QA Manager

Location: Hyderabad, Telangana, India

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Requisition Number: 156996

Position Title: QA Manager

External Description:

QA Manager - Core QA Mobile

EA Hyderabad

 

The QA Manager for EA Core QA team will be responsible for maintaining the proper course of actions and services around Functionality testing planning, execution and reporting on all projects under supervision. The QA Manager is tasked with coordinating a group of QA Project Managers handling key testing activities to support business strategies as well as overall team functional and operational management. Is actively involved in high level process improvement initiatives and drives necessary changes in the team to constantly improve on efficiency and level of quality while keeping a strong partnership and open communication lines with all partners.

 

 

The main responsibilities for this role are defined as follows:

 

  • Resource management for QA Test Mobile team in Hyderabad; Build effective teams, inspires, motivates and energizes;
  • Creating risk assessments and mitigations plans. Responsible for implementing approved plans and regular Test Plans reviews;
  • Oversee the proper creation of QA Plans on assigned projects;
  • Enhancing and maintaining the communication channels with partners and immediate teams;
  • Coaching, training and mentoring of direct reports and middle management layers;
  • Evaluation of team performance based on set goals, individual career development plans and company vision and direction;
  • Financial risk mitigation, budget definition and planning; execute against plan;
  • Participate in long-term strategic planning and high level QA initiatives;

 

Required:

 

  • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum 3 years of management experience in a software development environment;
  • Experience defining and implementing far-reaching project management processes and methodologies;
  • Leadership and adaptability when facing unique challenges;
  • High energy and a passion for software project management;
  • Responsive, results-oriented nature with high energy level;
  • Very strong written, spoken and presentation communication skills;
  • Very strong influencing and partnering skills;
  • Proactive in approach and prioritization of tasks and problems to solve;
  • Excellent negotiation, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills;
  • Experience and ease in interfacing with Senior Management;
  • Track record of managing work to achieve milestones on time and within budget in a high-pressure environment;
  • Flexible, team-oriented, have good interpersonal and follow up skills and ability to multi-task;
  • Technical proficiencies in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project);
  • Tenacity, willingness to succeed;

 

Desirable:

 

  • Games industry experience;
  • Test Automation experience (tools, execution, reporting)
  • Proven expertise managing large QA teams across multiple consoles and game types;
  • Experience with game mobile/console certifications, as required by various 1st parties (examples: Google, Apple, Microsoft, etc);
  • Experience in Operations, Process Re-engineering/ Optimization;
  • Project management process certifications;
  • Financial Services experience;
  • MBA or advanced business degree from a reputable university;

 

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Date Opened: 2019-08-09 04:00:10.497

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About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. 

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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