QA Manager

Description

BreakAway Ltd. has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Quality Assurance Manager to oversee testing activities at the Hunt Valley, MD studio. The position is based out of Hunt Valley. (At this time the position is being completed virtually. Although that is open to change.)

 

Activities/Responsibilities

The QA Manager will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Manage team of test leads and both internal and contract testers
  • Own and enhance game testing procedures
  • Administer internal bug database and maintain client-supplied databases as needed
  • Work closely with production staff to ensure QA is involved in all phases of production
  • Hire, train, and oversee internal and external QA staff
  • Supervise international beta test community through forums, FTP sites, and other forms of communication
  • Work with Product Managers and Game Producers to thoroughly understand feature requirements
  • Work with development engineers to understand feature implementation
  • Generate end of project reports to evaluate viability of delivery candidates

 

Skills

Candidates must demonstrate the following skills:

  • Ability to create and maintain a highly motivated and productive team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of QA management principles, practices, and techniques
  • Ability to prepare comprehensive test plans and detailed checklists for functional and regression testing
  • Command of computers and bug tracking software applications

 

Requirements

Candidate must possess:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in software testing
  • At least 2 years team management experience
  • Experience in these various platforms & products (PC, tablet, phone, Apple, Android) would also be a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills –  ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical personnel

 

Pluses

  • 3 years’ experience managing game test automation projects
  • Expert gamer and a passion for gaming
  • Interest in working with various subjects + types of software. (Educational, Historical, Medical & Science based, Military and Entertainment gaming)

Send resumes to resumes0919g@breakawayltd.com