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QA Supervisor

at Machine Zone

Posted: 1/15/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 73fa6f28-6606-468b-9b67-0a51ca4988ec

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QA Supervisor

Las Vegas, NV
Studio Services – 14. Quality Assurance
Full-time

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Build the future of mobile games with MZ!

As a global leader in mobile gaming, we’re dedicated to developing games the world can’t wait to experience. Games like Final Fantasy XV: A New Empire, Mobile Strike, and Game of War: Fire Age.

We build massive mobile games that break down linguistic and geographic barriers by uniting an unprecedented number of global players in one gaming world. Our team pushes the boundaries of innovation in a player-driven ecosystem.

As a studio, we are masters of our own destiny, untethered by the traditional publisher model. Every update and feature creates amazing experiences for millions of players!

Machine Zone, creator of the top 5 grossing iOS game, Game of War, is hiring for our QA team!

Are you excited about being part of the leadership of a Mobile QA team that loves to test games and thrives on being challenged by cutting-edge technology? Then this is the perfect opportunity for you! The QA Supervisor will lead multiple shift QA teams in test validation and verification within a mobile gaming space. This role is hands-on, and allows you to help drive implementations and testing solutions for some of the most highly anticipated mobile games ever!

What you’ll be doing:

Lead, inspire, train and mentor a group of QA professionals to meet/exceed department goals

Communicate, measure, report, and track performance of simultaneous tasks and associated projects on-time
Anticipate skill gaps and organizational needs for team and associated projects
Understand the overall project status, skillfully adapt to changes, and effectively communicate trade-offs and risks
Work closely with QA Leadership and the game teams to prioritize and meet deliverables
Build effective teams, establish goals, delegate assignments, and ensure efficient use of resources both locally and remotely
Create extensive test plans, strategies for testing specific game features, and script solutions to boost productivity
Act as a point of contact for assigned projects, owning testing results, test plans, etc.
Manage assigned QA team through the development process, launch, and post-launch
Be “a voice” of QA, and take part in other activities within the company as needed

Your background and who you are:

5+ years as a QA Lead or similar role in charge of a multi-faceted QA team

Experience within the gaming industry a must
Knowledge of JIRA and experience with issue tracking/project management tools a must
Previous experience in mobile games and/or online communities a must
Experience with Agile (Scrum) methodologies
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
A focused and proactive approach towards QA, with the ability to work under pressure
An organized leader with strong work ethic
Able to pre-empt problems, adapt and ensure contingency plans are always in place
Must be innovative, proactive, and flexible
Passion for games and cutting-edge technology!

MZ is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, medical condition, religion, marital status or veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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