Job Details

Listed

Jan 11, 2022

Location

Victoria

Closing Date

Feb 11, 2022

PlaySide Studios

Lead Quality Assurance

Overview

We are looking for a super switched on QA Leader to lead our QA team while setting up all of the necessary tools, documentation, and test plans for a successful QA team. If you think of yourself as a bug hunter extraordinaire and are capable of finding defects that no one else even considers, this is the job for you!

Key Responsibilities

  • Taking ownership of the quality control for all of Playsides titles.

  • Reporting to other Leads and Executives on the overall quality of our releases going out.

  • Conducting ongoing testing of all feature releases.

  • Suggesting improvements and documenting defects for multiple internal and external systems

  • Writing and implementing test plans for new projects

  • Conducting user acceptance testing sessions

  • Organising Beta and A/B tests

  • Maintaining our defect documentation.

  • Working closely with Tools teams to ensure all QA employees have the tools at which to effectively test Titles and Features.

  • Inspiring & leading a team of QA employees, and ensuring they are following the workflow.

  • This is a hands-on role, it will be leading a small team, but also performing daily QA tasks.

  • The ideal candidate for this job should be independently motivated and ready to work hard to achieve results.

What You Bring To The Role

  • At least 5 years experience in a similar QA role.

  • Leading our small QA team

  • Mentoring junior staff on QA Policy.

  • Writing test plans

  • Conducting or organising user acceptance tests

  • Conducting or organising Beta tests

  • Creating thorough process documentation

  • A tertiary degree or an equivalent professional qualification in a relevant field.

  • The ability to prioritise and work on multiple tasks simultaneously and manage competing priorities.

  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to work independently to get the job done without day-to-day direction.

  • Understanding of mobile / console games and the industry as a whole.

  • Conduct strategy audits to identify further opportunities to improve the way we do things.

  • Think on their feet and act quickly.

  • Have a can-do with the ability to turn a negative into a positive, no problem is too great.

Bonus Points!

  • Experience working within Unity3D.

  • Sound knowledge in analytics and product management.

How to Apply

Email your application via the apply button.

Your application should include your CV, cover letter and any relevant portfolio links. While working your cover letter, please consider the following:

  • Why are you applying for our role at Playside?

  • Tell us all about yourself!

  • What is your proudest work achievement?

  • Why do you think you’re the one for this role?

  • Why are you leaving your current role?

  • How many weeks’ notice do you need?

Only candidates successful will be contacted. Do keep an eye on our LinkedIn page and careers page to future roles.

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