Lead QA Game Tester

Quality Assurance Santa Ana, California


Description

Responsibilities

The main and routine tasks of the Lead tester are to:

  • Develop, implement and assign master test plans and incorporate them into the software testing process
  • Primary ownership, administration and communication of all QA related project data and associated risks for all assigned projects
  • Primary ownership in operational training, development, performance management and delegation to assigned Senior Test Analysts and Testers
  • Perform validation and exploratory development test coverage using different testing techniques on assigned projects
  • Perform issue reporting, research, analysis, confirmation and support resolution on assigned projects
  • Perform build deployment, scheduling, and reporting
  • Collaborate work across disciplines within the development team to help drive a project to completion
  • Maintain strong knowledge of the project design and scheduling changes to support QA test effectiveness, focus, and reporting
  • Oversee management of project databases for assigned titles
  • Oversee the tasking and execution of all operational testing for assigned projects
  • Collaborate work across disciplines to help drive a project to completion
  • Direct and assist in QA administrative and support requests
  • Actively develop and improve skillet and abilities by keeping aware of QA industry trends and techniques

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (or ~3 years of equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 5 years’ experience in software testing
  • Experience in writing, executing and monitoring test suites
  • The well-rounded knowledge base in one or more software testing methodologies
  • Proven ability to analyze, interpret, and action on data sets and complex workflows
  • Successfully shipped at least 2 global titles as a QA Lead or equivalent position with demonstrated knowledge of multiple platforms

Knowledge

  • Familiarity with multiple bug tracking software
  • Experience with Office suite

Skills

  • Excellent communication, organizational, time management and critical analysis skills
  • Strong observation skills
  • Ability to collaborate and advise
  • Experience with multiple console interfaces and tools
  • Ability to work as part of a team and alone interchangeably
  • Expertise in remote team management

Pluses

  • White box testing experience
  • Compliance testing experience (TRC/XR/Lot Check)
  • Successful completion, certification, and application of ISQTB® Intermediate & Advanced Level CTAL preferred