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

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Role Overview

To manage the QA Department for assigned projects & staff: managing test process & submissions, planning of resources internally, ensuring the highest quality of product to deadlines, coordinating all related staff & departmental issues.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervision of allocated projects.

  • Supervision of Senior Lead QA Testers, Lead QA Testers, and QA Testers.

  • Feedback & liaison with Functional & Compliance QA, Producers, Developers, & other External Departments.

  • Liaison with Platform Holders to ensure guidelines & standards compliance.

  • Joint sign-off of development milestones & managing the submission process.

  • Manage bug reports, bug database, & QA reports.

  • Manage department on a day-to-day business.

  • Performance appraisals of direct reports.

  • Raising disciplinary issues as appropriate.

  • Build successful working relationships with Worldwide Development Studios Internal & External, QA Department locally & globally, Local Producers, Platform Holders, Producers, and developers, and Third Party Developers Internal & External.

  • Actively participate in recruiting and interview process.

Knowledge and Skills

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, internally & externally.Management skills to include: successfully handling ambiguity, flexibility & understanding of the development process, and maintain good relations with producers & developers.Knowledge of bug database systems, QA process, test plan creation, and bug writing process.Minimum of 3-5 years of experience as a Lead QA Tester or equivalent.Knowledge of format holder standards (Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo).Hardworking, reliable, punctual, flexibility to work unsociable hours depending on deadlines.Knowledge of MS Office suite, Source Control and Visual Studio.Technically proficient with PCs, gaming consoles, and related hardware.Ability to liaise with other departments.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must be able to communicate effectively and successfully in English, in both written and oral forms.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline.

  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience.

  • PC hardware literate.

  • Mastering literate.

  • Passion for the video games industry.

  • Willingness to adopt a broad overview of the department.

  • Well-developed interpersonal, communication skills and management skills.

  • Reliable with the ability to work in a team environment.

  • Attention to detail and positive personality to foster excellent working relationships.

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