Manual QA Tester (Outward, Inc.)

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. - San Jose, CA

Location: San Jose, CA

About Outward, Inc.

Outward, Inc. is based in San Jose, CA and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Williams Sonoma, Inc. (

At Outward, Inc., our vision is to "lower the friction" with regards to all aspects of the customer shopping journey for our retail customers globally. We do this by offering cutting-edge technology solutions that enable new and intuitive experiences and top-notch product visualizations. We are continuously pushing the boundaries of how 3D, AR/ VR, and web technologies will drive the next generation shopping experience. Our mission is to deepen consumer connections with the products that matter and deliver best-in-class experiences.

Outward has developed a transformative 3D-based visualization platform for the retail industry. We are pushing the boundaries of how 3D and AR/ VR technologies will drive the next generation of shopping experience. We are currently looking for a passionate and hands-on QA Tester that will maintain quality standards and attain new heights in terms of efficiency and performance as we continue to grow our business.

Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
Execute functional and regression tests across multiple platforms
Test current products and verify bug fixes
Identify, document thoroughly and track bugs
Work with cross-functional teams to collaborate and ensure quality throughout the development lifecycle

Required Skills/Qualifications:
2- 5 years of Software QA experience
An understanding of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes
Basic understanding of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
Write concise, descriptive and easy to understand bug reports
Shows initiative and drives topics to resolution with a high level of quality, speed, reliability, and efficiency
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to multitask, manage time, meet deadlines, and prioritize effectively.
High attention to detail and strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Desired Skills / Nice-to-have:
Experience with some scripting or programming languages (Python, JavaScript, etc.) is a plus
Experience in Selenium WebDriver automation is a plus
Familiarity with databases, writing SQL queries is a plus
Familiar with AWS S3, AWS EC2, and Elastic Beanstalk web services

Outward's Benefits & Perks:
Medical, Dental, Vision, & 401K
Floating holidays, PTO, and game nights
Company-Sponsored Team Events & Staff Parties
Recently Relocated Headquarters, Great for Commuters!
Twice Weekly Catered Lunch
Onsite gym & showers (San Jose office)
Free healthy snacks
Dog-friendly, bring your furry pal with you to work
Tax-free commuter benefits
A wellness program that supports your physical, financial and emotional health
A smart casual work environment
Time off to volunteer
Additional discounts on nearby gyms and other local businesses

This position WILL NOT offer relocation, remote work, or Visa Sponsorship (H1-B) assistance.

Outward, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Outward, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the California Fair Employment Act (AB 1008), or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.