The (Junior) QA Lead needs to know and apply best practices of Publisher QA and manage his / her dedicated team in such a fashion. He / She is responsible for coordination of internal testing helping to ensure our titles reach the highest desired quality. He / She needs to have good communication skills in English (both oral and written) to be able to communicate with other stakeholders. He / She is organising the team of QA Specialists to perform dedicated tasks in given time and desired quality. He / She is also mentoring more junior staff members.

You will:

(Be able to) master the differences between QA disciplines, apply them and share with the team
• (Learn to) manage the testing and regression of the titles to support dedicated internal teams and managers
• Develop testing strategies that are specific to projects(s), platform requirements and needs
• (Learn to) coordinate the daily work of the in-house QA team with other internal teams, track the performance and report results
• Schedule, control and supervise dedicated team of QA Specialists, communicate with internal Development QA teams and HQ QA
• Collaborate with Product Management and HQ QA in tasks related to first party relations, such as submission procedures, waiver requests etc
• (Learn to) manage running specifically dedicated and designed tests and provide educated feedback
• (Make sure to) understand existing processes and validation protocols and learn new
• Collaborate within the team in tasks related to projects or other internal checks
• (Manage to) coordinate evaluation of product milestones, certification and release readiness
• Understand how to document and verify 1st party feedback and share with junior members of the team
• Defend the interests of the company in regards to the projects and their QA
• (Learn to) maintain databases and other tools related to projects
• (Learn to) work on simultaneous projects and cope with last minute problems/requests by demonstrating flexibility in rearranging priorities and showing a service oriented approach
• Understand and control of all aspects of QA, including, but not limited to: stress, prototype, alpha, beta, regression and performance testing, use of tools

 You have:

  • Extensive knowledge of video game industry
  • Experience in quality assurance aspects of game development and publishing
  • Understanding of the tools and best practices used in the video game industry
  • Superior interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively and to establish a climate of trust
  • Strong Project Management and Communication skills
  • Excellent English skills, other languages are welcome
  • Capacity to work on simultaneous projects,  to adopt to a vibrant industry and to escalate upon necessity
  • Strong analytical skills and basic understanding of statistical methods
  • Ability to work independently, take initiatives and defend the interests of the project
  • A very good sense of organization, attention to detail and quality research
  • At least 1 year experience in the Games Quality Assurance management or testing
  • Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in computer science, or related discipline

 

International applications are welcome!

 

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