Lead QA

Quality Assurance Bangalore, India


Description

  • Job Title - Lead QA

  • Reports Into - QA Manager

  • Location - Bangalore

A Little Bit about Kwalee….

Kwalee is one of the world’s leading multiplatform game developers and publishers, with well over 900 million downloads worldwide for mobile hits such as Draw It, Teacher Simulator, Let’s Be Cops 3D, Airport Security and Makeover Studio 3D. We also have a growing PC and Console team of incredible pedigree that is on the hunt for great new titles to join TENS!, Eternal Hope, Die by the Blade and Scathe.

What’s In It For You?

  • Flexible working hours - we trust you to choose how and when you work best

  • Profit sharing scheme - we win, you win 

  • Private medical cover - delivered through BUPA

  • Life Assurance - for long term peace of mind

  • On site gym - take care of yourself

  • Relocation support - available

  • Quarterly Team Building days - we’ve done Paintballing, Go Karting & even Robot Wars

  • Pitch and make your own games on Creative Wednesdays! 

Are You Up To The Challenge?

 As our QA Lead you’ll be leading, and managing teams and processes across several QA projects at a time. 


Your Team Mates

The QA team makes sure the games are stable, functional and also that they are fun to play. We not only find/log bugs but are also encouraged to give feedback on the game from a players perspective. The QA team is split across both our Leamington and Bangalore offices, but functions as a single team


What Does The Job Actually Involve?

  • Lead the QA process for our India studio

  • Working with stakeholders and heads of department to ensure priorities are understood and expectations set for game releases and updates

  • Training and Mentoring the  QA testers, improving all aspects of their understanding

  • Building test plans and test strategies

  • Vetting and ensuring high quality bug reports including: a detailed description, accurate reproduction steps and severity rating, etc.

  • Working with Designers, Artists, and Programmers to improve the overall experience by suggesting improvements and changes

  • Offering constant feedback to ensure our games achieve their potential

Your Hard Skills

  • At least 4.5 years of experience of “hands-on” bug reporting within the mobile games industry having lead a team for at least one year

  • Experience testing server dependant applications and writing test plans

  • Experience in vetting bugs, managing databases, etc

  • A methodical, scientific and analytical mindset

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Knowledge of the mobile, PC and Console landscape in terms of hardware and software

  • Passion for games

Your Soft Skills

Kwalee has grown fast in recent years but we’re very much a family of colleagues. We welcome people of all ages, races, colours, beliefs, sexual orientations, genders and circumstances, and all we ask is that you collaborate, work hard, ask questions and have fun with your team and colleagues. 

We don’t like egos or arrogance and we love playing games and celebrating success together. If that sounds like you, then please apply.


A Little More About Kwalee

Founded in 2011 by David Darling CBE, a key architect of the UK games industry who previously co-founded and led Codemasters, our team also includes legends such as Andrew Graham (creator of Micro Machines series) and Jason Falcus (programmer of classics including NBA Jam) alongside a growing and diverse team of global gaming experts.

Everyone contributes creatively to Kwalee’s success, with all employees eligible to pitch their own game ideas on Creative Wednesdays, and we’re proud to have built our success on this inclusive principle.

We have an amazing team of experts collaborating daily between our studios in Leamington Spa, Lisbon, Bangalore and Beijing, or on a remote basis from Turkey, Brazil, Cyprus, the Philippines and many more places around the world. We’ve recently acquired our first external studio, TicTales, which is based in France. 

We have a truly global team making games for a global audience, and it’s paying off: - Kwalee has been voted the Best Large Studio and Best Leadership Team at the TIGA Awards (Independent Game Developers’ Association) and our games have been downloaded in every country on earth - including Antarctica!