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Software Quality Assurance Project Manager

Electronic Arts
Orlando Florida United States
6 months ago

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QA Project Manager

Role Overview

The QA Project Manager (QAPM) and team are accountable for defining and delivering the QA project planning, requirements and deliverables for multiple EA titles. You will collaborate with partner program managers to establish schedules, establish budgets and ensure the creation of test coverage and project metrics. A QA PM will help develop essential knowledge transfer and the process with our game teams. They will work embedded within the Development organization or on a central/shared group, improve of the QA practice across EA and knowledge share across the organization, have a Quality mindset from a consumer perspective, and be an advocate and in game design and implementation decisions.

Role Description:

QA Project Managers must have both a solid project management background and a passion for people management and development. Most of your time will be focused on ensuring that project deliverables are completed on time and within budget while maintaining EA’s high standard of quality. Additionally, you will focus on improving the operational effectiveness of the QA effort by assessing current quality assurance practices and incorporating new QA strategies. You will work on department level programs and operational efficiency plans.

You will also spend time managing a direct staff of project leaders and mentoring/supporting junior level leadership within the department. Monitoring performance and delivering measurable feedback to direct reports is an essential function of this role. Embrace the challenge of mentoring and supporting a team of direct reports, and contributing to the development of their careers. Help build a culture of collaboration. Establishing working relationships within the QA department, the QA project team and the outside partners are important to be a success in this role.

Responsibilities include:

What skills does EA look for?

A QA Project Manager will have at a minimum: 3 years of experience in a software development environment, 2 years Project Management or Project Lead experience, and 1 or more years of leadership experience

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