Lead QA Tester (Mobile Games)

Location: Austin/Round Rock, Texas
Date Posted: 01-11-2019
KingsIsle Entertainment is currently looking for a QA Lead to work on Mobile Video Game development. Established in 2005, KingsIsle is a proven MMO hit-maker bringing our unique vision to mobile games. Our award-winning game Wizard101 is currently in its 11th year, and we recently released our latest mobile game "Animal Cove" for iOS and Android. We are driven by a spirit of innovation and experimentation across genres and themes.

We attribute our success to great people and we recognize the value of every team member. We work hard and have fun, whether it’s with lunchtime gaming sessions or office outings to the movies. The working environment, friendly teammates, and support for growing careers all contribute to the long tenures many people enjoy at KingsIsle.

Responsibilities
  • Develop comprehensive test plans and detailed test cases from documented game requirements
  • Create detailed tracking reports to track errors and resolutions
  • Oversee a group of QA Testers
  • Communicate frequently with production and development to ensure smooth workflow
Requirements
  • 2 year degree
  • 3+ years of game QA experience
  • 2+ years of Mobile experience
  • Experience leading a team of testers
  • Experience with automated testing
  • Technical understanding of development process and key components to facilitate defect detection and reporting
  • Knowledge of and experience with full-cycle software development and testing methodology
  • Experience in Client/Server Software Quality Assurance
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team-oriented environment or as an individual contributor
Preferences
  • Prior experience working at a company developing MMO games
  • Experience working with international teams and product localization
  • Prior experience with console game development
  • Experience with shipping game titles
  • Knowledge of database reporting techniques
  • Experience working with 3rd party vendors and contractors
Perks & Benefits
  • Competitive compensation
  • Stock options
  • Health, dental, and vision care benefits
  • 401(K) with employer match
  • Company fun days, parties, and generous PTO allowance
Considerations
  • Please make sure that the durations of your education and employment on your resume are included in month/year format
  • Pay rate will be commensurate with experience
  • Only highly qualified candidates need apply and only candidates that meet the degree requirements will be considered
  • Applicants must be legally able to work in the U.S. for KingsIsle
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