QA Lead

Stainless Games requires a proactive and skilled Lead Tester to join the QA team at its offices on the Isle of Wight in the UK.

As a part of a fast-paced and active department, you will be responsible for leading the work performed by a team of dedicated internal testers. This includes creating test plans and supporting documentation, assigning out daily tasks and database management as well as performing hands-on QA Testing, bug investigation and bug reporting.

Responsibilities:

  • Assign work to the team in a structured and effective manner
  • Create and maintain test plans, smoke test sheets and daily reports
  • Lead smoke tests and specific checks in a consistent and thorough manner as part of a structured test plan
  • Ensure that all bugs are recorded in an efficient and informative manner and assist in maintaining the bug database
  • Use investigative skills to find problems, assisting programmers and artists with reproducing and validating bugs
  • Verify the implementation of features and fixes for existing issues (regression)
  • Training/assisting hiring of new QA staff members

Required:

  • At least two years of recent experience in a functional QA department within an entertainment software environment, including proven experience of supervising others
  • Good leadership and motivational skills
  • Experience in formulating and maintaining test plans
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines efficiently
  • Self-motivated and the ability to use initiative when required
  • Computer literate in word processing, record keeping, database handling. Good knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent attention to detail
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  • Must have the right to work in the UK (applicants should confirm this in their application for consideration) 

Desirable:

  • At least one year of experience in a supervisory capacity in an entertainment software environment
  • Experience working alongside development teams (embedded/internal)
  • Extensive knowledge of bug tracking software such as Jira
  • Knowledge and/or experience with TCR/TRC requirements / Apple Store Review Guidelines and Google Play policies/core app requirements
  • Experience with testing on the following platforms:

            Xbox One

            PlayStation┬«4

            Steam

            iOS/Mac

            Android

           VR/AR

  • Experience with automated testing and scripting for automation.
  • Experience with live titles/cloud-based games, remote data delivery methods and analytics.

Benefits:

  • Private medical/dental insurance
  • Casual dress
  • Life insurance
  • Company events & social hours

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

When applying, please provide a cover letter, CV any any relevant links to work if possible.