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Migrate Javascript Zapier Zap to Make.com Fixed-price ‐ Posted 1 day ago

$15
Fixed-price

Intermediate
Experience level

Hey, I have a big javascript in zaper and need someone who can migrate it for me into a make.com scenario. here's the javascript code…

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Create a bot for scraping Fixed-price ‐ Posted 1 day ago

$100
Fixed-price

Expert
Experience level

We need to create a bot that scrapes information from OrbitXCH.com. It should scrape all soccer games odds, back odds, lay odds and all…

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Naver Section and Ranking Check Automation Fixed-price ‐ Posted 1 day ago

$500
Fixed-price

Intermediate
Experience level

Primary Goal 1/ Reduce monitoring resources through Naver crawling.(Check competitors, check marketing performance) Project Goal 1/ Th…

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Less than 30 hrs/week
Hours needed

1 to 3 months
Duration

Expert
Experience level

About Us: We are a growing hospitality business managing multiple properties and seeking a talented individual to streamline our reserv…

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Setup Airtable Report Interface Fixed-price ‐ Posted 1 day ago

$200
Fixed-price

Expert
Experience level

Hi, I need Airtable expert to setup report interface. We need to be able to filter: - Revenue per client over custom timespan - Profit…

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$300
Fixed-price

Intermediate
Experience level

I want to periodlically retrieve Amazon Business Reports (Analytics Reports - Seller retail analytics reports - Sales and Traffic Busin…

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Seeking Automations Expert Hourly ‐ Posted 1 day ago

Less than 30 hrs/week
Hours needed

More than 6 months
Duration

Expert
Experience level

Hello, I am looking for someone to assist me in the development of Zappychat bots on gohighlevel. Ideal prospect would be very well ver…

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30+ hrs/week
Hours needed

1 to 3 months
Duration

Intermediate
Experience level

I am looking for someone to work with who is great at using low-code/no code tools to make different automation processes for businesse…

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Indicator devolep Hourly ‐ Posted 1 day ago

Less than 30 hrs/week
Hours needed

Less than 1 month
Duration

Intermediate
Experience level

Hi dear I hope you are very well. I'm looking which person those develop indicator in mt5 according to my suitable strategy. If you'r…

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Automate placing sports bets Fixed-price ‐ Posted 1 day ago

$250
Fixed-price

Intermediate
Experience level

You will create an browser automation bot that places sports bet on a specific sportsbookie website. I already have a script that scrap…

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How to Become an Automation Engineer

If you believe you have an aptitude for developing procedures and standards in a technology environment, you may have what it takes to become a freelance automation engineer.

While most automation engineers have a bachelor’s or master’s degree, some have only a high school degree or GED. Experience as an automation specialist is helpful, including roles as a maintenance technician, a controls engineer, or a field service technician.

What does an automation engineer do?

A freelance automation engineer is an IT professional who is responsible for delivering automated solutions for various software processes. In this role, automation engineers often collaborate with stakeholders to identify and resolve problems by gathering requirements and implementing them through process automation.

While the responsibilities of freelance automation engineers vary based on their assignments, they are normally engaged in certain common practices. These may include executing QA tests that automatically test functionality; running tests for networks, applications, systems, and databases; identifying and fixing bugs; and collaborating with other teams to determine how to best automate workflow.

What skills do I need to become a freelance automation engineer?

Common skills an automation engineer should possess include:

  • Advanced coding skills using programming languages such as Java, Python, C++, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Industrial and systems engineering (ISE) experience in version control systems as well as Eclipse IDE
  • Functional automated testing experience with the ability to create, maintain, and execute manual and automated tests
  • DevOps capabilities
  • Open source manual testing
  • Experience in modeling and application design and architecture
  • Advanced programming and troubleshooting knowledge
  • IT, API, and software QA technical skills
  • Knowledge of unit automation testing and agile software development ( Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, Selenium)
  • Linear communication and excellent team-working skills with other testers, development teams, and automation engineers

Should I get automation engineer certification?

In addition to developing your skills, obtaining a professional certification can help your Upwork profile stand out. Some examples of popular automation certifications include:

  • Certified Associate in Software Testing (CAST)
  • Certified Software Tester (CSTE)
  • Certified Manager of Software Testing (CMST)
  • Certified Associate Java Programmer

Having a bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or another related field can also help you stand out. Depending on the role, having a master’s degree may also be recommended. There are various types of automation engineers, including test automation engineers, automation design engineers, and automation systems engineers. Different types of automation engineering may require different degrees or certifications.

What are the job responsibilities of a freelance automation engineer?

A freelance automation engineer is tasked with delivering automation solutions for software, hardware, and business-related processes. This often includes programming, QA testing, scriptwriting, and troubleshooting.

Responsibilities of an automation engineer include:

  • Deliver consistency in process and documentation of test automation approach across teams
  • Support the usage and analysis of all new automation tools
  • Develop, implement, and maintain client’s automated test scripts
  • Comprehensive understanding of various test automation approaches, including keyword-driven, data-driven, POM, BDD, and hybrid

Upwork is not affiliated with and does not sponsor or endorse any of the tools or services discussed in this section. These tools and services are provided only as potential options, and each reader and company should take the time needed to adequately analyse and determine the tools or services that would best fit their specific needs and situation.

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