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Sledgehammer Games
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We at Sledgehammer Games are looking for a passionate and proficient Quality Assurance Lead to help grow and mature our QA Department. As a Lead, you will join a highly trained team of talented staff and deliver high quality AAA products to spec and on time. Our goal isn’t to just test and be satisfied. Our goal is to enhance and execute the entire quality assurance pipeline in a manner that demands and commands respect. We have been accomplishing this for years, now it is your turn to help us go next level. 

Quality Assurance Leads oversee high-intensity projects from concept to submission and are critical to our development process. Come join us and help raise our quality bar even higher!

Your orders and directives:

  • Drive innovation and implement effective testing strategies and procedures
  • Identify, track and address project risks, action items, and milestone deliverables
  • Maintain a strong knowledge of the project’s design and scheduling changes to support QA effectiveness, focus and communication
  • Actively develop and revise project test plans 
  • Partner with QA Leader to serve as key point of contact to multiple teams of testers, including but not limited to, training, new hire acclimation, communicating high-level tasks/assignments, providing regular feedback / mentorship, and monitoring team’s progress to department goals.
  • Communicate out project status to QA Leadership and key studio stakeholders

The medals and honors you must have earned:

  • 4 + years of practical testing experience in games or similar software development 
  • Previous QA Lead level experience
  • Strong understanding of Game/Software development cycles
  • Strong problem solving, communication and prioritization skills
  • Have experience with milestone deliverable tracking, status reports and signoffs
  • Understand how to take a team from good to great
  • Knowledge of industry practices and software, including but not limited to Agile and Waterfall methodologies, Scrum, MS Office, Perforce, Jira or another Task Tracking Software is preferred
  • Extensive experience with current generation of gaming consoles (Playstation and Xbox) and PC platforms

What you should know to get double XP!

  • Experience with advanced testing methodologies
  • Experience with network or server testing
  • Experience with test automation and tools
  • Has performed JIRA admin or expertise level responsibilities
  • Familiar with TestRail and/or Shotgun
  • Familiar with Python, C# or Javascript 
  • Acquired an Engineering, Computer Science or similar advanced degree
  • Passion for games and the gaming industry

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