QA Lead - DevOps
Stockholm 118 66 SE
12 days ago
At Paradox, we are focused on bringing value to our community by creating groundbreaking features for both players and game developers. If you are a passionate, QA Engineer who would like to work at a successful games company, full of people passionate about technology and games, read on and learn how you can be part of the fun and talented DevOps department!
We are now looking for a QA Lead Engineer to work as part of our Mods team in the DevOps department. The DevOps department is responsible for the Paradox Ecosystem which provides a variety of services and products to Paradox’s various Game Teams and Game Studios. These products and services include the Paradox Account service, Paradox Mods, cross-platform multiplayer, social/player features (leaderboards, cloud saves, forums, etc.), the Paradox Store, the Paradox Game SDK, and much more!
Embedded within our Mods Team and based in our Stockholm Office, you will be responsible for the creation, maintenance and enforcement of a modern, automated, testing strategy and framework.
You will also lead a small team of remote QA Testers, who will aid you in developing this strategy and framework which will be robust, applicable throughout the entire development process, and will cover functionality, usability, performance, design and compatibility testing.
This is a new role within the department and we expect the successful candidate to be proactive, able to constructively communicate concerns and work within deadlines. The candidate will also be expected to actively promote this strategy (and accompanying framework) to other Teams within the department and to the department as a whole.
What you will be doing:
- Creating, maintaining and enforcing a modern, automated, testing strategy
- Coordinating a small team of remote QA Testers (2-3 people)
- Participating in code reviews to ensure code changes have acceptable test coverage
- Collaborating with developers to coach them on writing good tests rather than many tests
What we need to see:
- Documented experience of building automated testing frameworks
- 3+ years QA software testing
- 1+ year leading a team of testers, developers, or similar experience
Ways to stand out from the crowd:
- Experience with SauceLabs and/or TestCafe.
- Experience writing and running load/stress tests.
- An understanding and appreciation of the Scrum framework.
We believe you are a service-minded, driven, and explorative individual; You are comfortable with solving problems and working autonomously within a group. Your role in a team is flexible and can include being the one who identifies viable solutions and implements appropriate solutions, as well as mentoring others. Your English communication skills are excellent. You have patience, taking time to understand others as well as in explaining yourself.
Scope: Full time and permanent
Reports to: Programming Manager
Location: This position is based in Stockholm, Sweden
At Paradox Interactive we celebrate difference and value diversity in our employees. We are committed to building an inclusive team from a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills.
If you think that this description matches your background, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously for this position. In your application, please show us why your previous experiences and skills would work for this role and why you are interested in working at Paradox. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Paradox might compensate for this.
Some of our benefits include:
If you think that this description matches you, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Paradox might compensate for this.
At Paradox Interactive we celebrate difference and care deeply about diversity and inclusion. We therefore encourage you, no matter who you are, to apply for this job if you think you’d be a great addition to our team.