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Company Overview:

2K is headquartered in Novato, California and is a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO). Founded in 2005, 2K Games is a global video game company, publishing titles developed by some of the most influential game development studios in the world. Our studios responsible for developing 2K’s portfolio of world-class games across multiple platforms, include Visual Concepts, Firaxis, Hangar 13, CatDaddy, Cloud Chamber, 31st Union, and HB Studios. Our portfolio of titles is expanding due to our global strategic plan, building and acquiring exciting studios whose content continues to inspire all of us! 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including sports, shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, casual, and family entertainment.

Our team of engineers, marketers, artists, writers, data scientists, producers, thinkers and doers, are the professional publishing stewards of our growing library of critically-acclaimed franchises such as NBA 2K, 2K PGA, Battleborn, BioShock, Borderlands, The Quarry, The Darkness, Mafia, Sid Meier’s Civilization, Marvel’s Midnight Suns, WWE 2K, and XCOM.

At 2K, we pride ourselves on creating an inclusive work environment, which means encouraging our teams to Come as You Are and do your best work! We encourage ALL applicants to explore our global positions, even if they don’t meet every requirement for the role. If you're interested in the job and think you have the determination to work at 2K, we encourage you to apply!

Position overview:

We are seeking a skilled and passionate QA Associate Test Manager to join our dynamic team in the video game industry. As a QA Associate Test Manager, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the quality and integrity of our game titles throughout the development lifecycle. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to develop and complete test plans, handle test processes, and drive the overall quality assurance strategy.

Responsibilities:

  • Test Planning and Strategy:

    • Collaborate with project stakeholders to define test objectives, scope, and strategies for assigned game titles.

    • Develop comprehensive test plans, test cases, and test scripts to ensure thorough coverage of game features, functionalities, and performance metrics.

    • Identify and prioritize test requirements based on project achievements, goals, and risk assessments.

  • Test Execution and Management:

    • Be responsible for the execution of test plans and test cases across multiple platforms and devices, including PC, consoles, and mobile devices.

    • Coordinate with QA testers to ensure timely and accurate execution of test cases, supervising defects and issues through resolution.

    • Monitor test progress, provide regular status updates, and advance critical issues to project collaborators as needed.

  • Quality Assurance Processes:

    • Implement and maintain best practices for quality assurance processes, methodologies, and tools within the QA team.

    • Continuously evaluate and improve testing workflows to optimize efficiency, accuracy, and effectiveness.

    • Conduct regular reviews and audits of test documentation, processes, and results to ensure compliance with industry standards and project requirements.

  • Cross-functional Collaboration:

    • Work closely with development teams, product managers, and other collaborators to understand project requirements, specifications, and acceptance criteria.

    • Collaborate with game designers, artists, and programmers to provide feedback on gameplay, user interface, and technical performance from a quality assurance perspective.

    • Champion a collaborative and communicative environment to facilitate efficient problem-solving and decision-making across teams.

    • Provide regular updates on progress/risks to QA management.

  • Team Leadership and Development:

    • Provide mentorship, guidance, and support to QA testers, fostering their professional growth and development.

    • Lead by example, demonstrating a commitment to excellence, collaboration, and continuous improvement.

    • Encourage a positive and inclusive work culture that values diversity, creativity, and innovation.

Qualifications:

  • Validated experience in quality assurance/testing roles within the video game industry, with at least 2 years in a leadership or management capacity.

  • Strong understanding of game development processes, methodologies, and best practices.

  • Proficiency in test planning, test case design, and test execution across multiple platforms and devices.

  • Familiarity with testing tools, bug tracking systems, and quality assurance methodologies (e.g., Agile, Scrum, Waterfall).

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize workloads, and adapt to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.

  • Passion for gaming and a commitment to delivering high-quality, immersive gaming experiences.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of performance testing, compatibility testing, and localization testing.

  • Experience with game certification processes (e.g., TRC, TCR, LotCheck) for major gaming platforms.

  • Relevant certifications in software quality assurance/testing (e.g., ISTQB, CSTE) would be a plus.

Join our team and be part of creating groundbreaking gaming experiences that captivate and inspire players worldwide! If you're passionate about quality assurance and gaming, we want to hear from you. Apply now to embark on an exciting journey in the world of video game development.

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to ensuring that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform their essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us if you need reasonable accommodation.

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