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Our plans are designed for all budgets and team needs. Choose to pay-per-hire or make unlimited hires for a fixed monthly or annual cost and save up to 50% as you scale your team.


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How to hire QA engineers

When scaling your team, finding the right QA can be a challenge. QA engineers are vital in ensuring that the software products are of high quality, bug-free, and meet the desired standards. Here we unpack everything you need to know about hiring a QA engineer for your team.

What skills to look for when hiring a QA

  • Proficiency in various testing methodologies and experience with relevant testing tools.
  • Possesses a strong understanding of software development lifecycles.
  • Ability to automate tests, write scripts, and facilitate collaboration with developers.
  • Experience with bug tracking tools for efficient bug logging, tracking, and management.
  • Strong problem-solving, attention to detail, communication, analytical, and teamwork skills.

Roles and responsibilities of QA engineers

1. Test Planning and Execution: QA engineers play a crucial role in ensuring the quality of software products. They are responsible for creating test plans, test cases, and test scripts to verify the functionality and performance of the software. They execute these tests, identify any issues or bugs, and work closely with developers to resolve them. By meticulously planning and executing tests, QA engineers help prevent potential issues from reaching the end-users.

2. Defect Management: QA engineers are responsible for managing defects or bugs that are identified during the testing process. They track and document these defects, assign severity levels, and prioritise them for resolution. Their attention to detail helps ensure that all issues are properly addressed before the software is released. QA engineers also collaborate with cross-functional teams to investigate the root causes of defects and implement preventive measures to avoid similar issues in the future.

3. Continuous Improvement: QA engineers are always striving for excellence. They analyse test results, identify areas for improvement, and suggest enhancements to existing testing processes and methodologies. By staying up-to-date with the latest industry trends and technologies, QA engineers continuously refine their skills and contribute to the overall improvement of the software development lifecycle.

Writing a QA engineer job description

To put together a job description for a QA, check out our guide on creating a role scorecard here, and use our downloadable scorecard template. When it comes to adding required skills to your job description, check out our list of key skills for QA engineers above. By putting together a good role scorecard, it will be easier to come up with the practical definition of the right person for the role you are trying to fill. You are then ready to set up your public-facing job advert.

Hiring QA engineers from South Africa

It's easier than ever to tap into a global pool of tech talent, and South Africa offers a thriving marketplace of developers. For employers, hiring QA engineers in South Africa provides several advantages:

  • A large talent pool with an estimated 121 000 developers in the country.
  • World-class quality with developers that code in widely-used languages and frameworks, and a growing line-up of successful tech startups.
  • A diverse talent pool that helps to avoid groupthink and drive more profitable businesses.
  • Lower employment costs comparing favourably to more expensive markets like the UK and the Netherlands.‍

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