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QA Test Lead


Team17 Digital Ltd


Wakefield, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

QA and Localisation





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 are currently looking for an experienced QA Test Lead to join our expanding team whose main responsibility is to ensure that the entire QA process is planned and organised to a very high standard, from the beginning of a project, up until launch.

Responsible For:

Project Management 

  • Task assignment, team coordination, monitoring the team’s progress and reporting to Production and QA Management on coverage progress throughout the testing cycle; 

  • Tester onboarding, coaching and performance assessment; 

  • High level and weekly planning of workload based on content delivery and staff availability; 

  • Effective use of test hours and resources; identifying risks that affect project goals and escalating to management; 

Team Leadership 

  • Attending development meetings or calls; running scrums with the QA team; interfacing with the development and production teams; 

  • Leading by example; demonstrating fairness and integrity when interacting with reports, peers or managers; 

  • Keeping the team engaged and motivated; 


  • Design and technical documentation analysis and test scenario creation and updating; 

  • Bug database and test plan management; 


Experience required: 

  • 3+ years’ experience within a computer game developer / studio environment 

  • Shipped a minimum of one game as the lead QA from early development to release 

  • Excellent ability to communicate problems and the ability to understand the requirements of the development teams 

  • Ability to confidently chair meetings and their agendas

  • 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 whilst maintaining a high working standard as an example to the QA Team 

  • The ability to adapt to product changes and adapt testing practices to suit

We offer a supportive and well-equipped working environment with competitive salaries and avenues to progress your career. There are plenty of benefits and flexibility to working with us at Team17…  So, if the above role appears to match your skills and aspirations don’t hesitate to get in touch!


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