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

Location: Oslo, Norway Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24835 Posted: 7 months 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.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.

BENEFITS:

  • 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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