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What is the role of test manager, test lead or test engineer?

Asked by: Interview Candidate | Asked on: Jun 27th, 2006
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Answered On : Jul 5th, 2006

Actualy it's depends in company processTest manager just Manages the things like he'll comunicate with Bussiness analyst, Thecnical team and with QA teamJust he'll check what's goingTest Lead or QA lead: He prepares the Test Plan and usecase documentsTest Engineer: He takes the Usecase Document from the QA lead and prepares the Testcases after that execution of test cases, finding bugs and reporting all are done by test engineer.

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Answered On : Jul 6th, 2006

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Answered On : Jun 28th, 2010

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Understand the testing effort by analyzing the requirements of project. Estimate and obtain management support for the time, resources and budget required to perform the testing. Organize the testing kick-off meeting Define the Strategy Build a testing team of professionals with appropriate skills, attitudes and motivation. Identify Training requirements and forward it to the Project Manager (Technical and Soft skills). Develop the test plan for the tasks, dependencies and participants required to mitigate the risks to system quality and obtain stakeholder support for this plan. Arrange the Hardware and software requirement for the Test Setup. Assign task to all Testing Team members and ensure that all of them have sufficient work in the project. Ensure content and structure of all Testing documents / artifacts is documented and maintained. Document, implement, monitor, and enforce all processes for testing as per standards defined by the organization. Check / Review the Test Cases documents. Keep track of the new requirements / change in requirements of the Project. Escalate the issues about project requirements (Software, Hardware, Resources) to Project Manager / Sr. Test Manager. Organize the status meetings and send the Status Report (Daily, Weekly etc.) to the Client Attend the regular client call and discuss the weekly status with the client. Communication with the Client (If required). Act as the single point of contact between Development and Testers. Track and prepare the report of testing activities like test testing results, test case coverage, required resources, defects discovered and their status, performance baselines etc. Review various reports prepared by Test engineers. Ensure the timely delivery of different testing milestones. Prepares / updates the metrics dashboard at the end of a phase or at the completion of project

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Answered On : Mar 24th, 2012

Roles and responsibilities of test lead:
1. test lead performs key role in software testing process.
2. test lead can prepare a test plan documentation.
3. test lead coordinate with PM and BA.
4. review the defect reports written by testers.
5. he can share his knowledge to senior & junior testers while finding the defects.

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