QA Lead Manager

playAWARDS Las Vegas, Nevada


Description

About PLAYSTUDIOS

PLAYSTUDIOS is the developer of award-winning casual games for mobile and social platforms, including POP! Slots, myVEGAS Slots, myVEGAS Blackjack, and my KONAMI Slots. The apps are powered by the company’s groundbreaking playAWARDS loyalty platform, which enables players to earn real-world rewards from more than 70 iconic hospitality, entertainment, and leisure brands across 15 countries and four continents. playAWARDS partners include MGM Resorts International, Wolfgang Puck, Norwegian Cruise Line, Resorts World, Gray Line Tours, and Hippodrome Casino, among others. Founded by a team of veteran gaming, hospitality, and technology entrepreneurs, PLAYSTUDIOS apps combine the best elements of popular social games with exciting casino gaming mechanics. To learn more about PLAYSTUDIOS, visit www.playstudios.com

PLAYSTUDIOS is seeking a QA Lead/Manager to join playAWARDS in our Las Vegas studio. This role is a developer role that will focus on implementing new features, improving existing ones, and designing for high scalability.

Responsibilities

  • The QA Lead/Manager is the lead responsible for managing local and remote QA resources while also the primary contributor to the QA system strategy, processes, and methodologies to support our test-driven development approach.
  • Work with product owners and project managers to develop high-quality use-case/test-case requirements that define goals, acceptance criteria, and measurable results.
  • Work with the Solution Architect to design test cases for CI/CD automation, manual, and non-functional (operations, performance, compliance/security) testing to deliver high-quality products.
  • Provide QA sign off on server tool releases, maintain full accountability for all product quality and champion uncompromising quality
  • Coordinate execution and mentor QA team for an Agile development framework.
  • Lead QA KPIs and retrospectives with Development and Product teams.
  • Provide budget, headcount, training, and contracting needs with Senior Management.

Required

  • Passion for QA, high quality, and high production values.
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in QA, with 2+ years of mobile software, and 2 as a leader.
  • Experience with testing methodologies within Agile, iterative project management with continuous delivery.
  • Understanding of mobile software development challenges.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with high fluency in defect tracking.
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams and senior management.
  • Lead and inspire a team of QA Analysts.
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or similar.
  • 2+ years of experience with Web Automation tools – Katalon Studio, Selenium, or Appium.

Preferred

  • Experience tracking and reporting at an executive level on quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts.
  • Experience testing APIs, REST clients, web interfaces, mobile device interfaces, and database logic.
  • Experience with managing outsourced QA teams.

Benefits and Perks

  • 100% health benefit coverage for you and your dependents! 
  • Performance-based bonuses. 
  • 401K plan and stock options. 
  • Flexible vacation policy. 
  • Employee-driven entertainment, happy hours, and team-building events. 
  • Catered lunches multiple times per week. 
  • Snacks and drinks available in the kitchen. 
  • Casual work environment. 
  • An open, collaborative workspace. 

PLAYSTUDIOS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.