PlayStation London Studio is looking for a Lead QA Tester to join our internal development team, working on their next exclusive virtual reality title following the recent launch of Blood & Truth on PSVR.
As a Lead QA Tester, you will work closely with the QA Manager as well as key members of our development team to plan and coordinates testing on our projects. You will also be responsible for leading, managing and delegating work to members of our internal QA team. You will write reports and communicate issues/quality risks directly to stakeholders.
You will be a champion of quality and will ensure that our products are shipped to the highest standards!
WHAT YOU WILL DO/RESPONSIBILITIES
Working as part of the development team to plan and test titles for PlayStation VR.
Report directly to the QA manager and assist in planning testing as well as leading an internal team.
Work closely with our Development team to plan testing for features in development
Liaise with external QA teams to plan test resource and test strategies.
Provide comprehensive reports to stakeholders on the current state of the game.
Owning all aspect of the bug database including structure, reports and best practice
You will develop and maintain Test Plans and Test Cases. You will also review and provide feedback for test plans written by team members
Work alongside production to priorities bugs and decide which ones need to be fixed for upcoming releases.
Responsible for managing other QA testers. This includes mentoring and training.
Identifying, investigating and reporting issues in JIRA.
WHO YOU ARE/QUALIFICATIONS
Experience shipping at least one Triple A title in a Lead or Senior QA role
Understanding of QA process and testing methodologies in order to implement innovative QA approaches and processes.
Experience, line managing, mentoring and guiding other members of a team.
Ability to identify gaps in testing and to strategize around this.
Experience working with both internal and external teams and delegating work.
Proven ability for bug finding, communication, reporting skills and working under pressure
Excellent analytical, problem identification and solving skills
Excellent communicator with a high standard of written, oral and interpersonal skills
You are knowledgeable in the different stages of a project’s development and different development methodologies
You are experienced with a variety of test tools including bug databases like Jira;
You are passionate about working on awesome games at a fantastic first party studio
Experience in creating or contributing to the overall test strategy for a project
Experience with bug databases administration (such as Jira, Devtrack, Bugzilla, Mantis, Hansoft)
Demonstrable experience of testing content creation tools (e.g. Maya, Max, Unreal Editor, etc...); either having created your own game or a previous history of tools testing
Experience testing on PlayStation platforms
Experience working in an agile environment and SCRUM methodology