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Lead QA Engineer

Givery Shibuya, Tokyo
  • 💴 ¥6M ~ ¥9M annually
  • 🏡 Fully remote
  • 🧪 5+ years experience required
  • 💬 No Japanese required
  • 🌏 Apply from abroad
  • 🧳 Relocate to Japan

About Givery

Givery Shibuya, Tokyo

Givery aims to provide the missing link that our clients need to scout, hire, and train world-class engineers. We are profitable, privately owned, and our clients include some of the biggest names in the Japanese tech and gaming industry.

Key benefits

  • Awesome tech
  • Work-life balance
  • Work remotely or come to the office

About the position

We are looking for a skilled and experienced QA Engineering Lead with a strong focus on web applications to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a background in both manual and automated testing, ensuring the highest quality standards for our web applications. As a QA Engineering Lead, you will be responsible for creating and implementing test strategies, leading a team of QA engineers, and ensuring the delivery of high-quality, bug-free software.


  • Develop and implement test strategies, plans, and procedures for web applications and APIs, ensuring comprehensive coverage and efficient testing processes.
  • Lead a team of QA engineers, providing mentorship, guidance, and support to help them grow and excel in their roles.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product managers, developers, and designers, to understand requirements and ensure seamless integration of testing processes.
  • Design, develop, and maintain manual and automated test cases, scripts, and tools to validate functionality, performance, usability, and security of web applications.
  • Perform hands-on manual and automated testing, as required, to identify, document, and track defects.
  • Analyze test results, report on testing progress, and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Drive continuous improvement in QA processes and practices, incorporating industry best practices and emerging technologies.
  • Foster a culture of quality and accountability within the team, ensuring that testing is an integral part of the software development lifecycle.


  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in QA engineering, with a focus on web applications.
  • Proven experience in both manual and automated testing, with fluency in modern automation tools such as Chromatic, Playwright, Cucumber, Cypress or similar.
  • Strong knowledge of web technologies, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and RESTful APIs.
  • Experience leading and managing a team of QA engineers, with a track record of building high-performing teams.
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and communication skills.
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and a strong understanding of the software development lifecycle.
  • A passion for quality assurance and a commitment to delivering high-quality software.

Nice to haves

While not specifically required, tell us if you have any of the following.

  • 7+ years professional experience in software engineering teams in any of the following roles: QA, software engineer, project- and/or product-management
  • Japanese language proficiency


6 to 9 million JPY annually.

Hiring Process

  1. 1

    Casual Call

    A 30 minute call with the team’s leader.

  2. 2

    Online skill check exam

    A skill check exam via our product, “Track Test”.

  3. 3

    Team Interview

    Online interview over Google Meet or Zoom for you to meet the team you would be working with.

  4. 4


Meet Givery's Developers

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Since joining Givery’s HR Tech division as an engineering manager two years ago, Wil Andrade has helped scale their engineering team from nine to twenty-four engineers. Wil shares how he's not only grown a team, but provided an environment where no one wants to quit.

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Ryoko started her career as a typical Japanese office worker, but went through a dramatic career change, joining Givery as a Frontend Engineer where she speaks almost exclusively in English.

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