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Lead QA Engineer

Job Title: Lead QA Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Industry:
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/13997/G/JR/010420_1585741523
Contact Name: Testing Team
Contact Email: testing@client-server.com
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Lead QA Engineer / Technical Tester (Games Development). Would you like an opportunity to support the testing effort in an industry-leading games development company, join a friendly, inclusive environment and benefit from continual training and flexible working?

The company is about to embark on their biggest growth initiative to date. You'll join an accomplished team of likeminded technologists who are primarily responsible for ensuring the entire QA process is planned and organised to a high standard, end-to-end of the project.

As the Lead QA Engineer you'll play a critical role in ensuring the quality of a suite of well-known console and mobile games. You'll play a critical role in multiple, diverse projects including project planning, defining requirements and deliverables based on scope, planning test coverage from initiation to delivery and producing accompanying documentation.

You'll call upon your broad QA and technical testing knowledge to mentor the team, ensuring projects are on track, balancing hands-on technical work, team leadership and stakeholder management.

There are significant career growth opportunities in this Lead QA Engineer role; from developing your skills you'll have the chance to pursue management and technical specialist paths. You'll benefit from regular training, conferences and other exercises to continuously learn and grow your technical skills.




Requirements:
*You have strong knowledge of QA test best practices, tools and test automation
*You have experience of computer game development (and have shipped at least one game from early development to release)
*You're a confident, self-assured communicator, able to relay complex technical information to a variety of audiences
*You have stakeholder management experience
*You are a motivating, positive mentor and have experience managing a teams' daily tasks
*You're a natural problem solver and take a logical approach to technical testing responsibilities

In this Lead QA Engineer role, you'll be based at offices in Yorkshire with on-site parking and close to good transport links. You'll have the chance to benefit from plenty of inclusive training and progression opportunities, flexible working, a relocation package as well as a colourful social calendar and subsidised gym memberships.
As a QA Engineer you'll earn a highly competitive salary (to £32k) plus bonus and a comprehensive benefits package.
If you're interested in this Lead QA Engineer / Technical Tester (Games Development) role, apply now or get in touch today to find out more.

*Please note: this company is able to conduct an entirely remote interview process during the current circumstances*