Essential to the IT industry is the test engineer who is responsible for making sure that an automated product is working according to plan.
The Skills Required
• Being thorough
• Being professional
• Being self -motivated
• Communication and presentation
• Problem solving
• Testing systems
• Being analytical and technical
• Project management
• Meeting deadlines
• Managing interpersonal relationships
• Information technology
• Analysing statistics
To become a Test Engineer, students pursue courses in Civil, Construction, or Design Engineering. Employers accept ISEB, HND, HNC, or BTEC certification. Candidates who possess a Bachelors or Masters Degree have a greater chance of working as Test Engineers.
Recorded in the Domesday Book as Stirestrop, the village has since been known as Tristrop and became Streethorpe in the 17th century. The Manor House was built by the Swyft family and remained in their name until the money was squandered and London merchant Daniel Baker bought it. Their family sold it to the Cooke-Yarbarough family in 1769 and they built the Georgian hall in the village. It was the Eden family who made the biggest mark on the village though - and this is where the modern day name comes from.
On the A18 into Doncaster, Edenthorpe is just four miles away from the town. The A630 off the M18 runs south of the village and the motorway offers easy access south to Sheffield, north to York or east to Scunthorpe. Neighbouring Kirk Sandall has a railway station on the Sheffield to Hull line and Robin Hood Airport is a 20 minute drive away.