QA Manager - Games

Netflix

Netflix

Quality Assurance
Helsinki, Finland
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024
*Please note that the month of July will be a holiday period for many in the Finland Studios, for this reason communication to you about your application may be delayed but everyone is encouraged to apply during this time.
QA Manager, Finland QA (Next Games & Moonloot Games)
Netflix is looking for an experienced QA Manager to join the Netflix Game Studio in delivering the next generation of video games for a worldwide audience. This role is a part of the Games Operations team; driving the highest-quality testing standards of the new games on our world-class platform.
This role will require a deep skillset in leading seasoned QA teams for both the Next Games and Moonloot Games studios in Finland, building on established operations and partnerships within NG and ML and is also responsible for ensuring all externally developed games published on Netflix meet and uphold Netflix quality standards. This role will be responsible for hiring and leading test professionals to further build on the success of these teams.
The QA Manager is a technically proficient and experienced leader, has an extensive background in all aspects of test methodology, and possesses a vast knowledge of the Android/iOS device universe as well as other consumer devices. The QA Manager has a proven track record of building highly effective Functional QA teams (FQA) and / or Dev QA teams, implementing best practices, establishing KPIs, and using data to drive and improve the testing strategy across a diverse portfolio of game titles.
We’re looking for a Manager of Quality Assurance with a passion for top quality interactive entertainment and eagerness to take on the next big challenge: To help our teams deliver high quality games-as-a-service experiences to the players. As our QA Manager you’ll be working closely with developers on multiple games, as well as interfacing with Netflix HQ on QA matters. Quality for us is an integral part of the whole development cycle and your work will involve developing the way we work, guiding and coaching team members as well as leading and developing our Quality Assurance discipline.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and champion the overall quality of our games, while developing our QA craft, standards and processes for our Next Games and Moonloot Games.
  • Teach and evangelize quality assurance principles to our developers
  • Optimize performance of projects using appropriate systems, tools, and techniques
  • Excellent cross-functional communication and influencing skills; championing QA as the primary quality contact between 3rd party, external services, and central Netflix QA.
  • Inspire, develop, lead and coach QA team members to individual and team excellence
  • Lead the charge in hiring superstar talent for Next Games and Moonloot Games QA teams
  • Work closely with game leads and other disciplines at both NextGames and Moonloot to ensure our ways of working, processes and development culture enable making great quality games.
  • Identify issues that prevent creating great games and correct the course in a collaborative manner. You also have a keen eye on identifying even the smallest successes and celebrate those moments together with the people involved
  • Establish KPIs to evaluate testing efforts, and vendor quality, implementing changes as necessary
  • Review, update, create and enhance QA processes for Next Games and Moonloot teams that align with the output needed for the respective studios
  • Conduct requirements gathering, and risk identification; reporting on all associated risks
  • Drive all test development activities; estimation, planning, execution, reporting, closure

Requirements:

  • Passion for games with a commitment to quality
  • 10+ years of industry experience in QA
  • Minimum 3 years experience hands-on testing in the gaming industry
  • Minimum 4 years of experience leading QA professionals
  • Expert knowledge of QA requirements, tools, and processes
  • Technical requirements testing experience
  • Exceptional iOS/Android testing experience
  • Demonstrated experience in test planning for complex features/systems
  • Flexible and team-oriented with excellent interpersonal, communications and collaborative skills
  • Track record of leading people and teams. You have an understanding of developer motivations and aspirations and you enjoy leading people. You have coached and managed people and teams in the past. You are capable of choosing the right level of involvement, and move between the required modes as needed
  • You are comfortable with juggling multiple priorities and able to identify what’s important for your discipline and to Next Games and Moonloot as a company
  • Major + if you have experience from multiple studios and international environments
Does this sound like you? Send your CV and cover letter through the application link as soon as possible. Does this sound like you? Send your CV and cover letter through the application link as soon as possible, we will progress applicants as they come in
Next Games + Moonloot Games
Next Games, a Netflix Game Studio, is a Helsinki-based studio dedicated to crafting fans-first interactive experiences that combine the stories from popular movies and shows with engaging game mechanics. Our values, Caring, Courage, and Curiosity, drive our commitment to our players and each other, with a focus on fun gameplay free from the constraints of free-to-play.
Established in September 2022, Moonloot Games is a Netflix game studio located in Helsinki, Finland. We thrive to become a world-class games studio bringing a variety of delightful and deeply engaging original games to hundreds of millions of Netflix members around the world. As a part of Netflix, we strive to hire the best and value integrity, excellence, respect, inclusion, and collaboration.
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, ethnicity, religion, color, place of birth, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, military service status, or disability status.