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Common projects for QA Testers

Functional Testing of a New Application or Website

Performance Testing of an E-commerce Site

Security Testing for a Web Application

Usability Testing of a Mobile Application

Regression Testing After Software Updates

User Acceptance Testing Before Product Launch

Tips for working with and hiring QA Testers

Define your testing needs

Identify the type of testing you need, such as functional testing, usability testing, performance testing, or security testing. This will help you find a QA tester with the right expertise.

Check their technical skills

QA Testers should be proficient in various testing tools and technologies. Familiarize yourself with the tools they use, such as Selenium, JIRA, or Postman, to ensure they can meet your project demands.

Consider their problem-Solving skills

A good QA tester should have strong analytical and problem-solving skills. They should be able to identify bugs and issues in your product and suggest improvements.

Communicate regularly

Regular communication is crucial when working with QA Tester freelancers. Make sure to discuss the project progress, provide feedback, and address any issues through Contra's platform.

How to hire QA Testers

Define your requirements

Clearly outline what you expect from the QA Tester. This includes the type of testing needed, the tools they should be proficient in, and the timeline for the project.

Post a detailed job

Include as much information as possible in your job post. This will attract the right freelancers and make it easier for them to understand your expectations.

Review applications and profiles

Check the applicants' profiles, reviews, and portfolios. Look for freelancers who have worked on similar projects and have good reviews.

Interview and test skills

Conduct interviews to assess their technical skills and problem-solving abilities. You can also assign a small test project to see how they work.

Make an offer

After finding the right candidate, make an offer specifying the payment terms, project details, and timeline.

3 questions to ask when interviewing QA Testers

1. Can you describe a time when your testing led to significant improvements in a product?

2. What testing tools are you most comfortable with and why?

3. How do you approach testing a new piece of software for the first time?

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Frequently asked

A QA (Quality Assurance) Tester is a professional who tests software to detect bugs, errors, and other issues before it's released to the public. They work to ensure that software functions smoothly and meets the user's expectations and the business's quality standards.

A QA (Quality Assurance) Tester is a professional who tests software to detect bugs, errors, and other issues before it's released to the public. They work to ensure that software functions smoothly and meets the user's expectations and the business's quality standards.

Hiring a QA Tester on Contra allows you to ensure the quality of your software without the need for a full-time employee. You can find experienced and skilled freelancers who can test your software thoroughly and provide valuable feedback.

QA Testers use a variety of tools depending on the type of testing required. These may include automation tools like Selenium, bug tracking tools like JIRA, API testing tools like Postman, and performance testing tools like LoadRunner.

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

Any project that involves software development can benefit from QA Testing. This includes website development, app development, software product development, and more.

The cost of hiring a QA Tester on Contra can range from $12 to $60 per hour. The exact cost will depend on the complexity of the project, the tester's experience and skills, and the project duration.

QA Testers on Contra are paid commission-free. They may charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. The payments are held in escrow at the beginning of the project and released after the client approves the work or automatically within three days.

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