What does a QA Engineer IV do?

A QA engineer is responsible for the creation of tests to identify issues with software before the product launch. Duties include identifying and analyzing any bugs and errors found during the test phase and documenting them for review after. Other tasks include developing and running new tests, reporting on the results and collaborating with software developers to fix program issues. Depending on the internal organizational structure, QA engineers may progress to a managerial or executive position.

A bachelor's degree in computer science is often required to become a QA engineer with an expected proficiency in computer programming languages such as Java, Python, SQL, C++ and XML. Strong working knowledge of Linux and Microsoft Windows is a must along with extensive experience in software development and testing. Due to the nature of the job, a QA engineer must be able to sit in front of a computer for long hours at a time.

What responsibilities are common for QA Engineer IV jobs?
  • Create tests to identify software problems
  • Analyze bugs and errors found during tests
  • Document results of tests for the software development team
  • Recommend improvements in software to enhance user experience
  • Motivate the development process for efficiency and performance
  • Works together with the software developer to enhance and improve programs
  • Research and compare similar competitor products
  • Maintain updated knowledge of industry trends and advancements
What are the typical qualifications for QA Engineer IV jobs?
  • Extensive experience in software development and testing
  • High proficiency in computer technology and programming languages
  • Strong knowledge of Linux and Microsoft Windows
  • In-depth understanding of Java, Python, SQL, C++ and XML
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Great team player and able to work efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Able to sit in front of a computer for long hours at a time
EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
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Avg. Experience8+ years

QA Engineer IV Salaries

Average Base Pay

₹21,07,823 /yr
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QA Engineer IV Career Path

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Years of Experience Distribution

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2 - 4
5 - 7
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SQA Engineer
5 Dec 2020

“Good place to start your career as we get a lot to learn and package is really good”

Aya HealthcareAya Healthcare
Software QA Engineer
15 Nov 2021

“But one person is really dumb and inconsiderate and treat others like his personal slaves.”

Layer (Germany)Layer (Germany)
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
28 Mar 2022

“Best part of working with layer is the cool and awesome people you get to work with.”

ALDAIM Solutions
Software Quality Assurance Engineer
8 Dec 2021

“Good pay for your work and recognition if you and your work are worth it.”

Genius Business SolutionsGenius Business Solutions
Senior QA Automation Engineer
13 Sept 2022

“GBSI is the best company to work with considering the work culture and growth in career.”

QA Engineer
25 Dec 2021

“I have had a great opportunity to really focus on improving my skills and using my expertise to help others.”

Tata Consultancy ServicesTata Consultancy Services
Junior QA Engineer
2 Mar 2021

“Good payment for your work and recognises you if you and your work is worth of.”

Senior QA Engineer
3 May 2022

“Good payment for your work and recognises you if you and your work is worth of.”

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a QA Engineer IV

When working as a QA Engineer IV, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are OpenStack, Test Plans, UNIX Linux, Object Oriented Analysis and Kubernetes.

The most similar professions to QA Engineer IV are:
  • QA Tester
  • QA Analyst
  • Software QA Engineer
  • QA Manager

The most common qualifications to become a QA Engineer IV is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.

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