QA Specialist - Manual Tester

Universal City, California | Freelance | Job ID #59662 |
Posted Earlier this month

Onward Search is on the hunt for a QA Specialist for a long-term contract position.

You'll work in the digital department of our entertainment client and report to the Digital Director.


  • Assure quality manually of all digital properties, including Web, Mobile Web, Native App, Syndication Endpoints, and CMS
  • Report bugs in clearly defined terms, ensure timely fixes, and deliver status updates to stakeholders when bugs are affecting product performance
  • Ensure new product deliveries are meticulously checked, that new products adhere to specs and comps, and that new product deliveries do not affect existing stability of digital properties
  • Technical knowledge of web workflow processes including: video encoding, content delivery networks (CDN), content management systems (CMS), video player customization, digital ad delivery capabilities, and feed distribution
  • Knowledge of the software development lifecycle, from inception to delivery
  • Understanding of livestream video operations, short-form video operations, and content syndication strategies
  • Assist cross-functional teams (vendors, development, IT, operations, marketing, business development, etc.) when launching new digital products or site features/promotions for existing product lines
  • Define and improve QA process
  • Provide customer service to editorial teams for internal toolsets
  • Provide clearly communicated status and milestones to executive stakeholders on a regular basis
  • Remote coverage will be required
  • Some weekend and late-night/early morning hours needed due to web operations and deployment requirements
  • Additional duties and tasks assigned as needed


  • BA or BS
  • 2-4 years of digital experience with manual testing, automation is a plus
  • Must have mobile web and mobile app QA experience
  • Must have strong organizational skills and the ability to deliver under tight deadlines
  • Must be proficient with JIRA and Confluence
  • Must be proficient with MS Office software (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Be solutions-oriented and have ability to innovate
  • Must have excellent written and communication skills, and show attention to detail
  • Plus if you have TestRail experience, and web platform experience with hands-on experience with development teams

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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About Onward Search

Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.