QA Lead - Realtime

  • Immersive
  • London, United Kingdom

QA Lead - Realtime

Job description

Framestore is a world leader in visual effects and animation across Film, TV, Advertising and Immersive. Having won multiple industry awards for our work, Framestore is now looking to bring the same level of excellence to our realtime capabilities.

For many years, we’ve been leveraging game engine technology to deliver immersive realtime experiences and installations. There is now an opportunity to develop new QA processes to take the quality of our interactive content to the next level.

We’re looking for an Engine QA Lead to drive implementation of robust and effective testing processes, lead a team of QA focused staff and participate in testing interactive software applications and tools built using Unreal Engine and Unity.

As Engine QA Lead, your role will be to own and drive initiatives related to improving the quality, stability, reliability and usability of our software. This will be achieved via planned manual testing, automated testing, report generation and analysis of gathered telemetry. You will develop new QA processes that provide a framework for developers and QA staff to work within. You'll be an advocate of good practice around testing, actively documenting, mentoring and training colleagues in a test-driven and automated mindset. You'll be able to manage your own time well, breaking down work and projects and conforming to strict release schedules. You should have good communication skills and be passionate about delivering a strong end product.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create and execute testing plans at the product, feature and code level

  • Promote test driven best practices from the outset of the development cycle

  • Evaluate and use testing tools and test frameworks

  • Work collaboratively in an Agile environment to identify and prioritise testing strategies

  • Identify risk(s) with a view to improve quality and/or stability of products and services

  • Clearly document, manage and prioritize defects

  • Produce and document clear repro steps

  • Monitor, analyze, and present automated and manually gathered test results and metrics

  • Create and maintain documentation of testing infrastructure and best practices

Job requirements

Required Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrable experience of automation testing in a professional environment

  • Knowledge of test methodologies, writing test plans, mock data/services

  • Proficient with project management & reporting software (JIRA)

  • Experience with behaviour-driven development, test-driven development and/or unit testing

  • Good communication skills

  • Proven track record in successfully leading similar teams in previous role(s)

  • Experience using source control and CI/CD tools

  • BS in STEM field, or equivalent work experience

  • Experience leading a team testing realtime applications e.g. video games

Beneficial Skills and Experience

  • Experience testing VR/AR applications

  • Familiarity with Unreal Engine testing framework

Framestore is proud to employ extraordinary talent across all genders, races, nationalities, religions, ages, abilities and sexual preferences. We aim to encourage and support all of our current and future employees to achieve their potential. No job applicant will receive less favourable treatment on any basis when applying for a career with us.