Lead Dev QA Tester

Epic Games San Diego, CA

About the Job

Psyonix is a video game developer best known for Rocket League, the award-winning game that combines soccer, driving, and highly competitive and addictive gameplay. As part of the Epic Games family, we are an industry-leading game studio rooted in a crunch-free philosophy that emphasizes an amazing employee experience, located in the heart of San Diego. For nearly 20 years, we have been a driving force behind some of the most successful games in the industry, including Gears of War, Mass Effect 3, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Bulletstorm, Unreal Tournament III and Unreal Tournament 2004.

We are looking for a Lead Dev QA Tester to manage direct reports as well as write and execute test plans and arrange compliance testing to ensure the product meets performance standards and requirements. You will use independent judgment to help define procedures and support the achievement of long-term outcomes of the team.In this role, you will interact with department leads and peers and share information amongst the team and other departments. Our ideal candidate has experience overseeing a team and is detail oriented, dedicated and passionate about games.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Help create the test plan and test cases to verify the functionality and usability of PC and console applications throughout various development phases
Direct internal testers in daily and weekly tasks
Track ongoing project status and create weekly reports
Assist in triaging bugs from the database
Detect, research and report potential and verified issues
Verify fixes are implemented correctly throughout the product cycle in both consumer and development environment
Utilize established defect reporting formats and tracking systems
Assist in onboarding and training of new team members
Work side-by-side with development teams to ensure the title is achieving planned milestones
Use bug tracking software to record bugs and specific test results

Qualifications & Requirements:
Minimum of 5 years of game testing experience, at least 2 years in people management
At least 2 years of experience managing internal and external teams
Working knowledge of: QA methodologies, terminology, and tools; multiple console and PC hardware platforms and configurations
Experience working in a fast paced environment that requires frequent shifts in areas of focus
Good understanding of, and experience with, modern Pcs and consoles and associated software
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to follow directions, remain focused and clearly communicate detailed information
Strong written and verbal communication, implementation, and interpersonal skills
Excellent organization, time management and analytical skills
Must be able to learn, comprehend and apply new concepts, techniques and procedures quickly
Able to work independently or in small teams effectively
Passion for gaming is a must

Preferred Requirements:
Experience with network testing and client/server interaction
Experience working in a LiveOps environment
Familiarity with Jira a plus

Epic Games deeply values diverseteams and an inclusive work culture, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Learn more about our Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policyhere.