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Software Quality Assurance Specialist

Software Quality Assurance Specialist Job Description

What does a Software Quality Assurance Specialist do?

Quality assurance (QA) specialists develops and executes software testing plans and procedures. A QA specialist is responsible to catch, document and report bugs and coding errors to the software development team. They are required to be adept in development environment, database management and component specific software and languages.


Duties and Tasks:

  • Design test plans, scenarios, scripts, or procedures to identify software problems and their causes
  • Document software issues using a bug tracking system
  • Develop standards and procedures to determine product quality and release readiness
  • Report bugs or defects to software developers for correction
  • Identify, analyze, and document problems with program function, output, or content
  • Participate in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, designs, schedules, or potential problems
  • Monitor debugging process results
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies


Technical Skills:

  • Knowledge of specific coding language and frameworks/systems
  • Experience with software development
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes
  • Writing clear and concise test plans and test cases
  • Experience with automated testing tools
  • Solid knowledge of SQL and scripting
  • Agile/Scrum development process


Other Skills/Requirements:

  • Complex problem solving skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good communication skills with the ability to explain complex systems
  • Good time management skills

Other job titles for Software Quality Assurance Specialist

Software Quality Assurance Engineer, Software Quality Assurance Tester, Software Tester, QA Analyst, Quality Assurance Reviewer

Software Quality Assurance Specialist Salary in the Philippines

How much does a Software Quality Assurance Specialist make?

The average monthly salary of a Software Quality Assurance Specialist in Philippines ranges between Php 34,175 - Php 95,000 (median: Php 64,587).

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