QA Manual Tester

Do you want to document high-quality test cases on multiple products, technologies, and environments? Learn more about our QA Manual Tester role.

QA Manual Tester

$ 20k/Year  ($ 10/Hour for 40 hours of productive work per week)  Remote Position   Long-term

Would you be interested in utilizing your expertise in testing software for a large portfolio of products? Do you have the ambition to learn how to improve your defect management skills?

Are you open to challenge yourself and work with the best QA manual testers around the world to translate users’ scenarios into test cases well documented and execute them? If so - this role is for you…

“My team was able to accomplish a really fast product improvement. It's amazing to work with such talent!”
-Brijesh P, QA Engineer
Crossover recruits and builds world class high performing teams to power the fastest growing portfolio of software products in the world. No other company provides the training and the opportunities to test yourself on the depth and diversity of projects that we do. All roles are location independent so you are guaranteed to work with the best in the world. Challenge yourself. Be part of the change.

As our software factory is designed to deliver great quality at a high pace, you will play a very important role.

We expect that our QA manual testers perform thorough testing activity regimens for multiple products and technologies and deliver work to a high level of quality.

Your daily activities will include conducting manual testing execution and test case documentation. You will also go through our products’ portfolio, identify potential bugs, make recommendations on how to test them and prevent similar ones in the future.

As a QA Manual Tester, you will be working with the world’s top 1% talent people and be part of a team responsible for ensuring the highest quality of our products by using the latest technologies and toolsets. Your work quality is measured through the First Time Acceptance Rate, which means passing the quality bar set by your leadership team.


Deliver a consistent high-quality software Testing services and ensure a goal of achieving 99% FTAR (First Time Acceptance Rate)

Creation and executions of test plans

Read end-to-end user scenarios and create test cases

Execute all test cases to cover the defined businesses’ scenarios

Proactively bringing issues and problems to leadership attention

Constantly generating, proposing and implementing solutions to increase productivity


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering

3+ years of QA experience – manual testing execution and test case documentation

Familiarity with test writing tools like TestRail, HP ALM/QC, TestLink, Confluence

Experience of bug tracking tools like Jira, Bugzilla, HP ALM/QC

Experience in Features testing, Bugs testing, Regression testing, System Testing, Performance Testing for web-based enterprise applications and products

Good proficiency in the English language

Nice to have:
  • Experience designing and updating test campaigns based on formal/informal requirements
  • Awareness of testing techniques like Equivalence partitioning, Boundary value analysis, Decision table testing, Exploratory testing


We believe in continuous growth and strive for continuous improvement.  We also have an obsessive focus on improving the quality of teams, and you will learn how to do this as part of your work in our continuous journey towards improving the quality of products.  

As a QA Manual Tester, you will learn how to become a specialist in writing test cases that are human readable, solid with clear expected results to ensure the business functionally is truly satisfied and how to execute test cases with effectiveness and high productivity.

You will also learn how to operate in our metrics-driven culture, which is the foundation of our success in measuring and improving every engineering process and product we deliver. This also ties into the use of WorkSmart Pro, where you can learn how to improve your efficiency during your standard working day. You will learn how to boost your QA expertise by interacting with the top 1% global technical talent.


Work Examples

Every job creates excellent work. We want to show you the types of things you will learn, using real work examples of the processes, training examples, playbooks, projects you will build on the job.

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Watch this video presentation by Danielle Royston, CEO of Optiva, which demonstrates a solution some of our teams have put in place using Google Spanner

Relevant Files and Links

As a Senior Manager, you must have extensive experience managing remote teams or onsite teams. Crossover is a global recruiting company, where you will have access to the best talent in the world. As the team manager, you need to develop a team from a group of complete strangers, into a productive unit. Here are some points of view from experts in the customer support industry.

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This is a link to a newly released World Quality Report 2018-19, which contains relevant information for anyone involved with quality assurance and testing.


and Answers

  • How would you describe a typical day of a QA Manual Tester?

    The QA manual tester plays a key role in discovering bugs in the software. You will be involved in preparing a test plan document which details the approach to be used to test the system/application and also will execute test cases - without using automation tools.

  • Are there any formal certifications required in the role of QA Manual Tester?

    At Crossover we are always fostering our team to learn continuously. We understand that some QA Testing certifications such as ISTQB and ASTQB certifications may help you demonstrate your knowledge and skills, but there is no particular certification required for the role of Site Reliability Engineer.

  • How do you drive a team of QA engineers, located in different cities and time-zones, to be productive and deliver quality testing services?

    One of our differentiators is that we know how to bring talented people together, from different cultures and time-zones. We have developed an online productivity tool that helps remote workers manage their time more efficiently and receive a fair working environment.

  • How practical is this mandatory 4 weeks training for QA manual testers? Are we going to experience real day-to-day issues?

    Our campers will be trained with real-life assignments. Just to give you an idea about the QA manual tester program, you will start learn how to use JIRA and TestRail to quickly and effectively execute test-cases for selected projects. As you progress you will also be learning how to use our framework and playbook to write test-cases.

  • How can I get promoted to new roles?

    In order to move across roles you need to apply through our crossover portal. You should also be ensuring that your manager is always knowledgeable about any active applications you may have.