Senior Software Tester Sample Job Description

SENIOR SOFTWARE TESTER JOB DESCRIPTION provided here is a sample only and the actual job description might vary significantly from projects to projects or from companies to companies. Also, remember that one is sometimes required to do much more than what is stated in the job description.

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  • Senior Software Tester


  • Quality Control

Line Manager

  • Software Test Manager

Job Aim

  • To supervise Software Testers and perform tests to ensure quality


  • Supervision of Software Testers
  • Review of software requirements
  • Preparation/review of test plans
  • Preparation/review of test cases
  • Execution of tests
  • Reporting of defects
  • Preparation of test reports

Essential Skills

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Organized
  • Detailed
  • Skeptical
  • Advanced knowledge of computers
  • Teamwork

Desired Skills

  • Programming knowledge [This depends on whether a Black Box or a White Box testing methodology is used.]
  • Leadership