Lead QA

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Areas of Expertise:
QA and Localisation
North UK
Seven Data Science
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We are now looking for an experienced Lead or Senior.

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Planning and organising the entire QA process from start to finish on projects assigned to you.
  • Scrutinising testers day-to-day performance and focus, as well as Mantis and test plan usage.
  • Assisting the QA Manager in mentoring and training junior QA staff.
  • Planning, creating and executing 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.
  • Testing games to destruction to find and document all defects
  • Being fully aware of format holders’ technical requirements and being able to add that knowledge to a comprehensive testing plan
  • Compiling a list of defects or any issues of design or implementation during a testing cycle
  • Preparing bug analysis reports for Production staff
  • Identifying and articulating problem areas within a game
  • Participating in game reviews and evaluations to measure the functionality of a game against its design specification
  • 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 in the testing department.


Essential Skills

  • 3+ years’ experience within a computer game developer.
  • Shipped a minimum of one game as the lead QA from pre-production to release.
  • Good ability to communicate problems and the ability to understand the requirements of the development teams.
  • 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.
  • The ability to adapt to product changes and adapt testing practices to suit.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


Desirable Skills

  • Experience and understanding of Microsoft XR/Sony TRC compliance documentation.


Contact Details:
Seven Data Science
Tel: 01473569569
Contact: Liam Huffee

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