As we know that software ‘Test Manager’ is a high level person in the testing team. Test manager have a lots of roles and responsibilities in the team. Every Test manager play his/her role and responsibility throughout the development of any software product or application.
Here i am describing few roles and responsibilities of a 'Test Manager' as below :-
Comprehend the testing endeavors by evaluating the requirements of the project.
Evaluate and acquire the management sustain for the duration, resources and the economy which is essential for the testing activities.
Specify the testing approaches which will be used in project.
Conducting the kick-off meeting, related with the testing activities.
Prepare a smart testing team of experts with the relevant abilities, approaches, skills and encouragement.
Originate the test plan for all chores, subordinations and associates needed to reduce the risks to product quality and also acquire the sustain of stakeholder for this testing plan.
Distinguish training prerequisites or proposals and forward this to the PM (Project Manager).
Organize the all types of software and hardware demands for the testing setup.
Allot the chores to all associates of testing team and assure that all of them have adequate task in the project.
Verify and review all documents related with the test cases.
Make sure for content and framework for all testing records are documented and retained.
Maintain, the flow of all new requirements or if any new change in the requirement of the project.
If necessary then communicate with the client and clarify for the requirements.
If team faces any problem about the requirements like- hardware, software, resource etc then update to the project manager or concern person.
Conduct the daily status meetings with the team members and send this status report to the client.
Assure that all the milestones of related task and work should be released timely.
Study all the reports or records which are created by the test engineers.
Assure that the requirement traceability matrix should be updated.