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The QA team at Build a Rocket Boy Games is expanding! We’re looking for an exceptional QA Lead to come join us here in our newly refurbished Edinburgh office. As a member of the QA Team, you’ll be working closely with the wider development team ensuring the project quality standards are upheld. Our ideal candidate will be a creative leader with experience in building quality-focused teams and delivering world-class products.

The successful candidate will have a positive outlook, and a professional manner. They will possess the ability to focus on tasks whilst being agile. A genuine passion for the video games industry is a must, as well as experience of playing a diverse range of game genres in a variety of formats.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with QA leadership to ensure all areas of the game are tested to a high standard.

  • Prepare detailed test plans and test plans based on stakeholder requirements.

  • Provide personal support, mentoring and professional development to the QA team.

  • Proactively evaluate your team's performance and workload and make decisions on how to improve and support them.

  • Continually evaluate the process and propose improvements to the broader development team.

  • Be a point of contact for QA communication across the studios.

  • Liaise with external testing resources and coordinate the work between shifts.

  • Autonomously make decisions and adapt to arising situations.

  • Triage and manage defects, proactively working with the development team towards resolving critical issues.

  • Create, monitor, and control metrics impacting product and team quality.

Requirements

  • Demonstrable experience in leading and building high-performing teams.

  • In-depth knowledge of game testing methodologies.

  • Proficient with Jira or similar bug-tracking databases.

  • Proficient with perforce or similar source control solutions.

  • Technically proficient and able to learn new systems quickly.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and comfortable collaborating with multiple disciplines.

  • Proactive mindset.

  • Love playing games with interests in many different genres and a passion for developing high-quality experiences.

Build A Rocket Boy is developing EVERYWHERE; an experience with a breadth of unimaginable gameplay adventure.

We are a mix of industry leading veterans whose credits include some of the best selling and most loved games of all time. We’re a creative digital entertainment studio with an open and progressive methodology, dedicated to delivering games of the highest calibre possible.

If you want to feel comfortable, inspired, and appreciated in your work pursuits then come join us.