QA Tester Job Description

Being a Quality Assurance (QA) Tester involves developing and deploying end-to-end tests on the company's products and services prior to their launch. Quality assurance testing refers to the process of pretesting products and services, ensuring that they are of perfect quality. 

This process involves conducting a series of tests and standardized procedures to make sure that a product meets quality benchmarks.

What Do QA testers Do?

QA testers are tasked to collaborate with the development team to identify potential issues or errors and supply needed fixes to a certain product or service. 

Job Profile of a QA Tester

As a QA tester, the candidate must be adept in devising and conducting tests that ensure the usability and functionality of the company's software. Thus, they must have the following skills:

  • Critical and Problem-Solving skills 

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

Quality Assurance Tester: Responsibilities

Typical duties of a QA tester generally include:

  • Planning and designing test procedures, scripts, and scenarios

  • Conducting tests on source codes

  • Complying with the standardized procedures of the company in the tests conducted

  • Documenting all processes involved in QA testing

  • Discussing the results of tests and proposals for improvement

  • Working hand-in-hand with the development team to make necessary debugging and fixes

Quality Assurance Tester: Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in computer engineering, science, or other related disciplines

  • Relevant experience in quality assurance testing or engineering

  • Strong working knowledge of various test management software, QA procedures, and advanced programming languages

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