QA Test Manager (m/f)

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
QA and Localisation
Region:
Mainland Europe
Area:
Germany
City:
Hamburg
Posted:
24-Apr-17
Company:
Bigpoint GmbH
Job Ref:
408702

QA Test Managers are the experts for managing and leading the project-internal QA team as well as for the day-to-day information flow between the assigned project and external teams while collaborating with the QA Management.

Responsibilities:

- Establishing and maintaining adaptive and efficient QA strategies, processes and workflows for the project, following the QA standards and employing coherent metrics

- Analyzing project documentation to plan and estimate QA efforts, assign/delegate tasks to the test team

- Creating and maintaining testplans based on feature documentation as well as other QA-relevant documents to achieve efficient feature coverage

- QA expert and main contact for the assigned project, solid experience with cross-department work and communication

- Managing and leading the assigned QA team, tracking and maintaining their needs, overseeing and controlling testing efforts

- Constantly mentoring the assigned test team, providing them with QA- and project-related information,  training of new staff on the QA team

- Supervising the quality of reported bugs and their further processing

- Attending release and feature planning, responsible for approving / rejecting releases from QA side

- Working closely with the development team and management, evangelist of the project’s quality goals

- Keeping up the information flow and knowledge sharing with other Test Managers, assist QA Management with establishing and maintaining company-wide standards and strategies, addressing issues and risks

- Creating reports about project status and issues for various Stakeholders

Requirements:

- Exceptional attention to detail, thorough and solution-oriented approach of working paired with the ability to think "outside the box", able to identify impediments and provide according solutions in time

- Familiar with game testing practices, conventions and procedures to maintain an adaptive approach to testing

- 2+ years of experience in a QA leadership position

- Fluent in English, excellent communication skills, both written and spoken

- Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills, Team-worker, experienced in managing and communicating with different Stakeholders

- Proactive and stress-resistant, strong organizational skills combined with the ability to work under constantly changing conditions and tight deadlines

- Enthusiasm for games and the gaming industry

- Understanding of Software Development processes, experienced with Agile project management methods

- Experienced with typical technologies of Browser-/Online-/Mobile games; ideally having managed the QA on a mobile game during development and launch

- Familiar with tracking- and management-tools (especially JIRA and Confluence)

- Familiar with using MS Windows and Office

- Experience with test automation is a bonus

- Prior experience in overseeing in- and outsourced QA

- Experience with the Unity Engine is a plus

- ISTQB Certified Testmanager is a plus

- Bachelor degree in Computer Science or a games-related field is a plus

 

Contact Details:
Bigpoint GmbH
Tel: +49(0)40-88 14 13 0
Contact: Recruitment Team
Email:

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