This is junior to senior level role in the organization and is deeply involved within the SDLC collaborating with software developers, architects, designers, managers, business analysts, systems administrators, security specialists, UX designers, and clients. This role must function on their own with no supervision.
Software systems are an integral part of our lives today and most people have had an experience when software does not work as it is supposed to. When software does not work it can lead to many problems such as loss of money, time, business reputation, and could even cause injury or death.
The successful individual one who has a broad knowledge of testing in general, and an in depth understanding in a special test area. An in-depth understanding is defined as having sufficient knowledge of testing theory and practice to be able to influence the direction that an organization and/or project takes when creating, implementing and executing testing processes.
The role level is based on:
•Managing exposure as well as efficiency throughout the SDLC,
•Managing complex risk deliverables,
•Providing effectiveness, efficiency and satisfaction Metrics for
Test Policy Objectives,
•Providing effectiveness, efficiency and satisfaction Metrics for the Test
•Process,and performing effective project retrospectives.