QA Lead

Role: QA Lead
Location: Leamington Spa
Type: Full-time Role
The Role:
Pixel Toys is looking for an experienced and talented QA Lead to work in partnership with the
development team on our next AAA mobile title.
As a QA Lead, you will join an experienced cross-discipline team working on an exciting AAA
mobile title, where your management skills, enthusiasm, and communication skills will help
build productive and happy QA team. Working in the heart of the development environment,
the successful candidate will play a key part in defining testing processes, supporting and
mentoring a small team of testers and helping the team release quality products.
What you will do:
  • Work with the development team through the full project lifecycle
  • Manage a small QA team and ensure internal and external milestones are being passed
  • Work alongside third-party partners overseas to schedule outsourced testing
  • Recruit and mentor more junior QA testers
  • Ensure our games meet our internal quality bars
  • Create, populate and maintain test plans, both written and using TestRail
  • Define test cases and tools requirements, on a feature by feature basis
  • Create clear and accurate bug reports, and maintain the JIRA bug database
  • Ensure QA are testing milestone releases and new features in the correct manner.

What you’ll need:

  • Experience managing QA teams and individual testers
  • Experience testing through the full development cycle on at least one mobile title
  • A high-level understanding of QA as a role within the industry, and what makes good practice for QA in games
  • Experience working with JIRA or similar bug tracking software
  • Ability to write and execute test plans
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A passion for playing and making games
  • Managed build process via Jenkins or similar
  • Managed both internal and external test teams
  • Knowledge of mobile usability guidelines
  • Created QA tools specifications for the development team
  • Experience using TestRail or similar
  • Experience using Unity and source control software

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, reviewed annually
  • Staff training and development
  • Quarterly Wellness days (On-site massages, Yoga & nutritionally balanced
    snacks and health foods)
  • Flexi-time working hours
  • 25 days holiday + additional duvet/loyalty holiday days
  • Monthly socials and twice-yearly whole company events
  • Private Medical and Death In Service Insurance
  • Contributory Pension
  • A warm, modern office environment – tea, coffee, fruit and soft drinks all provided
  • Get the weekend started early with beverages and banter every Friday
  • And a chance to shape and grow and benefit from the future of Pixel Toys

Pixel Toys is a diverse, equal opportunities employer and believes strongly in maintaining an inclusive workplace that values diversity. We strive to provide an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work and join in driving our joint success. Recruitment selection is based on skills, experience and a good Pixel Toys mission and values fit.

Job Category: Production
Job Type: Full Time

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