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QA Engineer, Manual



Quality Assurance
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2023

About Us:

We're on a mission to make it possible for every person, team, and company to be able to tailor their software to solve any problem and take on any challenge. Computers may be our most powerful tools, but most of us can't build or modify the software we use on them every day. At Notion, we want to change this with focus, design, and craft.

We've been working on this together since 2016, and have customers like Pixar, Mitsubishi, Figma, Plaid, Match Group, and thousands more on this journey with us. Today, we're growing fast and excited for new teammates to join us who are the best at what they do. We're passionate about building a company as diverse and creative as the millions of people Notion reaches worldwide.Notion is an in person company, and currently requires its employees to come to the office for two Anchor Days (Mondays & Thursdays) and requests that employees spend the majority of their week in the office (including a third day).

About The Role:

Millions of people use Notion — and this number is increasing every day. That means a million people trust us to deliver a fast, reliable, and secure experience, and we value this more than anything. We want to keep earning trust, while also continuing to amaze our users with the tools they can build in Notion. This is where you come in — to help us forge a performant and reliable path forward to the future. We are seeking an experienced and motivated Manual Testing Team Lead to join our Quality Assurance (QA) team. The ideal candidate will be a skilled QA professional with a strong background in manual testing methodologies, excellent leadership skills, and a passion for ensuring product quality. As the Manual QA Lead, you will play a crucial role in overseeing and guiding a team of manual testers, collaborating with cross-functional teams, and driving the quality assurance process throughout the software development lifecycle.

What you’ll Achieve:

  • Understand the functional requirements in order to plan and execute manual testing.
  • Collaborate with the development team to understand the scope of changes and potential areas for regression.
  • Well-versed in Usability, Functional, System, Regression, Localization, and Smoke/Sanity testing
  • Identify test cases and scenarios, and execute them manually to assess the quality of the application.
  • Identify and document defects, and work with the development team to resolve them.
  • Communicate test results and progress to the project lead and stakeholders.
  • Strong technical and analytical skills, ability to understand complex systems and design test plans and test cases around integration and interface points.
  • Debugging applications with API calls using dev tools.

Skills You'll Need to Bring:

  • 2+ years of experience in application testing, web testing, API testing and database testing.
  • Understanding of API testing and use of tools such as Postman.
  • Experience with test management tools, such as JIRA.
  • Exposure to dev tools for a debugging web applications.
  • Familiarity with various testing methodologies, such as black box, white box, and grey box testing.
  • Understand complex systems and design test plans and test cases around integration and interface points.
  • Exposure towards SDLC, STLC, and experience in setting up end-to-end QA for any products or apps.
  • Knowledge of regression, functional, integration, accessibility, and compatibility testing concepts

Nice to Haves:

  • Knowledge of testing methodologies such as BDD and TDD.
  • Experience with Agile development methodology.
  • Experience with automated testing tools, such as Selenium.
  • Understanding of continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipelines.
  • Automation knowledge is added advantage.

We hire talented and passionate people from a variety of backgrounds because we want our global employee base to represent the wide diversity of our customers. If you’re excited about a role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every bullet point listed in the job description, we still encourage you to apply. If you’re a builder at heart, share our company values, and enthusiastic about making software toolmaking ubiquitous, we want to hear from you.

Notion is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or any employment decision based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other applicable legally protected characteristic. Notion considers qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Notion is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation made due to a disability, please let your recruiter know.