Mobile QA Lead

Quality Assurance Burlingame, California


Description

Come join us at the forefront of interactive entertainment for women! CrowdStar is redefining mobile and social games for women, developing original games unlike anything you've seen before. With Covet Fashion, Crowdstar developed a whole new genre of fashion entertainment with the only app that lets you style head-to-toe looks with actual brands - including BCBGMAXAZRIA, Rebecca Minkoff, Rachel Zoe, J Brand and 150 more. Not only are we changing how women game, we're also changing how they discover and shop for clothing, shoes and accessories. We're more influential than social media and friends & family when it comes to fashion discovery and purchases. 

With millions of users spending 60 minutes a day within the app, we are poised for expansion and looking for QA Lead to help take us to the next level.

The Crowdstar Mobile QA Lead will direct the team responsible for giving players the best gaming experience they've ever had.  You will demonstrate strong leadership, dedication, thoroughness and creativity.  In this role, you'll maintain and update test plan database systems, JIRA and delegate daily tasks to onshore and offshore teams. You'll also need to have a conducive relationship working with Production, Content, Marketing and Engineering teams. 

Responsibilities:

  • Establish and evolve formal QA processes, ensuring that the team is using industry-accepted best practices
  • Help design, develop and execute automation scripts
  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Direct, lead and oversee local and off-shore QA team
  • Oversee all aspects of quality assurance including Crash metrics, applying industry best practices, and help develop new processes to ensure quality goals are met.
  • Strong written and verbal communication, problem solving, and analytical skills.
  • Experience with a variety of bug tracking software Jira and mobile testing tools.
  • Advocating for the player and raising flags when poor player experiences arise - even when the underlying game systems are behaving as intended

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years in a professional QA environment
  • 2+ years of experience leading a QA team
  • Experience leading an offshore team
  • Automated testing experience
  • Experience with Android, iOS or other mobile application development or testing preferred
  • Expertise with different kinds of testing, including black/grey box testing, performance, stress, memory, usability and scalability testing
  • Experience with JIRA/GreenHopper or similar defect tracking software and Agile project management systems
  • Experience in Windows, Mac OS and Unix/Linux environments
  • Thorough knowledge of SQL databases and Linux command line
  • Scripting knowledge(Shell, Python, etc)
  • Expert level communication and analytical skills
  • Strong passion for mobile games

CrowdStar Benefits

At CrowdStar, spontaneity is routine. While hard work is appreciated, having fun is non-negotiable! Company trips to Mexico and Friday Happy Hours are as important to us as delivering a world-class product to a thrilled customer. Of course, a competitive salary, stock and a killer benefits package are bonuses: 

• Flexible and generous vacation policy

• Catered lunch and dinner daily

• Weekly in-office yoga

• XBOX / Big Screen TV / Ping-Pong / Foosball / Darts

• Life Drawing Classes

• Medical/dental/vision benefits

• 401(k)

• Life and Disability Insurance