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Senior QA Manager - Publisher - Buckinghamshire Posted Jul 16
Interactive selection , United Kingdom (Buckingamshire)
Our client has built an enviable reputation for making critically acclaimed games. Over the last 20 years the studio has helped shape the social simulation games genre.

Drive the QA effort across the company portfolio on all platforms (PC, Console, and Mobile)
Manage QA Teams across multiple projects, both in development and as live services (Premium and F2P)
Work with Producers and other leaders from teams across their studios 
Work directly with Global QA Manager on strategic planning, budgets, and vendor contract negotiations, ensuring optimal test allocations across all projects and regions
Coordinate with the Submissions & Ratings Team to ensure products submit on schedule and maintain high first-pass submission records
Develop and report on key quality metrics and KPIs
Work closely with QA Leads on team structure, headcount and hiring, and developing a training process for new and existing team members
Assist with game testing for bugs, multiplayer stress tests, usability, quality, and compatibility
Provide QA signoff on products prior to release

4-6 years of experience running teams in either game development or software QA, with proven leadership experience
Highly creative, proactive, enthusiastic, conscientious, and solution-oriented
Exceptional team management and mentoring skills
Strong knowledge of Production and QA tools
Strong understanding of QA and Submission best practices for Console and Mobile
Legally eligible to work for any employer in the UK

Desirable Skills:
Current knowledge of console compliance guidelines
Experience leveraging technology and automated testing solutions to improve productivity
Experience testing live products with frequent release cycles

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