ANZSCO 263213 ICT Systems Test Engineer

ANZSCO 263213 ICT Systems Test Engineer

Job Specifications for ICT Systems Test Engineer

ANZSCO 263213 formulates, invents, and composes test plans and test scripts. To evaluate the consistency, reliability, and behavior of processes, one creates test cases, conducts regression testing, and makes use of automatic test program programs. Reports on defects and other relevant documentation include test results.

Skill Requirement

Skill Level: Level 1 or Equivalent

Skills Assessment AuthorityACS (Australian Computer Society)

Alternative Titles: 

  1. Systems Tester
  2. Test Analyst (ICT)

Occupation list information

Occupation on the skill listOccupation not on the skill list
Combined Skilled Occupations List (STSOL MLTSSL)Labor Market Testing Required for 457 List (LMTL)
Medium Long Term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)Short-Term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)
Labor Market Testing Required for 457 List (LMTL) 

Visa Provision

ICT Systems Test Engineers who wish to apply for a visa may do so for either a skilled nominated 190 visa or a skilled regional nominated 489 visa that includes positions on the STSOL list of short-term skilled occupations. If you hold this vocation and want to be qualified for a General Skilled Migration visa, you would need to apply for a state appointment before you can enter Australia.

Even though this profession is on the STSOL, it’s possible that no nation has a genuine market for its practitioners. You could wish to check into finding an employer sponsor in Australia if a job is not included on the online exam since it is not truly required by a state or territory there.

Unit Group: 2632 ICT Support and Test Engineers

Occupations in this Category

1. 263211 ICT Quality Assurance Engineer

2. 263212 ICT Support Engineer

3. 263213 ICT Systems Test Engineer

4. 263299 ICT Support and Test Engineers (NEC)

Skill Requirement

The bulk of the jobs in this unit group typically require a bachelor’s degree or higher qualification. It is possible to substitute a formal qualification for both the minimum five years of pertinent experience and the vendor certification. In some cases, relevant work experience or on-the-job training may be required in addition to formal education (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

What do test engineers for ICT systems do?

By organizing and putting into practice procedures and techniques, one can develop, manage, and maintain technical quality assurance mechanisms and application networks. In addition to desktops, storage devices, printers, and other peripherals, they address any operating system-related problems that might occur.


  1. Organizing, conducting, and evaluating quality audit inspections as well as analyzing and evaluating processes, data, and documents
  2. Identifying patterns and potentially hazardous areas to ensure that standards and procedures are followed
  3. Make suggestions for corrective action measures and strengthen the resolution of requirements that are determined to be non-compliant by monitoring and auditing processes and procedures.
  4. Working closely with management and customers to ensure that policies, procedures, and quality control concerns and activities are understood and followed
  5. Creating, carrying out, and distributing expert advice and training in application software and operating procedures
  6. Analyzing, assessing, and diagnosing technical problems and issues, including setting up, maintaining, updating, and configuring PCs, software, hardware, printers, the Internet, email, databases, operating systems, and security systems.
  7. Testing systems, identifying and resolving problems with them, and writing code in accordance with accepted testing techniques, rules, and quality standards to ensure that systems adhere to specifications
  8. performing evaluations and analyses of business infrastructure designs and making recommendations for present and upcoming hardware and technical solutions; 9. producing and maintaining technical papers, such as operating, instructional, and procedural manuals, technical notes, and maintenance inventory systems.

English Requirement

  1. IELTS score of minimum 6  (L, R, W), 7 in speaking and 7 overall;
  2. OET score with a minimum grade of B in all sections;
  3. TOEFL iBT with a minimum score (L:12, R:13, W:21, S:23, and overall L93);
  4. PTE Academic with a minimum score of 50 (L, R, W), 65 in speaking, and 65 overall


  • There are Australian Graduate exceptions in some states and territories.
  • In some states and territories, Priority Skilled Lists can be used to meet a certain requirement.
  • The United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, the United States, and Ireland will not be allowed to take the IELTS or OET.

If mandatory licensing or registration is necessary, you must either meet the licensing or registration requirements or have a minimum IELTS or comparable level, whichever is higher.

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