Lead QA: Functionality

Rockstar Games

Lead QA: Functionality

Salary Not Specified

Rockstar Games, Dundee

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 4 Jul | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 56456b5c4a3040b39a82e246a3d94424

Full Job Description

A career at Rockstar Games is about being part of a team working on some of the most creatively rewarding and ambitious projects to be found in any entertainment medium. You would be welcomed to a dedicated and inclusive environment where you can learn, and collaborate with some of the most talented people in the industry. Rockstar Dundee is looking for a capable project and people manager to join our team as a Lead QA: Functionality. This is a full-time, permanent and in-office position based in Rockstars unique game development studio in the heart of Dundee, Scotland.

Ensuring product quality of Rockstar releases to an industry leading standard.
Creating and actioning comprehensive test plans ensuring everything is functioning correctly.
Writing concise bug reports and providing all relevant supporting information such as screenshots, videos, and game logs.
Working cohesively with various departments to gain a full understanding of all systems and game mechanics in test., Lead and manage a team of QA Testers, providing mentorship, training, and support to ensure their success and professional development.
Ensure implementation of comprehensive test plans, strategies, and methodologies to identify potential issues and bugs in our titles.
Organise and execute test resource and allocations based on workload and facilitate movement of employees between tasks and projects to meet demand.
Collaborate closely with cross-function teams, including developers, and production, to communicate QA goals, priorities, and feedback effectively.
Establish and maintain QA processes, standards, and best practices to optimise efficiency and effectiveness.
Conduct regular reviews and assessments of testing processes and results, identifying areas for improvement and implementing solutions to enhance overall quality.
Monitor and track bug reports, ensuring timely resolution and thorough documentation of issues throughout the development lifecycle.

Prior experience within a project/people management role, ideally within the games industry or software QA., Strong communication skills.
Proven ability to lead a team towards a common goal.
Self-motivating, pro-active and autonomous in nature.
Work collaboratively and flexibly with colleagues across all Rockstar studios.
Experience with Microsoft Office.
Passion for games (especially Rockstar Games titles).

Please note that these are desirable skills and are not required to apply for the position.

Knowledge specifically of functionality testing of online titles/applications on current or recent console platforms.
Extensive and varied experience of project test cycles.
Knowledge of the current generation of games consoles and the associated software and hardware.
Degree level educated within video game development or a related discipline.