Test leaders recognize when test automation is appropriate.Guide and monitor the analysis, design, implementation and execution of the test cases, test procedures and test suites.
They should be involved in configuration management of the test ware produced and traceability of the tests to the test basis.
And they should also make sure that the test environment is put into place before test execution starts.Monitor test execution, measure, control and report on the test progress, the product quality status and the test results, adapting the test plan and compensating as needed to adjust to evolving conditions.
Oversees, point of escalation for the defect tracking for all testing phases (update, follow-up and escalate overdue issues).
Organize the status meetings with their team members and send the Status Report (Daily, Weekly etc.)