Tester interview questions and answers are completely based on the interview I and my friends attended during last years of working experience as Quality Assurance Testers. These SQA questions and scenarios are based only on real experience and were asked during actual QA interviews. Therefore, QA Tester who is looking for a Quality Assurance job will greatly benefit from this. If you are the first time job seeker as a QA Tester, then it can help you even better. Finally, if you are plant to attend an interview, you have to know these questions and answers by heart and must be very smooth in answering these questions. Practice in front of the friends or just a mirror, speak loud and clear. Most of the time, when you study the questions, you feel fine and feel relaxed, but the reality is, at the time of the actual interview, even though you feel you have the knowledge, cannot express it well. It may sound a little rough, but this is everyone’s hard experience. When you come out the interview door, you are deeply regretted. If you cannot remember these by heart, believe me, it may not work. Readers are welcome to post own questions and answers to the following SQA interview questions.

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5+ years of solid experience testing web based software applications
Proficient in software development life cycle including test strategy preparation, test plan development, test case creation, test execution and bug tracking.
Tested web applications in Waterfall and Agile development processes.
Analyzed business requirements, software requirement specifications to create test plan and test case for manual and automated testing.
Experienced in different types of testing, for example black box testing, white box testing, functional, GUI testing, system, regression, integration, UAT and performance testing.
Understanding of Quality Assurance Life Cycle and Software Development Life Cycle
Areas of Expertise: test development, scheduling and execution, test automation, test project management, Agile, SCRUM, SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle).
Created detailed QA documentation including QA reports, actively participated in SQA and project status meetings.
Developed and maintained automated test scripts
Lead testing effort with business analysts, customers, engineering and offshore QA Testers.
Enjoy learning new tools and technologies


Operating Systems : Windows, Linux
Bug Tracking Tools : Jira, Bugzilla
Test Automation Tools : HP QTP, SilkTest, Selenium IDE/RC/Core, Watir
Languages : HTML, XML, JavaScript, Java, VB Script, SQL
Databases : Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL
Network Protocols : TCP/IP, HTTP, HTTPS, VPN, FTP, LDAP
Browsers: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari


05/08 - Present, Software QA Tester, Agile Systems, Santa Clara, CA

Perform manual and Selenium testing of a web based application
Work in the Agile development environment with frequently changing requirements and features set
Review product requirement documents, functional specifications, and involved in developing test strategy, test plan and test case documents.
Interacted with Business Analysts and Software Developers for bug reviews and participated in QA meetings.
Proactively came up with innovative methods to improve software quality, test coverage, efficiency and regression coverage
Environment: Windows, Linux, MS SQL, Java, Selenium, HTML, XML, JavaScript, Ajax

02/05-05/08, QA Lead Tester, Symantec, Cupertino, CA

Tested web based system for Symantec customers.
Interacted with Business Analysts and Developers in requirements analysis, design reviews, testing and documentation for application developed in Agile environment.
Actively Participated in Scrum meetings, reviews and developed test scenarios.
Reviewed functional specification documents, design documents, requirements traceability matrix and involved in developing test plan document.
Increased productivity by initiating use of automation testing using SilkTest
Responsible for Database testing using SQL queries in MS SQL Server.
Prepared the traceability matrices to fill the gap between the requirements and the test cases covered.
Environment: Windows, Linux, Jira, SQL, SilkTest, HTML, XML, JavaScript

02/04-12/04, QA Engineer, Wells Fargo Bank, San Francisco, CA

Tested Bank Loan Information web based application used to request and approve mortgage loan requests
Led smoke testing, functional, integration, system, user interface testing of the Bank Loan Information web based application.
Tracked defects using Jira and generated defect summary reports.
Created traceability matrix between requirements and test cases.
Environment: Windows, Linux, Bugzilla, SQL

MS Engineering

2009 White box testing Java and Selenium
2008 Selenium IDE training
2006 Borland Silktest training

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