AVAILABLE POSITIONS QA Manager

Zynga is looking for a QA Manager to join the Helsinki Studio and be part of an exciting new mobile game.  The role offers an opportunity to work with a very senior team to create the next success story in mobile gaming. We look for a candidate who is a great cultural fit, really cares about quality control and has a drive to create the best possible experience for the players.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of Quality Assurance for one of Zynga's most successful franchises. This includes: technical, project, process and people management.
  • Accountable for QA planning, reviews, execution and sign off. Clearly communicate issues, risks, and concerns to project management
  • Delegate and empower the outsource team to take ownership and care about the product
  • Oversee game testing workload, assign tasks to the individual team members to meet the needs of product schedules
  • Drive improvements in game testing processes, documentation and cross team collaboration like ART, DEV, Product Management, etc.
  • Recommend and utilize appropriate tools needed to better track testing and results
  • Work cross-functionally to ensure social game quality and testing needs are met. Update status regularly during testing cycles.
  • Develop the testing expertise and grow the skill level of each of team members, in directions that suit them individually
  • Help the team to create, improve and complete rigorous test plans and daily or weekly test checklists
  • Budgetary forecasting & resource planning
  • Onboard new QA Engineers 
  • Drive expectations of vendor performance 
  • Oversight and ownership of performance & metrics

Required Skills:

  • Previous experience as a QA Manager/ Lead in an embedded environment
  • Understanding of game development practices e.g. version control, branches, versions
  • Excellent JIRA knowledge including the creation of dashboards and complex filters
  • Strong analytical and logic skills
  • 6+ years of experience in consumer software quality assurance testing / Web Testing / Internet Technologies
  • Familiarity with selecting, building and/or installing QA processes and tools, as a part of the above management experience
  • Excellent Communications Skills (written and verbal)
  • Experience working on Mobile products
  • Understanding of test automation

Beneficial:

  • Strong understanding of client/ server testing and the importance of metadata
  • Testing of mobile events and live environments
  • Thorough understanding of iOS and Android devices, including platform SDKs

Zynga does not  engage in financial exchanges during the recruitment or onboarding process. We do not conduct job interviews over third-party messaging apps such as Telegram, WhatsApp or others. We will never ask you for your personal or financial information over unofficial chat channels. Our in-house recruitment team only contacts individuals via official company email addresses (i.e., via a zynga.com or naturalmotion.com email domain).

If you believe you have been the victim of a scam, you may wish to contact the authorities. In the United States, you may file a complaint with the FBI. More information is available here: https://www.ic3.gov.

Careers Category: Quality Assurance

Careers location: Helsinki, Finland

Connected Worker Type: Connected

Requisition ID: P210821

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Zynga does not engage in financial exchanges during the recruitment or onboarding process. We do not conduct job interviews over third-party messaging apps such as Telegram, WhatsApp or others. We will never ask you for your personal or financial information over unofficial chat channels. Our in-house recruitment team only contacts individuals via official company email addresses (i.e., via a zynga.com or naturalmotion.com email domain).

If you believe you have been the victim of a scam, you may wish to contact the authorities. In the United States, you may file a complaint with the FBI. More information is available here: https://www.ic3.gov