Manual QA Job Description

Manual QA Job Description

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Manual QA provides team leadership to continuously review and improve test methodologies, strategies, tools and measurement of these processes.

Manual QA Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Execution of complex SQL queries
Utilize an automated test case framework to assist in testing of the product
Defining the scope and objectives of various levels of QA testing
Interviewing developers and other technical resource personnel to ensure the accuracy of all information presented
Developing and executing software test plans, use cases, test scripts and scenarios
Performing manual system tests and documenting test results
Identifying and facilitating issue resolution with functional and technical groups
Documenting the specifications, design, features and operation of applications
Writing and editing user manuals, help systems and other technical documents
Managing software beta test programs

Manual QA Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Manual QA

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ISTQB, QA, SCRUM, ISEB, ISQTB, II, IAT, ITSQB

Education for Manual QA

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the manual QA job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Technical, Education, Information Systems, Software Engineering, Business, Information Technology, Science, Electrical Engineering

Skills for Manual QA

Desired skills for manual QA include:

Test methodologies
Processes and tools
Relevant standards
Software QA methodologies

Desired experience for manual QA includes:

Designing, developing and the execution of reusable and maintainable automated scripts
Behavior driven development (BDD), Test driven development (TDD), and performance testing methodologies
Windows, Linux and Mac OS X systems
Enterprise architecture patterns and application design patterns
Being able to read a requirement and build a test case off of it
Good to have exposure to IBM QA Tools – Rational Quality Management (RQM), RTC (Rational Test Concert), Rational Requirement Concert(RRC)

Manual QA Examples


Manual QA Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a manual QA. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for manual QA
  • Document testing procedures and organize test activities
  • Prepare and execute functional and non-functional test scenarios/cases/scripts
  • Responsible for software testing tasks and making sure there aren't any glitches
  • Define test plans within the fields of his activity - work closely with Automation QA and Developers to define test plan
  • Working through Linux/Unix and Windows environment and maintain the workability of mobile and desktop sites
  • Resolve open bucs occurring over the system and knowing where to prioritize them
  • Assist with the definition of requirements and implementation of new features planned in core releases
  • Design and execute test plans for new features or redesign of existing features deep internal aspects of the feature and its integration with the OS
  • Reproduce bugs, that either came from the field or have been found during the testing cycle
  • Run QA schedule
Qualifications for manual QA
  • Proficiency in Python as your main scripting language
  • Utilizing APIs through JSON or other RESTful technologies
  • Creating unit tests with common frameworks
  • Good to have exposure to other Automation Tools – UFT
  • Must have good English communication skills – verbal and writing
  • Experience in project measurements (testing metrics)

Manual QA Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a manual QA. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for manual QA
  • Design and execute test plans for new features considering deep internal aspects of the feature
  • Act as a feature owner, represent QA in different forums and co-ordinate with different teams like the Development team, PM, Documentation
  • Work with test management systems like MS TFS/MTM
  • Test front-end and back end part of application
  • Reporting issues and verifying fixed problems
  • Working closely with program management, product management, developers and testers
  • Create and maintain test cases and test scripts for different test types
  • Create documentation for Automation Team as needed (best practices, run instructions)
  • Test execution (both backend and frontend)
  • Collection and analysis of software quality metrics
Qualifications for manual QA
  • Familiarity with defect tracking systems and test management tools
  • Automating acceptance & regression tests
  • Experience working in Agile/Waterfall distributed teams
  • Must demonstrate strong technical skills and experience in designing test scenarios/cases/ scripts for complex systems
  • Ready for challenges, performance and innovation
  • Self-driven, proactive and adaptable to different situations

Manual QA Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a manual QA. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for manual QA
  • Accepts responsibility for decision made and the outcome
  • Fosters a team atmosphere
  • Partners and coordinates with fellow associates/supervisors/departments
  • Must have experience working with onshore and offshore QA teams
  • Determine, design and write test cases from requirements and user stories
  • Performing functional testing of new features added during the sprint
  • Performing regression testing for all the previously implemented features
  • Identify, document thoroughly and track bugs
  • Recommend ideas to improve code coverage with less manual efforts and more efficient test automation
  • Functional manual testing of server side and GUI
Qualifications for manual QA
  • B.Tech/B.E/M.Tech in Computer Science or related engineering discipline from a reputed institute with consistently good academic record from Xth onwards
  • At least 2 years experience in software testing, including at least six months in automated testing
  • Experience in web-applications automated testing, testing web-services (SOAP, RESTful), Experience with Selenium/Webdriver, JUnit/TestNG
  • Experience in writing and supporting software testing documentation (test plans, test cases)Good understanding of test concepts and process
  • Knowledge and experience in programming, understanding OOP principles and basic knowledge of design patterns
  • Industry Experience with large scale enterprise software products (preferably SaaS/On-Demand)

Manual QA Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of manual QA. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for manual QA
  • Communicate with QAs and BAs located in US, London and Switzerland
  • Analyse business requirements and estimate test efforts
  • Create and maintain test cases according to business requirements
  • Collaborate and test in Agile/Scrum development environment
  • Track and manage defects in bug tracking systems
  • Follow best QA/QC practices to deliver a high quality software
  • Requirement validation
  • Create test design
  • Prepare "almost real" test data for test execution
  • Test execution itself
Qualifications for manual QA
  • Strong Result orientation and Creativity
  • 3-5 years of software testing experience or equivalent
  • Experience with analysis of complicated software technology flows
  • Knowledge of scripting and a programming language – an advantage
  • Security background in general and security programs knowledge in particular – an advantage
  • Candidate should also possess the ability to work under pressure, prioritize projects, and maintain focus

Manual QA Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a manual QA. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for manual QA
  • Reporting result and recommendation of how to improve
  • Develop and maintain Data Pipeline Applications (data collectors that live within or outside the Contentful core infrastructure)
  • Maintain and evolve the Datawarehouse (AWS Redshift) ensuring appropriate performance
  • Maintain and evolve ETL services to enrich data model and serve analytics and generation of insights
  • Deep understanding and experience testing in a Linux environment
  • Configuration management activities related to deployment of builds into SIT/UAT/Prod environments
  • Implementation of test automation from scratch
  • Investigating client cases, correspondence and communication with clients
  • Assist in identifying issues, logging and retesting defects
  • Effectively collaborate with the QA team members by providing daily status update on the assigned task/project and participate team meetings
Qualifications for manual QA
  • 3+ yrs experience in a QA role
  • Experience building UI automation frameworks
  • Experience with manual testing various iOS and OS X native applications
  • Feels strong ownership of the products/projects involved in
  • Self- motivated, passion for quality and great attention to detail
  • Experience in multi-platform testing (Windows, macOS, LINUX)

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