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Gameplay QA Lead on Fortnite Battle Royale

What we do

Epic Games is looking to expand its internal Quality Assurance team. We are looking for serious QA professionals with wide ranging skills and experience who want to work embedded on a development team. This position owns the testing process, risk management, and quality evaluation of a given feature, function or set of work, where you will be part of a rapidly iterating development team working closely with developers and production. If you're excited about working in a fast-paced environment and are highly motivated to ensure the best possible user experience, then we'd like to speak with you!

What you’ll do

Epic is seeking a QA Lead to join our Fortnite Battle Royale Gameplay team. You will be leading a group of internal and external analysts and engineers, focusing on quality of Battle Royale gameplay, items, vehicles and more for our players to actively engage with every season.

We are a tight group within a large organization that prizes intelligence, creativity, and nimble problem-solving skills. Our ideal candidate is a self-starter with game QA management experience that has a passion for developing and leading a quality strategy.

In this role, you will

  • Assign, supervise, grow and evaluate the performance of internal and external QA analysts and QA engineers in testing, documentation, and risk assessment

  • Develop a plan that solves the week-to-week testing requirements and expectations to uphold quality in designated areas

  • Organize staffing and available tools to reach goals, as well as find gaps

  • Audit test plans and identify and correct testing gaps

  • Develop feature by feature risk assessments using appropriate data and raise these risks at the leadership and product owner levels

  • Build and iterate upon QA processes to shift quality left and reduce manual effort

  • Advocate for player experience and fun

What we’re looking for

  • 2+ years of QA management experience in the games industry

  • Breathtaking time-management and multitasking capabilities

  • Skilled writer of detailed issue documentation and test plans

  • Strong communication skills, ability to advocate for quality and push back when necessary

  • Experience using qualitative metrics to measure types of fun

  • Expert user of defect tracking tools such as JIRA

  • Selfless collaborator with and inspirational leader of small teams on short deadlines

  • Experienced coach of developing individual contributors


Epic Games spans across 19 countries with 55 studios and 4,500+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

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