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Senior QA (QA Lead)

  • Application Deadline: Oct. 31, 2018
  • Stockholm

Greetings!

We are looking for an experienced, versatile, passionate and kickass QA professional to strengthen our RPG Studio in Stockholm, Sweden.

The Rovio Stockholm Studio is behind the hugely popular title Angry Birds 2 and while soaring on that success we are also developing several new IPs and exploring new game ideas within the RPG genre, as well as improving and expanding Angry Birds 2 even further. In the studio, we keep a flat hierarchy, a high level of transparency and open communication channels. We challenge each other and ourselves in all we do here but keep the atmosphere friendly, inclusive, respectful and always supportive.

How do you succeed as a QA at Rovio?

We believe in top-notch quality products that we are proud to share with our Fans all around the world. As QA, you step in with your expertise, critical mindset, "eagle-eyed" and passion for games early in the development and contribute to the quality of our games throughout the development lifecycle. You can deliver solid product QA strategy, you are good at planning, organising and optimising test plans. You pride yourself at being an excellent agile Tester. You eagerly research QA tools and work on improving existing ones. You have an eye for spotting design and UX flaws. You do not shy away from automation and you are passionately engaging in defining and planning the automation strategy with your development team.

Your key tasks and responsibilities are:

  • As a development team member, represent QA and quality thinking in development activities
  • Support and coach development team in reaching great product quality
  • Assure that product quality targets are continuously met
  • Provide timely and accurate visibility to product quality for stakeholders
  • Lead and support project's test activities (both internal and external testing)
  • Effectively manage testing scope and QA strategy
  • Together with the development team and QA Engineers, plan and support project's test automation approach and efforts
  • Actively engage in improving QA craft by continuously optimising, researching and developing quality methodology and tools

Work with great people

Victor Lemeshev
Senior Backend Developer
"What I personally like most about my job is that I can always expand in new directions, when there is a need for that."
Sophie Vo
Executive Producer
"Ownership and growth are important in my work and I feel Rovio has been a great environment for that."
Marc Olivier
Senior Game Designer
"At Rovio, I found that teams have the freedom of an indie and the kind of support only a major developer can offer."
Jan Lidtke
Art Director
"Making games is awesome, but the good vibes in the office and beautiful Finnish scenery are the icing on the cake."

Skills & Requirements

You’ll need these skills:

  • Ability to question status quo
  • Ability to apply critical thinking in action
  • Desire to learn and grow
  • Great coordination and project management skills
  • Excellent collaboration skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to operate well under pressure

We’d love it if you have these feathers in your cap:

  • At least 3-5 years of working experience in games testing
  • At least 2 year of work experience in test leading
  • Proven understanding on how games are developed and tested
  • Demonstrated readiness to lead QA Lead responsibilities
  • Experience in test planning and test case creation
  • Experience in working with outsourced and/or distributed teams
  • Relevant studies or a degree is an advantage, but not a must

What you get when you join us:

  • We give you the best support we can, we help you grow and achieve your professional goals
  • We have fun! We are a family-like community that is hands-on, open, collaborative and ambitious
  • You will get to work in truly international environment: you will hear a number of languages in our workplace and can join a variety of activities that we come up with together
  • Great opportunity to work with top talent in the gaming industry!
  • Competitive benefits such as a cell phone of our top models, a laptop you feel comfortable with, lunch and sport vouchers, breakfast, gaming area, gym, sauna and more

Send your application over now - we look forward to hearing from you!

Great Place to Work

  • Flexible hours

  • Support for families

  • Growth opportunities

  • Rewards and recognition

  • Inclusive atmosphere

About the company

Rovio is on a mission to create world-class entertainment experiences with our games, animation, licensing and other businesses. A Finnish company, Rovio employs more than 400 professionals at offices in Espoo, Finland as well as North America, China, Sweden, and the UK. We are constantly working on new stuff, both within the Angry Birds universe and many, many miles outside of it.


Jamie Halewood | Hiring Manager

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