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LEAD QUALITY ASSURANCE

Overview

We are looking for a super switched on QA Leader to lead our QA team while setting up all of the necessary tools, documentation, and test plans for a successful QA team. If you think of yourself as a bug hunter extraordinaire and are capable of finding defects that no one else even considers, this is the job for you!

Key Responsibilities

  • Taking ownership of the quality control for all of Playsides titles. 

  • Reporting to other Leads and Executives on the overall quality of our releases going out. 

  • Conducting ongoing testing of all feature releases. 

  • Suggesting improvements and documenting defects for multiple internal and external systems

  • Writing and implementing test plans for new projects

  • Conducting user acceptance testing sessions

  • Organising Beta and A/B tests

  • Maintaining our defect documentation. 

  • Working closely with Tools teams to ensure all QA employees have the tools at which to effectively test Titles and Features. 

  • Inspiring & leading a team of QA employees, and ensuring they are following the workflow. 

  • This is a hands-on role, it will be leading a small team, but also performing daily QA tasks.

  • The ideal candidate for this job should be independently motivated and ready to work hard to achieve results.

What You Bring To The Role

  • At least 5 years experience in a similar QA role.

  • Leading our small QA team

  • Mentoring junior staff on QA Policy.

  • Writing test plans

  • Conducting or organising user acceptance tests

  • Conducting or organising Beta tests

  • Creating thorough process documentation

  • A tertiary degree or an equivalent professional qualification in a relevant field.

  • The ability to prioritise and work on multiple tasks simultaneously and manage competing priorities.

  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to work independently to get the job done without day-to-day direction.

  • Understanding of mobile / console games and the industry as a whole.

  • Conduct strategy audits to identify further opportunities to improve the way we do things.

  • Think on their feet and act quickly.

  • Have a can-do with the ability to turn a negative into a positive, no problem is too great.

Bonus Points!

  • Experience working within Unity3D.

  • Sound knowledge in analytics and product management.

How to Apply

Email your application to jobs@playsidestudios.com.

Your application should include your CV, cover letter and any relevant portfolio links. While working your cover letter, please consider the following:

  • Why are you applying for our role at Playside? 

  • Tell us all about yourself!

  • What is your proudest work achievement?

  • Why do you think you're the one for this role? 

  • Why are you leaving your current role?

  • How many weeks' notice do you need?

Only candidates successful will be contacted. Do keep an eye on our LinkedIn page and careers page to future roles.