QA Manager (m/f)

Games Jobs - QA / Localisation - Germany

Job Title QA Manager (m/f)
Skills Required Lead QA Tester,QA Manager,QA Director
Job Description Goodgame Studios is Europe’s fastest growing gaming company and one of Germany’s most successful technology businesses. With more than 700 employees at our headquarters in Hamburg we develop innovative online games which are played by more than 180 million players in 25 languages across more than 200 countries. Our talented, motivated team of experts and newcomers forms the basis of our success. Become a part of the success story and apply now!

As QA Manager you will oversee our internal quality assurance team of over 60 employees, develop internal test procedures, monitor the development of test plans and manage the day-to-day activities of our test teams.You will be responsible for providing our production teams with continual requirements analysis and for allocating sufficient resources and qualified personnel to test cycles.

Your Job:

  • Develop, lead and coordinate our quality assurance department and report directly to our Head of Production
  • Oversee and administer day-to-day development-focused quality assurance operations
  • Ensure high standards are maintained in our quality assurance department while keeping in mind the particular requirements of agile software development
  • Act as an internal spokesperson for all matters pertaining to quality assurance, identify potential conflicts and risks and communicate these clearly and promptly to the relevant people
  • Continually improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the quality assurance department by evaluating current QA processes and developing new test strategies that meet the demands of our developers

Your Profile:

  • Several years' professional experience in the development and/or quality assurance of (online) games
  • Excellent knowledge of different test methods
  • Experience in leading large quality assurance teams and/or other teams in the gaming industry
  • Outstanding organizational and communication skills, a fine eye for detail and an open and friendly character
  • Experience in bug fixing, creating test plans and managing testing procedures
  • Very good written German and English, both written and spoken, and extremely well-versed in Excel
  • Experienced in using bug tracking software, preferably Atlassian Jira

We offer:

  • An exciting job where you can assume responsibility and develop professionally
  • A dynamic team with friendly, highly-qualified colleagues from all over the world
  • Strong, sustainable growth and fresh challenges every day
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision paths
  • A culture of mutual respect and an outstanding working environment
  • Further training with workshops, language courses and technical reference works, a healthy work-life balance, regular team events, sporting and leisure activities and much more!

Hamburg is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and provides a fantastic range of leisure activities as well as a great nightlife. A maritime atmosphere and its Hanseatic cosmopolitan flair enable an especially high quality of life – and safety. We will make relocating simple, help you find a flat and make it easy for you to get to know your new home town.

Please send us your complete application (a letter of motivation, your CV and certificates) with salary expectations in a PDF file with the keyword "QA Manager" to Lena Boge, [link url=mailto:%71%61%6A%6F%62%73%40%67%6F%6F%64%67%61%6D%65%73%74%75%64%69%6F%73%2E%63%6F%6D][/link].
Please also let us know how you found out about the position.

Find out more at

Goodgame Studios
Theodorstraße 42-90, Haus 9
22761 Hamburg
Location Hamburg, Germany
Job Category QA / Localisation
Date posted 13/02/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Goodgame Studios using their internal reference .
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