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Assistant QA Manager


Team17 Digital Ltd


Wakefield, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

QA and Localisation




Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time


The Team17 Games Label is busier than ever, working on an array of successful and interesting new game IPs. We are expanding rapidly – the last 3 years have all been record years for us!

We have undergone a huge expansion over the past 18 months and as such we are looking for another Assistant QA Manager to join our dedicated internal QA Team. In this role you will be responsible for overseeing multiple QA Leads and seniors, offering support and guidance, as well as assisting the QA Manager in running the department.

With Team17 and our exciting Games Label you have the opportunity to work with the developer/publisher behind titles such as Worms, The Escapists, Overcooked, Yooka-Laylee and so much more!

You will have responsibility for: 

  • Overseeing the planning and organising of the entire QA process from start to finish on multiple projects.
  • Scrutinising tester's day-to-day performance and focus, as well as bug databases and test plan usage.
  • Working closely with the QA Manager on departmental tasks.
  • Assisting the QA Manager in mentoring, training and undertaking performance reviews of QA staff.
  • Scrutinising testing plans to ensure all titles are defect free and ready for any platform holder certification testing.
  • Planning, creating and executing risk assessment documentation to assure that all projects pass smoothly through the QA cycle.
  • Compiling a list of defects or any issues of design or implementation during a testing cycle.
  • Preparing bug analysis reports for production and management.
  • Identifying and articulating problem areas within projects and general QA practices.
  • Working side-by-side with development teams to track issues and provide any help to assist in the remedy of any defects.
  • Maintaining a positive atmosphere and strong worth ethic within the QA department.

Key Skills and Experience:

  • At least 2 years in a QA Management role within a Games Studio
  • Outstanding leadership abilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Imagination and creativity
  • An energetic and flexible approach
  • Close attention to detail
  • An absolute passion for gaming

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