Use EdrawMax or EdrawMax Online to create an IT test career path diagram. The Information Technology (IT) test career path starts by creating a career roadmap where they list the sequential positions one will need to get there, keeping in mind that opportunities may arise where one can move sideways to expand the expertise. As the below IT test career path suggests, a graduate can have a software testing certification certificate, which can help them acquire a manual tester job. After working as an IT manual tester for at least two years, an IT enthusiast can be promoted as an Automation Tester and later as Test Analyst or Team Lead. Some IT support enthusiasts follow a linear career path within one field, while others change fields periodically to achieve career or personal goals. After Test Lead, the engineer can be promoted to Test Manager and ultimately Director or Head of Unit.