Software Test Manager Sample Job Description

Software Testing Levels
Unit Testing

Note: Job Descriptions might vary significantly from projects to projects or companies to companies. And, mostly, one is 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
  • Patience

Desired Skills

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


Software Testing Levels
Unit Testing