QA Manager

Quality Assurance Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh


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Description

Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu is focused on creating compelling original IP games such as COOKING DASH, DEER HUNTER, RACING RIVALS, TAP SPORTS BASEBALL and TAP SPORTS FOOTBALL, and branded IP games including KIM KARDASHIAN: HOLLYWOOD, TERMINATOR GENYSIS: REVOLUTION, and MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: ROGUE NATION on the App Store, Google Play, Amazon Appstore, Facebook, Mac App Store, and Windows Phone.


We have worldwide studios in North America, Russia, China and India. Our headquarters are in the heart of the bustling financial district in San Francisco. This role is located in our new, state-of-the-art, office in Hyderabad and will be a part of our global team. To learn more about Glu, follow this link: http://www.glu.com/


As the Manager, QA will work within a global QA team, reporting directly to the Head of the Android / Cross-platform team, and be based out of our Hyderabad office. You will be responsible for leading a QA team, creating and managing test cases and procedures, resolving/unblocking issues that arise, and allocating resources to meet business goals. You will have a deep understanding of game development, technical procedures, and contribute to the evolution of test cases/procedures to ensure that we maintain the best technical QA practices in the industry. As a technical QA manager and Android / Cross-platform subject matter expert you will demonstrate your understanding of various Android devices, understand the fragmentation in the marketplace, and be able to identify solutions and best practices / testing procedures for the team.
Job Description
Job Description
Responsibilities:

• You will be a through and detailed QA tester while also being an effective people manager

• You will work closely with the Android/Cross-platform team, as well as various other central technology teams who are responsible for many of the dependent systems required to deliver high quality games

• You will ensure that the team is meeting quality requirements on time

• You will be an Android / Cross-platform subject matter expert and come up with testing processes, procedures

• You will have a strategic influence in continuing to improve upon those that currently being implemented

• You will effectively coach junior and senior members of the team to continuously improve their testing skills and view of the business goals

• You will manage / motivate the team to ensure that they are meeting deadlines and goals

• You will understand and align with the Head of the Android / Cross-platform team on designing and implementing efficient process/procedures for the entire team

• You will understand and communicate technology and changes in the market (e.g. tech, gaming, Android, Amazon, local market changes, etc) and contribute to how they affect our current views on testing

• Work across engineering and QA to resolve issues and blockers so the team can meet goals efficiently and on time

Requirements:

Requirements:

• 8+ years of Quality Assurance experience in Mobile or Social Gaming

• Prior experience of managing a team of 4-8 QA Testers

• Shipped multiple lived products as part of the QA Team

• Knowledge of gaming technologies, such as Android, Unity, and 3rd Party SDKs

• Keen attention to detail with regards to mobile application testing

• Ability to quickly adapt to different hardware and software environments in this constantly shifting mobile marketplace

• Ability to create master game, 1st party and 2rd party technical test cases

• Ensure superior quality for products being deployed across hundreds of devices

• Experience with Microsoft Office Suite

• Experience with JIRA and TestRail are a plus

• Experience is a fast paced, agile, ever changing work environment is a must

• Experience in gaming is a plus

• Prior experience with a global team is preferred

• Ability to work flexible hours and work with a global team is a must

• Ability to work overtime as needed