QA Test Lead, Internal Games Studios

Netflix

Netflix

Software Engineering, Quality Assurance
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024
QA Test Lead - Internal Studios, Games - Operations
Netflix is looking for an experienced Quality Assurance (QA) Test Lead to join the Netflix Game Studio in delivering the next generation of video games for a worldwide audience.
As a test professional, your hands-on approach, and innovative technical proficiency will have a significant impact on the oversight of internally developed Netflix titles and in leading the QA effort for their releases. This role requires exceptional testing expertise, project management skills, and a deep understanding of a diverse consumer device universe with a focus on mobile and cloud gaming.
With excellent communication and interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and a real passion for a positive user experience; the ideal candidate will work as an integrated member of a cross-functional team, participating in the design, and execution, of QA strategies and methods.
This position requires the ability to lead a mix of internal and vendor QA staff assigned to your projects, meet business deadlines, and uphold the highest levels of quality.

Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage a test team towards individual and team excellence
  • Coordinate responsible test areas with internal staff and vendor QA groups
  • Drive test development, estimation, planning, execution, reporting, and closure
  • Project manage and maintain testing schedules for all game titles in your area
  • Own and drive requirements gathering and risk identification
  • Some hands-on testing of game functionality across the Android/iOS device universe along with other consumer devices
  • Conduct and lead live operations testing as your titles release
  • Deep involvement in developing/identifying appropriate tooling and frameworks to support all testing efforts
  • Coach and develop talent across the department

Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years of industry experience in QA
  • Minimum 3 years experience leading test teams
  • Minimum 3 years of QA project management experience
  • Priority for mobile games testing experience, with exceptional iOS/Android testing skills
  • Demonstrated experience in test planning for complex features/systems
  • Expert knowledge of technical requirements, tools, and processes
  • Experience translating requirements into effective test cases
  • Proven ability to work both remotely and independently
  • Passion for games with a commitment to quality

Bonus Skills

  • Certifications: PMP, Scrum Master and/or Product Owner, ISTQB
  • Coding Knowledge: XML/HTML, JavaScript, Python, Java, C/C++/ C#, SQL
  • PC/Web experiencing or the ability to learn.
  • Experience with JIRA, TestRail, and TCM tools
Location:
- West Coast preferred
Our compensation structure consists solely of an annual salary; we do not have bonuses. You choose each year how much of your compensation you want in salary versus stock options. To determine your personal top of market compensation, we rely on market indicators and consider your specific job family, background, skills, and experience to determine your compensation in the market range. The range for this role is $50,000- $250,000 USD.
Netflix provides comprehensive benefits including Health Plans, Mental Health support, a 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer match, Stock Option Program, Disability Programs, Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts, Family-forming benefits, and Life and Serious Injury Benefits. We also offer paid leave of absence programs. Full-time hourly employees accrue 35 days annually for paid time off to be used for vacation, holidays, and sick paid time off. Full-time salaried employees are immediately entitled to flexible time off. See more detail about our Benefits here.
Netflix is a unique culture and environment. Learn more here.
We are an equal-opportunity employer and celebrate diversity, recognizing that diversity of thought and background builds stronger teams. We approach diversity and inclusion seriously and thoughtfully. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, caste, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic makeup, marital status, or military service.