We are looking for a QA Lead to join our team at the ZeniMax Media corporate headquarters in Rockville, MD.
* Train, direct and optimize a team to balance iterative functionality and creative break case testing * Quickly and efficiently analyze data that testing generates - and proactively construct and change plans as needed * Interact directly with QA Management and the Development team to discuss test scheduling and issues * Coach and mentor testers on proper QA processes and testing procedures * Effectively, and objectively, communicate the status of the project to both the Production and Development teams as well as QA Management * Diagnose and communicate console first-party and functionality issues at a high-quality level (i.e., complex bug troubleshooting and scheduling conflicts) to upper management * Track certification testing needs and progress across multiple projects with multiple console/sku requirements * Communicate with other Leads regarding certification/functionality testing needs and resource management * Track and manage the daily workload of an embedded test team * Detailed tracking and timely reporting of work progress and deliverables * Help to manage the project database; ensuring continuous high quality on bug entry, timely response on requests for more information, and proper bug flow * Help to manage and proactively update constant changes in platform and console requirements * Assist in the creation and implementation of training materials for team members
* Experience testing and shipping multiple AAA cross-platform games in a QA focused, project management capacity * Proven background in Certification and Functionality Test process and procedures * Proven experience with PC/Console/mobile testing * Knowledge and experience with tools for scheduling and tracking deliverables * Strong analytical skills in reviewing all design-related information and interpreting areas of risk in testing * Self-motivated, with strong work ethic and ability to work with limited supervision * Strong Organizational Skills * Flexibility to changing priorities * Advanced skill set for using Windows applications * Proficient with MS Office * Extensive knowledge of Sony/Microsoft and mobile first party requirements across multiple generations - Xbox One/PS4/Apple/Android/PC/MAC * Able to build a detailed test plan that is flexible with ongoing changes in features and verifies builds for full production testing * 2 - 5+ years software test and first-party certification experience * 5+ shipped titles (2+ as a QA Project Lead - responsible for all facets of testing)
* Experience with products and games having Live environment needs - assessing and ensuring proper time and resource management during ongoing development
ZeniMax is a media company connecting game developers, artists, designers, programmers, and talents to create entertainment content.