Sample resume for a midlevel QA software tester

Do you have sharp software diagnostic skills but lack resume-writing skills? Get inspired by this sample resume for a midlevel software QA tester.

Sample resume for a midlevel QA software tester

Do you have sharp software diagnostic skills but come up a little short in resume-writing skills? To be the successful job candidate for tech jobs, resume expert Kim Isaacs says it helps to have a comprehensive resume. Get inspired by this sample resume she created below for a midlevel software QA tester below, or download the midlevel QA software tester resume template in Word. And if you need more help, get a free resume evaluation from the experts at Monster's Resume Writing Service.

Jobs for QA software testers are projected to grow by 9% (or 54,400 jobs) from 2016 through 2026, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). You’ll find the highest level of employment for this job in the following states: CaliforniaTexasNew YorkOhio, and Virginia; and in the following metropolitan areas: New York CityWashington, DCDallasChicago, and Houston.

In this job, you can expect to make a median wage of $88,270 per year, or $42.44 per hour, according to the BLS.


Sometown, OH 45238 | Phone: 555.555.1234 | | LinkedIn URL

Quality assurance (QA) Tester
Creating and Delivering Test Scripts Using Standard & Open Source Tools

  • Solutions-focused QA tester with experience developing and executing manual and automated test scripts.
  • High-level proficiency with QC and UFT toolsets and a foundation in Java, VBScript, SQL, Perl, Linux/Unix and monitoring tools.
  • Excel at creating test plans and writing/running automated test scripts to pinpoint software defects, track bugs, close open defects and validate functionality. Serve as a value-adding member of QA teams.

Technology & Testing Proficiencies

Testing Tools:

HPE Unified Functional Testing (UFT), HP Quality Center

Monitoring Tools:

HP Sitescope, Wily Introscope, Dynatrace, Gomez

Testing Methodologies:

System Testing, Stress Testing, Load Testing, Reliability Testing, Feature Testing, Acceptance Testing, Functionality Testing, Validation

Scripting Tools:

Java, SQL, Unix Shell Scripting, Perl Scripting, VBScript


Unix, Linux, Windows

QA Testing Experience

ABC COMPANY -- Sometown, OH
Business solutions software provider with $25B in annual revenue
Software Quality Assurance Tester, 2/13 to Present
Junior Quality Assurance Tester, 12/12 to 2/13

Provide lifecycle management of automated testing projects on software and large database applications using UFT, QC and various monitoring and scripting tools. Maintain cooperative relationships with developers and communicate with both technical and nontechnical stakeholders.


  • Promoted from junior QA tester role within two months of hire, outpacing ABC’s typical six-month timeline for junior testers. Recognized for developing excellent test plans/scripts and rapidly discovering defects.
  • Isolated deeply embedded software flaw in new version of company’s cornerstone software product prior to its 2016 release, saving $150K in product-replacement costs.
  • Contributed to high-reliability technology releases as a result of thorough testing that helped maintain ABC’s industry-leading sales ranking, market share and customer-satisfaction rating.
  • Employed a “test-to-break” approach on testing initiatives and clarified ambiguous requirements to ensure the effectiveness of all test plans.
  • Improved documentation of QA testing practices to enhance their repeatability, saving time and money and encouraging testing standardization and best practices.


BS in Computer Science, 12/12 n Xyz University -- Sometown, OH
Professional Development Courses:
Test Improvement for Agile | Performance, Load and Stress Testing | Risk-Driven Software Testing
Mastering Test Design | Security Testing | Mobile Application Testing