QA Engineer Job Description

QA Engineer job description will consist of the role, responsibilities, qualifications and technical or soft skills required



QA engineers are charged with identifying bugs and errors before a product's release in order to ensure the quality of the software. As part of the test phase, they document and evaluate any glitches and errors discovered. They collaborate with software developers to rectify software issues. Depending on the structure of the firm, QA engineers might eventually become managers or executives. They may also develop and run new tests, report on the results, and collaborate with software developers to fix bugs in the software.


  • Write and implement test cases within the test framework to identify software problems
  • Perform automated and manual testing as required for the project and contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Support continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies within the test area 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
  • Participate in all Agile/Scrum ceremonies, including discussing and writing stories and tests to prepare for upcoming sprints
  • Maintain updated knowledge of industry trends and advancements
  • Work with front-end and back-end developers to deliver end-to-end tests


  • Proven work experience in software quality assurance
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes
  • Fluency in one or more of these- C, C++, Java, C#, Python or PERL, Selenium.
  • Experience in writing clear, concise, and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing
  • Hands-on experience with automated testing tools
  • Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Hands-on experience with setting up and using Selenium and other UI testing frameworks. MongoDB or other No-SQL data storage
  • Object Oriented automation framework design
  • Excellent Debugging skills

Soft Skills

  • 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


  • Experience with performance and/or security testing

Promotion Stage

Senior QA Engineer, QA Manager, QA Architect

Salary Range (in USD)

$62,000 - $1,00,000 per year


Degree/Diploma in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field

Reports To

Senior QA Engineer

Key Skills

Java, C#, JavaScript, Python, Selenium, Jira, SQL, CI/CD, Bug and Unit Testing

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