Software Test Engineer Cover Letter

Dear Ms. Susan Aiken,

Please accept this letter as my application for the position of Software Test Engineer in your firm. You will find my resume and references attached.

I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and five years’ solid experience testing software in both Windows and Linux environments. I am also familiar with test automation scripting, and with the MKS Integrity test management tool.

I have excellent debugging skills, and believe strongly that testing goes beyond just executing a test protocol. One of my greatest strengths is my inquisitive nature. I have the ability to break the code, and to then fix it in order to prevent potential problems. I am a strong team member, whether I am working under the direction of a superior or in a supervisory role.

I am proficient with coding in C++ and Java, and database design in SQL. I have an understanding of software development using Python. I have the experience necessary to tackle troubleshooting of network issues. Report writing is not a problem for me, as I have superior communication skills and experience using a number of office applications useful for the generation of documents. As you can see, I am able to function in a wide range of capacities and never back away from any new challenge.

I welcome the opportunity to discuss the position with you at greater length, and am happy to provide any further details you should require. I can be reached at (555)-555-5555 at your convenience.


Kristin Mulholland

Kristin Mulholland

Resume Attached as MS Word Document

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