at white-box level. You will select test design techniques and apply them in a target-oriented manner. You will apply static analyses and dynamic analyses and know how to check the fulfilment of the requirements for technical, non-functional software quality characteristics according to ISO 25010 with the help of dynamic and static tests.
You will contribute the technical consultant's perspective to technical reviews, analyse architectural designs and programme code, and identify potential problems using checklists.
You will be able to weigh up the possible uses and limitations of widely spread software testing tools, e.g. for test automation and performance testing, and make specific, well-founded recommendations for the selection and introduction of the suitable tools for your project situation.
You will deepen your newly acquired knowledge in numerous exercises and benefit from the exchange of experience with the other course participants.
You will be well prepared to take the certification exam directly after the course or at another date of your choice.

The following contents will be covered

  • The Technical Test Analyst's Tasks in Risk-Based Testing
  • White Box Test Techniques
    • Statement Testing
    • Decision Testing
    • Modified Condition/Decision Coverage (MC/DC) Testing
    • Multiple Condition Testing
    • Basis Path Testing
    • APITesting
    • Selection of Test Techniques
  • Static Analysis
    • Control Flow Analysis
    • Data Flow Analysis
    • Static Analysis for Improving Maintainability
  • Dynamic Analysis
    • Detecting Memory Leaks
    • Detecting Wild Pointers
    • Analysis of Performance Efficiency
  • Quality Characteristics in Technical Testing
    • General Planning Issues
    • ISO 25010
    • Security Testing
    • Reliability Testing (Software Maturity, Fault Tolerance, Recoverability, Availability, Plan and Specify Reliability Tests)
    • Performance Testing (General Aspects, Time Behavior, Resource Utilization, Capacity, Plan and Specify Performance Tests)
    • Maintainability Testing (Static and Dynamic, Subcharacteristics)
    • Portability Testing (Installability, Adaptability, Replaceability)
    • Compatibility Testing (Coexistence)
  • Reviews
    • Tasks, Using Checklists, Architectural Reviews, Code Reviews
  • Test Tools and Automation
    • Test Automation Project & Automation Approach
    • Fault Seeding Tools, Fault Injection Tools
    • Performance Testing Tools
    • Tools for Testing Websites
    • Tools to Support Model-Based Testing
    • Component Testing and Build Tools
    • Tools to Support Mobile Application Testing

Prerequisites for participating in the course

The course contents are based on profound knowledge of the contents of the courses ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level. We therefore recommend to participate in the “ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level“ training course prior to attending, or to repeat the contents of the current version of the syllabus.

Your Examination

During registration, you can book your participation in the corresponding certification examination.
For admission to the exam, you need the ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level certificate and at least 18 months of practical experience. We will send you the admission form with your registration confirmation for the training.

With this booking you agree that we may forward your data to the examination company GASQ Service GmbH, Keltenring 15, 82041 Oberhaching, Germany.
The examination fee is not included in the course fee and will be quoted separately.

Non-native speakers may be eligible for a time bonus for the exam - please contact us for details.

If you are interested in taking the exam at a later date, we will inform you of the options available to you.

Exams in conjunction with Virtual Classroom seminars

You can flexibly take the exam after your Virtual Classroom training as an online remote exam. You will receive a voucher code that you can use to book your personal exam at a date and time of your choice.

The latest detailed description of the technical requirements and the software used for an online exam can be found here.

Target Audience

  • Test Analysts
  • Test Consultants
  • Developers

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