Don't waste your time

One thing I do not like is wasting my time; and an area prone to time-wasting is test automation. Test automation needs the same continual improvement approach, as anything else on a project. Firstly you want to be a “Test Engineer”, not an “Automated Tester”, or should do. The wikepedia definition is not bad at all: “A test engineer is a professional who determines how to create a process that would best test a particular product”.