Test Engineering Manager Salary
The average pay for a Test Engineering Manager is $106,804 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Job Description for Test Engineering Manager
Test engineering managers are responsible for leading a group of testing engineers for their company. They are in charge of overseeing testing and maintenance procedures, as well as motivating their team to achieve all organizational goals in a timely manner. Test engineering managers participate in all phases of testing and development. Their main duties also include troubleshooting and performing enhancements to applications and software products. These managers also coordinate with other teams or companies, use their engineering expertise to solve testing and quality issues as they arise, and complete detailed reports regarding pre-project planning sessions. Test engineering managers are also responsible for managing testing life-cycles, in addition to completing project status reporting and creating an effective project schedule. They develop business relationships with outside vendors and help adopt automated testing tools to increase productivity. These managers generally report their progress to the test engineering vice president or supervisor in their area.Read More...
This position generally requires at least a bachelor's degree of engineering or a related field. Additionally, previous experience in a managerial capacity is required for this job. Industry certifications may be required or preferred. Test engineering managers must possess strong technical skills and multitasking abilities to solve business problems as they occur. They should also demonstrate leadership skills and have excellent communication and analytical skills to recognize issues, escalate them as needed, and find a timely resolution.
Test Engineering Manager Tasks
- Develop hardware, software, test plans, and test instructions for products.
- Standardize tests and test documentation for ongoing projects, regulatory testing and internal reports.
- Analyze failures, diagnose, and develop plans to complete products.
- Manage technician team, budget, and schedule to meet specifications and timelines.
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