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Include These Manual Tester Skills
- Software engineering
- Attention to detail
- Communication skills
- Time management
- Analytical thinking
- Team collaboration
If you want to apply for a position as a manual tester, use the example cover letter below to inspire your own.
Dear Ms. Spoth:
I am submitting my resume for the position of manual tester. As a skilled and highly educated professional with three years of experience testing web-based applications, I am confident in my ability to make a significant contribution to Zorbo Technologies.
My professional experience includes developing and maintaining test methodologies and strategies, documenting test plans, and executing test cases using manuals, analyzed user requirements, and technical specifications. With my educational background and my attention to detail and performance, I am in an excellent position help Zorbo Technologies produce top-quality software products.
The following are some highlights of my qualifications and experience:
Experienced all phases of the software development life cycle and testing methodologies
Reviewed business requirements, IT design documents, and prepared test plans that involved various test cases for all assigned modules and projects
Developed a defects tracking log for the SharePoint site to track defects while testing
Used Quality Center to store all testing results, metrics, created test cases, and reports
Wrote SQL queries to check for proper data population in application tables and for data verification to perform back-end testing against Oracle Database
My extensive technical knowledge of software testing, review, and validation – along with my ability to work as part of a team and my keen attention to detail – will allow me to bring much value to Zorbo Technologies. I look forward to discussing this position and my qualifications with you.
Thank you for your consideration.
Miller T. McLaughlin