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Senior/Lead Games QA Tester - Wakefield

  • Location: West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Competitive
  • Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Senior/Lead QA - Games Background, Agile, C++, Manual and Automation Testing - Wakefield - Salary up to £30,000 (DOE) competitive benefits which include; pension contribution, childcare vouchers, healthcare, bonus, flexi-time

The role

There are two new brilliant opportunities for a Senior QA and a Lead QA (Agile, C++, Manual and Automation Testing) in a gaming company, the roles involves working closely with QA Manager to plan, create and execute the full QA cycle. You will be responsible for the development of all QA testers reporting back to the QA manager. As the Senior QA / Lead (Agile, C++, Manual and Automation Testing) you will be working along many senior members of the team and stake holders to define project time lines; you must therefore have experience working with a gaming environment and understand the importance of meeting time requirements.

An exciting part of the role will be to participate and evaluate games to measure the functionality of the game compared to the specifications. The Senior QA / Lead (Agile, C++, Manual and Automation Testing) you will be responsible for preparing bug analysis reports for the production staff therefore you must be fully aware of the gaming requirements and offer solutions for any issues that you and the development team encounter.

Senior QA Essential Requirements:

  • Minimum 6 years experience in a games testing environment.
  • 3+ years' experience within a computer game developer.
  • Mentored a minimum of one game as the Senior QA from pre-production to release.
  • Brilliant ability to communicate problems and the ability to understand the requirements of the development teams.
  • Experience of mentoring more junior staff and monitoring their progress on a daily basis.
  • The ability to devise good working practices and approaches to problem solving.
  • The ability to adapt to product changes and adapt testing practices to suit.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Lead QA Essential Requirements:

  • Minimum 6 years experience in a games testing environment.
  • 4+ year's minimum experience in a games development/studio environment.
  • An effective leader not manager (still a hands on role)
  • An understanding of finances
  • The ability to adapt testing practices to meet new requirements
  • Experience mentoring junior staff
  • Efficiently communicating problems and understanding the requirements from development teams

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience and understanding of Microsoft XR/Sony TRC compliance documentation
  • Experience with C++

The Company

The company specialises in creating and developing new games IP across a number of platforms, the company have had a great 3 years regarding expansion and this is only continuing throughout 2018. The company offer a brilliant working environment, having a relaxed and sociable office which offers a variety of projects to work on. You have the benefit of the countryside and the city not being too far away with an additional benefit of heritage sites and national parks not too far away.

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If you think you have what it takes to be part of fast paced and progressive gaming company then please register your interest today. Interviews will commence shortly.

Senior/Lead QA - Games Background, Agile, C++, Manual and Automation Testing - Wakefield - Competitive Salary plus benefits

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