Cover letter for an SQA job (5 samples)

This article will list samples of “cover letters for an SQA job.”

Examples of SQA(software quality assurance) job cover letters

When applying for an SQA  position, your cover letter is an opportunity for you to tell your story, without being stuck in the formatting constraints of the resume. The best format for writing a cover letter is as follows:

  • Address the employer with a formal salutation. For example, “Dear/Hello (name of the recipient).” If you do not know the recipient’s name, you can refer to them as the hiring manager.
  • The next step is to state the position you are applying for and how you found the opening. 
  • Make a brief statement about why you’re interested in the position. Write a paragraph about why you are the perfect candidate for the job.
  • State your skills and work experience. Ensure your skills and experiences are similar to the job position. When highlighting skills, provide the accomplishment you have achieved. 
  • Conclude your letter with a forward-looking statement. For example, “I look forward to discussing the position further.”

Sample 1: “SQA cover letter”

“Dear Mr. Link,

I am a Software Quality Assurance professional with the required experience and education you seek in your ad on With this, I submit my application with resume today.

I can offer you a long career of over 11 years as a Software Quality Assurance professional, as well as a degree in Software Development. At present, I own this role and am lead of the quality assurance department ensuring all software products being put on the market are as qualitative in usability and function as possible. This requires a lot of research, analysis, comparison, testing, and revamping. It all requires rapt attention to the analysts in the department to ensure they are following through. I take command of the situation as a leader, as well as work in harmony with team players on the QA team.

With these reasons in mind, I hope that you consider contacting me to hear more about the benefits I can bring ITT Geospatial Systems with my experience and skills. Thank you.



Barbara Myers

Encl: Resume”

Sample 2: “SQA cover letter”

“Dear Ms. Russo:

It has recently come to my attention that Dado Technologies is looking to fill a vacant Software QA position. I feel that my experience and educational background have adequately prepared me to complete all tasks associated with this position and I am enclosing my resume for consideration.

I have served as a software tester, senior software testing engineer and Software QA during my 15-year career in this field. I bring extensive knowledge of quality assurance processes, software engineering practices and the software development cycle and am familiar with common “bugs” and issues that need to be addressed in this cycle. I am adept at using both manual and automated testing systems.

Throughout my career, I have shown to create and maintain detailed documentation of software defects and instructions for addressing and fixing these issues. To that end, I have developed numerous models that contain future configurations designed to avoid these defects and other “bugs.”

By applying strong time management and problem-solving skills and attention to detail, I have consistently tested and offered solutions to software issues within specified time and budget constraints. My test planning estimates have a high rate of accuracy, and the majority of my testing audits were completed within the parameters of this estimates.

My career highlights appearing below will give you a better idea of my qualifications and illustrate my ability to be a successful Software QA for Dado Technologies:

Managed team of Software QAs and testers for Spade Software Systems

Assisted in the development of a bug tracking system for Vento Software

Oversaw the testing and quality control of all internal software applications for Cone Technologies

Designed and wrote automated regression test packages for Jumping Moab Systems

Awarded Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with a concentration in Software Development from DePaul University

I am confident that I can bring my leadership, organizational and communication skills to Dado Technologies and use my experience to ensure the successful development of your software applications and expedite their implementation and availability to your customers.

I welcome the opportunity to discuss this position, your company and my qualifications in greater detail. Please contact me to arrange an interview at your convenience.

Thank you for your consideration.


Chester Yen”

Sample 3: “SQA cover letter”

“Breanna Wallace

City, State, Zip Code

Home : 000-000-0000 Cell: 000-000-0000

Dear Ms. Adams,

I am writing in response to your advertisement for a Software Quality Assurance expert for Nino Company Name. As a certified software expert I bring a strong sense of teamwork and the ability to meet any deadline to your organization.

In my current capacity as a Software Quality Assurance expert I am responsible for making sure that all industrial control software operates properly and efficiently. My ability to analyze a situation and develop an effective solution has saved my company thousands of dollars a year. I also have extremely strong communication and presentation skills across all levels of management.

Your recent overhaul of your quality procedures makes my skills as a Software Quality Assurance professional an ideal fit for your organization. I recently lead a group that performed a full audit of all quality control procedures for each software department that increased efficiency and lowered costs. I can bring my impressive record of success and my strong background in creating procedures to your organization and bring order back to your quality assurance department.

My strong sense of accountability and responsibility make me the ideal candidate for this position. I welcome a direct inquiry into my qualifications at any time and look forward to setting up a personal interview at your convenience.

Sincerely Yours,

Breanna Wallace”

Sample 4: “SQA cover letter”


Kevin Miles

Recruitment Manager

Cornwell Technology Solutions

San Jose, California 25114

United States

Subject: Application for the job of Software Quality Assurance

Reference: Advertisement in Employment Journal dated 17 December, 2011

Dear Kevin,

I am sending you this application for the job of Software Quality Assurance Technician advertised on Employment Journal on 17 December. I have been looking for a new and challenging job. This position also meets my expectations in terms of job responsibilities, and the satisfaction derived from the work.

I am currently working at Marion Business Solutions as a Software Quality Assurance Technician. I am actively involved in different projects outsourced to our organization for testing and verification of software package, and patch updates developed by different software firms. I am also responsible for documentation of different projects and other activities such as setting up quality testing parameters.

During my tenure, I have also learnt how to maintain a professional behavior and put maximum efforts for every task at work. I understand that this is a highly demanding job and I can easily cope up with the responsibilities by working overtime to achieve business goals. I possess an inherent ability to relate with my colleagues and achieve success through combined efforts. I respect every individual irrespective of caste, gender, nationality, disability or age.

I am sending my resume and credentials that you can go through. Please feel free to contact me at any time of the day and throughout the week if you need further information. I would be more than happy to have a conversation with you. I would like to thank you for the valuable time and efforts you have put to read my application.

Yours sincerely,

Albert Frank”

Sample 5: “SQA cover letter”

“Dear hiring manager,

I am excited to be applying for the Software Quality Engineer position at Topdown Software. I have more than six years of experience in software quality assurance and I believe my skills and experience would be a valuable addition to your team.

I have a proven track record of success in ensuring the quality of software products. In my previous role at Crunchtime Software, I was responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive software quality assurance plan. This plan included the development and execution of automated tests, the identification and tracking of defects, and the coordination of regression testing. My efforts resulted in a significant reduction in the number of defects found in the software product after release.

In addition to my experience in software quality assurance, I also have a strong background in software development. This allows me to have a greater understanding of the entire software development process and how my work in quality assurance impacts the overall product. I am also proficient in various software development tools and techniques, which allows me to be more effective in my role.

I am confident that I have the skills and experience to be a valuable member of the Topdown Software team. I look forward to hearing from you soon with more information about the Software Quality Engineer position. I am eager to discuss how my qualifications would be a perfect fit for this role.”

Frequently Asked Questions: Examples of SQA(software quality assurance) job cover letters

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  • Past, Present, and Future.
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  • Keep It Brief.

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