QA Lead


Avalanche Studios in Stockholm is looking for a bright, enthusiastic and motivated Quality Assurance Manager to work on the development of a high profile AAA project for the PS4, Xbox One and PC. You will be centered in the Stockholm QA team but will be working closely with many different people within the different development disciplines. The ability to brainstorm, think creatively and provide constructive feedback is therefore imperative.  It is essential that you can clearly communicate concerns, work within deadlines, take direction well and can actively promote testing within development.


Required Qualifications

  • A holistic and tenacious approach to problem-solving
  • Excellent English (written and verbal)
  • Ability to describe complex information in a precise and detailed manner
  • Knowledge of bug writing and bug tracking software
  • Console & PC testing experience
  • Work with the QA team to define and execute on a vision around agile testing methodologies and progressive QA best practices to ensure high quality deployments in suitable timeframes
  • Define, standardize and apply the QA strategy for product teams while remaining flexible to individual team needs
  • Build strong relationships with business and technology members to understand the needs for the QA department and tools
  • Assure timely completion of testing for projects as well as comprehensive bug tracking and reporting
  • Identify a strategy for maintaining consistent QA environments providing as much up time for testing as possible
  • Provide leadership, technical expertise and career development for QA managers and individual QA contributors on the team


Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years experience in Quality Assurance or comparable development experience (preferable experience from shipping AAA games)
  • Experience with QA tools for test automation and performance testing
  • Deep understanding of quality assurance techniques, frameworks and methodologies
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong, effective relationships across the organization

To apply for this position please register below with a detailed CV and cover letter. Apply as soon as possible as we review applications continuously. All further information is provided under non-disclosure agreement only. All applicants are required to relocate to work full-time in Stockholm.

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