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Lead QA Tester – AAA Open World Multiplayer Games – Norway – Permanent

Location: Oslo, Norway Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24835 Posted: 2 years ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it is safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Project: AAA Open World Multiplayer Games

OPM’s client, a developer of popular single and multiplayer multiplatform games, is currently looking for a Lead QA Tester to join their team in Norway. The first project you will work on will be a AAA open-world multiplayer game.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the QA team with superb cross-studio communication, growth-oriented leadership, and a strong grasp on best practices. You will also be directly engaged in the hiring of new members of your team, as well as onboarding and developing them as their manager.


  • Extensive experience in a QA or related role in the games industry.
  • Strong experience leading/managing a team.
  • Strong grasp of QA methodologies and tools, testing standards, and game development cycles.
  • Professional experience with automated testing.
  • Experience establishing and maintaining test plans for several features and systems.
  • Experience with open-world and multiplayer games.
  • Experience with the test cycle of a project, through alpha, beta, launch, and maintenance.
  • Experience with test and issue management tools, Jira, and if possible Testrail.
  • Passionate about leadership and mentoring junior members of the team.
  • Effective communication skills across different teams.
  • Solid analytical and problem-detection skills, with an ability to work with resolve them.


  • Lead the QA team through mentorship while acting as a tactical driver of success, with the ability to directly contribute to team goals.
  • Lead the qualitative feedback process from a QA perspective, collecting feedback from the entire team and providing the dev team with appropriate analysis of the results.
  • Assist studio-wide playtest process, aligning aims and goals and ensuring capture of the feedback and bugs from all parties.
  • Embody QA within the development team.
  • Participate in daily development updates with the wider QA team.
  • Develop a detailed understanding of the systems and their associated requirements, maintaining them, sharing the details and updates with the wider QA team.
  • Perform design testing reviews, ensuring the design is captured and identifying bugs and usability worries before they make it into the game.
  • Analyse and troubleshoot reported defects and internal problems.
  • Establish and execute team-level quality goals focused on risk management, quality checks, and established KPIs.


  • Flexible working schedule
  • Relocation assistance
  • Healthcare package
  • Free gym access

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 01206 214 420

Tagged as: AAA, Lead QA Tester, QA Tester

Tags: AAA , Lead QA Tester , QA Tester Categories: QA , Test & Translate


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