head of quality assurance

Join a company focused on quality and efficiency, building Google Workspace tools used by millions

Paris, France
80K € to 100K € Yearly
Full Remote

The company

They are a remote first company of 40 people scattered across the globe. They are profitable and growing rapidly, which is to say: they’re hiring!

They build lightweight productivity and communication tools on top of Google Workspace that are trusted by more than 200,000 organizations worldwide and installed by more than 40 million users. Their software aims to help users automate and scale their everyday tasks, without needing to leave the things they know best: Gmail, Google Sheets, and Google Forms.

Some tools they built:

  • A mail merge tool for Gmail. (10,000,000+ installs)
  • A document merge solution to automatically merge/generate PDF, Google Docs™, Sheets™, Slides™, Microsoft Word, Excel, etc (10,000,000+ installs)
  • A data connector to export data from applications such as Salesforce, Jira, Hubspot or Zendesk into Google Sheets™ and embed them in a website- no coding required. (10,000,000+ installs)

Job Description

Improve and guaranty the product quality.
You will oversee QA engineers and manual testers distributed across three product teams, each including a PM, ~8 developers, a manual and an automation QA.

Your mission will be to create, implement and maintain the QA Strategy and to participate in building new automation frameworks and maintaining existing ones whilst handling the career of your direct reports.

The current development process is extremely “developer-centric”, you will have to help the team to transition to a more quality oriented process. Our current QA stack is using Javascript, Playwright, Superclient, Locust, Lambdatest, GitHub Actions, Allure reports. The QA team is composed of 6 people, 1 manual tester and 1 automation per product.

The applications are built with React, Typescript, Google Apps Script, Firebase, Node JS, Java and PostgreSQL.
The infrastructure runs on Google Cloud Platform, and more precisely a mix of Google App Engine, Google Apps Script, Firebase RealTime Database and PostgreSQL among others.

You will will work closely with the Product and Dev teams and report directly to the CTO.


  • Taking full responsibility of QA activities for all Talarian products from an technical and execution perspective
  • Leading, mentoring and growing the QA team
  • Owning the planning, staffing and QA processes
  • Adhere to timelines and execute in a fast-paced environment
  • Improving QA team processes and productivity
  • Providing KPI and metrics to follow QA activities
  • Make sure that the manual testers do their job properly
  • Writing automated tests
  • Create a QA road map
  • Define the indicators and missions of the QA team
  • Ensure that the functional coverage of the tests is correct
  • Reporting on kpi
  • Ensure communication with product teams, and between teams
  • Supporting recruitment

The Package

  • Salary
    • CDI: 80-100k€ annual gross salary (France)
    • Contractors: based on profile
  • 30 days of paid time off
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid parental leave
  • Full Remote

Wanted Profiles

  • 4+ years of exp. as a QA AND 4+ years of exp. managing or supervising a software QA team (preferably for SaaS products)
    • You have a broad knowledge of software quality assurance methodologies, tools and processes
    • You know how to provide detailed reports on the work of your QA team
    • You consider yourself an organized person
  • Exp. with one of these cloud platforms: AWS, GCP, Azure (preferably GCP and serverless)
  • Exp. with typical tools (Github, Confluence, Spreadsheet)
  • Exp. writing E2E tests and API tests
  • Exp. interacting with non technical teams
  • Strong verbal and written communication
    • You are able to stand your ground in order to prevent the release of a broken update.
  • You care about words and grammar, you are sharp and thorough
  • Fluent spoken and written English (French not required)


  • JS**
  • Cloud Provider**
  • GCP*
  • Serverless*
  • Github*
  • Jira*
  • Playwright*
  • Superclient*
  • Locust*
  • Lambdatest*
  • GitHub Actions
  • Allure reports
  • **required
  • *good to have
  • [no asterisk] fyi


  • France
  • Europe (a significant part of the team is in Eastern Europe)

Recruiting process

  1. Written questions to answer by email
  2. Take-at-home technical test (automate a test)
  3. Interview with Lead Engineers
  4. Interview with the CTO and CEO