Software Test Manager Sample Job Description

SOFTWARE TEST MANAGER 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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  • Software Test Manager


  • Quality Control

Line Manager

  • Software Test Director

Job Aim

  • To manage Software Testing projects and resources


  • Formulation and implementation of Software Testing strategies
  • Resource management (allocation, monitoring, motivating, etc)
  • Preparation/review of test plans
  • Preparation/review of test reports
  • Training and mentoring

Essential Skills

  • Advanced knowledge of Software Testing theories and practices
  • Advanced knowledge of computers
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Leadership

Desired Skills

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