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Software Test Manager Job Description

    SOFTWARE TEST MANAGER Job Description / Software QA Manager Job Description provided here is only a sample 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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    Job Description

    • Software Test Manager / Software QA Manager
    Job Summary
    • Manage software testing projects and resources
    • Formulate / review software testing strategies
    • Manage software testing resources(Recruit, train, allocate and monitor)
    • Review business / software requirements and provide inputs.
    • Prepare / review test plans.
    • Analyze test results and test metrics.
    • Prepare / review / present test reports.
    • Coordinate with other managers (Project Manager, Development Manager, etc) to ensure the highest level of software quality.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent)
    • 5+ years of relevant work experience
    • Knowledge of at least one programming/ scripting language
    • Knowledge of at least one database management system
    • Proficiency in written and spoken English
    • Coordination and leadership skills


    • Though a bachelor’s degree helps, it’s not absolutely essential. If one’s smart, even some relevant training (whether formal or informal) is enough. What matters the most is the tester’s analytical skills.
    • If the tests are limited to manual tests, there is no need for the knowledge of programming / scripting / DBMS.


    Last Updated on September 6, 2020 by STF