QA Manager (Hybrid Options)

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Posted 17 October 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineQA & Localisation
Contact NameVicky Kilby

Job description

We’re looking for a QA Manager to join the team behind Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy (PC), Alan Wake Remastered and Mafia II: Definitive Edition – the amazing d3t! 

As the QA Manager at d3t you’ll be leading the QA teams based in Runcorn and Gateshead as they work on multiple exciting projects at any one time offering plenty of variety and involvement! You will play a key role of the d3t leadership team and will be fundamental to the growth and continuous improvement of the QA Team and test strategy. d3t work with high-profile clients on well-known titles making QA quality critical to their continued success. 

Your responsibilities will be…
  • Leading and directing the QA leadership team
  • Conducting interviews and growing the team
  • Providing technical leadership and expertise within the field of Quality Assurance and Testing
  • Focussing on continuous QA improvements including usage of appropriate testing tools, test techniques, and test automation where required
  • Managing training and continuous learning of QA staff by means of objectives, appraisals, meetups, round tables
  • Working with the QA Team, and other departments to develop and execute QA strategies to meet and exceed department and studio quality goals

The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • Management experience of the test function across multiple projects
  • Experience in implementing and shaping a company’s QA processes and strategies
  • Knowledge of the latest and most common testing tools and frameworks available
  • Knowledge of Risk Management, Risk Identification and Risked Based Testing
  • Experience of coordinating and communicating with external partners in QA and other disciplines
  • Ability to motivate individuals, recognize good talent and bring out the best from a team

Bonus points if you have any of the following…
  • Experience of compliance standards for all major platform holder
  • Experience in working within the games industry
  • Any experience of managerial automation or programming languages.
  • Understanding or exposure to modern game engines such as Unreal, Unity etc
  • Atlassian suite expertise

Perks and benefits include…
  • Flexible working hours and an anti-crunch ethos
  • Private Medical Insurance, Eye Care scheme, Income Protection
  • Employee Share Scheme and an annual bonus
  • Tech and Bike Scheme
  • Socials activities and parties
  • Breakout areas with games, snacks, and a BBQ!

d3t have won multiple ‘Best Places to Work’ awards and the ‘Best Creative Service Provider at Develop 2022, this role can be based in either of the d3t studio in Runcorn or at Coconut Lizard in Gateshead, with flexible working available.