Sr. Release Manager

2K
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
14 days ago
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Sr. Release Manager


Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Who We Are

Founded in 2005, 2K Games is a global video game company, publishing titles developed by some of the most influential game development studios in the world. Our studios responsible for developing 2K’s portfolio of world-class games across multiple platforms, include Visual Concepts, Firaxis, Hangar 13, CatDaddy, Cloud Chamber, and HB Studios. Our portfolio of titles is expanding due to our global strategic plan, building and acquiring exciting studios whose content continues to inspire all of us! 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including sports, shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, casual, and family entertainment.

Our team of engineers, marketers, artists, writers, data scientists, producers, thinkers and doers, are the professional publishing stewards of our growing library of critically-acclaimed franchises such as NBA 2K, Battleborn, BioShock, Borderlands, The Darkness, Mafia, Sid Meier’s Civilization, WWE 2K, and XCOM.

At 2K, we pride ourselves on creating an inclusive work environment, which means encouraging our teams to Come as You Are and do your best work! We are dedicated to diversity and inclusion, and want our community of candidates to reflect this commitment. We encourage all qualified applicants to explore our global positions. 2K is headquartered in Novato, California and is a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).

Sr. Release Manager

Overview
To manage the QA Department for assigned projects & staff: managing test process & submissions, planning of
resources internally, ensuring the highest quality of product to deadlines, coordinating all related staff & departmental
issues. Working in the Las Vegas office and reporting to the SVP of QA/General Manager.

Responsibilities
●Supervision of QA Support Teams which include, 1st party submissions, certification testing and age ratings
●Supervision of Senior Lead QA Testers, Lead QA Testers, Associate Lead QA Testers, Sr. QA Testers, and QA
Testers
●Feedback & liaison with Functional & Compliance QA, Producers, Developers, & other External Departments
●Liaison with 1st parties to ensure guidelines & standards compliance
●Joint sign-off of development milestones & managing the submission process
●Manage bug reports, bug database, & QA reports
●Manage department through day-to-day business
●Quarterly performance reviews of direct reports
●Raising disciplinary issues as appropriate
●Build successful working relationships with Worldwide Development Studios Internal & External, QA Department
locally & globally, Local Producers, Platform Holders, Producers, and Developers, and Third-Party Developers
Internal & External
●Actively participate in recruiting and interview process

Knowledge and Skills
●Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, internally & externally
●Knowledge of 1st party submission process and certification testing requirements
●Management skills to include successfully handling ambiguity, flexibility & understanding of the development
process, and maintain good relations with producers & developers
●Knowledge of bug database systems, QA process, test plan creation, and bug writing process
●Minimum of 3-5 years of experience as a Lead QA Tester or equivalent
●Knowledge of format holder standards (Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo)
●Hardworking, reliable, punctual, flexibility to work unsociable hours depending on deadlines
●Knowledge of MS Office suite, Source Control and Visual Studio
●Technically proficient with PCs, gaming consoles, and related hardware
●Ability to liaise with other departments

Basic Qualifications
●Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline
●Minimum of 5-7 years of experience
●Passion for the video games industry
●Proven ability to manage a team and ensure their development, performance, and values meet expectations
●Willingness to adopt a broad overview of the department
●Well-developed interpersonal, communication skills, and management skills
●Reliable with the ability to work in a team environment
●Attention to detail and positive personality to foster excellent working relationships
●Must be able to communicate effectively & successfully in English, in both written and oral forms
●Ability to occasionally lift up to 20 lbs. assisted or unassisted and sit for prolonged periods of time

This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.
Incumbents will follow any other instructions and will perform other related duties, as may be required.

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to ensuring that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform their essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us if you need reasonable accommodation.

Please note that 2K Games and its studios never uses instant messaging apps or personal email accounts to contact prospective employees or conduct interviews and when emailing, only use 2K.com accounts.

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