Lead QA Engineer

Seattle, WA | Midwinter Entertainment

Show us what the future of multiplayer games looks like. You bring the skills, ideas and ambition, we'll give you the tools, support and technology you need to create the best work of your career in a culture that lives and breathes multiplayer development.

Your Mission

is to guarantee a seamless experience for the future players of our revolutionary title, Scavengers, while working at the forefront of game technology. 

As our in-house QA lead, you will lead the development of a small, experienced group that is directly integrated with the rest of our studio team. As a Senior QA Analyst, you'll have significant autonomy and the opportunity to directly collaborate with many other teams. You’ll be a trusted partner and considered the "subject matter expert" on quality, and you'll provide other developers with guidance and input on the root cause of bugs, and collaborate to find a solution. Ultimately, the work you do will radically improve the player experience!

Areas for Impact 

Our QA team is focused on ensuring a high quality gameplay experience that overcomes development challenges no one has ever seen before. Some of the things you can impact:

  • Writing test plans and proactively identifying areas for additional testing based on broader project objectives.
  • Guiding QA Testers and Analysts by planning/directing/writing test scripts.
  • Triage and investigating bugs based on their impact on the player and project.
  • Liaising directly with other teams to resolve bugs and meet quality standards.
  • Collaboratively improving the QA process across all QA channels.
  • Maintaining tactful, respectful, and diplomatic communication with all team members and stakeholders.

We’d like to hear from you if you identify with the following:

  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Avid gamer with experience testing software OR experience testing a game.
  • Highly detail-oriented and diligent about managing bugs from investigation to follow-up.
  • Strong self-management skills including time management and prioritization.
  • Experience with web-based issue tracking software (JIRA, DevTrack, etc.).
  • Experience liaising/collaborating across multiple disciplines (developers, QA, players).
  • Proactive, with a strong drive to improve processes.
While we think the above experience could be important, we’re keen to hear from people that believe they have valuable experience to bring to the role. If you identify with the team and mission, but not all of our requirements, then please still apply!!
COVID-19 Studio Guidelines
The health, safety, and well being of our team members is of the utmost importance to our studio. As such, we have transitioned to remote work by default until a time at which we can safely return to the office. This means that all interviews, "onsite" interviews, office tours, and onboarding will be done over videoconference (or phone).
We also recognize the impact the pandemic is having on all of us personally, and work hard to create a culture where mental health and wellness are valued and supported. If you have any questions or concerns about our studio policy, please don't hesitate to raise them with your recruiter.

About Us

Improbable is determined to foster an environment where people can do their best work and feel like they belong. We believe a healthy culture, strong values and contribution from a diverse range of individuals will help us to achieve success.
We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, gender, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.

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