FAQ

What is Ottomate?

Ottomate is, test automation as a service. Get your tests automated, run them on-demand and receive visual reports all for a flat monthly fee.

How does the process work?

The process is super simple, send us your test cases, validate the test flow and we'll automate them. You can request test runs at anytime. In the future we plan on launching a customer portal allowing one-click test runs. Find out more on our "how it works" page.

What is the customer on-boarding process?

We wanted on-boarding to be frictionless, tell us automation needs by contacting us, a project lead will review your requirements and send you an on-boarding document. Once you have reviewed and signed the on-boarding document, we can start automating your tests.

How much does your service cost?

We charge a monthly fee for test automation and a one time fee for exploratory testing. If you want a dedicated test team, we'll send you a customized monthly fee. Check out our pricing section for more information.

What do you need to start exploratory testing or test automation ?

In order to start we would need your test cases, test build and test environment credentials.

Which platforms and browsers do you support?

We support all contemporary web browsers and platforms including: Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Internet Explorer, iOS & Android.

How much test automation experience does your team have?

Our team including founding members have test automation and development experience at world renowned companies. On average our testers have at least 3 years of relevant experience.

How do you interview and screen automation engineers?

All potential candidates have to go through a series of strenuous programming tests and soft-skill assessments before even being considered for the job. We only want the best engineers.

Is it possible for you to meet with our development team in person?

Absolutely, but it is only offered if you are hiring a dedicated team through Ottomate. On-site time is billed separately.

I want to become a freelance test engineer, how do I join Ottomate?

We would love to hear from you if you are an experienced tester, just fill out the become a tester form.

Is my data secure?

We take security very seriously at Ottomate. All of your data is hosted on AWS with full data encryption.

How is this different from other test automation services?

(1) Unlike other service firms that maximize billing hours, we offer test automation at a fixed monthly fee. (2) We only work with the best test engineers, who are pre-screened and tested. (3) Our testers are paid by the test case and not by the hour, which means that our success is measured by how much we deliver, not by how many hours we bill.