Qualities of a good QA, Test lead / manager


  • Should have execellent knowledge of software development process
  • Should always promote a positive atmosphere in the team
  • Must promote teamwork to increase productivity
  • Must maintain enthusiasm of team
  • Must have preventive approach to the problems
  • Must be able to promote cooperation between software, test, and QA engineers
  • Should have the ability to promote improvements in QA processes
  • Should have people judgement skills for hiring and keeping skilled personnel
  • Should be able to organize meetings and keep them focused
  • Good communication skills to communicate well with technical & non-technical people, engineers, managers and as well as with customers.
  • Ability to say ‘no’ to other leads / managers when quality is insufficient or QA processes are not being adhered.
Also See:


  1. Very very helpful tips for a SQA Engineer. www.bjitgroup.com

  2. Please correct the spell of execellent (excellent) row no: 01