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QA Delivery and Deployment Manager

3933

Wargaming UK

Negotiable

Guildford, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

QA and Localisation

ASAP

05/02/2020

05/04/2020

Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time

No

Wargaming UK
Does the challenge of creating an exciting AAA Free to Play game at a new studio excite you? Here at Wargaming UK you have the chance to join a new creative project at the early stages of game development. You can leave your mark on the game and be part of creating something truly unique.   

We are self-publishing our own title, and are fully funded by Wargaming.net, one of the biggest publishers of FTP games in the world. Our studio leadership are industry veterans, and we believe we're building a great studio culture in the best studio space in Guildford. If you think you have the talent to join a world class team, we'd love you to come and look at our studio.   

See what press are saying about our new project:   

https://www.mcvuk.com/wargaming-launches-new-uk-studio-in-guildford/   

https://www.pcgamesinsider.biz/feature/70159/behind-the-scenes-at-wargamings-new-uk-studio/   

https://www.gamesindustry.  

You'll have the chance to play a vital part in setting up QA processes, tools, building, hiring and managing team of embedded QA analysts as well as overseeing remote and external test teams.  
Reports to 
This role is based in Guildford and reports to the QA Manager  
What will you do? 

  • Manage internal functional QA team and oversee test activities conducted by remote and external QA teams 
  • Collaborate with other Automation, Certification/Compatibility and Localisation Leads to accomplish scoped in QA tasks efficiently within scheduled timeline and with a high level of quality
  • Assist in identifying new testing tools, solutions, debug options and automation opportunities and proving their value to the project 
  • Develop and maintain QA resource schedule, test plans and guidelines 
  • Support and train external and remote QA teams in new QA processes and tools introduced to the project 
  • Provide ongoing project risk analysis and report on delivery and deployment status 
  • Help administrate and maintain QA tools and test accounts 
  • Demonstrate transparency and active communication with feature teams and dev management
  • Drive the adoption of reporting standards and templates 
  • Recommend QA metrics and implement dashboards to visualize development and operational status of the project 
  • Run QA retrospective meetings and inform team members on new action items 
  • Point out gaps in project's test strategy and opportunities to improve process and methodology

  • What are we looking for
  • 6+ years of QA experience in games industry with minimum 3 years of managerial/lead level experience 
  • Expert understanding of software QA and games development practices and terminology
  • Experience in resource management, including hiring and career management.
  • Strong background and effective use of external test teams to execute your test plans. (Task estimation, team organisation, task prioritisation, etc.)
  • Great communication, risk analysis and problem-solving skills 
  • Proven ability to motivate teams, mentor individuals and operate effectively in a dynamic environment
  • Good working knowledge of source control and CI tools 
  • Robust initiative and ability to pro-actively self-manage 

  • What additional skills/experience will help you stand out
  • ISTQB/ISEB Foundation certifications or equivalent certifications
  • Familiarity with Unreal 4 toolchains
  • Experience of Live Ops and Games-as-a-service projects
  • Experience with Continuous Testing and utilizing automation frameworks
  • Knowledge of programming (e.g. C#/C++) and scripting (Python) languages 

  • About Wargaming 
    Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Delivering legendary games since 1998, Wargaming has grown to become one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO gaming industry with 4500+ employees and more than 20 offices globally. Over 200 million players enjoy Wargaming's titles across all major gaming platforms, including the massively popular World of Tanks and World of Warships. 

    Working in our company means always having interesting challenges and gaining valuable experience while working with top-class experts. 

    Take your place among our passionate and experienced team and bring out the best in yourself at Wargaming! 

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