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Isaiah Hayes

Los Angeles, United States

🌟 QA Engineer for hire ✨

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Kristina Nguyen

Cupertino, United States

Experienced Python & Django Developer

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Manan Solanki

Surat, India

Senior Agile Project Manager & QA Expert

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Najam Ul Saqib

Gujranwala, Pakistan

Certified Security Engineer & Developer 🛡️

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Max George

Orlando, United States

Frontend engineer with design skills

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Andrii H

Ukraine

Senior Data Engineer | Database Architect | AI/ML

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Dhruv Nenwani

Delhi, India

Full-stack developer,converting ideas into product

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Chris Millet

United States

15+ years. Fullstack developer.Python Django/React

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Kashif Khan

Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Web Developer & Node JS Developer💻

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Mariana Fantini

Brazil

Full-stack Software Engineer

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Slobodan Stankovic

Phoenix, United States

Creative Developer

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Muhammad Faizan

Islamabad, Pakistan

💻 Full Stack Engineer📱

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Md Moniruzzaman

Bangladesh

Fullstack Engineer for web, mobile & desktop apps

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kamel khebir

Virginia, United States

Senior AI | Android | backend developer

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Christine Straub

Irvine, United States

Full-Stack AI/ML Software Engineer

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Athena Tzouveleki

United Kingdom

Jack of all trades...that means Full Stack Dev

Common projects for QA Engineers

Software Testing: Testing the functionality and usability of a software or application.

Website Testing: Checking a website for bugs, broken links, and usability issues.

Mobile App Testing: Testing a mobile app for bugs, compatibility issues, and user experience.

Performance Testing: Checking the speed, responsiveness, and stability of a software, application, or website under a workload.

Security Testing: Checking a software or application for vulnerabilities and security risks.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT): Testing a software or application from the end user's perspective to ensure it meets the user's needs and expectations.

Tips for working with and hiring QA Engineers

Understand your requirements

Clearly define the scope of the project, including the specific QA tasks, desired outcomes, and deadlines. This will ensure that the QA engineer understands the project expectations.

Check their experience

Look at the QA engineer's previous projects and experience. QA engineers with experience in similar projects or industries can bring valuable insights to your project.

Communication is crucial

Regular and clear communication is key to the success of any project. Make sure to provide feedback and ask for updates on a regular basis. Use Contra's platform for all your communications to keep track of the project progression.

Know their tools and techniques

Understand the tools and techniques the QA engineer will use for testing. This will help you know what to expect and how the QA process will be carried out.

How to hire QA Engineers

Define your needs

Before starting the hiring process, be clear about the scope of your project, the tasks the QA Engineer needs to perform, and the timeline for completion.

Post a detailed job

Post a job on Contra detailing your project requirements. This allows QA Engineers who match your requirements to apply for the job.

Review applications

Review the applications and shortlist the candidates based on their skills, experience, and fit for your project.

Conduct interviews

Conduct interviews with the shortlisted candidates. Discuss your project specifics, their approach to QA, and how they handle various aspects of QA work.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right QA Engineer, make an offer through Contra. This will include the project details, payment terms, and timeline.

3 questions to ask when interviewing QA Engineers

1. Can you describe a complex bug you found in a previous project and how you resolved it?

2. What tools and techniques do you use for testing and why?

3. How do you handle situations where developers disagree with your findings or the severity you assigned to a bug?

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Frequently asked
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A Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer is a professional who ensures the quality of a product, software, or system by conducting tests, identifying bugs or errors, and working with the development team to fix them.

A Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer is a professional who ensures the quality of a product, software, or system by conducting tests, identifying bugs or errors, and working with the development team to fix them.

Hiring a QA Engineer freelancer on Contra gives you access to top talent who can ensure the quality of your product, software, or system. With Contra's commission-free platform, you can directly collaborate with the QA engineer, manage contracts, and make payments securely.

A freelance QA Engineer performs tests on products, software, or systems to ensure they meet the specified requirements and are free of bugs or errors. They identify issues, document them, and work with the development team to resolve them.

QA Engineers use a variety of tools for testing such as Selenium for automated testing, Jira for bug tracking, and Postman for API testing. The choice of tools depends on the requirements of the project.

You can post a job on Contra detailing your project requirements. QA Engineers who match your requirements can then apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of QA Engineers and invite those you are interested in to apply.

The cost for hiring a QA Engineer freelancer on Contra is typically between $50 and $70 per hour. However, the exact rate can vary based on the complexity of the project, the engineer's experience and skills, and the project duration.

Freelance QA Engineers on Contra are paid commission-free. They may charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. The funds for each milestone will only be released after you approve the deliverables for that milestone, or automatically within three days. Clients must pay a minimum of $250 or $25 an hour to post an opportunity on Contra.

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