Software Tester Cover Letter [Sample]

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Software testers are in charge of finding and reporting bugs in software. They collaborate with programmers to identify and correct issues before confirming the software is functioning properly.

You need to pay close attention to detail and possess strong analytical abilities to succeed as a software tester. Additionally, you should be able to work alone and be at ease using computers.

Write a software tester cover letter that convinces hiring managers that you are the ideal applicant for the position by using the samples in this article.

Sample 1 - Software Tester Cover Letter

Gary Hill
231 12th Street
Washington, DC 30009
(201) 555-1234


Dorian Miller
HR Manager
ABC Company
Washington, DC 30005

Dear Ms. Miller,

I am happy to learn of an employment opportunity in ABC Company for a software tester.

I find it especially rewarding and challenging working in startups, which is why I have been working in XYZ Company for the past three years.

In my career, so far, I have taken on more and more responsibilities so that I have extensive experience as a software tester that is highly relevant to the position in your  including:

  • Review and analyze system specifications on a regular basis
  • I collaborated with software engineers to develop effective strategies and test plans
  • Executed test cases and analyzed the results
  • Bugs and errors were reported to development teams
  • Product code was evaluated in accordance with specifications

I would appreciate the opportunity to meet with you and discuss the requirements along with my qualifications in more detail. My resume is enclosed for your further consideration.

I will call you in the next few days to follow-up and see if there is a suitable time to arrange an interview. In the meantime, you can reach me at (201) 555-1234 or by email at

Thank you for considering my application.


Gary Hill
List Of Enclosures (Resume)

Sample 2 - Software Tester Cover Letter

Tammy Monet 5499 Palo Alto Blvd., Apt. 905 El Cerrito, CA 54109



James Pope Manager Byte Plus 169 Chip Ave. Oakland, CA 54119

Dear Mr. Pope:


I saw your ad for a software tester on the Job’s website and knew I was perfect for the job.

I have all the qualifications you requested and I am ready, eager and willing to work. As you will see from my resume, which I have attached for your review, I am well qualified.

Please take a moment and review my resume. I would love to get together and further discuss this position with you.

I am available anytime during the day. You can reach me on my cell at 525-970-8976 or by email at advance for your consideration. 


Signature Tammy Monet Enclosure: Resume

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