What does a QA Lead Tester do?
Quality assurance testers are primarily responsible for checking new software products, clearing them for defects or issues. Quality assurance testers run various software tests to ensure it meets standards and guidelines before it can be marketed to consumers. They identify issues and run debugging programs when needed, and they generate reports, work with software developers to correct problems, and upgrade databases as required. Quality assurance testers run various tests on new software products, identify problems, and run debugging programs to fix issues.
Quality assurance testers record all defect details and create and distribute reports that outline the found defects found and steps taken to resolve the issues. They maintain this documentation using changelogs to track software and application defects, recognizing similar problems and providing quick resolutions. They assist software developers with the design process and assess risk and resolve issues before the new software is complete. Quality assurance testers need a bachelor's degree in computer information science or computer science.
QA Lead Tester Salaries
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QA Lead Tester Career Path
Learn how to become a QA Lead Tester, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.
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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a lead qa tester
- QA Manager
- QA Engineer
- Quality Manager
- QA Analyst
The most common qualifications to become a lead qa tester 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.