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Software Test Engineer Roles and Responsibilities

Manual Test Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the requirements and specifications of the complete Product.
  • Analysing the requirements and specifications
  • Understanding the business process.
  • Creating test cases.
  • Test Data preparations
  • Participation in review of test cases of all the modules.
  • Contributing in Test plan preparations
  • To Participate in Client Meetings to discuss about the functionality and work status and assignments.
  • Responsible to test the allocated modules in the product, delist the product and renew the product etc functionalities in this module.
  • To Execute all the test cases concentrating on all validations.
  • To prepare Issue reports, work status reports according to the timelines.
  • Analyzing test results and bug reporting.
  • Participation in Demo meetings from client to improve the awareness on the Product.
  • Bug tracking and followups
  • Updating Tracebility Document
  • To prepare UAT scope for BA
  • Test sign off on completion of testing.
  • Interaction with Development team, and coordinating the team.

Agile Test Engineer Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Understanding the Userstory Acceptance criteria
  • Analysing the Userstory Acceptance criteria
  • Understanding the business process.
  • Creating Testing tasks
  • Task Estimations
  • Creating test cases.
  • Test Data preparations
  • Executing the Test Cases
  • To attend Daily Standups
  • Participation in review of test cases of all the modules.
  • To attend and participation in  Sprint Retrospective, Demo meetings
  • To discuss/clarify Acceptance Criteria with Business Analyst/Product Owner
  • Bug Tracking and Reporting
  • Analyzing test results and bug reporting.

Test Team Lead/Manager Roles and Responsibilities

  • Understanding the requirements and specifications of the complete Product.
  • Understanding the business process.
  • Participation in review of test cases of all the modules.
  • Test plan preparations
  • To Participate in Client Meetings  and status Meetings
  • Participation in Demo meetings from client to improve the awareness on the Product.
  • Bugs review and followups
  • Updating/Review Tracebility Document
  • Test sign off on completion of testing.
  • Coordinating the team.
  • Working closely with Senior Management and operations Counterparts
  • Resource planning, scope assessment, testing framework, communication plan, reporting templates, defect reports, change management.
  • Beta testing to evaluate new software to meet project requirements and responsible for QA approvals