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Avalanche Studios

Senior QA Engineer theHunter: Call of the Wild

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Avalanche Studios
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Malmรถ

The Position

Avalanche Studios Group and its creative division Expansive Worlds are looking for an enthusiastic and exceptionally skilled Senior QA Engineer for our successful title theHunter: Call of the Wild.

As Senior QA Engineer, it will be your job to continuously drive and improve QA processes and workflows, design the projectsโ€™ test plans and work closely with developers of different disciplines to discuss and communicate plans clearly. You will be in charge of leading a small and awesome QA team, as well as working with external QA partners when additional resourcing or specialist testing is required.

We need a passionate and dynamic team member, whose attitude is backed up by their experience in QA helping to create great quality games, having worked as an experienced QA Engineer on at least one released project.

The role will be a mix of hands-on, strategy and processes, with you planning, coordinating and executing the testing of the project. In addition you will manage the QA team, supporting, training and enabling them to do their best work.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating with the production team to help prioritise risk management and testing across the product.
  • Mentoring and coaching team members to ensure both individual and team growth.
  • Communicating with multiple leads and stakeholders about features, requirements and acceptance criteria.
  • Tracking KPI indicators to measure team effectiveness to help drive process changes.
  • Helping to drive, contribute and implement a process for testing initiatives across the product.

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience in Video Games Quality Assurance (preferable experience from shipping AA or AAA games).
  • Experience from working as embedded QA within a development team.
  • Excellent communication skills โ€“ must possess excellent English verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Knowledge of bug writing and bug tracking software.
  • Experience with testing tools and live product(s) with a frequent release cycle.
  • Console & PC testing experience.

Desired qualifications

  • 2+ years of QA Lead/QA Management experience in the gaming industry.
  • Experience working with outsource partners, managing and maintaining quality and budgetary requirements.
  • Able to define QA strategy, approach and execution.
  • Passion for games, the industry and next-generation technology across multiple platforms.
  • Able to build a detailed test plan that is flexible with ongoing changes in features and verifies builds for full production testing.

Employee promise

We provide goals, instead of instructions, and the opportunity to do the best work of your career.

Our Values

At Avalanche Studios Group, we believe in worlds beyond limits, we are committed to developing a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Everyone at Avalanche Studios Group has a shared responsibility to create an open and inclusive work environment where everyone is treated equally and with respect. Being part of our world is not contingent on where youโ€™re from, your gender, or sexual orientation. Itโ€™s all about your passion and creativity.

How to Apply

We will only consider applications that consist of both a cover letter and a CV. In your cover letter you should include why you want to work at Avalanche Studios Group and which games you are currently playing. For this role you need to be able to work full-time in our Malmรถ office.

To apply for this position please register below. Apply as soon as possible as we review applications continuously. All further information is provided under non-disclosure agreement only.