Nickelodeon Games is seeking a Director of Quality Assurance to join a small team of QA engineers in Glendale, CA. The ideal candidate will be responsible for staffing the team across all development projects and ensuring clear test plans are created prior to testing. This is a hands-on role, and a major first initiative will be to implement automated web site testing.
Develop, manage, and set targets for the team of QA Engineers
Manage off-shore QA resources, contractors and external teams as needed
Oversee quality assurance for MonkeyQuest.com, Shockwave.com, AddictingGames.com, Nickelodeon Games social and mobile brands, and the games distribution business
Automate and optimize production release and workflow processes
Drive test engineering for Automation, whitebox testing, server-side test coverage
Measure test coverage and drive test driven development process
Liaison with Customer Service, Product Managers, Sales Support Staff and outsource development teams
Develop and maintain standardized procedures - test plans, bug tracking, regression testing, automated testing
Training and mentoring junior members of the team to help them solidify their testing expertise, scrutiny and use of the tools
Establish QA standards for integrating with project teams and project planning
5 – 7 years of QA experience, including at least 2 years as a QA Manager
2 – 3 years of Mobile QA experience
Strong verbal and written skills
Ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects
Extensive knowledge of various operating systems, web browsers and cross-browser compatibility issues.
Knowledge of performing usability, compatibility, performance, regression, and acceptance tests
Must be very well organized, process-oriented, and goal driven
Proven ability to communicate effectively with both business and technical coworkers
Working knowledge of Selenium or other automated testing tools highly desired
UNIX/Linux knowledge and familiarity with command-line tools a plus
Familiarity with technologies such as SQL, HTML, Java, Ruby and Flash a plus
Ability to write scripts in a language such as Perl or Python a plus
Passion for games a strong plus
Nickelodeon Games Group develops and operates leading game experiences for kids and family audiences across platforms, including over 50 mobile games and multiple online virtual worlds. Nickelodeon Games includes recent releases like Monkey Quest, the leading action adventure online MMO, SpongeBob Super Bouncy Fun Time for mobile and the highly-successful Team Umizoomi Math educational app. Also part of the Nickelodeon Games Group is Addicting Games, the leading online games destination (now also a hit mobile app) and of course, the iconic virtual world pioneer, Neopets.
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