QA Manager

TruPlay Games | United States

Posted Date 10/11/2021
Description

QA Manager

TruPlay - Austin, TX, United States

Tagged:  QA Manager, Gaming, Christian, Job, QA, Technology

Our culture is falling apart. We are reaping decades of taking God’s message out of our culture. Very few voices speak into the lives of children with a Godly message. Children spend countless hours on screens. There is hardly any faith-based content in the app stores. What messages are our children taking in?

Who will rise up to steward the next generation?

We believe that what people play matters. TruPlay produces mobile games that resonate with our 4 Foundations of Fun, Beauty, Excellence, and God’s Truth. With God’s Blessing, we will continue to reach Millions around the world and produce a tremendous amount of economic value for everyone involved.

TruPlay is looking for a dynamic and collaborative person, with a passion for games, to join our team as a QA Manager. This role will provide you the opportunity to lead and collaborate with some of the most innovative and talented professionals in the gaming industry, and drive quality standards that will directly influence and help shape the minds of millions of young gamers for the future.

Requirements:
Must Have:

  • An analytical mind and keen problem solver

  • Willingness to learn, seek out answers, and look ‘beyond the problem’

  • Demonstrated understanding of gameplay mechanics and systems

  • Knowledge of mobile game testing, and experience creating robust test plans

  • Familiarity with bug-tracking tools and software (eg JIRA)

  • Proactive, results-oriented self-starter

Preferred:

  • Familiarity with the Bible

  • Experience working with a major game developer

  • Knowledge of automated testing and scripting skills

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit and manage a small world-class team that meet or exceed company expectations to build and run QA practices

  • Maintain and contribute to the creation of test plans, scenarios, and procedures for developing and live products

  • Establish and promote QA best practices

  • Work closely with Production to ensure timely delivery of high-quality products

  • Frequently provide qualitative and quantitative feedback to the game team in both written and verbal reports

  • Work closely with User Testing Team to ensure all milestones are of sufficient quality to surface to potential players

  • React to live data results and work with the development team to strategize on potential quality improvements

  • Create and maintain relevant testing documentation for the team

 Expected Results:

  • Delivering cutting-edge casual mobile Games that:

    • Convey God’s Truth through exceptional, creative story-telling and gameplay

    • Are appropriate in content and challenge for a younger audience

    • Meet a consistent and exacting quality bar

  • Bugs are quickly found and reported, and root causes of issues are identified and addressed

  • Consistent testing practices across all games

  • Live player data & analytics are analyzed to continually refine and improve gameplay

  • Hire and manage a world-class team of missionally aligned people that delivers the expected results listed above

Professional Experience/Skills:

  • 2+ years of testing experience for mobile games and/or apps aimed at a younger audience

  • Proven ability in both scripted and ad-hoc testing to uncover unique and surprising flaws in software

  • Experience working in an Agile development environment, with a multi-disciplinary team

  • Knowledge of ‘games as a service’ live operations

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to manage time and work effectively and efficiently to produce deliverables in a fast-paced, multi-project environment

  • Up-to-date with the latest game trends, techniques and technologies

  • Set an optimistic tone and promote communication and teamwork

About Us:

  • Our Core team and content have been used by God to:

    • Reach Millions of people with our games across the world

    • See over 25,000 people coming to Christ with His Hand

    • Create new TruPlay game designs that have tested incredibly well

    • Move to our team from XBox, Nintendo, PlayStation, Sony, Disney, Apple

    • Contains contribution from 2 Apple Award winners and music from Enya and Hillsong

  • Our products stand on 4 Foundations:

    • Truth – Our games are woven with God’s Story

    • Fun – Our players should be delighted and excited

    • Excellence – Our games resonate with high-quality features, tech, and storytelling

    • Beauty – Our artwork and audio are spectacular

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