Freelance Quality Assurance jobs for world-class Quality Assurance engineers

At Toptal, you get to work on freelance Quality Assurance jobs and projects with top clients who understand the value of elite Quality Assurance engineering talent. As a former QA Engineering Team Member, QA Manager, or Senior QA Engineer, you gain the opportunity to design your own schedule, get real-time help from a global community of experts, and enjoy top professional development opportunities.

Why should you use Toptal to build your career?

At Toptal, you’ll always have plenty of opportunities available to grow personally and professionally. From working with cutting-edge technologies to getting real-time feedback from a global community of top developers, there are always options for creating value for yourself here.

Grow your career by working with top companies

Grow your career by working with top companies

At Toptal, you’ll choose from projects with industry leaders like Airbnb and NetApp and learn cutting-edge technologies and skills.

Never worry about payments

Never worry about payments

At Toptal, you set your own rate, always get paid on time, and never have to worry about negotiating with clients or competing with cheap, inexperienced developers.

Design your own lifestyle

Design your own lifestyle

No offices, no useless meetings, and no mandatory hours. You choose your own availability and enjoy the freedom to work from wherever you want.

Learn from peers and take advanced technical courses

Learn from peers and take advanced technical courses

Have a bug? Ping the Toptal Slack Community for real-time, on-demand support from a global network of top engineers. Want to learn a new skill? The Toptal Academy is designed to help you rapidly gain professional expertise in a new technology.

Get featured on the Toptal Engineering Blog

Get featured on the Toptal Engineering Blog

With hundreds of thousands of subscribers, hundreds of advanced technical studies, and frequent syndication requests from top industry publications, publishing on the Toptal Engineering Blog is a unique chance to show off your top work to the best in the industry.

Speak at conferences and attend events

Speak at conferences and attend events

Not only will you be able to attend Toptal Community events in cities all around the world, but as part of the Toptal Speakers Network, we’ll also help you attend leading conferences, submit papers, and prepare and deliver keynote speeches.

Meet members of the Toptal QA community:

Goran Trlin

Grude, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Goran is a talented computer programmer with 15 years of experience. He has extensive experience in dozens of programming languages and ... Read More

Stephen Flammer

Makati, NCR, Philippines

Stephen is a talented senior data systems engineer and consultant, senior desktop solutions full-stack engineer and consultant, and seni... Read More

Ashok Tulachan

Tysons, VA, United States

Ashok is a senior full-stack, AWS-certified software developer and QA automation lead with diversified experience in financial, banking,... Read More

Owen Lopez

Oakland, CA, United States

Owen has his roots in quality assurance for products with over 80 million daily active users, with expertise on Facebook and mobile with... Read More

Adam Dubey

Nashville, TN, United States

Adam is an experienced automation developer with a demonstrated history of working in the internet industry. He is skilled in test autom... Read More

Milorad Popovic

Belgrade, Serbia

Milorad has over ten years of experience on IT projects involving Microsoft, Cisco, virtual systems, networking, VoIP, and other technol... Read More

Vitaliy Dmitriev

Yekaterinburg, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russia

For over the past nine years, Vitaliy has worked as a software quality assurance engineer. In that time, he’s worked in teams and as a t... Read More

Jovana Rajkovic

Belgrade, Serbia

For the past five years, Jovana has worked as a QA engineer collaborating with various QA teams and on complex functional testing (manua... Read More

Christopher J. Stobie

Laguna Beach, CA, United States

Chris is a seasoned principal DevOps engineer with several years of experience building and managing applications. Formerly the director... Read More

See 3 typical QA jobs you’ll have access to at Toptal:

Top clients, ranging from industry-leaders to rapidly growing start-ups, use Toptal to hire elite QA engineers for their mission-critical jobs.

QA Engineering Team
Quality Assurance, Selenium, WebdriverIO, Test Rail

We are a mid-sized retail apparel company in need of QA engineers. Our search, content, and advertising strategies are designed to bring millions of transaction-ready buyers and sellers to our platform, where they can browse products with rich product descriptions and connect with professionals to guide them through the styling process. The team of QA engineers will write test cases, test plans, functional testing, automated testing, and visual testing.

QA Manager
Quality Assurance, Selenium Webdriver, API testing, Postman, Mocha, Chai, Jenkins

We are a Fortune 100 business looking to hire a Quality Assurance manager to help us with testing to ensure our product is on the quality level we require. The role will consist of performing black box web app testing, UI Automation testing, and data pipeline and data quality assurance. The ideal individual will take a strategic consultant role, owning the testing initiatives across both the engineering and data analyst teams, in addition to performing the testing itself.

Senior QA Engineer
Quality Assurance, Selenium, Capybara, Cucumber, Bamboo

We are a late-stage insurance services startup looking to build a high-end commercial platform. We are in need of a senior QA engineer experienced in QA planning, manual and automation testing, reporting, and CI to join our team and help speed up this project. The ideal individual will be consistently deliver the WOW factor in design and execution.

Enjoy competitive, worry-free compensation.

At Toptal, you set your own rates and never have to spend time marketing yourself, billing clients, etc. Most Toptalers make substantially more through Toptal than they did at their previous jobs, and we’ll always pay you on time, even if clients have not yet paid us. Never worry about payments again.

Trusted by:
Airbnb trusted Toptal to help hire programmers to support their Berlin office.
Bridgestone has worked with Toptal to add freelance developers to their global team.
Duolingo trusted Toptal contractors to develop their key software applications.
USC hires software engineers from Toptal for their mission-critical initiatives.
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Cleveland Cavaliers hires software engineers from Toptal for their mission-critical initiatives.

Design your own lifestyle.

At Toptal, you can choose your own schedule and work from anywhere in the world that has Internet. Whether you want to spend more time at home with your family or start traveling and work from exotic beaches, the choice is completely up to you. No offices, no mandatory hours, just complete freedom to work in the way that suits you best.

Join tech conferences, advanced skill development sessions, and more.

Not only will you be able to attend Toptal Community events in cities all around the world, but if you join the Toptal Speakers Network, we'll also help you attend leading conferences, submit papers, and prepare and deliver keynote speeches.

Publish technical papers alongside QA engineers on the Toptal Engineering Blog.

The Toptal Engineering Blog features hundreds of thousands of subscribers, daily in-depth technical studies, and frequent syndication requests from leading publications across the tech industry. By joining, you’ll be able to publish on the Toptal Engineering Blog and show your top work off to a global audience of QA engineers.

Why do top QA experts join Toptal?

Nemanja Veskovic

Senior Principal QA
Belgrade, Serbia

Nemanja has worked for over a decade with top software companies of various sizes and verticals around the globe. Currently, he enjoys working as a QA lead on Toptal projects and for Toptal clients, where he puts into practice his experience and deep knowledge of software quality assurance. He has a mastery of everything from test planning to functional and performance results reporting.

Being a QA in a very dynamic tech world is quite challenging but also very interesting. My job requires various tech and process skills, but above all, a curious mindset. Thanks to Toptal, I've been able to work on complex projects that have turned my curiosity up to the maximum and pushed me to learn new technologies. This is why Toptal projects rock, and also how Toptal clients receive excellent software quality.

Vanja Paulik

Software Testing Engineer
Osijek, Croatia

Vanja is a QA engineer with strong experience in test planning and test execution, especially in functional and regression testing. Having worked on several enterprise applications, he enjoys stepping into challenging environments. His biggest passion is finding complex bugs and making sure they are dealt with. Vanja also contributes to the Toptal community by organizing local events.

Being part of Toptal’s network has allowed me to work on exciting and motivating projects where I can implement state-of-the-art QA technologies and methods. I’m also part of a network of professionals that allows me to work with some of the brightest developers, managers, and engineers in the world. All of that, in addition to being able to work from anywhere in the world, makes Toptal incomparable!

Ivan Cabarkapa

Automation QA Engineer
Belgrade, Serbia

Ivan is an automation QA engineer with more than eight years of experience in several branches of the IT industry. He has proven experience in setting up QA procedures from scratch, leading QA engineering teams, and providing quality training.

For several years I’ve been searching for a way to perform work on a schedule that suits my needs, to be surrounded with professionals, to be engaged on interesting projects, and to work with the latest technology. I managed to find all that and more at Toptal! The formula for how to get the best performance from an engineer is to offer the work environment and projects that I’ve found at Toptal.

By joining Toptal, you’ll have full flexibility over which projects you choose and when you want to work.

Aside from enjoying the benefits of our amazing community, you’ll have full flexibility to accept or reject projects as you prefer. Whether you prefer to work full-time at Toptal or you’d rather just take on occasional hourly jobs, the choice is yours.